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MAY 28, 2014

WEDNESDAY, MAY 28, 2014 ROAD REGULAR MEETING
The regular meeting of the Bay County Road Commission, Road Department, was called to order at 9:00 a.m., at 2600 E. Beaver Road, by the Chairman, Richard Gromaski.
Roll Call: Richard Gromaski, Edward Rivet & Michael Rivard
Also present were: Road Commission Representatives: Jim Lillo, Engineer-Manager; Cory Wale, Assistant Engineer; and Tom Kramer General Superintendent; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Thomas Paige, Director; Supervisors – Terry Watson, Bangor; Tom Foret, Hampton; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; Gary Brandt, Monitor; Ron Robbins, Beaver; and Paul Wasek, Williams; George Augustyniak, Fraser Township Trustee; Tom Wheeler, Wade-Trim; and Danean Wright, Clerk of the Board.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the May 14, 2014 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski
PUBLIC INPUT – NONE
Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve to hire Jill McKeon as the new Assistant Finance Director for the Bay County Road Commission. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote: Yeas: Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski
Commissioner Rivet moved to approve the SAPA Letter of Agreement to remove the 90 day wait period for Jill McKeon to receive healthcare benefits, remove the “No Pay” clause for holidays that fall within the 180 day probationary period for Jill and compensate those new hires (2) that did not receive holiday pay during their probationary period and were hired under the current contract. The Full Board is authorized to sign. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Gromaski & Rivet
Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 5/3/14 through 5/16/14 in the amount of $111,628.98. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski
Commissioner Rivard moved to approve bills in the amount of $268,871.74. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard
Commissioner Rivet moved to approve permits 14-090 through 14-099. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Gromaski & Rivard
Commissioner Rivet moved to receive credit card report. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote: Yeas: Rivard, Gromaski & Rivet
Engineer-Manager’s Report – Everything going well with North Union – June 6th letting for Salzburg and 11 Mile Road – In the process of doing traffic counts – Chip/seal starts last week of June – Contract for paving almost done. Tom stated seal blend will be ready 3rd week of June, we will start mowing at the end of week.
Commissioner Gromaski moved to receive Engineer Report. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote: Yeas: Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski
Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve Agreement #7-2014-01, with Hampton Township for various repairs. Project is estimated at $120,000. Building Better Local Roads is $20,000. Discretionary Funds is $11,500. BCRC share is $35,400. Total Township Cost is $53,100. The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote: Yeas: Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve Agreement #14-2014-01, with Williams Township for seal blend. Project is estimated at $13,950.00. Township Cost is $13,950. The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote: Yeas: Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard
PUBLIC INPUT – G. Augustyniak questioned chip & seal.
G. Brandt talked about mowing and why Midland County mows back farther.
P. Wasek questioned 8 Mile Road and when it will be fixed.
There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivard moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 9:40 a.m.:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard
Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:
Danean Wright Richard S. Gromaski
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board