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MAY 30, 2012

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; and Randy Frederick, General Superintendent; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Thomas Paige, Director; Supervisors – Terry Watson, Bangor; George Augustyniak, Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; Gary Brandt, Monitor; Michael Haranda, Mt. Forest; and Paul Wasek, Williams; Mike Niederquell; Wade-Trim, Inc.; Joe Bodreau; and Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the May 16, 2012 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

PUBLIC INPUT – G. Brandt questioned speed limit signs for upcoming project.
G. Augustyniak questioned timing of chip & seal projects.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to adopt BCATS Local Funding Resolution. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve Commercial Drive Access Request for Bayfield Assisted Living, Monitor Township. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve Agreement #3-2012-02, with Frankenlust Township for various roads. Project is estimated at $72,669.00. Township Share is $72,669.00. The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve Agreement #5-2012-01, with Garfield Township for Eleven Mile Road. Project is estimated at $1,160.38. Township Share is $1,160.38. The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

 

 

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve Agreement #13-2012-01, with Portsmouth Township for various roads. Project is estimated at $267,015.00. Building Better Local Roads is $20,000. Township Share is $247,015.00. The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve Agreement #14-2012-02, with Williams Township for W. North Union Road. Project is estimated at $18,500.00. Township Share is $18,500.00. The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve to sign PSA from Soil & Materials Engineers, Inc. for Flajole Road between Salzburg Road and US-10. Motion was adopted on a roll vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 5/5/12 through 5/18/12 in the amount of $120,580.37. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve bills in the amount of $117,234.13. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve permits 12-125 through 12-145. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Engineer-Manager’s Report – MTF history – June Association of Southern Michigan Road Commissions conference; Finance Director to attend – Chip Road project bids; Wadel was low bid in bid opening last week – Hotchkiss Road, Fraser to Seven Mile paving – Recap of 5/20 Qualifier marathon.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve advertising for bids on the Traffic Signal at Two Mile and Wilder Road to be opened on June 13, 2012 at 9:15 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivard moved to receive PSA for Salzburg Road Construction Staking and Testing for signatures. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

 

PUBLIC INPUT – P. Wasek questioned Traffic Control Order on Garfield Road and chance of increasing width of road from North Union to Midland Road. He also questioned Road Commission involvement with road right-of-way for new business access.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivard moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 9:45 a.m.:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

 

Jackie McCarthy Richard S. Gromaski
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board