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MAY 5, 2010

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, Gerald Redmond.

Roll Call: Gerald Redmond, Richard Gromaski, & Edward Rivet

Also present were: Road Commission Representatives: Jim Lillo, Engineer-Manager; and Randy Frederick, General Superintendent; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representative: Ken Miller, Director, Bill Schubert and Thomas Paige; Supervisors – Terry Watson, Bangor; Ronald Campbell, Frankenlust; George Augustyniak, Fraser; Terry Spegel, Hampton; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; David Schabel, Merritt; Gary Brandt, Monitor; Sharon Stalsberg, Pinconning; and Paul Wasek, Williams; Larry Allen and Erica Jackson, Auditors; Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board and Lisa Fleming, Account Clerk I.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the minutes of the April 21, 2010 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Rivet & Gromaski

PUBLIC INPUT – D. Bragiel – asked for reconsideration of Beaver Road project and it was discussed.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve a Construction Engineering Contract from Wade-Trim, Inc. for the Seven Mile Road Project. A Professional Services Agreement will be drafted for the project. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Redmond & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve County Traffic Control Order #13-10-1 for temporary “No Parking” signs on Johnson Street, 25th and 26th Street, June 21st – 29th. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve Agreement #4-2010-01 with Fraser Township for the purchase of 115 tons of seal blend. Project is estimated at $5,750.00. Township Share is $0.00. Building Better Local Roads Funds is $5,750.00. The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve a 2009 transfer of funds of $604,601.92 to the Primary Fund from the County Road Fund and $1,600,000.00 to the Local Fund from the County Road Fund. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Rivet & Gromaski

The 2009 Act 51 Report was presented and discussed. Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the Act 51 Report with the Vice-Chairman and the Finance Director to sign for the Board. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Redmond & Rivet
The 2009 Audit Report was presented by L. Allen. Commissioner Gromaski moved to receive and distribute the report. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Redmond moved to receive a letter from T. Heil announcing his retirement effective May 28th. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Redmond

Commissioner Gromaski moved to receive a letter from R. Niedzinski announcing his retirement effective May 20th. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Redmond & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to release a bond held for Bennett Construction for permit #02-476. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve payroll for the period of 4/10/10 through 4/23/10 in the amount of $117,222.81. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Redmond

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve bills in the amount of $139,789.67. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve permits 10-061 through 10-076. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Redmond & Rivet

Engineer-Manager’s Report – Overtime Report – Diebold Insurance letter regarding meetings for active employees and retirees on 6/3/10 – Cash Flow Report – M-13 Bridge Project status; Old Kawkawlin Road may be closed temporarily due to the bridge construction – 7/19/10 is the revised start date for Wilder Road Project – Planting 5,000 trees on US-10 for MDOT.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Gromaski moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:15 a.m.
Yeas: Gromaski, Redmond & Rivet

Respectfully Submitted by:
Jackie McCarthy
Clerk of the Board

Approved by:
Gerald M. Redmond
Chairman of the Board