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NOVEMBER 12, 2014

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 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; Chuck Suchodolski, Water Department Superintendent; Ed Klopf, Wastewater Plant Superintendent; Ryan Goebel, Water Plant General Supervisor; and Jim Marter, Accounting Manager; Supervisors – Terry Watson, Bangor; Tom Foret, Hampton; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; Michael Haranda, Mt. Forest; and Paul Wasek, Williams; George Augustyniak, Fraser Township Trustee; and Danean Wright, Clerk of the Board.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the October 29, 2014 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski
PUBLIC INPUT – G. Augustyniak stated that he has received positive comments on shoulders done on Benjamin and Edwin. E. Rivet thanked everyone for their support on the election. J. Meylan commented on the electrical surge at his home last year-he is asking for his $500 home insurance deductible to be paid, he will submit a claim to the Road Commission insurance company.
Commissioner Rivet moved to accept engagement letter from Stewart, Beauvais & Whipple to perform the audit for the year ending December 31, 2014. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Gromaski & Rivet
Commissioner Rivard moved to approve Agreement #11-2014-01, with Mt. Forest Township for 23A aggregate. Project is estimated at $40,000.00. Building Better Local Roads is $20,000. Total Estimated Cost is $20,000.00. The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard
Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve Agreement #12-2014-03, with Pinconning Township for 23A aggregate. Project is estimated at $14,200.00. Total Estimated Cost is $14,200.00. 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 Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 10/18/14 through 10/31/14 in the amount of $109,648.09. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski
Commissioner Rivard moved to approve bills in the amount of $291,505.58. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard
Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve permits 14-274 through 14-284. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski

Engineer-Manager’s Report – Discussed MTF Report, Cash Report, projects for budget – countywide paving-8 Mile Road being done today, Stone Island Road at RR crossing being done today, 3 Mile is done – D. Gromaski asked about N. Union punch list-will be done in spring – J. Lillo discussed Flajole Road, they are fixing the manholes today – Beaver Road drainage done, crush and shape projects done – Will address mailbox vouchers in two weeks.
PUBLIC INPUT – D. Bragiel brought up berm being done and that it looks good. G. Augustyniak asked about mixing salt with sand. P. Wasek asked if Road Commission has heard from Dow Corning on RR crossing at Carter Road. P. Wasek discussed 11 Mile Road crush and shape-resident has a concrete driveway and wondered if we feather it to the edge, answer is yes. P. Wasek asked about policy regarding the dumping of grass clippings and leaves in ditches, needs to be worked on.
There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivard moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 9:45 a.m.:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard
Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:
Danean Wright Richard S. Gromaski
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board