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NOVEMBER 16, 2011

The regular meeting of the Bay County Road Commission, Road Department, was called to order at 9:05 a.m., at 2600 E. Beaver Road, by the Chairman, Richard Gromaski.

Roll Call: Richard Gromaski & Michael Rivard
Excused: Edward Rivet

Also present were: Road Commission Representatives: Jim Lillo, Engineer-Manager; and Randy Frederick, General Superintendent; Supervisors – Terry Watson, Bangor; George Augustyniak, Fraser; and Paul Wasek, Williams; Rob Green, Wade-Trim, Inc.; and Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the November 2, 2011 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski & Rivard

PUBLIC INPUT – NONE

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the Annual Overweight and Overwidth Permit for Road Commission vehicles. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivard moved to accept revision of Cafeteria Benefit Plan changing the Plan Year date from February 1st to January 1st. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski & Rivard

Rick Rinz was presented with a certificate for his retirement on 11/18/11 after 30 years of service with appreciation expressed from management and the Commissioners.

A draft of the proposed 2011 Preliminary Budget Adjustments and 2012 Budget were presented and reviewed. Commissioner Gromaski moved to receive the report. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 10/22/11 through 11/4/11 in the amount of $119,905.19. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve bills in the amount of $325,241.06. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard & Gromaski

 

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve permits 11-293 through 11-306. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski & Rivard

Engineer-Manager’s Report – Credit card report – O’Connor’s Auto Outlet variance status – Midland Road status – Hotchkiss Road paved by MDOT – Merritt Township wind farm status – Township invoice status – 11/29/11 legislative meeting pending on Road Commission bills.

PUBLIC INPUT – G. Augustyniak asked about traffic counts by township.
P. Wasek asked about future work on Garfield Road.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivard moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:10 a.m.:
Yeas: Gromaski & Rivard

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

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