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NOVEMBER 26, 2014

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 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; and Tom Kramer General Superintendent; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Thomas Paige, Director; Ed Klopf, WWTP Superintendent; Charles Suchodolski, Water Superintendent; and Jim Marter, Accounting Manager; Supervisors – Mark Galus, Fraser; Laura Reynolds, Gibson; Tom Foret, Hampton; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; Gary Brandt, Monitor; 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 November 12, 2014 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski
PUBLIC INPUT – E. Meylan discussed Eight Mile Road Bridge. P. Wasek stated Williams Township is pleased with the Road Commission work. L. Reynolds stated Gibson Township is pleased with the Road Commission work. T. Foret stated Hampton Township is pleased with the Road Commission work. M. Galus and G. Augustyniak stated Fraser Township is pleased with the Road Commission work.
Commissioner Rivet moved to approve revising the Mailbox Replacement Policy to lower the voucher amount from $40 to $30. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Gromaski & Rivet
Commissioner Rivard moved to approve a commercial drive access request for Kerkau Manufacturing. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard
Commissioner Gromaski moved to release bond number 6093485 for Keyes Trenching. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski
Commissioner Gromaski moved to write off seven uncollected accounts receivable from 2013 in the amount of $3,997.03 and submit to a collections agency. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski
Commissioner Rivet moved to approve posting and the subsequent awarding of the position of Assistant Engineer. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Gromaski & Rivet
Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 11/1/14 through 11/14/14 in the amount of $143,990.37. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski
Commissioner Rivard moved to approve bills in the amount of $1,271,580.62. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard
Commissioner Rivard moved to approve permits 14-285 through 14-291. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard
Engineer-Manager’s Report – Primary countywide paving is complete – Interviewed 5 applicants for driving positions, will hire 2 – Joint MPO meeting between BCATS, SMATS, MATS held at MBS, 48 people attended.
PUBLIC INPUT – D. Bragiel discussed Road Bill in Lansing – G. Brandt asked when Euclid will be done next spring – G. Augustyniak asked about BBLR meeting – P. Wasek asked if ditching is done, it depends on the weather.
There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivard moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:08 a.m.:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard
Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:
Danean Wright Richard S. Gromaski
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board