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OCTOBER 2, 2013

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2013 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; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Thomas Paige, Director; Supervisors – Ronald Campbell, Frankenlust; Mark Galus, Fraser; Tom Foret, Hampton; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; David Schabel, Merritt; Gary Brandt, Monitor; Michael Haranda, Mt. Forest; and Paul Wasek, Williams; George Augustyniak, Fraser Township Trustee; Mike Niederquell, Wade-Trim, Inc.; Kimberly Day, Garfield Township; and Danean Wright, Clerk of the Board.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the September 18, 2013 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
  Yeas: Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski

PUBLIC INPUT – P. Wasek questioned Midland Rd. narrowing down to 2 lanes at Four Mile.

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve to request to advertise for 2013 County-Wide Paving. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
  Yeas: Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard

Commissioner Gromaski moved to release a bond held for White Construction for bond #SU1100910. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
  Yeas: Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivet moved to release a bond held for White Construction for bond   #SU1100908. Yeas: Rivard, Gromaski & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve and sign Amendment No. 1 for the 2013 Midland Road Reconstruction Project. Engineer-Manager to sign. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
  Yeas: Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 9/7/13 through 9/20/13 in the amount of $128,945.83. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
  Yeas: Rivard, Gromaski & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve bills in the amount of $358,537.82. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
  Yeas: Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve permits 13-225 through 13-240. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

  Yeas: Rivard, Gromaski & Rivet

Engineer-Manager’s Report – Midland Road is now open – Beaver Road Cold-In-Place Recycling starts at 11:00 today – N. Union; we anticipate a Nov/Dec letting – Two Mile to Euclid, will occur Spring 2014 – Salzburg Road; ready to send in GI Plans today – Safety Grant 2015 due this Friday 10/5; Cory and Jim will be working on it, Grant is related to safety improvements for Garfield at Hotchkiss – 80 miles of chip & seal completed for Midland County – BCRC to look at entire scope of working on Midland County Roads project next year – Crush culvert replacement – Crush and shape projects begin mid-October – Hazardous Material training for staff took place 9/28.

PUBLIC INPUT – P. Wasek questioned bridge abutments on Garfield Road. He also asked about resurfacing the section of Midland Road between Garfield and Carter.
G. Augustyniak questioned regarding paving and weather – Bridge on M-13 at the Johnson Drain completion date to be delayed.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivard moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 9:29 a.m.:
  Yeas: Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

 

Danean Wright Richard S. Gromaski
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board