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OCTOBER 29, 2014

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 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 Vice-Chairman, Edward Rivet.
Roll Call: Edward Rivet & Michael Rivard, Richard Gromaski-excused
Also present were: Road Commission Representatives: Jim Lillo, Engineer-Manager; Tom Kramer, General Superintendent; and Jill McKeon, Assistant Finance Director; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Thomas Paige, Director; Terry Watson, Bangor; Ronald Campbell, Frankenlust; Mark Galus, Fraser; Laura Reynolds, Gibson; Tom Foret, Hampton; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; Gary Brandt, Monitor; and Paul Wasek, Williams; George Augustyniak, Fraser Township Trustee; Erich Smith and Rachel Phillips Wade-Trim, Inc.; Mel McNally, Kawkawlin Township Trustee; and Danean Wright, Clerk of the Board .
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Commissioner Rivet moved to approve the minutes of the October 15, 2014 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard & Rivet
PUBLIC INPUT – D. Bragiel discussed Two Mile Road paving will be 4-way split with Kawkawlin, Bangor, Dept. of Water & Sewer, and Road Commission done 2015. D. Bragiel said a policy has to be set on how to handle the dumping of grass clippings in drains. Resident discussed speed limit sign on Two Mile from Beaver to Boy Scout, can they be replaced, taken down when they paved 24 years ago-J. Lillo to check into. Tony Stanolis discussed Old State Road culvert and Selleck Drain on agenda. P. Wasek stated 6 people called to thank the Township for turning Flajole Road back to gravel. P. Wasek discussed Garfield at Hotchkiss project and asked if they are lengthening the one culvert-yes. G. Augustyniak wanted to know when gravel shoulders would be placed on Benjamin and Edwin-should be done shortly. D. Bragiel commented on Lauria Road south side by cemetery has berm, asked if it was to have a swale.
Commissioner Rivet moved to receive the request for Old State Road Culvert, Selleck Drain, Pinconning Township to be included in 2015 budget. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard & Rivet
Commissioner Rivard moved to approve the MDOT Design Contract for Garfield at Hotchkiss Road Improvements, Williams Township. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote: Yeas: Rivet & Rivard
Commissioner Rivet moved to approve payroll for the period of 10/04/14 through 10/17/14 in the amount of $107,293.07. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard & Rivet
Commissioner Rivard moved to approve bills in the amount of $425,785.22. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet & Rivard
Commissioner Rivard moved to approve permits 14-257 through 14-273. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet & Rivard
Engineer-Manager’s Report – Countywide paving done except for Flajole, 8 Mile bridge, other countywide primary road paving contract still finishing up – Beaver Road drainage project one more culvert needs to be done – S. Boutell to Knight, grant request accepted by DEQ

Commissioner Rivet moved to receive Credit Card report. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet & Rivard
Commissioner Rivard moved to approve CRA proposals. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet & Rivard
Commissioner Rivet moved to receive information for Critical Incident Staff Training. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard & Rivet
PUBLIC INPUT – NONE
There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivard moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 9:40 a.m.:
Yeas: Rivet & Rivard
Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:
Danean Wright Richard S. Gromaski
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board