Report County Road Issues!

OCTOBER 31ST, 2012

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 Randy Frederick, General Superintendent; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Thomas Paige, Director; and Jim Marter, Accounting Manager; Supervisors – Terry Watson, Bangor; Ronald Campbell, Frankenlust; George Augustyniak, Fraser; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; David Schabel, Merritt; Gary Brandt, Monitor; Dan Gudschinsky, Resident; Terry Berger, Resident and Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the October 17, 2012 meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet 

PUBLIC INPUT – NONE

Commissioner Rivard moved to table Right-of-Way Crossing Agreement in Merritt Township contingent upon sunset clause of one year, Exhibit A matching our list, adding “hold harmless” clause.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve bond release for Keyes Trenching.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 10/6/12 through 10/19/12 in the amount of $113,961.68.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve bills in the amount of $156,433.84.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve permits 12-266 through 12-274.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Engineer-Manager’s Report – Township Invoice Report – 11/7/12 closure of Two Mile Road for railroad crossing repair near Midland Road – Status of Garfield Road Bridge project – Budget progress update – Beaver Road Safety Grant for 2013 project; official notice received – Rural Task Force scheduled to meet in January – Baxman Road gravel to be completed by tomorrow – 10/30 Finance CRAM meeting hosted by Bay County – Equipment damages due to lightning storm last week.

PUBLIC INPUT – T. Berger, Resident, questioned Westgate Subdivision Storm Sewer review.  R. Frederick responded that cameras were run in all sewers and maintenance was performed. 

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivard moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 9:00 a.m.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 9:35 a.m.:

Yeas:   Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski 

 

Respectfully Submitted by:                                        Approved by:

Jackie McCarthy                                                        Richard S. Gromaski

Clerk of the Board                                                      Chairman of the Board