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OCTOBER 5, 2011

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 – George Augustyniak, Fraser; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; Gary Brandt, Monitor; Michael Haranda, Mt. Forest; and Paul Wasek, Williams; Mel McNally, Kawkawlin Township Trustee; Harold Sampier, Kawkawlin Resident; Robert Holmen & Larry Fleis, F & V Construction; Mike Niederquell & Mike Nielson Wade-Trim, Inc.; Tom Levengood, Bay City Water Plant; and Lisa VanDusen, Assistant Clerk of the Board.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the September 21, 2011 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski

PUBLIC INPUT – D. Bragiel questioned if seal blend has changed.
Harold Sampler, resident commented on dust problem on his road.
P. Wasek stated the recent seal blend was not holding well.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve a permit to use the undeveloped right-of-way known as Violet Street in the Roman Court Subdivision #1 to install a single residential driveway pending township approval. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Gromaski & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to receive the update on Royalty Revenue. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard

Commissioner Rivet moved to receive the MTF History & Cash Balance Reports. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Gromaski & Rivet

Commissioner Rivard moved to receive a thank you from Midland County Road Commission to the Bay County Road Commission administrative staff as well as the chip & seal crew for the quality of work on their 95 mile program. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski

 

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 9/10/11 through 9/23/11 in the amount of $22,862.38. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve bills in the amount of $444,164.50. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve permits 11- 265 through 11-266. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Engineer-Manager’s Report – Discussed developing permit form for jetting driveway culverts – Blue Water Meeting is on 10/27 at Doubletree Hotel in Bay City – Midland Road project status – Shake Your Mailbox day is on 10/15, as well as received compliment from Genesee County and asked to use our announcement – Beaver Road; safety grant pending – Garfield Road bridge repair – 10/11 actuary report meeting with Gabriel & Schroeder at Bay County.

PUBLIC INPUT – D. Bragiel questioned Cash Balance chart.
G. Augustyniak questioned residents installing guard systems around mailboxes.
G. Brandt discussed driveway culvert.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivet moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 9:45 a.m.:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

 

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