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SEPTEMBER 21, 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; and Randy Frederick, General Superintendent; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representative: Thomas Paige, Director; Supervisors – Terry Watson, Bangor; George Augustyniak, Fraser; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; and Paul Wasek, Williams; Mike Niederquell, Wade-Trim, Inc.; and Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the September 7, 2011 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

PUBLIC INPUT-D. Bragiel asked for clarification of TV-5 news story on road funding.

Commissioner Rivet moved to release bonds held for Midstate Earthworks, Inc. for permit #10-020 and #10-163. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote: Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard
Commissioner Rivard moved to approve to hire Mr. Kevin Streich on 10/3/11 as the new Lead Mechanic for the Bay County Road Commission contingent upon passing the required BCRC physical and drug testing. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski
Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve commercial drive access request for Perry Creek Townhouses in Williams Township contingent upon revision of drainage elevations at each entrance and Williams Township approval. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet
Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 8/27/11 through 9/9/11 in the amount of $115,230.23. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve bills in the amount of $346,359.98. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve permits 11-237 through 11-259. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Engineer-Manager’s Report – Township Invoice Status – Request made to CRAM to request a representative to provide an update on the State Healthcare Legislation at next Blue Water quarterly meeting – Midland Road project status – Salzburg Road project to be split into phases for 2012 – Garfield Road plans in process – Ricoma Beach status; resident meeting in process of being scheduled – 10/15/11 is “Shake Your Mailbox” day and will be put on Facebook and sent to newspaper – May 2012 marathon in Bay County; initial meeting held – All chip and seal and fog seal is complete.

PUBLIC INPUT – G. Augustyniak questioned curb & gutter on new subdivisions.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivet moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 9:43 a.m.:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

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