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SEPTEMBER 22, 2010

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, Gerald Redmond.

Roll Call: Gerald Redmond, Richard Gromaski, & Edward Rivet

Also present were: Road Commission Representatives: Jim Lillo, Engineer-Manager; and Randy Frederick, General Superintendent; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representative: Thomas Paige, Director, Paul Colbeck, Water Superintendent; Supervisors – Ronald Campbell, Frankenlust; George Augustyniak, Fraser; David Schabel, Merritt; and Paul Wasek, Williams; Mel McNally, Kawkawlin Township Trustee; Mike Rivard, road commissioner candidate; and Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the minutes of the September 8, 2010 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Rivet & Gromaski

PUBLIC INPUT – D. Schabel asked about our status of Kinney Road Bridge – discussed.
G. Augustyniak – ITC damage status – discussed

Commissioner Gromaski moved to appoint James C. Lillo, P.E. C. Lillo, PE and Cory L. Wale, P.E. to the Bay Area Storm Water Authority as Trustee and Alternate Trustee. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Redmond & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve to extend the 2009 bid prices for pulverizing in 2010 to Pavement Recycling, Inc. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the Sidewalk Indemnity Agreement with Bangor Township. Chairman and Clerk are authorized to sign. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Redmond & Rivet

Mr. Lillo presented plans for several commercial drive accesses off Wheeler and Eight Mile Road in Williams Township for Tri-City Speedway. Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the accesses. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Rivet & Gromaski

Mr. Lillo presented plans for a commercial access off Linwood Road, just west of M-13 in Fraser Township for Owen-Moore Insurance Agency. Commissioner Rivet moved to approve the access. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Redmond & Rivet
Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the attendance of S. Gray to the M.A.P.E.R.S. conference for the Retirement System. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the Commission hire four people at this time to fill vacant positions; two truck drivers for the west district, one truck driver for the north district and one laborer position for the building and grounds maintenance. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Redmond & Rivet

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve payroll for the period of 8/28/10 through 9/10/10 in the amount of $115,891.88. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve bills in the amount of $460,903.99. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Redmond & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve permits 10-172 through 10-180. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Rivet & Gromaski

Engineer-Manager’s Report – Township agreement schedule – Cash flow projection – Kinney Road bridge status; need to wait for a 60 day MDNRE review to determine configuration – Fog seal is currently being done on Shore Road with better results – Seven Mile Road project is complete – Kiesel Road sidewalk is complete except for clean up – Bay Arenac Road project is progressing on schedule – Wilder Road project is progressing for outer lanes; inner lanes to be done next week; road will remain open – Commended Williams Township Supervisor P. Wasek for sending letter to residents notifying them of upcoming road project- Blue Water meeting on 10/14 in Lapeer – Status of union contracts discussed.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Gromaski moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, October 6, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 9:55 a.m.
Yeas: Redmond, Rivet & Gromaski

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

Jackie McCarthy Gerald M. Redmond
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board