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SEPTEMBER 5, 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; and Randy Frederick, General Superintendent; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Thomas Paige, Director; Supervisors – George Augustyniak, Fraser; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; David Schabel, Merritt; Gary Brandt, Monitor; Michael Haranda, Mt. Forest; Sharon Stalsberg, Pinconning; and Paul Wasek, Williams; Mike Niederquell; Residents of Westgate Subdivision; Justin Engel, Bay City Times; and Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the August 22, 2012 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

PUBLIC INPUT – D. Schabel commended BCRC for the completion of Kinney Road.
Several residents of Westgate Subdivision provided damage details from the 8/10/12 storm; discussion followed.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve request for Steve Gray to attend MAPERS Fall 2012 conference in Mackinaw for the Retirement System on September 8th -10th. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve change requested in Life & Disability Insurance Carrier to Lincoln National Life. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Rivard moved to accept a thank you for addressing a storm sewer and sidewalk problem in Carter Ridge Subdivision by Bill Allsopp. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve Agreement with City of Bay City for chip seal on various roads for an estimated cost of $32,600. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the revised Final Plat for Maple Ridge Subdivision as presented. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 8/11/12 through 8/24/12 in the amount of $120,459.60. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve bills in the amount of $184,824.10. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve permits 12-203 through 12-208. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Engineer-Manager’s Report – MCRCSIP refund received – MTF status – Countywide paving status – Salzburg Road project status – 11 Mile Road culvert project status – Garfield Road Bridge project status – Midland County chip seal is complete; fog seal to be done.

Commissioner Rivet moved to recess until completion of a bid opening associated with the DWS meeting at 10:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Gromaski moved to re-open at 10:10 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

PUBLIC INPUT – S. Stalsberg questioned bridge status. She questioned status meeting to review Annual Report; dates from auditor will be provided next meeting.
R. Frederick addressed resident storm complaints.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivet moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:20 a.m.:
Yeas:Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Respectfully Submitted by:
Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board    

Approved by:
Richard S. Gromaski, Chairman of the Board