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AUGUST 8, 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: Randy Frederick, General Superintendent; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Thomas Paige, Director; Bradd Maki, Water Superintendent; Supervisors – Terry Watson, Bangor; George Augustyniak, Fraser; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; Gary Brandt, Monitor; Michael Haranda, Mt. Forest; Sharon Stalsberg, Pinconning; and Paul Wasek, Williams; Mike Niederquell, Wade-Trim, Inc.; Mel McNally, Kawkawlin Township Trustee; and Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board.

 The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the July 25, 2012 meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

PUBLIC INPUT – NONE

 Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve Snyder & Staley Engineering PLC to perform geotechnical design services for pavement design on Salzburg Road – Carter to 11 Mile for $3,450.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

 Bids were received and opened for HMA Surfacing at various locations.  Commissioner Rivard moved to accept the low bid of Saginaw Asphalt for $376,116.00.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

 Bids were received and opened for US-10 Concrete Repair Project.  Commissioner Gromaski moved to refer for review.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard

 Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 7/14/12 through 7/27/12 in the amount of $124,803.64.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

 Commissioner Rivet moved to approve bills in the amount of $500,278.07.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve permits 12-181 through 12-191.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Superintendent’s Report – Status of chip seal projects – Garfield Road Bridge; repairs exceeded estimates and bridge will be closed for several weeks – Eleven Mile Road Project status – Township Agreement update.

MISCELLANEOUS – Commissioner Rivet mentioned receipt of letter from Pinconning Township Supervisor and addressed some of the budget questions.

PUBLIC INPUT – S. Stalsberg discussed her letter sent to the Board.
P. Beson questioned issue of water on road near his business.
P. Wasek requested attention to pavement repair on Garfield Road.

 There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivard moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, August 22, 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: Jackie McCarthy  Clerk of the Board
Approved by: Richard S. Gromaski Chairman of the Board