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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2015

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2015              ROAD                  REGULAR MEETING

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 & Michael Rivard

Excused:         Edward Rivet

Also present were:      Road Commission Representatives: Jim Lillo, Engineer-Manager; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Thomas Paige, Director; and Jim Marter, Accounting Manager; Supervisors – Terry Watson, Bangor; Ronald Robbins, Beaver; Mark Galus, Fraser; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; Gary Brandt, Monitor; and Paul Wasek, Williams; George Augustyniak, Fraser Township Trustee; Mel McNally, Kawkawlin Township Trustee; and Danean Wright, Clerk of the Board.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the January 21, 2015 meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivard & Gromaski

PUBLIC INPUT – G. Brandt commented that Road Commission is doing good job cleaning roads.

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve to Design Contract with Wade-Trim, Inc. for Farley Road Improvements.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve Title VI Non-Discrimination Plan.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivard & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve Title VI & EEO Compliance and Assurances.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve agreement with Michigan Dept. of Natural Resources for Anderson Trailway.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivard & Gromaski

Commissioner Gromaski moved to award bid for 2 tandem axle truck cab & chassis to Diesel Truck Sales.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivard & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve request to purchase 3 new Pick-up Trucks from the State Contract.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve advertising for Underbody Scraper, Dump Box, Hydraulic System, Components, wing plow, pre-wet system, etc. complete for Tandem Axle Trucks.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivard & Gromaski

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 1/10/15 through 1/23/15 in the amount of $114,556.77.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivard & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve bills in the amount of $214,958.08. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Gromaski & Rivard

 

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve permits 15-007 through 15-009.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivard & Gromaski

Engineer-Manager’s Report – Overtime report – Critical Incident Training-attended on January 21, very good presentation – Discussed snow removal operations, and how procedure has not changed – New East District Foreman

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve to Design Contract with Great Lakes Engineering Group, LLC for Seven Mile Road Bridge over the Kawkawlin River.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivard & Gromaski

PUBLIC INPUT – D. Bragiel commended the Road Commission on snow removal – D. Schabel commended Tim Henika on the good job he did – P. Wasek asked about BBLR funds and projects.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivard moved to adjourn the meeting until Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 9:00 a.m.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 9:45 a.m.:

Yeas:   Gromaski & Rivard

Respectfully Submitted by:                                        Approved by:

Danean Wright                                                            Richard S. Gromaski

Clerk of the Board                                                      Chairman of the Board