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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 7, 2015

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 7, 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, Edward Rivet & Michael Rivard

Also present were:      Road Commission Representatives: Jim Lillo, Engineer-Manager; Cory Wale, Assistant Engineer; and Tom Kramer General Superintendent; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Thomas Paige, Director; Charles Suchodolski, Water Superintendent; Ryan Goebel, WTP General Supervisor; and Jim Marter, Accounting Manager; Supervisors – Terry Watson, Bangor; Ronald Campbell, Frankenlust; Laura Reynolds, Gibson; Tom Foret, Hampton; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; Gary Brandt, Monitor; Michael Haranda, Mt. Forest; and Paul Wasek, Williams; George Augustyniak, Fraser Township Trustee; and Danean Wright, Clerk of the Board.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Nominations were held for Chairman.  Commissioner Rivet moved to appoint Gromaski as Chairman of the Board for 2015.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivet & Rivard

Abstained:  Gromaski

Nominations were held for Vice-Chairman.  Commissioner Gromaski moved to appoint Rivet as Vice-Chairman of the Board for 2015.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivard & Gromaski

Abstained:  Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the December 23, 2014 meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski

PUBLIC INPUT – NONE

Commissioner Gromaski moved to appoint the Engineer-Manager as the Bay County Road Commission’s official voting member, an alternate to the Chairman of the Board, acting on behalf of the BCRC Board for 2015 for BCATS Policy Committee.  Further, that Cory L. Wale, PE also be named as a voting alternate.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivet moved to appoint the Engineer-Manager as the Bay County Road Commission’s official voting member and designate Cory Wale, PE as the alternate voting member for both MATS Technical and Policy Committees for FY 2015.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivard, Gromaski & Rivet

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve and sign the Performance Resolution for MDOT Annual Permit.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve the establishment of a new positon within the SAPA titled:  “Inventory Supervisor/Account Clerk II”.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:                         Yeas:            Rivard, Gromaski & Rivet

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve taking bids for 2 new tandem axle cab & chassis, with opening date of 9:15 a.m., January 21, 2015.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:                                  Yeas:            Gromaski, Rivet Rivard

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 12/13/14 through 12/26/14 in the amount of $110,445.70.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve bills in the amount of $139,818.85.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve permits 14-298 through 14-302.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivard, Gromaski & Rivet

Engineer-Manager’s Report – Overtime Report – Critical Incident Training – Saunders Road Bridge discussion – Salzburg Road-Midland to US-10 discussion – PASER ratings to townships.

Commissioner Gromaski approved awarding bridge design services for new bridge construction on Midland Road over the Culver Creek to Rowe Professional Services Company in the amount of $33,700.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivard, Gromaski & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet approved awarding design services for bridge preventative maintenance construction on 7 Mile Road over the Kawkawlin River to Great Lakes Engineering Group, LLC in the amount of $10,400.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:                         Yeas:   Rivard, Gromaski & Rivet

PUBLIC INPUT – G. Augustyniak complimented T. Kramer on using salt and sand mixture.  P. Wasek discussed sidewalk project in Williams Township is being paid for by the Township.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivard moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 9:00 a.m.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 9:54 a.m.:

Yeas:   Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard

Respectfully Submitted by:                                        Approved by:

Danean Wright                                                            Richard S. Gromaski

Clerk of the Board                                                      Chairman of the Board