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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2006


WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2006 REGULAR MEETING

The regular meeting of the Bay County Road Commission, Department of Water & Sewer, was called to order at 10:13 a.m., at 2600 E. Beaver Road, by the Chairman, Gerald Redmond.

Roll Call: Gerald Redmond, Michael Studders, & Robert Lewandowski

Also present were: Road Commission Representative: John Edmands, Engineer-Manager; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Ken Miller, Director; and Bill Schubert, Water Superintendent; Supervisors – Gary Brandt, Monitor; and Thomas Paige, Williams; Jim Davison, Kawkawlin Township Trustee; and Julie Bowker, Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the minutes of the December 21, 2005 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

PUBLIC INPUT – None

Mr. Miller reported on the Kawkawlin-Fraser/M-13 Sanitary Sewer project. Bay View will be connected soon.

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve payroll for the period of 12/11/05 through 12/24/05 in the amount of $70,353.76. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

Commissioner Studders moved to approve the bills of January 4, 2006 in the amount of $138,086.36. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

Commissioner Redmond moved to advertise for a January 18, 2006 bid opening for three vehicles. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

Commissioner Lewandowski moved to award J. Szelogowski the Electronics Technician/Computer Systems Analyst position and C. Spencer the Mechanic position. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

Commissioner Studders moved to approve the attendance of one employee to the MBPA Spring Conference. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

Mr. Miller reported that the Sewer Use Ordinance and the Jurisdictional Agreement are ready to be sent to the local units for approval.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Studders moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, January 18, 2006 immediately following the Road Department meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:20 a.m.:
Yeas: Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

Julie K. Bowker Gerald M. Redmond
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2006
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2006 REGULAR MEETING

The regular meeting of the Bay County Road Commission, Road Department, was called to order at 9:09 a.m., at 2600 E. Beaver Road, by the Chairman, Gerald Redmond.

Roll Call: Gerald Redmond & Robert Lewandowski
Absent: Michael Studders

Also present were: Road Commission Representatives: John Edmands, Engineer-Manager; Randy Frederick, General Superintendent; and Jim Lillo, Assistant Engineer; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representative: Ken Miller, Director; Supervisors – Dick Gromaski, Fraser; Gary Brandt, Monitor; and Thomas Paige, Williams; Jim Davison, Kawkawlin Township Trustee; Dick Bishop, Bangor Township Trustee; David Stoker, Cohl, Stoker, & Toskey; and Julie Bowker, Clerk of the Board.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the minutes of the January 4, 2006 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Lewandowski & Redmond

PUBLIC INPUT – None

Commissioner Redmond moved to refer the Nepotism and Hiring Policies to later in the meeting when legal counsel will be present. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond & Lewandowski

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve a request from the St. Patrick’s Day Parade Association to provide barricades on March 19, 2006. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Lewandowski & Redmond

Mr. Edmands presented a letter from Pavement Recycling Inc. requesting to extend their 2005 bid for pulverizing. Commissioner Lewandowski moved to approve the request for extension. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond & Lewandowski

Commissioner Redmond moved to advertise for a February 15, 2006 bid opening for a Night Patrol Vehicle. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Lewandowski & Redmond

Commissioner Lewandowski moved to advertise for a February 15, 2006 bid opening for a Tractor with Flail Mowers. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond & Lewandowski

Commissioner Redmond moved to release a bond held for Messig Excavating for fire hydrant replacement. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Lewandowski & Redmond

Commissioner Studders arrived.

Commissioner Redmond moved to release a bond held for CRS/Shaw Contracting for permit #04-520. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

Commissioner Redmond moved to refer the matter of employment contracts to later in the meeting when legal counsel will be present. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

Commissioner Studders moved to receive a Township Invoice Status Report. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve payroll for the period of 12/24/05 through 1/06/06 in the amount of $129,639.97 and Excess Sick Leave Payroll in the amount of $17,981.29. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

Commissioner Studders moved to approve bills in the amount of $440,518.91. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve permits 06 006 through 06 025. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

Engineer-Manager's Report – Presented Draft of 2006 Building Better Local Road Program – Reported on Meeting With Representative of Bay Occupational Medicine.

Commissioner Studders moved to approve the 2006 Building Better Local Road Program. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

Commissioner Lewandowski moved to receive the Credit Card Usage Report. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

Commissioner Studders moved to recess the Road Department meeting until after completion of the Department of Water & Sewer meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 9:31 a.m.:
Yeas: Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

Commissioner Redmond moved to reconvene the Road Department meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:27 a.m.:
Yeas: Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

The meeting was opened to David Stoker, legal counsel. Various policy revisions were discussed.

Commissioner Studders moved to approve the Hiring Policy. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the Nepotism Policy and to rescind the current Anti-Nepotism Policy effective January 18, 2006. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

The Purchasing Policy was discussed. Spending levels that require a sealed bid process will be adjusted per a change in the law. The prevailing wage section of the policy will be reviewed for changes by Mr. Stoker and presented to the Board at a later date.

The Employment Contracts of the General Superintendent and Finance Director will be reviewed for language regarding “at will” employment. Mr. Stoker will report back to the Board at a later date.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Lewandowski moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, February 1, 2006 at 9:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 11:25 a.m.:
Yeas: Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

Julie K. Bowker Gerald M. Redmond
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2006

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2006 REGULAR MEETING


The regular meeting of the Bay County Road Commission, Department of Water & Sewer, was called to order at 10:04 a.m., at 2600 E. Beaver Road, by the Chairman, Gerald Redmond.

Roll Call: Gerald Redmond, Michael Studders, & Robert Lewandowski

Also present were: Road Commission Representatives: John Edmands, Engineer-Manager; and Jim Lillo, Assistant Engineer; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Ken Miller, Director; and Bill Schubert, Water Superintendent; Supervisors – Dick Gromaski, Fraser; and Thomas Paige, Williams; Jim Davison, Kawkawlin Township Trustee; and Julie Bowker, Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the minutes of the January 18, 2006 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

PUBLIC INPUT

T. Paige – Thanked Ken Miller and Ken Schott for allowing ample township input in revising the sewer use ordinance.


Mr. Miller stated that quotes will be taken until February 22, 2006 for elevated water tank inspections. The tanks are located in Fraser, Monitor, & Williams Townships.

Mr. Miller reported that the Kawkawlin-Fraser/M-13 Sanitary Sewer project is in the final stages. The Community Development Block Grant will require additional paperwork relative to prevailing wages.

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve payroll for the period of 1/8/06 through 1/21/06 in the amount of $80,803.68. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

Commissioner Studders moved to approve the bills of February 1, 2006 in the amount of $589,354.48. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

Commissioner Redmond moved to receive the Dept.’s Monthly Meeting Summary of January 18, 2006. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

Mr. Schubert reviewed the Water Department Activity Report. Commissioner Lewandowski moved to receive the report. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

Bids received and opened on January 18, 2006 for three pick-up trucks were reviewed. Commissioner Studders moved to award to Dean Arbour Ford, for their low bid price, meeting specifications, of $14,070.00 each. Vehicles #101 & #103 will be traded in. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

A discussion was held regarding VEBA funding. Mr. Miller requested to increase the VEBA funding by $75,000.00 for 2006. The extra funding would come from a portion of the projected increase in interest rates. Commissioner Redmond moved to increase VEBA funding as requested. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

Mr. Miller updated the Board on the weekend rain event. The plant, at one point, was receiving 18,000,000 gallons per hour. The plant was able to process all water received.

A discussion on health insurance premiums was held. A proposal will be reviewed which will allow self funding of the administration of the program.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Studders moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, February 15, 2006 immediately following the Road Department meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:29 a.m.:
Yeas: Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

Julie K. Bowker Gerald M. Redmond
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2006

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2006 REGULAR MEETING


The regular meeting of the Bay County Road Commission, Department of Water & Sewer, was called to order at 10:02 a.m., at 2600 E. Beaver Road, by the Chairman, Gerald Redmond.

Roll Call: Gerald Redmond, Michael Studders, & Robert Lewandowski

Also present were: Road Commission Representatives: John Edmands, Engineer-Manager; and Jim Lillo, Assistant Engineer; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Ken Miller, Director; and Bill Schubert, Water Superintendent; Supervisors – Dick Gromaski, Fraser; and Thomas Paige, Williams; Jim Davison, Kawkawlin Township Trustee; John Billette and Mark Norton, Civil Engineering Consultants; and Julie Bowker, Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the minutes of the January 21, 2006 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

Commissioner Studders moved to approve Amendment #1 to the Professional Services Agreement with Civil Engineering Consultants, Inc., for the Beaver Township/Beaver, Parish, Townline 14, & Eight Mile Roads Water project. The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

Bids were received and opened for the Beaver Township/Beaver, Parish, Townline 14, & Eight Mile Roads Water project. Commissioner Redmond moved to refer the bids for review. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

Commissioner Studders moved to approve Change Order #2 with Keyes Trenching, LLC, contractor on the Williams Township/Hotchkiss & Salzburg Roads Water project. The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve payroll for the period of 1/22/06 through 2/4/06 in the amount of $70,227.88. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

PUBLIC INPUT – None

Commissioner Studders moved to approve the bills of February 15, 2006 in the amount of $210,895.96. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

Mr. Miller presented a request from Synagro Central, LLC to extend their contract for land application services for one year. Commissioner Studders moved to approve Amendment #1 to the Professional Services Agreement with Synagro Central, LLC. The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

Commissioner Redmond moved to advertise for a March 1, 2006 bid opening for a Backhoe/Loader. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

Commissioner Lewandowski moved to advertise for a March 1, 2006 bid opening for an Automatic Chlorine Valve Closure System. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

Mr. Miller discussed health insurance funding. Commissioner Redmond moved to participate in the ASC (Administrative Services Contract) Program with Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Michigan. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Lewandowski moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, March 1, 2006 immediately following the Road Department meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:29 a.m.:
Yeas: Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

Julie K. Bowker Gerald M. Redmond
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 2006

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 2006 REGULAR MEETING

The regular meeting of the Bay County Road Commission, Department of Water & Sewer, was called to order at 9:45 a.m., at 2600 E. Beaver Road, by the Chairman, Gerald Redmond.

Roll Call: Gerald Redmond, Michael Studders, & Robert Lewandowski

Also present were: Road Commission Representative: Jim Lillo, Assistant Engineer; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Ken Miller, Director; Bill Schubert, Water Superintendent; Ken Schott, Plant Superintendent; and John Szelogowski, Elec. Tech./Computer Sys. Anal.; Supervisors Hilda Dijak, Frankenlust; Dick Gromaski, Fraser; Gary Brandt, Monitor; and Thomas Paige, Williams; Jim Davison, Kawkawlin Township Trustee; Mark Norton, Civil Engineering Consultants; and Julie Bowker, Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the minutes of the February 15, 2006 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas: Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

PUBLIC INPUT

H. Dijak – Reported on problems with Saginaw Water Supply. Rates are increasing and all new business customer’s employees must pay City of Saginaw income taxes.

The meeting was opened to K. Schott and J. Szelogowski who demonstrated the new MOSCAD computer program. Live video feeds are received from various locations including pump stations and elevated water tanks. Various functions are also monitored with the system including alarms, chemical concentrations, and water levels.

Bids were received and opened for a Backhoe/Loader. Commissioner Redmond moved to refer the bids for review. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas: Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

Bids were received and opened for an Automatic Chlorine Valve Closure Systems. Commissioner Studders moved to refer the bids for review. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas: Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

K. Schott reviewed the Wastewater Treatment Plant Annual Report for 2005. The plant had no violations in 2005.

K. Schott reported on the storm event of February 16th & 17th. Power losses and heavy rain required generators to be rotated among pump stations without power. No basement flooding was reported.

Bids received and opened on February 15, 2006 for the Beaver Township/Beaver, Parish, Townline 14, Garfield, & Eight Mile Roads Water project were discussed. Mr. Miller reported that the bids come in higher than the estimate. Beaver Township will resize some areas and break the work into two separate projects. Commissioner Studders moved to reject all bids and to take bids on March 15, 2006 for the Beaver Township/Beaver & Townline 14 Roads Water project and the Beaver Township/Garfield & Eight Mile Roads Water project. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas: Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

The Monitor Township/Reinhardt, Grande, & W. Pressler Roads & Portsmouth Township/Morin Drive Water project was discussed. Commissioner Redmond moved to approve a Professional Services Agreement with Civil Engineering Consultants. Approval is contingent upon review by legal counsel. The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas: Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

Commissioner Studders moved to advertise for a March 15, 2006 bid opening for the Monitor Township/Reinhardt, Grande, & W. Pressler Roads & Portsmouth Township/Morin Drive Water project. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas: Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

Mr. Miller presented three quotes for Elevated Water Tank Inspections in Fraser, Monitor, & Williams Townships. Commissioner Lewandowski moved to award the inspections to Nelson Tank Engineering & Consulting, Inc. for their low quote of $1,830.00 per tank. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas: Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve payroll for the period of 2/05/06 through 2/18/06 in the amount of $72,758.72. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas: Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

Commissioner Studders moved to approve the bills of March 1, 2006 in the amount of $80,204.96. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas: Redmond & Studders
Nays: Lewandowski

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the attendance of two employees to the AWWA Spring Regional Meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas: Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

Mr. Miller reported that the Sewer Use Ordinance and the Interjurisdictional Agreement have been sent to the local units for review.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Studders moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, March 15, 2006 immediately following the Road Department meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:40 a.m.:

Yeas: Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

Julie K. Bowker Gerald M. Redmond
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2006

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2006 REGULAR MEETING

The regular meeting of the Bay County Road Commission, Department of Water & Sewer, was called to order at 10:43 a.m., at 2600 E. Beaver Road, by the Chairman, Gerald Redmond.

Roll Call: Gerald Redmond, Michael Studders, & Robert Lewandowski

Also present were: Road Commission Representative: John Edmands, Engineer-Manager; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Ken Miller, Director; and Bill Schubert, Water Superintendent; Supervisors – Gary Brandt, Monitor; and Thomas Paige, Williams; and Julie Bowker, Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the minutes of the March 1, 2006 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas: Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

PUBLIC INPUT - None

Bids were received and opened for the Beaver Township/Beaver & Townline 14 Roads Water project and the Beaver Township/Garfield & Eight Mile Roads Water project. Commissioner Studders moved to refer the bids for review. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas: Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

Bids were received and opened for Monitor Township/Reinhardt, Grande, & W. Pressler Roads & Portsmouth Township/Morin Drive Water project. Commissioner Redmond moved to refer the bids for review. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas: Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve a Professional Services Agreement with Nelson Tank Engineering and Consulting, Inc., for the Elevated Water Tank Inspections project. The project was awarded on March 1, 2006. The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas: Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve payroll for the period of 2/19/06 through 3/04/06 in the amount of $71,544.43. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas: Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

Commissioner Studders moved to approve the bills of March 15, 2006 in the amount of $1,990,867.68. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas: Redmond & Studders
Nays: Lewandowski

Bids received and opened on March 1, 2006 for an Automatic Chlorine Valve Closure System were reviewed. Mr. Miller explained concerns about a safety issue regarding the low bidder’s system. Commissioner Studders moved to award to Hesco, for their bid price of $11,554.00. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas: Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

Mr. Miller discussed the City of Bay City 2004/2005 Out-City Water Rate True-Up. After review by DW&S staff, it was noted that the usage was incorrect in the rate report. The DW&S will now receive a refund of approximately $215,000.00.

Mr. Miller reported that the local units are reviewing the proposed Sewer Use Ordinance and Interjurisdictional Agreement. Commissioner Studders moved to hold a Public Hearing on Wednesday, March 29, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. for comment on the proposed "Rules Governing the Use and Operation of the Bay County West Side Regional Sewage Disposal System". Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas: Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

Mr. Miller reported on wind damage to the biosolids handling building. Approximately 20 large panels were blown off. Tarps are currently covering the hole. Quotes will be taken from three sources for the installation of siding. A decision on siding the entire building will be made after the proposed needs study to be performed later in the year.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Lewandowski moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, March 29, 2006 immediately following the Road Department meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 11:06 a.m.:

Yeas: Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

Julie K. Bowker Gerald M. Redmond
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29, 2006

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29, 2006 REGULAR MEETING

The regular meeting of the Bay County Road Commission, Department of Water & Sewer, was called to order at 10:00 a.m., at 2600 E. Beaver Road, by the Chairman, Gerald Redmond.

Roll Call: Gerald Redmond, Michael Studders, & Robert Lewandowski

Also present were: Road Commission Representative: John Edmands, Engineer-Manager; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Ken Miller, Director; Bill Schubert, Water Superintendent; and Ken Schott, Plant Superintendent; Supervisor – Gary Brandt, Monitor; Jim Davison, Kawkawlin Township Trustee; and Julie Bowker, Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the minutes of the March 15, 2006 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas: Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

Commissioner Redmond moved to open the Public Hearing to review the proposed Rules Governing the Use and Operation of the Bay County West Side Regional Sewage Disposal System. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:00 a.m.

Yeas: Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

Mr. Miller gave background on the proposed rules.

G. Brandt – Monitor Township has concerns about Mutual Subdivision.

K. Miller – Read the pertinent passage of the rules and reiterated that the rules regarding footing drains has not changed.

Commissioner Studders moved to close the Public Hearing. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:29 a.m.:

Commissioner Studders moved to close the Public Hearing. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:29 a.m.:

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the Resolution adopting the Rules Governing the Use and Operation of the Bay County West Side Regional Sewage Disposal System. Motion seconded by Commissioner Studders and was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas: Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the Interjurisdictional Sewer Use Agreement with all the local units. The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas: Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

PUBLIC INPUT - None

Mr. Miller reported that the Beaver Township water projects will not be awarded today.

Bids received and opened on March 15, 2006 for the Monitor Township/Reinhardt, Grande, & W. Pressler Roads & Portsmouth Township/Morin Drive Water project were reviewed. Commissioner Studders moved to award to Eric Construction, Inc., for their low bid price of $292,661.95. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas: Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

Commissioner Studders moved to approve the Contract with Eric Construction, Inc., for the Monitor Township/Reinhardt, Grande, & W. Pressler Roads & Portsmouth Township/Morin Drive Water project. The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas: Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

Commissioner Lewandowski moved to approve Change Order #3 with Keyes Trenching, LLC, contractor on the Williams Township/Hotchkiss & Salzburg Roads Water project. The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas: Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve Change Order #6 (Final) with Porath Contractors, Inc., contractor on the Kawkawlin-Fraser/M-13 Sanitary Sewer project. The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas: Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

Commissioner Studders moved to approve payroll for the period of 3/5/06 through 3/18/06 in the amount of $72,577.77. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas: Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

Commissioner Redmond moved to receive the Dept.’s Monthly Meeting Summary of February 23, 2006. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas: Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

Commissioner Studders moved to advertise for an April 12, 2006 bid opening for Stationary Electric Standby Generators. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas: Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

Commissioner Lewandowski moved to approve the attendance of one employee to the MWEA Wastewater Administration Workshop. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas: Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the attendance of three employees to the MWEA Regional meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas: Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Lewandowski moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, April 12, 2006 immediately following the Road Department meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:44 a.m.:

Yeas: Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by

Julie K. Bowker Gerald M. Redmond
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12, 2006

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12, 2006 REGULAR MEETING

The regular meeting of the Bay County Road Commission, Department of Water & Sewer, was called to order at 9:49 a.m., at 2600 E. Beaver Road, by the Chairman, Gerald Redmond.

Roll Call: Gerald Redmond, Michael Studders, & Robert Lewandowski

Also present were: Road Commission Representatives: John Edmands, Engineer-Manager; and Jim Lillo, Assistant Engineer; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representative: Ken Miller, Director; Supervisors – Dick Gromaski, Fraser; Gary Brandt, Monitor; and Thomas Paige, Williams; Jim Davison, Kawkawlin Township Trustee; Erich Smith & Dave Bergdolt, Wade-Trim, Inc.; Ryan Stanton, The Bay City Times; and Julie Bowker, Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the minutes of the March 29, 2006 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

PUBLIC INPUT – None

Bids received and opened on March 15, 2006 for the Beaver Township/Beaver & Townline 14 Roads Water project and the Beaver Township/Garfield & Eight Mile Roads Water project were reviewed. Commissioner Lewandowski moved to award both projects to Meylan Excavating, for their low bid price of $711,244.50. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve payroll for the period of 3/19/06 through 4/01/06 in the amount of $71,219.10. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

Commissioner Studders moved to approve the bills of April 12, 2006 in the amount of $582,942.39. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

Mr. Miller reported that the Electronic Fund Transfer system, which allows customers bills to be paid automatically each quarter, has now been fully tested and is up and running. The townships will be contacted with information to supply to their residents in their newsletters.

Mr. Miller updated that Board on quotes to repair the wind damage to the biosolids handling building. MacMillan Associates, Inc. of Bay City is in the process of inspecting the building to recommend permanent repairs.

Mr. Miller discussed the pro-forma water rate for 2005-2006. The rate established by the City of Bay City for the out-city customers is $1.61 per hundred cubic foot. The City of Bay City will soon send a letter regarding the true-up costs for 2004-2005.

Bids were received and opened for Three Generators. Commissioner Redmond moved to refer the bids for review. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Lewandowski moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, April 26, 2006 immediately following the Road Department meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:07 a.m.:
Yeas: Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

Julie K. Bowker Gerald M. Redmond
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26, 2006

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26, 2006 REGULAR MEETING

The regular meeting of the Bay County Road Commission, Department of Water & Sewer, was called to order at 10:18 a.m., at 2600 E. Beaver Road, by the Chairman, Gerald Redmond.

Roll Call: Gerald Redmond, Michael Studders, & Robert Lewandowski

Also present were: Road Commission Representative: John Edmands, Engineer-Manager; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Ken Miller, Director; and Bill Schubert, Water Superintendent; Mark Norton, Civil Engineering Consultants; and Julie Bowker, Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the minutes of the April 12, 2006 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

PUBLIC INPUT – None

Commissioner Studders moved to approve Amendment #2 to the Professional Services Agreement with Civil Engineering Consultants, Inc., for the Beaver Township/Beaver, Parish, Townline 14, & Eight Mile Roads Water project. The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve a Professional Services Agreement with Civil Engineering Consultants, Inc., for the Williams Township/US-10 & Wheeler Road Water project. The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

Mr. Miller presented quotes for repairs to the WWTP bio-solids building. Commissioner Lewandowski moved to award repairs to Serenus Johnson for their low quote of $15,975.00. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

Mr. Miller reported on recommendations received from MacMillan Associates regarding the WWTP bio-solids building. Special clips will be used to secure a portion of the remaining panels.

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve payroll for the period of 4/02/06 through 4/15/06 in the amount of $71,436.19. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

Commissioner Studders moved to approve the bills of April 26, 2006 in the amount of $326,638.31. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

Bids received and opened on April 12, 2006 for Three (3) Generators were reviewed. Commissioner Studders moved to award to Coleman Electric, for their low bid price of $58,197.00. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

Mr. Miller reported that the 2005 Audit Report will be presented at the May 10th meeting.

Proposed electrical improvements to the Administration Building were discussed.

Mr. Miller presented the new Professional Services Agreement form which was revised to reflect current insurance coverages. Commissioner Studders moved to approve the new form. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Lewandowski moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, May 10, 2006 immediately following the Road Department meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:35 a.m.:
Yeas: Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

Julie K. Bowker Gerald M. Redmond
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board

WEDNESDAY, MAY 10, 2006

WEDNESDAY, MAY 10, 2006                              REGULAR MEETING

 

The regular meeting of the Bay County Road Commission, Department of Water & Sewer, was called to order at 10:51 a.m., at 2600 E. Beaver Road, by the Chairman, Gerald Redmond.

       Roll Call: Gerald Redmond, Michael Studders, & Robert Lewandowski

Also present were:  Road Commission Representative:  John Edmands, Engineer-Manager; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Ken Miller, Director; Bill Schubert, Water Superintendent; and James Marter, Accounting Manager; Supervisors – Hilda Dijak, Frankenlust; Dick Gromaski, Fraser; and Thomas Paige, Williams; Jim Davison, Kawkawlin Township Trustee; Scott Nietzke, Weinlander Fitzhugh; and Julie Bowker, Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the minutes of the April 26, 2006 meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

PUBLIC INPUT – None

            The 2005 Audit Report was presented and reviewed by S. Nietzke. 

            Commissioner Studders moved to approve a Contract with Meylan Excavating, contractor on the Beaver Township/Beaver, Parish, Townline 14, &  Eight Mile Roads Water project.  The project was awarded on April 12, 2006.  The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve Change Order #1 with Meylan Excavating, contractor on the Beaver Township/Beaver, Parish, Townline 14, &  Eight Mile Roads Water project.  The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

            Commissioner Studders moved to approve a Professional Services Agreement with Serenus Johnson Construction, for Siding Installation on the Biosolids Building.  The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve payroll for the period of 4/16/06 through 4/29/06 in the amount of $70,664.69.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

Commissioner Studders moved to approve the bills of May 10, 2006 in the amount of $462,176.94.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

            Commissioner Redmond moved to advertise for a May 24, 2006 bid opening for a Backhoe/Loader.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

            Commissioner Studders moved to approve hiring three summer help employees.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

            Mr. Miller reported that the Speedy Rewards Program has earned a $100 gift card during the first month.  The card will be redeemed for fuel for DWS vehicles.

            Mr. Miller presented an Interest Report for the 1st quarter.

            Mr. Miller updated the Board on talks with the City of Bay City.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Lewandowski moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, May 24, 2006 immediately following the Road Department meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 11:18 a.m.:
Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

 

Respectfully Submitted by:                                Approved by:

 

 

Julie K. Bowker                                               Gerald M. Redmond
Clerk of the Board                                            Chairman of the Board

WEDNESDAY, MAY 24, 2006

WEDNESDAY, MAY 24, 2006               REGULAR MEETING

 

The regular meeting of the Bay County Road Commission, Department of Water & Sewer, was called to order at 10:05 a.m., at 2600 E. Beaver Road, by the Chairman, Gerald Redmond.

       Roll Call: Gerald Redmond, Michael Studders, & Robert Lewandowski

Also present were:  Road Commission Representative:  John Edmands, Engineer-Manager; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Ken Miller, Director; and Bill Schubert, Water Superintendent; Supervisors – Dick Gromaski, Fraser; Roy DeLorge, Kawkawlin; and Thomas Paige, Williams; Jim Davison, Kawkawlin Township Trustee; and Jim Lillo, Acting Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the minutes of the May 10, 2006 meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Studders, Lewandowski, & Redmond

PUBLIC INPUT – None

            Bids were received and opened for a Backhoe/Loader.  Commissioner Redmond moved to refer the bids for review.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Lewandowski, Redmond, & Studders

            Mr. Miller updated the Board on the Fraser-Kawkawlin/M-13 Sanitary Sewer Extension project.  Restoration remains on the project.  The same air valve has failed again and will be replaced under warranty.

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve payroll for the period of 4/30/06 through 5/13/06 in the amount of $69,940.65.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Redmond, Studders, & Lewandowski

Commissioner Studders moved to approve the bills of May 24, 2006 in the amount of $236,332.63.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Studders, Lewandowski, & Redmond

            The revised Professional Services Agreement was reviewed.  Commissioner Redmond moved to refer to the next meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Lewandowski, Redmond, & Studders

            Mr. Miller reported that a refund in the amount of $215,633.00 has been received from the City of Bay City for the 2004/2005 Water True-Up.  Commissioner Lewandowski moved to receive the report.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Redmond, Studders, & Lewandowski

            The Statement of Revenue and Expense for the 1st quarter was reviewed.  Commissioner Studders moved to receive the report.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Redmond, Studders, & Lewandowski

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Lewandowski moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, June 7, 2006 immediately following the Road Department meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:28 a.m.:
Yeas:  Studders, Lewandowski, & Redmond

 

Respectfully Submitted by:                                Approved by:

 

 

Julie K. Bowker                                               Gerald M. Redmond
Clerk of the Board                                            Chairman of the Board

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7, 2006

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7, 2006                                REGULAR MEETING

 

The regular meeting of the Bay County Road Commission, Department of Water & Sewer, was called to order at 9:49 a.m., at 2600 E. Beaver Road, by the Chairman, Gerald Redmond.

       Roll Call: Gerald Redmond, Michael Studders, & Robert Lewandowski

Also present were:  Road Commission Representatives:  John Edmands, Engineer-Manager; and Jim Lillo, Assistant Engineer; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Ken Miller, Director; and Bill Schubert, Water Superintendent; Supervisors – Hilda Dijak, Frankenlust; Dick Gromaski, Fraser; Gary Brandt, Monitor; and Thomas Paige, Williams; Jim Davison, Kawkawlin Township Trustee; and Julie Bowker, Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the minutes of the May 24, 2006 meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

PUBLIC INPUT

            H. Dijak – Reported that only three out of 110 residences have not yet hooked up to the Frankenlust Township/Delta, Amelith, & Kloha Roads sewer system.

            Mr. Miller discussed the recently completed Kawkawlin-Fraser/M-13 Sanitary Sewer project.  One valve out of approximately 30 has now failed twice.  It was recently replaced.  All valves on the system will be modified to prevent the infiltration of foreign objects.

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve payroll for the period of 5/14/06 through 5/27/06 in the amount of $70,630.97.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

Commissioner Studders moved to approve the bills of June 7, 2006 in the amount of $315,922.68.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

            Commissioner Lewandowski moved to receive the Dept.’s Monthly Meeting Summary of May 24, 2006.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

            Bids received and opened on May 24, 2006 for a Backhoe/Loader were reviewed.  Mr. Miller stated that the DWS currently has other Cat equipment for parts compatibility and that the Cat equipment has a higher resale value.  Commissioner Studders moved to award to Michigan Cat, for their bid price of $60,319.00 with trade-in and optional equipment.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

            Mr. Miller reported that the Professional Services Agreement form previously approved is correct.  No other action is necessary.

            Mr. Miller discussed a contract language problem with sick leave and vacation use by probationary employees.  Commissioner Redmond moved to approve Memorandum of Understanding #2 with Union Local #546.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

            Mr. Miller explained a pilot program that is being considered by Bangor Township which will remove footing drains from the sanitary sewer system.  Remaining Special Assessment funds will be used for this project.  The program will be coordinated with the Road Dept. so that storm sewer capacities are not compromised.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Lewandowski moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, June 21, 2006 immediately following the Road Department meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:19 a.m.:
Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

 

Respectfully Submitted by:                                Approved by:

 

 

Julie K. Bowker                                               Gerald M. Redmond
Clerk of the Board                                            Chairman of the Board

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 2006

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 2006                              REGULAR MEETING

 

The regular meeting of the Bay County Road Commission, Department of Water & Sewer, was called to order at 11:14 a.m., at 2600 E. Beaver Road, by the Chairman, Gerald Redmond.

       Roll Call: Gerald Redmond, Michael Studders, & Robert Lewandowski

Also present were:  Road Commission Representative:  John Edmands, Engineer-Manager; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Ken Miller, Director; and Bill Schubert, Water Superintendent; Supervisors – Dick Gromaski, Fraser; Gary Brandt, Monitor; and Thomas Paige, Williams; Jim Davison, Kawkawlin Township Trustee; and Julie Bowker, Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the minutes of the June 7, 2006 meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

PUBLIC INPUT – None

            Commissioner Studders moved to approve Change Order #1 with Eric Construction, contractor on the Monitor Township/Reinhardt, Grande, & W. Pressler Roads & Portsmouth Township/Morin Drive Water project.  The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

            Commissioner Redmond moved to advertise for a July 6, 2006 bid opening for the Williams Township/Garfield Road crossing US-10, N. Union, & Wheeler Road Water project.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

            Mr. Miller discussed the air valves on the Kawkawlin-Fraser/M-13 Sanitary Sewer project.  Further testing and consultation with the factory representative appears to indicate that the problem could be with the valve seat.    The high pressure valves seats will be replaced with low pressure seats.  This work will be performed by WWTP personnel.

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve payroll for the period of 5/28/06 through 6/10/06 in the amount of $71,880.65.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

Commissioner Studders moved to approve the bills of June 21, 2006 in the amount of $546,347.52.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

            Commissioner Studders moved to approve a Resolution increasing quarterly service charges on the Bay County Water Supply System #1 from $5.66 to $9.89.  This is the first increase in over fifteen years.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

            Mr. Miller updated the Board on recent meetings with the City of Bay City.  The Pro-Forma Report has been received.  Water rates for the next fiscal year, 7/1/06 through 6/30/07, will increase from $1.61/ccf to $1.66/ccf.

            Mr. Miller discussed future rehabilitation needs of the Wastewater Treatment Plant.  Grants are available for a needs assessment study but any rehabilitation must be performed using a loan from the state.  If a needs assessment study is paid for by the DWS improvements may done as funds are available.  The bonds used to finance the plant will be paid off in 2008.  These funds can be used for any needed improvements.  Staff will review the matter.

            Mr. Miller discussed the change in the workers’ compensation third party administrator.  Bay County has chosen Citizens Management Inc. to perform this service.  A five year contract has been negotiated.  Commissioner Studders moved to authorize Bay County to act as contract holder/agent for the Dept. of Water and Sewer in all matters associated with workers’ compensation.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Lewandowski moved to adjourn the meeting until Thursday, July 6, 2006 immediately following the Road Department meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 11:38 a.m.:
Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

 

Respectfully Submitted by:                                Approved by:

 

 

Julie K. Bowker                                               Gerald M. Redmond
Clerk of the Board                                            Chairman of the Board


THURSDAY, JULY 6, 2006

THURSDAY, JULY 6, 2006                 REGULAR MEETING

 

The regular meeting of the Bay County Road Commission, Department of Water & Sewer, was called to order at 9:20 a.m., at 2600 E. Beaver Road, by the Chairman, Gerald Redmond.

       Roll Call: Gerald Redmond, Michael Studders, & Robert Lewandowski

Also present were:  Road Commission Representative:  Jim Lillo, Assistant Engineer; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representative: Ken Miller, Director; Supervisors – Hilda Dijak, Frankenlust; Dick Gromaski, Fraser; and Thomas Paige, Williams; Jim Davison and Melvin McNally, Kawkawlin Township Trustees; and Julie Bowker, Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the minutes of the June 21, 2006 meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

PUBLIC INPUT – None

            Commissioner Studders moved to approve Change Order #2 with Meylan Excavating, Inc., contractor on the Beaver Township, Beaver, Parish, Townline 14, & Eight Mile Roads Water project.  The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

            Mr. Miller presented a proposed PSA with Wade-Trim, Inc. to perform Hydraulic Network Analysis Updates.  Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the PSA contingent upon review by legal counsel and DWS staff.  The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

Commissioner Studders moved to approve payroll for the period of 6/11/06 through 6/24/06 in the amount of $71,551.85.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the bills of July 6, 2006 in the amount of $157,184.44.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

            Mr. Miller discussed talks with the City of Bay City regarding water rates.  Questions have been submitted to the city and should be answered by the end of July.  The city’s lagoon project was discussed.

            Mr. Miller discussed the Infiltration/Inflow pilot project which will remove footing drains from the sanitary sewer system in Bangor Township.  Several DWS and Bangor Township employees and a representative from Wade-Trim, Inc. will go to Ann Arbor to view their project.

            Commissioner Redmond moved to recess the meeting until the 10:15 bid opening.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 9:42 a.m.:
                                    Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

            Commissioner Redmond moved to reconvene the meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:15 a.m.:
                                    Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

            Bids were received and opened for the Williams Township/Garfield Road crossing US-10, N. Union, & Wheeler Road Water project.  Commissioner Redmond moved to refer the bids for review.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Lewandowski moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, July 19, 2006 immediately following the Road Department meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:20 a.m.:
Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

 

Respectfully Submitted by:                                Approved by:

 

 

Julie K. Bowker                                               Gerald M. Redmond
Clerk of the Board                                            Chairman of the Board


WEDNESDAY, JULY 19, 2006

WEDNESDAY, JULY 19, 2006                REGULAR MEETING

 

The regular meeting of the Bay County Road Commission, Department of Water & Sewer, was called to order at 9:52 a.m., at 2600 E. Beaver Road, by the Chairman, Gerald Redmond.

       Roll Call: Gerald Redmond, Michael Studders, & Robert Lewandowski

Also present were:  Road Commission Representative:  John Edmands, Engineer-Manager; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Ken Miller, Director; and Bill Schubert, Water Superintendent; Supervisors – Hilda Dijak, Frankenlust; Gary Brandt, Monitor; and Thomas Paige, Williams; Jim Davison, Kawkawlin Township Trustee; and Julie Bowker, Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the minutes of the July 6, 2006 meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

PUBLIC INPUT

            H. Dijak – Frankenlust Township is planning two waterline extensions.

 

            Commissioner Studders moved to approve Change Order #4 with Keyes Trenching, LLC, contractor on the Williams Township/Hotchkiss and Salzburg Roads Water project.  The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

            Commissioner Redmond moved to approve Payment #2 (Final) to Keyes Trenching, LLC, contractor on the Williams Township/Hotchkiss and Salzburg Roads Water project.  The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

            Bids received and opened on July 6, 2006 for the Williams Township/Garfield Road crossing US-10, N. Union, & Wheeler Road Water project were reviewed.  Commissioner Lewandowski moved to award to Meylan Excavating, for their low bid price of $272,774.00 for three sections of the project.  The fourth section, N. Union Road, has been postponed.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

            Commissioner Studders moved to approve Amendment #1 to the  Professional Services Agreement with Civil Engineering Consultants, Inc., for the Williams Township/Garfield Road crossing US-10, N. Union, & Wheeler Road Water project.  The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve payroll for the period of 6/25/06 through 7/8/06 in the amount of $72,641.77.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

Commissioner Studders moved to approve the bills of July 19, 2006 in the amount of $691,233.52.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

            Commissioner Redmond moved to advertise for a Proposal to Revise the Construction Specification Document.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

            Commissioner Lewandowski moved to advertise for a August 2, 2006 bid opening for the Water Maintenance Building Roof Replacement.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

Mr. Miller reported on the recently revised Property Detail Report for coverage by MCRCSIP.  Total valuation of buildings and equipment was increased over $6 million.

            Mr. Miller reported that a draft of the proposed NPDES permit has been received.  Commissioner Redmond moved to hire a consultant from the firm of Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr, & Huber to review the document.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

            Mr. Miller reported that interest income has increased significantly this year due to a change in the county’s investment procedures.

            A recent article in the Bay City Times relative to the possibility of a regional water system was discussed.  Mr. Miller discussed recent meetings with the City of Bay City.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Lewandowski moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, August 2, 2006 immediately following the Road Department meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:19 a.m.:
Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

 

Respectfully Submitted by:                                Approved by:

 

 

Julie K. Bowker                                               Gerald M. Redmond
Clerk of the Board                                            Chairman of the Board


WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2006

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2006            REGULAR MEETING

 

The regular meeting of the Bay County Road Commission, Department of Water & Sewer, was called to order at 10:01 a.m., at 2600 E. Beaver Road, by the Chairman, Gerald Redmond.

       Roll Call: Gerald Redmond, Michael Studders, & Robert Lewandowski

Also present were:  Road Commission Representative:  John Edmands, Engineer-Manager; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Ken Miller, Director; and Bill Schubert, Water Superintendent; Supervisors – Hilda Dijak, Frankenlust; Dick Gromaski, Fraser; and Gary Brandt, Monitor; Jim Davison, Kawkawlin Township Trustee; and Julie Bowker, Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the minutes of the July 19, 2006 meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

PUBLIC INPUT – None

            Commissioner Redmond moved to approve a Contract with Meylan Excavating, contractor on the Williams Township/Garfield Road crossing US-10, N. Union, & Wheeler Road Water project.  The project was awarded on July 19th.  The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

            Commissioner Lewandowski moved to approve Payment #2 (Final) to Keyes Trenching, LLC, contractor on the Kawkawlin Township/Linwood Road Sewer project.  The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

            Commissioner Redmond moved to approve Change Order #7 (Final) with Porath Contractors, Inc., contractor on the Kawkawlin-Fraser/M-13 Sanitary Sewer project.  The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

Commissioner Studders moved to approve Payment #17 (Final) to Porath Contractors, Inc., contractor on the Kawkawlin-Fraser/M-13 Sanitary Sewer project.  The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve payroll for the period of 7/9/06 through 7/22/06 in the amount of $72,871.94.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

Commissioner Studders moved to approve the bills of August 2, 2006 in the amount of $726,100.11.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

            Mr. Miller discussed a recent meeting with the City of Bay City.  They have submitted answers to questions submitted by the Dept. relative to water rates.  The local units have met to discuss the issues.  The City intends to hire a consultant to review contract documents.  Commissioner Redmond moved to engage Bodman Longley and Dahling, LLP to review local unit contracts with the city.  A PSA will be prepared.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

            Bids were received and opened for the Water Maintenance Building Roof Replacement.  Commissioner Studders moved to award the roof replacement to Hoffman Builders for their low bid price of $16,530.00.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

            Mr. Miller updated the Board on future improvements for the WWTP.  The bonds for the plant will be paid off in 2008.  Payments are $1.7 million per year.  A request for proposals for engineering to complete the needs study and prioritize improvements will be sent out in the near future.   The NPDES permit recently received is still under review.  Mercury sampling is one issue to be addressed.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Studders moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, August 16, 2006 immediately following the Road Department meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:39 a.m.:
Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

 

Respectfully Submitted by:                                Approved by:

 

 

Julie K. Bowker                                               Gerald M. Redmond
Clerk of the Board                                            Chairman of the Board


WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2006

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2006            REGULAR MEETING

 

The regular meeting of the Bay County Road Commission, Department of Water & Sewer, was called to order at 10:15 a.m., at 2600 E. Beaver Road, by the Chairman, Gerald Redmond.

       Roll Call: Gerald Redmond, Michael Studders, & Robert Lewandowski

Also present were:  Road Commission Representative:  John Edmands, Engineer-Manager; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representative: Ken Miller, Director;  Supervisors – Hilda Dijak, Frankenlust; Dick Gromaski, Fraser; and Thomas Paige, Williams; Dick Bishop, Bangor Township Trustee; Jim Davison and Melvin McNally, Kawkawlin Township Trustees; and Julie Bowker, Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the minutes of the August 2, 2006 meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

PUBLIC INPUT – None

            Mr. Miller updated the Board on the Beaver Township/Beaver & Parish Roads Water project.  Connections are taking place.

            Commissioner Studders moved to approve a Professional Services Agreement with Civil Engineering Consultants, for the Frankenlust Township/Fraser and Seven Mile Roads Water project.  The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve payroll for the period of 7/23/06 through 8/05/06 in the amount of $71,654.21.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

Commissioner Studders moved to approve the bills of August 16, 2006 in the amount of $455,237.75.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

            Commissioner Studders moved to receive the Dept.’s Monthly Meeting Summary of July 27, 2006.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

            Commissioner Lewandowski moved to approve a Professional Services Agreement with Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr & Huber, Inc., for assistance in the review of the WWTP NPDES permit.  The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

            Commissioner Studders moved to approve the attendance of one employee to the AWWA Advanced Cross Connection Seminar.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Lewandowski moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, August 30, 2006 immediately following the Road Department meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:21 a.m.:
Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

 

Respectfully Submitted by:                                Approved by:

 

 

Julie K. Bowker                                               Gerald M. Redmond
Clerk of the Board                                            Chairman of the Board


WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2006

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2006           REGULAR MEETING

 

The regular meeting of the Bay County Road Commission, Department of Water & Sewer, was called to order at 10:01 a.m., at 2600 E. Beaver Road, by the Chairman, Gerald Redmond.

       Roll Call: Gerald Redmond, Michael Studders, & Robert Lewandowski

Also present were:  Road Commission Representatives:  John Edmands, Engineer-Manager; and Jim Lillo, Assistant Engineer; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Bill Schubert, Water Superintendent; Ken Schott, WWTP Superintendent; Jim Davison, Kawkawlin Township Trustee; and Julie Bowker, Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the minutes of the August 16, 2006 meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

PUBLIC INPUT – None

            Mr. Schubert presented results of proposals received to Revise Construction Specification Documents.  Commissioner Lewandowski moved to award to Spicer Group for their low proposal of $4,000.00.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

            Commissioner Studders moved to approve Payment #9 (Final) to Eric Construction, contractor on the Frankenlust Township/Delta, Amelith, & Kloha Roads Sewer project.  The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

            Commissioner Studders moved to approve Amendment #4 to the Professional Services Agreement with Civil Engineering Consultants, for the Kawkawlin-Fraser Townships/M-13 Sanitary Sewer project.  The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

            Commissioner Redmond moved to advertise for a September 13, 2006 bid opening for the Kawkawlin Township/Beaver Road Sewer Extension project.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve payroll for the period of 8/06/06 through 8/19/06 in the amount of $71,956.38.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

Commissioner Studders moved to approve the bills of August 30, 2006 in the amount of $129,950.62.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

            K. Schott – Updated the Board on the NPDES Permit Application.  The letter sent requesting an extension to review several issues was denied.  A letter contesting this decision will be sent.

            The recent rain event was handled well.

            The roof replacement is proceeding.

            Commissioner Redmond moved to receive a letter from the MCRCSIP regarding a refund for prior years.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

            Commissioner Studders moved to approve the attendance of three employees to a MWEA training seminar.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

            Commissioner Lewandowski moved to approve the attendance of four employees to a MWEA-AWWA Pump Station Maintenance seminar.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

            The second quarter Revenue and Expense Report was reviewed.  Commissioner Lewandowski moved to receive the report.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

            Mr. Schubert reported that the MDEQ performed an inspection yesterday.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Lewandowski moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, September 13, 2006 immediately following the Road Department meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:24 a.m.:
Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

 

Respectfully Submitted by:                                Approved by:

 

 

Julie K. Bowker                                               Gerald M. Redmond
Clerk of the Board                                            Chairman of the Board


WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2006

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2006        REGULAR MEETING

 

The regular meeting of the Bay County Road Commission, Department of Water & Sewer, was called to order at 9:51 a.m., at 2600 E. Beaver Road, by the Chairman, Gerald Redmond.

       Roll Call: Gerald Redmond, Michael Studders, & Robert Lewandowski

Also present were:  Road Commission Representative:  John Edmands, Engineer-Manager; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Ken Miller, Director; and Bill Schubert, Water Superintendent; Supervisors – Hilda Dijak, Frankenlust; and Dick Gromaski, Fraser; Jim Davison, Kawkawlin Township Trustee; Ted Groholski, Beaver Township resident; Mark Norton, Wade-Trim, Inc.; and Julie Bowker, Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the minutes of the August 30, 2006 meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

PUBLIC INPUT – None

            Commissioner Studders moved to approve a Professional Services Agreement with Spicer Engineering, to Revise Construction Specification Documents.  The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

            Commissioner Redmond moved to approve Payment #2 (Final) to Wellman Excavating, contractor on the Merritt Township/Cotter Road Water project.  The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

            Mr. Miller discussed a possible water extension project along Reese Road.  This a boundary road with Tuscola County and would require an amendment to the 1975 Water Service Agreement with the City of Bay City.

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve payroll for the period of 8/20/06 through 9/02/06 in the amount of $71,854.37.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

Commissioner Studders moved to approve the bills of September 13, 2006 in the amount of $408,297.47.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

            Mr. Miller reported on recent pump station rehabilitation by staff.  The pump station at M-84 and Two Mile which has three variable frequency drives was totally refurbished to be electronically monitored and run.

            Mr. Miller presented a copy of a letter sent to the City of Bay City relative to unresolved issues regarding the 2006-2007 proposed water rates.

            Mr. Miller reported that communications have been ongoing with the consultant regarding the NPDES Permit.  Another letter will be sent to the MDEQ regarding the Department’s objection to the mercury testing and discharges from the equalization basin.

            Mr. Miller discussed a possible water project on Trumbull Road for 2007.  Civil Engineering Consultants will be contacted.

            Bids were received and opened for the Kawkawlin Township/Beaver Road Sewer Extension project.  Commissioner Redmond moved to refer the bids for review.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Lewandowski moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, September 27, 2006 immediately following the Road Department meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:20 a.m.:
Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

 

Respectfully Submitted by:                                Approved by:

 

 

Julie K. Bowker                                               Gerald M. Redmond
Clerk of the Board                                            Chairman of the Board

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2006

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2006        REGULAR MEETING

 

The regular meeting of the Bay County Road Commission, Department of Water & Sewer, was called to order at 10:00 a.m., at 2600 E. Beaver Road, by the Chairman, Gerald Redmond.

       Roll Call: Gerald Redmond, Michael Studders, & Robert Lewandowski

Also present were:  Road Commission Representatives:  John Edmands, Engineer-Manager; and Jim Lillo, Assistant Engineer; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Ken Miller, Director; and Bill Schubert, Water Superintendent; Supervisors – Dick Gromaski, Fraser; and Thomas Paige, Williams; Jim Davison, Kawkawlin Township Trustee; and Julie Bowker, Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the minutes of the September 13, 2006 meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

PUBLIC INPUT – None

            Commissioner Studders moved to advertise for a October 11, 2006 bid opening for the Frankenlust Township/Fraser & Seven Mile Roads Water project.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

            Commissioner Redmond moved to approve Change Order #2 (Final) with Eric Construction, contractor on the Monitor Township/Fisher, Reinhardt, Grande, & W. Pressler Roads Water project.  The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

            Commissioner Lewandowski moved to approve Amendment #1 to the  Professional Services Agreement with Civil Engineering Consultants, Inc., for the Portsmouth Township/Trumbull @ Cass Watermain Replacement project.  The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

            Commissioner Studders moved to approve Change Order #2 with Meylan Excavating, Inc., contractor on the Williams Township/Garfield Road crossing US-10, N. Union, & Wheeler Road Water project.  The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

            Bids received and opened on September 13, 2006 for the Kawkawlin Township/Beaver Road Sewer Extension project were reviewed.  Commissioner Redmond moved to award to Keyes Trenching, for their low bid price of $39,400.00.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

Commissioner Studders moved to approve payroll for the period of 9/03/06 through 9/16/06 in the amount of $71,462.20.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the bills of September 27, 2006 in the amount of $296,671.33.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

            Mr. Schubert reported on a recent unfunded federal mandate regarding water system stage II disinfection by-product.  A report must be sent to the EPA.  Testing locations will be determined by system evaluation.

            Commissioner Studders moved to approve a Disbursement Request from the Bay Area Community Foundation for Railtrail Endowment Funds.  The Chairman is authorized to sign for the Board.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

            Commissioner Lewandowski moved to approve the attendance of two employees to a MWEA Health and Safety Seminar.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

            Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the attendance of one employee to the AWWA Fall Regional Meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Studders moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, October 11, 2006 immediately following the Road Department meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:18 a.m.:
Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

 

Respectfully Submitted by:                                Approved by:

 

 

Julie K. Bowker                                               Gerald M. Redmond
Clerk of the Board                                            Chairman of the Board

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2006

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2006           REGULAR MEETING

 

The regular meeting of the Bay County Road Commission, Department of Water & Sewer, was called to order at 10:09 a.m., at 2600 E. Beaver Road, by the Chairman, Gerald Redmond.

       Roll Call: Gerald Redmond, Michael Studders, & Robert Lewandowski

Also present were:  Road Commission Representatives:  John Edmands, Engineer-Manager; and Jim Lillo, Assistant Engineer; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Ken Miller, Director; and Bill Schubert, Water Superintendent; Supervisors – Dick Gromaski, Fraser; and Thomas Paige, Williams; Mary Revord, Frankenlust Township Trustee; Bill Cramer, Monitor Township Trustee; Mark Norton, Civil Engineering Consultants; and Julie Bowker, Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the minutes of the September 27, 2006 meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

PUBLIC INPUT – None

            Commissioner Studders moved to approve Payment #2 (Final) to Meylan Excavating, Inc., contractor on the Fraser Township/Old State Road Water project.  The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

            Commissioner Redmond moved to approve Change Order #3 (Final) with Eric Construction, contractor on the Monitor Township/Fisher, Reinhardt, Grande, & W. Pressler Roads Water project.  The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

            Commissioner Lewandowski moved to approve Payment #3 (Final) to Eric Construction, contractor on the Monitor Township/Fisher, Reinhardt, Grande, & W. Pressler Roads Water project.  The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

            Bids were received and opened for the Frankenlust Township/Fraser, Weiss, & Seven Mile Roads Water project.  Commissioner Redmond moved to refer the bids for review.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve payroll for the period of 9/17/06 through 9/30/06 in the amount of $70,715.30.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

Commissioner Studders moved to approve the bills of October 11, 2006 in the amount of $392,599.44.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

            Mr. Miller discussed a proposed project to provide water along a portion of Reese Road.  Commissioner Studders moved to approve the Second Amendment to the Bay Metropolitan Water Supply System Contract with the City of Bay City.  The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

            Commissioner Redmond moved to approve a Professional Services Agreement with Bodman LLP, for the review of the issues with the City of Bay City.  Approval is contingent upon review by legal counsel.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

            Commissioner Studders moved to approve the attendance of two employees to an Industrial Pretreatment Program.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Lewandowski moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, October 25, 2006 immediately following the Road Department meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:28 a.m.:
Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

 

Respectfully Submitted by:                                Approved by:

 

 

Julie K. Bowker                                               Gerald M. Redmond
Clerk of the Board                                            Chairman of the Board

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2006

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2006           REGULAR MEETING

 

The regular meeting of the Bay County Road Commission, Department of Water & Sewer, was called to order at 10:00 a.m., at 2600 E. Beaver Road, by the Chairman, Gerald Redmond.

       Roll Call: Gerald Redmond, Michael Studders, & Robert Lewandowski

Also present were:  Road Commission Representatives:  John Edmands, Engineer-Manager; and Jim Lillo, Assistant Engineer; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Ken Miller, Director; and Bill Schubert, Water Superintendent; Supervisors – Gary Brandt, Monitor; and Thomas Paige, Williams; Jim Davison, Kawkawlin Township Trustee; and Julie Bowker, Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the minutes of the October 11, 2006 meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

PUBLIC INPUT – None

            Commissioner Lewandowski moved to approve Change Order #3 (Final) with Meylan Excavating, Inc., contractor on the Beaver Township/Parish, Townline 14, & Eight Mile Roads Water project.  The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

            Commissioner Redmond moved to approve Payment #5 (Final) to Meylan Excavating, Inc., contractor on the Beaver Township/Parish, Townline 14, & Eight Mile Roads Water project.  The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

            Bids received and opened on October 11, 2006 for the Frankenlust Township/Fraser, Weiss, and Seven Mile Roads Water were reviewed.  Commissioner Studders moved to award to Mid-State Earthworks, Inc., for their low bid price of $150,367.50.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

            Commissioner Lewandowski moved to approve Change Order #3 with Meylan Excavating, Inc., contractor on the Williams Township/Garfield Road crossing US-10, N. Union, & Wheeler Road Water project.  The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski
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Commissioner Redmond moved to approve payroll for the period of 10/01/06 through 10/14/06 in the amount of $72,383.72.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the bills of October 25, 2006 in the amount of $424,600.22.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

            Two letters from the Bay County Employees’ Retirement System were discussed.  The Dept. of Water & Sewer has no mandatory payments required for 2006.  They elected earlier in the year to make voluntary 4% contributions to the Retirement and VEBA accounts as well as a lump sum payment of $100,000 to the VEBA account.  Commissioner Studders moved to approve participating in a study to be conducted on future employer contribution rates.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

            Commissioner Redmond moved to approve a Resolution which determines committee members to be appointed in the search for a new director, when needed.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

            Mr. Miller discussed the pending retirement of the Accounts Payable Tech.  T. Charbeneau has been promoted to that position.  Commissioner Redmond moved to post for a CRSII position.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

            Mr. Miller discussed the pending retirement of a CRSII.  Commissioner Redmond moved to post for a CRSII position.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Studders moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, November 8, 2006 immediately following the Road Department meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:16 a.m.:
Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

Respectfully Submitted by:                                Approved by:

 

Julie K. Bowker                                               Gerald M. Redmond
Clerk of the Board                                            Chairman of the Board

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2006

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2006          REGULAR MEETING

 

The regular meeting of the Bay County Road Commission, Department of Water & Sewer, was called to order at 10:02 a.m., at 2600 E. Beaver Road, by the Chairman, Gerald Redmond.

       Roll Call: Gerald Redmond, Michael Studders, & Robert Lewandowski

Also present were:  Road Commission Representative:  John Edmands, Engineer-Manager; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Ken Miller, Director; and Bill Schubert, Water Superintendent; Supervisors – Hilda Dijak, Frankenlust; Gary Brandt, Monitor; and Thomas Paige, Williams; and Julie Bowker, Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the minutes of the October 25, 2006 meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

PUBLIC INPUT – None

            Commissioner Redmond moved to approve a Contract with Keyes Trenching, contractor on the Kawkawlin Township/Beaver Road Sewer Extension project.  The project was awarded on September 27, 2006.  The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

Commissioner Studders moved to approve payroll for the period of 10/15/06 through 10/28/06 in the amount of $69,821.35.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the bills of November 8, 2006 in the amount of $580,451.28.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

            Mr. Miller discussed the projected 2007 wholesale cost of water.  No meetings have been held recently with the City of Bay City.  Since the Department’s budget must be completed by year end, a blended rate of $1.75/ccf will be used for 2007. When negotiations with Bay City are completed, the rate will be adjusted.

            Commissioner Redmond moved to award the CSRII position to Sally Wright.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

            Commissioner Studders moved to post a CSRI position.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Lewandowski moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, November 22, 2006 immediately following the Road Department meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:15 a.m.:
Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

 

Respectfully Submitted by:                                Approved by:

 

 

Julie K. Bowker                                               Gerald M. Redmond
Clerk of the Board                                            Chairman of the Board

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2006

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2006         REGULAR MEETING

 

The regular meeting of the Bay County Road Commission, Department of Water & Sewer, was called to order at 10:14 a.m., at 2600 E. Beaver Road, by the Chairman, Gerald Redmond.

       Roll Call: Gerald Redmond, Michael Studders, & Robert Lewandowski

Also present were:  Road Commission Representative:  John Edmands, Engineer-Manager; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Ken Miller, Director; and Bill Schubert, Water Superintendent; Supervisors – Dick Gromaski, Fraser; and Roy DeLorge, Kawkawlin; and Jim Lillo, Acting Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the minutes of the November 8, 2006 meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Studders, Lewandowski, & Redmond

PUBLIC INPUT – None

            Commissioner Lewandowski moved to approve a Contract with Mid-State Earthworks, Inc., contractor on the Frankenlust Township/Fraser, Weiss, and Seven Mile Roads Water project.  The project was awarded on October 25, 2006.  The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Lewandowski, Redmond, & Studders

            Commissioner Studders moved to approve Amendment #1 to the  Professional Services Agreement with Civil Engineering Consultants, Inc., for the Kawkawlin Township/Beaver Road Sewer Extension project.  The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Redmond, Studders, & Lewandowski

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve payroll for the period of 10/29/06 through 11/11/06 in the amount of $70,762.94.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Studders, Lewandowski, & Redmond

Commissioner Studders moved to approve the bills of November 22, 2006 in the amount of $179,950.06.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Lewandowski, Redmond, & Studders

            Mr. Miller discussed the Exchange/Transfer Provisions under the Nationwide Life Deferred Compensation Group Fixed Retirement Contract.  The current provision limits exchanges/transfers to 20% per year per employee.  A second option is a limit of 12% of the entity’s fund balance.  Commissioner Studders moved to approve the 12% aggregate exchange and transfer limit.  The Chairman is authorized to sign for the Board.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Redmond, Studders, & Lewandowski

            Mr. Miller discussed the City of Bay City/Out City water.  The City has recently hired an attorney to review contract documents and the possibility of a water authority.  The City will answer outstanding questions after the first of the year.

            Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the attendance of one employee to a DEQ Water & Wastewater Construction Permits Workshop.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Studders, Lewandowski, & Redmond

            Commissioner Lewandowski moved to hold a Public Hearing on December 20, 2006 for the 2007 Budget.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Lewandowski, Redmond, & Studders

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Lewandowski moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, December 6, 2006 immediately following the Road Department meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:31 a.m.:
Yeas:  Redmond, Studders, & Lewandowski

 

Respectfully Submitted by:                                Approved by:

 

 

Julie K. Bowker                                               Gerald M. Redmond
Clerk of the Board                                            Chairman of the Board

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2006

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2006          REGULAR MEETING

 

The regular meeting of the Bay County Road Commission, Department of Water & Sewer, was called to order at 10:12 a.m., at 2600 E. Beaver Road, by the Chairman, Gerald Redmond.

       Roll Call: Gerald Redmond, Michael Studders, & Robert Lewandowski

Also present were:  Road Commission Representatives:  John Edmands, Engineer-Manager; and Jim Lillo, Assistant Engineer; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Ken Miller, Director; and Bill Schubert, Water Superintendent; Supervisors – Dick Gromaski, Fraser; Gary Brandt, Monitor; and Thomas Paige, Williams; Jim Davison, Kawkawlin Township Trustee; and Julie Bowker, Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the minutes of the November 22, 2006 meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

PUBLIC INPUT – None

Commissioner Lewandowski moved to approve payroll for the period of 11/12/06 through 11/25/06 in the amount of $72,298.48.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the bills of December 6, 2006 in the amount of $403,841.96.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

            Mr. Miller discussed Stage 2 Disinfectants and Disinfection Byproducts Rules.  Commissioner Studders moved to approve a Professional Services Agreement with Wade-Trim, Inc., for a System Evaluation regarding the new testing rules.  The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

            The 2007 Proposed Capital Improvements were reviewed.  Commissioner Redmond moved to receive the proposal.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

            The proposed 2007 and projected (2008 thru 2011) Regional REU Rates were reviewed.

            The Departments web site was discussed.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Studders moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, December 20, 2006 immediately following the Road Department meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:33 a.m.:
Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

 

Respectfully Submitted by:                                Approved by:

 

 

Julie K. Bowker                                               Gerald M. Redmond
Clerk of the Board                                            Chairman of the Board

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2006

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2006         DW&S         REGULAR MEETING

 

The regular meeting of the Bay County Road Commission, Department of Water & Sewer, was called to order at 10:30 a.m., at 2600 E. Beaver Road, by the Chairman, Gerald Redmond.

       Roll Call: Gerald Redmond, Michael Studders, & Robert Lewandowski

Also present were:  Road Commission Representative:  John Edmands, Engineer-Manager; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Ken Miller, Director; Bill Schubert, Water Superintendent; James Marter, Accounting Manager; Supervisors – Gary Brandt, Monitor; and Thomas Paige, Williams; Jim Davison, Kawkawlin Township Trustee; Donna Leitermann, Bangor Township Treasurer; Erich Smith, Wade-Trim, Inc.; Ryan Stanton, The Bay City Times; and Julie Bowker, Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the minutes of the December 6, 2006 meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

            Commissioner Redmond moved to open the Public Hearing to review the 2007 Budget.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:30 a.m.:
                                    Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

The 2007 Budget was reviewed by Mr. Miller & Mr. Marter.  No rate increases are projected for residents.

            T. Paige – Stated that he is very impressed with the Dept.’s overall performance and especially their preventative maintenance.

            Commissioner Redmond moved to close the hearing.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:49 a.m.:
                                    Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

            Commissioner Studders moved to adopt the 2007 Budget.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders,  & Redmond

PUBLIC INPUT – None

            Commissioner Studders moved to approve a Professional Services Agreement with Civil Engineering Consultants, Inc., for the Merritt & Gilford Townships/Munger & Reese Roads Water project.  The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve payroll for the period of 11/26/06 through 12/09/06 in the amount of $77,046.61.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

Commissioner Studders moved to approve the bills of December 20, 2006 in the amount of $266,321.41.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

            Commissioner Redmond moved to receive the Dept.’s Monthly Meeting Summary of November 29, 2006.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

            Commissioner Studders moved to promote K. Hollingsworth to the CSRII position.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

            Commissioner Redmond moved to offer the position of CSRI to C. Christensen.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

            Commissioner Studders moved to approve a salary adjustment for 2007 for Supervisory and Administrative employees in the same amount as union personnel.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

            Mr. Miller wished the best to Commissioner Studders and a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to everyone.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Studders moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, January 3, 2007 immediately following the Road Department meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:58 a.m.:
Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

 

Respectfully Submitted by:                                Approved by:

 

 

Julie K. Bowker                                               Gerald M. Redmond
Clerk of the Board                                            Chairman of the Board

 

The regular meeting of the Bay County Road Commission, Department of Water & Sewer, was called to order at 10:30 a.m., at 2600 E. Beaver Road, by the Chairman, Gerald Redmond.

       Roll Call: Gerald Redmond, Michael Studders, & Robert Lewandowski

Also present were:  Road Commission Representative:  John Edmands, Engineer-Manager; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Ken Miller, Director; Bill Schubert, Water Superintendent; James Marter, Accounting Manager; Supervisors – Gary Brandt, Monitor; and Thomas Paige, Williams; Jim Davison, Kawkawlin Township Trustee; Donna Leitermann, Bangor Township Treasurer; Erich Smith, Wade-Trim, Inc.; Ryan Stanton, The Bay City Times; and Julie Bowker, Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the minutes of the December 6, 2006 meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

            Commissioner Redmond moved to open the Public Hearing to review the 2007 Budget.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:30 a.m.:
                                    Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

The 2007 Budget was reviewed by Mr. Miller & Mr. Marter.  No rate increases are projected for residents.

            T. Paige – Stated that he is very impressed with the Dept.’s overall performance and especially their preventative maintenance.

            Commissioner Redmond moved to close the hearing.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:49 a.m.:
                                    Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

            Commissioner Studders moved to adopt the 2007 Budget.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders,  & Redmond

PUBLIC INPUT – None

            Commissioner Studders moved to approve a Professional Services Agreement with Civil Engineering Consultants, Inc., for the Merritt & Gilford Townships/Munger & Reese Roads Water project.  The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve payroll for the period of 11/26/06 through 12/09/06 in the amount of $77,046.61.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

Commissioner Studders moved to approve the bills of December 20, 2006 in the amount of $266,321.41.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

            Commissioner Redmond moved to receive the Dept.’s Monthly Meeting Summary of November 29, 2006.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

            Commissioner Studders moved to promote K. Hollingsworth to the CSRII position.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

            Commissioner Redmond moved to offer the position of CSRI to C. Christensen.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Lewandowski, Studders, & Redmond

            Commissioner Studders moved to approve a salary adjustment for 2007 for Supervisory and Administrative employees in the same amount as union personnel.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
                                    Yeas:  Studders, Redmond, & Lewandowski

            Mr. Miller wished the best to Commissioner Studders and a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to everyone.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Studders moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, January 3, 2007 immediately following the Road Department meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:58 a.m.:
Yeas:  Redmond, Lewandowski, & Studders

 

Respectfully Submitted by:                                Approved by:

 

 

Julie K. Bowker                                               Gerald M. Redmond
Clerk of the Board                                            Chairman of the Board