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WEDNESDAY, December 28, 2011...

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2011 DW&S 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, Richard Gromaski.

Roll Call: Richard Gromaski, Edward Rivet & Michael Rivard

Also present were: Road Commission Representatives: Jim Lillo, Engineer-Manager; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Thomas Paige, Director; Bradd Maki, Water Superintendent; Ed Carstens, WWTP Superintendent; and Jim Marter, Accounting Manager; Supervisors - George Augustyniak, Fraser; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; and Paul Wasek, Williams; Tom Levengood; and Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the December 14, 2011 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

PUBLIC INPUT - NONE

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve and execute Interjurisdictional Sewer Use Agreement from the City of Essexville.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 12/04/11 through 12/17/11 in the amount of $77,737.01. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve bills in the amount of $423,741.95. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Gromaski moved to open Public Hearing at 10:16 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard

The 2012 Budget was reviewed by Mr. Marter and Mr. Tom Paige. 

Commissioner Gromaski moved to close Public Hearing at 10:18 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to adopt the 2012 Budget and commended the staff for their efforts. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve 2 WWTP employees and the DWS Director to attend the MWEA Wastewater Administrators Conference in Frankenmuth 1/19/11 and 1/20/11. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivard moved to receive Notice of Failure to approve proposed Sixth Amendment to Bay County West Side Regional Sewage Disposal Contract. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Gromaski & Rivet

Mr. Paige discussed the WWTP building siding update.

Mr. Paige discussed the Water Source / Supply evaluation.

Mr. Paige discussed the LED building lighting project.

PUBLIC INPUT – D. Bragiel commented on water quality.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivet moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, January 11, 2012 immediately following the Road Department meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 11:10 a.m.:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Respectfully Submitted by: Jackie McCarthy Clerk of the Board

Approved by: Richard S. Gromaski Chairman of the Board

WEDNESDAY, December 14, 2011...

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2011 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, Richard Gromaski.

Roll Call: Richard Gromaski, Edward Rivet & Michael Rivard

Also present were: Road Commission Representatives: Jim Lillo, Engineer-Manager; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Thomas Paige, Director; Bradd Maki, Water Superintendent; Ed Carstens, WWTP Superintendent; and Jim Marter, Accounting Manager; Supervisors - Terry Watson, Bangor; George Augustyniak, Fraser; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; and Paul Wasek, Williams; Mike Nielsen, Wade-Trim, Inc.; Jeff Hansen, LAN; and Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the November 30, 2011 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

PUBLIC INPUT - NONE

Commissioner Gromaski moved to authorize Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) to proceed with Task 2, Development of a DWRF Project Plan, per the Professional Services Agreement approved on November 2, 2011. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 11/20/11 through 12/0311 in the amount of $83,544.19. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve bills in the amount of $587,544.22. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Rivet moved to receive credit card report. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Rivet moved to receive and sign a Certificate of Appreciation for retiring employee, Janice Anklam for her 10 years of service. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Rivet moved to authorize seven WWTP employees to attend Lift Station Preventative Maintenance and Valves class in Lapeer on January 26, 2012. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Rivard moved to authorize to post and fill a Meter Reader / Technician position in the Water Department. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve Certificate of Resolution and Adoption of Agreement for Section 125 Premium Only Plan. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas:Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Gromaski moved to receive Audit Notification Letter from Weinlander Fitzhugh. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Mr. Paige and Mr. Marter discussed the 2012 Proposed Budget. Commissioner Gromaski moved to receive. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Mr. Paige and Mr. Carstens discussed the WWTP building siding update.

Mr. Paige discussed the Water Source / Supply evaluation.

Mr. Paige discussed the DWS server Maintenance Agreement - 3 years.

Mr. Paige discussed traffic cones and barrels for Water Department.

PUBLIC INPUT - NONE

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivard moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, December 28, 2011 immediately following the Road Department meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 11:45 a.m.:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Respectfully Submitted by: Jackie McCarthy Clerk of the Board

Approved by: Richard S. Gromaski Chairman of the Board

WEDNESDAY, October 19, 2011...
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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2011 DW&S 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, Richard Gromaski.

Roll Call: Richard Gromaski, Edward Rivet & Michael Rivard

Also present were: Road Commission Representatives: Jim Lillo, Engineer-Manager; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Thomas Paige, Director; Jim Marter, Accounting Manager; and Cheryl Fechter, Office Manager; Supervisors - Terry Watson, Bangor; Mike Nielson, Wade-Trim, Inc.; Jeff Hansen, LAN; and Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the October 5, 2011 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard

PUBLIC INPUT - NONE

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 09/25/11 through 10/08/11 in the amount of $77,224.94. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve bills in the amount of $405,194.56. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivet moved to receive Local Unit Monthly Meeting Summary of 09/07/11. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Rivet moved to receive credit card report. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard

Commissioner Gromaski moved to authorize one WWTP employee to attend the Fundamentals of Asset Management Course in Novi on November 8th & 9th, 2011. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivard moved to authorize two WWTP employees to attend the MWEA Improving Plant Performance with New Technology Seminar in East Lansing on November 1, 2011. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve to purchase office copier under the MiDEAL Contract Pricing. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Mr. Paige discussed the MIOSHA Appeal update.

Mr. Paige discussed the Water Source / Supply evaluation. Township resolutions supporting a new membrane water filtration plant were listed.

Mr. Paige discussed the Out City / City Water Work Group next meeting is October 25, 2011 at 1:30 p.m.

Commissioner Rivet moved to move into closed session at 10:30 a.m. pursuant to MCLA 15.268, Section 8 (c) for strategy and negotiation sessions connected with negotiations of a collective bargaining agreement. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

PUBLIC INPUT - NONE

Commissioner Gromaski moved to return to open session at 11:10 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivard moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, November 2, 2011 immediately following the Road Department meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 11:20 a.m.:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

 

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

 

Jackie McCarthy Richard S. Gromaski
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board

WEDNESDAY, October 5, 2011...
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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2011 DW&S 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, Richard Gromaski.

Roll Call: Richard Gromaski, Edward Rivet & Michael Rivard

Also present were: Road Commission Representatives: Jim Lillo, Engineer-Manager; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Thomas Paige, Director; Supervisors - Terry Watson, Bangor; George Augustyniak, Fraser; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; Gary Brandt, Monitor; Michael Haranda, Mt. Forest; and Paul Wasek, Williams; Mel McNally, Kawkawlin Township Trustee; Mike Nielson, Wade-Trim, Inc.; Tom Levengood, Bay City Water Plant; Robert Holmen & Larry Fleis, F & V Construction; and Lisa VanDusen, Assistant Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the September 21, 2011 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski

PUBLIC INPUT - NONE

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve and execute contract documents with Insituform Technologies USA, Inc. in the amount of $100,170 for Bangor Township / 2011 Pump Station & Sanitary Sewer Improvements (Ranch Drive, Westlawn Street Pump Station Collection Sewers). Chairman and Clerk are authorized to sign. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Gromaski & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve and execute Interjurisdictional Sewer Use Agreement for Charter Township of Hampton. Chairman and Clerk are authorized to sign. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski motioned to approve and execute Change Order #8 for $126,383.60 with F & V Construction Management, Inc., for the Regional WWTP Hydraulic / Process Expansion. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve pay request No. 14 to F & V Construction Management, Inc. for Regional WWTP Hydraulic/Process Expansion for $227,669.39 of which $22,954.81 will be reimbursed by Essexville and Hampton. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 9/11/11 through 9/24/11 in the amount of $79,716.19. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski
Commissioner Rivet moved to approve bills in the amount of $425,549.16. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Gromaski moved to receive 2nd Quarter 2011 Statement of Revenue and Expense. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Gromaski & Rivet

Commissioner Rivard moved to award bid to Johnson Controls in the amount of $48,910 for the WWTP Building Roof Top HVAC Unit. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard

Commissioner Gromaski moved to authorize to post and full a Skilled Underground Water/Sewer Construction & Repair position in the Water Department. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Rivet moved to adopt resolution Authorizing Notification for Bay County Employees Retirement System. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Mr. Paige discussed MIOSHA Appeal Filed.

Mr. Paige discussed the Regional WWTP Hydraulic / Process Expansion update; after today's meeting, doing a walk through to see updates for those interested.

Mr. Paige discussed the Water Source / Supply evaluation. Informational meeting for all water districts scheduled for 10/06/11.

Mr. Paige discussed the most recent Out City / City Water Work group meeting and the Resolution Supporting a New Membrane Water Filtration Plant as adopted by the Bay City Commission on September 26, 2011.

PUBLIC INPUT - NONE

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivard moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, October 19, 2011 immediately following the Road Department meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:55 a.m.:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

Jackie McCarthy Richard S. Gromaski
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board

WEDNESDAY, September 21, 2011...

The regular meeting of the Bay County Road Commission, Department of Water & Sewer, was called to order at 9:55 a.m., at 2600 E. Beaver Road, by the Chairman, Richard Gromaski.

Roll Call: Richard Gromaski, Edward Rivet, & Michael Rivard

Also present were: Road Commission Representative: Jim Lillo, Engineer-Manager; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Thomas Paige, Director, Bradd Maki, Water Superintendent; Supervisors - George Augustyniak, Fraser; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; Tom Levengood, Bay City Water Plant; John Billette, Civil Engineering Consultants; Mike Nielson, Wade-Trim; Doug Alexander, City of Essexville Manager; Jeff Hansen, LAN; and Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the September 7, 2011 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

PUBLIC INPUT - NONE

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve Bangor Township/2011 Pump Station & Sanitary Sewer Improvements (Ranch Drive, Westlawn Street Pump Station Sewers) bid to Insituform Technologies USA, Inc. in the amount of $100,170. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve and execute Contract Documents with Keyes Trenching, LLC for Williams Township/Carter Road (Midland to Salzburg) sewer. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 08/28/11 through 09/10/11 in the amount of $81,359.20. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve the bills in the amount of $426,244.98. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve a resolution supporting a new membrane water filtration plant. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard

Commissioner Rivet moved to receive credit card report. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Rivard moved to authorize the Water Department Superintendent to attend the Water Certification Review Course in Waterford on 10/26/11 and 10/27/11. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Mr. Paige discussed the Regional WWTP Hydraulic / Process Expansion update.

Mr. Paige discussed the Out City / City Water Work Group. Next meeting is on 09/27/11.

Mr. Paige discussed the Water Source / Supply evaluation. Informational meeting for all water districts tentative date is 10/06/11.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivard moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, October 5, 2011 immediately following the Road Department meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:42 a.m.
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

Jackie McCarthy Richard S. Gromaski
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board

WEDNESDAY, September 7, 2011...

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2011 DW&S 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, Richard Gromaski.

Roll Call: Richard Gromaski, Edward Rivet, & Michael Rivard

Also present were: Road Commission Representative: Jim Lillo, Engineer-Manager; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Thomas Paige, Director, Bradd Maki, Water Superintendent; John Szelogowski, WWTP Maintenance Supervisor; and Ed Carstens, WWTP Superintendent; Supervisors - Terry Watson, Bangor; George Augustyniak, Fraser; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; Gary Brandt, Monitor; and Paul Wasek, Williams; Tom Levengood, Bay City Water Plant; Mike Nielson & Tiffany Harrison, Wade-Trim; and Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the August 18, 2011 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve the minutes of the August 24, 2011 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

PUBLIC INPUT - NONE

Bids were received and opened for WWTP Building Roof Top AC Unit. Commissioner Gromaski moved to refer for review. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Bids were received and opened for Bangor Township/2011 Pump Station & Sanitary Sewer Improvements (Ranch Drive, Westlawn Street Pump Station Collection Sewers). Commissioner Rivet moved to refer for review. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Gromaski moved to recess to allow completion of the road meeting at 10:05 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to return to the DWS meeting at 10:31 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to award bid for Williams Township/Carter Road (Midland to Salzburg) sewer to Keyes Trenching, LLC for Alternate 2 and Section A in the amount of $421,945. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

 

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 08/14/11 through 08/27/11 in the amount of $82,105.97. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve the bills in the amount of $215,690.07. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Rivet moved to receive summary of BCRC/DWS Special Workshop on 08/23/11. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve quote for Seal Expansion Joints in EQ1 and award to J.R. Heineman & Sons in the amount of $8,715.50. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard

Commissioner Rivard moved to authorize the WWTP Operations Supervisor and Operator to attend the MWEA Biosolids and IPP Joint Conference in Kalamazoo on 09/27/11 and 09/28/11 with hotel accommodations. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Mr. Paige discussed the WWTP Pressure Washer Purchase.

Mr. Paige discussed WWTP Outdoor Lighting - wall pack removal / replacement due to siding replacement and Site Grading week of 09/12/11 with grass seeding to follow.

Mr. Paige discussed Regional WWTP Hydraulic / Process Expansion update.

Mr. Paige discussed the Foster Group Report on Evaluation of Water Supply Options and the Out City / City Water Work Group.

Mr. Paige discussed a recent MIOSHA audit and resulting fee which will be appealed.

Commissioner Gromaski approved posting and filling the Construction & Maintenance of Water & Sewer Systems Equipment Operator position due to a retirement notice just received. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivard moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, September 21, 2011 immediately following the Road Department meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 11:16 a.m.
Yeas: Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

Jackie McCarthy Richard S. Gromaski
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board

WEDNESDAY, August 24, 2011...

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2011 DW&S 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, Richard Gromaski.

Roll Call: Richard Gromaski, Edward Rivet, & Michael Rivard

Also present were: Road Commission Representative: Jim Lillo, Engineer-Manager; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Thomas Paige, Director, Bradd Maki, Water Superintendent; Jim Marter, Accounting Manager; Supervisors - George Augustyniak, Fraser; Gary Brandt, Monitor; Michael Haranda, Mt. Forest; and Paul Wasek, Williams; Tom Levengood, Bay City Water Plant; Mike Nielsen, Wade-Trim Inc.; John Billette, Civil Engineering Consultants; Jeff Hanson, LAN; and Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the August 10, 2011 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

PUBLIC INPUT - NONE

Bids were received and opened for Williams Township/Carter Road (Midland to Salzburg) sewer. Commissioner Rivet moved to refer for review. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 07/31/11 through 08/13/11 in the amount of $86,329.96. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve the bills in the amount of $479,179.83. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Gromaski moved to receive 8/10/11 summary of DWS/local unit monthly meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Mr. Paige explained the Report on Evaluation of Water Supply Options from the Foster Group as presented at the 8/23/11 special meeting. Commissioner Rivet moved to approve meeting with City of Bay City and Bay County to present findings. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve 3 employees to attend the Michigan Section AWWA Annual Meeting Awards Luncheon on September 14, 2011 to receive the 2011 Edward Dunbar Rich Service Award. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve Assistant Maintenance Supervisor to attend the Collection Systems Seminar in East Lansing, Michigan on September 8, 2011. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve 4 water department employees to attend the AWWA Fall Regional Meeting in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan on October 19, 2011. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve 2 water department employees to attend the Advanced Cross Connection Seminar in Lansing, Michigan on September 8, 2011. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Mr. Paige discussed the MCRCSIP refund of $30,165.

Mr. Paige discussed Out City / City Water Work Group. Next meeting is scheduled for August 30, 2011 at 1:00 p.m.

Mr. Paige discussed July 27, 2011 correspondence from Bay City to the Charter Township of Hampton.

PUBLIC INPUT - NONE

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivard moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, September 7, 2011 immediately following the Road Department meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:55 a.m.
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

 

Jackie McCarthy Richard S. Gromaski
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board

WEDNESDAY, August 10, 2011...

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10, 2011 DW&S REGULAR MEETING

The regular meeting of the Bay County Road Commission, Department of Water & Sewer, was called to order at 9:30 a.m., at 2600 E. Beaver Road, by the Chairman, Richard Gromaski.

Roll Call: Richard Gromaski, Edward Rivet, & Michael Rivard

Also present were: Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Thomas Paige, Director, Bradd Maki, Water Superintendent; and Jim Marter, Accounting Manager; Supervisors - George Augustyniak, Fraser; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; David Schabel, Merritt; Gary Brandt, Monitor; and Paul Wasek, Williams; Mel McNally, Kawkawlin Township Trustee; Tom Levengood, Bay City Water Plant; Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the July 27, 2011 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

PUBLIC INPUT - NONE

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payment No. 5 FINAL to American Excavating of Michigan, Ltd. for Bangor Township/Fletcher Court water and storm sewer for $2,500.00. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard
Commissioner Rivard moved to approve to authorize advertising for sealed bids for Williams Township/Carter Road (Midland to Salzburg) sewer with a bid opening date of 8/24/11 at 10:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard
Commissioner Rivard moved to approve advertising for bids to be opened 9/7/11 at 10:00 a.m. for Bangor Township Sanitary Sewer improvements for Ranch Drive and Westlawn Street pump stations. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski
Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 07/17/11 through 07/30/11 in the amount of $79,519.79. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve the bills in the amount of $203,467.65. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Gromaski moved to receive 06/22/11 summary of Regional Sewer Owners Meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to receive 07/13/11 summary of Local Unit Monthly Meeting Summary. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard
Commissioner Rivet moved to authorize to advertise for sealed bids for replacement of rooftop air conditioning Unit on the WWTP control building. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve authorization to send Water Department Superintendent to a water distribution short course on September 26 through 28, 2011 at Higgins Lake. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Mr. Paige discussed the credit card report, the MIOSHA visit to work site, the UWUA #546 Contract, and the Out City/City Water Work Group.

Mr. Paige discussed the Water source / supply evaluation by The Foster Group and the status of the evaluation report.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivet moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, August 24, 2011 immediately following the Road Department meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:00 a.m.
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

 

Jackie McCarthy Richard S. Gromaski
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board

WEDNESDAY, July 27, 2011...
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WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 2011 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, Richard Gromaski.

Roll Call: Richard Gromaski, Edward Rivet, & Michael Rivard

Also present were: Road Commission Representative: Jim Lillo, Engineer-Manager; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Thomas Paige, Director and Bradd Makki, Water Superintendent; Supervisors - George Augustyniak, Fraser; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; Gary Brandt, Monitor; and Paul Wasek, Williams; Tom Levengood, Bay City Water Plant; John Billette, Civil Engineering Consultants; Joe Mongeluz, Wade-Trim; Jeff Hansen, LAN; and Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the July 13, 2011 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

PUBLIC INPUT - G. Brandt questioned details of a Bangor-Monitor Water District water line project on Midland Road in Monitor Township.

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve water tank maintenance contract with Utility Service Company, Inc. for the Williams Township 11 Mile Road water storage tank. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 7/3/11 through 7/16/11 in the amount of $81,591.22. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve the bills in the amount of $191,109.49. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Mr. Paige discussed the UWUA #546 Contract.

Mr. Paige discussed the Bangor Township/Richardson Drive sewer repair.

Mr. Paige discussed the Out City / City Water Work Group and meeting held last week which focused on Authority issues.

Mr. Paige discussed the water source / supply evaluation - The Foster Group; report is now expected the last week of August.

The current taste and odor water issue due to an algae bloom affecting the raw water quality was discussed.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivard moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, August 10, 2011 immediately following the Road Department meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 11:00 a.m.
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

 

Jackie McCarthy Richard S. Gromaski
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board

WEDNESDAY, July 13, 2011...

WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2011 DW&S 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, Richard Gromaski.

Roll Call: Richard Gromaski, Edward Rivet, & Michael Rivard

Also present were: Road Commission Representative: Jim Lillo, Engineer-Manager; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Thomas Paige, Director and Ed Carstens, WWTP Superintendent; Supervisors - Terry Watson, Bangor; George Augustyniak, Fraser; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; Gary Brandt, Monitor; and Paul Wasek, Williams; Mel McNally, Kawkawlin Township Trustee; and Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the June 29, 2011 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

PUBLIC INPUT - NONE

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve Amendment No. 1 to Professional Services Agreement with Wade Trim Inc. for the Bangor Township / 2011 Pump Station & sanitary sewer improvements. Chairman is authorized to sign. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to refer the water tank maintenance contract with Utility Service Company, Inc. for 11 Mile Road water storage tank in Williams Township to attorney for review and return to the next meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 6/19/11 through 7/2/11 in the amount of $80,418.85. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve the bills in the amount of $368,868.06. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivet moved to award bid to J.R. Heineman of Saginaw for 2" insulated siding on WWTP buildings 100; 200; 300; 400; 500; 600; 700; and 800 for the package bid amount of $620,900. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

 

 

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve 3 water department employees' attendance to a line locating/leak detection training course on July 28, 2011 in Bridgeport. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Mr. Paige discussed the credit card report.

Mr. Paige discussed the water source/supply evaluation. The Foster Group report presentation has been delayed with a new target date of 8/9/11.
PUBLIC INPUT - NONE

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivard moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, July 27, 2011 immediately following the Road Department meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 11:03 a.m.:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

 

Jackie McCarthy Richard S. Gromaski
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board

WEDNESDAY, June 29, 2011...
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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29, 2011 DW&S REGULAR MEETING

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

Roll Call: Richard Gromaski, Edward Rivet & Michael Rivard

Also present were: Road Commission Representatives: Jim Lillo, Engineer-Manager; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representative: Thomas Paige, Director, Bradd Maki, Water Superintendent, Ed Carstens, WWTP Superintendent, Tom Fitzgerald, Assistant Maintenance Supervisor; Supervisors - Terry Watson, Bangor; George Augustyniak, Fraser; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; Gary Brandt, Monitor; and Paul Wasek, Williams; Tom Levengood, Bay City Water Plant; and Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the June 15, 2011 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

PUBLIC INPUT - NONE

Sealed bids were opened and read for siding on WWTP Biosolids building #800 with alternate bids for other WWTP buildings.

Commissioner Rivet moved to refer for review bids for siding on WWTP Biosolids building #800 and other WWTP buildings. Bid will be awarded at the next meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve Professional Services Agreement with Wade-Trim, Inc. for Bangor Township / 2011 Pump Station & sanitary sewer improvements. Chairman and Clerk are authorized to sign. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 06/05/11 through 06/18/11 in the amount of $78,528.60. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve bills in the amount of $310,159.19. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to receive 6/01/11 summary of DWS/local unit monthly meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Mr. Paige discussed Bangor Township/North Union sanitary sewer lead repair.

Mr. Paige discussed Regional WWTP Hydraulic/Process Expansion.

Mr. Paige discussed Sixth Amendment to Bay County West Side Regional Sewage Disposal System Contract and 6/22/11 meeting of the WWTP System local units.

Mr. Paige discussed the water source / supply evaluation with the Foster Group. 7/19/11 is the next Out-City/City Water Workgroup session.

PUBLIC INPUT - D. Bragiel questioned the correct timing for questions during the meeting.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivet moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, July 13, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 11:00 a.m.
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

 

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

 

Jackie McCarthy Richard S. Gromaski
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board

WEDNESDAY, June 15, 2011...
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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 2011 DW&S 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, Richard Gromaski.

Roll Call: Richard Gromaski, Edward Rivet & Michael Rivard

Also present were: Road Commission Representatives: Jim Lillo, Engineer-Manager; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representative: Thomas Paige, Director, Bradd Maki, Water Superintendent; Supervisors - George Augustyniak, Fraser; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; Gary Brandt, Monitor; and Paul Wasek, Williams; Tom Levengood, Acting Superintendent, Bay City Water Plant; and Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the June 1, 2011 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

PUBLIC INPUT - NONE

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve pay request No. 13 to F & V Construction Management, Inc. for Regional WWTP Hydraulic/Process Expansion for $158,896.43 of which $11,628.39 will be reimbursed by Essexville and Hampton. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 05/22/11 through 06/04//11 in the amount of $77,254.75. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve bills in the amount of $466,023.35. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to receive 1st Quarter 2011 Statement of Revenue and Expense. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve authorization to post and fill a General Utility/Mechanics' Helper position in the Sewer Department. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Mr. Paige discussed the credit card report.

Mr. Paige discussed re-roof WWTP pole building.

Mr. Paige discussed Sixth Amendment to Bay County West Side Regional Sewage Disposal System Contract update.

Mr. Paige discussed Water System Review and Sanitary Survey of Community Water Supply Systems letters.

Mr. Paige discussed the Meter Reader / Technician, position that is currently open and authorized to be filled and is requesting authorization to fill an additional Meter Reader / Technician position at this time. Commissioner Rivet moved to fill an additional Meter Reader / Technician position. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Mr. Paige discussed water source / supply evaluation - The Foster Group.

PUBLIC INPUT - G. Augustyniak inquired about the amount and cost of seasonal shut-offs per year and the amount of time required of Water Department personnel.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivet moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:59 a.m.
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

 

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

 

Jackie McCarthy Richard S. Gromaski
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board

WEDNESDAY, June 1, 2011...
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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2011 DW&S REGULAR MEETING

The regular meeting of the Bay County Road Commission, Department of Water & Sewer, was called to order at 9:55 a.m., at 2600 E. Beaver Road, by the Chairman, Richard Gromaski.

Roll Call: Richard Gromaski, Edward Rivet & Michael Rivard

Also present were: Road Commission Representatives: Jim Lillo, Engineer-Manager; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representative: Thomas Paige, Director, Bradd Maki, Water Superintendent; Supervisors - Terry Watson, Bangor; George Augustyniak, Fraser; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; Gary Brandt, Monitor; and Paul Wasek, Williams; Joe Mongeluzi, Wade-Trim, Inc.; Tom Levengood, Bay City Water Plant; and Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the May 18, 2011 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

PUBLIC INPUT - NONE

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 05/08/11 through 05/21/11 in the amount of $129,821.07. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve bills in the amount of $332,122.42. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the Fourth Amendment to Bay Metropolitan Water Supply System Contract. Chairman and Clerk are authorized to sign. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to authorize to post and fill a Plant Mechanic position in the Sewer Department. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve revised Water Department Superintendent and Water Department Supervisor job descriptions. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve reimbursement of Lab Practices Seminar registration fee. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard

 

Mr. Paige discussed the 2011/2012 Out-City Water Rate Pro Forma. The new rate will be $2.38 CCF from 7/1/11 - 6/30/12; an increase of $.08 from the previous year. Commissioner Gromaski moved to receive the memorandum. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Mr. Paige discussed land application of Biosolids.

Mr. Paige discussed bid opening for building siding (moved back 2 weeks to) June 29, 2011.

Mr. Paige discussed water source/supply evaluation by The Foster Group and the 5/24/11 meeting.

Mr. Paige discussed the Our City / City work group.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Gromaski moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:58 a.m.
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

 

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

 

Jackie McCarthy Richard S. Gromaski
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board

WEDNESDAY, May 18, 2011...

WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 2011 DW&S REGULAR MEETING

The regular meeting of the Bay County Road Commission, Department of Water & Sewer, was called to order at 10:22 a.m., at 2600 E. Beaver Road, by the Chairman, Richard Gromaski.

Roll Call: Richard Gromaski, Edward Rivet & Michael Rivard

Also present were: Road Commission Representatives: Jim Lillo, Engineer-Manager; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representative: Thomas Paige, Director, Paul Colbeck, Water Superintendent, Jim Marter, Accounting Manager, Bradd Maki, Water Superintendent, Chuck Suchodolski, Maintenance Inspector; Supervisors - George Augustyniak, Fraser; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; David Schabel, Merritt; Gary Brandt, Monitor; and Paul Wasek, Williams; Jeff Hansen, LAN; Stu Reid, Julie Ellis and Ryan Perlberg from Weinlander Fitzhugh; and Lisa VanDusen, Fill-in Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the May 4, 2011 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

PUBLIC INPUT - NONE

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 04/24/11 through 05/07/11 in the amount of $79,128.03. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Gromaski & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve bills in the amount of $169,761.21. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivard moved to receive the monthly meeting summary of 05/04/11. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Stu Reid from Weinlander Fitzhugh CPA firm presented the 2010 audited financial statements and stated that a clean opinion was received for the audit and that there were no internal control issues. Commissioner Rivet moved to receive the 2010 audited annual financial statements. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve the purchase of a JD997 commercial zero turn mower from Bader & Sons in Linwood, Michigan for $12,685.70. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Gromaski authorized to post and fill a Meter Reader/Technician position. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski
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Mr. Paige discussed the credit card report.

Mr. Paige discussed the computer upgrades in office and water department; 4 computers to be upgraded.

Mr. Paige discussed WWTP performance during recent storm events.

Mr. Paige discussed WNEM news report on discharges.

Mr. Paige discussed water source/supply evaluation studies; meeting with Bay City's Water Committee, Hampton Township, and Essexville on 5/9/11 to review background material, discuss updates to comply with DEQ regulations, and to discuss the resolution adopted by the Road Commissioners 2 weeks earlier.

Commissioner Gromaski presented Paul Colbeck with a Certificate of Appreciation for 30 years of service and all Commissioners wished him well with retirement.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivet moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 11:40 a.m.
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

 

Jackie McCarthy Richard S. Gromaski
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board

WEDNESDAY, May 4, 2011...

WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 2011 DW&S 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, Richard Gromaski.

Roll Call: Richard Gromaski, Edward Rivet & Michael Rivard

Also present were: Road Commission Representatives: Jim Lillo, Engineer-Manager; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representative: Thomas Paige, Director, Ed Carstens, WWTP Superintendent, and Tim Fitzgerald, Assistant Maintenance Supervisor; Supervisors - Terry Watson, Bangor; Ronald Campbell, Frankenlust; George Augustyniak, Fraser; William Tacey, Hampton Treasurer; David Schabel, Merritt; Gary Brandt, Monitor; and Paul Wasek, Williams; Mel McNally, Kawkawlin Township Trustee; and Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the April 20, 2011 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

PUBLIC INPUT - P. Beson complimented DW&S on recent rain events
B. Tacey questioned size of retention basis

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 04/10/11 through 04/23/11 in the amount of $80,372.17. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve bills in the amount of $253,216.76. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Gromaski moved to receive summary of 04/06/11 monthly meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve WWTP Operator to attend Wastewater Certification Training class in Marysville, Michigan on May 12-13, 2011. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve to advertise bids for siding on the Biosolids Building #800 with a projected bid opening on June 15, 2011 at 9:45 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve to promote Bradd Maki to Water Department Superintendent effective May 23, 2011. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve to promote Chuck Suchodolski to Water Department Supervisor effective May 23, 2011. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Gromaski moved to post and fill the position of Water Department Maintenance Inspector that will become vacant on May 23, 2011 due to promotions. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve resolution supporting the unified efforts of the BCDWS, Hampton Township, Essexville, and Bay City to secure raw water from the Saginaw Midland Municipal Water Supply Corporation and to provide high quality water at stable rates to the entire Bay County/Bay City community. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Mr. Paige and Mr. Carstens discussed WWTP performance during recent storm events.

Mr. Paige discussed Sixth Amendment to Bay County West Side Regional Sewage Disposal System Contract update; Auburn and Kawkawlin have adopted.

Mr. Paige discussed water source/supply evaluation studies. A conference call held last week with Bart Foster and was discussed; a meeting is scheduled with him in June.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivard moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 11:20 a.m.
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

 

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

 

Jackie McCarthy Richard S. Gromaski
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board

WEDNESDAY, April 20, 2011...

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20, 2011 DW&S 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, Richard Gromaski.

Roll Call: Richard Gromaski, Edward Rivet & Michael Rivard

Also present were: Road Commission Representatives: Jim Lillo, Engineer-Manager; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representative: Thomas Paige, Director, Paul Colbeck, Water Superintendent, Jim Marter, Accounting Manager; Supervisors - Terry Watson, Bangor; George Augustyniak, Fraser; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; Gary Brandt, Monitor; Jeff Hansen, LAN; and Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the April 6, 2011 meetings. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

PUBLIC INPUT - D. Bragiel expressed concern over possible ballot proposal for water/sewer.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 03/27/11 through 04/09/11 in the amount of $77,698.62. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve bills in the amount of $333,979.77. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve Water Department Supervisor to attend the Hands On Water Distribution System Maintenance Seminar in Essexville on May 3, 2011. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Mr. Paige discussed credit card report.

Mr. Paige discussed the Draft Sixth Amendment to Bay County West Side Regional Sewage Disposal System Contract Update.

Mr. Paige discussed the water source / supply evaluation studies. A conference call is scheduled with Bart Foster next week.

Mr. Paige discussed ballot proposal to transfer Bay City water and sewer systems to a new County Public Works Authority; a resolution addressing the goals of the Bay County Department of Water and Sewer relating to the purchase of raw water will be presented at the next meeting.

 

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Gromaski moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 11:40 a.m.
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

 

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

 

Jackie McCarthy Richard S. Gromaski
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board

WEDNESDAY, April 6, 2011...

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6, 2011 DW&S 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, Richard Gromaski.

Roll Call: Richard Gromaski, Edward Rivet & Michael Rivard

Also present were: Road Commission Representatives: Jim Lillo, Engineer-Manager; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representative: Thomas Paige, Director, Paul Colbeck, Water Superintendent, Jim Marter, Accounting Manager; Supervisors - Terry Watson, Bangor; Ronald Campbell, Frankenlust; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; Gary Brandt, Monitor; and Paul Wasek, Williams; and Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the March 23, 2011 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

PUBLIC INPUT - NONE

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve pay request No. 12 to F & V Construction Management, Inc. for Regional WWTP Hydraulic/Process Expansion for $75,353.33. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 03/13/11 through 03/26/11 in the amount of $75,455.79. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve bills in the amount of $391,311.61. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to receive the Statement of Revenue and Expense for 4th Quarter 2010. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivard moved to award Water Department vehicle bid to Hagen Ford for a 2011 Ford Ranger in the amount of $15,756.35. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve five WWTP operators to attend the Hands On Water Distribution System Maintenance Seminar in Essexville on May 3, 2011. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Mr. Paige discussed the water source / supply evaluation studies.

Mr. Paige discussed the Regional WWTP Hydraulic / Process Expansion update. The recent rain event was discussed.

Mr. Paige discussed the Capital Improvement Plan - Biosolids building siding replacement is being investigated to identify the best options available.

Mr. Paige discussed the Draft Sixth Amendment to Bay County West Side Regional Sewage Disposal System Contract. The Draft Sixth Amendment has been drafted with consultation from Bill Darbee and is now ready for review and adoption by the Local Units. It will come back to this Board after approval by the Local Units.

Mr. Paige discussed the City of Bay City Sewer Fund Advisory Group 2011 Report to City Manager and subsequent action(s) of City Commission.

Mr. Paige discussed Water Department Superintendent retirement of Paul Colbeck on 5/21/11.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivet moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 11:15 a.m.
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

 

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

 

Jackie McCarthy Richard S. Gromaski
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board

WEDNESDAY, March 23, 2011...

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2011 DW&S 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, Richard Gromaski.

Roll Call: Richard Gromaski, Edward Rivet & Michael Rivard

Also present were: Road Commission Representatives: Jim Lillo, Engineer-Manager; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representative: Thomas Paige, Director, Paul Colbeck, Water Superintendent; Supervisors - Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; and Gary Brandt, Monitor; Jeff Hansen, LAN; and Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the March 9, 2011 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

PUBLIC INPUT - NONE

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 2/27/11 through 3/12/11 in the amount of $74,439.21. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve bills in the amount of $150,536.67. The credit card statement was presented. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Rivard moved to receive monthly meeting summaries of 1/12/11; 02/09/11 and 03/09/11. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Bids were received and opened for Water Department Vehicle pickup truck. Commissioner Rivet moved to refer for review. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve a Professional Services Agreement with The Foster Group to provide Utility Management Consulting service to the Out-City water customers. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve the hiring of Tim Fitzgerald to the position of WWTP Assistant Maintenance Supervisor. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

 

 

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve three WWTP operators to attend Anaerobic Sludge Digestion Process Control Seminar in Mt. Pleasant on March 30 and March 31, 2011. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Tom Paige discussed Regional WWTP Hydraulic/Process Expansion update.

Tom Paige discussed Water source / supply evaluation studies.

Tom Paige discussed Annual Audit update - Presentation at April 20, 2011 Board meeting.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivet moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:35 a.m.
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

 

Jackie McCarthy Richard S. Gromaski
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board

WEDNESDAY, March 9, 2011

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 2011 DW&S 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, Richard Gromaski.

Roll Call: Richard Gromaski & Michael Rivard
Excused: Edward Rivet

Also present were: Road Commission Representatives: Jim Lillo, Engineer-Manager; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representative: Thomas Paige, Director, Paul Colbeck, Water Superintendent; Supervisors - George Augustyniak, Fraser; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; Gary Brandt, Monitor; Joe Mongeluzi, Wade-Trim, Inc.; Jeff Hansen, LAN; and Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the February 23, 2011 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski & Rivard

PUBLIC INPUT - NONE

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve pay request No. 11 to F & V Construction Management, Inc. for Regional WWTP Hydraulic/Process Expansion for $112,454.46 of which $49,947.13 will be reimbursed by Essexville and Hampton. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard & Gromaski

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 2/13/11 through 2/26/11 in the amount of $77,750.72. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve bills in the amount of $364,886.57. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard & Gromaski

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve Accounting Technician to attend a Human Resources Seminar in Saginaw on 05/11/11. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve purchase of two Rotork Model IQ25 electric actuators from Systems Specialties in the amount of $13,173.70 plus shipping. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard & Gromaski

Mr. Paige discussed the Regional WWTP Hydraulic/Process Expansion update.

Mr. Paige discussed the water source/supply evaluation studies; Saginaw Midland Water Corporation agreed to share the LAN Technical Study report with DWS and Bay City and provide raw water to the Bay County/Bay City group.

Mr. Paige discussed the Bay Area Chamber of Commerce Business - Government summit.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Gromaski moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 11:30 a.m.
Yeas: Gromaski & Rivard

 

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

 

Jackie McCarthy Richard S. Gromaski
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board

WEDNESDAY, February 23, 2011...
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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2011 DW&S REGULAR MEETING

The regular meeting of the Bay County Road Commission, Department of Water & Sewer, was called to order at 9:50 a.m., at 2600 E. Beaver Road, by the Vice-Chairman, Edward Rivet.

Roll Call: Edward Rivet & Michael Rivard
Excused: Richard Gromaski

Also present were: Road Commission Representatives: Jim Lillo, Engineer-Manager; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representative: Thomas Paige, Director, Paul Colbeck, Water Superintendent, Jim Marter, Accounting Manager; Supervisors - Terry Watson, Bangor; George Augustyniak, Fraser; David Schabel, Merritt; and Gary Brandt, Monitor; Jeff Hansen, LAN; and Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve the minutes of the February 9, 2011 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet & Rivard

PUBLIC INPUT - NONE

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve pay request No. 10 to F & V Construction Management, Inc. for Regional WWTP Hydraulic/Process Expansion for $171,159.70 of which $69,959.21 will be reimbursed by Essexville and Hampton. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve payroll for the period of 1/30/11 through 2/12/11 in the amount of $71,878.57. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet & Rivard

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve bills in the amount of $448,334.62. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve Accounting Manager to attend MGFOA Spring Seminar in Lansing on 03/25/11. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet & Rivard

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve purchase of replacement parts to recondition three primary tank augers systems from Siemens/Envirex in the amount of $12,948. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet & Rivard

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve to advertise for sealed bids for one water department vehicle (pick-up) with bid opening on March 23, 2011 at 9:45 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard & Rivet

Mr. Paige discussed the Regional WWTP Hydraulic/Process Expansion update. He discussed the successful operation with increased flow from Essexville/Hampton during a power outage on 2/18/11. A public event will be held at the new Essexville plant on 3/15/11 at 4:30 p.m.

Mr. Paige discussed the 2009/2010 Water True Up; received on 2/15 showing 2.7% underpayment but payment is not required if less than 5%.

Mr. Paige discussed the Saginaw/Midland water source studies. The Saginaw-Midland Municipal Water Supply Corporation has provided a proposal to supply raw water to Bay County/Bay City. The Corporation Board voted last week to not submit a proposal to provide filtered water to Bay County/Bay City. Discussion followed.

Mr. Paige discussed the Water Consulting Services proposal with the Foster Group. Commissioner Rivet moved to approve the proposal for services with an initial funding level of $25,000 for consulting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet & Rivard

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivard moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 11:05 a.m.
Yeas: Rivard & Rivet

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

 

Jackie McCarthy Richard S. Gromaski
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board

WEDNESDAY, February 9, 2011
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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2011 DW&S 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, Richard Gromaski.

Roll Call: Richard Gromaski, Edward Rivet & Michael Rivard

Also present were: Road Commission Representatives: Jim Lillo, Engineer-Manager; and Randy Frederick, General Superintendent; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representative: Thomas Paige, Director, Paul Colbeck, Water Superintendent; Supervisors - George Augustyniak, Fraser; Terry Spegel, Hampton; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; Gary Brandt, Monitor; Michael Haranda, Mt. Forest; and Paul Wasek, Williams; Mel McNally, Kawkawlin Township Trustee; John Billette, Civil Engineering Consultants; and Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the January 26, 2011 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

PUBLIC INPUT - T. Spegel reported connection for sewer system is operating without problems.

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve Professional Services Agreement with Civil Engineering Consultants, Inc. for Williams Township/Salzburg Road water main extension and Carter Road sanitary sewer. Chairman and clerk are authorized to sign. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 01/16/11 through 01/29/11 in the amount of $85,115.55. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve bills in the amount of $248,493.25. A copy of the most recent credit card bill was provided. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve appointment of John Szelogowski as the WWTP Maintenance Supervisor. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve to advertise and interview for an Assistant Maintenance Supervisor in the Sewer Department. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Mr. Paige discussed the Saginaw/Midland water source studies update and the report delays.

Mr. Paige discussed the Regional WWTP Hydraulic/Process Expansion update. Essexville began pumping sewage to the West Bay County Regional WWTP on January 27, 2011; things are going well with them and Hampton. The digestor should begin operating next week.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivet moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:35 a.m.
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

 

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

 

Jackie McCarthy Richard S. Gromaski
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board

WEDNESDAY, January 26, 2011...

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2011 DW&S 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, Richard Gromaski.

Roll Call: Richard Gromaski, Edward Rivet & Michael Rivard

Also present were: Road Commission Representatives: Jim Lillo, Engineer-Manager; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representative: Paul Colbeck, Water Superintendent, Jim Marter, Accounting Manager, Ed Carstens, WWTP Superintendent; Supervisors - George Augustyniak, Fraser; Joe Mongeluzi, Wade-Trim, Inc; and Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the January 12, 2011 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

PUBLIC INPUT - NONE

Commissioner Rivet motioned for approve and execute Change Order # 1 for $4,758.70 with Michael Schultz Excavating, for the Portsmouth Township/WWS #1 Agnes, Mary, Danak & Johnson water. Chairman is authorized to sign. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve payroll for the period of 1/02/11 through 1/15/11 in the amount of $88,471.77. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve bills in the amount of $153,245.64. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve signature changes for Chemical Bank Accounts (Remove Gerald Redmond and add Richard Gromaski). Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve purchase of 75 hp variable frequency drive (VFD) for raw sewage pump #3 from Standard Electric Company in the amount of $6,700. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve purchase of 20 hp variable frequency drive (VFD) for grit blower aeration unit in raw sewage building from Standard Electric Company in the amount of $2,340. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve 2 WWTP employees to attend Operator's Day and Joint Expo 2011 in Lansing on 02/08/11. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Mr. Marter discussed the Saginaw/Midland water source studies update; reports are delayed one month.

Mr. Marter discussed the Regional WWTP Hydraulic/Process Expansion update. Hampton began pumping on 1/17/11 and Essexville began testing on 1/25/11.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivet moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:35 a.m.
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

 

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

 

Jackie McCarthy Richard S. Gromaski
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board

WEDNESDAY, January 12, 2011

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2011 DW&S REGULAR MEETING

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

Roll Call: Richard Gromaski, Edward Rivet & Michael Rivard

Also present were: Road Commission Representatives: Jim Lillo, Engineer-Manager; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representative: Thomas Paige, Director, Paul Colbeck, Water Superintendent, Jim Marter, Accounting Manager; Supervisors - Terry Watson, Bangor; George Augustyniak, Fraser; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; David Schabel, Merritt; Gary Brandt, Monitor; and Paul Wasek, Williams; Joe Mongeluzi, Wade-Trim, Inc.; Jeff Hansen, LAN; and Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the December 29, 2010 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

PUBLIC INPUT - NONE

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve pay request No. 9 to F & V Construction Management, Inc. for Regional WWTP Hydraulic/Process Expansion for $341,119.31 of which $174,842.01 will be reimbursed by Essexville and Hampton. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 12/19/10 through 1/01/11 in the amount of $75,819.72. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve bills in the amount of $698,222.30. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to receive the Dept.'s Monthly Meeting Summary of December 1, 2010. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Rivet moved to authorize Director to sign and send response letter to SMMWSC concerning interest in purchasing filtered water from the City of Saginaw. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Mr. Paige discussed the Regional WWTP Hydraulic / Process Expansion update. Hampton Sewage acceptance is expected by the end of this week; Essexville to follow within 2-3 weeks after.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivet moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 11:00 a.m.
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

 

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

 

Jackie McCarthy Richard S. Gromaski
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board