REGULAR MEETING OF THE MISHAWAKA

BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS AND SAFETY/UTILITY BOARD

June 29, 2010

 

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Public Works and Safety/Utility Board was called to order by President Gary West at 10:03 a.m.  All members were present except Mr. Watson.  Mr. Prince moved to dispense with the reading of the minutes of June 22, 2010, and accept them as circulated.  Mr. West seconded; motion carried.

 

Bid Opening:

There were no bid openings.

 

Mayor’s Comments:

Mayor Rea offered his thanks to the Parks Department and other City employees for making this year’s Summerfest one of the most successful.  He said it takes many hours of planning and hard work and he appreciated everyone’s efforts.

 

The Mayor also said there would be a brief staff meeting.

 

Department Head Reports:

City Controller Yvonne Milligan requested the Board approve a Software License Agreement between the City and New World Systems for upgrade, training, and new equipment (if necessary) of the accounting system in the amount of $319,000.00 and designate the Controller as signatory for the project.  Mr. Prince moved to approve.  Mr. West seconded; motion carried.

 

Community Development Director Lory Timmer requested the Board’s approval to receive quotes for asbestos removal at 407 W. 6th St., 327 Milburn Ct., 513 S. Taylor St., 501 W. 6th St., and 519 W. 6th St., to be opened on July 13, 2010.  Mr. Prince moved to approve.  Mr. West seconded; motion carried.

 

Engineering Director Gary West moved to approve Board of Public Works and Safety Resolution

2010-07 authorizing the City’s representative to proceed with the process of Eminent Domain to acquire a vacant parcel of land on Mariellen Avenue for the construction of a combined sewer lift station necessitated by the Indiana Department of Transportation’s SR331 Road Project.  Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

 

Mr. West presented a Grant of Access Easement with Motel 6 for utility relocation and moved for the Board’s approval.  Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

 

Approval of Claims:

Mr. Prince moved to approve twenty-three (23) Claim Dockets for Utilities and Civil City as submitted by City Controller Yvonne Milligan for a total amount of $7,237,923.88.  Mr. West seconded; motion carried. 

 

Approval of SRF Pay Applications:

Mr. Prince moved to approve SRF - Disbursement Request #30 from Lawson-Fisher Associates for engineering services in the amount of $26,610.00.  Mr. West seconded; motion carried.

 

New Business:

A request received from Golden Dome Cab, LLC, seeking a taxi cab license was taken under advisement.

 

A request received from Squad’s 2nd Precinct to close West Sixth Street or West Street on Sunday, August 1, 2010, from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. for a fundraiser to benefit Gulf Coast marine mammals was taken under advisement.

 

Unfinished Business:

There being no additional business brought before the Board, the meeting was adjourned at

10:20 a.m.

 

Gary West – President of the Board of

Public Works and Safety/Utility Board

 

Kari Myers, Clerk of the Board of

Public Works and Safety/Utility Board

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