REGULAR MEETING OF THE MISHAWAKA

BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS AND SAFETY/UTILITY BOARD

October 19, 2010

 

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Public Works and Safety/Utility Board was called to order by President Gary West at 10:00 a.m.  Mr. Prince moved to dispense with the reading of the minutes of October 12, 2010, and accept them as circulated.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Quote Openings:

Quotes were opened for the demolition of 114 W. Mishawaka Avenue and are summarized below:

 

 

COMPANY

BASE QUOTE

TIME TO COMPLETE

 

ALT #1

TIME TO COMPLETE

 

ALT #2

TIME TO COMPLETE

 

TOTAL

Torok

$10,488.00

30 days

$4,600.00

 

$15,000.00

 

$30,088.00

 

Ritschard Bros.

 

$14,305.00

 

30 days

 

$3,408.00

 

+7 days

 

$20,180.00

 

 

 

$37,893.00

R & R Excavating

 

$15,205.00

 

Per specs

 

$3,510.00

 

 

 

$39,500.00

 

 

$58,215.00

C & E Excavating

 

$12,695.00

 

30 days

 

$3,087.00

 

+ 10 days

 

$15,460.00

 

+ 15 days

 

$31,242.00

 

Mr. West said the quotes will be taken under advisement for review and consideration by the Community Development Department.

 

Mayor’s Comments:

Mayor Wood acknowledged the Electric Department’s Chuck Bailey who was selected 2010 Apprentice Lineman of the Year for the State of Indiana.  Mayor Wood said Chuck has been a City employee since 2003 and has completed 8,000 hours of on-the-job training and 400 classroom hours and has been available for 100% on after hour’s callouts, which has never before been accomplished by an apprentice.  Mayor Wood said the City is extremely grateful to Chuck for his dedication and commitment to the citizens of Mishawaka and the excellent service that he provides to our citizens 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

 

Department Head Reports:

Staff Attorney Cory Hamel presented Resolution 2010-10 approving an agreement between the City of Mishawaka and the International Association of Firefighters, Local 360, and requested the Board’s approval of same.   Mr. Prince moved to approve as presented.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Police Chief Ken Witkowski requested the Board promote Patrol Officer Ryan P. Corbett to the rank of Corporal as per the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of Mishawaka and the Mishawaka Fraternal Order of Police; Article XVII; Section 4 – Corporal positions, effective October 23, 2010.  Mr. Watson moved to approve the promotion of Patrol Officer Corbett to the rank of Corporal effective October 23, 2010.  Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

 

City Planner Ken Prince presented a Professional Service Agreement with DLZ for inspection, design, and construction services for the emergency repairs to the Battell Park Band Shell for a not-to-exceed amount of $7,500.00 and moved for its approval.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Mr. Prince requested the Board award the contract for emergency repairs to the Battell Park Band Shell to Ziolkowski Construction of South Bend, the lowest most responsive and responsible quoter, for the not-to-exceed amount of $34,034.00, and moved for its approval.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Engineering Director Gary West presented Change Order No. 1 from R & R Excavating for Twelfth Street Sewer Relocation for an increase of $49,158.96 for a new contract amount of $584,719.06 and moved for its approval.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Mr. West requested the Board’s approval of Final Acceptance of the McKinley Avenue and Fir Road resurfacing projects, DES #0900856 and 0900857, by Walsh & Kelly and moved for its approval.  Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

 

Mr. West presented Change Order No. 2 from HRP Construction for Milburn Area Sewer Improvement, Divisions “B” and “D” for an increase of $104,842.80 for a new contract amount of $3,010,772.80 and moved for its approval.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Mr. West requested the Board authorize receipt of quotes for adjustment of Manhole No. 19 in Merrifield Park to be opened on November 2, 2010, and moved for its approval.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Approval of Claims:

Mr. Watson moved to approve fifteen (15) Claim Dockets for Utilities and Civil City as submitted by City Controller Yvonne Milligan for a total amount of $7,030,678.14.  Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

 

Approval of SRF Pay Applications:

There were no applications to approve.

 

Hearings:

Public hearings for Transient Merchant Licenses were scheduled for Tuesday, October 26, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. for the following applicants:

-      Sammy’s Chuckwagon, Family Video, 1315 Milburn, 10/29/10 thru 10/31/10

-      Brown’s Tree Farm, Kmart, 420 W McKinley, 11/22/10 thru 12/22/10

-      TC Tree Farms, 4917 Grape Rd., 11/19/10 thru 12/25/10

 

New Business:

There was no new business.

 

Unfinished Business:

There being no additional business brought before the Board, the meeting was adjourned at 10:25 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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