REGULAR MEETING OF THE MISHAWAKA

BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS AND SAFETY/UTILITY BOARD

November 2, 2010

 

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Public Works and Safety/Utility Board was called to order by Vice President Mike Watson at 10:01 a.m.  All members were present except Mr. West.  Mr. Prince moved to dispense with the reading of the minutes of October 26, 2010, and accept them as circulated.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Quote Openings:

Quotes were opened for Manhole No. 19 and CSO 14 Adjustments at Merrifield Park and are summarized below:

 

                   COMPANY                                                                  QUOTE

                        C & E Excavating, Inc.                                      $17,320.00

                   R & R Excavating, Inc.                                      $31,850.00

 

Mr. Watson said the quotes would be taken under advisement for review and consideration by the Engineering Department.

 

Mayor’s Comments:

Mayor Wood was not available to today’s Board meeting.

 

Department Head Reports:

Building Commissioner Brock Hundt presented the Building Department statistics for the month of October, 2010 and indicated permits were issued for one (1) new home, for a total of twenty-one (21) so far this year, compared to twenty-seven last year. 

 

Julie Dekeizer from the Mayor’s Office said today at 1:00 the Mayor will be honoring the Visiting Nurses Association with a proclamation.  She said he will also be honoring the National Association for Home Care, Hospice, and thousands of home care agencies.  Also, November has been declared National Home Care Month across the United States.

 

On behalf of Gary West, Assistant City Engineer Chris Jamrose presented Change Order No. 1 from Selge Construction Company for Milburn Boulevard Area Sewer Improvement Project, Division “E” for an increase of $233,102.60 for a new contract amount of $1,931.327.85.  Mr. Prince moved to approve as presented.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Ms. Jamrose presented Change Order No. 4 from HRP Construction for Juday Creek Forcemain Rehabilitation, Division “A” and “B” for an increase of $154,520.00 for a new contract amount of $4,139.107.20.  Mr. Prince moved to approve as presented.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Street Commissioner Mike Watson requested the Board award the bid for the purchase of the Dump Truck, Underbody Snow Plow and Front Hitch for Snow Plow to Selking International Trucks, South Bend, the lowest most responsive and responsible bidder, for the base bid of $122,975.75 (with equipment supplied by W. A. Jones Equipment Company) less $5,800.00 for trade in of 1993 Ford Dump Truck for a final award amount of $117,175.74 and moved for its approval.  Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

 

Mr. Watson requested the Board award the bid for the purchase of the Three Wheel Mechanical Sweeper to Brown Equipment Company, Ft. Wayne, the lowest most responsive and responsible bidder, for the base amount of $159,900.00 less $25,000.00 for trade in of 2003 Johnston Sweeper for a final award amount of $134,900.00 and moved for its approval.  Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

 

Approval of Claims:

Mr. Prince moved to approve seventeen (17) Claim Dockets for Utilities and Civil City as submitted by City Controller Yvonne Milligan for a total amount of $9,726,062.59.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Approval of SRF Pay Applications:

There were no applications to approve.

 

New Business:

There was no new business.

 

Unfinished Business:

There being no additional business brought before the Board, the meeting was adjourned at 10:09 a.m.

 

Mike Watson – Vice 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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