REGULAR MEETING OF THE MISHAWAKA

BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS AND SAFETY/UTILITY BOARD

November 16, 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.  Mr. Prince moved to dispense with the reading of the minutes of November 9, 2010, and accept them as circulated.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Bid Openings:

There were no bid openings.

 

Mayor’s Comments:

Mayor Wood said a brief staff meeting would follow today’s Board meeting.

 

Department Head Reports:

Fire Chief Dale Freeman recommended that Firefighter Andrew Breden be reassigned and promoted from his current rank of Master Firefighter in the Fire Suppression Division to the rank of ALS Paramedic in the EMS Division to fill a vacancy in that rank effective October 23, 2010.  Mr. Watson moved to approve as presented.  Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

 

City Planner Ken Prince presented Amendment No. 1 to the professional services agreement with Lehman & Lehman for the Hillis Hans Park Improvements for an increase of $13,906.22 for a new not-to-exceed amount of $28,106.22.

 

Mr. Prince requested the Board authorize the receipt of bids for Hillis Hans Park Improvements to be opened on December 7, 2010, and moved for its approval.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Street Commissioner Mike Watson said due to the Thanksgiving holiday next week, leaf pick up will be Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.

 

Engineering Director Gary West presented a Professional Services Agreement with Ken Herceg & Associates for the design of Fir Road Expansion Phase I, between Fir Road Bridge over the Toll Road to Cleveland Road for the not-to-exceed amount of $147,000.00 and moved for its approval.  Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

 

Approval of Claims:

Mr. Watson moved to approve twelve (12) Claim Dockets for Utilities and Civil City as submitted by City Controller Yvonne Milligan for a total amount of $4,991,262.62.  Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

 

Approval of SRF Pay Applications:

There were no applications to approve.

 

New Business:

There was no new business.

 

Old Business:

There was no old business.

 

 

 

Unfinished Business:

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