REGULAR MEETING OF THE MISHAWAKA

BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS AND SAFETY/UTILITY BOARD

December 7, 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 30, 2010, and accept them as circulated.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Bid Openings:

Bids were opened for the Hillis Hans Park and Street Improvement project RET-10-001 and are summarized below:

 

Bidder

Base Bid

Alternate #1

Alternate #2

Total

LL Geans Construction Co.

$265,500.00

$85,000.00

$65,300.00

$415,800.00

Larsen-Danielson Construction Co., Inc.

$245,170.00

$104,559.00

$68,994.00

$418,723.00

Ancon Construction Co., Inc.

$293,700.00

$92,800.00

$68,900.00

$455,400.00

Northern Indiana Construction Co., Inc.

$293,000.00

$114,900.00

$64,000.00

$471,900.00

C&E Excavating, Inc.

$330,000.00

$106,000.00

$69,500.00

$505,500.00

Rieth-Riley Construction Co., Inc.

$348,000.00

$97,000.00

$63,000.00

$508,000.00

Walsh & Kelly, Inc.

$389,700.00

$110,000.00

$67,200.00

$566,900.00

Selge Construction Co., Inc.

$444,406.00

$147,626.75

$64,110.00

$656,142.75

 

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

 

Mayor’s Comments:

Mayor Wood noted that the Hometown Holidays at Beutter Park was successful and he thanked all the departments and individuals who participated in this year’s event.

 

Mayor Wood also said a brief staff meeting would follow today’s Board meeting, and reminded those attending that the REAL Services luncheon at Battell Center was today.

 

Department Head Reports:

Building Commissioner Brock Hundt presented the Building Report for the Month of November.   Mr. West acknowledged receipt of the report. 

 

Julie DeKeizer, Mayor Woods Assistant, reiterated Mayor Wood’s thank you regarding everyone who participated in the Hometown Holidays Event.  She indicated that over 450 children participated in the event.

 

Community Development Director, Lory Timmer, presented a professional services agreement with Specialty Systems for asbestos abatement at 546 West 6th Street with a total not to exceed cost of $9,840.00.  Mr. Prince moved to approve as presented.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Community Development Director, Lory Timmer, requested the Board’s approval to receive quotes for the demolition of 802 W. 7th Street, 203 West 11th Street, and 231 East 9th Street to be opened Tuesday, December 21, 2010.  Mr. Watson moved to approve as presented.  Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

 

Engineering Director Gary West presented a revised Change Order #6 Final for the Main Street Underpass, Phase II.  The previous final contract price was $13,393,759.55.  The new final contract price is $13,405,993.35.  The adjusted contract amount was required based on an oversight on quantities and a deduct item from the City’s consultant and contractor that were not identified as part of the previous final change order.  Mr. West moved for the Board’s approval on the revised Change Order #6 Final for the Main Street Underpass, Phase II as presented.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Mr. West presented a Professional Service Agreement with DLZ of Indiana for Design coordination with Ken Herzeg and Associates, regarding the Fir Road Expansion Project, Phase 1 in a not to exceed amount of $54,150.00 and moved for its approval.  Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

 

Approval of Claims:

There were no claims to approve.

 

Approval of SRF Pay Applications:

There were no applications to approve.

 

New Business:

Mr. West noted that Grievance 10-01 was filed by Teamsters Local 364 on behalf of Patricia Duck.  The Board set a hearing time at December 14, 2010, 11:00am, in Room 106 of City Hall.

 

Old Business:

There was no old business.

 

Public Comments:

There were no public comments.

 

The meeting was adjourned by President Gary West at approximately 10:35 a.m.

 

Gary West – President of the Board of

Public Works and Safety/Utility Board

 

Ken Prince Member, on behalf of Kari Myers Clerk of the Board of

Public Works and Safety/Utility Board

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