REGULAR MEETING OF THE MISHAWAKA

BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS AND SAFETY/UTILITY BOARD

June 21, 2011

 

 

The regular meeting of the board of Public Works and Safety/Utility Board was called to order by President Gary West at 10:02 a.m.  All members were present.  Mr. Prince moved to dispense with the reading of the minutes of June 14, 2011, and accept them as circulated.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Bid Openings:

Statements of Qualifications, Bidders for the Mishawaka River Center Apartments were received.  The following firms submitted qualifications:

 

·         Ziolkowski Construction, South Bend, Indiana

·         Majority Builders, South Bend, Indiana

·         Thompson Thrift, Indianapolis, Indiana

·         DJ Construction, Goshen, Indiana

·         Millstone Inc., North Salem, Indiana

·         Gibson-Lewis, Mishawaka, Indiana

·         Casteel Construction, South Bend, Indiana

·         Brown and Brown, Wakarusa, Indiana

·         Robert Henry Corporation, South Bend, Indiana

·         Ancon Construction, Goshen, Indiana

 

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

 

Quotes were received for the Demolition of 646 and 646 ½ Lincolnway East and are summarized below:

 

Quoter

Quote

Grade Rite Excavation

$33,389.00

Jackson Services

$29,600.00

R & R Excavating

$79,596.00

C&E Excavating

$63,573.00

Ritschard Bros.

$53,929.00

Indiana Earth

$36,321.00

Torok Excavating

$49,000.00

 

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

 

Mayor’s Comments:

Mayor Wood read a Proclamation for Homeownership Month and indicated a staff meeting would follow today’s Board meeting.

 

Department Head Reports:

City Planner Ken Prince presented Change Order No. 2 from Casteel Construction Co., Inc., for the Merrifield Park Entrance Improvements, for a decrease of $300 as a result of changing some sodding included in the contract to seeding, for a final contract amount of $$68,848.00 and moved for its approval.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Mr. West presented an Escrow Agreement with Reith-Riley Construction and First Source Bank for the Church-Main Connector project, and moved for its approval.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Mr. West presented Professional Services Agreement Supplement #1 to DLZ for Design Engineering Services, Church-Main Connector Project for an increase of $340,410.00 with a new not to exceed $708,810.00, and moved for its approval.  Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

 

Mr. West presented two Certificates of Partial Substantial Completion for the Holy Cross Parkway Lift Station.  The first for the emergency services generator with a substantial completion date of September 28th, 2010.  The second for the heating and ventilation systems with a substantial completion date of October 21st, 2010.  Mr. West moved for approval of both items.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Mr. West a Certificate of Substantial Completion for the Holy Cross Parkway Lift Station with a substantial completion date of February 28th, 2011.  Mr. West moved for approval.  Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

 

Approval of Claims:

There were no claims to approve.

 

Approval of SRF Payments:

Mr. Don Demeter of the Mishawaka Utilities Wastewater Division presented Payment #50 for the Juday Creek Force Main Project to Lawson-Fisher for engineering services in an amount of $11,074.000.  Mr. Watson moved for approval.  Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

 

Mr. Don Demeter of the Mishawaka Utilities Wastewater Division presented Payment #51 Final for the Juday Creek Force Main Project to DLZ for engineering services in an amount of $4,600.00.  Mr. Watson moved for approval.  Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

 

Public Hearing:

There were no public hearings.

 

New Business:

Mr. Watson presented Board of Public Works response to Grievance 2011-01 filed by the Mishawaka Professional Firefighters Local #360, and moved for its approval.  Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

 

Old Business:

A request from the Tilted Kilt located at 1032 University Drive to host a “Bike Night” with alcohol and food outside every Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. continued under advisement.

 

Open Items:

Grievance Hearings #10-01 and #10-02 originally scheduled for February 22, 2011 have been rescheduled for Tuesday, August 2, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. in Room 106.

 

Unfinished Business:

There being no additional business brought before the Board, the meeting was adjourned at 10:30 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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