REGULAR MEETING OF THE MISHAWAKA

BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS AND SAFETY/UTILITY BOARD

January 24, 2012

 

 

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 January 17, 2012, and accept them as circulated.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Quote Openings:

Quotes were opened for the demolition and removal of 902 Somerset and are summarized below:

 

QUOTER

BASE AMOUNT

TIME TO COMPLETE

Torok Excavating

$6,850.00

15 days

John Boettcher Sewer & Excavating

$8,450.00

30 days

R & R Excavating

$8,495.00

30 days

Ritschard Bros.

$12,500.00

30 days

Grade-Rite Excavating

$7,450.00

30 days

Jackson Services

$9,820.00

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Indiana Earth

$11,380.00

30 days

 

Mr. West said the quotes will be taken under advisement by the Department of Community Development.

 

Mayor’s Comments:

Mayor Wood was not available for today’s Board meeting.  Mr. West said a brief staff meeting would follow today’s meeting.

 

Department Head Reports:

City Planner Ken Prince requested the Board approve the receipt of quotes for the demolition and removal of 426 W. 9th Street to be opened on February 7, 2012, and moved for its approval.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Approval of Claims:

There were no claims to approve.

 

Approval of SRF Pay Applications:

Mr. Watson moved to approve SRF - Disbursement Request #59 from Lawson-Fisher Associates for engineering services for Juday Creek Forcemain Rehab in the amount of $1,105.00.  Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

 

Mr. Watson moved to approve SRF – Disbursement Request #60 from Lawson-Fisher Associates for engineering services for Juday Creek Forcemain Rehab in the amount of $1,177.00.  Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

 

Mr. Watson moved to approve SRF – Disbursement Request #147 from Greeley and Hansen LLC for engineering services for Waste Water Treatment Plan Influent Sewer in the amount of $9,286.00.  Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

 

New Business:

A request for disabled parking space has been received from the resident at 115 W. Battell Street.  This request has been reviewed by the Mishawaka Police Department’s Traffic Bureau.  Upon their review, the Police Department recommends that this application be approved.  Mr. West moved to approve the disabled parking request as presented.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried

 

Mr. West moved to approve a request from Ziolkowski Construction to close the sidewalk and parking on the west side of Hill Street between Lincolnway West and First Street thru December 14, 2012, due to Mishawaka River Center Apartment project.  Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

 

Mr. Watson moved to approve a request for renewal of Secondhand Store License from GameStop #721, 5656 Grape Road, Unit 10.  Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

 

Mr. Prince moved to approve a request for renewal of Secondhand Store License from GameStop #4209, 6501 Grape Road, Suite #382.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Old Business:

A request for a WAOR Super Bowl Tailgating Competition on January 28, 2012, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Heritage Square has been withdrawn.

 

Unfinished Business:

There being no additional business brought before the Board, the meeting was adjourned at 10:20 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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