REGULAR MEETING OF THE MISHAWAKA
BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS AND SAFETY/UTILITY BOARD
June 19, 2012

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Public Works and Safety/Utility Board was called to order by President Gary West at 10:00 a.m. All members were present except Mr. Watson. Mr. Prince moved to dispense with the reading of the minutes of June 12, 2012, and accept them as circulated. Mr. West seconded; motion carried.

Bid Openings:
There were no bid openings.

Mayor’s Comments:
Mayor Wood was not available for today’s Board meeting. Mr. West indicated there would be a brief staff meeting following today’s Board meeting.

Department Head Reports:
Wastewater Division Manager Karl Kopec requested the Board’s approval to receive quotes to purchase back up generators for Carriage Lane and Winding Brook lift stations, using SRF Funds, to be opened July 3, 2012. Mr. Prince moved to approve as presented. Mr. West seconded; motion carried.

City Planner Ken Prince presented Change Order #2 with Ziolkowski Construction for Mishawaka River Center Apartments for an increase of $162,914.00 for a new contract amount of $7,297,695.00 and moved for its approval. Mr. West seconded; motion carried.

Engineering Director Gary West presented a Professional Service Agreement with Danch Harner & Associates for preparation of rezoning petition and subdivision plat for surplus properties left from the Main Street Underpass project (Jefferson to Russ) for a not-to-exceed amount of $14,025.00 and moved for its approval. Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

Mr. West presented Change Order #5 for INDOT Contract T-33433 (work done by Rieth-Riley) for Dragoon Trail and Logan Improvements for an increase of $6,045.70 for a modified contract amount of $510,432.22 and moved for its approval. Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

Mr. West requested the Board award the contract for Milburn Area Sewer Improvements, Division “G”, to HRP Construction, the lowest most responsive and responsible bidder, in the amount of $2,866,300.00 and moved for its approval. Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

Mr. West presented a Professional Service Agreement with DLZ for field measurement/inspection of sidewalks and curb ramps and preparation of ADA self evaluation and transition plan for a not-to-exceed amount of $199,000.00 and moved for its approval. Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

Approval of Claims:
There were no claims to approve.

Approval of SRF Pay Applications:
Mr. Prince moved to approve SRF – Disbursement Request #148 from Greeley and Hansen LLC for engineering services for Waste Water Treatment Plan Influent Sewer in the amount of $15,856.00. Mr. West seconded; motion carried.

New Business:
Mr. West said a request for a Secondhand Store License has been received from Lynn Boss at 109 E. First Street. A public hearing has been set for Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at 10:00 a.m.

Public Hearing:
Mr. West opened the public hearing for a Transient Merchants License submitted by Sweet Corn Charlie Produce, LLC, to sell fresh produce at the northeast corner of Hickory and Edison Roads six days a week from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily June 1, 2012 to September 30, 2012. Mr. West indicated the applicant did not need to attend. The Police Department has approved the request.

Mr. West closed the Public Hearing.

Mr. Prince moved to approve the Transient Merchants License for Sweet Corn Charlie Produce, LLC to sell fresh produce at the northeast corner of Hickory and Edison Roads from June 1, 2012 to September 30, 2012. Mr. West seconded; motion carried.

Open Items:
A review of Taxicab Company License Application for American Cab, 702 E. Mishawaka Avenue and determination of issuance of Certificate of Public Convenience continued under advisement.

Unfinished Business:
There being no additional business brought before the Board, the meeting was adjourned at 10:16 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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