REGULAR MEETING OF THE MISHAWAKA
BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS AND SAFETY/UTILITY BOARD
July 24, 2012

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Public Works and Safety/Utility Board was called to order by President Gary West at 10:01 a.m. All members were present. Mr. Prince moved to dispense with the reading of the minutes of July 17, 2012, and accept them as circulated. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Bid Openings:
There were no bid openings.

Mayor’s Comments:
Mayor Wood announced a staff meeting would follow today’s Board meeting.

Department Head Reports:
City Planner Ken Prince requested the Board approve Resolution No. 2012-03 accepting the transfer of property from Redevelopment Commission to the City of Mishawaka; and Resolution No. 2012-04 accept the transfer of property from the City of Mishawaka to the Foundation for the Center for Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc., and designate Mayor as signatory and moved for their approval. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Street Commissioner Mike Watson requested the Board extend the contract with RKA Petroleum of Romulus, MI for the purchase of diesel and gasoline. Mr. Watson indicated RKA has offered to honor the current contract for an additional year thru May 31, 2012, and moved for its approval. Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

Engineering Director Gary West presented a Professional Service Agreement with DLZ for construction engineering services for Battell Safe Routes to School for the not-to-exceed amount of $39,000.00, and moved for its approval. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Approval of Claims:
Mr. Watson moved to approve sixteen (16) Claim Dockets for Utilities and Civil City as submitted by City Controller Yvonne Milligan for a total amount of $10,594,573.21. Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

Approval of SRF Pay Applications:
There were no applications to approve.

New Business:
Mr. West moved to reschedule Tuesday, August 15, 2012, Board of Works meeting to Wednesday, August 15, 2012 due to Board members being unavailable on August 14. Mr. Watson 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 10:35 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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