REGULAR MEETING OF THE MISHAWAKA
BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS AND SAFETY/UTILITY BOARD
September 4, 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. Mr. Prince moved to dispense with the reading of the minutes of August 28, 2012, and accept them as circulated. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Quote Opening:
Quotes were opened for Battell Community Center Parking and are summarized below:

CONTRACTOR AMOUNT
Walsh & Kelly, Inc. $79,904.49
Rieth-Riley Construction Co., Inc. $65,700.69
Selge Const. Co. Inc. $77,908.90

Mr. West said the quotes would be taken under advisement for review and consideration by the City’s consultant.

Mayor’s Comments:
Mayor Wood said this year’s Indiana Municipal Electric Association (IMEA) Rodeo was held in Anderson, IN, on August 26th and 27th and once again Mishawaka’s team brought home top honors. The Rodeo tests individual and team skills and knowledge in the performance of their duties as Electric linemen. He said the team, Chuck Bailey, Shane Reynolds, Matt Stull, and Tim Draskovits, as well as apprentices Nate Prenkert and Jak Kudlacz are to be congratulated for earning 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place spots in various categories, and 2nd place overall.

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

Department Head Reports:
Park Superintendent Terry Zeller submitted a request to remove one tree and trim four trees in the right of way at 516 Clay Street. The trees have been analyzed and recommended for removal and trimming by the Park Department Landscaper. Mr. Watson moved to approve as presented. Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

City Planner Ken Prince presented a Professional Services Agreement with Rundell Ernstberger Associates, LLC, for construction documentation services for miscellaneous items at Beutter Park for the not-to-exceed amount of $8,700.00, and moved for its approval. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Engineering Director Gary West presented a Professional Services Agreement with DLZ for construction services for Merrifield sidewalk and curb installation for the not-to-exceed amount of $8,500.00, and moved for its approval. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Mr. West presented a Professional Services Agreement with Lawson-Fisher Associates for construction services for CIPP Rehabilitation at various locations for the not-to-exceed amount of $12,820.00, and moved for its approval. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Mr. West requested the Board approve plans and authorized the receipt of bids for CIPP Sewer Rehabilitation at various locations to be opened September 25, 2012, and moved for its approval. Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

Mr. West presented a Professional Services Agreement with Lawson-Fisher Associates for construction services for Hospice Site Infrastructure for the not-to-exceed amount of $125,975.00, and moved for its approval. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Mr. West presented Change Order No. 2 Final from BLD Services, LLC, for Milburn Area Sewer Improvements, Lincolnway West Lateral Lining, for an increase of $24,917.32 for a final contract amount of $759,202.32, and moved for its approval. Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

Mr. West presented Change Order No. 2 Final from Niblock Excavating, Inc., for Edison Road/Grape Road Intersection Improvements for a decrease of $4,112.45 for a final contract amount of $204,911.43, and moved for its approval. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Mr. West presented a Professional Services Agreement for design engineering services for The Res sanitary sewer for the not-to-exceed amount of $23,300.00, and moved for its approval. Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

Approval of Claims:
Mr. Watson moved to approve thirteen (13) Claim Dockets for Utilities and Civil City as submitted by City Controller Yvonne Milligan for a total amount of $2,056,577.31. Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

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

New Business:
There was no new business.

Public Comments:
Richard Barnette thanked Redevelopment and Code Enforcement Departments for the work they did on the house on Normandy Drive. He said they did a great job.

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 10:21 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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