REGULAR MEETING OF THE MISHAWAKA
BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS AND SAFETY/UTILITY BOARD
September 25, 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 September 18, 2012, and accept them as circulated. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Bid Opening:
One bid was opened for CIPP Sewer Rehabilitation, Various Locations, and is summarized below:

BIDDER AMOUNT
Inland Waters (Base Bid) $103,852.00
ALT #1 $23,600.00
ALT #2 $22,100.00
ALT #3 $18,816.00
ALT #4 $19,640.00
TOTAL $188,088.00

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

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

Department Head Reports:
Fire Chief Dale Freeman requested the Board declare one Cybex Treadmill as surplus for disposal as it can no longer be repaired. Mr. Watson moved to approve as presented. Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

Wastewater Division Manager Karl Kopec requested the Board’s approval of Supplement No. 6 from Lawson-Fisher Associates for engineering services in the implementation of the storm water quality management plan for an increase of $16,850.00 for a new not-to-exceed amount of $224,150.00. Mr. Prince moved to approve as presented. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

City Planner Ken Prince presented Supplement No. 3 from Kil Architecture for Mishawaka River Center Apartments Project for an increase of $12,250.25 for a new contract amount of $379,272.50, and moved for its approval. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Street Commissioner Mike Watson requested the Board authorize the receipt of bids for one (1) light duty dump truck with plow to be opened October 16, 2012, and moved for its approval. Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

Mr. Watson requested the Board authorize the receipt of bids for one (1) three wheel mechanical sweeper to be opened October 16, 2012, and moved for its approval. Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

Engineering Director Gary West requested the Board modify the existing engineering services agreement with Lawson-Fisher Associates and authorize the change from Task 8 Environmental Issues to construction services for no change in the contract amount, and moved for its approval. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Mr. West requested the Board accept the Deed of Dedication for right-of-way on the southwest corner of Bennington and Harrison Road, and moved for its approval. Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

Mr. West presented Amended Change Order No. 4 Final from Walsh and Kelly for Douglas Road Improvements for a revised final contract amount of $3,836,940.61, 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. Prince moved to approve SRF – Disbursement Request #67 from Lawson-Fisher Associates for engineering services for Juday Creek Forcemain Rehab in the amount of $38,063.00. Mr. Watson Prince seconded; motion carried.

New Business:
There was no new business.

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 10:18 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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