REGULAR MEETING OF THE MISHAWAKA

BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS AND SAFETY/UTILITY BOARD

January 5, 2010

 

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Public Works and Safety/Utility Board was called to order at 10:03 a.m.  The Board organization was determined for 2010.  Mr. Watson moved to maintain Mr. Gary West as President of the Board of Public Works and Safety.  Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.  Mr. Prince moved to nominate Mr. Ronald (Mike) Watson as the Vice-President of the Board of Public Works and Safety. Mr. West seconded; motion carried.  Mr. West moved to appoint Kari Myers as Clerk of the Board.  Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

 

Mr. Prince moved to dispense with the reading of the minutes of December 29, 2009, and accept them as circulated.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Mayor’s Comments:

Mayor Rea deferred to Police Chief Ken Witkowski.

 

Police Chief Ken Witkowski announced that Recruit Brian Long had successfully completed all department testing and investigation, doctor’s physical examination and approval by the Police Pension Board.  In addition, Recruit Long graduated from the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy in Plainfield, Indiana, on December 31, 2009.  Chief Witkowski requested the Board’s approval.  Mr. Watson moved for the approval of Recruit Brian Long and that he be sworn in as Probationary Patrol Officer.  Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

 

Mayor Rea swore in Brian Long as Probationary Patrol Officer for the Mishawaka Police Department effective January 5, 2010.

 

Bid Openings:

Bids were opened for up to twenty-two (22) patrol cars.

 

 

Gates Chevrolet

Mishawaka, IN

Jordan Motors

Mishawaka, IN

Lake Shore Ford

Burns Harbor, IN

 

2010 Police Impala

2010 Crown Vic Police Interceptor

2010 Crown Vic Police Interceptor

Base Bid

$20,795.00

$21,300.00

$20,794.00

Total (22)

$457,490.00

$468,600.00

$457,468.00

Delivery

90-150 days

60-75 days

Approx March ‘10

Parts Discount

25%

25%

25%

Trade (1)

$1,000.00

$1,000.00

$1,020.00

Trade (2)

$1,000.00

$1,000.00

$1,020.00

Trade (3)

$1,200.00

$1,000.00

$1,120.00

Trade (4)

$1,200.00

$1,000.00

$1,020.00

Trade (5)

$1,200.00

$1,000.00

$   820.00

Trade (6)

$1,200.00

$1,000.00

$1,120.00

Trade (7)

$1,200.00

$1,000.00

$1,020.00

Trade (8)

$1,200.00

$1,000.00

$1,020.00

Trade (9)

$1,200.00

$1,000.00

$1,020.00

Trade (10)

$1,200.00

$1,000.00

$1,120.00

Trade (11)

$1,200.00

$1,000.00

$1,020.00

Trade (12)

$   800.00

$1,000.00

$   920.00

Trade (13)

$   800.00

$1,000.00

$   820.00

Trade (14)

$     50.00

$1,000.00

$1,220.00

Trade (15)

$     50.00

$   500.00

$   500.00

Trade (16)

$     50.00

$   500.00

$   500.00

Trade (17)

$     50.00

$   500.00

$   500.00

Trade (18)

$     50.00

$   500.00

$     50.00

Trade (19)

$     50.00

$   500.00

$     50.00

Trade (20)

$     50.00

$   500.00

$     50.00

Trade Total

$14,750.00

$17,000.00

$15,930.00

Total minus trades

$442,740.00

$451,600.00

$441,538.00

 

Mr. West said the bids would be taken under advisement by the Police Department for review and consideration.

 

Department Head Reports:

Community Development Director Lory Timmer requested the Board’s approval to receive quotes for the demolition and clearance of 803 E. Fourth Street, 623 E. Third Street, and 809 S. West Street with quotes to be opened on Tuesday January 19, 2010.  Mr. Watson moved to approve.  Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

 

Mrs. Timmer requested the Board’s approval to receive Requests for Qualifications for a Community Development Consultant with proposals due January 19, 2010.  Mr. Prince moved to approve.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Engineering Director Gary West requested the Board award the contract for the demolition of six (6) residential structures (1614, 1618, 1622, 1702, 1708, 1712 N. Main St.) to Torok Excavating and Demolition, the lowest responsive and responsible bidder, for the amount of $37,022.00 and moved for its approval.  Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

 

Approval of Claims:

There were no claims to approve.

 

Public Comments:

There were no public comments.

 

Unfinished Business:

There being no additional business brought before the Board, the meeting was adjourned at 10:24 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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