REGULAR MEETING OF THE MISHAWAKA

BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS AND SAFETY/UTILITY BOARD

January 26, 2010

 

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Public Works and Safety/Utility Board was called to order by President Gary West at 10:05 a.m.  All members were present.  Mr. Prince moved to dispense with the reading of the minutes of January 19, 2010, and accept them as circulated.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Bid Openings:

There were no bid openings.

 

Mayor’s Comments:

Mayor Rea said a staff meeting would follow today’s Board meeting.

 

Department Head Reports:

Electric Division Manager Tim Erickson presented Utility Resolution 2010-01 Amending the Schedule of Compensation for Mishawaka Utilities for the Calendar Year 2010 for specialty teaching for the completion of the apprenticeship program.  Mr. Prince moved to approve Utility Board Resolution 2010-01 Amending the Schedule of Compensation for Mishawaka Utilities for the Calendar Year 2010.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Community Development Director Lory Timmer requested the Board’s approval to award the demolition, seeding and grading of 803 E. 4th Street, 809 S. West Street, and 623 E. 3rd Street to R & R Excavating, Inc., the lowest responsive and responsible quoter, for the amount of $20,680.00.  Mr. Watson moved to award the demolition of 803 E. 4th Street, 809 S. West Street, and 623 E. 3rd Street to R & R Excavating, Inc., for the not-to-exceed amount of $20,680.00.  Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

 

City Planner Ken Prince presented Change Order Nos. 14-16 with Northern Indiana Construction Co., Inc. for Riverwalk Phase III-B, INDOT No. R-30198 as follows:  CO #14 parking lot improvements for an additional $10,855.85; CO #15 site work for a decrease of $23,309.05; and CO #16 for boat ramp work for a decrease of $6,011.19 for a revised contract amount of $1,441,998.57 and moved for the Board’s approval.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Engineering Director Gary West requested the Board declare the following office equipment as obsolete:  one (1) Lanier 5222 Copier, and one (1) HP Desk Jet 1120C Printer; and be disposed of by the IT Department and moved for its approval.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Mr. West presented Change Order No. 2 with HRP Construction for the Juday Creek Force Main Rehabilitation Division A & B for an additional $552,110.00 for a revised contract amount of $3,860,150.20 (50% Grant from SRF) and moved for its approval.  Mr. West also thanked Karl Kopec and his staff for their participation and review.  Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

 

Approval of Claims:

Mr. Watson moved to approve twenty (20) Claim Dockets for Utilities and Civil City as submitted by City Controller Yvonne Milligan for a total amount of $7,005,509.84.  Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

 

Public Comments:

There were no public comments.

 

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

 



RESOLUTION  NO. 2010-01

 

A RESOLUTION OF THE

UTILITIES BOARD

OF THE CITY OF MISHAWAKA, INDIANA

 

AMENDING THE SCHEDULE OF COMPENSATION FOR

MISHAWAKA UTILITIES FOR THE CALENDAR YEAR 2010

 

 

            WHEREAS, Mishawaka Ordinance 2580 designates the Board of Public Works and Safety of the City of Mishawaka as the city’s Utility Board, with responsibility for the control and operation of Mishawaka Utilities; and

 

            WHEREAS, the Utilities Board adopted a schedule of compensation for salaried and part time employees for 2010 as Utility Board resolution 2009-05 on December 15, 2009; and

 

            WHEREAS, the Utilities Board finds it desirable to amend the Resolution 2009-05 schedule of compensation,

 

            NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE UTILITY BOARD OF THE CITY OF MISHAWAKA, INDIANA, that:

 

                        The wage schedule for 2010 is hereby amended for certain positions as follows:

 

                                                                        New Biweekly Pay                  New Annual Salary

 

SPECIALITY PAY FOR TEACHING             $  195.00                                 $  5,070.00

 

 

            PASSED by the Utility Board of the City of Mishawaka, Indiana, on this 26th day of January, 2010.

 

 

                                                                                    UTILITIES BOARD

 

 

                                                                                    ___________________________

                                                                                    Gary E. West

 

 

                                                                                    ___________________________

                                                                                    Ronald E. Watson

 

 

                                                                                    ___________________________

ATTEST:                                                                     Kenneth Prince

 

___________________________

Kari Myers, Clerk of the Board

 

 

 

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