REGULAR MEETING OF THE MISHAWAKA

BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS AND SAFETY/UTILITY BOARD

February 17, 2009

 

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Public Works and Safety/Utility Board was called to order by President Gary West at 10:04 a.m.  All members were present.  Mr. Prince moved to dispense with the reading of the minutes of February 10, 2009, and accept them as circulated.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Bid Openings:

There were no bid openings.

 

Mayor’s Comments:

Mayor Rea was not available to attend today’s Board meeting.  Mr. West said there would be a staff meeting following the Board meeting to discuss some of the stimulus projects.

 

Department Head Reports:

Director of Community Development Lory Timmer requested the Board’s approval to award the contract for demolition and removal of the structure located at 211 N. Hill Street to Torok Excavating and Demolition, Inc. of South Bend, the lowest responsive and responsible quoter for the base amount of $6,700.00 and Alternate 1 for grading and seeding of $900.00 for a total not-to-exceed amount of $7,600.00.  Mr. Prince moved to award the demolition of 211 N. Hill Street for the not-to-exceed amount of $7,600.00 to Torok Excavating and Demolition, Inc. of South Bend.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

City Planner Ken Prince presented a Professional Services Agreement with The Troyer Group for Construction Administration Services, Mishawaka Riverwalk Phase III-B, INDOT Contract Number R-31098-A for a not-to-exceed amount of $167,690.25, of which only 20% is the responsibility of the City.  Mr. Prince moved to approve the Professional Services Agreement with The Troyer Group for the not-to-exceed amount of $167,690.25.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Public Comments:

There were no public comments.

 

Open Items:

Police Chief Ken Witkowski provided an updated plan from Houlihan’s Restaurant.  Mr. West asked Chief Witkowski if they had any pending items that need additional follow up.  Chief Witkowski said there were no items pending.  Mr. West said the Board will delay action one week because there were some concerns last year.    

 

Unfinished Business:

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