REGULAR MEETING OF THE MISHAWAKA

BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS AND SAFETY/UTILITY BOARD

December 29, 2009

 

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Public Works and Safety/Utility Board was called to order by Vice President Mike Watson at 10:04 a.m.  All members were present except Mr. West.  Mr. Prince moved to dispense with the reading of the minutes of December 22, 2009, and accept them as circulated.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Bid Openings:

There were no bid openings.

 

Mayor’s Comments:

The Mayor was not available for today’s Board meeting.

 

Department Head Reports:

City Controller Yvonne Milligan presented Utility Resolution 2009-07 authorizing the temporary borrowing of funds from the Sewage Improvement Fund to the Northwest TIF Fund for operating expenses in the amount of $800,000.00.  Mr. Prince moved to approve Utility Resolution 2009-07 authorizing borrowing of $800,000.00 from the Sewage Improvement Fund to the Northwest TIF Fund.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Community Development Director Lory Timmer requested the Board’s approval to award the demolition, seeding and grading of 851, 853 E. Third Street and 209 S. Merrifield Avenue to

C & E Excavating, Inc., the lowest responsive and responsible quoter, for the amount of $32,543.50.  Mr. Watson moved to award the demolition of 851, 853 E. Third Street and 209 S. Merrifield Avenue to C & E Excavating, Inc., for the not-to-exceed amount of $32,543.50.  Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

 

City Planner Ken Prince presented a professional services agreement with DLZ for the Riverwalk/Merrifield Park Entry Modification (Merrifield Park Connector Project) for a not-to-exceed amount of $6,160.00 and moved for the Board’s approval.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Mr. Prince also presented correct monthly fees for the Motorola Service Agreement for 2010 as follows:  $38,231.12 (Jan thru May 2010); $41,119.41 (June thru Dec 2010).  The annual total remains $478,991.47 and moved for the Board’s approval.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Approval of Claims:

Mr. Watson moved to approve Claim Dockets for Utilities and Civil City as submitted by City Controller Yvonne Milligan.  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 10:08 a.m.

 

Mike Watson – Vice President of the Board of

Public Works and Safety/Utility Board

 

Kari Myers, Clerk of the Board of

Public Works and Safety/Utility Board