REGULAR MEETING OF THE MISHAWAKA

BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS AND SAFETY/UTILITY BOARD

December 15, 2009

 

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Public Works and Safety/Utility Board was called to order by Vice-President Mike Watson at 10:03 a.m.  All members were present except Mr. West.  Mr. Prince moved to dispense with the reading of the minutes of December 8, 2009, and accept them as circulated.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Quote Opening:

Quotes were opened for the demolition of 821 S. Logan Street and are summarized below:

 

 

 

Company

Base Quote

(demolition, removal, grading)

 

 

Time to Complete

Torok Excavating Inc.

$ 7,250.00

15 days

Indiana Earth, Inc.

$11,230.00

30 days

Ritschard Bros., Inc.

$ 8,300.00

30 days

C & E Excavating, Inc.

$11,158.00

30 days

R & R Excavating, Inc.

$10,355.00

30 days

 

Mr. Watson indicated these quotes would be taken under advisement for review and recommendation by the Community Development Department.

 

Department Head Reports:

Mishawaka Utilities General Manager Jim Schrader presented Utility Board Resolution 2009-03 for approving the budget for the financial needs of the Mishawaka Utilities for the calendar year 2010 and requested the Board’s approval.  Based on Mr. Schrader’s recommendation, Mr. Prince moved for the approval of Utility Board Resolution 2009-03.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Mr. Schrader also presented Utility Board Resolution 2009-04 for approving and confirming the schedule of compensation for certain employees of the Mishawaka Utilities for 2010 and requested the Board’s approval.  Based on Mr. Schrader’s recommendation, Mr. Prince moved for the approval of Utility Board Resolution 2009-04.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Utility Board Resolution 2009-05 was presented to the Board by Mr. Schrader for approving and confirming the schedule of compensation for certain employees of the Mishawaka Utilities and the Sewer Maintenance Department for 2010.  Mr. Prince moved to approve Utility Board Resolution 2009-05 based on Mr. Schrader’s recommendation.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

City Planner Ken Prince presented Change Order No.’s 11-13 with Northern Indiana Construction Co., Inc. for Riverwalk Phase III-B, INDOT No. R-30198 for the added amount of $32,319.10 making the new not-to-exceed contract amount of $1,460,462.95 and moved for the Board’s approval.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Mr. Prince presented Change Order #5 Final from Lawson-Fisher Associates for Mishawaka Riverwalk South Walkway Phase 2 and 3 for an additional $54,932.48 making the final contract amount $3,410,159.97 and moved for the Board’s approval.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

 

 

Street Commissioner Mike Watson recommended the Board award the contract for one (1)

4 X 2 One Ton or Greater Cab/Chassis with a KUV Service Body to Jordan Automotive Group, Mishawaka, the lowest responsive and responsible bidder, for the amount of $37,587.25 and moved for the Board’s approval.  Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

 

Mr. Watson recommended the Board award the contract for one (1) 4 X 4 One Ton Mini Dump Truck with Front Mounted Snowplow to Lake Shore Ford Mercury Toyota, Burns Harbor, IN, the lowest responsive and responsible bidder, for the amount of $50,690.00 and moved for the Board’s approval.  Mr. Prince 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.

 

Mayor’s Comments:

Mayor Rea arrived at 10:16.  He announced a brief staff meeting would follow today’s Board meeting.

 

Hearing:

Mr. Watson requested a hearing be set for Second Hand Store License Application for Gamestop, Inc., 5656 Grape Road.  John Gourley stated that hearings were no longer required for application renewals if the company is in good standing.

 

Public Comments:

There were no public comments.

 

Unfinished Business:

There being no additional business brought before the Board, the meeting was adjourned at 10:17 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