REGULAR MEETING OF THE MISHAWAKA
BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS AND SAFETY/UTILITY BOARD
August 13, 2013

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Public Works and Safety/Utility Board was called to order by President Gary West at 10:00 a.m. All members were present except Mr. Prince. Mr. Watson moved to dispense with the reading of the minutes of August 6, 2013, and accept them as circulated. Mr. West seconded; motion carried.

Bid Openings:
There were no bid openings.

Mayor’s Comments:
Mayor Wood was not available for today’s Board meeting. Mr. West announced a brief staff meeting would follow today’s Board meeting.

Department Head Reports:
Wastewater Division Manager Karl Kopec requested the Board award the bid for Carriage Lane, Windingbrook, and South Hampton lift station improvement projects to HRP Construction, the lowest most responsive, responsible bidder, in the amount of $309,700.00. Mr. Watson moved to approve as presented. Mr. West seconded; motion carried.

Engineering Director Gary West presented the Final Acceptance for “Safe Routes to School-Battell School”, INDOT Contract R-34699, completed by Phend and Brown, and moved for its approval. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Mr. West presented the Final Acceptance for screw drive lift station and siphons constructed by INDOT SR331 underpass at Norfolk Southern Railroad, and moved for its approval. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Approval of Claims:
There were no claims to approve.

New Business:
A request from “Catch 22 Pub & Grub” (former Yakety Yak Café), 710 W. 4th Street to block Center Street between Fourth and south alley on Saturday, September 7, 2013, from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for a Grand Opening party was taken under advisement.

Old Business:
Mr. West moved to approve a request from Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center Pediatric Services to hold a “Hero for Heroes 5K Family Color Run” on Saturday, October 26, 2013, requesting closures of Holy Cross Parkway, Trinity, Fir Road and Day Road, pending county approval of route. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

A request for Notice of Recognition of Encroachment submitted by Bethel College for installation of a directional sign on Lowell Avenue continued under advisement.

Administrative approval of Second Hand Store License Renewal received from Julie’s Used Appliances, 2302 Lincolnway West, continued under advisement due to previous building and zoning deficiencies identified on the property.

A request submitted by ASAP Towing Services for Towing Services Contract continued under advisement.

Unfinished Business:
There being no additional business brought before the Board, the meeting was adjourned at
10:15 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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