REGULAR MEETING OF THE MISHAWAKA

BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS AND SAFETY/UTILITY BOARD

November 17, 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 November 10, 2009, and accept them as circulated.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Quote Opening:

Quotes were opened for the demolition of 126 W. 10th Street and are summarized below:

 

 

 

 

Company

 

 

Base Quote

 

Time to

Complete

Alt #1

(Top Soil,

Grade, Seed)

 

Time to

Complete

 

 

Total Quote

Total

Time to

Complete

Alva Enterprises

$  8,750.00

30 days

  $1,250.00

30 days

  $10,000.00

 

Torok Excavating

$  8,000.00

 

  $   560.00

30 days

  $  8,560.00

 

Indiana Earth

$  8,900.00

21 days

  $1,605.00

 

  $10,505.00

 

Ritschard Bros.

$  9,000.00

 

  $1,100.00

 

  $10,100.00

35 days

R & R Excavating

$13,760.00

30 days

  $2,100.00

 

  $15,860.00

30 days

*C&E Excavating

$  8,388.00

30 days

  $1,596.00

10 days

  $  9,984.00

 

 

*Let the record reflect the quote from C & E Excavating was received by the City and stamped in before 10:00am, but inadvertently was not delivered to the meeting.  Immediately following the meeting, the quote was opened and has been included herein for reference.

 

Mayor’s Comments:

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

 

Department Head Reports:

Fire Chief Jim Schuster thanked the Electric and Street Departments for their assistance during the fire earlier in the week.

 

Park Superintendent Mike Faulkner thanked the folks from Five-Star.  Mr. Faulkner said there were approximately 250 people raking and cleaning up Battell Park this past weekend.  Also, several neighbors were also helped.

 

Assistant Engineering Director Christine Jamrose, on behalf of Gary West, presented Change Order No. 1 from HRP Construction, for the Juday Creek Force Main Rehabilitation, Division A and B for an increase of $51,226.00 for a new not-to-exceed contract amount of $3,308,040.20.  Mr. Prince moved to approve Change Order No. 1 from HRP Construction for an increase of $51,226.00.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Ms. Jamrose also presented Change Order No. 2 Final from Brooks Construction Company for Main Street Improvements Project, Ph V – McKinley Avenue to Ardennes Avenue, for a decrease of $1,835.03 for a final contract amount of $1,342,752.91.  Mr. Prince moved to approve Change Order No. 2 Final from Brooks Construction Company for a decrease of $1,835.03 for a final contract amount of $1,342,752.91.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Street Commissioner Mike Watson moved for the Board’s approval to advertise for bids for one (1) 4X4 One Ton Mini Dump Truck with Front Mounted Snowplow for the Street Department to be opened Tuesday, December 8, 2009.  Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

 

Mr. Watson moved for the Board’s approval to advertise for bids for one (1) 4X2 One Ton or Greater Cab/Chassis with a KUV Service Body Installed for the Street Department to be opened Tuesday, December 8, 2009.  Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

 

Approval of Claims:

Mr. Prince moved to approve Claim Dockets for Utilities and Civil City as submitted by City Controller Yvonne Milligan.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

New Business:

A request was received for Reverewood in “The Woods” to hold their annual candlelight walk with luminaries on Saturday, December 12, 2009 between 5:00 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. (alternate date December 13, 2009).  Mr. Watson moved to approve.  Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

 

A request for a disabled parking space has been received from the resident at 531 Ell Street was taken under advisement.

 

Public Comments:

There were no public comments.

 

Unfinished Business:

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