REGULAR MEETING OF THE MISHAWAKA

BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS AND SAFETY/UTILITY BOARD

September 29, 2009

 

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Public Works and Safety/Utility Board was called to order by President Gary West at 10:03 a.m.  All members were present.  Mr. Prince moved to dispense with the reading of the minutes of September 22, 2009, and accept them as circulated.

 

Bid Openings:

Quotes were opened for the Eberhart-Petro Drainage Improvement Project and are summarized below:

 

COMPANY                                           QUOTE

HRP Construction Inc.                             $73,652.00

 

Mr. West indicated bids would be taken under advisement for review and recommendation by the City’s consultant.

 

Mayor’s Comments:

Mayor Rea said Mishawaka’s sister city, Shirojiri, Japan, recently celebrated their 50th Anniversary.  There will be a small delegation visiting Mishawaka on Halloween.

 

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

 

Department Head Reports:

Mishawaka Utilities Water Division Assistant Manager, Dave Majewski, presented Professional Service Agreement Amendment #1 with American Structurepoint, Inc. for the Twelfth Street Watermain Relocation project for an increase of $44,300.00 for a new not-to-exceed amount of $127,800.00 and requested Utilities General Manager Jim Schrader be named as signatory.  Mr. Prince moved to approve Professional Service Agreement Amendment #1 with American Structurepoint, Inc. for an increase of $44,300.00 for a new not-to-exceed amount of $127,800 and name Jim Schrader as signatory.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Human Resources Director Tara Antonucci presented Utility Board Resolution 2009-02 Amending the Schedule of Compensation for Mishawaka Utilities Employees to change the position of MS4 Coordinator position from a full-time salaried position to an Interim Part Time MS4 Coordinator with an hourly rate of $21.48 per hour effective October 1, 2009.  Mr. West moved to approve Utility Board Resolution 2009-02 Amending the Schedule of Compensation for Mishawaka Utilities Employees to change the MS4 Coordinator position from full-time salaried to an Interim Part Time position with an hourly rate of $21.48 per hour effective October 1, 2009.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

City Planner Ken Prince presented Professional Service Agreement Amendment #3 with Lehman & Lehman for Mishawaka Avenue Streetscape for an increase of $21,421.50 for a new not-to-exceed amount of $94,421.50 and moved for its approval.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Engineering Director Gary West requested the Board award the contract for the Edison Lakes White Topping Project to Rieth-Riley Construction Company, Inc., the lowest responsive and responsible bidder, for the amount of $568,758.00 moved for its approval.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Approval of Claims:

There were no claims to approve.

 

Public Comments:

There were no public comments.

 

Unfinished Business:

There being no additional business brought before the Board, the meeting was adjourned at 10:16 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

 



RESOLUTION NO. 2009-02

 

A RESOLUTION OF THE

UTILITES BOARD

OF THE CITY OF MISHAWAKA, INDIANA

 

AMENDING 2009 SCHEDULE OF COMPENSATION FOR MISHAWAKA UTILITIES EMPLOYEES TO ESTABLISH AN INTERIM PART TIME MS4 COORDINATOR PAY RATE IN THE SEWER MAINTENAINCE DEPARTMENT

 

WHEREAS, Mishawaka Ordinance 2580 designates the Board of Public Works and Safety of the City of Mishawaka as the city’s Utility Board, with responsibility for the control and operation of Mishawaka Utilities; and

 

            WHEREAS, the Utilities Board adopted a schedule of compensation for salaried and part time employees for 2009 as Utility Board resolution 2008-04 on December 16, 2008; and

 

            WHEREAS, the Utilities Board finds it desirable to amend the Resolution 2008-04 schedule of compensation,

 

            NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE UTILITY BOARD OF THE CITY OF MISHAWAKA, INDIANA, that:

 

                        The wage schedule for 2009 is hereby amended to add an interim part time position in the Sewer Maintenance Department, effective October 1, 2009, as follows:

 

                                                                       

INTERIM PART TIME MS4 COORDINATOR      $      21.48 per hour

 

 

            PASSED by the Utility Board of the City of Mishawaka, Indiana, on this 29th day of September 2009.

 

 

                                                            UTILITIES BOARD

City of Mishawaka, Indiana

 

                                                            ___________________________

                                                            Gary E. West

 

____________________________

                                                            Ronald E. Watson

 

                                                            _____________________________

                                                            Kenneth B. Prince

 

ATTEST:

 

_____________________

Kari Myers