REGULAR MEETING OF THE MISHAWAKA
BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS AND SAFETY/UTILITY BOARD
August 19, 2014

 

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 except Mr. Watson. Mr. West moved to dispense with the reading of the minutes of August 12, 2014, and accept them as circulated. Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

Bid Opening:
Bids were opened for Central Park Improvements and are summarized below:

BIDDER BASE BID ALTERNATE #1 TIME TO COMPLETE
HRP Construction, Inc.,
South Bend
$ 5,790,000.00 $ 150,000.00 not provided
Rieth-Riley Construction,
South Bend
$ 5,785,292.00 $ 160,390.00 330 cal days
Selge Construction Co., Inc.,
Niles, MI
$ 4,925,000.00 $ 145,000.00 302 cal days
Ziolkowski Construction,
Mishawaka
$ 4,626,000.00 $ 123,000.00 302 cal days
 

Mr. West said the bids will be forwarded to the consultant for their review, evaluation, and recommendation.

Mayor’s Comments:
Mayor Wood announced a staff meeting would follow today’s Board meeting.

Department Head Reports:
Police Chief Ken Witkowski presented an extension to Maintenance and Support Agreement with Motorola Solutions; specifically amending the agreement for removal of “Cruiser” effective September 1, 2014. Mr. Prince moved to approve as presented. Mr. West seconded; motion carried.

City Planner Ken Prince presented Professional Service Agreement Supplement No. 2 from Lehman & Lehman for additional design services for Central Park Renovation for an increase of $67,475.00 for a new not-to-exceed amount of $431,425.00, and moved for its approval. Mr. West seconded; motion carried.

Engineering Director Gary West presented Change Order No. 6 Final from Phend & Brown Construction for Safe Route to School Battell, Contract R-34699, for an increase of $1,747.86 for a final contract amount of $307,627.72, and moved for its approval. Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

Approval of Claims:
Mr. Prince moved to approve eighteen (18) Claim Dockets for Utilities and Civil City as submitted by City Controller Becky Miller for a total amount of $3,009,914.68. Mr. West seconded; motion carried.

New Business:
There was no new business.

Old Business:
Mr. West moved to approve the “Race to Save Lives” 5K/10K walk/run on Saturday, November 8, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m., beginning and ending at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center. Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

Utility Board public hearing Tuesday, September 23, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. in the Council Chambers as requested by Banko Property Management to hear a utility appeal for 216-218 Grove Street.

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

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