REGULAR MEETING OF THE MISHAWAKA
BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS AND SAFETY/UTILITY BOARD
November 25, 2014

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Public Works and Safety/Utility Board was called to order by Vice President Mike Watson at 10:01 a.m. All members were present except Mr. West. Mr. Prince moved to dispense with the reading of the minutes of November 18, 2014, and accept them as circulated. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Bid Openings:
One bid was opened for one (1) 2015 ¾ ton 4 WD Super/Extended-cab pickup truck for the Water Division and is summarized below:

BIDDER        
Jordan Motors, Inc., Mishawaka, IN
Model: 2015 Ford F250 4X4 Supercab BASE $  28,169.00
TRADE-IN: 1997 Ford F150 Pickup $ -  2,000.00
TOTAL LESS TRADE-INS $  26,169.00
Delivery: 75-90 days
Discount: 25%

One bid was opened for one (1) 2015 ½ ton 4 WD Super/Extended-cab pickup truck for the Water Division and is summarized below:

BIDDER        
Jordan Motors, Inc., Mishawaka, IN
Model: 2015 Ford F150 4X4 Supercab BASE $  27,535.00
TRADE-IN: 2003 Ford Taurus $ -  3,000.00
TOTAL LESS TRADE-INS $  24,535.00
Delivery: 110-130 days
Discount: 25%

Mr. Watson said these bids will be forwarded to the Water Division for their review and evaluation.

Mayor’s Comments:
Mayor Wood was not available for today’s Board meeting.

Department Head Reports:
Central Services Department Manager Tim Ryan presented Resolution 2014-07 requesting the Board approve an Intergovernmental Agreement with Penn-Harris-Madison School Corporation authorizing the sale of a maximum of 30 tons of enhanced road salt at $79.91 per ton effective November 20, 2014 through March 31, 2015. Mr. Prince moved to approve as presented. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

City Controller Becky Miller requested the Board approve a full GASB 45 actuarial update for fiscal year ending December 31, 2014, by The Howard E. Nyhart Company in the amount of $8,400.00 and authorize the Controller to execute the agreement. Mr. Prince moved to approve as presented. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Approval of Claims:
Mr. Prince moved to approve sixteen (16) Claim Dockets for Utilities and Civil City as submitted by City Controller Becky Miller for a total amount of $9,865,115.76. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

New Business:
Water Division Manager Dave Majewski requested the Board award the bid for one (1) 2015 ¾ ton 4WD super/extended cab pick-up truck to Jordan Motors, Inc., Mishawaka, for the base bid of $28,169.00 less $2,000.00 for trade in for a total award of $26,169.00, and one (1) 2015 ½ 4WD super/extended cab pick-up truck to Jordan Motors, Inc., Mishawaka, for the base bid of $27,535.00 less $3,000.00 for trade in for a total award of $24,535.00. Mr. Prince moved to approve as presented. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Old Business:
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 10:08 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

 

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