REDEVELOPMENT COMMISSION MEETING MINUTES

November 12, 2014

 

The regular meeting of the City of Mishawaka Redevelopment Commission was called to order at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, in Room 205, City Hall, 600 E. Third St., Mishawaka, Indiana. Commissioner Eberhart, O’Dell, Buraczewski, Pingel were present: Also present were Dave Thomas, Roger Shields, Attorney Beutter, Attorney Lawrence Meteiver, and Laura Raygoza.

APPROVAL OF OCTOBER 2014 MINUTES
City Staff attorney Lawrence Meteiver advised that even though this is a special meeting the minutes for the previous Commissioner meeting be presented for approval. Commissioner Pingel moved that the minutes from October 2014 Commission meeting be approved; Commissioner Buraczewski seconded; motion passed.

2014-2015 SNOW PLOWING CONTRACT FOR MUNICIPAL LOTS
The 2014-2015 snow plowing contract for Redevelopment owned lots throughout the City. Received three (3) separate quotes, with the assistance form Larry Meteiver and Gary West, Director of the Engineering Department it was determined that Michiana Property Maintenance LLC 120 LWE. Mishawaka In. Per Roger Shields, Moorman’s Service did the snow plow service for the past 3 years, but with the contract being awarded to Michiana Property Maintenance LLC’s unit prices will give the City substantial savings. There are no main reasons for the discrepancies in pricing the bid was submitted based on the manual labor Specification book provide by Roger Shields to all Snow Removal contractors.

Per Roger Shields, References were called and received good recommendations. This contract is only for Redevelopment owned properties. The contract outlines City ordinance requirements, contractors will be monitored will make sure it’s being followed and snow is being removed after 24 hours of snow fall per ordinance. No questions or concerns were brought up Commissioner Odell moved for approval of contract; Commissioner Pingel seconded; motion passed.

SCHEDULING OF DECEMBER 2014 MEETING
Dave Thomas, suggested canceling the regularly scheduled November 25, 2014 and rescheduling the December 22, 2014 to Monday, December 15, 2014 due to the Holiday Season. Commissioner Pingel moved for approval of rescheduled meetings; Commissioner Buraczewski seconded; motion passed.

ANYTHING ELSE BROUGHT BEFORE THE COMMISSION
Dave Thomas reported that he has been working with Taperlock Credit Union located on Elmer and Laurel, hopes to have a purchase agreement regarding the relocation for board approval in the December Meeting.

Commissioner O’Dell motioned the meeting be adjourned; Commissioner Pingel Seconded; motion carried, meeting adjourned at 6:48 P.M.

 

 

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M. Gilbert Eberhart, President

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David B. Thomas

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Marilyn Nelums-Jones

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