REGULAR MEETING OF THE MISHAWAKA

BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS AND SAFETY/UTILITY BOARD

February 23, 2010

 

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Public Works and Safety/Utility Board was called to order by President Gary West at 10:05 a.m.  All members were present.  Mr. Prince moved to dispense with the reading of the minutes of February 16, 2010, and accept them as circulated.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

Bid Openings:

There were no bid openings.

 

Mayor’s Comments:

Mayor Rea indicated a staff meeting would follow today’s Board meeting.

 

Department Head Reports:

Community Development Director Lory Timmer requested the Board’s approval of a professional service agreement with Specialty Systems of South Bend, Inc. for removal of accessible asbestos at 615 Madison Street for the lump sum amount of $3,345.00.  Mr. Watson moved to approve the professional service agreement with Specialty Systems of South Bend, Inc. for the lump sum amount of $3,345.00.  Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

 

Engineering Director Gary West requested the Board authorize the receipt of bids for Milburn Area Sewer Improvement Project Divisions B & D to be opened March 16, 2010, and moved for the Board’s approval.  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried. 

 

Mr. West requested the Board award the contract for the demolition of four (4) residential structures (1812, 1816, 2123 North Main St., and 106 E. Lowell Ave.) to John Boettcher Sewer and Excavating, the lowest responsive and responsible bidder, for the amount of $25,000.00 and moved for its approval.  Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

 

Approval of Claims:

Mr. Watson moved to approve seventeen (17) Claim Dockets for Utilities and Civil City as submitted by City Controller Yvonne Milligan for a total amount of $6,954,637.44.  Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

 

Approval of SRF Pay Applications:

Mr. West moved to approve SRF - Disbursement Request #21 from Lawson-Fisher Associates for design services for Juday Creek Forcemain Repair, Ph II (City Project MWW 09-004).  Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

 

New Business:

Mr. West reported that disabled parking designations were no longer required at the addresses listed below and moved the Board to remove said designations:

 

205 George Street

420 W. 10th Street

226 E. 6th Street

1001 W. Donaldson Avenue

 

Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

 

A request received from Holladay Properties for a St. Patrick’s Day Tent Party to be held at Heritage Square, Granger, was taken under advisement.

 

Old Business:

A request received from the Susan G. Komen Northern Indiana Race for the Cure for a 5K run/walk to be held on Saturday, May 1, 2010 remains 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.

 

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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