REGULAR MEETING OF THE MISHAWAKA
BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS AND SAFETY/UTILITY BOARD
August 11, 2015

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Public Works and Safety/Utility Board was called to order by President Gary West at 10:01 a.m. All members were present. Mr. Prince moved to dispense with the reading of the minutes of August 4, 2015, and accept them as circulated. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Bid Openings:
There were no bid openings.

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

Department Head Reports:
City Attorney Lawrence Meteiver presented Utility Board Resolution 2015-03 Authorizing the Receipt of Funds and Appointing a Representative to Satisfy Judgement and Release of Lean at 10551 McKinley Highway, Osceola. Mr. Prince moved to approve as presented. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Mr. Meteiver presented Utility Board Resolution 2015-04 Recommending a Change to the I&M Adjustment Factor Established by Rate Ordinance No. 5426 Recognizing the Change in Cost of Purchasing Wholesale Power from I&M Power. Mr. Prince moved to approve. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Police Chief Ken Witkowski requested the Board approve the transfer of Lt. Bryan Fox Street Crimes Unit to the Uniform Division – Midnight Shift and be promoted to Captain of the shift, effective August 15, 2015. Chief Witkowski said Officer Fox is filling the Captain vacancy due to Officer Robert Wilson’s voluntary demotion from Captain of the Midnight Shift to Patrol Officer First Class and transfer to Day Shift. Mr. West moved to approve as presented. Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

Engineering Director Gary West requested the Board authorize the receipt of quotes for 2015 CDBG ADA Infrastructure Improvements, Phase II, to be opened August 18, 2015, and moved for its approval. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Approval of Claims:
There were no claims to approve.

New Business:
Mr. West moved to approve the additional request from Queen of Peace Catholic Church to add a Friday evening whiffle ball tournament to their annual PeaceFest, August 21, 2015. Any music would be subject to previous conditions of approval. Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

Unfinished Business:
There being no additional business brought before the Board, the meeting was adjourned at 10:12 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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