REGULAR MEETING OF THE MISHAWAKA
BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS AND SAFETY/UTILITY BOARD
December 8, 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 December 1, 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 Board Resolution 2015-18 Authorizing the Release of the Temporary Interest in Property Acquired by the City of Mishawaka (commonly known as 705 E. Mishawaka Ave.). Mr. Prince moved to approve as presented. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Mr. Meteiver requested the Board’s permission for Taper Lock Credit Union to remove additional property from 425 Laurel; air conditioner, furnace, and toilets. Mr. Watson moved to approve as presented. Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried. Mr. West recused himself from voting.

Human Resources Director Geoff Spiess requested the Board approve Stop Loss Insurance Renewal for calendar year 2016 and designate Human Resources Director as signatory. Mr. Prince moved to approve as presented. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Police Chief Ken Witkowski requested the Board approve the voluntary demotion of Sgt. Frank Keen to the rank of Patrolman First Class, Uniform Division, Day Shift, effective December 8, 2015. Mr. Watson moved to approve as presented. Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

Water Division Manager Dave Majewski requested the Board award the bid for one (1) 2016 4-wheel drive medium duty super/extended cab utility truck to Jordan Motors, the sole bidder, for the base bid of $105,580.00, less trade in allowance of $1,500.00, for a total bid of $104,080.00. Mr. Prince moved to approve as presented. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Approval of Claims:
City Controller Rebecca Miller requested approval of fourteen (14) claim dockets in the amount of $4,909,783.71. Mr. Watson moved for approval. Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

New Business:
There was no new business.

Open Items:
A hearing for Second Hand Store License for Julie’s Used Appliances, 2302 Lincolnway West, remained under advisement.

Unfinished Business:
There being no additional business brought before the Board, the meeting was adjourned at 10:13 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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