REGULAR MEETING OF THE MISHAWAKA
BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS AND SAFETY/UTILITY BOARD
November 17, 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 November 10, 2015, and accept them as circulated. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Bid Opening:
There were no bid openings.

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

Department Head Reports:
Assistant Fire Chief Jim Schuster on behalf of Chief Dale Freeman presented Change Order No. 1 from Sutphen for new engine/pumper truck for no change in contract amount or time, but to itemize specific features to be included with custom-built fire truck. Mr. Watson moved to approve as presented. Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

Sewer Maintenance Department Manager Tom Dolly presented Resolution 2015-17 requesting the disposal of inoperable and/or obsolete property. Mr. Prince moved to approve as presented. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

City Controller Rebecca Miller presented Resolution 2015-16 recommending the Participation in the Motor Fuel Budgeting Program of the Indiana Bond Bank for 2016 Budget Year. Mr. Watson moved to approve as presented. Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

Engineering Director Gary West presented a Professional Services Agreement with Lawson-Fisher Associates for design of Fourth Street LTCP Project (Pine to Merrifield) and Pine Street (Third to Fourth) for the not-to-exceed amount of $126,450.00, and moved for its approval. Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

Mr. West presented Change Order No. 1 from C & E Excavating for Cedar Street Reconstruction for an increase of $44,066.18 for a new contract amount of $828,775.01, and moved for its approval. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Mr. West presented Change Order No. 1 Final from Inland Waters Pollution Control for CIPP Sewer Rehab 2015 Various for an increase of $80,729.00 for a final contract amount of $678,930.00, and moved for its approval. Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

Mr. West requested the Board accept the Certificate of Substantial Completion from HRP Construction for Mishawaka Avenue Improvements – Phase II, Cedar to Willow, and moved for its approval. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Mr. West presented a Professional Services Agreement with DLZ for geotechnical, survey, and engineering design services for the CSO Long Term Control Consent Decree Storage and Conveyance Tunnel (Merrifield – Wastewater Treatment Plant) for the not-to-exceed amount of $5,508,200.00, and moved for its approval. Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

Approval of Claims:
There were no claims to approve.

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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