REGULAR MEETING OF THE MISHAWAKA
BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS AND SAFETY/UTILITY BOARD
May 4, 2016

 

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. West moved to dispense with the reading of the minutes of April 26, 2016, and accept them as circulated. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Bid Openings:
One bid was received for one (1) new 2016/17 45’ three-stage digger derrick truck for the Electric Department and is summarized below:

BIDDER      
Altec Industries, Inc., Dalevaille, VA    
MODEL: Altec, DH45-B, 2017 Freightliner M2-106, 2017 BASE: $267,122.00
TRADE-IN:     - 7,000.00
TOTAL: BASE MINUS TRADE-IN   $260,122.00
DELIVERY: 270-300 days    
DISCOUNT: N/A    

Mr. West said this quote will be forwarded to the Electric Department for their review and evaluation.

One bid was received for one (1) single axle dump/plow truck for the Street Department and is summarized below:

BIDDER      
Selking International, South Bend, IN    
MODEL: 2017 International 7400 BASE: $155,475.13
TRADE-IN:     - 3,000.00
TOTAL:     $152,475.13
DELIVERY: 150-180 days    
DISCOUNT: 15-30%    

Mr. West said these quotes will be forwarded to the Street Department for their review and consideration.

Quotes were opened for City of Mishawaka Summer Landscape Maintenance, South Side, and are summarized below:

SOUTH SIDE COMPANY DIVISION 1 DIVISION 2 DIVISION 3
Acorn Landscaping $32,539.00 $41,251.00 $24,233.00
Fuerbringer Landscape & Design $25,790.00 $39,290.00 $21,540.00
Thompson Landscape Co. $12,290.00 $13,900.00 $11,520.00

Quotes were opened for City of Mishawaka Summer Landscape Maintenance, North Side, and are summarized below:

SOUTH SIDE COMPANY DIVISION 1 DIVISION 2 DIVISION 3 DIVISION 4
Acorn Landscaping $37,973.00 $19,278.00 $15,621.32 $14,517.00
Fuerbringer Landscape & Design $31,865.00 $16,610.00 $14,060.00 $ 9,670.00

Quotes were opened for City of Mishawaka Summer Landscape Maintenance, Beacon Parkway, and are summarized below:

SOUTH SIDE COMPANY BEACON PARKWAY
Acorn Landscaping $56,190.00
Fuerbringer Landscape & Design $65,670.00

Mr. West said these quotes will be forwarded to the Engineering Department for their review and consideration.

Mayor’s Comments:
Mayor Wood was not available for today’s Board meeting. Mr. West announced a brief staff meeting would follow today’s Board meeting.

Department Head Reports:
City Planner Ken Prince presented a Professional Services Agreement with Alt & Witzig Engineering, Inc., for subsurface investigation and exploratory soil borings at Uniroyal property (Riverfront Forge) for the lump sum amount of $4,990.00, and moved for its approval. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Mr. Prince presented PSA Supplemental Agreement No. 2 with The Troyer Group for Merrifield Pool & Rink Complex Master Plan for an increase of $28,380.00 for a new not-to-exceed amount of $59,910.00, and moved for its approval. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Engineering Director Gary West requested the Board approve plans for the construction of public infrastructure at Rosetta Place Phase 3, and moved for its approval. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Mr. West requested the Board update the list of prequalified Cured in Place Pipe (CIPP) contractors for 2016, and moved for its approval. Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

Mr. West presented Change Order No. 2 Final from C&E Excavating for Cedar Street Reconstruction and Elimination of CSO 12B for a decrease of ($99.687.17) for a final contract amount of $729,087.84, and moved for its approval. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Approval of Claims:
There were no claims to approve.

New Business:
A request from residents at 1317 Panama Street to close Panama between Logan and Burdette Street for a wedding with up to 300 guests on Saturday, May 14, 2016 was discussed. Mr. West moved to deny citing public safety concerns by the Fire and Police Departments, however, he moved to approve a Waiver of the Noise Ordinance subject to normal conditions of approval for public safety. Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

Old Business:
A request from St. Joseph County Special Olympics to hold a 40 mile motorcycle ride on Saturday, July 9, 2016, leaving and returning to Beutter Park continued under advisement.

Unfinished Business:
There being no additional business brought before the Board, the meeting was adjourned at 10:29 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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