REGULAR MEETING OF THE MISHAWAKA
BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS AND SAFETY/UTILITY BOARD
July 26, 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 except Mr. Prince. Mr. Watson moved to dispense with the reading of the minutes of July 19, 2016, and accept them as circulated. Mr. West 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:
Police Officer Reppert announced the annual National Night Out would be held Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at Twin Branch and Hillis Hans Parks.

Engineering Director Gary West on behalf of City Planner Ken Prince requested the Board received quotes for the demolition and removal of 2340 N. Main Street to be opened August 9, 2016, and moved for its approval. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Mr. West on behalf of Mr. Prince presented a Deed of Dedication from Jordan Motors to the City for a parcel being a portion of vacated Elkhart & Western Railroad Right-of-Way within Cedar Street, and moved for its approval. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Mr. West requested the Board authorize the receipt of bids for Merrifield Park Swimming Pool Liner and Gutter Replacement Project to be opened August 16, 2016, and moved for its approval. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Mr. West presented CO#1 from Rieth-Riley Construction for SR 23 Widening Project for an increase of $79,534.08 for a new contract amount of $1,775,500.68, and moved for its approval. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Mr. West presented a Memorandum of Understanding with MACOG to provide traffic counting services for Mishawaka, July 31, 2016 through June 30, 2017, for the lump sum amount of $2,000.00, and moved for its approval. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Mr. West requested the Board authorize the receipt of quotes for 2016 CDBG Infrastructure Improvements, Phase II, to be opened August 16, 2016, and moved for its approval. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Approval of Claims:
There were no claims to approve.

New Business:
A request from Martin’s at Heritage Square to host a wine and beer tasting event on Thursday, August 18, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with 40’ X 40’ tent in Town Square parking lot with live music. Mr. Watson moved to approve subject to normal conditions of approval for public safety.

A request from Korbellies Drive-in, 3805 Lincolnway East, to close Ray Street from LWE to the south end of their property for a grand opening event on Saturday, August 20, 2016, from 9:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. was taken under advisement.

Unfinished Business:
There being no additional business brought before the Board, the meeting was adjourned at 10:17 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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