REGULAR MEETING OF THE MISHAWAKA
BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS AND SAFETY/UTILITY BOARD
August 9, 2016

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Public Works and Safety/Utility Board was called to order by President Gary West at 10:00 a.m. All members were present. Mr. Prince moved to dispense with the reading of the minutes of August 2, 2016, and accept them as circulated. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Bid/Quote Opening:
Quotes were opened for the demolition of 2340 N. Main Street and are summarized below:

QUOTER BASE QUOTE COMPLETION
Torok Excavating, South Bend, IN $11,999.00 27 days
Ritschard Bros., South Bend, IN $21,436.00 20 days
R & R Excavating, Mishawaka, IN $15,000.00 per spec
John Boettcher Sewer & Excavating, Mishawaka, IN $12,299.60 10 days

Mr. West said these quotes would be forwarded to the Community Development Department for their review and evaluation.

One bid was received for (1) 3/4 ton 4 X 4 pick-up truck with plow and is summarized below:

BIDDER      
Jordan Motors, Mishawaka, IN
MODEL: 2017 F250 4X4 regular cab XL w/plow BASE QUOTE $30,635.00
TRADE-IN: 2002 Chevrolet pickup   $-3,250.00
TOTAL:     $27,385.00
DELIVERY: 100 days    
DISCOUNT: 30%    

Mr. West said this bid would be forwarded to Central Services for their review and evaluation.

One bid was received for (1) one ton 4 X 4 pick-up truck with front plow and is summarized below:

BIDDER      
Jordan Motors, Mishawaka, IN
MODEL: 2017 F250 4X4 regular cab XL w/snow plow BASE QUOTE $32,659.00
DELIVERY: 100 days    
DISCOUNT: 30%    

Mr. West said this bid would be forwarded to Central Services for their review and evaluation.

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

Department Head Reports:
Police Chief Ken Witkowski presented Pfc. Jeremy Tyler as Police Officer of the 2nd Quarter – 2016.

Chief Witkowski said that Officer Tyler was dispatched to Battell Center where he apprehended a suspect burglarizing the construction site. Officer Tyler located more stolen tools inside the suspect’s vehicle.

Chief Witkowski said Officer Tyler’s actions continue to show the excellence, composure, and professional services that the Mishawaka Police Department continues to offer citizens.

Fire Chief Bryon Woodward reported that Probationary Firefighter Daniel W. Ryan had successfully completed his one year probationary period and recommended he be promoted to First Class Firefighter effective August 4, 2016. Mr. Watson moved to approve as presented. Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

Chief Woodward requested the Board promote Daniel Rulli to the rank of Driver/Operator to fill a vacancy in that rank, effective August 9, 2016. Mr. Prince moved to approve as presented. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Water Division Manager Dave Majewski requested the Board award the quote for Energy Recovery Air Unit at Division Street Water Treatment Plan to Edward J. White, Inc., South Bend, the lowest most responsive and responsible quoter, in the amount of $107,145.00. Mr. Watson moved to approve as presented. Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

Mr. Majewski requested the Board approve a Watermain Extension Agreement with Newbury Point Development in the amount of $57,902.50. Mr. Prince moved to approve as presented. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Engineering Director Gary West requested the Board authorize the receipt of quotes for the demolition of the structure located at 1516 N. Main Street to be opened August 23, 2016, and moved for its approval. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Mr. West presented Change Order #2 Final from Selge Construction Co., for Brick-Fir Watermain Installation Project for a decrease of ($73,768.24) for a final contract amount of $1,490,854.18, and moved for its approval. Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

Approval of Claims:
There were no claims to approve.

New Business:
A request for an Exception to the Noise Control Ordinance was received from Summer Song, Inc. to operate a truck in Mishawaka for the remainder of the ice cream season or until December 31, 2016. Mr. West moved to approve Board Resolution 2016-05 for Summer Song to operate a truck in Mishawaka for the hours of 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and other conditions as specified in the Resolution. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Requests for disabled parking spaces have been received from the residents at 546 W. 10th Street, 309 W. 14th Street, and 818 Reddick Street. These requests have been reviewed by the Mishawaka Police Department’s Traffic Bureau. Upon their review, the Police Department recommends these applications be approved. Mr. West moved to approve the disabled parking requests as presented. Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

Unfinished Business:
There being no additional business brought before the Board, the meeting was adjourned at
10:25 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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