REGULAR MEETING OF THE MISHAWAKA
BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS AND SAFETY/UTILITY BOARD
September 20, 2016

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Public Works and Safety/Utility Board was called to order by President Gary West at 10:02 a.m. All members were present. Mr. Prince moved to dispense with the reading of the minutes of September 13, 2016, and accept them as circulated. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Mayor’s Comments:
Mayor Wood read a letter from Rev. Susan B. Haynes, Rector, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 616 Lincolnway East, extending their gratitude for the sidewalk repair work done in front of their church.

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

Department Head Reports:
Fire Chief Bryon Woodward requested the Board promote Firefighter Robert R. Leader from his current rank of EMS Lieutenant to the rank of EMS Captain to fill a vacancy in that rank, effective September 20, 2016. Mr. Prince moved to approve as presented. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Water Division Manager Dave Majewski requested the Board approve a Watermain Extension Agreement with John Ward Concrete & Excavating for Fiera Vista Villas in the amount of $54,969.50. Mr. Watson moved to approve as presented. Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

City Controller Rebecca Miller presented an amendment to the software agreement with Tyler Technologies to add “Parks and Recreation” module to the financial management suite for the not-to-exceed amount of $38,468.00, and designate the Controller as signatory. Mr. Prince moved to approve. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Engineering Director Gary West presented Change Order No. 1 from HRP Construction, Inc., for Fourth Street LTCP Improvements for an increase of $310,783.57 for a new contract amount of $2,012,221.77, and moved for its approval. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Approval of Claims:
There were no claims to approve.

New Business:
There was no new business.

Unfinished Business:
There being no additional business brought before the Board, the meeting was adjourned at
10:11 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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