REGULARMEETING OF THE MISHAWAKA
BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS AND SAFETY/UTILITY BOARD
February 21, 2017

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Public Works and Safety/Utility Board was called to order by President Ken Prince at 10:01 a.m. All members were present. Mr. Watson moved to dispense with the reading of the minutes of February 14, 2017, and accept them as circulated. Ms. Miller 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 Chief Ken Witkowski announced that Jacob Craft, Dustin Boyd, and Evan Stahley have successfully completed all department testing and investigation, doctor’s physical examination and approval by the Police Pension Board, and recommended they be sworn in as Probationary Patrol Officers. Mr. Watson moved for the approval of Recruits Craft, Boyd, and Stahley to be sworn in as Probationary Patrol Officers effective February 21, 2017. Ms. Miller seconded; motion carried.

Mayor Wood swore in Recruits Craft, Boyd, and Stahley.

Fire Chief Bryon Woodward requested the Board approve a 3-year contract renewal with Physio-Control, Inc. for a period covering 1/1/17 thru 12/31/19 for the total amount of $42,217.86. Ms. Miller moved to approve as presented. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Building Commissioner Bo Hundt requested the Board award the bid for two (2) 2017 compact 4-door 4WD SUV to Jordan Ford, Mishawaka, the sole bidder, in the amount of $21,999.00 each for a total award of $43,998.00. Mr. Watson moved to approve as presented. Ms. Miller seconded; motion carried.

Park Superintendent Phil Blasko requested the Board authorize the receipt of bids for one (1) one-ton chassis with dump body to be opened on March 14, 2017. Ms. Miller moved to approve as presented. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Mr. Blasko submitted a request to remove one tree and stump in the tree lawn at 124 St. Lo Avenue and 128 S. Delorenzi Avenue. The trees have been analyzed and recommended for removal by the Park Department Landscaper. Mr. Watson moved to approve as presented. Ms. Miller seconded; motion carried.

Water Division Manager Dave Majewski requested the Board approve a Watermain Extension Agreement with Barak Group for Villas at Reverewood in the amount of $53,015.75. Mr. Watson moved to approve as presented. Ms. Miller seconded; motion carried.

Mr. Majewski requested the Board approve a Watermain Extension Agreement with Centier Bank for a new bank near the northeast corner of State Road 23 and Gumwood in the amount of $13,564.85. Ms. Miller moved to approve as presented. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

City Engineer/Director Chris Jamrose presented a Professional Services Agreement with Lawson-Fisher Associates for design and construction services for 2017 CIPP Rehabilitation – Various Locations, for the not-to-exceed amount of $102,340.00. Ms. Miller moved to approve as presented. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Ms. Jamrose presented a Professional Services Agreement with DLZ for engineering services for Grape Road and Douglas Road Intersection Study for the not-to-exceed amount of $28,500.00. Mr. Watson moved to approve as presented. Ms. Miller seconded; motion carried.

City Planner Ken Prince requested the Board award the contract for City Branding, Wayfinding, and Gateway Signage to Burkhart Advertising, South Bend, the lowest most responsive and responsible bidder, for the base bid of $165,430.41 and Alternate #1 of $56,788.44 for a total award of $222,218.85, and moved for its approval. Ms. Miller seconded; motion carried.

Mr. Prince requested the Board award the contract for demolition of Mary Gibbard pool and adjacent structures to R & R Excavating, Mishawaka, the lowest most responsive and responsible quoter, for the base quote of $50,000.00 and Alternate #1 of $15,000.00 for a total award of $65,000.00, 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 10:21 a.m.

Ken Prince – 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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