REGULAR MEETING OF THE MISHAWAKA
BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS AND SAFETY / UTILITY BOARD
February 28, 2017

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Public Works and Safety/Utility Board was called to order by President Ken Prince at 10:00 a.m. All members were present. Mr. Watson moved to dispense with the reading of the minutes of February 21, 2017, and accept them as circulated. Ms. Miller seconded; motion carried.

Bid Openings:
Bids were opened for the Linden Area LTCP, Division A, Phase II and are summarized below:

CONTRACTOR BASE BID ALT #1 TOTAL
John Boettcher Sewer & Excavating, Mishawaka, IN $803,289.05 $37,735.84 $841,024.89
Niblock Excavating, Bristol, IN $883,013.03 $231,426.00 $1,114,439.03
R & R Excavating, Mishawaka, IN $1,020,334.95 $4,605.61 $1,024,940.56
Reith-Riley Construction, South Bend, IN $1,346,957.49 $92,380.02 $1,439,337.51
Selge Construction, Niles, MI $759,842.86 $61,241.25 $821,084.11

Mr. Prince said these bids will be forwarded to the consultant for their review and recommendation.

Quotes were received for golf course chemicals and fertilizer and are summarized below:

QUOTER     TOTAL BASE QUOTE
Advanced Turf Solutions, Fishers, IN $70,832.34
Site One Landscape Supply, Cleveland, OH Incomplete Quote Submitted

Mr. Prince said this bid will be forwarded to the Parks Department for their review and recommendation.

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

Department Head Reports:
Police Chief Ken Witkowski requested the Board promote Pfc. Don Magnuson of the Uniform Division, Midnight Shift, to the rank of Sergeant to be effective March 1, 2017. Mr. Watson moved to approve as presented. Ms. Miller seconded; motion carried.

Chief Witkowski requested the Board promote Pfc. Steve Treber of the Uniform Division, Day Shift, to the rank of Sergeant to be effective March 1, 2017. Ms. Miller moved to approve as presented. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Chief Witkowski requested the Board’s approval to advertise to receive bids for up to nine (9) 2017 4-door all-wheel drive sedan Police patrol vehicles with trade-in of seven (7) vehicles to be opened March 21, 2017. Mr. Watson moved to approve as presented. Ms. Miller seconded; motion carried.

Chief Witkowski requested the Board’s approval to advertise to receive bids for one (1) 2017 all-wheel drive sedan patrol vehicle or one (1) 2017 all-wheel drive SUV, to be opened March 21, 2017. Ms. Miller moved to approve as presented. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Fire Chief Bryon Woodward requested the Board promote Firefighter Nathan Skoviak from his current rank of 1st Class Firefighter to the rank of Master Firefighter, effective March 4, 2017. Mr. Watson moved to approve as presented. Ms. Miller seconded; motion carried.

City Engineer/Director Chris Jamrose requested the Board authorize the receipt of quotes for 2017 Summer Landscape Maintenance North Side and 2017 Summer Landscape Maintenance South Side to be opened March 14, 2017. Ms. Miller moved to approve as presented. Mr. Watson seconced; motion carried.

Approval of Claims:
City Controller Rebecca Miller presented twenty-two (22) claim dockets in the amount of $7,733,777.28, and moved for their approval. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

New Business:
A request from Villa Macri for a Waiver of the Noise Ordinance on Saturday, March 18, 2017, to hold a St. Patrick’s Day Tent Party with live music at Villa Macri, Toscana Park, Granger, from 4:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. Mr. Watson moved to approve the St. Patrick’s Day Tent Party subject to Fire Department’s approval of the tent location, live music ending at 11:00 p.m., and normal conditions of approval relative to public safety. Ms. Miller seconded; motion carried.

Unfinished Business:
There being no additional business brought before the Board, the meeting was adjourned at 10:20 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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