REGULAR MEETING OF THE MISHAWAKA
BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS AND SAFETY / UTILITY BOARD
April 04, 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. Mr. Watson was absent. Vice President Miller took the minutes in the absence of Clerk Myers. Mrs. Miller moved to dispense with the reading of the minutes of March 28, 2017, and accept them as circulated. Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

Bid Opening:
Bids were opened for the 2017 Curb & Sidewalk Program and are summarized below:

BIDDER BID
Premium Concrete, Elkhart, IN $414,100.00
Rieth Riley Construction, South Bend, IN $412,150.00
Selge Construction, Niles, MI $293,350.00
Walsh & Kelly, South Bend, IN $328,700.00

Mr. Prince said these bids would be forwarded to the Engineering Department for their review and evaluation.

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

Department Head Reports:
Mr. Blasko submitted a request to remove one maple tree at 357 Park Avenue. The tree has been analyzed and recommended for removal by the Park Department Landscaper. Mr. Prince moved to approve as presented. Mrs. Miller seconded; motion carried.

City Engineer/Director Chris Jamrose requested the Board approve the extension of 2016 Summer Street Paving prices with Rieth Riley for the 2017 construction season per IC 5-22-17-4. Mrs. Miller moved to approve as presented. Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

City Engineer/Director Chris Jamrose requested the Board approve the plans and authorize the receipt of bids for Patch, Mill, and Overlay of Grape Road from Day Road to Indian Ridge Blvd. TBO: April 25, 2017. Mrs. Miller moved to approve as presented. Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

City Planner Ken Prince requested the Board award the demolition and removal of residential buildings located at 2724 Lincolnway West and 108 Strathmoor to Jackson Services for the quote amount of $21,000.00 and moved for its approval. Mrs. Miller seconded; motion carried.

Hearings:
A request for renewal of a Secondhand Store License has been received from the following business:

Ed’s Collectables, 126 N. Main St.

Mr. Prince moved to approve as presented. Mrs. Miller seconded; motion carried.

New Business:
Mr. Prince moved to approve the request from Bike Michiana Coalition to utilize Mishawaka Parks and the Riverwalk on Sunday, May 7, 2017 from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm for the Mayors’ Bike Ride. Mrs. Miller approved; motion carried.

Unfinished Business:
There being no additional business brought before the Board, the meeting was adjourned at 10:07 a.m.

Ken Prince – President of the Board of
Public Works and Safety/Utility Board

Rebecca Miller – Vice President of the Board of
Public Works and Safety/Utility Board

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