REGULAR MEETING OF THE MISHAWAKA
BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS AND SAFETY / UTILITY BOARD
June 6, 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 May 30, 2017, and accept them as circulated. Ms. Miller seconded; motion carried.

Bid Opening:
Bids were opened for CIPP Sewer Rehabilitation, Various Locations 2017 and are summarized below:

  Inland Waters Pollution
Control, Detroit, MI
Layne Inliner
Orleans, IN
Base Bid $421,715.25 $455,457.00
Alternate #1 $94,672.50 $69,841.00
Alternate #2 $71,127.50 $32,480.00
Alternate #3 $85,560.00 $69,764.00
Alternate #4 $89,805.45 $66,440.00
Alternate #5 $86,773.50 $51,946.00
Alternate #6 $76,270.00 $34,500.00
Alternate #7 $75,201.25 $33,625.00
Alternate #8 $157,366.90 $103,044.00
Alternate #9 $64,171.30 $26,328.00
Alternate #10 $66,841.80 $25,332.00
Alternate #11 $105,545.00 $50,990.00
Alternate #12 $64,717.50 $25,787.00
Alternate #13 $69,307.50 $32,402.00
Alternate #14 $73,932.95 $42,992.00
Alternate #15 $73,335.00 $33,884.00
Alternate #16 $74,587.50 $35,218.00
Alternate #17 $61,218.00 $72,750.00
Alternate #18 $62,440.00 $29,825.00
Alternate #19 $88,847.50 $63,520.00
Total $1,963,044.90 $1,356,125.00

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

Mayor’s Comments:
Mayor Wood said the City earned 1st Place in the FOP Pursuit Cup at Michiana Raceway Park.

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

Department Head Reports:
Corporation Counsel Geoff Spiess on behalf of Mishawaka Utilities General Manager Jim Schrader presented Utility Board Resolution 2017-02 Amending Resolution 2016-08 and Amending the Schedule of Compensation for Certain Employees of Mishawaka Utilities for 2017. Mr. Watson moved to approve as presented. Ms. Miller seconded; motion carried.

Fire Chief Bryon Woodward requested the Board approve the following transfers/promotions: Transfer Paul Gleissner from the EMS Division to the Fire Department Fire Suppression Division with a change in rank from Paramedic to Master Firefighter effective June 6, 2017; promote Firefighter Nicholas L. Casper from his current rank of 1st Class Firefighter to the rank of Master Firefighter retroactive to March 31, 2012; and promote Firefighter Tyler Thibodeaux from his current rank of Probationary Firefighter to the rank of 1st Class Firefighter, effective June 7, 2017. Ms. Miller moved to approve as presented. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Water Division Manager Dave Majewski requested the Board award the bids for one (1) 2017 ¾ ton regular cab pick-up truck to Jordan Motors, Mishawaka, the sole bidder, for the base bid of $26,768.00 less trade-in of ($800.00) for a total award of $25,968.00. Ms. Miller moved to approve as presented. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

City Engineer/Director Chris Jamrose requested the Board approve plans and authorize the receipt of bids for Mill and Overlay of McKinley Avenue from Charlotte Street to 500’ east of Division to be opened June 27, 2017. Mr. Watson moved to approve as presented. Ms. Miller seconded; motion carried.

City Controller Rebecca Miller requested the Board approve an agreement between Mishawaka Fire Department and the State of Indiana for its 2014 Governmental Ambulance Payment Adjustment for Managed Care Services with a reimbursement amount of $73,168.50 with payment to State of $24,412.52 and designate the Controller a signatory and moved for its approval. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

City Planner Ken Prince requested the Board award the contract for demolition and removal of the structure located at 532 Lincolnway East to Ritschard Bros., South Bend, the lowest most responsive and responsible quoter, in the amount of $26,485.00, and moved for its approval. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Mr. Prince presented a Notice of Recognition of Encroachment for Mishawaka High School for track expansion for a maximum encroachment of 7.68’ at the apex of the track and wall along Linden Avenue, and moved for its approval. Ms. Miller seconded; motion carried.

Approval of Claims:
City Controller Rebecca Miller presented eighteen (18) claim dockets in the amount of $3,680,659.46, and moved for their approval. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Hearings:
Mr. Prince said a request for a Transient Merchants License has been received from TNT Fireworks to sell fireworks at 3610 Bremen Highway (Meijer parking lot) from June 26, 2017 to July 5, 2017. A public hearing has been set for Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.

New Business:
Mr. Prince moved to approve a request from St. Pius X Church, Granger, for various street closures of state route 331, county roads, and east bound lane of Beacon Parkway for 5K and 1 mile fun run on Saturday, August 26, 2017, from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Ms. Miller seconded; motion carried.

Mr. Prince moved to approve the request from Get Wet for a Vet, Inc., seeking approval for a motorcycle ride using various City streets (Jefferson, Cedar, Lincolnway, Church) and county roads and Capital Avenue on Saturday, August 5, 2017, provided they continue to work with the Police Department on the route. Ms. Miller seconded; motion carried.

Unfinished Business:
There being no additional business brought before the Board, the meeting was adjourned at 10:17 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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