REGULAR MEETING OF THE MISHAWAKA
BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS AND SAFETY / UTILITY BOARD
November 7, 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 except Ms. Miller. Mr. Watson moved to dispense with the reading of the minutes of October 31, 2017, and accept them as circulated. Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

Bid Opening:
One (1) bid was received for one 2018 one-ton 4 X 4 standard cab pick-up with front plow and lift gate for the Street Department and is summarized below:

BIDDER      
Jordan Ford, Mishawaka, IN
MODEL: 2018 Ford F350 4X4 regular cab pick-up BASE BID: $39,923.00
    TRADE-IN: -$400.00
    TOTAL: $39,523.00
DELIVERY: 70-83 days    
DISCOUNT: 30 %    

Mr. Prince said this bid would be forwarded to the Street Department for their review and evaluation.

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

Department Head Reports:
City Engineer/Director Chris Jamrose requested the Board approve an Acceptance of Sanitary Sewer, Lift Station, and Forcemain Easement granted by Jeffrey and Katherine Guy Revocable Trust for sewer lift station and related facilities located in the rear of 1815 Silverlace Court. Mr. Watson moved to approve as presented. Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

City Planner Ken Prince presented an Intent to Petition for Vacation of Public Right-of-Way known as Veteran’s Parkway and Release of Easements, and moved for its approval. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Mr. Prince requested the Board renew the contract with Blacharski’s Automotive for snow and ice removal services for four (4) municipal parking lots and public sidewalks for lots owned by the Redevelopment Department for 2017/2018 snow removal season at same rates, and moved for its approval. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Mr. Prince presented Change Order #1 with Larson-Danielson Construction for Battell Park East End – Phase 1, Rosemary’s Garden, for an increase of $1,210.00 for a new contract amount of $149,370.00, and moved for its approval. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Mr. Prince presented a Professional Services Agreement with JPR for design services for new parking lot east of Jesus Bar and Grill for the not-to-exceed amount of $11,750.00, and moved for its approval. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Approval of Claims:
City Planner Ken Prince on behalf of City Controller Rebecca Miller presented nineteen (19) claim dockets in the amount of $7,425,393.45, and moved for their approval. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

New Business:
There was no new business.

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

Kari Myers - Clerk of the Board of
Public Works and Safety/Utility Board

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