REGULAR MEETING OF THE MISHAWAKA

BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS AND SAFETY/UTILITY BOARD

March 30, 2010

 

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Public Works and Safety/Utility Board was called to order by President Gary West at 10:04 a.m.  All members were present except Mr. Watson.  Mr. Prince moved to dispense with the reading of the minutes of March 23, 2010, and accept them as circulated.  Mr. West seconded; motion carried.

 

Bid Openings:

Bids for Main Street, Phase IV, Donaldson to Leyte were opened and are summarized below:

 

COMPANY                                                                  BASE BID

John Boettcher Sewer & Excavating                    $3,038,079.64

Rieth-Riley Construction, Inc.                             $2,650,985.00

Selge Construction Company, Inc.                      $2,989,328.05

Walsh & Kelly, Inc.                                          $2,621,224.27

 

Mr. West indicated the bids would be taken under advisement for review, evaluation, and recommendation by the City’s consultant.  The Engineer’s estimate for this project was $3,098,000.00.

 

Bids were opened for Fifteen (15) Electric Powered Golf Carts and are summarized below:

 

VENDOR

Midwest Golf & Turf

MODEL:         2010 DS1Q Electric Golf Cart          $3,700.00              $55,500.00

Less Trade in of (15) 2006 Electric Powered Club Car Golf Carts           - 19,500.00

TOTAL LESS TRADE INS:                                                               $36,000.00

DELIVERY:     60 days

DISCOUNT:    0%

ALTERNATE:   Five (5) 2010 Electric Powered Golf Carts without Trade: $18,500.00  

 

Mr. West thanked the bidder and indicated the bid will be taken under advisement for review and consideration by the Parks Department.

 

Bids were opened for Two (2) Greens Mowers and are summarized below:

 

VENDOR

Burris Equipment Co., Waukegan, IL

MODEL:         2010 Jacobsen Greens King IV+      $26,784.00                $53,568.00

Less Trade in of (2) 2000 Toro 3100 Greensmaster “Tee-Mowers”        -   4,000.00

TOTAL LESS TRADE INS:                                                               $49,568.00

DELIVERY:     20 days

DISCOUNT:    0%

 

Mr. West thanked the bidder and indicated the bid will be taken under advisement for review and consideration by the Parks Department.

                                                                       

Mayor’s Comments:

Mayor Rea said City Hall will be closed this Friday, April 2, in observance of Good Friday.  He also said a brief staff meeting would follow today’s Board meeting.

 

Department Head Reports:

Engineering Director Gary West indicated that the quotes opened last week for Douglas Road Medical Park, Phase I, had been reviewed by the City’s consultant who recommended this project be awarded to Selge Construction Co., Inc., the lowest responsive, responsible bidder for $682,429.12 and moved for its approval.  Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

 

Mr. West presented a Professional Service Agreement with Lawson-Fisher Associates for construction services for Milburn Area Sewer, Divisions “B”, “D” and “E” for a not-to-exceed amount of $424,300.00 and moved for its approval.  Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

 

Mr. West presented a Professional Service Agreement with Lawson-Fisher Associates for construction services for Holy Cross Parkway Forcemain River Crossing 2 and Phase IIE (Russ Street to CN RR) for a not-to-exceed amount of $79,780.00 and moved for its approval.  Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

 

Mr. West also presented Change Order #2 Final (Amended) with Brooks Construction Company for Main Street Improvements Project, Ph V – McKinley Avenue to Ardennes Avenue, for an increase of $3,740.80 for an amended Final contract amount of $1,346,493.71 and moved for its approval.  Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

 

Approval of Claims:

There were no claims to approve.

 

Approval of SRF Pay Applications:

There were no applications to approve.

 

New Business:

Mr. West said a request for a Secondhand Store License has been received from Richard Klein at 417 W. Fourth Street.  A public hearing has been set for Tuesday, April 6, 2010, at

10:00 a.m.

 

Mr. West said requests for temporary disabled parking spaces have been received from residents at 236 E. Broadway, 302 E. Broadway, and 233 E. Marion for the duration of construction on Christyann Street.  Construction is estimated to be completed June 1, and Mr. West moved for their approval.  Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

 

Old Business:

A request for the Sunburst Marathon, scheduled for Saturday, June 5, 2010, remains under advisement.

 

Unfinished Business:

There being no additional business brought before the Board, the meeting was adjourned at 10:24 a.m.

 

Gary West – 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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