May 18, 2004

 The regular meeting of the Barry County Road Commission was called to order at 9:00 A.M. by Chairman Willcutt.

Members present:  Willcutt, Dykstra, Pashby and Managing Director Brad Lamberg.

The agenda for May 18, 2004 was approved with the addition of Rutland and Hope Township Resolutions.

The minutes of May 4, 2004 was approved as read by the Secretary.

Motion by Commissioner Dykstra seconded by Commissioner Pashby to approve the payroll for payment.

     ROLL CALL:  Yeas, Willcutt, Dykstra, & Pashby

                               Nays, None

                               Motion Carried

CHECK              NAME                                                                            AMOUNT

                            Barry County Road Commission                                       $88,716.00

Motion by Commissioner Pashby seconded by Commissioner Dykstra to approve the bills for payment.

     ROLL CALL:  Yeas, Willcutt, Dykstra, & Pashby

                               Nays, None

                               Motion Carried

   Check               Name                                                                         Amount                  

    15615                 CHRIS BEBEAU BCRC                                                     $220.43

    15616                 HUBBARD SUPPLY COMPANY                                        $128.27

    15617                 NAPA AUTO PARTS                                                       $563.77

    15618                 AGGREGATE INDUSTRIES                                               $1,277.65

    15619                 REGIONS INTERSTATE BILLING                                       $3,396.86

    15620                 ALLTEL                                                                         $162.94

    15621                 ARCH WIRELESS                                                            $56.67

    15622                 ARISTOCHEM, INC                                                         $275.42

    15623                 AUTO INTERIORS                                                          $85.00

    15624                 BARRY COUNTY LUMBER                                               $46.02

    15625                 BESCO WATER TREATMENT INC                                    $63.25

    15626                 BILL SEIF CHEVROLET-BUICK INC                                    $23.18

    15627                 BJ HYDRAULICS INC.                                                      $62.94

    15628                 BRAD LAMBERG                                                            $495.00

    15629                 CALLENDER & DORNBOS                                               $378.51

    15630                 CARLETON EQUIPMENT CO                                            $30.98

    15631                 CITY OF HASTINGS                                                        $357.12

    15632                 COGITATE INC                                                               $25.00

    15633                 COUNTY RD ASSOCIATION SELF INS FUND                      $11,005.00

    15634                 CUMMINS BRIDGEWAY LLC                                           $28.39

    15635                 DOUBLE A COOKIE COMPANY                                        $99.64

    15636                 DUTHLER TRUCK CENTER                                              $80.11

    15637                 EAST JORDAN IRON WORKS                                          $296.20

    15638                 EYE & ENT SPECIALISTS                                                 $57.27

    15639                 FIDELITY INVESTMENTS                                                $5,962.85

    15640                 FITZPATRICK’S                                                              $175.00

    15641                 CHRIS BEBEAU BCRC                                                     $314.10

    15642                 MICHIGAN PAVING & MA                                              $1,718.79

    15643                 GRANDVILLE TRACTOR & EQUIPMENT                           $15.56

    15644                 H A CAMPBELL SUPPLY CO                                            $14.40

    15645                 HAMMERSMITH EQUIPMENT COMPANY                        $1,975.00

    15646                 HASTINGS ACE HARDWARE                                          $13.79

    15647                 HASTINGS REMINDER                                                    $484.72

    15648                 HUBBARD SUPPLY COMPANY                                        $472.17

    15649                 INDEPENDENT FUELING NETWORK                                 $24.72

    15650                 JERRYS TIRE SERVICE                                                     $3,075.35

    15651                 KENT OIL COMPANY, INC.                                              $13,273.70

    15652                 KENNETH STOEPKER                                                     $35.00

   Check               Name                                                                         Amount                  

    15653                 LAKELAND ASPHALT CORP                                           $562.25

    15654                 LASCO, INC.                                                                  $209.65

    15655                 M&K QUALITY TRUCK CENTER                                      $63.30

    15656                 MICHIGAN ASPHALT                                                     $142.66

    15657                 MICHIGAN CAT                                                             $11,415.65

    15658                 MICHIGAN CHLORIDE SALES                                          $2,702.58

    15659                 STATE OF MICHIGAN                                                     $28.00

    15660                 MODEL COVERALL SERVICE                                           $32.34

    15662                 NAPA AUTO PARTS                                                       $1,109.01

    15663                 NBT SCREEN PRINTING                                                   $169.10

    15664                 NEAL’S TRUCK PARTS                                                    $4,641.40

    15665                 NES WORKSAFE                                                            $249.50

    15666                 NEXTEL COMMUNICATIONS                                          $356.55

    15667                 PENNOCK HOSPITAL                                                      $469.00

    15668                 PURITY CYLINDER GASES INC                                         $169.90

    15669                 QUALITY STAFFING SOLUTION                                      $394.05

    15670                 QUILL CORPORATION                                                    $61.16

    15671                 RADIO COMMUNICATIONS INC.                                     $7.99

    15672                 RAILROAD STREET MILL                                                $63.00

    15673                 RESTORING SPECIALISTS                                               $2,000.00

    15674                 ROAD EQUIPMENT PARTS                                              $2,314.49

    15675                 S A E INDUSTRIES, INC                                                   $94.88

    15676                 ST. REGIS CULVERT INC                                                  $4,531.60

    15677                 SWEEPSTER INC                                                            $2,260.53

    15678                 TIRES 2000                                                                     $616.50

    15679                 TRUCK & TRAILER SPECIALTIES                                     $267.30

    15680                 VALLEY INDUSTRIAL  PRODUCTS, INC                            $641.81

    15681                 VERNS REPAIR & SPORT                                                 $742.11

    15682                 VESCO OIL CORPORATION                                              $3,166.82

    15683                 WASTE MANAGEMENT OF MI                                        $122.20

    15684                 WELLER TRUCK PARTS, INC.                                          $780.00

    15685                 WINTER EQUIMPENT COMPANY                                     $2,438.83

    15686                 WONCH BATTERY COMPANY                                         $316.95

    15687                 WYKSTRA OIL COMPANY                                              $26.98

                            Grand Total:                                                                              $89,938.86

Motion by Commissioner Dykstra seconded by Commissioner Willcutt to accept resolutions from Woodland, Irving, Castleton, Orangeville, Rutland, and Hope Townships.

     ROLL CALL:  Yeas, Willcutt, Dykstra, & Pashby

                              Nays, None

                              Motion Carried

Woodland Township Resolution

Motion Sauers, second Allen to increase by $3400 the cost for Velte Road to change to crack & slag seal as recommended by the Barry County Road Commission.

Irving Township Resolution

The Irving Township Board approved the following road work, at the board meeting on April 14, 2004.

Gravel for $14,425.00; Fabric on Buehler Road from Ryan Road to Woodruff Road for $4,400.00; Chloride for $17,808.00; Painting for $330.00; Prime and triple seal Solomon Road from State Road to Grange Road; and approach on Johnson Road to East State Road.

Castleton Township Resolution

J. Cooley made a motion that a resolution be made that states:  Castleton Township agrees to pay to the Barry County Road Commission for a 22′ wide overlay and slag seal on 5.65 miles of East State Road in 5 annual equal installment payments of $60,800.00 (maximum), supported by P. Baker-Smith.  Ayes:  All.  Nays;  None.  Motion Carried

Orangeville Township Resolution

On February 6th, I mailed you approval for the chloride 2004 treatment.

At our meeting Tuesday, May 4th the following road projects were approved:

Gravel road projects (as recommended)                                                $26,320

Wildwood Road (Marsh to Patterson) final seal                         $14,000

Patterson (Marsh to Wildwood) prime and triple seal                $35,400

Patterson (Wildwood to Saddler) prime and triple seal              $65,000

Lewis Road (Lindsey to Marsh) slag seal                                              $  5,000

Lindsey Road (Wildwood to Mullen) slag seal                           $  9,300

Harmony Drive slurry seal                                                                     $  3,000

Corey Drive slag seal                                                                            $  6,600

Pavement Markings, as recommended                                      $  1,680

Also approved was the 1400′ of Rook Road for $53,000 and the Pine Lake project @ $33,850 with both projects to be done over a 2 year period.

Rutland Township Resolution

Whereas, the Township Board is authorized to determine road projects to be completed within the Township, and

Whereas, the Township Board has determined the following paved road projects for fiscal year 2004:

Penny Avenue, Apple & Mead Streets – Slag Seal                                $  5,355

West State Road – Iroquois Trail West to Town Line – Slag Seal          $  6,383

Total Paved Road Expenditures                                                            $11,738

Whereas, the Township Board has determined the gravel road projects for fiscal year 2004:

5580 cubic yards crushed gravel @ $5.50/yard                         $30,690

2190 cubic yards of grizzled gravel @ $4.50/yard                                 $  9,855

1050 feet of fabric                                                                                $  1,197

Distributed on roads listed on gravel road recommendation

Total Gravel Road Expenditure                                                 $41,742

Whereas, the Township Board has determined the chloride application project to be at a cost of $23,280.

1st application – @ 26% to be applied after the Barry County Road Commission has graded the roads smooth and asked not to pull shoulders prior to this application.

1st application total – $11,640

2nd application – @ 26% to be applied after the Barry County Road Commission has graded the roads smooth and asked not to pull shoulders prior to this application.

2nd application total – $11,640

Distributed on roads listed on chloride recommendation.

Total chloride application project                                                          $23,280

Rutland Township Resolution (Cont.)

Now, therefore be it resolved that Rutland Charter Township Board does hereby authorize the road projects as listed.

Total Road Expenditures                                                                       $76,760

Hope Township Resolution

At the May 10, 2004 regular meeting of the Hope Township Board of Trustees made the following decisions concerning Hope Township Gravel Roads.

An amount of $25,000.00 has been allocated for Hope Township Gravel Roads and this is to include the use of Fabric on Tillotson Lake Road, west of M-43 and also the used of Fabric on Head Lake Road as indicated during the Gravel Road tour.  The figures submitted for the cost of the two Fabric applications were adjusted prior to the township authorizing the above amount at our meeting.

Motion by Commissioner Willcutt seconded by Commissioner Dykstra to support the Michigan Department of Transportation in the upgrade of M-43 to an all season road from M-37 south to the Barry/Kalamazoo County Line.

     ROLL CALL:  Yeas, Willcutt, Dykstra, & Pashby

                               Nays, None

                               Motion Carried

Motion by Commissioner Willcutt seconded by Commissioner Dykstra to give Managing Director the authorization to make a one time adjustment to the positions within the current job classification schedule.

     ROLL CALL:  Yeas, Willcutt, Dykstra, & Pashby

                               Nays, None

                               Motion Carried

Meeting adjourned at 10:45 P.M.

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Chairman                                                                      Secretary

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