July 15, 2007


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


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


The agenda for July 15, 2003 was approved.


The minutes of the July 1, 2003 was approved as read by the Secretary.


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


     ROLL CALL:  Yeas, Willcutt, Dykstra, and Pashby

                               Nays, None

                               Motion Carried

 CHECK              NAME                                                                            AMOUNT

                            Barry County Road Commission                                       $76,970.75


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


     ROLL CALL:  Yeas, Willcutt, Dykstra, and Pashby

                               Nays, None

                               Motion Carried

 CHECK              NAME                                                                            AMOUNT

013926                  Jensen Bridge and Supply                                                       5,782.59

013927                  Kendall Industrial, Inc.                                                               235.75

013928                  Michigan Chloride Sales                                                         5,984.79

013929                  Napa Auto Parts                                                                       510.13

013930                  Reedsburg Hardware Company                                                 682.04

013931                  Wyoming Asphalt Paving Company                                      11,360.74

013932                  Regions Interstate Bill                                                             1,150.00

013933                  Allied Truck Equipment                                                             215.20

013934                  Arch Wireless                                                                              46.42

013935                  Barry County Lumber                                                                  13.49

013936                  Barry County Treasurer                                                          5,764.61

013937                  Beaver Research Company                                                          54.00

013938                  Besco Water Treatment, Inc.                                                     102.33

013939                  Brad Lamberg                                                                           441.00

013940                  Callender & Dornbos                                                                847.15

013941                  Carleton Equipment Company                                                3,000.00

013942                  City of Hastings                                                                         309.14

013943                  Colwell Equipment Company, Inc.                                             898.00

013944                  Consumers Energy                                                                       16.85

013945                  County Road Association                                                            40.00     

013946                  Don Wolf                                                                                    58.08

013947                  Dreisbach Pontiac Olds                                                             131.78

013948                  Electric Motor Service                                                                 76.00

013949                  Eye & ENT Specialists                                                                62.77

013950                  Fidelity Investments                                                                5,855.79

013951                  Fidelity Investments                                                                   375.00

013952                  Fitzpatrick’s                                                                                80.00

013953                  Chris BeBeau BCRC                                                                   67.32

013954                  Geiger Excavating, Inc.                                                              364.50

013955                  Grant’s Woodshop, Inc.                                                         1,830.00

013956                  Guardian Alarm Company                                                         141.12

013957                  Gun River Sand & Gravel                                                     38,442.00

013958                  Hastings Ace Hardware                                                             289.44

013959                  Hastings Banner                                                                           76.04

   CHECK              NAME                                                                            AMOUNT

013960                  Hastings Office Supplies                                                            110.39

013961                  Hastings Reminder                                                                     132.20

013962                  Jamar Technologies, Inc.                                                            194.60

013963                  Jerry’s Tire Service                                                                    756.38

013964                  Kendall Industrial, Inc.                                                                 40.16

013965                  Kent Oil Company, Inc.                                                          1,164.00

013966                  Lansing State Journal                                                                 150.00

013967                  Michigan Contractor & Builders                                                 328.00     

013968                  Michigan Cat                                                                          3,608.36

013969                  Michigan Contractor & Builders                                                 108.00

031970                  Michigan Company, Inc.                                                            747.86     

013971                  Michigan Kenworth                                                                     89.02

013972                  Model Coverall Service                                                               32.26

013973                  Napa Auto Parts                                                                       111.09

013974                  NMARC                                                                                   105.00

013975                  Pennock Hospital                                                                        86.00

013976                  Pitney Bowes                                                                            133.00

013977                  Purity Cylinder Gases, Inc.                                                         301.25

013978                  Quality Staffing Solution                                                          1,402.21

013979                  Quill Corporation                                                                         99.60

013980                  Road Equipment Parts                                                               454.71

013981                  Terminal Supply Company                                                           49.48

013982                  Thermo King Michigan, Inc.                                                       130.04

013983                  Truck & Trailer Spec.                                                                561.00

013984                  Valley Industrial Products, Inc.                                                   369.54

013985                  Verplank Trucking Company                                                57,457.52

013986                  Vesco Oil Corporation                                                           3,569.61

013987                  Vulcan Signs                                                                              971.36

013988                  Waste Management of Michigan                                                  84.98

013989                  Woodland Int’ntl Trucks                                                              39.83

013990                  Wyoming Asphalt Paving Company                                           664.57

013991                  Rutland Township                                                                 15,000.00


                              TOTAL                                                                             174,356.09


Motion by Commissioner Willcutt seconded by Commissioner Dykstra


WHEREAS,  the Michigan County Road Commission Self Insurance Pool, through its Board, on February 3, 2003, approved certain Employment Practices Guidelines for distribution to participating members of the Pool:


WHEREAS, the Pool Board has required that participating members acknowledge receipt of the Employment Practices Guidelines and affirmative representation from each Pool member that it will conduct its employment practices consistent with Federal Law and the law of the State of Michigan.


NOW THEREFORE, the Board of County Road Commissioners on behalf of the Barry County Road Commission does hereby acknowledge receipt of the Employment Practices Guidelines adopted by the Michigan County Road Commission Self Insurance Pool on February 3, 2003.  As a participating member of the Pool, the Barry County Road Commission agrees to adopt policies and conduct its employment practices consistent with the law.


     ROLL CALL:  Yeas, Willcutt, Dykstra, and Pashby

                               Nays, None

                               Motion Carried


Motion by Commissioner Willcutt seconded by Commissioner Dykstra to adopt Violence in the Workplace Policy.


     ROLL CALL:  Yeas, Willcutt, Dykstra, and Pashby

                               Nays, None

                               Motion Carried


The Barry County Road Commission is committed to a policy against violence in the workplace.  There shall be a zero tolerance towards violence in the workplace.  The Barry County Road Commission will not tolerate any incident of fighting, unlawful possession or use of weapons in the workplace, threats of violence, verbal or physical assault, harassment, or intimidation.  Any employee found guilty of any of the above-listed prohibited acts shall be subject to discipline up to and including termination.  Any employee who observes any violation of this policy must immediately report the violation to his/her supervisor.  Barry County Road Commission’s supervisory staff will objectively investigate reports of any violation of this policy.  In cases were an allegation is made of violation of this policy involving a supervisor, the report shall be made to the Engineer Manager.


The Barry County Road Commission reserves the right to use any lawful method of investigation that is deems necessary to determine whether an employee has engaged in conduct which violated this policy.  Employees entering and leaving the Barry County Road Commission’s premises are subject to questions and search at its discretion.  Lockers, vehicles, and personal possessions will also be subject to search.  Failure to comply may result in termination.  Any search will be undertaken only after the Barry County Road Commission had formed reasonable belief that a violation of this policy has occurred.


Bob Slocum discussed equipment with the Board.


Motion by Commissioner Willcutt seconded by Commissioner Dykstra to take bids for (2) 1 ½ Ton 4 Wheel Drive Trucks and a ¾ Ton Pickup until 10:00 A.M. August 26, 2003.


     ROLL CALL:  Yeas, Willcutt, Dykstra, and Pashby

                               Nays, None

                               Motion Carried


Motion by Commissioner Willcutt seconded by Commissioner Pashby to use Pavement Restoration of Michigan for the 2003 Slurry Seal Work as low bidder has backed out.


     ROLL CALL:  Yeas, Willcutt, Dykstra and Pashby

                               Nays, None

                               Motion Carried


Meeting adjourned at 12:15 P.M.


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Chairman                                                                          Secretary


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