Grand Traverse County Board of Public Works - 9/13/2018

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Board of Public Works Regular Meeting
Thursday, September 13, 2018 9:00 AM

Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 9:00 a.m.

Meeting Agenda




PUBLIC COMMENT- Refer to Rules and Public Comment/Input



Unless there are any objections, the meeting minutes of August 9, 2018 are approved1


1. Legal Counsel
2. Jacobs Monthly Operating Report16
3. Engineer of Record
4. Shop Manager33
5. Director34
a. Finance Committee
6. Board Members


The purpose of the Consent Calendar is to expedite business by grouping non-controversial items together to be dealt with by one Board motion without discussion. Any member of the Board, staff or the public may ask that any item on the Consent Calendar be removed and placed elsewhere on the agenda for full discussion. Such requests will be automatically respected. If any item is not removed from the consent calendar, the following items are approved by a single Board action adopting the consent calendar with a MAJORITY ROLL CALL VOTE.

ITEMS Approved by Staff

7. DPW Budget Status & Budget Amendments47

(Claims and claims reports are available for review at any time upon request.)

8. Jacobs - Monthly Operations for August 2018 ($30,898.41)80
9. Correspondence:
a. Re - Septage Facility Acceptance of Grease for September 24 to October 181
b. Notice of Appeal of Benefit Charges (Garfield Twp)82

ITEMS TO BE PAID After Approval by Board

10. City of Traverse City WWTP83
11. City of Traverse City Water Supply
12. Gourdie-Fraser
13. Olson, Bzdok & Howard, P.C.

ACTION REQUESTED-A Motion to approve the Consent Calendar with a Roll Call Vote



14. TCRWWTP 2017-2018 Reconciliation Invoice ($249,582.43)93
15. Engineer of Record Contract Renewal (Finance Committee)98
16. Management Staff Reviews/Compensation (Finance Committee)107

PUBLIC COMMENT - Refer to Rules and Public Comment/Input

NOTICES: As listed

17. The next regular BPW Finance Committee Meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. in the Large Conference Room in the Public Services Building at 2650 LaFranier Rd.
18. The next regular meeting of the Board of Public Works will be held on October 11, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. in the Meeting room at GARFIELD TOWNSHIP HALL, 3848 Veterans Drive.



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19. All cell phones shall be switched to silent mode or turned off.
20. Any person may make a video, audio or other record of this meeting. Standing equipment, cords, or portable microphones must be located so as not to block audience view.
21. Any

person shall be permitted to address a meeting of the Board of Public Works which is required to be open to the public under the provision of the Michigan Open Meetings Act, as amended. (MCLA 15.261, et.seq.) Public Comment shall be carried out in accordance with the following Board Rules and Procedures:

a. Any person wishing to address the Board shall state his or her name and address.
b. No person shall be allowed to speak more than once on the same matter, excluding time needed to answer Board Member's questions. The Chairperson shall control the amount of time each person shall be allowed to speak, which shall not exceed (3) minutes.
c. Chairperson may, at his or her discretion, extend the amount of time any person is allowed to speak.

ii.Whenever a group wishes to address the Board, the Chairperson may require that the group designate a spokesperson; the Chairperson shall control the amount of time the spokesperson shall be allowed to speak, which shall not exceed fifteen (15 minutes).


Grand Traverse County will provide reasonable auxiliary aids and services; such as, signers for the hearing impaired or audio tapes of printed materials being considered at the meeting, to individuals with disabilities at the meeting upon (48)forty-eight hours-notice to Grand Traverse County. Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact the Grand Traverse County Department of Public Works at (231) 995-6039.

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