Grand Traverse County Board of Public Works - 7/13/2017

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Board of Public Works Regular Meeting
Thursday, July 13, 2017 9:00 AM

Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 9:00 a.m.

Meeting Agenda




PUBLIC COMMENT- Refer to Rules and Public Comment/Input



Unless there are any changes, the meeting minutes of June 8, 2017 are approved1


1. Legal Counsel
2. CH2MHill Monthly Operating Report (May)12
a. Comma-Shaped Gram Positive Bacteria Study25
3. Engineer of Record
4. DPW
a. Shop58
b. Director59
5. Board (Townships, Rural, County, City, Drain Commissioner)
6. Finance Committee70


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.

ITEMS Approved by Staff

7. DPW Budget Status & Budget Amendments 72

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

8. CH2MHill - Monthly Operations for July 2017 ($23,756.00)104

ITEMS TO BE PAID after Approval by Board

9. City of Traverse City - WWTP flows Invoice #92282 for May 2017 ($112,039.28)105
10. Gourdie-Fraser through June 3, 2017 ($6,268.50)115
11. Gourdie-Fraser through June 30, 2017 ($14,802.25)120
12. Olson, Bzdok & Howard, P.C.

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



13. Township of Blair Water System Project (John Axe)
a. BPW Resolution Authorizing Refunding of the Grand Traverse County - Township of Blair 2007 Water System Improvements Project Refunding Bonds and the Township of Blair Revenue Bonds, Series 2011125
b. BPW Resolution Recommending Approval of the Revised Contract171
14. City Water Treatment Charges 2015/2016
a. Memo from Staff212
b. Elmwood - Greilickville ($3,038.82)214
c. Peninsula ($16,089.56 +$1,535.53)215
d. Garfield ($137,881.04 + $10,899.66 + $2,547.70)217
e. Supporting Information218
15. Consumer Confidence Reports234
a. Information on Lead253
16. Revised Standard Technical Specifications and Construction Details (emailed)260

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, August 2, 2017 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 August 10, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. in the Meeting room at GARFIELD TOWNSHIP HALL, 3848 Veterans Drive.




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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