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Board of Works & Safety – December 4, 2018

The Board of Works and Safety for the City of Attica met, pursuant to Public Notice, on Tuesday, December 4, 2018, at 4:30 P.M. in the City Council Room.

Present was Mayor Roderick and Board Members Mr. Smart and Mr. Gayler. Also, present was Susan Stoll, Clerk-Treasurer and City Attorney, Thomas P. O’Connor.

Upon Motion duly made by Mr. Gayler, Mr. Smart seconded to approve the minutes from the previous Board of Works Meeting for November 20, 2018. All were in favor and the motion passed.

Citizens petitions:

There were no citizen’s petitions to be heard.

Department Head Reports:

Ron Jean, Street and Water Supervisor was present, reported that leaf pickup is still ongoing.

Police Chief Bob Cole was present, with nothing to report. Chief Cole reported that an officer found a runaway in the former Beaver home near Ouabache Park.  Mr. O’Connor will check into having the Building Commissioner declare it a public nuisance.

Mr. Little, Fire Chief, was not present

Jeff Pycke, Building Commissioner, was present and reported that 303 E. Summit had a citizen complaint.

Unfinished Business:

Mr. O’Connor set for trial the matter of recouping the cost of the demolition of the building at 106 S. Perry St.  The court date was set for Wednesday December 5.  Mr. Jarvis asked for a continuance until the end of January. The Judge ordered mediation for the City & Jarvis.  The City and Mr. Jarvis will bear the cost of the mediator and it will probably be around $250.00 for each party.  Mediation will probably be set up in January.  Mr. Pycke and Mrs. Stoll may need to attend.

New Business:

Utility credits were presented by Mrs. Stoll.  Mr. Smart made a motion to approve the requests and Mr. Gayer seconded the motion.  All were in favor and the motion passed.

Upon Motion duly made and carried, the claims, as presented were approved.

Miscellaneous Business:

a) Eric Smith with HWC presented the BOW with Pay Application #9 in the amount of $256,386.95 to Thieneman Construction. Smart made a motion to approve, Mr. Gayler seconded, all were in favor and the motion passed. Mr. Smith also presented Change Order #3, regarding changes in the improvements for the new sewage plant. The total cost for the change order is $47,477.20.  Mr. Gayler motioned to approve, Mr. Smart seconded, all were in favor and the motion passed.

b) The next meeting will be held Tuesday, December 18th @ 4:30pm

c) The contract for sewage hauling was brought to the table for discussion. Wheeling and Karle submitted bids. Karle had the lower bid. Smart motioned to approve the bid from Karle Enviro, Mr. Gayler seconded. All were in favor and the motion passed.

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 5:00 P.M. and the next Board of Works meeting will be held on December 18, 2018 at 4:30 pm.

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