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Board of Works & Safety – April 16, 2019

The Board of Works and Safety for the City of Attica met, pursuant to Public Notice, on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at 4:30 P.M. in the City Council Room.

Present was Mayor Roderick and Board Member, Chris Gayler. Also present was Susan Stoll, Clerk -Treasurer.

Upon Motion duly made by Mr. Gayler and seconded by Mayor Roderick, to approve the minutes from the previous Board of Works Meeting for April 2, 2019, all were in favor and the motion passed.

Citizens petitions:

There were no citizen’s petitions to be heard.

Department Head Reports:

Street and Water Supervisor was not present.

Eddie Durnil spoke on behalf of the police department. Lucas Miller was hired by the Police Merit Board.  He will start on May 1, 2019.  There are two other candidates on the hiring list.  The Attica Police Department is accepting applications until July 1, 2019.

Mr. Little, Fire Chief, present.  Reported that the department has a fundraising campaign going on right now.  So far, they have raised $5000.  The fundraiser ends on May 10.

Jeff Pycke, Building Commissioner, was present.  He had nothing to report.

Unfinished Business:

There was none.

New Business:

Utility credits were presented for consideration.  Mr. Gayler made a motion to approve all the credits and Roderick seconded.  All were in favor and the motion passed.

Eric Smith from HWC Engineering updated the board on the status of the wastewater treatment plant construction project.  He reported that we are in good shape on the budget.  Some of the proposed change orders will use some of the contingency money set aside.  The water planning study was kicked off last week.  There will be a review of the study mid-course and in 4-5 months a final report.  HWC employs a transportation engineer who will come up with some suggestions for Park Avenue.  Lastly, Smith presented an on-call agreement for the Community Crossings grant.  The agreement is broken into 3 potential tasks related to the grant.  Task one is to assist with bid documents for the 2019 road work to be performed, not to exceed $5,000.  Task two is for construction administration/inspection services, not to exceed $5,000.  Task three is for assistance with the grant close-out, not to exceed $2,500.  Gayler made a motion to approve the agreement.  Roderick seconded.  All were in favor and the motion passed.


Claims in the amount of $210,127.50 were presented by Mrs. Stoll for approval.  Gayler made a motion to approve the claims.  Mayor Roderick made a second to the motion.  All were in favor and the motion passed.

Miscellaneous Business:

Attica Park Board member, Mike Nicholas reported that there are no bats roosting in the pool building after an inspection was done.

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned, the next Board of Works meeting will be held on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 4:00 pm. (date and time changed due to the primary election on Tuesday, May 7)