December 31, 2013


The regular meeting of the Board of Public Works and Safety/Utility Board was called to order by Vice President Mike Watson at 10:01 a.m. All members were present except Mr. West. Mr. Prince moved to dispense with the reading of the minutes of December 23, 2013, and accept them as circulated. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Bid Openings:
There were no bid openings.

Mayor’s Comments:
Mayor Wood was not available and Mr. Watson announced a brief staff meeting would follow today’s Board meeting.

Department Head Reports:
City Planner Ken Prince presented a Professional Services Agreement with Fisher Land Surveying Services for legal description preparation for draft amendments to existing TIF districts for the not-to-exceed amount of $5,000.00, and moved for its approval. Mr. Watson seconded; motion carried.

Approval of Claims:
Mr. Watson moved to approve five (5) Claim Dockets for Utilities and Civil City as submitted by City Controller Becky Miller for a total amount of $1,901,790.62. Mr. Prince seconded; motion carried.

New Business:
There was no new business.

Old Business:
Hearing regarding the charges preferred against Firefighter Eric Hazen, set for Tuesday January 14th, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. in the Council Chambers.

A request for Notice of Recognition of Encroachment submitted by Bethel College for installation of a directional sign on Lowell Avenue continued under advisement.

Unfinished Business:
There being no additional business brought before the Board, the meeting was adjourned at
10:04 a.m.

Mike Watson – Vice-President of the Board of
Public Works and Safety/Utility Board

Kari Myers - Clerk of the Board of
Public Works and Safety/Utility Board


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