BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS AND SAFETY MINUTES
February 22, 2000
The Board of Public Works and Safety of the City of
West Lafayette, Indiana met in regular session in the Board of Works Room
at City Hall on February 22, 2000 at 11:00 a.m. Present were Jesse C.
Andrew, III, City Attorney Robert L. Bauman, and Mayor Sonya L. Margerum,
Bid Acceptance: Four Wheel Drive Loader - Street
Street Commissioner Downey said that the Board of Works
received bids last week for a 2000 four wheel drive front-end loader.
There were two companies that bid, Rudd Equipment and MacDonald Machinery.
Rudd Equipment had a low bid but it did not meet the specifications in
weight and in engine horsepower. So that would make MacDonald low with a
trade at $78,636 and I would recommend that the Board approve that bid.
City Attorney Bauman moved to have the Board reject the
low bid of Rudd Equipment as unresponsive because it did not meet the
specifications for weight and engine horsepower, and accept the next low
bid from MacDonald Machinery Co., Inc. which was responsive to the
specifications. That will be in the total bid of $78,636 including trade
in of the Case loader/backhoe.
Motion seconded by Director Andrew, and the vote was
Hew Hire: Kevin Baxter - Sanitation Department
Street Commissioner Downey requested Board approval for
the temporary part-time hire of Kevin Baxter at a pay rate of $11.50 per
hour in the Sanitation Department. He will be hired part-time for 45-60
days and given time to acquire a CDL license, at which time, he will be
considered for full time.
So moved by Director Andrew, seconded by City Attorney
Bauman, and the vote was AYE.
Right-of-Way Purchase: Parcels #10 and #25 - Lindberg
Road Project - Engineering Department
At the recommendation of City Engineer Snyder, City
Attorney Bauman moved approval of two acquisitions of property for
right-of-way from the Estate of Ray E. Scrifres on the Lindberg Road
project, Parcel #25 in the amount of $5,380.00 and Parcel #10 in the
amount of $26,910.00. Motion was seconded by Director Andrew, and the vote
Approval of Bid Specifications - Village Sidewalk
Project, Phase II - Development Department
Director Andrew asked for Board approval for the Notice
to Bidders and Specifications on the Village Sidewalk Improvement Project.
The Notice to Bidders will be published on March 3 and March 10. Bids are
to be received on March 21. There will be a Pre-Bid conference at 2:00
p.m. at City Hall on March 13.
So moved by City Attorney Bauman. Motion was seconded
by Mayor Margerum and the vote was AYE.
Minutes: City Attorney Bauman moved to approve the
minutes of the February 15, 2000 Board of Works Meeting as submitted.
Motion was seconded by Director Andrew and the vote was AYE.
Mayor Margerum moved to approve the claims as submitted
in one docket in the following amounts:
Motion was seconded by Director Andrew and the vote was
There being no further business at this time,
Director Andrew moved for adjournment. Motion was seconded by
City Attorney Bauman and the vote was AYE.
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