Chippewa County Board of Commissioners

Special County Board Meeting of September 21, 2000

Pursuant to the provision of such case made and provided, the Chippewa County Board of Commissioners met in special session on Thursday, September 21, 2000 at 5:00 p.m. in the Circuit Courtroom of the Chippewa County Courthouse, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan with Chairman Gary McDowell presiding.

Present: Commissioner’s Earl Kay, Rita Dale, Bernard La Ted Postula, Aaron Hopper and Chairman Gary McDowell.

Absent: Commissioner Cooper.

Also present were Controller Assistant Kelly Beaune,County Clerk Margaret L. Kaunisto,E—911 Director Dennis Koback, and Finance Director David Carpenter.

The purpose of this meeting was to take action on the 100 ‘Self Supporting Tower and Foundation bids for the dispatch center on Kinross.

At the request of the Chairman McDowell, Dennis Koback, E—91l Director gave his report from the last E-9l1 meeting, going over the bids received from various firms and agencies to construct the tower located in Kinross.

Lengthly discussion followed regarding the construction of the 100 foot self supporting solid steel structure tower, bids received and their various concerns.

It was moved by Commissioner Postula, supported by Commissioner Hopper to accept the low bid of $9063.00 from the firm of W.E. Price/Central Tower Inc. for the tower and shipping. Motion carried unanimously.

It was moved by Commissioner Postula, supported by Commissioner Hopper to accept the bid of $7,000 from the firm of Henry J. Ware, Inc. for the installation of the foundation . Motion carried unanimously.

It was moved by Commissioner Postula, supported by Commissioner La to accept the actual cost not to exceed $4,800 for the supervison and coordination for installing and erecting the structure, from the firm of Radio North LLC. The cost to complete the structure is estimated around $23,363, varing upon final foundation design from the tower manufacturer.

It was moved by Commissioner Kay, supported by Commissioner Hopper to adjourn. Motion carried unanimously.

Thereby the special board meeting adjourned at 5:30 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Margaret L. Kaunisto, Chippewa County Clerk

Gary McDowell, County Board Chairman