City of Chillicothe Public Works Committee met August 9.
City of Chillicothe Public Works Committee met Aug. 9.
Here is the minutes provided by the Committee:
Present: Chairman Gould, Alderman Sharp, City Engineer Coulter, Superintendent Sutherland, Office Manager Passage Absent: Alderman Hughes
Chairman Gould called the meeting to order. Office Manager presented the committee with a copy of the Honorary Street Name Sign application/ policy. A request from Jeff Anderson, Memorial Commission was received at the council meeting on July 24,and referred to the public works committee, requesting that the council allow the Veterans honorary Sign to remain in place at no additional cost for indefinite time. Jeff Anderson addressed the committee he stated that he would like to see the sign stay in place and the Memorial commission would maintain. A discussion ensued; the consensus of the committee was to bring to council a recommendation to allow the sign to remain in place.
Office Manager Passage presented one sidewalk program applications from Aaron Ritter, 725 Sixth St. She stated that they would be replacing a section of sidewalk that connects the roadway and putting in an ADA mat, as they are at the intersection of Sixth and Elm. A discussion was held regarding as to the city paying 100% of this cost and having the homeowner do other side connecting the other street done at the same time. The consensus of the committee was to have Superintendent Sutherland talk with the homeowner and recommend approval at the next council meeting.
Superintendent Sutherland stated that a TCU unit has gone out on the Skata System. The cost to repair the Unit is $1,626.00. The consensus of the committee was to recommend payment at the next council meeting.
Engineer Coulter presented the project update list. He stated that the bid letting for the crack sealing program is scheduled for Monday, August 14, 2017. He advised the committee that the viaduct project has been taken off the State’s project.
Superintendent Sutherland reported that the public works crew has installed the perforated drainage pipe in the dry well at Hushaw and Elm. It is about five feet below the bottom of the dry well. At this time, Superintendent Sutherland will monitor the dry well to see if there is improvement.
Superintendent Sutherland stated that he has a Road & Bridge Fund priority one project Salt Shed in the mount of $10,000.00 in the budget. He recommended that that project be brought forward. He has gathered costs for the project. He will purchase the materials and he recommended hiring Rick Coffey to oversee the construction of the project. Public Works will be completing the work under Mr. Coffey’s supervision. The consensus of the committee was to request approval for the project at the next council meeting.
There being no further business the meeting adjourned at 5:16 p.m.