October 22,2010 Commissioners Minutes
FRANKLIN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS SPECIAL MEETING
MEMORANDUM & MINUTES
October 22, 2010 @ 1:00 P.M.
Commissioners/Council Public Meeting Room
Those Present: County Commissioners: Eric E Roberts Thomas E Wilson
County Auditor: Susan A Jones (Absent)
Commissioners Secretary:Carol Westerman
Eric Roberts opens the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance.
HUNTERSVILLE ROAD BRIDGE 116 – Eric Roberts mentioned the bids for Huntersville Road Bridge 116 were opened at 11:00 A.M. in Batesville at the City Building. The bids opened are as follows: DK Walls $118,800.00 – Dave O’Mara Contractors $216,183.35 – Holman Excavating $277,757.58 – McAlister Excavating $279,209.08 – American Contracting & Services $435,751.45. Drew Barth mentioned concerns with regards to DK Walls being the low bidder, they did not include items such as staking, salvage and trucking away the dirt. Daryl Kramer of DK Walls admitted they forgot to include those items and asked what options he had. Tom Wilson stated that his bid is so low and is concerned that you may have a hard time covering your expenses. Daryl Kramer asked if they could take a short recess so he could make a phone call. Tom Wilson stated he would like to see Daryl Kramer have the job, but doesn’t want him to lose money. Daryl Kramer came back after the phone call and stated as long as there was no financial penalty; he would like to withdraw his bid. MOTION – Eric Roberts made the motion to award the bid to Dave O’Mara Contractors the bid for $261,183.35. Tom Wilson seconds. Motion carried.
ADJOURN – MOTION – Tom Wilson made motion to adjourn. Eric Roberts seconds. Motion carried.
Minutes were taken by Kim Robinson.
Others Present: Drew Barth Sara Duffy
George Hartman Marty Hon Daryl Kramer
__S/ Eric E Roberts________ _________________________
Eric E Roberts Eric E Roberts
__S/ Thomas E Wilson_____ _________________________
Thomas E Wilson Thomas E Wilson
Donald M VonderMeulen Donald M VonderMeulen
ATTEST: __S/ Susan A Jones_____________________
Susan A Jones, Franklin County Auditor