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RD-BR 2015 06-23 ROAD AND BRIDGE REPORT June 23, 2015 Present: Commissioners Leonard Wortman, Cory Kirsch and Bob Mullen and Road Supervisor, Rory Parsons. Rory Parsons reviewed the road and bridge report with the Commissioners. Montana City Crew The crew has finished grading the roads. They are flushing culverts in Jefferson City and Depot Hill. The crew graded the Radarsburg Road and fixed the wash outs. Boulder Crew The crew graded Whitetail Road last week. They will be working on the Lower Valley Road Project this week. Whitehall Crew The crew has finished grading the roads in the Whitehall area. They will be working on the Lower Valley Road project this week. Lower Valley Road Project The crew is moving the fences by Compton's Ranch today. The soil will be stripped back and relaid when the crew moves the fences by McCauley's Ranch. The markers and signs will be installed on the Lower Valley Road. Guilio should complete the project this week. Discussion was held on the project and payment to Guilio. Chips Phone solicitation bids were taken on the purchase of chips. Bullock Contracting was the low bid at $16.00 per yard. Gruber Excavating gave a bid of$20.00 per yard. The chips are 7/16 which is a little bigger than what is usually purchased. Parsons has not decided on the number of yards he will purchase. Dave Smith will crush the gravel pile for$7.00 per yard. Discussion was held on placement of the gravel on Kelly Road. The city and county share responsibility for maintenance of the roadway. Culverts Parsons talked with the County Attorney's office about the sale of the culverts. An opinion was given that if the market value is less than $2500 they could be sold. The Commission asked Parsons to advertise the sale of the culverts in the county newspapers. Training The crew will be attending wildfire training on Thursday, June 25, at 2:00 p.m. which will be held at the Bull Mountain Fire Hall. The training will cover what role the road department has during a wildfire. Snow Plow Truck Vetsch traveled to Spokane to inspect the truck. The road department has decided to purchase the 2004 freightliner truck. The department will go to Spokane to get the truck after July 4. Vetsch has ordered a replacement stainless steel sander box. The cost is $12000 plus $2000 freight charge. Mullen asked Parsons to look at the comer in Clancy by Bob Johnson's home which has a drainage problem. This is a shared road with the state. Parsons will look at the road and discuss this with the Commission at a later date. ATTEST, Bonnie Ramey Leonard Wortman, Chairman Clerk and Recorder p 16 - Bob Mullen, Commissioner Cory Kirsch, Commissioner ��gISGDVERED l�,8����[� Jefferson County Road & Bridge ? III ODYSSEY LANE Post Office Box H Boulder, Montana 59632 (406) 225-4071 / (406)225-4169 Fax S N CO�� � June 23, 2015 Road & Bridge Report to Commission Road & Bridge Department Montana City Crew *Grading. * Flushing culverts. * Boulder Crew *Grading. • Removing fences on Lower Valley road. • Installed markers and signs on Lower valley road. Whitehall Crew *Grading * Helping boulder crew with Lower Valley road. * Lower Valley road improvement project. Bullock contracting low bid on Chips. Dave Smith will crush asphalt in the next few weeks @ $ 7.00 per yd. Sale of 12 in. culverts. Wildfire training on Thursday June 25 at 2:00 P.M. Snow plow truck update.