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Kendall County Highway Department Committee met September 10

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 9, 2019

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Kendall County Highway Department Committee met Sept. 10.

Here is the agenda provided by the committee:

The committee meeting convened at 3:32 P.M. with roll call of committee members. Scott Gryder absent. Quorum established.

Motion Kellogg; second Gilmour, to approve the agenda as presented. Motion approved unanimously.

Motion Kellogg; second Gilmour, to approve the Highway Committee meeting minutes from August 13, 2019. Motion approved unanimously.

Chairman Gryder arrived at 3:38 PM.

A Preliminary Engineering Services Agreement between Kendall County and HR Green was presented to the committee. The agreement is for all engineering required to prepare plans and specifications for a concrete patching contract on Eldamain Road between U.S. Route 34 and Menards Distribution Center in an amount not to exceed $23,738.15. Motion Gilmour; second Prochaska to recommend approval of the engineering agreement to the County Board. Klaas stated that the concrete pavement on this section of Eldamian Road was 20 years old, and was in need of some panel replacements. Work would be staged so that 2-way traffic would be maintained. Additionally, this contract would not be awarded until all other work on Eldamain and Route 34 was completed. Motion approved unanimously.

Klaas presented information on the proposed land acquisition, vacations, and conveyances needed to clean up the right-of-way issues at the intersection of Ridge Road and Plainfield Road. The State’s Attorney Office will be working to bring these action items to a future meeting.

Updates for ongoing construction projects around Kendall County was presented to the committee. Work continues on Millington Bridge, as does work on Grove Road between Sherrill and Rte. 52, Fox River Drive widening and resurfacing, Galena & Concord traffic signals. Mill Road resurfacing is scheduled for later this month. SOQ reviews will begin for Collins Road Phase II Engineering after September 27, 2019. Chairman Gryder indicated that he will be setting up review committee soon. Prochaska asked if Millington Bridge will be completed by Thanksgiving. Klaas reported that, if the River stays low, the contractor is projecting to be completed in November.

The Highway Department received a donation of $3,735 for purchase of a radar speed sign, to be installed on Lisbon Road in the Village of Lisbon.

Motion Cesich; second Prochaska to forward Highway Department bills for the month of September in the amount of $458,458.73 to the Finance Committee for approval. By roll call vote, motion approved unanimously.

Motion Cesich; second Gilmour to adjourn the meeting at 3:55 P.M. Motion carried unanimously.

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