April 2017 Manager's Report
To: Village President and Council
From: Interim Village Manager
Date: April 24, 2017
Subject: Manager’s report
The MML Search Committee is presently drafting an official brochure and is preparing to advertise for the Cass City Manager position.
The Staff has been involved in preparatory work for 16 different meetings since the March 22nd Council meeting and continues to receive questions on when a grocery store is coming in.
The work continues to go well.
The Chief has noted that activity has increased. He is well satisfied with Department operations.
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS
Activity in the park is increasing as the season has now opened for Soccer and Softball.
The DPW crew is busy with maintenance and sewer cleaning.
Beechwood Paving – two bids were received. One from Astec Asphalt Inc. for $61,572.60 and one from Saginaw Asphalt Paving Co. for 49,672.90. Townley Engineering is reviewing the bids and will have a recommendation for Council at the April 24th Council meeting.
South Seeger Water and Sewer Main Crossings – Bids are being prepared for these projects.
Asset Management Plan – The Plan will be put together in the near future.
WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT
The plant is meeting all the required limits.
The switchgear has yet to be installed.
BUILDING AND ZONING PERMITS
Ten permits were issued in 2016.
Three permits have been issued to date in 2017.