Mayor’s Youth Council members to be recognized

No formal action items on city council agenda

By Melanie Yingst -

TROY — Troy City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at City Hall with no formal action items on its agenda.

Mayor Michael Beamish will recognize outgoing and incoming members of the Mayor’s Youth Council during the meeting.

An executive session for discussion of preparing for, conducting or reviewing negotiations or bargaining session with public employees concerning their compensation or other terms and conditions of their employment also is scheduled.

Three committee meetings will be held prior to the council meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at City Hall.

The safety and health committee will review an agreement between the city and Miami County Public Health District to provide health services to residents with city funds of $355,103.33, an increase of 1.4 percent.

The community and economic development committee will review a recommendation of the final plat of Fox Harbor subdivision and its dedication of right-of-way.

The utilities committee will review a recommendation to council authorizing the director of public service and safety to advertise for bids and enter into a contract for the Ellis, Clay and Canal streets waterline replacement project not to exceed $500,000.

The following information was provided by the city of Troy’s engineering department report:

Bids were opened for the installation of replacement UV equipment for the Wastewater Treatment Plant. Council authorized $1,040,000 for the equipment and installation. The equipment portion of the contract was awarded to Calgon Carbon UV Technologies for $368,125 and the installation contract was awarded to Kirk Brothers Co. Inc. for $955,269.

Bids were opened for the replacement of the heat pump system at the Troy Police Department. Council authorized $175,000 for the 19 heat pumps. The contract was awarded to Ohio Plumbing and Electrical of Celina for $130,000.

The North Market Street Improvement project continues. The remaining items of the project include the installation of a new traffic signal at Foss Way/Kirk Lane and North Market Street, which will be installed in the coming weeks.

McKaig Road Improvement Phase 4 continues. McKaig Road closed on Sept. 17 from Lake Street to South Dorset Road with both streets remaining open. The projected date for the road to reopen is Dec. 14, weather permitting. The roundabout is to be constructed in the summer of 2019.

The Miami Shores Clubhouse renovation has started. The temporary pro shop trailer is on-site and in use.

The Harrison to Atlantic Street project applied for CDBG funds for the replacement of waterlines and resurfacing in “the Hollywood area,” according to the engineering department report. The grant was approved. Design of the water line replacements will begin at the end of the year.

Lincoln Community Center’s facility assessment of its interior and exterior was completed by MT Studio. The design phase includes the MT Studio’s design to create a bid packet. The project is expected to be designed and ready for bid by the end of November.

Consultants have been selected to perform the feasibility study for the dam removal project.

Choice One Engineering is assisting staff with the design and replacement of the parking lot south of the Hobart Arena and Troy Aquatic Park. Plans are being finalize for bid.

Riverside Drive from the Cemetery Maintenance building to Orchard Drive continues. A public information meeting was held in July with residents along the route. Residents in the area have until Oct. 1 to advise the city of their intentions to connect to sanitary sewer. The project is also reviewed by the Miami County Commissioners.

Public Square fountain construction is ongoing and should take two weeks to complete.

The West Main Street corridor improvement project is seeking qualified consultants for the design of improvements from the Public Square to I-75. The city will be interviewing qualified firms to make a recommendation to council for authorization for design.

David Spiers, operator at the Water Treatment Plant, retired effective Sept 30. Spiers began his career at Hobart Arena in 1995 and move to the plant in 2012.

No formal action items on city council agenda

By Melanie Yingst