Mexico Town Board

Minutes of the Regular Meeting

Held August 8, 2016 at the Town Hall Commencing at 7:30 P.M.

Present:  
David Anderson, Supervisor
Judy Greenway, Councilor
Larry Barber, Councilor
Elizabeth Dishaw, Town Clerk
Allison Nelson, Town Attorney
Ronald Marsden, Zoning Officer
Russell Marsden Jr, Highway Superintendent
Richard Diehl, Parks Manager
And 4 in the audience

Absent:
Russell Partrick, Councilor
Eric Behling, Councilor
Jack Spriggs, Animal Control Officer

Supervisor Anderson opened the regular Town Board meeting at 7:38 with the Pledge of Allegiance.

     Resolution 2016-72 Approval of Minutes
A motion was made by Councilor Greenway and seconded by Councilor Barber to accept the following resolution. The motion was adopted by a vote of 3 ayes, Anderson, Greenway, Barber and 0 nays.  Resolved the Mexico Town Board approves the minutes from the July 11, 2016 town board meeting.

 Communications:

  1. NYS DEC – Ladd Mining Permit Modification
  2. Oswego County Solid Waste – New Tipping Fee Schedule
  3. Charter Communications – Time Warner Merger

Public Comment and Concerns:

There were no comments.

     Reports:
Town Clerk – A motion was made by Councilor Greenway and seconded by Councilor Barber to accept the town clerk report as presented. The motion was adopted by a vote of 3 ayes, Anderson, Greenway, Barber and 0 nays.
Dog Control Officer– A motion was made by Councilor Greenway and seconded by Councilor Barber to accept the monthly report as presented. The motion was adopted by a vote of 3 ayes, Anderson, Greenway, Barber and 0 nays
Zoning Officer / Building Inspector – A motion was made by Supervisor Anderson and seconded by Councilor Greenway to accept the monthly report as presented. The motion was adopted by a vote of 3 ayes, Anderson, Greenway, Barber and 0 nays
Highway Superintendent – A motion was made by Councilor Greenway and seconded by Councilor Barber to accept the monthly report as presented. The motion was adopted by a vote of 3 ayes, Anderson, Greenway, Barber and 0 nays
Community Park A motion was made by Councilor Barber and seconded by Councilor Greenway to accept the monthly report as presented. The motion was adopted by a vote of 3 ayes, Anderson, Greenway, Barber and 0 nays
Mexico Point Park – A motion was made by Councilor Greenway and seconded by Councilor Barber to approve the report as presented. The motion was adopted by a vote of 3 ayes, Anderson, Greenway, Barber and 0 nays
Supervisor A motion was made by Councilor Greenway and seconded by Councilor Barber to approve the supervisor’s report as presented. The motion was adopted by a vote of 3 ayes, Anderson, Greenway, Barber and 0 nays

     Resolution 2016-73 Payroll
A motion was made by Councilor Greenway and seconded by Councilor Barber to accept the following resolution. The motion was adopted by a vote of 3 ayes, Anderson, Greenway, Barber and 0 nays.  Resolved the Mexico Town Board approves the July payroll.

Water Update – A motion was made by Councilor Greenway and seconded by Councilor Barber to approve the report as presented. The motion was adopted by a vote of 3 ayes, Anderson, Greenway, Barber and 0 nays

     Resolution 2016-74 Water District #5 Part 2 SEQRA
A motion was made by Councilor Greenway and seconded by Supervisor Anderson to accept the following resolution. The motion was adopted by a vote of 3 ayes, Anderson, Greenway, Barber and 0 nays.  Resolved the Mexico Town Board approves Part 2 of the SEQRA and declares a negative declaration with no major impact to the environment.

     Resolution 2016-75 Highway Computer
A motion was made by Councilor Greenway and seconded by Supervisor Anderson to accept the following resolution. The motion was adopted by a vote of 3 ayes, Anderson, Greenway, Barber and 0 nays.  Resolved the Mexico Town Board approves the purchase of a computer for the highway superintendent not to exceed $600.

     Resolution 2016-76 Conference for Highway Superintendent
A motion was made by Councilor Greenway and seconded by Councilor Barber to accept the following resolution. The motion was adopted by a vote of 3 ayes, Anderson, Greenway, Barber and 0 nays.  Resolved the Mexico Town Board approves the attendance of the highway superintendent to the conference held in September at Lake Placid..

     Resolution 2016-77 Sell Surplus Equipment at Auctions International
A motion made by Councilor Greenway and seconded by Councilor Barber to accept the following resolution. The motion was adopted by a vote of 3 ayes, Anderson, Greenway, Barber and 0 nays.  Resolved the Mexico Town Board authorizes the highway superintendent to sell the 2009 truck, the old tractor and the old Gradall on Auctions International and to purchase a graffell for $9,341.

     Resolution 2016 78 Audit of Claims
A motion was made by Councilor Greenway and seconded by Councilor Barber to accept the following resolution. The motion was adopted by a vote of 3 ayes, Anderson, Greenway, Barber and 0 nays.  Resolved that the bills for Abstract 8 have been reviewed by the Town Board and are authorized for payment in the following amounts:

General A Fund                    voucher # 224 to 261              $18,497.05

General B Fund                    voucher # 51 to 57                     $ 2,717.44

Highway Fund                      voucher # 115 to 131               $86,890.04

Capital                                    voucher # 13                               $   544.08

Water                                      voucher # 9                                $ 1,807.81

Special District                     voucher # 12                               $     341.75