Mexico Town Board

Minutes of the Regular Meeting

Held March 14, 2016 at the Town Hall Commencing at 7:30 P.M.

Present:
David Anderson, Supervisor
Judy Greenway, Councilor
Eric Behling, Councilor
Larry Barber, Councilor
Russell Partrick, Councilor
Elizabeth Dishaw, Town Clerk
Allison Nelson, Town Attorney
Ronald Marsden, Zoning Officer
Russell Marsden Jr, Highway Superintendent
Jack Sprigg, Animal Control Officer
And 10 in the audience

Supervisor Anderson opened the regular Town Board meeting at 7:30 with the Pledge of Allegiance.

Resolution 2016-24 Approval of Minutes

A motion was made by Councilor Greenway and seconded by Councilor Behling to accept the following resolution. The motion was adopted by a vote of 5 ayes, Anderson, Greenway, Behling, Barber, Partrick and 0 nays.
Resolved the Mexico Town Board approves the minutes from the February 8, 2016 town board meeting.

Communications:

  1. Oswego County Dept. of Health – Food Service
  2. Oswego County Highway Agreement
  3. Cornell – Local Roads Program

Public Comment and Concerns:

Concerns were about obtaining water on Grandview Ave.

Reports:

Town Clerk – A motion was made by Councilor Behling and seconded by Councilor Greenway to accept the town clerk reports as presented. The motion was unanimously adopted by 5 ayes Anderson, Greenway, Behling, Barber, Partrick and 0 nays.
Dog Control Officer– A motion was made by Councilor Partrick and seconded by Councilor Barber to accept the monthly report as presented. The motion was adopted by 5 ayes; Anderson, Greenway, Behling, Barber, Partrick and 0 nays
Zoning Officer / Building Inspector – A motion was made by Councilor Greenway and seconded by Councilor Partrick to accept the monthly report as presented. The motion was adopted by 5 ayes; Anderson, Greenway, Behling, Barber, Partrick and 0 nays.      Highway Superintendent – A motion was made by Councilor Behling and seconded by Councilor Greenway to accept the monthly report as presented. The motion was adopted by 5 ayes; Anderson, Greenway, Behling, Barber, Partrick and 0 nays.
Community Park none
Mexico Point Park – none
Supervisor A motion was made by Councilor Greenway and seconded by Councilor Behling to approve the supervisor’s report as presented. The motion was adopted by 5 ayes; Anderson, Greenway, Behling, Barber, Partrick and 0 nays.
Water Update – There was a discussion about a Water District #4. The bid for WD #3 should be in April.

Resolution 2016-25 Payroll

A motion was made by Councilor Partrick and seconded by Councilor Greenway to accept the following resolution. The motion was adopted by 5 ayes; Anderson, Greenway, Behling, Barber, Partrick and 0 nays.
Resolved the Mexico Town Board approves the February payroll.

Resolution 2016-26 Purchase a Printer

A motion was made by Councilor Behling and seconded by Councilor Greenway to accept the following resolution. The motion was adopted by 5 ayes; Anderson, Greenway, Behling, Barber, Partrick and 0 nays.
Resolved the Mexico Town Board approves the purchase of a printer for the Assessor not to exceed $700.

Resolution 2016-27 Cemetery Donation

A motion was made by Supervisor Anderson and seconded by Councilor Greenway to accept the following resolution. The motion was adopted by 5 ayes; Anderson, Greenway, Behling, Barber, Partrick and 0 nays.
Resolved the Mexico Town Board authorizes a $500 donation to the Primitive Cemetery.

Resolution 2016-28 Authorize Larry Barber to Sign Checks

A motion was made by Supervisor Anderson and seconded by Councilor Greenway to accept the following resolution. The motion was adopted by 5 ayes; Anderson, Greenway, Behling, Barber, Partrick and 0 nays.
Resolved the Mexico Town Board authorizes Larry Barber to sign the checks.

Resolution 2016-29 Advertise the Lawn Mowing Bids

A motion was made by Councilor Partrick and seconded by Councilor Behling to accept the following resolution. The motion was adopted by 5 ayes; Anderson, Greenway, Behling, Barber, Partrick and 0 nays.

Resolved the Mexico Town Board authorizes Town Clerk Liz Dishaw to advertise for the lawn mowing bids.

Resolution 2016 -30 Authorize Attendance to Town Clerk Convention

A motion was made by Councilor Behling and seconded by Councilor Greenway to accept the following resolution. The motion was adopted by 5 ayes, Anderson, Greenway, Behling, Barber, Partrick and 0 nays.
Resolved the Mexico Town Board approves the attendance to the Town Clerk Convention in Saratoga, NY.

A motion was made by Councilor Behling and seconded by Councilor Barber to table the decision to purchase a new Gradall for $235,000 until next month and to rent a Gradall for one month.  The motion was adopted by 5 ayes, Anderson, Greenway, Behling, Barber, Partrick and 0 nays

Resolution 2016 -31 Audit of Claims

A motion was made by Councilor Behling and seconded by Councilor Barber to accept the following resolution. The motion was adopted by 4 ayes, Anderson, Behling, Barber, Partrick 0 nays and Greenway abstained.
Resolved that the bills for Abstract 3 have been reviewed by the Town Board and are authorized for payment in the following amounts:

General A Fund                    voucher # 55 to 89                  $159,576.79

General B Fund                      voucher # 19 to27                   $29,701.26

Highway Fund                       voucher # 30 to 44                  $26,937.92

Water Fund                              voucher # 4                             $25,733.76

Special Districts                    voucher # 5                             $247,492.72

A motion was made by Councilor Greenway and seconded by Councilor Behling to adjourn at 8:29. The motion was adopted by 5 ayes; Anderson, Greenway, Behling, Barber, Partrick and 0 nays.

Respectfully submitted,
Elizabeth Dishaw, RMC