Mexico Town Board

Minutes of the Regular Meeting

Held February 13, 2017 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
Russell Marsden Jr, Highway Superintendent
Ronald Marsden, Zoning Officer

Absent:
Richard Diehl, Parks Manager
Jack Spriggs, Animal Control Officer

And 6 in the audience

 

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

Resolution 2017-10 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 January 9, 2017 town board meetings.

 Communications:

  1. DEC – Urban Forestry Grant
  2. of Towns – Governor’s Efficiency Plan
  3. CITI (BOCES) Newsletter
  4. Oswego County Health Dept. Annual Sanitary Survey

Public Comment and Concerns: None

Reports:

Town Clerk – A motion was made by Councilor Behling and seconded by Councilor Greenway to accept the town clerk report as presented. The motion was adopted by a vote of 5 ayes, Anderson, Greenway, Behling, Barber, Partrick 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 5 ayes, Anderson, Greenway, Behling, Barber, Partrick and 0 nays.

Zoning Officer / Building Inspector – A motion was made by Councilor Partrick and seconded by Councilor Behling to accept the monthly report as presented. The motion was adopted by a vote of 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 a vote of 5 ayes, Anderson, Greenway, Behling, Barber, Partrick and 0 nays.

The highway superintendent said he would get information together for the highway department to do the mowing for the cemeteries.

Community Park none

Mexico Point Park – none

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 5 ayes, Anderson, Greenway, Behling, Barber, Partrick and 0 nays.

Resolution 2017-11 Payroll

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 January payroll.

Resolution 2017-12WD#3 Adjust Budget

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.

WHEREAS, the net interest cost is now final and is lower than currently budgeted; and

WHEREAS, the project is nearing completion and the Town is desirous of placing these funds back into contingency as they plan for project completion for Water Service Area #3;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Supervisor of the Town of Mexico is authorized on behalf of the Town Board of the Town of Mexico to decrease the Net Interest Budget amount from $25,000 current net interest budget to a new total amount for project net interest of $19,928,98, which is a $5,071,02 decrease; due to actual costs incurred, (copies of which are to be filed with the Town Clerk), for the Water Service Area #3.

Resolution 2017-13 Water Service Agreement

A motion was made by Councilor Behling and seconded by Councilor Greenway 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 Water Service Agreement between the Town of Mexico and Tyson Furlong.

Cable Update Marty Trey said we had approximately 440 responses for the cable survey. The meeting will be held at the middle school auditorium on March 2nd at 7:00 pm.

A motion was made by Councilor Greenway and seconded by Councilor Partrick to table the request for $2,500 made by McFee Ambulance until the next meeting. The motion was adopted by a vote of 5 ayes, Anderson, Greenway, Behling, Barber, Partrick and 0 nays.

Resolution 2017-14 Schedule Public Hearing for Regulating Meat Processing Plants

A motion was made by Supervisor Anderson and seconded by Councilor Greenway 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 scheduled a public hearing for March 13th at 7:15 pm at the Mexico Town Hall, 64 South Jefferson St, Mexico, N.Y. 13114 for the discussion of the Local Law Regulating Meat Processing Plants.

Resolution 2017-15 IMA with New Haven for Building Inspector

A motion was made by Councilor Behling and seconded by Councilor Partrick 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 Intermunicipal Agreement between the Town of New Haven and the Town of Mexico for shared building inspector services..

Resolution 2017-16 Appoint Zoning Board of Appeals Member

A motion was made by Councilor Partrick and seconded by Supervisor Anderson 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 appoints Marty Trey as board member of the ZBA.

There was a discussion for a hitching post to secure horses along with a sign in the town parking lot.

A motion was made by Councilor Greenway and seconded by Councilor Partrick to have Ron Marsden check into replacing the McAuslan Hall doors. The motion was adopted by a vote of 5 ayes, Anderson, Greenway, Behling, Barber, Partrick and 0 nays.

Resolution 2017 17 Audit of Claims

A motion was made by Councilor Greenway and seconded by Council Partrick to accept the following resolution. The motion was adopted by a vote of 5 ayes, Anderson, Greenway, Behling, Barber, Partrick and 0 nays. Resolved that the bills for Abstract 2 have been reviewed by the Town Board and are authorized for payment in the following amounts:

General A Fund                       voucher # 23 to 52                  $   74,742.54

General B Fund                      voucher # 8 to 14                    $       3,961.86

Highway Fund                        voucher # 11 to 35                  $    140,713.22

Capital                                     voucher # 3 to 5                      $ 1,557,528.90

Water                                      voucher # 3 to 4                      $    226,283.48

Special District            `        voucher # 3 to 4                     $     248,784.99

There was a discussion about having the town offices opened on Fridays.

A motion was made by Councilor Barber and seconded by Councilor Partrick to adjourn at 8:13. The motion was adopted by a vote of 5 ayes, Anderson, Greenway, Behling, Barber, Partrick and 0 nays.

Respectfully submitted,
Elizabeth Dishaw, RMC