FEBRUARY 6, 2019

REGULAR MEETING – 6:00 PM           

Present:

Mayor Grimshaw, Trustees: Harter, Emery, Linerode and Hotchkiss, John Power, Bonnie LoForte, Regina Beavis and Attorney Mowry, Amanda Magro (arrived at 6:18)

Mayor Grimshaw called the Public Hearing on Local Law #1 of 2019 entitled “To override the tax levy limit established in general Municipal Law Section 3-C” to order at 6:00 pm. After a brief discussion, Bonnie LoForte questioned what circumstances would cause the Village to exceed the 2% tax cap limit, Mayor Grimshaw explained, on motion of Trustee Harter, seconded by Trustee Hotchkiss the public hearing was closed at 6:04 pm.

Mayor Grimshaw opened the regular meeting at 6:04 pm.

The Minutes of the Regular Meeting of January 2, 2019 were approved on motion of Trustee Hotchkiss, seconded Trustee Harter, all aye.

The following claims were approved for payment on motion of Trustee Hotchkiss, seconded by Trustee Emery, all aye:

GENERAL FUND ABSTRACT:      
8B:$12,287.33
9A:$15,476.84

WATER FUND ABSTRACT:                       
8B:$13,330.83
9A:$7,868.48                                                                                       

SEWER FUND ABSTRACT:       
8B:$54,159.49
9A:$7,441.10                                        

WWTP UPGRADE PROJECT ABSTRACT:          
9A:$10,473.04            
           

Reports were given by Mayor Grimshaw on behalf of Arthur Babcock Zoning/Code Enforcement Officer and John Power/Village Administrator

Trustee Harter addressed the Board that that he has had interest from people in purchasing cemetery lots in the new section and that the Board will need to discuss what the fees will be charged.  Mayor Grimshaw stated this is something they should discuss at the budget meeting.

On motion of Trustee Emery, seconded Trustee Hotchkiss, all aye, the Board approved Local Law #1 of 2019.

On motion of Trustee Harter, seconded Trustee Linerode, all aye, the Board Filed and Verified the Tentative Assessment Roll.

Mayor Grimshaw addressed the Board in regards to the lease agreement with United Refining to use their property as a village parking lot and the concerns he has.  The Board agreed to wait to a later date to pursue this issue.  Regina Beavis and Bonnie LoForte both stated the need for parking in the business district.

The meeting adjourned at 6:45 p.m. on motion of Trustee Harter, seconded Trustee Hotchkiss, all aye.

Respectfully submitted,

Traci Wallace

Village Clerk