FEBRUARY 5, 2020

REGULAR MEETING – 6:00 PM

Present:

Mayor Grimshaw, Trustees: Emery, Hotchkiss, Harter and Linerode, John Power, William Hamacher, Amanda Magro, Attorney Mowry

Mayor Grimshaw called the Public Hearing on Local Law #1 of 2020 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 the public hearing was closed at 6:02 pm on motion of Trustee Hotchkiss, seconded Trustee Harter, all aye. No public comment.

Mayor Grimshaw called the Regular meeting to order at 6:02 pm.

The Minutes of the Regular Meeting of January 2, 2020 were approved on motion of Trustee Hotchkiss, seconded by Trustee Linerode, all aye. The following claims were approved for payment on motion of Trustee Hotchkiss seconded by Trustee Linerode, all aye:    

General Fund Abstract:            
8B: $9,834.40
9A: $20,087.62                                                          

Water Fund Abstract:          
8B: $19,406.44
9A: $976.84

Sewer Fund Abstract:            
8B: $53,184.47
9A: $3,252.78

WWTP Upgrade Project Abstract:
9A: $193,059.38

Reports were given by William Hamacher Zoning/Code Enforcement Officer and John Power/Village Administrator.

On motion of Trustee Harter, seconded Trustee Linerode, all aye, the Board approved Local Law #1 of 2020.

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

On motion of Trustee Hotchkiss, seconded Trustee Emery, all aye, the board approved a $30.00/day meal allowance when an employee is out of town for village business.  Employee must provide receipts in order to be reimbursed.

The following funds were transferred on motion of Trustee Emery, seconded Trustee Hotchkiss, all aye:

General Fund:

From:   1990.4 Contingency                                                                $8,239.00

To:      1325.4 Treasurer Contractual                                                 $1,000.00
            7620.4 Adult Recreation                                                         $189.00
            8810.4 Cemetery Contractual                                                 $6,000.00
            9010.8 Retirement                                                                  $1,050.00

Water Fund

From:   1990.4 Contingency                                                                $1,050.00
To:       9010.8 Retirement                                                                 $1,050.00

Sewer Fund

From: 1990.4 Contingency                                                                 $1,057.00
To:     9010.8 Retirement                                                                   $1,050.00
          9710.7 Interest                                                                           $7.00

On motion of Trustee Hotchkiss, seconded Trustee Harter, all aye, the board agreed to go with the low bid from S.T.A.T. Communications, Inc for a Fire Alarm system at the DPW facility ($420.00) and the WWTP facility ($443.00) both with a $21.00/month monitoring fee.

On motion of Trustee Hotchkiss, seconded Trustee Linerode, all aye, the board agreed to convert the lighting at the Village Office, WWTP, DPW garage and the Pump House to LED lighting at a cost of $2,500.00 per quote from Potentia Management Group LLC.

On motion of Trustee Harter, seconded Trustee Linerode the Board of Trustees will hold budget meetings on February 15, 2020 and February 22, 2020 (if needed).  The meeting for February 8, 2020 is cancelled.

On motion of Trustee Emery, seconded Trustee Linerode, all aye, the board agreed to increase the cost of water meters to $300.00.

The meeting adjourned at 7:05 pm on motion of Trustee Linerode, seconded Trustee Harter, all aye.

Respectfully submitted,

Traci Wallace
Village Clerk