JANUARY 2, 2020
REGULAR MEETING – 6:00 PM

Present:
Deputy Mayor Hotchkiss, Trustees: Emery, Harter and Linerode, John Power, Renee Power, Amanda Magro, Attorney Mowry (arrived 6:06 pm)

Absent:
Mayor Grimshaw

Deputy Mayor Hotchkiss called the Regular meeting to order at 6:00 pm.

Deputy Mayor Hotchkiss asked everyone to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.

The Minutes of the Regular Meeting of December 4, 2019 were approved on motion of Trustee Emery, seconded by Trustee Linerode, all aye.

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

General Fund Abstract:     
7C: $9,975.78
8A: $23,711.21                                                          

Water Fund Abstract:    
7C: $11,730.60
8A: $2,287.18

Sewer Fund Abstract:  
7C: $57,088.06
8A: $2,599.54

WWTP Upgrade Project Abstract:
8A: $286,950.35

Reports were given by Deputy Mayor Hotchkiss on behalf of William Hamacher Zoning/Code Enforcement Officer and John Power/Village Administrator.

Deputy Mayor Hotchkiss presented “The Plan” for the Village of Mexico.  Deputy Mayor Hotchkiss asked for all board members to review and make changes.

The Village Board resolved to hold the Village Election on March 18, 2020, 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm, at the Village Hall, 3236 Main Street, Mexico New York 13114 on motion of Trustee Harter, seconded Trustee Emery, all aye.

The following were appointed Inspectors of Election on motion of Trustee Emery, seconded Trustee Harter, all aye: Lois Beyer and Toni Norris.

On motion of Trustee Linerode, seconded Trustee Harter, all aye, the Public Hearing on Local Law #1 of 2020 “To override the tax levy limit established in General Municipal Law Section 3-C” will be held at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 6:00 pm in the Village Hall, 3236 Main Street, Mexico New York 13114

On motion of Trustee Emery, seconded Trustee Harter, all aye, the board agreed to reimburse Sean McCarthy for his health insurance co-payments according to the Teamsters Union Contract.

On motion of Trustee Harter, seconded Trustee Linerode, all aye, the board agreed to renew the trash/recyclable contract with Butler Trash Disposal on a one-year term. 

Amanda Magro addressed the board in regards to using the Village Hall to hold monthly Chamber of Commerce meetings.  The board will discuss at a later date when the chamber decides on a date and time.  She also wanted to know if the Village worked with the Town of Mexico in regards to “The Plan”.  Deputy Mayor Hotchkiss stated that at this time he has not, he updated “The Plan” based on one he worked on several years ago. After the Village Board approves it and he will give a copy to the Town of Mexico to include in their plan.

The meeting adjourned at 6:45 pm on motion of Trustee Linerode, seconded Trustee Harter, all aye.

Respectfully submitted,

Traci Wallace
Village Clerk