APRIL 4, 2018
REGULAR MEETING – 6:00 PM           

 

Present: Mayor Grimshaw, Trustees: Harter, Linerode and Hotchkiss, John Power, Greg Britton, Arthur Babcock and Attorney Mowry
Absent: Trustee Emery

Mayor Grimshaw opened the Public Hearing at 6:00 pm on proposed 2018-2019 Village Budget. Mayor Grimshaw stated that we would budget for the purchase of a new pickup truck with funds received from a BAN. He then gave a brief explanation on the remainder of the budget; the hearing was closed on motion of Trustee Harter, all aye, at 6:02 pm, no public comment.

Mayor Grimshaw opened the Public Hearing on the Franchise Agreement with Charter Communications. He explained the only change is the franchise fee will increase to 5%.  On motion of Trustee Hotchkiss, all aye, the hearing was closed at 6:05 pm, no public comment.

Mayor Grimshaw called the Regular meeting to order at 6:05 pm.

The Minutes of the Regular Meeting of March 7, 2018 were approved on motion of Trustee Hotchkiss, all aye, and the Election Minutes from March 20, 2018 were approved on motion of Trustee Harter, all aye.

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

General Fund Abstract:
10B:$19,649.41
11A:$13,808.72

Water Fund Abstract:
10B:$9,937.73
11A:$1,346.66

Sewer Fund Abstract:
10B:$25,749.82
11A:$1,478.70

WWTP Upgrade Project Abstract:
10B:$5,331.18
11A:$15,529.32

 

Reports were given by Arthur Babcock Zoning/Code Enforcement Officer, John Power/Village Administrator, and Greg Britton /Water & WWTP Superintendent

The proposed 2018-2019 Village Budget was approved on motion of Trustee Harter, all aye.
 

On motion of Trustee Hotchkiss, all aye, the board approved the Franchise Agreement and Resolution with Charter Communications.
 

The following appointments were made by Mayor Grimshaw and approved by the Board of Trustees, all aye: 

DEPUTY CLERK LAUREEN TEIFKE 1 YEAR
DEPUTY REGISTRAR LAUREEN TEIFKE 1 YEAR
DEPUTY MAYOR JAMES HOTCHKISS 1 YEAR
CEMETERY SEXTON JOSHUA RHINEART 1 YEAR
SAFETY INSPECTOR FIRE CHIEF 1 YEAR
ZONING/CODE ENFORCEMENT ARTHUR BABCOCK 1 YEAR
ATTORNEY MICHAEL MOWRY 1 YEAR
BUDGET OFFICER TRACI WALLACE 1 YEAR

 

OFFICIAL PUBLICATION INDEPENDENT MIRROR OR PALLADIUM TIMES 1 YEAR
OFFICIAL DEPOSITORY KEY BANK & PATHFINDER BANK 1 YEAR
SEWER COMMISSIONER JAMES HOTCHKISS 1 YEAR
CEMETERY & WATER COMMISSIONER ROBERT HARTER 1 YEAR
RECREATION COMMISSIONER SUSAN LINERODE 1 YEAR
PERSONNEL & HIGHWAY COMMISSIONER JAMES EMERY 1 YEAR
ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS LARRY BARBER

NANCY EVALE

3 YEARS
CEMETERY BOARD BRENDA HOTCHKISS

NANCY LADD

MELANIE HILLER

LOIS BEYER

3 YEARS

 

On motion of Trustee Hotchkiss, all aye, the board passed the following work day reporting resolution for the New York State Retirement System:

The following funds were transferred on motion of Trustee Hotchkiss, all aye:
General Fund

From: 1990.4 Contingency $4,000.00
To:      8810.4 Cemetery Contractual $2,000.00
1325.4 Treasurer Contractual $2,000.00

 

Sewer Fund
From: 9710.6 Debt Principal $6,650.00
To:      9710.7 Debt Interest $6,650.00

 

On motion of Trustee Hotchkiss, all aye, the board approved the following Appropriation from Unappropriated funds:

From: A960 to A599 $199,465.95 to cover the purchase of the Chevy Truck $36,756.50 using money received from a BAN (5110.2), purchase of a Sidewalk plow $139,053.00 using money received from a BAN (5110.2), sidewalk materials $8,428.41 using money received from a grant (5410.4) and CHIPS   $15,228.04 for additional paving (5989.4).

 

On motion of Trustee Harter, all aye, the board entered into executive session at 6:42 pm to discuss a personnel matter.  On motion of Trustee Harter, all aye, the board returned to open session at 7:08 pm.

The meeting adjourned at 7:08 p.m. on motion of Trustee Harter, all aye.

Respectfully submitted,
Traci Wallace

Village Clerk