SEPTEMBER 4, 2019
REGULAR MEETING – 6:00 PM           

Present:
Mayor Grimshaw, Trustees: Harter, Linerode, Hotchkiss and Emery, John Power and Attorney Mowry

Mayor Grimshaw opened the regular meeting at 6:00 pm.

The Minutes of the Regular Meeting of August 1, 2019 were approved on motion of Trustee Hotchkiss, seconded Trustee Emery, all aye. Trustees Harter and Linerode abstained.

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

GENERAL FUND ABSTRACT:
3B:$33,152.94
4A:$13,093.37                                                                                     

WATER FUND ABSTRACT:
3B:$13,076.19
4A:$4,913.49                                                                            

SEWER FUND ABSTRACT:      
3B:$17,929.17
4A:$2,288.07                                                                                        

WWTP UPGRADE PROJECT ABSTRACT:
4A:$86,515.86

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

On motion of Trustee Emery, seconded Trustee Hotchkiss, all aye, the following cemetery rates in RED were passed:

  VILLAGE PROPERTY OWNER NEW RATE EFFECTIVE 9/4/2019 NON-PROPERTY OWNER NEW RATE EFFECTIVE 9/4/2019
NEW SECTION (Q) LOT SALE   $525.00   $600.00
NEW SECTION (Q) BURIAL   $525.00   $600.00
LOT SALES   $425.00   $500.00  
GRAVE OPENING $425.00   $500.00  
SECONDARY USE ½ LOT SALE PLUS GRAVE OPENING $212.50 (1/2 LOT SALE)   $250.00 (1/2 LOT SALE)  
CREMATION   $250.00   $300.00  
CHILD (BABY)   $150.00   $150.00  
SATURDAY ADDITIONAL BURIAL FEE $200.00 BEFORE NOON PLUS $100.00/HOUR AFTER NOON   $250.00 BEFORE NOON PLUS $100.00/HOUR AFTER NOON  
SUNDAY/HOLIDAY ADDITIONAL BURIAL  FEE $300.00 BEFORE NOON PLUS $100.00/HOUR AFTER NOON   $400.00 BEFORE NOON PLUS $100.00/HOUR AFTER NOON  
VAULT STORAGE   $100.00   $200.00  
MAUSOLEUM BURIAL $400.00   $500.00  


*MAUSOLEUM REQUIRES A MINIMUM 4 LOTS ON SIDE AND A MINIMUM OF 8 LOTS ON BACK EXCEPT CENTER SECTION MINIMUM IS 10 LOTS

*FOUNDATION IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF MAUSOLEUM OWNER

DISINTERMENT FEE-TOTAL OF LABOR, EQUIPMENT AND MATERIALS WITH A MINIMUM COST OF A FULL BURIAL $2,500.00 AND A CREMATION OR CHILD (BABY) $1,000.00 (EFFECTIVE 9/4/2019)

**IF INDIVIDUAL HAS PURCHASED A CEMETERY PLOT OR IS TO BE BURIED IN VILLAGE CEMETERY, THERE IS NO CHARGE FOR VAULT STORAGE**

*MILITARY FOUNDATIONS $150.00

*CEMETERY FOUNDATIONS

SIZE SQUARE INCH COST (.65) EFFECTIVE 4/7/2010 COST (.80) EFFECTIVE 9/4/2019
3 FT 4 IN X 1 FT 480 $312.00 $384.00
3 FT 4 IN X 1 FT 2 IN 560 $364.00 $448.00
3 FT 6 IN X 1 FT 2 IN 588 $382.20 $470.40
3 FT 10 IN X 1 FT 2 IN 644 $418.60 $515.20
4 FT X 1 FT 2 IN 672 $436.80 $537.60
4 FT 4 IN X 1 FT 2 IN 728 $473.20 $582.40
4 FT 6 IN X 1 FT 2 IN 756 $491.40 $604.80
4 FT 8 IN X 1 FT 2 IN 784 $509.60 $627.20
4 FT 10 IN X 1 FT 2 IN 812 $527.80 $649.60
5 FT X 1 FT 2 IN 840 $546.00 $672.00

On motion of Trustee Hotchkiss, seconded Trustee Linerode, all aye, the following resolution was passed:

Authorization for the undertaking of A WATER DISTRIBUTION PROJECT and the ASSIGNING a representative to execute a grant agreement

At a meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Mexico, in the County of Oswego, in the State of New York on the 4th day of September, 2019:

PRESENT:
Terry Grimshaw, Mayor

James Hotchkiss, Deputy Mayor
 James Emery, Trustee

Robert Harter, Trustee

Susan Linerode, Trustee

ABSENT:

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WHEREAS, the Village of Mexico (the “Village”) has undertaken a project to replace distribution mains and the existing water storage tank in the Village of Mexico (the “Project”), and

WHEREAS, the Village will submit an application to the New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation (“NYSEFC”) to fund a portion of the Project with a New York Water Infrastructure Improvement Act (“WIIA”) grant, and

WHEREAS, the maximum total cost of the project is $7,000,000.00 and

WHEREAS, the Village deems it necessary appoint an authorized representative of the Village to execute the WIIA Grant Agreement and any other documentation required for this project.

NOW, THEREFORE, be it resolved by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Mexico as follows:

1.         The foregoing recitals are incorporated herein and made a part hereof as if fully set forth hereafter.

2.         The Mayor of the Village, Terry Grimshaw, is hereby designated and appointed as the authorized representative of the Village to execute the WIIA Grant Agreement with NYSEFC together with any and all other documentation required to be executed on behalf of the Village for this project.

This Resolution shall take effect immediately.

            A motion to adopt the foregoing resolution was made by Trustee Hotchkiss and seconded by Trustee Linerode and upon a roll call vote of the Board was duly adopted as follows:

Terry Grimshaw                                            yes-X               no

James Hotchkiss                                            yes-X               no

James Emery                                                  yes-X               no

Robert Harter                                                yes-X               no

Susan Linerode                                             yes-X              no

IN WHITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereto set my hand and have hereunto affixed the corporate seal of Village of Mexico on this

Trustee Hotchkiss will attend the next Town of Mexico board meeting in regards to the joint lease agreement for the United Refining parking lot. 

The meeting adjourned at 6:53 p.m. on motion of Trustee Emery, seconded Trustee Harter, all aye.

Respectfully submitted,

Traci Wallace
Village Clerk