FEBRUARY 1, 2017

REGULAR MEETING – 6:00 PM           

Present: Mayor Grimshaw, Trustees: Linerode, Harter, Hotchkiss and Emery, Arthur Babcock, Justin Herrington, John Power and Attorney Mowry

Mayor Grimshaw called the Public Hearing on Local Law #1 of 2017 entitled “To override the tax levy limit established in General Municipal Law Section 3-C” to order at 6:00 pm.  On motion of Trustee Harter, all aye, the public hearing was closed at 6:02 pm, no public comment.

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

The Minutes of the Regular Meeting of January 4, 2017 were approved on motion of Trustee Emery, all aye.

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

General Fund Abstract:   8B:$13,785.82

Water Fund Abstract:       8B:$10,790.11
                                          9A:$ 1,411.46                              

 Sewer Fund Abstract:       8B:$28,106.48
                                           9A:$ 3,512.74

WWTP Upgrade                 8B:$        0.00
Project Abstract:                 9A:$ 6,326.31


Reports were given by Arthur Babcock Zoning/Code Enforcement Officer, John Power/Village Administrator, and Mayor Grimshaw on behalf of Greg Britton /Water & WWTP Superintendent.

One bid for trash and recycling was received from Butler Disposal Systems for the period covering
June 1, 2017 – May 31, 2019.  The bid is $160,626.22 for the two years.  On motion of Trustee Hotchkiss, all aye, the board agreed to accept Butler Disposal Systems trash and recycling bid.

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

On motion of Trustee Linerode, all aye, the Board approved Local Law #1 of 2017.

The following funds were transferred on motion of Trustee Harter, all aye:


General Fund

FROM: 1990.4 Contingency $1,000.00         TO: 1325.4 Treasurer Contractual $1,000.00

On motion of Trustee Emery, all aye, the Board Appropriated $30,000.00 from Unappropriated funds to 5110.4 Street Maintenance to cover expenses through May 2017.

On motion of Trustee Linerode, all aye, the Board amended the call-ins for the Water/Wastewater Employment Contract to from $25.00/ day to $50.00/day.

Rental of a Street Sweeper from J & J Equipment, LLC for the week of May 3, 2017 to May 10, 2017 for a fee of $2,650.00 was approved:

Trustee Harter-Yes
Trustee Hotchkiss-Yes
Trustee Linerode-Yes
Trustee Emery-No

Trustee Emery stated at the Conference of Mayors meeting he attended in January Mayor Wood from the Village of Phoenix complimented the Village of Mexico on all their efforts in keeping cost down to the village taxpayers while still getting the work done.

Justin Herrington had nothing new to report from the fire department.

The meeting adjourned at 6:59 pm on motion of Trustee Emery, all aye.

Respectfully submitted,
Traci Wallace
Village Clerk