Village of Mexico May 2021 Board Minutes

MAY 5, 2021


Mayor Grimshaw, Trustees: Linerode, Hotchkiss, Harter and Emery, John Power, Laurie Teifke, Bonnie Loforte, Amanda Magro and Attorney Mowry
Karen Grimshaw arrived at 6:20 pm, Mary Mowry, Larry & Kathy Barber, Doug & Jean Irwin arrived at 6:25 pm                    

Mayor Grimshaw called the regular meeting to order at 6:00 pm.

The Minutes of the Regular Meeting of April 7, 2021 were approved on motion of Trustee Linerode, seconded by Trustee Harter, all aye. The following claims were approved for payment on motion of Trustee Emery seconded by Trustee Linerode, all aye:

General Fund Abstract:
11C:    $18,748.97
12A:    $3,560.51
12B:    $17,087.01                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Water Fund Abstract:    
11C:    $18,649.18
12A:    $14,029.64
12B:    $3,385.14                                                                                                                                                                              
Sewer Fund Abstract:
11C:    $13,762.28
12A:    $3,121.22
12B:    $2,396.33

WWTP Upgrade Project Abstract:
12B:    $1,611.00                                                      

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

On motion of Trustee Hotchkiss, seconded Trustee Harter, all aye, the fiscal year-end meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 3:30 pm at the Village Office.

On motion of Trustee Harter, seconded Trustee Linerode, all aye, the board will hold a public hearing on proposed Local Law #2 of 2021 entitled “Cannabis Law 131 opting out of licensing and establishing retail cannabis dispensaries and/or on-site cannabis consumption establishments within the Village of Mexico”, Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at 6:00 pm at the Village Hall 3236 Main Street, Mexico NY.

On motion of Trustee Emery, seconded Trustee Hotchkiss, all aye, the board appropriated un appropriated funds for the purchase of benches to replace the ones that were stolen with the money received from insurance company.

From: 599 To: 960 sub-account 5110.2 $4,700.00

Mayor Grimshaw acknowledged Village Attorney Mike Mowry for all of his years of service to the Village of Mexico and its residents.  Mike has been the Village Attorney since 1974 and will be stepping away at the end of the month.  The Board Members presented Mike with a cake and a gift to show their appreciation.

The meeting adjourned at 6:32 pm on motion of Trustee Harter, seconded Trustee Hotchkiss, all aye.

Respectfully submitted,

Traci Wallace
Village Clerk