Present:         

Mayor Grimshaw, Trustees: Emery, Hotchkiss and Linerode, William Hamacher, Nancy Weber, Elizabeth Passer, Kristin Hueber, Jody Whitney, Courtney Yawman, Daniel Yawman, Randy Ladd, Nicolas Chapin, Cindy Brown and Attorney Seiter

Absent: Trustee Harter

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

The Minutes of the Regular Meeting of August 4, 2021 were approved on motion of Trustee Emery, seconded by Trustee Hotchkiss, all aye.

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

General Fund Abstract:       
3B:      $39,004.32                                         
4A:      $14,228.99                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Water Fund Abstract:              
3B:      $11,588.58
4A:      $2,377.64                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
Sewer Fund Abstract:            
3B:      $20,199.23
4A:      $22,032.64

WWTP Upgrade Project Abstract:
4A:      $3,449.68                

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

After a lengthy discussion on motion of Trustee Linerode, seconded Trustee Emery, all aye, the board agreed to table Local Law #4 of 2021 entitled “imposing a six-month moratorium regulating the raising of farm animals within the Village of Mexico” until the October 6, 2021 regular Village Board meeting at 6:00 pm.

On motion of Trustee Hotchkiss, seconded Trustee Linerode the board will hold a public hearing on proposed Local Law #4 of 2021 entitled “imposing a six-month moratorium regulating the raising of farm animals within the Village of Mexico” at 6:00 pm in the Village Hall at 3236 Main Street, Mexico, N.Y. The Board has agreed to form a committee to address all issues on both sides of this matter.

On motion of Trustee Hotchkiss, all aye, the board entered into executive session at 7:31 p.m. to discuss personnel matters. On motion of Trustee Hotchkiss, seconded Trustee Linerode, all aye, the board returned to open session at 7:52 p.m.

On motion of Trustee Linerode, seconded Trustee Hotchkiss, all aye, the board agreed to hold a Special Meeting on September 7, 2021 at 6:00 pm in regards to cancelling the proposed Local Law #4 of 2021 entitled “imposing a six-month moratorium regulating the raising of farm animals within the Village of Mexico.”

The meeting adjourned at 8:11 pm on motion of Trustee Emery, seconded Trustee Hotchkiss, all aye.

Respectfully submitted,

Traci Wallace

Village Clerk