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Village Board Minutes

January 22, 2014 (37)

A regular meeting of the Village Board was held January 22, 2014 at 6:00 PM in the firehouse, 16 Saratoga Ave.

Mayor Morreale called the meeting to order and led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Roll Call:  Trustee Denno, Trustee Enekes, Trustee Halliday and Trustee Saunders were present.

Motion by Trustee Saunders, seconded by Trustee Enekes, approved minutes of regular meeting January 8, 2014 as typed.
Carried – 4 – 0

SPECIFIC REQUESTS - none.

CORRESPONDENCE – none.

PUBLIC COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS (AGENDA ITEMS ONLY) – none.

DEPARTMENT REPORTS

CLERK/TREASURER – Clerk/Treas Colson was present, report for 1/22/14 read & filed.

Resolution #47 approved, adjustment to water/sewer roll.

Motion by Trustee Denno, seconded by Trustee Enekes, approved payment of abstract #16: Payroll $32,290.23; General $71,127.69; Water $5,808.20; Sewer $6,293.50; Capital Reserve $132,724.30; and Community Development $63,435.50.
Carried – 4 – 0

Interviews for the Account Clerk – Deputy Clerk/Treasurer position will be held by a hiring committee with the Board’s approval.  Many resumes are being received; interviews should begin in early February.  The full Board will meet potential candidates before final approval.

FIRE DEPARTMENT – Chief Kelley was present.

Parts are still being obtained for the truck involved in the traffic accident.

DPW/WATER/WWTP – Supt Lozier was excused.

BUILDING DEPARTMENT – Insp Berg was present, report for 1/22/14 read& filed.

A preliminary inspection has been conducted of the former “Jack’s Place” restaurant space.  Numerous issues need to be addressed before it can be leased as a restaurant.

OLD BUSINESS – none.

NEW BUSINESS

Motion by Trustee Halliday, seconded by Trustee Denno, authorized mayoral signature on a budget amendment to the Corinth Senior Housing, LLC grant agreement which altered budget lines but does not change the total amount granted.
Carried – 4 – 0

Resolution #48 approved, appointment of Joan Smead & Valerie Milligan as election inspectors at General Election.

Atty Buettner clarified a few points regarding the proposed Adam Lawrence PILOT being considered by the Town.

PUBLIC COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS – none.

BOARD COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS

Trustee Halliday informed the Board that the Town Board had declared January 16 to be Random Act of Kindness Day in honor of a movement started by Eric and Ashley Rosenbrock in memory of their daughter Vivienne.  Vivienne Rosenbrock died January 16, 2013 from pneumonia.  The Rosenbrocks asked friends and family to perform random acts of kindness in their daughter’s memory which ended up eliciting a response from all fifty states and thirteen countries.  The Board discussed making a donation of their personal funds in Vivienne’s memory and also passed a resolution supporting the Town’s designation of January 16 as Random Acts of Kindness Day in Corinth.

Resolution #49 approved, declaring Village support of the January 16 Random Acts of Kindness Day in Corinth.

Mayor Morreale informed the Board he is still attempting to contact National Grid regarding natural gas.  Mayor Morreale has also asked for updated proposals for installation of solar panels at the firehouse.

ADJOURNMENT

Motion by Trustee Saunders, seconded by Trustee Denno, that Board adjourn, 6:32 PM.
Carried – 4 – 0

Nicole M. Colson
Clerk-Treasurer