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March 13, 2015 (39)
A special meeting of the Village Board was held March 13, 2015 at 6:00PM in the Village Hall, 244 Main Street to discuss the 2015/2016 budget.
Mayor Morreale called the meeting to order.
Call: Trustee Denno, Trustee Halliday
and Trustee Saunders were present.
Trustee Enekes was excused.
The Board discussed in detail the potential purchases to be made in the 2015/2016 budget. The Board proposed keeping the Village tax rate at $5.49 and increasing the water/sewer rents to pay for major improvements recently made to the system.
Major expenditures discussed include a contribution to the fire department reserves of $240,000 in order to purchase a new engine rescue; an expenditure of $134,000 to install above ground fuel tanks at the DPW garage; $150,000 for the purchase of a sidewalk plow; and an increase in the water fund of $50,000 to purchase an excavator. The Board also discussed salary increases for employees with no increase to the Village Board salaries.
Clerk-Treas Colson will be presenting the tentative budget to the Board at the March 18 regular Board meeting.
Trustee Saunders, seconded by Trustee Halliday, that Board adjourn, 8:50 PM.