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June 15, 2015 (4)
A regular meeting of the Village Board was held June 15, 2015 at 6:00 PM in the firehouse, 16 Saratoga Avenue.
Mayor Morreale called the meeting to order & led the Pledge of Allegiance.
Roll Call: Trustee Denno, Trustee Enekes & Trustee Halliday were present. Trustee Saunders was excused.
Trustee Denno, seconded by Trustee Enekes, approved minutes of regular meeting
and public hearing June 1, 2015 as typed.
SPECIFIC REQUESTS none.
The Corinth Community Churches asked permission to hold their Down by the Riverside event at the Village Beach on August 2, 2015.
Trustee Halliday, seconded by Trustee Enekes, approved Community Churches'
event to be held at the Village Beach on August 2, 2015 with proper insurance
certificates and signed indemnification.
PUBLIC COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS (AGENDA ITEMS) none.
CLERK/TREASURER Clerk/Treas Colson was present, report for 6/15/15 read & filed.
Trustee Halliday, seconded by Trustee Denno, approved payment of abstract #25:
Payroll $28,025.29; General $25,351.22; Water $4,532.24; Sewer $7,848.46 and
Community Development $8,595.00; and abstract #1: Payroll $32,107.66; General $362,078.96;
Water $308.88; and Sewer $3678.28.
Resolution #6 approved, final budget transfers for 2014/2015.
The Board discussed outstanding CT Male invoices for the filtration plant and Walnut St reconstruction.
Trustee Halliday, seconded by Trustee Denno, approved payment of outstanding CT
Male invoices pertaining to the Walnut St reconstruction and instructed Atty
Buettner to contact CT Male regarding outstanding invoices pertaining to the
FIRE DEPARTMENT Chief Kelley was present.
Trustee Denno, seconded by Trustee Enekes, approved rejection of all fire truck
bids received May 15, 2015 upon recommendation of the Fire Truck Committee.
Trustee Denno, seconded by Trustee Enekes, approved publication of bid opening
for fire truck apparatus to be held July 2, 2015 at 11:30AM in the Village
Hall, 244 Main Street.
BUILDING INSPECTOR Insp Berg was present, report for 6/15/15 read & filed.
Insp Berg has confirmed for a resident that it is permissible to keep goats in the Village.
Violations at 26 Fourth Street are now remedied.
Mayor Morreale requested an executive session to discuss the open MEO position.
Trustee Denno requested an executive session to discuss the part-time seasonal DPW position.
Resolution #7 approved, award of Oak St Reconstruction to Tom Kubricky Company for the low bid of $1,989,659.
Resolution #8 approved, authorize mayoral signature on Laberge Group proposal for Oak St Construction Observation up to $159,000.
Resolution #9 approved, authorize mayoral signature on contracts with NYMIR to provide Village liability insurance. Trustee Denno abstained from voting.
Trustee Denno, seconded by Trustee Enekes, approved publication of notice of
public hearing to be held July 6, 2015 at 6:00 PM in the Firehouse, 16 Saratoga
Ave to consider adoption of Local Law 3 of 2015 prohibiting parking on a
portion of Third Street.
Trustee Halliday, seconded by Trustee Enekes, approved solicitation of Request
for Proposals for installation of solar panels at the DPW garage.
PUBLIC COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS
Aaron Warren of KME asked questions regarding the fire truck bidding.
Robert Pancerella, electrician, expressed his frustration with the process of receiving payment from the HOME grant program for work done at 411 Palmer Ave.
BOARD COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS
Chief Kelley addressed the Board regarding hiring employees to be available to drive the fire trucks during the day when there are limited volunteers available. A recent incident resulted in a delayed response because there was not a driver available. Supt Lozier stated Asst Chief Mike Stanton is authorized to leave work at the DPW when there is a fire call. Chief Kelley asked the Board to consider hiring part-time employees to work 6:30 AM to 3PM, Monday Friday in order to provide better coverage.
Trustee Halliday, seconded by Trustee Denno, that Board adjourn to executive
session to discuss matters leading to the potential employment of specific
individuals as requested by Trustee Denno and Mayor Morreale, 7:13PM.
At 7:36 PM the Board reconvened with no action taken in executive session.
Resolution #10 approved, hiring John Fiore, Jr. as part-time seasonal laborer for the DPW at $10.18 per hour effective June 29, 2015.
Resolution #11 approved, hiring of Justin Hunt as MEO for the DPW at $15.00 per hour effective July 6, 2015.
Trustee Denno, seconded by Trustee Halliday, that Board adjourn, 7:47 PM.