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Village Board Minutes

August 17, 2015 (14)

A regular meeting of the Village Board was held August 17, 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 and Trustee Saunders were present.

Motion by Trustee Halliday, seconded by Trustee Enekes, approved minutes of regular meeting August 3, 2015 as typed.
Carried – 4 – 0

SPECIFIC REQUESTS

Don Rhodes, Laberge Group, presented the Board with a updated project budget and construction schedule for waste water projects.  Proposing that the projects be progressed in two phases.  Phase 1 would include the new wastewater treatment plant and sewer costs associated with water projects.  Phase 2 would include the River Street Pump Station and other collection improvements identified in August 2014 engineering report prepared by Chazen.

Resolution #27 approved, authorizing the mayor to apply for and receive funding from EFC under the NYS Water Infrastructure Improvement Act.

Resolution #28 approved, declare VOC  Lead Agency  under SEQR  for the WWTP and Sewer Collection Improvements, and declaring the project a Type 1 Action.

Resolution #29 Mayoral signature to engage Laberge as engineer to submit the plans and work with EFC, and Bartlett, Pontiff, Stewart & Rhodes. P.C. as Bond Council, and Fiscal Advisor as consultant

CORRESPONDENCE - NONE

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

DEPARTMENT REPORTS

CLERK/TREASURER –Deputy Clerk/Treas Kelley was present, report for 8/17/15 read & filed.

Motion by Trustee Denno, seconded by Trustee Enekes, approved payment of abstract #5: Payroll $37,153.54; General $58,859.12; Water $3,653.88; Sewer $11,086.67; Community Dev. 16,607.00 and Capital Reserve $33,801.21.
Carried – 4 – 0

Reminder due to Labor Day Monday Sept. 7th, the next board meeting will be held on Wednesday Sept. 9th. 

FIRE DEPARTMENT – Chief Kelley was present.

Chief Kelley stated they are getting ready for the Aug. 22 fundraiser golf tournament, and the Firemen’s Carnival Aug. 27th, 28th,and the 29th.

DPW/WATER/WWTP – Supt Lozier was present, stated they are finishing storm drains on Main St.  Will soon start blacktopping.

BUILDING INSPECTOR – Insp Berg was present, report for 8/17/15 read & filed.

OLD BUSINESS

Resolution #30 approved, Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program PHA Plan for 2015.

NEW BUSINESS

Fire Truck  Bids were received on July 2 @ 11:30 AM. Garrison Fire and Rescue Corp. in the amount of $594,815, add tool mounting $5,000, add striping/lettering $4,000, Bond required add $3,090, and chassis payment credit ($10,216).  Total   $596,689.  KME Kovatch in the amount of 565,823.  KME’s bid did not meet the specifications according to the Fire Department.

Resolution #31 to award Fire Truck bid to Garrison Fire and Rescue Corp. in the amount of $594,815, add tool mounting $5,000, add striping/lettering $4,000, bond required add $3,090, and chassis payment credit

($10,216).   Total  $596,689, with $595,000 coming out of the Fire Department’s Equipment Reserve Fund, and the remaining amount of $1,689 coming out of the Fire Department’s Repair & Maintenance Budget appropriation.

Motion by Trustee Denno seconded by Trustee Enekes for Atty Buettner to draft a contract for water hook-up at 55 Eggleston St. for new home in the amount of $2,500 plus Legal fees to be paid by homeowner.
Carried – 4 – 0

PUBLIC COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS

Sally Wintersteiner 5 King Ave. not satisfied with Saratoga counties Sheriff’s Dept results with an ongoing

problem with neighbor and the neighbor’s dog.

Jim Hopkins of 81 Hamilton Ave complained of numerous cars on trailers on neighboring properties.

BOARD COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS

Mayor Morreale requested an executive session to discuss the purchasing and sale of real estate. Don Rhodes was invited to stay.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Motion by Trustee Halliday, seconded by Trustee Denno, that the Board adjourn to executive session to discuss the purchase and sale of real estate as requested by Mayor Morreale, 8:05 PM.
Carried – 4 – 0

At 8:35 PM the Board reconvened with no action taken in executive session.

ADJOURNMENT

Motion by Trustee Enekes, seconded by Trustee Halliday, that Board adjourn, 8:36 PM.
Carried – 4 – 0

Diane L. Kelley
Deputy Clerk-Treasurer