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Village Board Minutes

July 20, 2016 (8)

A regular meeting of the Village Board was held July 20, 2016 at 6:00 PM in the firehouse, 16 Saratoga Avenue.

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

Roll Call: Trustee Halliday & Trustee Kelly were present.  Trustee Denno & Trustee Enekes were excused.

Motion by Trustee Kelly, seconded by Trustee Halliday, approved minutes of regular meeting July 6, 2016 as typed.
Carried – 3 – 0

CORRESPONDENCE – none.

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

DEPARTMENT REPORTS

CLERK/TREASURER – Clerk/Treas Colson was present, report for 7/20/16 read & filed.

Motion by Trustee Kelly, seconded by Trustee Halliday, approved payment of abstract #3: Payroll $39,424.90; General $60,494.80; Water $6,975.20; Sewer $5,379.81; Community Development $3,300.00; and Capital Reserves $23,869.63.
Carried – 3 – 0

The Board requested Clerk/Treas Colson send a letter of appreciation on their behalf to the Image Committee for the Independence Day Celebration.

FIRE DEPARTMENT – Chief Kelley was present.

Chief Kelley thanked Supt Lozier & Don Stanton for lettering the parking lot at the firehouse.

DPW/WATER/WWTP – Supt Lozier was present, report for June 2016 read & filed.

Supt Lozier described an incident on Lemont Ave that resulted in the DPW crew damaging a sewer lateral.  Supt Lozier requested the homeowner affected be reimbursed for a $235.40 Roto Router bill.

Motion by Trustee Kelly, seconded by Trustee Halliday, approved payment of $235.40 to Roto Router on behalf of Lemont Ave resident.
Carried - 3 – 0

BUILDING INSPECTOR – Insp Berg was present, report for 7/20/16 read & filed.

OLD BUSINESS – none.

NEW BUSINESS

Motion by Trustee Kelly, seconded by Trustee Halliday, approved publication of notice of public hearing to be held August 17, 6PM in the firehouse, regarding consideration of a new local law banning smoking at the Beach and Pagenstecher Park and a local law banning the use of fireworks on Village owned property.
Carried – 3 – 0

Resolution #13 approved, SEQRA determination for Wastewater Preliminary Engineering Study, Inflow & Infiltration.

Resolution #14 approved, authorize application for an Inflow & Infiltration Study under the DEC/EFC Wastewater Infrastructure Engineering Planning Grant.

Resolution #15 approved, authorize application for Office of Parks grant for $41,250 with a $13,750 match to replace docks at the Corinth Beach.

At 6:20 PM Atty Bittter & Insp Berg were excused.

Don Rhodes, Laberge Group, distributed a report to the Board regarding consolidation of the current Town water districts and the outside Village users currently billed by the Village.  This consolidation would be much less expensive than the Town creating its own water district and would also allow for installation of water meters.  The Town is applying for a Local Government Efficiency Grant to defray the costs involved by $400,000.  The Village has considered applying as a co-applicant and sharing the 10% local match ($20,000 for the Village).

Resolution #16 approved, authorize co-application of the Town of Corinth’s LGE grant to consolidate water districts.

The Board discussed a proposal from Solar City to install solar panels on the DPW grounds and chose not to act at this time due to the very limited savings potential.

PUBLIC COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS – none.

BOARD COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS

Trustee Kelly spoke of the proposed changes to the 518 area code and stated she would be attending an informational meeting if her schedule permitted.

ADJOURNMENT

Motion by Trustee Kelly, seconded by Trustee Halliday, that Board adjourn, 6:53 PM.
Carried – 3 – 0

Nicole M. Colson
Clerk-Treasurer