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Village Board Minutes

July 5, 2017 (6)

A public hearing and regular meeting of the Village Board were held July 5, 2017 at 6:00 PM in the firehouse, 16 Saratoga Ave.

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

Roll Call: Trustee Denno, Trustee Enekes, and Trustee Kelly were present.  Trustee Halliday was excused.

A public hearing having been duly advertised in the Post Star on June 27, 2017 was held at 6:00 PM to consider adoption of Local Law 2 of 2017 amending Chapter 467 “Vehicles and Traffic”, “Schedule XIII: No Parking Any Time” to add the west side of River St from the southwest corner of Sherman Ave to a point 121 feet north as no parking.

PUBLIC COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS

Robert Baldwin, River St, asked for clarification of the area.

Matt Fogarty, EMS, stated the no parking zone is needed to safely get emergency vehicles in and out of the EMS garage bays.

With no further comments from the public, Mayor Morreale closed the public hearing at 6:03PM.

Nicole M. Colson
Clerk-Treasurer

A regular meeting of the Village Board was held July 5, 2017 at 6:03PM in the firehouse, 16 Saratoga Ave.

Motion by Trustee Enekes, seconded by Trustee Kelly, approved minutes of June 21, 2017 regular meeting as typed.
Carried – 3 – 0

DECISION ON LOCAL LAW 2 OF 2017

The Board declared lead agency status under SEQR and determined there was no adverse environmental impact in passing the local law.

Resolution #13 approved, adoption of Local Law 2 of 2017, no parking on portion of River St.

CORRESPONDENCE

ISO issued the Village Fire Department a Public Protection Classification of 04/4Y.  This rating is primarily used by insurance companies.

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

DEPARTMENT REPORTS

CLERK/TREASURER – Clerk/Treas Colson was present, report for 7/5/17 read & filed.

Resolution #14 approved, adjustment to water/sewer rolls.

Motion by Trustee Denno, seconded by Trustee Enekes, approved payment of abstract #3: Payroll $35,884.32; General $62522.83; Water $8,107.41; Sewer $9,545.87; Community Development $18,750.00; and Capital Reserves $632,205.79.
Carried – 3 – 0

FIRE DEPARTMENT – Chief Kelley was excused.

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

River Street pump station replacement is underway.

Mayor Morreale complemented the DPW crew on summer preparations including the beach and Pagenstecher Park.

BUILDING INSPECTOR – Insp Berg was excused, report for 7/5/17 read & filed.

OLD BUSINESS

Don Rhodes, Laberge Group, explained to the Board that the Phase 2 environmental study on property purchased to build the new wastewater treatment plant is going to require additional sampling for the Dept of Environmental Conservation.  Therefore, the cost of work being done by Hanson Van Vleet will increase.

Resolution #15 approved, to authorize additional amount for Hanson Van Vleet subsurface investigation at proposed new WWTP site up to $20,000.

NEW BUSINESS

Resolution #16 approved, authorized application for 2017 Community Development Block Grant Program and authorize publication of public hearing to be held July 19, 2017 at 6:00 PM at the firehouse.

Motion by Trustee Denno, seconded by Trustee Enekes, approved mayoral & Clerk-Treasurer signature on letter of engagement with Steve Lubbe, CPA for audit services at a cost of $13,990.
Carried – 3 – 0

Motion by Trustee Enekes, seconded by Trustee Denno, approved mailing of a letter informing water users of the installation of meters and the proposed Water Ordinance public hearing on July 19, 2017.  
Carried – 3 – 0

PUBLIC COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS

Chuck Blair, River St, requested a light near the boat launch to discourage kids playing on the launch.  Mr. Blair also requested a crosswalk to the bike trail on River St. 

Motion by Trustee Enekes, seconded by Trustee Kelly, approved placement of crosswalk on River St and instructed DPW to implement.
Carried – 3 – 0

Michael McKelligott, Oak St, requested the Board amend the water users’ letter to include the time of the public hearing; the Board agreed.

BOARD COMMENTS, QUESTIONS &CONCERNS – none.

ADJOURNMENT

Motion by Trustee Enekes, seconded by Trustee Denno, that Board adjourn, 6:37PM.
Carried – 3 – 0

Nicole M. Colson
Clerk-Treasurer