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Village Board Minutes

August 16, 2017 (13)

A regular meeting of the Village Board was held August 16, 2017 at 6:00 PM in the firehouse, 16 Saratoga Ave.

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

Roll Call: Trustee Denno, Trustee Kelly & Deputy Mayor Halliday were present.  Trustee Enekes & Mayor Morreale were excused.

Motion by Trustee Denno, seconded by Trustee Kelly, approved minutes of August 2, 2017 regular meeting as typed.
Carried – 3 – 0

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

DEPARTMENT REPORTS

CLERK/TREASURER – Clerk/Treas Colson was present, report for 8/16/17 read & filed.

Motion by Trustee Denno, seconded by Trustee Kelly, approved mayoral signature on software proposal from Harris Computer Systems for Spectrum accounting/utility billing software upgrade, data conversion and training at $33,379 with free water meter reader subsystem.
Carried – 3 – 0

Resolution #21 approved, adjustment to water/sewer rolls.

Motion by Trustee Denno, seconded by Trustee Kelly, approved payment of abstract #6: Payroll $36,976.88; General $45,072.86; Water $1,139.49; Sewer $6,569.70; Community Development $8,550.00; and Capital Reserves $289,125.64.
Carried – 3 – 0

Resolution #22 approved, budget transfer.

FIRE DEPARTMENT – Chief Kelley was present, report for July read & filed.

Chief Kelley expressed his appreciation for the work DPW Mechanic Tony Bronzene did on the Fire Dept’s brush truck and praised Tony as a great asset to the Village.  Chief Kelley also thanked the DPW crews for taking great care of the firehouse and grounds year round.

DPW/WATER/WWTP – Supt Lozier was excused.

BUILDING INSPECTOR – Insp Berg was present, report for 8/16/17 read & filed.

26 Fourth Street is progressing toward remediation of the condemnation order.

OLD BUSINESS

The Village Board completed SEQRA for the proposed Water Ordinance and issued a negative declaration.

Resolution #23 approved, adoption of Local Law 3 of 2017 repealing current Chapter 480 of Village Code and replacing with new Chapter 480: Water.

Trustee Denno requested a coordinated effort with the Town and Don Rhodes to issue information to the water users outside the Village.

The Lake George Forestry proposal was tabled pending input from the Reservoir Committee.

NEW BUSINESS

West Mechanic St change order #2 was tabled pending input from Don Rhodes and Supt Lozier.

Motion by Trustee Denno, seconded by Trustee Kelly, approved block ad in the bicentennial edition of the Corinth Rotary calendar; $60.00.
Carried – 3 – 0

Resolution #24 approved, designate Clerk-Treasurer as Certifying Officer for the 2016 CDBG grant for the WWTP.

Resolution #25 approved, resignation of Matthew Rogers from Planning Board Chairperson as of August 17, 2017.

The Board requested Clerk-Treas Colson prepare a letter thanking Matt Rogers for his years of service to the Planning Board.

Resolution #26 approved, resignation of Diane Kelley as Deputy Clerk-Treasurer as of September 8, 2017.

The Board requested Clerk-Treas Colson prepare a letter of thanks for Diane Kelley for her service to the Village.

Motion by Trustee Denno, seconded by Trustee Kelly, approved publication of Deputy Clerk-Treasurer vacancy at a yearly salary of $30,000.
Carried – 3 – 0

PUBLIC COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS

Chuck Blair, Rover St, mentioned jet ski activity near the dam, Chief Kelley stated it will be addressed.  Mr. Blair also requested additional sidewalk on River St.  The Board stated they would address the issue with Supt Lozier.

BOARD COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS – none.

ADJOURNMENT

Motion by Trustee Kelly, seconded by Trustee Denno, that Board adjourn, 7:21 PM.
Carried – 3 – 0

Nicole M. Colson
Clerk-Treasurer