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Village Board Minutes

January 3, 2018 (37)

A regular meeting of the Village Board was held January 3, 2018 at 6:00 PM in the Firehouse, 16 Saratoga Ave.

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

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

Motion by Trustee Halliday, seconded by Trustee Kelly, approved minutes of regular meeting December 20, 2017 as typed.
Carried – 3 – 0

Motion by Trustee Denno, seconded by Trustee Kelly, approved minutes of special joint meeting November 16, 2017 as typed.
Carried – 3 – 0

SPECIFIC REQUESTS

Jim Martin, The LA Group, presented a summary of the proposed zoning law updates for the public.  Mr. Martin detailed all proposed changes to the zoning including areas in the Village that may change zoning designation, changes to site plan review regulations, changes to the sign law, and a Planned Unit Development Designation that may be applied to the IP properties.  Mr. Martin explained that after review by Saratoga County and the appropriate SEQR investigation a public hearing would be held in February or March prior to adoption of the new laws.  Mr. Martin also answered questions by the public regarding details of the changes.

CORRESPONDENCE – none.

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

DEPARTMENT REPORTS

CLERK/TREASURER – Clerk/Treas Colson was present, report for 1/3/18 read & filed.

Resolution #58 approved, adjustment to water/sewer rolls.

Motion by Trustee Halliday, seconded by Trustee Denno, approved payment of abstract #15: Payroll $35,348.70; General $58,423.29; Water $2,298.74; Sewer $5,880.28; and Capital Reserves $282,082.61.
Carried – 3 – 0

Resolution #59 approved, budget transfers.

Clerk/Treas Colson asked the Board members to notify her of potential agenda items for the 1/18/18 joint meeting.

FIRE DEPARTMENT – Chief Kelley was present, report for December 2017 read & filed.

DPW/WATER/WWTP – Supt Lozier was present, report for December 2017 read & filed.

Supt Lozier stated the River St Pump Station has been running smoothly since the rebuild.

Supt Lozier discussed with the Board residents plowing snow from the islands into the street, Insp Berg will issue violations if necessary.  Supt Lozier requested a policy allowing him to tow cars illegally parked on Village streets during snow removal periods.   The Board agreed to development of a policy and the crafting of an RFP to select a towing company.

BUILDING INSPECTOR – Insp Berg was present, report for 1/3/18 read & filed.

OLD BUSINESS

There has been no response from the Town of Corinth regarding the 2018 fire protection contract.

NEW BUSINESS

Resolution #60 approved, designation of Village Hall,  244 Main St as polling place for 3/20/18 election; 12PM – 9PM

Don Rhodes, Laberge Group, addressed the Board regarding contaminated material at the new WWTP parcel.  In order to use the soil as fill a DEC Beneficial Use Determination is necessary.  Mr. Rhodes stated a plan can be developed by Laberge Group with assistance from Hanson Van Vleet environmental consultants.  DEC no longer requires a permit, just a review of the plan.

Resolution #61 approved, mayoral signature on proposal from Hanson Van Vleet to assist in the preparation of a Soil Management Plan, $4,500.

Resolution #62 approved, authorize Laberge Group to prepare Beneficial Use Determination application and include hazardous material handling requirements in WWTP construction contract, $14,800 plus reimbursable expenses.

Resolution #63 approved, award contract for water meter installation to East National Water, LLC for $1,666,955.00.

Resolution #64 approved, require that all water meter installations utilize equipment listed on “Corinth Standard Equipment Supply List” dated 12/8/17.

PUBLIC COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS

Mary Nevel, Main Street, asked several questions regarding water meters which were answered by Don Rhodes.  Trustee Halliday pointed out that the water & sewer systems were revenue neutral, no profit is made.

BOARD COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS

Trustee Kelly stated that at the Thursday, Jan 4 Town Board meeting Councilman Charlie Brown will be retiring and new Councilman Eric Butler will be sworn in.  Trustee Kelly thanked both men for their service to their communities and wished them well.

ADJOURNMENT

Motion by Trustee Kelly, seconded by Trustee Denno, that Board adjourn, 7:11 PM.
Carried – 3 – 0

Nicole M. Colson
Clerk-Treasurer