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January 17, 2018 (39)
A regular meeting of the Village Board was held January 17, 2018 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 Halliday & Trustee Kelly were present. Trustee Enekes was excused.
Trustee Denno, seconded by Trustee Kelly, approved minutes of January 3, 2018
regular meeting as typed.
John Fiore, Walnut St, wrote to the Board protesting the change in addresses on Hill Ave that was completed in 2016 and requesting the old numbers be reinstated. The Board reviewed the documentation, conferred with Clerk-Treas Colson, Atty Buettner, and Chuck Pasquarell, formerly with Saratoga County Emergency Services, and determined the numbers issued in 2016 were appropriate.
PUBLIC COMMENT, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS (AGENDA ITEMS ONLY) none.
CLERK/TREASURER Clerk/Treas Colson was present, report for 1/17/18 read & filed.
Resolution #65 approved, adjustment to water/sewer rolls.
Trustee Denno, seconded by Trustee Kelly, approved payment of abstract #16:
Payroll $35,348.70; General $57,228.06; Water $6,934.04; Sewer $5,801.05; and
Capital Reserves $354.00.
Resolution #66 approved, budget transfers.
Clerk/Treas Colson informed the Board of the Towns intent to install water meters in individual homes in the Town Water Districts. An Inter Municipal Agreement allowing them to take advantage of meter pricing from the Village project will be on the next agenda.
FIRE DEPARTMENT Chief Kelley was present.
Chief Kelley stated there are five new firefighters taking Fire Fighter 1 training. Trustee Kelly asked if recruitment for new members was adequate at this point. Chief Kelley stated we currently average 45 people.
DPW/WATER/WWTP Supt Lozier was excused.
BUILDING INSPECTOR Insp Berg was excused.
Mayor Morreale read a detailed statement regarding the Fire Protection Contract and quoted the percentage splits of several local communities of which Towns were paying a greater share of their contract than the Village. A joint meeting is scheduled for 1-18-18 to discuss the contract with the Town.
Resolution # 67 approved, authorize mayoral signature on a contract termination agreement with Rogers Planning.
Trustee Denno, seconded by Trustee Halliday, approved publication of a Request
for Proposals for administration of CDBG grant #282PR51-17 due Feb 16, 2018.
Trustee Halliday, seconded by Trustee Denno, approved mayoral signature on a contract
with Alpine Environmental for lead paint risk assessment as part of the HOME
program based upon their proposal with a typical fee of $450 per home tested.
Trustee Denno, seconded by Trustee Kelly, approved attendance by Gary Holmes
and Mark Broekhuizen at SUNY Adirondack WWTP Activated Sludge classes at $740.
Trustee Denno, seconded by Trustee Kelly, approved attendance by Greg Berg at
Code Enforcement training in Lake Placid, March 4, 2018 March 8, 2018; $748
Trustee Denno, seconded by Trustee Halliday, approved appointment of Chuck
Pasquarell to the Emergency Response Committee to work with Village Chairperson
PUBLIC COMMENT, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS
Mike McKelligott, Oak St, spoke regarding the Village & Town Boards responsibility to protect their residents and requested resolution of the Fire Protection Contract.
BOARD COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS
Trustee Kelly remarked on a 101 year old resident, Mrs. Bartlett, and her recent passing.
Trustee Kelly, seconded by Trustee Denno, that Board adjourn, 7:15 PM.