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Village Board Minutes

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.

Motion by Trustee Denno, seconded by Trustee Kelly, approved minutes of January 3, 2018 regular meeting as typed.
Carried – 3 – 0

CORRESPONDENCE

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.

DEPARTMENT REPORTS

CLERK/TREASURER – Clerk/Treas Colson was present, report for 1/17/18 read & filed.

Resolution #65 approved, adjustment to water/sewer rolls.

Motion by 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.
Carried – 3 – 0

Resolution #66 approved, budget transfers.

Clerk/Treas Colson informed the Board of the Town’s 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.

OLD BUSINESS

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.

NEW BUSINESS

Resolution # 67 approved, authorize mayoral signature on a contract termination agreement with Roger’s Planning.

Motion by Trustee Denno, seconded by Trustee Halliday, approved publication of a Request for Proposals for administration of CDBG grant #282PR51-17 due Feb 16, 2018.
Carried – 3 – 0

Motion by 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.
Carried – 3 – 0

Motion by Trustee Denno, seconded by Trustee Kelly, approved attendance by Gary Holmes and Mark Broekhuizen at SUNY Adirondack WWTP Activated Sludge classes at $740.
Carried – 3 – 0

Motion by 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 plus expenses.
Carried – 3 – 0

Motion by Trustee Denno, seconded by Trustee Halliday, approved appointment of Chuck Pasquarell to the Emergency Response Committee to work with Village Chairperson Sue Winslow.
Carried – 4 – 0

PUBLIC COMMENT, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS

Mike McKelligott, Oak St, spoke regarding the Village & Town Board’s 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.

ADJOURNMENT

Motion by Trustee Kelly, seconded by Trustee Denno, that Board adjourn, 7:15 PM.
Carried – 4 – 0

Nicole M. Colson
Clerk-Treasurer