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Village Board Minutes

August 15, 2018 (11)

A regular meeting of the Village Board was held August 15, 2018 at 6:00 PM in the Firehouse, 16 Saratoga Avenue.

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

Roll Call: Trustee Enekes, Trustee Halliday & Trustee Pasquarell were present.  Mayor Morreale was excused.

Motion by Trustee Pasquarell, seconded by Trustee Enekes, approved minutes of regular meeting August 1, 2018 as typed.
Carried – 4 – 0

CORRESPONDENCE – none.

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

DEPARTMENT REPORTS

CLERK/TREASURER – Clerk-Treas Colson was present, report for 8/15/18 read & filed.

Motion by Trustee Pasquarell, seconded by Trustee Enekes, approved payment of abstract #5: Payroll $35,782.78; General $46,246.85; Water $10,189.45; Sewer $8,123.08; Capital Reserves $377,823.10; and Community Development $3,000.00.
Carried – 4 – 0

Resolution #15 approved, budget transfers.

FIRE DEPARTMENT – Chief Kelley was present.

Chief Kelley and the Board discussed coverage for janitorial services while the current janitor is out on leave.   Chief Kelley will explore options.

DPW/WATER/WWTP – Supt Lozier was present.

Supt Lozier informed the Board of Bicentennial parade preparations including the three DPW employees working Saturday to prep the beach.  Jessup’s Landing Park will also be mowed for use by the Fire Department.

The Board discussed allowing the newly appointed school resource officer to park in the “no parking” area on Oak Street.  The Board stated they had no issue with the resource officer parking in that area during the school day.

BUILDING INSPECTOR – Insp Berg was present, report for 8/15/18 read & filed.

OLD BUSINESS – none.

NEW BUSINESS

Bids for the Trunk Sewer Utility Improvements were opened August 8, 2018 with results as follows:
Kubricky Construction Corp: $1,904,085.00; Tom Kubricky Company: $3,494,944.00; and Trinity Construction: $2,434,623.00.

Resolution #16 approved, award Trunk Sewer Utility Improvements construction contract to Kubricky Construction Corp; $1,904,085.00.

The Board discussed a potential change order to the Trunk Sewer project which would allow storm sewer to be installed on a portion of Pine St outside of the Trunk Sewer project area.  Kubricky Construction Corp has quoted a price of $360,000 in order to complete this project which would not be covered by financing from the CWSRF.  The Board indicated they were willing to consider using Village funds, including Consolidated Highway Improvement funds (CHIPS), and asked Laberge to prepare a change order for their consideration.

As part of the water project it has been discovered that 10 West Mountain Road needs a service line as the former line was run off of 14 West Mountain Road’s line.  The homeowner requested a reduced installation fee, which the Board was willing to grant since the Town Highway Department had consented to restore roadway pavement after the service is installed.

Motion by Trustee Pasquarell, seconded by Trustee Halliday, approved service connection install at 10 West Mountain Rd for a fee of $1,750 to be paid by the homeowner with pavement reconstruction to be completed by the Town of Corinth Highway Department.
Carried - 4 – 0

Clerk-Treas Colson and Engineer Don Rhodes discussed the December 2018 water/sewer billing with the Board.  Mr. Rhodes stated not all water meters in the Village would be installed by September 1 as previously hoped.  Based on this discussion the Board decided to implement the Minimum Value Charge (MVC) December 1 for water/sewer users inside the Village and hold off on using metered usage in addition to MVC until the March billing.  In March inside Village users will be billed the MVC plus usage rates for the December – February period.

Motion by Trustee Pasquarell, seconded by Trustee Halliday, approved December water/sewer billing for inside Village users to consist of the Minimum Value Charge only and exclude usage fees.
Carried – 4 – 0

PUBLIC COMMENTS QUESTIONS & CONCERNS

Kate Halliday requested yellow driveway marking used on Oak St be continued on Main St north of Oak Street.  The Board agreed and instructed Supt Lozier to do so; they also will alert the Sheriff’s Department of parking issues on Main Street during high school football games.  Ms. Halliday thanked Trustee Kelly for her assistance with organizing the Bicentennial parade.  Ms. Halliday also expressed the opinion that committees are discouraged by the Village when attempting to organize events.  Ms. Halliday referred to a proposed “Glitter Run” the Rosenbrock family would like to hold at Pagenstecher Park.  Trustee Kelly stated the Rosenbrocks were free to submit the request to the Board in writing with the required details for Board consideration as is the usual policy of the Village.

BOARD COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS – none.

ADJOURNMENT

Motion by Trustee Pasquarell, seconded by Trustee Halliday, that Board adjourn, 7:05 PM.
Carried – 4 – 0

Nicole M. Colson
Clerk-Treasurer