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Village Board Minutes

June 5, 2019 (1)

A public hearing and regular meeting of the Village Board was held June 5, 2019 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 Enekes, Trustee Kelly and Trustee Pasquarell were present.  Trustee Halliday was excused.

A public hearing having been duly advertised in the Post Star on May 26, 2019 was held at 6:00 PM to allow public comment on the proposed 2019 CDBG grant application.

PUBLIC COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS – none.

With no comment from the public, Mayor Morreale closed the public hearing at 6:01 PM.

Nicole M. Colson
Clerk-Treasurer

A regular meeting of the Village Board was held at 6:01 PM in the firehouse, 16 Saratoga Avenue.

Motion by Trustee Pasquarell, seconded by Trustee Kelly, approved minutes of regular meeting May 15, 2019 as typed.
Carried – 3 – 0

CORRESPONDENCE – none.

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

DEPARTMENT REPORTS

CLERK/TREASURER – Clerk-Treas Colson was present, report for 6/5/19 read & filed.

Resolution #1 approved, adjustment of water/sewer rolls.

Motion by Trustee Pasquarell, seconded by Trustee Enekes, approved payment of abstract #24: Payroll $30,080.50; General $62,500.22; Water $16,297.37; Sewer $7,707.94; Capital Reserves $316,348.75; and Community Development $6,800.
Carried – 3 – 0

Resolution #2 approved, budget transfers for 2018/2019 fiscal year end.

FIRE DEPARTMENT – Chief Kelley was excused, report for May 2019 read & filed.

DPW/WATER/WWTP – Supt Lozier was present, report for May 2019 read & filed.

NYLD has completed the Village leak detection study.  Village crews have already repaired one leak they identified on Sherman Avenue.  No major leaks were identified.

Picnic tables are out at Pagenstecher Park & the new horseshoe pits have been installed.

Trustee Kelly questioned Supt Lozier about the water storage tank status.  Supt Lozier stated the outside will be pressure washed by the DPW and there will be an internal inspection completed this summer.

BUILDING DEPARTMENT – Insp Hepner was excused, report for 6/5/2019 read & filed.

OLD BUSINESS – none.

NEW BUSINESS

Resolution #3 approved, authorize mayoral signature on 2019/2020 tax warrant.

Resolution #4 approved, authorize mayoral signature on agreement with International Paper for leachate treatment.

Construction of the Trunk Sewer has encountered some difficulties in installing water/sewer lines under an embankment; construction & engineering has determined open excavation to be the best solution which will require more backfill to be used.

Resolution #5 approved, change order #2 for Trunk Sewer Project, Kubricky Construction, increase by $49,967 for a total contract of $2,312,839.

Unsuitable material for the reed beds at the WWTP construction require excavation and fill.

Resolution #6 approved, change order #2 for W.M. Schultz general contract for WWTP construction, increase of $11,062 for total contract of $12,170,062.

Motion by Trustee Enekes, seconded by Trustee Kelly, approved addendum to Laberge contract to incorporate a building feasibility study for the Village Hall and former police building at a cost of $9,500 plus reimbursable expenses.
Carried – 3 – 0

The Board had previously authorized an increase to the Laberge contract for meter installation construction administration related to construction noncompliance with the overage to be billed back to the contractor.  EFC requested an amendment to account for an estimated amount in relation to this work.

Resolution #7 approved, authorize mayoral signature on amendment to Laberge Meter Project contract for up to $150,000 related to construction noncompliance.

Motion by Trustee Kelly, seconded by Trustee Enekes, authorized mayoral signature on agreement with National Grid to run power to new WWTP transformer for $24,150.
Carried – 3 – 0

Sealed bids were opened June 3, 2019 for a portable lift system for the DPW garage.  One bid was received from Gray Manufacturing Company in the amount of $34,200.
Motion by Trustee Pasquarell, seconded by Trustee Kelly, approved purchase of portable lift system from sole bidder Gray Manufacturing Company in the amount of $34,200.
Carried – 3 – 0

Motion by Trustee Enekes, seconded by Trustee Pasquarell, approved Smartt Software LLC proposal to provide asset tracking software for $2,470.
Carried – 3 – 0

Resolution #8 approved, hiring of Andrew Burke as part-time janitorial cleaner for the firehouse on an “as needed” basis; $15 per hour.   

Resolution #9 approved, hiring of Mackenzie Dolan as part-time lifeguard; $15 per hour.  

Resolution #10 approved, hiring of Lyle Schyberg as part time park attendant; $12.95 per hour.

The Board tabled discussion of hiring for the vacant MEO position.

PUBLIC COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS – none.

BOARD COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS

Trustee Kelly stated the summer field trip program would be on Thursdays, so as not to conflict with the Town’s playground schedule, and consist of six field trips beginning July 11.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Mayor Morreale requested an executive session to discuss potential employment of an individual.  Trustee Pasquarell recused himself from discussion, executive session, and vote as the applicant is his son.

At 6:32 PM Trustee Pasquarell was excused and left the building.

Motion by Trustee Kelly, seconded by Trustee Enekes that Board adjourn to executive session as requested by Mayor Morreale above, 6:32 PM.
Carried – 3 – 0

At 6:48 PM the Board reconvened with no action taken in executive session.

Resolution #11 approved, hiring of Ryan Pasquarell as MEO for $16.60 per hour effective June 24, 2019.

ADJOURNMENT

Motion by Trustee Kelly, seconded by Trustee Enekes, that Board adjourn, 6:50PM.
Carried – 3 – 0

Nicole M. Colson
Clerk-Treasurer