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February 19, 2020 (36)
A regular meeting of the Village Board was held February 19, 2020 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 Halliday, Trustee Kelly & Trustee Pasquarell were present. Trustee Enekes was excused.
Trustee Pasquarell, seconded by Trustee Halliday, approved minutes of regular
meeting February 5, 2020 as typed.
PUBLIC COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS (AGENDA ITEMS ONLY) none.
CLERK/TREASURER Clerk-Treas Colson was present, report for 2/19/2020 read & filed.
Clerk-Treas Colson informed the Board of changes to the Primary Voting schedule. Polls are now open at 6 AM instead of noon as previously. Therefore the Clerks Office will be closed April 28 and June 23 for voting.
Trustee Pasquarell, seconded by Trustee Kelly, approved payment of abstract
#17: Payroll $37,623.92; General $276,684.22; Water $2,320.88; Sewer $8,681.93;
and Capital Reserves $258,629.11.
Resolution #55 approved, budget transfers.
FIRE DEPARTMENT Chief Kelley was present.
The Department responded to over 40 calls for downed wires during the February 7 storm.
DPW/WATER/WWTP Supt Lozier was present.
Supt Lozier stated the DPW has been busy with plowing & snow removal. He has also submitted his preliminary budget numbers for 2020/2021.
BUILDING INSPECTOR Insp Hepner was present, report for 2/19/2020 read & filed.
The Board decided to purchase one solar power radar speed sign with battery. Trustee Halliday will request quotes to place an order.
Trustee Kelly, seconded by Trustee Pasquarell, approved publication of Village
General Election to be held March 18, 2020 and the candidates for office.
Resolution #56 approved, hiring of Nicholas Burke as MEO as of February 24, 2020; $16.60 per hour.
The Board discussed contracts from Cleveland Brothers for grounds maintenance and flower planting. Cleveland brothers have not raised the cost of these contracts in several years, they also reduce the rate for the Firehouse. The Board is very appreciative of their rates and services.
Trustee Kelly, seconded by Trustee Halliday, approved mayoral signature on
Cleveland Brothers contract for fertilizing of the Firehouse lawn; $632.
Trustee Pasquarell, seconded by Trustee Kelly approved mayoral signature on
Cleveland Brothers contract for fertilization and maintenance of Village
Trustee Kelly, seconded by Trustee Pasquarell, approved mayoral signature on
Cleveland Brothers contract for flower installation and maintenance; $6,498.
The Village issued a Request for Proposals for program delivery services for the 2019 CDBG grant. One proposal was received from Laberge group.
Trustee Halliday, seconded by Trustee Pasquarell, approved Laberge group
proposal for program delivery services for the 2019 Community Development Block
Grant to be reimbursed through the grant.
garbage/recyclable pick-up and dumpster services were received and opened
February 12, 2020 as follows:
The Board discussed these bids and the ongoing issues with our current service provider, Casella. The Board decided to table any award for further discussion.
PUBLIC COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS
Mike McKelligott, Oak St, asked Insp Hepner about two properties on Palmer Avenue. Insp Hepner is addressing the issues.
BOARD COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS none.
Trustee Pasquarell, seconded by Trustee Halliday, that board adjourn, 6:25 PM.