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Village Board Minutes

May 20, 2020 (48)

A regular meeting of the Village Board was held May 20, 2020 at 6:00 PM via videoconference.

Mayor Morreale called the meeting to order.

Roll Call: Trustee Enekes, Trustee Halliday, Trustee Kelly, and Trustee Pasquarell were present.

Motion by Trustee Pasquarell, seconded by Trustee Enekes, approved minutes of May 6, 2020 regular meeting as typed.
Carried – 4 – 0

CORRESPONDENCE

Corinth Free Library wrote the Board outlining their plan for reopening the library and asked if the Village was instituting any limitations in addition to the State regulations.  Mayor Morreale will notify them there are no additional local regulations.

DEPARTMENT REPORTS

CLERK/TREASURER – Clerk-Treas Colson was present, report for 5/20/2020 read & filed.

Motion by Trustee Pasquarell, seconded by Trustee Halliday, approved payment of abstract #23: Payroll $34,347.75; General $38,201.09; Water $5,712.78; Sewer $11,612.27; and Capital Reserves $39,045.00.
Carried – 4 – 0

Resolution #81 approved, budget transfers.

Clerk-Treas Colson informed the Board the Section 8 Public Hearing to be held July 1, 2020 has been cancelled.  HUD has waived the public hearing requirement this year.

FIRE DEPARTMENT – Chief Kelley was present.

The Fire Department began holding drills again May 19.

KPM Restorations has sanitized the firehouse again free of charge.

DPW/WATER/WWTP – Supt Lozier was present.

BUILDING INSPECTOR – Insp Hepner was present, report for 5/20/2020 read & filed.

The recent condemnation of a Fourth Street home has now been remedied and lifted.

OLD BUSINESS – none.

NEW BUSINESS

Resolution #82 approved, authorize mayoral signature on change order #2 WWTP Plumbing Contract, Collett Mechanical, increase of $2,430.01; total contract $242,430.01.

Resolution #83 approved, authorize mayoral signature on 2020/2021 tax warrant ($1,935,203.15)

The Board discussed the potential financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Board instructed Department Heads to hold off on large nonessential purchases and instructed Clerk-Treas Colson to not transfer the monies earmarked for reserves until potential budget impacts are clearer.  The procurement policy should be strictly adhered to at this time with all purchases over $5,000 requiring Board approval.

Motion by Trustee Pasquarell, seconded by Trustee Enekes, authorized the DPW Supt to proceed with Smith Drive and Fourth Street replacement projects and hire the necessary part-time seasonal help required.            Carried – 5 – 0

The Board discussed the Independence Day celebration and agreed unanimously that the celebration would need to be cancelled due to the health & safety concerns.  The Board also agreed that there was no safe way to conduct youth field trips, open the beach or fully open Pagenstecher Park at this time.

Motion by Trustee Pasquarell, seconded by Trustee Enekes, suspended operation of the Park Pavilion, Summer Youth Program, and opening of the beach until further notice.
Carried – 5 – 0

Motion by Trustee Halliday, seconded by Trustee Pasquarell, approved one time roll over of 2019/2020 unused vacation and personal time for non-union employees.
Carried – 5 – 0

BOARD COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS

Trustee Kelly requested the purchase of a banner congratulating the Class of 2020 graduating seniors.  The Board agreed to purchase the banner from the Mayor’s Expense line.

ADJOURNMENT

Motion by Trustee Pasquarell, seconded by Trustee Enekes, that Board adjourn, 6:37 PM.         
Carried – 4 – 0

Nicole M. Colson
Clerk-Treasurer