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May 15, 2013 (66)
A regular meeting of the Village Board was held May 15, 2013 at 6:00 PM in the Firehouse, 16 Saratoga Avenue.
Mayor Morreale called the meeting to order and led the Pledge of Allegiance.
Roll Call: Trustee Denno, Trustee Halliday and Trustee Saunders were present. Trustee Enekes was excused.
Trustee Saunders, seconded by Trustee Halliday, approved minutes of special
meeting April 29, 2013 and regular meeting May 1, 2013 as typed.
PUBLIC COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS (AGENDA ITEMS) none.
CLERK/TREASURER Clerk/Treas Colson was present, report for 5/15/13 read & filed.
The Board approved the fourth grade class use of Pagenstecher Park Tuesday, June 18; the DPW will open the restrooms. The Board also approved park use by Hudson River Community Credit Union on September 15 at 9 AM, the attendant will be asked to report to work two hours early.
The annual coin-drop for the American Legion is approved for two days between May 25 and May 27 with one day to be used as a rain date if necessary.
Trustee Saunders, seconded by Trustee Denno, approved payment of abstract #23:
Payroll $25,631.75; General $153,419.05; Water $6,450.76; Sewer $23,668.03; and
Community Development $1,112.50.
Resolution #91 approved, budget transfers.
Clerk/Treas Colson informed the Board that Chad Kortz of CT Male would be attending the next Board meeting to set a timeline for the bidding of the water filtration plant construction and the rehabilitation of Walnut Street. Both projects should be ready to be sent to bid at that meeting.
Trustee Saunders, seconded by Trustee Denno, directed Atty Buettner to develop
a Request for Proposals to select a clerk-of-the-works for the Walnut Street
project to be paid for with local funds.
FIRE DEPARTMENT Chief Kelley was present.
The fire department docks were repaired by the DPW with new cement pilings.
Ten divers have completed rescue diver certification. Chief Kelley stated there will be a future dive rescue demonstration.
DPW/WATER/WWTP Supt Lozier was present.
Hamilton Ave sidewalk has been repaired with a corrected elevation and pitch.
The second pump at the River St pump station is in the process of being repaired, the bypass pumps will be removed when repairs are completed.
The Board agreed to allow the DPW to repair the macadam apron in front of the Corinth EMS building.
BUILDING INSPECTOR Insp Jacon was present, report for 5/15/13 read & filed.
OLD BUSINESS none.
Resolution #92 approved, authorize signatures on 2013/2014 tax warrant.
Resolution #93 approved, reappointment of Matt Rogers to the Planning Board for a five-year term.
Resolution #94 approved, amendment of Resolution #124 adopted 4/29/09 for SEQR classification of the water filtration project.
The Board asked Atty Buettner to forward examples of fence code ordinances to them for review.
PUBLIC COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS
Edd VonSeggern submitted a list of improperly working streetlights to the Clerk/Treas and asked for clarification of the submission process. Clerk/Treas Colson stated non-working pole numbers should be submitted to the Clerks office to notify National Grid.
BOARD COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS none.
Trustee Saunders, seconded by Trustee Denno, that Board adjourn, 7:00 PM.