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October 5, 2015 (21)
A regular meeting of the Village Board was held October 5, 2015 at 6:00 PM in the firehouse, 16 Saratoga Ave.
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 Denno, approved minutes of regular
meeting September 21, 2015 as typed.
Craig & Deborah Stollery wrote to the Board requesting a change in the current laws regarding vendors permits. The Stollerys asked that no vendor permit be given to sell items offered by permanent businesses within a three block radius of the vendors requested location. Atty Buettner advised that such a change would be against trade & commerce laws. Trustee Denno will respond to the Stollerys.
PUBLIC COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS (AGENDA ITEMS ONLY) none.
CLERK/TREASURER Clerk/Treas Colson was present, report for 10/5/15 read & filed.
Trustee Halliday, seconded by Trustee Saunders, approved a request by Jonathan
Buttles for a park attendant on duty October 14, 2015 from 11:00 AM 4:00 PM.
Trustee Denno, seconded by Trustee Saunders, approved payment of abstract #8:
Payroll $30,106.43; General $33,096.76; Water $3,671.45; Sewer $4,554.63; and
Capital Reserves $170,570.42.
Resolution #45 approved, budget transfers.
FIRE DEPARTMENT Chief Kelley was present, report for September 2015 read & filed.
DPW/WATER/WWTP Supt Lozier was present, report for September 2015 read & filed.
Supt Lozier is working with CT Male to correct a vibration issue in one of the filtration plant motors which should still be covered under warranty.
Bids for a sidewalk snow plow were received and opened on October 5; one bid was received and deemed acceptable.
Trustee Saunders, seconded by Trustee Halliday, approved purchase of sidewalk
snow plow from Cyncon Equipment for $147,996 per lowest bid received.
BUILDING INSPECTOR Insp Berg was present, report for 10/5/15 read & filed.
Rogers Planning proposal for a Zoning Update was tabled until a contract is received.
Resolution #46 approved, assuming lead agency status for WWTP and sewer collection improvements.
Proposed changes to the LOSAP program were tabled for further discussion.
Trustee Saunders, seconded by Trustee Halliday, approved LOSAP disability
payment to Devere Stewart per recommendation by Penflex.
Trustee Denno, seconded by Trustee Halliday, approved LOSAP disability payment
to Jeffrey Feulner per recommendation by Penflex.
Resolution #47 approved, amending Resolution #42 to change hire date of Calvin Eric Butler to September 29, 2015.
Resolution #48 approved, accept resignation of Eugene Joubert from crossing guard position as of Sept 22, 2015.
Trustee Saunders, seconded by Trustee Denno, approved publication seeking
applicants for WWTP Operator Trainee ($15- $17 per hour) in the Pennysaver.
Trustee Halliday, seconded by Trustee Saunders, approved publication of a
request for proposals to provide solar energy to Village owned properties.
The Board discussed in great detail a spreadsheet of approved and pending projects and discussed budget considerations for each item.
PUBLIC COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS
Brad Morrow suggested the Board look into broadcasting public informational meetings on Channel 8.
BOARD COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS
Trustee Denno stated a second round of meetings to meet with the downtown property owners affected by the 2008 fire is being planned.
Trustee Halliday, seconded by Trustee Saunders, that Board adjourn, 7:32 PM.