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May 17, 2017 (57)
A regular meeting of the Village Board was held May 17, 2017 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 Denno, Trustee Halliday & Trustee Kelly were present. Trustee Enekes was excused.
Trustee Denno, seconded by Trustee Halliday, approved minutes of regular
meeting May 3, 2017 as typed.
Kelly Lescault, Center St., addressed the Board requesting renewal of the special protection contract with the County Sheriffs Dept.
Nancy Galvin, Main St, wrote the Board requesting renewal of the special protection contract.
PUBLIC COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS (AGENDA ITEMS ONLY) none.
CLERK/TREASURER Clerk/Treas Colson was present, report for 5/17/17 read & filed.
The Village has received a donation from Barbara Telasky & Maureen Bogle for Village flower planting in memory of their mother, Betty Bogle.
Trustee Denno, seconded by Trustee Halliday, approved amendment to April 19
regular meeting minutes in order to include the roll call.
Trustee Halliday, seconded by Trustee Denno, approved payment of abstract #23:
Payroll $29,818.19; General $141,010.94; Water $2,225.27; Sewer $10,944.75; and
Community Development $1,100.00.
Resolution #112 approved, budget transfers.
FIRE DEPARTMENT Chief Kelley was present.
Chief Kelley read a note received from Dylann Crowl, Girl Scout, thanking the Fire Department for their service.
DPW/WATER/WWTP Supt Lozier was present.
Water Dept staff will be reviewing and implementing a cyber security plan mandated by DOH.
New playground equipment for Pagenstecher Park is being installed.
BUILDING INSPECTOR Insp Berg was present, report for 5/17/17 read & filed.
OLD BUSINESS none.
Trustee Denno, seconded by Trustee Halliday, approved an American Legion
coin-drop to be held on West Maple St for two days May 27-29 with one day
reserved for a rain date.
Trustee Halliday, seconded by Trustee Denno, approved $1,000 donation to the
Town of Corinth for the Corinth Fun Day to be held June 28 or June 29.
Bids for public
& emergency service boat docks were received May 5, 2017 as follows:
Project engineer Don Rhodes issued a recommendation that the Board accept the low bid of $92,500 from The Dock Doctors LLC. The Board chose to table the bids.
Resolution #113 approved, authorize mayoral signature on 2017/2018 Tax Warrant.
Resolution #114 approved, authorize mayoral signature on CT Male proposal to prepare HOME 2016 Environmental Review, $2,800
Trustee Halliday, seconded by Trustee Denno, approved publication of Request
For Proposals to administer 2016 HOME program to be due June 9, 2017.
PUBLIC COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS
Mayor Morreale announced the request for a 3 month contract extension of the special protection contract was denied by the County Administrator. Mayor Morreale also informed the public that he attended a Town Board meeting to discuss the possibility of a town-wide contract.
following Village residents addressed the Board requesting a renewal of the
Sheriffs special protection contract citing concerns including longer response
times, assistance to the EMS, and home values potentially decreasing.
BOARD COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS
Mayor Morreale clarified a few points and stated he has spoken with NYS Trooper Captain McCarthy and his lieutenant about increasing coverage in the Village.
Trustee Granger spoke of the amount of work to be done in the Village and how much is being accomplished.
Trustee Halliday expressed the view that the financial burden of the protection contract should be shared equitably with the Town of Corinth, but expressed his belief the contract should be renewed.
Trustee Denno, seconded by Trustee Halliday, that Board approve the June 1,
2017 May 31, 2018 special protection contract with stipulation that monthly
meetings be held with the Sheriff and a public meeting be held with the Town to
study past and current trends.
Kelly Lescault, Center St, called for the resignation of Mayor Morreale; the mayor declined.
Mayor Morreale, seconded by Trustee Kelly, that Board adjourn, 7:20 PM.