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June 5, 2019 (1)
A public hearing and regular meeting of the Village Board was held June 5, 2019 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 Enekes, Trustee Kelly and Trustee Pasquarell were present. Trustee Halliday was excused.
A public hearing having been duly advertised in the Post Star on May 26, 2019 was held at 6:00 PM to allow public comment on the proposed 2019 CDBG grant application.
PUBLIC COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS none.
With no comment from the public, Mayor Morreale closed the public hearing at 6:01 PM.
A regular meeting of the Village Board was held at 6:01 PM in the firehouse, 16 Saratoga Avenue.
Trustee Pasquarell, seconded by Trustee Kelly, approved minutes of regular
meeting May 15, 2019 as typed.
PUBLIC COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS (AGENDA ITEMS) none.
CLERK/TREASURER Clerk-Treas Colson was present, report for 6/5/19 read & filed.
Resolution #1 approved, adjustment of water/sewer rolls.
Trustee Pasquarell, seconded by Trustee Enekes, approved payment of abstract
#24: Payroll $30,080.50; General $62,500.22; Water $16,297.37; Sewer $7,707.94;
Capital Reserves $316,348.75; and Community Development $6,800.
Resolution #2 approved, budget transfers for 2018/2019 fiscal year end.
FIRE DEPARTMENT Chief Kelley was excused, report for May 2019 read & filed.
DPW/WATER/WWTP Supt Lozier was present, report for May 2019 read & filed.
NYLD has completed the Village leak detection study. Village crews have already repaired one leak they identified on Sherman Avenue. No major leaks were identified.
Picnic tables are out at Pagenstecher Park & the new horseshoe pits have been installed.
Trustee Kelly questioned Supt Lozier about the water storage tank status. Supt Lozier stated the outside will be pressure washed by the DPW and there will be an internal inspection completed this summer.
BUILDING DEPARTMENT Insp Hepner was excused, report for 6/5/2019 read & filed.
OLD BUSINESS none.
Resolution #3 approved, authorize mayoral signature on 2019/2020 tax warrant.
Resolution #4 approved, authorize mayoral signature on agreement with International Paper for leachate treatment.
Construction of the Trunk Sewer has encountered some difficulties in installing water/sewer lines under an embankment; construction & engineering has determined open excavation to be the best solution which will require more backfill to be used.
Resolution #5 approved, change order #2 for Trunk Sewer Project, Kubricky Construction, increase by $49,967 for a total contract of $2,312,839.
Unsuitable material for the reed beds at the WWTP construction require excavation and fill.
Resolution #6 approved, change order #2 for W.M. Schultz general contract for WWTP construction, increase of $11,062 for total contract of $12,170,062.
Trustee Enekes, seconded by Trustee Kelly, approved addendum to Laberge
contract to incorporate a building feasibility study for the Village Hall and
former police building at a cost of $9,500 plus reimbursable expenses.
The Board had previously authorized an increase to the Laberge contract for meter installation construction administration related to construction noncompliance with the overage to be billed back to the contractor. EFC requested an amendment to account for an estimated amount in relation to this work.
Resolution #7 approved, authorize mayoral signature on amendment to Laberge Meter Project contract for up to $150,000 related to construction noncompliance.
Trustee Kelly, seconded by Trustee Enekes, authorized mayoral signature on
agreement with National Grid to run power to new WWTP transformer for $24,150.
bids were opened June 3, 2019 for a portable lift system for the DPW
garage. One bid was received from Gray
Manufacturing Company in the amount of $34,200.
Trustee Enekes, seconded by Trustee Pasquarell, approved Smartt Software LLC
proposal to provide asset tracking software for $2,470.
Resolution #8 approved, hiring of Andrew Burke as part-time janitorial cleaner for the firehouse on an as needed basis; $15 per hour.
Resolution #9 approved, hiring of Mackenzie Dolan as part-time lifeguard; $15 per hour.
Resolution #10 approved, hiring of Lyle Schyberg as part time park attendant; $12.95 per hour.
The Board tabled discussion of hiring for the vacant MEO position.
PUBLIC COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS none.
BOARD COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS
Trustee Kelly stated the summer field trip program would be on Thursdays, so as not to conflict with the Towns playground schedule, and consist of six field trips beginning July 11.
Mayor Morreale requested an executive session to discuss potential employment of an individual. Trustee Pasquarell recused himself from discussion, executive session, and vote as the applicant is his son.
At 6:32 PM Trustee Pasquarell was excused and left the building.
Trustee Kelly, seconded by Trustee Enekes that Board adjourn to executive
session as requested by Mayor Morreale above, 6:32 PM.
At 6:48 PM the Board reconvened with no action taken in executive session.
Resolution #11 approved, hiring of Ryan Pasquarell as MEO for $16.60 per hour effective June 24, 2019.
Trustee Kelly, seconded by Trustee Enekes, that Board adjourn, 6:50PM.