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June 19, 2019 (4)
A regular meeting of the Village Board was held June 19, 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 Halliday. Trustee Kelly & Trustee Pasquarell were present. Trustee Enekes was excused.
Trustee Kelly, seconded by Trustee Pasquarell, approved minutes of public
hearing & regular meeting June 5, 2019 as typed.
PUBLIC COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS (AGENDA ITEMS) none.
CLERK/TREASURER Clerk-Treas Colson was present, report for 6/19/19 read & filed.
Clerk-Treas Colson stated the transfer for the Fire Department reserves has not yet been made due to the lack of a signed contract with the Town.
Trustee Halliday, seconded by Trustee Kelly, approved payment of abstract #1:
Payroll $40,460.52; General $466,569.44; Water $2,512.71; Sewer $15,458.88;
Capital Reserves $481,582.22; and Community Development $1,300.00.
Clerk-Treas Colson stated the Town Auditor had completed his report on four years of Fire Department expenses and the FOIL request submitted by the Town was completed.
Resolution #12 approved, acknowledge James (Mark) Broekhuizen has five years of employment as of June 10, 2019 and grant the corresponding 15 day vacation.
FIRE DEPARTMENT Chief Kelley was present.
The apparatus bay floor restoration is completed. Chief Kelley thanked the DPW and Supt Lozier for their assistance in prepping the area & storing some equipment. Chief Kelley requested the Board consider contracting with the Firemens Association for providing security for the trucks parked in the back lot during floor restoration. Trustee Pasquarell recused himself from the discussion & subsequent vote.
Trustee Halliday, seconded by Trustee Kelly, authorized Atty Buettner to draw
up a contract with the Firemens Association to provide security for the Fire
Department equipment for $2,040 for a seventeen day period when the trucks are
outside and authorized mayoral signature.
DPW/WATER/WWTP Supt Lozier was present.
Supt Lozier requested an executive session to discuss matters leading to the discipline of a particular employee.
The extra service at 400 Palmer Ave was capped & the water meter pit can be installed.
The DPW is working with Dalrymple to remedy a water infiltration situation with the underground fuel storage tank at the firehouse. A new spill container, manhole, and proper fill will be added as well as proper elevation to allow storm water to drain on the east side.
Supt Lozier met with IP regarding the railroad track repairs. All crossings will be repaired in late July.
BUILDING INSPECTOR Insp Hepner was present, report for 6/19/19 read & filed.
Insp Hepner has completed all necessary training and received certification.
OLD BUSINESS none.
Resolution #13 approved, mayoral signature on Laberge Group addendum for leachate agreement; $50,000 to be reimbursed by International Paper.
Resolution #14 approved, hire Shephard Boggs as lifeguard upon receipt of certification; $15 per hour.
Resolution #15 approved, hire Kristen Donah as lifeguard upon receipt of certification; $15 per hour.
PUBLIC COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS none.
BOARD COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS
Trustee Kelly commented that she felt the meeting with International Paper was very productive.
Trustee Kelly, seconded by Trustee Halliday, that Board adjourn to executive
session to discuss matters leading to the discipline of a particular employee
as requested by Supt Lozier; 6:19PM.
At 6:29PM the Board reconvened with no action taken in executive session.
Trustee Pasquarell, seconded by Trustee Kelly, that Board adjourn, 6:30PM.