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December 16, 2020 (27)
A public hearing & regular meeting of the Village Board were held December 16, 2020 at 6:00 PM via videoconference.
Deputy Mayor Halliday called the meeting to order.
Roll Call: Trustee Bedell, Trustee Miller & Trustee Mulligan were present. Mayor Pasquarell was excused.
A public hearing as published in the December 10, 2020 Post Star was held at 6:00 PM regarding the proposed changes to Chapter 467 of the Village Code “Vehicles and Traffic” removing a handicapped parking spot on Hamilton Ave and replacing it with a handicapped parking spot on Warren Street.
Deputy Mayor Halliday read the notice regarding suspension of certain provisions of the Open Meeting Law in accordance with the Governor’s March 13, 2020 Executive Order 202.1 allowing municipalities to conduct meeting and public hearings via videoconference.
PUBLIC COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS – none.
With no comment from the public, Deputy Mayor Halliday closed the public hearing at 6:02 PM.
A regular meeting of the Village Board was held December 16, 2020 at 6:02 PM via videoconference.
Trustee Miller, seconded by Trustee Bedell, approved minutes of December 2,
2020 regular meeting as typed.
DECISION ON LOCAL LAW 3-2020
The Board completed SEQR Part II review for Local Law 3 of 2020.
Resolution #52 approved, adoption of Local Law 3 of 2020 amending Chapter 467 “Vehicles and Traffic” of the Village Code.
A reimbursement request was received from Laura Swanson for plumbing repairs due to the East National Water meter installation. The Board directed Atty Buettner to include the claim in the litigation and notify Ms. Swanson.
CLERK/TREASURER – Clerk-Treas Colson was present, report for 12/16/2020 filed.
Trustee Bedell, seconded by Trustee Mulligan, approved payment of abstract #13:
Payroll $33,489.43; General $115,420.16; Sewer $6,325.48; Water $4,133.71; and
Capital Reserve $123,563.51.
Resolution #53 approved, budget transfers.
FIRE DEPARTMENT – Chief Kelley was present.
DPW/WATER/WWTP – Supt Lozier was excused.
BUILDING INSPECTOR – Insp Hepner present, report for 12/16/2020 filed.
Resolution #54 approved, authorize expenditure of $673,313.00 from the Fire Equipment Capital Reserve Fund to purchase a new fire and emergency truck, subject to permissive referendum.
The Board tabled appointment of a Planning Board alternate.
BOARD COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS
Trustee Miller thanked DPW for resolving an issue with a ramp at the current WWTP.
Trustee Miller, seconded by Trustee Mulligan, that board adjourn, 6:33 PM.