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Village Board Minutes

January 20, 2021 (32)

A regular meeting of the Village Board was held January 20, 2021 at 6:00 PM via videoconference.

Mayor Pasquarell called the meeting to order.

Roll Call: Trustee Bedell, Trustee Halliday, Trustee Miller & Trustee Mulligan were present.

Motion by Trustee Miller, seconded by Trustee Halliday, approved minutes of January 6, 2021 regular meeting and January 12, 2021 special meeting as typed.
Carried 4 0

CORRESPONDENCE

Marsha Towers wrote the Board with questions regarding the ownership of the meter and other plumbing equipment. Mayor Pasquarell has spoken to her by phone and answered her questions.

Neil Hepner and Renee Hala submitted reimbursement requests for tire replacement on their personal vehicles that were damaged by screws they believe were picked up in the Village Hall parking lot.

Motion by Trustee Miller, seconded by Trustee Halliday, approved payment of $183.33 to Neil Hepner for replacement of the tire on his personal vehicle due to damage believed to have occurred in the Village Hall parking lot.
Carried 4 0

Motion by Trustee Halliday, seconded by Trustee Miller, approved payment of $157.01 to Renee Hala for replacement of the tire on her personal vehicle due to damage believed to have occurred in the Village Hall parking lot.
Carried 3 1

Trustee Bedell no, Trustee Halliday aye, Trustee Miller aye, Trustee Mulligan aye

The Board discussed the possibility of installing security cameras in the Village Hall parking lot. Supt Lozier is getting quotes.

DEPARTMENT REPORTS

CLERK/TREASURER Clerk-Treas Colson was present, report for 1/20/21 filed.

Motion by Trustee Halliday, seconded by Trustee Mulligan, approved payment of abstract #15: Payroll $33,583.72; General $37,570.53; Water $6,559.19; Sewer $7,174.06; and Capital Reserves $2,086.75.
Carried 4 0

Resolution #59 approved, budget transfers.

FIRE DEPARTMENT Chief Kelley was present.

Chief Kelley noted the Department did a great job at a recent structure fire on Fifth St, the fire was contained to one apartment only.

DPW/WATER/WWTP Supt Lozier was present.

BUILDING INSPECTOR Insp Hepner was present, report filed.

Mayor Pasquarell inquired about 17 Palmer Ave, Insp Hepner stated it is close to being in compliance.

OLD BUSINESS

Resolution #60 approved, appointment of Deb Stollery as Planning Board Alternate, term to expire 5/31/2021.

NEW BUSINESS

The Board has been informed of potential CDBG funds available for the proposed Palmer Ave Reconstruction project.

Resolution #61 approved, application authorized for Program Year 2020 CDBG funding, authorize publication of public hearing on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at 6:00 PM via videoconference.

Resolution #62 approved, application authorized for Program Year 2021 CDBG funding, authorize publication of public hearing on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at 6:00 PM immediately following first public hearing via videoconference.

Clerk-Treas Colson informed the Board of a bond refunding opportunity on the Firehouse construction, Hamilton Ave & Center St reconstruction project from 2004. The refunding would expend no new money and would save the Village taxpayers approximately $200,000 over the remaining ten years of the bonds.

Resolution #63 approved, authorize refunding of 2004 Serial Bonds, previously refunded in 2013, used for construction of the Firehouse, reconstruction of Hamilton Ave and Center St, said refunding not to exceed $2,775,000.

The Water/Sewer Rate Option Analysis Cmte will be reporting at the February 3rd meeting.

BOARD COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS none.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Mayor Pasquarell requested an executive session to discuss ongoing litigation.

Motion by Trustee Mulligan, seconded by Trustee Miller, to adjourn to executive session as requested by Mayor Pasquarell above, 6:33 PM.
Carried 4 0

At 6:43 PM the Board reconvened with no action taken in executive session.

Resolution #64 approved, authorize Lewis & Greer to retain the services of Joe Kettell of Appraisal Economics for the Indeck v. Corinth Article 7 proceedings; $2,500.

ADJOURNMENT

Motion by Trustee Bedell, seconded by Trustee Mulligan, that Board adjourn, 6:45 PM.
Carried 4 0

Nicole M. Colson
Clerk-Treasurer