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Village Board Minutes

August 18, 2021 (13)

A public hearing of the Village Board was held August 18, 2021 at 6:00 PM in the Firehouse, 16 Saratoga Ave.

Roll Call: Trustee Bedell, Trustee Brown & Trustee Kelly were present.  Trustee Halliday was excused.

Mayor Pasquarell opened the public hearing regarding proposed Local Law 1 of 2021 amending Chapter 500 “Zoning” to change the notification requirements as advertised in The Post Star August 9, 2021.

PUBLIC COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS

Mike McKelligott, Oak Street, voiced support for the changes.

With no further comment from the public, Mayor Pasquarell closed the public hearing, 6:04 PM.

Nicole M. Colson
Clerk-Treasurer

A regular meeting of the Village Board was held August 18, 2021 at 6:04 PM in the Firehouse, 16 Saratoga Ave.

Motion by Trustee Kelly, seconded by Trustee Bedell, approved minutes of August 4, 2021 regular meeting as typed.
Carried – 3 – 0

CORRESPONDENCE – none.

PUBLIC COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS (AGENDA ITEMS ONLY) – none.

DEPARTMENT REPORTS

CLERK/TREASURER – Clerk-Treas Colson was present, report for 8/18/2021 read & filed.

 

Motion by Trustee Bedell, seconded by Trustee Kelly, approved payment of abstract #5: Payroll $38,496.30; General $213,142.70; Water $278,456.26; Sewer $5,765.90; and Capital Reserves $2,882.97.
Carried – 3 – 0

Clerk-Treas Colson informed the Board of a conversation with Ballston Spa Trustee Liz Kormos regarding sidewalk maintenance and replacement.  Trustee Kormos admired the upkeep of sidewalks in the Village of Corinth and complimented the Village on the recent major infrastructure improvements.

FIRE DEPARTMENT – Chief Kelley was present.

Chief Kelley informed the Board of a recent mutual aid dive training drill in Lake George with North Queensbury and South Glens Falls with fourteen divers participating.  The Village currently has ten divers and is in the process of adding three more.

Chief Kelley also stated tanker 216 is still out of service awaiting a back ordered part.

DPW/WATER/WWTP – Supt Lozier was present.

BUILDING INSPECTOR – Insp Hepner was present.

OLD BUSINESS – none.

NEW BUSINESS

Resolution #10 approved, appointment of Deborah Stollery to Planning Board vacant seat; term expires June 2022.

Resolution #11 approved, appointment of Planning Board member Phyllis Morreale as Chairperson.

Resolution #12 approved, authorize mayoral signature on Change Order #7 for WWTP Construction General Contract W. M. Schultz decrease of $26,030.03 for a total contract of $12,070,898.97.

Motion by Trustee Kelly, seconded by Trustee Brown, approved attendance at NYCOM Fall Training School on Saratoga, September 20-24 for interested employees at a cost of up to $370 plus expenses.
Carried – 3 – 0

PUBLIC COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS

Jennifer Keatsman requested the Village revive the Message from the Mayor section on the website, the last message is from 2016.

BOARD COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS

Trustee Kelley encouraged people to volunteer for the Image Committee, there are still Bicentennial activities to complete.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Trustee Bedell requested an executive session to discuss the medical history of a certain employee.

Motion by Trustee Brown, seconded by Trustee Bedell, that Board adjourn to executive session to discuss the medical history of a certain employee as requested by Trustee Bedell above, 6:17 PM.    
Carried – 3 – 0

The Board reconvened at 6:25 PM with no action taken in executive session.

Motion by Trustee Bedell, seconded by Mayor Pasquarell, authorized settlement of an employee’s work related injury claim.
Carried – 4 – 0

ADJOURNMENT

Motion by Trustee Kelly, seconded by Trustee Brown, that Board adjourn, 6:26 PM.
Carried – 3 – 0

Nicole M. Colson
Clerk-Treasurer