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Village Board Minutes

October 6, 2021 (19)

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

Mayor Pasquarell called the meeting to order.

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

Motion by Trustee Brown, seconded by Trustee Bedell, approved minutes of September 15, 2021 regular meeting as typed.
Carried – 3 – 0


Christina Brownell of the PTSA was not present.

Kiley Crooks, Image Committee, was present to discuss the October 16 Fall Festival.  Ms. Crooks presented the Board with two new requests, use of the public parking lot for a portion of the day for a line dancing demonstration and for the Village to pay for portable bathroom rentals for the event.   Bradley’s Septic has offered to donate the use of one regular size bathroom for the event.    Ms. Crooks will meet with Supt Lozier to become familiar with the parking lot delineation at the post office and River St pump station as well as discuss placement of bathrooms.  The Board implemented a firm deadline for vendor permit applications of 4:00 PM Tuesday, October 12.

Motion by Trustee Bedell, seconded by Trustee Brown, approved use of a portion of the Main Street public parking lot for line dancing on October 16 contingent upon Supt Lozier declaring the lot in condition to do so and the Image Committee being responsible for marking off the area to be used.
Carried – 3 – 0

Motion by Trustee Bedell, seconded by Trustee Brown, approved rental of 2 handicap bathrooms and 1 regular bathroom for the October 16 Fall Festival from Bradley’s Septic at a cost of $335.
Carried – 3 – 0


CLERK/TREASURER – Clerk-Treas Colson was present, report for 10/6/2021 read & filed.

Motion by Trustee Brown, seconded by Trustee Bedell, approved payment of abstract #8: Payroll $37,975.79; General $190,098.68; Water $7,908.40; Sewer $207,286.29; and Capital Reserves $114,485.85.
Carried- 3 – 0

FIRE DEPARTMENT – Chief Kelley was present, report for September 2021 read & filed.

Chief Kelley informed the Board the firehouse roof is leaking in the apparatus bay.  The damage is near where the solar panels are installed.  The Board instructed Clerk-Treas Colson to check the contract with the solar company to determine responsibility.

The Board instructed Atty Buettner to prepare a contract with the Fireman’s Association to provide traffic control during the Hometown Christmas celebration on December 4th for their review.

DPW/WATER/WWTP – Supt Lozier was present, report for September 2021 read & filed.

Supt Lozier requested the “No Parking” Nov 1 – April 1, 11PM – 6AM notice be published on the Village Facebook page.

BUILDING INSPECTOR – Insp Hepner was present, report for 10/6/2021 read & filed.

Mayor Pasquarell requested an update on the Hamilton Ave vehicle issue.  Insp Hepner stated it is ongoing.



Resolution #17 approved, rescind Resolution #14 to correct WWTP Change Order #8, Schultz Contracting, to be an increase of $26,556.

The Board discussed a request to limit parking at one spot in front of 133 Main Street to thirty minutes.  The Board requested Supt Lozier check the parking limits & signage on Main Street, Mayor Pasquarell will discuss greater enforcement of parking violations with the Sheriff’s Department.  The Board tabled final decision until the next meeting.

The Board discussed the late payment of Town of Corinth Water District second quarter water bill.  The Town had trouble creating the billing report due to staffing changes at the Town Clerk’s office.

Resolution #18 approved, waive penalties on Town of Corinth Water District second quarter water billing.

Resolution #19 approved, membership of all Corinth Volunteer Fire Department members as attached.



Mayor Pasquarell thanked the Department Heads for their work, the Board echoed the thanks.


Mayor Pasquarell requested an executive session to discuss ongoing litigation.

Motion by Trustee Bedell, seconded by Trustee Halliday, that Board adjourn to executive session as requested above, 7:09 PM.
Carried – 3 – 0

At 7:17 PM the Board reconvened with no action taken in executive session.


Motion by Trustee Halliday, seconded by Trustee Bedell, that Board adjourn, 7:18 PM.
Carried – 3 – 0

Nicole M. Colson