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December 21, 2022 (33)
A regular meeting of the Village Board was held December 21, 2022 at 6:00 PM in the Firehouse, 16 Saratoga Avenue.
Mayor Pasquarell called the meeting to order & led the Pledge of Allegiance.
Roll Call: Trustee Bedell, Trustee Brown, Trustee Coltrain & Trustee Halliday were present.
Trustee Bedell, seconded by Trustee Brown, approved minutes of December 7, 2022
regular meeting as typed.
Leyna Marcotte, 18 Gobel Ave, wrote the Board requesting reimbursement for cleaning services related to a sewer back up in her basement in addition to a $40 reimbursement on her water/sewer bill. Supt Lozier had notified the Board that the back up was the result of a plug in the Village sewer line.
Motion by Trustee
Halliday, seconded by Trustee Bedell, approved payment to Leyna Marcotte of
$556.40 as reimbursement for cleaning services at 18 Gobel Ave due to a plug in
the Village sewer line and denied her request of $40 reimbursement on her
PUBLIC COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS (AGENDA ITEMS ONLY) none.
CLERK-TREASURER Clerk-Treas Colson was present, report for 12/21/2022 read & filed.
Mayor Pasquarell, seconded by Trustee Brown, approved payment of abstract #13
in the amount of: Payroll $39,311.44 (#0585-0586); General $70,512.79 (#0587-0630;
0641); Water $3,121.37 (#0623; 0628; 0631-0633; 0641); Sewer $6,582.59 (#0623-0625;0628-0629;
0633-0638; 0641); and Capital Projects $27,220.68 (#0626; 0639-0640).
Resolution #42 approved, budget transfer.
Clerk-Treas Colson gave the Board an update on attempts to have the EFC honor expenses previously approved by their staff. Closing date for the new revolving Loan Fund financing was supposed to be January but is in jeopardy given the EFCs insistence in allocating certain costs to Drinking Water instead of Clean Water.
FIRE DEPARTMENT Chief Kelley was present.
Chief Kelley requested the Board consider charging for repeated false fire calls at facilities with alarm equipment that is malfunctioning. The Board instructed Chief Kelley & Atty Buettner to investigate the Villages options.
DPW/WATER/WWTP Supt Lozier was excused.
BUILDING INSPECTOR Insp Hepner was excused, report for 12/21/2022 filed.
OLD BUSINESS none.
Trustee Brown, seconded by Trustee Halliday authorized publication of a Request
for Proposals deadline for towing services of January 13, 2023 at 4:00 PM.
Trustee Bedell, seconded by Mayor Pasquarell, authorized publication of bid
opening date of January 26, 2023 at 2:00 PM in the Village Hall for Garbage
& Recycling Collection.
Trustee Brown, seconded by Trustee Coltrain, authorized publication of bid
opening date of January 26, 2023 at 10:00 AM in the Village Hall for WWTP
Grease Interceptor Equipment.
Resolution #43 approved, re-appointment of Deb Stollery to the Planning Board for a term ending June 2027.
Resolution #44 approved, re-appointment of Jim Robbins to the Planning Board as an Alternate Member for a term ending May 31, 2023.
Resolution #45 approved, re-appointment of Paul Pacco to the Zoning Board of Appeals for a term ending September 2025.
PUBLIC COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS
Jennifer Michelle, Locust Ridge, informed the Board there have been over 80 responses to the Healthy Corinth Coalition survey gauging interest in CDTA bus service between Corinth and Saratoga, 80% have been in favor.
BOARD COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & CONCERNS
Trustee Brown thanked Ms. Michelle for the Coalitions work on the CDTA issue. Trustee Brown also thanked Maureen Kelly for her work on the Hometown Christmas celebration including the recent Festival of Trees at the Mill Museum.
Trustee Bedell, seconded by Trustee Coltrain, that Board adjourn, 6:21 PM.