TB Meeting July 12, 2007

TB Meeting July 12, 2007
The regular meeting of the Town of Cherry Valley Town Board was held on Thursday, July 12, 2007 with meeting called to order at 7:03PM by Supervisor Garretson.
Pledge to the Flag was said.
Roll call of Officers was taken:
Tom Garretson Supervisor P
Mark Cornwell Councilperson P
Jim Johnson Councilperson P
Ed VanDerWerker Highway Superintendent P
Mary Beth Flint Town Clerk P
Minutes of the June 2007 meeting were read and corrected. Supervisor Garretson approved the minutes as corrected.
Bills for the month of July are presented:
215 Dorothy Johnson $73.69
216 Postmaster $96.00pd
217 Fredy Herr $102.55pd
218 Tri-County Communications, Inc. $179.10pd
219 JB Supply $117.21pd
220 Excellus $5,273.53pd
221 Excellus $487.78pd
222 National Grid $1,060.75pd
223 Verizon $497.00pd
224 CASEBP $103.70pd
225 Dan Kiesow $60.00pd
226 The Daily Star $20.70pd
227 Thomas Garretson $27.99pd
228 Cordia Communications $93.88pd
229 Vet’s Disposal $56.38pd
230 NYS Association of Towns $110.00pd
231 AFLAC $166.80pd
232 Bond Schoeneck and King, PLLC $40.00pd
233 United States Treasury $214.28pd
234 Cherry Valley Hardware $48.27pd
235 Broadview Networks $114.63pd
236 Green and Green Attorneys at Law $517.00pd
237 Norm Crowley $95.01pd
238 Coca Cola Enterprises $157.30pd
239 Bassett Healthcare-HC $23,469.37pd
240 Ikon Financial Services-HC $196.91pd
241 Logical Net-HC $17.95pd
242 Transcription Associates-HC $1,037.95pd
243 Medical Arts Press-HC $213.12pd
244 Quill Corp.-HC $100.81pd
245 RBS, Inc-HC $179.00pd
246 Lisa Fassett-HC $30.22pd
247 Postmaster-HC $134.00pd
Highway Vouchers:
Item 1 (21-26)
Item 3 (91-104)
Item 4 (11-12)
Councilperson Johnson made a motion to accept the invoices and payments as read Councilperson Cornwell seconded the motion. The invoices and payments have been presented and accepted. All in favor 3 yes 0 no. Motion carried.
Town share of monthly sales tax collected for the month of April 2007 is $4,957.40.
Community Center update given by Mary Beth Flint: The Community Center is in need of bumpers for the bottoms of the chairs to protect the gym floor and approximately 5 more tables should be ordered to accommodate large functions.
Alden Field: Supervisor Garretson reports spring soccer league is over.
Health Center: Supervisor Garretson reported the expected income for the month of June at the Health center is $29,905.00 and the current income is $31,066.00.
Town Facilities report given by Supervisor Garretson. A new computer has been ordered for the Town Supervisor with updated software through RBS.
Cherry Valley Facilities Corp report given by Supervisor Garretson: The daycare director has resigned effective July 13, 2007.
Village shared services: Supervisor Garretson reported the Flag donated by the American Legion at the last Town Board meeting is displayed in the Village/Town Clerks Office. Supervisor sent the Legion a letter of thanks and appreciation. Supervisor Garretson will be checking on a Fire Proof file cabinet for the Town Clerk’s Office.
Visitor Center: Supervisor Garretson reports the paperwork is with the State.
Planning Board report given by Walter Buist: Planning Board received permit from the DEC for Elexico for drilling on Schekles property.
Land Purchase is ½ complete. Supervisor Garretson will contact Ryan Associates regarding the fencing to be installed.
County Representative Phil Durkin reported refund checks would be in the mail. Upcoming topics will be Social Services Sex Offender Law. There will be a Public Hearing Wednesday, July 19, 2007
Highway Department Superintendent VanDerWerker will contact Keith McCarty to get an estimate for paving the handicapped entrance into the new-shared offices. Superintendent VanDerWerker will also inquire about the Basketball Court at Alden Field.
Dog Control Officers report for the months of April and May are on file with the Clerk’s office.
New Business: Resolution stating the Justice’s Books has been audited.
Selection of Citizen Committees for recommendation and advice on the following topics:
· Land Use
· Alternative Energy
The following names have been appointed to the Land Use Committee: Jim Johnson-Chairman, Walt Buist, Richard Page, Lou Guido and Tom McCarthy. Motion made by Councilperson Jim Johnson to accept the names as read for the Land Use Committee. Councilperson Cornwell second the motion. Motion carried.
The following names have been appointed to the Alternative/Renewable Energy Committee: Mark Cornwell-Chairman, Ed Harvey, Kim Thompson, Paul Mendolsen and Matt Utter. Motion made by Councilperson Cornwell to accept the names as read for the Alternative/Renewable Energy Committee. Councilperson Johnson seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Footnote: Ed VanDerWerker will serve as an unofficial member of the Land Use Committee.
Rolls of both Committee’s are exploratory and advisory. Both of these Committee’s must adhere to the Open Meetings Law.
Correspondence received and read by Supervisor Garretson:
A petition was served to the Town Clerk to be distributed to the Board of Review (BAR), Town of Cherry Valley and the Town Assessor from American Tower Corp. The petition is in regards to the assessment on their property. Supervisor Garretson presented the petition to Lynn Green the Town Attorney.
Time Warner is extending their temporary operating authorization until December 2007.
Memorandum received from Terry Bliss, Planning Director for the County in regards to the Town’s recyclable bins being used for items other than recyclables.
Memorandum received from Joy Bailey, Administrative Assistant at the County, in regards to Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event. This will take place on September 7 and 8 at the NYS DOT Work Yard in the City of Oneonta on NYS Route 7. Saturday, September 8 from 8am-2pm will be County Households and on Friday, September 7 from12-2pm will be Small businesses. Poster will be displayed in the Town Clerk’s bulletin Board. Copies will also be given to the Village Clerk to have available.
Supervisor Garretson will be placing letters around town at local Businesses explaining the Town Board meetings and how to contact him with questions or concerns.
Questions and Comments were entertained by the public present.
Councilperson Cornwell made a motion to adjourn Councilperson Johnson seconded the motion.
There being no further business the meeting was adjourned at 7:45pm.
Respectfully submitted,

Mary Beth Flint
Town Clerk

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