TB May 21, 2009

TB Meeting May 21, 2009

The regular meeting of the Town of Cherry Valley Town Board was held on Thursday May 21, 2009 with meeting called to order at 7:05PM by Supervisor Garretson.

Pledge to the Flag said.

Roll Call 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 April 2009 meeting were read. Supervisor Garretson approved the minutes as corrected.

Bills for the month of May are presented:
173 Standard Security Life Insurance $53.40pd
174 NBT Bank $8,811.70pd
175 Marian Gerlach $20.00pd
176 Broadview Networks $319.64pd
177 Quill Corp $170.72pd
178 Hughesnet $86.59pd
179 Time Warner Cable Business Class $69.95pd
180 RBS Inc $400.00pd
181 Verizon Wireless $94.47pd
182 RL Parsons Inc. $1,662.81pd
183 Cordia Communications $106.05pd
184 The Daily Star $6.30pd
185 Cintas Corp #121 $197.56pd
186 Logical Net $17.95pd
187 William T. Ryan Associates $14,419.38pd
188 Kassandra Cade Laymon $27.00pd
189Casella Waste Services $55.50pd
190 Rury’s Food Store $116.54pd
191 JB Supply $110.85pd
192 Mercury Media Group $3.57pd
193 Transcription Associates $859.05pd
194 Ikon Financial $196.91pd
195 Hummels Office Plus $211.00pd
196 National Pastime $500.50pd
197 Hillyard/New York $80.92pd
198 National Grid $1,348.96pd
199 Dorothy Johnson $32.40pd
200 Postmaster-13450 $28.00pd
201 Otsego County Magistrates Assoc. $40.00pd
202 NBT Bank $31,392.00pd
203 County of Otsego $14.20pd
204 Postmaster $420.00pd
205 Medical Arts Press $159.72pd
206 Hughesnet $86.59pd
207 Rod’s Welding $210.00pd
208 Hummel’s Office Plus $123.13pd
209 Time Warner Cable Business Class $69.95pd
210 Road Runner LLc $74.95pd
211 Verizon $235.60pd
212 NYS Public Goods Pool $483.00pd
213 Postmaster $31.20pd
214 Excellus BC/BS Gen-Med $1,504.47pd
215 Excellus BC/BS Gen-Dental $222.47pd
216 Cherry Valley Hardware $111.13pd
217 Bassett Healthcare $25,573.36pd

Highway Vouchers
Item 3 (46-58)
Item 1 (7-12)

Motion made by Councilperson Johnson second by Councilperson Cornwell to pay the bills as presented. 3 yes 0 no motion carried.

Town share of monthly sales tax collected for the month of February 2009 is $5,257.07

Dog Control Officers reports for February and March are filed with the Town Clerk.

Primary Election Date: September 15, 2009
General Election Date: November 03, 2009

Correspondence received from Steve Eisenberg from Reunion Power.

New DECALS software runs off of Road Runner no longer need extra telephone line for dial up service.

Community Center/Alden Field:
Revenue for April is $710 and Expenses are $3,016.

Miscellaneous information:
Assessor to meet with the public and tentative roll-May 7, 11, 14 and 23.
Board of review will meet May 26 from 4-8PM.
2010 Census: Bureau well be visiting between April and July 2009
Maggie Milner has been chosen to go to Washington DC to represent the School for a scholarship opportunity for her poetry writing.

Health Center:
· Revenue for April $37,349 and Expenses are $35,346.
· Gary Schaeffer will be the custodial support for the Health Center

Town Facilities:
· William T. Ryan and Associates to complete new board room by 12-31-2009

Village:
Monthly Meeting Minutes are online @ cherryvalleyny.us
American Legion 5K Run/Walk will be held on Veteran’s Day weekend, November 07, 2009.
Restore NY Grant: Restoration of the Lafler Building progressing.

Visitor Center:
Permit issued by NYSDOT for Town use of State owned property.

Planning Board:
Supervisor Garretson received and e-mail from Liz Plymel asking not to be reinstated on the Planning Board.

Highway Department:
Rabies clinic scheduled for September 15 6-8PM
Received notice from the State re: bridge replacement on Route 166 slated in the near future.

Federal/State/County:
BOE new councilperson positions-one 4 yr term, one 2yr unexpired term

Land Use Committee:
Supervisor Garretson will try to contact Walter regarding the “draft document”

Alternative/Renewable Energy Committee:
Opened up the questionnaires they received back from residents.
85 questionnaires were sent out to 65 landowners and 57 were returned.

Questions and comments from the public present:

Andy Minnig asked that the adoption dates of the Wind Ordinances the committee reviewed be included in their review.

Flo Clapper asked why there are so many communication bills from different companies? She also asked can Cherry Valley develop its own wind project without big companies being involved.

Jack Palmenteri suggested attracting small investors.

There being no further business a motion to adjourn was made by Councilperson Cornwell and seconded by Councilperson Johnson.

Meeting adjourned at 8:06pm.

Respectfully submitted,

Mary Beth Flint
Town Clerk

TB Mtg April 09, 2009

TB Meeting April 09, 2009

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, April 09, 2009 with meeting called to order at 7:00PM 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 March 2009 meeting were read. Supervisor Garretson approved the minutes as corrected.

Bills for the month of April 2009 are presented:
130 Hummel’s Office Plus $35.90pd
131 Hughesnet $86.59pd
132 Broadview Networks $330.35pd
133 Marian Gerlach $540.00pd
134 Time Warner Cable Business Class $69.95pd
135 Transcription Associates $809.40pd
136 Verizon Wireless $95.28pd
137 Cordia Communications $105.59pd
138 RBS Inc $250.00pd
139 Cherry Valley Hardware $87.99pd
140 Cintas Corporation #121 $222.59pd
141 Postmaster $122.70pd
142 Hummel’s Office Plus $43.25pd
143 Logical Net $17.95pd
144 NYS Assoc of Tax Rec and Coll. Annual dues $25.00pd
145 RL Parsons Inc $1,499.11pd
146 Paraco Gas $525.33pd
147 Otsego County Treasurer $210.00pd
148 William T. Ryan Associates $669.09pd
149 National Grid $1,305.13pd
150 Cherry Valley Hardware $42.50pd
151 Crown Awards $46.00pd
152 NYS Public Goods Pool $448.00pd
153 Ikon Office Supply $70.64pd
154 Road Runner LLC $74.95pd
155 Verizon $187.84pd
156 Ikon Financial $196.91pd
157 Bassett Healthcare $28,693.29pd
158 Schwaab Inc $37.99pd
159 Medical Arts Press $135.95pd
160 Quill Corporation $170.86pd
161 United Healthcare $8.00pd
162 CASEB $22.00pd
163 Williamson Law Book Company $1,887.40pd
164 Tri-County Communications Inc $179.10pd
165 JB Supply $67.11pd
166 NYS Assoc of Magistrates Court $35.00pd
167 NYS Assoc of Magistrates Court $80.00pd
168 The Freemans Journal $6.08pd
169 Excellus BC/BS $222.47pd
170 Excellus BC/BS $231.72pd
171 Excellus BC/BS $1,504.47pd
172 Excellus BC/BS $4,209.11pd
173 Casella Waste Services $111.30pd

Highway Vouchers:
Item 1 (3-6)
Item 3 (37-45)

Councilperson Cornwell made a motion to accept the invoices and payments as read Councilperson Johnson seconded the motion. The invoices and payments have been presented and accepted. All in favor 3 yes 0 no. Motion carried.

Information presented to the Town Clerk by Supervisor Garretson is as follows:
Town share of monthly County sales tax collected for the month of January 2009 $3,123.42

Community Center/Alden Fields and Park:
Revenue for March $65. Expenses $2,295
Ed VanDerWerker will roll the soccer and Little League Baseball fields
The opera will be renting the space again this year for rehearsals

Miscellaneous Information
Williamson Law Book Company Town Clerk software is up and running. Still learning how to use the different applications within the software
The Town Justices explained to Supervisor Garretson they are unable to speak to the general public by law. The only time they can have communications is during court sessions
Town Board meeting moved from May 14th2009 to May 21, 2009

Health Center:
March Revenue $42,151. Expenses $36,659
A donation was received from the Brigham family in memory of Morris towards Health Center equipment.
Supervisor Garretson received a resignation letter from Nancy Erway resigning her position on the Health Center Board.

Town Facilities:
William T. Ryan Associates to complete new board room by 12-31-2009
Supervisor Garretson ran a building maintenance report and so far we are ahead of the budget for 2009. We are through the first phase of the project. The second phase will
consist of carpet installation and additional bathroom. The third phase will be Handicapped ramp.
Village:
Town and Village Board minutes online @ cherryvalleyny.us
American Legion 5K Run/Walk scheduled for Veteran’s Day weekend- November 07, 2009

Visitor’s Center:
NYS DOT is conducting land survey of leased property

Highway Department:
Rabies clinic is scheduled for September 15, 2009 6-8PM
New truck quote $192,196.35, this is less than original quote due to some options being removed

Land Use Committee:
Supervisor Garretson will look into delegating authority for the draft document.

Federal/State/County:
BOE new councilperson positions are as follows: one 4 year term, one 2 year unexpired term
Justices to send copy of Bonds and Undertaking to County Clerk-notified

Alternative/Renewable Energy Committee:
Sent out 65 questionnaires on March 25, 2009. The questionnaires will be opened and reviewed at the next meeting, May 5, 2009

Resolution 2009-4
Proposed Action: Snow and Ice Contract Extension 2009-2010-between NYS DOT and the Town of Cherry Valley

Whereas, the NYS DOT and the Town of Cherry Valley have entered into agreement #D010680 entitled “Indexed Lump Sum Snow and Ice Agreement between the New York State Department of Transportation and the Town of Cherry Valley dated January 14th 1997, and

Whereas, the present term of the agreement as previously extended, expires June 30th 2009, and

Whereas, the said agreement provides for an annual update of the estimated expenditure to be determined by NYS DOT, and

Now, therefore be it resolved: The aforementioned agreement between the NYS DOT and Town of Cherry Valley is hereby extended for a period of one year; now to expire on June 30th 2010, and

Further be it resolved: The Estimated expenditure of the agreement shall be $3957.74 per lane mile for 12.6 lane miles for a total of $49,8670.52 for the 2007/2008 season and for the reminder of the term of the agreement, unless changed by a future update.

Motion made by Councilperson Johnson to accept Resolution 2009-4 Snow and Ice Agreement second by Councilperson Cornwell. Roll Call vote is taken Supervisor Garretson-yes,

Councilperson Johnson-yes, and Councilperson Cornwell-yes. 3-yes 0-No. Resolution is duly carried.

Question and comments from the public present:

There were no questions or comments by the public present.

Motion made by Councilperson Johnson to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Councilperson Cornwell meeting adjourned at 7:35PM.

Respectfully submitted,


Mary Beth Flint, Town Clerk