TB Meeting November 11, 2010

TB Meeting November 11, 2010

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, November 11, 2010 with meeting called to order at 7:02PM 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
Tim Horvath Councilperson P
Chris Barown Councilperson P
Ed VanDerWerker Highway Superintendent P
Mary Beth Flint Town Clerk P

Minutes of the October meeting were read. Supervisor Garretson approved the minutes as read.

Bills for the month of November are presented:
398 NBT Bank Void will be on the Hwy Abstract
399 Cherry Valley Hardware $64.39pd
400 RBS Inc $250.00pd
401 Susan Schaffer $5.05pd
402 Cherry Valley Springfield School $1,400.00pd
403 MVP Health Care, Inc $1,875.38pd
404 Time Warner Cable Business $69.95pd
405 Hummel’s Office Plus $41.24pd
406 M Wheelock Plus $41.50pd
407 Cornerstone Telephone Properties $376.69pd
408 Verizon Wireless $95.93pd
409 Cintas Corporation #121 $265.47pd
410 Paraco Gas $131.36pd
411 Transcription Associates $776.10pd
412 Rury’s Food Store $144.83pd
413 Medical Arts Press $94.00pd
414 Quill Corporation $82.69pd
415 Ikon Financial Services $196.91pd
416 Bassett Healthcare $22,848.84pd
417 RBS Inc $1,100pd
418 National Grid $918.39pd
419 Time Warner Cable Business $74.95pd
420 Hummel’s Office Plus $48.89pd
421 George Cade $4,194.00pd
422 Excellus BC/BS $222.47pd
423 NYS Unemployment Insurance $277.99pd
424 Public Goods Pool $449.00pd
425 Postmaster $40.00pd
426 MVP Health Care, Inc $1,875.38pd
427 Hughesnet $64.99pd
428 Dorothy Johnson $6.10pd
429 Otsego County Assessors Association $45.00pd
430 M Wheelock Disposal $41.50pd
431 Time Warner Cable Business $69.95pd
432 RBS Inc $250.00pd
433 Hummel’s Office Plus $268.67pd

Highway Vouchers:
Item 1 (38-40)
Item 3 (124-141)
Item 4 (18)

Councilperson Barown 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 5 yes 0 no. Motion carried.
Monthly budget reviewed
NBT Account Balances reviewed

Information presented to the Town Clerk by Supervisor Garretson is as follows:
Town share of monthly County sales tax collected for the month of August 2010 is $6,911
Check for $2000 received from Leonard Zaccagnino for tractor.

Updates:
Community Center:
Revenue for October $0 and Expenses $2,532
Biddy basketball will be starting soon
Thanksgiving eve dance will be on November 24

Miscellaneous Information:
Voting machine Sample to the Town of Cherry Valley Museum
Cherry Valley Library Appreciation Day in 2011-tentative

Health Center:
Revenue for Oct $32,232 and Expenses for Oct was $29,394
Heath Center tentative budget for 2011 is $415,000

Town Facilities:
Stone and Oil-Area of Community Center Parking Lot-Tentative

Village:
Town and Village board minutes online @ cherryvalleyny.us
The Lafler building will need to be taken down at some point.

Visitor’s Center:
Next step is the bidding process for construction
Final Design Report accepted by the NYSDOT

Town Planning:
Reassessment Project update given by George Cade
Otsego County Road Use Agreement Services update.
Land Use Law Document update

Highway Department:
Hinkley Mountain Road-Letter of Safety Concern by Land Owner
Box Documents for shredding-Everything prior to 2003 excluding payroll information.

Federal/State/County:
Update by County Rep Sam Dubben

Resolution 2010-8 Adopted Budget-Town of Cherry Valley- 2011

Motion made to Adopt Resolution 2010-8 Town of Cherry Valley-2011 by Supervisor Garretson, seconded by Councilperson Cornwell. Roll call of votes is taken: Supervisor Garretson-yes, Councilperson Cornwell-yes, Councilperson Johnson-yes Councilperson Horvath-yes and Councilperson Barown-yes. 5 yes 0 no. Duly carried

Question and comments from the public present:

Lynn Marsh presented a copy of a Resolution passed by the State Grange Association convention held in Watertown, NY October 2010, dealing with Hydrofracking in New York State.

Motion made by Councilperson Cornwell to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Councilperson Barown meeting adjourned at 8:51PM.

Respectfully submitted,

Mary Beth Flint, Town Clerk

TB Meeting October 14, 2010

TB Meeting October 14, 2010
The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, October 14, 2010 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
Tim Horvath Councilperson P
Chris Barown Councilperson P
Ed VanDerWerker Highway Superintendent P
Mary Beth Flint Town Clerk Excused
Minutes of the September 2010 meeting were read. Supervisor Garretson approved the minutes as corrected.
Bills for the month of October 2010 are presented:
369 Medical Arts Press $114.13pd
370 Transcription Associates $768.00pd
371 Verizon Wireless $98.87pd
372 Cherry Valley Hardware $36.47pd
373 The Daily Star $11.25pd
374 Bruce Hall Corp. $33.98pd
375 Service Education, Inc $800.00pd
376 Cinta’s Corporation #121 $220.16pd
377 Cornerstone Telephone Company $380.33pd
378 Bassett Healthcare $34,649.64pd
379 Ikon Financial Services $196.91pd
380 Community Planning $800.00pd
381 William T. Ryan Associates $762.85pd
382 George Cade $4,194.00pd
383 Tri-County Communications Inc. $179.10pd
384 Edward VanDerWerker $45.33pd
385 Calendars $26.59pd
386 Ryan Rockwell $84.00pd
387 Thomas Garretson $17.60pd
388 JB Supply $95.85pd
389 Time Warner Cable Business $74.95pd
390 National Grid $922.93pd
391 Hummel’s Office Plus $224.50pd
392 Excellus BC/BS $222.47pd
393 Foit-Albert Associates, P.C. $716.00pd
394 Ikon Office Supply $71.42pd
395 Hughesnet $203.46pd
396 Postmaster-13450 $201.00pd
397 Medical Arts Press $253.88pd
398 Public Goods Pool $588.00pd
Highway Vouchers:
Item 1 (33-39)
Item 3 (111-123)
Item 4 (16-17) Void invoice #16
Councilperson Barown made a motion to accept the invoices and payments as read Councilperson Horvath seconded the motion. The invoices and payments have been presented and accepted. All in favor 5 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 July 2010 is $5,473.
NYS DEPT. OF TAXATION AND FINANCE general-purpose state aid $5,114.
Updates:
Community Center:
Revenue for September $50 and Expenses were $1041.
Miscellaneous Information:
Election Day is November 2
Cherry Valley Library Appreciation Day in 2011-Tentative
Health Center:
Revenue for Sept $33,820 and Expenses for Sept was $44,216
Health Center Budget for 2011
Town Facilities:
Stone and oil Area of Community Center Parking Lot-Tentative
Community Facilities Corp/Old School
Joint Town/Village Meeting-Fall/Winter-Tentative
Village:
Town and Village board minutes online @ cherryvalleyny.us
Visitor’s Center:
Next step-The bidding process for construction.
Town Planning:
Reassessment Project-Update
Otsego County Road Use Agreement Services-Update
Land Use Law Document-Update
Highway Department:
County Recycling Container Change-Concerns and Update
$2,000 received for old tractor mower.
Resolution 2010-7 Otsego County 2011 Snow and Ice Contract
Preliminary Budget-2011
Question and comments from the public present:
Paul Solomon has concerns with well drilling in regards to protecting the Town.
There being no further business a motion made by Councilperson Barown to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Councilperson Horvath meeting adjourned at 8:40PM.
Respectfully submitted,
Thomas Garretson-Supervisor
Town Clerk Excused from meeting.