TB Mtg. December 9, 2010

TB Meeting December 9, 2010

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, December 9, 2010 with meeting called to order at 7:05PM by Supervisor Garretson.

Pledge to the Flag was said.

Roll call of Officers was taken:
Tom Garretson Supervisor P
Mark Cornwell Councilperson P
Chris Barown Councilperson P
Jim Johnson Councilperson P
Tim Horvath Councilperson Absent
Ed VanDerWerker Highway Superintendent P
Mary Beth Flint Town Clerk P

Minutes of the November 2010 meeting were read. Supervisor Garretson approved the minutes as corrected.

Bills for the month of December 2010 are presented:
434 Transcription Associates $703.50pd
435 RL Parsons $1,241.62pd
436 Verizon Wireless $97.37pd
437 Cherry Valley Hardware $43.44pd
438 Cintas Corporation #121 $231.57pd
439 William T. Ryan Associates $214.13pd
440 NBT Bank $6,890.00pd
441 Cornerstone Telephone Company $376.98pd
442 Ikon Financial Services $196.91pd
443 National Grid $936.81pd
444 Quill Corporation $183.52pd
445 Medical Arts Press $96.45pd
446 George Cade $4,194.00pd
447 Time Warner Cable Business $74.95pd
448 Excellus BC/BS $222.47pd
449 Edward VanDerwerker $65.92pd
450 State Comptroller $2,914.25pd
451 Bassett Healthcare $23,562.35pd
452 The Freeman’s Journal $86.88pd
453 Public Goods Pool $647.00pd
454 Gates Cole Associates $425.00pd
455 MVP Health Care, Inc. $1,022.82pd
456 Hughesnet $64.99pd
457 Rury’s Food Store $181.94pd
458 Ikon Office Supply $66.00pd
459 RBS Inc. $250.00pd
460 Robert Loucks $63.72pd

Highway Vouchers:
Item 1 (41-46)
Item 3 (142-154)
Councilperson Cornwell made a motion to accept the invoices and payments as read Councilperson Johnson second the motion. The invoices and payments have been presented and accepted. All in favor 4 yes 0 no. Motion carried.

Presentation of Monthly Invoices and Payments:
Monthly Budget Review
NBT Account Balances reviewed

Miscellaneous Information to the Town Clerk:
County Sales Tax Revenue for September 2010 was $4,387
State of NY Dept of Taxation and Finance (Justice Court) $5,128.75
State of NY Dept of Taxation and Finance (Visitor Ctr) $8,503.72
Sample of Dog Law

Community Center:
Revenue for November was $1,520 and Expenses were $2,304
Biddy Basketball has begun.

Miscellaneous Information:
Cherry Valley Library Appreciation Day tentatively set for spring of 2011

Health Center:
Revenue for November was $32,900 and Expenses were $30,711.00

Town Facilities:
Stone and Oil area of the Community Center Parking Lot-tentative for 2011

Community Facilities Corp/Old School:
Joint Town/Village Meeting-Fall/Winter-tentative 2010-2011

Village:
Town and Village board minutes and info online @ cherryvalleyny.us

Visitor’s Center:
Next Step=The Bidding Process for Construction
911 address to National Grid for electrical service per phone call from Foit-Albert

Town Planning:
Reassessment Project update given by George Cade
Otsego County road Use Agreement Services/Delta Engineers update-Tom and Ed attended meeting hosted by the County
Land Use Law Document is still in progress per Councilperson Barown.

Highway Department:
Seasonal use town roads need to be listed in the newspapers.

Federal/State/ County:
MOSA contract will expire in 2014. The County is asking Towns what they would like to do in regards to garbage disposal/pick up.
There is a County Board Meeting on December 20 @ 10AM.

Question and comments from the public present:
Andy Minnig inquired about noise ordinance and farming equipment. Mr. Minnig also asked if the meeting minutes could be posted on line sooner.

Jack Palminteri asked if the noise ordinance the Town has now will be the general noise ordinance.

Paul Mendelsohn states he supports the Land Use Law Draft.

There being no further business a motion was made by Councilperson Cornwell to adjourn the meeting second by Councilperson Barown. Meeting adjourned at 7:53PM.

Respectfully submitted,


Mary Beth Flint, Town Clerk