TB meeting August 9, 2012


TB meeting August 9, 2012
The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, August 9, 2012 with meeting called to order at 7:15PM 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
Chris Barown                                         Councilperson                                    P         
Ed VanDerwerker              Highway Superintendent            Excused
Tracy Laughlin                                  Councilperson                          P
Mary Beth Flint                              Town Clerk                                      P

Reading of last months minutes will be dispensed of and minutes accepted as presented.  Any corrections can be made to the Town Clerk.

Presentation of invoices and payments:
264 Jessica Carson $150.00pd
265 Kylie Graham $150.00pd
266 Heather Patterson $135.00pd
267 Addie Wilson $150.00pd
268 Lauren Loucks $150.00pd
269 Ethan Johnson $150.00pd
270 Seth Drugatz $150.00pd
271 DCH Enterprises $854.70pd
272 Cherry Valley Hardware $52.94pd
273 Verizon Wireless $107.52pd
274 Michelle Wickwire $769.03pd
275 Carpet Doctor $183.12pd
276 Richoh USA Inc. $87.00pd
277 Cintas Corporation #121 $267.52pd
278 Service Education, Inc $950.00pd
279 NYS Unemployment Insurance $197.21pd
280 Cornerstone Telephone Company $396.99pd
281 State Comptroller $1,187.00pd
282 William T. Ryan Associates $291.50pd
283 Hummel’s Office Plus $228.98pd
284 Harold Couse $60.00pd
285 Charles Pabst $60.00pd
286 National Grid $1,003.25pd
287 Time Warner Cable Business $74.95pd
288 Excellus BC/BS $140.20pd
289 William T. Ryan Associates $2,442.20pd
290 Bassett Healthcare $37,623.93pd
291 Edward VanDeWerker $73.92pd
292 William T. Ryan Associates $1,788.83pd
293 Ivan Bosma $90.00pd
294 Kylie Graham $150.00pd
295 Lauren Loucks $135.00pd
296 Jessica Carson $75.00pd
297 Ben Drugatz $150.00pd
298 Ethan Johnson $150.00pd
299 Addie Wilson $75.00pd
300 Heather Patterson $120.00pd
301 Richoh USA, Inc $37.50
302 Public Goods Pool $460.00pd

Highway Vouchers:
Item 1 (28-30)
Item 3 (105-118)
Item 4 (15)

Councilperson Johnson made a motion to accept the invoices and payments as read Councilperson Barown seconded the motion.  The invoices and payments have been presented and accepted.  All in favor 5 yes 0 no.  Motion carried.

Presentation of Invoices and Payments:

  • Budget reviewed as well as NBT Account balances.
Miscellaneous Information presented to the Town Clerk by Supervisor Garretson is as follows:

  • Town share of monthly County sales tax collected for the month of May 2012 is $8,345.62
  • Treasurer Otsego County Fringe Benefits $1,691.32
  • NYS Dept. of Taxation and Finance $21,861.53
  • Received a thank you card from Fred Herr
Community Center/Alden Fields and Park: 

  • Weekends continue to be booked up for each month
  • Construction of a Pitched Roof over the Board Room Area Estimate from William T. Ryan Associates is $27,000.
Miscellaneous Information:

  • Board of Elections was notified of the vacancy for Town Councilperson on the Town Board via Certificate of Vacancy.  Dennis Laughlin gave and update of how a candidate would proceed to get their name on the ballot as a Democrat, Republican or independent candidate.  This is to fill an un-expired term.
Village:

  • Town and Village board minutes online @ cherryvalleyny.us
Town Planning:

  • Tavis Austin gave an update regarding the Hazardous Mitigation Action Plan.  He presented a packet of information that will be available in the Town Clerk’s Office.  Tavis suggested putting anything we might think of that would need to be done in the next 10 years that could potentially become a problem due to a hazard.
  • Councilperson Barown is still reviewing the Comprehensive Plan at this time.
  • Final 2012 assessment roll will be posted to the web site.
Highway:

  • Need to advertise in the paper to pick up specs for bids at the Town Highway Garage in the Town of Cherry Valley.  Sealed bids will be opened at the next board meeting.
Federal/State/County:

  • Beth Rosenthal gave a brief update on County Business. For more information regarding County Business can be found on the Otsego County web site.
  • FEMA payments are starting to come in.
  • Public Hearing will be scheduled for the next Town Board meeting for Local Law 2012-2 Tax Levy Limit Override.

Superintendent VanDerWerker touched on changing a seasonal road to limited use highway.  Need to check with Lynn Green regarding the legality of this issue.

 There are no questions or comments from the public present:
Motion to adjourn-Councilperson Barown Seconded by Councilperson Cornwell
There being no further business meeting adjourned at 8:05pm.
Respectfully submitted,
Mary Beth Flint, Town Clerk
Town Board minutes were recorded.





           



                                   

                                                                                                                                   



TB meeting July 12, 2012


TB meeting July 12, 2012 
The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, July 12, 2012 with meeting called to order at 7:01PM 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
Chris Barown                                         Councilperson                                    P         
Ed VanDerwerker              Highway Superintendent            P
Tracy Laughlin                                  Councilperson                          P
Mary Beth Flint                              Town Clerk                                      P
Reading of last months minutes will be dispensed of and minutes accepted as presented.  Any corrections can be made to the Town Clerk.
Presentation of invoices and payments:
217 M Wheelock Disposal $44.50pd
218 RBS Inc. $250.00pd
219 Time Warner Cable Business Class $69.95pd
220 Swish Kinco $245.00pd
221 County of Otsego Tax Collector $14.20pd
222 Kassandra Cade Laymon $21.50pd
223Verizon Wireless $104.06pd
224 Cherry Valley Hardware $21.53pd
225 Bruce Hall Corp. $636.48pd
226 MBT Bank $16,016.00pd
227 Franco USA $5.02pd
228 The Daily Star $44.055pd
229 DCH Enterprises $1,060.05pd
230 Gruver Swifle and Scott $3,500.00pd
231 Cornerstone Telephone Co. $389.87pd
232 Tri-County Communications $179.10pd
233 William T. Ryan Associates $13,122.87pd
234 Brian Haig $250.00pd
235 Louis Guido Jr. $250.00pd
236 Edward Harvey $250.00pd
237 Cintas Corporation #121 $311.22pd
238 Medical Arts Press $501.91pd
239 State Comptroller $1,935.00pd
240 Rose Morley $166.79pd
241 Ed VanDerWerker $10.40pd
242 Public Goods Pool $399.00pd
243 Time Warner Cable $74.95pd
244 National Grid $856.17pd
245 Medical Arts Press $201.95pd
246 Bassett Healthcare $25,725.73pd
247 Gates Cole Associates $928.20pd
248 Excellus BC/BS Dental $140.00pd
249 Clark’s Sports Center $500.00pd
250 Medical Arts Press $45.37pd
251 Hughes network System $64.99pd
252 Otsego County Code Enforcement $50.00pd
253 Joe Weaver $30.00pd
254 Charles Pabst $60.00pd
255 M Wheelock Disposal $44.50pd
256 A Rose is a Rose $35.00pd
257 RBS Inc. $250.00pd
258 Postmaster $290.00pd
259 Medical Arts Press $29.98pd
260 Franco USA $37.50pd
261 NYS Town Clerk’s Association $75.00pd
262 Time Warner Business Cable $69.95pd
263 Thomas Garretson $426.60
Highway Vouchers:
Item 1 (22-26)
Item 3 (93-104)
Councilperson Cornwell made a motion to accept the invoices and payments as read Councilperson Laughlin seconded the motion.  The invoices and payments have been presented and accepted.  All in favor 5 yes 0 no.  Motion carried.
Presentation of Invoices and Payments:
  • Budget reviewed as well as NBT Account balances.
  • Councilperson Barown inquired if the FEMA money has been received yet.  Supervisor Garretson stated not yet and that he has been in touch with the FEMA people and we are in the system so the money should be coming along in the very near future.
Miscellaneous Information presented to the Town Clerk by Supervisor Garretson is as follows:
  • Town share of monthly County sales tax collected for the month of Apr 2012 is $5,312.00
  • County Snow and Ice for Jan-Apr 2012 $33,470.00
  • CHIPS $32,574.00
  • Mortgage Tax $6,394.00-received every 6 months.
  • Miscellaneous and voided Town checks will be accounted for and recorded on the monthly abstract.
Community Center/Alden Fields and Park: 
  • Alumni Banquet is scheduled for Saturday the 14th
Health Center:
  • 2011 financial statements and report to the Board will be kept in the Town Clerk’s office.
Village:
  • Letter received from Foit-Albert thanking us for their business and that our agreement with them for the Visitor Center has been terminated.
  • Town and Village board minutes online @ cherryvalleyny.us
Town Planning:
  • Hazardous Mitigation seminar is coming up and Tavis will be attending and report back to us at the August meeting.
Highway:
  • Highway Superintendent VanDerWerker gave an update on the truck. SV found out we are in a different territory for airflow, if we wanted to go airflow we would have to go to two different specs one for the truck and the plow and one for the body spec.
Federal/State/County:
  • Beth Rosenthal gave a brief update on County Business. For more information regarding County Business can be found on the Otsego County web site.
Supervisor Garretson reviewed the Snow and Ice contract and the dates are correct, it’s and increment of those years leading up to where we are now and the gentleman from the State said not to change the resolution. 
Councilperson Conrwell asked if we are getting 100% reimbursement of the Town’s cost of the repairs and Superintendent VanDeWerker stated yes we are.
There are no questions or comments from the public present:
Motion to adjourn-Councilperson Barown Seconded by Councilperson Johnson
There being no further business meeting adjourned at 7:42pm.
Respectfully submitted,
Mary Beth Flint, Town Clerk
Town Board minutes were recorded.