DRAFT TB meeting May 9, 2013



DRAFT TB meeting May 9, 2013

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, May 9, 2013 with meeting called to order at 7:04PM 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:
168 Cherry Valley Hardware $46.09pd
169 DCH Enterprises $925.05pd
170 Ricoh USA Inc. $87.00pd
171 Medical Arts Press $179.26pd
172 Verizon Wireless $106.16pd
173 The Daily Star $31.05pd
174 Hummel’s Office Plus $700.83pd
175 Cintas Corp #121 $262.45pd
176 Satellite Central $250.00pd
177 RL Parsons Inc $2,628.12pd
178 Cornerstone Telephone Company $402.64pd
179 State Comptroller $2,190.00pd
180 Postmaster $182.00pd
181 US Postal Service $268.55pd
182 Hummel’s Office Plus $2,590.64pd
183 National Grid $1,488.16pd
184 Time Warner Cable Business $74.95pd
185 Casella Waste Services $54.77pd
186 JB Supply $77.80pd
187 Excellus BC/BS $140.20pd
188 Bassett Healthcare $26,749.69pd
189 Otsego Electric Cooperative Inc $49.99pd
190 DCH Enterprises $502.20pd
191 Dorothy Johnson $35.31pd
192 Gates Cole Associates $879.00pd
193 Kassandra Cade-Laymon $34.10pd
194 Public Goods Pool $415.00pd
195 County of Otsego Dept. of IT $16.10pd
196 NBT Bank $27,168.00pd
197 CDPHP Universal Benenfits $658.74pd
198 Satellite Central $2,695.00pd
199 Paraco Gas $82.39pd
200 Ricoh USA Inc $42.50pd

Highway Vouchers:
Item 1 (8-10)
Item 3 (66-82)
Item 4 (11-12)

Councilperson Barown 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.

Presentation of Invoices and Payments:
Budget reviewed as well as NBT Account balances.
Health center typically runs about receivables typically run about $80,000 and it’s up to $140,000 just waiting for the insurance companies to pay.

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 Feb 2013 is $7,223.06
NYS Department of Taxation and Finance-Court Grant $6,240.00
Dog report received from the DCO Jared Johnson for the months of November 2012-April 2013.
Supervisor Garretson got an e mail from the Otsego County Republican Party offering help with upcoming campaigns.

Community Center/Alden Fields and Park:
Received two checks from the Wal-Mart Volunteer program in the amount of $250 for Darrell France’s volunteerism to the Community Center Youth Program.

Health Center:
Bassett Healthcare EPIC seems to be going well at the Health Center.


Town Facilities:
Transfer station is having problems with garbage filling up in the dumpsters instead of recycling. The last load was rejected due to this. A discussion was held to install camera’s and put signs up stating camera’s are in use and there will fines for dumping.

Community Facilities Corp/Old School
Jim Johnson reported there is a chair auction this coming Saturday night. Money to benefit the Facility Corps.

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

Highway:
Appraiser for the old truck is coming next week.

Question and comments by the public present:
Andy Minnig stated that the transfer station is a great incentive to do the right thing. Mr. Minnig felt that the camera should be a last resort.

Caitlyn Strusnyder graduate student from the SUNY Oneonta biologic field station is here to pass out surveys for the Goodyear Lake watershed as part of her thesis. Looking to gather peoples sentiments in the watershed. The surveys can be filled out at the Town Clerk’s office and will be collected in early June.

Motion to adjourn-Councilperson Barown Seconded by Councilperson Laughlin

There being no further business meeting adjourned at 7:39pm.

Respectfully submitted,
Mary Beth Flint, Town Clerk
Town Board minutes were recorded.













DRAFT TB meeting April 11, 2013


DRAFT TB meeting April 11, 2013

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, April 11, 2013 with meeting called to order at 7:06PM 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:
000 Voided Check 9656
000 Voided Check 9697
126 Prolifiq sign Studio $100.00pd
127 Paraco Gas $793.00pd
128 RBS Inc $2,500.00pd
129 Medical Arts Press $700.00pd
130 Richoh USA Inc $37.50pd
131 Hillyard/New York $55.30pd
132 Time Warner Cable Business $69.95pd
133 RL Parsons Inc $4,288.64pd
134 Cinta’s Corporation #121 $254.46pd
135 Haggerty Hardware $15.10pd
136 Verizon Wireless $106.13pd
137 DCH Enterprises $705.60pd
138 Tri-County Communications Inc $179.10pd
139 Cornerstone Telephone Company $322.09pd
140 NYS Magistrates Association $80.00pd
141 Hummel’s Office Plus $417.01pd
142 Medical Arts Press $68.97pd
143 Richoh USA Inc $87pd
144 Looseleaf Law Publication $11.23pd
145 State Comptroller $2,750.00pd
146 National Grid $1,568.00pd
147 Satellite Central $4,067.94pd
148 Casella Waste Services $44.50pd
149 Time Warner Cable Business $74.95pd
150 Paraco Gas $117.77pd
151 Satellite Central $339.00pd
152 Otsego Electric Cooperative Inc $49.99pd
153 Excellus BC/BS $140.20pd
154 William T. Ryan Associates $4,357.34pd
155 Stocking Stall’s Septic Service $185.00pd
156 Rury’s Food Store $120.39pd
157 Public Goods Pool $570.00pd
158 Medical Arts Press $79.98pd
159 Paraco Gas $779.67pd
160 CDPHP Univiersal Benefits $658.74pd
161 Richoh USA Inc $70.80pd
162 Bassett Healthcare $28,285.10pd
163 Route 20 Association of NYS $100.00pd
164 Richoh USA Inc $37.50
165 Time Warner Cable $69.95pd
166 Dorothy Johnson $31.97pd
167 RBS Inc $2,500.00pd

Highway Vouchers:
Item 1 (4-7)
Item 3 (51-65)
Item 4 (10)

Councilperson Barown 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.

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 January 2013 is $4,836.91
Thank you received from Cherry Valley Firemen’s Ladies Auxiliary

Community Center/Alden Fields and Park:
Spring fling was well attended
Psychic Fair coming up
Weekends filling up with reservations for the summer months.

Miscellaneous Information:
Town Operations risk control review for Insurance Policy. Supervisor Garretson asked Lynn Green, Town Attorney to review the policy so as to initiate a Policy for the Town of Cherry Valley.

Health Center:
EPIC went live today at the Health Center. Councilperson Barown stated Bassett has been very supportive of sending teams of people to help out with this transition.

Town Facilities:
Justice Court assistance program, Justice, Michelle Wickwire, ordered two fire proof file cabinets. Councilperson Barown secured the internet access for the Court not to be accessible to the public through the server.
The computer at the front door will be able to pull up the videos of who is pulling up outside the Court building for the Clerk sitting at the reception desk just inside the building. Councilperson Barown needs to contact the guy who set up the camera’s to get the IP address so Councilperson Barown can set this up for the Court Clerk.

Community Facilities Corp/Old School
Councilperson Johnson stated there has been some painting done in the Café area. There was a small leak in the daycare center that needed to be fixed.

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

Town Planning:
Tavis Austin supplied a spreadsheet he put together for tracking his time for the Hazard Mitigation.
Town Assessor not present tonight. Supervisor Garretson stated everyone needs to reapply for the Basic Star Program by April 2014
Planning Board will be meeting and Councilperson Barown stated Walter Buist is interested in being on the Committee for cleaning up the Laws as well Russ Flint and who else on the Planning Board is interested in being on the Committee.
Councilperson Barown asked if the County Planning Board’s Code enforcement officer enforces our Town Local Laws for Town Planning. There is no clear answer to this question. Councilperson Barown he will call and confirm how the
Code Enforcement Officer enforces the local law’s for the Town of Cherry Valley Planning.

Highway:
New truck is in.

Federal/State/County:
Beth Rosenthal is present at tonight’s meeting and gives a brief rundown of the County’s Business.

Question and comments by the public present:
Denis Laughlin suggested swearing in the newest Councilperson Tracy Donovan Laughlin

A young man brought up that the website for Cherry Valley still shows the Board meetings being held at the Town Barn.

Motion to adjourn-Councilperson Cornwell Seconded by Councilperson Johnson

There being no further business meeting adjourned at 7:45pm.

Respectfully submitted,
Mary Beth Flint, Town Clerk
Town Board minutes were recorded.