DRAFT TB meeting July 10, 2014

DRAFT TB meeting July 10, 2014

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, July 10, 2014 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 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 10468
000 Voided Check 10486
147 Edward Harvey $250.00pd
148 Brian Haig $250.00pd
149 Louis Guido Jr. $250.00pd
150 Shred-It USA Syracuse $252.00pd
151 Carpet Doctor $458.62pd
152 Rury’s Food Store $184.38pd
153 Time Warner Cable Business $69.95pd
154 RBS Inc. $250.00pd
155 Bruce Hall Corp. $232.78pd
156 NBT Bank $15,008.00pd
157 Verizon Wireless $161.46pd
158 Cherry Valley Hardware $13.19pd
159 RL Parsons Inc. $776.63pd
160 Tri-County Communications Inc. $179.10pd
161 Cornerstone Telephone Company $436.55pd
162 The Daily Star $48.14pd
163 Cinta’s Corporation #121 $271.52pd
164 Otsego County Code Enforcement $50.00pd
165 Excellus BC/BS $140.20pd
166 State Comptroller $3,089.00pd
167 National Grid $1,194.72pd
168 Bassett Healthcare $29,308.85pd
169 Ricoh USA Inc. $87.00pd
170 Otsego Electric Cooperative Inc. $49.99pd
171 Medical Arts Press $305.97pd
172 Time Warner Cable Business $74.95pd
173 Michael Fassett $661.00pd
174 William T. Ryan Associates $1,788.59pd
175 Casella Waste Services $45.95pd
176 Cherry Valley Facilities Corp. $2,700.00pd
177 Tony Miles $19.00pd
178 Public Goods Pool $478.00pd
179 Russell Johnson $60.00pd
180 Public Goods Pool $26.00pd
181 CDPHP Universal Benefits $824.95pd
182 NYS Unemployment Insurance $479.74pd
183 Ricoh USA Inc. $37.50pd
184 Time Warner Cable Business $69.95pd

Highway Vouchers:
Item 1 (14-22)
Item 3 (108-119)

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 4 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 June 2014 is $5,515.18
• Treasurer of Otsego County Snow and Ice $49,413.32

Community Center/Alden Fields and Park:
• Continues to be rented and utilized. Mathias VanDerWerker presented Mary Beth with quotes from two different vendors for a floor machine. The gym floor is in need of some attention in regards to cleaning and preserving the present gym floor. Mary Beth will be scheduling a meeting with the Community Center Board of Directors in the near future to get their input on the floor machine purchase.

Highway Department:
• Start working on the Bridge. Highway Superintendent VanDerWerker has submitted the paperwork to FEMA for the project and is waiting for FEMA’s response.

Community Facilities Corp/Old School
• Little Lambs is officially out of the space.

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

Federal/State/County:
• Beth Rosenthal, County Rep presented the County update.
Resolution 2014-5 Speed Reduction on a portion of County Highway 54.
Resolution 2014-5 of the Cherry Valley Town Board

PROPOSED ACTION: Request by the Town of Cherry Valley for a New York State speed reduction on a portion of County Highway 54

WHEREAS: 3 accidents have been recorded and documented by failing to negotiate the curves, turns and the blind hill on the proposed portion of County Highway 54; and

WHEREAS: There is no advantage to accelerate and then proceed to decelerate within the 0.6 mile of the 55 MPH zone; and

WHEREAS: The safety of the drivers and residents of County Highway 54 are of the ut most importance to the Town of Cherry Valley; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED: The Cherry Valley Town Board requests that the New York State speed limit be reduced from 55 MPH to 45 MPH on County Highway 54, from the Village of Cherry Valley to the Cherry Valley-Springfield Central School.

Motion to accept Resolution 2014-5 Speed Reduction on a portion of County Highway 54 made by Councilperson Barown and seconded by Councilperson Johnson. Roll call vote is taken Supervisor Garretson-yes, Councilperson Barown-yes, Councilperson Johnson-yes, Councilperson Cornwell-yes 4 yes 0 no. Resolution 2014-5 duly carried.

Question and comments by the public present:
None

Motion to adjourn-Councilperson Barown Seconded by Councilperson Johnson. There being no further business meeting adjourned at 7:37pm.

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