DRAFT TB meeting December 10, 2015

DRAFT TB meeting December 10, 2015

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, December 10, 2015 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
Chris Barown-Councilperson P
Holly Waterfield-Councilperson P
Ed VanDerwerker-Highway Superintendent-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 11362
414 Rury’s Food Store $165.28pd
415 Optimizer Systems Inc. $250.00pd
416 Time Warner Business $79.95pd
417 Hummel’s Office Plus $311.20pd
418 CVS Teachers Association $25.00pd
419 Kassandra Cade-Laymon $114.75pd
420 United Healthcare Highway Voucher $38.39
421 US Postal Service $305.00pd
422 RICOH USA Inc $87.00pd
423 Cherry Valley Hardware $8.64pd
424 RL Parsons Inc $848.78pd
425 Quill Corporation $108.56pd
426 The Daily Star $43.58pd
427 Cornerstone Telephone Co $451.60pd
428 Cintas Corp #121 $150.04pd
429 National Grid $756.80pd
430 Constellation Newenergy Inc $306.20pd
431 Southern Tier Credit Center $41.23pd
432 Time Warner Cable Business $74.95pd
433 William T. Ryan Associates $2,967.12pd
434 Casella Waste Services $49.22pd
435 Excellus BCBS $140.20pd
436 Otsego Electric Cooperative Inc $49.99pd
437 Edward VanDerWerker Highway Voucher $12.20pd
438 RBS Inc $250.00pd
439 Quill Corporation $109.73pd
440 US Postal Service $245.00pd
441 Susan Schaffer $25.44pd
442 Laurie Spencer $32.19pd
443 Edward VanDerWerker $68.72pd
444 NBT Bank $8,907.27pd
445 CDPHP Universal Benefits $1,276.98pd
446 Quill Corporation $28.77pd
447 State Comptroller $2,796.00pd
448 United Healthcare Highway Voucher $38.39pd

Highway Vouchers:
Item 1 (34-35)
Item 3 (164-173)
Item 4 (23-26)

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 OCT 2015 is $5,850.05
• Otsego County Deputy Sheriff’s donated $250 for Little League equipment
• Otsego County Deputy Sheriffs PBA donated $250 for Little League equipment

Community Center/Alden Fields and Park:
• Rentals have been up for the Community Center. Biddy Basketball has started

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

Facilities Corp:
• Chris Barown reported the Chamber Auction will take place tomorrow night. Half the proceeds will go towards the Corp.
• Chris also reported the Corp. heard back from the Fenner Foundation for programming for the music and art supplies run by Carl Waldman a donation of $3,000.

Highway Department:
• Truck has not been ordered Highway Superintendent is still waiting on some more specs for the truck.
Federal/State/County:
• Superintendent Garretson handed out a SEQR done by the State for preventative maintenance paving of Route 20
• Resolutions passed by the State.
• Training programs for new officials

Motion to move into Executive session is made by Councilperson Barown and second by Councilperson Cornwell. Roll call vote is taken Supervisor Garretson-yes, Councilperson Johnson-yes, Councilperson Barown-yes, Councilperson Cornwell-yes and Councilperson Waterfield-yes 5 yes 0 no.

Motion is made to come out of Executive session is made by Councilperson Barown and second by Councilperson Waterfield.

Question and comments by the public present:
Public present were asked to leave during executive session and no further business would be happening after executive session. No public returned.

Motion to adjourn-Councilperson Cornwell Seconded by Councilperson Johnson

There being no further business meeting adjourned at 7:29pm.

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












DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING November 12, 2015/DRAFT ONLY PUBLIC HEARING FOR Town of Cherry Valley 2016 Preliminary Budget November 12, 2015

DRAFT ONLY PUBLIC HEARING FOR Town of Cherry Valley 2016 Preliminary Budget November 12, 2015

Public hearing opened at 7:00PM

No public in attendance

Motion to close the Public Hearing made by Councilperson Barown second by Councilperson Cornwell

Public hearing closed at 7:03PM

DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING November 12, 2015

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, November 12, 2015 with meeting called to order at 7:03PM by Supervisor Garretson.

Pledge to the Flag was said

Roll call of Officers was taken:
Tom Garretson-Supervisor P
Jim Johnson-Councilperson P
Chris Barown-Councilperson P
Mark Cornwell-Councilperson P
Holly Waterfield-Councilperson P
Ed VanDerwerker-Highway Superintendent-P
Mary Beth Flint-Town Clerk Excused

Reading of last month’s 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 11303
000 Voided check 11325
000 Voided check 11326
000 Voided check 11275
389 Bruce Hall Corp $467.28pd
390 United Healthcare $38.39pd
391 Quill Corporation $82.27pd
392 Time Warner Cable Business $79.95pd
393 Cherry Valley Hardware $26.16pd
394 Cinta’s Corporation #121 $193.49pd
395 Cornerstone Telephone Co $459.37pd
396 NYS Unemployment Ins $1,631.09pd
397 Ricoh USA Inc $87.00pd
398 Quill Corp $59.98pd
399 State Comptroller $5,576.00pd
400 National Grid $760.86pd
401 RBS Inc $250.00pd
402 Otsego Electric Cooperative Inc $49.99pd
403 Time Warner Cable Business $74.95pd
404 Casella Waste Services $49.22pd
405 Constellation Newenergy Inc $311.59pd
406 Excellus BC/BS $140.20pd
407 NYS Association of Towns $800.00pd
408 Public Goods Pool $445.00pd
409 Ricoh USA Inc $37.50pd
410 Hummel’s Office Plus $77.60pd
411 CDPHP Universal Benefits $1,276.98pd
412 US Postal Service $50.00pd
413 Bassett Healthcare $38,652.82pd

Highway Vouchers:
Item 1 (29-33)
Item 3 (153-163)
Item 4 (22)

Councilperson Barown made a motion to accept the invoices and payments as read Councilperson Waterfield 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 Budget is a little off. Supervisor Garretson and Maureen Kuhn are going to contact Bassett to look into better billing/collecting programs for the HC reimbursements coming in quicker.

Misc. information to the Town Clerk:
• Sales tax for Sept 2015 $8,720.02
• Councilperson Barown asked the question why is the County still having budget issues after the sale of The Manner? Supervisor Garretson stated the current owner’s Focus is having issues financially.

CV Facilities Corp:
• Richard Saba contacted Supervisor Garretson regarding the furnace fund raiser hasn’t raised enough to cover the cost and the Facilities Corp will be seeking a loan from the Bank. Appraiser will need to get in the whole building, including the Gym to do the appraisal. Councilperson Barown stated the loan was approved.
• Councilperson Barown also reported on the Fenner Foundation in the past had donated to the Old School. Councilperson Barown will be pursuing this money through the Fenner Foundation.
• Chamber of Commerce will be doing a Holiday Auction on December 11

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

Town Planning Board:
• Supervisor Garretson handed out information regarding Planning Boards in general. Town’s are not required to have a Planning Board. The Planning Board is a work in progress in terms of updating members and reorganization of the Board.

Highway Department:
• Inspection report given to Highway Superintendent VanDerWerker by Supervisor Garretson
• Motion to allow the Highway Superintendent VanDerWerker to proceed with the purchase of a new Freightliner to replace the GMC is made by Councilperson Johnson second by Councilperson Barown. Motion carried.

Discussion held by the Board regarding Workman’s Comp tax coming back to the Town tax from the County tax. This cannot be put in the budget until Supervisor Garretson gets a notice form the County Reps stating the County will not be covering the Workers Comp tax.

2016 Town of Cherry Valley Budget-Preliminary Budget is presented to the Board. Motion to accept the 2016 Budget as presented is made by Councilperson Barown and second by Councilperson Cornwell. All in favor 5 yes 0 no

Town Resolution 2015-9 Re: Dominion New Market Project
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission concludes that this project would not constitute a major Federal action or any significant impact. It is resolved that the Town of Cherry Valley stands in solidarity with the Town’s of Minden, Canajoharie, Otsego, Roseboom and the Village of Fort Plain in the following earnest requests, made in the interest of protecting local and regional air quality, and the public health and well being of these communities.
Motion to accept Resolution 2015-9 Dominion New Market Project Councilperson Barown second Councilperson Waterfield. Roll call vote Supervisor Garretson-yes Councilperson Johnson-yes, Councilperson Barown-yes, Councilperson Cornwell-yes and Councilperson Waterfield-ys 5 yes 0 no Duly carried.

Question and comments by the public present:
None

Motion to adjourn-Councilperson Cornwell Seconded by Councilperson Johnson. There being no further business meeting adjourned at 7:47pm.

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












DRAFT ONLY PUBLIC HEARING FOR LOCAL LAW 2015-1 TAX CAP OVERRIDE IF NECESSARY October 08, 2015/DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING October 08, 2015

DRAFT ONLY PUBLIC HEARING FOR LOCAL LAW 2015-1 TAX CAP OVERRIDE IF NECESSARY October 08, 2015

Public Hearing opened at 7:00pm

Public comments heard from the Public present.

Motion to close the Public Hearing is made by Councilperson Barown seconded by Councilperson Johnson

Public Hearing closed at 7:02pm

DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING October 08, 2015

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, October 08, 2015 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
Jim Johnson-Councilperson P
Chris Barown-Councilperson P
Mark Cornwell-Councilperson P
Holly Waterfield-Councilperson P
Ed VanDerwerker-EXCUSED
Mary Beth Flint-Town Clerk P

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

Presentation of invoices and payments:
364 NYS Magistrates Association $80.00pd
365 Cherry Valley Hardware $3.19pd
366 RICOH USA Inc $87.00pd
367 Rury’s Food Store $158.39pd
368 Bruce Hall Corp $14.50pd
369 Tri-County Communications Inc $179.10pd
370 William T Ryan Associates $1,370.16pd
371 Cornerstone Telephone Company $462.94pd
372 Cintas Corporation #121 $154.32pd
373 JB Supply $126.78pd
374 Jaird Johnson $304.59pd
375 National Grid $715.92pd
376 Constellation Newenergy Inc $308.62pd
377 State Comptroller $3,785.00pd
378 Time Warner Cable Business $74.95pd
379 RBS Inc $250.00pd
380 Casella Waste Services $49.22pd
381 Otsego Electric Cooperative $49.99pd
382 Public Goods Pool $454.00pd
383 Bassett Healthcare $37,672.17pd
384 Excellus BC/BS $140.20pd
385 CDPHP Universal Benefits $1,276.98pd
386 Quill Corporation $54.42pd
387 Rod’s Welding $66.54pd
388 Ricoh USA Inc $37.50pd

Highway Vouchers:
Item 1 (25-27)
Item 3 (139-152)
Item 4 (20-21)

Councilperson Cornwell made a motion to accept the invoices and payments as read Councilperson Waterfield 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.

Misc. information to the Town Clerk:
• Dog Control report submitted from Dec 19 2014-Sept 2015
• Municipal Court reports reviewed
• Sales tax for Aug 2015 $6,805.22
• Town Attorney Green is moving forward with the assessment for Turn One property on Main Street.

Community Center/Alden Fields and Park:
• Fall activities have begun. Biddy Basketball practices will be starting in November.

Heath Center:
• Health Center meeting on Monday adopted their budget for 2016

CV Facilities Corp:
• Received a letter from Richard Saba asking for any donation the Town can make towards the furnace repair.
• Chamber of Commerce will be splitting their fund raiser money from the Holiday Auction with the FC.

Village:
• Town and Village board minutes online @ cherryvalleyny.us
• Councilperson Barown asked if the Town has agreed to provide dog control services to the Village. Does the Town DCO have jurisdiction in the Village since he is a paid Town DCO? Village Attorney Dennis Laughlin stated there should be a memorandum of understanding of the Town will be responsible for providing the joint DCO service to the Village. Supervisor Garretson will contact Town Attorney Green to provide this written memorandum for the next meeting.

Town Planning Board:
• There are currently two positions vacant on the Town Planning Board
• Motion to appoint Tracy Donavan Laughlin to the Town Planning Board is made by Councilperson Barown and seconded by Councilperson Cornwell. All in favor 5-yes 0-no

Resolution 2015-8 Annual Audit of 2014 Town Justice Court Records
Motion to accept Resolution 2015-8 as presented is made by Councilperson Cornwell and seconded by Councilperson Waterfield. Roll call vote is taken: Supervisor Garretson-yes, Councilperson Johnson-yes, Councilperson Barown-yes Councilperson Cornwell-yes, and Councilperson Waterfield-yes 5-yes 0-no Resolution 2015-8 duly carried.

2016 Tentative Town of Cherry Valley Budget as presented to the Town Board for review. Motion to accept the tentative budget is made by Councilperson Barown seconded by Councilperson Johnson. Motion carried.

There will be a Public Hearing at the November 12 meeting for the Preliminary Town Budget for 2016 starting at 7:00pm.

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 7:46pm.

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












DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING September 10, 2015

DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING September 10, 2015

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, September 10, 2015 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
Jim Johnson-Councilperson P
Chris Barown-Councilperson P
Mark Cornwell-Councilperson P
Holly Waterfield-Councilperson Excused
Ed VanDerwerker-P
Mary Beth Flint-Town Clerk P

Town Attorney Green-P

Jane Sapinsky representative from Artworks spoke to the Board about Artworks events that have brought in people to the Town for events Artworks has sponsored throughout the years. Artworks would like the Town to consider a monetary donation to Artworks for them to remain sustainable. Artworks leases the building from the Village and Artworks maintains the building.

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

Presentation of invoices and payments:
324 Time Warner Cable $



Highway Vouchers:
Item 1 (13-18)
Item 3 (118-127)

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 4 yes 0 no. Motion carried.

Presentation of Invoices and Payments:
• Budget reviewed as well as NBT Account balances.

Misc. information to the Town Clerk:


Community Center/Alden Fields and Park:


Heath Center:


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

Highway Department:



Question and comments by the public present:


Motion to adjourn-Councilperson Barown Seconded by Councilperson Cornwell. There being no further business meeting adjourned at 7:48pm.

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












DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING August 13, 2015

DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING August 13, 2015

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, August 13, 2015 with meeting called to order at 7:03PM by Supervisor Garretson.

Pledge to the Flag was said

Roll call of Officers was taken:
Tom Garretson-Supervisor P
Jim Johnson-Councilperson P
Chris Barown-Councilperson P
Mark Cornwell-Councilperson Excused
Holly Waterfield-Councilperson P
Ed VanDerwerker-P
Mary Beth Flint-Town Clerk P


Reading of last month’s 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 11164
000 Voided Check 11108
268 US Postal Service $305.00pd
269 United Healthcare $38.39pd
270 Kevin Flint Lettering $40.00pd
271 Rury’s Food Store $219.65pd
272 RBS Inc $250.00pd
273 Ricoh USA Inc $67.92pd
274 Ricoh USA Inc $87.00pd
275 Public Goods Pool $281.00pd
276 Quill Corporation $150.63pd
277 Bassett Healthcare $32,007.29pd
278 Thomas Garretson $469.00pd
279 Savannah Bresee $1,971.77pd
280 Verizon Wireless $154.08pd
281 Cornerstone Telephone Co. $407.86pd
282 RL Parsons Inc $498.00pd
283 Cintas Corp. $370.92pd
284 Cherry Valley Hardware $141.13pd
285 Gates Cole Associates $1,058.00pd
286 Deluxe $356.41pd
287 Nora Davis $200.00pd
288 Emily Erway $200.00pd
289 Addie Wilson $200.00pd
290 Jacob Wilson $200.00pd
291 Celia Preston $200.00pd
292 Jared Tracy $200.00pd
293 Service Education Inc $1,035.00pd
294 Irma Vickerson $230.00pd
295 Edward VaDerWerker $15.63pd
296 Public Goods Pool $456.00pd
297 Otsego County Code Enforcement $50.00pd
298 State Comptroller $1,875.00pd
299 William T. Ryan Associates $1,419.65pd
300 National Grid $665.52pd
301 Time Warner Cable Business $74.95pd
302 Casella Waste Services $48.25pd
303 Otsego Electric Cooperative Inc $49.99pd
304 William T Ryan Associates $768.69pd
305 NYS Unemployment Insurance $12.44pd
306 Norman Crowley $65.00pd
307 Excellus BC/BS $140.20pd
308 Thomas Garretson $37.52pd
309 Nora Davis $200.00pd
310 Emily Erway $200.00pd
311 Addie Wilson $200.00pd
312 Jacob Wilson $200.00pd
313 Claudia Preston $200.00pd
314 Jared Tracy $200.00pd
315 On Highway Abstract
316 Smile Makers $205.33pd
317 NYS Town Clerk’s Association $75.00pd
318 CDPHP Universal Benefits $1,276.98pd
319 Constellation Newenergy Inc $287.06pd
320 Hummel’s Office Plus $359.99pd
321 Quill Corporation $67.92pd
322 Ricoh USA Inc $37.50pd
323 Bassett Healthcare $45,759.19pd

Highway Vouchers:
Item 1 (13-18)
Item 3 (118-127)

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 4 yes 0 no. Motion carried.

Presentation of Invoices and Payments:
• Budget reviewed as well as NBT Account balances.



Misc. information to the Town Clerk:
• Sales tax for the month of June from the County $7,986.62

Community Center/Alden Fields and Park:
• Red Cross Blood Drive coming up
• Food Pantry completed

Heath Center:
• Still need help with billing procedures with the EPIC system.

Town Planning:
• Resignation letter from Leonard Press. He has resigned from the Planning Board. He was the recorder and he handed his books to Councilperson Chris Barown.

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

Highway Department:
• Dennis Laughlin is looking for the Seasonal Road Law from the Town
• Thomas Beard from the Governor’s storm recovery office called asking for the Town’s procurement policy.
• Surveys went out for the blasting. Still waiting to hear back from the Company.

Resolution 2015-5 Otsego County Snow and Ice Agreement for 2016

Motion to accept Resolution 2015-5 as presented is made by Councilperson Cornwell and seconded by Councilperson Barown. Roll call vote is taken: Supervisor Garretson-yes, Councilperson Cornwell-yes, Councilperson Barown-yes and Councilperson Johnson-yes 4 yes 0 no Resolution 2015-5 is duly carried.

Question and comments by the public present:

Andy Mining requested that Artworks be put on next months agenda.

Motion to adjourn-Councilperson Barown Seconded by Councilperson Cornwell. There being no further business meeting adjourned at 7:48pm.

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












DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING July 9, 2015

DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING July 9, 2015

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, July 9, 2015 with meeting called to order at 7:03PM by Supervisor Garretson.

Pledge to the Flag was said

Roll call of Officers was taken:
Tom Garretson-Supervisor P
Jim Johnson-Councilperson P
Chris Barown-Councilperson P
Mark Cornwell-Councilperson P
Holly Waterfield-Councilperson P
Ed VanDerwerker-Excused
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:
235 NBT Bank $14,504.00pd
236 Hummel’s Office Plus $298.23pd
237 Carpet Doctor $193.20pd
238 Otsego County Assessors Association $45.00pd
239 Verizon Wireless $154.08pd
240 RBS Inc $250.00pd
241 RICOH USA Inc $87.00pd
242 Bruce Hall Corp $$418.56pd
243 TRI-County Communications Inc $179.20pd
244 The Daily Star $49.80pd
245 CDPHP Universal Benefits $1,276.98pd
246 CINTAS Corp #121 $342.65pd
247 William T Ryan Associates $442.57pd
248 A Rose is a Rose $12.00pd
249 Cornerstone Telephone Company $406.65pd
250 Susan Schaffer $62.13pd
251 Edward VanDerWerker $27.50pd
252 State Comptroller $3,454.00pd
253 Casella Waste Services $48.25pd
254 Time Warner Cable Business $74.95pd
255 National Grid $699.36pd
256 Constellation Newenergy Inc $281.26pd
257 Otsego Electric Cooperative $49.99pd
258 Clarks Sports Center $500.00pd
259 Excellus BC/BS $231.72pd
260 Gates Cole Associates $23.00pd
261 CDPHP Universal Benefits $1,276.98pd
262 Department of the Treasury $8.00pd
263 Russell Johnson $60.00pd
264 Joe Weaver $65.00pd
265 Time Warner Business $79.95pd
266 Kevin Flint Lettering $65.00pd
267 US Postal Service $272.00pd

Highway Vouchers:
Item 1 (9-12)
Item 3 (104-116)
Item 4 (18)

Councilperson Johnson made a motion to accept the invoices and payments as read Councilperson Cornwell 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.

Misc. information to the Town Clerk:
• Sales tax for the month of MAY from the County $5573.54
• Treasurer of Otsego County Snow and Ice $63,442.78
• Treasurer of Otsego County Mortgage Tax $6,274.29

Community Center/Alden Fields and Park:
• Food Pantry will be located in the old coaches office
• Freezer was purchased for a recent meat donation to the Food Pantry
• New cabinets in the conference room were paid for by the CVS Alumni Association
• Alumni Banquet coming up
• Blood Drive coming in August

Heath Center:
• Revenue down awaiting Medicaid reimbursement

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

Resolution 2015-4 CHIPS Revenue Anticipation Note:

WHEREAS, the Town of Cherry Valley is aware that New York State is changing the way Consolidated Local Street and Highway Improvement Program (CHIPS) money is disbursed, and

WHEREAS, New York State Consolidated Local Street and Highway Improvement Program (CHIPS) will only release funds once all invoices are pad and cancelled checks are provided to the State, and

WHEREAS, the Town of Cherry Valley will need to pay invoices in advance of receiving these funds; it is

RESOLVED, that the Supervisor, Thomas Garretson, is hereby authorized to execute a Revenue Anticipation Note, and it is further

RESOLVED, that the Town shall expend $125,000.00 on the Revenue Anticipation Note.

Motion to accept Resolution 2015-4 as presented is made by Councilperson Cornwell and seconded by Councilperson Barown. Roll call vote is taken: Supervisor Garretson-yes, Councilperson Cornwell-yes, Councilperson Barown-yes, Councilperson Johnson-yes and Councilperson Waterfield-yes 5 yes 0 no Resolution 2015-4 is duly carried.

Supervisor Garretson submitted a letter to the Board from the State Comptroller stating the Town is fiscally stressed. Because of the 2% tax cap the Town will continue on this path until such a time taxes need to be raised.

Question and comments by the public present:

None

Motion to adjourn-Councilperson Johnson Seconded by Councilperson Cornwell. There being no further business meeting adjourned at 7:38pm.

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












DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING June 11, 2015

DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING June 11, 2015

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, June 11, 2015 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
Jim Johnson-Councilperson P
Chris Barown-Councilperson P
Mark Cornwell-Councilperson P
Holly Waterfield-Councilperson P
Ed VanDerwerker-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:
201 Quill Corporation $32.17pd
202 United Healthcare $38.39pd
203 Time Warner Cable Business $79.95pd
204 Cherry Valley Hardware $3.83pd
205 Verizon Wireless $152.58pd
206 Cornerstone Telephone Co. $419.31pd
207 Cintas Corp #121 $422.70pd
208 RL Parsons Inc $1,154.23pd
209 Ricoh USA Inc $87.00pd
210 Quill Corporation $321.56pd
211 Rury’s Food Store $182.21pd
212 William T. Ryan Associates $121.73pd
213 State Comptroller $3,006.00pd
214 National Grid $812.57pd
215 Time Warner Cable Business $74.95pd
216 Rury’s Food Store $51.45pd
217 JB Supply $202.12pd
218 Otsego Electric Cooperative $49.99pd
219 Public Goods Pool $329.00pd
220 Quill Corporation $42.36pd
221 Excellus BC/BS $140.20pd
222 Casella Waste Services $48.25pd
223 Bassett Healthcare $32,177.22pd
224 Beam Mack Sales Highway abstract $209,005.53pd
225 United Healthcare Highway abstract $38.39pd
226 Constellation Newenergy Inc $464.60pd
227 Dorothy Johnson $60.00pd
228 Edward Harvey $250.00pd
229 Brian Haig $250.00pd
230 Louis Guido Jr. $250.00pd
231 RBS Inc $824.98pd
232 Ricoh USA $46.64pd
233 Time Warner Cable Business $79.95pd
234 Michelle Wickwire $272.11pd

Highway Vouchers:
Item 1 (6-8)
Item 3 (85-103)
Item 4 (16-17)

Councilperson Cornwell 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.

Misc. information to the Town Clerk:
• Sales tax for the month of APR from the County $5679.48

Community Center/Alden Fields and Park:
• Food Pantry will be located in the old coaches office

Facilities Corp:
• There was a toy sale for all the left over toys left by the Children’s Center when they vacated the space.

Village:
• Town and Village board minutes online @ cherryvalleyny.us
• The Town Attorney inquired about the Town’s dog warden and does his jurisdiction include the Village of Cherry Valley because the Village doesn’t have a Village Dog Warden.
• The Village attorney spoke on this topic in term of a shared service has not been discussed between the two municipalities. The two attorneys have spoken regarding this issue and they will prepare a proposal for both boards in the near future.

Town Planning Board:
• Supervisor Garretson received a letter of resignation from the Planning Board Chairman, Walter Buist

Highway Department:
• New truck is in
• Supervisor Garretson and Highway Superintendent VanDerWerker met with a Risk Control management person from the insurance company to make sure policies are in place etc.
• The Highway Superintendent will put together a driver policy
• Switch for the fuel pump
• Job descriptions
• Fire Extinguishers

Question and comments by the public present:

Motion is made to go into executive session to discuss risk problems by Councilperson Barown second by Councilperson Johnson at 7:40pm.

Left executive session at 7:57pm.

Mr. Minnig inquired about tax exempt properties.

Motion to adjourn-Councilperson Johnson Seconded by Councilperson Barown. There being no further business meeting adjourned at 7:58pm.

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












DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING May 14, 2015

DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING May 14, 2015

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, May 14, 2015 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
Jim Johnson-Councilperson P
Chris Barown-Councilperson P
Mark Cornwell-Councilperson P
Holly Waterfield-Councilperson P
Ed VanDerwerker-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:
166 Hummel’s Office Plus $689.93pd
167 Time Warner Cable Business $79.95pd
168 United Healthcare $38.39pd
169 Cherry Valley Hardware $27.52pd
170 Paraco Gas $451.88pd
171 Verizon Wireless $152.54pd
172 RL Parsons Inc $3,048.88pd
173 Public Good Pool $15.00pd
174 Ricoh USA Inc $87.00pd
175 Cintas corporation #121 $342.65pd
176 RBS Inc $250.00pd
177 Cornerstone Telephone Company $416.41pd
178 State Comptroller $2,183.00pd
179 Edward VanDerWerker $9.60pd
180 US Postal Service $48.00pd
181 Casella Waste Service $48.25pd
182 NYSDOH $553.00pd
183 NBT Bank $40,114.73pd
184 National Grid $1,339.03pd
185 CDPHP $2,840.66pd
186 Otsego Electric Cooperative Inc $49.99pd
187 Hummel’s Office Plus $178.02pd
188 Excellus BC/BS $140.20pd
189 Public Goods Pool $421.00pd
190 A Rose is a Rose $50.00pd
191 Paraco Gas $174.12pd
192 Dorothy Johnson $34.00pd
193 NBT Bank $25,056.00pd
194 Bassett Healthcare $32,402.41pd
195 Kassandra Cade-Laymon $31.00pd
196 CDPHP Universal Benefits $824.95pd
197 Quill Corporation $30.37pd
198 Ricoh USA Inc $37.50pd
199 US Postal Service $560.00pd
200 Gates Cole Associates $808.69pd

Highway Vouchers:
Item 1 (2-5)
Item 3 (63-84)
Item 4 (14-15)

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.

Misc. information to the Town Clerk:
• Sales tax for the month of MAR from the County $6,552.42
• Dog Control Audit
• County Treasurer Traffic Diversion Program check $300.00
• Thank you received from the Ladies Auxiliary

Community Center/Alden Fields and Park:
• Food Pantry is scheduled to be moved to the Community Center by September of this year. Mary Fralick is now on the Food Pantry board and Amy Garretson will be taking over as the director of the Food Pantry as this transition takes place.

Health Center:
• The computers need to be replaced as they are not compatible with some of the new windows programs.

Facilities Corp:
• Nothing new to report

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

Highway Department:
• Highway Supervisor’s computer needs to be looked at as there is an issue perhaps with the Networking with the Courts modem and the Town’s modem.

RESOLUTION 2015-3 OF THE CHERRY VALLEY TOWN BOARD

Proposed Action:

Purchase of a new Volvo Dump/Plow Truck for the Town of Cherry Valley

Installment Bond Resolution can be viewed at the Town Clerk’s office during regular business hours, Wednesday evenings 7-9PM or Saturday mornings 8-11AM at 2 Genesee Street Cherry Valley, NY County of Otsego.

Motion made by Councilperson Cornwell to accept Resolution 2015-3 Purchase of a new Volvo /Dump Truck for the Town of Cherry Valley and seconded by Councilperson Waterfield. Roll call vote is taken: Supervisor Garretson-yes, Councilperson Johnson-yes, Councilperson Barown-yes, Councilperson Cornwell-yes, Councilperson Waterfield-yes 5-yes 0-no.

Resolution 2015-3 duly carried.

Question and comments by the public present:
Andy Minnig reported an upcoming concert by Artworks on May 30. Also the sculpture trail will be hosted by Artwoks as well.


Motion to adjourn-Councilperson Barown Seconded by Councilperson Johnson. There being no further business meeting adjourned at 7:44pm.

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












DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING April 09, 2015

DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING April 09, 2015

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, April 09, 2015 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
Jim Johnson-Councilperson P
Chris Barown-Councilperson P
Mark Cornwell-Councilperson P
Holly Waterfield-Councilperson P
Ed VanDerwerker-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:
130 CDPHP Universal Benefits $824.95pd
131 Bonnie Hohler $33.47pd
132 Highway Fund Abstract
133 Time Warner Cable Business $79.95pd
134 Dorothy Johnson $61.95pd
135 Paraco Gas $963.31pd
136 Tri-County Communications $179.10pd
137 Cornerstone Telephone Company $406.06pd
138 Cherry Valley Hardware $29.92pd
139 RL Parsons Inc $2,628.10pd
140 Rury’s Food Store $152.19pd
141 Ricoh USA Inc $87.00pd
142 Medical Arts Press $185.70pd
143 Verizon Wireless $152.78 pd
144 Cintas Corporation #121 $338.16pd
145 Paraco Gas $382.93pd
146 Public Goods Pool $391.00pd
147 Bassett Healthcare $31,298.16pd
148 Edward VanDerWerker $75.72pd
149 RBS Inc $250.00pd
150 State Comptroller $1,939.00pd
151 Casella Waste Services $48.25pd
152 William T. Ryan Associates $48.25pd
153 Time Warner Cable Business $74.95pd
154 Thomas Garretson $248.35pd
155 Otsego Electric Cooperative Inc $49.99pd
156 A Rose is a Rose $50.00pd
157 National Grid $1,374.87pd
158 Excellus BC/BS $140.20pd
159 Quill Corporation $333.37pd
160 Paraco Gas $466.06pd
161 Highway Fund Abstract
162 CDPHP Universal Benefits $824.95pd
163 Ricoh USA Inc $37.50pd
164 McBee Systems Inc $37.50pd
165 Medical Arts Press $200.00pd

Highway Vouchers:
Item 1 (1)
Item 3 (50-62)
Item 4 (11-13)

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.

Presentation of Invoices and Payments:
• Budget reviewed as well as NBT Account balances.

Misc. information to the Town Clerk:
• Sales tax for the month of FEB from the County $4302.39
• County Snow and Ice check $25,556.87

Community Center/Alden Fields and Park:
• Supervisor Garretson supplied a name of a person who refinishes gym floors
• 2 new tables and 20 new chairs delivered.
• Food Pantry will be relocated to the Community Center by September of 2016
• Psychic Fair scheduled this coming weekend as well as several other weekend events such as the Spring Fling, Chinese Auction and Vendor Fair.

Health Center:
• New Nurse Practioner, Denise Summers, has started at the Health Center as well as Mindy Rockwell-LPN

Facilities Corp:
• Supervisor Garretson was contacted by Jackie Flint regarding Wal-Mart contributing food to the food pantry. Chris Barown needs to find out more detail regarding the contributions in terms of food and or money contributions with regards to the Episcopal Church being the sponsoring church.
• The 3rd annual spring auction is scheduled for Saturday May 2 at the Café.


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

Highway Department:
• .Truck/plow should be ready by end of April

Federal/State/County:
• Beth Rosenthal gave an overview of current County Business

Question and comments by the public present:
None

Motion to adjourn-Councilperson Barown Seconded by Councilperson Cornwell. There being no further business meeting adjourned at 7:35pm.

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












DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING March 12, 2015

DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING March 12, 2015

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, March 12, 2015 with meeting called to order at 7:03PM by Supervisor Garretson.

Pledge to the Flag was said

Roll call of Officers was taken:
Tom Garretson-Supervisor P
Jim Johnson-Councilperson P
Chris Barown-Councilperson P
Mark Cornwell-Councilperson P
Holly Waterfield-Councilperson P
Ed VanDerwerker-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:
84 Public Goods Pool $296.00pd
85 Medical Arts Press $672.61pd
86 Ricoh USA Inc $37.50pd
87 United Healthcare $38.39pd
88 Time Warner Cable Business $79.95pd
89 Gates Cole Associates $24,968.42pd
90 Cherry Valley Emergency Squad $250.00pd
91 American Legion Post 1360pd
92 Cherry Valley Library $10,000pd
93 Cherry Valley Historical Association $10,000pd
94 Cherry Valley Fireman’s Auxiliary $100.00pd
95 Cherry Valley Fish and Game Club $250.00pd
96 Cherry Valley Fire District $250.00pd
97 Silver and Gold Seniors $100.00pd
98 Roseboom Area Senior Citizens $100.00pd
99 Cherry Valley Facilities Corp $2,700.00pd
100 Cherry Valley Reenactment Fund $2,000.00pd
101 Lyman and James Johnson $2,400.00pd
102 Sue Miller $354.00pd
103 Ricoh USA Inc $87.00pd
104 Medical Arts Press $49.47pd
105 Dorothy Johnson $28.97pd
106 Cherry Valley Hardware $54.82pd
107 RL Parsons Inc $3,904.48pd
108 Paraco Gas $598.27pd
109 Cornerstone Telephone Company $412.55pd
110 Bruce Hall Corp $54.99pd
111 State Comptroller $2,109.00pd
112 Cintas Corporation #121 $339.15pd
113 Casella Waste Services $48.25pd
114 RBS Inc $250.00pd
115 Time Warner Cable Business $74.95pd
116 US Postal Service $48.00pd
117 Medical Arts Press $71.99pd
118 Public Goods Pool $402.00pd
119 JB Supply $122.97pd
120 William T. Ryan Associates $944.61pd
121 National Grid $1,415.44pd
122 Otsego Electric Cooperative Inc $49.99pd
123 Bassett Healthcare $35,326.09pd
124 Excellus BC/BS $140.20pd
125 Ricoh USA Inc $43.67pd
126 Paraco Gas $979.12pd
127 William T Ryan Associates $776.13pd
128 Shelterpoint Life Ins Comp $200.00pd
129 Cherry Valley Fire District $91,290.00pd

Highway Vouchers:
Item 3 (29-49)
Item 4 (8-10)

Councilperson Cornwell 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 5yes 0 no. Motion carried.

Presentation of Invoices and Payments:
• Budget reviewed as well as NBT Account balances.

Misc. information to the Town Clerk:
• Sales tax for the month of JAN two checks received from the County $3,068.95 and $2,258.83
• Thank you’s received from : The Museum and Reenactment Fund, Sharon Silver and Gold Club, Cherry Valley Fish and Game Club, Carol Bressett and family, The Roseboom Senior Citizen Club

Community Center/Alden Fields and Park:
• As reported revenue is up from last year.
• Biddy Basketball has ended. Psychic Fair and Dodge ball Tournament coming up in April.
• Two tables have been ordered and 20 chairs to start replacing some of the missing, broken and old tables.

Health Center:
• Cindy Campbell and Tanya’s last day was today. Maureen has a new Nurse Practitioner lined up.

Facilities Corp:
• Supervisor Garretson needs to know the fee for using the Café. Chris Barown will have a bill forwarded to Tom.

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

Highway Department:
• No new news to report.

Councilperson Waterfield inquired about the speed limit reduction sent to the State for Count Route 54. Supervisor Garretson presented a letter from the State letting us know the request was declined.

Resolution 2015-2 Hazard Mitigation Grant Program

WHEREAS, The Town of Cherry Valley, with the assistance from H2O Partners, Inc., has gathered information and prepared the Otsego County Hazard Mitigation Action Plan (HMAP); and

WHEREAS, the HMAP has been prepared in accordance with the disaster Mitigation Act of 2000; and

WHEREAS, The Town of Cherry Valley is a local unit of government that has afforded the citizens an opportunity to comment and provide input in the Plan and the actions in the Plan; and

WHEREAS, The Town of Cherry Valley have reviewed the Plan and affirms that the Plan will be updated o less than every five years;

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by Town Board that Town of Cherry Valley adopts the HMAP as this jurisdiction’s Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan, and resolves to execute the actions in the Plan.

Motion to accept Resolution 2015-2 Hazard Mitigation Grant Program as presented made by Councilperson Barown and seconded by Councilperson Cornwell. Roll call vote is taken:
Supervisor Garretson-yes, Councilperson Johnson-yes, Councilperson Barown-yes, Councilperson Cornwell-yes, Councilperson Waterfield-yes. 5-yes 0-no.

Town Clerk requests an answering machine for the Town phone so she does not have to use her personal phone for Town messages. Councilperson Barown will contact Cornerstone to see if voicemail can be placed on the current line for the Town Clerk’s phone number which is 264-8140. This is also used as the fax number.

Question and comments by the public present:

Mr. Minig inquired if the Town is a municipality as well as the Village?

Motion to adjourn-Councilperson Barown Seconded by Councilperson Cornwell. There being no further business meeting adjourned at 7:49pm.

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












DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING February 12, 2015

DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING February 12, 2015

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, February 12, 2015 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
Jim Johnson-Councilperson P
Chris Barown-Councilperson P
Mark Cornwell-Councilperson P
Holly Waterfield-Councilperson P
Ed VanDerwerker-P
Mary Beth Flint-Town Clerk Excused
Kevin Flint Deputy 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:
38 Time Warner Cable Business $79.95pd
39 United Healthcare $38.39pd
40 William T. Ryan Associates $1,552.35pd
41 A Rose is a Rose $30.00pd
42 Paraco Gas $215.04pd
43 Bruce Hall Corp. $1,769.99pd
44 Hummel’s Office Plus $146.05pd
45 RL Parsons $2,025.67pd
46 Cherry Valley Hardware $65.61pd
47 US Postal Service $112.00pd
48 Robert Jorgensen Jr. $175.00pd
49 Verizon Wireless $152.30pd
50 Dorothy Johnson $52.50pd
51 US Postal Service $1,407.40pd
52 Ricoh USA Inc $87.00pd
53 Amber Emerson Testing $185.00pd
54 Otsego County Hwy Superintendent $100.00pd
55 RBS Inc $250.00pd
56 US Postal Service $48.00pd
57 Cintas Corporation #121 $422.70pd
58 State Comptroller $3,583.00pd
59 Casella Waste Services $45.95pd
60 Cornerstone Telephone Company $423.91pd
61 Time Warner Cable Business $74.95pd
62 Edward Vanderwerker $91.51pd
63 Dorothy Johnson $477.97pd
64 Michelle Wickwire $334.19pd
65 Mary Beth Flint $21.51pd
66 Rury’s Food Store $157.69pd
67 Public Goods Pool $415.00pd
68 Otsego Telephone Systems Inc. $315.00pd
69 Paraco Gas $856.12pd
70 Otsego Electric Cooperative $49.99pd
71 Hillyard/New York $47.61pd
72 National Grid $1,296.59pd
73 Route 20 Association of NYS $100.00pd
74 Excellus BC/BS $140.20pd
75 Williamson Law Book Company $660.00pd
76 CDPHP Universal Benefits $824.95pd
77 Hummel’s Office Plus $190.45pd
78 Bassett Healthcare $54,077.73pd
79 Paraco Gas $481.58pd
80 NYS Magistrates Association $80.00pd
81 Otsego County Magistrates Association $40.00pd
82 NYS Retirement System $22,567.00pd
83 US Postal Service $102.00pd

Highway Vouchers:
Item 3 (12-28)
Item 4 (5-7)

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 5yes 0 no. Motion carried.

Presentation of Invoices and Payments:
• Budget reviewed as well as NBT Account balances.

Misc. information to the Town Clerk:
• Sales tax for the month of DEC $7,604.34

Village:
• Town and Village board minutes online @ cherryvalleyny.us
• Mayor Flint reported there is a problem again with Ferrell cats.

Question and comments by the public present:
None

Motion to adjourn-Councilperson Cornwell Seconded by Councilperson Waterfield. There being no further business meeting adjourned at 7:34pm.

Respectfully submitted,
Kevin Flint, Deputy Town Clerk
Town Board minutes were recorded.












DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING January 8, 2015

DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING January 8, 2015

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, January 8, 2015 with meeting called to order at 7:07PM by Supervisor Garretson.

Pledge to the Flag was said

Roll call of Officers was taken:
Tom Garretson-Supervisor P
Jim Johnson-Councilperson P
Chris Barown-Councilperson P
Mark Cornwell-Councilperson Excused
Holly Waterfield-Councilperson P
Ed VanDerwerker-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:
1 NBT Bank $9,166.93pd
2 Untied Healthcare $38.39pd
3 Time Warner Cable Business $79.95pd
4 Public Goods Pool $443.00pd
5 Ricoh USA Inc $37.50pd
6 Village Photography $2,760.00pd
7 RL Parson Inc $2428.96pd
8 Paraco Gas $709.85pd
9 Medical Arts Press $88.37pd
10 Ricoh USA Inc $87.00pd
11 Thomas Garretson $18.45pd
12 Cintas Corporation #121 $338.16pd
13 The Daily Star $54.78pd
14 RBS Inc $250.00pd
15 Verizon Wireless $152.30pd
16 Hummel’s Office Plus $278.49pd
17 State Comptroller $1,895.00pd
18 Cornerstone Telephone Co $414.50pd
19 Casella Waste Services $45.95pd
20 Medical Arts Press $178.60pd
21 Their-Jo Climenhaga $142.80pd
22 Time Warner Cable Business $74.95pd
23 Hillyard/New York $153.57pd
24 US Postal Service $305.00pd
25 Tri-County Communications Inc $179.10pd
26 JB Supply $71.88pd
27 National Grid $1,183.82pd
28 Mosert, Manzanero & Scott LLP $3,500.00pd
29 Otsego Electric Cooperative Inc $49.99pd
30 Excellus BC/BS $140.20pd
31 Ricoh USA Inc $38.90pd
32 Medical Arts Press $167.91pd
33 CDPHP Universal Benefits $824.95pd
34 Paraco Gas $678.46pd
35 Swish Kenco LTD $20.96pd
36 Bassett Healthcare $37,135.81pd
37 Kassandra Cade-Laymon $17.68pd

Highway Vouchers:
Item 3 (1-11)
Item 4 (1-4)

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 4yes 0 no. Motion carried.

Presentation of Invoices and Payments:
• Budget reviewed as well as NBT Account balances.

Misc. information to the Town Clerk:
• Sales tax for the month of NOV $5,339.52
• Thank you card with photos enclosed received from the Girls biddy basketball team thanking the board for their new uniforms.

Community Center/Alden Fields and Park:
• Biddy basketball is going well
• Looking to refinish the gym floor soon.
• Storm windows have been ordered for the front windows
• Discussion ongoing about building a vestibule for the front doors
• Also looking into replacing the lights with more efficient lights

Health Center:
• Cindy Campbell has taken another job

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

Town Planning:
• The Town Tax collector needs a new computer as the one she is currently using needs to be replaced due to the County doing upgrades to their software.


Highway:
• Received a letter from NYSDOT regarding the speed limit reduction request on County Road 32. The speed limit has been reduced to 50mph.
• The Town Hwy is down a truck. The new truck should be arriving early spring.

Resolution 2015-1 Annual Organizational Meeting

Annual Organizational Meeting of the Cherry Valley Town Board

January 2015



The Cherry Valley Town Board Meetings will be held on the 2nd Thursday of the month and will be called to order at 7 pm.

If the Town Board is unable to meet on the 2nd Thursday of the month, they will meet on the 3rd Thursday of the month.

Town Board members will begin review of the invoices and payments no later then 6:30 pm on the night of the town board meeting.

96 hours prior notice will be allowed to the Supervisor for consideration of a topic or presentation to appear on the monthly Town Board meeting agenda.

The Rules of Procedure for the monthly Town Board meeting are as follows:

Call to Order
Pledge to the Flag – (all are requested to stand)
Roll Call of Officers

1. Minutes of the last Monthly Meeting are on file with the Town Clerk
2. Presentation of Monthly Invoices and Payments
3. Monthly Budget Review and NBT Account Balance Review
4. Misc. Information to the Town Clerk
5. Community Center / Alden Fields and Park
6. Misc. Information and Updates
7. Health Center
8. Town Facilities
9. Community Facilities Corp / Old School
10. Village
11. Town Planning
12. Highway Department
13. Federal / State / County

Public Questions, Comments, and Concerns….….2 minute limit per request

Adjourn

Contact information for the Town Supervisor is as follows:

Tom Garretson - Supervisor - Town of Cherry Valley
356 Mill Road - Cherry Valley - NY - 13320
cvsupervisorgarretson@yahoo.com

Home Office and Evening Phone: 607-264-9045….. (7pm to 9pm is best)

The Town Supervisor will serve as the Town Budget Officer.

The Budget Officer is authorized to pay employees, insurance, utility, communication and any other due invoices prior to the review and approval of the town board.

The Budget Officer will produce all paid invoices with attached check stubs for monthly town board audit review and approval.

The Budget Officer will provide proof of any voided, damaged or destroyed check.

The adopted 2015 budget for the town $1,644,742
The adopted 2015 tax levy for the town $870,467

Included in the adopted 2015 Town Budget, are the following budgets:

The Cherry Valley Health Center Budget $465,000
The Cherry Valley Fire Department Budget $91,290
The Cherry Valley Community Center Budget $36,210

The Town Clerk will stamp all Resolutions, Local Laws, and Payment Acceptance Agreements with the Official Town of Cherry Valley Stamp.

One copy of each stamped document will be provided to the Town Supervisor.

Appointed and elected paid positions that are vacant will be advertised in the official town newspaper with a request of letters of interest sent to:

Tom Garretson - Town Supervisor - 356 Mill Road - Cherry Valley - 13320

The following positions have been appointed, reappointed and /or reemployed for 2015

Town Health Officer Maureen Kuhn
Registrar of Vital Statistics Mary Beth Flint
Deputy Town Clerk Kevin Flint
Deputy Supervisor Amy Garretson

Town Attorney Will Green $6,414
Town Assessor Kassandra Cade - Laymon $8,888
Dog Control Officer Jarid Johnson $3,384
Town Historian Susan Miller $354
Town Tax Collector Dorothy Johnson $2,475
Community Center Director Mary Beth Flint $3,900
Community Center Custodian Bob Loucks $4,090

Health Center Cleaner per hour $11.60
Health Center Office Manager per hour $15.75
Town Highway Employees per hour $16.40
Town Highway Overtime per hour $24.60
Court Clerks per hour $11.60
Part Time Employees per hour $11.60
Swim Instructors per day $20.00
The following are elected paid positions for 2015

Town Supervisor / Budget Officer Tom Garretson $12,019
Town Clerk Mary Beth Flint $10,252
Town Councilperson Jim Johnson $2,805
Town Councilperson Mark Cornwell $2,805
Town Councilperson Chris Barown $2,805
Town Councilperson Holly Waterfield $2,805
Town Superintendent of Highways Ed Vanderwerker $47,750
Town Justice Fredy Herr $10,302
Town Justice Michelle Wickwire $10,302


The following institutions and organizations will receive monetary contributions in 2015

Cherry Valley American Legion $500
Cherry Valley Library $10,000
Cherry Valley Museum $10,000
Cherry Valley Firemen’s Auxiliary $100
Cherry Valley Fish and Game Club $250
Cherry Valley Fire Department – Company No. 1 $250
Sharon Springs Silver and Gold Seniors $100
Roseboom Area Senior Citizens Club $100
Cherry Valley Facilities Corporation – Town Clerk Office Rent $2,700
Cherry Valley Massacre Reenactment Fund $2,000

The Official Town Newspaper will be The Daily Star.

The Official Town Bank will be the Cherry Valley branch of NBT

Town business travel reimbursement will be $0.50 per mile

A Petty Cash fund in the amount of $200 is granted to the Town Clerk.

A Petty Cash fund in the amount of $200 is granted to the Superintendent of Highways

The Superintendent of Highways is authorized to purchase equipment and replacement parts prior to the review and approval of the town board, not to exceed $3,500

The Superintendent of Highways will provide the Supervisor with overtime hours per highway employee no later then 4pm on Wednesday of the payroll week.

The Town Supervisor will provide the Community Center Director with an annual budget and provide monthly updates of revenue and expense.

The Cherry Valley Community Center Director will be responsible for organizing and conducting an annual meeting with all parties involved with the use and maintenance of the Community Center and Alden Fields.

The Town Supervisor will serve as Chairman of the Cherry Valley Health Center Board.

The Town Supervisor will provide the Cherry Valley Health Center Board with an annual budget and provide monthly updates of revenue and expense.

The Board of Assessment Review will consist of the following paid individuals with terms expiring on the following month and year


Edward Harvey September - 2016 $250
Brian Haig September - 2017 $250
Louis Guido September - 2018 $250


The Town Planning Board will consist of the following non paid individuals with terms expiring on the following month and year

Julie Barown September - 2016
Howard Young September - 2017
Marion Holmes September - 2018
Leonard Press September - 2019
Walter Buist September - 2020
Russell V. Flint September - 2021
Carolyn Minich September - 2022

Tavis Austin – Principal Planning Consulting Services will provide the Town Board and the Planning Board with services as needed.

The 2015 fringe benefit package for full time town employees is as follows

2 weeks vacation for 1 to 10 years of service
3 weeks vacation for 10 to 20 years of service
4 weeks vacation for 20 or more years of service

12 holidays - can be used on a floating basis – no carry over
5 personal days - can be used as needed - no carry over
10 sick days - can be used for sickness only - maximum carry over of 180 days

Medical, dental and vision insurance coverage after 6 months of employment

Cintas work clothes provided daily to the highway department employees

Op-Out Health Insurance Program is available - proof of other health insurance coverage is required - op-out payment is based on the single package contract rate premium for the year.

NYS Retirement - 3% employee contribution of salary for 10 years is required

Disability payment to employee is $510 / wk

Death benefit - payable to the estate of the employee is $70,000

Motion to accept Resolution 2015-1 Organizational Meeting made by Councilperson Johnson and seconded by Councilperson Waterfield. Roll call vote is taken: Supervisor Garretson-yes Councilperson Johnson-yes Councilperson Brown-yes Councilperson Waterfield-yes 4-yes 0-no Resolution 2015-1 is duly carried.

Question and comments by the public present:
Aaron VanBuren, Captain of the Cherry Valley Emergency Squad, is here representing the Emergency squad as they are going to be hosting an open house in May for EMT week. They have many events planned that may require a road closed off and he is asking for the Town Board to sponsor the event so that the Squad is in compliance with any laws in terms of closing off a road and or hanging signage over Main Street advertising the event. The road in question is a Village road so this would have to go to the Village Board. Would the Town be interested in contributing to any signage to advertise the event?

Motion to adjourn-Supervisor Garretson Seconded by Councilperson Barown. There being no further business meeting adjourned at 7:55pm.

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












DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING DECEMBER 11, 2014

DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING DECEMBER 11, 2014

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, December 11, 2014 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
Jim Johnson-Councilperson Excused
Chris Barown-Councilperson P
Mark Cornwell-Councilperson P
Ed VanDerwerker-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 10699
000 Voided Check 10700
319 Hummel’s Office Plus $563.31pd
320 Time Warner Cable Business $79.95pd
321 Ricoh USA Inc $87.00pd
322 Rory’s Food Store $179.69pd
323 United Healthcare $38.35pd
324 Verizon Wireless $152.30pd
325 Cherry Valley Hardware $18.18pd
326 RBS Inc. $250.00pd
327 The Daily Star $88.81pd
328 State Comptroller $1,7400pd
329 Cintas Corporation #121 $420.76pd
330 Cornerstone Telephone Co. $420.76pd
331 Hummel’s Office Plus $69.80pd
332 Gates Cole Associates $668.00pd
333 Casella Waste Services $45.95pd
334 Time Warner Cable Business $74.95pd
335 Medical Arts Press $272.97pd
336 Edward VanDerWerker $3.29pd
337 M and M Lawn mowing & Contracting $2,100.00pd
338 JB Supply $101.16pd
339 Otsego Electric Cooperative Inc $49.99pd
340 Excellus BC/BS $140.20pd
341 National Grid $947.00pd
342 William T Ryan Associates $382.32pd
343 Michelle Wickwire $87.28pd
344 Bassett Healthcare $33,518.13pd
345 CDPHP Universal Benefits $824.95pd

Highway Vouchers:
Item 3 (167-175)
Item 4 (21-24)

Councilperson Barown made a motion to accept the invoices and payments as read Councilperson Cornwell seconded the motion. The invoices and payments have been presented and accepted. All in favor 3 yes 0 no. Motion carried.

Presentation of Invoices and Payments:
• Budget reviewed as well as NBT Account balances.

Misc. information to the Town Clerk:
• Sales tax for the month of Oct $5,691.00
• Mortgage Tax for Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug and Sep $3,138.58
• Otsego County Treasurer of Otsego County Dog Money Distribution Surplus $19.13
• Supervisor Garretson received an e mail from Helene Russell regarding dog waste from Montgomery ST to Church ST

Community Center/Alden Fields and Park:
• Biddy Basketball has started
• Work detail done last Tuesday-carpet and walls cleaned in the conference room. Under the bleachers cleaned and new score board installed. Work performed by Community Center Board members; Helen Stiles, Don Brigham, Mary Beth Flint, Raymond Freer as well as volunteers from the biddy basketball program, BJ Whiteman, Emma Whiteman, Michael Freer, Matthew Freer, and our Building maintenance person-Jeff Stiles. Community volunteers, Scott Flint, Kevin Flint, Mayor and Janet Brigham.
• Councilperson has been in contact with Jeff Stiles regarding replacing the lights in the Gym with more energy efficient lights.

Misc. Updates:
• Councilperson Barown has been asked to sit on the Food Pantry Board to see this service continue for people in the surrounding area.
• Received the audit report from the State Comptroller. SCO recognized the Town is financially stressed. Suggested raising taxes. Supervisor Garretson as well as Councilperson Barown spoke with Dan Crowell regarding the audit and he to suggested raising taxes. Supervisor Garretson duly noted the suggestion. Councilperson Cornwell pointed out the same State government is asking us to stay under the 2% tax cap and then they give us unfunded mandates such as raising the contribution to the NYS retirement and then audit us and tell us we are fiscally stressed.
• Dorothy Johnson the Town Tax Collector states she needs an updated computer to do the Town Taxes.

Health Center:
• Supervisor Garretson met with the new part time employee hired, Danielle Easton. She likes her new position.
• Health Center end of the year report is on file in the Town Clerk’s office.

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

Highway:
• Ed VanDerWerker isn’t sure he is part of the Association of Towns. Supervisor Garretson states he is. The Town pays the dues yearly.

Question and comments by the public present:
None

Motion to adjourn-Councilperson Barown Seconded by Councilperson Cornwell. There being no further business meeting adjourned at 7:25pm.

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