DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING December 08, 2016

DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING December 08, 2016

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, December 08, 2016 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-Highway Superintendent P
Mary Beth Flint-Town Clerk P

Reading of last months minutes will be dispensed of and minutes accepted as presented.

Presentation of invoices and payments:
404 Cherry Valley Hardware LLC $71.37pd
405 Ricoh USA Inc $87.00pd
406 Bruce Hall Corp $208.42pd
407 Hummel’s Office Plus $38.80pd
408 RL Parsons Inc $1,226.33pd
409 RBS Inc $250.00pd
410 William T Ryan Associates $1,863.68pd
411 Cintas Corportation #121 $191.08pd
412 US Postal Service $1,349.75pd
413 Time Warner Cable Business $74.95pd
414 Highway Abstract
415 Spectra Environmental Group Inc $2,698.43pd
416 Edward VanDerWerker $9.25pd
417 Cornerstone Telephone Company $460.38pd
418 State Comptroller $3,321.00pd
418 Casella Waste Services $51.00pd
419 Constellation Newenergy Inc $292.58pd
420 National Grid $536.76pd
421 Excellus BC/BS $140.20pd
422 Otsego Electric Cooperative Inc $49.99pd
423 Hummel’s Office Plus $227.98pd
424 Quill Corporation $344.97pd
425 CDPHP Universal Benefits $1,255.27pd
426 Public Goods Pool $223.00pd
427 Bassett Heathcare $30,862.05pd
428 US Postal Service $292.50pd
429 NBT Bank $8,647.60pd
430 Ricoh USA Inc $37.50pd
431 Quill Corporation $273.98pd
432 Untied Healthcare $38.39pd
433 Hummel’s Office Plus $285.80pd
Voided check #11979
Voided check #11983
Voided check #11989
Voided check #12003
Voided check #12020

Highway Vouchers:
Item 1 (37)
Item 3 (151-164)
Item 4 (19-22)

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 OCT $5369.96

Community Center/Alden Fields and Park:
• Board of Directors met and decision was made not to rent or lend out tables and chairs.
• Using the floor covering on half of the gym floor when a party or event is taking place where food and drink will be served.
• Locks will be re-keyed and a $25 deposit will be collected.

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

Community Facilities Corp/Old School
• Auction will be held on December 09 @ 7:00PM

Highway:
• Darvy Bosma retired and Conway Bishop has been hired.

Town Planning:
• Bernard situation has been resolved

Councilperson Barown tendered his resignation from Councilperson of the Town
Board.

Motion to accept Councilperson Barown’s resignation is made by Councilperson Cornwell and seconded by Councilperson Johnson. All in favor 4 yes.

Question and comments by the public present:
None present

Motion to adjourn-Councilperson Cornwell Seconded by Councilperson Waterfield

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 November 10, 2016

PUBLIC HEARING FOR PRELIMINARY BUDGET IS OPENED AT 7:00PM with a Motion from Councilperson Johnson and 2nd by Councilperson Cornwell

No comments from the public present.

Motion to close the Public Hearing is made by Councilperson Barown and 2nd by Councilperson Johnson

PUBLIC HEARING IS CLOSED AT 7:03PM

DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING November 10, 2016

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, November 10, 2016 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-Excused
Ed VanDerWerker-P
Mary Beth Flint-Excused

Present Deputy Town Clerk-Kevin Flint

Reading of last months minutes will be dispensed of and minutes accepted as presented.

Presentation of invoices and payments:
361 Optimizer Systems Inc $250.00pd
362 Bonnie Hohler $154.62pd
363 Time Warner Cable Business $79.95pd
364 Highway voucher (United Healthcare) $38.39pd
365 Crowne Plaza Resort and Golf Course $301.00pd
366 Cherry Valley Hardware LLC $27.44pd
367 Ricoh USA Inc $87.00pd
368 Quill Corporation $516.38pd
369 RBS Inc $250.00pd
370 The Daily Star $107.07pd
371 State Comptroller $2,998.00pd
372 State comptroller $4,680.00pd
373 Cintas Corporation #121 $191.08pd
374 Mosert, Manzanero & Scott LLP $3,500.00pd
375 Casella Waste Services $51.00pd
376 State Comptroller $2,633.00pd
377 Cornerstone Telephone Co. $466.07pd
378 Quill Corporation $78.56pd
379 Time Warner Cable Business $74.95pd
380 Otsego County Town Supervisor Association $100.00pd
381 National Grid $522.33pd
382 Otsego Electric Cooperative Inc $49.99
383 Excellus BC/BS $140.20pd
384 William T Ryan Associates $2,094.81pd
385 Quill Corporation $133.94pd
386 Public Goods Pool $331.00pd
387 Hummel’s Office Plus $23.76pd
388 CDPHP Universal Benefits $1,255.27pd
389 US Postal Service $48.00pd
390 Bassett Healthcare $32,933.11pd
391 US Postal Service $581.75pd
392 Constellation Newenergy Inc $338.91pd
393 National Grid $16.64pd
394 Tri-County Communications $204.50pd
395 Ricoh USA Inc $37.50pd
396 Otsego Telephone System Inc $127.50pd
397 Quill Corporation $29.99pd
398 Rury’s Food Store $194.00pd
399 Time Warner Cable Business $79.95pd
400 Gates Cole Associates $518.00pd
401 United Healthcare$38.39pd
402 Wayfare LLC $8,475.00pd
403 Hummel’s Office Plus $94.43pd
VOIDED CHECK 11955
VOIDED CHECK 11933
VOIDED CHECK 11935
VOIDED CHECK 11918

Highway Vouchers:
Item 1 (33-36)
Item 3 (134-149)
Item 4 (18)

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 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 SEP $9,699.35
• Check from the planning board for a filing fee

Community Center/Alden Fields and Park:
• Gym floor completed

Village:
• Town and Village board minutes online @ cherryvalleyny.us
• Mayor Flint reported the Cemetery will be closing November 15
• The fence in front of the Cemetery will be replaced this spring with a wrought iron fence.

RESOLUTION 2016-8 NEW FREIGHT-LINER TRUCK

Proposed action:
Purchase of a new Freight-liner Dump/Plow Truck for the Town of Cherry Valley

Motion to adopt Resolution 2016-8 is made by Councilperson Barown 2nd by Councilperson Johnson All in favor 4 yes 0 no. Resolution 2016-8 New Freight-liner Truck is duly carried.

Motion to adopt 2017 Budget as presented is made by Councilperson Cornwell and 2nd by Councilperson Barown Motion carried.

Question and comments by the public present:

Andy Minnig asked a question regarding the Community Center Expense and Revenue reported on Page 2 of the budget and also the cost of running the Community Center on page 3. Community Center was used more and building maintenance is lumped into other Town Building maintenance expenses such as utility costs.

The Board moved into Executive session.

Motion to come out of Executive session made by Councilperson Barown. 2nd by Councilperson Cornwell

Motion to adjourn-Councilperson Cornwell Seconded by Councilperson Barown

There being no further business meeting adjourned at 8:05PM.

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












DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING October 13, 2016

DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING October 13, 2016

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, October 13, 2016 with meeting called to order at 7:11PM 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


Reading of last months minutes will be dispensed of and minutes accepted as presented.

Presentation of invoices and payments:
334 United Healthcare $38.39pd
335 NYS Association of Towns $800.00pd
336 Haggerty Hardware $8.81pd
337 Cherry Valley Hardware LLC $12.62pd
338 Tri-County Communications Inc $179.10pd
339 Cinta’s Corporation #121 $237.78pd
340 Cornerstone Telephone Company $498.25pd
341 Ricoh USA Inc $87.00pd
342 Quill Corporation $77.56pd
343 William T Ryan Associates $6,778.90pd
344 Edward VanDerWerker $7.36pd
345 Time Warner Cable Business $74.95pd
346 Constellation Newenergy Inc $333.06pd
347 National Grid $535.03pd
348 Jaird Johnson $326.15pd
349 Casella Waste Services $51.00pd
350 Otsego Electric Cooperative Inc $49.99pd
351 RBS Inc $250.00pd
352 Error # skipped
353 US Postal Service $292.90pd
354 Deluxe $695.30pd
355 Public Goods Pool $780.00pd
356 Ricoh USA $45.67pd
357 Bassett Healthcare $36,239.04pd
358 CDPHP Universal Benefits $1,255.27pd
359 Hummels Office Plus $108.73pd
360 Kevin Flint Lettering $60.00pd

Highway Vouchers:
Item 1 (29-32)
Item 3 (123-133)
Item 4 (17)

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 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 AUG 2016 $6,575.66
• Dog report submitted by the DCO for the months of Dec 2015-Aug 2016
• $5,000 check from WalMart for the resurfacing of the Gym Floor
• Comptroller’s Audit is complete and available for the public to view in the Town Clerk Office during regular business hours.

Community Center/Alden Fields and Park:
• The gym floor is completed and looks fantastic.
• Fall activities are scheduled to begin next month.

Health Center:
• Itemized Health Center Budget reviewed
• The Health Center will have its own Itemized Expenses included on the monthly abstracts presented to the Town Board.

Highway:
• New truck is in the shop.

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

Councilperson Barown announced he will be running for Town Justice as a write-in. He checked with the State and he does not have to step down from his current roll as Councilperson, however the Town Board will have a vacancy after the Elections beginning in January. The vacant position will be advertised in January 2017.

Preliminary Budget is presented to the Town Board and is available for view at the Town Clerk’s office during regular business hours.

Question and comments by the public present:
None
Motion to move into Executive session at 7:32PM is made by Councilperson Barown and seconded by Councilperson Cornwell 4-yes and 0-no
Executive session ended at 7:53PM.

Motion to adjourn-Councilperson Johnson Seconded by Councilperson Barown

There being no further business meeting adjourned at 7:53PM.

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












DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING September 8, 2016

PUBLIC HEARING FOR LOCAL LAW 2016-1 2017 PROPERTY TAX CAP LEVY OVERRIDE is opened at 6:55PM with a motion from Councilperson Barown and 2nd by Councilperson Cornwell. 5-yes 0-no

Public present asked for an explanation for the tax cap levy override.

The Board explained this is required by the State of New York if the Town Budget exceeds a certain level the Town has to have a local law to override the cap in order to make budget. The State put this in place approximately 4 years ago and every year the Town passes a local Law to override the cap if need be.

Motion to close the Public Hearing is made by Councilperson Barown and 2nd by Councilperson Johnson 5-yes 0-no

PUBLIC HEARING IS CLOSED AT 7:05PM

DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING September 8, 2016

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, September 8, 2016 with meeting called to order at 7:11PM 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 corrected and accepted as corrected.

Presentation of invoices and payments:
301 ACCO Brands Direct $24.99pd
302 Ricoh USA Inc $87.00pd
303 Quill Corporation $113.72pd
304 Bassett Healthcare $49,004.51pd
305 Cherry Valley Hardware LLC $56.60pd
306 Cintas Corporation #121 $188.78pd
307 The Daily Star $23.66pd
308 Cornerstone Telephone Company $435.04pd
309 US Postal Service $48.00pd
310 Casella Waste Service $51.00pd
311 RBS Inc $250.00pd
312 Lifetime Benefits Solutions $150.00pd
313 Public Goods Pool $14.00pd
314 United Healthcare $4.50pd
315 Quill Corporation $40.37pd
316 Pennysaver $43.69pd
317 JB Supply $102.54pd
318 Edward VanDerWerker $83.74pd
319 Time Warner Cable Business $74.95pd
320 National Grid $621.11pd
321 Constellation Newenergy Inc $341.72pd
322 Quill Corporation $113.21pd
323 Excellus BC/BS $140.20pd
324 Otsego Electric Cooperative Inc $49.99pd
325 Public Goods Pool $491.00pd
326 Bassett Healthcare $32,732.73pd
327 US Postal Service $464.50pd
328 Town of Springfield Swim Program $1,302.00pd
329 Otsego County Code Enforcement $100.00pd
330 CDPHP Universal Benefits $1,255.77pd
331 Ricoh USA Inc $37.50pd
332 The Print Shoppe $1,365.65pd
333 Time Warner Cable Business $79.95pd
VOIDED CHECK 11848
VOIDED CHECK 11808
VOIDED CHECK 11814

Highway Vouchers:
Item 1 (23-28)
Item 3 (113-122)

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:
• Sales tax for the month of JUL $6,589.08
• Otsego County Self-Insurance Plan $1,683.48
• Roy Teitsworth, Inc $21,250.00
• Comptroller’s Audit report will be available in the Town Clerk’s office for public review. The report can also be found online at the State Comptrollers web site.

Community Center/Alden Fields and Park:
• The gym floor is scheduled to be refinished the last week of September

Health Center:
• New ramp at the Health Center will be up to code.

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

The Justice books have been audited by the Town Board.

Resolution 2016-7 Audit of the Town Justice Court Records has been presented to the Town Board. Motion made by Councilperson Cornwell to accept the Resolution as presented. 2nd by Councilperson Barown. 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

Local Law 2016-1 Property Tax Cap Levy Override has been presented motion to accept as presented made by Councilperson Cornwell 2nd by Councilperson Johnson. Roll call vote is take: Supervisor Garretson-yes, Councilperson Johnson-yes, Councilperson Barown-yes, Councilperson Cornwell-yes and Councilperson Waterfield-yes 5-yes 0-no

Local Law 2016-1 is duly passed.

Tentative Budget for 2017 is disbursed to the Town Board for their review. Corrections to the budget should be made to the Town Supervisor in a timely manner.

Question and comments by the public present:
No public present.

Motion to adjourn-Councilperson Waterfield 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 TB MEETING AUGUST 11, 2016

DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING AUGUST 11, 2016

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, August 11, 2016 with meeting called to order at 7:11PM 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 Excused
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 corrected and accepted as corrected.

Presentation of invoices and payments:
253 Norman Crowley $70.00pd
254 Michelle Wickwire $125.00pd
255 United Healthcare $38.29pd
256 Time Warner Cable Business $79.95pd
257 Quill Corporation $123.96pd
258 State Comptroller $5,597.50pd
259 Bruce Hall Corp $312.62pd
260 Cornerstone Telephone Company $450.16pd
261 Cherry Valley Hardware $100.48pd
262 Osterhoudt Commercial Refrigeration $206.28pd
263 Cintas Corporation #121 $238.77pd
264 Ricoh USA Inc $87.00pd
265 Quill Corporation $159.98pd
266 Gorman Bros Inc $2,500.00pd
267 Service Education $1,087.00pd
268 Thomas Garretson $560.52pd
269 Constellation Newenergy Inc $294.36pd
270 National Grid $526.77pd
271 Brian Loucks $2,700.00pd
272 Time Warner Cable Business $74.95pd
273 Claudia Preston $350.00pd
274 Excellus BCBS $140.20pd
275 Casella Waste Services $51.00pd
276 Quill Corporation $323.87pd
277 Otsego Electric Cooperative Inc $49.99pd
278 Kevin Flint Lettering $400.00pd
279 NYS Magistrates Association $80.00pd
280 Edward VanDerWerker $34.00pd
281 Spectra Environmental Group Inc $1,820.00pd
282 Action Garage Doors $128.00pd
283 Eileen Lawyer $60.00pd
284 Harold Couse $70.00pd
285 Norman Crowley $70.00pd
286 Joe Weaver $70.00pd
287 William T Ryan Associates $7,140.18pd
288 Voided Check 11790
289 Excellus BCBS $140.20pd
290 State Comptroller $4,396.00pd
291 CDPHP Universal Benefits $1,255.27pd
292 Ricoh USA Inc $37.50pd
293 Quill Corporation $91.98pd
294 Claudia Preston $125.00pd
295 Natalie Davis $125.00pd
296 Time Warner Cable Business $79.95pd
297 Quill Corporation $136.70pd
298 Public Goods Pool $429.00pd
299 RBS Inc $250.00pd
300 United Healthcare $38.39pd
VOIDED CHECK 11761
VOIDED CHECK 11769

Highway Vouchers:
Item 1 (18-22)
Item 3 (104-112)

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.

Misc. information to the Town Clerk:
• Sales tax for the month of JUN $7,875.92
• Otsego County Treasurer Snow and Ice $37,603.24

Community Center/Alden Fields and Park:
• Community Center Gym closing for the month of August for floor refinishing, wall painting and other general maintenance.


Health Center:
• Ryan and Associates will be Ramp needs to be redesigned to meet codes.

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

Highway:
• Sold Highway Superintendents old truck online for $21,250

Supervisor Garretson stated DOT has contacted him and they are interested in ownership of the railroad bridge that goes over State Route 20. The bridge is a hindrance for larger vehicles transporting large structures and or other large equipment on Route 20.

Federal/State/County:
• County Rep Dave Bliss attended the Town Board meeting.

Resolution 2016-6 of the Cherry Valley Town Board

PROPOSED ACTION: Create an additional account at NBT Bank to be used for the revenue and expense transactions of the Cherry Valley Health Center

WHEREAS, the Office of the State Comptroller has recently completed an audit of the Town of Cherry Valley, and

WHEREAS, the OSC has recommended that the Town should segregate the accounting records of the Cherry Valley Health Center, and

WHEREAS, NBT Bank has requested the town board to pass a resolution allowing the town supervisor to open a new bank account for the Cherry Valley Health Center, and

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, Supervisor Garretson will open a new account at NBT Bank to be used exclusively for the Cherry Valley Health Center transactions.

Motion to accept 2016-6 as presented made by Councilperson Cornwell and seconded by Councilperson Waterfield. Roll call vote is taken: Supervisor Garretson-yes, Councilperson Johnson-yes, Councilperson Cornwell and Councilperson Waterfield-yes Councilperson Barown-abscent. 4-yes 0-no Resolution 2016-6 is duly carried.

Question and comments by the public present:
No public present.

Motion to adjourn-Councilperson Cornwell Seconded by Councilperson Waterfield

There being no further business meeting adjourned at 7:50 pm.

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












DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING JULY 14, 2016

DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING JULY 14, 2016

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, July 14, 2016 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

Reading of last months minutes will be dispensed of and minutes corrected and accepted as corrected.

Presentation of invoices and payments:
VOIDED CHECK #11716
219 Ricoh USA Inc $87.00pd
220 Quill Corporation $171.30pd
221 Otsego Telephone Systems Inc $750.00pd
222 Cherry Valley Hardware $55.03pd
223 Tri-County Communications Inc $179.10pd
224 Cintas Corporation #121 $157.61pd
225 The Daily Star $51.46pd
226 William T. Ryan Associates $11,321.57pd
227 Public Goods Pool $529.00pd
228 Carpet Doctor $1,080.00pd
229 Otsego county Assessors Association $45.00pd
230 Hometown Hauling $75.00pd
231 ABM Fire Equipment Inc $$230.50pd
232 Edward VanDerWerker $42.20pd
233 State Comptroller $3,378.00pd
234 Casella Waste Services $51.00pd
235 Time Warner Cable Business $74.95pd
236 Cornerstone Telephone Company $463.01pd
237 Constellation Newenergy Inc $303.34pd
238 National Grid $668.79pd
239 NYS Association of Towns $70.00pd
240 Otsego Electric Cooperative $49.99pd
241 Ricoh USA Inc $37.50pd
242 RBS Inc $250.00pd
243 Department of the Treasury $8.68pd
244 Louis Guido Jr. $250.00pd
245 Edward Harvey $250.00pd
246 Brian Haig $250.00pd
247 Bassett Healthcare $33,982.63pd
248 NYS Town Clerks Association $75.00pd
249 CDPHP Universal Benefits $3,135.35pd
250 Rury’s Food Store $156.64pd
251 ABM Fire Equipment Inc $60.00pd
252 Hillyard/New York $217.80pd

Highway Vouchers:
Item 1 (10-17)
Item 3 (92-103)

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 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 MAY $5,240.07
• Treasurer of Otsego County Mortgage Tax 10/1/15-3/31/16 $4,037.79
• Certificate of vacancy for the Town Justice position was sent to the Board of Election on June 30, 2016

Community Center/Alden Fields and Park:
• There was a Blood Drive recently
• The Community Center will be closed for the month of August for maintenance and gym floor resurfacing

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

Highway:
• Truck is in the garage being put together at the company.

Resolution 2016-3 NYS CHIPS Expense.
Revenue Anticipation Note For 2016 NYS CHIPS expense.

WHEREAS, the Town of Cherry Valley is aware that New York State is changing the way Consolidated Local Street and Highway Improvement Programs (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 paid 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.

Dated: Cherry Valley, New York
July 14, 2016

Motion to accept 2016-3 as presented made by Councilperson Johnson and seconded by Councilperson Cornwell. Roll call vote is taken: Supervisor Garretson-yes, Councilperson Johnson-yes, Councilperson Barown-yes, Councilperson Cornwell-yes 4-yes 0-no Councilperson Waterfield-abscent. Resolution 2016-3 is duly carried.


Resolution 2016-4 NYS 2016 MAGISTRATES ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE

Proposed action: Approve Justice Fredy Herr to attend the NYS 2016 ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE

Motion to accept Resolution 2016-2 made by Councilperson Barown and seconded by Councilperson Johnson. Roll call vote is taken Supervisor Garretson-yes, Councilperson Johnson-yes, Councilperson Barown-yes, Councilperson Cornwell-yes 4 yes 0-no Councilperson Waterfield-abscent Resolution 2016-2 NYS 2016 MAGISTRATES ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE is duly carried.

RESOLUTION 2016-5 of the Cherry Valley Town Board

PROPOSED ACTION: Snow and Ice Contract Extension 2016/2017-between NYSDOT and the Town of Cherry Valley

WHEREAS, the NYSDOT and the Town of Cherry Valley have entered into agreement #D010680 entitled “Indexed Lump Sum Snow and Ice Agreement between the New York State Department of Transportation and the Town of Cherry Valley dated January 14th 1997, and

WHEREAS, the present term of the agreement as previously extended, expires June 30th 2016, and

WHEREAS, the said agreement provides for an annual update of the estimated expenditure to be determined by NYSDOT, and

NOW, therefore be it resolved: The aforementioned agreement between the NYSDOT and the Town of Cherry alley is hereby extended for a period of one year; now to expire on June 30th 2017,and

FURTHER be it resolved: The estimated expenditure of the agreement shall be $5,035.65 per lane mile for 12.6 lane miles of a total of $63,449.17 for the 2014/2015 season and for the remainder of the term of the agreement, unless changed by a future update.

Motion to accept Resolution 2016-5 as presented by Councilperson Cornwell and seconded by Councilperson Barown. Roll call vote is taken: Supervisor Garretson-yes, Councilperson Johnson-yes, Councilperson Barown, Councilperson Cornwell and Councilperson Waterfield-Abcent 4-yes and 0-no.

Question and comments by the public present:
No public present.

Motion to adjourn-Councilperson Cornwell Seconded by Councilperson Johnson

There being no further business meeting adjourned at 7:37 pm.

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












DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING JUNE 09, 2016

DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING JUNE 09, 2016

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, June 09, 2016 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 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 corrected and accepted as corrected.

Presentation of invoices and payments:
189 Time Warner Cable Business $79.95pd
190 Susquehanna SPCA $150.00pd
191 Public Goods Pool $206.00pd
192 United Healthcare $38.39pd
193 Hummel’s Office Plus $64.50pd
194 Ricoh USA Inc $87.00pd
195 Cherry Valley Hardware $37.67pd
196 RL Parsons Inc $1,257.52pd
197 Cintas Corporation #121 $151.03pd
198 The Daily Star $9.96pd
199 Cornerstone Telephone Company $450.37pd
200 RBS Inc $250.00pd
201 Constellation Newenergy Inc $348.23pd
202 National Grid $732.47pd
203 Casella Waste Services $51.00pd
204 Rury’s Food Store $104.00pd
205 Public Goods Pool $453.00pd
206 Time Warner Cable Business $74.95pd
207 Spectra Environmental Group Inc $5,972.37pd
208 Gates Cole Associates $874.70pd
209 Otsego Electric Cooperative Inc $49.99pd
210 US Postal Service $1,082.50pd
211 Excellus BC/BS $140.20pd
212 Quill Corporation $124.91pd
213 Bassett Healthcare $34,849.11pd
214 CDPHP Universal Benefits $1,015.77pd
215 Recorded on Highway Abstract
216 Recorded on Highway Abstract
217 Time Warner Cable Business $79.95pd
218 Green and Green Attorney $2,525.00pd
VOIDED CHECK 11678

Highway Vouchers:
Item 1 (6-9)
Item 3 (79-91)

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 APR $5,306.69
• Wal-Mart check
• Rose Morley Michelle Wickwire’s Court Clerk is resigning her position.
• Tracy Donavan has expressed an interest in filling the empty Justice seat. The Board will look into how to appoint Tracy to the vacant Justice seat.
• Cherry Valley Artworks sent a Thank you for the donation. Artworks also sent a notice stating the County Board gave Artworks $3,500 towards the Kite Festival in previous years and this year the contribution has been reduced to $750. Artworks were notified of this reduction 5 months before the Kite Festival. Artworks are asking if the Community Center fee could be waived this year. Councilperson Barown made the motion to waive the fee this year seconded by Councilperson Cornwell. Motion carried all in favor 5 yes 0 no.

Community Center/Alden Fields and Park:
• Swim program will be held at Public Landing in Springfield
• The Gym will be closed for the month of August to do some much needed maintenance. Resurfacing the gym floor, minor repairs and painting.
• The rug in the conference room has been vacuumed.

Town Facilities:
• Association of Towns put the Energy out to Bid and Constellation Energy won the bid again for this year.

Health Center:
• Kevin Flint is redoing the sign for the Health Center and he inquired how the wording will be for the sign. There was some discussion among the Board and a final decision was not reached yet. Supervisor Garretson will get back in touch with Kevin with the wording.

Village:
• Town and Village board minutes online @ cherryvalleyny.us
• Mayor Flint is present at tonight’s meeting and he gave an update on Village business.

Highway:
• New truck is still in Syracuse
• Councilperson Waterfield asked about what Stihl product the Town Highway would like. Superintendent VanDerWerker stated the backpack blower would be nice.

Question and comments by the public present:
Andy Minnig thanked the Board for waiving the Community Center rental fee on behalf of Artworks for the Kite Festival.

Motion made by Councilperson Barown to go into Executive Session at 7:46pm seconded by Councilperson Cornwell. All in favor 5-yes 0-no
Motion to come out of Executive Session at 7:56pm made by Councilperson Cornwell and seconded by Councilperson Barown. All in favor 5-yes and 0-no

Motion to adjourn-Councilperson Cornwell Seconded by Councilperson Johnson

There being no further business meeting adjourned at 7:56pm.

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












TB MEETING May 12, 2016

TB MEETING May 12, 2016

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, May 12, 2016 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:
159 Hummel’s Office Plus $212.88pd
160 Time Warner Cable Business $79.95pd
161 Rury’s Food Store $130.00pd
162 United Healthcare $38.39pd
163 Lyman and James Johnson $2,400.00pd
164 Cherry Valley Hardware $3.19pd
165 RL Parsons Inc $1,342.77pd
166 Cintas Corporation $188.54pd
167 Ricoh USA $87.00pd
168 Hummel’s Office Plus $85.84pd
169 Cornerstone Telephone Co. $462.69pd
170 Constellation Newenergy Inc $471.64pd
171 National Grid $911.31pd
172 Casella Waste Services $51.00pd
173 Time Warner Cable Business $74.95pd
174 Quill Corporation $193.95pd
175 Fredy Herr $309.77pd
176 JB Supply $145.77pd\
177 Associations of Public Historians $30.00pd
178 State Comptroller $8,649.00pd
179 Otsego electric Cooperative Inc $49.99pd
180 Excellus BC/BS $140.20pd
181 RBS Inc $250.00pd
182 NBT Bank $39,056.25pd
183 Route 20 Association of NYS $100.00pd
184 CDPHP Universal Benefits $1,276.98pd
185 Dorothy Johnson $43.40pd
186 Ricoh USA Inc $37.50pd
187 Quill Corporation $89.95pd
188 Bassett Healthcare $32,800.13pd

Highway Vouchers:
Item 1 (2-5)
Item 3 (62-78)
Item 4 (15-16)

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 MAR $6,984.23
• Treasurer of Otsego County Snow & Ice $3,267.31
• Received letter of resignation from Justice Michelle Wickwire effective June 30, 2016

Community Center/Alden Fields and Park:
• Supervisor Garretson presented a check from WalMart Volunteerism program in the amount of $1,514.16
• Handed out the monthly calendar of events to the Town Board
• Carpet will be cleaned in the Board Room on May 27
• The swim program will be tabled for the year due to the Clark Gym pool being closed for renovations this summer.

Town Facilities:
• Councilperson Barown stated he had to replace the Router at the Town and Village offices and he wasn’t sure who pays for this.

Health Center:
• Three computers running Windows XP need to be replaced.

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

Highway:
• Mining permit is still a work in progress.

Question and comments by the public present:
Dennis Laughlin asked about a missing speed limit sign on Neilson Road. Highway Superintendent VanDerWerker stated he has the sign.

Motion made by Councilperson Barown to go into Executive Session seconded by Councilperson Cornwell. All in favor 5-yes 0-no
Motion to come out of Executive Session made by Councilperson Johnson and seconded by Councilperson Barown. All in favor 5-yes and 0-no

Motion to adjourn-Councilperson Barown Seconded by Councilperson Johnson

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 April 14, 2016

DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING April 14, 2016

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, April 14, 2016 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:
000 Voided check 11604
131 Time Warner Cable Business $79.95pd
132 Ricoh USA Inc $87.00pd
133 Quill Corporation $113.03pd
134 Department of the Treasury $907.45pd
135 Cherry Valley Hardware $36.58pd
136 Tri-County Communications Inc $179.10pd
137 Cintas Corporation #121 $151.03pd
138 State Comptroller $3,700.00pd
139 Cornerstone Telephone Co $450.60
140 RL Parsons Inc $2,170.09pd
141 Mosert, Manzanero & Scott LLP $3,600.00pd
142 Constellation Newenergy Inc $479.41pd
143 National Grid $865.03pd
144 Southern Tier Credit Center $60.00pd
145 Public Goods Pool $219.00pd
146 Time Warner Cable Business $74.95pd
147 Oneonta Garage Doors $385.00pd
148 Edward VanDerWerker $20.30pd
149 US Postal Service $473.00pd
150 Casella Waste Services $51.00pd
151 NYS Retirement System $30.00pd
152 Otsego Electric Cooperative Inc $49.99pd
153 William T. Ryan Associates $3,237.91pd
154 Excellus BC/BS $140.20pd
155 CDPHP Universal Benefits $1,276.98pd
156 Bassett Healthcare $30,195.64p
157 Ricoh USA Inc $37.50pd
158 RBS Inc $250.00pd

Highway Vouchers:
Item 1 (1)
Item 3 (46-61)
Item 4 (10-14)

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 FEB $4,166.64
• Thank you card from Cherry Valley Whiteman Hall-Snyder American Legion Post 1360
• Thank you card from Sharon Silver and Gold

Community Center/Alden Fields and Park:
• Board of Directors will be meeting this month to discuss general maintenance as well as gym floor resurfacing and other agenda items.
• Swim program cannot be done at Clark’s Spots Center this year because of the construction project. Canajoharie School has been contacted regarding pool rental. Councilperson Barown will speak with Mr. Keane at CVSCS.
• Councilperson Cornwell will check with the SUNY Cobleskill regarding pool rental as well.

Misc. Center:
• Councilperson Waterfield reported the Stihl Co. wood like to donate a piece of power equipment to the Town for hosting the Woodsman chopping demo at the Community Center recently.
• Justice Wickwire will be resigning at the end of June

Health Center:


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

Town Planning:
• Meeting will be cancelled for April due to Primary Elections

Highway:
• SEPQR review for blasting

Resolution #2016-2 of the Cherry Valley Town Board

Proposed Action: Request of Financial Restructuring Board Services

Whereas, the NYS Financial Restructuring Board (FRB) is offering the service of a comprehensive review of a municipalities operation, and

Whereas, the Town of Cherry Valley has been identified as being eligible for grant and or loan funds to address identified cost saving initiatives, and

Now, therefore be it resolved, to start the process, eligible municipalities must pass a resolution requesting assistance and forward that resolution to FRB

Motion made by Councilperson Barown seconded by Councilperson Cornwell to accept Resolution 2016-2 as presented. Roll call vote is taken: Supervisor Garreston-yes, Councilperson Johnson-yes, Councilperson Barown-yes, Councilperson Cornwell-yes and Councilperson Waterfield-yes. 5-yes 0-no Resolution 2016-2 duly carried.

Question and comments by the public present:

Motion to adjourn-Councilperson Cornwell Seconded by Councilperson Barown

There being no further business meeting adjourned at 7:52pm.

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












DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING March 10, 2016

DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING March 10, 2016

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, March 10, 2016 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 Excused
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:
82 Otsego County Magistrates Association $40.00pd
83 RICOH USA $87.00pd
84 Quill Corporation $127.23pd
85 Cherry Valley Hardware $42.73pd
86 Michelle Wickwire $305.00pd
87 Haggerty Hardware $48.74pd
88 RL Parsons Inc $2,293.86pd
89 Nicole VanDerWerker $125.65pd
90 Cintas Corporation #121 $150.04pd
91 Cherry Valley Emergency Squad $250.00pd
92 American Legion Post 1360 $500.00pd
93 Cherry Valley Library $10,000.00pd
94 Cherry Valley Historical Association $10,000.00pd
95 Cherry Valley Fireman’s Auxiliary $100.00pd
96 Cherry Valley Fish and Game Club $250.00pd
97 Cherry Valley Fire District $250.00pd
98 Silver and Gold Seniors $100.00pd
99 Roseboom Area Senior Citizens $100.00pd
100 Cherry Valley Facilities Corp $2,700.00pd
101 Cherry Valley Historical Association $1,000.00pd
102 Artworks $1,000.00pd
103 Gates Cole Associates $25,378.06pd
104 Shelter Point Life Ins Company $200.00pd
105 Constellation Newenergy Inc $494.48pd
106 Casella Waste Services $51.00pd
107 National Grid $919.96pd
108 Rury’s Food Store $167.96pd
109 Cornerstone Telephone Company $455.78pd
110 Sue Miller $354.00pd
111 US Postal Service $50.00pd
112 Highway Abstract Invoice
113 Edward VanDerWerker $29.60pd
114 State Comptroller $2,366.00pd
115 Time Warner Cable Business $74.95pd
116 RBS Inc $250.00pd
117 Excellus BCBS $140.20pd
118 Public Goods Pool $241.00pd
119 Bassett Healthcare $32,310.19pd
120 Otsego Electric Cooperative Inc $49.99pd
121 Dorothy Johnson $33.97pd
122 Cherry Valley Fire District $91,865.00pd
123 NYSDEC PBS Unit $100.00pd
124 Quill Corporation $17.98pd
125 CDPHP Universal Benefits $1,276.98pd
126 United Healthcare $173.05pd
127 RICOH USA $37.50pd
128 Susan Schaffer $56.05pd
129 United Healthcare $38.39pd
130 Hummel’s Office Plus $149.74pd
000 Voided Check 11540

Highway Vouchers:
Item 3 (32-44)
Item 4 (8-9)

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 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 JAN $2,876.22
• Sales tax for the month of JAN $2,228.89
• Thank you card from Cherry Valley Fish and Game Club
• Thank you card from The Roseboom Seniors
• Thank you card from the Cherry Valley Historical Association as well as the Fireman’s Auxiliary
• Annual Report from the Town Historian-Susan Miller


Community Center/Alden Fields and Park:
• Biddy basketball will be holding a tournament this month for the end of the season
• Spring Fling Dodge ball tournament coming up as well as the Psychic Fair

Health Center:
• Phones have been changed back to the way they were so people do not get a busy signal if the phone is already in use.
• Supervisor Garretson asked that a thank you be put in the Pennysaver for the last fundraiser for the Health Center.

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

Town Planning:
• Motion to accept Planning Board slate of officers as presented Julie Barown as Chairperson and Russell Flint as Deputy Chairperson and Tracy Donavan Laughlin as secretary is made by Councilperson Barown and seconded by Councilperson Cornwell

Federal/State/County:
• NYSDOT sent a map of the resurfacing that will be done on US Route 20

Highway:


Question and comments by the public present:

Motion to adjourn-Councilperson Barown Seconded by Councilperson Johnson

There being no further business meeting adjourned at 7:31pm.

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












DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING February, 2016

DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING February, 2016

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, February 11, 2016 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
Jim Johnson-Councilperson P
Chris Barown-Councilperson P
Mark Cornwell-Councilperson P
Holly Waterfield-Councilperson P
Ed VanDerwerker-EXCUSED
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:
33 United Healthcare $38.39pd
34 Time Warner Cable Business $79.95pd
35 Rurys Food Store $156.00pd
36 Quill Corporation $113.64pd
37 RL Parsons Inc $1,459.38pd
38 Town Tax Collector $52.50pd
39 RICHOH USA Inc $87.00pd
40 Public Goods Pool $14.00pd
41 Hillyard/New York $217.80pd
42 Constellation Newenergy Inc. $364.37pd
43 National Grid $729.51pd
44 Error skipped number unintentionally
45 Michelle Wickwire $42.21pd
46 Cornerstone Telephone Company $451.57pd
47 Kassandra Cade-Laymon $17.50pd
48 Cintas Corporation #121 $193.81pd
49 Hummel’s Office Plus $240.11pd
50 Dorothy Johnson $343.00pd
51 RBS Inc $250.00pd
52 Village Photography $180.00pd
53 US Postal Service $305.00pd
54 Quill Corporation $47.25pd
55 Time Warner Cable Business $74.95pd
56 National Grid $17.64pd
57 US Postal Service $50.00pd
58 Hummel’s Office Plus $215.50pd
59 Public Goods Pool $265.00pd
60 Otsego Telephone Systems Inc $315.00pd
61 State Comptroller $1,755.00pd
62 Casella Waste Services $51.00pd
63 Amber Emerson Testing $160.00pd
64 JB Supply $218.86pd
65 Otsego County Hwy Superintendent $100.00pd
66 US Postal Service $114.00pd
67 Otsego Electric Cooperative Inc $49,99pd
68 William T Ryan Assoc $918.04pd
69 Constellation Newenergy Inc $5.35pd
70 Excellus BC/BS $140.20pd
71 Williamson Law Book Co $660.00pd
72 CDPHP Universal Benefits $1,276.98pd
73 NYS Retirement System $23,794.00pd
74 NYS Magistrates Association $80.00pd
75 Cherry Valley Town Clerk $12.04pd
76 US Postal Service $305.00pd
77 RICOH USA Inc $37.50pd
78 Time Warner Cable Business $79.95pd
79 Thomas Garretson $11.22pd
80 United Healthcare $38.90pd
81 Bassett Healthcare $30,816.54pd

Highway Vouchers:
Item 3 (16-31)
Item 4 (5-7)

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 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 $7,048.02
• Food Pantry Director, Amy Garretson requests a copy of Community Center events sent electronically if possible

Town Facilities:
• Supervisor Garretson received a call from Town Attorney, Will Green, regarding the appraisal amount for the Gates Cole building. Attorney Green is going to draft a letter stating the amount will be locked in for the next 3 years as long as the building remains the same. If improvements or additions are made to the building then a reevaluation will be warranted. Gates Cole will also not receive back taxes.

Community Center/Alden Fields and Park:
• Biddy basketball is going well

Health Center:
• Supervisor Garretson and Maureen Kuhn, FNP at the Health Center had a meeting recently with Frank Partenza, Frank Panzerella, Steve Hennigan, Mark Horton and Joe Sellers to see if Bassett can help with the Health Center operations with regards to billing and capturing revenue. They all agree they want to keep the Cherry Valley Health center as the Cherry Valley Health Center. Because the CVHC is a rural health center this separates them from Bassett being a regional Health Center in terms of billing for services.
• Councilperson Barown stated the recent fundraiser for the Health Center brought in $5,600

Misc. Updates:
• Justice Wickwire has back files that need to be shredded. Shredding of these documents will be done by a professional shredding service.

Village:
• Town and Village board minutes online @ cherryvalleyny.us
• Mayor Flint reported things are running smoothly so far this winter with the mild temperatures.

Town Planning:
• Tavis Austin has moved from the area. If the Town needs environmental consulting work we will have to find someone else. Councilperson Waterfield states the OCCA, Otsego County Conservation Association, has hired a replacement for Tavis his name is Danny Lapin, environmental planner.

Highway:
• Still waiting for new truck.

Federal/State/County:
• Supervisor Garretson received an email from Dave Bliss, County Rep stating he won’t be able to attend many meetings as Roseboom and CV have the same meeting nights.
• Councilperson asked Supervisor Garretson to contact Andy Minnig regarding the bed tax revenue needs to come towards CV.
• Workman’s comp is going to be handed over to the Town’s to be responsible instead of the County.


Question and comments by the public present:
None

Motion to adjourn-Councilperson Cornwll Seconded by Councilperson Waterfield.

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

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












DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING January 14, 2016

DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING January 14, 2016

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, January 14, 2016 with meeting called to order at 7:10PM 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. Time Warner Cable Business $79.95pd
2. Mary Beth Flint $60.00pd
3. New System Gym Floor Cleaning System $424.58pd
4. Hummel’s Office Plus $110.40pd
5. RICOH USA Inc $37.50pd
6. RICOH USA Inc $87.00pd
7. Public Goods Pool $281.00pd
8. Quill Corporation $407.85pd
9. Cherry Valley Hardware $34.96pd
10. Tri-County Communications Inc $179.10pd
11. The Daily Star $61.01pd
12. RL Parsons Inc $1,016.42pd
13. Cintas Corporation #121 $152.02pd
14. Cornerstone Telephone Co $451.01pd
15. Village Photography $460.00pd
16. RBS Inc $250.00pd
17. William T Ryan Associates $1,010.53pd
18. Paul Hatzinger $1,600.00pd
19. State Comptroller $2,443.00pd
20. Time Warner Cable Business $74.95pd
21. Constellation Newenergy Inc $367.26pd
22. Casella Waste Services $49.22pd
23. National Grid $794.26pd
24. Gates Cole Associates $615.00pd
25. Otsego Electric Cooperative Inc $49.99pd
26. Public Goods Pool $346.00pd
27. Swish Kenco LTD $42.90pd
28. Bassett Healthcare $36,648.81pd
29. Bassett Healthcare $38,655.45pd
30. RICOH USA Inc $37.50pd
31. Quill Corporation $74.04pd
32. CDPHP Universal Benefits $1,276.98pd
000 Voided Check 11400
000 Voided Check 11443

Highway Vouchers:
Item 1 (1-3)
Item 3 (1-15)
Item 4 (1-4)

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 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 DEC $5,509.36
• Treasurer of Otsego County Snow & Ice $4,066.86
• Treasurer of Otsego County Mortgage Tax $10,560.31
• Cherry Valley Children’s Christmas Fund donation $1008.00. Money raised during this year’s softball tournament for the purpose of helping with the refinishing of the Community Center gym floor.
• SPCA contract with the Town for Animal Control

Community Center/Alden Fields and Park:
• Biddy basketball is going well
• Fund Raising Dinner coming up on Jan 30
• Woodsman Wood Chopping Competition coming in Feb 13

Village:
• Town and Village board minutes online @ cherryvalleyny.us
• Supervisor Garretson asked Village attorney Dennis Laughlin if he and the Town Attorney, Will Green, have been in contact regarding where we stand on the Gates Cole issue. Councilperson Barown stated he had proof read through the document and he printed 3 hard copies; one copy can be filed with the County, one copy will be mailed to Gates Cole and one copy for the Town record. Then the Town waits to hear back from Gates Cole to see if they will accept the appraisal performed by Paul Hatzinger or go to court. The Town Attorney, Will Green, is going to make it very clear Gates Cole would not be getting any back taxes back and they should accept the appraisal presented. If Gates Cole does not accept the appraisal then the matter will go to court.

Town Planning:
• Motion made by Councilperson Barown to appoint Lorraine Bosma to the Planning Board and seconded by Councilperson Waterfield 4 yes 0 no

Community Facilities Corp:
• February 6 there will be a sweetheart dinner.
• Councilperson Barown stated the recent auction co-hosted with the Chamber of Commerce and it was a big success.

Highway:
• Fire Department is asking for a list of seasonal roads.

Resolution 2016-1 Annual Organizational Meeting
Annual Organizational Meeting of the Cherry Valley Town Board

January 2016



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 provide 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 2016 budget for the town $1,830,845
The adopted 2016 tax levy for the town $903,985

Included in the adopted 2016 Town Budget, are the following budgets:

The Cherry Valley Health Center Budget $505,000
The Cherry Valley Fire Department Budget $91,865
The Cherry Valley Community Center Budget $33,990

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 2016

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 $11.75
Health Center Office Manager per hour $16.00
Town Highway Employees per hour $16.70
Town Highway Overtime per hour $25.05
Court Clerks per hour $11.75
Part Time Employees per hour $11.75
Swim Instructors per day $25.00
The following are elected paid positions for 2016

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 Highway Ed Vanderwerker $49,050
Town Justice Fredy Herr $10,302
Town Justice Michelle Wickwire $10,302

The following institutions and organizations will receive monetary contributions in 2016

Cherry Valley Emergency Squad $250
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 $1,000
Artworks $1,000

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 $0.55 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

Brian Haig September - 2017 $250
Louis Guido September - 2018 $250
Edward Harvey September - 2019 $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
Tracy Donovan-Laughlin September - 2019
Lorraine Bosma 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 2016 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.

Disability payment to employee is $510 / wk

Death benefit - payable to the estate of the employee is $100,000

Motion to adopt Resolution 2016-1 Organizational Meeting made by Councilperson Johnson and seconded by Councilperson Barown. Roll call vote is taken: Supervisor Garretson-yes Councilperson Johnson-yes Councilperson Brown-yes Councilperson Waterfield-yes 4-yes 0-no Resolution 2016-1 is duly carried.

Question and comments by the public present:

Motion to adjourn-Councilperson Johnson Seconded by Councilperson Waterfield. There being no further business meeting adjourned at 7:43pm.

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