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


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

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.

• 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.

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