DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING June 08, 2017

DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING June 08, 2017

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, June 08, 2017 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
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:
HEALTH CENTER FUND
56 RL Parsons Inc $264.27pd
57 Ricoh USA Inc $87.00pd
58 RBS Inc $250.00pd
59 Magna 5 $207.55pd
60 National Grid $107.52pd
61 Public Goods Pool $236.00pd
62 Quill Corporation $268.22pd
63 Ricoh USA Inc $43.13pd

GENERAL FUND
144 Cherry Valley Hardware LLC $21.50pd
145 CDPHP Universal Benefits $1255.27pd
146 RL Parsons Inc $617.87pd
147 The Daily Star $134.00pd
148 Cintas Corporation #121 $215.40pd
149 William T. Ryan Associates $342.50pd
150 US Postal Service $302.50pd
151 National Grid $524.81pd
152 Casella Waste Services $52.02pd
153 William T. Ryan Associates $378.66pd
154 Magna 5 $306.03pd
155 Spectrum Enterprise $74.95pd
156 Rury’s Food Store $23.00pd
157 JB Supply $94.75pd
158 Otsego Electric Cooperative $59.98pd
159 Kassandra Cade-Laymon $195.83pd
160 Hummel’s Office Plus $301.93pd
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161 State Comptroller $4377.00pd
162 Brian Haig $250.00pd
163 Louis Guido Jr. $250.00pd
164 Edward Harvey $250.00pd
165 Spectrum Enterprises $79.95pd
Voided check 12273
Voided check 12259

Highway Vouchers:
Item 1 (5-8)
Item 3 (73-77)
Item 4 (16)

Councilperson Johnson 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 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 APR $5,097.13
• Audit being done with the Assessor

Health Center:
• Department of Health states there was a law passed in 1978 that the two health care providers had to be employees of the Town. Then in 2014 the law was amended to state only 1 health care provider needed to be an employee of the Town. In 2017 DOH said a work around would be to pay the Town Health Officer of the Town. Motion made by Councilperson Cornwell to pay Maureen Kuhn current Health Officer of the Town $200 a year seconded by Councilperson Johnson all in favor 4 yes 0 no. Motion carried.

Community Center/Alden Fields and Park:
• Cherry Valley Woodsman Day June 16-18
• Cherry Valley/Cherry Valley-Springfield Alumni Association Banquet July 8
• Auditor asking if the Contract for the Community Center states the Community Center and or Town is released of any liability to the renter. The contract does.
• Stihl should supply a certificate of insurance for the event they are sponsoring. Councilperson Waterfield will look into this request.
• ABM coming to inspect fire extinguishers at the Community Center
• Carpet was cleaned in the conference room.




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Village:
• Town and Village board minutes online @ cherryvalleyny.us
• Supervisor Garretson received a call from the Village Clerk concerning the little cemetery between Lanes farm and __________ regarding the stones? Inquiry as to who owns the cemetery. The Town owns any cemetery abandoned by families within the Town boundaries.

Town Planning:
• Supervisor Garretson was contacted by Iver Lindberg regarding purchasing the land behind the Town parking lot. Discussion took place regarding the land being wet lands.

Highway Department:
• Motion made by Councilperson Waterfield to create an office of Deputy Superintendent of Highways Seconded by Councilperson Johnson. All in favor 4 yes 0 no Motion carried.

Federal/State/County:
• Supervisor Garretson received a letter from Karen Sullivan at the County regarding the dumpsters. Again people are dumping items that are not supposed to be left or put into the recycling dumpsters. The Town will incur fines if this continues.
• Dave Bliss, County Rep is present at tonight’s meeting and gave the Board an update of County business.

Resolution 2017-4 Senior Citizen Tax Exemption was reviewed and needs to be reworded so this resolution has been tabled for now.

Resolution 2017-5 Audit of Town Justice Court Records.

PROPOSED: Required annual examination and audit of town justice court records and dockets

WHEREAS: Section 2019-a of the Uniform Justice Court Act requires that town justices annually provide their court records and dockets to their respective town auditing board, and that such records then be examined or audited and that fact be entered into the minutes of the board’s proceedings; and

WHEREAS: The town supervisor on behalf of the town justices ha presented the court records and dockets to the town board for examination and audit; and

WHEREAS: Record of this examination, audit and resolution will be forwarded to Joan Casazza, Internal Control Liaison, NYS Office of Court Administration, 2500 Pond View, Suite LL01, Castleton-on-Hudson, NY 12033; and


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NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: The town board has conducted the required
examination and audit of the court records and dockets of the Town of Cherry Valley for the calendar year 2016

Motion made by Councilperson Cornwell to adopt the Town Justice Court Records as presented, seconded by Councilperson Waterfield. Roll call vote is taken: Supervisor Garretson-yes, Councilperson Cornwell-yes, Councilperson Johnson-yes, and Councilperson Waterfield-yes. 4 yes 0 no. Duly carried.

Question and comments by the public present:
Mr. Minnig asked what Ed’s role will be at the highway if he is the Deputy Superintendent of Highway’s? Clarification was given to Mr. Minnig by the board of Ed’s impending retirement and the appointment of a Deputy Highway Superintendent.

Motion to adjourn- Councilperson Cornwell Seconded-Councilperson Johnson

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

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












DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING May 11, 2017

DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING May 11, 2017

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, May 11, 2017 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 Excused
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:
HEALTH CENTER FUND
43 RL Parsons Inc $620.06pd
44 Magna 5 $319.12pd
45 Ricoh USA $87.00pd
46 RBS Inc $250.00pd
47 Public Goods Pool $457.00pd
48 Public Goods Pool $279.00pd
49 Quill Corporation $167.15pd
50 National Grid $150.81pd
51 Constellation Newenergy Inc $115.85pd
52 Rury’s Food Store $225.24pd
53 Ricoh USA Inc $43.13pd
54 Bassett Healthcare $35,164.70pd
55 MVP Healthcare Inc $211.22pd

GENERAL FUND
123 Department of the Treasury $35.52pd
124 united Healthcare $36.58pd
125 Cherry Valley Hardware LLC $6.96pd
126 RL Parsons Inc $3,088.81pd
127 Magna 5 $307.33pd
128 Cintas Corporation #121 $268.25pd
129 US Postal Service $52.00pd
130 Constellation Newenergy Inc $267.05pd
131 State Comptroller $2,268.00pd
132 Conway Bishop $22.00pd
133 Spectrum Enterprises $74.95pd
134 Otsego Electric Cooperative Inc $49.99pd
135 National Grid $711.96pd
136 Casella Waste Services $52.02pd
137 William T Ryan Associates $5,487.53pd
138 Kassandra Cade-Laymon $20.40pd
139 US Postal Service $300.25pd
140 Kevin Flint $333.00pd
141 Excellus BC/BS $104.68pd
142 United Healthcare $24.33pd
143 Spectrum Enterprises $79.95pd

Highway Vouchers:
Item 1 (3-4)
Item 3 (61-72)
Item 4 (14-15)

Councilperson Waterfield 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 MAR $6,680.52
• Treasurer of Otsego County Snow and Ice Fringe $2,086.86

Community Center/Alden Fields and Park:
• Woodsman Days in June
• May-Catholic Church Memorial Day Basket Raffle on Sunday of that weekend.

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

Question and comments by the public present:

Motion to adjourn-Councilperson Waterfield Seconded by Councilperson Cornwell

There being no further business meeting adjourned at 7:26PM.

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












DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING April 13, 2017

DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING April 13, 2017

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, April 13, 2017 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
Mark Cornwell-Councilperson P
Holly Waterfield-Councilperson Excused
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:
HEALTH CENTER FUND
33 Cherry Valley Hardware LLC $22.61pd
34 Bonnie Hohler $71.30pd
35 National Grid $131.25pd
36 Cornerstone Telephone Company $208.81pd
37 Ricoh USA Inc $87.00pd
38 Constellation Newenergy Inc $103.35pd
39 Bassett Healthcare $34,400.74pd
40 Bonnie Hohler $19.90pd
41 Quill Corporation $212.52pd
42 Ricoh USA Inc $43.13pd
VOIDED CHECK #1035

GENERAL FUND
100 Cherry Valley Hardware $58.76pd
101 Toya Bishop $150.00pd
102 Spectrum Enterprises $159.90pd
103 Thomas Garretson $153.00pd
104 RL Parsons $2,212.67pd
105 Tri-County Communications Inc $179.10pd
106 National Grid $692.10pd
107 Kevin Flint$333.00pd
108 RBS Inc $250.00pd
109 Cintas Corporation #121 $215.40pd
110 Cornerstone Telephone Co. $304.26pd
111 NYS Taxation and Finance $1,180.90pd
112 Bonnie Hohler $2,350.00pd
113 Spectrum Enterprise $74.95pd
114 Hummel’s Office Plus $17.84pd
115 JB Supply $141.96pd
116 Constellation Newengergy Inc $280.88pd
117 Otsego Electric Cooperative Inc $49.99pd
118 Casella Waste Services $52.02pd
119 State Comptroller $1,195.00pd
120 Excellus BC/BS $338.33pd
121 Dorothy Johnson $45.22pd
122 CDPHP Universal Benefits $1,255.27pd
VOIDED CHECK #12200

Highway Vouchers:
Item 1 (2)
Item 3 (46-60)
Item 4 (11-13)

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 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 FEB $4,543.92
• Treasurer of Otsego County Snow and Ice $35,906.42
• Thank you card from The Silver and Gold Seniors.
• Thank you card from Cherry Valley Fireman’s Auxiliary.

Community Center/Alden Fields and Park:
• Woodsman Days in June
• Open Basketball on Wednesday night continues
• May-Catholic Church Memorial Day Basket Raffle on Sunday of that weekend.

Village:
• Town and Village board minutes online @ cherryvalleyny.us
• Looking into putting up a light on the pole at the Town Parking Lot within the Village.

Question and comments by the public present:
Andy Minnig had a question regarding the use of the Conference room is there a charge? The answer is yes. Any person or group will be charged the rental fee.

Motion to move into Executive session made by Councilperson Cornwell and seconded by Councilperson Johnson at 7:23PM.

Motion to leave Executive session made by Councilperson Cornwell and seconded by Councilperson Johnson at 7:35PM

Motion to adjourn-Councilperson Johnson 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 9, 2017

DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING March 9, 2017

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, March 9, 2017 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
Mark Cornwell-Councilperson Excused
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:
HEALTH CENTER FUND
11 RBS Inc $250.00pd
12 Ricoh USA $87.00pd
13 Quill Corporation $171.98pd
14 Quill Corporation $50.96pd
15 Southern Tier Credit Center $104.22pd
16 Quill Corporation $105.97pd
17 Bassett Healthcare $42,361.39pd
18 Public Goods Pool $366.00pd
19 Ricoh USA $37.50pd
20 Overpayment $115.00pd
21 Overpayment $75.00pd
22 Overpayment $20.00pd
23 Overpayment $25.00pd
24 Overpayment $100.00pd
25 Overpayment $40.00pd
26 Overpayment $145.00pd\
27 Overpayment $82.18pd
28 Overpayment $50.00pd
29 Overpayment $10.00pd
30 Overpayment $35.00pd
31 Overpayment $50.00pd
32 Cornerstone Telephone Company $212.44pd

GENERAL FUND
59 The Daily Star $148.00pd
60 Spectrum Enterprises $79.95pd
61 Cherry Valley Hardware LLC $52.17pd
62 Kevin Flint $333.00pd
63 Mary Beth Flint $19.43pd
64 Thomas Garretson $11.20pd
65 Hummel’s Office Plus $378.94pd
66 United Healthcare $52.45pd
67 RL Parsons Inc $2,870.40pd
68 Cherry Valley Emergency Squad $250.00pd
69 American Legion Post 1360 $500.00pd
70 Cherry Valley Library $10,000.00pd
71 Cherry Valley Historical Assoc $10,000.00pd
72 Cherry Valley Fireman’s Auxiliary $100.00pd
73 Cherry Valley Facilities Corp $2,700.00pd
74 Cherry Valley Fish and Game $250.00pd
75 Cherry Valley Fire District $250.00pd
76 Silver and Gold Seniors $100.00pd
77 Roseboom Area Senior Citizens $100.00pd
78 Artworks $2,000.00pd
79 Lyman and James Johnson $2,400.00pd
80 Constellation Newenergy Inc $404.04pd
81 National Grid $698.14pd
82 Cherry Valley Fire District $92,565.00pd
83 Cinta’s Corporation #121 $391.40pd
84 William T. Ryan Associates $3,251.32pd
85 Amber Emerson Testing $185.00pd
86 Otsego County Hwy Superintendent Assoc $100.00pd
87 Edward VanDerWerker $60.93pd
88 Casella Waste Services $52.02pd
89 Sue Miller $360.00pd
90 Spectrum Enterprise $74.95pd
91 Dorothy Johnson $59.12pd
92 Cornerstone Telephone Company $306.36pd
93 United Healthcare $12.08pd
94 Williamson Law Book Company $35.95pd
95 Otsego Electric Cooperative Inc $49.99pd
96 State Comptroller $3,325.00pd
97 Excellus BC/BS $396.26pd
98 CDPHP Universal Benefits $1,255.27pd
99 Say It With Signs $212.00pd
VOIDED CHECK 12156
VOIDED CHECK 12157

Highway Vouchers:
Item 1 (1)
Item 3 (29-45)
Item 4 (9-10)

Councilperson Johnson 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 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 JAN $3,290.59 and $2,417.72
• Thank you card from The Roseboom Area Senior Citizens
• Thank you card from Cherry Valley Historical Association

Community Center/Alden Fields and Park:
• Biddy basketball rounded up their year with a tournament last weekend
• Spring Fling end of March
• Psychic Fair in April
• Woodsman Days in June

Health Center:
• Revenue will be down because the HC is using their own Checking account. All the EFT payments from Medicare and Medicaid are still going to the General Fund. When Supervisor Garretson reconciles February that total will be transferred over to the Health Center.

Village:
• Town and Village board minutes online @ cherryvalleyny.us
• Mayor Flint stated the Village hired Cody Duncan for the Village DPW vacancy

Resolution 2017-3 NYS Retirement System established standard workday
Motion made by Councilperson Waterfield to adopt Resolution 2017-3 seconded by Councilperson Johnson. Roll call vote is taken Supervisor Garretson-yes Councilperson Johnson-yes Councilperson Waterfield-yes. 3 yes 0 no. Resolution 2017-3 duly carried.

Question and comments by the public present:
Andy Minnig asked for a tutorial of the financial statements presented at the meetings.

Motion to move into Excutive session made by Councilperson Johnson and seconded by Councilperson Waterfield at 7:22PM.

Motion to end Excutive session made by Councilperson Johnson and seconded by Councilperson Waterfield at 7:39PM

Motion to adjourn-Councilperson Waterfield Seconded by Councilperson Johnson

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

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












DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING February 9, 2017

DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING February 9, 2017

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, February 9, 2017 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 Excused
Mark Cornwell-Councilperson P
Holly Waterfield-Councilperson P
Ed VanDerWerker-Highway Superintendent Excused
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:
HEALTH CENTER FUND
1 Otsego Telephone Systems Inc $615.00pd
2 Ricoh USA Inc $87.00pd
3 RBS Inc $250.00pd
4 Quill Corporation $45.99pd
5 Public Good Pool $354.00pd
6 Quill Corporation $86.98pd
7 Rury’s Food Store $212.98pd
8 Quill Corporation $379.94pd
9 Ricoh USA Inc $37.50pd
10 Bassett Healthcare $50,187.35pd

GENERAL FUND
33 Town Tax Collector $52.50pd
34 RL Parsons $2,375.21pd
35 Cintas Corporations #121 $214.22pd
36 US Postal Service $110.00pd
37 Us Postal Service $48.00pd
38 Constellation Newenergy Inc $347.09pd
39 National Grid $607.34pd
40 Cornerstone Telephone Co $508.54pd
41 Spectrum Enterprise $74.95pd
42 Casella Waste Services $52.02pd
43 State Comptroller $3,797.00pd
44 Fredy Herr $154.86pd
45 Edward VanDerWerker $30.00pd
46 Amber Emerson Testing $55.00pd
47 Otsego Electric Cooperative $49.99pd
48 William T Ryan Associates $3,087.69pd
49 County of Otsego $350.38pd
50 Gates Cole Associates $26,651.00pd
51 Bonnie Hohler $287.16pd
52 Excellus BCBS $140.20pd
53 Williamson Law Book Company $673.00pd
54 CDPHP Universal Benefits $1,255.27pd
55 NYS Retirement System $48,175.00pd
56 Bonnie Hohler $54.79pd
57 Village Photography $421.99pd
58 Susquehanna SPCA $150.00pd

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

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 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 DEC $7,318.32
• Email from Dave Bliss, County Rep, apologizing for not being able to attend tonight’s meeting due to a conflict

Community Center/Alden Fields and Park:
• Biddy Basketball continues March 4 Biddy Basketball Tournament to wrap up the season.
• Stihl demonstration happening on Feb 11 Also Stihl will be sponsoring Woodsman Days and outdoor games the weekend of June 17 *Father’s Day weekend

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

Question and comments by the public present:
Mr. Minnig inquired about previous attendance by Mr. Bliss

Motion to adjourn-Councilperson Cornwell Seconded by Councilperson Waterfield

There being no further business meeting adjourned at 7:19PM.

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












DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING January 12, 2017

Public Hearing for Local Law 2017-1 REMA Flood Damage Prevention Law is opened at 6:54PM with a motion form Councilperson Cornwell and 2nd by Councilperson Johnson.

No public present

Public Hearing is closed at 7:02PM with a motion from Councilperson Johnson and 2nd by Councilperson Waterfield

DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING January 12, 2017

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, January 12, 2017 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
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:
1 Time Warner Cable Business $79.95pd
2 Department of the Treasury $1,068.37pd
3 Cherry Valley Hardware LLC $93.78pd
4 Thomas Garretson $285.50pd
5 Cintas Corporation #121 $269.25pd
6 RL Parsons Inc $1,318.03pd
7 Tri-County Communications Inc $179.10pd
8 Dorothy Johnson $51.94pd
9 RBS Inc $250.00pd
10 JB Supply $223.31pd
11 Gates Cole Associates $615.00pd
12 Excellus BC/BS $140.20pd
13 Time Warner Cable Business $74.95pd
14 Cornerstone Telephone Company $714.21pd
15 National Grid $570.85pd
16 Constellation Newenergy Inc $328.75pd
17 William T Ryan Associates $2,251.10pd
18 Casella Waste Services $51.00pd
19 State Comptroller $2,829.00pd
20 RICOH USA Inc $87.00pd
21 Quill Corporation $204.00pd
22 Otsego Electric Cooperative Inc $49.99pd
23 CDPHP Universal Benefits $1,255.27pd
24 Tri-County Communications Inc $85.35pd
25 RICOH USA Inc $37.50pd
26 Public Goods Pool $264.00pd
27 Bassett Healthcare $38,676.91pd
28 Time Warner Cable Business $79.95pd
29 United Healthcare $24.33pd
30 Cherry Valley Hardware LLC $93.44pd
31 Lifetime Benefits Solutions $1,286.88pd
32 Southern Tier Credit Center $45.00pd

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

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 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 NOV $5,791.20
• Mortgage Tax APR-SEP $7,036.05

Community Center/Alden Fields and Park:
• Board of Directors met and decision was made to post the Custodian job in the paper. Letters of interest will go to the Supervisor. Supervisor Garretson asked to include the vacancy on the Town Board as well.
• Bathroom is completed.
• Biddy Basketball is currently happening.

Health Center:
• Health center will start presenting fund account at the next Town Board meeting.

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

Community Facilities Corp/Old School
• Supervisor Garretson asked Councilperson Johnson if the FC would be ok with the Town putting a 3 way hip roof over the stage area to fix current leaks that have occurred.


Highway:
• Otsego Highway shared services agreement is presented to Highway Superintendent Ed VanDerWerker for his review.

Motion to enact Local Law 2017-1 FEMA Flood Damage Prevention Law is made by Councilperson Cornwell and 2nd by Councilperson Johnson. Roll call vote is taken: Supervisor Garretson-yes, Councilperson Johnson-yes, Councilperson Cornwell-yes and Councilperson Waterfield-yes 4 yes 0 no Local Law 2017-1 is enacted.

Resolution 2017-1 Annual Organizational Meeting is presented:
Annual Organizational Meeting of the Cherry Valley Town Board

January 2017



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 2017 budget for the town $1,837,619
The adopted 2017 tax levy for the town $940,324

Included in the adopted 2017 Town Budget, are the following budgets:

The Cherry Valley Health Center Budget $525,000
The Cherry Valley Fire Department Budget $92,565
The Cherry Valley Community Center Budget $35,000

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 2017

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 $6,450
Town Assessor Kassandra Cade - Laymon $9,000
Dog Control Officer Jarid Johnson $3,400
Town Historian Susan Miller $360
Town Tax Collector Dorothy Johnson $2,500
Community Center Director Mary Beth Flint $4,000
Community Center Custodian Kevin Flint $4,000

Health Center Cleaner per hour $12.00
Health Center Office Manager per hour $16.30
Town Highway Employees per hour $17.00
Town Highway Overtime per hour $25.50
Court Clerks per hour $12.00
Part Time Employees per hour $12.00
Swim Instructors per day $30.00
The following are elected paid positions for 2017

Town Supervisor / Budget Officer Tom Garretson $12,150
Town Clerk Mary Beth Flint $10,350
Town Councilperson Jim Johnson $2,850
Town Councilperson Mark Cornwell $2,850
Town Councilperson $2,850
Town Councilperson Holly Waterfield $2,850
Town Superintendent of Highway Ed Vanderwerker $49,050
Town Justice Fredy Herr $10,400
Town Justice Chris Barown $10,400


The following institutions and organizations will receive monetary contributions in 2017

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
Artworks $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 $0.60 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

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
Julie Barown September - 2023



The 2017 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 accept Resolution 2017-1 Annual organization meeting is made by Councilperson Waterfield and 2nd by Councilperson Johnson Roll Call vote is taken: Supervisor Garretson-yes, Councilperson Johnson-yes, Councilperson Cornwell-yes and Councilperson Waterfield-yes 4 yes 0 no Resolution 2017-1 is duly carried

Resolution 2017-2 Otsego County Snow and Ice Contract is presented. Motion made by Councilperson Cornwell to accept Resolution 2017-2 and 2nd by Councilperson Waterfield. Roll call vote is taken: Supervisor Garretson-yes, Councilperson Johnson-yes, Councilperson Cornwell-yes and Councilperson Waterfield-yes 4 yes 0 no Resolution 2017-2 is duly carried.

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 7:39PM.

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