DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING AUGUST 09, 2018

DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING AUGUST 09, 2018

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, August 09, 2018 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 P
Ed VanDerWerker-Councilperson P
Tony Miles-Highway Superintendent P
Mary Beth Flint-Town Clerk P

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

Presentation of invoices and payments:
HEALTH CENTER FUND
77 Ricoh USA Inc $17.80pd
78 Quill Corporation $195.84pd
79 Ricoh USA $72.87pd
80 Quill Corporation $177.98pd
81 National Grid $109.25pd
82 Constellation Newenergy Inc $92.92pd
83 US Postal Service $369.10pd
84 JB Supply $134.28pd
85 RBS Inc $250.00pd
86 Magna 5 $202.30
87 Bassett Healthcare $42,348.51pd
88 Ricoh USA Inc $17.80pd

GENERAL FUND
145 Action Garage Doors $860.00pd
146 Spectrum Enterprise $79.95pd
147 State Comptroller $1,544.00pd
148 Cherry Valley Hardware $65.66pd
149 Gates Cole Associates $873.70pd
150 RL Parsons Inc $275.00pd\
151 William T Ryan Associates $1,163.80pd
152 Spectrum Enterprise $74.95pd
153 NYS Town Clerks Association $75.00pd
154 Casella Waste Services $125.98pd
155 Cintas Corporation #121 $195.47pd
156 National Grid $372.80pd
157 Constellation Newenergy Inc $195.47pd
158 Tony Miles $103.00pd
159 Thomas Garretson $658.80pd
160 Casella Waste Services $59.89pd
161 Magna 5 $303.12pd
162 Fargo Overland Protective Service $120.00pd
163 Excellus BC/BS $622.07pd
164 Otsego Electric Cooperative Inc $75.00pd
165 Lillian Lighthall $280.00pd
166 Madisyn Reymone $245.00pd
167 Emma Whiteman $280.00pd
168 Andrew Oram $315.00pd
169 Zoe Climenhaga $210.00pd
170 Maddox Aramini $315.00pd
171 Ian Johnson $245.00pd
172 United Healthcare $16.22pd
173 Verizon $104.72pd
174 ACCO Brands Direct $28.99pd
175 Lillian Lighthall $315.00pd
176 Madisyn Reymone $350.00pd
177 Emma Whiteman $70.00pd
178 Andrew Oram $350.00pd
179 Zoe Climenhaga $280.00pd
180 Maddox Aramini $350.00pd
181 Ian Johnson $350.00pd
VOIDED CHECK # 12851

Highway Vouchers:
Item 1 (47-53)
Item 3 (216-224)

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 JUNE $9,056.06

Community Center Alden Field and Park:
• Presently no activity for month of August
• Deb Whiteman looking to extend the summer swim program to include afternoon activities for the 2019 summer swim program. Mary Beth will work with Deb to secure dates for next summer.

Miscellaneous Updates:
• Councilperson Waterfield gave an update on the situation on Chestnut Street.

Town Facilities:
• Court roof needs to be repaired or replaced. Supervisor Garretson will get in touch with William T Ryan associates to discuss.

Highway Department:
• Motion made by Councilperson Waterfield to allow Highway Superintendent Miles to get quotes for a new dump truck seconded by Councilperson Johonson. 5-yes 0-no All in favor motion carried.

Federal/State/County:
• County Rep Dave Bliss gave the Board an update on County business.

Village:
• Town and Village board minutes online @ cherryvalleyny.us
• Village started hauling the old burnt out house up to the Barringer Road old dump property. A discussion was held with the Board as to how to proceed. Highway Superintendent told the Village crew they cannot dumb this material in the dump and asked them to stop.

Resolution 2018-7 Otsego County Stream Maintenance Program
PROPOSED ACTION: To approve the financial support of $1,400 per year for a five year period for a total of $7,000 for the Otsego County Stream Maintenance Program.

WHEREAS, the Town of Cherry Valley agrees to participate in the Otsego County Stream Maintenance Program partnering with Otsego County and Otsego County Soil and Water Conservation District.

WHEREAS, the terms of the Otsego County Stream Maintenance Program between the Town of Cherry Valley, Otsego County and Otsego County Soil and Water Conservation District are effective January 1st, 2019 through December 31, 2023.

Motion to accept Resolution 2018-7 Otsego County Stream Maintenance Program is made by Councilperson Cornwell seconded by Councilperson Waterfield. Roll call vote is taken: Supervisor Garretson-yes, Councilperson Johnson-yes, Councilperson VanDerWerker-yes, Councilperson Cornwell-yes and Councilperson Waterfield-yes 5-yes 0-no Motion to accept Resolution 2018-7 duly carried.

Resolution 2018-8 Revenue Anticipation Note for 2018 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 Program (CHIPS) money is disbursed, and

WHEREAS, New York State Consolidated Local Street and Highway Improvement Program (CHIPS) will only release funds once all invoices are 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 Revenue Anticipation Note.

Motion to accept Resolution 2018-8 Revenue Anticipation Note for 2018 NYS CHIPS expense is made by Councilperson Johnson seconded by Councilperson VanDerWerker. Roll call vote is taken: Supervisor Garretson-yes, Councilperson Johnson-yes, Councilperson VanDerWerker-yes, Councilperson Cornwell-yes and Councilperson Waterfield-yes 5-yes 0-no Motion to accept Resolution 2018-8 duly carried

Resolution 2018-9 NYSMA Conference Registration
Proposed Action: NYSMA Conference Registration for Cherry Valley Town Justice Fred Herr

Motion to accept Resolution 2018-9 NYSMA Conference Registration is made by Councilperson Johnson seconded by Councilperson Cornwell. Roll call vote is taken: Supervisor Garretson-yes, Councilperson Johnson-yes, Councilperson VanDerWerker-yes, Councilperson Cornwell-yes and Councilperson Waterfield-yes 5-yes 0-no Motion to accept Resolution 2018-9 duly carried

Question and comments by the public present:

Andy Minnig asked who is dumping on Barringer Road.

Motion to adjourn- Councilperson Cornwell Seconded-Councilperson Waterfield

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 JULY 12, 2018

DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING JULY 12, 2018

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, July 12, 2018 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 P
Ed VanDerWerker-Councilperson P
Tony Miles-Highway Superintendent P
Mary Beth Flint-Town Clerk P

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

Presentation of invoices and payments:
HEALTH CENTER FUND
66 Carpet Doctor $255.00pd
67 RICOH USA $72.87
68 RL Parsons Inc $754.59pd
69 Magna 5 $206.15pd
70 RBS Inc $250.00pd
71 William T. Ryan Associates $219.36pd
72 National Grid $106.07pd
73 Constellation Newenergy Inc $75.18pd
74 Quill Corporation $115.95pd
75 Bassett Healthcare $33,643.96pd
76 JB Supply $191.25pd

GENERAL FUND
128 Carpet Doctor $825.00pd
129 Spectrum Enterprise $79.95pd
130 Cherry Valley Facilities Corp $575.00pd
131 Tri-County Communications Inc $179.10pd
132 MAGNA 5 $303.37pd
133 Spectrum Enterprise $74.95pd
134 The Daily Star $179.83pd
135 Hummel’s Office Plus $197.36pd
136 Cintas Corporation #121 $379.20
137 RL Parsons Inc $502.05pd
138 National Grid $489.79pd
139 Casella Waste Services $59.65pd
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140 Constellation Newenergy Inc $139.70pd
141 Excellus BC/BS $622.07pd
142 Verizon $104.56pd
143 Otsego Electric Cooperative $75.00pd
144 United Healthcare $16.22pd

Highway Vouchers:
Item 1 (45-46)
Item 3 (207-215)
Item 4 (46)

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 5 yes 0 no. Motion carried.

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

Misc. information to the Town Clerk:
• Sales tax for the month of MAY $5,987.04
• Supervisor Garretson handed out information regarding Solar Farms.

Community Center Alden Field and Park:
• Alumni Banquet scheduled
• Blood Drive scheduled

Health Center:
• Doing well per Supervisor Garretson

Cherry Valley Facilities Corp:
• Received from Richard Saba a copy of a press release stating the CVFC was awarded $1.4 million from NYS Home Community Renewal to Create Senior Rental Housing for 10 affordable senior rental units.

Planning Board:
• New secretary Lorraine Bosma

Highway Department:
• Ready to pave Rendering Works road and ground and based Willie O’Neill Road.
• Mining permit has been approved.
• Tuck #3 is at Chucks getting body work done
• Motion made by Councilperson Johnson and 2nd by Councilperson VanDerWerker to deem the 1999 Ford F-150 pick up as surplus. All in favor 5-yes 0-no

DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING JULY 12, 2018

Federal/State/County:
• Councilperson Cornwell asked if there are any updates on the dumpsters.
• Councilperson Waterfield stated she spoke with Karen Sullivan at the County and she is adamant something needs to be done by the Town to stop dumping household waste, construction waste and other waste into the recyclable bins. The Town is currently getting billed from the County for the illegal dumping into the recyclable bins. Ms. Sullivan suggested surveillance camera’s as well as getting local law enforcement involved in issuing tickets for the illegal dumping. The recyclable bins are placed there as a public service and they can be removed as well.

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


Question and comments by the public present:

Karl Kuemper resident of Baxter Road asks the Town Board what can be done about his neighbor who is dumping illegally on their property on Chestnut Street. He lives on Baxter Road and is concerned the illegal dumping is polluting his Beaver pond and causing problems with his wetland area. He feels something needs to be done to stop the illegal dumping.

Jordan Clements, district manager for Otsego County Soil & Water Conservation District made a proposal to the Town Board to be pro-active for future flooding issues the Town will encounter. His proposal is an Inter-Municipal Agreement. Purpose of agreement-Develop a Countywide Stream Maintenance Program. This would be an agreement for a 5 year period beginning January 1, 2019 and ending December 31, 2023. This would require a $2.00 tax increase per taxpayer in the Town of Cherry Valley.

Motion to adjourn- Councilperson Cornwell Seconded-Councilperson VanDerWerker

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 June 14, 2018

DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING June 14, 2018

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, June 14, 2018 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 Excused
Ed VanDerWerker-Councilperson P
Tony Miles-Highway Superintendent P
Mary Beth Flint-Town Clerk P

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

Presentation of invoices and payments:
HEALTH CENTER FUND
54 Ricoh USA Inc $72.87pd
55 Quill Corp $180.56pd
56 National Grid $103.28pd
57 RBS Inc $250.00pd
58 Magna 5 $209.27pd
59 Bassett Healthcare $35,375.88pd
60 Public Goods Pool $382.00pd
61 JB Supply $106.77pd
62 Quill Corporation $31.69pd
63 Constellation Newenergy Inc $72.28pd
64 Ricoh USA Inc $17.80pd
65 Quill Corporation $113.20pd

GENERAL FUND
110 Thomas Garretson $215.95pd
111 RL Parsons Inc $1,937.28pd
112 National Grid $1,045.88pd
113 Casella Waste Services $181.57pd
114 Spectrum Enterprise $74.95pd
115 Cintas Corporaton #121 $303.29pd
116 Magna 5 $308.29pd
117 Excellus BC/BS $622.07pd
118 Gates Cole Associates $1,189.59pd
119 Otsego Electric Cooperative Inc $75.00pd
120 Verizon $104.39pd
121 United Healthcare $16.22pd
122 Clarks Sports Center $333.00pd
123 State Comptroller $1,234.00pd
124 Brian Haig $250.00pd
125 Louis Guido Jr $250.00pd
126 Edward Harvey $250.00pd
127 Constellation Newenergy Inc $207.90pd
Voided check 12755

Highway Vouchers:
Item 1 (41-44)
Item 3 (199-206)
Item 4 (45)

Councilperson Johnson made a motion to accept the invoices and payments as read Councilperson VanDerWerker 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 APR $6,263.33
• Treasurer of Otsego County Mortgage tax OCT 2017-MAR 2018 $4,712.51
• Roy Teitsworth, Inc $46,600 for the sale of the loader
• Supervisor Garretson received a call from a Company working with the CVSCSchool to install solar panels up at the school. About 20-25 acres of solar panels. Co. will keep Supervisor Garretson informed of the progress.
• CV Hardware asked to purchase a small piece of land from the Town that adjoins the CV Hardware’s property from the Town parking lot.

Community Center Alden Field and Park:
• Supervisor Garretson received an email from Jane Sapinsky of Cherry Valley Artworks asking if the Town will cover the rental fee for the Community Center rental for September 21 and September 22 Kite Fest usage. Motion made by Councilperson Johnson to cover the rental fee for CV Artworks kite fest rental in September, 2nd by Councilperson VanDerWerker. All in favor 3 yes 0 no.
• Cherry Valley Outdoor Games is this coming weekend which is also Father’s Day

Highway Department:
• Highway Superintendent Miles reported mine permit is completed and submitted.

Federal/State/County:
• County Rep Bliss reported on County Business.


Councilperson VanDerWerker asked Supervisor Garretson if he had heard anything regarding the Planning Board. A short discussion ensued. To be continued at a future meeting.

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

Resolution 2018-6 Amendment for Snow and Ice Adjustment

Motion to accept Resolution 2018-6 made by Councilperson VanDerWerker, 2nd by Councilperson Johnson. Roll Call vote taken: Supervisor Garretson-yes, Councilperson Johnson-yes and Councilperson VanDerWerker-yes 3-yes 0-no

Question and comments by the public present:
Andy Minig reminded all to stop by the Democratic picnic on June 30 at the old CV Village Hall starting at noon.

Motion to adjourn- Councilperson Johnson Seconded-Councilperson VanDerWerker

There being no further business meeting adjourned at 7:34PM.

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












DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING May 10, 2018

DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING May 10, 2018

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, May 10, 2018 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 P
Ed VanDerWerker-Councilperson P
Tony Miles-Highway Superintendent P
Mary Beth Flint-Town Clerk P

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

Presentation of invoices and payments:
HEALTH CENTER FUND
41 US Postal Service $80.00pd
42 RL Parsons Inc $873.74pd
43 RICOH USA Inc $72.87pd
44 Quill Corporation $130.44pd
45 RBS Inc $250.00pd
46 National Grid $119.39pd
47 JB Supply $218.07pd
48 US Postal Service $864.60pd
49 Bassett Healthcare $33,518.91pd
50 Magna 5 $214.99pd
51 Constellation Newenergy Inc $69.23pd
52 RICOH USA Inc $17.80pd
53 Public Goods Pool $276.00pd

GENERAL FUND
90 Spectrum Enterprises $79.95pd
91 US Postal Service $54.00pd
92 RL Parsons Inc $2,409.76pd
93 Tony Miles $78.23pd
94 The Daily Star $58.32pd
95 Magna 5 $318.10pd
96 Excellus BC/BS $803.75pd
97 National Grid $653.13pd
98 Spectrum Enterprises $74.95pd
99 Casella Waste Services $55.84pd
100 Cintas Corporation #121 $303.06pd
101 State Comptroller $1,778.00pd
102 Otsego Electric Cooperative Inc $75.00pd
103 Constellation Newenergy Inc $209.99pd
104 Hummels Office Plus $74.90pd
105 United Healthcare $16.22pd
106 Verizon $104.69pd
107 American Wholesalers $98.95pd
108 Spectrum Enterprise $79.95pd

Highway Vouchers:
Item 1 (38-39)
Item 3 (187-198)
Item 4 (44-45)

Councilperson VanDerWerker 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 MAR $6,762.22
• Treasurer of Otsego County Snow and Ice $31,458.90
• Trinity Services Group, Inc $575.00
• Thank you card received from Cherry Valley Artworks

Community Center Alden Field and Park:
• Rentals are up
• Winding down Town sponsored Wednesday night Basketball
• Catholic Church basket raffle over Memorial Day weekend.

Highway Department:
• Highway Superintendent Miles reported he had to plant trees around the perimeter of the shale bank where the mining will take place.

Federal/State/County:
• County Rep Bliss reported on County Business. Hoping to redo the bend in the road by Glensfoot to be safer.
• Still having an issue with recyclable bins because of illegal dumping. The County may pull the bins because there isn’t a way to patrol the bins and control the dumping problem.

Village:
• Town and Village board minutes online @ cherryvalleyny.us
Question and comments by the public present:
None

Motion to adjourn- Councilperson Cornwell Seconded-Councilperson Waterfield

There being no further business meeting adjourned at 8:02PM.

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












DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING April 12, 2018

Public Hearing for Cold War Tax Exemption without an End Date is opened at 7:00PM

No public present for comments.

Motion to close the Public Hearing at 7:02PM is made by Councilperson Cornwell 2nd by Councilperson VanDerWerker. All in favor 5 yes 0 no

DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING April 12, 2018

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, April 12, 2018 with meeting called to order at 7:02PM by Supervisor Garretson.

Pledge to the Flag was said

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

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

Presentation of invoices and payments:
HEALTH CENTER FUND
29 RBS Inc $250.00pd
30 Swish Kenco LTD $39.81pd
31 RL Parsons Inc $324.00pd
32 Magna 5 $205.68pd
33 Humana Health Care Plans $15.80pd
34 Ricoh USA Inc $72.87pd
35 JB Supply $189.16pd
36 National Grid $109.49pd
37 Constellation Newenergy Inc $67.83pd
38 Ricoh USA Inc $17.80pd
39 Public Goods Pool $718.00pd
40 Bassett Healthcare $38,284.67pd

GENERAL FUND
71 RL Parsons Inc $2,540.80pd
72 Spectrum Enterprises $79.95pd
73 Tri-County Communications Inc $179.10pd
74 Cherry Valley Hardware LLC $49.00pd
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75 Spectrum Enterprise $74.95pd
76 Magna 5 $304.67pd
77 NYS Magistrates Association $80.00pd
78 JB Supply $97.34pd
79 Cintas Corporation #121 $302.96pd
80 Casella Waste Services $55.84pd
81 Constellation Newenergy Inc $215.81pd
82 National Grid $670.96pd
83 Verizon $104.79pd
84 Excellus BC/BS $539.49pd
85 State Comptroller $3,837.00pd
86 Otsego Electric Cooperative Inc $75.00pd
87 United Healthcare $75.00pd
88 Dorothy Johnson $56.00pd
89 Gates Cole Associates $473.00pd
Voided check #12699
Voided check #12693
Voided check #12683

Highway Vouchers:
Item 1 (37)
Item 3 (169-186)
Item 4 (40-43)

Councilperson VanDerWerker made a motion to accept the invoices and payments as read Councilperson Johnson seconded the motion. The invoices and payments have been presented and accepted. All in favor 5 yes 0 no. Motion carried.

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

Misc. information to the Town Clerk:
• Sales tax for the month of FEB $5,028.78
• Thank you card received from the Silver and Gold Senior Club
• NYS AG & Markets Dog Control Officer Inspection Report completed 3/26/2018. Rated Satisfactory.

Community Center Alden Field and Park:
• Dodge ball tournament to benefit the Cherry Valley Little League was last weekend
• Psychic Fair will be on April 14

Facilities Corp:
• Still moving forward with the senior housing proposal

DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING April 12, 2018

Health Center:
Supervisor Garretson met with a Bassett representative regarding billing.
Highway Department:

• New email for Highway Superintendent has been set up
• The mining permit is still a work in progress
• One of the plow tucks is in need of repair. The wing hit the side of the truck and caused some damage.

Village:
• Town and Village board minutes online @ cherryvalleyny.us
• Email received from the Village Mayor regarding the burned out house on Lancaster

Resolution 2018-5
Proposed Action:
Purchase of a new Volvo-L90H-Wheel Loader for the Town of Cherry Valley

Motion to accept Resolution 2018-5 Purchase of a new Volvo L90H Wheel Loader made by Councilperson Cornwell 2nd by Councilperson Waterfield. Roll call vote taken Supervisor Garretson-yes, Councilperson Johnson-yes, Councilperson VanDerWerker-yes, Councilperson Cornwell-yes and Councilperson Waterfield-yes 5-yes 0-no

Local Law 2018-1 Cold War Tax Exemption without End Date

Motion to adopt Local Law 2018-1 as presented made by Councilperson Johnson 2nd by Councilperson VanDerWerker. All in favor 5-yes 0-no. Local Law 2018-1 is enacted.

Question and comments by the public present:
None

Motion to adjourn- Councilperson Cornwell Seconded-Councilperson Waterfield

There being no further business meeting adjourned at 7:25PM.

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












DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING March 08, 2018


DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING March 08, 2018

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, March 08, 2018 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 P
Ed VanDerWerker-Councilperson P
Tony Miles-Highway Superintendent P
Mary Beth Flint-Town Clerk P

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

Presentation of invoices and payments:
HEALTH CENTER FUND
17 Ricoh USA $72.87pd
18 Cherry Valley Hardware LLC $16.25pd
19 Quill Corporation $467.67pd
20 RL Parsons Inc $355.35pd
21 JB Supply $310.86pd
22 RBS Inc $250.00pd
23 National Grid $110.88pd
24 Magna 5 $418.90pd
25 Bassett Healthcare $14,653.82pd
26 Constellation Newenergy Inc $162.35pd
27 Ricoh USA $17.80pd
28 William T Ryan Associates $432.27pd

GENERAL FUND
36 Deb Whiteman $163.69pd
37 Spectrum Enterprise $79.95pd
38 US Postal Service $308.30pd
39 Cherry Valley Fire District $94,904.00pd
40 Sue Miller $360.00pd
41 Cherry Valley Emergency Squad $250.00pd
42 American Legion Post 1360 $500.00pd
43 Cherry Valley Library $10,000.00pd
44 Cherry Valley Historical Association $10,100.00pd
45 Cherry Valley Fireman’s Auxiliary $100.00pd
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47 Cherry Valley Fire Dept Co 1 $250.00pd
48 Silver and Gold Seniors $100.00pd
49 Roseboom Area Senior Citizens $100.00pd
50 Cherry Valley Facilities Corp $2,700.00pd
51 Artworks $2,000.00pd
52 Lyman and James Johnson $2,400.00pd
53 Deb Whiteman $600.00pd
54 Maureen Kuhn $200.00pd
55 Cherry Valley Facilities Corp $900.00pd
56 National Grid $524.05pd
57 RL Parsons Inc $4,901.89pd
58 Magna 5 $304.46pd
59 Spectrum Enterprise $74.95pd
60 Casella Waste Services $55.23pd
61 Cintas Corporation #121 $378.70pd
62 Constellation Newenergy Inc $530.95pd
63 William T Ryan Associates $165.77pd
64 United Healthcare $16.22pd
65 Verizon $104.79pd
66 Dorothy Johnson $33.97pd
67 Otsego Electric Cooperative $75.00pd
68 Excellus BC/BS $259.09pd
69 State Comptroller $1,574.00pd
70 Hummel’s Office Plus $161.31pd

Highway Vouchers:
Item 1 (36)
Item 3 (160-168)
Item 4 (34-39)

Councilperson Johnson made a motion to accept the invoices and payments as read Councilperson Cornwell seconded the motion. The invoices and payments have been presented and accepted. All in favor 5 yes 0 no. Motion carried.

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

Misc. information to the Town Clerk:
• Sales tax for the month of JAN $2,581.13
• Sales tax for the month of JAN $3,149.59 2nd check
• Thank you card received from the Historical Association/Museum.
• Thank you card received from the Roseboom Senior Citizens group

Community Center/Alden Field and Park:
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• Biddy Basketball season is over
• Open Basketball Wednesday nights from 7-9
• March is busy with many weekend reservations

Misc. Updates:
• Abandoned cars in the Town Parking need to be investigated as well as a trailer parked in the lot for a lengthy time.

Facilities Corp:
• The apartments slated for the old Daycare area is moving forward at a very slow pace.

Highway Department:
• Update on Shale pit on East Hill. It is going to cost too much money to move forward with the permitting process to blast the pit.
Village:
• Town and Village board minutes online @ cherryvalleyny.us

Public Hearing will be scheduled for April meeting for Local Law 2018-1 Cold War Tax Exemption and End Date.

Question and comments by the public present:

Motion to adjourn- Councilperson Cornwell Seconded-Councilperson VanDerWerker

There being no further business meeting adjourned at 7:23PM.

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












DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING February 08, 2018


DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING February 08, 2018

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, February 08, 2018 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-Councilperson P
Tony Miles-Highway Superintendent P
Mary Beth Flint-Town Clerk P

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

Presentation of invoices and payments:
HEALTH CENTER FUND
1 RL Parsons $609.88pd
2 Cherry Valley Hardware LLC $35.40pd
3 Ricoh USA Inc $72.87pd
4 Magna 5 $195.79pd
5 Otsego Telephone Systems Inc $615.00pd
6 National Grid $128.11pd
7 William T Ryan Associates $375.37pd
8 Bassett Healthcare $34,793.63pd
9 Constellation Newenergy Inc $144.28pd
10 Thompson Electric and Plumbing $160.00pd
11 Public Goods Pool $262.00pd
12 Ricoh USA Inc $17.80pd
13 RBS Inc $250.00pd
14 Smile Makers $236.67pd
15 Quill Corporation $123.58pd
16 JB Supply $677.14pd

GENERAL FUND
1 Town Tax Collector $52.50pd
2 Tri-County Communications Inc $75.00pd
3 RL Parsons Inc $2,365.27pd
4 Cherry Valley Hardware LLC $53.97pd
5 The Daily Star $39.45pd
6 Magna 5 $299.50pd

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7 Spectrum Enterprises $74.95pd
8 National Grid $526.02pd
9 Gates Cole Associates $26,988.75pd
10 County of Otsego $447.22pd
11 Otsego County Highway Superintendents Association $100.00pd
12 Charlie Gaughan $73.80pd
13 Tony Miles $27.96pd
14 US Postal Service $116.00pd
15 Casella Waste Services $55.23pd
16 Cintas Corporation #121 $289.05pd
17 William T Ryan Associates $981.54pd
18 US Postal Service $52.00pd
19 Excellus BC/BS $660.64pd
20 Otsego Electric Cooperative Inc $75.00pd
21 Dorothy Johnson $107.91pd
22 Constellation Newenergy Inc $399.81pd
23 State Comptroller $1,287.00pd
24 Mary Beth Flint $18.27pd
25 American Wholesalers $191.90pd
26 Verizon $104.81pd
27 United Healthcare $8.11pd
28 Excellus BC/BS $280.00pd
29 Kassandra Cade-Laymon $34.00pd
30 US Postal Service $302.50pd
31 Williamson Law Book Company $686.00pd
32 Emerson Testing LLC $175.00pd
33 Village Photography $256.00pd
34 NYS Retirement System $49,163.00pd
35 NYS Association of Towns $20.00pd
Voided check 12574
Voided check

Highway Vouchers:
Item 3 (105-114)
Item 4 (26-31)

Councilperson Waterfield 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.


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Misc. information to the Town Clerk:
• Sales tax for the month of DEC $8,280.01
• Wal-Mart check for $250.00
• Email from DEC regarding Landfills no longer in use. Updating there database.
• Unable to get voicemail on the Town Clerk phone number. Magna5 suggested getting a phone that has an answering machine incorporated into it with remote access.
• Email cc to Supervisor Garretson from Alice who lives on Lancaster St. She lives next to the burned out house. Not sure what is happening with the progress to have the debris removed.
• Supervisor Garretson was contacted by the Village Mayor Guido regarding updating the Town/Village website.

Community Center/Alden Field and Park:
• Biddy Basketball continues.
• Open Basketball Wednesday nights from 7-9
• CV Outdoor Games demonstration Feb 17
• Dinner to benefit the Food Pantry Feb 24 sponsored by the Cherry Valley Children’s Christmas Fund.

Federal/State/County
• Dave Bliss County Rep is present tonight and gives a brief overview of what is happening at the County level.

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

Resolution 2018-3 Annual Audit of the Town Justice Court Records
Motion to accept Resolution 2018-3 as presented made by Councilperson Johnson and 2nd by Councilperson VanDerWerker. Roll Call Vote: Supervisor Garretson-yes Councilperson Johnson-yes Councilperson VanDerWerker-yes and Councilperson Waterfield-yes 4-yes 0-no
Resolution 2018-3 duly carried.

Resolution 2018-4 Senior Citizen Property Tax Exemption –revised
PROPOSED ACTION: To establish and adopt local legislation for the Senior Citizen Property Tax Exemption.

The Town of Cherry Valley will offer a 50% property tax exemption to those with an annual income of $16,000 or less.

Those with an income over $16,000 will not be eligible.

Motion to accept Resolution 2018-4 made by Councilperson Waterfilied 2nd by Councilperson VanDerWerker. Roll Call Vote: Supervisor Garretson-yes Councilperson Johnson-yes
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Councilperson VanDerWerker-yes and Councilperson Waterfield-yes 4-yes 0-no
Resolution 2018-4 duly carried.

Question and comments by the public present:

Motion to adjourn- Councilperson Johnson Seconded-Councilperson Waterfield

There being no further business meeting adjourned at 7:36PM.

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












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The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, January 11, 2018 with meeting called to order at 7:00PM by Supervisor Garretson.

The following individuals were sworn into office by Councilperson Cornwell:
Town Supervisor-Thomas Garretson
Councilperson-Jim Johnson
Councilperson-Ed VanDerWerker
Councilperson-Holly Waterfield
Town Clerk-Mary Beth Flint
Town Highway Superintendent-Tony Miles
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-Councilperson P
Tony Miles-Highway Superintendent P
Mary Beth Flint-Town Clerk P

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

Presentation of invoices and payments:
HEALTH CENTER FUND
134 Ricoh USA Inc $17.80pd
135 Cherry Valley Hardware LLC $39.50pd
136 Magna 5 $205.89pd
137 Mosert, Manzanero & Scott LLP $3,600.00pd
138 Ricoh USA Inc $72.87pd
139 RBS Inc $250.00pd
140 National Grid $114.10pd
141 Public Goods Pool $327.00pd
142 Bassett Healthcare $38,208.50pd
143 Medicare Part A $63.88pd
144 Ricoh USA Inc $17.80pd
145 JB Supply $185.56pd
146 Quill Corporation $323.00
147 Constellation Newenergy Inc $68.22pd
148 Quill Corporation $224.70pd

GENERAL FUND
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298 NBT Bank $8,387.94pd
299 Spectrum Enterprise $79.95pd
300 Otsego County Assessors Association $45.00pd
301 Fargo Overland Protective Services $120.00pd
302 JB Supply $146.01pd
303 Keith and Daphne Thompson $200.00pd
304 Spectrum Enterprise $74.95pd
305 Magna 5 $307.08pd
306 Tri-County Communications Inc $179.10pd
307 RL Parsons $750.33pd
308 National Grid $490.98pd
309 Casella Waste Services $52.84pd
310 Cintas Corporation #121 $312.61pd
311 JB Supply $54.95pd
312 Otsego Electric Cooperative Inc $75.00pd
313 State Comptroller $2,055.00pd
314 Hummel’s Offices Plus $47.71pd
315 Constellation Newenergy Inc $199.42pd
316 NYS Taxation and Finance $42.84pd
317 Emerson Testing LLC $60.00pd
318 Spectrum Enterprise $79.95pd
319 Hummel’s Office Plus $77.81pd
320 Dorothy Johnson $107.91
VOIDED CHECK 12558
VOIDED CHECK 12559

Highway Vouchers:
Item 3 (139-151)
Item 4 (23-25)

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 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 NOV $5,928.07
• Mortgage Tax Apr-Sep 2017 $6,207.16

Community Center/Alden Field and Park:
• Biddy Basketball continues.
• Open Basketball Wednesday nights from 7-9
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• Jeff Stiles and Mathias VanDerWerker thanked the Town Board for their support and the use of Alden Field for the Cherry Valley Outdoor games last year. The committee would like to use Alden Fields again for the Cherry Valley Outdoor Games scheduled for Father’s Day weekend in June. Also on February 17 will be the FREE preview of the Lumberjacks and Lumber Jill’s demonstration at the Community Center.

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

The Town Board audited the Town Clerk’s books for accuracy. Motion to accept the Town Clerk’s revenue and expense transactions for the year 2017 is made by Councilperson Cornwell and 2nd by Councilperson Waterfield. All in favor 5-yes 0-no Motion carried.

Town Clerk also requested the Town pay for the monthly Verizon Landline bill at her residence as this phone number is used for all calls made to the Town Clerk and for voicemail messages left for the Town Clerk and the Community Center. The current phone number at the Town Clerk’s office does not have voicemail messaging currently. Motion made to pay the Verizon landline bill while the Town Clerk works with the current phone company to set up a voicemail messaging system on the current Town Clerk phone number made by Councilperson Cornwell 2nd by Councilperson Johnson. 5-yes 0-no. Motion carried

Resolution 2018-1 Annual Organizational Meeting presented

Annual Organizational Meeting of the Cherry Valley Town Board

January 2018

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

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1. Minutes of the last Monthly Meeting - 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 10pm 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 2018 budget for the town $1,918,625
The adopted 2018 tax levy for the town $986,009

Included in the adopted 2018 Town Budget, are the following budgets:

The Cherry Valley Health Center Budget $525,000
The Cherry Valley Fire Department Budget $94,904
The Cherry Valley Community Center Budget $23,000

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.

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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 2018

Town Health Officer Maureen Kuhn $200

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 Gary Schaffer $3,600
Health Center Office Manager Susan Schaffer $34,320
Town Highway Employees per hour $17.30
Town Highway Overtime per hour $25.95
Court Clerk Nicole Vanderwerker $3,000
Part Time Employees per hour $15.00
Swim Instructors per day $35.00

The following are elected paid positions for 2018

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 Ed Vanderwerker $2,850
Town Councilperson Holly Waterfield $2,850
Town Superintendent of Highway Tony Miles $45,000
Town Justice Fredy Herr $10,400
Town Justice Chris Barown $10,400

The following institutions and organizations will receive monetary contributions in 2018

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
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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 - 2020 $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 - 2024
Marion Holmes September - 2018
Tracy Donovan-Laughlin September - 2019
Lorraine Bosma September - 2020
Russell V. Flint September - 2021
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Carol Minich September - 2022
Julie Barown September - 2023

The 2018 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

Town paid medical, dental and vision insurance coverage is available to full time employees – town paid medical, dental and vision insurance is not available to employees that chose the op-out program. (details below)

An op-out insurance program is available to full time employees - proof of other health insurance coverage is required – the annual op-out payment is based on the single package contract rate premium for the year. The op-out payment for 2018 is $9,400

Cintas work clothes provided daily to the highway department employees

Disability payment to full time employees is $510 / wk

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

Motion to accept Resolution 2018-1 as presented made by Councilperson Cornwell 2nd by Councilperson Waterfield. Roll Call Vote Supervisor Garretson-yes Councilperson Johnson-yes, Councilperson VanDerWerker-yes, Councilperson Cornwell-yes and Councilperson Waterfield-yes 5-yes 0-no Motion carried. 5 yes 0 no Motion carried.

Resolution 2018-2 Otsego County Snow and Ice Agreement presented
Motion to accept Resolution 2018-2 as presented made by Councilperson Johnson 2nd by Councilperson VanDerWerker. Roll Call Vote Supervisor Garretson-yes Councilperson Johnson-yes, Councilperson VanDerWerker-yes, Councilperson Cornwell-yes and Councilperson Waterfield-yes 5-yes 0-no Motion carried. 5 yes 0 no Motion carried.

Question and comments by the public present:

Howard Young stated concerns with how his road is being maintained. Highway Superintendent Miles answered all his questions and concerns.

Motion to adjourn- Councilperson Waterfiled Seconded-Councilperson VandDerWerker

There being no further business meeting adjourned at 7:46PM.
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Respectfully submitted,
Mary Beth Flint-Town Clerk
Town Board minutes were recorded.