DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING September 12, 2019

MOTION TO OPEN THE PUBLIC HEARING FOR THE TAX CAP OVERRIDE IS MADE BY COUNCILPERSON CORNWELL AND SECONDED BY COUNCILPERSON JOHNSON AT 7:00PM

NO PUBLIC COMMENTS

MOTION TO CLOSE THE PUBLIC HEARING MADE BY COUNCILPERSON WATERFIELD SECONDED BY COUNCILPERSON VANDERWERKER

PUBLIC HEARING CLOSED AT 7:08PM

DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING September 12, 2019

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, September 12, 2019 with meeting called to order at 7:08PM by Supervisor Garretson.

Pledge to the Flag was said

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

Reading of last month’s minutes will be dispensed of and minutes accepted as presented and or corrected.

Presentation of invoices and payments:
HEALTH CENTER FUND
88 Constellation NewEnergy Inc $114.67pd
89 Ricoh USA Inc $72.87pd
90 National Grid $189.94pd
91 Public Goods Pool $336.00pd
92 Magna 5 $274.15pd
93 RBS Inc $300.00pd
94 Ricoh USA Inc $17.80pd
95 Bassett Health Center $34,447.75pd

GENERAL FUND
192 Hummel’s Office Plus $249.15pd
193 Williamson Law Book Co $373.95pd
194 State Comptroller $2,959.00pd
195 Cherry Valley Hardware LLC $19.25pd
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196 Constellation NewEnergy Inc $107.91pd
197 National Grid $394.65pd
198 Spectrum Enterprise $74.95pd
199 Spectrum Enterprise $79.95pd
200 US Postal Service $56.00pd
201 The Daily Star $30.38pd
202 Lillian Lighthall $140.00pd
203 Madisyn Reymone $350.00pd
204 Emma Whiteman $140.00pd
205 Zoe Climenhaga $140.00pd
206 Austin Yerdon $315.00pd
207 Owen Johnson $350.00pd
208 Maddox Armini $105.00pd
209 Alyssa Rockwell $70.00pd
210 Deb Whiteman $500.00pd
211 Cintas Corportation #121 $348.85pd
212 Casella Waste Systems Inc $79.74pd
213 Magna 5 $435.00pd
214 Excellus BC/BS $622.07pd
215 United Healthcare Insurance Co $25.76pd
216 Action Garage Doors $100.00pd

Highway Vouchers:
Item 1 (95-99)
Item 3 (345-357)
Item 4 (80)

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

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 $8,738.63
• Check from Otsego County Treasurer for Fringe Snow and Ice Sept-June $3,866.57
• Motion made by Councilperson Johnson to re-appoint Kassandra Cade-Laymon as Cherry Valley Town Assessor Seconded by Councilperson Cornwell. All in favor 5-yes 0-no. Kassandra Cade-Laymon is appointed to Cherry Valley Town Assessor.

Community Center Alden Field and Park:
• Swim program went well this summer
• Fall soccer has started
• Wedding on Alden Field
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Village:
• Town and Village Board Minutes and info- www.cherryvalleyny.us
• Mayor Guido spoke with Supervisor Garretson and inquired if the Town would be interested in selling the Public Parking Lot to the Village. The Town Board will consider this inquisition and there will be further discussions on the matter.

Planning Board:
• Motion made by Councilperson VanDerWerker to appoint Ellen LaSalle to the vacant seat on the Planning Board seconded by Councilperson Waterfield. All in favor 5-yes 0-no
• Planning Board Chair, Julie Barown communicated to the Town Board that the Town Planning Board would like to be included in the Solar Law when drafted.

Highway Department:
• Highway Superintendent Miles will contact Jerry Burillo regarding snow and ice
• Waiting to hear if the truck has been sold. A gentleman from Maine is interested.
• Motion to accept the bid for the truck made by Councilperson Cornwell seconded by Councilperson Johnson. All in favor 5-yes 0-no Motion carried.
• HS Miles presented the extra warranty for the new truck which includes towing and wiring harness is $5,294. It was not included in the Bid. The warranty is for 12 months or 100,000 miles whichever comes first. Town Board ok to purchase.
• Quote on grates for the shop floor is $1,700 and this is presented to the Town Board by HS Miles. Town Board ok to purchase.

Federal/State/County:
• Dave Bliss is present at tonight’s meeting. He states the Village and Richfield Springs are looking into purchasing a used Sheriff’s vehicle for a possible constable shared service.
• Recycling continues to be an issue.

Tentative Budget for 2020 is distributed to the Town Board.

Motion to adopt Local Law 2019-1 Override Tax Levy Limit made by Councilperson Ed VanDerwerker and seconded by Councilperson Holly Waterfield Roll call vote Supervisor Garretson-yes, Councilperson Johnson-yes, Councilperson VanDerwerker-yes, Councilperson Cornwell-yes and Councilperson Holly Waterfield-yes. 5-yes 0-no Local Law 2019-1 is adopted.

*Resolution 2019-4 NYSMA Conference Registration for Cherry Valley Town Justice Fred Herr
Motion made by Councilperson Cornwell to approve the Conference Registration expense for Town Justice Fred Herr and seconded by Councilperson Johnson. Roll call vote Supervisor Garretson-yes, Councilperson Johnson-yes, Councilperson VanDerwerker-yes, Councilperson Cornwell-yes and Councilperson Holly Waterfield-yes. 5-yes 0-no Resolution 2019-4 duly carried.
DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING September 12, 2019

Public Questions, Comments and concerns…………..2 minute limit per request
None

Motion to adjourn- Councilperson Cornwell Seconded-Councilperson Waterfield

There being no further business meeting adjourned at 7:42PM.

Next Town Board meeting Thursday November 14, 2019

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













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