DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING AUGUST 13, 2020 AND PUBLIC HEARING

Motion to open the Public Hearing for Spectrum Charter Franchise Agreement Renewal was made by Councilperson Cornwell and seconded by Councilperson Johnson. Public Hearing was opened at 7:00PM No public present. Motion to close the public hearing is made by Councilperson VanDerwerker and seconded by Councilperson Cornwell all in favor 5 yes 0 no. Public hearing is closed at 7:09PM DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING AUGUST 13, 2020 The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday August 13, 2020 with meeting called to order at 7:09PM 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- Excused Deputy Highway Superintendent Marty Field-P Mary Beth Flint-Town Clerk-P 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 71 Spectrotel $285.19pd 72 Mosert, Manzanero & Scott LLP $3,700pd 73 National Grid $154.62pd 74 Quill Corporation $311.43pd 75 Ricoh USA Inc $72.87pd 76 American Wholesalers $127.34pd 77 Bassett Healthcare $36,404.53pd 78 RBS Inc $900.00pd 79 Constellation Newenergy Inc $86.38pd 80 Public Goods Pool $405.00pd 81 Quill Corporation $186.98pd 82 Ricoh USA Inc $17.80pd GENERAL FUND 138 National Grid $172.47pd DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING AUGUST 13, 2020 139 Spectrotel $356.12pd 140 Cherry Valley Hardware LLC $16.00pd 141 Spectrum Enterprise $74.95pd 142 Spectrum Enterprise $79.95pd 143 Hummel’s Office Plus $62.78pd 144 Cintas Corporation #121 $314.85pd 145 Brian Haig $250.00pd 146 Edward Harvey $250.00pd 147 Louis Guido Jr. $250.00pd 148 NYS Town Clerks Association $75.00pd 149 National Grid $43.14pd 150 State Comptroller $3,477.00pd 151 On Time Waste $40.00pd 152 Constellation Newenergy Inc $82.79pd 153 Acco Brands Direct $28.39pd 154 Verizon $106.14pd 155 United Healthcare $25.76pd Voided check 13810 Voided check 13825 Highway Vouchers: Item 1 (121-127) Item 3 (253-265) Item 4 (114) Councilperson Waterfield made a motion to accept the invoices and payments as presented, Councilperson VanDerwerker 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 JUNE check from the County $9,688.19 • Snow and Ice fringe benefits check $6,004.17 • Town of Laurens looking to put a Comprehensive Plan in place and the County told them to get in touch with Tom regarding the Town of Cherry Valley’s Comprehensive Plan. • Supervisor Garretson asked Councilperson Cornwell to check into the East Hill four wheeler issues. Community Center Alden Field and Park: • Gym Board meeting will be held in the near future to decide to either remain closed and or limited opening. DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING AUGUST 13, 2020 Health Center: • Nothing new to report Community Facilities Corp/Old School Progress of the senior living project continues. Village: Town and Village Board Minutes and info- www.cherryvalleyny.us • Tom heard back from the Town Attorney Will Green regarding the transfer and or sale of the Town Parking Lot to the Village. Highway Department: • Send the old Grade-All to Teitsworth Auction. • Ad to the newspaper for vacant highway position. • Deputy Highway Superintendent gave a report on the current work happening on Town roads. Recyclable bins are being abused at the Town taxpayer’s expense. Supervisor Garretson was hoping Dave Bliss, County Rep would be in attendance at tonight’s meeting. Councilperson Waterfield spoke to Karen Sullivan last year ago and she suggested mounting cameras and or locking up the bins. Cameras would be costly and have to be monitored and once individuals are identified they would have to be addressed. Councilperson Cornwell asked about removing the bins altogether. This may create more of a mess in the long run. This will continue to be a work in progress. Example someone is dumping used cat litter and this should not be happening. Superintendent Tony Miles will be retiring at the end of September. Dorothy Johnson current Tax Collector will be retiring at the end of this year. Resolution 2020-6 Establish the office of Deputy Town Tax Collector PROPOSED ACTION: Establish the office of Deputy Town Tax Collector. Motion to accept made by Councilperson Johnson Seconded Councilperson VanDerwerker Roll call vote: Supervisor Garretson-yes, Councilperson Johnson-yes, Councilperson VanDerwerker-yes, Councilperson Waterfield-yes and Councilperson Cornwell-yes 5-yes 0-no Resolution 2020-6 duly carried. Resolution 2020-7 Renewal of the franchise agreement held by Spectrum Northeast, LLC also know as Charter Communications and the Town of Cherry Valley. Motion to accept made by Councilperson Cornwell and seconded by Councilperson Waterfield Roll call vote: Supervisor Garretson-yes, Councilperson Johnson-yes, Councilperson DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING AUGUST 13, 2020 VanDerwerker-yes, Councilperson Waterfield-yes and Councilperson Cornwell-yes 5-yes 0-no Resolution 2020-7 duly carried. Supervisor Garretson would like to bring the Tax Collector position back to the Town Clerk as many Towns have their Town Clerk’s as their Tax Collectors. Motion made by Councilperson VanDerwerker to appoint the Town Clerk, Mary Beth Flint as deputy Town Tax Collector seconded by Councilperson Johnson. All in favor 5-yes 0-no. Dorothy Johnson will be training Mary Beth on the new Tax software as soon as the County downloads it onto the Town Clerk’s computer. New hours will be established and published for the public to make in person tax payments in January. Public Questions, Comments and concerns…………..2 minute limit per request Frank McGrath comes before the Board asking if there are any plans for extending Fiber (Spectrum cable for broadband) outside the Village. Supervisor Garretson has been in touch with Senator Seward’s office regarding this issue. Councilperson Cornwell stated the Mohawk Valley Regional Economic Council may be an option to look into. Otsego County is be part of that region. Motion to adjourn- Councilperson Cornwell Seconded-Councilperson Johnson There being no further business meeting adjourned at 8:08PM. Next Town Board meeting and Public Hearing for Local Law 202-1 Tax Levy Limit is Thursday September 10, 2020. Respectfully submitted, Mary Beth Flint-Town Clerk-Town Board minutes were recorded.

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