TB Meeting July 10, 2008

TB Meeting July 10, 2008

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, July 10, 2008 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
Mark Cornwell Councilperson Excused
Jim Johnson Councilperson P
Ed VanDerWerker Highway Superintendent P
Mary Beth Flint Town Clerk P

Minutes of the June 2008 meeting were read. Supervisor Garretson approved the minutes as read.

Bills for the month of June 2008 are presented:

272 Ed VanDerwerker $49.00
273 Broadview Networks $297.94pd
274 Medical Arts Press $196.37pd
275 Hughes Net $86.59pd
276 Time Warner of Albany $69.95pd
277 Duane France $505.97pd
278 Rural Business Services $250.00pd
279 Cherry Valley Facilities Corp. $200.00pd
280 Lyman/James Johnson $200.00pd
281 Cherry Valley Hardware $34.12pd
282 Cordia Communications $95.30pd
283 Verizon Wireless $95.92pd
284 Edward Harvey $267.00pd
285 Louis Guido Jr. $267.00pd
286 Brian Haig $267.00pd
287 Cintas Corp. $185.80pd
288 Transcripton Associates $925.95pd
289 Suburban Propane $1,505.25pd
290 Logical Net $17.95pd
291 Bassett Healthcare $21,139.59pd
292 Mercury Media Corp. $8.79pd
293 The Daily Star $27.90pd
294 The Freeman’s Journal $20.90pd
295 The Pennysaver $42.30pd
296 BCD Tire Chip Mfg, Inc. $180.00pd
297 Linda Martinez $140.37pd
298 Lisa Fassett $4.80pd
299 Ikon Financial Services $196.91pd
300 Public Goods Pool $423.00pd
301 Carpet Doctor $128.25pd
302 Tri-County Communications $179.10
303 Verizon $178.84pd
304 National Grid $1,070.18pd
305 Casella Waste Services $59.97pd
306 Road Runner, LLC $74.95pd
307 Smile Makers $86.81pd
308 Quill Corp $178.70pd
309 Excellus BC BS $231.72pd
310 Excellus BC BS $3,731.97pd
311 Rick/Cassie Collins $35.13pd
312 Laurie Spencer $339.14pd
313 Thomas Garretson $329.37pd

Highway Vouchers:
Item 1 (13-16)
Item 3 (94-108)
Item 4 (13)

Councilperson Johnson made a motion to accept the invoices and payments as read Supervisor Garretson seconded the motion. The invoices and payments have been presented and accepted. All in favor 2 yes 0 no. Motion carried.

Town share of monthly sales tax collected for the month of April 2008 is $4,504.57.

Information presented to the Town Clerk by Supervisor Garretson is as follows

Community Center update given by Mary Beth Flint: The Community Center continues to be utilized for the month of July. Revenue for June $0. Expense $3,530

Miscellaneous Information: Review Goals for 2008.
Facility Maintenance Supervisor job description is pending.
Custodian job description is presented. Additions and corrections are made.

Health Center: June Revenue $40,144. Expenses $27,972.
Seamless gutters installed. Porch roof to be patched in 08/replaced in 09.

Village monthly meeting minutes can be viewed online @ cherryvalleyny.us

Visitor’s Center: Logical location is the pull off on Route 20. Letters sent perspective Architect/engineering firms. Application to purchase New York State Surplus property.

Planning Board report given by Walter Buist. Recent subdivision submitted has been completed.

Highway Department: Tire and scrap steel collection day is pending.

Land Use Committee met twice. Still working on document awaiting Dick Page to recover from recent eye problem.

Alternative/Renewable Energy Committee report unavailable.

Community Facilities Corp update given by Sam Dubben. The Daycare Center has been leased by the Sissy's Little Lamb Daycare Center starting August 1.

County information provided by Representative Sam Dubben. County took Bids for Fuel and Diesel. Propane bid went to Perico. Relocating polling place from Town Barn to Community Center.

Resolution # 2008-3 July 10th 2008

Resolution of the Cherry Valley Town Board

Proposed Action: relocation of the Town of Cherry Valley polling place

WHEREAS, the Otsego County Board of Elections has contacted the Town of Cherry Valley in regards to the current polling place accommodations; and

WHEREAS, the current location is not large enough to accommodate the new voting machines for the upcoming fall election; and

WHEREAS, the Cherry Valley Community Center is large enough to accommodate the new voting machines, and the tables and chairs needed for a polling place;

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Cherry Valley Town Board that the polling place for the Town of Cherry Valley is hereafter the Cherry Valley Community Center located at 2 Genesee Street - Cherry Valley - New York.

Motion made my Supervisor Garretson to approve Resolution #2008-3, seconded by Councilperson Johnson. Roll call of votes is taken: Supervisor Garretson-yes, Councilperson Johnson-yes, Councilperson Cornwell-Excused absence. All in favor 2 yes 0 no. Motion carried.

Questions and comments were entertained by the public present.

Barb Perry inquired about the terms of the upcoming additional Board Members.
Andy Minnig inquired about the Community Center revenue and expenses.

Motion made by Councilperson Johnson to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Supervisor Garretson, meeting adjourned at 8:02PM

Respectfully submitted,

Mary Beth Flint
Town Clerk