TB Mtg February 11, 2010

TB Meeting February 11, 2010

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, February 11, 2010 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
Mark Cornwell Councilperson P
Jim Johnson Councilperson P
Tim Horvath Councilperson P
Chris Barown Councilperson P
Ed VanDerWerker Highway Superintendent Excused
Mary Beth Flint Town Clerk P

Minutes of the January 2010 meeting were read. Supervisor Garretson approved the minutes as corrected.

Bills for the month of February 2010 are presented:
37 Standard Security Life Insurance $53.40pd
38 Broadview Networks $325.09pd
39 NYS Town Clerks Association Dues $799.00pd
40 Time Warner Cable Business $69.95pd
41 M Wheelock Disposal $41.50pd
42 Otsego Telephone Systems Inc $315.00pd
43 MVP Health Care, Inc $1,875.38pd
44 RBS Inc $250.00pd
45 Kassandra Cade-Laymon $8.60pd
46 Verizon Wireless $96.13pd
47 Cordia Communications $106.64pd
48 Dorothy Johnson $355.95pd
49 Ikon Financial Services $196.91pd
50 Logical Net $17.95pd
51 Transcription Associates $918.00pd
52 Cintas Corporation #121 $261.25pd
53 RL Parsons Inc $2,148.18pd
54 Bruce Hall Corp $22.40pd
55 US Postal Service $255.60pd
56 Cherry Valley Hardware $24.45pd
57 Swish Kenco Ltd $306.24pd
58 Town Tax Collector $210.00pd
59 Krazy Toms Floor Service $2,664.00pd
60 Verizon $198.69pd
61 National Grid $1,424.96pd
62 The Freeman’s Journal $11.40pd
63 Medical Arts Press $75.96pd
64 Public Goods Pool $353.00pd
65 Rods Welding $672.85pd
66 Postmaster $100.00pd
67 Otsego Towns Clerk Association $50.00pd
68 Mary Beth Flint $70.33pd
69 Time Warner Cable Business $74.95pd
70 Paraco Gas $1,176.33pd
71 RBS Inc $150.00pd
72 Excellus BC/BS Gen Dental $222.47pd
73 NYS Assoc of Magistrates Court $35.00pd
74 NYS Magistrates Association $80.00pd
75 Postmaster $40.00pd
76 Swish Kenco LTD $18.00pd
77 NYS Unemployment Insurance $153.86pd
78 Susan Schaffer $57.20pd
79 Hughesnet $64.99pd
80 Krazy Toms Floor Service $289.25pd
81 William T. Ryan Associates $8,086.92pd
82 NYS Retirement System $18,173.00pd
83 Bassett Healthcare $22,014.67pd
84 Gates Cole Associates $24,869.34pd
85 George Cade $10,485.00pd
86 Smile Makers $126.51pd
87 Quill Corp $202.31pd
88 Medical Arts Press $249.86pd

Highway Vouchers:
Item 3 (17-28)
Item 4 (5-8)

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

Monthly budget and NBT account balances are reviewed.

Information presented to the Town Clerk by Supervisor Garretson is as follows:
Town share of monthly County sales tax collected for the month of November is $6,124.

Community Center:
Revenue for Jan was $152 and Expenses were $2832
There will be a Spaghetti Dinner at the Community Center April 10 all proceeds to support the Health Center
Biddy Basketball is winding down.

Miscellaneous Information:
SPCA contract is reviewed by the Board
Otsego County Towns budget comparisons are presented and reviewed by the Board
Letter from Senator James Seward’s office received thanking the Board for their comments to the DEC regarding gas drilling

Health Center:
Revenue for Jan $18,822 and Expenses were $30,458
Health Center Appreciation Dinner at the Community Center April 10th

Town Facilities:
Town owned parking lot has been cleaned out of abandoned property.

Community Facilities Corp:
Question rose regarding the unpaid taxes posted in the paper. Apparently there was an old bill of back taxes that did not get paid.

Town and Village board minutes online @ cherryvalleyny.us
The Town and Village did a good job removing the snow from the Village streets.

Visitor’s Center:
Supervisor Garretson will be talking to Barb Thomas at NYSDOT on Feb 18th. Supervisor Garretson will also be meeting with Foyt-Albert on this date as well.

Town Planning:
Road Preservation Law-progress update. Mark Cornwell reported it is still in progress.
Supervisor Garretson will be meeting with the Office of Real Property on Feb 18th
Land Use Regulation Document draft copies to public venues Councilperson’s Barown and Horvath will be working together on this.
Councilperson Johnson will form a 3 member Revaluation Review committee.
Councilperson Horvath will deliver the Land Use Regulation Document to the printer.
The Town Clerk will re-establish contact personnel with the Board of Elections.

Highway Department:
Vet’s Disposal invoice will be followed up with Ed VanDerWerker.

Phone will be installed in the new Conference Room at the Community Center- this will serve as the contact phone for the Board of Elections at the time of any and all elections held at the Community Center.

Questions and comments by the public present:


Motion made by Councilperson Johnson to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Councilperson Barown meeting adjourned at 8:15PM.

Respectfully submitted,

Mary Beth Flint, Town Clerk