TB Meeting March 10, 2011

PUBLIC HEARING for the Adjustment of Veterans Exemptions Law opened at 7:00PM by Supervisor Garretson. PUBLIC HEARING closed at 7:05PM by Supervisor Garretson. TB Meeting March 10, 2011 The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, March 10, 2011 with meeting called to order at 7:05PM 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 Excused Tim Horvath Councilperson P Chris Barown Councilperson P Ed VanDerWerker Highway Superintendent P Mary Beth Flint Town Clerk P Minutes of the February 2011meeting were read. Supervisor Garretson approved the minutes as corrected. Bills for the month of March are presented: 98 Cherry Valley Hardware $37.54pd 99 Verizon Wireless $98.21pd 100 CASEBP $110.24pd 101 Smile Makers $11.97pd 102 Cornerstone Telephone Company $383.86pd 103 RL Parsons $3,125.60pd 104 The Daily Star $132.60pd 105 Paraco Gas $899.85pd 106 Cintas Corp. #121 $218.08pd 107 Hummel’s Office Plus $138.11pd 108 Cherry Valley Fire District $87,450.00pd 109 US Postal Service $506.60pd 110 Bassett Healthcare $24,042.18pd 111 DCH Enterprises $855.75pd 112 Time Warner Cable Business $74.95pd 113 George Cade $4,189.00pd 114 Williamson Law Book Company $600.00pd 115 Edward VanDerWerker $67.50pd 116 Eclipse Overhead Doors $778.16pd 117 Spectra Environmental Group Inc. $2,866.55pd 118 Fredy Herr $151.05pd 119 CASEBP $215.02pd 120 State Comptroller $2,690.00pd 121 Ikon Financial Services $196.91pd 122 National Grid $1,616.17pd 123 RBS Inc $200.00pd 124 Excellus BC/BS $256.06pd 125 Otsego County Hwy Superintendent $50.00pd 126 Smile Makers $3.99pd 127 Medical Arts Press $52.99pd 128 Public Goods Pool $602.00pd 129 National Grid $30.85pd 130 Hummel’s Office Plus $63.24pd 131 Susquehanna SPCA $140.00pd 132 Otsego County Town Supervisors $75.00pd 133 Hughesnet $64.99pd 134 MVP Health Care, Inc. $1,398.70pd 135 Paraco Gas $833.99pd 136 Williamson Law Book Company $235.87pd 137 M Wheelock Disposal $41.50pd Highway Vouchers: Item 1 (2) Item 3 (33-49) Item 4 (6-7) 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 4 yes 0 no. Motion carried. Information presented to the Town Clerk by Supervisor Garretson is as follows: Town share of monthly County sales tax collected for the month of December 2010 is $4,686. Thank you note from the Silver and Gold Club. Community Center/Alden Field and Park: · Revenue for Feb $270. Expenses for Feb $4,056 · Winter Carnival will be on Friday March 11 and Saturday March 12, 2011 Miscellaneous Information: Cherry Valley Library appreciation day-tentative Spring 2011 Health Center: Revenue for Feb was $26,709. Expenses for Feb $31,273 Town Facilities: Stone and Oil-Area of Community Center Parking Lot-tentative for 2011 Community Facilities Corp. Joint Meeting tentative in 2011 Village: Town and Village board minutes and information can be found on the website at www.cherryvalleyny.us Councilperson Horvath stated the Village Planning Board is working on ordinances. Visitor Center: Nothing to report Town Planning: George Cade regarding the revaluation progress gives update. Informal hearings have started. Mr. Cade reports he had good cooperation with property owners. Mr. Cade presented a letter from a property owner. Letters can be sent to the Town Assessor, Kassandra Cade Laymon 2769 State Highway 166 Roseboom, NY 13450 The Town Attorney, Lynn Green, has reviewed Road Use agreement. He currently has no comments or concerns with the document. Walter Buist, Planning Board Chairman has scheduled a Public Hearing for the proposed Land Use Document Law for Monday, March 28, 2011. Mr. Buist will forward comments to the Town Board for review. A motion is made by Supervisor Garretson to rename the Land Use Committee to Zoning Commission as pursuant to Town Law article #266, Motion seconded by Councilperson Barown. All in favor 4 yes 0 no. Motion Carried. Highway Department: · NYS DEC Mined Land Survey and Permit paperwork given to Supervisor Garretson · Memo from the County Highway regarding sharing some services or contracting the County to do some work. · Town replacement pick up truck search is still ongoing. Federal/State/County: Sam Dubben County Rep gave overview of County Business in regards to shared services. Hoping to improve relationships with Towns and be more efficient. Local Law 2011-2 Adjustment of Veterans Exemptions. A motion is made by Supervisor Garretson to approve Local Law 2011-2, seconded by Councilperson Cornwell. Roll call vote is taken Supervisor Garretson-yes, Councilperson Barown-yes, Councilperson Cornwell-yes and Councilperson Horvath-yes. 4-yess, 0-no. Duly carried. Local Law 2011-2 can be viewed at the Town Clerk’s Office and on the Town Web site, www.cherryvalleyny.us Questions and comments by the public present. Tavis Austin from Otsego County Conservation Program would like an opportunity to speak with the Board regarding Town Planning. He is a certified planner and has recently moved to the area. Kelly Wright is interested in what has been going on in the Town and plans to try to make more Town Board meetings. Aaron Sulkey of Gastem has asked to be included on the April agenda. There being not further business a motion was made by Councilperson Cornwell to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Councilperson Horvath meeting adjourned at 8:21PM. Respectfully submitted Mary Beth Flint, Town Clerk