The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, March 12, 2015 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
Jim Johnson-Councilperson P
Chris Barown-Councilperson P
Mark Cornwell-Councilperson P
Holly Waterfield-Councilperson P
Ed VanDerwerker-P
Mary Beth Flint-Town Clerk P

Reading of last months minutes will be dispensed of and minutes accepted as presented.
Any corrections can be made to the Town Clerk.

Presentation of invoices and payments:
84 Public Goods Pool $296.00pd
85 Medical Arts Press $672.61pd
86 Ricoh USA Inc $37.50pd
87 United Healthcare $38.39pd
88 Time Warner Cable Business $79.95pd
89 Gates Cole Associates $24,968.42pd
90 Cherry Valley Emergency Squad $250.00pd
91 American Legion Post 1360pd
92 Cherry Valley Library $10,000pd
93 Cherry Valley Historical Association $10,000pd
94 Cherry Valley Fireman’s Auxiliary $100.00pd
95 Cherry Valley Fish and Game Club $250.00pd
96 Cherry Valley Fire District $250.00pd
97 Silver and Gold Seniors $100.00pd
98 Roseboom Area Senior Citizens $100.00pd
99 Cherry Valley Facilities Corp $2,700.00pd
100 Cherry Valley Reenactment Fund $2,000.00pd
101 Lyman and James Johnson $2,400.00pd
102 Sue Miller $354.00pd
103 Ricoh USA Inc $87.00pd
104 Medical Arts Press $49.47pd
105 Dorothy Johnson $28.97pd
106 Cherry Valley Hardware $54.82pd
107 RL Parsons Inc $3,904.48pd
108 Paraco Gas $598.27pd
109 Cornerstone Telephone Company $412.55pd
110 Bruce Hall Corp $54.99pd
111 State Comptroller $2,109.00pd
112 Cintas Corporation #121 $339.15pd
113 Casella Waste Services $48.25pd
114 RBS Inc $250.00pd
115 Time Warner Cable Business $74.95pd
116 US Postal Service $48.00pd
117 Medical Arts Press $71.99pd
118 Public Goods Pool $402.00pd
119 JB Supply $122.97pd
120 William T. Ryan Associates $944.61pd
121 National Grid $1,415.44pd
122 Otsego Electric Cooperative Inc $49.99pd
123 Bassett Healthcare $35,326.09pd
124 Excellus BC/BS $140.20pd
125 Ricoh USA Inc $43.67pd
126 Paraco Gas $979.12pd
127 William T Ryan Associates $776.13pd
128 Shelterpoint Life Ins Comp $200.00pd
129 Cherry Valley Fire District $91,290.00pd

Highway Vouchers:
Item 3 (29-49)
Item 4 (8-10)

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

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 JAN two checks received from the County $3,068.95 and $2,258.83
• Thank you’s received from : The Museum and Reenactment Fund, Sharon Silver and Gold Club, Cherry Valley Fish and Game Club, Carol Bressett and family, The Roseboom Senior Citizen Club

Community Center/Alden Fields and Park:
• As reported revenue is up from last year.
• Biddy Basketball has ended. Psychic Fair and Dodge ball Tournament coming up in April.
• Two tables have been ordered and 20 chairs to start replacing some of the missing, broken and old tables.

Health Center:
• Cindy Campbell and Tanya’s last day was today. Maureen has a new Nurse Practitioner lined up.

Facilities Corp:
• Supervisor Garretson needs to know the fee for using the CafĂ©. Chris Barown will have a bill forwarded to Tom.

• Town and Village board minutes online @ cherryvalleyny.us

Highway Department:
• No new news to report.

Councilperson Waterfield inquired about the speed limit reduction sent to the State for Count Route 54. Supervisor Garretson presented a letter from the State letting us know the request was declined.

Resolution 2015-2 Hazard Mitigation Grant Program

WHEREAS, The Town of Cherry Valley, with the assistance from H2O Partners, Inc., has gathered information and prepared the Otsego County Hazard Mitigation Action Plan (HMAP); and

WHEREAS, the HMAP has been prepared in accordance with the disaster Mitigation Act of 2000; and

WHEREAS, The Town of Cherry Valley is a local unit of government that has afforded the citizens an opportunity to comment and provide input in the Plan and the actions in the Plan; and

WHEREAS, The Town of Cherry Valley have reviewed the Plan and affirms that the Plan will be updated o less than every five years;

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by Town Board that Town of Cherry Valley adopts the HMAP as this jurisdiction’s Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan, and resolves to execute the actions in the Plan.

Motion to accept Resolution 2015-2 Hazard Mitigation Grant Program as presented made by Councilperson Barown and seconded by Councilperson Cornwell. Roll call vote is taken:
Supervisor Garretson-yes, Councilperson Johnson-yes, Councilperson Barown-yes, Councilperson Cornwell-yes, Councilperson Waterfield-yes. 5-yes 0-no.

Town Clerk requests an answering machine for the Town phone so she does not have to use her personal phone for Town messages. Councilperson Barown will contact Cornerstone to see if voicemail can be placed on the current line for the Town Clerk’s phone number which is 264-8140. This is also used as the fax number.

Question and comments by the public present:

Mr. Minig inquired if the Town is a municipality as well as the Village?

Motion to adjourn-Councilperson Barown Seconded by Councilperson Cornwell. There being no further business meeting adjourned at 7:49pm.

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

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