The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, July 14, 2016 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
Jim Johnson-Councilperson P
Chris Barown-Councilperson P
Mark Cornwell-Councilperson P
Holly Waterfield-Councilperson Excused
Ed VanDerWerker-P
Mary Beth Flint-Town Clerk P

Reading of last months minutes will be dispensed of and minutes corrected and accepted as corrected.

Presentation of invoices and payments:
219 Ricoh USA Inc $87.00pd
220 Quill Corporation $171.30pd
221 Otsego Telephone Systems Inc $750.00pd
222 Cherry Valley Hardware $55.03pd
223 Tri-County Communications Inc $179.10pd
224 Cintas Corporation #121 $157.61pd
225 The Daily Star $51.46pd
226 William T. Ryan Associates $11,321.57pd
227 Public Goods Pool $529.00pd
228 Carpet Doctor $1,080.00pd
229 Otsego county Assessors Association $45.00pd
230 Hometown Hauling $75.00pd
231 ABM Fire Equipment Inc $$230.50pd
232 Edward VanDerWerker $42.20pd
233 State Comptroller $3,378.00pd
234 Casella Waste Services $51.00pd
235 Time Warner Cable Business $74.95pd
236 Cornerstone Telephone Company $463.01pd
237 Constellation Newenergy Inc $303.34pd
238 National Grid $668.79pd
239 NYS Association of Towns $70.00pd
240 Otsego Electric Cooperative $49.99pd
241 Ricoh USA Inc $37.50pd
242 RBS Inc $250.00pd
243 Department of the Treasury $8.68pd
244 Louis Guido Jr. $250.00pd
245 Edward Harvey $250.00pd
246 Brian Haig $250.00pd
247 Bassett Healthcare $33,982.63pd
248 NYS Town Clerks Association $75.00pd
249 CDPHP Universal Benefits $3,135.35pd
250 Rury’s Food Store $156.64pd
251 ABM Fire Equipment Inc $60.00pd
252 Hillyard/New York $217.80pd

Highway Vouchers:
Item 1 (10-17)
Item 3 (92-103)

Councilperson Barown made a motion to accept the invoices and payments as read Councilperson Cornwell seconded the motion. The invoices and payments have been presented and accepted. All in favor 4yes 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 MAY $5,240.07
• Treasurer of Otsego County Mortgage Tax 10/1/15-3/31/16 $4,037.79
• Certificate of vacancy for the Town Justice position was sent to the Board of Election on June 30, 2016

Community Center/Alden Fields and Park:
• There was a Blood Drive recently
• The Community Center will be closed for the month of August for maintenance and gym floor resurfacing

• Town and Village board minutes online @ cherryvalleyny.us

• Truck is in the garage being put together at the company.

Resolution 2016-3 NYS CHIPS Expense.
Revenue Anticipation Note For 2016 NYS CHIPS expense.

WHEREAS, the Town of Cherry Valley is aware that New York State is changing the way Consolidated Local Street and Highway Improvement Programs (CHIPS) money is disbursed, and

WHEREAS, New York State Consolidated Local Street and Highway Improvement Program (CHIPS) will only release funds once all invoices are paid and cancelled checks are provided to the State, and,

WHEREAS, the Town of Cherry Valley will need to pay invoices in advance of receiving these funds; it is

RESOLVED, that the Supervisor, Thomas Garretson, is hereby authorized to execute a Revenue Anticipation Note, and it is further

RESOLVED, that the Town shall expend $125,000.00 on the Revenue Anticipation Note.

Dated: Cherry Valley, New York
July 14, 2016

Motion to accept 2016-3 as presented made by Councilperson Johnson and seconded by Councilperson Cornwell. Roll call vote is taken: Supervisor Garretson-yes, Councilperson Johnson-yes, Councilperson Barown-yes, Councilperson Cornwell-yes 4-yes 0-no Councilperson Waterfield-abscent. Resolution 2016-3 is duly carried.


Proposed action: Approve Justice Fredy Herr to attend the NYS 2016 ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE

Motion to accept Resolution 2016-2 made by Councilperson Barown and seconded by Councilperson Johnson. Roll call vote is taken Supervisor Garretson-yes, Councilperson Johnson-yes, Councilperson Barown-yes, Councilperson Cornwell-yes 4 yes 0-no Councilperson Waterfield-abscent Resolution 2016-2 NYS 2016 MAGISTRATES ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE is duly carried.

RESOLUTION 2016-5 of the Cherry Valley Town Board

PROPOSED ACTION: Snow and Ice Contract Extension 2016/2017-between NYSDOT and the Town of Cherry Valley

WHEREAS, the NYSDOT and the Town of Cherry Valley have entered into agreement #D010680 entitled “Indexed Lump Sum Snow and Ice Agreement between the New York State Department of Transportation and the Town of Cherry Valley dated January 14th 1997, and

WHEREAS, the present term of the agreement as previously extended, expires June 30th 2016, and

WHEREAS, the said agreement provides for an annual update of the estimated expenditure to be determined by NYSDOT, and

NOW, therefore be it resolved: The aforementioned agreement between the NYSDOT and the Town of Cherry alley is hereby extended for a period of one year; now to expire on June 30th 2017,and

FURTHER be it resolved: The estimated expenditure of the agreement shall be $5,035.65 per lane mile for 12.6 lane miles of a total of $63,449.17 for the 2014/2015 season and for the remainder of the term of the agreement, unless changed by a future update.

Motion to accept Resolution 2016-5 as presented by Councilperson Cornwell and seconded by Councilperson Barown. Roll call vote is taken: Supervisor Garretson-yes, Councilperson Johnson-yes, Councilperson Barown, Councilperson Cornwell and Councilperson Waterfield-Abcent 4-yes and 0-no.

Question and comments by the public present:
No public present.

Motion to adjourn-Councilperson Cornwell Seconded by Councilperson Johnson

There being no further business meeting adjourned at 7:37 pm.

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