DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING February 08, 2018

DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING February 08, 2018

The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday, February 08, 2018 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
Mark Cornwell-Councilperson Excused
Holly Waterfield-Councilperson P
Ed VanDerWerker-Councilperson P
Tony Miles-Highway Superintendent P
Mary Beth Flint-Town Clerk P

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

Presentation of invoices and payments:
1 RL Parsons $609.88pd
2 Cherry Valley Hardware LLC $35.40pd
3 Ricoh USA Inc $72.87pd
4 Magna 5 $195.79pd
5 Otsego Telephone Systems Inc $615.00pd
6 National Grid $128.11pd
7 William T Ryan Associates $375.37pd
8 Bassett Healthcare $34,793.63pd
9 Constellation Newenergy Inc $144.28pd
10 Thompson Electric and Plumbing $160.00pd
11 Public Goods Pool $262.00pd
12 Ricoh USA Inc $17.80pd
13 RBS Inc $250.00pd
14 Smile Makers $236.67pd
15 Quill Corporation $123.58pd
16 JB Supply $677.14pd

1 Town Tax Collector $52.50pd
2 Tri-County Communications Inc $75.00pd
3 RL Parsons Inc $2,365.27pd
4 Cherry Valley Hardware LLC $53.97pd
5 The Daily Star $39.45pd
6 Magna 5 $299.50pd

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7 Spectrum Enterprises $74.95pd
8 National Grid $526.02pd
9 Gates Cole Associates $26,988.75pd
10 County of Otsego $447.22pd
11 Otsego County Highway Superintendents Association $100.00pd
12 Charlie Gaughan $73.80pd
13 Tony Miles $27.96pd
14 US Postal Service $116.00pd
15 Casella Waste Services $55.23pd
16 Cintas Corporation #121 $289.05pd
17 William T Ryan Associates $981.54pd
18 US Postal Service $52.00pd
19 Excellus BC/BS $660.64pd
20 Otsego Electric Cooperative Inc $75.00pd
21 Dorothy Johnson $107.91pd
22 Constellation Newenergy Inc $399.81pd
23 State Comptroller $1,287.00pd
24 Mary Beth Flint $18.27pd
25 American Wholesalers $191.90pd
26 Verizon $104.81pd
27 United Healthcare $8.11pd
28 Excellus BC/BS $280.00pd
29 Kassandra Cade-Laymon $34.00pd
30 US Postal Service $302.50pd
31 Williamson Law Book Company $686.00pd
32 Emerson Testing LLC $175.00pd
33 Village Photography $256.00pd
34 NYS Retirement System $49,163.00pd
35 NYS Association of Towns $20.00pd
Voided check 12574
Voided check

Highway Vouchers:
Item 3 (105-114)
Item 4 (26-31)

Councilperson Waterfield made a motion to accept the invoices and payments as read Councilperson Johnson seconded the motion. The invoices and payments have been presented and accepted. All in favor 4 yes 0 no. Motion carried.

Presentation of Invoices and Payments:
• Budget reviewed as well as NBT Account balances.

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Misc. information to the Town Clerk:
• Sales tax for the month of DEC $8,280.01
• Wal-Mart check for $250.00
• Email from DEC regarding Landfills no longer in use. Updating there database.
• Unable to get voicemail on the Town Clerk phone number. Magna5 suggested getting a phone that has an answering machine incorporated into it with remote access.
• Email cc to Supervisor Garretson from Alice who lives on Lancaster St. She lives next to the burned out house. Not sure what is happening with the progress to have the debris removed.
• Supervisor Garretson was contacted by the Village Mayor Guido regarding updating the Town/Village website.

Community Center/Alden Field and Park:
• Biddy Basketball continues.
• Open Basketball Wednesday nights from 7-9
• CV Outdoor Games demonstration Feb 17
• Dinner to benefit the Food Pantry Feb 24 sponsored by the Cherry Valley Children’s Christmas Fund.

• Dave Bliss County Rep is present tonight and gives a brief overview of what is happening at the County level.

• Town and Village board minutes online @ cherryvalleyny.us

Resolution 2018-3 Annual Audit of the Town Justice Court Records
Motion to accept Resolution 2018-3 as presented made by Councilperson Johnson and 2nd by Councilperson VanDerWerker. Roll Call Vote: Supervisor Garretson-yes Councilperson Johnson-yes Councilperson VanDerWerker-yes and Councilperson Waterfield-yes 4-yes 0-no
Resolution 2018-3 duly carried.

Resolution 2018-4 Senior Citizen Property Tax Exemption –revised
PROPOSED ACTION: To establish and adopt local legislation for the Senior Citizen Property Tax Exemption.

The Town of Cherry Valley will offer a 50% property tax exemption to those with an annual income of $16,000 or less.

Those with an income over $16,000 will not be eligible.

Motion to accept Resolution 2018-4 made by Councilperson Waterfilied 2nd by Councilperson VanDerWerker. Roll Call Vote: Supervisor Garretson-yes Councilperson Johnson-yes
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Councilperson VanDerWerker-yes and Councilperson Waterfield-yes 4-yes 0-no
Resolution 2018-4 duly carried.

Question and comments by the public present:

Motion to adjourn- Councilperson Johnson Seconded-Councilperson Waterfield

There being no further business meeting adjourned at 7:36PM.

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