The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday March 12, 2020 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
Ed VanDerWerker-Councilperson P
Mark Cornwell-Councilperson P
Holly Waterfield-Excused
Tony Miles-Highway Superintendent P
Mary Beth Flint-Town Clerk-P

Reading of last month’s minutes will be dispensed of and minutes accepted as presented and or corrected.

Presentation of invoices and payments:
13 Quill Corporation $181.96pd
14 Ricoh USA $72.87pd
15 RL Parsons Inc $310.95pd
16 American Wholesalers $52.35pd
17 Spectrotel $262.43pd
18 National Grid $104.08pd
19 Constellation Newenergy Inc $55.51pd
20 Bassett Healthcare $37,296.28pd
21 William T Ryan Associates $795.39pd
22 RBS Inc $300.00pd
23 Public Goods Pool $388.00pd
24 Ricoh USA Inc $17.80pd
25 NYS Dept of Health $200.00pd
Voided check 1492

43 Dorothy Johnson $151.04pd
44 Hummel’s Office Plus $62.16pd
45 National Grid $508.23pd
46 State Comptroller $9,356.00pd
47 RL Parsons Inc $3,205.12pd
48 Bruce Hall Corp $321.17pd
49 Spectrum Enterprise $79.95pd
50 Spectrum Enterprise $74.95pd
51 Tony Miles $12.50pd

52 Spectrotel $348.73pd
53 The Daily Star $48.61pd
54 American Wholesalers $102.85pd
55 The Desmond Hotel $717.00pd
56 NYS Town Clerks Association $185.00pd
57 Constellation Newenergy Inc $170.09pd
58 Shelter Point Life Ins Co. $910.20pd
59 National Grid $20.65pd
60 Cintas Corporation #121 $285.92pd
61 On Time Waste $40.00pd
62 Route 20 Association of NYS $100.00pd
63 Excellus BC/BS $377.98pd
64 William T Ryan Associates $1,678.12pd
65 United Healthcare $25.76pd
66 Cherry Valley Springfield Central School $800.00pd
67 Gates Cole Associates $28,979.75pd
68 Verizon $104.88pd
69 Otsego County Assessors Association $45.00pd
Voided check 13609

Highway Vouchers:
Item 3 (411-420)
Item 4 (100-104)

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

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

Misc. information to the Town Clerk:
• Thank You from Marion Holmes on behalf of the Senior Citizens Club.
• Thank you from Kathleen Taylor, board member of the CV Library.
• Thank you from Jane Sapinsky Executive Director of Artworks
• Sales Tax for the month of JAN check from the County $2,764.20
• Sales Tax for month of JAN check from the County $3,895.28

Community Center Alden Field and Park:
• Biddy Basketball season is over. Brandon Redden plans to hold open gym on Thursdays after school.
• Corn Hole League Tuesday nights
• Soccer League Friday nights


• Town and Village Board Minutes and info- www.cherryvalleyny.us
• Supervisor Garretson asking if everyone is ok with transferring the Town Parking lot to the Village. The Village wants to put a solar field in the back part of the parking lot.
• Councilperson Cornwell had questions regarding the proposed solar field the Village plans on putting on the property. Councilperson Cornwell also asked if the Town has first refusal if the Village has any planning of future development of the land.

Town Planning:
• Motion to appointment Lorraine Bosma as chairperson of the Planning Board made by Jim Johnson 2nd by Councilperson VanDerwerker. All in favor 4-yes 0-no

• Draft Solar Law is still a work in progress. Holly is not here to report updates.

Highway Department:
• Superintendent of Highways Tony Miles went and looked at the used 2001 Grade-All and stated it looked to be in good shape. The bucket is junk, but they have another bucket they are going to put on it. This kind of purchase will need to go out for bid and an ad will be placed in the paper.
• Truck is being built

Superintendent Garretson received a call from Karen Sullivan from the county asking to have an electronics collection day at the Community Center.

Public Questions, Comments and concerns…………..2 minute limit per request
Andy Minnig expressing thanks from Jane Sapinsky from Artworks for the Towns donation
Mr. Minnig inquired about the Solar Law progress.
Mr. Minnig also agreed with Councilperson Cornwell regarding the property/parking lot transaction with the Village.

Motion to adjourn- Councilperson Cornwell Seconded-Councilperson Johnson

There being no further business meeting adjourned at 7:42PM.

Next Town Board meeting is Thursday April 09, 2020.

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