Saturday, November 21, 2020


MOTION TO OPEN THE PUBLIC HEARING FOR THE PROPOSED 2021 BUDGET WAS MADE BY COUNCILPERSON CORNWELL AND SECONDED BY COUNCILPERSON JOHNSON AT 6:54PM There were no questions from the public present. MOTION TO CLOSE THE PUBLIC HEARING WAS MADE BY COUNCILPERSON VANDERWERKER AND SECONDED BY COUNCILPERSON CORNWELL AT 7:02PM DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING NOVEMBER 12, 2020 The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday November 12, 2020 with meeting called to order at 7:02PM 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 Highway Superintendent Marty Field-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: HEALTH CENTER FUND 106 US Postal Service $1,317.35pd 107 Quill Corporation $239.17pd 108 RICOH USA Inc $72.87pd 109 JC Smith Inc $3,332.00pd 110 American Wholesalers $78.00pd 111 Spectrotel $260.94pd 112 National Grid $148.69pd 113 Quill Corporation $264.14pd 114 Constellation Newenergy Inc $71.43pd 115 Public Goods Pool $865.00pd 116 RBS Inc $900.00pd 117 Bassett Healthcare $39,486.28pd 118 RBS Inc $422.00pd Voided check 1575 Voided check 1576 DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING NOVEMBER 12, 2020 GENERAL FUND 198 On Time Waste $40.00pd 199 The Daily Star $229.90pd 200 RL Parsons Inc $433.92pd 201 Spectrum Enterprise $79.95pd 202 Spectrotel $345.75pd 203 Spectrum Enterprise $74.95pd 204 National Grid $258.32pd 205 Williamson Law Book Company $141.97pd 206 Hummel’s Office Plus $1.60pd 207 Constellation Newenergy Inc $96.38pd 208 Edward VanDerwerker $60.00pd 209 Excellus BC/BS $67.75pd 210 Rathbun Renovations $2,590.50pd 211 Cintas Corporation #121 $314.85pd 212 On Time Waste $40.00pd 213 Constellation Newenergy Inc $2.79pd 214 William T. Ryan Associates $2,307.05pd 215 Hummel’s Office Plus $49.06pd Highway Vouchers: Item 1 (136-137) Item 3 (280-295) Item 4 (121-124) 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: • Sales Tax for the month of SEP check from the County $8,756.90 Community Center Alden Field and Park: • Gym and conference room remain closed with the exception of a Blood Drive and Election Day. Town Planning Board: • Chairperson Lorraine Bosma will be addressing a fee change with Planning Board members for future submissions to the Planning Board • Councilperson Cornwell had a discussion with Councilperson Waterfield regarding the Solar Law and this is very close to completion. DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING NOVEMBER 12, 2020 Village: Town and Village Board Minutes and info- Highway Department: • Supervisor Garretson received an email from Nick Pressley regarding the speed limit in front of his house is 55mph and after his house is 45mph. He is asking if this can be reduced to 45mph. The Town will have to send an inquiry to the County and then the County has to submit a request to the State. This has been done in the past and the State denied the change. • Supervisor Garretson received a quote for the standby generator to be installed at the Town Garage so the overhead garage doors can be opened in the event of a power outage. A discussion was held by the Board members present and all are in favor of the quote to install the standby generator. Supervisor Garretson received another letter from the County regarding the recyclable bin problem the Town continues to have with individuals dumping garbage and other non recyclable debris in the bins. Supervisor will be calling the County to pull the recyclable bins as we do not have a way to monitor the abuse of the garbage/debris dumping. He would like a back up plan before he initiates the removal of the recyclable containers. Supervisor Garretson presented the 2021 Town of Cherry Valley Budget to the Board for adoption, motion made to accept the Budget as presented is made by Councilperson Johnson and seconded by Councilperson Cornwell. All in favor 4 yes 0 no. Motion carried. Budget 2021 is adopted. Public Questions, Comments and concerns…………..2 minute limit per request Phil Durkin gave an update on the East Hill motocross situation. Every thing has seemed to cease happening and all has been quite for now. Motion to adjourn- Councilperson Cornwell Seconded-Councilperson Johnson There being no further business meeting adjourned at 7:40PM. Next Town Board meeting Thursday December 10 at 7:00PM Respectfully submitted, Mary Beth Flint-Town Clerk-Town Board minutes were recorded.

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