Saturday, April 17, 2021


DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING APRIL 08, 2021 The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday April 08, 2021 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 Excused Ed Vanderwerker-Councilperson P Mark Cornwell-Councilperson P Holly Waterfield-P 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 24 American Wholesalers $52.35pd 25 RICOH USA Inc $72.87pd 26 Quill Corporation $210.73pd 27 RL Parsons Inc $268.87pd 28 Spectrotel $304.92pd 29 JC Smith Inc $77.00pd 30 National Grid $162.14pd 31 Constellation Newenergy Inc $159.36pd 32 Excellus BCBS $485.90pd 33 Quill Corporation $920.01pd 34 RBS Inc $900.00pd 35 Bassett Healthcare $39,061.47pd Voided check 14129 GENERAL FUND 59 Bruce Hall Corp $224.60pd 60 RL Parsons Inc $2,803.68pd 61 The Daily Star $300.45pd 62 On Time Waste $55.00pd 63 Spectrotel $365.48pd 64 National Grid $480.65pd 65 Spectrum Enterprise $79.95pd 66 Cintas Corporation #121 $253.25pd 67 Tri-County Communications Inc $179.10pd 68 Spectrum Enterprise $79.95pd DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING APRIL 08, 2021 69 Mary Beth Flint $52.48pd 70 US Postal Service $335.90pd 71 Constellation Newenergy Inc $314.86pd 72 Excellus BCBS $391.06pd 73 Hummel’s Office Plus $52.54pd 74 United Healthcare $17.65pd 75 County of Otsego $579.50pd 76 State Comptroller $3,148.00pd 77 Hummel’s Office Plus $263.24pd Highway Vouchers: Item 1 (140-142) Item 3 (339-346) Item 4 (141-143) Councilperson Waterfield made a motion to accept the invoices and payments as presented, Councilperson Cornwell 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 FEB check from the County $5,378.15 • Otsego County Treasurer Snow & Ice $15,908.07 • Dog report for January 2019-March 2021 Community Center Alden Field and Park: • Gym remains closed until the ceiling and roof can be inspected. Town Planning Board: • Councilperson Waterfield gave a brief update of her conversations/meetings with Nan Stolzenburg and expect to have a draft Solar Law for review by the May meeting. Hopeful to have the Public Hearing, County review and enactment by July or August. Village: • Town and Village Board Minutes and info- Highway Department: • Highway Superintendent Field reported the new truck has some issues with the box liner already pitted. HSField contacted Henderson to see if this can be addressed under warranty. • Measured a bunch of roads for paving. • Martin presented the board with prices for a new tractor. DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING APRIL 08, 2021 • New Town employee, Tom is working out very well. • Motion is made by Councilperson Cornwell to purchase the new tractor as presented, 2nd by Councilperson VanDewerker. All in favor 4 yes 0 no. Motion carried Supervisor Garretson reported on the American Rescue Plan. The Town will receive the money $2,13790.00. This money is not to be used for retirement. This money is earmarked for thing such as; lost wages, maintaining roads, etc. during and after COVID. Federal/State/County • Dave Bliss County Rep is in attendance at tonight’s meeting. Public Questions, Comments and concerns…………..2 minute limit per request Andy Minnig inquired about a Code Enforcement officer’s expertise. Would this be a shared service and how much would it cost? This will be addressed with Nan Stolzenburg. Phil Durkin thanked the Board for keeping the discussion going regarding the issues on County Route 50 current and things seemed to have settled down from a year ago. Frank McGrath inquired about progress towards Broadband services for the Town. SG stated Spectrum is out and about laying lines. Dave Bliss, County Rep stated there has been some issues with Spectrum recognizing addresses that are eligible for their services. Mr. McGrath inquired if there is a map of which residences Spectrum is planning on installing services to? Mr. McGrath is asking if the Board, as a government entity, can draft a letter to ask these questions? Councilperson Waterfield stated she would write a letter to Spectrum. Motion to adjourn- Councilperson Cornwell Seconded-Councilperson Waterfield There being no further business meeting adjourned at 8:05PM. Next Town Board meeting is May 13, 2021 AT 7:00PM Respectfully submitted, Mary Beth Flint-Town Clerk Town Board minutes were recorded.

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