Motion made by Councilperson Cornwell to open the Public Hearing for 2022 Budget for the Town of Cherry Valley Second by Councilperson VanDerwerker  3-YES 0-NO


Public hearing open at 6:50PM on NOVEMBER 11, 2021


No comment from the public present


Motion to close the Pulic Hearing made by Councilperson VanDerwerker second by Councilperson Cornwell.  3-yes 0-no 


Public hearing closed at 7:00PM




The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday November 11, 2021 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 Excused

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:


100 Public Goods Pool $27.00pd

101 Excellus BC/BS $110.24pd

102 Quill Corporation $182.26pd

103 Ricoh USA Inc $19.62pd

104 US Postal Service $669.50pd

105 Spectrotel $294.26pd

106 Ricoh USA Inc $72.87pd

107 Excellus BC/BS $86.76pd

108 RBS Inc $900.00pd

109 Constellation Newenergy Inc $135.78pd

110 National Grid $146.74pd

111 Bassett Healthcare $38,828.89pd

112 Empire BC/BS $33.02pd



113 Quill Corporation $79.98pd

114 Ricoh USA Inc $17.80pd

Voided check 1727



182 Tri-County Communications Inc $275.00pd

183 Bruce Hall Corp $650.91pd

184 The Daily Star $53.74pd

185 Spectrotel $368.36pd

186 Sheraton Niagara Falls $514.67pd

187 On Time Waste $68.00pd

188 Spectrum Enterprise $89.95pd

189 Hummel’s Office Plus $209.30pd

190 Cintas Corporation #121 $286.84pd

191 National Grid $232.79pd

192 Constellation Newenergy Inc $167.69pd

193 Spectrum Enterprise $74.95pd

194 Route 20 Association of NYS $1,000.00pd

195 Conway Bishop $79.20pd

196 Excellus BC/BS $525.32pd

197 United Healthcare $31.71pd

198 State Comptroller $7,558.00pd

199 Hummel’s Office Plus $78.22pd

200 Hummel’s Office Plus $300.11pd

201 ACCO Brands Direct $29.63pd


Highway Vouchers:

Item 1 (188-189)

Item 3 (410-425)

Item 4 (152-155)


Councilperson Cornwell made a motion to accept the invoices and payments as presented, Councilperson VanDerwerker seconded the motion.  The invoices and payments have been presented and accepted.   All in favor 3 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 $10,260.09


Community Center Alden Field and Park:

  • Gym area remains closed for ceiling repairs.
  • Legion is having their Run/Walk event this weekend. Using conference room
  • Gym should be ready for the Biddy Basketball season

School Superintendent spoke with Superintendent Garretson regarding the policy for DRAFT ONLY TB MEETING NOVEMBER 11, 2021


  • mask wearing during Biddy basketball and there will be no policy requiring mask wearing during biddy basketball.




Town Planning Board

  • Lorraine Bosma, Chair, is in attendance at tonight’s meeting and reports there is consideration in combining the two Planning Boards for the Town and the Village. Comprehensive Plan for the Village is being worked on and the Town’s Comprehensive Plan for the Town needs reviewing a well.
  • There will be a special Planning Board meeting on Tuesday November 23, 2021 at 7:00PM in the conference room at the Community Center.  This meeting is intended for discussion regarding combining the two boards.



Highway Department:

  • Request from a neighbor living on the road to the school requesting a reduction in the speed limit since the road has been redone.
  • Storage for the new tractor is complete.
  • New truck should be in here January.
  • The truck that is at auction is currently at $3,500.
  • Still waiting to hear from Nathan Waterfield regarding tree removal.


Resolution 2021-6 American Rescue Plan Acts Fund policy and procedures

Motion to accept Resolution 2021-6 is made by Councilperson Cornwell and second by Councilperson VanDerwerker  Roll Call vote Supervisor Garretson-yes Councilperson Cornwell-yes Councilperson VanDerwerker-yes  3-yes 0-no.  Resolution 2021-6 is duly carried.


Resolution 2021-7 2022 Budger for the Town of Cherry Valley

Motion to accept Resolution 2021-7 is made by Councilperson VanDerwerker and second by Councilperson Cornwell  Roll Call vote Supervisor Garretson-yes Councilperson Cornwell-yes Councilperson VanDerwerker-yes  3-yes 0-no.  Resolution 2021-7 is duly carried.


Public Questions, Comments and concerns…………..2 minute limit per request

Andy Minnig inquired about how much money is the Town getting from the American Rescue Plan Act?  Supervisor Garretson stated it will be approximately $38,000 this year and $38,000 next year.  This money has limitations as to where it can be applied.


The money is sent from the State to the County and then it is disbursed accordingly to each Townshp.




Phil Durkin extending a thank you on behalf of the Route 20 association and congratulations to recent elected officials.


Motion made by Councilperson Cornwell to adjourn the meeting 2nd by Councilperson VanDerwerker


There being no further business meeting adjourned at 7:34PM.


Next Town Board meeting will be Thursday, DECEMBER 09, 2021 at 7:30PM


 Mary Beth Flint-Town Clerk

Town Board minutes were recorded.








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