Saturday, April 23, 2022




The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday April 14, 2022 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

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:


36 Miller’s Cleaning Service $660.00pd

37 Quill Corporation $328.82pd

38 Century Linen $14.50pd

39 Ricoh USA Inc $17.80pd

40 Ricoh USA Inc $72.87pd

41 Medicare Part A $6,787.00pd

42 RL Parsons Inc $779.80pd

43 Spectrotel $271.56pd

44 Mosert, Manzanero & Scott LLP $3,900.00pd

45 National Grid $156.12pd

46 Bassett Healthcare $45,739.39pd

47 Constellation Newenergy Inc $243.19pd

48 Public Goods Pool $34.00pd

49 Quill Corporation $207.98pd

50 Bassett Healthcare $45,083.32pd



82 Bruce Hall Corp $51.15pd

83 State Comptroller $4,025.00pd

84 The Daily Star $75.70pd

85 Cherry Valley Hardware LLC $39.59pd

86 RL Parsons Inc $4,122.21pd

87 Tri-County Communications Inc $179.10pd

88 Spectrotel $367.33pd

89 National Grid $542.69pd

90 Spectrum Enterprise $89.95pd

91 Tolls by Mail $17.66pd

92 Spectrum Enterprise $74.95pd

93 Cintas Corporation #121 $254.10pd

94 ABM Fire Equipment Inc $96.00pd

95 Kevin Flint Lettering $200.00pd

96 US Postal Service $1,049.60pd

97 Constellation Newenergy Inc $520.64pd

98 Excellus BCBS $175.81pd

99 Mike Pokorny $147.96pd

100 Ken Whiteman $160.29pd

101 ABM Fire Equipment Inc $84.00pd

102 United Healthcare $17.65pd

Voided check #14579


Highway Vouchers:

Item 1 (192-193)

Item 3 (468-480)

Item 4 (166-170)


Councilperson Cornwell 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:

  • Otsego County Treasurers for Sales Tax for the month of FEB $6,233.85
  • Dog Control Officers report for the months of April 2021-March 2022
  • Supervisor Garretson handed out information regarding historic glass plate photographs recently found in a residence and donated to the Cherry Valley Museum.


Community Center Alden Field and Park:

  • Rentals are starting to pick up
  • Little League practices are occurring in the gym until the weather breaks
  • Supervisor Garretson spoke with Caleb Cannon regarding the piece of property on the other side of the fence for extending parking for the Community Center.  Supervisor Garretson and Caleb will meet in June or July once the ground dries up to assess the potential property for consideration of an additional parking lot for the Community Center.





Town Planning Board:

  • Solar Company is getting ready to make in roads for the school solar project.


Highway Department:

  • Superintendent Field reports Hwy Department is getting ready for paving.
  • There is currently an issue with Amish tearing up the roads that do not have rubber tires on their heavy farm implements. A discussion was held by the board for ideas on how to address damage happening to the roads by any person or persons doing damage to the road.


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


No comment from the public present.


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


There being no further business meeting adjourned at 7:38PM.


Next Town Board meeting will be Thursday, May 12, 2022 7:00PM


Mary Beth Flint-Town Clerk

Town Board minutes were recorded.









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