Saturday, July 29, 2023





The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday July 13, 2023 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 Excused  

Mark Cornwell-Councilperson P

Holly Waterfield-P

Highway Superintendent Marty Field-P

Mary Beth Flint-P


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


Presentation of invoices and payments:


53 Constellation Newenergy Inc $93.70pd

54 Quill Corporation $48.58pd

55 Constellation Newenergy Inc $101.60pd

56 Spectrotel $295.41pd

57 National Grid $135.65pd

58 Quill Corporation $88.74pd

59 Quill Corporation $69.99pd

60 Ricoh USA Inc $72.86pd

61 Ricoh USA Inc $19.00pd

62 Public Goods Pool $170.00pd

Voided check 1946



118 Constellation Newenergy Inc $153.71pd

119 Elan Financial Services $102.60pd

120 Miller’s Cleaning Service $2,008.80pd

121 Jeff Stiles Construction $740.42pd

122 Louis Guido Jr. $250.00pd

123 Edward Harvey $250.00pd

124 Brian Haig $250.00pd

125 State Comptroller $3,643.00pd

126 RL Parsons Inc $607.15pd

127 The Daily Star $100.98pd

128 Spectrotel $407.67pd

129 Charter Communications $84.95pd

130 Charter Communications $99.95pd

131 National Grid $287.02pd

132 Tri-County Communications Inc $179.10pd

133 Constellation Newnergy Inc $120.08pd

134 Cintas Corporation #121 $438.29pd

135 Acco Brand Direct $33.00pd

136 National Grid $22.77pd

137 Excellus BC/BS $310.28pd

138 Tolls by Mail $10.95pd

139 Thompson Electric and Plumbing $114.39pd

140 Fargo Overland Protective Service $240.00pd

141 United Healthcare $17.65pd

142 State Comptroller $4,341.00pd

143 NYS Unemployment Insurance $265.51pd

Voided check 15160


Highway Vouchers:

Item 1 (261-267)

Item 3 (638-650)

Item 4 (196)


Councilperson Johnson 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:

  • Otsego County Sales Tax for the month of MAY $7,911.61


Community Center Alden Field and Park:

  • Alumni Banquet was held last weekend
  • A few other rentals are scheduled




Highway Department:

  • Loader is here. Tutorial will be given to the Highway Department Employees how to operate the loader
  • Next truck is scheduled for 2nd quarter of 2024
  • Speed limit adjustment for Keller Road will be 45 mph Need to post new speed limit signs
  • Town Highway Employee resigned and we have already hired another person to fill the vacancy.
  • Paving is done and chip sealing is done.


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

Otsego County’s website still lists the Town Highway as the drop off site for the recyclables.


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


There being no further business meeting adjourned at 7:21PM.


Next Town Board meeting will be Thursday, August 10, 2023 7:00PM


Respectfully submitted,

Mary Beth Flint, Town Clerk

Town Board meeting was recorded










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