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TB MEETING February 08, 2024


TB MEETING February 08, 2024


The regular meeting of the Town Board of Cherry Valley was held on Thursday February 08. 2024 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-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:


1   Ricoh USA Inc $77.86pd

2   Mosert, Manzanero & Scott LLP $4,200.00pd

3   National Grid $158.21pd

4   Quill Corporation $16.79pd

5   Spectrotel $300.75pd

6   Constellation Newenergy Inc $109.62pd

7   Public Goods Pool $134.00pd

8   Ricoh USA Inc $20.33pd

9   Quill Corporation $67.57pd

10 Leona Johnson $200.00pd



1   Millers Cleaning Service $842.40pd

2   Elan Financial Services $123.12pd

3   RL Parsons Inc $3,630.18pd

4   Bruce Hall Corp $48.72pd

5   Hummels office plus $60.55pd

6   Hometown Hauling $46.71pd

7   Otsego Computer experts $90.00pd

8   Village Photography $1,500.21pd

9   National Grid $418.98pd

10 Charter Communications $84.95pd

11 Charter Communications $99.95pd

12 Spectrotel $426.81pd

13 Gates Cole Associates $39,972.20pd

14 Constellation Newenergy Inc $195.27pd

15 Cintas Corporation $121 $353.36pd

16 Village Photography $909.47pd

17 Otsego Co Hwy Superintendents Association $100.00pd

18 Emerson Testing LLC $175.00pd

19 US Postal Service $186.00pd

20 Drogen Electric Supply $365.75pd

21 Excellus BC/BS $312.68pd

22 Hummels Office Plus $44.35pd

23 Mary Beth Flint $11.84pd

24 Otsego Telephone Systems Inc $650.00pd

25 Hummels Office Plus $144.02pd

26 State Comptroller $3,757.00pd

27 US Postal Service $82.00pd

28 United Healthcare $17.65pd

29 Williamson Law Book Company $948.00pd

30 JB Supply $67.49pd

31 Hummels Office Supply $80.42pd


Highway Vouchers:

Item 1 None

Item 3 (708-717)

Item 4 (208-210)


Councilperson VanDerwerker made a motion to accept the invoices and payments as presented, Councilperson Waterfield seconded the motion.  The invoices and payments have been presented and accepted.   All in favor 5 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 DEC $10,328.28
  • Spectrotel and Constellation energy will be discontinued as these were third party vendors for Spectrum and National Grid. 
  • Superintendent Fields is asked if he wants to assign a Deputy Highway Superintendent and he does not feel the need to assign a Deputy Superintendent.  This is a question on the Annual dues’ renewal for the Highway Superintendent.


Community Center/Alden Fields and Park:

  • All going well with Biddy Basketball season as well as the CVSCS modified BB practices.



Highway Department:

  • HSF reported on the bridge project.  Region 9 has received the paperwork for the project. 
  • Highway crew busy chipping brush
  • Received notice from Hill Top Tires price of tires is going up as of April 1
  • Waiting on the next price of trucks.  Truck that is on order is due July, Aug or Sept.
  • Starting paving projects for some of the local roads
  • Gorman’s has been sold and is now All State


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


Andy Minnig reported the old Mossy Creek Kennel is for sale.


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


There being no further business meeting adjourned at 7:37PM.


Next Town Board meeting will be Thursday, March 14, 2024 7:00PM


Respectfully submitted,

Mary Beth Flint, Town Clerk

Town Board meeting was recorded










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