Town Board Minutes 08/07/2019

TOWN OF BROWNVILLE                                    AUGUST 7, 2019  7:00 PM

TOWN BOARD MEETING                                     TOWN OFFICE, LIMERICK, N.Y.




PRESENT:         Roll call of Board Members:

Supv. Richard D. Lane, Kenneth Bates, Ronald Tepfenhart, Richard

Dodge, Albert Roberts, Supt. Roy Gilchrist, Kim Raymond


ABSENT:           No one


GUEST:             Jeff Timerman


MINUTES:       Motion from Councilman Roberts to accept the July minutes as

received. Councilman Dodge second the motion.  Agreed.



STATEMENT: Councilman Dodge motioned to accept the financial statements for

July.  Councilman Tepfenhart second the motion.  Agreed.



HEARING:         None


BIDS:                  None






Outgoing.   Received update from Christine Thurston, Town Assessor on

status of Cube Hydro litigation.



  1. Received resignation from William Beyette with position of Constable/Bailiff. Councilman Tepfenhart motioned to accept resignation.  Councilman Dodge second the motion. Agreed.
  2. Volunteer Transportation Report
  3. Received letter from NYS Department Transportation regarding reducing speed limits on Cty. Rte.59 and Cty. Rte. 54. The investigations show that reduction of speed is not warranted at this time.
  4. Updated list of officers for the Town of Brownville Fire District





REPORTS:        1.    Received monthly report by Ron McGregor, Code Enforcer

  1. Copy of tonnage for transfer site
  2. Copy of Jefferson County Recycling report




BUSINESS:     1.  BCA Architects and Engineers sent update letter on WD #2.  Still

waiting for 33 easement letters to be signed and returned.


NEW BUSINESS:   Councilman Roberts agreed to reappoint Christine Thurston, Town

Assessor to new term of October 1, 2019 to September 30, 2025.

Councilman Tepfenhart second the motion.  Agreed.



SUPT.:                     Supt. Roy Gilchrist stated shoulders on Reasoner are complete.

Paving complete at Transfer site.  Reeds Bay

replaced stone and pipe.  Repaired several signs.  Paving for the

County and Villages.


CLERK:                 Councilman Bates motioned to accept the monthly clerk report

as provided and Councilman Tepfenhart second the motion. Agreed.


COUNCILMEN:     No Comments



SUPERVISOR:    Councilman Tepfenhart motioned to approve Kathy Quencer

Going to Lake Placid for classes.  Councilman Dodge second

the motion.  Agreed.



HIGHWAY BILLS:   Councilman Bates motioned to pay the audited general bills

($35,940.99) and the audited highway bills ($83,324.25) and

the water district bill ($432.23).  Board members reviewed

and signed the vouchers.  Councilman Tepfenhart second the

motion.  Agreed.


ADJOURNMENT:   Councilman Bates motioned to adjourn at 7:18 PM and

Councilman Roberts second the motion.  The next town board

meeting has been scheduled for 7:00 PM on September 4, 2019.



Respectfully Submitted


Kimberly S. Raymond

Deputy Clerk