Town Board Minutes 12/4/2019

TOWN OF BROWNVILLE                                       DEC. 4, 2019   7:00 PM

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

 

 

PRESENT:    Roll call of Board Members:

Supv. Richard D. Lane, Councilmen  Ron Tepfenhart, Richard Dodge,

Albert Roberts, Supt. Roy Gilchrist, and Clerk June McCartin.

 

ABSENT:      Kenneth Bates

 

GUEST:         None

 

MINUTES:   Motion from Councilman Dodge to accept the Nov. minutes as

received and Councilman Roberts seconded the motion.  Agreed.

 

FINANCIAL

STATEMENT:  Not available

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

  1. Library Contract for 2020

Legal notice read to open hearing for contracting with the Brownville-Glen Park Library and the Dexter Library for services to the Town of Brownville for the year 2020. No comments and hearing closed at 7:05PM.

 

COMUNICATIONS:

Incoming:

  1. 13, 2019 notice from Charter Communications with change in programing in Dec. 2019.

Outgoing:

  1. None

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

  1. Planning Board Minutes unavailable
  2. Ron’s monthly land use reports
  3. Copy of transfer site tonnage of refuse and recyclables
  4. Monthly dog report unavailable

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS.

  1. Water District #2 update with final design phase 95% complete. Motion from Councilman Dodge to amend #6 to move money to increase expenses. Councilman Tepfenhart seconded the motion.
  2. Nothing further from Glen Park Hydro.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

  1. Councilman Tepfenhart motioned to adopt the contract for

services to  the Town from the Brownville- Glen Park Library and the Dexter Library for 2020.  Councilman Roberts seconded the motion.  Agreed.

  1. Councilman Roberts motioned to reappoint Jeff Timerman to the Planning Board with term to expire 12/31/2026. Councilman Dodge seconded the motion.
  2. Councilman Tepfenhart motioned to contract with Guilfoyle Ambulance Services for 2020 with no change in cost. Councilman Dodge seconded the motion.
  3. Councilman Roberts motioned to appoint Mark Kellar Town Constable at $3250.00 annually, effective immediately. Councilman Tephenhart seconded the motion.
  4. Councilman Roberts motioned a resolution to enter into a Water District loan. Councilman Dodge seconded the motion. Agreed.

 

HIGHWAY SUPT.      Supt. Roy Gilchrist reports new furnace installed in barn.  Tree

removal on Witt Road and CR59. Also tree removal from Dexter

Cemetery.  Received quote for new diesel pickup from

VanBorden at $42,188 on State Contract.  Councilman Dodge

motioned approval of the new Chevy truck purchase and

Councilman Roberts seconded the motion.  Agreed. Councilman

Dodge also motioned approval of the hire of PT highway

employee Chuck LaForty and Councilman Tephenhart seconded

the motion.  Agreed.

 

CLERK:                        Clerk report given for Nov. 2019.  Councilman Tephenhart

motioned acceptance of the reports and Councilman Dodge

seconded the motion.  Agreed.

 

COUNCILMEN:          Nothing

 

TOWN SUPERVISOR:

  1. Received copy of 2020 tax rates with an increase of $.12.
  2. Councilman Tephenhart motioned to contract with Jefferson County for a three year agreement for snow removal. Councilman Dodge seconded the motion.
  3. Councilman Tephenhart motioned to enter into inter municipal agreement with the Village of Dexter for water connections. Councilman Roberts seconded the motion.

 

 

FLOOR:                      No comments

 

WATER,

GENERAL AND

HIGHWAY BILLS:   Board Members reviewed the payables.  Councilman Dodge

motioned to pay the General Bills ($45,320.37), the Highway

bills ($16,60133) and the water bills ($113.90).  Councilman

Roberts seconded the motion.  Agreed.

 

ADJOURNMENT:    Councilman Tepfenhart motioned to adjourn at 7:10 PM and

Councilman Roberts seconded the motion.  The next town board

meeting has been scheduled for 5:00 PM on Jan. 8, 2020.

Respectfully Submitted

June  McCartin

Town Clerk