Town Board Minutes 01/08/2020

TOWN OF BROWNVILLE                                       JAN. 8, 2020   5:00 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:         Jeff Timerman, Sandy Dodge, Heidi Bernier and Gabriel Bernier


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

received and Councilman Tepfenhart seconded the motion.  Agreed.



STATEMENT:  Councilman Roberts motioned to accept the financial statement for Nov.

as received and Councilman Dodge seconded the motion.  Agreed.






  1. Received letter from Village of Brownville with Thank you for our help throughout this past year.
  2. Received letter from Village of Glen Park with Thanks for our help throughout the past year.


  1. None



  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



  1. Received updated letter from BCA with no design changes from last

month.  Some easements still  not received.

  1. No further contact regarding Glen Park Hydro.



  1. Councilman Tepfenhart motioned for the Supervisor to sign the contract

with Dan Moyer, Gouverneur for leasing space at his facility for dogs

seized by the dog control officer.  Councilman Dodge seconded the

motion.  Agreed.


HIGHWAY SUPT.      Supt. Roy Gilchrist reports ongoing plowing of roads, repairs on

Witt Road. Repair to road signs throughout the Town and

maintenance of summer equipment.


CLERK:                        Clerk report given for Dec. 2019 and the annual years report.

Councilman Dodge motioned acceptance of the reports and

Councilman Roberts seconded the motion.  Agreed.

Several account transfers are necessary for year end accounting.

A copy of these are part of these minutes.


COUNCILMEN:          Nothing


TOWN SUPERVISOR: Councilman Tepfenhart motioned for agreement to lease

(5 years) three printers and 2 copiers for the town office at

$344.25 per month.   Councilman Roberts seconded the motion.

All agreed.

Councilman Dodge motioned to upgrade the computer for DEC

sales at a cost of $870 and Councilman Tepfenhart seconded the

motion. Agreed.


FLOOR:                      No comments



MEETING:                 The revised organizational meeting for 2020 was read by the

Clerk.  Councilman Tepfenhart motioned to accept as read and

Councilman Roberts seconded the motion.  Agreed.

A copy of this order is contained in these town minutes.




HIGHWAY BILLS:   Board Members reviewed the payables.  Councilman Tepfenhart

motioned to pay the General Bills ($76,572.35), the Highway

bills ($32,451.13) and the water bills ($390.85).  Councilman

Roberts seconded the motion.  Agreed.


ADJOURNMENT:    Councilman Tepfenhart motioned to adjourn at 5:25 PM and

Councilman Roberts seconded the motion.  The next town board

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

Respectfully Submitted

June  McCartin