Town Board Minutes 2/5/2020

TOWN OF BROWNVILLE                                       FEB. 5, 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, Albert Roberts,

Supt. Roy Gilchrist, and Clerk June McCartin.


ABSENT:      Kenneth Bates and Richard Dodge


GUEST:         Jeff Timerman


MINUTES:   Motion from Councilman Tepfenhart to accept the Jan. minutes as

received and Councilman Roberts seconded the motion.  Agreed.



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

and the annual report as received and Councilman Tepfenhart seconded

the motion.  Agreed.






Jefferson County Highway Supt. James Lawrence sent letter to

Town o Brownville offering that the Town of Brownville take

possession of a portion of CR 59 from the Middle Road/59

intersection near the Rustic Golf Course to S. Baldwin Road with

Jefferson County taking possession of Middle Road from the

intersection near the Rustic proceeding northernly to the end of

Middle Road.  The Board tables this for consideration at a later

meeting with motion from Councilman Roberts and a second by

Councilman Tepfenhart.


  1. None



  1. Planning Board Minutes for Jan.
  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 notice of 95% completion of

final design phase.

  1. No further contact regarding Glen Park Hydro.



  1. None


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

maintenance to summer equipment, Road patching and tree

removal on Middle Road.


CLERK:                        Clerk report given for Jan. 2020.  Councilman Tepfenhart

motioned acceptance of the reports and Councilman Roberts

seconded the motion.  Agreed.


COUNCILMEN:          Nothing


TOWN SUPERVISOR: 1. Received notice of resignation of Councilman Kenneth Bates

effective 1/31/2020.

Councilman Roberts motioned acceptance of the resignation

and Councilman Tepfenhart seconded the motion; agreed.

Motion was made by Supv. Lane to name Councilman

Tepfenhart deputy supervisor and Councilman Roberts

seconded the motion.  Agreed.  Councilman Roberts motioned

the appointment of Jeffrey Timerman to Councilman, effective

immediately upon the resignation of Kenneth Bates.

Councilman Tepfenhart seconded the motion.  Agreed.


FLOOR:                      No comments




HIGHWAY BILLS:   Board Members reviewed the payables.  Councilman Tepfenhart

motioned to pay the General Bills ($78,635.10), the Highway

bills ($28,879.66) and the water bills ($21,595.07).  Councilman

Roberts seconded the motion.  Agreed.


ADJOURNMENT:    Councilman Tepfenhart motioned to adjourn at 5:15 PM and

Councilman Roberts seconded the motion.  The next town board

meeting has been scheduled for 5:00 PM on Mar. 4, 2020.

Respectfully Submitted

June  McCartin