Town Board Minutes 09/07/2020

TOWN OF BROWNVILLE                                      TOWN OFFICE, LIMERICK, N.Y.

TOWN BOARD                                                         SEPT. 7, 2020   5:00 PM


PRESENT:    Roll call of Board Members:

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

Albert Roberts, Jeff Timerman, Supt. Roy Gilchrist and Clerk June



ABSENT:      No One


MINUTES:   Motion from Councilman Dodge to accept the August minutes as

received and Councilman Timerman seconded the motion.  Agreed.



STATEMENT:  Councilman Tepfenhart motioned to accept the July financial reports

and Councilman Roberts seconded the motion.  Agreed.




BIDS:              None



Incoming:  Received dog shelter inspection report from NYS Ag. And

Markets.  No negative issues.

Outgoing:  Copy of Water District #2 letter to property owners with

update of start of construction.  Highlander currently

anticipates beginning construction this September and October

and being complete next spring.  New Century Electric

anticipates beginning construction this Sept. and being

complete before the end of the year.



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



  1. Received WD #2 update.

Councilman Dodge motioned for a resolution allowing the Supervisor

Richard D. Lane to sign the agreement between the Town and

DANC allowing DANC to integrate the new equipment the Town’s

project is installing in to the Village of Dexter’s tank with the Village’s

existing SCADA system.  Councilman Tepfenhart seconded the motion.

All agreed

Councilman Roberts motioned a resolution to establish a water district

known as the Town of Brownville Water District #2 with agreement to

draw from the Village of Dexter Water Distribution System.  Councilman

Timerman seconded the motion with roll call vote:  Supv. Lane – yes,

Councilman Timerman – yes, Councilman Roberts – yes, Councilman

Dodge – yes Councilman Tepfenhart – yes.  Copy on file in Clerk’s




1.Received Teamsters proposal for a new agreement. Councilman

Tepfenhart motioned for Supv. Lane to counter offer their proposal and

Councilman Roberts seconded the motion.  Agreed.


HIGHWAY SUPT.  Supt. Gilchrist reports Weaver and Star School House Roads have

been resurfed.  Ditching and tree trimming on CR 59 at Reeds Bay.

The water line has been completed in the Brownville Cemetery.

Supt. Gilchrist requests purchase of a plow for the pickup.  Quotes

received from Western at $6175 and Fisher at $6225 including

installation for both.  Supt. Gilchrist prefers the Fisher for

compatibility.  Councilman Dodge motioned to purchase the Fisher

plow and Councilman Tepfenhart seconded the motion.  Agreed.


CLERK:                    Clerk report given for Aug., 2020.  Councilman Tepfenhart

motioned acceptance of the report and Councilman Roberts

seconded the motion.       Agreed.


COUNCILMEN:      Councilman Tepfenhart commented on the great job mowing the

side roads by the highway crew.


TOWN SUPERVISOR: 1. The 2021 budget process begins.


FLOOR:                      No comments




HIGHWAY BILLS:   Board Members reviewed the payables.  Councilman Tepfenhart

motioned to pay the General Bills ($14,547.80), the Highway

bills ($418,567.78) and the water bills ($126.13).  Councilman

Timerman seconded the motion.  Agreed.


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

Councilman Dodge seconded the motion.  The next town board

meeting has been scheduled for 5:00 PM on Oct. 7, 2020.

Respectfully Submitted

Clerk June McCartin