Town Board Minutes 10/07/2020


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

TOWN BOARD                                                         OCTOBER 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 Sept. minutes as

received and Councilman Roberts seconded the motion.  Agreed.



STATEMENT:  Councilman Tepfenhart motioned to accept the Aug. and Sept. financial

reports  and Councilman Dodge seconded the motion.  Agreed.




BIDS:              None



Incoming:  Received letter from Atty. Tristen J. Robinson representing

Dawn Willis requesting June Bell Swick remove a headstone

and foundation and other request regarding the burial of Mrs.

Swicks daughter on their lot in Brownville Cemetery.

No action taken by the Town Board at this time.

Outgoing:  None



  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. Water District #2 update. Motion from Councilman Roberts for Supv.

Richard D. Lane to sign payment applications at the progress meetings

with BCA.  Councilman Dodge seconded the motion.  Agreed.

  1. A new proposal for the Teamsters Contract will be sent for


  1. A court ticket for a barking dog citation in Brownville Court needs the

Town Atty. to be present.  The ticket violation is for $25.00 fine while

Atty. fee will be considerably more.  The Board with motion from

Councilman Tepfenhart voted to dismiss the charges and Councilman


Dodge seconded the motion.  Agreed.



  1. Accountant recommends transfer of $18,000 from General fund Sales

tax (5212 to building reserve (5204) and $50,000 from highway fund

5212) to machinery reserve (5238). Councilman Dodge motioned

approval to transfer the funds and Councilman Timerman seconded the

motion. Agreed.

  1. Councilman Roberts motioned to increase the price of a transfer permit

from $25.00 to $30.00 for year around residents and from $15.00 to

$20.00 for seasonal passes. Councilman Tepfenhart seconded the

Motion, effective Jan. 1, 2021.  Agreed.

  1. After consideration Councilman Tepfenhart motioned to increase the

price for cemetery lot from $400.00 to $500.00 and adult interment

from $500.00 to $600.00 and child interment from $250.00 to $300.00.

Non lot owners will pay $300.00 for vault use, effective Jan. 1, 2021.


HIGHWAY SUPT.  Supt. Gilchrist reports work consists of ditching on Weaver Road,

getting CR 59 ready for paving 10/19th, sign replacement on Perch

Lake and Reasoner Roads and tree trimming. Crew is preparing for

winter work.


CLERK:                    Clerk report for Sept. given and Councilman Tepfenhart   

motioned acceptance of the report and Councilman Timerman

seconded the motion.       Agreed.


COUNCILMEN:      Nothing


TOWN SUPERVISOR: 1. The Board has reviewed the proposed 2021 budget and set a

hearing for 5:00PM on Nov. 4, 2021 with motion from Councilman

Tepfenhart and a second from Councilman Dodge.  Agreed.


FLOOR:                      No comments




HIGHWAY BILLS:   Board Members reviewed the payables.  Councilman Tepfenhart

motioned to pay the General Bills ($28,329.93), the Highway

bills ($23,427.05) and the water bills ($412.64).  Councilman

Dodge seconded the motion.  Agreed.







ADJOURNMENT:    Councilman Tepfenhart motioned to adjourn at 5:28 PM and

Councilman Roberts seconded the motion.  The next town board

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

Respectfully Submitted