TOWN OF BROWNVILLE TOWN OFFICE, LIMERICK, N.Y.
TOWN BOARD MAY 5, 2021, 5:00 PM
PRESENT: Roll call of Board Members:
Supv. Richard D. Lane, Councilmen Ron Tepfenhart, Albert Roberts,
Richard Dodge, Jeff Timerman, Supt. Roy Gilchrist and Clerk June
ABSENT: No One
MINUTES: Motion from Councilman Dodge to accept the April minutes as
received and Councilman Tepfenhart seconded the motion. Agreed.
STATEMENT: Councilman Tepfenhart motioned acceptance of the Financial Report for
March and April as received and Councilman Timerman seconded the
PUBLIC HEARINGS: None
BIDS: Clerk read the legal notice to receive bids for supplying Propane for the
period of June 1, 2021 to May 31, 2022 to the Town of Brownville. One bid
only received from Christman Fuel Service Inc. for fixed price of 1.299 and
variable price of 1.2488.
Incoming: 1. None
Outgoing: 1. None
- Planning Board Minutes
- Ron’s monthly land use reports
- Copy of transfer site tonnage of refuse and recyclables
- Monthly dog report
- Councilman Timerman motioned for signing of contract with Marc
Foulger agreeing to replace a willow tree if damaged within three years
after work in the area adjacent to property by the installation of water
line. Councilman Tepfenhart seconded the motion. Agreed.
- Received copy of water district #2 update. Councilman Dodge
motioned for a public hearing on June 2, 2021 at 5:00 PM if the water
use laws and use fees have been received on time for advertising.
Councilman Roberts seconded the motion. Agreed.
- River Side Solar project is ongoing and the Town must decide if we
need to hire an engineer and lawyer. Board decided to table decision
for next monthly meeting.
- Councilman Tepfenhart motioned to accept the Christman Fuel bid
for propane at a fixed rate and Councilman Roberts seconded the
- Town Planning Board is in need of two members.
HIGHWAY SUPT. Supt. Gilchrist reports crew has plows off and mowing road sides.
Crew has been working on culverts on CR59 and will pave Game
Farm Road Ext. next week.
Supt. Gilchrist noted he wishes to put mower, portable welders,
equipment trailer and excavator on International Auction and
replace excavator with a smaller unit. Councilman Dodge motion to
proceed with the auction items and Councilman Roberts seconded
the motion. Agreed.
CLERK: Clerk report for April given. Councilman Timerman motioned to
accept report and Councilman Roberts seconded the motion.
TOWN SUPERVISOR: 1. Board Member briefly discussed the issue to accept or opt out
of the sales and sites for cannabis. The Board decided to table any
decision for later consideration.
- Petition received for water district on Road 365 received. It is
outdated and tabled for further discussion upon receipt of more
FLOOR: Maureen Hilts was present with questions related to the Riverside
Solar project proposed for the Brownville/Lyme towns.
HIGHWAY BILLS: Board Members reviewed the payables. Councilman Tepfenhart
motioned to pay the General Bills ($29,476.68), the Highway
bills ($119,605.08) and the water bills ($19,239.64). Councilman
Dodge seconded the motion. Agreed.
ADJOURNMENT: Councilman Dodge motioned to adjourn at 5:30 PM and
Councilman Roberts seconded the motion. The next town board
meeting has been scheduled for 5:00 PM on June 2, 2021.
Clerk June McCartin