TOWN OF BROWNVILLE TOWN OFFICE, LIMERICK, N.Y.
TOWN BOARD AUG. 4, 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 July minutes as
received and Councilman Tepfenhart seconded the motion. Agreed.
STATEMENT: Councilman Dodge motioned to accept the financial report as
provided and Councilman Tepfenhart seconded the motion. Agreed.
PUBLIC HEARINGS: The Clerk read the notice of public hearing scheduled for 5:00
PM on proposed local law to opting out of licensing and establishing retail
cannabis dispensaries and/or on-site cannabis consumption establishments
within the Town of Brownville. No one was present to speak for or against
the proposed local law. Hearing closed at 5:05 PM. Agreed.
Incoming: 1. Received letter from NYS DOT extending the existing 45 MPH
speed zone for a portion of Allen Road by 750 feet to the northeast.
- Planning Board Minutes
- Ron’s monthly land use reports
- Copy of transfer site tonnage of refuse and recyclables
- Monthly dog report
- Motion made by Councilman Dodge to change order WD#2 by
$393,177.95 for overrun on road work. Councilman Roberts seconded
the motion with Supv. Lane signing the order. Agreed.
- Councilman Roberts motion to opt out of licensing and establishing
retail cannabis dispensaries and/or on-site cannabis consumption
establishments within the Town of Brownville. Councilman Timerman
seconded the motion. Agreed.
- Received letter from NYS American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). Town
eligible for up to $353,734 subject to cap of 75 percent of town budget.
Application has been submitted.
- Councilman Dodge motioned to reappoint Sherman Tucker to the
BAR with term to expire 9/30/2026. Councilman Roberts seconded the
- Councilman Tepfenhart motioned to reappoint Tanya Caprara to the
ZBA for a term to expire 7/31/2025. Councilman Timerman seconded
the motion with all agreeing.
HIGHWAY SUPT. Supt. Gilchrist reports road work on Game Farm Road and Moffatt
Road and paving on CR59. The town mower is again in the shop for
repairs. Supt. Gilchrist request replacing the mower for next years
budget. He will get quotes. He has quotes for a scraper for a plow
truck for hard packed ice from Viking for $7,799.00 installed.
Councilman Tepfenhart motion to proceed with the purchase and
Councilman Roberts seconded the motion. Agreed.
CLERK: Clerk report for July given. Councilman Timerman motioned to
accept report and Councilman Roberts seconded the motion.
Clerk read a letter from Ron and Mary Thomas requesting the Stone
Road between the Middle Road and CR 59N be posted non usage to
off road vehicles and snowmobiles from using any part of the road
or its banks. NYS has all roads closed to these vehicles by State Law.
Town has no jurisdiction.
COUNCILMEN: Councilman Dodge request a change in Town Code to allow shed,
garages, etc. placement on lots without a residence. Request will go
to Planning Board for their consideration.
TOWN SUPERVISOR: 1. Nothing further
HIGHWAY BILLS: Board Members reviewed the payables. Councilman Tepfenhart
motioned to pay the General Bills ($33,781.51), the Highway
bills ($187,676.91) and the water bills ($21,616.59). Councilman
Dodge seconded the motion. Agreed.
ADJOURNMENT: Councilman Tepfenhart motioned to adjourn at 6:02 PM and
Councilman Timerman seconded the motion. The next town board
meeting has been scheduled for 5:00 PM on Sept. 1, 2021
June McCartin, Clerk