Town Board Minutes 2/2/22

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

TOWN BOARD                                                         FEB. 2, 2022   5:00 PM


PRESENT:    Roll call of Board Members:

Supv. Richard D. Lane, Councilmen Ron Tepfenhart, Jeff Timerman,

William Pickett,  Supt. Roy Gilchrist and Clerk June McCartin


GUEST:         None


ABSENT:      Richard Dodge


MINUTES:   Motion from Councilman Timerman to accept the January minutes as

received and Councilman Tepfenhart seconded the motion.  Agreed.



STATEMENT   Received copy of November financial report.  Acceptance motion by

Councilman Tepfenhart and second by Councilman Timerman.




BIDS:             None



Incoming:  None

Outgoing:  None



  1.                       Planning Board Minutes for January
  2. Ron’s monthly land use reports
  3.                       Copy of transfer site tonnage of refuse and recyclables
  4. Monthly dog report not available



1.Councilman Tepfenhart motioned for a resolution for the Town Board to

direct the Town Assessor to grant exemptions on the 2022 assessment

roll to all individuals who receive the exemption on the 2021 roll.

Councilman Pickett seconded the motion.  Roll Call vote; Councilman

Pickett – yes, Councilman Timerman – yes, Councilman Tepfenhart- yes

and Supv. Lane – yes. Councilman Dodge absent. Carried.




  1.         Water district #2 has developed one or more leaks.  Suspect the

rubber seals are not holding.

  1. Received letter for Atty. Joseph Russell that he has separated his

business from Barclay Damon Law Firm and will continue to

provide legal services to the Town.  The Town Board decided to

continue with Atty. Russell for his services.



HIGHWAY SUPT.  Supt. Gilchrist reports crew is plowing, trimming trees on CR59,

Also working on maintenance of summer equipment.



CLERK:                      Councilman Tepfenhart motioned to accept the January clerk

report and Councilman Timerman seconded the motion.  Agreed.


Town of Clayton has invited Town of Brownville employees to a

training class which includes workplace violence and sexual

harassment, along with several others. The training is to be held

on April 19, 2022 in Town of Clayton.


COUNCILMEN:        Nothing



  1. The Town Board offers James Gould the position of constable for

the Town at $20.00 per hour plus mileage.

  1.   Received notice the equalization rate dropped to 86% from





HIGHWAY BILLS:   Board Members reviewed the payables.  Councilman Tepfenhart

motioned to pay the General Bills ($132,986.23), the Highway

bills ($24,604.57) and the water bills ($2,416.72).  Councilman

Pickett seconded the motion.  Agreed.




ADJOURNMENT:    Councilman Timerman motioned to adjourn at 5:21 PM and

Councilman Tepfenhart seconded the motion.  The next town board

meeting has been scheduled for 5:00 PM on Mar. 2, 2022.

Respectfully Submitted


June McCartin, Clerk