Town Board Meeting Minutes 06/07/2023

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

TOWN BOARD                                                         JUNE 7, 2023, 5:00 PM


PRESENT:    Roll call of Board Members:

Supv. Richard D. Lane, Councilman William Pickett, Councilman

Richard Dodge, Councilman Ron Tepfenhart, Councilman Jeff

Timerman, Town Clerk, Kim Raymond, Highway Superintendent

Roy Gilchrist


GUEST:         Casey Dickinson, Linda Wendall, and guests from

NY Citizens Audit


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

received and Councilman Tepfenhart seconded the motion. Agreed.



STATEMENT:  Councilman Tepfenhart motioned to accept the financial statements for

May 2023. Councilman Dodge seconded the motion. Agreed.



HEARING:      None


BIDS:             None



Incoming:  Memo from Jefferson County Planning. Declined renewal for

North Country Home Consortium for 2024-2026.

Councilman Dodge motioned to accept Town Zoning Law changes from

the Planning Board. Councilman Timerman seconded the motion. Agreed.


Outgoing:  None



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



  1. Casey Dickinson, BCA was present for update on WD #2. Working

on punch list and Chlorine Booster Station.


NEW BUSINESS:   Bowers & Company conducted Audit of the court’s records for the

fiscal year ending in 2022.

The Town sent the records and resolution to State of New

York Unified Court System.



HIGHWAY SUPT. Working with Jefferson County replacing pipes on Co. Rte. 59.

Preparing O’Connor, Baldwin, and Miller roads for surface

treat. Informed Town Board Alan Savage will retire.

at the end of November 2023. Needed to purchase replacement.

part for Truck #4.


CLERK:              Councilman Timerman motioned to accept the May 2023 clerk report.

Councilman Dodge seconded the motion. Agreed.


COUNCILMEN:        None


TOWN SUPERVISOR: Received 2023 Equalization rate from NYS Department of

Taxation and Finance. Councilman Tepfenhart motioned to

accept applicant Rebecca Trudell as new Town Assessor.

Councilman Dodge seconded the motion. Agreed.




HIGHWAY BILLS:   Board Members reviewed the payables. Councilman Tepfenhart

motioned to pay the General Bills ($21,626.48), the Highway

bills ($139,132.06) water bills WD #1 ($1,116.92)

Councilman Dodge seconded the motion. Agreed.


FLOOR:                     Linda Wendell and committee on NY Citizens Audit.


ADJOURNMENT:   Councilman Tepfenhart motioned to adjourn at 5:47 PM and

Councilman Dodge seconded the motion. The next Town Board

meeting has been scheduled for 5:00 PM July 5, 2023.

Respectfully Submitted


Kimberly S. Raymond, RMC

Town Clerk