Town Board Meeting Minutes 8/2/2023

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

TOWN BOARD                                                         August 2, 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, BCA


MINUTES:   Motion from Councilman Dodge to accept the July 2023 minutes as

received and Councilman Timerman seconded the motion. Agreed.



STATEMENT:  Motion from Councilman Tepfenhart to accept the June 2023 Financials

as received with Councilman Timerman seconded the motion. Agreed.


HEARING:      None


BIDS:             None



Incoming: Received Municipal Shelter Inspection Report from NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets.

Outgoing:  Letter to Village of Brownville in support of renovations to the

Brown Mansion.



  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.
  2. Chlorine Booster Station update
  3. Town Board voted to adopt resolution for Change Order #4

for water district #2


NEW BUSINESS:  1.   Due to water rate and fixed asset increase to the town, as of April

2023 the water rates in WD #1 & WD #2 will increase .50 per

1,000 and DANC rate will increase $5.00 per quarter.  New

average rates will be $92.00 per quarter plus $4.00 per 1,000

gallons over 10,000 gals.  Council Member Dodge motioned

to accept increase with Council Member Timerman seconded the

motion.  Agreed.

  1.                         Councilman Timerman motioned to allow access to Verizon for

Site Access Agreement on Moffatt Road, Quarry, for potential

Cell Tower Build.  Council member Tepfenhart seconded the

motion.  Agreed.


HIGHWAY SUPT. Councilman Tepfenhart made a motion to sell two loaders,

tires, and mower tractor on Auction International, Councilman

Dodge seconded the motion.  Drainage work is being done on

Stone and Weaver Roads.  A new dump truck box came in for #4

truck.  Working on CR 59, Sherwins Bay, on culvert pipe.  Reeds

Bay Road rebuild in the process.                                                                                            .

CLERK:              Councilman Dodge motioned to accept the July 2023 clerk report.

Council member Pickett seconded the motion. Agreed.

We are in the process of conducting interviews for Deputy Clerk



COUNCILMEN:        None


TOWN SUPERVISOR: 1.  Councilman Dodge motioned to Reappoint Michael Devine

to Chairperson, Zoning Board of Appeals, term to expire

7/30/28.  Council member Timerman seconded the motion.


  1. 2. Town of Brownville Cleanup dates are set for August 19th,

23rd and 26th.

  1.  Public hearing is set for September 6,2023 at 5:00 PM to

amend town zoning laws.




HIGHWAY BILLS:   Board Members reviewed the payables. Council member Dodge

motioned to pay the General Bills ($23,827.56), the Highway

bills ($50,515.52) Water bills WD #1 ($24,510.42), WD #2

($8,966.99).  Council Member Tepfenhart seconded the motion.


FLOOR:                     None


ADJOURNMENT:   Councilman Timerman motioned to adjourn at 5:25 PM and

Council member Dodge seconded the motion. The next Town                                          Board meeting has been scheduled for 5:00 PM September 6, 2023.


Respectfully Submitted


Kimberly S. Raymond, RMC

Town Clerk