Board of Trustee Minutes 01/28/2013

 

A regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Delhi was held on Monday, January 28, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. in the Village Hall Boardroom. 

Present:           Mayor             Richard Maxey
                       Trustees          Gregory Krzyston, Jeremy Fitch, Gerry Pilgrim, Chris Maney                       

The meeting started with the Pledge of Allegiance at 6:30 p.m. 

Privilege of the floor was granted to Ed Chytalo, James Robbins, Cyndi Cobbe and Kevin Lee. 

Motion was made by Trustee Fitch to approve the minutes of the December 17, 2012 regular meeting.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Maney and passed with all four Trustees voting yes. 

Motion was made by Trustee Pilgrim to approve the Abstract dated January 28, 2013 in the amount of $263,967.93.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Fitch and passed with Trustees Krzyston, Maney and Fitch voting yes and Trustee Pilgrim voting no. 

Motion was made by Trustee Krzyston to accept the Police Report for December 2012, the Annual Police Report for 2012, the Code Enforcement Officer’s Report for 12/13/12 – 1/24/13, the Treasurer’s Report for December 2012 and the DPW Superintendent’s Report dated 1/23/13.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Fitch and passed with all four Trustees voting yes. 

Motion was made by Trustee Krzyston authorizing the Mayor to sign the Alpha Geoscience contract to begin test wells.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Fitch and passed with Trustees Krzyston, Maney and Fitch voting yes and Trustee Pilgrim voting no. 

Motion was made by Trustee Fitch to appoint Ruth Vredenburgh and Mable Adams as election inspectors for the March 19, 2013 Village elections.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Maney.  Motion passed with Trustees Krzyston, Maney and Fitch voting yes and Trustee Pilgrim abstaining. 

Motion was made by Trustee Maney directing the Mayor to sign the Notification of Appointment of Registrar of Vital Statistics appointing Nancy Lee and Donna Anderson for the Town of Delhi.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Fitch and passed with all four Trustees voting yes. 

The discussion on the proposed rental law revisions was tabled, so the “new board” in April can discuss. 

There was discussion on various offers to purchase village vehicles that had previously been surplused and order to be sent for scrap.  The Board decided to continue the original motion to scrap the vehicles and refuse all offers. 

Motion was made by Trustee Pilgrim to approve the 2013 Town Planning Advisory Service contract and direct the Mayor to sign the contract, and direct the Village Clerk to remit the $3,500 fee.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Maney and passed with all four Trustees voting yes. 

After discussion about a penalty being assessed to a resident when the office had closed early, the Board decided to refund the penalty. 

Motion was made by Trustee Pilgrim to hire Brian Davis as a part-time police officer, pending background checks, at a rate of $15.00 per hour, filling a part-time vacancy.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Maney and passed with all four Trustees voting yes. 

Motion was made by Trustee Krzyston to accept Vellano Technologies’ price quote of $9,990 for a radio read water meter package.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Pilgrim and passed with all four Trustees voting yes. 

Motion was made by Trustee Fitch to use money available in the Police Equipment capital fund, plus the money reimbursed to the Village from Workers’ Compensation to purchase a 2013 Chevy Impala for the police department at a total estimated cost of $35,679.66.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Pilgrim and passed with all four Trustees voting yes. 

Motion was made by Trustee Fitch to surplus the police department’s Crown Victoria once the new car is delivered and in service.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Maney and passed with all four Trustees voting yes. 

Motion was made by Trustee Maney to approve the “Leaving the Village to Assist Policy”, (4 specific reasons noted) for the police department.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Fitch and passed with all four Trustees voting yes. 

After some discussion on the well house, it was decided that the Mayor will ask Lamont for a proposal to reinstate fluoridation (to include the scope of work and associated costs). 

Motion was made by Trustee Maney authorizing the DPW Superintendents to move forward with the Prospect Street Pump House repairs, not to exceed $9,000 per the DPW Superintedent’s report.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Fitch and passed with all four Trustees voting yes. 

The DPW Committee will be reviewing the current snow policy, which is 20 years old. 

Motion was made by Trsutee Krzyston to adjourn. 

Meeting adjourned at 8:30 p.m. 

Respectfully submitted, 

Michele C Griffin

Clerk-Treasurer

 

 

 

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