01-03-2019 Town Board Organizational Meeting Minutes

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NEW HAVEN TOWN BOARD YEAR END / ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

HELD JANUARY 3, 2019

CALL TO ORDER

Supervisor Timothy Teifke called the organizational meeting for 2019 to order at 4:00 p.m. at the New Haven Town Hall. Roll call: Councilman Dan Barney, Councilwoman Curcio, Councilman William Rombough, and Supervisor Timothy Teifke present. Councilwoman Patricia Prosser absent.

 

AUDIT OF TOWN BILLS

General bills: vouchers #353 - 369, totaling $4,945.31, were duly audited.

Highway bills: vouchers #212 - 220, totaling $2,677.85, were duly audited.

Motion by William Rombough, second by Patricia Prosser, to accept the bills as presented and to authorize their payment. Dan Barney, Aye; Mary Curcio, Aye; William Rombough, Aye; Timothy Teifke, Aye; Carried.

Budget Amendments: Motion by Mary Curcio, second by Dan Barney, to accept the attached budget amendment A-9 2018. Dan Barney, Aye; Mary Curcio, Aye; William Rombough, Aye; Timothy Teifke, Aye; Carried. Motion by Mary Curcio, second by Dan Barney, to accept the attached budget amendment DA-4 2018. Dan Barney, Aye; Mary Curcio, Aye; William Rombough, Aye; Timothy Teifke, Aye; Carried. Motion by Dan Barney, second by William Rombough, to accept the attached budget amendment SW-2 2019. Dan Barney, Aye; Mary Curcio, Aye; William Rombough, Aye; Timothy Teifke, Aye; Carried.

 

NEW BUSINESS

Meeting Date, Time & Location: Motion by Dan Barney, second by William Rombough, that Town board meetings to be held the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:00 PM at the town hall. Planning board meetings to be held the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 6:00 at the town hall. Comprehensive planning committee meetings to be held on the 1st Wednesday of each month at 7:00PM at the town hall.CAC meetings to be held as needed. All meetings of town boards and committees to be held at the town hall unless otherwise directed by the town board. The meeting schedule is attached. Dan Barney, Aye; Mary Curcio, Aye; William Rombough, Aye; Timothy Teifke, Aye; Carried. ( Click to view document )

Official Depository: The Official Depository is Pathfinder Bank. Investments are at Pathfinder Bank. Authorized signers: town supervisor and deputy town supervisor, countersigned by town clerk or deputy town clerk.

Official Publications: The official paper for the town will be the Pall-Times.

Mileage: Mileage will be paid at the federal rate.

Appointments: Motion by Mary Curcio, second by Dan Barney, to make the appointments listed on the enclosed attachment with the exception of the CAC. Dan Barney, Aye; Mary Curcio, Aye; William Rombough, Aye; Timothy Teifke, Aye; Carried. ( Click to view document )

Pay Schedule: The pay schedule for 2019 is attached.

Town Holidays: The list of town holidays and vacation time is attached. ( Click to view document )

Attorney Rate: will be $200.00 across the board.

Schooling Requests: Town officials to approach Board with estimates of costs before authorization to attend educational schools.

Small Tools: Motion by William Rombough, second by Dan Barney, to allow the highway superintendent to spend up to $500 per instance on small tools without prior approval by the board. Dan Barney, Aye; Mary Curcio, Aye; William Rombough, Aye; Timothy Teifke, Aye; Carried.

Posting of Roads: Highway Superintendent to post roads at his discretion.

Due Date for Bills: Bills are due to the Town Clerk by the 2nd Tuesday of each month.

Town Policies: Motion by Mary Curcio, second by Dan Barney, to adopt the attached Policy Against Discrimination and Harassment naming Dan Barney and Mary Curcio as Compliance Officers and having reviewed the: Code of Ethics, Payments Allowed in Advance of Audit Policy, Procurement Policy, Equal Employment Opportunity Policy, Computer Use Policy, Investment policy, Violence in the Workplace policy and Use of Building policy, they be accepted as previously written and approved. Dan Barney, Aye; Mary Curcio, Aye; William Rombough, Aye; Timothy Teifke, Aye; Carried.

Undertaking: Motion by Mary Curcio, second by Dan Barney, to approve the Official Undertaking. Dan Barney, Aye; Mary Curcio, Aye; William Rombough, Aye; Timothy Teifke, Aye; Carried.

Senior Citizens Contract: Motion by Dan Barney, second by William Rombough, to accept the attached agreement with the New Haven Senior Citizens and authorize the supervisor to sign it. Dan Barney, Aye; Mary Curcio, Aye; William Rombough, Aye; Timothy Teifke, Aye; Carried.

American Legion Contract: Motion by William Rombough, second by Dan Barney, to accept the attached agreement with the American Legion and authorize the supervisor to sign it. Dan Barney, Aye; Mary Curcio, Aye; William Rombough, Aye; Timothy Teifke, Aye; Carried.

Assessor Position: The supervisor will be meeting with Warren Wheeler to discuss his interest in the assessor position.

Highway Personnel: The highway superintendent informed the board that a couple of the seasonal people have found other jobs. He is planning to replace one of them.

Union Contract: Motion by Dan Barney, second by William Rombough, to go into executive session at 4:36 to discuss the negotiation of the union contract. Dan Barney, Aye; Mary Curcio, Aye; William Rombough, Aye; Timothy Teifke, Aye; Carried. Motion by William Rombough, second by Dan Barney, to come out of executive session and reenter regular session at 5:42. Dan Barney, Aye; Mary Curcio, Aye; William Rombough, Aye; Timothy Teifke, Aye; Carried. No decisions were made in executive session.

Salaries: Motion by Dan Barney, second by Mary Curcio, to accept the attached salaries schedule. Dan Barney, Aye; Mary Curcio, Aye; William Rombough, Aye; Timothy Teifke, Aye; Carried.

 

ADJOURNMENT

Meeting Adjourned: at 5:44 P.M by motion of Mary Curcio, second by William Rombough. Dan Barney, Aye; Mary Curcio, Aye; William Rombough, Aye; Timothy Teifke, Aye; Carried.

 

Next regular meeting January 15, 2019 – 6:00PM.

Planning Board meeting January 16, 2019 – 6:00PM

Next regular Comprehensive Plan meeting February 6, 2018 - 7:00PM

 

Respectfully submitted,

Debra J Allen

New Haven Town Clerk