11-19-2019 Town Board Meeting Minutes

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NEW HAVEN TOWN BOARD MEETING

HELD NOVEMBER 19, 2019

 

CALL TO ORDER

Supervisor Timothy Teifke called the monthly meeting for November 19, 2019 to order at 6:00 p.m. at the New Haven Town Hall. Roll call: Councilman Dan Barney, Councilwoman Mary Curcio, Councilwoman Patricia Prosser, and Supervisor Timothy Teifke present. Councilman William Rombough absent. Motion by Dan Barney, second by Patricia Prosser, to accept the minutes as presented. Dan Barney, Aye; Mary Curcio, Aye; Patricia Prosser, Aye; Timothy Teifke, Aye; Carried.

 

AUDIT OF TOWN BILLS (Click to View Document)

General bills: vouchers # 287-314 totaling $37,901.47, were duly audited.

Highway bills: vouchers #156-175, totaling $75,776.97, were duly audited.

Street Lighting bill: voucher #297, totaling $349.89, was duly audited.

Water District # 8 bill: voucher #17, totaling $2,980.00, was duly audited.

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

 

OLD BUSINESS

Scriba Water Billing: Tabled

Fund Balance Policy: Tabled to allow time for input from the Town’s auditors and the state. (Click to View Document)

 

NEW BUSINESS

Water District Update: Attached is the report on the progress on Water Service Area #9. (Click to View Document)

Second Notice Fee on Tax Bills: Motion by Patricia Prosser, second by Dan Barney, to accept the attached resolution charging a second notice fee on taxes for which a second notice is sent. Dan Barney, Aye; Mary Curcio, Aye; Patricia Prosser, Aye; Timothy Teifke, Aye; Carried. (Click to View Document)

Re-Levy on Unpaid Water: Motion by Dan Barney, second by Mary Curcio, to accept the attached resolution re-levying unpaid water bills and putting them on the tax bill. Dan Barney, Aye; Mary Curcio, Aye; Patricia Prosser, Aye; Timothy Teifke, Aye; Carried. (Click to View Document)

Water Tap on Co Rt 51A: Motion by Dan Barney, second by Mary Curcio, to have the Town Clerk send a letter to Scriba Water Department requesting a tap to which should have been installed when the project was done, be installed at this residence and to be paid for from money held in the operations and maintenance fund for that water district. Dan Barney, Aye; Mary Curcio, Aye; Patricia Prosser, Aye; Timothy Teifke, Aye; Carried.

Site Plan Review Ordinance: Motion by Patricia Prosser, second by Mary Curcio, to ask the Town’s Attorney to look over the revisions proposed by the planning board to the Site Plan Review Ordinance. Dan Barney, Aye; Mary Curcio, Aye; Patricia Prosser, Aye; Timothy Teifke, Aye; Carried.

McFee Ambulance Contract: Motion by Dan Barney, second by Patricia Prosser, to propose a change in the contract with McFee Ambulance to allow for quarterly payments instead of one annual payment. Dan Barney, Aye; Mary Curcio, Aye; Patricia Prosser, Aye; Timothy Teifke, Aye; Carried. (Click to View Document)

Fire Department New Member: Motion by Patricia Prosser, second by Dan Barney, to approve Eric Albrecht as a new member of the Fire Department. Dan Barney, Aye; Mary Curcio, Aye; Patricia Prosser, Aye; Timothy Teifke, Aye; Carried.

Report from Legislator: Correspondence from Legislator Patrick Twiss was read. He reported that the current proposed budget for the County has no increase for 2020.

 

REPORTS

Reports: Assessors, Code Enforcement Officer, Dog Control Officer, Town Clerk, and Supervisor reports to be posted. (Click to View Document)

 

ADJOURNMENT

Meeting Adjourned: at 6:53 P.M by motion of Patricia Prosser, second by Mary Curcio. Dan Barney, Aye; Mary Curcio, Aye; Patricia Prosser, Aye; Timothy Teifke, Aye; Carried.

 

Next Town Board meeting, December 17, 2019 - 6:00

Next Planning Board meeting, November 20, 2019 - 6:00

Next Comprehensive Plan meeting, December 4, 2019 - 7:00

 

Respectfully submitted,

Debra J Allen
New Haven Town Clerk