01-21-2020 Town Board Meeting Minutes

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NEW HAVEN TOWN BOARD MEETING

HELD JANUARY 21, 2020

 

CALL TO ORDER

Supervisor Timothy Teifke called the monthly meeting for January 21, 2020 to order at 6:00 p.m. at the New Haven Town Hall. Roll call: Councilman Dan Barney, Councilwoman Patricia Prosser, Councilman William Rombough, Councilman Fred Wilbur, and Supervisor Timothy Teifke present. Motion by Patricia Prosser, second by William Rombough, to accept the minutes as presented. Dan Barney, Aye; Patricia Prosser, Aye; William Rombough, Aye; Fred Wilbur, Timothy Teifke, Aye; Carried.

 

AUDIT OF TOWN BILLS (Click to View Document)

General bills: vouchers # 1-22, totaling $ 22,006.24, were duly audited.

Highway bills: vouchers # 1-6, totaling $ 2,376.99, were duly audited.

Fire: voucher # 15 & 23, totaling $ 231,145.00, was duly audited.

Water District # 8 bill: voucher # 1, totaling $ 4,560.00 was duly audited.

Water District # 9 bill: voucher # 1, totaling $ 1,300.00 was duly audited.

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

 

OLD BUSINESS

Scriba Water: The Town’s Attorney will reach out to the Town of Scriba’s Attorney for updates regarding shutting off water for non-payment.

Town Board/Planning Board Member: The possibility of enacting a local law allowing for Town Council to hold a seat on the Planning Board was discussed. No action was taken.

Planning Board Member: Motion by Patricia Prosser, second by Dan Barney, to accept Fred Wilbur’s resignation from the planning board. Dan Barney, Aye; Patricia Prosser, Aye; William Rombough, Aye; Fred Wilbur, Abstained; Timothy Teifke, Aye; Carried.

Planning Board Member: Motion by Patricia Prosser, second by Dan Barney, to appoint Cynthia Giovo as the recommended candidate to fill the planning board vacancy with the term ending 12/31/2025. Dan Barney, Aye; Patricia Prosser, Aye; William Rombough, Aye; Fred Wilbur, Aye; Timothy Teifke, Aye; Carried.

McFee Contract: Motion by Dan Barney, second by Patricia Prosser, to accept the contract with Donald McFee Ambulance Service for 2020 as written. Dan Barney, Aye; Patricia Prosser, Aye; William Rombough, Aye; Fred Wilbur Aye; Timothy Teifke, Aye; Carried.

 

NEW BUSINESS

Water District Update: Jay Berkman read the attached report on the progress on Water Service Area #9. ( Click to View Document )

Fire Department Member: Motion by Patricia Prosser, second by William Rombough, approving Stephen DeGone as a new member of the New Haven Volunteer Fire Department. Dan Barney, Aye; Patricia Prosser, Aye; William Rombough, Aye; Fred Wilbur Aye; Timothy Teifke, Aye; Carried.

Fire Department Contract: Motion by William Rombough, second by Fred Wilbur, to approve the contract as written with the New Haven Volunteer Fire Department upon Attorney Thomas Reynolds approval and authorize the town supervisor sign it. Dan Barney, Aye; Patricia Prosser, Aye; William Rombough, Aye; Fred Wilbur Aye; Timothy Teifke, Aye; Carried.

Budget Amendment: Motion by William Rombough, second by Fred Wilbur, to approve the attached budget amendment A1-2020. Dan Barney, Aye; Patricia Prosser, Aye; William Rombough, Aye; Fred Wilbur Aye; Timothy Teifke, Aye; Carried ( Click to View Document )

 

REPORTS

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

 

ADJOURNMENT

Meeting Adjourned: at 6:25 P.M by motion of Patricia Prosser, second by William Rombough. Dan Barney, Aye; Patricia Prosser, Aye; William Rombough, Aye; Fred Wilbur Aye; Timothy Teifke, Aye; Carried.

 

Next Town Board meeting, February 18, 2020 - 6:00

Next Planning Board meeting, February 19, 2020 - 6:00

Next Comprehensive Plan meeting, February 5, 2020 - 7:00

 

Respectfully submitted,

Jennifer C. Woolson

New Haven Town Clerk