02-18-2020 Town Board Meeting Minutes

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NEW HAVEN TOWN BOARD MEETING

HELD FEBRUARY 18, 2020

 

CALL TO ORDER

Supervisor Timothy Teifke called the monthly meeting for February 18, 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 William Rombough, second by Fred Wilbur, to accept the minutes as presented. Dan Barney, Aye; Patricia Prosser, Aye; William Rombough, Aye; Fred Wilbur, Timothy Teifke, Aye; Carried.

 

AUDIT OF TOWN BILLSClick to View Document )

General bills: vouchers #24-58, totaling $ 19,876.26, were duly audited.

Highway bills: vouchers #7-22, totaling $ 63,639.69, were duly audited.

Street Lighting bill: voucher #40, totaling $ 408.76, was duly audited.

Special Water District # 6 bill: voucher # 2, totaling $ 53,362.50, was duly audited.

HL Water District # 9 bill: voucher # 2&3, totaling $ 4,250.00

Motion by Patricia Prosser, second by Dan Barney, 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: A letter was sent by attorney Thomas Reynolds requesting an answer concerning billing for proposed Water Service Area # 9 and for shutting off water for non-payment on all New Haven’s water districts currently supplied by Scriba. Attorney Reynolds was advised that a majority of the Scriba Town Board members are new and are still learning the duties and responsibilities of their new positions and have not yet gotten to the billing issue. Regarding the agreement with Scriba to supply water to WSA#9, the Scriba Town Attorney verbally advised that the Scriba Town Board has accepted the agreement. ( Click to View Document ) 

 

NEW BUSINESS

Water District Update: Waiting for Comptrollers approval on Water Service Area #9.

Tug Hill Conference: Motion by Patricia Prosser, second by William Rombough, to approve eight employees to attend this year’s conference. Dan Barney, Aye; Patricia Prosser, Aye; William Rombough, Aye; Fred Wilbur Aye; Timothy Teifke, Aye; Carried.

Budget Amendment A2-2020: Motion by William Rombough, second by Patricia Prosser, to approve attached budget amendment. Dan Barney, Aye; Patricia Prosser, Aye; William Rombough, Aye; Fred Wilbur Aye; Timothy Teifke, Aye; Carried.

Budget Amendment DA1-2020: Motion by Dan Barney, second by Patricia Prosser, to approve attached budget amendment. Dan Barney, Aye; Patricia Prosser, Aye; William Rombough, Aye; Fred Wilbur Aye; Timothy Teifke, Aye; Carried. ( Click to View Document ) 

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Motion by Fred Wilbur, second by William Rombough, to enter executive session at 6:15 to discuss possible applicants for the Assessor position. Dan Barney, Aye; Patricia Prosser, Aye; William Rombough, Aye; Fred Wilbur Aye; Timothy Teifke, Aye; Carried.

Re-Enter Regular Session: Motion by Dan Barney, second by William Rombough, to come out of executive session and re-enter regular session at 7:40. Dan Barney, Aye; Patricia Prosser, Aye; William Rombough, Aye; Fred Wilbur Aye; Timothy Teifke, Aye; Carried. No decisions were made during executive session.

Assessor: Motion by Dan Barney, second by Patricia Prosser, to hire Peggy Mousaw as Interim Assessor with stipulation that she to complete required training to be certified by New York State to hold the Assessor position for the Town of New Haven. Peggy’s tentative appointment starts Friday February 21, 2020 at 12:00 contingent on no further applications arrive through the mail. 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 7:45 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, March 17, 2020 - 6:00

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

Next Comprehensive Plan meeting, March 4, 2020 - 7:00

 

 

Respectfully submitted,

Jennifer C. Woolson

New Haven Town Clerk