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The regular monthly meeting of the Town of Tompkins Town Board was called to order at 7:00 pm in the Town meeting room, Trout Creek, NY.

Present:

  1. William Layton-Supervisor
  2. Carl Stuendel-Councilperson
  3. Peggy Backus-Councilperson
  4. Howard Buttel-Councilperson
  5. Timothy LaTourette-Councilperson

Others:

  1. Ronald VanValkenburg-Hwy Superintendent
  2. Nancy Roberts

Pledge to the flag was led by Howard Buttel.

On motion by Buttel seconded by Stuendel it was moved to approve the minutes of the June 8 2009 meeting as each member had received a copy.

Vote: All AYEs – Motion Carried.

On motion by LaTourette seconded by Stuendel it was moved to receive, approve and place on file the Supervisor’s and the Town Clerks monthly reports.

Vote: All AYEs – Motion carried.

Reports-Superintendent

  1. Crusher – (should we sell it?) Hwy Superintendent will inquire about prices.
  2. Kerryville (Peter?) had damage in the 2006 flood, complained about the work that was done. Bullock Hill  Rd will be topped as soon as weather permits and the oil gets here,2.2 miles.
  3. The 930 loader is broke down. Broom Dana Wagner is trying to fix the motor he’s working with Leonard Bus Sales, Deposit.
  4. 105 loads of gravel have been drawn to here.
  5. Green Chev leaks diesel fuel, it is under warranty.
  6. Excavator had a speed sensor valve put on.
  7. Brush cutting and ditch work are done on Bullock Hill Rd.
  8. Chase Brook and Carcass Brook Rd – doing regular maintenance.
  9. Mormon Hollow Rd doing ditch work.
  10. Hwy Superintendent will ask about the extended warranty on the Excavator.
  11. Having trouble with one of the trucks it is down at Stadium.
  12. Generator, Taggart hooked it up and Amerigas has to come and hook up the gas.

Reports- Planning Board- re Town Clerk

Separate paper

Reports- Supervisor

  1. Adding on to our building  Tabled until next meeting
  2. Signs for Town Shed and Hall – On motion by Backus seconded by Stuendel it was moved to order one single-sided sign and one double sided sign.  All AYEs – Motion carried
  3. Copier – On motion by Buttel seconded by Backus it was moved to replace the copier, with( Russ Card, Binghamton) when the old one quits.  All AYEs – Motion carried.
  4. Courtroom Software – On motion by LaTourette seconded by Buttel it was moved to

order the courtroom soft ware and pay for the annual fee.  All AYEs – Motion carried.

The Board discussed the painting of the doors in the Town Hall.

On motion by Backus seconded by Stuendel it was moved to hire Jermery Johnson to paint the doors with Harry Johnson’s supervision and pay him $15.00 per hour as the job was started  at $15.00 per hour. To be finished by August 1, 2009   All AYEs  Motion carried.

Carl Stuendel brought up the wind towers – about the set backs. It was suggested that the full Board attend the next Planning Board meeting on Thursday August 13, 2009 at 7:00pm..

Helen Zandt is concerned about who has keys to the schoolhouse. Need to change the lock and get new keys.

On motion by Buttel seconded by Stuendel it was moved to change the lock and get 3 keys  ( Helen, Bill and Town Hall).  All AYEs – Motion carried..

The union agreement was approved by all. The Board is now waiting for the written contract before Board approval at a meeting.

Need to have the summer help wash the outside of the Town Hall building.

Correspondence:

Talked about the letters written by the people living on the Faulkner Rd and Granton Rd about the noise from their neighbors. Waiting to hear from Tom Evans to get word from the State.

Nancy Roberts went over the financial reports with the Board. It looks like we are in good shape so far.

On motion by LaTourette seconded by Stuendel it was moved to approve the Abstract of Claims for July 2009 as follows;

General Fund: $ 2,276.41

Highway Fund:$58,444.62

Vote: All AYEs – Motion carried.

Reading back of the minutes:

On motion by Buttel seconded by LaTourette it was moved to accept the minutes as read back.

Vote: All AYEs – Motion carried.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:50pm.

Sandra M Gardepe

Town Clerk

Next meeting will be on August 10, 2009 at the Town Meeting Room, Trout Creek, NY.

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