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The Public Hearing on (Resolution 2009 #8 Hancock Telephone Co) was called to order at 7:05pm.On motion by Buttel seconded by Backus it was moved to approve Resolution 2009#8 authorizing the Supervisor to sign the contract agreement with Hancock Telephone Co.  Vote: All AYEs     Motion carried.

On motion by LaTourette seconded by Stuendel it was moved to close the Public Hearing and call the regular meeting to order at 7:10pm.    Vote: All AYEs    Motion carried.

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. Timothy LaTourette..

On motion by LaTourette seconded by Stuendel it was moved to approve the minutes of the August 10, 2009 meeting as each member had received a copy.

Vote: All AYEs – Motion Carried.

On motion by Buttel seconded by Backus 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. Stone and oiled Herrick Hollow Rd ,Peggy Switch Rd, Pine Swamp Rd and Bridge St total of 5.2 miles, Bullock Hill Rd and Higley Rd total of 2.3 miles.
  2. Put gravel on N Dry brook Rd, Mormon Hollow Rd and Glasshouse Rd, Franskevicz Spur Rd, Barbour brook Rd, also cut brush on Barbour Brook Rd.
  3. Helped Walton, Masonville, and Franklin with stone and oiling their roads.
  4. Money for the generator has been put back in Highway fund.
  5. Got the rebate check for the new lights in the Highway garage ($1275).
  6. One of the 2006 International trucks had an anti-freeze leak, 2007 International had a leak in the radiator.
  7. Finally got the truck back from Stadium ( we will wait  until they send a bill) because it under warranty.
  8. Winter tires ordered set of eight and two front tires.
  9. South Dry brook Rd replaced a headwall and also did the same on Dufton Hollow Rd.
  10. Hathaway Pond Rd put crusher run where it had washed out from the flood.
  11. Drew some gravel home from the Afton gravel bank.
  12. Concrete pad was discussed behind the Hwy garage also a place for cold patch material.
  13. Dana has not gotten the broom done yet.
  14. The situation on Higley Rd with Dave Stanton was discussed.

Reports- Planning Board- re Town Clerk    No report.

Reports- Supervisor

  1. Appoint Sebastian A D’Agati to the planning Board—On motion by Layton seconded by Stuendel it was moved to appoint Sabastian A D’Agati to the planning Board.  Vote  All AYEs   Motion carried.
  2. Discuss FEMA mapping and the meeting.   The flood areas have been remapped. The Town needs to pass laws on this matter.
  3. NYS Retirement – The Supervisor discussed the new retirement record keeping system.
  4. Signs for the cemeteries—Tabled until the next meeting.
  5. Deputy Town Clerk and Cleaning person—Peggy Backus will post an ad in the post office for a cleaning person. Town Clerk will post an ad in the Newspaper for a Deputy Town Clerk.
  6. Teitsworth Auction—The crusher was sold for $7000 at the auction.
  7. Assessor—Supervisor Layton met with the Assessor and they negotiated a town-person’s assessment down.
  8. Deb Fleming has our signs almost done she needs to know where they need to go.

Other- Start discussing the Budget for 2010—Budget meeting on Tuesday October 6,2009 at 7:00pm.

Amendment to the Subdivision rules were discussed. The Board decided to hold a Public Hearing at the October meeting and do a resolution to amend the Subdivision rules.

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

General Fund: $15,053.11

Highway Fund:$38,561.16

Vote: All AYEs – Motion carried.

Reading back of the minutes:

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

Vote: All AYEs – Motion carried.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:55pm.

Sandra M Gardepe
Town Clerk

Next meeting will be on October 20,2009 at the Town Meeting Room, Trout Creek, NY.

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