Board of Trustee Minutes 3/19/2012

 

A regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Delhi was held on Monday, March 19, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. in the Village Hall Boardroom. 

Present:               Mayor                   Richard Maxey
                           Trustees              Gregory Krzyston, Christopher Maney, Jeremy Fitch, Gerry Pilgrim                             

The meeting started with the Pledge of Allegiance at 6:30 p.m. 

Privilege of the floor was granted to Virginia Hoyt, Jim Robbins and Cynthia Cobb.  

Motion was made by Trustee Fitch to approve the minutes of the February 27, 2012 regular meeting and the March 12, 2012 budget workshop.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Krzyston and passed unanimously. 

Motion was made by Trustee Krzyston to approve the abstract dated March 19, 2012 in the amount of $73,169.57 plus an additional voucher to Harry Hawley for $375.00.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Fitch and passed unanimously. 

Motion was made by Trustee Krzyston to accept the Bingo Inspection Report dated March 14, 2012, the Police Report for February, 2012, the Code Enforcement Officer’s report for 2/23 – 3/15/2012, the HUD Report for February, 2012, the DPW Report dated March 14, 2012 and the Treasurer’s Report for February, 2012.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Pilgrim and passed unanimously. 

7:00 Public hearing was started for proposed Local Law #2 of 2012 entitled “A Local Law for Flood Damage Prevention as authorized by the New York State Constitution, Article IX, Section 2, and Environmental Conservation Law, Article 36”.   Nicole Franzese from Delaware County Planning Department was present to answer any questions.  

Motion was made by Trustee Fitch to close the public hearing.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Krzyston and passed unanimously.  Public hearing closed at 7:10 p.m. 

Motion was made by Trustee Fitch to approve a resolution entitled “Resolution of the Village Board of the Village of Delhi determining that there are no adverse impacts on the environment from adoption of the Flood Damage Prevention Law.”  Motion was seconded by Trustee Krzyston and passed unanimously.   Resolution is as follows: 

WHEREAS, the Village Board is adopting a local law that repeals and supersedes Local Law No. 2 of the year 1987 entitled “Flood Damage Prevention Law” in order to maintain the community’s eligibility to participate in the National Flood Insurance Program (“NFIP”);

WHEREAS, the possible environmental impacts of the adoption of this Law have been considered by the Village Board;

NOWTHEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Village Board has determined that the adoption of new local law entitled “Flood Damage Prevention Law” will not have significant adverse impacts on the environment; and

WHEREUPON, the Resolution was put to a vote and recorded as follows:  Mayor Maxey, aye; Trustee Fitch, aye; Trustee Krzyston, aye; Trustee Maney, aye; Trustee Pilgrim, aye. 

Motion was made by Trustee Krzyston to approve a resolution adopting Local Law #2 of 2012 entitled “Flood Damage Prevention Law”.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Maney and passed unanimously.  Resolution is as follows: 

In the Matter of the Adoption of Local Law No. 2 of 2012 entitled “Flood Damage Prevention Law”

WHEREAS, the Village Board has reviewed and considered the proposed Local Law No. 2 of 2012;

WHEREAS, the Local Law was presented to the Village Board at least 10 days prior to the Village Board meeting on March 19, 2012;

WHEREAS, the Village Board adopted a resolution on February 27, 2012 scheduling a public hearing on the proposed Local Law No. 2 of 2012;

WHEREAS, the public hearing was properly noticed in the Village’s official newspaper on March 19, 2012;

WHEREAS, the public hearing on the proposed Local Law was held on March 19, 2012 at the Village Hall;

WHEREAS, the Village Board reviewed and considered all public comments received on the proposed Local Law;

WHEREAS, the proposed Local Law was on file for inspection at the Village Clerk’s office prior to the hearing and during the public review process;

WHEREAS, the proposed Local Law maintains the Village’s eligibility to participate in the National Flood Insurance Program (“NFIP”) and serves to strengthen and protect the Village’s environmental resources, public safety, health and welfare;

WHEREAS, the Village Board has caused to be prepared a Short Environmental Assessment Form (EAF) pursuant to the mandates for the State Environmental Quality Review Act (ECL Article 8 and 6 NYCRR Part 617) for the proposed adoption of Local Law No. 2 of 2012;

WHEREAS, the Village board has duly considered the contents of the EAF for the adoption of Local Law No. 2 of 2012 and completed Parts 2 and 3 thereof;

WHEREAS, the Village Board has identified the relevant areas of environmental inquiry and taken a hard look at them for the adoption of the proposed Local Law No. 2 of 2012; and

WHEREAS, the Village Board has issued a negative declaration under SEQRA for the adoption of the proposed Local Law No. 2 of 2012 thereby complying with the mandates of the State Environmental Quality Review Act.

                NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED AS FOLLOWS BY THE

VILLAGE BOARD OF DELHI, DELAWARE COUNTY, NEW YORK:

                THAT THE Village Board of the Village of Delhi hereby determines that proposed Local Law No. 2 of 2012, attached hereto and made a part hereof, is hereby adopted as a Local Law entitled “Flood Damage Prevention Law”; and

                IT IS FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Village Clerk and the Attorney for the Village are hereby directed to take such actions as are necessary to implement this resolution and effect adoption of the Local Law. 

7:30 Bill Brown of Delaware Engineering was present to give an update on Phase 3 of the Water System Improvement Project and to discuss the possibility of issuing a change order to add some bid alternate work.  This issue was tabled for a couple of weeks, so that the Board can have further discussion on whether or not to even continue with Phase 3 at all. 

 Motion was made by Trustee Krzyston to approve the Standard Work Day and Reporting Resolution (Form RS 2417-a) for Appointed Officials, as required by New York State Retirement System.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Fitch and passed unanimously. 

Motion was made by Trustee Fitch to approve “Planned Maintenance – Renewal” contracts with Cummins Northeast for the Water Plant and WWTP generators, and authorize the Mayor to sign the contracts and the Village Clerk to submit payments of $1,124.69 and $1,146.89 respectively.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Krzyston and passed unanimously. 

Motion was made by Trustee Fitch to approve the contract with American Fireworks for fireworks on July 6, 2012 (with a rain date of July 13, 2012) at a price of $5,000 and to authorize the Mayor to sign the contract.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Maney and passed unanimously. 

The Board recognized WWTP Operator David Hornbeck for obtaining his 2A WWTP license.

Motion was made by Trustee Pilgrim to permit Knud Hansen to send in his 3A license application and directing the Clerk to submit the $150 application fee.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Maney and passed unanimously. 

Motion was made by Trustee Krzyston to allow the Fair on the Square Committee to use the bandstand with electricity from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. the four Fridays in July, close Church Street from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., close Court Street from 5:15 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., store tables, chairs and benches at Mrs. Dickson’s shed at 23 Second Street, and to use the village’s red, white and blue bunting to be placed around the bandstand.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Fitch and passed unanimously. 

Motion was made by Trustee Pilgrim to allow the school to have another fire hydrant painting contest, using the fire hydrants on Main Street.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Fitch and passed with Mayor Maxey and Trustees Maney, Fitch and Pilgrim voting yes and Trustee Krzyston voting no. 

Motion was made by Trustee Krzyston to enter into executive session to discuss the employment history of a particular person.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Fitch and passed unanimously.  Executive session began at 8:20 p.m. 

Motion was made by Trustee Pilgrim to exit executive session.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Fitch and passed unanimously.  

Open session resumed at 8:52 p.m. 

Motion was made by Trustee Pilgrim to adjourn.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Fitch and passed unanimously. 

Meeting adjourned at 8:53 p.m. 

Respectfully submitted,
 

Michele C. Griffin, Clerk

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