Board of Trustee Minutes 06/20/2016

A regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Delhi was held on Monday June 20, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. in the Village Hall Boardroom.

Present: Mayor:   Richard Maxey

Trustees:             Jeremy Fitch, Sam Samudrala, Robin Hultenius, Chris Maney

The meeting started at 6:00 p.m. with the Pledge of Allegiance.

Privilege of the floor was granted to Sue McWeeney and to Roscoe-Rockland Car Service.

Motion was made by Trustee Fitch to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of May 16, 2016 and the special meeting of June 7, 2016.

Motion was made by Trustee Fitch to approve Abstract #13 dated June 20, 2016 in the total amount of $66,600.28. Motion was seconded by Trustee Maney and passed unanimously.

Motion was made by Trustee Maney to approve Abstract #1 dated June 20, 2016 in the total amount of $77,976.16. Motion was seconded by Trustee Fitch and passed unanimously.

Motion was made by Trustee Fitch to accept the HUD Report for May, 2016, the Bingo Inspection Report for 5/11/16, the Police Report for May, 2016, the Code Enforcement Officer’s Report for 5/13/16 – 6/16/16, the Street and Water Department Reports for May, 2016, and the Sewer Department Report dated June 14, 2016. Motion was seconded by Trustee Samudrala and passed unanimously.

Motion was made by Trustee Hultenius to approve proposal from Alpha Geoscience for the redevelopment of Wells 1 and 2 at a cost of $3,900. Motion was seconded by Trustee Maney and passed unanimously.

Motion was made by Trustee Hultenius to pass Resolution #7 of 2016 “Joint Sale of Tax-Acquired Properties by Village of Delhi and County of Delaware” and to authorize Mayor Maxey to sign the Stipulation. Motion was seconded by Trustee Fitch and passed unanimously. Resolution reads as follows:

            WHEREAS the County of Delaware has proceeded to foreclose on the following properties in the Village of Delhi; and

            WHEREAS it is in the best interest of the Village and the County of Delaware to work together to protect the Village tax lien;

            NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the County of Delaware sell the interest of both municipalities, the proceeds from said sale shall be divided in proportion to the taxes owed each entity for the years 2014-2015 & 2015-2016. Each parcel to be treated individually.

            The properties affected are listed on the attached page:

            171.6-6-6       18 Meredith Street                                                   $     956.43

            149.19-5-1     Andrew Street LLC                                                  $12,322.42

            171.10-4-16   Bishop, Donald F. II, dba II B Enterprises            $ 2,361.19

            174.10-2-13   Gaidemak, Melinda                                                 $ 3,171.61

Motion was made by Trustee Fitch to increase the Code Enforcement Officer’s salary by 3%. Motion was seconded by Trustee Samudrala and passed unanimously.

Motion was made by Trustee Hultenius to approve application #D-11 for the CDBG Home Ownership Program in the amount of $10,000, plus a $1,000 administrative fee. Motion was seconded by Trustee Fitch and passed unanimously.

Motion was made by Trustee Fitch to approve request of the Fair on the Square Committee for closure of Church Street from 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. and Court Street from 5:15 p.m. – 10 p.m. every Friday evening in July, to store tables, chairs and memorial benches in the Village Hall garage during the month of July and to use the Village’s red, white and blue buntings on the bandstand. Motion was seconded by Trustee Samudrala and passed unanimously.

Motion was made by Trustee Samudrala to approve the purchase of a new computer for the Deputy Clerk’s station at a cost of $899.99. Motion was seconded by Trustee Fitch and passed unanimously.

Motion was made by Trustee Samudrala to appoint Jerome Decker, Michael Brown and David Hornbeck to supervisory positions in their respective departments, and to give them a $2.00 per hour stipend for increased duties, for no more than one year. Motion was seconded by Trustee Maney and passed unanimously.

Motion was made by Trustee Fitch to authorize the following transfers per the 2015-2016 budget, the motion was seconded by Trustee Hultenius and passed unanimously:

                        Police Equipment Reserve            $10,000

                        Building Repair Reserve    $ 5,000

                        Water Equipment Reserve$10,000

                        Source & Distribution          $10,000

Motion was made by Trustee Hultenius authorizing the Mayor to sign the Planned Maintenance Agreement with Cummins Northeast for the generators at the water and sewer plants, and directing the Clerk to pay the same ($1,061.80 and $1,327.46 respectively). Motion was seconded by Trustee Samudrala and passed unanimously.

Motion was made by Trustee Fitch at 6:45 p.m. to enter into executive session to discuss PBA contract negotiations. Motion was seconded by Trustee Samudrala and passed unanimously.

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

Open session resumed at 7:22 p.m.

Motion was made by Trustee Hultenius to adjourn. Motion was seconded by Trustee Samudrala and passed unanimously.

Meeting adjourned at 7:23 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Michele C. Griffin

Clerk-Treasurer

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