Board of Trustee Minutes 01/23/2017

A regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Delhi was held on Monday January 23, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in the Village Hall Boardroom.

Present:        Mayor:       Richard Maxey

                    Trustees:     Jeremy Fitch, Christopher Maney, Robin Hultenius,

                    Sridhar “Sam” Samudrala     

                                         

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

Motion was made by Trustee Fitch to approve the minutes from the regular meeting of December 12, 2016 and budget meetings of January 9 and 18, 2017.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Samudrala and passed unanimously.

Motion was made by Trustee Maney to approve Abstract #8 dated January 23, 2016 in the total amount of $235,219.47.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Fitch and passed unanimously.

Motion was made by Trustee Hultenius to accept the Bingo Inspection Report for 12/21/16, the HUD Report for 2016, the Police Reports for November and December, 2016, the Code Enforcement Officer’s Report for 12/9/16 – 1/20/17, the Street and Water Departments Report for December, 2016, the Treasurer’s Report for December, 2016 and the Sewer Department Report dated 1/20/17.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Maney and passed unanimously.

Kristina Zill, from Transition Catskills was present with an update on the progress of her Greenhouse Gas Inventory for the Climate Smart Communities program.  She will be forwarding more information to the Board.

Bill Brown was present with an update on the proposed water project and the proposed street garage project.

Motion was made by Trustee Samudrala directing the Mayor to sign the Annual Software Support Contracts with Williamson Law Book Company for the Village’s Payroll Software and Accounting Software at $814.00 each, and directing the Clerk to remit payment for each contract.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Fitch and passed unanimously.

Mayor Maxey will be requesting that NYSEG install a street light across from 91 Delaware Avenue, by moving an unnecessary light from elsewhere in the village.

Motion was made by Trustee Samudrala to allow the Delhi Chamber of Commerce to close Main Street for its 7th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 18, 2017, to allow them to be covered under the Village’s insurance for NYSDOT’s permit purposes, and to allow them to utilize the Village Police Department for traffic control purposes.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Maney and passed unanimously.

Motion was made by Trustee Maney authorizing the Mayor to sign an Agreement and Fee Proposal with Haas Landscape Architects for the Delaware Recreation River Park & Walk – Phase 2, pending receiving grants to cover all costs.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Hultenius and passed unanimously.

Trustee Maney will be contacting American Fireworks about putting on a show on Friday, July 7th, with a rain date of July 14th.

Motion was made by Trustee Fitch to add David Kopecek to the ZBA with his term expiring in 2018.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Maney and passed unanimously.

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


Meeting adjourned at 6:55 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,

Michele Griffin

Village Clerk

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