Board of Trustee Minutes 06/18/2018

The Board of Trustees of the Village of Delhi held a budget workshop on Monday, June 18, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the Village Hall.

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 of May 21, 2018 regular meeting and June 14, 2018 special meeting. Motion was seconded by Trustee Samudrala and passed unanimously.

Motion was made by Trustee Maney to approve Abstract #13 dated June 18, 2018 in the amount of $74,995.40, and Abstract #1 dated June 18, 2018 in the amount of $112,103.82, with the addition of two vouchers for payment to Delaware Engineering. Motion was seconded by Trustee Samudrala and passed unanimously.

Motion was made by Trustee Fitch to accept the Police, Street and Water Reports for May, 2018, the Sewer Report dated June 15, 2018, the Code Enforcement Officer’s Report for 5/17 – 6/15/18. Motion was seconded by Trustee Samudrala and passed unanimously.

Bill Brown from Delaware Engineering was present with an update on the Water System Improvement and the DPW Garage projects.

Motion was made by Trustee Samudrala approve payment request #1 from Merritt Construction for the Water System Improvement Project in the amount of $248,604.55. Motion was seconded by Trustee Fitch and passed unanimously.

Motion was made by Trustee Samudrala to approve payment request #1 form Vacri Construction for the Water System Improvement Project in the amount of $3,562.50. Motion was seconded by Trustee Maney and passed unanimously.

Sandy Stead from RealTerm Energy gave a presentation on the conversion to LED streetlights. The Board had some questions which she will get back to them on before making a decision.

Glenn Nealis from the Delaware County IDA was present to talk about possible funding from the NYS Office of Community Renewal. Motion was made by Trustee Samudrala to pass Resolution No of 2018 “Authorizing the Scheduling/Publication of a Public Hearing for the Purpose of Seeking Public Input in Regard to the New York State Office of Community Renewal CDBG community Planning Grant Program”. Motion was seconded by Trustee Maney and passed unanimously. Resolution reads as follows:

WHEREAS, the NYS Office of community Renewal is accepting applications as part of the NYS Consolidated Funding Application process from eligible communities to compete for funds available through the 2018 CDBG Community Planning Grant Program; and

WHEREAS, the Village of Delhi is considering undertaking a study in conjunction with the Town of Delhi for the purpose of identifying potential sites and the need/feasibility of new housing options to serve the interests of the community and area employers; and

WHEREAS, the NYS Office of Community Renewal application process requires that the governing body of the applicant hold a public hearing to obtain the view of citizens on community development and housing needs, as well as the proposed activity.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Trustees for the Village of Delhi hereby authorizes the scheduling of a public hearing on Monday, July 16, 2018 at 6 pm to be held at the Village Hall.

Motion was made by Trustee Hultenius to appoint Gabrielle Pierce as Village Historian. Motion was seconded by Trustee Maney and passed unanimously.

Motion was made by Trustee Maney to approve Corporate Authorization Resolution with Delaware National Bank to approve signatures on Village accounts. Motion was seconded by Trustee Samudrala and passed unanimously.

Motion was made by Trustee Maney to add Richard Maxey (replacing David Truscott) as a signor on the Small Cities Grant account with Delaware National Bank. Motion was seconded by Trustee Hultenius and passed unanimously.

Motion was made by Trustee Samudrala to appoint Michael Brady as a per diem employee at the wastewater treatment plant, as needed, at a rate of $24.14 per hour, after his retirement. Motion was seconded by Trustee Maney and passed unanimously.

The Board discussed a complaint about the driveway at 3 Division Street. They decided to take no action.

Motion was made by Trustee Maney to enter into executive session at 7:26 pm. Motion was seconded by Trustee Hultenius and passed unanimously.

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

Open session resumed at 7:39 pm

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

Meeting adjourned at 7:40 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,


Michele Griffin
Clerk-Treasurer

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