Board of Trustee Minutes 2/28/2011

 

A regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Delhi was held on Monday, February 28, 2011 at 6:30 p.m. in the Village Hall Boardroom.

Present: Mayor  Richard Maxey
  Trustees Gregory Krzyston, Kathleen Dreyfus, Christopher Maney, Jeremy Fitch
  
  
The meeting started with the Pledge of Allegiance at 6:30 p.m.

Privilege of the floor was granted to James Robbins.  Mr. Robbins asked that the Village make available on its website a list of the homeowners who have had at least two notices pursuant to the Nuisance Law.   He also made the Board aware that the boys on the corner of Second Street are advertising their snow removal services as a fraternity.   Mr. Robbins also stated that the fire hydrants on Clinton Street are buried with snow and they are unmarked.  He asked that the Village consider reconfiguring its personnel structure and split the DPW Superintendent job into two jobs and have a Superintendent of Streets.  He also recommended that the Village “pare down” its size and go back to “the old days of a Mayor, a Clerk, a Chief of Police and a street department and let water and sewer be on their own”.

Motion was made by Trustee Fitch to approve the minutes of the January 24, 2011 regular meeting.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Krzyston and passed unanimously.

Motion was made by Trustee Maney to approve the minutes of the February 7, 2011 budget meeting.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Fitch and passed unanimously.

Motion was made by Trustee Fitch to approve the minutes of the February 15, 2011 budget meeting.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Krzyston and passed unanimously.

Motion was made by Trustee Fitch to approve the Abstract dated February 28, 2011 totaling $243,505.75.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Krzyston and passed unanimously.

Motion was made by Trustee Krzyston to accept the following reports:  Bingo Inspection Report for DJFD 10/29/10, Police Report for January, 2011, Code Enforcement Officer’s Report for 1/20 – 2/17/2011, Treasurer and Clerk’s Reports for January, 2011 and the HUD Report for January, 2011.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Fitch and passed unanimously.

Motion was made by Trustee Maney to accept the low bidder (Sewer Specialties Co.) for the I&I work in the sewer department for up to $50,000 for Phase I.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Fitch and passed unanimously.

Motion was made by Trustee Krzyston to allow the mayor to sign the extension to the I & I Stormwater program grant with the CWC to December, 2012.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Fitch and passed unanimously.

Bill Brown from Delaware Engineering gave an update on the Water System Improvement Project.  All Phase 2 General and Electrical work is complete.  USDA-RD has agreed to split Phase 3 into two contracts:  one for water line work this year, and the second for a new well next year.

Motion was made by Trustee Krzyston to authorize the Mayor to sign a payment request for Contract VD1-E-09 for the total amount of $9,531.35.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Fitch and passed unanimously.

Motion was made by Trustee Kryzston to allow Marshall & Sterling Insurance Company to obtain information from the Clerk to give a quote for the Village insurance.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Maney and passed unanimously.

Motion was made by Trustee Krzyston to approve the application form for a Special Use Permit.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Dreyfus and passed unanimously. 

Motion was made by Trustee Krzyston to approve the application form for Rental Occupancy Permit.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Maney and passed unanimously.

Motion was made by Trustee Dreyfus to implement a $25 inspection fee for the Rental Occupancy permit, to be charged once every three years unless the building changes ownership.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Krzyston and passed with Trustees Maney, Krzyston and Dreyfus voting yes and Trustee Fitch voting no.

Motion was made by Trustee Krzyston to approve the application form for the Multiple Dwelling Permit.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Fitch and passed unanimously.

Motion was made by Trustee Fitch to set the fee for the Multiple Dwelling Permit at $25 annually.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Krzyston and passed unanimously.

Motion was made by Trustee Dreyfus to approve the application form for the Home Office Permit.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Krzyston and passed unanimously.

Motion was made by Trustee Dreyfus to set the fee for the Home Office Permit at $100 annually.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Fitch and passed unanimously.

Motion was made by Trustee Dreyfus to enter executive session to discuss the employment history of a particular person and contract negotiations.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Maney and passed unanimously.  Executive session started at 8:14 p.m.

Motion was made by Trustee Dreyfus to exit executive session.  Motion was seconded by Trustee Krzyston and passed unanimously.

Open session resumed at 9:00 p.m.

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

Meeting adjourned at 9:01 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Michele C. Griffin, Clerk

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