Town of St Armands Board Meetings
SPECIAL BOARD MEETING
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Meeting Minutes were approved on May 12, 2015.
A Special Board Meeting regarding the Water & Sewer Rules & Regulations was held on the above date at the Town Hall, Bloomingdale, NY.
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:
Deputy Supervisor Sam Grimone, Councilperson Don Amell, Councilperson Jennifer Fuller, Councilperson D. Joseph Bates A quorum of the Board was in attendance.
TOWN EMPLOYEES PRESENT:
Town Clerk Davina Thurston
Town Supervisor Charles Whitson, Jr.,
Notice was posted regarding the date of this meeting.
Deputy Supervisor Grimone called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m.
Councilperson Fuller led the Pledge of Allegiance.
BAN FOR NEW HIGHWAY GARAGE
Discussion ensued regarding the $800,000.00 BAN that is due May 1, 2015, for construction of the New Highway Garage. Payment options were reviewed. It was decided to accept the recommendation of Mark Vislosky of Fiscal Advisors: The BAN will be renewed for one year, the interest of $10,000.00 will be paid, and then long-term financing will begin next year after the entire project is completed.
SEWER ORDINANCE & SPILL RESPONSE PLAN
Discussion ensued regarding the proposed sewer ordinance and spill response plan. The Board decided to review the documents and further discuss the issue at the Regular Board Meeting on May 12, 2015.
DEC ON-CONSENT ORDER
Discussion ensued regarding the Wastewater Operator positions that the DEC is requiring in the Modified Order On-Consent, Schedule A and letter to the Supervisor dated February 4, 2015. It was decided that Deputy Supervisor Grimone would contact Tamara Venne at NYS DEC for further discussion, and would report back to the Board at the Regular Board Meeting on May 12, 2015.
Deputy Supervisor Grimone made a motion to adjourn the Special Board Meeting at 7:13 pm to adjourn to Executive Session to discuss personnel, Councilperson Fuller seconded the motion. All approved. Motion carried.
SPECIAL BOARD MEETING CONTINUED
Deputy Supervisor Grimone re-instated the Special Board Meeting at 7:35 pm. Discussion ensued regarding job descriptions. The Board decided to review the personnel policy manual changes and make a decision on May 12, 2015. The Board decided the further information and discussion was needed with Supervisor Whitson, and tabled the personnel issues until May 12, 2015.
MOTION TO ADJOURN
Councilperson Bates made a motion to adjourn the Special Board Meeting at 8:15 pm, Councilperson Fuller seconded the motion. All approved. Motion carried.
I, Davina M. Thurston, Town Clerk for the Town of St. Armand, do hereby certify that the above is a true and correct transcript of the Special Board meeting minutes held on the above-referenced date.