Essex County, New York
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Town of St Armands Board Meetings

REGULAR BOARD MEETING
January 14, 2014

A Regular Board Meeting of the Town of St. Armand was held on the above date at the Town Hall, Bloomingdale, NY.

PRESENT:

Town Supervisor Charles Whitson, Jr., Deputy Supervisor Samuel Grimone, Councilperson Jennifer Fuller, Councilperson Donald Amell, Councilperson D. Joseph Bates

TOWN EMPLOYEES PRESENT:

Town Clerk Davina Thurston, Clerk to the Supervisor Connie Willette, CEO Robert Drosdowich

GUESTS:

Sandy Hayes, Alexandra Gill, Bucky Willette

Notice was sent to the Adirondack Daily Enterprise regarding this meeting.

Town Supervisor Charles Whitson, Jr. called the Public Hearing to order at 6:35 p.m. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Councilperson Fuller.

Supervisor Whitson led the Pledge of Allegiance.

SWEARING IN CEREMONY

Supervisor Charles Whitson opened the meeting by having Town Clerk Davina Thurston perform the following swearing in ceremonies:

D. Joseph Bates for Town Board from 1/1/2014 to 12/31/2017
Charles Whitson Jr. for Town Supervisor from 1/1/2014 to 12/31/2017
Jennifer Fuller for Town Board from 1/1/2014 to 12/31/2017
Nancy Heath for Tax Collector, Deputy Town Clerk and Deputy Vitals Registrar From 1/1/2014 to 12/31/2017

HIGHWAY REPORT

Superintendant of Highways, Roger Oliver was ill, so Supervisor Whitson gave the Board the following oral report:

Roger is requesting a fingerprint time clock to be installed at the New Garage after the construction is complete.

The Loader has engine oil pressure failure and must be brought to Plattsburgh for repairs. Essex County DOT is assisting with the towing and hopefully will be able to provide the Town with a temporary loader while the repairs are being made. Expect to see bills for both of these expenses in the next set of vouchers.

REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MINUTES

Supervisor Whitson asked for a motion to approve the minutes for Regular Board Meeting on December 10, 2013. Councilperson Amell made the motion, seconded by Councilperson Fuller. All approved. Motion carried.

MONTHLY REPORT FROM THE SUPERVISOR

Supervisor Whitson gave the Board his monthly financial report. This report is kept on file and can be viewed at the Bloomingdale Town Hall, in the Town Clerk's file. Deputy Supervisor Grimone made a motion to accept the Supervisors report; Councilperson Bates seconded the motion. All approved. Motion carried.

APPROVAL FOR PAYMENT OF MONTHLY BILLS

Supervisor Whitson asked for a motion to approve paying the monthly bills. Deputy Supervisor Grimone made the motion, seconded by Councilperson Fuller. All approved. Motion carried.

CODE ENFORCEMENT REPORT

CEO Robert Drosdowich was gave the following report to the Board:

For the month of December 2013, no building permits were issued, no fees collected, 7 inspections were completed

For the year of 2013, 36 permits were issued, 1 permit was renewed and $5,895.12 in fees was collected.

Camp Wood Smoke in Lake Placid has requested a new permit for the Boat House. Robert informed the Board about the issues involved with this property and APA involvement.

Robert requested $300.00 imbursement for his cell phone. Discussion ensued. No decision was made at this time.

Robert informed the Board that he would be attending the required 2014, 4-day CEO conference, and the cost would be $270.00. He will provide Davina with the information for payment.

TOWN CLERK MONTHLY REPORT

Town Clerk Davina Thurston gave the following report for the month of December 2013:

Dog Licenses7$56.00
Death Certificates1$10.00
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Total$66.00

Total Revenues to Supervisor$56.00
Revenue to NYS Dept of Agriculture & Markets$ 9.00
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Total$66.00

WATER & SEWER MONTHLY REPORT

Water & Sewer Clerk Davina Thurston gave the following report to the Board:

Total Gallons billed for 1st Quarter:
Water$2,894,896
Sewer$2,332,366
Total amount of 1st Quarter billing$44,056.27
Total outstanding revenues$54,612.71

Davina explained to the Board how the new program is working and that the billing gallons are higher due to closing the fourth quarter and rolling it forward to the first quarter. Discussion ensued.

WATER DEPARTMENT MONTHLY REPORT

Water Superintendent Jeff Cotter was unable to attend the meeting. Supervisor Whitson informed the Board about the drop in the stand-pipe and Jeff's ideas for bringing on a new well. Davina followed up with the shut-offs and various other issues with the Water Department.

REVIEW OF SEWER PROJECT

Supervisor Whitson informed the Board that he met with APA and AES representatives regarding the permit for the new sewer project. APA is requesting additional documentation that Davina will be compiling and sending to them for full approval of the sewer project. Discussion ensued. It was decided that a Public Meeting will be held on January 28, 2014 at 6:30 PM with Jim Dugan from AES to answer questions and to resolve the new sewer ordinance.

REVIEW OF OLD BUSINESS

Supervisor Whitson spoke to the Board regarding the Fire Contract with the Village of Saranac Lake. St. Armand's payment has increased $2,694.09 due to Santa Clara contracting with Tupper Lake instead of the Saranac Lake Village. Discussion ensued. Charlie stated that he had spoken with Mike Kilroy and the Town does have the funds to cover the increase, but next year it should be included in the Budget.
Supervisor Whitson reminded everyone that the next Zoning Committee Meeting will be held on January 21, 2014 at 6:30 PM at the Town Hall.
Robert Drosdowich asked for guidelines to provide to new home builders regarding installation of Water & Sewer. It was decided that Davina would compile two documents for Robert to include with Builder Permit Applications.

RESOLUTION 1 of 2014 - DESIGNATING APPOINTMENTS

The following Resolution was offered by Supervisor Charles Whitson. Supervisor Whitson, who moved its adoption, does hereby accept the following appointments for 2014, retroactive from January 1, 2014 until December 31, 2014. Designating the appointments:

DEPUTY TOWN CLERK:
   Nancy Heath
ATTORNEYS FOR THE TOWN:
   Matthew Norfolk
   Nathan Race
   Dan Manning
DEPUTY REGISTRAR OF VITAL STATISTICS: Nancy Heath
CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER: Robert Drosdowich
YOUTH COMMISSION SUPERVISOR: Gail Bombard
DEPUTY HIGHWAY SUPERVISOR: Doug Snickles
TOWN HISTORIAN: Davina Thurston
REGISTRAR OF VITAL STATISTICS: Davina Thurston
HEALTH OFFICER: Raymond Scollins

This Resolution was duly seconded by Councilperson Bates and was adopted as follows:

Supervisor, Charles Whitson, Jr AYE
Samuel Grimone, Deputy Supervisor AYE
Councilperson Donald Amell AYE
Councilperson Jennifer Fuller AYE
Councilperson D. Joseph Bates AYE

RESOLUTION 2 of 2014 - DESIGNATING OFFICIAL BANKS

Deputy Supervisor Grimone, who moved its adoption, offered the following resolution: BE IT RESOLVED, that the following banks are designated to be the official banks to deposit money for the Town of St. Armand for the year 2014: NBT BANK, COMMUNITY BANK, FIRST NIAGARA BANK (FORMERLY HSBC BANK)

This Resolution was duly seconded by Councilperson Amell and was adopted as follows:

Supervisor, Charles Whitson, Jr AYE
Samuel Grimone, Deputy Supervisor AYE
Councilperson Donald Amell AYE
Councilperson Jennifer Fuller AYE
Councilperson D. Joseph Bates AYE

RESOLUTION 3 of 2014 - ADOPT THE PROCUREMENT POLICY FOR ST. ARMAND

Councilperson Amell, who moved its adoption, offered the following resolution: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Town Board of St. Armand does hereby adopt the Procurement Policy and Procedures pursuant to Section 104 B of the General Municipal Law, effective January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014.

This Resolution was duly seconded by Councilperson Amell and was adopted as follows:

Supervisor, Charles Whitson, Jr AYE
Samuel Grimone, Deputy Supervisor AYE
Councilperson Donald Amell AYE
Councilperson Jennifer Fuller AYE
Councilperson D. Joseph Bates AYE

RESOLUTION 4 of 2014 - ADOPT THE INVESTMENT POLICY FOR THE TOWN OF ST. ARMAND FUNDS

Deputy Supervisor Grimone, who moved its adoption, offered the following resolution: WHEREAS, the Town of St. Armand adopts the Investment Policy for Town Funds. BE IT RESOLVED, that the Town Board of St. Armand does hereby adopt the Investment Policy renewed effective January 1, 2014 until December 31, 2014. This Resolution was duly seconded by Councilperson Amell and was adopted as follows:

This Resolution was duly seconded by Councilperson Amell and was adopted as follows:

Supervisor, Charles Whitson, Jr AYE
Samuel Grimone, Deputy Supervisor AYE
Councilperson Donald Amell AYE
Councilperson Jennifer Fuller AYE
Councilperson D. Joseph Bates AYE

RESOLUTION 5 of 2014 - DESIGNATING OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER

Councilperson Fuller, who moved its adoption, offered the following resolution: BE IT RESOLVED, that the official newspaper for advertising and announcements for the year 2014 shall be the Adirondack Daily Enterprise. This Resolution was duly seconded by Councilperson Bates and was adopted as follows:

This Resolution was duly seconded by Councilperson Amell and was adopted as follows:

Supervisor, Charles Whitson, Jr AYE
Samuel Grimone, Deputy Supervisor AYE
Councilperson Donald Amell AYE
Councilperson Jennifer Fuller AYE
Councilperson D. Joseph Bates AYE

RESOLUTION 6 of 2014 - DESIGNATING MILAGE ALLOWANCE

Deputy Supervisor Grimone, who moved its adoption, offered the following resolution: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Town Officials be compensated at $0.56 per mile for the use of their personal vehicles in the performance of their official duties during the year 2014. This Resolution was duly seconded by Councilperson Fuller and was adopted as follows:

This Resolution was duly seconded by Councilperson Amell and was adopted as follows:

Supervisor, Charles Whitson, Jr AYE
Samuel Grimone, Deputy Supervisor AYE
Councilperson Donald Amell AYE
Councilperson Jennifer Fuller AYE
Councilperson D. Joseph Bates AYE

RESOLUTION 7 OF 2014 - DATE OF MONTHLY TOWN BOARD MEETINGS

Councilperson Bates, who moved its adoption, offered the following resolution: BE IT RESOLVED, that for the year of 2014, the Town Board of the Town of St. Armand will hold its regular monthly meeting on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 P.M. at the Bloomingdale Town Hall. The monthly Board Meeting for November 2014 shall be held on Tuesday, November 18th, due to Veteran's Day. Councilperson Fuller seconded this resolution, and was adopted as follows:

This Resolution was duly seconded by Councilperson Amell and was adopted as follows:

Supervisor, Charles Whitson, Jr AYE
Samuel Grimone, Deputy Supervisor AYE
Councilperson Donald Amell AYE
Councilperson Jennifer Fuller AYE
Councilperson D. Joseph Bates AYE

RESOLUTION 8 of 2014 - CONTRACT BETWEEN ST. ARMAND AND MOUNTAIN MEDICAL SERVICES

Deputy Supervisor Grimone, who moved its adoption, offered the following resolution: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Town Board of the Town of St. Armand allows Town Supervisor, Charles Whitson, Jr. to sign the contract with Standard Medical Testing Services/Mountain Medical Services for the year 2014. The contract is priced per visit, not an annual fee. This Resolution was duly seconded by Councilperson Fuller and was adopted as follows:

This Resolution was duly seconded by Councilperson Amell and was adopted as follows:

Supervisor, Charles Whitson, Jr AYE
Samuel Grimone, Deputy Supervisor AYE
Councilperson Donald Amell AYE
Councilperson Jennifer Fuller AYE
Councilperson D. Joseph Bates AYE

RESOLUTION 9 of 2014 - CONTRACT BETWEEN ST. ARMAND AND TRI-LAKES HUMANE SOCIETY

Councilperson Amell, who moved its adoption, offered the following resolution: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Town Board of the Town of St. Armand allows Town Supervisor, Charles Whitson, Jr. to sign the contract with Tri-Lakes Humane Society for Dog Control during the year 2014. The amount of the 2014 contract is $3,030.00.

This Resolution was duly seconded by Councilperson Amell and was adopted as follows:

Supervisor, Charles Whitson, Jr AYE
Samuel Grimone, Deputy Supervisor AYE
Councilperson Donald Amell AYE
Councilperson Jennifer Fuller AYE
Councilperson D. Joseph Bates AYE

RESOLUTION 10 of 2014 - LIFE FLIGHT CONTRACT

Councilperson Amell, who moved its adoption, offered the following resolution. WHEREAS A Resolution of the St. Armand Town Board authorizing Supervisor Charles Whitson to sign the Contract agreement with North Country Life Flight. Services begin January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014. WHEREAS the total sum of $500.00 for 2014 is to be paid by March 1, 2014.

This Resolution was duly seconded by Councilperson Amell and was adopted as follows:

Supervisor, Charles Whitson, Jr AYE
Samuel Grimone, Deputy Supervisor AYE
Councilperson Donald Amell AYE
Councilperson Jennifer Fuller AYE
Councilperson D. Joseph Bates AYE

RESOLUTION 11 of 2014 - ADIRONDACK REGIONAL AIRPORT CONTRACT

Councilperson Fuller, who moved its adoption, offered the following resolution. WHEREAS A Resolution of the St. Armand Town Board authorizing Supervisor Charles Whitson to sign the Contract agreement with Adirondack Regional Airport to begin January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014. WHEREAS the total sum of $2,300.00 for 2014 to be paid by March 1, 2014.

This Resolution was duly seconded by Councilperson Amell and was adopted as follows:

Supervisor, Charles Whitson, Jr AYE
Samuel Grimone, Deputy Supervisor AYE
Councilperson Donald Amell AYE
Councilperson Jennifer Fuller AYE
Councilperson D. Joseph Bates AYE

RESOLUTION 12 of 2014 - NORTH ELBA PARK DISTRICT FIRE CONTRACT

Councilperson Amell, who moved its adoption, offered the following resolution. WHEREAS A Resolution of the St. Armand Town Board authorizing Supervisor Charles Whitson to sign the Contract agreement with the Town of North Elba, North Elba Park District to begin January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014. WHEREAS the total sum of $7,138.19 for 2014 is to be paid by March 1, 2014.

This Resolution was duly seconded by Councilperson Amell and was adopted as follows:

Supervisor, Charles Whitson, Jr AYE
Samuel Grimone, Deputy Supervisor AYE
Councilperson Donald Amell AYE
Councilperson Jennifer Fuller AYE
Councilperson D. Joseph Bates AYE

RESOLUTION 13 OF 2014 - LEASE OF POLL SITE

This resolution was offered by Deputy Supervisor Samuel Grimone who moved its adoption: WHEREAS, A Resolution of the St. Armand Town Board authorizes the Supervisor, Charles Whitson, Jr., to enter into a contract with the Essex County Board of elections for the purpose of leasing the Town Hall as a Poll Site, in consideration of $1.00 per election event, for the calendar year 2014.

This Resolution was duly seconded by Councilperson Amell and was adopted as follows:

Supervisor, Charles Whitson, Jr AYE
Samuel Grimone, Deputy Supervisor AYE
Councilperson Donald Amell AYE
Councilperson Jennifer Fuller AYE
Councilperson D. Joseph Bates AYE

RESOLUTION 14 OF 2014 - PUMP STATIONS

Councilperson Amell, who moved its adoption, offered the following resolution. WHEREAS the mission of the Town Board is to in part, provide sanitary sewer service to the Town sewer districts in accordance with NYS DEC requirements; WHEREAS the Town has undertaken design improvements to its wastewater treatment facilities consisting of current NYS DEC mandated treatment plant upgrades and associated utility improvements; WHEREAS the Town has three pump stations, with three different pump brands in use, for the future sewer improvements, a single manufacturer will be chosen, now THEREFORE, LET IT BE RESOLVED that the Town Board specifically names " Environmental One Corporation " brand pump stations as the predominant manufacturer for the said future wastewater system improvements for the purpose of spare parts compatibility, quality and future ease of system maintenance. Councilperson Bates duly seconded this resolution, and this resolution was adopted as follows:

This Resolution was duly seconded by Councilperson Amell and was adopted as follows:

Supervisor, Charles Whitson, Jr AYE
Samuel Grimone, Deputy Supervisor AYE
Councilperson Donald Amell AYE
Councilperson Jennifer Fuller AYE
Councilperson D. Joseph Bates AYE

RESOLUTION 15 OF 2014 - SUPERVISOR'S APPOINTMENTS

Supervisor Whitson, who moved its adoption, offered the following resolution. Be It Resolved that Supervisor Charles Whitson, Jr. has made the following appointments for the year 2014:

DEPUTY SUPERVISOR: Sam Grimone
HIGHWAY COMMITTEE: Jennifer Fuller & D. Joe Bates
WATER & SEWER COMMITTEE: Sam Grimone & Donald Amell
YOUTH RECREATION COMMITTEE:Charlie Whitson, Donald Amell, D. Joe Bates & Gail Bombard
TRI-LAKES FIRE ADVISORY BOARD:Jennifer Fuller & Charles Whitson
ZONING COMMITTEE: All Board Members, Ray Tempestili, Patrick Finnegan and Alexis Gill
BOARD OF ASSESSMENT REVIEWER:Diane Chase, Dean Montroy, Stan Ingison & F. Tom Hyde

This Resolution was duly seconded by Councilperson Amell and was adopted as follows:

Supervisor, Charles Whitson, Jr AYE
Samuel Grimone, Deputy Supervisor AYE
Councilperson Donald Amell AYE
Councilperson Jennifer Fuller AYE
Councilperson D. Joseph Bates AYE

RESOLUTION 16 of 2014 - HOCKEY GAMES AT THE ST. ARMAND FIELD

Councilperson Amell, who moved the adoption, offered the following resolution: WHEREAS The St. Armand Town Board has agreed to allow Emily Doyle to use the St. Armand youth field's ice rinks to hold a Pond Hockey Tournament. They will adhere to the rules and guidelines for the hockey games and use of the field.

This resolution was duly seconded by Councilperson Fuller, and was adopted as follows:

Supervisor, Charles Whitson, Jr AYE
Samuel Grimone, Deputy Supervisor AYE
Councilperson Donald Amell AYE
Councilperson Jennifer Fuller AYE
Councilperson D. Joseph Bates AYE

RESOLUTION 17 of 2014 - EDA Grant for Highway Garage Project

Deputy Supervisor Samuel Grimone, who moved the adoption, offered the following resolution: WHEREAS The St. Armand Town Board approves Town Clerk Davina Thurston submitting a grant application to Economic Development Assistance Program - Investments for Public Works. Further, gives Town Clerk Davina Thurston permission to sign any said documents on behalf of the Town.

This resolution was duly seconded by Councilperson Fuller, and was adopted as follows:

Supervisor, Charles Whitson, Jr AYE
Samuel Grimone, Deputy Supervisor AYE
Councilperson Donald Amell AYE
Councilperson Jennifer Fuller AYE
Councilperson D. Joseph Bates AYE

RESOLUTION 18 of 2014 - Bond Resolution for Highway Garage Project

Deputy Supervisor Samuel Grimone, who moved the adoption, offered the following resolution:

BOND RESOLUTION DATED JANUARY 14, 2014.

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE DEMOLITION OF THE EXISTING HIGHWAY GARAGE AND CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW HIGHWAY GARAGE ON THE SITE THEREOF, IN AND FOR THE TOWN OF ST. ARMAND, ESSEX COUNTY, NEW YORK, AT A MAXIMUM ESTIMATED COST OF $925,000, AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $925,000 BONDS OF SAID TOWN TO PAY THE COST THEREOF. WHEREAS, the capital project hereinafter described has been determined to be a Type II Action pursuant to the provisions of the New York State Environmental Quality Review Act ("SEQRA") and the regulations of the Department of Environmental Conservation promulgated pursuant thereto, which regulations provide that Type II Actions will not result in a significant impact on the environment; and WHEREAS, by Resolution No. 43 of 2014, said capital project has been authorized and it is now desired to authorize the financing thereof; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Town Board of the Town of St. Armand, Essex County, New York, as follows:

Section 1. The financing of the demolition of the existing Highway Garage and construction of a new Highway Garage on the site thereof on NYS Route 3, in Bloomingdale, New York, in and for the Town of St. Armand, Essex County, New York, including original equipment, machinery, apparatus, appurtenances and incidental improvements and expenses in connection thereto, heretofore authorized at a maximum estimated cost of $925,000, is hereby authorized at said maximum estimated cost of $925,000.

Section 2. The plan for the financing of the aforesaid maximum estimated cost is by the issuance of not exceeding $925,000 bonds of said Town of St. Armand, Essex County, New York, hereby authorized to be issued therefore pursuant to the provisions of the Local Finance Law.

Section 3. It is hereby determined that the period of probable usefulness of the aforesaid specific object or purpose is fifteen years, pursuant to subdivision 11(c) of paragraph a of Section 11.00 of the Local Finance Law. It is hereby further determined that the maximum maturity of the serial bonds herein authorized will exceed five years.

Section 4. The faith and credit of said Town of St. Armand, Essex County, New York, are hereby irrevocably pledged for the payment of the principal of and interest on such bonds as the same respectively become due and payable. An annual appropriation shall be made in each year sufficient to pay the principal of and interest on such bonds becoming due and payable in such year. There shall annually be levied on all the taxable real property in said Town, a tax sufficient to pay the principal of and interest on such bonds as the same become due and payable.

Section 5. Subject to the provisions of the Local Finance Law, the power to authorize the issuance of and to sell bond anticipation notes in anticipation of the issuance and sale of the bonds herein authorized, including renewals of such notes, is hereby delegated to the Supervisor of said Town, the chief fiscal officer. Such notes shall be of such terms, form and contents, and shall be sold in such manner, as may be prescribed by said Supervisor, consistent with the provisions of the Local Finance Law.

Section 6. All other matters except as provided herein relating to the bonds herein authorized including the date, denominations, maturities and interest payment dates, within the limitations prescribed herein and the manner of execution of the same, including the consolidation with other issues, and also the ability to issue bonds with substantially level or declining annual debt service, shall be determined by the Supervisor, the chief fiscal officer of such Town. Such bonds shall contain substantially the recital of validity clause provided for in Section 52.00 of the Local Finance Law, and shall otherwise be in such form and contain such recitals, in addition to those required by Section 51.00 of the Local Finance Law, as the Supervisor shall determine consistent with the provisions of the Local Finance Law.

Section 7. The validity of such bonds and bond anticipation notes may be contested only if:

1) Such obligations are authorized for an object or purpose for which said Town is not authorized to expend money, or
2) The provisions of law which should be complied with at the date of publication of this resolution are not substantially complied with, and an action, suit or proceeding contesting such validity is commenced within twenty days after the date of such publication, or
3) Such obligations are authorized in violation of the provisions of the Constitution.

Section 8. This resolution shall constitute a statement of official intent for purposes of Treasury Regulations Section 1.150 2. Other than as specified in this resolution, no monies are, or are reasonably expected to be, reserved, allocated on a long-term basis, or otherwise set aside with respect to the permanent funding of the object or purpose described herein.

Section 9. Upon this resolution taking effect, the same shall be published in full or summary form in the official newspaper(s) of said Town, together with a notice of the Town Clerk in substantially the form provided in Section 81.00 of the Local Finance Law.

Section 10. THIS RESOLUTION IS ADOPTED SUBJECT TO PERMISSIVE REFERENDUM.

This resolution was duly seconded by Councilperson Fuller, and was adopted by roll-call vote as follows:

Supervisor, Charles Whitson, Jr AYE
Samuel Grimone, Deputy Supervisor AYE
Councilperson Donald Amell AYE
Councilperson Jennifer Fuller AYE
Councilperson D. Joseph Bates AYE

RESOLUTION 19 of 2014 - CONTRACT BETWEEN ST. ARMAND ESSEX COUNTY - SNOW AND ICE

Supervisor Samuel Grimone, who moved its adoption, offered the following resolution: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Town Board of the Town of St. Armand allows Town Supervisor, Charles Whitson, Jr. to sign the Contracts for Essex County Snow and Ice and Maintenance of County Roads, on behalf of the Town Board of St. Armand.

This Resolution was duly seconded by Councilperson Fuller and was adopted as follows

Supervisor, Charles Whitson, Jr AYE
Samuel Grimone, Deputy Supervisor AYE
Councilperson Donald Amell AYE
Councilperson Jennifer Fuller AYE
Councilperson D. Joseph Bates AYE

QUESTIONS & COMMENTS FROM GUESTS

CEO Robert Drosdowich asked if the Town had a law on hand regarding culverts for new driveways. Discussion ensued. It was decided that Davina would provide the information to Robert and would create a one-page document to be included with new Building Permits regarding this issue. Sandy Hayes stated he had St. Armand culvert information and would provide it to Davina. Sandy Hayes asked about a new member for the Board of Assessment Review. Discussion ensued. A new Board of Assessment Review member is required and would be filled as soon as possible. Sandy asked about the usage of salt and sand, discussion ensued.

MOTION TO ADJOURN

Deputy Supervisor Samuel Grimone made the motion to adjourn, seconded by Councilperson Bates. All approved. Meeting adjourned at 8:21 PM.

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.


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