Essex County, New York
PO Box 338, Main Street · Bloomingdale, NY 12913 · 518-891-3189 · Fax: 518-891-6092
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Town of St Armands Board Meetings

SPECIAL BOARD MEETING PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING SEWER PROJECT/ORDINANCE
January 28, 2014

A Special Board/Public Hearing 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 Donald Amell, Councilperson Jennifer Fuller, Councilperson D. Joseph Bates

TOWN EMPLOYEES PRESENT:

Town Clerk Davina Thurston, Sewer Superintendent Stan Ingison

GUESTS:

Jim Dugan and Erin Allison from AES Northeast, Sandy Hayes, Bill Latham, Anne Latham

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

Town Supervisor Charles Whitson, Jr. called the meeting to order at 6:31 p.m.

Supervisor Whitson led the Pledge of Allegiance.

AES PRESENTATION

Supervisor Whitson opened the Meeting by introducing Jim and Erin from AES Northeast. Jim Dugan spoke regarding the engineering plans for the New Wastewater Treatment Facility. Jim presented several diagrams that provided information on the sites and buildings that will be constructed for the New Wastewater Facility. Erin Allison spoke about the Architectural designs of the proposed buildings. Throughout the presentation, questions were asked by both Board and guests. Discussion ensued. Jim stated that AES is close to being 95% complete with the engineering and architectural plans. APA and DEC permits were discussed. Bidding and construction timelines were discussed. Grants and compliance issues were discussed. Solar power and generators were discussed.

SEWER ORDINANCE

Supervisor Whitson informed the Board that the new Sewer Ordinance for the Town is in progress, and the Town has a verbal extension from DEC to enact the new Ordinance. Supervisor Whitson stated that a Public Hearing will be called at such time as the Ordinance has been approved by the Town's Attorney, Nathan Race, as well as DEC.

WATER & SEWER REGULATIONS

Supervisor Whitson informed the Board that the new Sewer Ordinance for the Town is in progress, and the Town has a verbal extension from DEC to enact the new Ordinance. Supervisor Whitson stated that a Public Hearing will be called at such time as the Ordinance has been approved by the Town's Attorney, Nathan Race, as well as DEC.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Supervisor Whitson asked for a motion to move into Executive Session to speak about personnel. Deputy Supervisor made the motion, seconded by Councilperson Fuller. Executive Session began at 8:14 PM.

EXECUTIVE SESSION ENDED AT 8:35 PM, at which time, a motion was made by Deputy Supervisor Grimone and seconded by Councilperson Donald Amell to return to the Board Meeting.

MOTION TO ADJOURN

Motion made to adjourn by Deputy Supervisor Grimone, seconded by Councilperson Fuller. All approved. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 8:40 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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