Town of St Armands Board Meetings
SPECIAL BOARD MEETING
Tuesday, May 5th, 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.
Items on the Agenda: Water & Sewer Debt Services Committee Work Session
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:
Town Supervisor Charles Whitson, Jr., 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
COMMITTEE MEMBERS PRESENT:
Ray Tempestili, Arlene McCalvin, Tracy Kratts, Lisa Smith, David Ingham, Ben Kline
COMMITTEE MEMBERS ESCUSED:
Jason Thurston, Michael Changelo
Notice was posted regarding the date of this meeting.
Town Supervisor Charles Whitson, Jr. called the meeting to order at 6:38 p.m.
WATER & SEWER DEBT SERVICES
Supervisor Whitson stated that the Town Board had appointed Ray Tempestili, Arlene McCalvin, Tracy Kratts, Lisa Smith, David Ingham, Ben Kline, Jason Thurston and Michael Changelo to be on the Water & Sewer Debt Service Committee and thanked them for their service.
Discussion ensued regarding the current Water & Sewer rules and regulations, with a focus on the way the debt services are billed. Arlene McCalvin and Tracy Kratts stated that it is unfair and discriminatory to bill each apartment house a separate debt service for each tenant.
Different ways to bill the debt services were discussed and analyzed.
It was decided that Town Clerk Thurston would gather updated information regarding multiple family homes in St. Armand from the Town Assessor Donna Bramer. Also, information from Essex County regarding income based billing would be obtained by Clerk Thurston.
It was decided to hold the next Water & Sewer Debt Services Committee Workshop on Tuesday, June 16th at 6:30 pm.
MOTION TO ADJOURN
Supervisor Whitson adjourned the meeting at 8:14 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.