Town of St Armands Board Meetings
REGULAR BOARD MEETING
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
A Regular Board Meeting of the Town of St. Armand was held on the above date at the Town Hall, Bloomingdale, NY.
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:
Town Supervisor Charles Whitson, Jr., Deputy Supervisor Sam Grimone, Councilperson Don Amell, Councilperson Jennifer Fuller, Councilperson D. Joseph Bates
TOWN EMPLOYEES PRESENT:
Town Clerk Davina Winemiller, Water Superintendant Jeff Cotter, Code Enforcement Office Robert Hammond
Notice was posted regarding the date of this meeting.
Supervisor Whitson called the Meeting to order at 6:35 p.m.
Supervisor Whitson led the Pledge of Allegiance.
WATER DEPARTMENT MONTHLY REPORT
Water Superintendant Jeff Cotter reviewed his written report with the Board. This report is kept on file in the Office of the Town Clerk and is available for review by the general public upon request.
CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER’S REPORT
CEO Robert Hammond provided and reviewed his written report to the Board. This report is kept on file in the Office of the Town Clerk and is available for review by the general public upon request. CEO Hammond also made suggestions to changes in the fee schedule. The Board reviewed and tabled until next month.
HIGHWAY SUPERINTENDENT MONTHLY REPORT
Highway Superintendent Roger Oliver was excused. Supervisor Whitson gave the Board a verbal highway report.
MOTION TO PAY MONTHLY BILLS
Councilperson Bates made a motion to pay this month’s bills; the motion was seconded by Deputy Supervisor Grimone. All agreed. Motion carried
MONTHLY REPORT FROM THE SUPERVISOR
Supervisor Whitson gave the Board the Supervisor’s monthly financial report. This report is kept on file in the Office of the Town Clerk and is available for review by the general public upon request. Councilperson Amell made a motion to accept the Supervisors report; Councilperson Fuller seconded the motion. All approved. Motion carried.
REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MINUTES
Deputy Supervisor Grimone made the Motion to approve minutes of the Regular Board Meeting & Public Hearing of August 11, 2015. Councilperson Fuller seconded the motion, all approved, motion carried.
TOWN CLERK MONTHLY REPORT
Town Clerk Davina Winemiller gave the Board the monthly report for August 2015. This report is kept on file in the Office of the Town Clerk, and is available to the general public upon request.
WATER & SEWER BILLING MONTHLY REPORT
Water & Sewer Clerk Davina Winemiller gave the Board an oral report current water and sewer billing cycle
ESSEX COUNTY EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS PROGRAM
Supervisor Whitson informed the Board that Essex County requires an attendee from St. Armand for this program being held on October 8, 2015. After discussion, it was decided that Supervisor Whitson would attend.
UPDATE ON CLOCK TOWER
Supervisor Whitson led the discussion on the painting of the clock tower. Clerk Winemiller informed the Board of progress for the clocks.
PERSONNEL BENEFITS CLASS
Supervisor Whitson informed the Board that his Clerk, Erica Neufeld, wishes to attend this class in Plattsburgh on September 17th. After discussion, it was decided that Supervisor Whitson and Clerk Neufeld would both attend the class.
RESOLUTION 45 OF 2015
Award Bids for Water Line Installation and Solar Power Installation for the Waste Water Treatment Plant (Sewer Project)
Councilperson Amell, who moved the adoption, offered the following resolution:
WHEREAS, The Town Board of the Town of St. Armand agrees to allow Town Supervisor Charles Whitson, Jr. to finalize the decision to award the Bids for the Water Line Installation and Solar Power Installation for the Waste Water Treatment Plant (Sewer Project), and
WHEREAS, the Town Board authorizes Supervisor Charles Whitson, Jr. to sign any such contracts or documents on behalf of the Town Board.
This resolution was duly seconded by Councilperson Fuller and was adopted by roll call vote as follows: All Aye
Councilperson Amell asked Supervisor Whitson to reserve the Town Hall for a Boosters Meeting on September 23rd at 7:00 pm.
DIGITAL SPEED SIGNS
Supervisor Whitson informed the Board that Essex County would be receiving grant funds for digital speed signs. After discussion, it was decided to request two signs for St. Armand.
MOTION TO ADJOURN
Deputy Supervisor Grimone made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Councilpersons Bates. Supervisor Whitson adjourned the meeting at 7:40 pm.
I, Davina M. Winemiller, 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.