Town Board Meeting Agenda-January 13, 2009

Town Board Agenda
January 13, 2009

I. Call to Order
II. Pledge
III. Minutes
IV. Reports

V. Motion to appoint Linda Swan to a two year term on the Board of Trustees for the Southeast Steuben County Library.

VI. Organizational Appointments for 2009

VII. Agenda actions offered by Members of the Town Board for 2009

A. Jake Gross: Work with Dick to see if we can update some town equipment. See if we can get shop painted and new lights inside.
B. Sally Orr: 1.) Establish level of reserves (savings) for General and Highway Funds. 2.) Develop policies for appointed and elected officials. 3.) Re-evaluate the Comprehensive Plan. 4.) Records Management and workspace for officials. 5.) Create space in Boardroom for Justice to hold court.

C. Update on Power Authority Grant

VIII. Audience
IX. Audit Bills

A. Motion to transfer: (See transfer sheet)

X. Adjourn

Public Hearing to review Mining Law revisions

A Public Hearing will be held Monday, January 19th at 7:00pm at the Town Hall to review the proposed changes to the Mining Law.

Town Board End of Year Meeting

The Town Board had their End of Year meeting on December 29th, 2008.
  • NYS DOT is providing an additional truck during winter storms to maintain the Rte 15 connector in front of Green Shingles.
  • NYS DOT has posted 10 ton weight limit signs on both ends of the dogleg of Watson Creek Rd.
  • The Planning Board will provide the research and planning that STC used to do.
  • The NYS Power Authority has arranged for the grant's release of funds. Paul Mortzheim will spearhead the energy grant activities with help from the other council members.
  • Jake Gross indicated he is working on getting a work crew from Camp Monterey to paint the Town Shop. Cost to town would be paint and materials.
  • Mary Lentzen discussed the mining law revision proposal drawn up during the moratorium. A public hearing is scheduled for Monday, January 19th at 7 pm at the Town Hall.
  • Excessively loud logging noise is heard from a neighbor, David Fuller agreed to look into this.
  • Bills were reviewed and motion passed to pay them.
  • Next meeting will be held Tuesday, January 13th, at 7pm at the Town Hall.
  • Meeting adjourned at 8:30