TOWN BOARD MEETING
TOWN OF COXSACKIE
December 31, 2020

 

PRESENT:
Richard Hanse, Supervisor
Thomas Burke, Councilman
Patrick Kennedy, Councilman
Michael Veeder, Councilman
Linda Wilkinson, Councilwoman
Bambi Hotaling, Town Clerk

Supervisor called the meeting to order at 9:07 am with the Pledge of Allegiance.

The amended contract with Barton & Loguidice for professional services for the review of Flint Mine Solar Project was presented. A motion to accept the amended contact and authorize the supervisor to sign was made by Thomas Burke seconded by Patrick Kennedy and duly carried.
Ayes: 5 – Hanse, Burke, Kennedy, Veeder, Wilkinson

A motion to accept the budget transfers as presented was made by Patrick Kennedy seconded by Michael Veeder and duly carried.

A motion to accept the November Justice reports as presented was made by Michael Veeder seconded by Linda Wilkinson and duly carried.

A motion to accept the resignation of Louis Betke as Septic Inspector was made by Michael Veeder, seconded by Thomas Burke and duly carried.
Ayes: 5 – Hanse, Burke, Kennedy, Veeder, Wilkinson

Discussion regarding Deputy Code Officer. Supervisor, Ed Pebler and Mike Veeder had an opportunity to meet with Vincent Hales who has an interest in serving as the deputy code officer/sanitary inspector. He lives in the Village and meets the qualifications for the position. If anyone else would like to meet with him, they can feel free. He has provided his resume. It is expected that Mr. Hales will be appointed at the organizational meeting.

Discussion regarding vacation time for non-union employees was discussed. For consistency, this policy should be updated so that it is in line with the union contracts. Rick will present a resolution at the January board meeting.

Tom and Mike have reviewed the electrical bids for salt shed which will be awarded soon. Mike recommends that the contract calls for a start/end date and liquidated damages clause be included.

Tom reported that he is having new mailboxes constructed.

General Fund and Highway bills in the amount of $31,284.23 were audited on abstract #16, voucher numbers 2020-952 through 2020-1011.

At 9:27 am Patrick Kennedy made a motion to adjourn the meeting which was seconded by Thomas Burke and duly carried.


 

Bambi Hotaling, Town Clerk