Village Minutes Current to July 2019

VILLAGE OF PAINTED POST

REGULAR BOARD MEETING 

July 8, 2019

The Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees for the Village of Painted Post was called to order with the Pledge of Allegiance by Mayor Foster at 7:00PM.

PRESENT: Mayor Foster, Deputy Mayor Scheidweiler, Trustee Smith, Trustee Francis, OIC Copp, Fire Chief Button, DPW Superintendent Smith, and Clerk Names

ABSENT: Attorney Patrick

REGULAR BOARD

 MINUTES: of June 10, 2019 and the yearend board meeting were approved on a motion made by Deputy Mayor Scheidweiler, ­­­­ seconded by Trustee Smith and carried.

POLICE REPORT: submitted by OIC Copp as follows:

Traffic Arrests: Total of 56

5 Radar, 18 Moving Violations, 0 DWI Violations, 5 Suspensions/Revocations and 28 All other Violations.

Complaints: Total of 28

1 Felony, 1 Misdemeanors, 2 Violations, 0 Vehicle & Traffic, 2 CPPMS, 0 Animal, 2 Domestic, 1 Local Law Violation, 0 Stolen Property Cases, 8 Found Property Case and 11 Miscellaneous.

Assistance/Services Rendered: Total of 16

4 Citizen/Motorist, 8 AMR Ambulance Serv., 0 PP Fire Dept., 0 E.I.D. Alarms, 0 VPP Justice Court, 0 Open Door, 0 Mental Health Transports, 0 Escorts/Jail Run, 4 Vacation Property Checks, 1 Steuben Co. Sheriff, 7 NY State Police, 1 Corning Police, 0 Other Agencies, 0 DA Office, 1Dept. of Pubic/Works, 0 US Government, 1 Other agencies.

Parking Tickets: Total of 18: 17 -2A-5A Parking Enforcement, 1 Other.

Cases Adopted/Closed: Total of 5

1 Felony, 1 Misdemeanors, 0 Drug Interdictions, 2 Violations, 0 Mental Hygiene, 1 Warrant/FOA.

Accidents: Total of 2 - 0 Personal Injury, 2 Property Damage, 0 Other.

Total Calls for Service: 125

5N01 REPAIRS: Rear shocks replaced under warranty

5N01 MILEAGE: 550

5N03 REPAIRS: Oil change and NYS Inspection

5N03 MILEAGE: 899

June highlights are as follows: Assisted DPW providing traffic control on N. Hamilton St for painting, Assisted NYSP at Fastrac with a combative subject resisting arrest, Armed Robbery/Burglary on N. Hamilton St, Report of missing juvenile that was located on Steuben St, Colonial Days Parade traffic control as well Fair Grounds Bike Patrol, Report of missing adult and child, Possible Meth Lab remnants on Bike Path in Riverside, Hypodermic Needles found on sidewalk near the Middle School, Weird call at the First Heritage call center, One of the loose chickens captured and given to a new home, and another NYSP assist where a subject running from Wal-Mart after a larceny went into the river and apprehended by PPPD.

FIRE DEPT.

REPORT: submitted by Fire Chief Button as follows:

Total number of calls for the month were 10

1 MVA/Rescues, 2 Service Call, 0 Vehicle Fire, 0 Searches, 0 Chimney Fire, 0 Structure Fire, 0 Grass/Brush Fires, 0 Hazardous Conditions, 0 Vehicles Leaking Gas, 0 Storm Flooding, 4 C.O./Fire Alarm Activation, 3 Mutual Aid Fires, 0 Mutual Aid MVA, 0 Searches, 0 Mutual Aid Medical and 0 Mutual Aid AMR.

Total in Service Hours: 78.5

Average Fire Fighters Per Call: 10

Training Hours – 0

Training Course Hours - 0

Training Certifications: 5

Total in Service Hours to Date: 1078.5

Total Number of Calls to date for the Year – 64

Major repairs to the Fire equipment – None Reported

Injuries – No injuries reported

Chief 2800 – Button responded to 50% of the calls for the month.

Chief 2801 – Smith responded to 90% of the calls for the month.

Chief 2802 – McCarthy responded to 40% of the calls for the month.

Two chiefs obtained fuel – 69.8 gallons.

Monthly department training consisted of simulated structure company and officer operations.

Two new fire fighters were approved for membership into the department.

No Town of Erwin Fire Council meeting held.

The department attended several appreciation banquets.

The department participated in the annual Colonial Days Fire Department Parade. (2 Trophies.)

The department provided stand-by services during the Colonial Days Parade.

The department held our annual fire department picnic.

DPW REPORT: submitted by Superintendent Smith as follows:

Water Treatment and Distribution System 

  • Water levels at wells are good: Well # 4 – 43’, Well # 3 – 27’ & Well # 2 – 43’ of water above the pump.

  • Trans-loading Facility operations. Hauled ZERO Gallons for the month.

  • Water service to 349 N. Hamilton turned off. Service leaks on owner’s side of the shutoff valve.

  • Replaced old steel water service @ 440 Pine Street.

  • Crew completed quarterly meter readings

  • Crew replaced leaking water service Curb Stop at 415 Brainard St.

  • Repaired two broken fire hydrants (Grace & Fairview, Hart & Bryan Ave).

     Sanitary Sewer Treatment and Collection System 

  • Crew completed monthly jet cleaning of problem areas of the sanitary sewer collection system.

  • Sludge pressing operations continued @ the WWTP.

  • Crew jet cleaned sanitary sewers throughout the entire Village.

  • One raw influent pump out of service for repairs.

  • Crew assisted Village of Riverside with emergency sanitary sewer jet cleaning on Buffalo St.

     Village Streets and Walkways 

  • Crew continued weekly picked up of leaves and brush.

  • Crew swept street on several occasions.

  • Crew hot patched streets for the colonial day’s celebration.

  • Crew began stripping roadway parking and crosswalks.

  • Crew picked up trash and swept street before and after Colonial Days celebration.

  • Crew repaired collapsed storm sewer main in front of 149 Platt St.

    Buildings and Grounds

  • Hauled weekly trash from Village facilities.

  • Crew held weekly safety meetings and equipment checks.

  • Crew cleaned Pavilion on four occasions for rentals.

  • Crew assisted Hartman Electric with electrical installation for Village Hall Wi-Fi system.

  • Crew repaired lighting in front of Indian of Water Street.

  • Crew continued mowing and trimming of Village property.

  • Crew conducted monthly inspection of Rand Ave and Craig Park playground equipment.

  • Pushed back Village compost area above the cemetery several times.

  • Crew began brush hog mowing of Village property.

  • Crew patched leaking roof at DPW Garage.

    Equipment Maintenance

  • Performed maintenance and repairs on DPW, FD and PD equipment.

  • Repairs to Bobcat (skid steer) loader completed.

  • Serviced and repaired equipment.

     Village Cemeteries 

  • Two burials for the month.

  • Crew top soiled and seeded graves and lawn areas.

  • Crew continued mowing and trimming of both cemeteries.

     Community Service 

  • Received 8 hours of community service for the month.

    FINANCIAL/BUDGET

    REPORT: No changes

    CLERKS REORT: submitted by Clerk Names as follows:

    All checkbooks have been reconciled and balance to our accounting program. The bank statements for general fund, water/sewer and trust & agency have also been reconciled to both the checkbook and accounting program.

    As of June 30, 2019, taxes have been paid on all but 74 properties. The Village taxes that have been paid total $967,570.01. The remaining taxes of $ 108,835.66, if paid by July 31, 2017 will have a five percent (5%) penalty added to the original amount.

    On June 07,  I contacted Williamson Law Book Co. and worked with Ted Jones to close out our accounting for the 2018-2019 fiscal year. I am currently working on the AUD for the State Comptroller’s Office. Once it is complete I will electronically transmit it to them.

    The second quarter water and sewer readings have been completed and are in the process of being reviewed. Once the necessary adjustments have been completed the bills will be run and mailed out.

    I responded to an “Information Subpoena” on one of our employees.

    All payroll increases were entered into our payroll program.

    I also pulled additional information that for the Teamsters Health & Hospital audit that will be held on July 11th.

    PLANNING 

    BOARD: No meeting was held in June, 2019

NEW BUSINESS: 1. Stephanie Yezzi of STC spoke on new Zoning Laws and SEQR for the Village and stated that a public hearing would need to be held in August before final approval of the zoning laws can be approved.

2. Annette Viselli Thorne spoke on the Justice Court and why the Village should not abolish it.

3. Resolution by the Village Board to approve to the selling of the W Water St. parking lot. This is adjacent to the old Town of Erwin building and contingent on the sale of their building.

Introduced by: Trustee Gross

  VILLAGE OF PAINTED POST

 RESOLUTION SALE OF VILLAGE

PARKING LOT

  WHEREAS, pursuant to section 4-412 (112) of the Village Law of the State of New York, the board of trustees of any Village by resolution may sell a village owned parking lot when it has ceased to be so used and not required for any other public purpose, and.

WHEREAS, the sale thereof may be authorized by resolution and such conveyance is not subject to either a mandatory or permissive referendum, and

WHEREAS, the Erwin Town Court located at 117 W. Water Street has relocated to the Town of Erwin, and

WHEREAS, the parking lot adjacent to 117 W. Water Street, tax ID# 299.13-01-007-000

is no longer needed for court parking.

 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the parking lot on W. Water Street be sold in conjunction with the redevelopment of the building at 117 W. Water Street.

Upon Roll Call Vote: YEA / NAY

Mayor Ralph Foster X

Trustee William Scheidweiler X

Trustee David Smith X

Trustee Brian Francis X

Trustee Robert Gross X

Vote: Resolution carried by a vote of 5 to 0.

4. Motion to accept the purchase offer of $30,000 for the sale of W Water St. parking lot was made by Trustee Smith and seconded by Trustee Francis and carried by all.

5. Resolution to approve moving forward with the dissolution of the Village Justice Court effective April 1, 2020.

 VILLAGE OF PAINTED POST

 RESOLUTION ABOLISHING THE OFFICE OF

VILLAGE JUSTICE

 Introduced by: Trustee Smith

Seconded by: Deputy Mayor Scheidweiler

Dated: July 8,219

WHEREAS, pursuant to section 3-301(2)(a) of the Village Law of the State of New York, the

board of trustees of any village by resolution subject to a permissive referendum may abolish the office of Village Justice to take effect upon the expiration of the current term of such office, and

WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees has investigated the effectiveness and has considered the financial prudence of abolishing said office and those resultant from the town justices assuming the functions previously performed by the village justice: and

WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees finds that the needs of the Village for the prosecution of its small caseload under the Village Code can be handled effectively, in a more secure environment by the Town Court.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that Office of Village Justice and Court Clerks

be, and the same hereby is, abolished upon the expiration of the Village Justice’s current term ending on April 1, 2020.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this resolution is adopted subject to permissive referendum, and the Village Clerk is hereby authorized and directed to publish and post notice of such adoption in accordance with the law: and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED This resolution will be effective upon the date of the expiration of the period for referendum, or upon a referendum vote supporting the abolition of the office of the Village Justice.

Upon Roll Call Vote: YEA NAY

Mayor Ralph Foster X

Trustee William Scheidweiler X

Trustee David Smith X

Trustee Brian Francis X

Trustee Robert Gross X

Vote: Resolution carried by a vote of 5 YEA to 0 NAY.

STATE OF NEW YORK

COUNTY OF STEUBEN

I, Ann Names, Village Clerk/Treasurer of the Village of Painted Post, do hereby certify that the above is a true and exact copy of a Resolution adopted by the Village Board of the Village of Painted Post at a meeting of said Board held July 8, 2019.

Anne Names – Village Clerk/Treasurer

6. Resolution from Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES to participate in the upcoming Cooperative Electricity Bid (WFL 2020-12) must be approved, signed and returned once approved by the Village Board.

Cooperative Electricity Bid WF: 2020-12

WHEREAS, The Village of Painted Post of New York State desires to participate in a Cooperative Bidding Program conducted by The Board of Cooperative Educational Services of Ontario, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne and Yates Counties from year to year or, until this Resolution is rescinded, for the purchase for supply of electricity. And…

WHEREAS, The Village of Painted Post of New York State is desirous of participating with The Board of Cooperative Educational Services of Ontario, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne and Yates Counties in the joint bid of the commodities and/or services mentioned below as authorized by General Municipal Law, Section 119-o… And…

WHEREAS, The Village of Painted Post of New York State has appointed The Board of Cooperative Educational Services of Ontario, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne and Yates Counties as representative to assume the responsibility for drafting of specifications, advertising for bids, accepting and opening bids, tabulating bids, reporting the results to the Village of Painted Post of New York State and making recommendations thereon…

THEREFORE…

BE IT RESOLVED, That The Village of Painted Post of New York State and The Board of Cooperative Educational Services of Ontario, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne and Yates Counties hereby accepts the appointment of The Board of Cooperative Educational Services of Ontario, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne and Yates Counties to represent it in all matters related above… And…

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That The Village of Painted Post of New York State authorizes the above-mentioned Board of Cooperative Educational Services of Ontario, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne and Yates Counties to represent it in all matters regarding the entering into contract for the purchase of the below-mentioned commodities and/or services… And…

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That The Village of Painted Post of New York State agrees to assume its equitable share of the costs incurred as a result of the cooperative bidding… And…

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Board of Trustees on behalf of the Village of Painted Post of New York State hereby is authorized to participate in cooperative bidding conducted by The Board of Cooperative Educational Services of Ontario, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne and Yates Counties for supply of electricity and if requested to furnish The Board of Cooperative Educational Services of Ontario, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne and Yates Counties an estimated minimum number of units that will be purchased by The Board of Cooperative Educational Services of Ontario, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne and Yates Counties. The Board of Cooperative Educational Services of Ontario, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne and Yates Counties is hereby authorized to award cooperative bids to the bidder deemed to be the lowest responsive and responsible meeting the bid specifications and otherwise complying with Article 5-A of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York relating to public bids and contracts.

Motion to approve: Trustee Francis, seconded by Trustee Gross and carried by all.

SUSPEND ORDER

OF BUSINESS: Motion made by Trustee Gross, seconded by Trustee Francis and carried.

PUBLIC 

COMMENTS: Rick Thorne 352 Brewster St explained the difference between public and permissive referendum.

 Emily Northrup of 582 W. High stated that Annette has done a very good job with the court.

Glenn Rose 11216 River Rd., Corning, NY stated that the board should think twice before closing the court.

Julie Jerlue 352 Steuben St. asked why the court was being abolished.

Martha Tober 351 Imperial Ave. stated that she felt it was a good thing for the village and why would we want to give it back to the Town of Erwin.

Tom Pierre, Central Restaurant asked why are we closing the court now.

Mayor Foster commented that the courts expenses exceed the income. He also stated that if Judge Thorne collected approximately 220 signatures then it would go to a public vote otherwise the village court would be abolished as of April 1, 2020.

RESUME ORDER

OF BUSINESS: Motion made by Deputy Mayor Scheidweiler, 2nd by Trustee Gross and carried.

TRUSTEE

COMMENTS:  

AUTHORIZATION: to pay audited bills for the Village on a motion made by Trustee Smith, seconded by Trustee Francis and carried.

 Abstract #02  Vouchers


General Fund: $ 41,593.28 30 – 78

Water Fund: $ 2,331.21 11 – 23

Sewer Fund:  $ 9,357.95 16 – 28

Total:  $ 53,282.44

MOTION to adjourn meeting was made by Trustee Smith, seconded by Trustee Gross and carried at 8:10 pm.


VILLAGE OF PAINTED POST

REGULAR BOARD MEETING 

June 10, 2019

The Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees for the Village of Painted Post was called to order with the Pledge of Allegiance by Mayor Foster at 7:00PM.

 PRESENT: Mayor Foster, Deputy Mayor Scheidweiler, Trustee Smith, Trustee Francis, OIC Copp, Fire Chief Button, DPW Superintendent Smith, Attorney Patrick and Clerk Names

ABSENT: Trustee Gross

REGULAR BOARD

 MINUTES: of May13, 2019 and the yearend board meeting were approved on a motion made by Trustee Francis, ­­­­ seconded by Deputy Mayor Scheidweiler and carried.

POLICE REPORT: submitted by OIC Copp as follows:

Traffic Arrests: Total of 47

6 Radar, 9 Moving Violations, 1 DWI Violations, 8 Suspensions/Revocations and 23 All other Violations.

Complaints: Total of 28

0 Felony, 1 Misdemeanors, 1 Violations, 2 Vehicle & Traffic, 1 CPPMS, 1 Animal, 2 Domestic, 2 Local Law Violation, 0 Stolen Property Cases, 4 Found Property Case and 14 Miscellaneous.

Assistance/Services Rendered: Total of 12

1 Citizen/Motorist, 4 AMR Ambulance Serv., 2 PP Fire Dept., 0 E.I.D. Alarms, 0 VPP Justice Court, 0 Open Door, 1 Mental Health Transports, 0 Escorts/Jail Run, 4 Vacation Property Checks, 4 Steuben Co. Sheriff, 4 NY State Police, 1 Corning Police, 0 Other Agencies, 0 DA Office, 0 Dept. of Pubic/Works, 0 US Government, 0 Other agencies.

Parking Tickets: Total of 0: 13 -2A-5A Parking Enforcement, 0 Other.

Cases Adopted/Closed: Total of 9

0 Felony, 0 Misdemeanors, 3 Drug Interdictions, 1 Violations, 0 Mental Hygiene, 5 Warrant/FOA.

Accidents: Total of 2 - 0 Personal Injury, 2 Property Damage, 0 Other.

Total Calls for Service: 98

5N01 REPAIRS: None

5N01 MILEAGE: 630

5N03 REPAIRS: Several recalls, radiator replaced, new driver door installed

5N03 MILEAGE: 1198

For the Month of May 2019 2 assists to PPFD, 5 people were arrested on warrants one of which was the winter river swimmer that ran on a vehicle stop, 3 drug arrests on traffic stops, 47 traffic tickets including 1 DWI, 2 domestic complaints (no arrests), 2 local Law violations (warnings given), 4 found property cases, 4 assists to the Sheriff’s Dept, 4 assists to the State Police, 1 assist to Corning PD, 1 vehicle unlock, 4 ambulance assists, 1 mental health transport, 4 vacation property checks, 2 motor vehicle accidents, 1 animal complaint, 1 complaint at the middle school, 2 vehicle and traffic complaints. Monthly highlights are as follows: suspicious luggage at McDonald’s and the owner was waiting inside for a ride, suspicious person near the middle school talking to children and the person was handing out bibles, complaint of traffic light red in all directions on N Hamilton at Chemung St on a Saturday morning and I came in to set it back to flash and railroad notified to repair the light, background checks completed for PPFD, report of missing child after school that was found at a home on Fenderson St, assisted with a lockdown drill at the CPP Board of education building, McDonald’s had an employee get choked by a patron and patron was arrested, report of found needle near the storage units which was disposed of, report of a bad check written for a water bill, the old red FD lockers were taken to the sheriff’s dept to be repurposed, attended the Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony hosted by the Sheriff’s Dept, attended the Law Enforcement Night at Woodhull raceway to represent our department among all of the police agencies in the county, and lead the Memorial Day Parade, assisted with traffic, and NYSP assisted with traffic.

FIRE DEPT.

REPORT: submitted by Fire Chief Button as follows:

Total number of calls for the month were 7

2 MVA/Rescues, 2 Service Call, 0 Vehicle Fire, 0 Searches, 0 Chimney Fire, 0 Structure Fire, 0 Grass/Brush Fires, 0 Hazardous Conditions, 0 Vehicles Leaking Gas, 0 Storm Flooding, 3 C.O./Fire Alarm Activation, 1 Mutual Aid Fires, 0 Mutual Aid MVA, 0 Searches, 1 Mutual Aid Medical and 2 Mutual Aid AMR.

Total in Service Hours: 306

Average Fire Fighters Per Call: 13

Training Hours – 0

Training Course Hours - 0

Training Certifications: 17

Total in Service Hours to Date: 1000

Total Number of Calls to date for the Year – 54

Major repairs to the Fire equipment – None Reported

Injuries – No injuries reported

Chief 2800 – Button responded to 71% of the calls for the month.

Chief 2801 – Smith responded to 100% of the calls for the month.

Chief 2802 – McCarthy responded to 71% of the calls for the month.

Two chiefs obtained fuel – 77.7 gallons.

Monthly department training consisted of After Action Report/Review Townsend Ave Fire.

No Town of Erwin Fire Council meeting held.

The Department attended several appreciation banquets.

The department attended the Corning Area Chiefs meeting held in the Town of Campbell.

The Department completed annual mandatory firefighter physicals and fit test.

The Department held the annual Memorial Day Parade and Remembrance Ceremony.

Aerial Ladder on Truck 3 tested. Ladder passed test.

DPW REPORT: submitted by Superintendent Smith as follows:

Water Treatment and Distribution System 

Water levels at wells are good: Well # 4 – 44’, Well # 3 – 227’ & Well # 2 – 44’ of water above the pump.

Trans-loading Facility operations. Hauled ZERO Gallons for the month.

Water service to 349 N. Hamilton turned off. Service leaks on owner’s side of the shutoff valve.

Crew flushed fire hydrant throughout the Village distribution system.

Turned water on at both cemeteries.

Flushed water services @ 446 Pine Street.

 Sanitary Sewer Treatment and Collection System 

Crew completed monthly jet cleaning of problem areas of the sanitary sewer collection system.

Sludge pressing operations continued @ the WWTP.

Crew jet cleaned sanitary sewers along E. High Street and Oak Street.

Crew removed raw influent pump @ WWTP for repairs.

 Village Streets and Walkways 

Crew began weekly picked up of leaves and brush.

Crew continued spring sweeping of streets and parking lots.

Crew assisted Village of Riverside with hot patch street repairs throughout the Village.

Crew along with CNG repaired sink hole in front of 505 N. Hamilton.

Crew cleaned out storm catch basin units on Veteran’s Drive and Hamilton Circle.

Buildings and Grounds

Hauled weekly trash from Village facilities.

Crew held weekly safety meetings and equipment checks

Cleaned interior and exterior of pavilion for rental season.

Pavilion rented on one occasion for the month.

Crew trimmed and removed trees throughout the Village.

Crew continued mowing and trimming of Village property.

Crew top soiled and seeded lawn areas damaged during snow removal operations.

Crew conducted monthly inspection of Rand Ave and Craig Park playground equipment.

P & J Contracting repaired AC unit that services the Police Department area of the Village Hall.

Equipment Maintenance

Performed maintenance and repairs on DPW, FD and PD equipment.

Replaced transmission of 2002 Street Sweeper

Serviced and repaired equipment.

 Village Cemeteries 

Three burials for the month.

Completed spring cleanup in of Fairview Cemetery.

Crew top soiled and seeded graves and lawn areas.

Crew from Steuben County Mobile work crew provided four days of cleanup services in Fairview Cemetery

 Community Service 

Received 0 hours of Painted Post Court ordered community service was received for the month.

FINANCIAL/BUDGET

REPORT: No changes

CLERKS REORT: submitted by Clerk Names as follows:

All accounting is current and in balance with our accounting system and have been reconciled with our bank statements. Tentative year end.

The final meeting to close the fiscal year 2018-2019 was held on Thursday, May 30, 2019. Any final adjustments and transfers will need to be completed before the fiscal year can be closed.

The water and sewer penalties were assessed and letters were sent out.

The village tax bills for 2019-2020 were received which totaled 652 bills. All escrowed tax bills were pulled and sent to the individual financial institutions, which was approximately 243 bills. The balance have been mailed to property owners. Payments are now coming in on a steady basis.

I also attended the planning board meeting that was held on May 1, 2019.

I have also begun pulling information with regards to an audit, which will cover the last 6 years, which the NYS Teamsters Union will be conducting on July 11, 2019.

PLANNING 

BOARD: Planning Board meeting was called to order at 5:15 pm by Vincent Krystof.

The minutes for the April 3, 2019 were approved on a motion by Art Stilwell, seconded by Vickie Button and carried.

 Old Business: 

 Site Plan Review and Public Hearing for D & R Cleaning at 126 W. Chemung Street:

Stephanie Yezzi went over the site plan application for D & R Cleaning at 126 W. Chemung Street. They will not be making any renovations to the building. Per the narrative provided at last month’s meeting, the applicant will only be adding a curb cut on Steuben Street. D & R Cleaning has been working with Larry Smith to discuss creating driveway on the side closest to the railroad tracks in the future.

The Planning Board discussed possible leasing for offices and construction of an additional parking lot in the future. It has been made clear to all parties that this will require additional Planning Board meetings and reevaluation of the parking variance.

D & R Cleaning provided a letter from the church stating that they have been granted early entry to the building. The church stated that they are aware that the applicant is in the process of purchasing the building. With that in mind, Vinnie opened the public hearing at 5:30 PM. No public was present. D & R Cleaning attended during the public meeting but did not have any further remarks. Vinnie closed the public hearing at 5:35 PM.

At this time, Vinnie requested a motion to approve the site plan as submitted.

Motion by: Vickie Button, and Seconded by: Martha Tober

NEW BUSINESS:

 1. The Fire Department is requested approval of two new member applications. The applicants are: David Kenny and Matthew Miller.

Motion to approve was made Deputy Mayor Scheidweiler by 2nd by Trustee Smith.

2. The Board of Trustee approved the Monroe Tractor replacement for the 2017 Case-Backhoe. The cost of the new unit is $122,339.52 with a trade in amount of 83,000 for the 2017 Case Backhoe, leaving a balance of $39,338.52.

On a motion made by Trustee Francis, seconded by Trustee Smith and carried.

3. Resolution opposing the legalization of recreational marijuana in New York State.

The City of Corning has adopted the above resolution and has asked that the Village review and consider adopting it also.

WHERAS, Governor Andrew Cuomo has proposed the legalization of recreational marijuana in New York State; and

WHEREAS, the sale, distribution, and possession of marijuana is currently ilegal under Federal and State law; and

WHEREAS, the Village of Painted Post is concerned about the threat to public safety caused by the use of drugs, including marijuana, in terms of traffic safety and criminal activity; and

WHEREAS, the Village of Painted Post believes the effort to legal marijuana is contrary to the interests of the public health, safety and welfare of its citizens, and desires to preserve the rights of citizens to live and work in a community where drug use is not accepted;

NOW THEREFORE, the Painted Post Village Board hereby opposes the legalization of recreational marijuana in New York State.

I, Deputy Mayor Scheidweiler request the adoption of the above resolution for the Village of Painted Post.

4 AYE and 0 NAY Resolution was adopted.

 SUSPEND ORDER

OF BUSINESS: Motion made by Trustee Smith seconded by Deputy Mayor Scheidweiler and carried.

PUBLIC 

COMMENTS: 

Emily Northrup of 582 W. High asked about last months meeting and why we paid Dennis Mullen $30,000, what was it for and if we had fired him right, would we have had to pay him that money?

Mayor Foster stated the $30,000 was part of the Article 78 settlement and no but he could still be here.

Trustee Francis state that we were not given the proper information on terminating him, thus the Article 78.

Wally Marribitt of 440 W High thanked the Village employees (men and women) for all they did for Colonial Days. He also stated how beautiful the Village looks and gave a special thanks to Larry Smith and the DPW. Brian Francis has done a wonderful job on the park and Shawn did a great job on the new police car/graphics and uniforms.

RESUME ORDER

OF BUSINESS: Motion made by Trustee Smith, 2nd by Trustee Francis and carried.

 TRUSTEE

COMMENTS:  Trustee Francis stated how amazed he is as to the number of people coming to use the dog park. Trustee Francis also asked if anything further needed to be done for the painting at Craig Park at a cost of $3,000 and for the WiFi project. Mayor Foster stated that both projects were in the budget and would be covered.

 Trustee Smith thanked the Mayor for his Memorial Day speech.

Deputy Mayor Scheidweiler thanked all three departments for the work they did for Colonial Days.

 

AUTHORIZATION: to pay audited bills for the Village on a motion made by Deputy Mayor Scheidweiler, seconded by Trustee Smith and carried.

 Abstract #01  Vouchers


General Fund: $ 83,223.17 1 – 29

Water Fund: $ 1,887.40 1 – 09

Sewer Fund:  $ 4,183.16  3 - 10

Total:  $ 89,293.73

MOTION to adjourn meeting was made by Deputy Mayor Scheidweiler, seconded by Trustee Smith and carried at 7:30pm.

 VILLAGE OF PAINTED POST

 REGULAR BOARD MEETING 

 May 13, 2019

 The Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees for the Village of Painted Post was called to order with the Pledge of Allegiance by Mayor Foster at 7:00PM. 

PRESENT: Deputy Mayor Scheidweiler, Trustee Smith, Trustee Gross, Fire Chief Button, DPW Superintendent Smith, Attorney Patrick and Clerk Names

ABSENT: Mayor Foster, Trustee Francis and O.I.C. Officer Copp

MINUTES: April 1, 2019 meeting were approved on a motion made by Trustee Smith, seconded by Trustee Gross and carried.

POLICE REPORT: submitted by O.I.C. Officer Copp and given by Officer Kimmey as follows:

 Traffic Arrests: Total of 48

11 Radar, 6 Moving Violations, 1 DWI Violations, 10 Suspensions/Revocations and 20 All other Violations.

Complaints: Total of 18

0 Felony, 2 Misdemeanors, 6 Violations, 0 Vehicle & Traffic, 2 CPPMS, 0 Animal, 2 Domestic, 0 Local Law Violation, 0 Stolen Property Cases, 2 Found Property Case and 6 Miscellaneous.

Assistance/Services Rendered: Total of 19

2 Citizen/Motorist, 9 AMR Ambulance Serv., 2 PP Fire Dept., 0 E.I.D. Alarms, 0 VPP Justice Court, 0 Open Door, 2 Mental Health Transports, 0 Escorts/Jail Run, 4 Vacation Property Checks, 1 Steuben Co. Sheriff, 4 NY State Police, 0 Corning Police, 1 Other Agencies, 0 DA Office, 0 Dept. of Pubic/Works, 0 US Government, 0 Other agencies.

Parking Tickets: Total of: 0- 2A-5A Parking Enforcement, 0 Other.

Cases Adopted/Closed: Total of 14

0 Felony, 2 Misdemeanors, 3 Drug Interdictions, 6 Violations, 3 Mental Hygiene, 2 Warrant/FOA.

Accidents: Total of 3 - 0 Personal Injury, 3 Property Damage, 0 Other.

Total Calls for Service: 102

5N01 REPAIRS: None

5N01 MILEAGE: 584

5N02 REPAIRS: Cage installed from other Tahoe

5N02 MILEAGE: 854

For the Month of April 2019 Officers attended Past Mayor Crozier’s funeral, Uniforms were switched over to the new stuff (some items have not come in yet due to back order), assisted PPFD twice 1 house fire and 1 car fire, Officer Hoffman used some vacation time, OIC Copp responded to the bike path at the request of Larry Smith for possible discarded meth lab in a peanut butter jar and two liter soda container which turned out to be a 1 pot method meth lab and was cleaned up by the appropriate people, 2 people were arrested on warrants one of which was the package thief, 3 marihuana arrests were made on different traffic stops (1 was a sizeable amount), radar units were recertified as required, back in March two police outfitted bicycles were ordered and paid for by the Wineglass Marathon and picked up on May 3, 2019.

FIRE DEPT.

REPORT: submitted by Fire Chief Button as follows:

Total number of calls for the month were 15

0 False Alarms, 1 MVA/Rescues, 3 Service Call, 1 Vehicle Fire, 0 Searches, 0 Chimney Fire, 1 Structure Fire, 0 Grass/Brush Fires, 0 Hazardous Conditions, 0 Vehicles Leaking Gas, 0 Storm Flooding, 6 C.O./Fire Alarm Activation, 3Mutual Aid Fires, 0 Mutual Aid MVA, 0 Searches, 0 Mutual Aid Medical and 0 Mutual Aid AMR.

Total in Service Hours: 195

Average Fire Fighters Per Call: 11

Training Hours – 0

Training Course Hours - 0

Training Certifications: 14

Total in Service Hours to Date: 697

Total Number of Calls to date for the Year – 47

No Major Repairs to Fire Equipment –

Injuries – Glass dust in firefighter’s eye during training event

Chief 2800 – Button responded to 67% of the calls for the month.

Chief 2801 – Smith responded to 80% of the calls for the month.

Chief 2802 – McCarthy responded to 53% of the calls for the month.

Two chiefs obtained fuel – 79.0 gallons.

Monthly department training consisted of Annual OSHA Safety Training.

The department along with CPLA and Campbell conducted rural water supply training.

Mandatory annual OSHA Safety Training has been completed.

No Town of Erwin Fire Council meeting held.

The Department attended several appreciation banquets.

Three firefighters graduated from their Interior Firefighter Training Class.

The department held our annual election of fire department and business officers.

DPW REPORT: submitted by Superintendent Smith as follows:

 Water Treatment and Distribution System 

  • Water levels at wells are good: Well # 4 – 45’, Well # 3 – 28’ & Well # 2 – 44’ of water above the pump.

  • Trans-loading Facility operations. Hauled ZERO Gallons for the month.

  • Water service to 349 N. Hamilton turned off. Service leaks on owner’s side of the shutoff valve.

  • Flushed water services @ 346 Olive and 417 N. Hamilton St.

  • Prepared and published 2018 Annual Water Quality Report as required by the NYSDOH.

  • Replaced soffit and fascia on back side of WTP.

  • Annual DPW physicals and fit tested completed

     Sanitary Sewer Treatment and Collection System 

  • Crew completed monthly jet cleaning of problem areas of the sanitary sewer collection system.

  • Sludge pressing operations continued @ the WWTP.

  • Annual RPZ Testing completed.

     Village Streets and Walkways 

  • Crew picked up leaves and brush on several occasions.

  • Crew continued spring sweeping of streets and parking lots.

    Buildings and Grounds

  • Hauled weekly trash from Village facilities.

  • Crew held weekly safety meetings and equipment checks

  • Annual RPZ Testing completed.

  • Repaired toilets and urinals at the pavilion.

  • Cleaned interior and exterior of pavilion for rental season.

  • Pavilion rented on one occasion for the month.

  • Crew rolled lawn areas in parks, BLVD’s and Bike Path.

  • Crew completed spring cleanup of parks and BLVD’s.

  • Cleaned and weeded planters and flower beds throughout the Village and around Village Square

  • Crew trimmed and removed trees throughout the Village.

  • Placed fill material and rough graded area for small dog area @ Dog Park.

  • Crew painted over graffiti near long tunnel along bike path.

  • Crew began mowing and trimming of Village property.

    Equipment Maintenance

  • Performed maintenance and repairs on DPW, FD and PD equipment.

  • Crew completed PD & DPW vehicle change over. 2012 Tahoe now used by Supt.

  • Serviced mowers, blowers and trimmers.

  • Placed 2009 48” Exmark mower on Auctions International. Sold for $1,925.00

  • Serviced and repaired equipment.

  • Replaced power supply and main wiring harness on F250 Pickup (unit 12)

     Village Cemeteries 

  • Four burials for the month.

  • Completed spring cleanup in small Cemetery and began spring cleanup in Fairview Cemetery.

     Community Service 

  • Received 0 hours of Painted Post Court ordered community service was received for the month.

     FINANCIAL/BUDGET

    REPORT: No changes

    CLERKS REORT: submitted by Clerk Names as follows:

    All accounting is current and balanced. Bank statements have been received and reconciled. Monthly reports have been provided to the mayor, board members and department heads.

    A public hearing was held for the 2019-2020 budget before the regular board meeting on April 1st.

    The New York State and Federal tax reports were completed for the first quarter and mailed. Also the quarterly report was completed and sent to PERMA.

    The US Census Bureau property tax quarterly survey was also completed.

    The billing for the first quarter water/sewer was completed and bills were mailed on April 16th and payment are coming in steadily.

    The re-levy of outstanding water/sewer bills was sent to Steuben County Real Property Tax Service so that they can be added to the 2019-2020 Village taxes. There were a total of three (3) properties with a re-levy total of $361.81.

    I responded to one foil request from American Transparency.

    I attended the ZBA (Zoning Board of Appeals) meeting with regards to D&R Cleaning and the Planning Board meeting on April 3rd.

    Tax bills will be printed by the County and returned to the Village office for sorting and mailing by the end of May.PLANNING

    BOARD: The April 3, 2019 meeting was called to order at 5:29 PM by Vincent Krystof, Planning Board Chair.

    Approval of the minutes from March 6, 2019 as circulated.

Motion byMartha Tober, Seconded by: Moira French Carried.

 New Business

  1. Vincent Krystof to be sworn in as Planning Board Chair:

Anne Names asked Vincent Krystof to repeat the oath and stated the term of 5 years as Planning Board Chair. Mr. Krystof repeated the oath and was sworn in as Planning Board Chair.

  1. Recommendation for ZBA to Approve Variance at 380 Imperial Ave:

Stephanie Yezzi discussed the Site Plan Application for driveway paving at 380 Imperial Ave. The applicant wants to pave to the property line on each side of his garage. The application will go to the ZBA for review as it is an area variance request. The Planning board made a motion to send the application to the ZBA for approval.

Motion: Recommend that the ZBA approves the area variance.

Motion by: Martha Tober, seconded by Moira French and carried.

 Old Business:

  1. Review D & R Cleaning Narrative for Next Meeting:

    Stephanie handed out a copy of the narrative provided by D & R Cleaning to complete their application for Site Plan Review. The Planning Board will review the narrative and come prepared with any additional questions to next month’s meeting. At the May meeting, D & R Cleaning will have a public hearing for the project and final review of the application.

Correspondence:

  1. Bank Property Sold

    The sale has not yet been closed but may be used for a restaurant.

  2. Sale of Parking Lot Near Erwin Building

    Anne mentioned that Mayor Ralph Foster has talked with a prospective buyer of the old courthouse. If purchased, Ralph may be interested in selling the parking lot next to the property.

  3. Dr. Marzo’s Property Sold

    Anne stated that she is not sure who owns the property as the Steuben County information does not match information on the water bill. The Steuben County records show an incorrect address and must be changed.

Next Meeting: Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Applications Due: Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Motion: To adjourn the meeting was made by Moira French and seconded by Martha Tober and carried.

 NEW BUSINESS: 1. Resolution from Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES to participate in the upcoming Cooperative Natural Gas Bid (10/01/19 – 09/30/2020) must be approved, signed and returned along with the participant information form.

Motion to approve was made by Trustee Smith, seconded by Trustee Gross and carried.

 2. Resolution: That all year end budget adjustments be made by the clerk-treasurer in order to close out the current budget year and

That the final meeting be set to close the 2018-2019 Fiscal Year on Thursday, May 30,

2019 at 4:00pm.

I, Trustee Gross, move the adoption of the above resolution.

3. Village Board to approve the Fire Department Election of Officers.

Approved on a motion made by Trustee Gross, seconded by Trustee Smith and carried.

4. Resolution to allow village clerk to make a budget modification from Insurance Recovery (A2680) our Civil Lawsuit Settlement w/D. Mullen to the following accounts:

a. Police Payroll (A3120.11) for $30,000.

b. Unemployment Ins. (A9050.8) for $1,718.75.

c. Unallocated Ins. (A1910.4) for $1,115.67.

d. Planning (A9020.4) for $2,875.50.

I, Trustee Smith, resolve the above budget transfer/modification.

5. Village Board gives authorization for the Mayor to submit funding applications to the USDA.

Approved on a motion made by Trustee Gross, seconded by Trustee Smith and carried.

6. USDA RESOLUTION:

WHEREAS, The Village has need to replace essential equipment (snow plow truck and fire truck)… And…

WHERE the Village has limited resources to purchase these items

THEREFORE: The Village Board authorizes Anne Names and Brian Francis to submit
applications for financial assistance to USDA Rural Development and give Anne Names and Brian Francis signature authority for any form, documents and related materials in relation to these applications.

I, Trustee Gross move the adoption of the above USDA resolution.

7. Village Board approved the appointment of Priscilla Tallman and John Hager as new ZBA members.

Motion approved by Trustee Smith, seconded by Trustee Gross and carried.

SUSPEND ORDER

OF BUSINESS: Motion made by Trustee Gross, seconded by Trustee Francis and carried.

PUBLIC 

COMMENTS: Emily Northrup of 582 W. High St. asked why the RR was dumping sand on the tracks and was it harmful.

Wallace Marribitt of 44 W High St. stated that he very much liked the new police patches and vehicle. He also commented that everyone should go check out the new dog park, the last 2 months have changed his mind towards the positive on it. He further stated how hard Brian Francis has worked on the park to get it up and running.

Wally also thanked Brandon Smith for going the “extra mile” during his weekend duty and helping in the park.

 RESUME ORDER

OF BUSINESS: Motion made by Trustee Gross, 2nd by Trustee Smith and carried.

TRUSTEE

COMMENTS: None

 AUTHORIZATION: to pay audited bills for the Village on a motion made by Trustee Gross, seconded by Trustee Smith and carried.

Abstract #22 (Apr) Voucher # Abstract #23(May) Voucher #

General Fund: $ 10,502.59 582 - 590 $ 82,016.61 591 - 650

Water Fund: $ 2,391.04 249 - 253 $ 7,605.57 254 - 271

Sewer Fund: $ 661.30 249 - 251 $ 13,421.43 254 - 271

TOTALS: $ 13,554.93 $103,043.61

GRAND TOTAL: $ 116,598.54

MOTION to adjourn meeting was made by Trustee Smith, seconded by Trustee Gross and carried at 7:27 pm.


VILLAGE OF PAINTED POST

 REGULAR BOARD MEETING 

 April 1, 2019

 The Reorganizational and Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees for the Village of Painted Post was called to order with the Pledge of Allegiance by Mayor Foster at 7:00PM.

 PRESENT: Mayor Foster, Deputy Mayor Scheidweiler, Trustee Smith, Trustee Francis, O.I.C. Officer Copp, DPW Superintendent Smith, Attorney Patrick and Clerk Names

ABSENT: Trustee Gross and Fire Chief Button 

 Reorganization Meeting

APPOINTMENTS SUGGESTED BY MAYOR FOSTER:

Building Inspectors Bryan Hallgren – Town of Erwin

One (1) year

Official Newspaper The Leader

Official Depositories M & T Bank & Chemung Canal Trust

Village Attorney Craig Patrick, Esq.

Acting Justice Glenford L. Rose, Jr.

Planning Board Term to expire (5yrs)

Vincent Krystof - Chair March 2024

Vicki Button March 2021

Moira French March 2024

Martha Tober March 2023

Marcia Weber March 2021

Alternates

Art Stilwell March 2021

Kathleen Scalaro March 2024

Zoning Board of Appeals Term to expire (5yrs)

Chair - David Tallman March 2019 *

Nancy Foster March 2024

Elton Harris March 2022

David Togni March 2021

Sam Gullo March 2024 - Alternate

Charlotte Dugan March 2019 - Alternate

Fire Department 

Engineer/Purchasing Officer

Brian J. McCarthy March 2020

Motion to accept assignments: Trustee Smith, seconded by Trustee Francis

All in favor: YES [ x ] NO [__]

* Must Sign Book

 

VILLAGE OF PAINTED POST

2019-2020 Committee Assignments

BOARD COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS

Deputy Mayor Bill Scheidweiler

Budget, Finance & Insurance Ralph Foster*

Anne Names – Treasurer

Public Works David Smith*

Bill Scheidweiler

Fire Department Bob Gross David Smith*

Grant Research/Writing Brian Francis

Planning Board Liaison Bill Scheidweiler

Police Department Brian Francis* Bob Gross

Parks & Recreation Brian Francis

Liaison to Colonial Days Brian Francis

* = Organizational Chair

Motion to accept assignments: Trustee Smith, seconded by Trustee Francis

All in Favor: YES [_x_] NO [___]

MINUTES: March 11, 2019 meeting were approved on a motion made by Deputy Mayor Scheidweiler, seconded by Trustee Gross and carried.

POLICE REPORT: submitted by O.I.C. Officer Copp as follows:

 Traffic Arrests: Total of 48

18 Radar, 3 Moving Violations, 2 DWI Violations, 6 Suspensions/Revocations and 19 All other Violations.

Complaints: Total of 16

0 Felony, 2 Misdemeanors, 2 Violations, 1 Vehicle & Traffic, 0 CPPMS, 1 Animal, 2 Domestic, 0 Local Law Violation, 1Stolen Property Cases, 2 Found Property Case and 5 Miscellaneous.

Assistance/Services Rendered: Total of 26

4 Citizen/Motorist, 15 AMR Ambulance Serv., 1 PP Fire Dept., 1 E.I.D. Alarms, 0 VPP Justice Court, 0 Open Door, 1 Mental Health Transports, 0 Escorts/Jail Run, 4 Vacation Property Checks, 6 Steuben Co. Sheriff, 4 NY State Police, 2 Corning Police, 0 Other Agencies, 0 DA Office, 0 Dept. of Pubic/Works, 0 US Government, 0 Other agencies.

Parking Tickets: Total of: 0- 2A-5A Parking Enforcement, 0 Other.

Cases Adopted/Closed: Total of 5

0 Felony, 2 Misdemeanors, 0 Drug Interdictions, 2 Violations, 1 Mental Hygiene, 0 Warrant/FOA.

Accidents: Total of 2- 0 Personal Injury, 2 Property Damage, 0 Other.

Total Calls for Service: 97

5N01 REPAIRS: Deer Damage

5N01 MILEAGE: 1,680

5N02 REPAIRS: None

5N02 MILEAGE: 361

For March 2019 the new car was picked up and the new graphics have been applied to the car, The two remaining police cars will be assigned to officers to cut down on the wear and tear on using one, The old unusable guns and ammo have been traded in/sold and have received two new usable Remington 870 Police Shotguns (the 22 rifle has not yet arrived), Uniform update is that all of the uniforms have arrived and the alterations/patches sewed on are being completed at this time, The Marked Tahoe was involved in a deer accident near the middle school, The repairs are being completed shortly just after the equipment is transferred out of that car and into the other Tahoe and the DPW are the proud new owners of the old Marked Tahoe.

Other highlights are 1 found property of an ATM card was left in the ATM machine at First Heritage and turned over to the bank the next business day, assisted Corning PD Investigator and NYSP with a warrant arrest at Burger King, assisted a Corning PD police car with air in one of the tires as they passed through the village, Domestic with a Harassment arrest, Larceny of pills with an arrest, One of the DWI arrests needed to be arraigned in the new CAP process, one property stolen from a vehicle which the owner did not want to file an official report, Another domestic with no arrest but confiscated Brass Knuckles, and 1 bad check issued for a water bill that was taken care of.

 FIRE DEPT.

REPORT: submitted by Assistant Fire Chief Smith as follows:

Total number of calls for the month were 7

0 False Alarms, 1 MVA/Rescues, 2 Service Call, 0 Vehicle Fire, 0 Searches, 0 Chimney Fire, 0 Structure Fire, 0 Grass/Brush Fires, 0 Hazardous Conditions, 0 Vehicles Leaking Gas, 0 Storm Flooding, 0 C.O./Fire Alarm Activation, 3 Mutual Aid Fires, 0 Mutual Aid MVA, 0 Searches, 0 Mutual Aid Medical and 1Mutual Aid AMR.

Total in Service Hours: 115

Average Fire Fighters Per Call: 11

Training Hours – 0

Training Course Hours - 0

Training Certifications: 0

Total in Service Hours to Date: 502

Total Number of Calls to date for the Year – 32

No Major Repairs to Fire Equipment –

Injuries – No injuries reported

Chief 2800 – Button responded to 71% of the calls for the month.

Chief 2801 – Smith responded to 71% of the calls for the month.

Chief 2802 – McCarthy responded to 43% of the calls for the month.

Two chiefs obtained fuel – 77.9 gallons.

Monthly department training consisted of driver training/apparatus operation and ground ladder placements.

No Town of Erwin Fire Council meeting held.

The Department attended Corning area Chiefs meeting held @ Gibson FD.

The Department attended several appreciation banquets.

The Department held our annual fire department appreciation banquet.

DPW REPORT: submitted by Superintendent Smith as follows:

 Water Treatment and Distribution System 

  • Water levels at wells are good: Well # 4 – ??’, Well # 3 – ??’ & Well # 2 – ??’ of water above the pump.

  • Trans-loading Facility operations. Hauled ZERO Gallons for the month.

  • Crew Completed quarterly water meter readings.

  • Crew replaced leak steel water service line @ 344 Brewster St.

  • Water service to 349 N. Hamilton turned off. Service leaks on owner’s side of the shutoff valve.

  • Crew repaired/replaced water meters throughout the Village.

  • Annual fire extinguisher inspection and service completed.

  • Flushed water services @ 145 and 240 Charles St.

  • Crew assisted Village of Riverside with replacement of water service shutoff valve.

     Sanitary Sewer Treatment and Collection System 

  • Crew completed monthly jet cleaning of problem areas of the sanitary sewer collection system.

  • Sludge pressing operations resumed @ the WWTP.

  • NYSDEC performed performance inspection @ the WWTP.

  • Two crew members called in to jet clean sanitary sewer along N. Hamilton from Veterans Drive to E. High St.

  • Crew jet cleaned sanitary sewer along store fronts in big parking lot.

  • Annual fire extinguisher inspection and service completed.

  • Crew assisted Village of Riverside with confined space permit entry at their sanitary pumping station.

     Village Streets and Walkways 

  • Crew picked up leaves and brush on several occasions.

  • Crew sanded streets and salted walkways on several occasions.

  • Crew mixed salt and sand for snow removal operations.

  • Crew began spring sweeping of streets and parking lots.

  • Received 74 tons of road salt for snow removal operations.

  • Replaced storm sewer MH frame and cover @ Hamilton Street entrance to McDonalds.

  • Crew assisted the NYSDOT under shared service with cleaning of storm CB @ Victory Highway & W. Hill.

    Buildings and Grounds

  • Hauled weekly trash from Village facilities.

  • Crew held weekly safety meetings and equipment checks.

  • Crew repaired exterior lighting around Indian Statue.

  • Crew began spring cleanup of parks and BLVD’s.

  • Crew trimmed and removed trees throughout the Village.

  • Crew continued repairs, renovation and repainting of picnic tables and trash containers.

  • Annual fire extinguisher inspection and service completed.

    Equipment Maintenance

  • Performed maintenance and repairs on DPW, FD and PD equipment.

  • Serviced and repaired equipment.

     Village Cemeteries 

  • Three burials for the month.

     Community Service 

  • Received 0 hours of Painted Post Court ordered community service was received for the month.

     FINANCIAL/BUDGET

    REPORT: Water/Sewer and Trust & Agency have both been reconciled with the bank statements.

     CLERKS REORT: submitted by Clerk Names as follows:

    All accounting is current and balanced to date. Monthly reports for the general fund have been reconciled with the bank statement and been provided to the mayor, board members and department heads. Water/Sewer and Trust and Agency have not due to the April 1st meeting.

    Mayor Foster and I have been working on the budget numbers throughout the month. One budget workshop was held on Friday, March 15th at 3:30 pm. No village residents were in attendance. A public hearing has been scheduled for April 1, 2018 at 6:30pm to present the budget to the public before the regular board meeting takes place at 7:00pm.

    I have completed and submitted the “Pre-budget Constitutional Tax Limit” report, the US Census Quarterly report, Life Benefits Solutions Insurance report and the yearend PERMA (WC) report.

    I attended both the Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals meeting in March and sworn in Nancy Foster as a permanent member of the ZBA and Sam Gullo as an alternate member of the ZBA both for five year terms.

    Water and sewer readings for the 1st quarter have been completed and the readings have been downloaded. Preliminary reports have been run which I am currently reviewing.

    PLANNING 

    BOARD: Meeting was called to order at 5:25 PM by Vincent Krystof, Planning Board Chair.

Motion: To approve the minutes from 2/6/2019 as circulated.

Motion made by: Vickie Button, seconded by: Martha Tober and Carried.

New Business:

1. Discussion of Planning & Zoning Packets for New Development:

Stephanie Yezzi discussed the idea of providing a “new development” packet to applicants that includes all required paperwork. Anne Names, Village Clerk, and Bryan Hallgren, Code Enforcement Officer, will meet with Stephanie to discuss processes and the types of information needed for each application. This will help eliminate confusion for applicants, and consistently provide good information that will speed up the application process.

The cover page of the packet was reviewed and included key contact information for the Village Clerk, Anne Names, Code Enforcement Officer, Bryan Hallgren, and Planning Consultant, Stephanie Yezzi. The page described processes for Site Plan Approval and obtaining Special Use Permits. Some information on the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) was also included. Once updated with Planning Board suggestions, Stephanie will meet with the other contacts to review processes and implement use of the packets.

Kathleen Scalaro was sworn in, by Clerk Names, as a new alternate Planning Board Member for a term of 5 years

2. New Zoning Law Impacts on Planning Board Processes:

Stephanie stated that the processes will change once the new Zoning Law is adopted. The Planning Board will no longer approve Site Plans and will only be responsible for uses listed as Special Uses. Previous uses requiring a Site Plan were either changed to Permitted Uses or Special Uses.

OLD BUSINESS:

1. Discussion of ZBA Meeting Held

The ZBA met at 5:00 PM to discuss the variance application for parking at 126 W Chemung Street. The ZBA approved the variance application for D & R Cleaning to maintain parking for 5 vehicles instead of 26 required by the Zoning Law. As a condition, D & R Cleaning shall come before the Planning Board and ZBA when leasing space or creating new parking. D & R Cleaning also stated that the shed is being removed from the property and offered to house on the corner. The garage/shed may not fit on the property.

CORRESPONDENCE:

Dr. Marzo’s Property Sold

Anne stated that Dr. Marzo’s property was recently sold as a residence. The new owners plan to add a kitchen and any additional work to convert the property back to a residential space.

Next meeting will be held, Wednesday, April 3, 2019 and applications are due by Tuesday.

March 19, 2019.

Motion to adjourn was made by Vickie Button, seconded by Martha Tober at 6:00 pm.

 NEW BUSINESS: 1. BE IT RESOLVED, that the Village Board adopts a Resolution allowing the Clerk-Treasurer to add any unpaid water/sewer bills and property clean-up charges as a re-levy on the 2019-2020 Village Taxes.

I, Trustee Smith, move to adopt the above resolution.

2. FD needs permission to allow the children to ride on the fire trucks in the Memorial Day parade in May.

Motion to approve made Deputy Mayor Scheidweiler, seconded by Trustee Smith and carried.

3. The Village Board approved the signing of the NYSEG Agreement to convert our street lights to LED 3,000 Lumen Cobra Heads on a motion made by Trustee Francis, seconded by Trustee Smith and carried.

4. BE IT RESOLVED, that the Village of Painted Post authorizes the budget modification for account A1325.1 (clerk equipment) in the amount of $1,600 and A1325.1 (salary) in the amount of $780.50 from A1430.1 (office personnel).

I, Deputy Mayor Trustee Francis move to adopt the above resolution.

5. After holding a public hearing for the 2019-2020 budget and with no objections from the public, the Village Board passed the 2019 – 2020 village budget with the tax levy being $1,076,044 resulting in a tax rate of 12.2158 per $1,000 on a motion made by Trustee Francis and seconded Trustee Smith.

The motion was carried: 3 Yea and 1 Nay

SUSPEND ORDER

OF BUSINESS: Motion made by Trustee Smith seconded by Trustee Francis and carried.

PUBLIC 

COMMENTS: Nancy Foster of 497 N Hamilton St. stated that she had been informed that the installation of the new lights would be outsourced by NYSEG.

 Emily Northrup of 582 W. High St. stated that she very much liked our new police vehicle. She also asked how much the tax increase would be. Mayor Foster stated that a home worth $100,000 would pay 13.78 more in taxes.

 RESUME ORDER

OF BUSINESS: Motion made by Deputy Mayor Scheidweiler, 2nd by Trustee Francis and carried.

TRUSTEE

COMMENTS: Mayor Foster thanked the fire department for their yearly banquet.

 AUTHORIZATION: to pay audited bills for the Village on a motion made by Trustee Francis, seconded by Trustee Smith and carried.

Abstract #20 (Mar) Voucher # Abstract #21(Apr.) Voucher #

General Fund: $ 4,589.83 541 - 544 $ 19,651.56 545 - 581

Water Fund: $13,159.85 - 233 $ 1,573.73 234 - 248

Sewer Fund: $ .00 --- $ 2,697.42 235 - 245

TOTALS: $17,749.68 $ 23,832.71

GRAND TOTAL: $ 41,582.36

MOTION to adjourn meeting was made by Trustee Francis, seconded by Trustee Smith and carried at 7:38pm.


VILLAGE OF PAINTED POST

REGULAR BOARD MEETING 

February 11, 2019

 The Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees for the Village of Painted Post was called to order with the Pledge of Allegiance by Mayor Foster at 7:00PM.

 PRESENT: Mayor Foster, Deputy Mayor Scheidweiler, Trustee Smith, Trustee Francis, Trustee Gross, O.I.C. Officer Copp, Fire Chief Button, DPW Superintendent Smith, Attorney Patrick and Clerk Names

ABSENT: None 

MINUTES: January 14, 2019 meeting were approved on a motion made by Deputy Mayor Scheidweiler, seconded by Trustee Francis and carried.

POLICE REPORT: submitted by O.I.C. Officer Copp as follows:

 Traffic Arrests: Total of 38

4 Radar, 5 Moving Violations, 4 DWI Violations, 3 Suspensions/Revocations and 22 All other Violations.

Complaints: Total of 21

0 Felony, 2 Misdemeanors, 5 Violations, 0 Vehicle & Traffic, 1 CPPMS, 0 Animal, 1 Domestic, 0 Local Law Violation, 2 Stolen Property Cases, 1 Found Property Case and 9 Miscellaneous.

Assistance/Services Rendered: Total of 23

7 Citizen/Motorist, 12 AMR Ambulance Serv., 0 PP Fire Dept., 0 E.I.D. Alarms, 0 VPP Justice Court, 0 Open Door, 0 Mental Health Transports, 0 Escorts/Jail Run, 4 Vacation Property Checks, 0 Steuben Co. Sheriff, 4 NY State Police, 0 Corning Police, 0 Other Agencies, 0 DA Office, 0 Dept. of Pubic/Works, 0 US Government, 0 Other agencies.

Parking Tickets: Total of: 9- 2A-5A Parking Enforcement, 0 Other.

Cases Adopted/Closed: Total of 13

0 Felony, 4 Misdemeanors, 2 Drug Interdictions, 5 Violations, 0 Mental Hygiene, 2 Warrant/FOA.

Accidents: Total of 4- 0 Personal Injury, 4 Property Damage, 0 Other.

Total Calls for Service: 108

5N01 REPAIRS: None

5N01 MILEAGE: 1214

5N02 REPAIRS: None

5N02 MILEAGE: 204

The resident homeless person that has been staying in Hodgeman Park has finally agreed for the Police Department to drive him to DSS in Bath, NY to get assistance in finding a home, Report of 2 stolen phones which were located right where the person left them, Juvenile arrest after investigation from a complaint from the Middle School for inappropriate touching, Someone left several garbage bags under the bridge near the Erwin treatment plant, Provided a courtesy transport for a resident to Corning ER after her son broke both bones in his left forearm during Gym Class at the Middle School as she did not have a way to get to the ER, Hoffman went to Glock Armorer School to be certified to do the work once we switch weapons, Three officers attended mandatory training for the new Centralized Arraignment Program (CAP) for Steuben County

Trustee Smith asked what kind of impact the new CAP will have on our police force. Office Copp stated that we would see a small impact.

FIRE DEPT.

REPORT: submitted by Assistant Fire Chief Smith as follows:

Total number of calls for the month were 6

0 False Alarms, 0 MVA/Rescues, 1 Service Call, 0 Vehicle Fire, 0 Searches, 0 Chimney Fire, 0 Structure Fire, 0 Grass/Brush Fires, 0 Hazardous Conditions, 0 Vehicles Leaking Gas, 0 Storm Flooding, 1 C.O./Fire Alarm Activation, 3 Mutual Aid Fires, 0 Mutual Aid MVA, 0 Searches, 0 Mutual Aid Medical and 0 Mutual Aid AMR.

Total in Service Hours: 81

Average Fire Fighters Per Call: 11

Training Hours – 0

Training Course Hours - 0

Training Certifications: 0

Total in Service Hours to Date: 81

Total Number of Calls to date for the Year – 6

No Major Repairs to Fire Equipment –

Injuries – No injuries reported

Chief 2800 – Button responded to 50% of the calls for the month.

Chief 2801 – Smith responded to 100% of the calls for the month.

Chief 2802 – McCarthy responded to 0% of the calls for the month.

Two chiefs obtained fuel – 76.1 gallons.

  • Monthly department training consisted of ventilation and scene lighting equipment operations.

  • No Town of Erwin Fire Council meeting held.

  • Department attended Corning area Chiefs meeting held @ CPLA Fire Department.

  • Quarterly truck maintenance completed.

 DPW REPORT: submitted by Superintendent Smith as follows:

 Water Treatment and Distribution System 

  • Water levels at wells are good: Well # 4 – 43’, Well # 3 – 27’ & Well # 2 – 42’of water above the pump.

  • Trans-loading Facility operations. Hauled ZERO Gallons for the month.

  • Crew repaired water service leak @ 204 Charles Street.

  • Crew repaired broken watermain @ 138 West Hill Terrace.

  • Water service to 349 N. Hamilton turned off. Service leaks on owner’s side of the shutoff valve.

  • Prepared and submitted mandatory Annual Water Withdrawal Report to the NYSDEC.

  • Kinsley Power completed annual inspection and service to generator @ the WTP.

     Sanitary Sewer Treatment and Collection System 

  • Crew completed monthly jet cleaning of problem areas of the sanitary sewer collection system.

  • Sludge pressing operations completed @ the WWTP until spring.

  • Received notification from NYSDEC of changes to the WWTP State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) permit.

     Village Streets and Walkways 

  • Crew completed pick up of leaves, Christmas trees and brush.

  • Crew sanded streets and salted walkways on several occasions.

  • Crew plowed streets on several occasions.

  • Crew mixed salt and sand for snow removal operations.

  • Crew plowed sidewalk throughout the Village on one occasion.

  • Ordered and received 107 tons of deicing salt.

  • Prepared and submitted annual NYSDOT Highway Work Permit.

    Buildings and Grounds

  • Hauled weekly trash from Village facilities.

  • Crew held weekly safety meetings and equipment checks.

  • Pushed back Village compost area above the cemetery several times.

  • Crew completed demolition of Craig Park tennis courts for Dog Park construction.

  • Crew completed renovation of the Police Department office.

  • Kinsley Power completed annual inspection and service to generator @ the Village Hall.

  • Crew began repairs and renovation to picnic tables and trash containers.

    Equipment Maintenance

  • Performed maintenance and repairs on DPW, FD and PD equipment.

  • Serviced and repaired equipment.

  • Replaced carburetor on bucket truck

     Village Cemeteries 

  • Two burials for the month.

     Community Service 

  • Received 0 hours of Painted Post Court ordered community service was received for the month.

     FINANCIAL/BUDGET

    REPORT: No changes

    CLERKS REORT: submitted by Clerk Names as follows:

    All accounting is current and balanced with our accounting system and bank statements. Monthly reports have been provided to the board members and department heads.

    January has been busy as usual with many monthly, quarterly and yearly reports such as the quarterly federal and state reports. All W-2’s were processed and distributed on January 10, 2019. The W-3 report and a copy of all W-2’s were sent to the Social Security Admin., as well as, to Steuben County Risk Management.

    All 1099’s were processed and mailed on January 25, 2019 to all vendors who required them.

    The annual disability and DMV’s handicap permit reports were completed.

    The US Census Bureau quarterly property tax collection report and PERMA’s quarterly report for workers compensation were both submitted.

    The water/sewer bill were printed and mailed out and payments are coming in at a constant rate.

    Several tax searches for properties that are selling in the village were completed.

    Updates for all DPW employees regarding seniority, wages and increases were sent to the Teamsters.

    PLANNING 

    BOARD: There was no meeting in January.

    Mayor Foster reported that the Church’s “West” building on W. Chemung St. has been sold.

    NEW BUSINESS: 1. Resolution by the Village Board to approve a budget transfer from the Police Department Vehicle Reserve Account (A232) to GF checking account (A200) for the purchase of a new police vehicle, out of the equipment line item in the budget (A3120.2).

    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Village of Painted Post authorize the Clerk-Treasurer to decrease the Police vehicle reserve account by $30,000 for the above mention purchase.

    I, Trustee Francis, move to adopt the above resolution.

    to approved 2. Village Board approved payment No. 5 – Final to Vacri in the amount of $13,159.85 for the current water project contingent on funding approval.

    On a motion made by Trustee Gross, seconded by Deputy Mayor Scheidweiler and carried by all.

    3. Information only: Mayor Foster approved the hiring of Pam Smith as our new part time Deputy Clerk. Pam works for the Town of Hornby as their part time town clerk having 13 years of experience and as their part time court clerk. Pam will begin on February 7, 2019.

    4. The Justice Court submitted their JCAP grant and was awarded 100%. New chairs have been purchased for the training room/court room and a new floor will be installed on February 20 – 22, 2019.

    SUSPEND ORDER

    OF BUSINESS: Motion made by Trustee Smith, seconded by Trustee Gross and carried.

    PUBLIC 

    COMMENTS: Wally Marribitt of W. High St. thanked the DPW and Trustee Francis for all the hard work that has been done at Craig Park with regards to the dog park project.

     RESUME ORDER

    OF BUSINESS: Motion made by Deputy Mayor Scheidweiler, 2nd by Trustee Francis and carried.

    TRUSTEE

    COMMENTS: Trustee Francis commented that he was able to secure “free” dirt to fill in areas of the dog park and that the fencing is in the process of being installed.

    Trustee Smith commented that all Village employees must go through “sexual harassment training” that is mandated by NY State on a yearly basis. Both Trustee Francis and OIC Copp along with Office Kimmey can act a trainers. Superintendent Smith stated the DPW employees have gone through the training per OSHA and PESH requirements.

    Deputy Mayor Scheidweiler thanked the DPW for the great “clean-up” job they did during the last snow storm.

    Mayor Foster stated that it is budget time once again and that we have been notified by the State that Governor Cuomo plans to eliminate the AIM funding for many Towns and Villages, which amounts to over $13K for us, and that the Governor plans to make the 2% Tax Cap permanent.

     AUTHORIZATION: to pay audited bills for the Village on a motion made by Deputy Mayor Scheidweiler seconded by Trustee Gross and carried.

    Abstract #16 (Jan) Voucher # Abstract #17 (Feb.) Voucher #

    General Fund: $ 3,485.90 445 - 447 $67,963.63 448 - 490

    Water Fund: $147,126.18 188 - 190 $ 5,047.44 191 - 211

    Sewer Fund: $ 621.10 188 - 189 $ 7,666.39 190 - 212

    TOTALS: $151,233.18 $80,677.46

    GRAND TOTAL: $ 231,910.64

MOTION to adjourn meeting was made by Trustee Smith, seconded by Trustee Gross and carried at 7:31 pm.

VILLAGE OF PAINTED POST

REGULAR BOARD MEETING 

December 10, 2018

The Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees for the Village of Painted Post was called to order with the Pledge of Allegiance by Mayor Foster at 7:00PM.

 PRESENT: Mayor Foster, Deputy Mayor Scheidweiler, Trustee Smith, Trustee Francis, Trustee Gross, O.I.C. Officer Copp, Fire Chief Button, DPW Superintendent Smith and Clerk Names

ABSENT Attorney Patrick 

REGULAR BOARD

 MINUTES: of November 14, 2018 meeting were approved on a motion made by Deputy Mayor Scheidweiler, seconded by Trustee Gross and carried.

POLICE REPORT:submitted by O.I.C. Officer Copp as follows:

  Traffic Arrests: Total of 37

1 Radar, 4 Moving Violations, 1 DWI Violations, 8 Suspensions/Revocations and 23 All other Violations.

Complaints: Total of 23

1 Felony, 2 Misdemeanors, 4 Violations, 0 Vehicle & Traffic, 0 CPPMS, 2 Animal, 4 Domestic, 0 Local Law Violation, 1 Stolen Property Cases, 4 Found Property Case and 5 Miscellaneous.

Assistance/Services Rendered: Total of 30

8 Citizen/Motorist, 12 AMR Ambulance Serv., 2 PP Fire Dept., 0 E.I.D. Alarms, 0 VPP Justice Court, 0 Open Door, 0 Mental Health Transports, 0 Escorts/Jail Run, 8 Vacation Property Checks, 3 Steuben Co. Sheriff, 5 NY State Police, 0 Corning Police, 0 Other Agencies, 0 DA Office, 0 Dept. of Pubic/Works, 0 US Government, 2 Other agencies.

Parking Tickets: Total of: 0 - 2A-5A Parking Enforcement, 0 Other.

Cases Adopted/Closed: Total of 2

1 Felony, 0 Misdemeanors, 1 Drug Interdictions, 0 Violations, 0 Mental Hygiene, 0 Warrant/FOA.

Accidents: Total of 1 - 0 Personal Injury, 1 Property Damage, 0 Other.

Total Calls for Service: 93

5N01 REPAIRS: None

5N01 MILEAGE: 864

5N02 REPAIRS: Oil Change

5N02 MILEAGE: 908

For the Month of November we put new license plates on the police vehicles and changed the old 5N03 unmarked car to 5N02. Some of the new uniform items are starting to come in (still waiting on the new uniforms) the department responded to 93 calls for service which is the exact number from October. The calls consisted of 1 Drug Interdiction arrest of possession of a controlled substance on a traffic stop (meth pipe), 4 trespass complaints (mostly at the Post Office involving the same person), 12 ambulance assists (1 of which I had to assist in cutting the clothes off of the subject), 3 assist to the Sheriff’s Department, 5 assists to the State Police, 2 assists to PPFD, 2 assists to other agencies, 2 animal complaints (1 of which was a dog that bit Officer Hardy), 1 motor vehicle accident, 4 found property cases (1 of which was found meth or bath salts) 4 domestic calls (1 of which was a false report), 1 Felony case involving a female opening an account at a local bank, depositing bad checks into the account through a phone app, and then immediately taking out the money as soon as it was available, 2 Misdemeanor cases (1 was a vehicle that ran from Officer Hardy and ran into the woods behind the football field, the other was on Thanksgiving day a passenger in a stopped car ran from the traffic stop because he was wanted and tried to get away by jumping into the Cohocton River and swam to the other side where the State Police arrested him), 8 Vacation property checks, and 23 traffic tickets in total.

FIRE DEPT.

REPORT: submitted by Assistant Fire Chief Smith as follows:

Total number of calls for the month were 13

0 False Alarms, 3 MVA/Rescues, 1 Service Call, 1 Vehicle Fire, 0 Searches, 0 Chimney Fire, 0 Structure Fire, 0 Grass/Brush Fires, 0 Hazardous Conditions, 0 Vehicles Leaking Gas, 0 Storm Flooding, 1 C.O./Fire Alarm Activation, 6 Mutual Aid Fires, 0 Mutual Aid MVA, 0 Searches, 1 Mutual Aid Medical and 0 Mutual Aid AMR.

Total in Service Hours: 172

Average Fire Fighters Per Call: 11

Training Hours – 0

Training Course Hours - 0

Training Certifications: 6

Total in Service Hours to Date: 1566

Total Number of Calls to date for the Year – 151

Major repairs to the Fire equipment – None Reported

Injuries – No injuries reported

Chief 2800 – Button responded to 54% of the calls for the month.

Chief 2801 – Smith responded to 85% of the calls for the month.

Chief 2802 – McCarthy responded to 46% of the calls for the month.

Two chiefs obtained fuel – 67.2 gallons.

Monthly department training consisted emergency response pre-planning.

No Town of Erwin Fire Council meeting held.

The Department attended the Corning Area Chief’s meeting held @ FVGM Fire Department.

DPW REPORT: submitted by Superintendent Smith as follows:

Water Treatment and Distribution System 

Water levels at wells are good: Well # 4 – 46’, Well # 3 – 29’ & Well # 2 – 45’of water above the pump.

Trans-loading Facility operations. Hauled ZERO Gallons for the month.

Crew repaired and replaced water meters.

Crew called in for watermain break @ 122 W. Hill Terrace.

Annual NYSDOH inspection of the water distribution system completed.

Contractor continued installation of new SCADA control system @ the WTP

Water service to 349 N. Hamilton turned off. Service leaks on owner’s side of the shutoff valve.

Hot patched water main trenches throughout the Village.

Crew assisted Village of Riverside with water service leak @ 507 E. High St.

Crew repaired water leak inside the chlorine room at the WTP.

Sanitary Sewer Treatment and Collection System 

Crew completed monthly jet cleaning of problem areas of the sanitary sewer collection system.

Crew completed sludge pressing operations @ the WWTP until spring.

Crew jet cleaned mains along Hart Street completed monthly cleaning in the mall area.

Crew replaced HUMAS pump at the WWTP.

Village Streets and Walkways 

Crew sweep streets on numerous occasions.

Crew continued daily pick up of leaves and brush.

Crew hot patched streets throughout the Village.

Crew plowed snow on two occasions. First major snow fall event 10”

Crew sanded streets and salted walkways on several occasions.

Crew plowed sidewalks throughout the Village on one occasion.

Crew mixed salt and sand for snow removal operations on several occasions.

Buildings and Grounds

Hauled weekly trash from Village facilities.

Crew held weekly safety meetings and equipment checks.

Crew repaired/replaced entry doors at the Pavilion.

Pavilion rentals completed for the year

Crew continued mowing and trimming operations at all Village owned property.

Crew continued monthly playground equipment inspections.

Pushed back Village compost area above the cemetery several times.

Equipment Maintenance

Performed maintenance and repairs on DPW, FD and PD equipment.

Serviced and repaired equipment.

Crew completed replacement of existing dump body on F550 dump truck

Village Cemeteries 

Two burials for the month

Crew completed mowing and trimming operations until spring.

Steuben County Mobil Work crew began cleanup of Fairview Cemetery.

Water to both cemeteries turned off until spring.

Community Service 

Received 0 hours of Painted Post Court ordered community service was received for the month.

FINANCIAL/BUDGET

REPORT: No changes

 

CLERKS REORT: submitted by Clerk Names as follows:

All accounting is current and balanced to our checkbooks. Monthly reports for November have been provided to the mayor, board members and department heads. Also our checkbooks have been reconciled with our bank statements.

I continued to process water and sewer payment as they came in. I also generated the third quarter water/sewer penalty notices which were printed and mailed out.

All unpaid taxes were sent to Steuben County Treasurers’ office to be re-levied on the Town and County taxes that come out in January. There was a grand total of 19 Village properties that were unpaid. The total taxes were $17,957.88 plus $1,436.65 in penalties for a grand total of $19,394.53. The total taxes that were collected was $1,035,681.89.

PLANNING BOARD:

 Meeting was called to order at 5:22 PM by Vincent Krystof, Planning Board Chair.

Approval of The Minutes From 5/2/2018 by Vickie Button, 2nd by Martha Tober and carried.

New Business:

1. Discussion of Special Use Permit and materials submitted for 326 N. Hamilton Street:

  • Stephanie Yezzi stated that an incomplete application for Dr. Marzo’s property at 326 N. Hamilton Street was sent to the Village of Painted Post. The application was not reviewed at this time. The Planning Board will wait to see if all materials are submitted for the December 5 meeting.

2. Floodplain training and discussion of Flood Smart Communities project:

  • Janet Thigpen, STC’s Flood Mitigation Specialist provided floodplain training to the Planning Board. The training included a floodplain model, National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) overview, different types of development standards, and storm water management standards (i.e. state permit for projects over 1 acre). She then reviewed findings from the Flood Smart Communities project completed by The Nature Conservancy and STC. Janet worked with the Planning Board to review and prioritize recommendations compiled from the project. This will help determine next steps for each participating municipality. The review of local laws was done alongside the 1999 Master Plan as the most current Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Law Update had not yet been completed. The recommendations will be updated according to the newly adopted plan and proposed local laws.

Old Business:

1. NYSERDA Project Update:

  • Stephanie discussed next steps for the joint NYSERDA project with the Villages of Painted Post and Riverside. She stated that the zoning update will be sent to the Comprehensive Plan Committee and for “final” review before sending to the Board of Trustees.

Next Meeting: Wednesday, December 5, 2018

  • Applications Due: Tuesday, November 20, 2018
    • Motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Moira French and 2nd by Martha Tober
    • Meeting was adjourned at 7:18 PM by Vincent Krystof.
  • NEW BUSINESS: 1. Village Board to approved change order #3, project number 1101-025 and also, the 4th payment to Vacri in the amount of $146,261.28 for the current water project contingent on funding approval.

    Approved on a motion made by Trustee Smith, seconded by Trustee Gross and carried.

    2. The Village Board has approved the sexual harassment policy on a motion made by ­­­­­­­­­­­­ Deputy Mayor Scheidweiler, seconded by Trustee Smith and carried by all.

    3. Trustee Francis received a letter from NYS Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation giving approval of the pool closure and the redevelopment of that current space.

    4.Motion to accept the Zoning Law changes purposed by the Comprehensive Planning Committee.

    Motion made by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Trustee Smith seconded by Trustee Francis and carried.

    SUSPEND ORDER

    OF BUSINESS: Motion made by Trustee Smith, seconded by Trustee Gross and carried.

    PUBLIC 

    COMMENTS: Wally Marribitt of 440 W High St. thanked all the board members and department heads for their public service and stated that he felt the current village board truly represents the residents.

    Emily Northrup of 582 W High St. asked for a little clarification on the filling in of the Craig Park pool. Trustee Francis explained that the Village has been granted permission from New York State Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation as long as it is replaced with public access usage such as volleyball court, pickle ball, horseshoe pits, etc.

    RESUME ORDER

    OF BUSINESS: Motion made by Deputy Mayor Scheidweiler, 2nd by Trustee Gross and carried.

    TRUSTEE

    COMMENTS: Trustee Francis commented that the Village web site is up and running.

    Trustee Smith thanked Officer Hoffman for helping him with a welfare check issue and the meals on wheels volunteers wanted their appreciation for the clean roads passed on to the DPW.

     Deputy Mayor Scheidweiler wished everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

    AUTHORIZATION: to pay audited bills for the Village on a motion made by Trustee Smith seconded by Trustee Gross and carried.

  • Abstract #12 (Nov) Voucher # Abstract #13 (Dec.) Voucher #
    General Fund: $ 4,703.55 330 - 335 $112,430.76 336 - 381
    Water Fund: $ .00 -0- $ 16,747.14 144 - 161
    Sewer Fund: $ .00 -0- $ 17,917.52 141 - 165
    TOTALS: $ 4,703.55 $147,117.26
    GRAND TOTAL: $ 151,820.81
    MOTION to adjourn meeting was made Trustee Gross seconded by Trustee Smith and carried at.
    Respectfully submitted by
    Anne Names, Clerk-Treasurer

  •                                        REGULAR BOARD MEETING 

    November 14, 2018

    The Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees for the Village of Painted Post was called to order with the Pledge of Allegiance by Mayor Foster at 7:00PM.

     PRESENT: Mayor Foster, Deputy Mayor Scheidweiler, Trustee Francis, Trustee Smith, O.I.C. Officer Copp, DPW Superintendent Smith, Trustee Gross, Attorney Patrick and Clerk Names

    ABSENT Fire Chief Button 

    REGULAR BOARD

     MINUTES: of October 9, 2018 meeting were approved on a motion made by Trustee Smith, and seconded by Deputy Mayor Scheidweiler and carried.

    POLICE REPORT: submitted by O.I.C. Officer Copp as follows:

      Traffic Arrests: Total of 31

    6 Radar, 5 Moving Violations, 0 DWI Violations, 5 Suspensions/Revocations and 15 All other Violations.

    Complaints: Total of 28

    1 Felony, 4 Misdemeanors, 5 Violations, 3 Vehicle & Traffic, 2 CPPMS, 2 Animal, 2 Domestic, 1 Local Law Violation, 0 Stolen Property Cases, 1 Found Property Case and 7 Miscellaneous.

    Assistance/Services Rendered: Total of 18

    5 Citizen/Motorist, 9 AMR Ambulance Serv., 0 PP Fire Dept., 0 E.I.D. Alarms, 0 VPP Justice Court, 0 Open Door, 0 Mental Health Transports, 0 Escorts/Jail Run, 4 Vacation Property Checks, 1 Steuben Co. Sheriff, 4 NY State Police, 1 Corning Police, 0 Other Agencies, 0 DA Office, 0 Dept. of Pubic/Works, 1 US Government, 0 Other agencies.

    Parking Tickets: Total of 10: 10 - 2A-5A Parking Enforcement, 0 Other.

    Cases Adopted/Closed: Total of 4

    1 Felony, 2 Misdemeanors, 1 Drug Interdictions, 0 Violations, 0 Mental Hygiene, 0 Warrant/FOA.

    Accidents: Total of 2 - 0 Personal Injury, 2 Property Damage, 0 Other.

    Total Calls for Service: 96

    REPAIRS: None

    5N01

    5N01 MILEAGE: 870

    5N03 REPAIRS: None

    5N03 MILEAGE: 1025

    For the Month of October the department responded to 93 calls for service which is down a little from September as we had a few days of training. The calls consisted of 1 Drug Interdiction arrest of marihuana on a traffic stop, 1 Juvenile arrest by the Middle School SRO’s (the arrest has to be on record with this department as it happened in the Village), 1 Trespass at McDonalds and 1 Trespass at the Post Office involving the same person. 1 report of Juveniles fighting in Craig Park after it happened, 1 False report made about a third party being jumped on the bike path (subject lied to a grandparent about why they were late coming home), 1 Bad Check complaint, 9 ambulance assists, 1 assist to the Sheriff’s Department, 4 assists to the State Police, 1 assist to Corning PD, 1 counterfeit bill turned over to the Government, 2 motor vehicle accidents, 2 domestic calls (1 ended in an arrest), 10 parking tickets issued, and 31 traffic tickets in total.

    FIRE DEPT.

    REPORT: submitted by Assistant Fire Chief Smith as follows:

    Total number of calls for the month were 15

    0 False Alarms, 5 MVA/Rescues, 0 Service Call, 0 Vehicle Fire, 0 Searches, 0 Chimney Fire, 0 Structure Fire, 0 Grass/Brush Fires, 0 Hazardous Conditions, 0 Vehicles Leaking Gas, 0 Storm Flooding, 2 C.O./Fire Alarm Activation, 5 Mutual Aid Fires, 0 Mutual Aid MVA, 0 Searches, 0 Mutual Aid Medical and 3 Mutual Aid AMR.

    Total in Service Hours: 150

    Average Fire Fighters Per Call: 14

    Training Hours – 0

    Training Course Hours - 0

    Training Certifications: 11

    Total in Service Hours to Date: 1394

    Total Number of Calls to date for the Year – 138

    Major repairs to the Fire equipment – None Reported

    Injuries – No injuries reported

    Chief 2800 – Button responded to 80% of the calls for the month.

    Chief 2801 – Smith responded to 100% of the calls for the month.

    Chief 2802 – McCarthy responded to 47% of the calls for the month.Two chiefs obtained fuel – 77.7 gallons.

    Monthly department training consisted in service training with new rescue tool equipment.No Town of Erwin Fire Council meeting held.partment provided assistance with traffic control during the Wineglass Marathon.The Department held its annual fire prevention program and breakfast.
    The Department provided several fire prevention tours and programs.
    Quarterly preventive truck maintenance completed.
    Annual pump testing completed on two of the three engines. Engine 27 was not tested
    The Department provided judges for the annual Halloween parade.
    The Department provided judges for the annual Boy Scouts costume party.
    The Department participated in fire prevention events at Home Depot.
    Churchville completed mandatory annual SCBA inspection and testing.
    DPW REPORT: submitted by Superintendent Smith as follows:
    Water Treatment and Distribution System 
    Water levels at wells are good: Well # 4 – 44’, Well # 3 – 27’ & Well # 2 – 43’of water above the pump.
    Trans-loading Facility operations. Hauled ZERO Gallons for the month.
    Crew repaired and replaced water meters.
    Crew completed fall fire hydrant flushing and installed marker flags throughout the Village.
    Crew repaired leaking water service at 326 E. High Street.
    Contractor continued installation of new SCADA control system @ the WTP
    Water service to 349 N. Hamilton turned off. Service leaks on owner’s side of the shutoff valve.
    Churchville completed annual inspection and testing of SCBA units completed.
    Hot patched water main trenches throughout the Village
    Crew assisted Village of Riverside with two fire hydrant replacements.
    Sanitary Sewer Treatment and Collection System 
    Crew completed monthly jet cleaning of problem areas of the sanitary sewer collection system.
    Crew continued sludge pressing operations @ the WWTP.
    Repaired collapsed sanitary sewer main @ 149 Hamilton Circle.
    Reported and cleaned up Diesel spill from 1997 Ford Dump Truck. (Truck out of Service)
    Churchville completed annual inspection and testing of SCBA units completed.
    Village Streets and Walkways 
    Crew sweep streets on numerous occasions.
    Crew continued weekly pick up of leaves and brush.
    Crew hot patched streets throughout the Village.
    Crew cleaned CB lids throughout Village after heavy rain events.
    Crew assisted Riverside DPW with storm sewer catch basin repair @ Pulteney and Hamel St.
    Received 150 tons of salt and 330 tons of sand for winter snow removal.
    Buildings and Grounds
    Hauled weekly trash from Village facilities.
    Crew held weekly safety meetings and equipment checks.
    Crew continued mowing and trimming operations at all Village owned property.
    Crew cleaned inside and outside of Pavilion for rentals.
    Crew continued monthly playground equipment inspections.
    Pushed back Village compost area above the cemetery several times.
    Equipment Maintenance
    Performed maintenance and repairs on DPW, FD and PD equipment.
    Serviced and repaired equipment.
    Crew began replacement of existing dump body on F550 dump truck.
    Village Cemeteries 
    Four burials for the month
    Crew continued mowing and trimming operations.
    Steuben County Mobil Work crew began cleanup of Fairview Cemetery.
    Community Service 
    Received 25 hours of Painted Post Court ordered community service was received for the month.
     
    FINANCIAL/BUDGET
    REPORT: No changes
     
     
    CLERKS REORT: submitted by Clerk Names as follows:
    All accounting is current and balanced to our checkbooks. Monthly reports for October have been provided to the mayor, board members and department heads. Also our checkbooks have been reconciled with our bank statements.
    The third quarter water/sewer bills were processed and mailed out. Payments are coming in steadily.
    As of October 31, the total amount of taxes and penalties that have been collected are $1,035,681.89. All unpaid taxes will be returned no later than the 15th of November to Steuben County to be re-levied on the Town and County Tax Bill in January. There are taxes on 19 properties in the amount of $17,957.88 that will be sent to Steuben County for collection. An additional 7% penalty fee will be assessed by Steuben County Treasurers Office and added to the amount of the re-levy.
    Notice of the 3rd Quarter Sales tax payment was received in the amount of $62,956.71 and was deposited into our general fund account on Friday, October 26, 2018. This was up slightly from 2017.
    Both the Federal and State quarterly reports were completed and submitted. The quarterly PERMA report and quarterly Property Tax Collections reports were also submitted
    PLANNING 
    BOARD: No planning board meeting was held in October.
    NEW BUSINESS: 1. Village Board approved Tyree Sowersby as new fire fighter member, conditional on resignation from his existing fire department and Devin Button as junior fire fighter member on a motion made by Deputy Mayor Scheidweiler, seconded by Trustee Gross and approved by all.
    2. Village Board has reviewed the new “sexual harassment” policy and has tabled it adoption until a representative is designated.
    3. The Village Board on a motion made by Deputy Mayor Scheidweiler and seconded by Trustee Gross has approved the selling of the old police Crown Victoria car to Shawn Copp for the sum of $500.00.
    SUSPEND ORDER
    OF BUSINESS: Motion made by Trustee Francis seconded by Trustee Gross and carried.
    PUBLIC 
    COMMENTS: Wally Marribitt of 440 W High St. stated his concern for the darkness on the bike bath and in Craig Park. Trustee Francis commented that the Village was in fact working on the lack of lighting issue.
    Emily Northrup of 582 W High St. also commented that the fire department breakfast really nice and thank you for fixing “her” street.
     
    RESUME ORDER
    OF BUSINESS: Motion made by Trustee Smith, 2nd by Trustee Gross and carried.
     
    TRUSTEE
    COMMENTS: Trustee Smith thanked the DPW for staying on top of the leaf pickup and asked if there was any one thing that attributed to the 30 additional fire calls. Superintendent/Fire Chief Smith stated that it just simply runs in cycles.
    Deputy Mayor Scheidweiler also thanked the DPW for the leaf cleanup as did Mayor Foster.
     AUTHORIZATION: to pay audited bills for the Village on a motion made by Trustee Francis seconded by Deputy Mayor Scheidweiler and carried.
     Abstract #10  Vouchers Abstract #11 Vouchers

    General Fund: $ 11,420.05 274 - 281 $ 46,631.85 282 - 329
    Water Fund: $ 243.10 115 - 117 $ 6,895.55 118 - 143
    Sewer Fund:  $ 319.31  116 - 117 $ 18,015.10 118 - 140
    Total: $ 11,982.46 $ 71,542.50
    Grand Total: $ 83,524.96 
     
    MOTION to adjourn meeting was made by Mayor Foster, seconded by Trustee Smith carried at 7:22pm.
     
    REGULAR BOARD MEETING 
    October 9, 2018
    The Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees for the Village of Painted Post was called to order with the Pledge of Allegiance by Mayor Foster at 7:00PM.
     
    PRESENT: Mayor Foster, Deputy Mayor Scheidweiler, Trustee Francis, Trustee Smith, O.I.C. Officer Copp, DPW Superintendent Smith, Attorney Patrick and Clerk Names
    ABSENT: Trustee Gross & Fire Chief Button 
    REGULAR BOARD
     MINUTES: of September 10, 2018 meeting were approved on a motion made by Trustee Smith, and seconded by Trustee Francis and carriePOLICE REPORT: submitted by O.I.C. Officer Copp as follows:
      Traffic Arrests: Total of 42
    9 Radar, 6 Moving Violations, 2 DWI Violations, 7 Suspensions/Revocations and 18 All other Violations.
    Complaints: Total of 12
    0 Felony, 0 Misdemeanors, 0 Violations, 2 Vehicle & Traffic, 1 CPPMS, 1 Animal, 0 Domestic, 0 Local Law Violation, 0 Stolen Property Cases, 4 Found Property Case and 4 Miscellaneous.
    Assistance/Services Rendered: Total of 19
    7 Citizen/Motorist, 10 AMR Ambulance Serv., 1 PP Fire Dept., 1 E.I.D. Alarms, 0 VPP Justice Court, 0 Open Door, 0 Mental Health Transports, 0 Escorts/Jail Run, 0 Vacation Property Checks, 6 Steuben Co. Sheriff, 3 NY State Police, 2 Corning Police, 0 Other Agencies, 0 DA Office, 1 Dept. of Pubic/Works, 0 US Government, 1 Other agencies.
    Parking Tickets: Total of 29: 249-2A-5A Parking Enforcement, 0 Other.
    Cases Adopted/Closed: Total of 10
    1 Felony, 4 Misdemeanors, 1 Drug Interdictions, 4 Violations, 0 Mental Hygiene, 0 Warrant/FOA.
    Accidents: Total of 1 - 0 Personal Injury, 1 Property Damage, 0 Other.
    Total Calls for Service: 113
    5N01 REPAIRS: Replaced Rear Differential
    5N01 MILEAGE: 1097
    5N03 REPAIRS: New brake pads on front of vehicle / plugged right from tire
    5N03 MILEAGE: 686
    For the Month of September the department responded to 113 calls for service which is up slightly from August.
    The calls consisted of 1 Drug Interdiction arrest of marihuana on a complaint of drug sales in a local residential apartment complex, 1 Juvenile arrest by the Middle School SRO’s (the arrest has to be on record with this department as it happened in the Village), 1 False Personation arrest on a traffic stop where the driver pretended to be someone else, 3 Trespassing Complaints, 1 Report of stolen prescriptions, 1- 911 hang up where kids were playing with the phone , 11 other Police agency assists (1 of which was assisting the State Police where two people ran from a vehicle stop, one of the occupants was later caught, the other is still at large which we then assisted NYS Parole in looking for this other person) (Another assist was to the Steuben County Sheriff’s Dept. as they had an person run from a vehicle stop near Burger King and run into the village in the wooded area across from the middle school and was later apprehended on the bike path area at the Riverside/Corning line), 10 ambulance assists, 1 PPFD assist, 1 motor vehicle accident in the CPP Administration Building parking lot, 1 domestic call, 1 attempted burglary investigation to a local business, and 42 traffic tickets in total.
    FIRE DEPT.
    REPORT: submitted by Assistant Fire Chief Smith as follows:
    Total number of calls for the month were 10
    0 False Alarms, 0 MVA/Rescues, 2 Service Call, 0 Vehicle Fire, 0 Searches, 0 Chimney Fire, 1 Structure Fire, 0 Grass/Brush Fires, 0 Hazardous Conditions, 0 Vehicles Leaking Gas, 0 Storm Flooding, 3 C.O./Fire Alarm Activation, 2 Mutual Aid Fires, 0 Mutual Aid MVA, 0 Searches, 2 Mutual Aid Medical and 0 Mutual Aid AMR.
    Total in Service Hours: 52
    Average Fire Fighters Per Call: 11
    Training Hours – 0
    Training Course Hours - 0
    Training Certifications: 3
    Total in Service Hours to Date: 1244
    Total Number of Calls to date for the Year – 123
    Major repairs to the Fire equipment – None Reported
    Injuries – No injuries reported
    Chief 2800 – Button responded to 60% of the calls for the month.
    Chief 2801 – Smith responded to 100% of the calls for the month.
    Chief 2802 – McCarthy responded to 50% of the calls for the month.
    Two chiefs obtained fuel – 71.6 gallons.
    Monthly department training consisted of trash pump operations and rescue rope .
    No Town of Erwin Fire Council meeting held.
    Department attended the Corning Area Chiefs meeting held @ Thurston Fire Department.
    Department attended several meeting for the Wineglass Marathon
    The Department attended annual emergency services tour of Corning Inc. Sullivan Park Facility.
    The Department held its annual firefighter appreciation banquet..
    DPW REPORT: submitted by Superintendent Smith as follows:
    Water Treatment and Distribution System 
    Water levels at wells are good: Well # 4 – 44’, Well # 3 – 27.5’ & Well # 2 – 43’of water above the pump.
    Trans-loading Facility operations. Hauled ZERO Gallons for the month.
    Crew repaired and replaced water meters.
    Crew completed quarterly water meter readings.
    Crew repaired watermain leak in front 150 Veterans Drive.
    Crew repaired damaged fire hydrant @ 362 Delaware Ave.
    Crew flushed water service @ 573 West High Street.
    Contractor began installation of new SCADA control system @ the WTP
    Water service to 349 N. Hamilton turned off. Service leaks on owner’s side of the shutoff valve.
    Crew attended water treatment and distribution system operator training held in Hammondsport
    Sanitary Sewer Treatment and Collection System 
    Crew completed monthly jet cleaning of problem areas of the sanitary sewer collection system.
    Crew continued sludge pressing operations @ the WWTP.
    Crew jet cleaned sanitary sewers along Hart Street.
    Village Streets and Walkways 
    Crew sweep streets on numerous occasions.
    Crew continued weekly pick up of leaves and brush.
    Crew hot patched streets throughout the Village.
    Crew cleaned CB lids throughout Village after heavy rain events.
    Crew assisted Riverside DPW with hot patching of their streets throughout the Village.
    Began repairs to interior roads at Fairview Cemetery.
    Assisted property owner with sidewalk replacement @ 441 W. High Street
    Crew attended mandatory OSHA/PESH annual safety training held in Bath
    Buildings and Grounds
    Hauled weekly trash from Village facilities.
    Crew held weekly safety meetings and equipment checks.
    Crew continued mowing and trimming operations at all Village owned property.
    Crew repaired tire ruts in Hodgeman Park
    Crew cleaned inside and outside of Pavilion for rentals.
    Crew continued monthly playground equipment inspections.
    Pushed back Village compost area above the cemetery several times.
    Crew continued brush hog mowing of Village property including West Water St.
    Equipment Maintenance
    Performed maintenance and repairs on DPW, FD and PD equipment.
    Monroe Tractor performed 1000 hour service on new backhoe.
    Serviced and repaired equipment.
    Replaced broken tarping system on 08 Sterling dump truck.
    Village Cemeteries 
    Three burial for the month
    Crew continued mowing and trimming operations.
    Community Service 
    Received 38 hours of Painted Post Court ordered community service was received for the month.
    FINANCIAL/BUDGET
    REPORT: No changes
     
     
    CLERKS REORT: submitted by Clerk Names as follows:
    All accounting is current, balanced and reconciled. Monthly report for September have been completed and given to the mayor, board members and department heads.
    The 3rd quarter water/sewer reading were started the week of 9/25/18 and the readings have been downloaded and are currently being reviewed.
    The State and Federal 3rd quarter tax reports were completed and submitted.
    Late notices for our water/sewer accounts were sent out as were late notice for our Village taxes.
    As of 9/30/2018, there are 35 properties that have yet to pay their Village taxes. The amount currently owed is $38,308.08 plus penalties of $2,681.55 for a grand total of $40,989.63 due by October 31, 2018. Any unpaid taxes as of November 1, 2018 will be sent back to Steuben County to be re-levied on the Town and County taxes.
    Additional information was also sent to NYS Retirement with regards to Tod Kimmey’s retirement.
    Paperwork was completed and sent to NYS Retirement for Tod Kimmey.
    PLANNING 
    BOARD: No planning board meeting was held in September.
    NEW BUSINESS: 1. Village Board approved Brittany Cheuvront and Fletcher Monroe as new fire fighters members on a motion made by Deputy Mayor Scheidweiler and seconded by Trustee Smith and approved by all.
    2. Halloween “Trick or Treat” will be held Wednesday, October 31st from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.
    Motion was made by Trustee Smith, 2nd by Deputy Mayor Scheidweiler and carried.
    3. Village Board is giving authorization to the Kiwanis Club to sponsor the Halloween Parade again this year.
    Motion made by Trustee Francis, 2nd by Deputy Mayor Scheidweiler and carried by all.
    4. Due to Veterans Day being observed on Monday, November 12th, the village board meeting will be moved to Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 7:00pm.
    A legal notice will be placed in the Leader with the date change.
    SUSPEND ORDER
    OF BUSINESS: Motion made by Deputy Mayor Scheidweiler seconded by Trustee Francis and carried.
    PUBLIC 
    COMMENTS: Emily Lando of 356 N Hamilton St. asked if our current parking laws could be adjusted /amended. Currently the hours of “No Parking” on the streets is from 2AM to 5AM daily. Officer Copp will look into the possibility of odd/even parking or 12AM to 5AM No Parking.
    Wally Marribitt of 440 W High St. commented on the 911 memorial and on the fire departments pancake breakfast, excellent job done on both.
    Emily Northrup of 582 W High St. also commented on both the breakfast and the 911 monument. Emily also asked when the pot hole at the end of W. High, near her home, would be fixed.
     
     
     
    RESUME ORDER
    OF BUSINESS: Motion made by Trustee Smith, 2nd by Trustee Francis and carried..
     
    TRUSTEE
    COMMENTS: Officer Copp thanked Superintendent Smith and Ray Skinner of the DPW for helping to convert an old car radio into a base unit for the office.
    Trustee Francis stated that he has pictures of Craig Park and that he would like to meet with the board members to talk about and come up with a strategy for improving Craig Park. The funding for the dog park is here so the project will begin as soon as the tennis courts are removed. The fencing will be available and can be installed by mid- November.
    Mayor Foster reminded everyone that the kick-off meeting for the Main Street project will be tomorrow, 10/10/18 and also that the police department will be purchasing new uniform so that our officers will look more professional.
    AUTHORIZATION: to pay audited bills for the Village on a motion made by Deputy Mayor Scheidweiler, seconded by Trustee Francis and carried.
     Abstract #08  Vouchers Abstract #09 Vouchers

    General Fund: $ 12,698.89 210 – 216 $ 78,576.87 217 - 273
    Water Fund: $104,560.70 91 - 92 $ 11,672.89 93 - 114
    Sewer Fund:  $ 3,406.63 91 - 91 $ 4,710.10 94 - 114
    Total: $120,666.22 $ 94,959.86
    Grand Total: $ 215,626.08 
     
    MOTION to adjourn meeting was made by Trustee Smith, seconded by Deputy Mayor Scheidweiler and carried at 7:35pm.
    Respectfully submitted by
    Anne Names
    Clerk-Treasurer