December 2014 Minutes

MINUTES December 15, 2014 The meeting was opened by Mayor Kevin J. Flint at 7 p.m. In attendance were Trustee Louis A. Guido, Jr., Trustee Edward A. Harvey, Clerk-Treasurer Dorothy E. Johnson, Attorney Dennis B. and Laughlin, and Interim DPW Superintendent David R. Hajczewski. MINUTES The first item on the agenda was the approval of the minutes, as sent to all board members in written form. It was upon motion of Trustee Harvey, seconded by Trustee Guido, and unanimously carried, RESOLVED, to dispense with the reading of the minutes and approve as written. TREASURER’S REPORT Checking Account 12/1/14 Balance General $132,295.04 Water 19,795.36 Total Fund $152,090.40 Trust & Agency $979.08 Savings Accounts 12/1/14 Balance Water System Repair Reserve $ 2,895.71 Cemetery Capital Reserve 10,824.72 Unemployment Insurance Reserve 5,173.30 Water Debt Service Reserve 22,502.77 Parks & Recreation Reserve 8,483.03 Sidewalk Repair & Replacement Res 238.45 James Wait Basketball Court Fund $5,175.19 Water Taxes Unpaid Taxes 11/1/14 Unpaid Water 11/1/14 9,720.28 Paid in November 192.80 Billed in November Unpaid 12/1/14 9,527.48 After discussion, it was upon motion of Trustee Harvey, seconded by Trustee Guido, unanimously carried, RESOLVED, to accept the report as given. CEMETERY Lot Sold, Deed Signed to Jeffery & Barbara Bell – Two grave lot, B2, Lot 129 a& b. ALDEN FIELD Bleachers – Tabled to spring LIABILITY INSURANCE Michael Hutcherson, SEFCU Agency presented a renewal of the village’s insurance coverage. After discussion and further research, it was upon motion of Trustee Harvey, seconded by Trustee Guido, unanimously carried, RESOLVED, to accept the policy from SEFCU with minor changes. Certificate of Insurance – Artworks will be reminded that they are to provide the village with a certificate of additionally insured on the 44 Main Street property. The American Legion automatically sends their certificate annually. DPW Health Insurance - Employee Conway Bishop, at the time of hire was offered an additional $1.00 per hour if he declined the health insurance provided by the village (not to exceed $599.99). Mr. Bishop has now decided he would like to waive his option to receive a health insurance credit effective December 31, 2014. After discussion, it was agreed by board members that he shall receive $1.00 per hour more in his pay, effective with the first pay in January 2015. Attorney Laughlin will prepare an agreement for the Mayor and Mr. Bishop to sign. Health Insurance – Employee David Hajczewski has elected to get health insurance on his own. Board members agreed to pay this premium monthly as it is under the $599.99 cap. Fire Hydrants – Mayor Flint reminded the Superintendent Hajczewski to clear (wide) around the fire hydrants as soon as possible after a snow storm. Complaint re: snow removal –Trustee Harvey received a complaint that the snow was not cleared sufficiently in front of the Rury Food Store, Main Street as some has been left between the sidewalk and the street. After board discussion, Mayor Flint asked the DPW employees to completely clear the snow from the entire sidewalk in the “business district”, from Gates-Cole to the health center and from Artworks to the Cantina de Salsa. ALDEN FIELD – Electric Bill As the electric bill at the park is always very high, it was suggested by Trustee Guido, to change the lights over to LED. He asked Mr. Hajczewski to check on the wattage and see what is needed. AUDIT OF CLAIMS After review by the board, it was upon motion of Trustee Guido, seconded Trustee Harvey, unanimously carried, RESOLVED to make payment on bills as follows: General Fund Ch #’s 11008 - 11048 $14,440.26 Water Fund " 3,513.66 Total Fund $17,953.92 Trust & Agency Fund, Including deductions – Social Security, Medicare, Federal, Retirement Ch # 1827 - 1830 $472.00 2,051.72 $2,523.72 ADJOURNMENT The meeting adjourned upon motion of Trustee Harvey, seconded by Trustee Guido at 8:15 pm. Respectfully Submitted, Dorothy E. Johnson, Clerk-Treasurer December 24, 2014

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