Essex County, New York
PO Box 338, Main Street · Bloomingdale, NY 12913 · 518-891-3189 · Fax: 518-891-6092

Town of St Armands Board Meetings

March 25, 2014

A Special Board Meeting of the Town of St. Armand was held on the above date at the Town Hall, Bloomingdale, NY.


Town Supervisor Charles Whitson, Jr. Councilperson Jennifer Fuller Councilperson Donald Amell Councilperson D. Joseph Bates


Town Clerk Davina Thurston Robert Drosdowich, Code Enforcement Officer


Ray Tempestili

Alexis Gill

Tom Burman


Jim Dakin


Deputy Supervisor Samuel Grimone

Notice was sent to the Adirondack Daily Enterprise regarding this meeting.

Town Supervisor Charles Whitson, Jr. called the Public Hearing to order at 6:35 p.m.

The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Councilperson Bates.

RESOLUTION 30 of 2014 - Accept Bids for New Highway Garage

Councilperson Amell, who moved its adoption, offered the following resolution.

WHEREAS the St. Armand Town Board has approved accepting the following bids for construction of a new highway garage:

Contract #1 - General Construction - Integrated Rigging & Contracting$545,513.00
Contract #2 - Plumbing - Jeff Rushby Mechanical$23,900.00
Contract #3 - Mechanical - Jeff Rushby Mechanical$42,900.00
Contract #4 - Electrical - John Swartz$38,770.00

THEREFORE, let it be resolved that the Town Board authorizes Supervisor Charles Whitson, Jr., to sign any such necessary contracts with regards to the construction of the new highway garage.

This resolution was duly seconded by Councilperson Fuller, and adopted as follows:

Supervisor, Charles Whitson, Jr AYE

Deputy Supervisor, Samuel Grimone EXCUSED

Councilperson Donald Amell AYE

Councilperson Jennifer Fuller AYE

Councilperson D. Joseph Bates AYE


Supervisor Whitson stated that he, Councilperson Fuller and Councilperson Amell had attended the Saranac Lake Fire Department meeting in the Town of Franklin last week. Discussion ensued. It was decided that more information was needed before any decision could be reached.

Supervisor Whitson closed the Special Board Meeting at 6:40 PM.


Supervisor Whitson opened the Zoning Committee Work Session by stating that we should pick out four of the most important zoning laws and focus on getting them to an attorney for review. Lengthy discussion ensued. The Committee agreed that Odors, Compost and Burning Garbage Laws are ready for attorney review, with minor revisions. Revisions to the Livestock law will be made by Tom Burman and Tom will present them to Supervisor Whitson as soon as possible to include in attorney review. Supervisor Whitson stated that he would speak with Deputy Supervisor Grimone, and a decision would be made regarding which attorney to hire for the Zoning Laws. The laws will be given to the attorney and as soon as they are received back from the attorney, the next Zoning Committee Meeting will be scheduled.


Supervisor Whitson adjourned the meeting at 8:03 PM.

I, Davina M. Thurston, Town Clerk for the Town of St. Armand, do hereby certify that the above is a true and correct transcript of the Special Board meeting minutes held on the above-referenced date.

Town of St Armand
PO Box 338, Main Street, Bloomingdale, NY 12913 · 518-891-3189 · Fax: 518-891-6092
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