Town of St Armands Board Meetings
Special Board Meeting
Tuesday, Tuesday, March 29, 2016
These minutes were approved on April 12, 2016.
A Special Board meeting of the Town Board of St. Armand was held on the above date at the Town Hall, Bloomingdale, NY.
This meeting was advertised in the Adirondack Daily Enterprise.
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:
Town Supervisor Charles Whitson, Jr., Deputy Supervisor Don Amell, Councilperson Dean Montroy, Councilperson Jennifer Fuller, Councilperson D. Joseph Bates
A quorum of the Board was in attendance.
TOWN EMPLOYEES PRESENT:
Davina Winemiller, Town Clerk, Roger Oliver, Highway Superintendent, Robert Hammond, Code Enforcement Office
Supervisor Whitson called the meeting to order at 6:38 p.m.
Supervisor Whitson led the Pledge of Allegiance
WATER TRUCK FOR HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT
Highway Superintendent Roger Oliver informed the Board that the Highway Department needs a replacement Water Truck. Discussion ensued.
RESOLUTION 19 of 2016 –Water Truck for Highway Department
Deputy Supervisor Amell, who moved its adoption, offered the following resolution:
WHEREAS, the Town of St. Armand Board has been informed by the Highway Superintendent Roger Oliver that the current 1972 Water Truck is in poor condition and a replacement Water Truck is needed, and
WHEREAS, the Town Board of the Town of St. Armand does hereby approve of the purchase of a used Water Truck that meets the Highway Superintendent’s required specifications, and
WHEREAS, the Town Board of the Town of St. Armand has been informed by the Highway Superintendent that the purchase of such vehicle will not require the borrowing of any funds and will be paid for out of the annual budget of the Equipment Fund for the Highway Department, now
THEREFORE, LET IT BE RESOLVED, that the Town of St. Armand will request bids for a used Water Truck for the Highway Department, with the ability to reject all bids if deemed necessary by the Town Board.
This Resolution was duly seconded by Councilperson Bates and was adopted by roll-call vote as follows: ALL AYE
OTHER NEW BUSINESS
RESOLUTION 20 of 2016 – Account Signers for Banking
Councilperson Bates, who moved its adoption, offered the following resolution:
WHEREAS, the Town of St. Armand has had a change in employees recently, and
WHEREAS, the Town Board of the Town of St. Armand does hereby assign the new Town Accountant Nicole Reandeau and newly appointed Deputy Supervisor Donald Amell as signers on all checking accounts for the Waste Water Treatment Project, and
WHEREAS, it is required by Environmental Facilities Corporation, Community Block Development Grant and Empire State Development that two signers be appointed who are not the Town Supervisor, therefore
LET IT BE RESOLVED that Nicole Reandeau and Donald Amell are herby appointed as signers for NBT Bank on the above-mentioned accounts.
This Resolution was duly seconded by Councilperson Fuller and was adopted by roll-call as follows: ALL AYE
RESOLUTION 21 of 2016 – Supervisor to sign agreement with Empire State Development
Councilperson Montroy, who moved its adoption, offered the following resolution:
WHEREAS, the Town of St. Armand has been awarded a grant by Empire State Development for funding of the Waste Water Treatment Project, and
WHEREAS, the Town Board of the Town of St. Armand does hereby assign Supervisor Charles Whitson, Jr. the authority to execute the contract with Empire State Development for the grant funds for the Waste Water Treatment Project, and
THEREFORE, LET IT BE RESOLVED, that Supervisor Whitson is granted the authority to execute any and all said contracts with Empire State Development with regards to improvements to the Waste Water Treatment Facility.
This Resolution was duly seconded by Councilperson Fuller and was adopted by roll-call vote as follows: ALL AYE
CODE ENFORCEMENT WORK SESSION
Code Enforcement Officer Robert Hammond led the discussion regarding updating the current Local Law 2 of 1993 – A Local Law Providing for the Administration and Enforcement of the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code and the current Fee Schedule for Building Permits. Work session followed. It was decided that CEO Robert Hammond would make changes to both proposed documents and submit them to the Board at the Regular Board Meeting on April 12th, 2016.
MOTION TO ADJOURN
A motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Councilperson Bates, and seconded by Councilperson Fuller. All agreed. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 8:40 p.m.
I, Davina M. Winemiller, Town Clerk for the Town of St. Armand, do hereby certify that the above is a true and correct transcript of the Board meeting minutes held on the above referenced date.