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The regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Attica was held on February 21, 2017 at the Attica Village Hall.  The meeting was called to order at 7:00 P.M.

Members Present:

The following members were present: Mayor William Lepsch, Trustees Sandy Prusak, Nathan Montford, and Roger Durfee.

Others Present:

Others present: Administrator Douglas Post, Police Chief Dean Hendershott, Gary Wysko, Sharon Passamonte, Chris Van Son, Betsy Van Son, John King, Stu Hempel, Ami Blackmore, Gordie Biehl, Shirl Clark, Kevin Clark, and Julie Huber.

 

Minutes and Claims Approved:

Motion was made by Trustee Prusak, seconded by Trustee Montford that the minutes of the regular meeting of January 17, 2017, be approved as presented.         

On the call of the roll, the vote was as follows:  Prusak yes; Montford yes; Durfee yes.

The motion was declared and carried.

 

Approve transfers between appropriations

Motion was made by Trustee Durfee, seconded by Trustee Montford that the Village Board approve the following transfers between appropriations:

$500.00                   from        A1110.2                   to             A1110.4

$56.00                     from        A1320.4                   to             A1210.4

$1,000.00                from        A1325.2                   to             A1325.4

$2,398.06                from        A1910.4                   to             A1640.4

$3,000.00                from        A5110.2                   to             A1640.4

$1,300.00                from        A3120.41                 to             A3120.42

$542.98                   from        A5142.2                   to             A5410.4

$100.00                   from        A1110.1                   to             A1110.41      

$53.33                     from        A5110.1                   to             A5110.1G 

 

On the call of the roll, the vote was as follows:  Prusak yes; Montford yes; Durfee yes.

The motion was declared and carried.

 

Approve Claims                                                                     

Motion was made by Trustee Montford seconded by Trustee Prusak  , that the following claims be approved and the Clerk instructed to draw checks therefore:

General Fund claims in the amount of $               29,550.44 as set forth in Abstract #9

                Water Fund claims in the amount of $15,163.65 as set forth in Abstract #9

Sewer Fund claims in the amount of $29,119.07 as set forth in Abstract #9

 

On the call of the roll, the vote was as follows:  Prusak yes; Montford yes; Durfee yes.

The motion was declared and carried.

 

Ami Blackmore discussed parking issues on Exchange Street in front of her business. 

 

Committee Reports:

Public Safety- Town of Attica Dog enumerator Shirl Clark let the Village know that she would be going door to door in May. Chief Hendershott discussed recent activity.  He also presented some items for surplus.

 

Planning Board-

 

DPW- None

 

Village Administrator- Administrator Post submitted the Justice report.  He also presented the treasurers and assessors reports for January.  He discussed a letter he sent to NYS Department of Correctional Services, facilities planning regarding the digester.  He also discussed the CDBG grant for the Library.  He discussed the capital planning grant.  Mr. Post also submitted the contract with the Attica Historical society.      

 

New Business – Trustee Prusak asked if we could get copies of County inspections on businesses in the Village.  Gary Wysko confirmed a meeting date for a joint Town and Village Board meeting on March 27, 2017, at 7:00 PM.  He also asked about illegal propane tanks installed in the Village the last 10 years. 

 

 

 

2017-13 VILLAGE ELECTION RESOLUTION

Motion was made by Trustee Durfee seconded by Trustee Prusak that the Board of Trustees adopts the following resolution:

 

WHEREAS the next general Village election for officers will be held pursuant to Section 504 of the Election Law of the State of New York on March 21, 2017, and

WHEREAS the election law requires that the Board of Trustees adopt a resolution stating the place of voting, the hours for voting, the names and addresses of the candidates and the office and term of office for which nominated and the test of any proposition to be voted on at such election.

                NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT:

First: Voting shall be conducted at the Attica High School, East Main Street, Attica, NY.

Second:  The polls shall be open from 12:00 noon to 9:00 P.M.

Third:  The candidates nominated for such election are: 

William P Lepsch                    Attica, NY Democrat                               Mayor                      Two Years

Christopher Van Son               Attica, NY Republican                             Mayor                      Two Years

William P Lepsch                    Attica, NY Freedom, Justice & Honor    Mayor                      Two Years

Christopher L Van Son            Attica, NY Attica First                             Mayor                      Two Years

Ann M Lapp                             Attica, NY Democrat                               Trustee                    Two Years

Judith White                           Attica, NY Democrat                               Trustee                    Two Years

Roger A Durfee                       Attica, NY Republican                             Trustee                    Two Years

Hans G Walker                       Attica, NY Republican                             Trustee                    Two Years

Matthew W Sage                   Attica, NY Attica Citizens                       Trustee                    Two Years

Roger A Durfee                       Attica, NY Semper Fi                              Trustee                    Two Years

Fourth:  At least ten days prior to the election, a copy of this resolution shall be published in the official newspaper of the Village and copies shall be posted in at least six conspicuous public places within the Village at least one day before the Village election and one such notice shall be posted at each polling place.

Fifth:  This resolution shall take effect immediately.

On the call of the roll, the vote was as follows:  Prusak yes; Montford yes; Durfee yes.

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2017-14 Pump Station overhead door.

Motion was made by Trustee Montford seconded by Trustee Durfee that the Board of Trustees approves the low bidder (Alliance Door) for the replacement of the overhead door on the pump station building at the Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Alliance Door          $9,194

Tracy Door               $9,800

Overhead Door        $9,900

 

On the call of the roll, the vote was as follows:  Prusak yes; Montford yes; Durfee yes.

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2017-15 Approve bank reconciliation report from treasurer for January 2017.

Motion was made by Trustee Montford seconded by Trustee Durfee that the Village approves the bank reconciliation report from the Treasurer for the month ending January 2017.

 

On the call of the roll, the vote was as follows:  Prusak yes; Montford yes; Durfee yes.

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2017-16 NYSDEC Urban and Community Forestry Grant

Motion was made by Trustee Montford seconded by Trustee Prusak that the Village approves the contract with LaBella for the preparation and filing of a funding application for a 2017 NYSDEC Urban and Forestry Grant to perform a tree inventory.

 

On the call of the roll, the vote was as follows:  Prusak yes; Montford yes; Durfee yes.

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2017-17   Chlorine meter

Motion was made by Trustee Durfee seconded by Trustee Prusak that the Board of Trustees approves the low bidder (Fisher Scientific) for the chlorine meter at the WWTP.

 

Fisher Scientific      $1,748

Hach                        $3,270

USA Bluebook         $2,530

 

On the call of the roll, the vote was as follows:  Prusak yes; Montford yes; Durfee yes.

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2017-18 Intent to file an application with USDA Rural Development

Motion was made by Trustee Montford seconded by Trustee Durfee that the Village Board agrees to file an application with USDA Rural Development for a grant/loan application to make improvements to its wastewater treatment plant digester.  The estimated cost of the project is $612,000.

 

On the call of the roll, the vote was as follows:  Prusak yes; Montford yes; Durfee yes.

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2017-19 Disposition of Records

Motion was made by Trustee Montford seconded by Trustee Durfee that the Village Board approves the disposition of the following records:

Alexander & Correctional billing 2000-2011

Water/Sewer billing 2004-2011

Late Notices and re-reads 2005-2011

Water/Sewer accounting 2006-2011

Water/Sewer payment journals 2005-2007

Water/Sewer meter cards 3/05-07-11

On the call of the roll, the vote was as follows:  Prusak yes; Montford yes; Durfee yes.

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2017-20 Water training for Gorny

Motion was made by Trustee Montford seconded by Trustee Durfee that the Village Board approves the attendance of Paul Gorny Jr. to attend a water operator training school on April 24 & 25, 2017 held by Western New York Water Operator School.  The school will take place at the Town of Tonawanda Water Treatment Plant.  The training will provide a class D water license and the cost to attend is $375.

 

On the call of the roll, the vote was as follows:  Prusak yes; Montford yes; Durfee yes.

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2017-21 Water training for Durfee, Krawczyk, Lane, Van Son, Kazmeirczak

Motion was made by Trustee Montford seconded by Trustee Prusak that the Village Board approves the attendance of Matt Durfee, Brian Krawczyk, Justin Lane, Adam Van Son, and Craig Kazmeirczak to attend a water operator training session on March 15, 2017, sponsored by the Wyoming County Public Health.  The workshop will take place at the Wyoming County Agriculture & Business center, Warsaw, NY.  There is no cost for the training.

 

On the call of the roll, the vote was as follows:  Prusak yes; Montford yes; Durfee yes.

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2017-22 Contract with the Attica Historical Society for 2017

Motion was made by Trustee Montford seconded by Trustee Prusak that the Village Board contractually agrees to annually compensate the Attica Historical Society for continuing to provide the services and responsible care of the historical resources that have been entrusted to them.

 

On the call of the roll, the vote was as follows:  Prusak yes; Montford yes; Durfee yes.

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2017-23 Arbor Day resolution

Motion was made by Trustee Durfee seconded by Trustee Montford that the Village Board approves the following resolution:

 

Resolved: that Douglas A Post, Administrator of the Village of Attica is hereby authorized and directed to file an application for an Urban Forestry Council Arbor Day Program Community Grant in an amount not to exceed $1,000 and upon approval of said request to enter into and execute a project agreement with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation for such financial assistance to the Village of Attica.

 

On the call of the roll, the vote was as follows:  Prusak yes; Montford yes; Durfee yes.

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2017-24 Agreement with LaBella for 2016

Motion was made by Trustee Montford seconded by Trustee Durfee that the Village approves the contract with LaBella for implementation of the CDBG Public Facilities Program for the Stevens Memorial Community Library accessibility improvements.  The president of the Board of Trustees for the Stevens Memorial Community Library has provided written confirmation of their acceptance of this agreement.

On the call of the roll, the vote was as follows:  Prusak yes; Montford yes; Durfee yes.

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2017-25 Wet Well Pump control improvements

Motion was made by Trustee Montford seconded by Trustee Durfee that the Village Board approves the low bidder for the wet will pump control improvements contingent on the engineers and our Chief Operator Jay Stockholm approving all bid documentation.

Odyssey Controls                    $59,202.70

Gerwitz & McNeal                 $63,774.00

O’Connell                                $72,620.00

J L Kingdon                              $79,220.00

Frey                                         $81,828.00

Hewitt Young                          $82,900.00

On the call of the roll, the vote was as follows:  Prusak yes; Montford yes; Durfee yes.

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2017-26 Appointment of Chad Clark to Full time

Motion was made by Trustee Montford seconded by Trustee Prusak that the Village Board approves the appointment of Chad Clark to a Public Works Maintenance Worker full time.

 

On the call of the roll, the vote was as follows:  Prusak yes; Montford yes; Durfee yes.

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2017-27 Pesticide training and testing

Motion was made by Trustee Prusak seconded by Trustee Montford that the Village Board approves the attendance of Justin Lane at a pesticide training and testing on March 21, at the Warsaw Ag center, the cost of the training and testing is $161.

 

On the call of the roll, the vote was as follows:  Prusak yes; Montford yes; Durfee yes.

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2017-28 Surplus Equipment

Motion was made by Trustee Prusak seconded by Trustee Durfee that the Village Board declares the following items as surplus equipment.

Initializer S-D5 handheld breathalyzer by CMI, inc.

Alcomate Premium handheld breathalyzer ALCO CAN 7000

 

On the call of the roll, the vote was as follows:  Prusak yes; Montford yes; Durfee yes.

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2017-29 Founders Day donation

Motion was made by Trustee Prusak seconded by Trustee Durfee that the Village Board donates $250 to Founders Day.

 

On the call of the roll, the vote was as follows:  Prusak yes; Montford yes; Durfee yes.

The motion was declared and carried.

 

 

On the call of the roll, the vote was as follows:  Prusak yes; Montford yes; Durfee yes.

The motion was declared and carried.

Adjournment

Motion was made to adjourn the meeting at 7:45 P.M. by Trustee Montford seconded by Trustee Durfee.                    

On the call of the roll, the vote was as follows:  Prusak yes; Montford yes; Durfee yes.

The motion was declared and carried.

Douglas A. Post

                                                                                Administrator, Village of Attica

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