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The regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Attica was held on February 19, 2019 at the Attica Municipal Building.  The meeting was called to order at 7:00 P.M.

Members Present:

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

 

Others Present:

Others present: Administrator Douglas A Post, Police Chief Dean Hendershott, John Trimble, Gary Wysko, Gordie Biehl, Shirl Clark, Gina Lepsch, Lorrie Germain, Zachary Signor, Kaylee Sumeriski, Nancy Tracy, and Mike Harding. 

 

Mayor Lepsch presented the following oath of office to the Village of Attica’s first Police Chaplain.

 

VILLAGE OF ATTICA POLICE DEPARTMENT

Police Chaplain’s Oath of Office

 

Reverend John Trimble

 

Do you solemnly promise that you will faithfully and diligently perform the duties of Police Chaplain for the Village of Attica Police Departments and will you provide comfort and spiritual support to the officers of the department and to the citizens of the community as you are called upon.

 

I WILL

 

Will you strive to set an exemplary standard of ethical and moral conduct by not using your position of Police Chaplain to proselytize or to gain personal advantage, and will you provide comfort and spiritual support to all persons without bias toward religion, affiliation, gender, orientation, race, national origin, age or any other such distinction. Will you strive to set an exemplary standard of ethical and moral conduct.

 

I WILL

 

Will you acknowledge those appointed in a position of authority within the department and serve them with loyalty, and

Will you be supportive of the officers with whom you serve and will you be subject to their authority when on duty and

Will you accept the responsibility willingly and without reservation, so help you God.

 

I  WILL

 

 

 

Minutes and Claims Approved:

Motion was made by Trustee             Walker, seconded by Trustee Montford          that the minutes of the regular meeting of 01/15/2019 be approved as presented

               

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

The motion was declared and carried.   

 

Approve Claims abstract #9  

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

 

General Fund claims in the amount of $41,709.93 as set forth in Abstract #9

                Water Fund claims in the amount of $18,195.30 as set forth in Abstract #9

                Sewer Fund claims in the amount of $13,977.84 as set forth in Abstract #9

 

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

Mike Harding asked the board to use the tennis courts at the park for basketball courts.  He is working on funding for the installation of the poles. 

 

Committee Reports:

Public Safety-Chief Hendershott discussed the activity for January and February.  He discussed recent meetings and upcoming training.  Officer Walker discussed the ARIDE training.      

 

Liaison- Trustee Walker reported on the Town board meeting.

 

Planning Board- None

 

DPW-Trustee Walker reported on the ice rink.

 

Village Administrator- Mr. Post submitted the Treasurers and assessors report for January.  He presented the bank reconciliation report.  He also presented an inspection report from NYS Department of Labor at the WWTP.  There were no issues reported.  He presented a letter from the Wyoming County District Attorney praising the Attica Police department on their part of the investigation.  He discussed the Charter Communication franchise agreement.     

 

New Business

 

2019-7 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 19, 2019, 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

Nathan W. Montford           Attica, NY Republican                         Mayor                     Two Years

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

Jessica D. White                  Attica, NY Democrat                             Trustee                  Two Years

Roger Durfee                        Attica, NY Republican                         Trustee                  Two Years

Hans G Walker                     Attica, NY Republican                         Trustee                  Two Years

Julie Perry                              Attica, NY Republican                         Justice                    Four 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; Walker yes

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2019-8 Approve bank reconciliation report from treasurer for January 2019

Motion was made by Trustee Montford seconded by Trustee Prusak that the Village approves the bank reconciliation report from the Treasurer for the month ending January 2019.

 

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2019-9 Police training

Motion was made by Trustee Durfee seconded by Trustee Prusak that the Village Board approves the attendance of Officers Murray and Yansick to attend the ARIDE course on March 25 & 26th in Livingston County. 

 

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2019-10 NYSDOT snow and ice contract extension

Motion was made by Trustee Walker seconded by Trustee Durfee that the Village Board approves the agreement to extend indexed lump sum municipal snow and ice agreement.

 

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

                   2019-11 Certification courses for Cory Buchholz

Motion was made by Trustee Durfee seconded by Trustee Walker that the Village Board approves the attendance of Cory Buchholz to attend the 2019 Operator Certification Course on May 12-24.  The training is held at the Town of Tonawanda Water Treatment Plant and will course $875.  The training will provide Cory with the credits he will need to the NYS IIA water license.

 

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2019-12 Water training for Durfee, Lane, Romesser

Motion was made by Trustee Montford seconded by Trustee Prusak that the Village Board approves the attendance of Carl Romesser, Justin Lane, and Matt Durfee, to attend a water operator training session on March 20, 2019, 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; Walker yes

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2019-13 Water license training for Chad Clark

Motion was made by Trustee Durfee seconded by Trustee Walker that the Village Board approves the attendance of Chad Clark to attend the 2019 certification course on April 22-23.  This training is held at the Town of Tonawanda Water Treatment Plant the cost of this training is $425.  This training will provide Chad with the credits he needs for his NYS D water license.

 

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2019-14 Approve contract with the Town of Attica for Fire Protection

Motion was made by Trustee Walker seconded by Trustee Prusak that the Village Board approves the contract with the Town of Attica for fire protection for 2019.

 

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2019-15 Approve contract with the Town of Attica to fund half the Senior Citizens program

Motion was made by Trustee Walker seconded by Trustee Durfee that the Village Board approves the contract with the Town of Attica to fund the Senior Citizens program.

 

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2019-16 Approve low bidder for tree inventory and management plan

Motion was made by Trustee Prusak seconded by Trustee Montford that the Village Board approves the low bidder for the tree inventory and management plan.

 

Larkin Tree Care                   $10,400

Davey Resource Group        $14,600   

Plan-it Geo                            $18,000

Tree Services of WNY          $29,370

 

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2019-17 Pesticide Training for Justin Lane

Motion was made by Trustee Durfee seconded by Trustee Walker that the Village Board approves the attendance of Justin Lane for pesticide training being held at the Millennium Hotel in Buffalo.  The fee for this training is $125.00.

 

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2019-18 Approve low bidder for the window replacement project at the Village Hall/Fire Department.

Motion was made by Trustee Montford seconded by Trustee Walker that the Village Board approves the Low bidder for the Village Hall/Fire Department window replacement project. 

 

VanDeWalker Construction               $35,018

Zero Draft                              $35,710

Terry Mooney Construction $39,825

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2019-19 Surplus Police equipment

Motion was made by Trustee Durfee seconded by Trustee Prusak that the Village Board approves to surplus the following items. 

 

  1. SONY Digital Video Camera Recorder and associated accessories.

  2. Star Laser – LED Light bar with traffic indicator

  3. Star Sabre – LED Light bar with traffic indicator

  4. 9 – Motorola FR860 Portable Radios with chargers and accessories

  5. 3 -  Motorola CDM-1250 Mobile Radios

  6. 1 -  Motorola Radius SP50 Portable Radio with charger and accessories

  7. 9 – VHS Maxell 6 hour Video Tapes

  8. 1 – Alcomate Premium Breath Alcohol Tester

  9. 1-  – Intoxilyzer Breath Alcohol Tester with accessories                                               

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2019-20 Cat Trapping special use authorization for the historical district in the area of 37 Exchange Street.

Motion was made by Trustee Durfee seconded by Trustee Walker to grant Cherl Clark special use authorization to trap cats in the historical district in the area of 37 Exchange Street.  The authorization will expire in September 2019.

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2019-21 DOT Clinic for Officers Royce and Murray

Motion was made by Trustee Montford seconded by Trustee Durfee to approve the attendance of Officers Royce and Murray to the DOT Clinic which will be presented by New York State Police Commercial Enforcement and New York State Region 5 Commercial Enforcement and sponsored by Senator Patrick Gallivan, Go Wyoming Chamber and Tourism and the Farm Bureau of Wyoming County.

The clinic will be on March 02, 2019 between 10:00 am and 1:00 pm. at the Marquart Repairs and Equipment Shop in Gainesville, NY.  There is no fee for the clinic other than man hours.

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2019-22 National District Attorney Association – Sexual Assault and Violent Crime Conference

Motion was made by Trustee Walker seconded by Trustee Prusak to approve the attendance of Officer Zufall to attend the 2019 National District Attorney Association Sexual Assault and related Violent Crime Conference

The conference will be held on August 12th – 16th, 2019 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. .  The conference will address Intimate Partner Sexual Assault, false allegations, Emergency Room Care for sexual assault victim, witness intimidation issues, cyber stalking and more.  The Wyoming County District Attorney Office will cover all cost associated with the training and travel expenses.  The department’s financial requirement will be for man hours and meals per the travel policy for the Village of Attica.

 

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

Adjournment

Motion was made to adjourn the meeting at 8:09 pm by Trustee Montford seconded by Trustee Durfee.                                       

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

The motion was declared and carried.

                                               

Douglas A Post

                                                Administrator/Clerk/Treasurer








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