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The regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Attica was held on April 17, 2018, in the 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 Post, Police Chief Dean Hendershott, Jennifer Baldwin, Ann Lapp, Jay Myers, Brian Fugle, Mike Manusia, Mr.  & Mrs. Foss, Chris Van Son, Vicky Ruben, Gary Wysko, and Gordon Biehl.

 

Mayor Lepsch read a “State of the Village” letter.

 

Minutes and Claims Approved:

Motion was made by Trustee Durfee, seconded by Trustee Walker that the minutes of the regular meeting of March 20, 2018, and the reorganization meeting of April 2, 2018, 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.   

 

Transfers between appropriations

Motion was made by Trustee                Durfee seconded by Trustee Walker, that the following transfers be made.

 

$1,732.50                from A4540.4R       to A9710.7

$4,535.00                from A4540.4R       to A9710.6

$6,685.50                from A511               to A9710.6

$1,779.50                from A4540.4          to A9710.6

$134.31                   from A1420.4          to A1450.4

$210.81                   from A1420.4          to A1620.4

$6,000.00                from A3120.2          to A3120.4

$190.92                  from A3120.2          to A3120.43

$20.00                     from A5182.4          to A4020.4

$10,842.74              from A9060.8          to A5142.4

$3,000.00                from A9010.8          to A8160.4

$437.43                   from A1620.2          to A1620.1

 

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                                                                     

                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 $29,571.26 as set forth in Abstract #11

                Water Fund claims in the amount of $4,092.03 set forth in Abstract #11

                Sewer Fund claims in the amount of $14,436.07 as set forth in Abstract #11

                Library grant claims in the amount of $62,410.70 as set forth in Abstract #11

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.

 

Budget Hearing

Motion was made by Trustee Prusak, seconded by Trustee Montford , that the Board of Trustees opens the Budget hearing at 7:06 P.M.

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.

 

Committee Reports:

Public Safety- Chief Hendershott discussed the activity of the Police department.  He asked permission for Officer Kuhn to attend a seminar by the NYSP for crimes against children. Fire Chief Myers gave his fire department update. 

 

Planning Board- Planning board members Baldwin, Fugle and Manusia attended the meeting to propose the change in the local law regarding the set back of a fence in the side and back yard.  He current law states it should be one foot from the line their request is to move it to the property line.

 

DPW- Mr. Post discussed the training for a pool operator.  Trustee Walker stated he met with DPW foreman.    

 

Liaison – Trustees Walker and Montford reported on the Town board meeting.

 

Village Administrator- Administrator Post submitted the Treasurers report for March.  He presented the bank reconciliation report.  He discussed an upcoming meeting with Genesee County NRCS and the Town of Alexander regarding the log jams.  Mr. Post presented a letter from the Village Attorney stating that there would not be a conflict with Trustees serving on committees that do not directly affect a direct blood family member.  He also stated that committees do not vote they serve only in the capacity of fact finding.   

 

New Business – Mayor Lepsch created a new committee to review our code of conduct and ethics policies.  Mayor Lepsch and Trustee Walker will serve on this committee.

 

2018-19 Training request for Jay Stockholm and Doug Beitz

Motion was made by Trustee Walker, seconded by Trustee Durfee, that the Village approves the attendance of Jay Stockholm and Douglas Beitz at a wastewater operator training seminar on May 2, 2018 at the Brookside Banquet Facility in Newfane, NY.  The training will provide 5 contact hours for wastewater certification renewal and the cost is $15 per person.

 

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.

 

2018-20 Approve Special event Activity Application

Motion was made by Trustee Montford, seconded by Trustee Durfee that the Village approves the special event activity application for the fireworks tent at 7-11.

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.

 

2018-21 Approve bank reconciliation report from treasurer for 03/2018.

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 March 2018.

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.

 

2018-22 Set public hearing for Local Law #1 of 2018

Motion was made by Trustee Walker seconded by Trustee Durfee that the Village sets May 15, 2018, as the date for the public hearing to approve local law #1 of 2018, cancelling residency requirements in the Village of Attica.

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2018-23 Agreement with Brock, Schechter & Polakoff

Motion was made by Trustee Durfee, seconded by Trustee Walker that the Village Board approves the agreement with the firm Brock, Schechter & Polakoff, LLP for the annual single fund audit for USDA RA.

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.

 

2018-24 Close Budget Hearing

Motion was made by Trustee Durfee, seconded by Trustee Prusak that the Village Board of Trustees close the Budget hearing at 8:15 P.M. and adopts the tentative budget as the permanent budget for the Village year 2018-2019 after hearing from all parties.

 

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.

 

2018-25 Plate compactor

Motion was made by Trustee Walker, seconded by Trustee Durfee that the Village Board approves the purchase of a PCF34 Plate Compactor off New York Contract #PC6714 of $4,411 which includes x-change mounting cap – and PC hose Kit for Std Arm.  The contract product quotation is from Alexander Equipment in Alexander, NY. 

 

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.

 

2018-26 Training for certified pool operator

Motion was made by Trustee Montford, seconded by Trustee Prusak that the Village Board approves Justin Lane to complete the online and classroom training to become a certified pool operator.  The classroom training is scheduled for May 11, 2018 in Rochester at a cost of $200.  The online training portion of the certification is at a cost of $150. 

 

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.

 

2018-27 Training for crimes against children

Motion was made by Trustee Montford, seconded by Trustee Durfee that the Village Board approves Officer Kuhn to attend the 2018 NYSP crimes against children seminar on May 21-25 at the New York State Police Academy in Albany, NY.  The training has no cost but the village would provide for the room and meals according to the Village policy.   

 

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.

 

2018-28 Approve Library pay application

Motion was made by Trustee Montford, seconded by Trustee Walker that the Village board approves the Library pay application #5 for the additions and renovations to Stevens Memorial Library.  The pay application #5 is for $62,410.70 from Galbo Construction, as authorized by the Stevens Memorial Community Library Board.

 

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.

 

2018-29 Set public hearing for the change to Fence ordinance

Motion was made by Trustee Montford, seconded by Trustee Durfee that the Village sets May 15, 2018, as the date for the public hearing to approve local law #2 of 2018, changed the fence set back in side and rear yards to the property line instead of on foot from the line.

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.

 

Executive Session

Motion was made by Trustee Montford, seconded by Trustee Prusak to enter into Executive session at 8:23 PM to discuss legal and personal matters. 

 

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.

Re-entered regular meeting at 8:57 pm

 

Adjournment

Motion was made to adjourn the meeting at 9:00 P.M. by Trustee Montford seconded by Trustee Walker.                   

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, Village of Attica


















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