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The regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Attica was held on July 18, 2017, at the Attica Historical Society.  The meeting was called to order at 7:00 P.M.

Members Present:

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

Others Present:

Others present: Administrator Douglas Post, Police Chief Dean Hendershott, Chris Perry, Carol Wellman, Ralph Janes, Chris Van Son, Tim Banker, Gina Lepsch, Brian Fugle, Gary Wysko, Sue Janes, Lorrie Germain, E.C. Snyder, Shirl Clark, Terry Myers, Vicki Ruben, Denise McVay, Steve Pratt, Pat Will, Cyndie Wellman, Lynn Tedford, Jim Wheeler, John P Volpe, Maryann Clark, Cory Lapp, Ann Lapp, Brad Meisner, Tony Santoro, Colin Cooper, Dana Blugus, Arick Bremiller and Heidi Bremiller.

 

Approve minutes of regular meeting of 06/20/2017

Motion was made by Trustee Montford, seconded by Trustee Walker that the minutes of the regular meeting of June 20, 2017 be approved as presented.         

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

The motion was declared and carried. 

 

Open Public hearing for use of Land Reserve funds for the repairs to the wall at the intersection of Main/Market Streets.

Motion was made by Trustee Durfee, seconded by Trustee Montford that the village board opens the public hearing at 7:01 PM for the use of Land reserve funds to repair the wall at the intersection of Main/Market Streets.

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

Open Public hearing for the change in Local law 27 Hunting, Trapping, use of Firearms.

Motion was made by Trustee Walker, seconded by Trustee Montford that the village board opens the public hearing at 7:01 PM for the change in local law Chapter 27 Hunting, Trapping, and use of Firearms.  This change would allow for the trapping of Community Cats, with an expiration date of one year unless extended by the Village Board.

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

Open Public Hearing for CDBG grant

Motion was made by Trustee Durfee, seconded by Trustee Montford that the Village Board opens the public hearing at 7:03 PM for the purpose of hearing public comments on the Village of Attica’s community development needs, and to discuss the possible submission of one or more Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) applications for the 2017 program year.  The CDBG program is administered by the New York State Office of Community Renewal (OCR), and will make available to eligible local governments approximately $20 Million for the 2017 program year for housing, economic development, public facilities, public infrastructure, and planning activities, with the principal purpose of benefitting low/moderate income persons.  The hearing will provide further information about the CDBG program and will allow for citizen participation in the development of any proposed grant applications and/or to provide technical assistance to develop alternate proposals.  Comments on the CDBG program or proposed project(s) will be received at this time.  The hearing is being conducted pursuant to Section 570.486, Subpart I of the CFR and in compliance with the requirements of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended.

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

Approve Claims abstract # 2                                                                 

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

General Fund claims in the amount of $35,220.52 set forth in Abstract #2

Water Fund claims in the amount of $14,581.71 as set forth in Abstract #2

Sewer Fund claims in the amount of $14,589.56 as set forth in Abstract #2

 

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

Committee Reports:

Public Safety- Chief Hendershott reported on the activity in the Village. He reported on the flood from July 13, 2017.  Ann Lapp from the fire department reported on the activity of the department during the flood.  Tony Santoro reported that the Fire Department will be updating the fireman’s pavilion. 

Planning Board- none

 

DPW- None

 

Village Administrator- Mr. Post presented the bank balance, Treasurer’s, Assessor’s and Justice reports.  He also presented a yearend report for the Refuse transfer station.  He presented a letter from the First Presbyterian Church.  He discussed the loss of water usage at the correctional facility.  He presented a letter from Sherry and Max Szemplenski.  He also presented a letter from Ami Blackmore.  He presented the Annual Update Document for inspection.

 

Old Business-

 

New Business-Trustee Montford discussed the dog park.

 

2017-85 Resolution for CDBG grant

Motion was made by Trustee Montford, seconded by Trustee Walker that the village board adopts the following Resolution:       

RESOLVED, that the Mayor of the Village of Attica, Wyoming County, New York, is hereby authorized as the official representative of the Village of Attica to execute and submit a Consolidated Funding Application for Community Development Block Grant and/or other funding to the administrative agency for the Fiscal Year 2017 program, all understandings and assurances contained therein, and is hereby directed and authorized to act in connection with the submission of the application and to provide such additional information as may be required.

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2017-86 Wyoming County Snow and Ice Contract

Motion was made by Trustee Montford, seconded by Trustee Durfee that the Village board approves the Snow and Ice control Agreement for 2018-2019.

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2017-87 Approve bank reconciliation report from treasurer for 06/2017.

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

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2017-88 Close Public hearing for use of Land Reserve funds for the repairs to the wall        

Motion was made by Trustee Walker seconded by Trustee Montford that the village board closes the public hearing at 8:21 PM for the use of Land reserve funds to repair the wall at the intersection of Main/Market Streets.  The Village board authorizes the use of these funds, after hearing from all interested parties.

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2017-89 Close Public hearing for the change in Local law 27 Hunting, Trapping, use of Firearms.

Motion was made by Trustee Montford seconded by Trustee Walker that the village board closes the public hearing at 8:21 PM for the change in local law Chapter 27 Hunting, Trapping, and use of Firearms.  This change would allow for allow for the trapping of Community Cats, with an expiration date of one year unless extended by the Village Board.  All volunteers that participate in the TNVR program will have to register with the Village of Attica, and all trappers will have to follow all state trapping requirements. The Village board approves this change in the local law, after hearing from all interested parties.

On the call of the roll, the vote was as follows:  Montford yes; Durfee no; Walker yes; Lepsch yes.

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2017-89 Close Public Hearing for CDBG grant

Motion was made by Trustee Montford, seconded by Trustee Walker that the Village Board closes the public hearing at 8:23 PM for the purpose of hearing public comments on the Village of Attica’s community development needs, and to discuss the possible submission of one or more Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) applications for the 2017 program year.  The CDBG program is administered by the New York State Office of Community Renewal (OCR), and will make available to eligible local governments approximately $20 Million for the 2017 program year for housing, economic development, public facilities, public infrastructure, and planning activities, with the principal purpose of benefitting low/moderate income persons.  The hearing will provide further information about the CDBG program and will allow for citizen participation in the development of any proposed grant applications and/or to provide technical assistance to develop alternate proposals.  Comments on the CDBG program or proposed project(s) will be received at this time.  The hearing is being conducted pursuant to Section 570.486, Subpart I of the CFR and in compliance with the requirements of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended.

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

 

2017-90 Water/Sewer Improvement project lead agency

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

RESOLVED, that in accordance with the New York State Environmental Quality Review regulations (SEQR), the Village Board of the Village of Attica announces its intent to serve as Lead Agency to conduct an environmental review of a project to construct water and sanitary sewer improvements within the West Avenue-Railroad Street-Olive Street neighborhood in the Village of Attica, under Section 617.7 of the New York State Codes, Rules, and Regulations (NYSCRR); and be it

 

FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Village Board has determined that, as the project will require approval from the NYS Department of Health (NYSDOH),  the proposed action is a Type I action as defined by NYSDOH under 10 NYCRR97.14.

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2017-91 Shoring equipment for DPW

Motion was made by Trustee Montford seconded by Trustee Durfee that the Village Board approves the low quote for shoring equipment from Mabey - $3,679.45.

Mabey - $3,679.45

USA Bluebook - $4,669.55

HD Supply - $4,250.41

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

 

2017-92 Officer training

Motion was made by Trustee Walker, seconded by Trustee Durfee that the Village Board approves the training for Offer Zufall and Chief Hendershott to attend the “Recording of Custodial Interviews and Interrogations” course on August 17, 2017 in Cheektowaga.  There is no charge for this training.      

 

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

Executive Session

Motion was made by Trustee Montford seconded by Trustee Durfee to enter into Executive session at 8:27 PM to discuss legal and personal matters. 

 

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

The motion was declared and carried.

Re-entered regular meeting at 9:05 pm

 

Adjournment

Motion was made to adjourn the meeting at 9:18 P.M. by Trustee Walker seconded by Trustee Durfee.        

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

 

                                                                Douglas A Post

                                                                Administrator, Village of Attica




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