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The regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Attica was held on January 17, 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 Nathan Montford, and Roger Durfee.

Others Present:

Others present: Administrator Douglas Post, Fire Chief Jay Myers, Gary Wysko, Sharon Passamonte, Tricia Van Son, Dean June, John King, Stu Hempel, Jennifer Burnett, Arnie Sprague, Robert Burey, Sophie Burey, and Matt Sage.

 

Minutes and Claims Approved:

Motion was made by Trustee Montford, seconded by Trustee Durfee that the minutes of the regular meeting of December 20, 2016, be approved as presented.    

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

The motion was declared and carried.  

 

Approve Claims                                                                     

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

General Fund claims in the amount of $32,851.18 as set forth in Abstract #8

                Water Fund claims in the amount of $47,468.29 as set forth in Abstract #8

Sewer Fund claims in the amount of $21,810.65 as set forth in Abstract #8

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

Committee Reports:

Public Safety- Fire Chief Myers submitted the Fire Department yearend report. 

 

Planning Board-

 

DPW-

 

Village Administrator- Administrator Post submitted the Justice report.  He also presented the treasurers report for December.  He again updated the board on the planning grant, and the digester repair project.  He presented the monthly report from the Town Assessor.  He discussed the turnaround easement on Colony Run.    

 

2017-1 VILLAGE ELECTION RESOLUTION

Motion was made by Trustee Montford seconded by Trustee Durfee 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.

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2017-2 Approve bank reconciliation report from treasurer for 12/2016.

Motion was made by Trustee Durfee seconded by Trustee Montford that the Village approves the bank reconciliation report from the Treasurer for the month ending December 2016.

 

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2017-3 Appoint election inspectors

Motion was made by Trustee Durfee seconded by Trustee Montford that the Village Board approves the appointment of Bonnie Stockholm, Donna Lane, Judith White, and Nancy Prevosto, as election inspectors with Gail Wysko and Norm Lindsey as alternates for the March 21, 2017 election. 

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

 

2017-4 Fire and Recreation contract with Town of Attica

Motion was made by Trustee Montford seconded by Trustee Durfee that the Village Board approves the Fire and Recreation contracts with the Town of Attica.

 

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2017-5 Agreement with WTP Chief Operator Brian Krawczyk

Motion was made by Trustee Montford seconded by Trustee Durfee that the Village Board agrees to the phone agreement with WWTP Chief Operator Brian Krawczyk.

 

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2017-6 Training for WWTP, DPW and WTP employees

Motion was made by Trustee Montford seconded by Trustee Durfee that the Village Board approves the attendance of Matt Durfee, Carl Romesser, Brian Krawczyk, Justin Lane, Adam Van Son, Jay Stockholm, Doug Beitz and Tony Phelps to attend the Western NY Water Works Conference.  The cost of the conference is $35 per person.  The training will be held on February 15, 2017 at the Clarion Inn in Batavia.

 

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2017-7 WWTP refrigerated sampler

Motion was made by Trustee Montford seconded by Trustee Durfee that the Village Board approves the purchase of a refrigerated sampling unit to replace the 30 year old broken unit. 

USA BLUEBOOK                      $4,778

Hach                                        $4,865.20

Cold Spring Environmental     $5,125

 

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2017-8 Surplus equipment

Motion was made by Trustee Durfee seconded by Trustee Montford that the village approve the high bid of $251 for the WWTP surplus mower.

 

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2017-9 Training for Justin Lane

Motion was made by Trustee Durfee seconded by Trustee Montford that the Village Board approves the attendance of Justin Lane to the Western Regional Conference for credits for his pesticide license.  The cost of the training will be $125.

 

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2017-10 Wet Well Pump control improvements

Motion was made by Trustee Montford seconded by Trustee Durfee that the Village Board approves the advertisement of the bid documents for the West Well Pump Control improvements at the WWTP.  The engineers estimate on the project is $63,000.

 

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2017-11 Approve agreement with Bernard P Donegan

Motion was made by Trustee Montford seconded by Trustee Durfee that the Village Board approves the agreement with Bernard P Donegan for financial consulting services for the Vac-All.

 

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2017-12 Offer of Dedication

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

Walter Schmidt as owner, hereby agrees to dedicate to the Village of Attica, an easement covering the land at the northern terminus of Colony Run as set forth on the cop of the annexed survey of Bissell Stone Associates, Job number 57201 in the highlighted diagonal stripes.  The offer of the dedication of the easement is for the Village of Attica to use the highlighted area for a public snowplow turnaround.

 

The Offer of Dedication is under the specific agreement and understanding that upon the acceptance of the Offer of Dedication of the easement, the Village of Attica will not acquire any deeded fee ownership of the dedicated area nor will the Village of Attica acquire any obligation to maintain or improve the easement area if the area needs to be maintained, repaired or improved in the future.  Any such maintenance, repair or improvement shall be the responsibility of the owners of the fee interest benefited by the easement.

 

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2017-12 Training for Officer Andre

Motion was made by Trustee Montford seconded by Trustee Durfee that the Village Board approves the attendance of Officer Andre to the Drug Identification Class to be held on January 25 & 26 at the Niagara Police Academy in Lewiston, NY.  There is no fee for this class.

 

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

Adjournment

Motion was made to adjourn the meeting at 7:36 P.M. by Trustee Durfee seconded by Trustee Montford.                    

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

The motion was declared and carried.

                                                               

 

Douglas A. Post

                                                                                Administrator, Village of Attica

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