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The regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Attica was held on September 17, 2019, at the Attica Municipal Building.  The meeting was called to order at 6:00 P.M.

Members Present:

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

 

Others Present:

Others present: Administrator Douglas A Post, Police Chief Dean Hendershott, Water Treatment Plant Chief Operator Matthew Durfee, DPW Foreman Craig Kazmierczak, Sharron Passimonte, Gordy Biehl, Walter Robinson and Village Justice Julie Perry.

 

Minutes and Claims Approved:

Motion was made by Trustee Walker, seconded by Trustee Prusak that the minutes of the regular meeting of August 20, 2019 be approved as presented.

               

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

The motion was declared and carried.   

 

Open Public Hearing for use of WWTP reserve funds for the Ferric chloride mixing chamber improvements and for part of the roof replacements on the sludge and pump buildings

Motion was made by Trustee Prusak, seconded by Trustee Walker that the Board of Trustees opens the Public Hearing at 6:02 PM for the use of WWTP reserve funds for the Ferric chloride mixing chamber improvements and for part of the roof replacements on the sludge and pump buildings 

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

Approve Transfers

Motion was made by Trustee Walker, seconded by Trustee Sage that the Village Board approves the following transfers:

 

                $80,916.67 from A511 to A5110.4

                $11,230.71 from A5410.4 to A5410.1

                $3,302.80 from A7310.4 to A7310.1

                $1,287.63 from A7110.1 to A7110.1P

                $2,587.91 from F8340.1 to F8340.1G

                $158.04 from G8120.1 to G8120.1G

$16,000 from G909 to G9040.8

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

Approve Claims                                                                     

                Motion was made by Trustee Walker seconded by Trustee Prusak 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 $135,043.49 as set forth in Abstract #4

Water Fund claims in the amount of $84,223.98 as set forth in Abstract #4

Sewer Fund claims in the amount of $27,391.14 as set forth in Abstract #4

Genesee Street capital fund claims in the amount of $77,644.57 as set forth in Abstract #4

CDBG street project capital fund claims in the amount of $2,664.42 as set forth in Abstract #4

 

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

Walter Robinson discussed Colony Run road issues

 

Committee Reports:

Public Safety - Chief Dean Hendershott reported on current activity at the Attica Police Department. Justice Perry discussed the NYS Justice Court Assistance program.

 

Liaison- Trustee Walker discussed the Town board meeting

 

Planning Board- none

 

DPW-Foreman Craig Kazmierczak discussed the Walnut Street & basketball court projects  Trustee Prusak suggested we close Walnut Street (except local traffic) until curb project is complete.   WTP chief operator Matt Durfee gave a report of the plant. 

 

Village Administrator- Douglas Post submitted the Treasurers and assessors report for August.  He presented the bank reconciliation report.  He also presented the Annual Financial update report for review.  He requested that the Water and Sewer studies from last year be updated to reflect actual numbers before making the decision to adjust water and sewer rates. 

 

New Business – Mayor Montford wanted the village to look into a tree issue at Carol Krauss’s house. 

 

2019-103 Approve bank reconciliation report from treasurer for August 2019

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

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2019-104 Sludge building and pump station roof replacement WWTP

Motion was made by Trustee Durfee seconded by Trustee Prusak that the Village Board approve the low (only) bidder as recommended by Andrew Schmeider for the roof replacement projects on the sludge building and pump station at the wastewater treatment plant.

 

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

                   2019-105 Approve PCX-H180 coagulant for the water treatment plant.

Motion was made by Trustee Sage seconded by Trustee Walker that the Village Board approves the purchase of 4000 gallons of PC-H180 for the water treatment plant. 

Holland Company - $8,400.00   

Surpass Chemical - $9,652.70

Astro Chemicals - $9,700.00

 

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2019-106 Closing Public Hearing for use of WWTP reserve funds for the Ferric chloride mixing chamber improvements and for part of the roof replacements on the sludge and pump buildings

Motion was made by Trustee Durfee seconded by Trustee Walker that the board of Trustees closes the public hearing at 7:12 PM for the use of WWTP reserve funds for the Ferric chloride mixing chamber improvements and for part of the roof replacements on the sludge and pump buildings.  The Board approves the use of the equipment reserve fund after hearing from all parties.

 

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2019-107 Approve request from Douglas Beitz

Motion was made by Trustee Walker seconded by Trustee Sage that the Village Board approves the request from Douglas Beitz for taking leave time unpaid. 

 

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2019-108 Approve Winterfest special event application

Motion was made by Trustee Durfee seconded by Trustee Sage that the Village Board approves the special event application for Winterfest. 

 

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2019-109 Approve LaBella proposal for services

Motion was made by Trustee Prusak seconded by Trustee Durfee that the Village Board approves the proposal from LaBella for an income survey for a 2020 CDBG infrastructure grant. 

 

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2019-110 Court Grant Resolution

Motion was made by Trustee Durfee, seconded by Trustee Prusak to approve the following court grant resolution:

WHEREAS the State of New York has enacted a law establishing, the Justice Court Assistance Program.  L.1999, C.280 that will enable communities to apply to the Chief Administrative Judge for a grant of State funds to assist in the operation of justice courts; and

 

WHEREAS the availability of grant funding would enhance the ability of the Village Justice Court to provide suitable and sufficient services to the community,

 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Village Board hereby authorizes the Mayor to file an application for a Justice Court Assistance Program grant for the New York State fiscal year ending March 31, 2020.

 

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

2019-111 Cleaning of Lagoons

Motion was made by Trustee Walker seconded by Trustee Sage that the Village Board approves the estimate from AD Call for the yearly cleaning of the sludge lagoons at the water treatment plant ($4,300). 

 

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

Adjournment

Motion was made to adjourn the meeting at 7:23 P.M. by Trustee Prusak seconded by Trustee Durfee.         

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

The motion was declared and carried.

 

                                                Douglas A Post

                                                Administrator, Village of Attica

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