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Town of Hardenburgh
Regular Town Board Meeting
May 10, 2018 7:00 PM
Town Hall, 51 Rider Hollow Road, Arkville, NY 12406

Present:   Supervisor Fairbairn and Councilpersons Bellows, Sackel and Schluter.
Also present:

Highway Superintendent Charles Storms, Town Clerk Thomas Delehanty, Martin Dombrowski.

Supervisor Fairbairn called the meeting to order at 7:03 PM and Councilman Sackelled the Pledge of Allegiance.

MINUTES CORRECTION: Supervisor Fairbairnmoved to correct the minutes of the 4/12/18 Regular Meeting. Motion seconded by Councilman Schluter and passed with all in favor except Councilman Sackel, who abstained because he was not present on 4/12.Supervisor Fairbairn moved to accept the 4/12 minutes as written. Motion seconded by Councilman Schluter and passed with all in favor except Councilman Sackel, who abstained.

BILLS: Supervisor Fairbairn made a motion to audit the bills, which was seconded by Councilman Sackel and passed with all in favor. Supervisor Fairbairn made a motion to accept the bills as audited, which was seconded by Councilman Sackel and passed with all in favor. Vouchers approved for payment were Highway #67-82 totaling $17,121.36 and General #79-93 totaling $5,693.41.


Presentation by Highway Superintendent Storms.

A. Want to retire the ’03 truck, have priced replacement. Discussion.

Supervisor Fairbairn moved by Resolution to authorize the purchase from Romeo Ford of Kingston LLC of a 2019 F-550 per specs, plus a plow from 3-D Welding, all items per State bid, total price cap $80,000.

Specs: 6.7L 4V OHV Power Stroke V8 Turbo Diesel B20, TorqShift 6-Speed automatic transmission w/OD, 145” wheelbase, Limited Slip w/4.88 axle ratio, GVWR 19,500 lb Payload Plus Upgrade Package, 225/70Rx19.5G BSW Max Traction tires, Vinyl 40/Mini-Console/40 Front Seat, XL Value Package, 4-wheel ABS, traction control, battery with rundown protection, air conditioning, daytime running, variable intermittent wipers, dual front airbags w/ passenger cancel, rear axle capacity 14706 lb, rear spring rating 15000 lb, frame yield strength 50000 psi, axle to end of frame 47.2”, engine retarder, brake assistance, firm suspension, tinted glass, dual control remote heated mirrors, steel wheels, reclining front bucket seats, side steps, front axle capacity 7500 lb, front spring rating 7500 lb, frame section modulus 17.2 cu. in, cab to axle 60”, transmission PTO protection.

Discussion. Resolution seconded by Councilman Sackel.

Roll Call Vote:

Councilperson Sherry Bellows: Yes
Councilman John Sackel: Yes
Councilman Bill Schluter: Yes
Supervisor Jerry Fairbairn: Yes

Resolution 18-16 adopted

B. Working roads. Discussion.

C. Millbrook Mountain, Beaverkill repaving. Discussion. Just received Millbrook scheduling from Peckham.

D. Bridge NY -potential project is dead. Will try to do the work in-house.


A. Stella DR-NY-4322 – Electronic payment of $5,543.54. Governor has decided to pay the State’s 12.5% (not included in above).


More review. Generators should go ahead, possibly Buerge and Ploutz Rd. bridge.


A. Paper trail for 4/12 Revenues item C with additional $83.63 for PW 8303.


Haven’t heard from SMIP #2. Lots of review. Not even sure of getting shovels in the ground for SMIP #1 (started 2 years ago).


A. Denning law on short-term rentals. Discussion.

B. From CWC April 4, septic rehabs and stormwater grants.


A. No NYS report yet.

B. Confidential packet in Council’s folder.


Martin Dombrowski spoke.

A. Possible petty theft on Haynes Hollow Rd.

B. Neighbor pulled up pipes that had been supplying water to Martin’s property since 1972. Potential violation of easement/ spring rights specified in property deeds. Discussion.

Councilman Sackelmade a motion to adjourn at 7:45 PM, which wasseconded by Supervisor Fairbairnand passed with all in favor.

Next meeting: Regular Meeting, June 14, 7 PM at Town Hall.

Date: May 15, 2018

Thomas Delehanty, Town Clerk