|Present: ||Supervisor Fairbairn and Councilpersons Fairbairn, Prior, Schluter and Shaver.
|Also present:||Also present:Town Clerk Thomas Delehanty.
We will be practicing safe distancing in accordance with COVID-19 suggestions.
Supervisor Fairbairn called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM and Councilman Prior led the Pledge of Allegiance.
Supervisor Fairbairn moved to correct the minutes of the 4/9/20 Regular Meeting. Motion seconded by Councilman Schluter and passed with all in favor except Councilman Fairbairn, who abstained because he was not present on 4/9. Supervisor Fairbairn moved to accept the 4/9 minutes as written. Motion seconded by Councilman Schluter and passed with all in favor except Councilman Fairbairn, who abstained.
Supervisor Fairbairn made a motion to audit the bills, which was seconded by Councilman Prior and passed with all in favor. Supervisor Fairbairn made a motion to accept the bills as audited, which was seconded by Councilman Schluter and passed with all in favor. Vouchers approved for payment were #139-170 totaling $28,216.59 in Highway Accounts and $6,412.09 in General Accounts, plus New York Rising #6 for $144,685.00.
Permission to construct rip-rap rock to protect the streambank at Buerge Bridge site. Discussion.
RISING COMMUNITY RECONSTRUCTION PROGRAM:
A. On site visit for shortcomings. Discussion.
B. Consent for Hubbell Inc., Big Pond Project.
A. Town Clerk’s April report, check for $310.00.
B. From Tax Collector, April tax penalties, check for $316.56.
C. From Otsego Auto Crushers, scrap metal, check for $46.75.
A. Media Release featuring Beaverkill Trout Hatchery - Women in Agriculture. Discussion.
B. From CWC - April & May septic rehabs, loans, grants etc.
C. From NYS DOH - Was an inquiry for possible COVID funding for Highway stay at home time.
D. From UC Dept. of Public Works and UC Licensing Board, County licensing now required for electricians.
Discussion. Redundant, appears to be County money grab.
CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER: 2020 Building permits through May 6.
Discussion of recent/ongoing DEC tickets for illegal harvesting of ramps/leeks.
TRANSFER STATION: Electronics at Alder Creek Rd.? Discussion.
TOWN BOARD: August likely to be Councilman Prior’s last month. Starting law school.
SPEAK TIME: Quiet.
Supervisor Fairbairn made a motion to adjourn at 7:48 PM, which was seconded by Councilman Fairbairn and passed with all in favor.
Next meeting: Next meeting: Regular Meeting, June 11, 7 PM at Town Hall.
Date: May 24, 2020
Thomas Delehanty, Town Clerk