Fabius Town Board Meeting Minutes


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Topics Discussed: Bank address updates; Zoning software; Bardeen Road; Ski competition; Clover leaf stained glass window; JCAP grant.

Present:
Mrs. M. Vilardi – Supervisor Mr. W. Virgil – Highway Supervisor
Mr. J. Conway – Councilmember Mrs. P. Riker – Town Clerk
Mr. P. Schlicht – Councilmember Mr. T. Chartrand – Bookkeeper
Mrs. D. Foster - Councilmember Mr. M. Decker – Zoning/Codes Officer
Mr. E. Hanson – Councilmember Mr. R. DeMore – Attorney for Town

The meeting was called to order by Mrs. Vilardi at 7:00 P.M. Motion by Mr. Schlicht, seconded by Mr. Conway, to approve the minutes of the last meeting. Motion PASSED – Ayes – 5, Nays – 0. Voting aye – Vilardi, Conway, Schlicht, Foster, Hanson.

FINANCIAL REPORT: Mr. Chartrand reported $26,000 of the Highway Fund disbursements represents workers’ compensation premiums. There were also three payrolls in June. He will be updating the addresses of the Supervisor, Town Clerk and Justice Court with NBT Bank. Motion by Mrs. Foster, seconded by Mr. Schlicht, to approve the update. Motion PASSED – Ayes – 5, Nays – 0. Voting aye – Vilardi, Conway, Schlicht, Foster, Hanson.

ZONING REPORT: Mike Decker is still comparing software programs. Some even have apps to access through your phone.

HIGHWAY: There are no bid specs in Barton & Loguidice’s (B&L) quote for Bardeen Road. There has been a bit of road damage due to all the rain lately. Mr. Virgil requested to have an engineer look at the damage and give us ideas as to how to approach repairs. The County has already met the threshold to be eligible for FEMA aid. Motion by Mr. Schlicht, seconded by Mrs. Foster, to approve up to $3,000 to have Doug Miller, Engineer for the Town, look at the damage. Another motion made by Mr. Schlicht, seconded by Mrs. Foster, to authorize Mrs. Vilardi to contact another engineer if Doug Miller is unavailable. Both motions PASSED – Ayes – 5, Nays – 0. Voting aye – Vilardi, Conway, Schlicht, Foster, Hanson. Mr. DeMore will call Mr. Weir at Community Emergency Management regarding FEMA aid that may be available.

HISTORIAN: No Report.

HISTORICAL SOCIETY: There have been 78 visitors to the Pioneer Museum the during the last 4 weekends. Mrs. Beglinger and Mrs. Joanne Casey are assisting Mr. John Tripp of Minnesota with a request about is ancestor, Stephen Tripp.

NEW BUSINESS:

DeRuyter Lake: The water ski competition has been rescheduled to July 29th, with the Town’s permission. Motion by Mr. Conway, seconded by Mrs. Foster, to approve moving the competition date. Motion PASSED – Ayes – 5 Nays – 0. Voting aye – Vilardi, Conway, Schlicht, Foster, Hanson.



Regular Town Board Meeting July 17, 2017



Community Center: Mr. George Davenport dropped off the proposed design/colors for the stained glass window. The Board agreed with the colors and will leave it to Mr. Davenport to choose between two wheat symbols for the center of the window. Mr. Scott Bannon of Bannon’s Glass is doing the stained glass.

Justice Court: Mrs. Johnson requested authorization to apply for the Justice Court grant (JCAP).

RESOLUTION 2017-4
(JCAP Grant)

Upon a motion by Mrs. Foster, seconded by Mr. Conway, the following resolution was
ADOPTED Ayes – 5 Vilardi, Conway, Schlicht, Foster, Hanson
Nays - 0

RESOLVED, that the Town Board of the Town of Fabius hereby authorizes the making of a grant application on behalf of its Justice Court to the Justice Court Assistance Program.

OLD BUSINESS:
None.

Motion by Mrs. Foster, seconded by Mr. Schlicht, to pay the bills on Abstract #6 in the following amounts:

Highway Fund Vouchers 40 through 51 $ 21,066.78
General Fund Vouchers 153 through 187 $ 36,002.39

Motion PASSED – Ayes – 5 Nays – 0. Voting aye – Vilardi, Conway, Schlicht, Foster, Hanson.

The next regular Town Board meeting will be held on Monday, August 21, 2017 at the Fabius Area Community Center, Fabius, New York at 7:00 PM.

Motion to adjourn at 7:19 PM made by Mrs. Foster, seconded by Mr. Schlicht. Motion PASSED – Ayes – 5 Nays – 0. Voting aye – Vilardi, Conway, Schlicht, Foster, Hanson.

Respectfully submitted,

Margaret M. Riker Town Clerk

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