TOWN OF SANTA CLARA BOARD MEETINGS

Minutes of the Organizational Meeting and a Regular Monthly Meeting of the Santa Clara Town Board held on Friday, January 4, 2019, Saranac Inn, NY Town Hall at 7:00 P.M.

Roll as follows for the Organizational Meeting and Regular Monthly Meeting:

    Present:
  • Marcel Webb - Supervisor
  • David Perry - Councilman
  • Richard Lyon - Councilman
  • Scott LaMay - Superintendent of Highways

    Absent:
  • Thomas Kimpton - Councilman
  • John Murray - Councilman

    Recording Secretary:
  • Laurie McGill - Town Clerk

Organizational Meeting ccalled to order at 7 P.M. by Supervisor Webb

Resolution No. 01

On a motion by Dave Perry, seconded by Rick Lyon to approve appointments, reappointments and designations for 2019 the following resolution was

ADOPTED Ayes 3 Webb, Perry, Lyon
Nays 0

  • Health Officer - Dr. Barry Kilbourne
  • Deputy Town Supervisor - Thomas Kimpton
  • Deputy Highway Superintendent - Scott LaMay (1 year term)
  • Dog Control Officer and Shelter Service: By contract with Tri-Lakes Humane Society Official Newspaper: Adirondack Daily Enterprise
  • Official Depositories: Community Bank NA
  • Payroll/Bookkeeping Services - Richard Meagher
  • Town Attorney - James Maher
  • Mileage Reimbursement: Per Federal Guidelines
  • Meeting Schedule: Usually the second Thursday of each month. (subject to change)
  • Return Check Fee: $50.00

Reappointments
  • Variance Board Secretary – Pam Martin

Motion by Rick Lyon seconded by Dave Perry to adjourn the organizational meeting. All members voting Aye. Motion carried.


Regular Monthly meeting called to order by Supervisor Webb.

Motion by Rick Lyon, seconded by Dave Perry to dispense with the reading of the minutes of the previous meeting. All members voting Aye. Motion carried. Motion by Rick Lyon, seconded by Dave Perry to accept the minutes. All members voting Aye. Motion carried.

The Oath of Office was given by the Town Clerk to Scott LaMay the newly appointed Highway Superintendent.

Movie Filming in Santa Clara - Ms. Jess Ford has contacted the Town to advise a production company will be filming for a movie on Follensby Clear Pond some time the second or third week of January. They are in the process of getting a permit from the New York State Department of Conservation for this project. There are no permits needed from the Town of Santa Clara.

MEO (machine equipment operator) Position needs to be filled in the Highway Department now that Scott LaMay has been appointed to Highway Superintendent. On a motion by Rick Lyon, seconded by Dave Perry the Town will advertise the position in the Adirondack Daily Enterprise. All members voting Aye. Motion carried.

Reminder of the regular board meetings for February and March 2019. February will be the second Thursday, February 14th. March will be the first Thursday, March 7th.

Open Discussion

Michelle Brown Garcia complimented the Highway Department on the snow removal. The sidewalks and grounds have been well maintained this winter.

Good of the Town

Highway Superintendent Scott LaMay reported that things were going well in his department. He is very pleased with the excellent job the temporary highway employee Matt Huyck has been doing. Matt has an excellent work ethic.

Supervisor Webb advised that Scooters Cleaning has agreed to clean the Community Center/Town Hall once a month for the year 2019. There is a slight increase in the price from $125.00 to $145.00 a month.

Supervisor Webb advised that this will be his final term in office as Supervisor for the Town of Santa Clara. His term ends December 31, 2019. He will not seek reelection. Anyone wanting to run for this position should contact the Franklin County Board of Elections for details on how to get on the ballot in November 2019.

Resolution No 02

Funds Transfers On a motion by Dave Perry seconded by Rick Lyon, the following resolution was

ADOPTED Ayes 3 Webb, Perry, Lyon
Nays 0

Resolved the following Highway and General Funds Transfers are approved:

Budget Amendment No 1

HIGHWAY
from accountamountto accountamount
DA5110.4 General Repairs CE $1,672.00DA1910.4 Insurance $564.00
Incr. Income CHIPS $22,485.00DA5130.2 Machinery$22,360.00
DA9055.8 Disability Insurance$116.00
Workers Comp $1,117.00
GENERAL
A1990.4 Contingent$41,484.00 A1130.1 Court Clerk$3,284.00
A1370.4 Discount on Taxes$20,438.00
A8010.1 Zoning P S$95.00
A1330.4 Tax Collection$201.00
A8160.4 Refuse & Garbage$1,499.00
A9030.8 Social Security$59.00
A9055.8 Disability Insur.$156.00
A9010.8 State Retire$ 1,037.00
A8010.1 Zoning$13,274.00
A1420.4 Attorney$1,141.00
A7620.4 Adult Recreation$00.00

General Fund vouchers No. 01 to 30 in the amount of $123,926.55 and Highway Fund vouchers No. 01 to 03 in the amount of $2,672.98 were audited by the Board. Motion by Rick Lyon seconded by Dave Perry to approve vouchers and pay audited vouchers. All members voting Aye. Motion carried.

Motion to adjourn at 7:24 P.M. made by Dave Perry, seconded by Rick Lyon. All members voting Aye. Motion carried.

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