June 20, 2017
At the Public Hearing of Local Law #2 of 2017 and the regular meeting of theTown Board of the Town of Newcomb, Essex County, N.Y., held at the Town Hall, Newcomb, N.Y., on the 20th of June 2017 at 6:30 P.M., the following Board Members were present:
Wester Miga Supervisor
David Olbert Councilman
Paul Hai Councilman
Donald Bott Councilman
Others present: Mark Yandon, Joan Burke, Lorraine Miga, Ruth Olbert, Robin Deloria, Lana Fennessy and Mary Pound. Absent: Joe Novak
Supervisor Miga called the Public hearing to order at 6:30 pm. There were no public comments on the Local Law. Supervisor Miga clarified some of the changes to the Local Law. The zoning changes provide for enhanced alignment of current and future town initiatives. Motion was made by Councilman Bott to close the Public Hearing at 6:55 pm. Seconded by Councilman Olbert.
Supervisor Miga called the regular meeting to order at 7:00 pm. The Town Board observed a moment of silence for George Canon. Motion was made by Councilman Bott to approve the minutes of the June 6, 2017 meeting. Seconded by Councilman Hai and carried.
Motion was made by Councilman Olbert to approve the General Fund Abstract #12 in the amount of $40763.41. Seconded by Councilman Hai and carried.
Motion was made by Councilman Hai to approve the Highway Fund Abstract #12
in the amount of $18356.83. Seconded by Councilman Bott and carried.
Motion was made by Councilman Hai to approve the Water Abstract #6 in the amount of $1779.47. Seconded by Councilman Bott and carried.
Motion was made by Councilman Olbert to approve the Sewer Abstract #6 in the amount of $453.28. Seconded by Councilman Hai and carried.
Motion was made by Councilman Bott to approve the Capitol Projects #10 Water Abstract #7 in the amount of $456148.00. Seconded by Councilman Hai and carried.
Motion was made by Councilman Olbert to approve Local Law #2 of 2017 for the proposed changes to the Zoning and Site Plan. Seconded by Councilman Hai and approved by roll call vote: Supervisor Miga – Aye, Councilman Bott – Aye, Councilman Hai – Aye, Councilman Olbert – Aye.
An employment opportunity was advertised in the Newcomb News for a Golf Course Groundskeeper. Mr. Fifield is no longer able to work at the Golf Course.
There was discussion on purchasing supplies for the Golf Course Clubhouse. The Board was hoping to incorporate out of town trips with the purchase of supplies. Councilman Hai suggested we check with Cosco and Ruth Olbert suggested Capital Candy as both of these deliver to the Town of Newcomb.
Newcomb Central School has requested the Town of Newcomb sponsor of Movie Night at a cost of $500.00. The Town Board has agreed to sponsor this again this year.
Robin Deloria has been working on the Town Cyber Policy. The Board was asked to review and be ready to go over it at the next board meeting.
There was discussion on the renovation of the skating rink. Supt. Yandon suggested that we provide alternate power before demolishing the old rink and poles.
The current landfill procedures were reviewed and discussed.
The next water project meeting will be 6/27/2017 at 9:30 am at the Town Hall.
Motion was made by Councilman Bott to adjourn. Seconded by Councilman Hai and carried at 8:00 pm.