Town Board Meeting held August 9, 2010 at 7:00 P.M. at the Town Hall in Schroon Lake N.Y.
Town Supervisor: Cathy Moses
Councilpersons: Roger Friedman, Clara Phibbs, Mark Whitney and Meg Wood
Highway Superintendent: Dana Shaughnessy
Town Clerk: Patricia Savarie
Also Present: See Attached
Supervisor Moses called the meeting to order at 7:05 P.M. with a Pledge to the Flag.
Paradox Weir Update
Rick Wakeman was present from C.T. Male for any questions to be answered. Roger Mead prepared some recommendations to the board as follows:
Recommended Path Forward
The board would like to thank Roger Mead for all his volunteer work on this project and for saving the tax payers money.
Lester Speiser would like to thank the Board for the wonderful Shakespearean plays that are going on this summer at the Boat House and on the lawn by the Boat House and hopes that we welcome them next year.
Golf Ball Damage
Peter Mars was present to discuss his damage to his truck which was hit by a golf ball at the Golf Course. Pete went to his insurance company to check on his deductible and he had a $100.00 deductible but was a afraid his premiums would go up and is asking the Board to pay for the damages since he was working for the Town at the time. The Board would like more time to think about it
Resolution #159 Approval of Minutes
Councilman Whitney moved a resolution to accept the July 12, 2010 Town Board Meeting minutes with the exception of adding the word “Meeting” in Resolution #148 after the Boat House Roof Bids, seconded by Councilwoman Phibbs; carried. Councilman Friedman moved a resolution to accept the July 29, 2010 Special Town Board minutes, seconded by Councilwoman Phibbs; carried.
Resolution #160 Audit of Claim
Councilman Friedman moved a resolution to accept the bills to be paid as reviewed, seconded by Councilwoman Phibbs; carried.
General $34,821.41 Highway $30,791.86 Sewer $8,993.39 Water $7,832.98
Sewer Project Phase II $23,287.57
September Town Board Meeting Changed
The September Town Board Meeting will be held Thursday,
September 16, 2010 at 6:00 p.m.
Change Order for Wastewater Project
Councilwoman Wood considered change order for Wastewater Project and moved it for discussion, seconded by Councilman Friedman; carried. The Board would like more information and have the change order explained by Jim Dougan at the next Wastewater Progress Meeting held August 12, 2010 at 11:00 a.m.; motion was tabled.
Resolution #161 Go out for Bid on Boat House Roof Replacement
Councilman Friedman moved a resolution to go out to bid on the Boat House Roof Replacement for labor only once we have had an inspection done by a structural engineer , seconded by Councilwoman Phibbs; carried.
Resolution #162 Library Trustee Appointed
Councilman Whitney moved a resolution to accept Kathy Riggins as a member of the Schroon lake Public Library Board of Trustees, seconded unanimously; carried.
Resolution #163 4th of July Financial Report
Councilwoman Phibbs moved a resolution to accept the 4th of July Financial Report with many Thanks to Kate and John Huston for their hard work in raising funds and organizing the parade, seconded by Councilwoman Wood; carried.
Councilman Whitney moved to take the Zoning Changes off the table, seconded by Supervisor Moses; carried. The Board would like to get more information from Rich Schoenstadt and the Planning Board before going ahead. Councilman Whitney moved to table it, seconded by Councilwoman Wood; carried.
Rose Marie Ritson would like the Town Board to consider hiring someone to do the Towns Website at budget time and also would like to see the Town of Schroon put in more Handicap Parking spaces at the Boat House.
Councilman Whitney moved to adjourn at 8:46 p.m., seconded by Councilwoman Phibbs; carried.
I, Patricia J. Savarie, do hereby certify the foregoing to be a true and correct transcript from the minutes now on file in my office and of the whole such original minutes.
Dated: August 12, 2010
Patricia J. Savarie - Town Clerk