Year End and
Organizational Board Meeting held January 3, 2011 at 4:00 P.M. at the Town
Hall in Schroon Lake N.Y.
Roger Friedman, Clara Phibbs, Mark Whitney and Meg Wood
Superintendent: Dana Shaughnessy
Rose Marie Ritson, Albert May, Elizabeth Bessey, Whitney Welch, Anthony
Vanderwalker, Fran Filshie
Supervisor Moses called the meeting to order at 4:00 P.M. with a Pledge to
Approval of Minutes
Councilman Friedman moved a
resolution to accept the Public Hearing Meeting Minutes held December 13,
2010 at 6:30 P.M.and the Regular Town Board Meeting held December 13, 2010
at 7:00 P.M with exception of changing Resolution #214 from $17,250.00 to
$7,500.00, seconded by Councilwoman Phibbs; carried.
Councilman Whitney moved a
resolution to accept the Special Town Board Meeting Minutes held December
20, 2010 at 1:00 P.M., seconded by Councilman Friedman; carried.
Resolution #2 Audit
Councilwoman Phibbs moved a
resolution to accept the bills to be paid as reviewed, seconded by
Councilman Whitney; carried.
General $58,609.06 Highway
$24,790.13 Sewer $4,244.52 Water $1,554.06
General $112,425.96 Highway
$42,458.00 Sewer $9,827.00 Water $9,634.00
Resolution #3 – 60
Councilwoman Phibbs moved a
resolution to accept Resolution #3 - #60, seconded by Councilman Whitney;
3. Day and time of the monthly Town Board meeting
shall be the second Monday of each month at 6 PM unless otherwise
4.. Legal Newspaper - Times of Ti, Daily Glens Falls
Post Star & Press Republican
5. Official Depository - Glens Falls National
Bank & any other NYS bank for investments.
6. Sewer and Water Tax Collector – Patty Savarie
7. Auto expenses for Town employees $.445 per mile
Budget Officer - Cathy
Officer-HHHN-Hourly as needed
Registrar of Vital Statistics – Patty Savarie - Deputies – Betsy Calhoun &
Clerk of conservation licenses – Betsy Calhoun & Denise Paradis
of $1000 for small tools and implements for Highway Department without
prior Town Board approval
Holidays for Town employees - New Years Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day,
Presidents’ Day, Good Friday*, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day,
Columbus Day, General Election Day, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving Day and
Friday after, and Christmas Day (Day after only if it falls on a scheduled
workday. (*Transfer Station employees will observe Easter Sunday as a
holiday in lieu of the Good Friday holiday)
Supervisor - Roger Friedman $1000/Ann.
Highway Superintendent – Roger Mahler - $1500/Ann.
Secretary to the Supervisor-$14.72 per hr.
of elected officials as budgeted and advertised
for HEO’s: Roger Mahler and Charles Hall - $17.82 per hr.; Chris Paradis -
$14.75 per hr.; Gordon Graves - $17.13 per hr.; Richard McCray - $13.73
per hr.; Paul Bessey - $15.69 per hr.; MEO's: Wayne Welch $12.26 per hr.;
Nathan Armstrong - $12.26 per hr.; Lance Gould - $17.13 per hr.; LABORERS
as follows: Raymond Planty – Laborer with seniority - $14.36 per hr.;
Chris Savarie - $9.78 per hr. and Adam Scalise - $9.78 per. hr.
Department head salaries per budget.
Clerk hours - 10AM to 12 N - 1PM to 3PM – Mon - Fri
Information Officer - Town Clerk
of Board of Assessors – Richard Schoenstadt
of Planning Board – Richard Schoenstadt
of Zoning Board of Appeals – Robert Claus – Temporary Chair
Hourly Rate for Board of Assessment Review - $10.00 per hr. and mileage
Chairwoman of Youth Commission Pat Savarie - $2000/Ann.
Tina Armstrong Youth Coordinator - $1500/Ann.
Attorney to be retained as needed - Cherie Indelicato
contract with Senior Citizens - $13,150 Rec. & Soc. Program
Warden - $800 plus $.445 per mile – Laurie Bruce
Crossing Guard – Mallory Moses - $8.73 per hr.
Inspector III – Donald Sage
of Chamber of Commerce Contract as budgeted - $20,000
of Ambulance Contract-$45,000
Re-appointment to Library Board – Anne Durkee - 12-31-15
Re-appointments to Revolving Loan Fund Committee – Georgia Burkhardt –
12-31-12; Doug Mieras – 12-31-12; Roger Sachleben – 12-31-12 and Mary
Egan, Alternate – 12-31-12
Re-appointment to Youth Commission – Patricia Savarie, Chairperson –
Re-appointment to Zoning Board – Anita Drozdyk – 12-31-15
Re-appointment to Planning Board – Bruce Murdock – 12-31-15
Re-appointments to SL Park District Commissioners – Peter Mars, Chairman –
Edward Donley (Alternate) - 12-31-13
attendance to Association of Towns Annual meeting in February with all
actual and necessary expenditures being paid by the town. Voting delegate
for Assn. of Towns Meeting - Cathy Moses – Alternate - Roger Friedman
Resolution to use short form for advertising of Annual Report of fiscal
affairs of the Town of Schroon
Historian – Gary Glebus - $600
Resolution to pay bills to date and to pay utility bills when received
cash fund for Town Justice - $200, for Town Clerk - $50
Dog Control Contract with Dr. Mack
Golf Course Annual Report
fees at $.25 for first 10, then $.10 per copy
fees - $.25 incoming - $2.00 out-going
Zoning/Septic/Bldg. codes report form Codes Enforcement Officer, Don Sage
Parade Chairperson – Kate Huston
Schroon Lake Water Quality Study with Adirondack Ecologist per budget
Procurement Policy Manual
Accounting – Any Department collecting monies
County & State Highway Work Permit
of the Highway Superintendent’s attendance to the Annual Highway School
including the payment of necessary expenditures
Advertise to go out to bid for Fuel
financial statements, Balance sheets, and Profit and Lose of each group
that receives tax payers funding by contract with the Town of Schroon .
AES Change Directive No. GC-CD-.01
oil separator contract for Highway Garage floor drain system
AES Change Order No. GC-CO-.02 Tabled
Historian Report Tabled
Justice Report Tabled
Control Officers’ Report Tabled
Resolution #61 Quote from ITT for Phase II Project
Whitney moved a resolution to accept the quote from ITT Water and Wastewater
USA Flygt Products in the amount of $21,117.00 to be taken from the
technical force account in the Phase II Wastewater Project, seconded by
Councilman Friedman; carried.
Resolution #62 Re-advertise the Screened Sand Bids
Friedman moved a resolution to re-advertise for the Screened Sand Bids as
long as the Board reviews the Specifications from the County Attorney,
seconded by Councilman Whitney; carried.
Resolution #63 Firewood Quote
Whitney moved a resolution to accept the firewood quotes from P&T Timber
Sales Inc. for $180.00 per full cord cut, split and delivered for the
Highway Garage (24 cord will be delivered), seconded by Councilwoman Wood;
Whitney moved to go into executive session at 4:30 P.M. to discuss a legal
issue involving the assessor an Article 7, seconded by Councilman Friedman;
Friedman moved to come out of Executive Session at 5:00 P.M., seconded by
Councilwoman Wood; carried.
Resolution #64 Assessors Article 7 Claim
Councilwoman Phibbs moved a resolution to allow the Assessor, Rich
Schoenstadt to settle the Article 7 claim as discussed in Executive Session,
seconded by Councilwoman Wood; carried.
Whitney moved to adjourn at 5:25 P.M., seconded by Councilwoman Phibbs;
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: January 11, 2011
J. Savarie - Town Clerk