Town Of Mayfield
 Minutes 

March 02, 2006: Minutes

Body:

A regular meeting of the Mayfield Town Board was held on Thursday, March 2, 2006 at the Mayfield Municipal Building 28 North School Street.

 

PRESENT

Alan McLain, Supervisor

Walt Ryan, Councilman

Kathy Sieg, Councilwoman

Jack Putman, Councilman

Richard Argotsinger, Councilman

 

OTHERS PRESENT: Betty Tabor Historian, Bill Guido, Doug Hill, Lois Montanye, Carol Hart, Myrna Hallenbeck, Tom Ruliffson Highway Superintendent.

 

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 PM and opened with the Pledge of Allegiance led by Supervisor McLain.

 

PUBLIC- Doug Hill asked if there were any plans for the sewer district to be placed in Vails Mills. Supervisor McLain responded that discussion had taken place and further discussion will be held regarding a sewer district in that area.

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS/ UPDATES

 

HIGHWAY COMMITTEE- Councilman Putman reported that the highway committee had met with George DiMarco from the county planning department regarding engineering RFP’s for the Bushnell Road Bridge. Bids will be to refurbish or replace the existing bridge. Councilman Ryan recommended the following changes to the RFP draft. On page 2 phase 1 add “and the highway committee” to the sentence. Also on page 3 phase 2 again add “and the highway committee” to the sentence referring to who will be notified.

 

RES# 51 AUTHORIZE COUNTY TO HELP WITH RFP’S

On motion by Councilman Ryan and seconded by Councilman Argotsinger the following resolution was ADOPTED 5 AYES (McLain, Ryan, Sieg, Putman, Argotsinger) 0 NAYS

 

RESOLVED that the Mayfield Town Board authorizes the County planning department to help with the RFP’s for the Bushnell Road Bridge.

 

ANIMAL CONTROL – Councilwoman Sieg reported that the committee is making progress on the animal shelter contract and would report back in the near future.

 

BEACH- Councilman Ryan reported that the Army Corp of Engineer has submitted paper work to the town for completion, and he will work on the form and then submit it to the board for review.

 

MUNICIPAL BUILDING PARKING LOT- Councilman Ryan reported on the curbing costs and placement for the parking lot. A small discussion followed and will be discussed again at an upcoming meeting.

 

BUILDING & GROUNDS- BUILDING & GROUNDS - Councilwoman Sieg reported that she and Councilman Ryan met with the Board of Fire Commissioners on February 8, to discuss our request to move the meeting room to the upper level.  Sieg read the letter of response from the Fire District stating that they wish to keep the meeting room on the ground floor.

 

 

CORRESPONDENCE

Letters have been sent out to state government officials from the town board as well as the village board regarding moving the post office into the village. Both Supervisor McLain and Mayor Deitch have signed them.

Supervisor McLain sent the letter to the Board of Elections regarding changing the polling place from 13 North School Street to the present municipal building at 28 North School Street.

Renovations at the Justice Court building were discussed and CEO Mike Stewart gave a general estimate of the costs that would be involved.

Supervisor McLain suggested the town get started on the process for installing the elevator as soon as possible so we can get the various offices settled where they will be located long term.

 

RES # 52 AUTHORIZE CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER TO DRAW UP SPECS FOR WORK

On motion by Councilman Ryan and seconded by Councilwoman Sieg the following resolution was ADOPTED 5 AYES (McLain, Ryan, Sieg, Putman, Argotsinger) 0 NAYS

 

RESOLVED that the Mayfield Town Board authorizes Mike Stewart, Code Enforcement Officer to draw up specs for renovations at the Justice Court Building at 75 North Main Street, and the elevator at the new building.

 

REMINDERS

Supervisor McLain reported that the county has a bucket truck for tree trimming and the town can contact the county if they need to use it instead of paying a private contractor as had been the past practice.

 

Election Dates for 2006 are as follows

Primary Day September 12th from 12noon- 9 PM

Election Day November 7th from 6AM- 9PM

Supervisor McLain went over the Boards “goals list” for 2006 and noted four of the top prioritized goals have been met, or are being worked on.

 

PUBLIC/ OTHER

Betty Tabor Historian questioned if all the trees that had come down in the windstorm last month had been cleaned up at the Riceville Cemetery. Superintendent Ruliffson reported he will be cleaning that up soon.

Lois Montanye questioned what the plans were for the post office. Supervisor McLain repeated that letters were sent out, and he had hoped the Leader Herald would be there for the meeting because Town Historian Betty Tabor also has information regarding the subject that might be interesting for the newspaper. 

 

Councilman Putman reported that Councilwoman Sieg had received the right to farm draft law. A discussion followed.

 

RES# 53 APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF FEBRUARY 2, 2006

On motion by Councilman Ryan and seconded by Councilwoman Sieg the following resolution was ADOPTED 5 AYES (McLain, Ryan, Sieg, Putman, Argotsinger) 0 NAYS

 

RESOLVED that the Mayfield Town Board approves the minutes of February 2, 2006 as submitted.

 

On motion by Councilwoman Sieg and seconded by Councilman Putman the meeting was adjourned at 7:50 PM 5 AYES (McLain, Ryan, Sieg, Putman, Argotsinger) 0 NAYS

 

Respectfully Submitted:

 

Dorothy Hart, Town Clerk