Town Of Mayfield
 Minutes 

March 16, 2006: minutes

Body:

A regular meeting of the Mayfield town board was held on Thursday, March 16, 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: Myrna Hallenbeck, Betty Tabor Historian, Kathi Hillock Assessor, James Cownie, Mike Stewart CEO, Jason Subik leader herald

The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Walt Ryan Councilman

PUBLIC- Betty Tabor historian questioned if the town would donate $200.00 to the band concert this summer as it had in the past.

RES# 54 APPROVE DONATION FOR BAND CONCERT

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 to donate $200.00 to the Historical Society for their band concert this summer.

DEPARTMENT REPORTS

BUILDING INSPECTOR- Michael Stewart CEO submitted his monthly report which included 7 permits issued for the month.

ASSESSOR REPORT- Kathi Hillock Assessor reported that the court appointment for tomorrow had been postponed. The new exemption for Veteranís was explained and discussed.

Dog Control report for the month of February was submitted for review by the board.

BEACH- Councilman Ryan reported that Councilwoman Sieg and he had met with Sue Warner and she is interested in the beach director position again this year, pending approval by the town board at a future meeting. The beach will be open from June 17th through August 27th. They recommended the beach be closed down a week early this year due to not being assured we will have lifeguards available after this date because they all usually leave for school by then, and it would be hard to staff at safe levels required by law.They will come back to the board again at a later date to finalize the beach program for this summer.

INVENTORY- Councilman Putman reported that the justices had turned in their inventory and the only one still out was the beach inventory.

HIGHWAY COMMITTEE- the Highway Committee reported that RFPís draft for Bushnell Road Bridge had been mailed to the supervisor. Supervisor McLain the changes the board requested in the wording had been changed, and the County Planning Board has sent them out to several firms, and one had already met with the highway superintendent. The RFPís are to be returned by April 6th.

Councilman Argotsinger reported that the committee had met with Bill Murphy of Fritz Lane regarding the turnaround. A discussion followed.

SUPERVISORíS REPORT-

POST OFFICE CORRESPONDENCE- Letters have been received from Senators Farley and McHugh after we wrote them asking for their support in regards to the Post office being relocated to the Village. Supervisor McLain gave a brief background of the post office.

Supervisor McLain gave an update on happenings at the county meeting.

RES# 55 AUTHORIZE SUPERVISOR MCLAIN TO SIGN EAP CONTRACT

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 Supervisor McLain to sign the EAP contract with St Maryís Hospital in the amount of $150.00 per year.

The annual accounting of records will be on April 6th and April 20th at 6:00 PM. Town Clerk Dorothy Hart will be setting up appointments for the two justices, bookkeeper, and town clerk.

Supervisor McLain reported that he had met with Mang Insurance regarding our insurance policy contract, and the board will move into executive session later in the meeting to discuss.

Supervisor McLain reported that the town had received a grant application for funding that may be applied to our project at town court, and he will apply as soon as quotes for the work are received.

Final Office Setup Proposal was submitted to the board. Supervisor McLain reported that the Village has been very cooperative and everyone has been great to work with.

Councilman Ryan thanked Supervisor McLain and CEO Mike Stewart for all their work on this.

Councilman Argotsinger questioned the location of the elevator. A small discussion followed.

The Municipal Building will be closed on Friday, March 24th due to the moving of the offices.

FINANCIAL

Town Clerkís report was submitted with fees collected in the following accounts A account $309.33 ††††††††††† B account $701.64†††††††††† ††††††††††† Decals $3.15

RES# 56 APPROVAL OF VOUCHERS

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

RESOLVED that the Mayfield Town Board approves the payment of vouchers in the following accounts

General Townwide††††††† ††††††††††† vouchers 60-88††††††††††† $12,557.42 †††

General Outside††††††††††† ††††††††††† vouchers 15-23††††††††††† $1,444.23

Highway Townwide††††††† ††††††††††† vouchers 13-19††††††††††† $19,037.44

Highway Outside††††††††††† ††††††††††† vouchers 22-33††††††††††† $4,722.80

RES# 57 TRANSFER OF FUNDS

On motion by Councilwoman Sieg 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 approves the transfer of funds from Contingent Fund A1990.4 to Buildings Personal Services A1620.1 for the salary for the cleaning position.

RES# 58 APPROVAL OF MINUTES

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 16, 2006 as submitted.

PUBLIC/ OTHER

James Cownie questioned if the board had decided on the candidates for the assessment review board, and asked if they will be attending training.Supervisor McLain reported the board had interviewed 4 people, and appointed two to the open seats, and the board has informed all assessment review board members they will be attending a training class in Saratoga in May.

RES# 59 APPOINTMENT OF ASSESSMENT REVIEW BOARD MEMBERS

On motion by Councilman Putman 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 appointment of Shawn Humphrey to the one year vacancy and Ken Fuellman to the five year vacancy of the Assessment Review Board.

RES# 60 SET FEE FOR BOARD OF APPEALS

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 to lower to $35.00, the application fee for the Board of Appeals.

RES# 61 MOVE INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION

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

RSOLVED that the Mayfield Town Board approves to move into executive session for the purpose of discussing the insurance contract.

Res # 62 MOVE OUT OF EXECUTIVE SESSION

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 approves to move out of executive session and back into regular session at 8:30 PM

RES # 63 AUTHORIZE SUPERVISOR TO SIGN NYMIR STATEMENT OF VALUES

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 Supervisor McLain to sign the NYMIR statement of values regarding our insurance coverage.

RES# 64APPOINTMENT OF MANG INSURANCE

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

RESOLVED that the Mayfield Town Board approves the appointment of Mang Insurance as our agent for health insurance effective immediately.

RES# 65 DISCONTINUE SATURDAY HOURS FOR TOWN CLERK

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

RESOLVED that the Mayfield Town Board approves to discontinue Saturday office hours effective April 1st for the town clerk, but require clerk to accept appointment for Saturday when requested.

On motion by Councilman Ryan and seconded by Councilman Argotsinger the meeting was adjourned at 8:43PM 5 AYES (McLain, Ryan, Sieg, Putman, Argotsinger) 0 NAYS

Respectfully Submitted:

Dorothy Hart, Town Clerk