Town Of Mayfield
 Minutes 

December 26, 2006: minutes

Body:

A regular meeting of the Mayfield Town Board was held on Thursday, December 28, 2006 at the Mayfield Municipal Complex 28 North School Street, Village of Mayfield.


PRESENT

Alan McLain, Supervisor

Walter Ryan, Councilman

Kathy Sieg, Councilwoman

Richard Argotsinger, Councilman

Jack Putman, Councilman


OTHERS PRESENT: Kathi Hillock Assessor, Myrna Hallenbeck, Betty Tabor Historian, Lita Hillier Bookkeeper, Kevin Wilcox, Tom Traskos


The meeting was called to order at 7:15PM and opened with the Pledge of Allegiance led by Supervisor Alan McLain.


PUBLIC- Tom Traskos assistant treasure read a letter from the Broadalbin Kenneytto Fire department regarding the request for a 10% increase when they only received a 5% raise. A small discussion followed. No action to change the amount was made.


Lita Hillier Bookkeeper explained the budget transfers that were necessary for year end.


RES# 200 YEAR END TRANSFERS

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

RESOLVED that the Mayfield Town Board approves the following budget transfers for 2006.

To: A1110.11              Justice Clerk P.S.                                 $744.12

From: A1110.1            Town Justices P.S.                               $744.12

To: A1450.4                Elections C.E.                                       $996.70

From: A1990.4            Contingent                                            $996.70

To: A1460.4                Records Management C.E.                   $180.00

From: A1990.4            Contingent                                            $180.00

To: A1620.1                Buildings C.E.                                       $3,120.00

From: A1620.43          Mayfield Fire Bldg                                $3,120.00

To: A1620.4                Buildings C.E.                                       $10,000.00

From: A 1620.43         Mayfield Fire Bldg                                $10,000.00

To: A8160.4                Refuse & Garbage C.E.                        $27,595.00

From: A7140.1            Beach P.S.                                           $6,000.00

From: A7140.4            Beach C.E.                                           $2,300.00

From: A8989.41          Special Service                         $2,440.00

From: A9010.8            Retirement                                            $855.00

From: A9060.8            Health Insurance                                   $16,000.00

To: B3620.4                 Code Enforcement C.E.                        $123.04

From: B3620.2 Code Enforcement E.Q.                       $123.04

To: B8010.41               Zoning Commission C.E.                      $16.46

From:  B8010.4            Zoning Board of Appeals                      $16.46

To: B9050.8                 Unemployment                         $136.08

From: B9060.8 Health Insurance                                   $136.08

To:DB5110.1               General repairs P.S.                              $7,445.45

From: DB9950.9          Transfer from Capital Projects  $7,445.45

To: DB5110.4              General repairs C.E.                             $860.00

From: DB9950.4          Transfer from Capital Projects  $860.00

To: DB5120.4              Bridges C.E.                                         $3,413.32

From: DB9950.9          Transfer from Capital Projects  $3,413.32

To: DB5140.4              Misc. Brush & Weed C.E.                    $1,050.00

From: DB9950.9          Transfer from Capital Projects  $1,050.00

To: DB9030.8              Social Security                          $307.11

From: DB9010.8          Retirement                                            $307.11


RES# 201 AMEND 2006 HIGHWAY TOWN OUTSIDE BUDGET

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

RESOLVED to amend the 2006 Highway Town Outside Budget to raise revenues and appropriations for use of storm damage reimbursement monies received from the State of New York Emergency Management Office toward expenses incurred as follows:

DB510-           Estimated revenues                               $5,236.68

                        (DB3960- State Emergency Aid)


                        DB960-           Appropriations $5,236.68

                                                (DB5120.4- Bridges C.E.)


DEPARTMENT  REPORTS  

ASSESSOR- Kathi Hillock submitted her monthly report. A small discussion followed on obtaining a clerk for the assessor office. Kathi will submit an ad to the Leader- Herald.


SUPERVISOR REPORT- Supervisor McLain reported that the Post Office will open on Friday, December 29th at its temporary site of 13 N School Street.  John Reily, Albany Operations Manager for the Postal Service met with him today to announce they would be contacting him soon to sign an agreement to keep the permanent site of the post office at the old village hall.


COMMITTEE REPORTS

Councilman Argotsinger reported that the red pick up will be going on the internet auction along with the garbage truck. A discussion followed with the minimum bid for the garbage truck will be $3,000.00 and the minimum bid for the pick up will be $500.00.


Councilman Argotsinger complimented the drivers of the garbage truck for no longer chris-crossing on the road, but also noted they didn’t always wear their reflective vests. The supervisor will inform highway superintendent Ruliffson.


Councilman Putman reported that he had stopped a few places to check on prices for the one ton truck .A small discussion followed.


Bushnell Bridge- Supervisor McLain reported that the historical study is still unavailable on the bridge.

Councilman Argotsinger and Councilwoman Sieg will meet with Dr. Bluvas and DCO Jane Potts in January on the contract.


NEW BUSINESS

RES# 202 ACCEPT NEW UNIFORM FIRE PREVENTION

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

WHEREAS, the State of New York has adopted a new Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code which has become effective on January 1, 2007, and

WHEREAS, the State of New York is requiring that every municipality in this State which is charged with the administration and enforcement of said Uniform Code shall provide for such administration and enforcement by local law, and

WHEREAS, the Town of Mayfield has not as yet adopted such local law, but fully intends to do so as soon as practicable,

NOW, THEREFORE, be it hereby resolved by the Town Board of the Town of Mayfield that, pending the adoption of such new local law as required by the State of New York, the Town of Mayfield shall, nevertheless, administer and enforce the new Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code as promulgated by the State of New York, commencing on January 1, 2007, in the same manner as if such required local law were already adopted as of said date.

FINANCIAL

THE Town Clerk’s report was submitted with fees collected in the following accounts Decals $2.44 A account $218.72 B account $1435.14

RES #203 APPROVAL OF VOUCHERS

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

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

General Townwide       vouchers 322-371                    $46,938.99

General Outside            vouchers 78-89                        $8,038.99

Highway Townwide      vouchers 22-27                        $10,114.82

Highway Outside          vouchers 178-200                    $19,223.84

RES# 204 APPROVAL OF PETTY CASH FOR TAX COLLECTION

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

RESOLVED that the Mayfield Town Board approves the petty cash of $100.00 for tax collection to be returned on April 1st.

RES# 205 APPROVAL OF MINUTES

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

RESOLVED that the Mayfield Town Board approves the minutes of December 7, 2006 as submitted.

Councilman Argotsinger suggested dispensing of approving the minutes. A small discussion followed.

RES# 206 APPOINTMENT OF DEPUTY CLERKS

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

RESOLVED that the Mayfield Town Board approves to appoint Virginia Hall and Michelle Buckley as deputy town clerks effective December 28th at a per dieum rate of $10.00 per hour.

PUBLIC/ OTHER- Supervisor McLain thanked everyone for all their work this year and looks forward to 2007.

On motion by Councilman Ryan and seconded by Councilman Argotsinger the meeting was adjourned at 8:25PM 5 AYES (McLain, Ryan, Sieg, Argotsinger, Putman) 0 NAYS.

Respectfully Submitted:

Dorothy Hart, Town Clerk