Town Of Mayfield
 Minutes 

April 05, 2007: minutes

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A regular meeting of the Mayfield Town Board was held on Thursday, April 5, 2007 at the Municipal Complex Building 28 North School Street Mayfield, New York

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

 

PRESENT

Alan McLain, Supervisor

Rick Argotsinger, Councilman

Jack Putman, Councilman

Kathy Sieg, Councilwoman

Walt Ryan, Councilman

 

OTHERS PRESENT: Melvyn Dopp, Bill Guido, Jay Garrigan, James Cownie, Tom Ruliffson Highway Superintendent, Mike Stewart CEO, Alan Shults, Keith Shults

 

PUBLIC- No one spoke at this time.

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

LAKESIDE DRIVE WATER DISTRICT- Councilman Ryan reported that he and Councilwoman Sieg had discussed investigating the nine residents that needed water and they had spoken with Steve Smith. It was the recommendation of the committee to have the town sent out a letter with a questionnaire to the residents to see if they were in favor of having a water district.

 

RES#58 APPROVAL TO SEND LETTERS TO 12 RESIDENTS

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

 

RESOLVED that the Mayfield Town Board approves to send letters to 12 residents on Lakeside Drive to see if they were interested in forming a water district.

 

PROPERTY LINES AT OLD VILLAGE HALL- Supervisor McLain reported that the property lines at the old Village Hall are a mess and would like to have town Attorney Greco survey the property to straighten it up.

 

RES# 59 AUTHORIZE SUPERVISOR TO SPEND UP TO $500.00 ON SURVEY WORK

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

 

RESOLVED that the Mayfield Town Board approves to authorize Supervisor McLain to spend up to $500.00 on survey work at the former Village Hall.

 

RES# 60 OPEN PUBLIC HEARING ON NYS UNIFORM FIRE PREVENTION AND BUILDING CODE ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT

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

 

RESOLVED that the Town of Mayfield Town Board approves to open the public hearing at 7:15PM.

 

CEO Mike Stewart read the public hearing notice.

CEO Mike Stewart explained the new codes.

The public hearing was left open and the town continued with town business

 

AWARD BID ON TRUCK- Councilman Putman reported the town received 6 bids for the one tone dump truck. The bid amounts were as follows

Northtown Dodge                    $22,958.00

Bison Truck Center                  $23,708.77

West Herr Ford                        $23,923.00

Albany Dodge                          $26,265.00

H&P                                        $27,645.00

Steet Ford (diesel)                    $29,086.00

The recommendation from the Highway Committee was to award the bid to Northtown Dodge at $22,958.00 which was the lowest bidder.

 

RES# 61 AWARD BID TO NORTHTOWN DODGE

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

 

RESOLVED that the Mayfield Town Board approves to award Northtown Dodge the bid for the 0ne ton dump truck at a cost of $22,958.00.

 

GREAT SACANDAGA LAKE ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING- Councilman Ryan reported on the meeting and offered a resolution.

 

RES# 62 RESOLUTION URGING THE HUDSON RIVER- BLACK RIVER REGULATING DISTRICT TO SERIOUSLY CONSIDER THE PROPOSED RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE ACCESS PERMITS SYSTEM AS SUGGESTED BY THE GREAT SACANDAGA LAKE ADVISORY COMMITTEE.

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

 

WHEREAS: the Hudson River- Black River Regulating District (HRBRRD) is currently in the process of reviewing and revising operating rules and regulations of the access permit system that have a direct impact on the Great Sacandaga Lake; and

 

WHEREAS: the Board of Directors of the HRBRRD have extended the initial deadline for completion of the rulemaking process; and

 

WHEREAS: the Board of Directors of the HRBRRD, due to the complexity and volume of the initial proposed rules and regulations of the access permit system agreed on November 13, 2006 to establish the Sacandaga Lake Advisory Committee; and

 

WHEREAS: the Great Sacandaga Lake Advisory Committee is comprised of individuals who have diverse backgrounds and a vast degree of knowledge, background and expertise who realize the importance of the Sacandaga Lake for recreation, the impact on the economy and quality of life that the rules and regulations of the access permit system will have on the Great Sacandaga Lake region; and

 

WHEREAS: the Great Sacandaga Lake Advisory Committee has spent an extensive amount of time researching, reviewing and revising the original Rules and Regulations of the access permit system as proposed by  the HRBRRD, in order to make them fairer and clearer to the permit holders, as well as those who have a direct interest in the Great Sacandaga Lake; and

 

WHEREAS: the Great Sacandaga Lake Advisory Committee is representing all of the Towns around the Lake and Sacandaga River, as well as the businesses, individual property owners and group organizations who may be directly impacted by any proposed Rules and Regulations adopted by the HRBRRD; NOW THEREFORE BE IT

 

RESOLVED: that the Town of Mayfield Town Board strongly encourages the HRBRRD to seriously consider and review the proposed Rules and Regulations of the access permit system as recommended and presented by the Great Sacandaga Lake Advisory Committee; AND BE IT FURTHER

 

RESOLVED: that certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to HRBRRD, the Fulton County Board of Supervisors, The Saratoga County Board of Supervisors, the Fulton County Chamber of Commerce, the Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce, the Town of Broadalbin, the Town of Northampton, the Town of Day, the Town of Edinburg, the Town of Providence, the Town of Hadley, the Town of Benson, the Town of  Hope, Assemblywoman Sayword, Assemblyman Butler, Senator farley, Senator Little, the Adirondack Park Agency, the Department of Environmental Conservation, the Governor's Office of Regulatory Reform, Governor Spitzer and to each and every other person, organization or agency who will further purport of this Resolution; that copies of this resolution be made a part of the minutes of the Town Clerk and made a permanent record of the Town of Mayfield.

 

VOTE:

            Supervisor McLain       AYE                            Councilman Putman                  AYE

            Councilman Ryan          AYE                            Councilman Argotsinger            AYE

            Councilwoman Sieg      AYE

 

CORRIDOR STUDY MEETING- Councilman Putman reported that he had attended the meeting and a discussion followed on the recommendations for the Rte 30. A public hearing will be held on April 9th at 7:00 PM at the Mayfield High School on the Rte 29 7 30 project.

 

PLANNING SEMINAR- Councilwoman Sieg reported that she and Councilman Argotsinger had attended a rural planning seminar.

 

Councilman Putman questioned inspections of farms in the new code. A small discussion followed.

 

RES# 63 CLOSE PUBLIC HEARING

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

 

RESOLVED that the Mayfield Town Board approves to close the public hearing on proposed local law 2 of 2007 NYS Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code Administration and Enforcement.

RES # 64ADOPT LOCAL LAW# 2OF 2007

On motion by Councilman Ryan and seconded by Supervisor McLain the following resolution was taken by roll call vote.

Supervisor McLain       AYE

Councilman Ryan          AYE

 

RES#65 RESCIND MOTION TO ADOPT LOCAL LAW# 2-2007

On motion by Councilman Ryan and seconded by Supervisor McLain the following resolution was ADOPTED

 

RES# 66 TABLE ADOPTION OF LOCAL LAW TILL APRIL 19TH MEETING

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

 

RESOLVED that the Mayfield Town Board approves to table the adoption of local law# 2-2007 until the meeting on April 19th.

 

RES# 67 AUTHORIZE SUPERVISOR TO SIGN TEAMSTERS UNION CONTRACT

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

 

RESOLVED that the Mayfield Town Board approves to authorize Supervisor McLain to sign the Teamsters Union Contract.

 

Supervisor McLain reported that one storage room has been completed and the other one for the Village will be started soon. Thank you to Tom Ruliffson, Tim Hart and Matt Hart for all their help.

 

Supervisor McLain reported that the lift is in and operable but not quite complete. Thank you to Mike Stewart for all your help.

 

REMINDERS

MEETING ON LOCAL UPDATE OF CENSUS ADDRESSES (LUCA) April 18th 2-4PM

WEBSITE ADMINISTRATION TRAINING IN APRIL

 

RES# 68 APPROVAL FOR WEBSITE ADMINISTRATION TRAINING

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

 

RESOLVED that the Mayfield Town Board approves to pay $100.00 for website administration training.

 

RES# 69 DIRECT ATTORNEY TO WRITE LETTER

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

 

RESOLVED that the Mayfield Town Board approves to direct the Town Attorney to write the Broadalbin Volunteer Ambulance requesting they submit proof of worker's compensation to the town by June 1st.

 

A discussion followed on this.

 

PUBLIC/ OTHER

Tom Ruliffson Highway Superintendent questioned when the bid process will begin for Bushnell Road Bridge.

Spring Clean Up Days- May 17-19

Jay Garrigan announced to the board he will be seeking the Highway Superintendent position this fall due to the retirement of Tom Ruliffson who will not be running for election.

Bill Guido questioned when the asphalt plant will be opening.

Melvyn Dopp introduced himself to the board and let them know he will also be running for the Highway Superintendent this fall.

 

On motion by Councilman Ryan and seconded by Councilwoman Sieg the meeting was adjourned at 8:45PM 5 AYES (McLain, Argotsinger, Putman, Ryan, Sieg) 0 NAYS

 

Respectfully Submitted:

 

 

Dorothy Hart, Town Clerk