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Minutes Archive - 2021

 

 

These Entries are SCANNED copies of the printed minutes and are published for general information only.

For Legal and OFFICIAL copies we recommend that you obtain them directly from the Town Clerk.

 

Note: Board Member Index -  DS = Dominick Stagliano - GH = George Haines - LR = Louise Robusto - MM = Martha Mancini - RH = Ronald Hezel

 

2021 - Jan.14 | Feb.11 | Mar.11 | Apl.08 | Apl.15 |

 

TOWN SPECIAL BOARD MEETING - April 15, 2021

A special meeting of the Town of St. Johnsville was held on April 15, 2021, at 6:30 p.m., at the Town Offices, 7431 STHWY 5, St. Johnsville, NY 13452

Present: Dominick Stagliano, Supervisor; Ronald Hezel, Councilman; Martha Mancini, Councilwoman; George Haines, Councilman; Louise Robusto, Councilwoman & Lynn Stever, Town Clerk

Absent: none

Public: Michael Mancini, Lacey Augustine & Anthony Smida

Meeting called to order 6:30 p.m. Salute to the flag

Roll Call - all present

The purpose of this meeting is to conduct interviews for vacant position on the Town of St. Johnsville Planning Board and to discuss plans for a Spring Clean-Up

Motion by Haines, seconded by Mancini to enter into an executive session at 6:30 p.m. for the purpose of interviewing candidates; passed 5-0. (Res. #21-021)

Motion by Mancini, seconded by Robusto to return to regular session at 7:05 p.m.; passed 5-0. (Res. #21-022)

Motion by Robusto, seconded by Hezel to appoint Anthony Smida to the Town of St.
Johnsville Planning Board with a term expiration of 2022; passed 5-0. (Res. #21-023)

Motion by Robusto, seconded by Mancini to appoint Lacey Augustine to the Town of St. Johnsville Planning Board with a term expiration of 2025; passed 5-0. (Res. #21-024)

Motion by Mancini, seconded by Hezel to hold a Spring Clean-Up with dumpsters available at the Town Highway Department provided by County Waste & Recycling on June 11th & 12th from 7:00 am to 2:00 pm; passed 5-0. (Res. #21-025)

Adjournment - Motion by Hezel, seconded by Haines; passed 5-0. (Res. #21-026) Meeting adjourned 7:11 p.m.

Submitted by: Lynn M. Stever - Town Clerk

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TOWN BOARD MEETING - April 08, 2021

A regular meeting of the Town of St. Johnsville was held on April 8, 2021, at 7:00 p.m., at the Town Offices, 7431 STHWY 5, St. Johnsville, NY 13452

Present: Dominick Stagliano, Supervisor; Ronald Hezel, Councilman; Martha Mancini, Councilwoman; George Haines, Councilman; Louise Robusto, Councilwoman; Lynn Stever, Town Clerk; Norman Mastromoro, Attorney for the Town of St. .Johnsville Absent: none

Public: Michael Mancini

Meeting called to order 7:00 p.m. Salute to the flag

Roll Call - all present

Public Comment - none

Minutes - Motion by Hezel, seconded by Robusto to accept the minutes of March 11, 2021; passed 5-0. (Res. 421-015)

Departmental Reports - Motion by Haines, seconded by Robusto to accept the Town Clerk, Justice, Dog Control Officer & Code Enforcement Officer's monthly reports; passed 5-0. (Res. 421-016)

Correspondence - Two letters of interest to serve on the Planning Board and a sample letter from the Assessor for Grievance Day

Old Business

A. Stimulus Money - Supervisor Stagliano reported to the board the Town should be receiving stimulus money, but has not been given a figure to date.

B. Copier & Supervisor's Computer - Supervisor Stagliano reported that the Supervisor's computer has crashed and on a recommendation from the Steve Trodler, Village IT, it was suggested that a new system be purchased. We will be doing away with the Business Automation Services for the Supervisor's books and returning to QuickBooks. The copier still needs to be looked at because we are not able to scan to our computers.

C. Sourcewell - Attorney Mastromoro reported that he has researched them and they are a governmental entity out of Minnesota and is recognized by New York State. By joining Sourcewell, it allows municipalities to buy under state bid in a nationwide cooperative.

New Business

A. Montgomery County Brush & Weeds - Motion by Hezel, seconded by Robusto to accept the contract for 2021/2022 in the amount of $5,300, and authorize the Supervisor to sign; passed 5-0. (Res. 921-017)

B. Planning Board Vacancy - Motion by Robusto, seconded by Haines to interview the two applicants (Anthony Smida & Lacey Augustine) on Thursday, April 15, 2021, at 6:30 and 6:45 respectively; passed 5-0. (Res. 421-018)

C. Grievance Day Resolution - the sample resolution authorizing electronic filing of grievances was reviewed by the board. It was agreed not to allow electronic filing because we usually only receive one or two grievances.

D. Spring Clean-Up - William Putman, Hwy. Superintendent would like to hold it the same time as the Village. It was agreed to have the Clerk contact the Village to find out their dates and it will be addressed at the special meeting on the 15.

Public Comment - none

Audit - (#1-#24) Motion by Hezel, seconded by Haines to accept the audit and authorize the Supervisor to pay the vouchers; passed 5-0. (Res. #21-019)

Adjournment - Motion by Hezel, seconded by Haines; passed 5.-0. (Res. #21-020) Meeting adjourned 7:24 p.m.

Submitted by: Lynn M. Stever - Town Clerk

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TOWN BOARD MEETING - March 11, 2021

A regular meeting of the Town of St. Johnsville was held on March 11, 2021, at 7:00 P.M., at the Town Offices, 7431 STHWY 5, St. Johnsville, NY 13452

Present: Dominick Stagliano, Supervisor; Ronald Hezel, Councilman; Martha Mancini, Councilwoman; George Haines, Councilman; Louise Robusto, Councilwoman; Lynn Stever, Town Clerk; Norman Mastromoro, Attorney for the Town of St. .Johnsville Absent: none

Public:

Meeting called to order 7:00 p.m. Salute to the flag

Roll Call - all present

Public Comment - none

Minutes - Motion to accept the minutes of February 11, 2021 by Hezel, seconded by Haines; passed 5-0. (Res. #21-009)

Departmental Reports - Motion by Hezel, seconded by Haines to accept the Town Clerk, Code Enforcement Officer, Justice, Dog Control Officer and Supervisor's monthly reports; passed 5-0. (Res. #21-010)

Correspondence - letter received from the Chamber of Commerce updating information. Old Business - none

New Business

A. Truck Purchase - William Putman, Hwy. Superintendent reported that the town will receive $49,500 from NYMIR for the total loss of the 2008 Ford dump truck. William presented a cost of $45,500 for a cab and chassis for a 2021 Ram 5500, with wing and sander at a cost of $39,978.10 with building the truck in house. Motion to purchase the 2021 Ram 5500 with state bid specs by Haines, seconded by Hezel ; passed 5-0. (Res. #21-011) Motion by Hezel, seconded by Mancini to enter into a cooperative purchasing agreement with Sourcewell and authorize subject to specs and Sourcewell for plow, wing and sander assembly from Viking; passed 5-0. (Res. #21-012) Supervisor Stagliano stated that at some point the tractor, mower and sweeper should be the next to be replaced.

B. Annual Report - Supervisor Stagliano will provide copies to all members. Fund Balance totals are General $103,000/Part-Town $85,000/Highway $240,000.

C. Stimulus Package - Supervisor Stagliano stated that the town will be receiving a stimulus package and suggested improvements be made to the town barn.

D. Planning Board - Vacancies exist on the Planning Board. It was agreed to have Louise Robusto mention the vacancies on Facebook and ask that any interested individuals contact the Town Clerk. Once a full board is in place it was agreed that they need to update the Comprehensive Plan and plan for the future through Economic Development.

E. Friends of St. Johnsville Grant - this group is looking for money from the Town to match a proposed grant for trees at the Soldiers & Sailors Park.

F. Other - none

Public Comment - none.

Audit - (#171713-171733) Motion by Hezel, seconded by Mancini to accept and authorize the Supervisor to pay; passed 5-0. (Res. #21-013)

Adjournment- Motion by Hezel, seconded by Mancini; passed 5-0. (Res. #21-014) Meeting adjourned 7:52 p.m.

Submitted by: Lynn M. Stever - Town Clerk

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TOWN BOARD MEETING - February 11, 2021

A regular meeting of the Town of St. Johnsville was held on February 11, 2021, at 7:00 p.m., at the Town Offices, 7431 STHWY 5, St. Johnsville, NY 13452

Present: Dominick Stagliano, Supervisor; Ronald Hezel, Councilman; Martha Mancini, Councilwoman; George Haines, Councilman; Lynn Stever, Town Clerk; Norman Mastromoro, Attorney for the Town of St. .Johnsville

Absent: Louise Robusto, Councilwoman

Public': Michael Mancini & William Putman, Highway Superintendent

Meeting called to order 7:00 p.m. Salute to the flag

Roll Call - Robusto absent

Public Comment - none

Minutes - Motion by Hezel, seconded by Haines to accept the minutes of December 10, 2020; passed 4-0. (Res. #21-001) No meeting was held in January 2021.

Departmental Reports - Motion by Hezel, seconded by Haines to accept the previous two months of reports from the Town Clerk, Justice, Code Enforcement Officer and Dog Control Officer and the annual Historian's Report; passed 4-0, (Res. #21-002) Correspondence - A request for a supporting grant resolution from the Village of St. Johnsville and the annual Shelter Report from Ag. & Markets.

Old Business - none

New Business

A.     Justice Court Records Audit - Judge Bruce R. Dye presented his records for review. Motion by Hezel, seconded by Mancini to accept the audit; passed 4-0. (Res. #21-003)

B.    Friends of St. Johnsville Resolution - a request for a supporting resolution from the Village has been received. The Friends of St. Johnsville are seeking funds through a grant for the Soldiers & Sailors Park. Motion to approve by Haines, seconded by Hezel; passed 4-0. (Res. #21-004)

C.  2021 Wage & Fee Schedule - Motion by Hezel, seconded by Haines (See Attached) to approve; passed 4-0. (Res. #21-005

D.    Board of Appeals - Motion by Hezel, seconded by Haines to reappoint Robert Smith to the Board of Appeals, expiration 12/2023; passed 4-0. (Res. #21-006)

Public Comment - William Putman questioned the board whether the Town can purchase a new truck since the 2008 Ford is totaled due to a fire. Supervisor Stagliano said yes and that he should get prices an bring to the board in March.

Audit - (#171664-171712) Motion by Hezel, seconded by Mancini to accept the audit and authorize the Supervisor to pay; passed 4-0. (Res. #21-007)

Audit - Motion by Hezel, seconded by Haines; passed 4-0. (Res. #21-008) Meeting adjourned 7:44 p.m.

Submitted by: Lynn M. Stever, Town Clerk 

WAGE & FEE SCHEDULE 2021

OFFICIAL RESOLUTIONS

Official Newspapers: The Recorder/Courier-Standard-Enterprise

Depository: NBT -

Monthly Meeting Date: 2'' Thursday of ea. Month at 7:00 p.m. -

Resolution authorizing Supervisor to use a facsimile signature under his control and supervision to sign checks

Petty Cash Funds: T. Clerk & Justice ($100.00 ea.) -

Official Website Webmaster: Ronald Hezel - www.stjohnsville.com)

 

ELECTED & APPOINTED POSITIONS

Supervisor $8,840.00 Stagliano (2021)

Councilman $9,600.00 (4 @ $2,400.00 ea.)

Mancini (2021)

Robusto (2021)

Hezel (2023)

Haines (2023)

Justice $13,500.00 Dye (2021)

Town Clerk/Tax Collector $18,000.00 Stever (2021)

Superintendent of Highways $43,500.00 Putman (2021)

Sole Appointed Assessor (6 yr. Term $18,750.00 Loucks (2025)

DEPARTMENT HEADS

Registrar (Fees Collected)$10.00/copy

CEO $4,200.00

LUEO $1,200.00

Dog Control Officer $1,530.00

Rabies Response Agent $100.00/case

Historian (Supervisor's Appt.) $400.00

Budget Officer $1,400.00

Attorney for the Town of St. Johnsville $125.00/hr.(+)

BAR Chairman 4 hr. min/griev. day $150.00

BAR Members 4 hr. min./griev. day $125.00

APPOINTMENTS


Bookkeeper - K. Ford (appointed by Supervisor)

Court Clerk - K. Stowell (appointed by Justice)

Historian (Supervisor's Appointment) - M. Rapacz (appointed by Supervisor)

Deputy Supervisor - M. Mancini (appointed by Sup.)

Deputy Clerk/Tax Coll./Registrar - Virginia Fox & George Stever (Clerk Appt.)

 Deputy Hwy. Superintendent - Bert Cook, III (Hwy. Sup. Appt.)

CEO/LUEO/RRA - James Castrucci

Planning Board Chairman - Mariah Decker

Employees

Highway Employees: $18.00/hr. -

Deputy Hwy. Stipend $ .50/hr. (straight time only -

Bookkeeper $6,120.00/yr. -

Court Clerk $7,700.00/yr. -

MISCELLANEOUS

BAR Training $ min. wage

Mile Reimbursement (IRS rate) $ IRS rate

Land Use/Sub. Doc. Fee $25.00

Returned Check Fee $30.00

Photocopies $ .25/pg. After 1st 4 pgs.


Dog Impound Fees (1st offense $25.00) (2nd - $50.00) (3rd - $75.00)

Building Permit Fees as adopted 1/1/2018

Board of Assessment Review (5)

Ronald Hezel (24)

Michael Mancini (25)

Joseph Sokol (21)

Terry Swartz (22)

Louise Robusto (23)

Planning Board Members (5)

Michael Mancini (24)

**Vacancy** (20)

Julie Erno (21)

**Vacancy**(22)

Mariah Decker (23)

Board of Appeals (3)

Michael Yerzinski (22)

Robert Smith (23)

**vacancy** (21)

Joint Comprehensive Plan (5 each)

Town

Christopher Arduini

Katrina Caringi

**Vacancy**

Mariah Decker

Judy Littrell

Village

Currently all five positions are vacant.

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TOWN BOARD MEETING - January 14, 2021

The Regular/Organizational meeting scheduled for January 14, 2021, has been postponed  until the regular February 2021 meeting due to COVID.

Submitted by: Lynn M. Stever Town Clerk

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