Minutes

May 23, 2017

                                        

At the regular meeting of the Town Board of the Town of Newcomb, Essex County, N.Y., held at the Town Hall, Newcomb, N.Y., on the 23th of May 2017 at 7:00 P. M., the following Board Members were present:

 

                                       Wester Miga                 Supervisor

                                       Paul Hai                        Councilman

                                       Donald Bott                   Councilman

                                       Joe Novak                     Councilman

                                       David Olbert                 Councilman

                                      

Others present: Robin Deloria, George Canon, Monica Young, Marsha Chase, Pat Bean and Betty Stickney.  Absent:  Mary Pound.

 

Supervisor Miga called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm.

Motion was made by Councilman Novak to approve the minutes of the May 9, 2017 meeting.  Seconded by Councilman Bott and carried.  

 

Motion was made by Councilman Novak to approve the General Fund Abstract #10 in the amount of $21854.78.  Seconded by Councilman Olbert and carried.

 

Motion was made by Councilman Olbert to approve the Highway Fund Abstract #10

in the amount of $28422.87.  Seconded by Councilman Hai and carried.

 

Motion was made by Councilman Novak to approve the Water Fund Abstract #5 in the amount of $2295.02.  Seconded by Councilman Olbert and carried.

 

Motion was made by Councilman Novak to approve the Sewer Fund Abstract #5 in the amount of $1057.41.   Seconded by Councilman Bott and carried.

 

Motion was made by Councilman Olbert to approve the Capitol Projects #3 Buildings Abstract # 1 in the amount of $5925.00.  Seconded by Councilman Hai and carried.

 

Motion was made by Councilman Bott to approve the Capitol Projects #10 Water Abstract #5 in the amount of 11505.10.  Seconded by Councilman Novak and carried.

 

June meetings were tentatively set for June 6th and 20th.

 

The Town has received a letter from the APA in support of the Town being the lead agency for the proposed amendments to the Town Zoning and Site Plan review.  Motion was made by Councilman Bott to approve the Resolution of approval of the proposed amendments to the Town of Newcomb Zoning and Site Plan review Local Law.  Seconded by Councilman Novak and carried.

 

Motion was made by Councilman Bott for a Resolution determining that the proposed changes will not adversely impact the environment.  Seconded by Councilman Olbert and carried.

 

Motion was made by Councilman Bott for a Resolution of negative SEQRA declaration.  Seconded by Councilman Olbert and carried.

 

Motion was made by Councilman Hai for a Resolution seeking APA review and approval of the proposed amendments to the Town of Newcomb Zoning and Site Plan review local law.  Seconded by Councilman Novak and carried.

 

Motion was made by Councilman Hai for a Resolution declaring the Newcomb Town Board Lead Agency for the proposed amendments to the Town of Newcomb Zoning and Site Plan Review local law.  Seconded by Councilman Novak and carried.

 

The Town received an employment request from Kathy Poulton.

 

Supervisor Miga and Joan Burke met with Chazen Company to prepare for a grant for the Historical Museum and Welcome Center.

 

Councilman Hai reported that a member of ORDA is willing to come and look at our skating rink and give advice on rebuilding.   Councilman Olbert has agreed to head this committee.

 

Councilman Hai presented the board with the final copy of the poster for the landfill.

 

The Historical Museum has agreed to take care of the Tahawus book reprint.

 

George Canon thanked the board for the use of the Clubhouse for the Arnold Rist memorial.  

 

Monica Young was inquiring on the progress of the sale of town property.  She has someone that may be interested in purchasing some of the land.

 

Councilman Hai reported that the moose signs in town will be replaced.

 

Councilman Olbert said that Apex Solar would like to give a presentation to the Town.

 

The maintenance crew will change some of the docks at the boat launch for better boat access.  

 

Motion was made by Councilman Bott to adjourn.  Seconded by Councilman Olbert and carried at 7:45 pm. 

 

 

                                                             Respectfully submitted______________________