Geddes Town Board Meeting May 12, 2015



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Geddes Town Board Meeting

May 12, 2015

Resolution # 52 - 56

Officers Present:

Supervisor Falcone

Councilor Albrigo

Councilor Jerome

Councilor Kolakowski

Councilor Krupa

Councilor Valenti

Councilor Weber



Others Present:

Paul J Curtin, Attorney

William Morse, Engineer

Town Clerk: Joseph Ranieri

Call to Order: 700PM

Pledge of Allegiance & Prayer



Resolution # 52

Approval of Minutes

Motion: Councilor Valenti Second: Councilor Albrigo

Resolved that the Town Board approve the minutes of the previous Town Board meeting as submitted by the Town Clerk.

All in favor: Ayes - 7 Nays - 0 Carried

Petitions - 813 Fay Road - St Camillus & Christopher Community - Site Plan Approval and Zone change. To be referred to Planning Board for an advisement opinion. The Town will take lead agency status under SEQR.

- 813 Fay Road - St Camillus & Christopher Community - Special Permit and Area Variance for 60 Unit Project. To be referred to Zoning Board of Appeals. The Town will take lead agency status un SEQR.



Resolution # 53

Authorization from Town Board to Accept Applications for 813 Fay Rd and Refer to the Zoning Board of Appeals and Planning Board for Review

Motion: Councilor Krupa Second: Councilor Kolakowski
Authorization from the Town Board to accept the applications for 813 Fay Rd, St Camillus & Christopher Community, and refer to the Zoning Board of Appeals and the Planning Board. The Town will take lead agency status on both applications under SEQR.

A Roll Call Vote was taken. Councilor Jerome, Krupa, Valenti, Albrigo, Kolakowski, Weber and Supervisor Falcone voted yes. Ayes - 7 Nays - 0 Carried



Petitions - 1421 Willis Ave - Chemtrade Solutions LLC - The project is for Pollution Control Equipment. It will involve a 75 foot stack. The application will be referred to the Planning Board for advisement. The Town will take lead agency status under SEQR.

Resolution # 54

Authorization from Town Board to Accept Applications for 1421 Willis Ave and Refer to Planning Board

Motion: Councilor Weber Second: Councilor Krupa
Authorization from the Town Board to accept the site plan application for 1421 Willis Ave, Chemtrade Solutions LLC, and refer to the Planning Board. The Town will take lead agency status under SEQR.

A Roll Call Vote was taken. Councilor Jerome, Krupa, Valenti, Albrigo, Kolakowski, Weber and Supervisor Falcone voted yes. Ayes - 7 Nays - 0 Carried



Presentation - Bonadio Group - 2014 Annual Audit Alan Walther & Karen Nozzoni, partners of the Bonadio Group, spoke about the Town Audit for 2014 just completed. While still in draft form, they complimented the Town and specifically the Town Comptroller and gave high grades for accessibility and results. This was the first time the Town was required to have a Federal Audit as the Town received in excess of $500,000 in Federal aid. This involved the Farrell Rd project.

Public Comment - William Morse, Town Engineer, spoke about the Annual Report on the Town of Geddes Stormwater Management Program. The draft report is available at the Town Clerk's office and on the Town website. He invited any and all comments from the public to be submitted by May 27, 2015. Michael Maloney, 104 Brantford Path, thanked the Town for their assistance with opening day of the Solvay Little League and also thanked Chief Gillette for holding a Neighborhood Watch meeting and adding a speed control device on State Fair Blvd; he also inquired about any available grants for cleaning up graffiti along the railroad. Merilee Palerino, Century Dr, asked the Town to look into parking on Century Dr during sporting event concerning safety and emergency vehicles. Chief Gillette indicated that he would speak with the School Superintendent again.

Committee Reports - Tony Modafferi, representing Solvay Fire Dept reported that there were 139 calls in April. They used 418 man hours on calls. They used another 290 man hours on training events. Elections were held in April and 3 new board members were added. The annual sock hop fundraiser will be held July 10, 2015 at St Camillus. Mark Kolakowski, Public Safety & Fire Dept chair, reported that there will be a committee meeting on May 27, 2015 at 600PM. Aaron McCain of SMTC will give a presentation on pedestrian access on Grand Ave behind Western Lights Plaza. Bob Krupa, Highway Committee chair, spoke about changes in the Highway Dept cleanup and collection process. He stated that the CHIPS Program this year will repave Parsons, Breakspear and Van Vleck. He scheduled a committee meeting on May 27, 2015 at 700PM. Jim Jerome, Zoning & Planning/Codes & Buildings chair scheduled a committee meeting for June 11, 2015 at 630PM to continue the discussion on the West Genesee St corridor. Paul Valenti, Recreation/Seniors & Youths Committee chair scheduled a committee meeting for June 2, 2015 at 530PM. Jerry Albrigo, Health Insurance Committee chair and Ethics Committee chair, announced that he will schedule the third quarter meeting at a later date. Ed Weber, Code Book Revision Committee chair, scheduled a committee meeting for May 28, 2015 at 300PM. The Supervisor commented on a Highway Training Program that the Town is investigating.

Resolution # 55

Authorization from Town Board to Hire 5 (five)Highway Summer Help Employees

Motion: Councilor Albrigo Second: Councilor Weber
Authorization from the Board to hire 5 (five) highway summer help employees, Christian Krupa, Ronald Chester Jr, James Albright, Patrick Matkowski and Peter Casimiro, at the NYS minimum wage per hour beginning June 1, 2015 through August 14, 2015.

A Roll Call Vote was taken. Councilor Jerome, Valenti, Albrigo, Kolakowski, Weber voted yes. Councilor Krupa & Supervisor Falcone abstained. Ayes - 5 Nays - 0 Abstain - 2 Carried



Resolution # 56

Authorization from Town Board to Approve Resolutions 2,3,4,6,7,9,10,11,12,13 as a Blanket Resolution

Motion: Councilor Kolakowski Second: Councilor Albrigo

2) Authorization from the Board to accept the resignation of Jim Battaglia, part-time Dog Control Officer; Advertise in the Post Standard for a part-time Dog Control Officer at 20hrs per week at a pay rate of $10.87; Permission to interview and hire.

3) Authorization from the Board to advertise in the Post Standard for a part-time Clerical Secretary for the Highway Department at 20hrs per week at a pay rate of $14.50; Permission to interview and hire.

4) Authorization from the Board to hire Corey Marko as an alternate for Town of Geddes Court as Security on an as needed basis at $20.00 per hour with a three hour minimum. An application and background check has been conducted.

6) Authorization from the Board to correct the minutes, per Town Clerk, of January 20, 2015 Special Town Board Meeting to add the following statement regarding the Executive Session "The Supervisor stated that no action was taken".

7) Authorization from the Board to approve modifications to the existing site plan for the Movement Box Dance Studio at 914 State Fair Blvd.

9) Authorization from the Board to approve modifications to the existing site plan for the Burger King Restaurant at 4734 Onondaga Blvd pending receipt and verification of a revised site plan per the Planning Board's request.

10) Authorization from the Board to allow the construction as presented by Ben Weitsman of Syracuse LLC, 333 Bridge St on Site Plan - Fluid Recovery Building, Sheet # C201, dated November 2014, with latest revision date of February 25, 2015 and leave open for 1 (one) year to allow for the re-evaluation of the dust, debris and traffic problem along Bridge Street.

11) Authorization from the Board to send Officer Christopher Lukins and Officer Michael Borell to Taser Certification Training to be held on June 15 and 16, 2015 at the Camillus Police Department. Fees for the training will be paid from the Police Department Training Budget.

12) Authorization from the Board to approve the Recreation Director completing and submitting the 2015 application for Youth funding from the Syracuse / Onondaga County Youth Bureau. The amount of funding we are eligible for is $1024.00 and the application deadline is May 29, 2015.

13) Authorization from the Board to enter into an agreement with the Highway Superintendent for the Section 284 of the New York State Highway Law Agreement for 2015.

A Roll Call Vote was taken. Councilor Jerome, Krupa, Valenti, Albrigo, Kolakowski, Weber and Supervisor Falcone voted yes. Ayes - 7 Nays - 0 Carried



Adjournment

Motion: Councilor Kolakowski Second: Councilor Krupa

Resolved that the Town Board meeting be adjourned at 732PM.

All in favor: Ayes - 7 Nays - 0 Carried

Submitted by:



Joseph L Ranieri

Town Clerk


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