OVID TOWN BOARD

Regular Monthly Meeting

March 9, 2011

 

The regular meeting of the Ovid Town Board was called to order at 7:00pm by Town Supervisor Alfred Prouty. Also present were Councilmen John Hubbard, Kevin Wilkins, Joe Borst, and Mark Beardsley, Town Clerk James Vangalio, Bookkeeper Donalie Kelly, and other interested citizens. 

 

The minutes of the February 9, 2011 meeting were approved, as written, with a motion by Councilman Borst, a second by Councilman Wilkins and approval by all.

 

Highway Superintendent Jack Wickham’s highway report was presented to the Board. Discussion was had regarding Transfer Station tags.  With a motion by Councilman Wilkins, a second by Councilman Beardsley, and approval by all the Board directed that all Transfer Station tags be destroyed by the Transfer Station operator. 

 

The Town Clerk’s Report and moneys collected for February were accepted into the record. As Land Use Officer, the Town Clerk reported on activity with land use permits within the town.    

 

Board Members received a copy of the Bookkeeper’s report. Her annual state reports were presented for certification by the Board.

 

Supervisor Prouty presented a report from his office.

 

Bids were opened for the sale of a surplus dump truck as follows: Jim Fuller $5699.99, Kyle Cornish $2552, Jim Vanopdorp $2027.51, Walter Wech $2300, Larry Kirkland $2000, Greg Cool $5530, John King $4161, James Peterson $3252, Neal Stillion $5200 and Ted Totman $4253. With a motion by Councilman Hubbard, a second by Councilman Borst, and approval by al the Board accepted the highest bid of $5699.99 from Jim Fuller.

 

The Board opened letters of interest from two residents interested in joining the Planning Board. With a motion by Councilman Hubbard, a second by Councilman Beardsley, and approval by all the Board appointed Paul Engineri to fill the remainder of Holly Bailey’s term and Don Gordy to fill the unexpired term of Denny Kenyon.

 

Councilman Hubbard read into the record (see attached) his proposed changes in the Town of Ovid. These were discussed and it was determined that letters be sent to all Planning Board members that there will be a Planning Board meeting held on May 4th.  Chaired by Councilman Hubbard, to assist the Planning Board with re-organization and selecting a new Chairperson as well as giving them some direction on how the Town Board would like to see them proceed.

   

With a motion by Councilman Wilkins, a second by Councilman Borst, and approval by all the Board requested the Town Clerk advertise for bids regarding the mowing of the Town Cemeteries, Town Barns, and Town Park at Sheldrake Point to be opened at the April meeting.

 

Judge Ewing presented his report for 2010 for the Boards approval.  With a motion by Councilman Beardsley, a second by Councilman Wilkins, and approval by all Resolution 8-2011, Certifying Examination of the Court Records, was approved.

 

Following the Audit of the bills, Vouchers #69-107, were approved for payment with a motion by Councilman Wilkins, a second by Councilman Borst, and approval by all, for Abstract #3 for $39,562.83 

 

With a motion by Councilman Wilkins, a second by Councilman Borst, and approval by

All, the Board entered into an executive session to discuss a personnel matter  at 8:20pm.

 

With a motion by Councilman Wilkins, a second by Councilman Borst, and approval by

all the Board re-entered regular session at 8:43pm and reported that no action would be taken at this time.

 

Supervisor Prouty adjourned the meeting at 8.:45p.m.with a motion by Councilman Hubbard, a second by Councilman Wilkins, and approval by all.

 

Respectfully Submitted,

 

James E. Vangalio

Ovid Town Clerk