TOWN BOARD MEETING
Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 7 pm
TOWN BOARD MEETINGS
To allow for the timely conduct of business, the Town Board has approved the following meeting schedule for the remainder of 2017:
September 14 @ 7 pm ..... regular monthly meeting
September 26 @ 6 pm ..... budget work session
September 28 @ 7 pm .....roads and other business as needed
October 12 @ 6 pm ..... budget work session
October 12 @ 7 pm ..... regular monthly meeting
October 26 @ 6 pm ..... budget work session (if needed)
November 9 @ 7 pm ..... regular monthly meeting & Public Hearing
for the budget
November 16 @ 7 pm ..... roads and other business as needed
December 14 @ 7 pm ..... regular monthly meeting
December 19 @ 7 pm ..... roads and other business as needed
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August 30, 2017
Mr. Miller reported on conversations with Army Corps of Engineers, NYS DEC and OCWA regarding developing designs for the repair work. The design work is roughly 20% completed. The next step is the geological phase.
Supervisor Kozub will seek swift action from the various agencies for processing the necessary permits; otherwise approaching winter weather may delay repairs until next spring.
The Board discussed the options for repairing each of the culverts.
A contract with Bernard P Donegan, Inc. to act as financial consultant for the Town was approved.
The Board approved a Mailbox Replacement Policy.
August 10, 2017
The Town Board adopted a resolution declaring the Town's intent to seek reimbursement for expenses incurred for repairs to storm damaged roads.
Richard Aupperle of St Germain & Aupperle Consulting presented a structural assessment of the storm damaged roads and culverts.
The Board reaffirmed Town Board Resolution #55-2017 allowing Miller Engineering to move forward with engineering design work.
The Board approved an increase in scheduled Town Board meetings for the remainder of 2017 to allow for the timely conduct of business.
There was a discussion of parking along roadsides during the winter season. Local Law 2-1985 regulates parking on roadsides in the winter.
July 24, 2017 Town Board Meeting
This meeting was called for discussion of storm damaged roads and the options available to pay repair costs.
Supervisor Kozub has been in contact with County, State and federal agencies to report the damages and seek financial assistance for repair work.
Miller Engineering presented an assessment of the damaged roads and the recommended repairs. Each is identified with a project number and in priority order.
#1: Moon Hill Rd at Sawmill Rd - culvert failure, precast concrete blocks washed downstream
#2: Moon Hill Rd, the upper crossculvert - possible undersized culvert
#3: Bacon Hill Rd, lower - culvert failure, debris slides, road surface washed out
#4: Bacon Hill Rd, upper - culvert failure, undermined road, bank erosion, debris slides, road surface washed out water tracking under and around culvert
#5: Spafford Landing Rd #1, south culvert - culvert failure undermined road, bank erosion, debris slides, camp destroyed, road washed out, rock and shale slides, debris in stream channel
#6: Spafford Landing Rd #2 - stream and culvert failure, road undermined, bank erosion, debris slides
#7: Spafford Landing Rd #3, north bridge - bridge failure, stream channel erosion, debris slides, road washed out
#8: all Town roads - debris in road ditches, clogged culverts
The Town Board approved the transfer of moneys within the General Fund and authorized Miller Engineers to begin engineering design work on the above projects, subject to contract approval by the Town Attorney.
The Town Attorney is authorized to open communication with bond counsel for information on interest rates.