Village of
New York Mills
Oneida County, NY
 Minutes 

February 13, 2007: Regular Board Meeting

Body:
 

Mayor Maciol called the meeting to order at 7 PM followed by the pledge to the flag and roll call.

Present:  Mayor Maciol, Trustee Baryla-White, Trustee Bialek, Trustee Jarosz and Trustee Semeniak

 

OPEN FORUM

Sal Granato - Whitestown Highway Supt. - stopped by to say Hi and see if we need anything.  Sal offered to give us a hand cleaning out the snow from our fire hydrants in the Town of Whitestown Fire District after this past storm and the one's that's coming.

 

REGULAR BUSINESS

Trustee Semeniak made a motion seconded by Trustee white to accept Abstract #9:  General vouchers A520-A584 in the amount of $97,397.70 and Library vouchers L084-L092 in the amount of $3,331.68 for a total of $100,729.38.

 

Trustee White made a motion seconded by Trustee Semeniak to accept the January Treasurer's report as presented.  January check numbers: Payroll account 5755-5838, General Account 10514-10579.

 

Trustee White made a motion seconded by Trustee Semeniak to accept the minutes of the January Board Meeting as presented.

 

Trustee Jarosz made a motion seconded by Trustee White to accept the minutes of the January 23rd Workshop/Board Meeting with the following changes:

Trustee Jarosz: change "If the part time proposal won't work, then he may favor a full timer" add "not all Monday-Friday days should have two cars".

Trustee Bialek: change "shifts should be altered to lessen coverage on certain shifts and overtime" to "Shifts should be scheduled to contain no overtime.

Trustee White:  add "in relation to police matters" to her sentence "not sure the school wants him there".

 

DEPARTMENTS

Parks - post jobs for summer park attendants in office, Library and website.

 

Police - Chief stated it was an active month especially with the white van incidents.  Chief would like to thank Mr. Cotrupe for keeping the roads clean and for working together.

Trustee Semeniak made a motion seconded by Trustee White to approve the Police report.

 

Highway - Joe gave his report and has a fuel concern that will be looked into further.  Received a quote from Smith Laundry for uniforms which is $10 cheaper per month than our present service.  Will also look into a clothes allowance.

Trustee White made a motion seconded by Trustee Semeniak to approve the Highway report.

 

Fire Department - Trustee Bialek reported nothing new on the Town of Whitestown fire contracts, waiting for a public hearing date.  Truck 1 is back in service after repairs.  On February 2nd the new Rescue was put in service and has since been on three calls.

 

Code Enforcement - Dave gave his report.  Main Street demolition will consist of asbestos removal before the demolition can start.

New York State has a new requirement that multiple dwelling inspections will need to be done each year.

Dave will attend Codes school in Lake Placid March 5th - 9th.

Would like to thank the Police Department for help in a codes matter.

Trustee Jarosz made a motion seconded by Trustee Bialek to approve the Codes reports.

 

Engineer - Al reported that 533 Main Streets catch basin in the back yard now has a new steel gate thanks to the Town of Whitestown Highway Department.

MS4 Annual Report is coming up.

 

Attorney - Bill needs to go into executive session for pending litigation.

 

NEW BUSINESS

NYMFDLA Request - Trustee Semeniak made a motion seconded by Trustee White to approve the NYMFDLA use of the meeting room March 2-4th for the annual Ham Dinner and on March 21st for a County meeting.

 

Council of Villages - will be Wednesday February 14th in Yorkville at 6:30 pm.

 

Bond Resolution, SEQR - we will be bonding for the Community Center Fit-Out and the Parking Lot not to exceed 300,000.  Trustee Semeniak made a motion seconded by Trustee White to approve the attached bond resolution.

 

BOND RESOLUTION DATED FEBRUARY 13, 2007

 

 

BOND RESOLUTION OF THE VILLAGE OF NEW YORK MILLS, ONEIDA COUNTY, NEW YORK AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $300,000 SERIAL BONDS TO FINANCE THE CONSTRUCTION OF A VILLAGE COMMUNITY CENTER.

 

BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Trustees of the Village of New York Mills, Oneida County, New York (the "Village"), as follows:

 

Section 1.         The construction of a Village Community Center, including site improvements and the purchase of equipment, machinery and apparatus required in connection therewith is hereby authorized at a maximum estimated cost of $300,000.

 

Section 2.         The plan for financing of such total maximum estimated cost of $300,000 shall be the issuance of not to exceed $300,000 serial bonds (the "Bonds") or bond anticipation notes of the Village.

 

Section 3.         It is hereby determined that the period of probable usefulness of the aforesaid specific objects or purposes is twenty-five (25) years, pursuant to subdivision 12 of paragraph (a) of Section 11.00 of the Local Finance Law.  The proposed maturity of the Bonds will be in excess of five years.

 

Section 4.         Pursuant to Section 107.00(d)(9) of the Local Finance Law, current funds are not required to be provided prior to issuance of the Bonds or any bond anticipation notes issued in anticipation of issuance of the Bonds.

Section 5.         The temporary use of available funds of the Village, not immediately required for the purpose or purposes for which the same were borrowed, raised or otherwise created, is hereby authorized pursuant to Section 165.10 of the Local Finance Law, for the capital purposes described in Section 1 of this Bond Resolution.

Section 6.         The Bonds and any bond anticipation notes issued in anticipation of the Bonds, shall contain the recital of validity prescribed by Section 52.00 of the Local Finance Law and the Bonds, and any bond anticipation notes issued in anticipation of the Bonds, shall be general obligations of the Village, payable as to both principal and interest by a general tax upon all the real property within the Village without legal or constitutional limitation as to rate or amount.  The faith and credit of the Village are hereby irrevocably pledged to the punctual payment of the principal of and interest on the Bonds, and any bond anticipation notes issued in anticipation of the Bonds, and provision shall be made annually in the budget of the Village by appropriation for (a) the amortization and redemption of the Bonds and bond

anticipation notes to mature in such year, and (b) the payment of interest to be due and payable in such year.

Section 7.         Subject to the provisions of this Bond Resolution and of the Local Finance Law, and pursuant to the provisions of Section 21.00, 30.00, 50.00 and 56.00 to 63.00 inclusive of the Local Finance Law, the power to authorize the issuance of and to sell bond anticipation notes in anticipation of the issuance and sale of the Bonds herein authorized, including renewals of such notes, and the power to prescribe the terms, form and contents of the Bonds, and any bond anticipation notes, and the power to sell and deliver the Bonds and any bond anticipation notes issued in anticipation of the issuance of the Bonds, and the power to sell and deliver Bonds providing for substantially level or declining annual debt service, is hereby delegated to the Village Treasurer, the chief fiscal officer of the Village.

 

Section 8.         This Bond Resolution is intended to constitute the declaration of the Village's "official intent" to reimburse the expenditures authorized by this Bond Resolution with the proceeds of the Bonds and bond anticipation notes authorized herein, as required by Treasury Regulation Section 1.150-2.  Other than as specified in this Bond Resolution, no monies are, or are reasonably expected to be,

 

 

reserved, allocated on a long term basis, or otherwise set aside with respect to the permanent funding of the objects or purposes described herein.

Section 9.         The validity of the Bonds authorized by this Bond Resolution and of any bond anticipation notes issued in anticipation of the Bonds may be contested only if:

(a)        such obligations are authorized for an object or purpose for which the Village is not authorized to expend money; or

 

(b)        the provisions of law which should be complied with at the date of the publication of this Bond Resolution are not substantially complied with,

and an action, suit or proceeding contesting such validity is commenced within twenty (20) days after the date of such publication; or

(c)        such obligations are authorized in violation of the provisions of the Constitution of New York.

 

Section 10.       This Bond Resolution, or a summary hereof, shall be published in the official newspaper of the Village, together with a notice of the Village Clerk in substantially the form provided in Section 81.00 of the Local Finance Law.

 

Section 11.       The Village Board of Trustees hereby determines that the provisions of the State Environmental Quality Review Act and the regulations thereunder have previously been satisfied with respect to the expenditures authorized by this resolution.

 

Section 12.       This Bond Resolution is adopted subject to permissive referendum in accordance with Section 36.00 of the Local Finance Law.  This resolution shall take effect thirty (30) days after its adoption or if a petition is filed pursuant to Article 5-A of the Village Law, upon the affirmative vote of a majority of the qualified electors of the Village voting on the referendum.

 

Roll call vote:                            Trustee Baryla-White                            Yes

                                                Trustee Bialek                                      Yes

                                                Trustee Jarosz                                      Yes

                                                Trustee Semeniak                                 Yes

                                                Mayor Maciol                                      Yes

Motion carried.

 

 

SEQR was approved when original project was approved.

 

OLD BUSINESS

Police Vacancy - an ad was placed in the Utica O-D for Part Time NYS Certified Police Officers and we received 10 applications which not all are qualified for the position.

We do have a current Civil Service list.

 

TRUSTEE BUSINESS

 

Trustee Baryla-White - all set

Trustee Bialek - inquiring on a discharge to scare the ducks at Twin Ponds.  Mayor stated the landowners need to call DEC for assistance.

Trustee Jarosz - all set

Trustee Semeniak - need to put out a memo for spending that department heads need approval for purchases that are not every day materials. Budget requests are due Friday February 16th.

 

Trustee Semeniak made a motion seconded by Trustee Jarosz to close the board meeting and to enter into executive session to discuss pending litigation and personnel matters at 7:55 PM.

 

Trustee Semeniak made a motion seconded by Trustee White to close the executive session and re-open the board meeting at 9:30 PM

 

Trustee White made a motion seconded by Trustee Semeniak to pay our portion of the Funicello/Glod vs. Comenale law suit in the amount of $5,000.

Roll call vote:                Trustee Baryla-White                            Yes

                                    Trustee Bialek                                      Yes

                                    Trustee Jarosz                                      Yes

                                    Trustee Semeniak                                 Yes

                                    Mayor Maciol                                      Yes

Motion carried.

 

Let the minutes reflect that the board will conduct part time police interviews Tuesday February 20th during Grievance night.

 

With no further business Trustee Semeniak made a motion seconded by Trustee White to adjourn the meeting.

Mayor Maciol adjourned the meeting at 9:35 PM.

 

                                                                                    Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

                                                                                    Sharon A. Guca

                                                                                    Village Clerk/Treasurer