Town Board minutes, 15 March, 2021

Phone Meeting Due to COVID-19
Regular Town Board Meeting Minutes Halcott Grange
March 15, 2021, 6:00 pm

Present: Town Supervisor Alan White, Council Member Alan Reynolds, Innes Kasanof, Judy DiBenedetto, Highway Superintendent Russell Bouton, Town Clerk, Patricia Warfield. Absent: Councilwoman Yukari Day.

Call to Order at 6:00 p.m.

Approval of the minutes of the February 22, 2021 meeting: Vote to be taken at the next regular town board meeting.

Highway Superintendent’s Report: (A) The Town has received one bid from Montano Equipment for a chipper for $27,900 which includes a one month rental of the chipper at $4,200 by the Town and then a final bid balance of $23,700 should the town choose to purchase. Councilman Alan Reynolds confirmed consensus of the Board to rent the chipper for one month for the Highway Department to determine if this model will meet the needs of the highway department. Highway Superintendent Bouton will report his findings to the board at the next meeting and Supervisor White will then ask the Board for a vote to purchase if the chipper is acceptable. (B) The Highway Department had repair work done on the air compressor and Oshkosh plow truck. (C) Greene County has been contacted and will be sending someone out to look at plugged drainage pipes and storm road damage on County Route 1.

Voucher vote: General Abstract #G0321 – vouchers 37-47 = $2,232.93. Highway Abstract #H0321 – vouchers 48-52 = $2,516.19. Board members reviewed the March vouchers and with no questions gave consent to pay bills. Supervisor White will ask for a vote at the next town board meeting.

Finance Chair Report: Finance Chair Innes Kasanof presented the monthly report.

Clerk’s Report: Building Permit: $540.00, Transfer Station/Feb: $222.00, Billy Haynes March-May: $600.00, Subdivision: $100.00, Certified Transcript 5@ $10.00: $50.00. The Town collected and disbursed $1,512.00 for the month of February.

Next Meeting: Regular Town Board Meeting, April 19, 2021, 6:00 pm.
Masks and Social Distancing Required
Phone Meeting ended at 6:24 p.m.