Workshop, March 25, 2014


Workshop Meeting of the Ohio Town Board was held on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 6:00 PM at the Recreation Building to discuss Insurance


The following Officials were present:

Supervisor: Scott Bagetis

Town Clerk: Sandra Gates

Councilmembers: George Lawson, Gordon Roark, Ed Luther and Jason Maher

Highway Superintendent: Nightingale

Also present: James Sullivan


The meeting was called to order by Supervisor Bagetis at 6:00 PM.


The Pledge of Alligiance was said by all.


Supervisor Bagetis introduced James Sullivan from NBT/Mang Insurance Agency.


NYMIR Insurance is a reciprocal insurance that only Towns, Villages and Governmental Agencies can buy into. There is a five year commitment to buy into NYMIR. They are a non profit organization.

The premium rates have decreased for the last six years.

NYMIR buy in is a capitalization fee.

Board members reviewed the policy.

Mr. Sullivan stated that there will be no increase in the liability if the Town passes the Proposed local Law #1-2014 opening roads to All Terrain Vehicles as long as the law follows the New York State traffic laws.


Councilmember Lawson made a motion to approve NYMIR Insurance as the Town’s insurance coverage through NBT/Mang Insurance Agency.

Roll call vote as follows: Councilmember Lawson-aye, Councilmember Luther-aye, Councilmember Roark-aye, Councilmember Maher-aye, and Supervisor Bagetis-aye.


LOCAL LAW #1-2014: Supervisor Bagetis will meet with Attorney Mowers to dicuss the law.


Councilmember Lawson made a motion to adjourn at 7:30 PM, second by Councilmember Luther. So carried.


Respectfully Submitted,

Sandra Gates


Town Clerk