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.