Meeting, Sept 9, 2014
Regular Meeting of the Ohio Town Board was held on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 7:00 PM at the Recreation Building
The following Officials were present:
Supervisor: Scott Bagetis
Town Clerk: Sandra Gates
Councilmembers: George Lawson, Gordon Roark, Ed Luther and Jason Maher
Highway Superintendent: Absent Jim Nightingale
Also present: Secretary Pat Reuter, Book Keeper Ruth Roark, Codes Enforcement Officer Jeff Greene, Dog Control Officer Gary Phillips and several Town residents.
The meeting was called to order by Supervisor Bagetis at 7:00 PM.
The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.
Minutes of the Regular Meeting held on August 12, 2014 were read and approved on motion by Councilmember Luther, second by Councilmember Maher. So carried.
Minutes of the Workshop Meeting held on August 27, 2014 were read and approved on motion by Councilmember Luther, second by Councilmember Roark. So carried.
Minutes of the Workshop Meeting held on September 2, 2014 were read and approved on motion by Councilmember Lawson, second by Councilmember Maher. So carried.
Supervisor’s Report and Abstract #9 General Fund #207 through #233 totaling $29,147.16 and Highway Fund #225 through #248 totaling $59,984.52 were approved on motion by Councilmember Lawson, second by Councilmember Roark. So carried.
Supervisor Bagetis will correct the error on the Supervisor’s report for the amount of $4,080.00 as it was listed as a USDA amount and it was for a grant.
Supervisor Bagetis stated the auditors are most likely going to suggest the Town go to a one compay accounting system.
CODES: Monthly report given to Supervisor.
RECREATION: Superviosr Bagetis has received the grant he applied for from Herkimer County Healthnet. He has ordered three pieces of playground equipment.
CORRESPONDENCE: New York State Department of Conservation Division of Water sent a letter of thanks for the Town’s input on the Lake Ontarion Watershed Discovery Process and would like Supervisor Bagetis to sign the letter that the information given is correct.
APA: APA Permit 2014-129 Application and Certification for certain minor regulated activities in APA jurisdictional freshwater wetland.
2014 ATV Law: Ricky Wright, Highway Superintendent Nightingale and Supervisor Bagetis have finished 70% of the road surveys. The rest should be done next week. Erosion should not be an issue as the Highway Department has taken good care of the Regular Meeting
September 10, 2014
ENERGY: Building maintence and upkeep will be discussed at budget time.
GRANT: Supervisor Bagetis has received a grant from New York State Education Department Government Records Management Improvement Fund to digitize some of the Town records, so they will be searchable on the Town computers.
SNOW BASH: Supervisor Bagetis gave board members copies of the Snow Bash Rental Agreement. He will meet with the Snowmobile Club and have the agreement signed.
Supervisor Bagetis stated his personal feeling is he would like a full disclosure of information, complaint or any other issue that comes before the board.
Councilmember Lawson made a motion to adjourn at 7:40 PM, second by Councilmember Luther. So carried.