Workshop, June 28, 2012

Workshop Meeting of the Ohio Town Board was held on Thursday, June 28, 2012 at 7:00 PM at the Town Office


The following Officials were present:

Supervisor: Scott Bagetis

Town Clerk: Sandra Gates

Councilmembers: George Lawson, Gordon Roark, Ed Luther and Michelle Barrows

Highway Superintendent: Nightingale


 The meeting was called to order by Supervisor Bagetis at 7:00 PM.

The Pledge of Alligance was said by all.


HIGHWAY: Nightingale gave board members specs for 2012 4 wheel drive dual rear wheel cab and chassis with minimum 165” wheel base/84” cab to axle, with 2 yard stainless steel electric sander and 10’ super duty commercial V snowplow.

After discussing the specs, Councilmember Lawson made a motion to send the specs out for bids, bids to be opened on Monday, July 23, 2012 at 7:00 PM at the Town Office, second by Councilmember Roark. So Carried.

Nightingale took board members out to look at the mower that is used on the sides of the roads, it is on the back of the tractor, he is going to rent a side mower to see if that would be beneficial to the Town.

Nightingale stated the woods mower has never been replaced; he would like a Ferris mower. The mower that is being used now is a John Deere garden tractor and is not made to mow as much as it is.

 He is done crushing.


Supervisor Bagetis stated he has been notified that the Fitness Trail Grant he applied for from Herkimer County HealthNet Wellness Committee has been approved. HealthNet will contribute $10,000.00. Councilmember Barrows made a motion to accept the grant, second by Councilmember Lawson. So carried.


Supervisor gave board members copies of the Proposed Local Law 1-2012 Repeal of Payment in Lieu of Health Insurance Resolution.

He also gave board members a copy of a new policy on health insurance coverage, to look at.


BOOKKEEPER: Salary was discussed for a new book keeper; possibly salaried for the year, or hourly rate.


BAR: Board of Assessment Review has requested to be paid for the extra hours worked for the revaluation. Councilmember Lawson made a motion to approve the extra stipend as it was in the budget, second by Councilmember Luther. So carried.


TABLES: Supervisor Bagetis will purchase four-eight foot tables for rentals at the recreation hall.


Workshop Meeting

June 28, 2012

Page 2


Councilmember Lawson made a motion to adjourn at 8: 30 PM, second by

Councilmember Luther. So carried.


Respectfully Submitted,


Sandra Gates