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Town Board Minutes 7/12/12
AT THE SPECIAL MEETING OF THE TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF NISKAYUNA DULY CALLED AND HELD ON THE 12TH DAY OF JULY 2012, AT 7:00 PM AT THE NISKAYUNA TOWN BOARD ROOM, ONE NISKAYUNA CIRCLE, NEW YORK, THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS WERE PRESENT;

Joe Landry, Supervisor
Julie McDonnell, Councilwoman
Liz Orzel Kasper, Councilwoman
Jonathan McKinney, Councilman

Denise Murphy McGraw, Councilwoman, absent

Others present:  Barbara A. Nottke, Deputy Town Clerk; Peter Scagnelli, Town Attorney, Matthew Miller, Deputy Town Attorney, Stanley Fiminski, Deputy Chief of Police, Paul Sebesta, Comptroller, Frank Gavin, Superintendent of Highways, Richard Pollock, Superintendent of Water & Sewer and Amy Houlihan, Assessor.


PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR

Richard Marine, 2338 Rosendale Road, is co-president of Friends of Niskayuna Rowing.  He is attending tonight’s meeting with the Niskayuna Rowing Board of Directors to speak in favor of the proposal being considered by the Town Board for a grant application for a feasibility study on public use for a building at the Aqueduct Park area. He read a letter of support which he wished to be included as part of the grant package [attached].

Holly Wiegman, 1030 Mohegan Road, a previous board member of Friends of Niskayuna Rowing supports the grant application. She believes it would benefit FNR as well as the Town. A study would show the possibilities for development at the old Aqueduct house site and might open up additional opportunities for funding or other grants.

Leslie Gold, 1919 Pawtucket Avenue, is on the Town’s Transfer Station Committee and would like to remind everyone there is a survey available on the Town’s website; They would appreciate more comments.
Supervisor Landry added the surveys are in the Town Newsletter which was just mailed, so more responses are expected.


RESOLUTIONS

The following resolutions were approved with a vote of four ayes unless otherwise noted.

Resolution 2012-168, authorizes the supervisor to execute a grant application regarding the
Niskayuna waterfront.

Resolution 2012-169, authorizes repairs to a track excavator in the Water & Sewer Department.
There being no further business to come before the Town Board, Supervisor Landry adjourned the meeting.

Barbara A. Nottke, Deputy Town Clerk


 
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