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Town Board Minutes 04/04/2000
 AT A REGULAR MEETING OF THE TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF NISKAYUNA, DULY CALLED AND HELD ON THE 4th DAY OF APRIL, 2000, AT THE NISKAYUNA TOWN OFFICE BUILDING, ONE NISKAYUNA CIRCLE, NISKAYUNA, NEW YORK, THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS WERE PRESENT:

HONORABLE               SCOTT M. HORTON         COUNCILMAN
                        PATRICIA A. DONNELLY    COUNCILWOMAN
                        LIZ ORZEL KASPER                COUNCILWOMAN
                        WILLIAM R. CHAPMAN      COUNCILMAN
                        LUKE J. SMITH                   SUPERVISOR

        Others present:  Helen Kopke, Town Clerk; Eric Dickson, Town Attorney; Charles Goldstock, Deputy Zoning Enforcement Officer; Frank Gavin, Superintendent of Highways; Darryl Ostrander, Deputy Police Chief; Richard Harris, Planner; Paul Briggs, Deputy Town Attorney; Paul Sebesta, Comptroller

TOWN CLERK’S BUSINESS
        Upon motion of Supervisor Smith, which was seconded by Councilman Horton, the minutes of the meeting of March 21 were approved.

PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR
        Leslie Gold, 1919 Pawtucket Avenue, asked the Board to remind residents about the dog leash and scooper law.

SPECIAL DISTRICTS
        The following resolutions were approved with a vote of five ayes.
        Resolution 2000-86 authorized the repair and replacement of the chlorine scale and chlorine injector at the Water Filtration Plant by Delmar Sevice Contractors, at a cost not to exceed $1,851.06.

Resolution 2000-87 authorized the purchase and installation of ortho/polyphosphate feed equipment and the purchase of the food additive ortho/polyphosphate from Delmar Service Contractors, at a total cost not to exceed $5,000.

        Resolution 2000-88 authorized $50 for labor to remove and inspect a pump and motor; and to purchase and install a 2-stage pump at Well 5, with camera inspection, at a total cost of $1,800, and authorizes Layne Christensen Company to perform specific capacity tests on each well at a total cost of $2,000.

        Resolution 2000-89 modifies the rate paid for Town Hall cleaning for Joseph Boddie, at $640 bi-weekly, effective immediately.

        Resolution 2000-90 authorizes use of a Town credit card for Bryan Thompson and Richard Keller, Jr. while hauling sludge, subject to certain conditions, at a limit of $2,500 per card.

Resolution 2000-91 authorizes replacement of the tank on the hydroseeder at the Highway Department with Begin Welding Service, at a cost not to exceed $4,100.

Resolution 2000-92 authorizes replacement of the engine of the 1984 plow truck with a used engine from Casey’s Truck Salvage World, at a cost not to exceed $3,500.

        Resolution 2000-93 authorizes replacement of the roof of the Community Center from Paul Bouchard Roofing, at a cost not to exceed $12,000.

        Resolution 2000-94 authorizes replacement of the concrete decking surrounding the Town pool by Bonded Concrete at a cost of $53.50 per yard, not to exceed a total of $6,420.

        Resolution 2000-95 authorizes the sale of nine unclaimed impounded vehicles to Lake Auto Parts for a total price of $511 and authorizes Officer Craig Bradt to execute the appropriate documents.

        Resolution 2000-96 supports the budget request made to New York State for the Mohawk Valley Heritage Corridor Commission.

        Resolution 2000-97 renews application of Lee Caranfa of Pheasant Builders, for a special use permit for River Hills Subdivision, a 13 lot average density development, subject to conditions of Resolution 99-159.

        Resolution 2000-98 revises fees for Building Permits and Town maps to $7.50.

        Resolution 2000-99 calls for a public hearing on April 18 at 7 p.m. to consider the application of Bernie Mericle to allow the reuse of a building at 3000 Troy-Schenectady Road.

        Resolution 2000-100 authorizes the Supervisor to file an application for financial assistance to fund a planning study of the Niskayuna portion of the Upper Union Street Business District, and to execute a project agreement with the State.

        At this time, upon motion of the Supervisor, with unanimous approval of members of the Board, the Supervisor called for an Executive Session to discuss a collective bargaining agreement, after which the meeting was adjourned.


                                        
Helen Kopke, Town Clerk


 
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