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Town Board Minutes 08/21/2001
AT A REGULAR MEETING OF THE TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF NISKAYUNA, DULY CALLED AND HELD ON THE 21ST DAY OF AUGUST, 2001, AT THE NISKAYUNA TOWN OFFICE BUILDING, ONE NISKAYUNA CIRCLE, NISKAYUNA, NEW YORK, AT 7 P.M., THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS WERE PRESENT:

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

        ABSENT:         SCOTT M. HORTON         COUNCILMAN

        Others present:  Helen Kopke, Town Clerk; Eric Dickson, Town Attorney; Paul Sebesta, Comptroller; Darryl Ostrander, Deputy Police Chief; Charlie Goldstock, Deputy Zoning Enforcement Officer; Kathy Matern, Planner; and Frank Gavin, Highway Superintendent.  

PUBLIC HEARING

        A Public Hearing was held to consider a Special Use Permit for 2773 Balltown Road (Environment One).  A representative from the engineering firm described the facility and propose a 34,000 square foot addition.    
        When no members of the public wished to be heard, the Supervisor declared the public hearing closed.

SPECIAL DISTRICTS COMMITTEE

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

        Resolution 2001-199, authorizes the chemical root treatment of 700’ of sewer line on Dean Street between Grand Boulevard and The Plaza by Municipal Services, at $1,500.

Resolution 2001-200, authorizes the purchase and installation of garage doors at the Water & Sewer Maintenance Facility by All Type Professional Door Service at a cost of $7,800.

        Resolution 2001-201, authorizes Alan Schwartz to attend the Water Training Session on Regulations and Treatment sponsored by the New York Rural Water Association on September 6, 2001 in Ghent, New York.



GENERAL RESOLUTIONS

        Resolution 2001-202, rescinds a portion of Revolution 2001-129, May 15, 2001 pertaining to the School District to recalculate the current base proportions using the 2001 class rates which will be equal to the 2001 adjusted base proportions.  The Town Board also certified the current proportions and percentages.

        Resolution 2001-203, takes action to certify the current base proportions and adjusted base propositions to be used as class tax shares for municipal and school district levies.

        Resolution 2001-204, authorizes the Supervisor to enter into a maintenance agreement for the copier machine in the Justice Department and the Police Department.

        Resolution 2001-205, calls for a public hearing September 11, 2001 at 7 p.m. to consider adoption of a local law enacting a six-month moratorium on any applications for the establishment and location of adult entertainment businesses pending completion of a study to determine the secondary effects of such businesses and to reasonably regulate such businesses.

        Resolution 2001-206, authorizes Thomas Cannizzo to attend the New York State Building Officials Conference on September 13, 2001, at Lake Placid.

        Resolution 2001-207, accepts a utility easement from Rosewood Home Builders by Richard Rosetti, for 41 Victoria Court.

          Resolution 2001-208, authorizes a change order to a bid for in-place recycled base course from The Cady Company, to include the location of 13 utility crossings at $300 each for a total cost of $3,900.

        Resolution 2001-209, authorizes the paving of Maple Lane and Acorn Drive in Floral Acres by Towne Construction at a cost of $2,492.

        Resolution 2001-210, authorizes personnel from the Police Department to attend certain conferences.

        Resolution 2001-211, approves a Special Use Permit for Environment One, 2773 Balltown Road, to allow the construction of a 34,000 square foot addition.

        Resolution 2001-212, authorizes Kathleen Matern to attend the Quality Coast & Quality Communities Conference October 2-3 in Albany, and Kathleen Matern, Leslie Gold and Kevin Walsh to attend the Annual New York Planning Federation Planning & Zoning Conference October 7-10 in Saratoga Springs.

        Resolution 2001-213, employs additional persons in the Recreation Department.  

        Resolution 2001-214, authorizes the purchase of t-shirts for the soccer program in the Recreation Department.

        Resolution 2001-215, authorizes the Supervisor to enter into an agreement with Union College for their use of soccer fields during the fall season, for a total of 94 field hours at a cost of $2,350 for each additional hour to be $25.00.

        Resolution 2001-216, takes action to modify a lease agreement with the Niskayuna Soccer Club to extend the time of usage for the fields in the Park to August 31 for the remainder of the agreement.

        There being no further business to come before the Town Board, the Supervisor declared the meeting adjourned.



                                                Helen Kopke, Town Clerk         
        


 
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