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Town Board Minutes 03/05/2002
AT A REGULAR MEETING OF THE TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF NISKAYUNA DULY CALLED AND HELD ON THE 5TH DAY OF MARCH, 2002, AT THE TOWN OFFICE BUILDING, ONE NISKAYUNA CIRCLE, NISKAYUNA, NEW YORK, THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS WERE PRESENT:

        HONORABLE:              WILLIAM R. CHAPMAN      COUNCILMAN
                                RICHARD A. HOLT         COUNCILMAN
                                DIANE P. O’ODONNELL     COUNCILWOMAN
                                LUKE J. SMITH                   SUPERVISOR

        ABSENT          LIZ ORZEL KASPER        COUNCILWOMAN

PUBLIC HEARING

       A Public Hearing was held to amend the Vehicle and Traffic Code to add a Stop sign on Heather Lane traveling south at the intersection of Oakmont Street; and Prohibited Turns at the Intersections of Oakmont Street for travelling east at the Intersection of Heather and Oakmont and for vehicles proceeding north at the intersection of Heather and Oakmont.  
         Councilman Chapman spoke in favor of the amendment to the Code.
         When no members of the public wished to be heard, the Supervisor closed the Public Hearing.

PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR
         When no members of the public wished to be heard, the Supervisor closed Privilege of the Floor.

SPECIAL DISTRICTS
        The following resolutions were approved with a vote of four ayes (Councilwoman   Kasper was absent), unless otherwise noted.          

        Resolution 2002-84 authorizes re-advertising for bids for a new 2000 or newer single axle dump truck and rejects bids opened on March 4, 2002.

        Resolution 2002-85 authorizes the purchase of a flow meter from ISCO at a cost not to exceed $6,000.

GENERAL RESOLUTIONS
        Resolutions 2002-86, adopts the Annual Plan for Fiscal Year 2001 for Section 8 Housing Assistance Payments Program.

        Resolution 2002-87 authorizes Paul Sebesta to attend the New York State Association of Municipal Purchasing Officials on May 9 and 10 at a cost of $150.

        Resolution 2002-88 authorizes the Supervisor to retain the services of Capital Financial Group, Inc. as medical insurance brokers at no cost to the Town.

        Resolution 2002-89 holds non-represented Town employees harmless for increases in the MVP prescription drug plan effective January 1, 2002.

Resolution 2002-90 continues a program to preserve the Town’s records by rebinding and de-acidification of certain historic documents by Brown’s River Preservation at a cost of $2,775.

        Resolution 2002-91 authorizes modification of the Building Department fee schedule.

        Resolution 2002-92 accepts bids from T. & T Sales for a new 2002 Air-Flo Viking multi-use dump body, plow and wing at a total cost of $45,407 and from Robert H. Finke & Sons a used 1996 Hamm 2420SD single drum 10-ton vibrating roller at a cost of $31,999.99       

        Resolution 2002-93 authorizes the grinding and disposal of yard waste by William Biers at a cost of $4.0 per cubic yard not to exceed a total of $5,000.

        Resolution 2002-94 accepts bids for a new 2002 pull-type sweeper/vacuum at a total cost of $12,168 for the Parks Department.

        At this time, with unanimous approval of the Town Board, the Supervisor called for an Executive Session regarding negotiating a legal issue.  At the conclusion of the Executive Session, there being no further business to come before the Board, the Supervisor adjourned the meeting.



                                                Helen Kopke, Town Clerk

                


 
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