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Town Board Minutes 05/20/2003
AT A REGULAR MEETING OF THE TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF NISKAYUNA DULY CALLED AND HELD ON THE 20TH OF MAY, 2003, AT THE NISKAYUNA TOWN OFFICE BUILDING, ONE NISKAYUNA CIRCLE, NISKAYUNA, NEW YORK, THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS WERE PRESENT:

HONORABLE       LIZ ORZEL KASPER                COUNCILWOMAN
        WILLIAM R. CHAPMAN      COUNCILMAN
        DIANE P. O’DONNELL              COUNCILWOMAN
        LUKE J. SMITH                   SUPERVISOR\

        RICHARD A. HOLT         COUNCILMAN

          Others present:  Barbara Nottke, Deputy Town Clerk; Eric Dickson, Town Attorney; Kathy Matern, Town Planner; Richard Pollock, Superintendent of Water & Sewer; Darryl Ostrander, Deputy Police Chief; and Paul Sebesta, Comptroller.

TOWN CLERK’S BUSINESS
    The minutes of the meeting of April 15 and May 6, 2003 were approved as presented.

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

SPECIAL DISTRICTS
         The following resolutions were approved with a vote of four ayes (Councilman Holt was absent).
         Resolution 2003-123 establishes Extension no. 89 to Consolidated Sewer District No. 1 (Fillmore Avenue and Stanford Avenue) at a cost of $885,080).

         Resolution 2003-124 authorizes an Outside Sewer User Agreement with Francis W. MacGowan and Patricia Danahy, owners of 852 St. David’s Lane.

         Resolution 2003-125 authorizes the Supervisor to sign an Addendum to the January 10, 1984 Intermunicipal Sewer Service Agreement to include 26 South Fagan Avenue.

         Resolution 2003-126 authorizes the preparation of a Request for Proposal for professional engineering services for the preparation of the design and survey for the construction and installation of a sewer line on Stanford Avenue and Fillmore Avenue.

GENERAL RESOLUTIONS
        Resolution 2003-127 authorizes the appointment of Matthew Yetto, 2208 Clifton park Road to the position of Junior Civil Engineer, on a provisional basis subject to Civil Service Law at a salary of $42,218, Grade 16, Step 4, effective May 28, 2003.

        Resolution 2003-128 authorizes the Supervisor to enter into an agreement with Claredon National Insurance Company through Cool Insuring Agency, to provide all of the Town’s necessary insurance coverage’s at a cost not to exceed $275,000 pursuant to their proposal of May 7, 2003.

        Resolution 2003-129 revises the Town Board schedule adopted by Resolution 2003-1 and establishes July 22 as the date for the Town Board meeting to be held during the month of July 2003.

        Resolution 2003-130 authorizes acceptance of the low proposal from Municipal Services, to clean certain drainage pipes within the Town at a cost not to exceed $4,950.

        Resolution 2003-131 appoints temporary seasonal laborers in the Parks Department effective immediately at rates of pay indicated next to their names.

        Resolution 2003-132 appoints Ryan Bayly to the position of Grounds Worker, at a salary of $12.173 per hour, effective retroactive to May 19, 2003.

        Resolution 2003-133 appoints recreation department workers to the positions and compensation listed.

        Resolution 2003-134 authorizes the printing of flyers listing the summer recreation programs by Quality Graphics at a cost not to exceed $2,310.

        Resolution 2003-135 authorizes the purchase of 120 youth and 141 adult spring soccer T-shirts from JCB Specialties, at a total cost of $827.40.

        Resolution 2003-136 authorizes the acceptance of the bids from the high bidders received for used vehicles from the Police and Water & Sewer Department.

        Resolution 2003-137 authorizes the advertisement for bids for a 16-channel digital voice recorder system for the Police Department.

        Resolution 2003-138 calls for a public hearing June 17, 2003 at 7 p.m. regarding the draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement.

        Resolution 2003-139 authorizes the Supervisor to make application for a grant through the New York State Community Development Grant, Small Cities Program to assist in defraying the cost for partial funding of a boiler manufacturing company to be located at 1201 Hillside Avenue.

        Resolution 2003-140 enacts Local Law 2003-6 that authorizes an increase in the boundaries of the Schenectady Glenville Empire Zone to include an additional 3.87 acres of land located in the northwest corner of Niskayuna.

        Resolution 2003-141 calls for a public hearing June 3, 2003 at 7 p.m. to consider amendment of the Dangerous Building Law, Chapter 75, Article IV, to clarify certain language in Paragraph 15(H).

        At this time, at the request of Supervisor Smith, the Board voted to go into Executive Session to discuss specific employees’ employment history.       
        
        There being no further business to come before the Town Board, the Supervisor adjourned the meeting.

                                        

Barbara Nottke, Deputy Town Clerk

        

                





 
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