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Town Board Minutes 4/20/2004
AT A REGULAR MEETING OF THE TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF NISKAYUNA DULY CALLED AND HELD ON THE 20TH DAY OF APRIL, 2004, AT THE NISKAYUNA TOWN OFFICE BUIDING, ONE NISKAYUNA CIRCLE, NISKAYUNA, NEW YORK, THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS WERE PRESENT:

William R. Chapman, Councilman
Liz Orzel Kasper, Councilwoman
Diane P. O’Donnell, Councilwoman
Luke J. Smith, Supervisor

Richard A. Holt, Councilman - absent


TOWN CLERK’S BUSINESS
        The minutes of the meeting of March 30, 2004 were approved as presented.

                                             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 (Councilman Holt was absent) unless otherwise indicated.

        Resolution 2004-127 appoints David Watchorn, Kelly Capitummine, Amanda Spyratas, and Christine Hannon as seasonal laborers in the Water & Sewer Department.

        Resolution 2004-128 authorizes the execution of an Outside Water User Agreement with Hillside Venture, owner of 1301 Hillside Avenue.

        Resolution 2004-129 authorizes the execution of an Outside Sewer User Agreement with Hillside Venture, owner of 1301 Hillside Avenue.

        Resolution 2004-130 authorizes cleaning 600’ of leachate sewer lines located at the landfill pump station from Municipal Services at a cost not to exceed $1,700.

                                           GENERAL RESOLUTIONS
        Resolution 2004-131 calls for a public hearing on May 4 at 7:05 p.m. to consider an application for a Special Use Permit for the construction of a 13,840 SF parish building for Niskayuna Reformed Church, 3041 Troy Schenectady Road.

        Resolution 2004-132 grants a Special Use Permit to Andrew Fusco to allow the reuse of a daycare facility into a general business office located at 3512 Rosendale Road subject to final site plan review.

        Resolution 2004-133 amends the Code of the Town, Chapter 189, Required Improvements, Subdivision of Land.  

        Resolution 2004-134 appoints Barbara Tardi to the permanent position of Information Processing Specialist II, Grade 9, Step 2, effective immediately, and subject to probationary provisions.

        Resolution 2004-135 authorizes modification of the Building Department fee schedule.

        Resolution 2004-135 makes line item budgetary modifications for the 2004 budget.

        Resolution 2004-136 accepts bids for the construction of two storage buildings at the Highway garage facility from Hoosick Valley Contractors for the construction of one 6-bay building at a cost of $303,992 and for a 3-bay building at a cost of $194,146.

        Resolution 2004-137 retains paving services from Gorman Brothers, for the placement of liquid bituminous material join and crack sealer, at a total cost not to exceed $40,000; and for the placement of liquid bituminous material modified emulsion tack coat surface treatment, at a total cost not to exceed $125,000.

        Resolution 2004-138 authorizes the cleaning of certain drain pipes from Municipal Services, at a cost not to exceed $19,500.

        Resolution 2004-139 retains the services of Donovan Tree Service, for the cut, removal and cleanup of a tree and stump on Regent Street at a cost not to exceed $1,060.

        Resolution 2004-140 takes action to authorize the Supervisor to sign an agreement allowing the construction of a fence over a portion of a Town easement by Steven R. Koch and Susan H. Townsend, owners of 842 Downing Street.

        Resolution 2004-141 authorizes the purchase of 8 foot rustic wood picnic tables from Long Lumber & Supply, at a total cost not to exceed $5,000.

        Resolution 2004-142 appoints temporary seasonal laborers in the Parks Department.

        Resolution 2004-143 authorizes the purchase of grass seed and fertilizer from Merritt Seed Company and Turf Links, Inc. to be used in the Highway and Parks operation during the 2004 construction season.

        Resolution 2004-144 authorizes advertising for bids for the purchase of a pool liner.
        
        There being no further business to come before the Town Board, the Supervisor adjourned the meeting.

                                        Helen F. Kopke, Town Clerk


 
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