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Town Board Minutes 9/4/2007
AT A REGULAR MEETING OF THE TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF NISKAYUNA DULY CALLED AND HELD ON THE 4TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER 2007 AT THE NISKAYUNA OFFICE BUILDING, ONE NISKAYUNA CIRCLE, NISKAYUNA, NEW YORK, THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS WERE PRESENT:

                        LIZ ORZEL KASPER, COUNCILWOMAN
                        WILLIAM R. CHAPMAN, COUNCILMAN
                        MARIE P. FREUND, COUNCILWOMAN
                        DIANE P. O’DONNELL, COUNCILWOMAN
                        LUKE J. SMITH, SUPERVISOR

        Others present:  Helen Kopke, Town Clerk; Eric Dickson, Town Attorney; Lewis Moskowitz, Chief of Police; Richard R. Pollock, Superintendent of Water & Sewer; Kathy Matern, Town Planner; John Lubrant, Police Lieut.; and Stan Fiminski, Police Lieut.

TOWN CLERK’S BUSINESS
        The minutes of the August 14 meeting 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 five ayes unless otherwise stated.

        Resolution 2007-189 authorizes a change order to the bid received for the installation of pump station controls and communication equipment to Lenz Hardware, in the amount of $11,585.

        Resolution 2007-190 authorizes the purchase of equipment for the installation of a recycle water system at the Wastewater Treatment Plant facility from R. P. Adams, at a cost not to exceed $5,000; PumpSmart, at a cost not to exceed $7,800; and American Electric, at a cost not to exceed $1,000.

        Resolution 2007-191 authorizes advertising for bids for the purchase of a camera for the hydro-sewer cleaner truck.


GENERAL RESOLUTIONS
Resolution 2007-192 appoints Todd A. Frenyea as a Police Patrolman, on a permanent basis, effective October 1, 2007.

        Resolution 2007-193 authorizes Amy Houlihan to attend the New York State Assessor’s Association Annual Seminar on Assessment Administration on September 23-26 at a cost of $175.

        Resolution 2007-194 appoints Scott Kalm to the position of Senior Building Inspector on a permanent basis, effective immediately.

        Resolution 2007-195 calls for a public hearing September 25 at 7 p.m. to amend the Code of the Town to consider enactment of a local law to be known as Illicit Discharges, Activities and Connections to Separate Storm Sewer Systems Law to regulate the discharge of non-stormwater wastes into the Town’s separate storm sewer system.

        Resolution 2007-196 authorizes the purchase of fifteen Dell OptiPlex GX740 desktop computers from Dell Computer Corporation at a total cost not to exceed $15,000.

        Resolution 2007-197 makes line item budgetary modifications.

        Resolution 2007-198 employs additional persons in the Recreation Program.

        At this time, Supervisor Smith requested that the Town Board go into Executive Session to discuss a personnel matter.
        There being no further business before the Town Board, Supervisor Smith adjourned the meeting.

                                                Helen F. Kopke, Town Clerk

        


 
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