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From the Town Board

Highlights of the January 10, 2018 Monthly Board Meeting

To enhance communications with residents, the Town Board will distribute this newsletter with the “headlines” from the board meetings.

The new board continues to address annual formalities such as appointments to open positions and approving budgeted expenditures. These kinds of items made up most of the resolutions passed at this meeting.

Resolutions Passed:

  1. Building Permits – Approved increased permit fees to fund a part-time blight position.

  2. Workforce Violence Coordinator – Appointed James Long to the position.

  3. Town Hall Generator – To revise, tighten bid specifications and solicit new bids.

  4. Humane Society – Approved annual budgeted payment of $2,100.

  5. Employee Assistance Program – Approved $180 annual fee to cover all employees.

  6. Fulton County Planning Dept – To accept services from Fulton County Planning Department – up to 10 hours at zero cost.

  7. Planning Board – Appointed Fred Franko to a 7 year term.

  8. Planning Board – Appointed Rick Gilmore to a 6 year term.

  9. Planning Board – Appointed Kim Hart to a 2 year term.

  10. Planning Board – Appointed Al Kozakiewicz as the planning board chairman.

  11. Cold War Credit – Approved action to make revisions to this local law regarding real estate tax credits for veterans to eliminate the expiration date and make it perpetual.

  12. Transfer Station Permits – Approved $5 permit fee increase to cover county fees.

The following items were also discussed:

Local Business Spotlight: Outdoorsman Bar & Grill – Kathy Ellerby - 5 minute presentation & held drawing for a $50 gift certificate won by Linda Stevens

Next Meeting: Town Board Work Session, Wednesday, January 24th at 7PM.

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