Meeting Minutes

The Regular meeting of the Plainfield Town Board was held June 13th, 2019 at the Town Hall.

Members Present:

Supervisor-Todd Lewis

Deputy Supervisor-James Roberts

Board Member-Connie Peeters

Board Member-Wayne Jennison

Town Clerk-Sheri Feldman

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Supervisor Lewis opened the Regular meeting at 7:03pm with the Pledge of Allegiance.

ASSESSOR REPORT

The Assessor sent in a report stating the final assessment role will be published next month and that he is completing required continuing education.

HIGHWAY REPORT

The Highway Superintendent reported that Armstrong Rd is nearly ready to bar patch; trees are cut and chipped; Gas City Rd will be oil/stoned this year. They are checking on rims for the 1991 International to be swapped out. He asked that an ad be published for submission of bids to repair siding on the Town Barn. James Roberts made a motion to accept with a second by Connie Peters.  The Board voted with Lewis-aye, Roberts-aye, Peeters-aye, Jennison-aye. Motion carried. He also asked that there be a revision to the 284 Agreement in the amount of $110,00 for general repairs under D-5110 and D-5112. Connie Peeters made a motion to accept with a second by James Roberts. The Board voted with Lewis-aye, Roberts-aye, Peeters-aye, Jennison-aye. Motion carried.

SUPERVISOR REPORT

Hamilton Accounting sent the May 2019 Supervisor reports. Disbursements, revenue and balances were contained. Connie Peeters motioned to accept with a second by Wayne Jennison. The Board voted with Lewis-aye, Roberts-aye, Peeters-aye, Jennison-aye. Motion carried.

TOWN CLERK REPORT

The Town Clerk presented the May 2019 report. There was a total sale of $151.00. Connie Peeters made a motion to accept with a second by Wayne Jennison. The Board voted with Lewis-aye, Peeters-aye, Roberts-aye, Jennison-aye. Motion carried.

MINUTES

The May minutes were presented. Connie Peeters made a motion to accept the Minutes as presented with a second by Wayne Jennison. The Board voted with Lewis-aye, Peeters-aye, Roberts-aye, Jennison-aye. Motion carried.

GENERAL ABSTRACT #6

The Town Clerk presented for payment General Abstract #6 in the amount of $1,908.50. James Roberts made a motion to accept with a second by Connie Peeters. The Board voted with Lewis-aye, Peeters-aye, Roberts-aye, Jennison-aye. Motion carried.

HIGHWAY ABSTRACT #6

The Town Clerk presented for payment Highway Abstract #6 in the amount of $10,510.27. Wayne Jennison made a motion to accept with a second by Connie Peeters. The Board voted with Lewis-aye, Peeters-aye, Roberts-aye, Jennison-aye. Motion carried.

OLD BUSINESS

The Snow and Ice Contract was presented. A motion to accept the contract and Adopt Resolution #1, 2019 was made by Connie Peeters with a second by Wayne Jennison. The Board voted with Lewis-aye, Peeters-aye, Roberts-aye, Jennison-aye. Motion carried. A motion to Accept Resolution #1 was made by Connie Peeters with a second by Wayne Jennison. The Board voted with Lewis-aye, Peeters-aye, Roberts-aye, Jennison-aye. Motion carried.

NEW BUSINESS

Doug Coutlee introduced himself to the Board for consideration of the Dog Control Officer opening. He presented his background in, knowledge of and experience in being a DCO as he has held that position in Edmeston for several years. He graciously answered questions from the Board. Connie Peeters made a motion to accept Doug Coutlee as Plainfield Dog Control Officer with a second by Wayne Jennison. The Board voted with Lewis-aye, Peeters-aye, Roberts-aye, Jennison-aye. Motion carried. Mr. Coutlee will begin the DCO position on July 1st, 2019 and begin checking for unlicensed dogs immediately thereafter. He will check with area Veterinarians as well as the Susquehanna ASPCA to contract with locally and get back to the Town with his findings. The Town Board is very excited to welcome DCO Coutlee to the Town of Plainfield!

The estimate from Home Town Hauling and Recycling was presented to the Board for consideration of contract. Connie Peeters made a motion to accept with a second by James Roberts. The Board voted with Lewis-aye, Peeters-aye, Roberts-aye, Jennison-aye. Motion carried.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:23pm with a motion by Wayne Jennison and a second by Connie Peeters. The Board voted with Lewis-aye, Roberts-aye, Peeters-aye, Jennison-aye. Motion carried.

Respectfully submitted,

Sheri Feldman-Town Clerk

Town of Plainfield Offices
129 Co. Hwy. 18A
West Winfield, NY 13491
Phone: (315) 855-7873
Fax: (315) 855-7818