Meeting Minutes

The Regular meeting of the Plainfield Town Board was held October 10th, 2019 at the Town Hall.

Members Present:

Supervisor-Todd Lewis

Board Member-Connie Peeters

Board Member-James Roberts

Board Member-Keith Chapman

Board Member-Wayne Jennison

Town Clerk-Sheri Feldman

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Supervisor Lewis opened the Regular meeting at 7:00pm with the Pledge of Allegiance.

ASSESSOR REPORT

None available.

HIGHWAY REPORT

The Highway Superintendent reported that they have been ditching and working on trucks. The Highway Dept. attended the Otsego Cty. Safety Show. The 2000 pickup and 2000 six-wheeler are being put up for sale on Auctions International. The Board voted on a bid of $27,700. for the 2000 pay loader. A motion was made by Connie Peeters with a second by Keith Chapman to accept the bid. The Board voted with Lewis-aye, Peeters-aye, Roberts-aye, Chapman-aye, Jennison-aye. Motion carried.

SUPERVISOR REPORT

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

TOWN CLERK REPORT

The Town Clerk presented the September 2019 report. There were total sales of $667.00. Connie Peeters made a motion to accept the report with a second by Wayne Jennison. The Board voted with Lewis-aye, Peeters-aye, Roberts-aye, Chapman-aye, Jennison. Motion carried.

MINUTES

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

GENERAL ABSTRACT #10

The Town Clerk presented for payment General Abstract #10 in the amount of $1,012.88. Wayne Jennison made a motion to accept with a second by Connie Peeters. The Board voted with Lewis-aye, Peeters-aye, Roberts-aye, Chapman-aye, Jennison-aye. Motion carried.

HIGHWAY ABSTRACT #10

The Town Clerk presented for payment Highway Abstract #10 in the amount of $13,618.11. James Roberts made a motion to accept with a second by Keith Chapman. The Board voted with Lewis-aye, Peeters-aye, Roberts-aye, Chapman-aye, Jennison-aye. Motion carried.

OLD BUSINESS

The 2020 Proposed Preliminary Town Budget was presented to the Board. Connie Peeters made a motion to accept it as presented with a second by Wayne Jennison. The Board voted with Lewis-aye, Peeters-aye, Roberts-aye, Chapman-aye, Jennison-aye. Motion carried.

NEW BUSINESS

The Highway Superintendent proposed purchasing a new John Deere 644L pay loader for $174,384.66 with a $140,100. down payment out of budget; the remaining balance of $34,285.66 to be paid over 2 yrs.; with the option of paying in full. Connie Peeters made a motion to accept the purchase proposal with a second by Wayne Jennison. The Board voted with Lewis-aye, Peeters-aye, Roberts-aye, Chapman-aye, Jennison-aye. Motion carried.

A Resolution was brought before the Board by Connie Peeters with a second by Wayne Jennison to waive the Town’s fee for active duty service members marriage certificates. The Resolution was approved by a majority vote of the Town Board. Connie Peeters made a motion to adopt the Resolution with a second by Keith Chapman. The Board voted with Lewis-aye, Peeters-aye, Roberts-aye, Chapman-aye, Jennison-aye. Motion carried.

The Regular meeting was adjourned at 8:00pm with a motion by Connie Peeters and a second by Keith Chapman. The Board voted with Lewis-aye, Peeters-aye, Roberts-aye, Chapman-aye, Jennison-aye. Motion carried.

Respectfully submitted,

Sheri Feldman-Town Clerk

Respectfully submitted,

Sheri Feldman-Town Clerk

 

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