Meeting Minutes

A Regular meeting of the Plainfield Town Board was held April 8th, 2021 at 7pm in the Town Hall. Masks were worn and social distancing was utilized as much as possible.

Members Present:

Supervisor-Todd Lewis

Board Member-Connie Peeters

Board Member-Keith Chapman

Board Member-Wayne Jennison

Town Clerk-Sheri Feldman

Absent: Board Member-James Roberts

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

ASSESSOR REPORT

 There was no report submitted by the Assessor.

HIGHWAY REPORT

The Highway Superintendent reported that they are sweeping and drawing stone. They plan to do patching on Monday, weather permitting. He proposed the hire of Howard Brooks as a new Highway employee starting April 12th, 2021. Connie Peeters made a motion to accept the hire, with a second by Keith Chapman. The Board voted with Lewis-aye, Peeters-aye, Chapman-aye, Jennison-aye. Motion carried. The Highway Superintendent also proposed the increase in pay of Dale Brown to $18.54 per hour. Connie Peeters made the motion to accept the increase, with a second by Wayne Jennison. The Board voted with Lewis-aye, Peeters-aye, Chapman-aye, Jennison-aye. Motion carried.

SUPERVISOR REPORT

Hamilton Accounting sent the March 2021 Supervisor reports. Disbursements, revenue and balances were contained. A motion was made by Connie Peeters, with a second by Wayne Jennison to accept the reports as presented. The Board voted with Lewis-aye, Peeters-aye, Chapman-aye, Jennison-aye. Motion carried.

TOWN CLERK REPORT

The Town Clerk presented the March 2021 report. There were total sales of $10.00. A motion was made by Connie Peeters, with a second by Keith Chapman to accept the report as presented. The Board voted with Lewis-aye, Peeters-aye, Chapman-aye, Jennison-aye. Motion carried.

MARCH MINUTES

The March minutes were presented. A motion was made by Connie Peeters, with a second by Wayne Jennison to accept the minutes as presented. The Board voted with Lewis-aye, Peeters-aye, Chapman-aye, Jennison-aye. Motion carried.

GENERAL ABSTRACT #3 correction

The Town Clerk presented for correction to General Abstract #3 from $95,370.38. to $95,264.14, for corrections to vouchers 18 and 31. A motion was made by Connie Peeters, with a second by Keith Chapman to accept the corrections. The Board voted with Lewis-aye, Peeters-aye, Chapman-aye, Jennison-aye. Motion carried.

HIGHWAY ABSTRACT #3 correction

The Town Clerk presented for correction to Highway Abstract #3 from $20,262.16. to $20,099.71, for a correction to voucher 6. A motion was made by Connie Peeters, with a second by Wayne Jennison to accept the correction. The Board voted with Lewis-aye, Peeters-aye, Chapman-aye, Jennison-aye. Motion carried.

GENERAL ABSTRACT #4

The Town Clerk presented for approval General Abstract #4 for $1,426.70. A motion was made by Keith Chapman, with a second by Connie Peeters to accept the abstract as presented. The Board voted with Lewis-aye, Peeters-aye, Chapman-aye, Jennison-aye. Motion carried.

HIGHWAY ABSTRACT #4

The Town Clerk presented for approval Highway Abstract #4 for $5,146.36. A motion was made by Wayne Jennison, with a second by Keith Chapman to accept the abstract as presented. The Board voted with Lewis-aye, Peeters-aye, Chapman-aye, Jennison-aye. Motion carried

OLD BUSINESS

The Justice Audit was performed. A motion was made by Connie Peeters, with a second by Wayne Jennison to approve the Audit. The Board voted with Lewis-aye, Peeters-aye, Chapman-aye, Jennison-aye. Motion carried.

The Audit will be sent to NYS Court Systems.

An adoption of and Resolution for the establishment and maintenance of snowmobile trails in the Town of Plainfield were both made with a motion by Connie Peeters and a second by Keith Chapman to accept the adoption and Resolution. The Board voted each one with Lewis-aye, Peeters-aye, Chapman-aye, Jennison-aye. Motion carried.

NEW BUSINESS

The adoption of and Bond Resolution for the 2021 Freightliner plow/sander truck were both made with a motion by Connie Peeters and a second by Wayne Jennison to accept the adoption and Bond Resolution. The Board voted each one with Lewis-aye, Peeters-aye, Chapman-aye, Jennison-aye. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Connie Peeters, with a second by Wayne Jennison to put bids in the STAR for Town sidewalk repair and exterior Courthouse painting. The Board voted with Lewis-aye, Peeters-aye, Chapman-aye, Jennison-aye. Motion carried. The notice will be put in the April 9th, 2021 STAR.

A motion was made by Connie Peeters, with a second by Keith Chapman to approve the appointment of Larraine McNulty as Town Historian. The Board voted with Lewis-aye, Peeters-aye, Chapman-aye, Jennison-aye. Motion carried.

The Regular meeting was adjourned at 8:43pm with a motion by Keith Chapman and a second by Wayne Jennison. The Board voted with Lewis-aye, Peeters-aye, Chapman-aye, Jennison-aye. Motion carried.

Respectfully submitted,

Sheri Feldman-Town Clerk

 

 

 

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