Meeting Minutes

A Public Hearing and Regular meeting of the Plainfield Town Board were held November 14th, 2019 at the Town Hall.

Members Present:

Supervisor-Todd Lewis

Board Member-Connie Peeters

Board Member-James Roberts

Town Clerk-Sheri Feldman

Public-1

Supervisor Lewis opened the Public Hearing at 7:00pm with the Pledge of Allegiance.

PUBLIC HEARING

Supervisor Todd Lewis reviewed the Proposed and Final 2020 Town budget. Connie Peeters made a motion to approve the budget with a second by James Roberts. The Board voted: Lewis-aye, Peeters-aye and Roberts-aye. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Connie Peeters to adjourn the Public Hearing at 7:07pm with a second by James Roberts. The Board voted with Lewis-aye, Peeters-aye and Roberts-aye. Motion carried.

REGULAR MEETING

Supervisor Lewis opened the Regular meeting at 7:07pm with the Pledge of Allegiance.

ASSESSOR REPORT

The Assessor reported that he is inspecting building permits as well as looking for new construction and alterations. He was notified by the County that there is work to be picked up by Friday, November 15th , usually consisting of splits, mergers and transfers.

HIGHWAY REPORT

The Highway Superintendent reported that the ’09 truck is being worked on. A bid of $2,700. was received and accepted on the sale of the 2000 International 6 wheeler on Auctions International. A bid of $1,025. was received and accepted on the sale of the 2001 Ford F350 on Auctions International. There are computer issues at the Highway Dept. office. Frontier is being contacted about a booster for the internet.

SUPERVISOR REPORT

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

TOWN CLERK REPORT

The Town Clerk presented the October 2019 report. There were total sales of $569.00. Connie Peeters made a motion to accept the report with a second by James Roberts. The Board voted with Lewis-aye, Peeters-aye, Roberts-aye. Motion carried.

MINUTES

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

GENERAL ABSTRACT #11

The Town Clerk presented for payment General Abstract #11 in the amount of $6,283.98. James Roberts made a motion to accept with a second by Connie Peeters. The Board voted with Lewis-aye, Peeters-aye, Roberts-aye. Motion carried.

HIGHWAY ABSTRACT #11

The Town Clerk presented for payment Highway Abstract #11 in the amount of $3,739.07. Connie Peeters made a motion to accept with a second by James Roberts. The Board voted with Lewis-aye, Peeters-aye, Roberts-aye. Motion carried.

OLD BUSINESS

A Resolution was brought before the Board to purchase a 2018 John Deere 644L Loader from 5 Star Equipment. The Resolution was approved by a majority of the Town Board. Connie Peeters made a motion to adopt the Resolution with a second by James Roberts. The Board voted with Lewis-aye, Peeters-aye, Roberts-aye. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Connie Peeters with a second by James Roberts to transfer funds from:

D-5112.2 for $23,859. to D-9785.6 and from D-5130.4 for $11,000. to D-9785.6 for purchase of the new Loader. The Board voted with Lewis-aye, Peeters-aye, Roberts-aye. Motion carried.

NEW BUSINESS

The opening of the fuel bids was tabled.

A transfer of $150. was needed for the Central Communications budget line. Connie Peeters made a motion with a second by James Roberts to transfer funds from A-1220.2 for $150. to A-1650.4. The Board voted with Lewis-aye, Peeters-aye, Roberts-aye. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Connie Peeters with a second by James Roberts to reappoint April Bronson to the Board of Appeals. The Board voted with Lewis-aye, Peeters-aye, Roberts-aye. Motion carried.

Connie Peeters made a motion to appoint Larraine McNulty as an alternate to the Board of Appeals with a second by James Roberts. The Board voted with Lewis-aye, Peeters-aye, Roberts-aye. Motion carried.

The Land Use Administrator reported that in October there were two applications for permits which were issued to Normandy Allen of 170 Talbot Rd and Brian Hackley of 7301 Cty. Hwy. 18.

The NYS Dept. of Ag and Markets sent a Dog Control Inspection Report rated as “Satisfactory”.

The Regular meeting was adjourned at 7:55pm with a motion by Connie Peeters and a second by James Roberts. The Board voted with Lewis-aye, Peeters-aye, Roberts-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