MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
October 12, 2016
Mayor Sean Haggerty Trustee Patrick Hance
Deputy Mayor Frank J. DeMento
Trustee John Lippmann
Trustee Jennifer Noone
Robert Morici, Village Attorney
Barbara C. Miller, Clerk/Treasurer
The Mayor called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.
MINUTES for the meeting of September 14, 2016 was approved by all with corrections.
CLAIMS for September were presented, as detailed in the Abstract of Vouchers in the amount of $96,633.89. After review, the Board approved all for payment.
JUSTICE REPORT for September, 2016 was submitted and stated revenues in the total amount of $5,764.00.
ENGINEERS PROPOSAL FOR ROADWAY CONDITIONS
Trustee Jennifer Noone presented the Board with a letter from Roger Cocchi, from the engineering firm of Sidney Bowne & Son, on a proposal for a complete Village roadway condition assessment. This comprehensive report will allow the Board to make the necessary plans for short and long term road repairs for the Village. Mayor Sean Haggerty requested that this be completed no later than year end, so the Board has time to review the report in anticipation of planning spring road work. In addition, Trustee John Lippmann added that this would be very helpful to project any future bond cost. Motion to approve the engineer’s comprehension plan made by Trustee Jennifer Noone, seconded by Mayor Sean Haggerty and approved by all.
Trustee Noone expressed her concerns regarding the poor conditions of Inness Place and the timing of its replacement. Trustee Noone notes that Inness Place residents have repeatedly requested for road repairs and that the street is one of the worst in the Village. Trustee Noone advocated for Inness Place to be first on the list for repair and mentioned that CHIPS money can be used for minor road repairs, while the Village figures out its long-term road plan. After the comprehensive road report is reviewed by the Board, Inness Place repair will be discussed again.
REPLACEMENT OF STEERLOADER
Mayor Sean Haggerty with the Board reviewed the purchase of a new utility tractor by John Deere. He had also called the vendor to go over the pricing and is satisfied. The Village’s present equipment is outdated and isn’t equipped to do major lifting. Motion to approve the John Deere 5075M utility tractor at a cost of $85,208.31 with a trade in of the Village’s 2011 Case tractor at a cost of $15,000 for a total purchase price of $70,208.31.
LEAF SCHEDULE PICK-UP – 2016
Munsey Park will provide the special five (5) week leaf collection
service this fall.
Bagged leaves only should be placed for curbside pickup
on the following five Mondays. Ten (10) bags per pick up
This special collection is the only time that any leaf bags
may be placed at the curbThe Village will not pick up leaves on any other date!
CRACKS ON ABBEY ROAD
Mayor Sean Haggerty explained to the Village Clerk that there are still two huge cracks on the roadwork done on Abbey Road. The Village Clerk with call the contractor and get the area repaired. Apparently, the area settled and the cement cracked.
CRACK SEALANT ON ROADS
Trustee Jennifer Noone explained to the Board that crack sealant of the roads will start on Thursday, October 13, 2016. Work should last three (3) days, weather permitting. Crack Sealant is necessary for the proper maintenance of Village roads. It prevents water from lifting and advancing the deterioration of the roads. The Village Clerk was instructed to place the notice of maintenance on the web site.
DOUBLE YELLOW LINES
Deputy Mayor Frank DeMento requested that after the crack sealant is complete he would like to obtain a quote to double yellow strip Copley and Abbey road. The Village Clerk will get a price from the State Contractor.
Motion to go into executive session made by Mayor Sean Haggerty, seconded by Trustee John Lippmann and confirmed by all.