Lewis County, NY
TOWN OF GREIG
GREIG TOWN BOARD
JANUARY 2, 2008
The 2008 Organizational meeting was opened at 6PM by Supervisor Patterson with the Pledge of Allegiance.
Roll Call: Present Councilmen Knapp, Gunn Woolschlager and Mayhew, Supt. Csizsmar, Supervisor Patterson.
A motion by Councilman Mayhew to appoint Edward Bush to a five year term on the ZBA was seconded by Councilman Knapp and carried. A motion to appoint Donald Mallette as an alternate to the ZBA was made by Councilman Mayhew, seconded by Councilman Woolschlager and carried.
Mr. Charles Drake read a letter of resignation from the Planning Board by Mr. Thomas Kovach. Mr. Drake indicated that Maria Dowling was interested in the position. The Board would like to see Ms. Dowling attend some meetings to see if she would still be interested, Mr. Drake will ask Mr. Kovach to stay until a new member can be appointed.
The Planning Board is still in need of an alternate member.
A motion to reappoint Mr. Charles Drake as Chairman of the Planning Board was made by Councilman Knapp seconded by Councilman Gunn and carried.
BAR needs an additional member.
A Motion to appoint Supervisor Patterson as budget officer was made by Councilman Mayhew seconded by Councilman Knapp and carried.
A Motion to allow the Chairman of the ZBA and Chairman of the Planning Board to contact Attorney Gebo directly, with the understanding that the Supervisor be informed was made by Councilman Mayhew seconded by Councilman Gunn all votes in favor.
Annual appointments were as follows:
Dog Control Cliff Cook
Town Historian Randolph Kerr
Registrar Karin Fayle
Code Enforcement David Meade
Attorney Mark Gebo
Health Officer Dr. Herrman
Cemetery Sexton Tim Cole
Designated Bank Citizens
Designated Newspaper Journal
Deputy Highway Supt. Rick Watson
Deputy Clerk/Col./Reg. Jennifer Fox
Deputy Supervisor Kenneth Mayhew, Jr.
Bookkeeper Tammy Stoffle
Motion made by Councilman Gunn seconded by Councilman Knapp and carried.
Motion to pay Clerk, Supervisor, Assessor and Code Officer monthly, Board members and Council quarterly made by Councilman Woolschlager seconded by Councilman Mayhew and carried.
Motion to accept standard IRS mileage rate made by Councilman Gunn seconded by Councilman Woolschlager and carried.
A motion to allow the Supervisor to pay all contractual expense without benefit of Voucher, with a monthly check register attached, was made by Councilman Mayhew seconded by Councilman Knapp and carried.
Councilman Gunn explained to Supt. Csizsmar that it would be beneficial to the Town to sell the Town pickup for Blue Book value at the end of every two years, and purchase a new one on State Bid, allowing for a new pickup with no expense to the Town, he also encouraged the Supt. to check out depreciation and repair cost to encourage fleet replacement. Supt. Csizsmar indicated that he would like to start the process.
Councilman Gunn also updated the Board on the 2010 census, he indicated that he has received a report, and will need to add approximately 600 addresses to the Town. He gave an update on the Watershed project with the agreement being presented to the Town.
Being no further business before the Board a motion to adjourn by Councilman Mayhew and seconded by Councilman Knapp, meeting is adjourned at 7:15 PM.
Karin Fayle, Clerk