TOWN OF NORTH HARMONY
YEAR END BOARD MEETING
MONDAY 12/29/2014, 12:00 PM
SALLY P. CARLSON, SUPERVISOR PRESENT
RALPH WHITNEY, COUNCILMAN PRESENT
FRANK STOW, COUNCILMAN PRESENT
DICK SENA, COUNCILMAN PRESENT
DUNCAN MCNEILL, COUNCILMAN PRESENT
OTHERS PRESENT: Dave Stapleton, Attorney; Robin Miller, Bookkeeper; Nancy Thomas, Town Clerk
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Mrs. Carlson opened the meeting and said that Mr. Lawson had provided her with a list of permits and totals. She said he indicated a complete list will be provided at the January, 2015 meeting. She noted that even though the number of permits is down, we have still had over $2,000,000 spent on building this year.
2015 BOARD MEETING DATES
MOTION # 155 OF 2014
MR. MCNEILL MOTIONED TO ADOPT THE FOLLOWING LIST OF DATES FOR TOWN BOARD MEETINGS FOR 2015 AND FURTHER AUTHORIZED THE TOWN CLERK TO RUN A LEGAL NOTICE ADVERTISING THESE DATES. 1/12/15; 2/09/15; 3/09/15; 4/13/15; 5/11/15; 6/08/15; 7/13/15; 8/10/15; 9/14/15; *10/05/15 (1st Mon. of month); 11/09/15; 12/14/15. MR. SENA SECONDED. YES (5): WHITNEY, STOW, SENA, MCNEILL, CARLSON. NO (0). THE MOTION WAS CARRIED.
CHIPS HIGHWAY DEPT. CHECK RECEIVED ON 12/18/2014
2014 TRAINING CERTIFICATION FOR PLANNING AND ZONING BOARD MEMBERS
MOTION # 156 OF 2014
MR. WHITNEY MOTIONED TO CERTIFY BOTH THE PLANNING BOARD MEMBERS AND THE ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS MEMBERS FOR 4 HOURS OF REQUIRED TRAINING FOR 2014 THROUGH THE AUSPICES OF DON MCCORD AND DAVE STAPLETON RESPECTIVELY. MR. SENA SECONDED. YES (5): WHITNEY, STOW, SENA, MCNEILL, CARLSON. NO (0). THE MOTION WAS CARRIED.
INTERIM APPOINTMENT OF JOHN STOW AS DCO; BRITTANY STOW, DEPUTY; FRANK STOW, ASSISTANT
Mr. Whitney said because appointments for the above offices expire on 12/31/2014, it would be a good idea to make an interim appointment until the January, 2015 Board Meeting in case there are any incidents which need handling.
MOTION # 157 OF 2014
MR. WHITNEY MOTIONED TO APPOINT JOHN STOW AS DOG CONTROL OFFICER AND BRITTANY STOW AS DEPUTY DCO IN THE INTERIM BETWEEN 12/31/2014 AND THE 1/12/2015 BOARD MEETING. MR. MCNEILL SECONDED. YES (5): WHITNEY, STOW, SENA, MCNEILL, CARLSON. NO (0). THE MOTION WAS CARRIED.
Mrs. Carlson said that the board might also want to appoint Frank Stow as an Assistant Deputy DCO in case John and Brittany are out of town. She said this would be at the same hourly rate as the Deputy currently receives. She indicated this could be done at the Reorganization meeting in January.
SUGAR GROVE AMVETS POST # 50 – $1,000 Donation for Veterans Memorial
Mrs. Thomas said that area resident Micah Meredith had approached the Sugar Grove Post and explained about North Harmony’s Veterans Memorial. In response the Post donated $1,000. The Town Board expressed gratitude and excitement at the generous donation. Mrs. Thomas said she would send a Thank You letter.
MOTION # 158 of 2014
MR. WHITNEY MOTIONED TO PAY THE GENERAL FUND VOUCHERS AS AUDITED AND REVIEWED EARLIER. MR. SENA SECONDED. YES (5): WHITNEY, STOW, SENA, MCNEILL, CARLSON. NO (0). THE MOTION WAS CARRIED.
MOTION # 159 OF 2014
ON A MOTION MADE BY MR. MCNEILL; SECONDED BY MR. SENA; AND NONE BEING OPPOSED, THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT 12:25 PM.
Nancy M. Thomas