Supervisor Verkey opened the meeting with the gathering in the pledge of allegiance.
COMMUNICATIONS: Mr. Carlson sent an email suggesting the Town of Arcadia needs to Display the American Flag outside of the office building. A concerned citizen contacted Councilman Greco regarding dog tethering especially during the harsh winter weather.
HIGHWAY REPORT: 2021 Chevy Pickup and Plow - authorized Highway Supt. Pullen to get bids for a new 2021 Chevy one-ton 4x4 pickup and plow for a price of $52,798.00 and trade in values for existing 2017 Chevy one-ton pickup and plow. Security System – Highway Department - authorized Highway Supt. Pullen to install security cameras at the Highway Department.
PUBLIC HEARING: 7:15 PM – 2021 Town Budget - Town Clerk Allerton read the legal as published. Supervisor Verkey asked for public comments.
Residents present: Allison Kirsch, Kelli Kelley, David & Toni Poormon
Toni Poormon asked about Water District No. 15, current USDA Funding process and will construction begin in 2021. Kelli Kelly asked about the Dog Park and the total cost of 201 Frey Street Renovations, Allison Kirsch questioned the contingency funds.
Then the public hearing was closed
Water District Nos. 16 - Amendment No. 3 – Owner-Engineer Agreement
Amendment No. 3 is the Over/Under Amendment required by Rural Development. This agreement reconciles the final contract amount to the actual expenditures. The final expenditures were less than the current contract amount, a decrease in the contract of $1,293.52. The board approved Water District No. 16, Amendment to Owner-Engineer Agreement Amendment No. 3.
2021 Town Budget – was adopted
West Shore Blvd Property - authorized Breaking Ground to clear the underbrush and small undesirable trees on approximately 4.5 acres on the West Shore Blvd Property for a cost of $3960.
Solar Project – Lead Agency Resolution - SEQR - authorized Supervisor Verkey to sign the SEQR Resolution for the Solar Project declaring Town of Arcadia as Lead Agency.
AUDIT/PAYMENT OF BILLS APPROVED BY THE TOWN BOARD:
General 328-355 $53,463.58, Highway 152-181 $100,191.19
- approved the Audit and Payment of bills.
8:20 PM adjourned the Town Board meeting