2003 Adopted Resolutions of the Town Board of Schodack, NY

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December

December 22, 2003

2003-220)

Appoint Salvatore D. Ferlazzo, of Girvin & Ferlazzo, P.C., as Town Attorney, for the calendar year 2004.

2003-221)

Appoint Christopher Langlois, of Girvin & Ferlazzo, P.C., as Attorney to the Planning Board for the calendar year 2004.

2003-222)

Appoint the Law Firm of Girvin & Ferlazzo, P.C., as Special Projects Attorney for the calendar year 2004.

2003-223)

Appoint Terese Burke-Wolff, of Phelan, Burke and Scalamiero, P.C., as Attorney to the Zoning Board of Appeals, for the calendar year 2004.

2003-221)

Appoint Christopher Langlois, of Girvin & Ferlazzo, P.C., as Attorney to the Planning Board for the calendar year 2004.

2003-224)

WITHDRAWN: Appoint K. Michael Ziegler as Police Commissioner, term to run concurrently with the term of the Supervisor and to expire December 31st, 2005.

2003-225)

Appoint Sharon Gardner as full-time Secretary to the Planning and Zoning department, effective January 1st, 2004, salary as approved in the 2004 Town of Schodack Budget.

2003-226)

Appoint Harleen Hilton as Purchasing Agent, to work a maximum of 25 hours per week with benefits, effective January 1st, 2004, salary as approved in the 2004 Town of Schodack Budget.

2003-227)

Appoint Sharon Martin as Assistant to the Assessor for the calendar year 2004.

2003-228)

Appoint Carmela Tempel as Affirmative Action Coordinator for the calendar year 2004.

2003-229)

Appoint Gene Paul Martel as Animal Control Officer for the calendar year 2004.

2003-230)

Appoint Gary Ziegler Town Hall Fire Marshall for the calendar year 2004.

2003-231)

Appoint Patricia Loomis full-time Senior Justice Court Clerk for the calendar year 2004.

2003-232)

Appoint Mandy Edwards full-time Justice Court Clerk for the calendar year 2004.

2003-233)

Appoint Anna Marie O'Neill as part-time Justice Court Clerk for the calendar year 2004.

2003-234)

Appoint William Dikant part-time Justice Court Officer for the calendar year 2004.

2003-235)

Appoint Diane LeBrecht as part-time Secretary to the Highway Department for a total of 25 hours per week for the calendar year 2004.

2003-236)

Appoint Michelle Moore as part-time Police Dispatcher for a total of 20 hours per week, without benefits, for the calendar year 2004.

2003-237)

Appoint Gary Ziegler ADA Coordinator for the calendar year 2004.

2003-238)

Resolve that Stuart McKnight is hereby appointed to serve as a part-time Police Officer, pursuant to the Police Contract with the Town, at the hourly rate posted in the 2004 salary schedule, for a maximum of 19.5 hrs./week, effective January 1st, 2004.

2003-239)

Designate the Independent and The Record as Official Town newspapers for the calendar year 2004.

2003-240)

Designate the following banks as depositories for all Town funds for the calendar year 2004: Key Bank, NA; Fleet Bank; Evergreen Bank; Troy Commercial Bank; MBIA and M & T Bank.

2003-241)

Resolved that Election Inspectors and Poll Clerks be paid $7.50 per hour for Primary Day and Election Day. Custodians (2) shall be paid $475.00 each annually. Rentals for election use be set at $40.00 per day per facility.

2003-242)

Appoint Richard Hahn and Joe Cobb as Election Machine Custodians, for the calendar year 2004.

2003-243)

Resolved that the Town Board reaffirms the continuation of Jeffrey Conlin as the Building Inspector/Code Enforcement Officer for the Town of Schodack, at a salary approved in the 2004 adopted budget.

2003-244)

Resolved that the Town Board reaffirms the continuation of Gary Ziegler as the Building Inspector for the Town of Schodack at a salary approved in the 2004 adopted budget.

2003-245)

Establish the mileage rate of 37.5 cents per mile for the calendar year 2004.

2003-246)

Full-time employees, (non-union), shall be given the following holidays for the year 2004:

  1. New Year's Day January 1st
  2. Martin Luther King Day January 19th
  3. President's Day February 16th
  4. Memorial Day May 31st
  5. Independence Day July 4th
  6. Labor Day September 6th
  7. Columbus Day October 11th
  8. Veteran's Day November 11th
  9. Thanksgiving Day November 25th
  10. Friday after Thanksgiving November 26th
  11. Friday before Christmas December 24th
  12. Monday after Christmas December 27th

2003-247)

WITHDRAWN: Dedication of Berkshire Business Park.

2003-248)

WITHDRAWN: Acceptance of Amended Inter-Municipal Agreement.

2003-249)

Appoint Kenneth J. Holmes as Superintendent of Highways at a salary as set forth in the year 2004 adopted budget. Term to run concurrent with the term of the Supervisor and expires December 31, 2005.

2003-250)

Appoint Maria Santostefano as Director of Planning and Zoning for the calendar year 2004.

2003-251)

Appoint Rev. Barbara Dickens, Fr. Thomas Krupa, Janette Peter, Joanna Santostefano and Salvatore Ferlazzo, members of the Town of Schodack Ethics Committee pursuant to Chapter 27 of the Code of Town of Schodack.

2003-252)

Authorize the Supervisor to sign a three-year labor agreement, as amended (to incorporate by reference the side letter in the current labor agreement) between the Town of Schodack and Schodack Police Benevolent Association (PBA-Council 82) effective January 1, 2004 through December 31, 2006.

2003-253)

Authorize the Director of Personnel to post and publish for the position of Director of Transfer Station Operations.

2003-254)

Adopt the following annual salaries for the calendar year 2004:

Town Board Members (4)   $6,000.00

Town Justices (2)   $20,859.91         

Court Officer   $15.93/hour

Senior Court Clerk   $16.24/hour

Asst. Court Clerk   $11.34/hour

Asst. Court Clerk   $9.47/hour

Supervisor   $44,827.90    

Secretary to the Supervisor   $24,637.38   

Purchasing Agent   $25,000.00          

Comptroller   $42,602.97

Comptroller in Training   $16,068.00

Receiver of Taxes   $21,525.76

Deputy Tax Receiver   $9,342.00

Budget Officer   $5,665.00/annually

Assessor   $44,807.80             

Assistant Assessor   $29,719.94           

Data Collector (as needed)   $12.00/hour

Town Clerk   $42,798.61 

Deputy Town Clerk   $31,454.10             

Deputy Town Clerk   $21,573.46

Town Attorney   $21,492.85              

Personnel Administrator $30,370.00             

Records Management   $1,400.00

Buildings/Janitorial   $14.00/hour

Police Chief   $59,201.28

Police Officers (part-time-2)   $13.00/hour

Police Dispatcher (part-time)   $9.95/hour

Animal Control Officer   $11,771.88

Highway Superintendent   $49,265.76                               

Secretary to Highway Superintendent   $16,016.00 

Director of Youth & Recreation   $ 8,346.80

Historian   $1,043.93          

Director of Transfer Station Operations   $40,116.89              

Recycling/Part Time   $14.00/hour 

Recycling-Operator # 2   $17.03/hour

Landfill-Operator # 2   $17.03/hour

Landfill-Vacation Coverage   $17.03/hour

Building Inspector   $43,298.59

Building Inspector   $42,798.59

Secretary to the Building Inspector   $30,270.00

Director of Zoning   $15,517.44

Secretary to Zoning   $ 9,208.00

Zoning Board Attorney   $ 8,105.28

Zoning Board Chairperson   $772.50

Zoning Board members (each)   $515.00

Director of Planning   $23,276.16

Secretary to Planning   $13,812.00

Planning Board Attorney   $20,600.00

Planning Board Chairperson   $1,802.50

Planning Board Members (each)   $1,236.00

2003-255)

TOWN OF SCHODACK TRANSFER/RECYCLING STATION

RULES AND REGULATIONS

1)   The Town of Schodack Transfer/Recycling Station is for use by Town residents only and is 
for disposal of refuse generated only within the Town of Schodack. 

RECYCLING IS NOW MANDATORY
 
2)   Refuse shall be limited to residential wastes.  No commercial, industrial or construction 
materials shall be permitted.

3)   The Schodack Transfer/Recycling Station area shall be open for disposal as follows:

       Spring/Summer(Daylight Savings Time)               Fall/Winter(Standard Time)

   Tuesday   -     7:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.                  7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

   Wednesday -     7:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.                  7:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

   Thursday  -     7:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.                  7:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

   Friday    -     7:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.                  7:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

   Saturday  -     7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.                  7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

   It shall be closed all day Sunday, Monday, and Holidays as posted.

4)   The fees for residential use of the Town of Schodack Transfer/Recycling Station are as follows:

   a)   Resident 6-month permit      $ 95.00
      *Senior Citizens      $ 77.00

   b)   Resident Annual permit      $175.00
      *Senior Citizens       $139.00

        *Senior citizen discount for persons 60 years of age or older.  Proof of age must be provided.

   c)   Residents without permit-each day    $2.00/bag**
        (**30 gallon bag) 

   d)   Punch Card

      1)  6 bags   $10.00

      2) 12 bags   $20.00

5)   Additional sticker prices are as follows: 

   a)   Second vehicle      $15.00

   b)   Replacement stickers    $ 5.00 

6)   There will be an additional charge for:

   a)   Refrigerators  $15.00 each

   b)   Metal goods:   $10.00 each
                        Stoves, washers, freezers, dryers, water tanks, furnaces

   c)   Tires $4.00 each

   d)   **Mattress, couch, stuffed chair, carpet  $6.00 each        

   e)   Household construction debris, 30 gal. container  $6.00 each
         (maximum of 5 containers/day)

   f)   Propane tanks   $6.00 each

   g)   Televisions    $8.00 each 
            

**Bulky Furniture, ie: Sofas, chairs, mattresses, rugs, etc. MAXIMUM OF TWO (2) PIECES PER DAY.
The Director of the Transfer/Recycling Station or his designee has sole authority to determine 
ultimate cost of bulky items brought in. 

7)   Proof of residency (i.e. - driver's license, copy of lease, etc.) must be provided in order 
to purchase a residential permit and/or utilize facility on a per trip basis. Upon application and 
payment of fees, a permit sticker/punch card will be issued. 

8)   Landfill stickers are to be PERMANENTLY AFFIXED and prominently displayed on the vehicle 
such as to be plainly visible to Transfer/Recycling Station Attendant.  Receipt portion of the 
permit must be made available upon request by attendant.  

9)   THE FOLLOWING RECYCLABLES WILL BE ACCEPTED AT NO CHARGE:

   a)   Newspapers

   b)   Tin cans

   c)   Glass bottles/jars - color separated

   d)   Plastic bottles

   e)   Used oil & filters

   f)   Batteries - car and household

   g)   Anti-Freeze

   h)   Corrugated cardboard

   i)    Clothes - Salvation Army container

   j)    Magazines

   k)   Brush and logs less than six (6) inches in diameter

10)   MATERIALS PROHIBITED AT THE TOWN OF SCHODACK TRANSFER/RECYCLING STATION:

   a)   Industrial waste

   b)   Infectious waste

   c)   Sludge

   d)   Hazardous waste

   e)   Commercial construction and demolition debris and household in excess of that noted above in 6(d)

   f)   Trees and tree stumps

   g)   Gas, Kerosene and Fuel Oil 

Any violations of these rules and regulations shall void tipping privileges.

2003-256)

Approve of budget transfers and amendments as submitted by the Comptroller.

2003-257)

Authorize payment of claims as submitted by the Comptroller.

2003-258)

Authorize the posting and publication of a full-time police officer with salary and benefits commensurate with experience.

2003-259)

Resolved that the Town Attorney is authorized to contact NYS Department of Environmental Conservation relating to the Haight gravel mine application and request that the Town of Schodack be co-lead agency for this action.

2003-260)

Authorize the Director of Personnel to post in-house the positions of Lieutenant and Detective Sergeant for the Schodack Police Department per the 2004 - 2006 Police contract.

December 8, 2003

2003-216)
Authorize budget transfers and amendments as submitted by the Comptroller.

2003-217)
Authorize payment of claims as submitted by the Comptroller.

2003-218)
Authorize the expenditure of up to an additional $22,500.00 (twenty-two thousand five hundred dollars) to finish repairs for Water District No. 3 (MapleCrest) as identified by Clark Engineering. Said monies shall be funded to the water district by an interfund loan.

2003-219)
Resolved that Jenkins Excavating be paid the sum of $71,104.50 (seventy-one thousand one hundred four dollars and fifty cents) for services rendered for Water District No. 1's (Clearview) water main replacement project. Additionally, the Town shall retain $12,743.00 (twelve thousand seven hundred forty-three dollars) until successful final completion of the project.

November

November 24, 2003

2003-209) Authorize the Director of Personnel to advertise for the position of Secretary to the Director of Planning & Zoning Office and to post said advertisement in-house.

2003-210) Authorize the Director of Personnel to advertise for the position of Purchasing Agent and to post said advertisement in-house.

2003-211) Accept a proposal dated November 20, 2003 as amended submitted by Clark Engineering to conduct a field survey to locate the Wetland flagging recently placed by Bagdon Environmental, located along the Route 9J corridor in Schodack Landing and to draft the locations of the wetland flags on the project plans, at a cost not to exceed $2,500.00.

2003-212) Appoint Anna Marie O'Neill as part-time Assistant Court Clerk to the Schodack Justice Court, effective immediately, for twenty (20) hours per week, without benefits, salary pursuant to the 2004 budget.

2003-213) Authorize the Superintendent of Highways to request that the NYS Department of Transportation conduct a speed survey to reduce the speed limit from 45 m.p.h. to 30 m.p.h. on Brookview Rd. from the Schodack/East Greenbush Town line to the Village of Castleton/Town of Schodack boundary based on the fact of a recent fatality on said road and strong neighborhood complaints that over 90% of the traffic operates at an excessive speed.

2003-214) Resolved, that the Schodack Town Board strongly encourages the NYS Department of Transportation to reduce the speed limit from 45 m.p.h. to 30 m.p.h. for the portion of Brookview Rd. in the Town of Schodack between the Schodack/East Greenbush Town line to the Village of Castleton/Town of Schodack boundary based upon legitimate and significant complaints, including but not limited to a recent fatality, and the Town's experience with the roadway over its history.

2003-215) Resolved that the published assessment roll for Water District No. 3 (MapleCrest) for tax map parcel # 200.3-3-27, 1465 Meadow Lane, shall require that the Operation and Maintenance (O & M) units shall be reduced from 2 units to 1 unit and the Capital Units shall also be reduced from 2 units to 1 unit, thereby reducing the O & M and Capital Units for said special district to 44 units.

November 10, 2003

2003-188) Authorize the Town Clerk to publish a notice for Public Hearings to receive objections to the Assessment Rolls for Capital Debt for Sewer Districts Nos. 1, 4 and 5. Said hearings shall be held on November 24th, 2003 at 7:30 p.m. at the Schodack Town Hall (Amended to add District 4).

2003-189) Authorize the Town Clerk to publish a notice for Public Hearings to receive objections to the Assessment Rolls for Capital Debt for Water Districts Nos. 1, 3 and 5. Said hearings shall be held on November 24th, 2003 at 7:45 p.m. at the Schodack Town Hall.

2003-190) Authorize the Assessor to submit a copy of the Corrections to the 2002 Capital Roll for Sewer District No. 5 to Rensselaer County.

2003-191) Authorize payment to Sgt. Joseph Belardo in the amount of $1,266.00 from the payroll account for reimbursement of a Criminal Procedure class, taken online, with the University of Phoenix, Arizona.

2003-192) Appoint Patricia Loomis as Senior Justice Court Clerk, effective November 11, 2003.

2003-193) Authorize payment to Sgt. Joseph Belardo in the amount of $1,361.00 from the payroll account for reimbursement of a Criminal Procedure class, taken online, with the University of Phoenix, Arizona.

2003-194) Resolved that the Assessor, Joanna Santostefano and the Assistant to the Assessor, Sharon Martin, be paid a stipend in the amount of $1,250.00 each for the administration of the STAR Program for the year 2003, from monies received by the Town from the NYS STAR Program.

2003-195) Resolved that the Tax Receiver, Harleen Hilton and the Assistant to the Tax Receiver, Patricia Carkner, be paid a stipend in the amount of $656.50 each for tax bill preparation and receipt for the year 2003, from monies received by the Town from the NYS STAR program.

2003-196) WITHDRAWN: WHEREAS, a petition for the extension of Water District No. 5 in the Town of Schodack, County of Rensselaer, New York, was presented to the Town Board; and
WHEREAS, the petition and associated map, plan and report were filed in the office of the Town Clerk; and
WHEREAS, on October 27, 2003, the Town Board adopted an order that recited the filing of the petition, the proposed improvements, the boundaries and description of the proposed extension, the proposed method of financing, and the estimated costs of the improvements and all other matters required by law to be stated; and
WHEREAS, such order set November 10, 2003, at 7:30 p.m. at the Schodack Town Hall, 1777 Columbia Turnpike, Schodack, New York, as the time and place for a public hearing before all interested persons on the petition; and
WHEREAS, such order was posted and published as required by law; and
WHEREAS, the hearing on the petition was duly held on November 10, 2003, and all interested parties were heard; and
WHEREAS, an Environmental Assessment Form was prepared and was reviewed by the Town Board pursuant to the State Environmental Quality Review Act (ASEQRA).
NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED AND ORDERED, that: (a) the petition is signed and acknowledged or proved as required by law, it complies with the requirements of the Town Law as to sufficiency of signers and is otherwise sufficient; (b) all the property and property owners within the proposed extension are benefitted thereby; (c) all the property and property owners benefitted are included within the limits of the proposed extension; (d) the cost of the proposed improvements is to be assessed against the benefitted area and all real property to be so assessed will be benefitted by the proposed improvements and no benefitted property has been excluded; and (e) it is in the public interest to grant the relief sought in the petition and such will not constitute an undue burden on the property that will bear the cost thereof.
IT IS FURTHER RESOLVED AND ORDERED, that the Town hereby designates itself as lead agency under the State Environmental Quality Review Act ("SEQRA"), determines that the proposed action will not have any adverse environmental impacts and directs that a negative declaration, in the form annexed hereto, be issued and filed in accordance with applicable provisions of law; and
IT IS FURTHER RESOLVED AND ORDERED, that the extension of Water District No. 5 as proposed in the petition be approved, subject to the approval by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation of an amendment to the water supply permit for the District, and that the extension shall be bounded and described as set forth in Schedule A, which is annexed hereto and made a part hereof; and
IT IS FURTHER RESOLVED AND ORDERED, that the proposed improvements shall be financed as follows: The improvements requested by the petition are the connection to an existing Town water main of the properties within the extension. The maximum amount to be expended for the improvements as stated in the petition is One Dollar ($1.00). The costs of connections shall be borne by the property owners within the extension; and
IT IS FURTHER RESOLVED AND ORDERED, that the Town Clerk shall cause copies of this Resolution and Order to be filed in accordance with applicable provisions of law.

2003-197) Approve of budget transfers and amendments as submitted by the Comptroller.

2003-198) Authorize payment of claims as submitted by the Comptroller.

2003-199) Resolve that the Town Board accept the recommendation of the Superintendent of Highways of the Town of Schodack concerning the abandonment of Overlook Drive South, between Rexham and Cold Spring roads and that the Town Board members shall sign the recommendation which will be filed with the Town Clerk's Office.

2003-200) WITHDRAWN: Resolve that the Town Board accept the recommendation of the Superintendent of Highways of the Town of Schodack concerning the abandonment of Brighton Ave. and the Town Board members shall sign the recommendation which will be filed with the Town Clerk's Office.

2003-201) WITHDRAWN: Resolve that the Town Board accept the recommendation of the Superintendent of Highways of the Town of Schodack concerning the abandonment of Meadowbrook Ave. and the Town Board members shall sign the recommendation which will be filed with the Town Clerk's Office.

2003-202) WITHDRAWN: Resolve that the Town Board accept the recommendation of the Superintendent of Highways of the Town of Schodack concerning the abandonment of Oak Ridge Rd. and the Town Board members shall sign the recommendation which will be filed with the Town Clerk's Office.

2003-203) WITHDRAWN: Resolve that the Town Board accept the recommendation of the Superintendent of Highways of the Town of Schodack concerning the abandonment of Marshfield Ave. and the Town Board members shall sign the recommendation which will be filed with the Town Clerk's Office.

2003-204) WITHDRAWN: Resolve that the Town Board accept the recommendation of the Superintendent of Highways of the Town of Schodack concerning the abandonment of Halfmoon Ave. and the Town Board members shall sign the recommendation which will be filed with the Town Clerk's Office.

2003-205) WITHDRAWN: Resolve that the Town Board accept the recommendation of the Superintendent of Highways of the Town of Schodack concerning the abandonment of Willow Ave. and the Town Board members shall sign the recommendation which will be filed with the Town Clerk's Office.

2003-206) WITHDRAWN: Resolve that the Town Board accept the recommendation of the Superintendent of Highways of the Town of Schodack concerning the abandonment of Neptune Ave. and the Town Board members shall sign the recommendation which will be filed with the Town Clerk's Office.

2003-207)   WHEREAS, a resolution was duly adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Schodack for a public hearing to be held by said Town on November 10, 2003 at 7:15 p.m. at the Schodack Town Hall to hear interested parties on Proposed Local Law (P3-2003), a local law to amend the zoning map of the Town of Schodack under Town Code Section 219-8 to change the zoning classification of property from R-40 to Highway Commercial (HC); and

WHEREAS, the notice of public hearing was duly posted on the Town Clerk signboard on October 30, 2003 and appeared in The Record and The Independent on October 31,2003, the official newspapers of the Town; and

WHEREAS, said public hearing was held on November 10, 2003 and all parties in attendance were permitted an opportunity to speak on behalf of, or in opposition to, said proposed local law or any part thereof, and the local law was approved thereof; and

WHEREAS, the local law was reviewed by the Rensselaer County Department of Economic Development and Planning which determined that local consideration shall prevail; and

WHEREAS, the Planning Board granted a favorable recommendation under its review of said local law; and

WHEREAS, the Town Board of the Town of Schodack after due deliberation finds it is in the best interest of the town to adopt said local law; now

IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED that the Town Board determines that it shall be the lead agency under SEQRA and that it issues a negative declaration under SEQRA; and

IT IS FURTHER RESOLVED that the Town Board of the Town of Schodack adopts Proposed Local Law #P3-2003 to be known as Local Law #3-2003 entitled "A local Law to amend the zoning map of the Town of Schodack under Town Code Section 219-8 to change the zoning classification of certain property from R-40 to Highway Commercial (HC)" and

IT IS FURTHER RESOLVED that the Town Clerk, be and hereby is, thereby directed to enter said Local Law into the Code of the Town of Schodack and to give due notice of said local law to the Secretary of State.

2003-208) Authorize the Comptroller to pay, under protest, the sewer bills for districts 1, 2, 4 and 7 to the Village of Castleton, pursuant to earlier resolution and to authorize any interfund loans, as necessary.

October

October 27, 2003

2003-178) WITHDRAWN: Authorize the Town Clerk to publish a notice for a Public Hearing for the purpose of the expansion of Sewer District #1. Said hearing to be held on November 10th, 2003 at 7:30pm at the Schodack Town Hall.

2003-179) Authorize the Town Clerk to publish a notice for a Public Hearing for the purpose of the expansion of Water District #5. Said hearing to be held on November 10th, 2003 at 7:30pm at the Schodack Town Hall.

2003-180) Authorize the Town Clerk to publish a notice for a public hearing to receive comments on the Preliminary 2004 Town Budget, to be held on Thursday, November 6th, 2003, at 7:30 P.M., at the Schodack Town Hall.

2003-181) Authorize the Appropriation of $1,500.00 from both the State Forfeiture Account and the Federal Forfeiture Account to be credited to account A3120.2200, $3,000.00 - Police Equipment, for purchase of new K-9 Police vehicle.

2003-182) Resolve that Mandy Edwards be hired for the position of full-time Court Clerk, effective immediately, with all applicable benefits at the rate of $11.34/hr. for 35 hours.

2003-183) Authorize the Director of Personnel to advertise for the part-time position clerical position (less than 21 hours) in the Justice Court department. Further, said notice shall be posted in the Town Hall.

2003-184) Authorize the Director of Transfer Station Operations spend up to $600.00 for a quonset hut/shed to be used at the transfer station.

2003-185) Authorize a reimbursement of $92.46 to Barry and Tricia Smith, 324 Schodack Drive, Castleton, NY 12033 to be paid from Water District No. 1 funds. Further, the Town shall seek reimbursement from the party responsible for said expenditure.

2003-186) Authorize the Town Clerk to notice a public hearing for Proposed Local Law No. 3 of 2003 (PLL3-03), amending Chapter 219 of the Code of the Town of Schodack to amend the Zoning Map by rezoning the property currently owned by Nassau Country Value, Inc. (a.k.a Agway) from Residential (R-40) to Highway Commercial (HC). Said public hearing shall be held at 7:15 p.m. on November 10, 2003 at the Schodack Town Hall. Further, the Planning Board is directed to review the proposed amendment as soon as possible.

October 6, 2003

2003-168) Resolved that the Town Board authorizes the expenditure of up to $22,000.00 (twenty-two thousand) dollars for MapleCrest emergency repairs and improvements for the items listed in the October 6, 2003 Summary from Clark Engineering & Surveying, PC, except for the new booster pump, provided that all expenditures be reasonable and necessary to repair said system. It shall be further provided that the payment for said repair and improvements shall be paid through an interfund loan.

September

September 22, 2003

2003-162) Authorize the Town Clerk to publish a notice for a second public hearing for October 27th, 2003 at 7:30 p.m. regarding the "Imminent Threat Funding Request" as required by the Governor's Office for Small Cities (GOSC). The Town makes this request for grant assistance to help victims of the tornadoes that affected the Town on the evening of July 21st, 2003.

2003-163) Resolve that James R. Kinney is hereby appointed to serve as a part-time Police Officer, pursuant to the Police Contract with the Town, at the hourly rate posted in the 2003 salary schedule, for a maximum of 19.5 hrs./week, effective September 23rd, 2003.

2003-164) Authorize the Highway Superintendent to request that the Department of Transportation conduct a speed survey on Reno Road from Miller Road to Route 150.

2003-165) Authorize the Highway Superintendent to request that the Department of Transportation conduct a speed survey on Graw Road from Route 9 to Kingman Road.

2003-166) Authorize the Supervisor to renew a Bond Anticipation Note (BAN)in the amount of $115,726.00, dated October 14th, 2003, for the following purposes: $76,752.00 for 2001 IHC Truck and the remaining $38,974.00 is for improvements to East Schodack Sewer District #5.

2003-167) WHEREAS, September 17th, 2003 marks the two hundred sixteenth anniversary of the drafting of the Constitution of the United States of America by the Constitutional Convention; and

WHEREAS, It is fitting and proper to accord official recognition to this magnificent document and its memorable anniversary, and to the patriotic celebrations which will commemorate the occasion, and

WHEREAS, Public Law 915 guarantees the issuing of a proclamation each year by the President of the United States of America designating September 17th through 23rd as Constitution Week.

NOW THEREFORE, the Schodack Town Board hereby proclaims the week of September 17th through 23rd as CONSTITUTION WEEK and ask our citizens to reaffirm the ideals the Framers of the Constitution had in 1787 by vigilantly protecting the freedoms guaranteed to us through this guardian of our liberties, remembering that lost rights may never be regained.

2003-168) Authorize the Personnel Administrator to advertise for a full time position in the Justice Court Office.

2003-169) WHEREAS, a resolution was duly adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Schodack for a public hearing to be held by said town on August 11, 2003 at 7:30 p.m. at the Schodack Town Hall to hear all interested parties on proposes sewer rents for the year 2003 for Sewer District No. 6 and

WHEREAS, notices of said public hearing was duly advertised in the July 28, 2003 edition of The Record, the August 1,2003 edition of The Independent and posted on July 25, 2003, and

WHEREAS, said public hearing was held on August 11, 2003 at 7:30 p.m. at the Schodack Town Hall and was continued on August 25, September 9 and September 22, 2003 at the same time and place, and all interested parties in attendance were permitted an opportunity to speak on behalf of, or in opposition to, said proposed sewer rents and any parts thereof it is hereby

RESOLVED that the Town Board of the Town of Schodack hereby establishes the following sewer rent for Sewer District No. 6, currently 8 users, to be billed quarterly at the amount of Nine dollars and ninety-seven cents ($9.97) per thousand gallons of chargeable metered water usage.

2003-170) Resolved that W. F. Bruen Rescue Squad shall be reimbursed the sum of $22,500.00, payable after September 30, 2003, for services rendered from January 1, 2003 to September 30, 2003. This payment is contingent upon agreement by W. F. Bruen Rescue Squad to waive any claim for reimbursement for the fourth quarter of the year 2003 and to provide the Town with a full release with respect to any payments by the Town in excess of $22,500.00.

8 September 2003

2003-151) Authorize Jeff Conlin and Gary Ziegler to attend The New York State Building Officials Conference in Colonie, NY, on October 20th, 21st and 22nd, 2003, at a cost of $245.00 per person.

2003-152) Authorize Supervisor Natoli to sign an annual Preventive Maintenance Agreement for all five (5) Smith & Loveless Pump Stations with Koester Associates, Inc. in the amount of $1,250.00. The number of pumps and their respective locations are: one at Pond View; Two at Empire Blvd., one at Miller Rd. and one at Castleridge.

2003-153) WHEREAS, the Town board has received proposals for Wetland Assessment Services for the Schodack Landing Sewer Project, and

WHEREAS, Steve Kirk, D.B.S. Planning and Douglas C. Clark, Clark Engineering & Surveying P.C. have reviewed the proposals and have recommended that Bagdon Environmental, be awarded the proposal,

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Town Board of the Town of Schodack hereby accepts the proposal dated July 18th, 2003 from Bagdon Environmental, in the sum of $3,500.00, plus an hourly rate for work performed beyond initial scope of work for the Wetland Assessment Services for the Schodack Landing Sewer Project. It is further resolved that said services shall be performed contingent upon the approval of the current property owners.

2003-154) WHEREAS, the Town board has received proposals for Archaeological Services for the Schodack Landing Sewer Project, and

WHEREAS, Steve Kirk, D.B.S. Planning and Douglas C. Clark, Clark Engineering & Surveying P.C. have reviewed the proposals and have recommended that Hartgen Archaeological Associates, Inc., be awarded the proposal,

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Town Board of the Town of Schodack hereby accepts the proposal dated July 15th, 2003 from Hartgen Archaeological Associates, Inc., in the sum of $10,559.00 for the Wetland Assessment Services for the Schodack Landing Sewer Project.

2003-155) Accept a proposal dated September 3rd, 2003, submitted by Clark Engineering for an Engineering Study to explore improvements for Water District 3, known as Maplecrest, in a sum not to exceed $3,000.00, and to be charged to Water District 3.

2003-156) Authorize the Town Clerk to publish a notice of bid for repair of the Highway Department Garage Masonry. The bid will be available at the Town Clerk's office on September 22nd, 2003 and bids will be opened on October 7th, 2003 at 10:00am, at the office of the Town Clerk, 1777 Columbia Turnpike, Castleton, NY 12033.

2003-157) Approve budget transfers and amendments as submitted by the Comptroller.

2003-158) Authorize payment of claims as submitted by the Comptroller.

2003-159) WITHDRAWN: Resolve that Jason R. Kinney is hereby appointed to serve as a Part-Time Police Officer, pursuant to the Police Contract with the Town, at the hourly rate posted in the 2003 salary schedule, for a maximum of 19.5 hrs./week, effective September 9th, 2003.

2003-160) Resolved that the Schodack Town Board authorizes the Castleton Volunteer Ambulance Services, Inc. to provide ambulance service to the area known as the Schodack Center Protective District, which was formerly served by W. F. Bruen Rescue Squad, effective October 1, 2003 at 12:01 a.m.

2003-161) Authorize the Town Supervisor to withdraw the town's application for a Municipal Certificate of Need with the New York State Health Department on behalf of W. F. Bruen Rescue Squad. Further, resolution [2003-045] is hereby rescinded by this resolution.

August

25 August 2003

2003-144) Authorize the Town Clerk to publish a notice for a public hearing for September 8, 2003 at 7:30 p.m. regarding the "Imminent Threat Funding Request" to the Governor's Office for Small Cities (GOSC). The Town makes this request for grant assistance to help victims of the tornadoes that affected the town on the evening of July 21, 2003.

2003-145) Resolve that Kenneth Peter and George E. Slagen III are hereby appointed to serve as part-time police officers pursuant to the police contract with the Town at the hourly rate posted in the 2003 salary schedule for a maximum of 19.5 hrs./week per individual effective August 26, 2003.

2003-146)  WHEREAS, the Town Board of the Town of Schodack, Rensselaer County has completed its review of the water rates for Water District No. 1, and

WHEREAS, the Town Board caused due notice of the public hearing to consider said water rates to be published according to law, and

WHEREAS, the Town Board did meet at the Town Hall, 1777 Columbia Turnpike, Castleton, NY, on the 25th day of August 2003 in the time and place specified in said notice, and considered public comment on said water rates,

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the water rates for Water District No. 1 (Clearview) for 159 users shall henceforth be $40.00/18,000 gallons plus $1.00 for each additional 1,000 gallon effective in the quarter beginning October 1st, 2003.

2003-147)   WHEREAS, the Town Board of the Town of Schodack, Rensselaer County has completed its review of the water rates for Water District No. 2a, and

WHEREAS, the Town Board caused due notice of the public hearing to consider said water rates to be published according to law, and

WHEREAS, the Town Board did meet at the Town Hall, 1777 Columbia Turnpike, Castleton, NY, on the 25th day of August 2003 in the time and place specified in said notice, and considered public comment on said water rates,

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the water rates for Water District No. 2a (Inglewood) for 32 users shall henceforth be $100.00/18,000 gallons plus $4.50 for each additional 1,000 gallons effective in the quarter beginning October 1st, 2003.

2003-148)   WHEREAS, the Town Board of the Town of Schodack, Rensselaer County has completed its review of the water rates for Water District No. 2b and

WHEREAS, the Town Board caused due notice of the public hearing to consider said water rates to be published according to law, and

WHEREAS, the Town Board did meet at the Town Hall, 1777 Columbia Turnpike, Castleton, NY, on the 25th day of August 2003 in the time and place specified in said notice, and considered public comment on said water rates,

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the water rates for Water District No. 2b (Oakwood) for 53 users shall henceforth be $58.00/18,000 gallons plus $4.00 for each additional 1000 gallons effective in the quarter beginning October 1st, 2003.

2003-149)   WHEREAS, the Town Board of the Town of Schodack, Rensselaer County has completed its review of the water rates for Water District No. 3 and

WHEREAS, the Town Board caused due notice of the public hearing to consider said water rates to be published according to law, and

WHEREAS, the Town Board did meet at the Town Hall, 1777 Columbia Turnpike, Castleton, NY, on the 25th day of August 2003 in the time and place specified in said notice, and considered public comment on said water rates,

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the water rates for Water District No. 3 (Maple Crest ) for 45 users shall henceforth be $90.00/18,000 gallons plus $4.50 per 1,000 gallons effective in the quarter beginning October 1st, 2003.

2003-150)   WHEREAS, the Town Board of the Town of Schodack, Rensselaer County has completed its review of the water rates for Water District No. 5 and

WHEREAS, the Town Board caused due notice of the public hearing to consider said water rates to be published according to law, and

WHEREAS, the Town Board did meet at the Town Hall, 1777 Columbia Turnpike, Castleton, NY, on the 25th day of August 2003 in the time and place specified in said notice, and considered public comment on said water rates,

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the water rates for Water District No. 5 (Exit 10/Miller Rd.) for 24 users shall henceforth be $4.75 per 1,000 gallons effective in the quarter beginning October 1st, 2003.

July

July 28, 2003

2003-128) WHEREAS, the Town of Schodack operates a Section 8 Housing Assistance Payments Program funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and

WHEREAS, the Town of Schodack is required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to prepare and adopt a written Annual Plan that establishes local policies for administration of the Section 8 Housing Assistance Payments Program in accordance with regulations of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and

WHEREAS, the Town Board of the Town of Schodack has caused a written Annual Plan for 2003 to be prepared establishing local policies for administration of the Section 8 Housing Assistance Payments Program in accordance with regulations of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and has reviewed such written plan,

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Town Board of the Town of Schodack hereby adopts the Annual Plan for 2003 for operation of the Town of Schodack Section 8 Housing Assistance Payments Program.

2003-129) WHEREAS, the Town of Schodack Town Board is proposing to adopt Local Law P2 of 2003, a local law to amend Town Code by deleting Chapters 221 and 222 and adding a new Chapter 223 entitled "Water Quality Control" and by amending Chapter 219 to add section 219-115 C, which will assist in protecting the surface and ground water resources in the town; and

WHEREAS, the Town Board has prepared a Full Environmental Assessment Form (FEAF) in accordance with the procedures of 6NYCRR; and

WHEREAS, the Town Board has reviewed the FEAF and a list of allowed uses, the SEQRA findings and Negative Declaration enacted as part of Chapter 221 in 1994 and the EAF supplement; and

WHEREAS, the Town Board has received engineering assistance from Spectra Engineering with regard to the above; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, that the Town Board is hereby determined to be Lead Agent; and be it further

RESOLVED, that the Town Board is determined that Local Law P2 of 2003, as amended, does not represent an adverse environmental impact and hereby issues the annexed Negative Declaration; and it is further

RESOLVED, that the Town Board will file the annexed negative declaration in accordance with the requirements of 6NYCRR Article 617.

2003-130) WHEREAS, a resolution was duly adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Schodack for a public hearing to be held by said town on June 23, 2003 at 7:30 p.m. at the Schodack Town Hall to hear all interested parties on proposed Local Law P2-2003, a local law to amend Town Code by deleting Chapters 221 and 222 and adding a new Chapter 223 entitled Water Quality Control and by amending Chapter 219 to add a section 219-115 C; and

WHEREAS, notice of said Public Hearing was duly posted on the Town Clerk sign board on June 13, 2003 and appeared in the Record on June 16, 2003 and the Independent on June 17, 2003, the official newspapers of the town, and

WHEREAS, said public hearing was held on June 23, 2003 at 7:30 p.m. at the Schodack Town Hall and all parties in attendance were permitted an opportunity to speak on behalf of or in opposition to said proposed local law or any part thereof and the local law was approved thereof; and

WHEREAS, the local law was reviewed by the Rensselaer County Department of Economic Development and Planning which determined that local consideration shall prevail; and

WHEREAS, the recommendations of the Rensselaer County Department of Economic Development and Planning were considered and taken into consideration amendments to said local law; and

WHEREAS, the Town Board of the Town of Schodack, after due deliberation finds that it is in the best interest of the town to adopt said local law; and

WHEREAS, the Town Board has previously filed a negative declaration under SEQRA; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the Town Board of the Town of Schodack hereby adopts Proposed Local Law #P2-2003 to be known as Local Law #2-2003 entitled "A Local Law to amend Town Code by deleting Chapters 221 and 222" and adding a new Chapter 223 entitled "Water Quality Control" and by amending Chapter 219 to add section 219-115 C, as amended; and

FURTHER, that the reasons stated in the Negative Declaration and because Local Law # 2 protects the aquifer which is the basis for former Town Code Sections 221 and 222, the Board finds that Local Law P2 and Local Law #2 is in conformity with the Town's plan.

AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Town Clerk, being and is, thereby directed to enter said Local Law into the Code of the Town of Schodack and to give due notice of said local law to the Secretary of State.

2003-131) Adopt aquifer ordinance guidelines pages A1-A4, B1-B2, C1-C2 and D1-D3

2003-132) Appoint Mandy Edwards as part-time Assistant Court Clerk to the Schodack Justice Court, effective immediately, for fourteen hours per week, with no benefits, pursuant to the budget.

2003-133)   RESOLVE, that the Town Board retains Clark Engineering Surveying, P.C. to perform additional engineering services for the revised reclamation and mining plan for the Haight Gravel Mine pursuant to the terms and conditions of the letter agreement dated June 13, 2003 with the town.

2003-134) Authorize payment of up to $50,000.00 from the Capital Reserve Account for Water District # 1 for the Schodack Dr. water main replacement project, Water District #1 Clearview, subject to publication of notice of permissive referendum and any petition there under, if any.

July 14, 2003

2003-111) Appoint Madison M. Chester as a member of the Parkland Committee.

2003-112) WHEREAS, the Eastern Rensselaer County Solid Waste Management Authority (ERCSWMA) issued a joint bid with various Capital District communities for the purpose of obtaining a vendor for household hazardous waste collection days, one of which was to be conducted on September 20th, 2003 at the Village of Nassau Municipal Building; and

WHEREAS, an award was made to Care Environmental Corporation as the most economical and responsible bidder for the joint project; and

WHEREAS, the ERCSWMA has an approved site in place for the September 20th, 2003 collection day located at the Village Municipal Building, 40 Malden Street, Nassau, New York; further that the Village of Nassau does not object to the use of the Village site by residents of the Town of Schodack for the express purpose of participating in the household hazardous waste collection day; and

WHEREAS, an equitable division of fees has been established between the ERCSWMA and the Town of Schodack;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED THAT:

1. The Town of Schodack agrees that it will be responsible for payment to the ERCSWMA for transportation and disposal of hazardous waste generated and delivered to the collection site on September 20th, 2003 by persons submitting accepted proof of residency in the Town of Schodack.

2. Payment is herein agreed upon to be the following: The Town of Schodack shall remit a $850.00 fee to the ERCSWMA for services provided pursuant to its participation in the collection day; the entire fee for any containers filled exclusively by generators from the Town of Schodack at the fees specified in the contract between Care Environmental and the ERCSWMA; a percentage (based on the quantity used by generators from the Town of Schodack, as agreed upon between the Town of Schodack and ERCSWMA representatives at the collection day) of the fees specified in the contract between Care Environmental and the ERCSWMA for hazardous waste containers filled by residents of the Town of Schodack and/or the Town of Schodack and/or the ERCSWMA; one half (50%) of the fees for transportation and disposal of non-hazardous wastes generated during the collection (cardboard and other debris); and one half (50%) of the fees for outreach and advertising.

3. The Town of Schodack Supervisor is herein authorized to remit to the ERCSWMA the sum necessary to pay its portion of the Care Environmental Services invoice within 30 business days after receipt of a properly completed voucher submitted by the ERCSWMA.

2003-113) Authorize the Supervisor to enter into an annual telephone service agreement with GraceCom Telecommunications for the period August 1st, 2003 to July 31st, 2004, in the amount of $768.00.

2003-114) Appoint Dennis Dowds to the Zoning Board of Appeals, term to expire December 31, 2004.

2003-115) Authorize the Supervisor to renew a Bond Anticipation Note (BAN) in the amount of $344,829.00 dated August 1st, 2003, for the following purposes: $83,900.00 is for Improvements to East Schodack Sewer District #5, $59,960.00 for Improvements to Maple Crest Water District #3, $47,945.00 for the 2001 IHC Truck with Attachments, $14,000.00 for Improvements to Clearview Water District #1, $13,690.00 for the Side-Mounted Flail Mower, $17,704.00 for the 2002 Chevrolet Silverado Truck, $48,238.00 for the 2002 4-Wheel Drive Backhoe and the remaining $59,392.00 for the 2002 Farm Tractor with attachments.

2003-116) WHEREAS, the Town board has received numerous bids for the materials involving the Schodack Drive Water Main Replacement Project, Water District No. 1, and

WHEREAS, Robert M. Tittemore, Clark Engineering & Surveying P.C. has reviewed the bids and has recommended that Jenkins Excavating, be awarded the bid (1G).

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Town Board of the Town of Schodack hereby accepts the bid dated June 10th, 2003 from Jenkins Excavating, in the sum of $259,850.00 for the Schodack Drive Water Main Replacement Project, Water District #1, Clearview.

2003-117) WHEREAS, the Town board has received numerous bids for the materials involving the Pump Station Improvement, Water District No. 1, and

WHEREAS, Robert M. Tittemore, Clark Engineering & Surveying P.C. has reviewed the bids and has recommended that J & A Bayly, be awarded the bid (2G).

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Town Board of the Town of Schodack hereby accepts the bid dated June 10th, 2003 from J & A Bayly, in the sum of $72,750.00 for the Pump Station Improvement, Water District #1, Clearview.

2003-118) Authorize the Town Clerk to publish a notice for public hearings on proposed water rates for Operation and Maintenance costs for Water Districts Nos. 1, 2A, 2B, 3 and 5. Said hearings shall be held on August 25th, 2003 at 7:00pm. at Schodack Town Hall.

2003-119) Authorize the Town Clerk to publish a notice for public hearings on sewer rents for Operation and Maintenance costs for Sewer District Nos. 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, and 7. Said hearing shall be held on August 11th, 2003 at 7:30pm at the Schodack Town Hall.

2003-120) Authorize the Supervisor to enter into a Contract with Verizon for Digital Centrex Plus Service for thirty-seven months, based on the New York State contract, at the cost of $15.98/line.

2003-121) Approve of budget transfers and amendments as submitted by the Comptroller.

2003-122) Authorize payment of claims as submitted by the Comptroller.

2003-123) Rescind Resolution [2003-086] which authorized the Supervisor to execute a contract for the use of Evergreen County Club pool for the 2003 summer program of the Schodack Youth & Recreation Department at the cost of $4,000.00 which shall be payable after the program is completed. Further, the Supervisor is authorized to execute a contract for the use of Red Oaks Swim Club pool for the 2003 summer program of the Schodack Youth & Recreation Department at the cost of $3,500.00 which shall be payable after the program is completed.

2003-124) The Town Board of the Town of Schodack hereby resolves that it approves the Volunteer Ambulance Workers Service Award Program List of all 2002 active Volunteer Ambulance Workers of the Castleton Volunteer Ambulance Association.

2003-125) Authorize the Highway Superintendent to request that the Department of Transportation conduct a speed survey on Kraft Road from Routes 9 & 20 to the end of the road.

2003-126) Appoint Jan Peter as temporary Assistant Justice Court Clerk, effective June 30th, 2003, at an hourly rate of $9.19, without benefits, for up to 20 hours per week unless otherwise requested by the Judges.

2003-127) Authorize payment of approximately $550.00 each for Town Justice Court Clerks, Kim Beers and Trish Loomis, to attend the NYS Association of Magistrates Court Clerks Fall Conference to be held from September 28th, 2003 to October 1st, 2003 in Saratoga Springs, NY.

June

23 June 2003


2003-102) Authorize the Director of Personnel to advertise for the position of a Zoning Board of Appeals member, term to expire December 31, 2004.

2003-103) Authorize the Director of Personnel to advertise for the position of a part-time Court Clerk.

2003-104) Authorize the publication of the Request For Proposal for the Comprehensive Master Plan for the Town of Schodack in the Contract Reporter and the official newspapers of the Town as identified in the written RFP dated June 9, 2003, except that responses are due on or before August 25, 2003.

2003-105) Authorize the Supervisor to accept the written proposal for the Department of State of the State of New York to assist the Town in a project to develop a Town Center Design for Schodack, New York, for the total sum of $12,000 conditioned upon the Town's receipt of grants/donations from the following third parties: $5000 from the Hudson River Valley Greenway Council; $5000 from Quality Communities Fund and $2000 from The State University of New York.

2003-106) WITHDRAWN: "Authorize the Supervisor to execute, on behalf of the town, the June 13, 2003 proposal from Clark Engineering for the Haight Pit Gravel Mine for the rates indicated therein and not to exceed $5,500.00 without prior Board approval."

2003-107) Amend Resolution [2002-205] to modify the Facility Use Form by deleting No. 11 on Pg. 2 of said form which said "All users must provide the following insurance prior to using facilities" and Sections A, B, C, D, and E which refer to insurance coverage and add a new No. 12 which shall say "The use of the Town Park Pavilion shall be accompanied with a fifty dollar ($50.00) per use fee, one-half of which shall be reimbursed ($25.00) upon demonstration that the facility use regulations and the Town Park Rules and Regulations have been complied with."

2003-108) Authorize the Supervisor to Execute an agreement with S & F Telecommunications Corp. for communication proposal, parts A & B, under the normal municipal contract with the Town, for the total price of $5,520.00 for the installation and programming of a Vodavi STS digital phone and voice mail system, 100% of which shall be paid upon satisfactory completion.

2003-109) Authorize the Town's participation in the Rensselaer County Fuel Oil Bid, contract #03-28 dated May 5, 2003, with Long Oil Heat, Inc. for unleaded 87 gasoline, unleaded 89 gasoline, diesel fuel, #2 fuel oil and #1 kerosene. The term of said contract will begin July 1, 2003 and expire on June 30, 2004.

2003-110) Authorize Clark Engineering & Surveying P.C. to provide services in the sum of $450.00 to design, detail and periodically inspect the work relating to the Town of Schodack's highway garage structural repairs as identified in the June 6, 2003 letter from Clark Engineering & Surveying P.C.

9 June 2003


2003-088) It is resolved that the Town Clerk is authorized to publish a notice of public hearing for June 23, 2003 at 7:30 pm at the Schodack Town Hall, 1777 Columbia Turnpike, Castleton, NY relating to the Local Law P2 of 2003 (P2-2003), as revised, a local law to amend Town Code by deleting Chapters 221 and 222 and adding a new Chapter, 223, entitled "Water Quality Control" and by amending Chapter 219.

2003-089) Accept a proposal dated May 12, 2003, submitted by Clark Engineering for engineering services for Water District 2A and 2B known as Inglewood and Oakwood in a sum not to exceed $5,000.00 and to be charged to the appropriate water districts.

2003-090) Authorize payment of $439.80 for Assessor, Joanna Santostefano to attend a certification class at Manfred Real Estate Learning Center to be held on September 25th, and 26th, 2003 and October 2nd, and 3rd, 2003 in Albany, NY.

2003-091) Authorize payment of $80.00 each for Assessor, Joanna Santostefano, and Assistant to the Assessor, Sharon Martin to attend a training seminar on the fundamentals of Exemption Administration to be held on June 20, 2003 in Fishkill, NY.

2003-092) Authorize Supervisor Natoli to execute a maintenance agreement with IKON Office Solutions for the Canon C210S copier in the amount of $338.18.

2003-093) Authorize the Town Clerk to publish a legal notice of a public hearing for the purpose of receiving comments on the Town's proposed Agency Plan for Section 8 Rental Assistance Program, on July 28, 2003 at 7:30 p.m.

2003-094) Authorize the following staff for the Summer Youth and Recreation Program as recommended by the Director of Youth and Recreation:

Tracey Roehr, Director of Summer School and Special Needs
Castleton Elementary Site #1

  1. Kerry Gibbons, Site Director
  2. Trudy Valli, Asst. Director, Director of Arts & Crafts, Science & Nature
  3. Katelyn Meunier, Science & Nature
  4. Sean Chester, Music
  5. Madison Chester, Counselor
  6. Kathryn Halpin, Counselor
  7. Alan Roehr, Counselor
  8. Amanda Richards, Counselor
  9. William Ohrin, Counselor
  10. Terence Renaud, Counselor
  11. Keith Tritto, Counselor
  12. Christa Gleeson, Counselor
  13. Danielle Hammond, Counselor
  14. Lucas Ashby, Counselor
  15. Emily Johnson, Counselor

Castleton Elementary Site #2

  1. Rebecca Valli, Site Director
  2. Mary Holliday, Asst. Director, Director of Music
  3. Katlyn Valli, Arts & Crafts
  4. Melanie Sloan, Science & Nature
  5. Aja Clevenger, Counselor
  6. Kara Taylor, Counselor
  7. Matt Zirbes, Counselor
  8. Emily Romanchek, Counselor
  9. Holly Schultz, Counselor
  10. Emily Bluhm, Counselor
  11. Nicole Meister, Counselor
  12. Luke Megna, Counselor
  13. Matthew Krug, Counselor
  14. Gary Altwerger, Counselor
  15. Elizabeth Roehr, Counselor

Maple Hill Middle School Site #1 and Swim Counselors

  1. Thomas Gibbons, Director
  2. Lisa Clevenger, Asst. Director
  3. Michele Kayser, Counselor/Bus Supervisor
  4. Andrew Krug, Counselor/Swim Instructor
  5. Bryan VanVliet, Counselor/Swim Instructor
  6. Shaun Sukup, Counselor/Swim Instructor
  7. Sarah Abraham, Counselor/Swim Instructor
  8. Andrew Decker, Counselor/Swim Instructor
  9. Carrie Meunch, Counselor/Swim Instructor
  10. Matthew Gashel, Counselor/Swim Instructor
  11. Erinn Blendell, Counselor/Swim Instructor
  12. Brian Butterworth, Counselor/Swim Instructor
  13. David Austin, Counselor/Swim Instructor
  14. Patrick Austin, Counselor/Swim Instructor
  15. Joseph DeFrancesco, Counselor/Swim Instructor
  16. Alexander Michaels, Counselor/Swim Instructor
  17. Denise Breault, Counselor/Swim Instructor
  18. Brittany Gervais, Counselor/Swim Instructor
  19. Carolyn Langley, Counselor/Swim Instructor
  20. Kaitlin Austin, Counselor/Swim Instructor
  21. Dwight Cooke, Counselor/Swim Instructor
  22. Nicole Zullo, Water Safety Certified Instructor
  23. Erica Schmidt, Water Safety Certified Instructor
  24. Michael Bennett, Pool Director

Maple Hill Middle School Site #1 and Swim Counselors

  1. Barbara Matarese, Director
  2. Mark Bubniak, Asst. Director
  3. Sarah Mesick, Arts & Crafts
  4. Stephen Dixon, Counselor
  5. Amy Matarese, Counselor
  6. Stephanie Cintron, Counselor
  7. Daniel Colvin, Counselor
  8. Michael Vooris, Counselor
  9. Ashley Gerace, Counselor
  10. Greg Hardy, Counselor
  11. Christopher Marsh, Counselor
  12. Mark Reilly, Counselor
  13. Laura Beerle, Counselor
  14. Andrew Riker, Counselor
  15. Kristy Koch, Counselor
  16. Chelsea Moriarty, Counselor
  17. Jeffrey Matarese, Counselor

2003-095) Approve of budget transfers and amendments as submitted by the Comptroller.

2003-096) Authorize payment of claims as submitted by the Comptroller.

2003-097) WHEREAS, New York State has created the Economic Development Zone Program to encourage industrial and commercial development in selected municipalities across the State, and

WHEREAS, Rensselaer County, as an eligible municipality, received designation of an Economic Development Zone made up of sub-zones including portions of the Town of North Greenbush, Town of East Greenbush and City of Rensselaer, and

WHEREAS, New York State has amended the Zones program to increase benefits and allow additional sub-zones, and

WHEREAS, Rensselaer County intends to revise the County Economic Development Zone boundaries (now referred to as Empire Zones) to encourage industrial and commercial development and to allow for the creation of additional sub-zones in the Town of Schodack, and

WHEREAS, the Town of Schodack is committed to the development of new business within the proposed sub-zone, and

WHEREAS, the Town of Schodack wishes to support and concur with the Empire Zone revision application for the projects referred to by the County in its presentation to the Board,

NOW, THEREFORE, be it resolved that the Town of Schodack Board, in its capacity as governing body of the Town, does hereby support and concur with the Rensselaer County Empire Zone revision application.

2003-98) Approve of the following list of election polling places in the Town of Schodack:
ED 1 Love Lutheran Church
ED 2 Maple Hill Middle School
ED 3 Emmanuel Reformed Church
ED 4 East Schodack Fire House
ED 5 Castleton Elementary School
ED 6 Schodack Town Hall
ED 7 South Schodack Fire House
ED 8 Schodack Town Hall
ED 9 East Schodack Fire House
ED 10 Castleton Elementary School

2003-99) Resolved that the Town Board refers proposed Local Law No. 2 (P2-2003) as revised to the Planning Board for its review and recommendation under Town Code 219-112 and 113.

2003-100) Resolved that the Town Board declares itself as lead agency for the issuance of up to $400,000.00 of general obligations bond for Water District No. 1 and improvements thereto and upon review of the project, the Board determines that the project does not present a significant adverse impact to the environment and resolves that the Board issues a negative declaration under SEQRA.

2003-101) Resolved that the Town Board authorize an amount not to exceed $400,000.00 of aggregate principal amount of serial general obligation bonds to finance the expansion and improvement of a water supply and distribution system for Water District #1 at an estimated maximum cost of $400,000.00, levy of tax in annual installments in payment thereof, the expenditure of such sum for such purpose, and determining other matters in connection therewith.

May

12 May 2003


2003-075) Authorize payment of $356.00 each for Ken Holmes, Ricky Swartz and Larry Perez to attend the 2003 Highway School to be held on June 2, 3 and 4, 2003 in Ithaca, New York.

2003-076) WHEREAS, the Town board has received numerous bids for the materials involving the Servidone/Lill Expansion, Water District No. 1, and

WHEREAS, Robert M. Tittemore, Clark Engineering & Surveying P.C. has reviewed the bids and has recommended that Vellano Bros., Inc., be awarded the bid.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Town Board of the Town of Schodack hereby accepts the bid dated May 6, 2003 from Vellano Bros. Inc., in the sum of $39,125.60 for the materials involving the Servidone/Lill Expansion, Water District #1, Clearview.

2003-077) Appoint Dennis Dowds and Harleen Reynolds as Data Collectors, effective May 13, 2003, at an hourly rate of $12.00 per hour.

2003-078) Authorize the Town Clerk to publish a notice of a public hearing on Monday June 9, 2003 at 7:30 p.m. to receive comments on the proposed expansion of Water District #5 and Sewer District #6.

2003-079) WHEREAS, the Town Board has accepted bid proposals for a 1989 Mack Dump Truck it hereby accepts the bid dated May 6, 2003 from Champagne Carting Inc., from Albany, NY in the amount of $11,000.00.

2003-080) Authorize the Town Clerk to publish a notice for bids for the Schodack Drive Water Main Replacement project, Water District #1 (Clearview). Bids to be opened on June 10, 2003 at 10:00 a.m. at the Office of the Town Clerk, 1777 Columbia Turnpike, Castleton, NY 12033.

2003-081) Authorize the Town Clerk to publish a notice for bids for the Pump Station Improvements project, Water District #1 (Clearview). Bids to be opened on June 10, 2003 at 10:00 a.m. at the Office of the Town Clerk, 1777 Columbia Turnpike, Castleton, NY 12033.

2003-082) Appoint Neil Cherkosky, of Upstate Appraisal, to assist the Assessor with any grievances that may be filed in the Assessor's Office, at a cost of $75.00/hr., not to exceed 10 hours, without further Town Board approval.

2003-083) Approve of budget transfers and amendments as submitted by the Comptroller.

2003-084) Authorize the payment of claims as submitted by the Comptroller.

2003-085) Whereas, the Town Board has solicited bids for construction of Knickerbocker Rd. Bridge and received three bids that were in excess of the budget, be it resolved that all bids are rejected upon review and recommendation of the engineer and the Town Clerk is hereby directed to notify each bidder of same.

2003-086) Authorize the Supervisor to execute a contract for the use of Evergreen County Club pool for the 2003 summer program of the Schodack Youth & Recreation Department at the cost of $4,000.00 which shall be payable after the program is completed.

2003-087) Accept the proposal from Shamrock Plumbing & Heating in the amount of $4,540.00 for materials and labor for completion of the freshwater plumbing and supply lines and restroom equipment at the Schodack park pavilion. Further, the Supervisor is hereby authorized to execute the letter agreement dated April 28, 2003, with the change that payment shall be made after successful completion of installation.

April

28 April 2003


2003-072) Appoint the law firm of Girvin and Ferlazzo, P.C., to assist the Assessor to defend the Tax Certiorari case(s) at $150.00/hour, not to exceed 15 hours without further Town Board approval.

2003-073) Authorize the acceptance of the 2003 Road Paving Schedule as submitted by the Superintendent of Highways on April 28th, 2003. Said schedule will be duly filed in the Office of the Town Clerk.

2003-074) Resolve that the application by Ken Morris to receive approximately 7400 cubic yards of earth pursuant to Article 137, be granted, so long as the requirements of §137-6 are complied with and on the specific conditions that the operations be completed no later than September 30, 2003 and that the applicant submit a bond in the sum of $10,000 to cover all costs of repair of any road damage, if any, caused by this operation.

14 April 2003

2003-058) Re-appoint Andrew Dickson and Bert Pillsworth to the Joint Sewer Advisory Committee, terms to expire April 1, 2004 and April 1, 2005 respectively.

2003-059) Pursuant to Chapter 80-4 of the Code of the Town of Schodack, the Schodack Town Board hereby resolves to grant a Mass Assembly permit and any variations there from, for Goold Orchards 15th Annual Apple Festival to be held October 11th and 12th, 2003 on their premises, pursuant to the written application submitted by Goold Orchards except that Goold Orchards must comply with all off-site parking provisions of the Code and any other requirements, if any, of state, county and other municipalities, provided that the applicant be given notice that this approval is solely from the Town of Schodack and does not constitute approval by any other approving authority or governing agency.

2003-060) Amend Resolution [2002-327] to include the Troy Commercial Bank as a depository bank for Town funds for the calendar year 2003 and remove Trustco Bank of New York.

2003-061) Authorize the Town Clerk to publish a notice for bid for materials involving the Servidone/Lill Expansion (Water District No. 1). Bids to be opened on May 6, 2003 at 10:00 am at the Office of the Town Clerk, 1777 Columbia Turnpike, Castleton, NY 12033.

2003-062) Authorize the Town Clerk to publish a notice for bid for a 1989 Mack Dump Truck, to be sold "as is" with a minimum bid of $10,000.00. Bids to be opened on May 6, 2003 at 10:00 am at the Office of the Town Clerk, 1777 Columbia Turnpike, Castleton, NY 12033.

2003-063) Authorize Andy Koch and Tom Prevost to attend the 24th Annual NYS Rural Water Association Technical Conference in Buffalo, New York from May 18 - May 21, 2003, at a cost not to exceed $559.00 per person.

2003-064) Approve the following applications under Town Code §147-5 and/or §147-12 and authorize the Town Clerk to issue the trailer renewals:

Trailer Permit Renewals
NAME NUMBER OF UNITS
Creekside Park (Darwin DeLappa) 52
Galib, George 1
Johnson, Kenneth & Kristine 2
Layman, Kerry & Joyce 1
Mann, Carol 1

2003-065) Authorize the Town Clerk to publish a notice for bid for reconstruction of the Knickerbocker Road bridge. Bids to be opened on May 9, 2003 at 10:00 am at the Office of the Town Clerk, 1777 Columbia Turnpike, Castleton, NY 12033.

2003-066) It is resolved that the Town Clerk is authorized to publish a notice of public hearing for April 28, 2003 at 7:30 pm at the Schodack Town Hall, 1777 Columbia Turnpike, Castleton, NY relating to the Local Law P2 of 2003 (P2-2003), a local law to amend Town Code by deleting Chapters 221 and 222 and adding a new Chapter, 223, entitled "Water Quality Control" and by amending Chapter 219 to add a section 219-115-C.

2003-067) WITHDRAWN: Authorize the acceptance of the 2003 Road Paving Schedule as submitted by the Superintendent of Highways on April 14, 2003. Said schedule will be duly filed in the Office of the Town Clerk.

2003-068) Approve of budget transfers and amendments as submitted by the Comptroller.

2003-069) Authorize the payment of claims as submitted by the Comptroller.

2003-070) Having held a public hearing on April 14, 2003, it is hereby resolved that pursuant to 147-15 of the Code of the Town of Schodack, the Board finds that the mobile home owned by Karren Herron on Brookview Station Road is not being maintained in a clean and sanitary condition and it further finds that the maintenance of said mobile home is in violation of this Code. It is also resolved by the Town Board of the Town of Schodack that the permit, if any, should be revoked, and the said mobile home shall be removed forthwith from the premises and disconnected from water supply and sewage disposal systems, if any.

2003-071) Resolved that Carmela Tempel is directed to publish notice in the Town's official newspapers seeking applications for the part-time position of data collector for up to three (3) days a week at the hourly rate of $12.00/hr., without benefits. Further, said notice shall be posted at the Town Hall.

March

March 28, 2003

2003-052) Authorize the selection and acceptance of New York Municipal Insurance Reciprocal (NYMIR) for Inland Marine, Law Enforcement and Public Officials Insurance Coverage effective April 1st, 2003 for the total premium of $96,851.14 for a one million dollar coverage ($1,000,000.00) liability coverage with a two million dollar (2,000.000.00) additional umbrella, plus a Capital contribution of $5,157.00 for a total program cost of $101,258.14. Be it further resolved, that the Town Board hereby accepts Zurich, North America (Fidelity) as the Insurance Company for Crime and Employee Faithful Performance of Duty Bonds for a total premium of $1,398.00.

2003-053) Reappoint Wayne Johnson to the Planning Board, term to expire December 31st, 2008.

2003-054) Having received a report from the Town of Schodack Building Department that a mobile home on property located at 1190 Brookview Station Road, tax map #199.-3-29.111, in the Town of Schodack is not being maintained in accordance with the provision of Chapter 147 of the Town of Schodack Town Law, it is hereby resolved by the Town Board of the Town of Schodack that the Town Clerk is hereby directed under Town Code '147- 15 to serve an Order in writing upon the owners, as holders of the permit and owners of the mobile home on the premises, directing that the conditions be remedied within five (5) days after the date of service of such Order; and,

IT IS FURTHER RESOLVED, that if the conditions are not corrected after the expiration of said five day period, the Town Clerk shall cause a notice in writing to be served upon the holders of such permit, requiring their appearance before the Town Board at 7:30p.m. on April 14th, 2003, to show cause why such mobile home permit should not be revoked.

2003-055) Resolved that pursuant to 617 of the implementing regulations pertaining to Article 8, State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA), it is determined by the Town that it is lead agent for the review of Clearview Water District #1 improvements, and that the town has reviewed the Short Environmental Assessment Form (EAF) and based upon the information from Clark Engineering & Surveying, P.C., and the town hereby resolves that the project will not have a significant adverse impact on the environment because of the substantial improvement to the water system and the board therefore issues a negative declaration under SEQRA.

2003-056) Resolved that Clark Engineering & Surveying, P.C. be retained to perform services identified in a letter agreement dated December 23, 2002 relating to Water District #1 extension and improvements except for Item 4, relating to the replacement of a 6 inch diameter main on Sand Rd., for a total cost of $69,900.00 less any amounts billed, if any, prior hereto and the Board hereby authorizes the Supervisor to execute said letter agreement.

2003-057) Resolved that the Town Board shall hold a public hearing on April 14, 2003 at 7:30 p.m. in the Town Hall to consider the application of Ken Morris to operate a sanitary landfill disposal at 94 Shufelt Rd. pursuant to written application to be provided the town no later than April 1, 2003. At such time, the Town Board shall make the determination by resolution as to whether it is in the public interest to grant such application in the conditions related hereto.

March 10, 2003

2003-046) Pursuant to Article 1 (Disability Exemption), Section 197-17 of the Code of the Town of Schodack, amend the income qualifications for the subject Real Property Tax Exemption as follows:


INCOME		      EXEMPTION %

$21,000.00			50%
$21,500.00 - $22,500.00		45%
$22,500.00 - $23,500.00		40%
$23,500.00 - $24,500.00		35%
$24,500.00 - $25,400.00		30%
$25,400.00 - $26,300.00		25%
$26,300.00 - $27,200.00		20%
$27,200.00 - $28,100.00		15%
$28,100.00 - $29,000.00		10%
$29,000.00 - $29,900.00		 5%

2003-047) Approve the following applications under Town Code 147-5 and authorize the Town Clerk to issue the trailer renewals:

Trailer Permit Renewals
NAMENUMBER OF UNITS  
Decker, Clayton 1
Ovansikow, Lawrence 1
Rainbow Trailers (Larry Gregory) 9

2003-048) The permit fee under Mass Public Assemblies 80-9 for the year 2003 shall be One hundred fifty dollars ($150.00) per event/application.

2003-049) Approve of budget transfers and amendments as submitted by the Comptroller.

2003-050) Authorize the payment of claims as submitted by the Comptroller.

2003-051) WHEREAS, P. David Albertine, II, son of Darleen and Paul Albertine, on the eighth day of March in the year two thousand and three, will be promoted to EAGLE SCOUT, the highest rank a boy can receive in scouting; and

WHEREAS, David began his Scouting Program in 1991 as a Tiger Cub in Pack 253 and progressed up through the ranks and ultimately became a member of the Rotary Scout Reservation during the years two thousand and two thousand and one; and

WHEREAS, David became a Brotherhood member of the Order of the Arrow in nineteen hundred ninety eight with Lodge 19, where he has served as an Elengomat; and

WHEREAS, David has participated in the National Rifle Association Youth Program with the Nassau Sportsman Club and has reached the Sharpshooter Bar 9 level with hopes to complete the Expert level by the end of this month; and

WHEREAS, David attends the Clearview Christian & Missionary Alliance Church in Schodack and traveled to Honduras on a Missionary trip during the summer of two thousand and two and has received his religious award as a Webelos Scout; and

WHEREAS, David is a senior student at Latham Christian Academy, and was awarded the "Pastors Award" in two thousand and two; and

WHEREAS, David is currently seeking to attend Moody Bible Institute and aspires to one day becoming a missionary pilot; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the Town Board of the Town of Schodack commends and congratulates P. David Albertine, II upon the auspicious occasion of being awarded the rank of EAGLE SCOUT, Boy Scouts of America;

AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Town Board proudly presents this resolution, suitably engrossed to P. David Albertine II, with every confidence that David is an outstanding young man whose contributions and accomplishments have most assuredly made our town and world a safer and better place in which to live.

Schodack:Board:Adopted Resolutions, 2003
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