2022 8-9 Village Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes draft

Village of Sackets Harbor Board of Trustees
August 9, 2022
Regular Meeting
112 N. Broad St.
Sackets Harbor, NY 13685

Present: Mayor Alex Morgia, Deputy Mayor Barbara Boulton, Trustee Mark Pacilio and Trustee Kelly Sova. Absent: Trustee Ron Mildren. Also present: Shannon Mason, Treasurer.
The meeting was called to order at 6:30 pm with the Pledge of Allegiance.

MINUTES
The minutes from the July 12, 2022 meeting were approved as presented in a motion made by Trustee Pacilio and seconded by Trustee Sova. Vote 4 ayes (Morgia, Boulton, Pacilio and Sova), 0 nays.
The minutes from the July 19, 2022 meeting were approved as presented in a motion made by Trustee Pacilio and seconded by Trustee Sova. Vote 4 ayes (Morgia, Boulton, Pacilio and Sova), 0 nays.

MAYOR’S REPORT
In a motion made by Trustee Pacilio and seconded by Trustee Sova the mayor was given the authority to sign the agreement with Lawman for the Market Square Park project after satisfactory review by legal and insurance counsel. Vote 4 ayes (Morgia, Boulton, Pacilio and Sova), 0 nays.
A committee was formed to review the new NYS law and its impact on the SHFD EMS crew consisting of Mayor Morgia, Trustee Sova, Jim Wilson (Fire Department Treasurer) and Grayden Brunet (EMS). Jeff Call from Guilfoyle Ambulance also offered his expertise.
Northern Tree Arborists offered to consult with the Tree Committee.
Mayor Morgia shared the spreadsheet he developed to track the various project plans and schedules. Any new projects or ideas should be sent to him for inclusion.
The mayor reported that STAT, RidgeviewTel and Westelcom have been sent requests for the needed WiFi infrastructure upgrades at the Municipal Building.

PUBLIC COMMENT
The meeting was opened to the public at 6:58 pm with no comments offered.

OLD BUSINESS
The decision on paving Barn Alley was tabled until the September meeting to confirm with the DPW Superintendent the status of a survey.

NEW BUSINESS
Resolution 5 of 2022 declaring the proposed water and sewer infrastructure replacement project a SEQR Type II action was introduced by Trustee Pacilio and seconded by Mayor Morgia. Vote 4 ayes (Morgia, Boulton, Pacilio and Sova), 0 nays by roll call vote.
Resolution 6 of 2022 authorizing the issuance of serial bonds in an amount not to exceed $3,022,000 for the replacement of certain water mains and certain sewer mains was introduced by Trustee Pacilio and seconded by Deputy Mayor Boulton. Vote 4 ayes (Morgia, Boulton, Pacilio and Sova), 0 nays by roll call vote.
The ARPA funding requests deadline has been set for August 31, 2022.
The updates to the Personnel Policy were tabled for further review.

TRUSTEE REPORTS
Deputy Mayor Boulton reported that the Can-Am Festival was a great success. She thanked Navy Point for their hosting the fireworks over the bay. Cheryl Payne officially resigned as the chair of the festival. They are looking for someone to take her place. The Military Cemetery committee is updating the rules and working on their project list. The library has been very active with the summer reading program and story times. The Quilt show plans are underway.
Trustee Sova has been working on the digital applications to be used online. The Marketing Committee has met twice.
Trustee Pacilio reported that the Fire Department needs a new compressor. It is estimated at $60,000. The Zoning Committee has not been meeting this summer due to conflicting schedules.

TREASURER’S REPORT
A motion to approve the Treasurer’s Report was made by Trustee Pacilio and seconded by Deputy Mayor Boulton. Vote 4 ayes (Morgia, Boulton, Pacilio and Sova), 0 nays.
The bills listed on Abstract 3 with vouchers v3000145 through v3000236 were paid in a motion made by Trustee Pacilio and seconded by Mayor Morgia. Vote 4 ayes (Morgia, Boulton, Pacilio and Sova), 0 nays.

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DEPARTMENT HEAD REPORTS
Lynn Martin, DPW Superintendent, submitted a written report, as did Kathy Keating, Visitors Center Coordinator.
Corey Reid, Village Engineer, reviewed some of his written report. Atlantic Testing will be doing rock borings next week. A committee will be formed to discuss the dock usage and possible plan amendments.
Dave Altieri, Heritage Area Director, reported that the LWRP plan is ready.
Janet Quinn, Planning Board Chair, reported that there was no meeting last month. The next one will be August 17th.
An email was received from Paul Trudeau regarding the plans for the hockey rink for the winter season. The Joint rec committee will be meeting in September for planning the winter events.

PUBLIC COMMENTS
The meeting was opened to the public at 8:20 pm with no comments offered.

The meeting was adjourned at 8:20 pm in a motion made by Trustee Sova and seconded by Deputy Mayor Boulton. Vote 4 ayes (Morgia, Boulton, Pacilio and Sova), 0 nays.

Minutes submitted by

Peggy Kelly
Village Clerk

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August 9, 2022
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