Town Of Kirkland
 Minutes 

March 21, 2012: Regular Board Meeting

Body:
 

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Town Board of the Town of Kirkland held at the Town of Kirkland Municipal Building, 3699 State Route 12-B, Clinton, Oneida County, New York on March 21, 2012, at 7:00 p.m.

Present:

Supervisor Robert J. Meelan           

Councilman Michael D. O'Neil                 

Councilman Mark C. Lewis

Councilman Anthony F. Arcuri

Absent:

Councilman Fred A. Lomanto

          Supervisor Meelan called the regular meeting to order and asked all persons to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.

          A motion was made by Councilman Lewis, seconded by Councilman O'Neil to approve the Town Board minutes of March 12, 2012 as printed.

          Upon the roll call vote, four voted aye, none opposed and the motion was declared carried.  (Councilman Lomanto absent)

          A letter was received from Richard Burdick, Laurel Place, requesting a speed limit sign, a child at play sign and not a thoroughfare sign.  The Attorney for the Town will review the requests.

          Oneida County is applying for funding from the NYS Division of Local Government Services for a grant to conduct an efficiency planning study of their highway services across the County.  It will be entitled "Oneida County Highway Shared Services/Consolidation Study".  The County, as Lead Applicant, requested that the Town of Kirkland be a co-applicant on the grant application along with two other Towns.  The $100,000 local matching funds would be provided by the County and Commissioner Dennis Davis would be the contact person.

RESOLUTION #22

          Upon motion by Councilman Lewis, seconded by Councilman O'Neil the following resolution was presented:

          RESOLVED, that the Kirkland Town Board authorize the Town of Kirkland to appear on the Local Government Efficiency grant application as co-applicant with no cost to the Town.

FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Kirkland Town Board authorize Supervisor Meelan to sign the letter of intent after clarification as to the names of the other two co-applicants and completion of the County's authorization resolution.

          Upon the roll call vote, four voted aye, none opposed and the resolution was declared adopted.  (Councilman Lomanto absent)

          Supervisor Meelan informed Board members that Codes Enforcement Officer Michael Griffin sent a memo to the Planning Board for discussion.  Last year a chicken barbecue stand was set up on weekends in the parking lot of the old Sweet Sensations Ice Cream store on Utica Road.  It was allowed due to the fact that the Town does not have a Peddlers Law.  Mr. Griffin feels that it required Planning Board approval as a Neighborhood Restaurant and requested a ruling from the Planning Board on specific zoning definitions in the Town Code.

          A report was received from Michael Orsino, Recreation Maintenance Superintendent, noting that the Clinton Figure Skating Club will hold their annual ice show on March 30, 31 and April 1.  The NYS Department of Labor inspected the Arena, and there were no violations.

          Supervisor Meelan informed Board members that he authorized a voucher #6143 for NYS BOS Central Chapter in the amount of $350.00 in order for the Building Inspector to attend training  April 3-6.

          A $10,236.92 from NYS Office of Emergency Management for reimbursement for expenses from cleaning up after the storms and flooding in April - May, 2011.  The Federal share was $8,774.50 and the State share was $1,462.42.

          Highway Superintendent Jonathan Scott informed Board members that the Beam Mack Company has scheduled a truck show in Rochester for the first week of April and wanted to showcase the Town's new Volvo 10 wheel dump truck with a stainless steel dump box.  The truck was leased from Beam Mack.  They would provide the necessary insurance.   Board members were in favor of the request but required approval of the legalities from Attorney Hallak.       

A motion was made by Councilman O'Neil, seconded by Councilman Lewis to pay the bills as audited.

Upon the roll call vote, four voted aye, none opposed and the motion was declared carried.  (Councilman Lomanto absent)  The totals were:

A - $80,779.47

B - $18,415.98

DA - $62,069.79

DB - $2,476.86

SS1 - $11,424.06

SS2 - $29.21

A motion was made by Councilman O'Neil seconded by Councilman Arcuri to enter into executive session to discuss a personnel matter and invite Ros Marie Arcuri.

Upon the roll call vote, four voted aye, none opposed and the motion was declared carried.  (Councilman Lomanto absent)

A motion was made by Councilman Lewis, seconded by Councilman O'Neil to adjourn the executive session.

Upon the roll call vote, four voted aye, none opposed and the motion was declared carried.  (Councilman Lomanto absent)

There being no further business to come before the Town Board, upon motion by Councilman Lewis, seconded by Councilman O'Neil the meeting was adjourned at 7:55p.m.

                                                          Dianne V. Tuttle, Town Clerk