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4.9.2024 Town Board Meeting Tentative Agenda

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AGENDA

Tuesday April 9, 2024

6:30 PM           Call to Order

Roll Call

Pledge of Allegiance

The Marion Town Board will allow anyone who would like to speak for 3 minutes each with a maximum of 15 minutes of the meeting devoted to citizens’ comments.  There will be time allocated at both the beginning and the end of the meeting.

Public Hearing:

  1. Appropriation from Library Equipment Reserve
  2. Appropriation from Highway Equipment Reserve

Discussion:

  1. Appointing a Bicentennial Town Board member to sit on the Marion Historical Association Committee
  2. Contracting with Historical Association (nonprofit) to host/plan/coordinate Marion’s Bicentennial celebration in 2026
  3. Town Projects
  4. Comp Plan
  5. Concessions
  6. Live Streaming Board Meetings

Town Business: 

Citizens Comments:

Committees:                                  Chair                        Co-Chair

Deputy Supervisor         Michael Cramer

Town Clerk        Julie Herman                             Summer Johnson

Water, Sewer       Ronald Lonneville                    Margi Taber

Public Safety                  Summer Johnson

Judicial               Margi Taber                              Julie Herman

Library               Margi Taber

Parks, Recreation        Margi Taber                 Summer Johnson

Assessor                  Ronald Lonneville

Historian          Julie Herman                             Ronald Lonneville

Zoning, Planning     Michael Cramer            Summer Johnson

Highway        Summer Johnson                     Ronald Lonneville

Drainage         Julie Herman                   Mike Cramer

Cemetery         Michael Cramer                       Julie Herman

Code Enforcement Officer       Ronald Lonneville     Michael Cramer

Correspondence:

Reports:

  1. Town Clerk March 2024
  2. Accounting
  3. Money Market March 2024
  4. Operating Statement April 2024
  5. Trial Balance March 2024
  6. Marion Fire District N/A
  7. Assessor                                                                                                N/A
  8. Code Officer March 2024
  9. Library March 2024
  10. Dog Control NA
  11. Justice
  12. Bonafede                           March 2024
  13. Bender March 2024
  14. Planning/Zoning Board                        March 2024
  15. Sheriff                          March 2024
  16. Historian                               N/A
  17. WCWSA                                    March 2024

Resolutions:

  1. Approve Town Board Meeting Minutes March 11th and March 25th
  2. Receive and file all correspondence/reports for April 9th,2024
  3. Authorize purchase of 2024 HX620 6×4 (HX62F) with Tenco Plow for the highway department
  4. Authorize purchase of plow equipment via auction for the highway department
  5. Authorize purchase of staff computers for the library
  6. Authorize the Town Board to go out for bid to mow abandoned cemeteries and clean-up of Main Street
  7. Authorize Hiring Morgan Silco for the position of Summer Recreation Leader
  8. Payment of Claims
  9. Amend resolution #215-34 Authorize Hiring Rebecca Rossi as Seasonal Part-Time Park Cleaner

Resolution #1 Approve Town Board Meeting Minutes March 11th and 25th       

Presented by:              Moved by:                               Seconded by:

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Marion Town Board approves March 11th and 25th Town Board meeting minutes.

Resolution #2 Receive and File all Correspondence/Reports for April 9th, 2024

Presented by:              Moved by:                               Seconded by:

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Marion Town Board directs the Clerk of the Board to receive and file all correspondence and reports for April 9th 2024.

Resolution #3 Authorize Appropriation from Highway Equipment Reserve to Purchase 2024 HX620 6×4 (HX62F) with Tenco Plow

Presented by:              Moved by:                               Seconded by:

WHEREAS, the Marion Town Board duly held a public hearing for the appropriation of highway equipment reserve funds to purchase a truck and plow equipment; and

BE IT RESOLVED, the Town Board authorizes Highway Superintendent to purchase equipment utilizing NYS bid with an amount not exceed $300,000; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED directs the Clerk of the Board to give a copy of this resolution to the Highway Superintendent and the Principal Account Clerk

Resolution # 4 Authorize Appropriation from Highway Equipment Reserve to Purchase Plow Equipment

Presented by:              Moved by:                               Seconded by:

WHEREAS, the Marion Town Board duly held a public hearing for the appropriation of highway equipment reserve funds to purchase plow equipment; and

BE IT RESOLVED, the Town Board authorizes Highway Superintendent to purchase plow equipment via auction with an amount not to exceed $10,000; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED directs the Clerk of the Board to give a copy of this resolution to the Highway Superintendent and the Principal Account Clerk

Resolution #5 Authorize Appropriation from Library Equipment Reserve to Purchase Staff Computers

Presented by:              Moved by:                               Seconded by:

WHEREAS, the Marion Town Board duly held a public hearing for the appropriation of library equipment reserve funds to purchase staff computers; and

BE IT RESOLVED, the Town Board authorizes Library Manager to purchase staff computers utilizing NYS bid not to exceed $1366; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED directs the Clerk of the Board to give a copy of this resolution to the Library Manager and the Principal Account Clerk

Resolution #6 Authorize Town Board to send an RFP to mow abandoned cemeteries and clean-up of Main Street

Presented by:              Moved by:                               Seconded by:

WHEREAS, the Marion Town Board needs to have the abandoned cemeteries and Main Street cleaned for 2024; and

BE IT RESOLVED, the Town Board authorizes to send out an RFP to have the abandoned cemeteries and Main Street cleaned for 2024 with estimates to be returned no later than April 19, 2024; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED directs the Clerk of the Board to give a copy of this resolution to the Principal Account Clerk

Resolution #7 Authorize Hiring Morgan Silco for the Position of Summer Recreation Leader

Presented by:              Moved by:                               Seconded by:

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Marion Town authorizes hiring Morgan Silco for the position of summer recreation leader for the 2024 summer recreation program at a renumeration of $5,000 per grant money stipend for the length of the summer program for 2024; and.

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Marion Town Board directs the Clerk of the Board to give a copy of this resolution to Morgan Silco and the Principal Account Clerk.

Resolution #8 Payment of Claims

Presented by:              Moved by:                               Seconded by:

WHEREAS, the Marion Town Board has received and audited the following claims: now

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Supervisor is hereby authorized to pay said claims upon receipt of the signed abstracts of audited claims from the Town Clerk.

Abstract                     

General           17606.75

Highway                                             $37,212.51

Library                                                  $2,011.27

Water                                                        $49.45

Sewer                                                   $5,581.23

Street Lighting                                           $78.27

NE Phase II                                           11,168.00

Trust & Agency                                        $1,466.73

Total                                                   $75,174.21

 Resolution #9 Amend Resolution #215-34 Authorize Hiring Rebecca Rossi as Seasonal Part-Time Park Cleaner to Include the Town Hall, Courtroom and the Lodge

Presented by:              Moved by:                               Seconded by:

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Marion Town Board authorizes hiring Rebecca Rossi, as seasonal part-time park cleaner at remuneration of $15/hour to be appropriated from account 71101.01.000.041 and ; and

WHEREAS, the Town is in need of a cleaner of the Town Hall, the Courtroom and the lodge, the Town Board amends this resolution to include the Town Hall, Courtroom and the Lodge; and

 BE IT RESOLVED, that the Marion Town Board directs the Clerk of the Board to give a copy of this resolution to Rebecca Rossi and the Principal Account Clerk.

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