TOWN BOARD Meeting notes
Marion Municipal Room
February 12, 2018

A Town board meeting of the Town of Marion, Wayne County, NY was held on Monday, February 12, 2018 in the Marion Municipal Room.

Supervisor Deming called the meeting to order at 6:30pm.

PRESENT: LaVerne Bliek, Councilman
Debbie Smith, Councilwoman
Joan Fisher, Councilwoman
Ronald Lonneville, Councilman
Nick Deming, Supervisor

ABSENT:

OTHERS IN ATTENDANCE: Perry Howland, Sun & Record; Duane Smeatin, Zoning Officer; Jeff Cragg, WWTP Operator; Timothy Boerman, Highway Superintendent; Other guest: Dave Doyle, MRB; Bill Davis, MRB; Marty Aman, Wayne County Water Sewer Authority; Student: Bailey Stappenbeck, Lindsay McManus, Ethan Walters, Julia DeMarco, Cameron Coppernell, Kelly Williams, Jaclyn Morgan, Lean Bonanno.

Supervisor Deming asked for a Roll call.
Councilman Lonneville started the Pledge of Allegiance.

Supervisor Deming welcomed the guests.

TOWN BUSINESS:
Supervisor Deming asked the Town Board members to audit the 2017 books. Books were on hand for review.

Councilman Lonneville and Supervisor Deming welcomed David Doyle from MRB, Marty Aman from Wayne County Water Sewer Authority and Bill Davis to speak about a potential new Sewer treatment facility. This could be our own Sewer treatment facility or an Intermunicipal facility with Macedon and Palmyra. A list of acronyms were explained to the board members and a brief overview of where the project currently stands and what steps need to be taken moving forward. Mr. Doyle also spoke about a potential new water storage facility to be located in Sodus that would service the out laying areas of Marion.

CITIZEN’S COMMENTS: None

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

Deputy Supervisor Ron Lonneville: Ron thanked Supervisor Deming for delivering the February calendars to local businesses. Ron also mentioned that the new restaurant in town called Lucky Dog is now open. If someone has a concern regarding the restaurant, please reach out to the owner Mickey Scott.

Supervisor Deming: Town Clerk, Water, Sewer:
The Town Clerk’s office is busy collecting property taxes for 2018 and is now starting to accept Town Park reservations.
Water Sewer was covered with the presentation by Mr. Doyle, Mr. Davis and Mr. Aman.

Councilwoman Smith: Public Safety, Judicial, Library: Councilwoman Smith attended the Marion Library Board meeting. The library is waiting to hear regarding a grant from the Pioneer Library System to upgrade the outdoor lighting at the library. The library has also received a grant to promote ‘Libraries Are For Everyone’ campaign. Circulation for 2017 was 23,556 items. The library is a very busy place.
Councilwoman Smith mentioned the court was very busy the month of January. She is in the process of reviewing sample local laws for peddler’s permits.
Councilwoman Smith also shared there is a dropbox for prescription medications located at the DMV office in Lyons. This is for anyone who would like to drop for unused or unwanted medications.

Councilwoman Fisher: Parks, Recreation, Assessor: Councilwoman Fisher stated she spoke with Brianna Raes regarding a Basketball program on Saturdays in March. Councilman Lonneville mentioned there was a pancake breakfast at the Marion Fire hall on Saturday, Feb.10th to help support the basketball program.
Councilwoman Fisher has been in touch with Michelle Kolosek who is being appointed at tonight’s meeting to the 2018 Baseball Coordinator and Night Park Supervisor. Councilwoman Fisher will work with Highway Superintendent, Tim Boerman regarding work that needs to be done on the baseball fields.
Councilwoman Fisher also met with Tina McQuillen, Town of Marion Assessor, concerning reassessments. Reassessments will take place every 3 years.

Councilman Lonneville: Historian, Planning and Zoning: Councilman Lonneville stated that town Historian Caryn Devlin has been very busy boxing things that are located upstairs above the Town Clerk’s office so they can be moved into Jenny’s House when that is complete. Currently Jennie’s house is 99% plaster free.
Planning and Zoning. Councilman Lonneville is working on an ordinance regarding Solar Farms.

Councilman Bliek: Highway, Drainage: Councilman Bliek stated the Highway department has been working hard. Highway Supervisor Boerman stated that the town has been out 33 times in January to plow. Tim Boerman also stated some of the larger snow piles have been removed from the downtown area.

Correspondence: Supervisor Deming received the following: Municipal Shelter Inspection Report, Dog Control Officer Inspection Report and Marion Fire Department Officers report.

Reports:
1. Town Clerk January 2018
2. Justice Bender January 2018
3. Justice Bonafede January 2018
4. Code Enforcement Officer January 2018
5. Assessor January 2018
6. Library January 2018
7. A. Money Market January 2018
B. Trial Balance January 2018
C. Operating Statement January 2018

Resolution #020318 Approve January 2 and January 8 Town Board Meeting Minutes

On a motion by Councilman Lonneville and seconded by Councilman Bliek
ADOPTED: Ayes: 5 Bliek, Smith, Lonneville, Fisher, Deming
Nays: 0
The following resolution was adopted

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Marion Town Board approves the January 2 and January 8 Town Board
minutes.

Resolution #020418 Receive and File Correspondence for February 12, 2018
On a motion by Councilman Bliek and seconded by Councilwoman Smith

ADOPTED: Ayes: 5 Bliek, Smith, Lonneville, Fisher, Deming
Nays: 0
The following resolution was adopted

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Marion Town Board directs the Clerk of the Board to receive and file all correspondence for, February 12, 2018.

Resolution #020518 Authorize Hiring Michelle Kolosek 2018 Baseball Coordinator and 2018 Night Park Supervisor

( During Baseball Season)
On a motion by Councilwoman Fisher and seconded by Councilwoman Smith

ADOPTED: Ayes: 5 Bliek, Smith, Lonneville, Fisher, Deming
Nays: 0

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Marion Town Board authorizes hiring Michelle Kolosek, 4089 Ridge Chapel Road, Marion, NY, as a Part-Time Seasonal Employee, Baseball Coordinator appropriated from account 73101.1.0.192 at remuneration of $1500.00/year from February 11 thru June 21 (19 Weeks); and

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Marion Town Board authorizes hiring Michelle Kolosek, 4089 Ridge Chapel Road, Marion, NY, as a Part Time Seasonal Employee, Night Park Supervisor appropriated from Account 73101.1.0.082 at remuneration of $10.10 per hour; and

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

Resolution #020618 Authorize Town Clerk to Attend 2018 Town Clerk Association Conference April 22-25

On a motion by Councilwoman Smith and seconded by Councilman Lonneville

ADOPTED: Ayes: 5 Bliek, Smith, Lonneville, Fisher, Deming
Nays: 0
The following resolution was adopted

WHEREAS, the NYS Town Clerk Association Conference will be held in Albany, New York on April 22th, 23th, 24th, and 25th 2018; now

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Marion Town Board authorizes Heidi Levan, Town Clerk, to attend above mentioned Town Clerks Association Training; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the expenses incurred for registration, travel, lodging and meals will be paid by the Town of Marion and be appropriated from Account 14104.01.000.016 at a cost not to exceed the budgeted amount; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Town Board directs the Clerk of the Board to give a copy of this resolution to Heidi Levan, Town Clerk and the Principal Account Clerk.

Resolution #020718 Authorize Highway Superintendent to Attend Advocacy Day 2018

On a motion by Councilman Bliek and seconded by Councilman Lonneville

ADOPTED: Ayes: 5 Bliek, Smith, Lonneville, Fisher, Deming
Nays: 0
The following resolution was adopted

WHEREAS, the Advocacy Day Grass Roots Campaign 2018 will be conducted at the Hilton Albany Hotel in Albany, New York on March 6th and 7th , 2018; now

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Marion Town Board authorizes Timothy Boerman, Town of Marion Highway Superintendent, to attend the above mentioned Advocacy Day Grass Roots Campaign 2018; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the expenses incurred for registration, travel, lodging and meals will be paid by the Town of Marion and be appropriated from account 50104.1.0.016 at a cost not to exceed the budgeted amount; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Town Board directs the Clerk of the Board to give a passed copy of this resolution to Timothy Boerman, Highway Superintendent and the Account/ Audit Clerk.

Resolution #020818 Authorize Highway Superintendent to Attend 2018 School for Highway Superintendents

On a motion by Councilman Bliek and seconded by Councilwoman Fisher

ADOPTED: Ayes: 5 Bliek, Smith, Lonneville, Fisher, Deming
Nays: 0
The following resolution was adopted

WHEREAS, the Annual School for Highway Superintendents will be conducted at Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York on June 4th, 5th, 6th, 2018; now

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Marion Town Board authorizes Timothy Boerman, Town of Marion Highway Superintendent, to attend above mentioned School for Highway Superintendents; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the expenses incurred for registration, travel, lodging and meals will be paid by the Town of Marion and be appropriated from Account 50104.1.0.016 at a cost not to exceed the budgeted amount; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Town Board directs the Clerk of the Board to give a passed copy of this resolution to Timothy Boerman, Highway Superintendent and the Account/Audit Clerk.

Resolution #020918 Authorize Subsidiary Transfer Sewer Fund 2018

On a motion by Councilman Bliek and seconded by Councilman Lonneville

ADOPTED: Ayes: 5 Bliek, Smith, Lonneville, Fisher, Deming
Nays: 0
The following resolution was adopted

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Marion Town Board approves the transfer of $450.00 be moved from 81304.07.0.044 to 81304.07.0.074 to cover the cost of purchasing a magnetic locator, cost not to exceed $761.50; and

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

Resolution #021018 Payment of Claims
On a motion by Councilman Lonneville and seconded by Councilwoman Smith

ADOPTED: Ayes: 5 Bliek, Smith, Lonneville, Fisher, Deming
Nays: 0
The following resolution was adopted

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                                      $50042.05
Highway                                     $65140.79
Library                                          $4479.36
Water                                            $3159.00
Sewer                                         $12083.84
Street Lighting                            $2174.58
Drainage                                      $1627.50
Arbor Road                                $2940.00
NE Quad Phase II                    $12154.00
SE Water District                        $1791.12
Trust and Agency                       $5287.50
Total                                      $15,9902.25

With no further business, on a motion by Councilwoman Smith and seconded by Councilwoman Fisher, Supervisor Deming recessed the meeting at 8:35pm

Workshop: Monday, March 5, 2018
Meeting: Monday, March 12, 2018

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Heidi M. Levan, Town Clerk/Clerk of the Board