REGULAR VILLAGE BOARD MEETING
VILLAGE OF FISHKILL
1095 MAIN STREET
March 19, 2018
Mayor opens Village Board meeting
Pledge of Allegiance
Present: Mayor Miccio, Deputy Mayor Newhard, Trustees Ferrara, Vetare and Phillips, Deputy Clerk Daniel Borchert
Mayor entertains motion to approve the minutes of Mach 5th meeting, So Move, Deputy Mayor Newhard, Seconded Trustee Vetare, discussion, none, all in favor, Trustees Ferrara and Phillips Abstained: Trustee Vetare Aye, Deputy Mayor Newhard, Aye, Mayor, Aye. carried
Mayor reads abstracts:
Trust & Agency $13,196
Capital Projects Firehouse renovations and Fire truck $23,000
Bond Anticipation Note: Village Hall Renovations $40,969.30
Mayor entertains motion to approve abstracts as read, So Move Trustee Ferrara, Seconded, Deputy Mayor
Newhard, discussion, none, all in favor, Aye. Motion carried.
Mayor entertains motion to set a public hearing for the Budget 2018-2019 on April 2, 2018 at 7pm, So Move Trustee Phillips, Seconded, Deputy Mayor Newhard, Discussion, none, all in favor, Aye. Carried
Discussion regarding NYClass an investment funds for public municipal corporations. Mayor entertains motion to authorize Mayor to sign contract with NYClass, So Move, Trustee Phillips, Seconded, Deputy Mayor Newhard, discussion, none, all in favor, Aye. Carried
Ray VanVoorhis (Architect) and Julie Spann (Fishkill Rotary) present to discuss plans for the War Memorial beautification. Plans include cleaning, prune trees/bushes, flower beds.
Building Inspector – Read by Tom Vantine, on file
Fire: Read by Mayor, submitted by Chief Knapp
Justice report submitted by Court Clerk and read by Mayor
Police report read by Commissioner Scofield, Jr.
Water/Sewer: Read by Dave Morrison, on file
Ambulance report submitted
Mayor entertains motion to rescind the temporary appointment of Deputy Mayor from Trudi Newhard and appoint as Deputy Mayor Peter Phillips, So Move Trustee Newhard, Seconded, Trustee Vetare, discussion, none, all in favor, Aye. Carried.
Noted: Deputy Mayor Phillips leaves meeting @ 7:30
Join meeting with the Town of Fishkill begins
Supervisor LaColla introduces Board: Councilman Ori Brachfeld, Councilman Doug McHoul, Councilwoman Jacqueline Bardini, Town Clerk Becki Tompkins, Councilman Adams is absent
Mayor introduces Village Board
Summary of discussion:
Town is in the process of updating their local zoning regulations
Aquifer protection: Town working with E. Fishkill, Beacon, Town and Village of Wappingers; a draft MOU will be distributed when complete. Mayor: The Village of Fishkill, in the past, created a watershed protection plan for the Village part of the Aquifer, which could be incorporated with what the others come up with.
Town working on Hudson energy programs: Mayor has issue with energy programs due to the fact the State Law reads that residents would have to “opt out” of a program; not “opt in”.
Shirley Avenue Intersection at Rt. 52 discussion of no left turn
Culvert inspection Report
DOT Bridgework on Rt. 9
Dutchess Park Sewer rate increase $0.10 South Sewer
Discussion of installing meter for sewer use at Toll Bros. – Will revisit contract and discuss possible resolution
Anthony Brozier is on T/Planning Board
Discussion regarding Dutchess parcel Access not being updated with the Village Properties improvements; Village may be losing money on tax base
Town getting close to final design at intersection of Brinkerhoff and Merritt; probably a year away
Councilman McHoul asks if there might be any kind of contingency the Town and Village can come up with regarding the bridgework on Rt. 9 and the traffic issues it will result in…
Trustee Ferrara moves to adjourn, Seconded Trustee Newhard, discussion, none, all in favor, Aye. Motion carried.
Angela Arasim, CMC, RMC