ORGANIZATIONAL MTG 2008


Minutes Organizational Meeting held on Thursday January 3, 2008, at 7:00 PM, 
@1294 Brant North Collins Road, Brant, New York at the Brant Town Hall. 

Present:
Supervisor Leonard Pero, Councilwoman Roseann Turner, Councilman Jeffrey Gier, Councilman Vincent Fullone, Councilman Daniel Kujawinski,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
Attorney John Grennell, Recording Secretary: Town Clerk Thea Ells 
Others Present: George Cordia, Alice Escott, Michele Kujawinski, Kirk Ritz, Debbi Ritz, Joseph DeCarlo, Linda Crouse, martin Rosiek, Janet Bowman, David Ells, Carmen Vacco, Brian Kauzala, Brian Rott, Erica Lottbrein, Tish Brady, Joe Gardyjan 

The meeting was called to order by Supervisor Pero at 7:00 PM with a pledge to the flag and a moment of silence in remembrance of those who passed away this year and for peace. 
Thea Ells verified notice in the Town Crier that was published December 26, 2007: The Town of Brant Organizational Meeting will be held on Thursday January 3, 2008, at 7:00 PM, at the Brant Town Hall, 1294 Brant North Collins Road, Brant, New York. By Order of The Brant Town Board and a posting with mention of the meeting in Brant Town Hall, Brant Post Office, Farnham Post Office, Farnham Village Hall.

Councilman Gier moved for adoption of the following 08Org- 1, seconded by Councilman Kujawinski. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-1: Resolved that in all matters of parliamentary procedure, Robert?s rules of order shall prevail, except where such rules are inconsistent with any local rule or resolution pertaining to the conduct of town business.

Councilwoman Turner moved for the adoption of the following: 08Org-2, 
Discussion was led by Kujawinski (#7) inquiries to tradition, submissions reaching other members, issues nearer to meeting date, problem with rumors, quoted Town Law manual, and Pero -many issues can be handled by department heads and that many towns are using this type of procedure, he referred to Town Topics and bad behavior at meetings, read from Town Law Manual and this is necessary. Gier spoke that this is a big step but feels people can still go through councilman. Grennell spoke that it is legal.    
Seconded by Supervisor Pero.  A roll call vote was taken: 4 AYES- 1 NAYS: Turner?Aye, Pero - Aye, Gier- Aye, Fullone- Aye, Kujawinski- Nay.
08Org-2:Resolved that rules of procedure for the agenda of regular monthly meetings in the year 2008 shall be adopted as follows: 
1.)	Call to order by the Supervisor
2.)	Pledge of Allegiance to our Flag
3.)	Minutes of Last Meeting(s) Approved
4.)	Reports from Department Heads
5.)	Public Hearings (which usually start at 8 pm or as posted) or bid Openings
6.)	Acknowledgement of Visitors 
7.)	PRIVILEGE of the Floor ? According to the Associations of Towns of the State of New York Town Law Manual, Section 4-5, ?the public?..does not have a right to speak at a town board meeting except as provided by board rules? . THEREFORE, all questions addressed to the town board must be submitted in writing to the Supervisor?s office, signed, dated, and received no later than 3:00 PM on the Thursday prior to the regular monthly meeting. The board will determine if a question: a) warrants a response in writing, thus will not be addressed at the board meeting; or b) will be added to the agenda and addressed at the board meeting. If the question is addressed, the author will be invited by the board to speak at the meeting and he or she shall state his or her name and their address for the record. A time limit of two to three minutes may be imposed.  
8.)	Old Business
9.)	New Business
10.)	Reports of Committees
11.)	Action on Committee reports
12.)	Appointment of New Committees to fill vacancies
13.)	Reports of the Town Board
14.)	Correspondence & Communications Read --- communications filed with the clerk prior to 12:00 PM (noon) of the day prior to a meeting shall receive consideration for review.
15.)	 Actions taken on Communications
16.)	Miscellaneous
17.)	Approval of Abstract 
18.)	Adjournment
19.)	Adjourn

Councilwoman Turner moved for the adoption of the following: 08Org-3 Seconded by Supervisor Pero.  A roll call vote was taken: 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org- 3: Resolved that: rules of conduct for the order of roll call shall be the following by the clerk present at the meeting; the board member who moves the resolution shall be called upon first to vote, the board member who seconds the resolution shall be called upon second to vote.
The remainder of the roll call shall be at the discretion of the clerk. 

Councilwoman Turner moved for adoption of the following 08Org- 4, 
Seconded by Councilman Fullone. Discussion concerning notification to residents at east end of Town included: newsletter, official newspaper, Post Office posting.  5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-4 RESOLVED: Designation of official newspaper: Town Crier and as needed alternates the Hamburg Sun, the Buffalo News and the Dunkirk Observer for a one year term. 

Councilman Gier moved for adoption of the following 08Org- 5, seconded by Councilwoman Turner. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-5: RESOLVED: Designation of monthly meeting schedule: 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:30 PM.   To be held at the Town Hall unless otherwise notified in advance. (November 12, 2008) Wednesday
January 8, 2008 - February 12, 2008 - March 11, 2008 April 8, 2008 - May 13, 2008 - June 10, 2008 - July 8, 2008 August 12, 2008 - September 9, 2008 - October 14, 2008 - November 12, 2008 - December 9, 2008
Regular Monthly meetings may be omitted or dates changed where a conflict of such regular meeting exists with Holidays or other official business or call of the Supervisor. All other meetings shall be at the call of the Supervisor, the time and place to be announced by Supervisor and or notice of such meeting posted. 

Councilwoman Turner moved for adoption of the following 08Org- 6  , seconded by Councilman Kujawinski.5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-6: RESOLVED to hold work sessions  hour prior to monthly meetings and as needed.

Councilman Gier moved for adoption of the following 08Org-7, seconded by Councilman Kujawinski. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-7: RESOLVED: that designation of banks for depositories: shall be Evans National, HSBC, and Bank of USA for a one year term. Authorizing the Deputy Supervisor to dispense funds in the absence of Supervisor, and give Supervisors? secretary authority to transfer funds between accounts but not authorized to dispense any funds. 

Councilman Gier moved for adoption of the following 08Org- 8, seconded by Councilwoman Turner. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-8:RESOLVED: Investment policy as follows: The objective of the investment policy of the Town of Brant is to minimize risk, to insure that investments mature when the cash is required to finance operations, and to insure a competitive rate of return.                                                                                                                              To keep In accordance with this policy, the Chief Fiscal Officer is hereby Authorized to invest all funds, including proceeds of obligation and reserved funds in Certificates of Deposits issued by a bank or trust company authorized to do business in New York State. Repurchase agreements involving the purchase and sale of Direct Obligations of the United States; and Time Deposit accounts in a bank or trust company authorized to do business in New York State, and to participate in Municipal Cooperation Agreement Investment pools legally permissible under New York State statutes and NYS general municipal law articles 3-A and 5-G.                                                                                           COLLATERAL ? certificates of deposit shall be fully secured by insurance of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) or by obligations of New York State or obligations of The United States of America or obligations of Federal agencies in which the Principal and Interest of the Town?s investment are guaranteed by the United States of America or obligations of New York State local governments. Collateral shall be held by the seller bank?s trust department or it?s designate. The market value of collateral shall at all times equal or exceed the Principal amount of the certificate of deposit. Collateral shall be monitored no less frequently than quarterly.                                                              Investments in Time deposits, CD?s & Repurchase agreements are to be made with banks or trust companies, and at the time and when Independent Auditors conduct an Annual Audit of the accounts and financial affairs of the Town, the Independent Auditors shall audit the investments of the Town for compliance with the provisions of these investment guidelines.
 
Councilman Kujawinski moved for adoption of the following 08Org- 9, seconded by Councilwoman Turner. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-9: RESOLVED procurement policy as follows: that all departments head, elected and appointed officials must consult with the Supervisor prior to the purchase of any item or groups of items costing $250.00 or more. Exception: Highway Department must consult with the supervisor prior to the purchase of item or items of $600.00 or more. All department heads elected and appointed must also consult with the supervisor before the hiring of any employee or of any major repair job of the town. 
All department heads must sign vouchers for all purchases and then submit to Supervisor?s office for review, upon review it must be approved by auditing committee before purchase will be paid. All prepaid vouchers must be approved by Supervisor.
Councilman Gier moved for adoption of the following 08Org-10, seconded by Supervisor Pero. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays08Org-010: Resolved to approve Blanket Bond for town officials. Official Undertaking
Councilwoman Turner moved for adoption of the following 08Org- 11, seconded by Councilman Fullone 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-11: RESOLVED: Supervisor Pero be hereby permitted to sign his signature by Facsimile & or E-Mail.

Councilman Gier moved for adoption of the following 08Org-12, seconded by Councilwoman Turner. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-7: Resolved to authorize Computer Search corporation to issue payroll checks for the town of Brant, New York under a facsimile as has been designated as long as their services are needed by the town, with all payroll paid bi-weekly unless otherwise stated due to circumstances.

Councilman Kujawinski. moved for adoption of the following 08Org-13, seconded by Councilman Fullone 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org13: RESOLVED: designation of salaries for elected town officials 2008: 
Supervisor @$15,000.00 /yr, Councilmen (4) @$4,350.00 each /yr
Town Justices (2) @ $9,000.00 each/yr., Town Clerk@$25,200.00/yr,
Highway Superintendent.@$22,260.00/yr

Councilman Gier moved for adoption of the following 08Org-14, seconded by Councilwoman Turner. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-14: RESOLVED to pay legal and permissible expenses for town officials authorized in advance and documentation of mileage & receipts is required and limited by budgeted amounts.

Councilwoman Turner moved for adoption of the following 08Org-15, seconded by Councilman Kujawinski. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-15: RESOLVED mileage rate for town officials? .50/mi. for the use of their cars for official town business upon presentation of a mileage log & voucher to the town.

Councilman Gier moved for adoption of the following 08Org- 16, seconded by Supervisor Pero. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-16: RESOLVED that it is desirable to attend the Association of Town?s meeting on February 17 ? 20 in New York for training purposes that each Town Board member, each Judge, the Town Clerk, Highway Superintendent, Town Code Officer and Town Attorney may attend by permission of the Town Board, the Association of Towns meeting and that each official attending will be allowed a maximum of $1,000.00 for all expense incurred. Reimbursed expense will include; registration, travel, room and meals only, everything else is the responsibility of the attendee, and receipts and vouchers are required for reimbursement.

Councilman Gier moved for adoption of the following 08Org- 17, seconded by Councilman Fullone. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-17: RESOLVED appointment of delegate and alternate to Association of Towns meeting in New York city in February 2008: Supervisor Pero and Judge Gugino for a one year term. 

Councilman Kujawinski moved for adoption of the following 08Org- 18, seconded by Councilwoman Turner. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org18: RESOLVED approval for Town Clerk to attend Town Clerk & Tax Collector Association conferences at maximum of $600.00 each, or Association conference in New York at $1,000.00

Councilman Gier moved for adoption of the following 08Org- 19, seconded by Supervisor Pero. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-19: RESOLVED appointment of clerks to the justice per recommendation of Judges to justice court: for a one year term.
Judge Gugino clerk / Karen Cary @$10.70/ per hr and clerk & Michele Browning @ 10.70/per hr for court nights with a cap of $17,017.00 total per year.
Judge Crouse clerk / Julie Sager @$10.70/per hr and clerk & Michele Browning @10.70 per hr for court nights with a cap of $17,017.00 total per year. 

Councilman Kujawinski moved for adoption of the following 08Org- 20, seconded by Councilwoman Turner. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org20: ADOPT Appointment of Town Prosecutor John Grennell for a one year term: annual salary of $5,150. 

Councilman Gier moved for adoption of the following 08Org-21, seconded by Councilwoman Turner. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-21  RESOLVED: appointment of court stenographers OF McCann & McCann, for a one year term @ $100.00 per occasion 

Councilwoman Turner moved for adoption of the following 08Org-22, seconded by Councilman Kujawinski.5 ayes Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-22 RESOLVED: appointment of town attorney John Grennell for a two year term at an annual salary $9,500.00. Term ends December 31, 2009 (JANUARY 2008 ? December 2009) 

Councilman Gier moved for adoption of the following 08Org-23, seconded by Councilman Fullone. 4 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone 1 nays Kujawinski
08Org-23 RESOLVED: appointment of Secretary to Supervisor/bookkeeper per recommendation of Supervisor, Michele Browning for a one year term @ per hour with a cap of $21,653.00. (30 hours per week)

Councilman Gier moved for adoption of the following 08Org-24, seconded by Councilwoman Turner. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org- 24 RESOLVED: authorization for Supervisor to hire accountant to do Supervisors annual reports. Also to permit bookkeeper, accountant and Supervisor to make minor changes at end of year and supervisor to negotiate ban?s for 2008. 

Councilwoman Turner moved for adoption of the following 08Org-25, seconded by Councilman Fullone. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-25 RESOLVED: appointment of Town Accountant with auditing duties: R. A. Gryska & Associates for a one year term: annual contract $14,500.00.

Councilman Gier moved for adoption of the following 08Org- 26, seconded by Councilman Fullone. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-26 RESOLVED: appointment of budget officer: Supervisor Pero for a one year term. Annual salary $1500.00 

Councilman Gier moved for adoption of the following 08Org-27, seconded by Councilman Kujawinski. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-27 RESOLVED: appointment of Sole Assessor Joseph DeCarlo with term ending Sept. 30, 2014 annual salary $13,000.00(Appointment 9-07 page161) 

Councilman Gier moved for adoption of the following 08Org-28, seconded by Councilman Kujawinski. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org- RESOLVED: appointment of Secretary to Assessor?s office per recommendation of Assessor, Janet Bowman for a one year term @ $11.60 /per hr. /cap at $10,000.00
 
Councilwoman Turner moved for adoption of the following 08Org-29, seconded by Councilman Gier. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-29 RESOLVED: appointment of Board of Review member Lynda Mason for a term of 5 years from 10/1/07 to 9/30/12 @ $75.00 annually


Councilman Gier moved for adoption of the following 08Org- 30, seconded by Councilman Kujawinski. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org- 30 RESOLVED: appointment of Board of Review alternate Virginia Schilling for a term of 1 year

Councilman Gier moved for adoption of the following 08Org-31, seconded by Supervisor Pero. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org- RESOLVED: Appointment of Secretary to the Board of Review Michele Browning for a one year term @$ 9.45 per hour.

Councilman Gier moved for adoption of the following 08Org-32, seconded by Councilwoman Turner. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-32 RESOLVED: approve appointment of Deputy Clerks per recommendation of Town Clerk: Barbara Daniel and Jeanette Mirusso, for a one year term each @ $10.70 per hr with a total cap of $15,150.00.

Councilman Gier moved for adoption of the following 08Org-33, seconded by Supervisor Pero. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-33   RESOLVED: appoint funds in the amount of $2,000.00 in the event a town engineer is needed. 

Supervisor Pero moved for adoption of the following 08Org- 34, seconded by Councilman Gier. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org- 34 RESOLVED: approve election inspectors if needed ($100.00 per day, $15 for school and $10 for chairman.) For primary and general election, and to approve the consolidation of districts 2&3 and 1&4 if needed for primary.

Councilwoman Turner moved for adoption of the following 08Org-35, seconded by Councilman Kujawinski. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org- 35  RESOLVED: approve appointment of records management officer, Thea Ells, for a one year term, annual salary $1,400.00
 
Councilwoman Turner moved for adoption of the following 08Org- 36, seconded by Councilman Kujawinski. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-36  RESOLVED: appointment of Connie D. Miner as grant writer for a one year term annual contract of $14,500.00

 Councilman Gier moved for adoption of the following 08Org- 37, seconded by Councilman Fullone. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-37   RESOLVED: appointment of town hall cleaner: Goldie Disaverio, & custodians for community bldg. /recreation bldg. And town hall as needed: Marge and John Bates for a one year term @$9.00 /per hr/total cap at $6,300

Councilman Gier moved for adoption of the following 08Org-38, seconded by Councilman Fullone. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org- 38 RESOLVED: appointment of representative to   N. E. S. T. Supervisor Pero for a one year term. 

Councilman Kujawinski moved for adoption of the following 08Org-39, seconded by Councilman Gier. 4 ayes: Pero, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 1 nays Turner
08Org- 39 RESOLVED: appointment of and approve salary of chief of police, Michael Felschow for a one year term at annual salary $15,600.00. 

Councilman Kujawinski moved for adoption of the following 08Org- 40, seconded by Councilman Gier. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-40 RESOLVED: approve appointment of Part time police officers whose compensation for hours worked may not exceed 19.5 hours per week and per recommendation of police chief. Special k-9 unit & patrolman ? David Hock @ $18.00/per hr, investigator -John Giacchino, patrolman ? Ronald Raczka, patrolman ? Rick Lopez, patrolman ? Mike Green, patrolman ? Re? Biastre, patrolman ? Jason Miller, patrolman ? Brian Kauzala, and  patrolwomen ?Jennie Alessi each @ $14.75/per hr/ cap at $60,000.00 - court bailiff -Samuel Pinto@ $14.75 per hr. /cap at $2,800.00 


Councilman Gier moved for adoption of the following 08Org- 41, seconded by Supervisor Pero. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org- 41 RESOLVED:  appoint police matrons - Amy Hamm, Roseann Turner @ $20.00 per occasion
 
Councilman Gier moved for adoption of the following 08Org- 42, seconded by Councilman Kujawinski. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski  0 nays
08Org -42 RESOLVED: appointment of bingo inspector Phyllis Muscato for a one year term @$25.00/ per occasion.                                                                                                                                                                               

Councilman Fullone moved for adoption of the following 08Org-43, seconded by Councilman Kujawinski. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-43   RESOLVED: appointment of Spanish interpreter Madeline McGrath for a one year term @ $20.00 per occasion.

Councilman Gier moved for adoption of the following 08Org-44, seconded by Councilman Fullone. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-44   RESOLVED: approve appointment of dog control officer per recommendation of chief of police, Donna Marien for a one year term at annual salary $4,635.00 

Councilman Kujawinski moved for adoption of the following 08Org-45, seconded by Councilwoman Turner. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-  acknowledgement of Thea a. Ells as Registrar of Vital Statistics, with Barbara Daniels as Deputy Registrar for term to coincide with elective term of Town Clerk

Councilman Kujawinski moved for adoption of the following 08Org-46, seconded by Councilman Fullone. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org- 46 RESOLVED:  appointment of Deputy Highway Superintendent per recommendation of highway superintendent, Bill wasp for a one year term @ $18.23 PER HR

Councilman Kujawinski moved for adoption of the following 08Org- 47, seconded by Councilman Fullone. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-47   RESOLVED: appointment of highway driver/worker per recommendation of highway superintendent,  Marion Kijek for a one year term @ $17.58/per hr 

Councilman Gier moved for adoption of the following 08Org-48, seconded by Councilman Fullone. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-48   ADOPT: appointment of part time highway laborers/ drivers, per recommendation of Highway Superintendent,  Mark Reynolds @ $11.35, Charles Arrigo, Bill Giambrone, George Cordia as needed for a one year term @ $11.13 per hr.

Councilman Gier moved for adoption of the following 08Org-49 , seconded by Supervisor Pero. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-49   RESOLVED: appointment of Clerk to Highway Supt. Per recommendation of Highway Superintendent, Willa Rosenblatt for a one year term, annual salary $3,047.00 

Councilman Kujawinski moved for adoption of the following 08Org- 50, seconded by Councilman Gier. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org- 50 RESOLVED:  appointment of Recreation Director Vincent Fininzio Jr. For a one year term, annual salary $3,410 based on 220 hours.

Councilman Gier moved for adoption of the following 08Org- 51, seconded by Councilman Fullone. 4 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, 1 nays Kujawinski
08Org-   RESOLVED: appointment of Supervisor Pero as Parks Commissioner at $1500.00 annual salary 


Councilman Gier moved for adoption of the following 08Org-52, seconded by. Councilman Fullone 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org- 52  RESOLVED: appointment of town electrician Tim Clark @ $15.00 per Hr. as needed  

Councilwoman Turner moved for adoption of the following 08Org-53, seconded by Councilman Kujawinski. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-53  RESOLVED: appointment of town historian Leonard K. Pero for a one year term

Councilwoman Turner moved for adoption of the following 08Org- 54, seconded by Councilman Gier. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org- 54  RESOLVED: appointment of and approve salary of Code Enforcement Officer/ Building Inspector: Gary Brecker for a one year term at annual salary $6,695.00 

Councilman Gier moved for adoption of the following 08Org-55 , seconded by Councilwoman Turner. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-55  RESOLVED: appointment of Zoning Board of Appeals member Paul Cesana for a new term end on 12/31/12

Councilman Kujawinski moved for adoption of the following 08Org- 56, seconded by Councilwoman Turner. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-56   RESOLVED: appointment of Zoning Board of Appeals member Lee Brunelli To serve the remaining term of Cheryl Caldwell (Jan 2007 ? Dec 2011)

Councilwoman Turner moved for adoption of the following 08Org- 57, seconded by Councilman Fullone. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-57 RESOLVED: appointment of Zoning Board of Appeals alternate member Frank Gugino Jr. For a one year term.

Councilman Gier moved for adoption of the following 08Org-58, seconded by Councilman Kujawinski. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-58   RESOLVED: appointment of Zoning Board of Appeals Chairman Clark Borngraber for a one year term.

Councilwoman Turner moved for adoption of the following 08Org- 59, seconded by Councilman Gier. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org- 59  RESOLVED: appointment of a Planning Board member Barbara Daniel for a new term thru 12-31-14

Councilman Kujawinski moved for adoption of the following 08Org-60 , seconded by Councilwoman Turner. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org- 60  RESOLVED: appointment of a Planning Board member Tish Brady to serve the remaining term of Joyce Ellis (Jan. 2007 ? Dec. 2013) 
Councilwoman Turner moved for adoption of the following 08Org-61 , seconded by Supervisor Pero. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org- 61 RESOLVED: appointment of a planning Board member. Jammie Solecki To serve the remaining term of Neal Wilson (Jan 2002- Dec. 2008)
 
Councilman Fullone moved for adoption of the following 08Org-62 , seconded by Councilwoman Turner. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org- 62 RESOLVED: appointment of an alternate planning Board member Norm Dotzler for a one year term.

Councilwoman Turner moved for adoption of the following 08Org-63, seconded by Councilman Fullone. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-63   RESOLVED: appointment of an alternate Planning Board member John Chiavetta for a one year term. 

Councilwoman Turner moved for adoption of the following 08Org-64, seconded by Supervisor Pero. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-64 RESOLVED: appointment of Planning Board Chairman Joseph Gardyjan for a one year term. 

Councilwoman Turner moved for adoption of the following 08Org-65, seconded by Councilman Fullone. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-65 RESOLVED: compensation for planning and zoning board members. $15. /mtg.$20./chr.

Councilwoman Turner moved for adoption of the following 08Org-66 , seconded by Councilman Kujawinski. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org- 66  RESOLVED: appointment of Secretary to Zoning Board of Appeals and Planning Board Barbara Daniel for a one year term @ $9.45 per hour. 

Councilwoman Turner moved for adoption of the following 08Org-67, seconded by Supervisor Pero. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-67   RESOLVED: Appointment of Affirmative Action Officer: Michele Hy For one year term.
Councilman Gier moved for adoption of the following 08Org-68, seconded by Councilman Fullone. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org- 68  RESOLVED: appointment of Fire Wardens, Gary Brecker & Brant & Farnham Vol. Fire Chiefs.    

Councilman Kujawinski moved for adoption of the following 08Org-69, seconded by Councilman Gier. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-69 RESOLVED: authorize town accountant and auditing committee to audit all financial records of the town/bookkeeper.
 
Councilman Kujawinski moved for adoption of the following 08Org-70, seconded by Councilman Fullone. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org- 70 RESOLVED: appointment of superintendent of all town buildings and grounds Joe Giambrone, for a one year term, annual salary $4,635.00.                                                                                                                                                                                 

Councilman Gier moved for adoption of the following 08Org- 71, seconded by Councilwoman Turner. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-   RESOLVED: approval of fees for community & recreation building rentals
community building rental fee: $100.00 
recreation building rental fee: $50.00 building only
recreation building w/ gym: $20.00 added to above
security deposit/confirmation deposit: $100.00 refundable
fees and security/confirmation are doubled for non residents 

Councilman Gier moved for adoption of the following 08Org-72, seconded by Supervisor Pero. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-72   RESOLVED: the town clerk to approve various community groups use of the buildings free of charge with A Security Deposit confirmation as long as there are no conflicts with regular rentals.

Councilwoman Turner moved for adoption of the following 08Org-73, seconded by Councilman Kujawinski. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-73 RESOLVED: large shelter and small shelter fee?s
large shelter is $40.00
small shelter is $35.00
security deposit /confirmation is $50.00 refundable 
all fees and deposits doubled for non- residents                                                                                                                                                                                                  
 
Councilman Gier moved for adoption of the following 08Org-74, seconded by Councilwoman Turner 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org- 74  RESOLVED to plow private roads for emergency use and or by order of the Fire Chief, Police Chief, Highway Superintendent, or Town Supervisor

Councilman Gier moved for adoption of the following 08Org-75, seconded by Supervisor Pero. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org- 75  RESOLVED to sign snow removal contract with the Village of Farnham for 1 year

Councilman Gier moved for adoption of the following 08Org-76, seconded by Supervisor Pero. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org- 776  RESOLVED to sign water contract with the Village of Farnham for 3 years (Jan. 1, 2008- Dec. 31, 2010)

Councilman Kujawinski moved for adoption of the following 08Org-77, seconded by Supervisor Pero. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-77   RESOLVED: approve the following list of 13  holidays the town shall observe in 2008:
NEW YEARS DAY(Tuesday, January 1,2008); MARTIN L. KING DAY: (Monday, January 21); PRESIDENTS DAY:(Monday, February 18); GOOD FRIDAY: (Friday March 21); MEMORIAL DAY: (Monday, May 26); INDEPENDENCE DAY: (Friday, July 4); LABOR DAY: (Monday September 1); COLUMBUS DAY: (Monday, October 13);VETERANS DAY: (Tues, November 11); THANKSGIVING: (Thursday, November 27 & Friday, November 28); CHRISTMAS EVE: (Wednesday, December 24); CHRISTMAS DAY: (Thursday December 25) NEW YEARS EVE (1/2 Day Wednesday December 31, 2008) NEW YEARS DAY (Thursday January 1, 2009)

Councilman Gier moved for adoption of the following 08Org-78, seconded by Councilman Kujawinski. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org-78  **ADOPT THE HOURS TOWN HALL (Town Clerk?s Office) WILL BE OPEN TO PUBLIC (9:00 am to 4:30 pm Mon, Tues, Thurs, Friday) & (9:00 am to 12:00 pm (noon) on Wednesday) Closed on Holidays.

SUPERVISORS? TOWN BOARD COMMITTEE AND LIAISON APPOINTMENTS FOR 2008
 
Appointment of  Deputy Supervisor: 
Councilwoman ROSEANN TURNER FOR ONE YEAR TERM 
First name is Chair of Committee                                                                                                                      AUDITING COMMITTEE: Fullone, Kujawinski
INSURANCE COMMITTEE: Gier, Turner
EMPLOYEE BENEFITS: Gier, Kujawinski
POLICE COMMITTEE: Turner, Gier,
REC./ COMM. BUILDING: Pero, Fullone
RECREATION COMMITTEE: Pero, Fullone
TOWN HALL COMMITTEE: Pero, Gier, Ells, Giambrone, DeCarlo, Grennell, Brecker, Gardyjan, Gugino             
GROVE AREAS, GROUNDS & Playground: Turner, Gier 
POOL: Fullone, Gier   
REFUSE COMMITTEE: Kujawinski, Turner
HIGHWAY COMMITTEE: Fullone, Kujawinski
WATER COMMITTEE: Pero, Turner
STREET LIGHT COMMITTEE: Kujawinski, Fullone
FIRE & AMBULANCE CONTRACT: Turner, Fullone
TELECOMMUNICATIONS & UTILITIES: Gier, Kujawinski
ERIE COUNTY GOVERNMENT: Pero, Turner
ENERGY COMMITTEE: Bill Henry, Pero                                                                                                  CONSERVATION: Gardyjan, Pero                                                                                                                                              DISASTER COORDINATOR: David Hock, Assistant Coordinator Councilman Jeff Gier                                                                                                           DISASTER COMMITTEE: David Hock, Jeff Gier, Police Chief Mike Felschow, Fire Chief David Pero, Fire Chief Ellsworth Nolan, Supt. Highway Joseph Giambrone, Supervisor Leonard Pero

TOWN BOARD LIAISON TO: 
TOWN JUSTICE COURT: Jeff Gier
ASSESSOR'S OFFICE: Dan Kujawinski
BOARD OF ASSESSMENT & REVIEW: Roseann Turner
TOWN CLERK'S OFFICE: Jeff Gier
POLICE : Roseann Turner
DOG CONTROL OFFICER: Dan Kujawinski                                                                                                     RECREATION: Vincent Fullone
PLANNING BOARD: Vincent Fullone
MASTER PLAN: Leonard Pero
ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS: Dan Kujawinski
CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER: Vincent Fullone
VOL. FIRE DEPT. LIAISON: Jeff Gier 
CENSUS LIAISON: Roseann Turner
BRANT-FARNHAM SENIORS: Leonard Pero
VILLAGE OF FARNHAM: Leonard Pero                                                                                                                                                                                              
Various Board Appointments & LIAISONS:
BOARD OF ETHICS: Frank Gugino, Wayne Falk, Carmen Vacco                                                                            BRANT REVITALIZATION COMMITTEE: Leonard Pero, John Chiavetta, Joseph Gardyjan
OMBUDSMAN COMMITTEE: 
RECREATION PARENT ADVISORY: Michele Browning, Joseph DeMaria, Maria Inglut,                         
PLAYGROUND COMMITTEE: Vincent Fininzio Jr., Leonard Pero, Thea Ells 
CONCERT IN THE PARKS COMMITTEE: Thea Ells, Barbara Daniel
BEAUTIFICATION & EVENTS: Marcy Muffoletto, Patty Friend, Roseann Morgano                                                        
AG COMMITTEE: Leonard Pero, David Taylor, Carmen Vacco, Peter Gugino                                                                                                                                                                                      BRANT-FARNHAM SENIORS COMMITTEE: Janet Bowmen, Gerry DePovelo, Ethel Winters.                                                       
BRANT-FARNHAM ECONOMIC DEV. COMMITTEE: Leonard Pero, Terry Caber, Vincent Fullone, Tony Krtanjek 
BRANT ACQUISITION & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE: Thea Ells, Leonard Pero, Jeff Gier,                                             
WIDE BEACH LIAISON: Pat Purpera                                                                                                                                                                                    LOTUS BAY LIAISON: Tish Brady                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    SENECA NATION LIAISON: Cochise Redeye                
Councilwoman Turner moved for adoption of the following 08Org-79, seconded by Councilman Gier. 5 ayes: Pero, Turner, Gier, Fullone, Kujawinski 0 nays
08Org- 79  RESOLVED: TO ADJOURN THE JANURY 3RD, 2008 ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING OF THE BRANT TOWN BOARD AT 8:00 PM 

Respectfully submitted,

Thea A. Ells, Brant Town Clerk