ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING MINUTES 2005


Minutes of the Organizational Meeting of the Brant Town Board held on January 4, 2005 at the Brant Town Hall, 1294 Brant-North Collins Road, Brant, New York at 7:00 P.M. PRESENT: Supervisor Samuel Chiavetta Jr. Councilman Martin Rosiek Councilman Eugene Czyz Councilman John Arrigo, arrived late Councilman Leonard Pero ALSO PRESENT: John Grennell, Town Attorney Linda Crouse, Court Clerk Thea Ells, Recording Secretary Julie Sager, Court Clerk Debra Ritz, Judge Barbara Daniel, Deputy Clerk Fred Ball Jr., Building Inspector Kirk Ritz, resident Janet Bowman, Assessor Secretary Joseph Gardyjan, Planning Chair The Town Clerk verifies that a Public Notice regarding this meeting was published in the Town Crier and a public posting was made prior to the meeting at Brant Town Hall, Brant Post Office, Farnham Post Office, Farnham Village Hall, and the Brant Store. The meeting was opened with the Pledge of the Flag led by Supervisor Chiavetta. 1) Councilman Rosiek moved and Councilman Czyz seconded that in all matters of parliamentary procedure, Roberts Rules of Order shall prevail, except where such rules are inconsistent with any local rule or resolution pertaining to the conduct of Town business. ROLL CALL VOTE Councilman Rosiek Aye Councilman Czyz Aye Councilman Arrigo (Absent for vote) Councilman Pero Aye Supervisor Chiavetta Aye 4 Ayes 0 Nays RESOLUITON ADOPTED: ROBERTS RULE APPLIES TO MEETING. 2) Councilman Pero moved and Councilman Rosiek seconded that the Rules of Conduct for the order of Roll Call shall be the following: 1) The Board Member who moves the resolution shall be called upon first to vote. 2) The Board Member who seconds the resolution shall be called upon second to vote. 3) The remainder of the roll call shall be at the discretion of the Clerk. 4 ayes MOTION CARRIED: ROLL CALL ORDER 3) A motion was made by Councilman Rosiek and seconded by Councilman Czyz that the TOWN CRIER be designated as the official paper and for THE HAMBURG SUN, DUNKIRK DAILY OBSERVER from time to time as alternates for a one year term from time to time. 4 ayes MOTION CARRIED: TOWN CRIER OFFICIAL PAPER 1 YR. TERM. 4) A motion was made by Councilman Pero and seconded by Supervisor Chiavetta that the monthly meetings be held the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 8:00 P.M. with the exception of certain Holidays.4 ayes MOTION CARRIED. MEETING SCHEDULE SET AS FOLLOWS: January 11, 2005 July 12, 2005 February 8, 2005 August 9, 2005 March 8, 2005 September 13, 2005 April 12, 2005 October 11, 2005 May 10, 2005 November 8, 2005 June 14, 2005 December 13, 2005 5) A motion was made by Supervisor Chiavetta and seconded by Councilman Czyz that HSBC BANK, USA and EVANS NATIONAL be designated as depositories. 4 ayes MOTION CARRIED: DEPOSITORIES SAME. 6) A motion was made by Councilman Czyz and seconded by Councilman Pero that all department heads, elected and appointed must consult with the Supervisor prior to the purchase of any item or groups of items costing $100.00 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. ROLL CALL VOTE: Councilman Czyz Aye Councilman Pero Aye Councilman Rosiek Aye Supervisor Chiavetta Aye Councilman Arrigo (Absent for vote) 4 Ayes 0 nays RESOLUTION ADOPTED: APPROVAL FOR PURCHASING 7) A motion was made by Councilman Rosiek and seconded by Councilman Czyz to approve the bonds for Town Officials. 4 ayes MOTION CARRIED: BONDS APPROVED 8) A motion was made by Councilman Rosiek, and seconded by Councilman Czyz that the following yearly salaries be designated for the year 2005 for Elected Officials. SUPERVISOR Chiavetta $14,000.00 TOWN JUSTICES: Peter F. Gugino $ 8,000.00 Debra A. Ritz $ 8,000.00 COUNCILMAN: Martin Rosiek $ 4,140.00 Eugene Czyz $ 4,140.00 John Arrigo $ 4,140.00 Leonard Pero $ 4,140.00 TOWN CLERK/COLLECTOR OF TAXES: Thea A. Ells $23,400.00 HIGHWAY SUPERINTENDENT: Joseph Giambrone $21,200.00 4 ayes MOTION CARRIED: ELECTED OFFICIALS SALARIES ARE SET 9) A motion was made by Supervisor Chiavetta seconded by Councilman Pero to adopt a resolution to pay legal and permissible expenses for Town Officials. Documentation of mileage and receipts are required and limited by budgeted amounts. ROLL CALL VOTE: Supervisor Chiavetta Aye Councilman Pero Aye Councilman Rosiek Aye Councilman Czyz Aye Councilman Arrigo (Absent for vote) 4 ayes, 0 nays RESOLUTION ADOPTED: EXPENSES PERMISSABLE 10) A motion was made by Supervisor Chiavetta and seconded by Councilman Pero that the mileage rate for Town Officials be set at .32 cents per mile. MOTION CARRIED: MILEAGE SAME 11) Councilman Rosiek made a motion to adopt a resolution that as it is desirable to attend the Association of Town?s Meeting in New York for training purposes, that each Judge and the Supervisor only are to attend the Association of Towns Meeting and that each official attending will be allowed a maximum of $1,000.00 for expenses incurred. Reimbursed expense will include; registration, travel, room and meals only. Discussion to clarify followed. The motion was seconded by Councilman Czyz and a roll call vote taken. ROLL CALL VOTE: Councilman Rosiek aye Councilman Czyz aye Councilman Pero aye Supervisor Chiavetta aye Councilman Arrigo (absent for vote) 4 ayes 0 nays RESOLUTION ADOPTED: ATTEND NYC ASSOC TOWN 12) A motion was made by Supervisor Chiavetta and seconded by Councilman Rosiek that Supervisor Chiavetta be appointed Delegate and Judge Peter Gugino be appointed Alternate Delegate to the Association of Towns Meeting. 4 ayes MOTION CARRIED: DELEGATES CHIAVETTA & GUGINO 13) A motion was made by Councilman Rosiek and seconded by Councilman Pero to approve the appointments of Court Clerks for Judge Gugino, Linda Crouse at hourly rate of $10.17 and Michelle Browning at hourly rate of $10.17 for Court Nights and for Judge Ritz, Julie Sager at an hourly rate of $10.17 and Tracy Matteson @ hourly rate of $10.17 for Court Nights. 4 ayes MOTION CARRIED: COURT CROUSE/SAGER w/BROWNING/MATTESON SUB?S 14) A motion was made by Councilman Pero and seconded by Councilman Czyz to re-appoint John Grennell as Town Prosecutor, which is a one-year term and Town Attorney (2 year term). His salary of $14,215.00 would be a combined salary for both Prosecutor and Attorney positions. 4 ayes MOTION CARRIED: GRENNELL 1 YR PROSECUTOR, 2 YR ATTORNEY 15) A motion was made by Councilman Rosiek seconded by Supervisor Chiavetta to appoint McCann & McCann as Court Stenographer at a salary of $100.00 per occasion. 4 ayes MOTION CARRIED: MCCANN & MCCANN COURT STENOGRAPHER 16) A motion was made by Councilwoman Rosiek and seconded by Councilman Pero that Diane Czyz be appointed Secretary to the Supervisor and the salary to be $14,500.00 per year. Councilman Czyz abstained. 3 ayes MOTION CARRIED: D. CZYZ SUPERVISOR SECRETARY Councilman Arrigo arrived 17) A motion was made by Councilman Czyz seconded by Councilman Rosiek giving authorization for Supervisor to hire Accountant to do Supervisor?s Annual Reports. Permit bookkeeper, Accountant, and Supervisor to make minor budget changes at end of year. Approve the Supervisor to negotiate Bond Anticipation Notes for 2005. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: SUPERVISOR AUTHORIZED 18) A motion was made by Councilman Pero seconded by Councilman Czyz to appoint Richard Gryksa as Town Accountant at a salary of $14,000.00 per year to include auditing duties. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: GRYSKA ACCOUNTANT 19) A motion was made by Councilman Rosiek seconded by Councilman Czyz to Appoint Supervisor Chiavetta as Budget Officer at the budgeted amount of $970.00 Annual Salary. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: S. CHIAVETTA BUDGET OFFICER 20) A motion was made by Councilman Czyz and seconded by Councilman Arrigo to approve annual salary for Joseph DeCarlo as sole assessor $9,502.00 per budget. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: DECARLO ASSESSOR 21) A motion was made by Councilman Rosiek and seconded by Councilman Czyz to appoint Ron Kobel as Assessors Assistant with an annual appointment and for a budgeted amount of $4,750.00. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: KOBEL ASSESSOR ASSISTANT 22) A motion was made by Supervisor Chiavetta seconded by Councilman Pero to appoint Janet Bowman, Assessors Clerk for a one-year term at a salary of $11.03/hour. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: BOWMAN ASSESSOR SECRETARY 23) A motion was made by Councilman Rosiek and was seconded by Councilman Czyz to appoint Board of Review member Joyce Ellis for a five year term of 10/1/04 to 9/30/09 @ $75.00 annually. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: ELLIS BAR MEMBER FIVE YEAR TERM APPOINTED 24) A motion to Table plans to fill the position of Board of Review Alternate (10/01/04 to 9/30/05) was made by Councilman Pero and seconded by Supervisor Chiavetta. 5 ayes Advertisement will be placed in Newsletter announcing the need to fill the position. MOTION TABLED TO NAME BAR ALTERNATE 25) A Motion was made by Supervisor Chiavetta and seconded by Councilmen Czyz and Pero to reappoint Gina DeMaria as Secretary to the Board of Review for a one year term @ $9.00 per hour. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: DEMARIA SECRETARY TO BAR 26) A motion was made by Councilman Rosiek and seconded by Councilman Arrigo that the appointments by Town Clerk Thea Ells, of Deputy Clerks Gina DeMaria and Barbara Daniel at an hourly rate of $9.85 be approved. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: DEMARIA, DANIEL DEPUTY CLERKS 27) A motion was made by Councilman Czyz and seconded by Councilman Arrigo and Supervisor Chiavetta to approve the Town Clerk to attend the Town Clerks Association Conference & Tax Collectors Assoc. Conference with each conference not to exceed $600.00 each. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: TOWN CLERK TO ATTEND CONFERENCES 28) A motion was made by Supervisor Chiavetta to appoint funds in the amount of $3,000.00 in the event a Town Engineer is needed. Councilman Czyz seconded the motion. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: ENGINEER FUNDS APPROPRIATED 29) A motion was made by Councilman Czyz and seconded by Supervisor Chiavetta to set the salaries for Election Inspectors at $100.00 per day, $15.00 for school and $10.00 Chairperson with same pay on presidential primary and pay same as previous for registration days. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: ELECTIONS INSPECTORS PAY SET 30) A motion was made by Councilman Rosiek to approve the request from the Town Clerk to consolidate election districts 1&4 and 2&3 for the Primary in September 2005 and Councilman Czyz seconded the motion. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: ELECTION DISTRICTS CONSOLIDATED FOR PRIMARY ELECTION 31) A motion was made by Councilman Pero to appoint Thea Ells as Records Management Officer at a salary of $1,350.00 per year. Councilman Arrigo seconded motion. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: T. ELLS RECORDS MANAGEMENT OFFICER 32) A motion was made by Councilman Czyz to appoint Connie Miner as Grant Writer per contract for a one-year term at an Annual Salary of $14,800.00. Councilman Pero seconded the motion. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: MINER GRANTS WRITER 33) A motion was made by Councilman Czyz that Goldie DeSaverio be appointed the Town Hall Custodian at the hourly rate of $7.50 be approved. Supervisor Chiavetta and Councilman Rosiek seconded the motion. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: DESAVIRO TOWN HALL CUSTODIAN 34) A motion was made by Councilman Czyz and seconded by Supervisor Chiavetta to reappoint Joseph Giambrone as Superintendent of Buildings & Grounds at a salary of $4,500.00 per year. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: GIAMBRONE SUPERINTENDENT BUILDINGS 35) A motion was made by Councilman Rosiek and seconded by Councilman Czyz that Marge Bates be appointed the Community Building and the Recreation Building Custodian at the hourly rate of $7.50 be approved. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: BATES COMMUNITY/RECREATION BUILDING CUSTODIAN 36) A motion made by Councilman Pero and seconded by Councilman Czyz to reconfirm the rental fee for the Community/ Recreation Building at $75.00 Building Rental Fee per occasion $40.00 Recreation Building ONLY (No Gym) $20.00 Added to above if renting Gym with the Recreation Building $50.00 Security/Confirmation Deposit per occasion (Refundable) Organizations need to supply a Certificate of Insurance. No group or individual may rent the whole park Rules & Regulations remain the same Fees doubled for non-residents 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: RENTAL FEES/RULES UNCHANGED FROM 2004 37) A motion was made by Councilman Czyz to allow Town Clerk?s Office to approve use of the buildings FREE of charge to various Community Groups provided there are no conflicts with regular rentals and during peak rental times. Councilman Pero seconded the motion. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: BUILDING USE FREE TO VARIOUS COMMUNITY GROUPS UPON TOWN CLERK APPROVAL 38) A motion was made by Councilman Rosiek and seconded by Councilman Czyz to appoint Supervisor Chiavetta as the Town representative for N.E.S.T. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: CHIAVETTA REP TO NEST 39) A motion was made by Councilman Czyz and seconded by Supervisor Chiavetta to set the salary of Police Chief at $42,200.00 for 2005 per budget. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: FALK CHIEF POLICE SALARY SET 40) A motion was made by Councilman Czyz and seconded by Councilman Rosiek to appoint Police Officers at the recommendation of the Police Chief: at a salary of $13.78 per hour Per the budget: John Giacchino, Investigator Samuel C. Pinto, Patrolman Ronald J. Raczka, Patrolman Michael P. Green, Patrolman Daniel R. Hontz, Patrolman Ernest P. Masullo, Patrolman 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: PATROLMAN SALARIES SET 41) A motion was made by Supervisor Chiavetta and seconded by Councilman Czyz to reappoint Court Bailiff Sam Pinto for a one year term at $13.78/per hour. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: SAM PINTO COURT BAILIFF 42) A motion was made by Councilman Czyz to appoint Rose Falk as Secretary to the Chief of Police for a one-year term at $90.00/per month. Supervisor Chiavetta seconded the motion. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: ROSE FALK, SECRETARY TO CHIEF OF POLICE 43) A motion was made by Councilman Rosiek and seconded by Councilman Czyz and Pero to move for the reappointment of Amy Hamm and Roseanne Turner as Police Matrons at a salary of $18.00 per occasion. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: POLICE MATRONS APPOINTED 44) A motion was made by Councilman Pero and seconded by Supervisor Chiavetta that Phyllis Muscato be appointed Bingo Inspector at $25.00 per occasion for a maximum of 12 occasions. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: MUSCATO BINGO INSPECTOR 45) A motion was made by Supervisor Chiavetta to appoint Spanish Interpreter Mrs. McGrath for a one year term @ $18.00 per occasion. Councilmen Arrigo and Pero seconded the motion. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: MCGRATH APPOINTED. 46) A motion was made by Councilman Czyz and seconded by Councilman Rosiek to appoint Roseanne Paternostro as Part Time School Crossing Guard at the discretion of the Police Chief, as needed at a salary of $8.00 per occasion. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: PATERNOSTRO CROSSING GUARD 47) A motion was made by Councilman Czyz and seconded by Supervisor Chiavetta to adopt a resolution that the Dog Control Officer should be under the direct Supervision of the Police Chief. ROLL CALL VOTE: Councilman Czyz aye Supervisor Chiavetta aye Councilman Rosiek aye Councilman Arrigo aye Councilman Pero aye 5 ayes 0 nays RESOLUTION ADOPTED: DCO UNDER POLICE CHIEF 48) A motion was made by Councilman Arrigo and seconded by Supervisor Chiavetta to appoint Carl Militello as Dog Control Officer at a salary of $4,500.00 per year. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: MILITELLO DOG CONTROL OFFICER 49) A motion was made by Councilman Czyz seconded by Councilman Rosiek to appoint Thea Ells as Registrar of Vital Statistics, Gina DeMaria as Deputy Registrar and Barbara Daniel as Sub Registrar. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED. ELLS REGISTRAR OF VITAL STATISTICS & DEPUTIES 50) A motion was made by Supervisor Chiavetta and seconded by Councilman Czyz to appoint Willa Rosenblatt as Clerk to the Highway Superintendent for a one-year term at an annual salary of $2,900.00 per budget. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: ROSENBLATT CLERK TO HWY. SUPERINTENDENT 51) A motion was made by Councilman Arrigo to Table the proposed appointment for a Recreation Director one year term as @ $15.00 / per hour. Councilman Pero seconded the motion. 5 ayes MOTION TO TABLE: NO RECREATION DIRECTOR APPOINTED 52) Supervisor Chiavetta motioned to TABLE the appointment of a Parks Commissioner, which was seconded by Councilman Pero. 5 ayes MOTION TO TABLE APPROVED: PARKS COMMISSIONER APPOINTMENT 53) A motion was made by Supervisor Chiavetta and seconded by Councilman Rosiek to set the rental fee for the Large & Small grove areas at $25.00 per occasion; the Security/Confirmation Deposit is $50.00 per occasion, with all fees doubled for Non-residents. Organizations will be required to supply a Certificate of Insurance and no group or individual may rent the whole park, with rules & regulations remaining the same. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: GROVE AREAS FEE?S & REG.S 54) A motion was made by Councilman Arrigo and seconded by Councilman Pero to appoint Wayne Falk, Police Chief, to the Youth Outreach Program at a salary of $4,900.00 yearly. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: FALK YOUTH OUTREACH 55) A motion was made by Councilman Czyz and seconded by Councilman Rosiek to appoint Ron Pfeiffer as Town Historian for one-year term. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: PFEFFER TOWN HISTORIAN 56) A motion was made by Councilman Rosiek and seconded by Councilman Czyz that Fred Ball, Jr. be appointed for a one-year term as Code Enforcement Officer/ Building Inspector at a salary of $6,520.00 per year. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: FRED BALL, Jr. CODE OFFICER/BUILDING INSPECTOR 57) A motion was made by Councilman Rosiek and seconded by Councilman Czyz to reappoint Steven Twarozek as Zoning Board of Appeals Member for a new term 1/01/05 to end 12/31/09. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: TWAROZEK ZBA MEMBER 58) A motion was made by Councilman Rosiek and seconded by Supervisor Chiavetta to appoint William Henry as Zoning Board of Appeals Alternate for one-year term from 1/1/05 to 12/31/05. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: WILLIAM HENRY ALTERNATE MBR ZBA 59) A motion was made by Supervisor Chiavetta and seconded by Councilman Rosiek to appoint Donald Clark as Zoning Board of Appeals Chairman for a term of one year from 1/1/05 to 12/31/05. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: CLARK ZBA CHAIRMAN 60) A motion was made by Councilman Pero and seconded by Supervisor Chiavetta to appoint Brenda Giacchino as a Planning Board Member for a new term from 1/1/05 to 12/31/11. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: BRENDA GIACCHINO: PLANNING BOARD MEMBER 61) A motion to appoint Joyce Ellis as Planning Board Alternate was made by Councilman Pero and seconded by Councilman Arrigo for a term of 1/1/05 to 12/31/05. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: ELLIS APPOINTED ALTERNATE PLANNING BOARD MEMBER 62) Councilman Pero motioned to table the appointment of Alternate Planning Board Member until a notice is posted in the Newsletter announcing the need to fill the position. Councilman Arrigo seconded the motion to Table. 5 ayes MOTION TO TABLE APPROVED: APPOINTMENT TABLED 63) A motion was made by Councilman Pero and seconded by Councilman Arrigo to appoint Joseph Gardyjan as Planning Board Chairman for one-year term. 5 ayes MOTION TABLED: GARDYJAN APPOINTED 64) A motion was made by Councilman Rosiek and seconded by Councilmen Czyz and Pero to set salaries of the Planning Board Members and Zoning Board Members at $10.00 per meeting and Planning Board Chairman and Zoning Board Chairman at $15.00 per meeting. MOTION CARRIED: BOARDS SALARIES SET 65) A motion was made by Councilman Pero to appoint Barbara Daniel as Secretary to the Zoning Board of Appeals and Planning Board Secretary for a one year term at a rate of $9.00/ per hour. Supervisor Chiavetta and Councilman Arrigo seconded the motion. MOTION CARRIED: DANIEL APPOINTED ZBA AND PLANNING BOARD SECRETARY 66) A motion was made by Councilman Arrigo and seconded by Councilman Rosiek that a resolution be adopted to plow private roads for EMERGENCY USE only at the discretion of the Highway Superintendent, Police Chief or Fire Chief. 5 ayes 0 nays RESOLUTION ADOPTED: PLOW PRIVATE ROADS EMERGENCY ONLY 67) A motion was made by Councilman Czyz and seconded by Councilman Pero to set salary for the Deputy Highway Superintendent, Bill Wesp at $16.85 per hour. MOTION CARRIED: WESP DEPUTY HIGHWAY SUPERINTENDENT 68) A motion was made by Councilman Czyz and seconded by Supervisor Chiavetta appoint Highway Driver/Worker Marion Kijek for a one year term at $16.25 per hour. MOTION CARRIED: KIJEK HIGHWAY 69) A motion was made by Councilman Czyz and seconded by Councilman Pero to set rate of pay for laborers for Highway (Mark Reynolds, George Cordia, Charles Arrigo) as needed for a one year term at $10.60 an hour. MOTION CARRIED: HIGHWAY SALARIES SET 70) A motion was made by Supervisor Chiavetta and seconded by Councilman Rosiek to adopt a resolution to sign Snow Removal Contract with the Village of Farnham. ROLL CALL VOTE: Supervisor Chiavetta aye Councilman Rosiek aye Councilman Czyz aye Councilman Arrigo aye Councilwoman Pero aye 5 ayes, 0 nays RESOLUTION ADOPTED: SIGN SNOW REMOVAL CONTRACT VILLAGE 71) A motion was made by Supervisor Chiavetta and seconded by Councilman Rosiek to appoint Diane Czyz as Bookkeeper for Fire Protection District for a one-year term at an annual salary of $1,030.00. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: D. CZYZ BOOKKEEPER FOR FIRE DISTRICT. 72) A motion was made by Councilman Czyz and seconded by Supervisor Chiavetta to appoint Clark Borngraber and Brant & Farnham Vol. Fire Chiefs as Fire Wardens. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: FIRE WARDENS APPOINTED. 73) A motion was made by Councilman Rosiek and seconded by Supervisor Chiavetta to appoint Diane Czyz as Bookkeeper for Street lighting District for a one-year term at an annual salary of $2,060.00. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: D. CZYZ BOOKKEEPER FOR STREET LIGHTING 74) A motion was made by Supervisor Chiavetta and seconded by Councilman Rosiek to appoint Diane Czyz as Bookkeeper for Lotus Bay Sewer District for one-year term at the annual salary of $1,133.00. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: D. CZYZ BOOKKEEPER FOR LOTUS BAY SEWER DISTRICT. 75) A motion was made by Councilman Rosiek and seconded by Supervisor Chiavetta to appoint Diane Czyz as Bookkeeper for the Brant-Farnham Sewer District for a one-year term at an annual salary of $1,133.00. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: D. CZYZ BOOKKEEPER FOR BRANT-FARNHAM SEWER DISTRICT 76) A motion was made by Councilman Rosiek and seconded by Supervisor Chiavetta top appoint Diane Czyz as Bookkeeper for Brant Water District for a one year term at the annual salary of $1,133.00. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: D. CZYZ BOOKKEEPER FOR BRANT WATER DISTRICT. 77) A motion was made by Councilman Czyz and seconded by Councilman Rosiek to Authorize the Town Accountant to audit the Justice Court and Town Clerk?s and Water District annual records, and all financial records of the Town. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: TOWN ACCOUNTANT TO AUDIT. 78) A motion was made by Supervisor Chiavetta and seconded by Councilman Rosiek to approve the following list of 14 holidays officially observed by the town: 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: 2005 HOLIDAYS SET January 17, 2005 (Martin Luther King Day) February 21, 2005 (President?s Day March 25, 2005 (Good Friday) May 30, 2005 (Memorial Day July 4, 2005 (Independence Day) September 5, 2005 (Labor Day) October 10, 2005 (Columbus Day) November 11, 2005 (Veterans Day) November 24 & 25 (Thanksgiving) December 23, 2005 (Christmas Eve) December 26, 2005 (Christmas Day) December 30, 2005 (New Year?s Eve) 79) Supervisor Chiavetta brought forward a resolution which was overlooked the last few years: Resolve that all items be to be placed on the agenda shall be given in writing to the Supervisors office no later than the close of business on the Friday preceding the Tuesday of the Town Board Meeting. No change of the agenda without four fifths vote consent of the Town Board Members. Councilman Rosiek made a motion to adopt the resolution. Councilman Pero requested discussion. The board discussed alternatives and views on this resolution. Councilman Czyz seconded the motion. ROLL CALL VOTE: Councilman Rosiek aye Councilman Czyz aye Councilman Arrigo nay Councilman Pero nay Supervisor Chiavetta abstain 2 ayes 2 nays 1 abstain Supervisor Chiavetta made a motion to table the resolution. Councilman Pero seconded the motion. 5 ayes RESOLUTION TABLED: AGENDA ITEM DEADLINE Supervisor Chiavetta recognized the following Boards and Committees of the Town and reaffirmed appointees as these have no set terms. Bd. Of Ethics Frank Gugino, Tish Hill, Brenda Giacchino Brant Revitalization Committee Leonard Pero, Sam Chiavetta, Marty Rosiek John Chiavetta, Amanda Pero Ombudsman Committee Martin Rosiek, Tom Bowman Recreation Parent Advisory Joe DeMaria, Maria Inglut, Kristie Giambrone Playground Committee John Arrigo, Gina DeMaria Concert in the Parks Committee Gina DeMaria, Thea Ells Supervisor Chiavetta announced the following Supervisors? appointments for the Board Members and Liaison positions to Departments of the Town Supervisor's Appointments
Deputy SupervisorMartin Rosiek
Auditing CommitteeSamuel Chiavetta, Martin Rosiek
Insurance CommitteeJohn Arrigo, Gene Czyz
Police CommitteeGene Czyz, Samuel Chiavetta
Rec./Comm. BuildingJohn Arrigo, Martin Rosiek
Recreation CommitteeGene Czyz, John Arrigo
Grove Areas & GroundsLeonard Pero, Gene Czyz
Play PlaygroundJohn Arrigo, Gene Czyz
PoolTabled
Refuse CommitteeSamuel Chiavetta, Gene Czyz
Highway CommitteeSamuel Chiavetta, Marty Rosiek
Water CommitteeMartin Rosiek, John Arrigo
Street Light CommitteeLeonard Pero, John Arrigo
Fire & Ambulance ContractSamuel Chiavetta, John Arrigo
TelecommunicationsGene Czyz, Martin Rosiek
Erie County GovernmentSamuel Chiavetta
Disaster Coordinator Comm.Mike Walkers, Chief Falk, Ellsworth, Peter Pero, Joe Giambrone, Samuel Chiavetta
Regionalization CommitteeMartin Rosiek, Samuel Chiavetta
Town Board Liaison To: Town Justice Court John Arrigo Assessor's Office Lenny Pero Board of Assessment & Review (BAR) Gene Czyz Town Clerk's Office Marty Rosiek Police Chief Sam Chiavetta Dog Control Officer John Arrigo Recreation TABLED Planning Board Gene Czyz Master Plan Marty Rosiek Zoning Board of Appeals Lenny Pero Code Enforcement Officer Gene Czyz Vol. Fire Dept. Liaison` Sam Chiavetta Census Liaison Marty Rosiek Supervisor Chiavetta stated that the items tabled would be addressed at the regular meeting to be held on January 11, 2004. A motion was made by Councilman Arrigo and seconded by Councilman Pero to adjourn the meeting at 7:54 P.M. 5 ayes MOTION CARRIED: MEETING ADJOURNED Respectfully submitted, Thea A. Ells, Brant Town Clerk APPROVED BY: SUPERVISOR CHIAVETTA: ___________________________________ COUNCILMAN ROSIEK: _____________________________________ COUNCILMAN CZYZ: ___________________________________ COUNCILMAN PERO: ____________________________________ COUNCILMAN ARRIGO: ____________________________________