Minutes of Special Mtg 8/16/13

This Special Meeting of the Brant Town Board was held on Friday August 16, 2013 at the Brant Town Hall, located at 1272 Brant North Collins Rd, Brant, New York at 6:30 PM.

Leonard K. Pero		Supervisor
Clark Borngraber	Councilman
Jeffrey Gier		Councilman
Donald Clark		Councilman
Lynda Ostrowski	Deputy Town Clerk, Recording Secretary

Chad Kaczmarek	Councilman
Gary Brecker		Code Enforcement Officer
Donald Hepkins		Police Chief
William J Trask, Sr.	Town Attorney
Barbara J. Daniel 	Town Clerk, Recording Secretary


Joseph Ostrowski	Planning Board Chairman
Kirk Ritz		Resident
Ron Kobel		Resident

The Town Board Meeting Opened with the Pledge to the Flag

Supervisor Pero asked for a moment of silence for three outstanding residents of our community who passed away  - Judge Peter Gugino, Past Town Clerk Rose Marie DeMaria, and Councilman Gier’s Mother,  Eleanor Gier.
Also a prayer out to John Renaldo who was run over by his tractor.

Abstract 8 of 2013

*Prepaid and unpaid as of August 13, 2013
Gen Fund Town wide Vouchers pd: #357-368, unpd#369-420 Totaling: $32,305.16 
Gen Fund – Part Town Voucher, pd: none, unpd #23-29 Totaling: $54,252.00 
Highway T.W. Vouchers pd: none, unpd#61-68, Totaling: $1,551.47
Highway P.T. Vouchers, pd #14, unpd: #25-30 Totaling: $77,680.25 
Fire Protection: Vouchers: unpd: #4-5, totaling: $106,519.00
Street lighting: Voucher unpd, #7:   $2,152.23
Lotus Bay Sewer Dist 1: Vouchers: None
Brant Farnham Sewer Dist: Voucher none, Totaling:
Brant Water Dist 1: Voucher #3: Totaling: $1,200.00
Special Grant Fund: None
Capital Projects: Vouchers: None

General Town Wide Payroll 06/30/13- 07/27/13 Totaling: $72,537.09
General Part Town Payroll 06/30/13- 07/27/13 Totaling: $605.74
Highway Payroll TW 06/30/13- 07/27/13 Totaling: $0
Highway Payroll PT 06/30/13- 07/27/13 Totaling: $8,663.54

A Motion was made by Supervisor Pero, seconded by Councilman Borngraber to approve Abstract #8 of 2013. A Roll Call vote was taken: Supervisor Pero-aye, Councilman Borngraber -aye, Councilman Clark -aye, Councilman Gier-aye. 4 ayes, 0 nays.  MOTION CARRIED.

There are 11 Pre-pays:
3-Star - $150.00
De Lage Landen - $148.64
National Fuel - $50.55
Computersearch Payroll - $172.20
Bison Laboratories - $647.80
Blue Cross Blue Shield of WNY - $908.00
Blue Cross Blue Shield of WNY – $2,876.85
Linstar - $38.40
National Grid - $2,188.77
Kistner Concrete Products - $176.00
Angola Pennysaver - $2,894.60

In the Abstract there was an outstanding bill for the Summertfest. It was approved at the July 9th meeting. Supervisor Pero noted that pulled it until there was a Summerfest Committee Meeting to get their input. He stated this is a town function and therefore would like the Town to subsidize it like they do the Seniors and Recreation. He requested the annual Summerfest be included as a town function.
Councilman Clark questioned the bill regarding 3-Star which was for the funeral for Peter Gugino for the visiting Police Officers gathering at the Town Hall. He also asked if the prepays included the Angola Pennysaver Brantfest ad.   Supervisor Pero said it did.

A motion to pay the pre-pays was made by Councilman Borngraber and seconded by Councilman Gier. A Roll Call vote was taken: Councilman Borngraber-aye, Councilman Gier-aye, Councilman Clark-aye, Supervisor Pero-aye. 4 ayes, 0 nays. MOTION CARRIED.

All regular business will be conducted at our regular board meeting on Thursday, September 12th, 2013.

A Motion was made by Councilman Gier to adjourn the meeting at 6:34 PM and was seconded by Councilman Borngraber.  MOTION CARRIED.  MEETING ADJOURNED.

Respectfully submitted by,

Lynda Ostrowski 
Brant DeputyTown Clerk