TOWN BOARD MTG HELD 1-12-06


Minutes of the regular meeting held on Thursday January 12, 2006 of the Brant Town Board at 7:00 PM, at the Brant Town Hall, at 1294 Brant-North Collins Rd, Brant, New York. There were present: Supervisor Leonard K. Pero Councilman John D. Arrigo Councilman Jeffrey W. Gier Councilwoman Roseann Turner Councilman John J. Chiavetta Recording Secretary: Town Clerk Thea A. Ells Also present were: Martin E. Rosiek, resident The notice for this meeting, which was called for at the regular meeting of the Brant Town Board on January 10, 2006, was posted Wednesday January 11, 2006 at the Brant Post Office and the Brant Town Hall. The meeting was opened at 7:08 PM with a pledge to the flag led by Supervisor Pero, and called to order. On a motion from Councilman Gier, seconded by Councilwoman Turner, the following motion was Ayes 5 Pero, Arrigo, Gier, Turner, Chiavetta Nays 0 ADOPTED: EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS CONTRACTS & PERSONNEL ISSUES. On a motion from Councilwoman Turner, seconded by Councilman Gier, the following motion was Ayes 5 Pero, Arrigo, Gier, Turner, Chiavetta Nays 0 ADOPTED: EXECUTIVE SESSION CLOSED The Board had general discussion. On a motion from Councilman Gier, seconded by Councilman Arrigo, the following motion was Ayes 5 Pero, Arrigo, Gier, Turner, Chiavetta Nays 0 ADOPTED: TO ADVERTISE FOR A PART TIME POLICE CHIEF AT $15,000.00 TO $20,000.00 AND TO APPLY TO SUPERVISOR PERO PENDING APPROVAL OF THE TOWN ATTORNEY AND APPROVED BY CIVIL SERVICE AND TO ADVERTISE IN THE PENNY SAVER, TOWN CRIER AND THE HAMBURG SUN Acknowledgement of Visitors: Martin E. Rosiek addressed the Board recognizing that they are thinking outside the box to come up with a solution to our Police Force, and asking if there would be a yearly appointment and why did the previous board at their organizational meetings; approve the current Chief of Polices? appointment every year. Town Clerk, Thea Ells answered that his position was civil service and the Town Board was approving the wage of the Police Chief in their Organizational Meeting. There was some general discussion. On a motion from Councilman Gier, seconded by Councilman Chiavetta, the following motion was Adopted: 5 AYES Ayes 5 Pero, Arrigo, Gier, Turner, Chiavetta Nays 0 ADOPTED: TO ADJOURN THE JANUARY 12 MEETING AT 8:20 PM Respectfully submitted, Thea A. Ells Brant Town Clerk APPROVED BY: SUPERVISOR PERO: _______________________________________ COUNCILMAN ARRIGO: ____________________________________ COUNCILMAN GIER: __________________________________ COUNCILWOMAN TURNER: _________________________________ COUNCILMAN CHIAVETTA: ________________________________