Town of Pittsford February 2, 2005
February 2, 2005
Thomas “Hank” Pelkey opened the meeting at 6:30 PM. Select Board members present were: Thomas “Hank” Pelkey, Larry Pomainville, Joe Gagnon, Allen Hitchcock and David Markowski. Also present were: Mike Balch, Helen McKinlay, Roy Newton, Mike Warfle, and Dorothy Terwilliger.
The corrected minutes of the Select Board Special meeting of January 12, 2005 were reviewed, discussed and approved. The Select Board minutes of January 19, 2005 were reviewed and discussed. The following corrections and changes will be made to the minutes: page one in the Town Manager’s report regarding Wetlands of America “former Pomainville property” will be inserted, page 3 first paragraph regarding culverts and catch basins will be reworded, page 3 regarding Regional Ambulance the word “letter” will be inserted, under old business the 4th line will be corrected, on the last page the 5th line will be corrected. The Liquor Board minutes of January 19, 2005 were reviewed, discussed and approved. The minutes of the Special Select Board meeting of January 26, 2005 were reviewed, discussed and approved.
The orders of February 2, 2005 were reviewed; discussed and approved The Highway Department is on target for salt usage for the current year to date. 28% of the salt budget has been used so far. Payroll will be verified to check Bruce Babcock’s hours are correct.
TOWN MANAGER’S REPORT
No public comments
The Select Board recessed as the Select Board and convened as the Sewer Board at 6:50 P.M. The Select Board reconvened at 6:54 P.M.
Dorothy Terwilliger re: Rutland Regional Recreation District
D. Terwilliger updated the Select Board regarding the Rutland Regional Recreation District meetings she’s attended. D. Terwilliger asked the Board to formally appoint three representatives from the Town of Pittsford. M. Balch stated the Board had appointed D. Markowski and a letter had been sent to EJ Bishop with this information. The Board discussed responsibilities and financial obligation concerns of this project. M. Balch will research the Rutland Regional Recreation Charter to find out what the financial obligations of the Town are and at what point the Town can still pull out of the district without being obligated financially. M. Balch will research statute information pertaining to districts and report back to the Board. The Board will appoint D. Terwilliger and Mike Solari will be appointed by the next meeting provided there are no legal ramifications. D. Terwilliger departed at 7:26 P.M.
Rutland County Sheriff’s Department Letter
A letter from the Rutland County Sheriff’s Department to continue their Town patrols until such time as the Town is able to hire another officer was discussed. M. Balch will follow up on the proposed contract and discuss the costs and options at next meeting.
M. Warfle commented on the new road sign on Oxbow Road. The sign is excellent because it is very visible and indicates there is a sharp bend. M. Warfle departed at 7:05.
M. Balch informed the Board that Lothrop School would like to apply for a tree grant. The Board suggested checking with B. Babcock to be sure the area intended for the trees does not have water or sewer lines.
With no further business, the meeting adjourned at 7:36 P.M.
Thomas “Hank” Pelkey, Chair
Larry Pomainville, Vice-Chair
Dave Markowski, Selectman
W. Joseph Gagnon, Selectman
Allen Hitchcock, Selectman
Helen McKinlay, Recording Secretary