Rush Town Board Minutes – 2006/09/27

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September 27, 2006
A regular meeting of the Rush Town Board was held on September 27, 2006 at the Rush Town Offices, 5977 East Henrietta Road and was called to order at 7:00 p.m.
Present:
Councilman Donald Knab
Councilman Thomas Doupe
Councilwoman Lisa Sluberski
Supervisor William Udicious
Absent:
Councilman Luther Keyes, excused work
Others:
Michael Howard, Boylan and Brown
Gerald Kusse, Code Enforcement
Rufus Falk, Assessor
Mike Costanza, Henrietta Post
Russell Barber, Day Automation
John Funkhauser, 8 Rush Hills Drive
I Minutes September 13, 2006
RESOLUTION #146
Councilman Knab moved that the minutes of the regular meeting of September 13, 2006 be approved as presented.
Councilwoman Sluberski seconded the motion.
Roll:
Councilman Knab aye
Councilman Doupe aye
Councilwoman Sluberski aye
Supervisor Udicious abstained carried.
II Transfers of Funds and Approval of Abstract
RESOLUTION #147
Councilman Doupe moved that the following transfers of
funds be made:
$72.00 from A-7020.1 Recreation, Personal Services to A-6772.4 Seniors, Contractual – overage on senior trips
$32.00 from L-9060.8 Library, Health Ins. to L-9040.8 Library, Workers Comp. – overage and the appropriation of unreserved fund balance or unanticipated revenues:
$439.19 from SD-599 Drainage District, approp. Fund balance to SD-8540.4 Drainage District, Contractual – stone
purchase
Councilman Knab seconded the motion.
Roll:
Councilman Knab aye
Councilman Doupe aye
Councilwoman Sluberski aye
Supervisor Udicious aye carried.
RESOLUTION #148
Councilman Knab moved BE IT RESOLVED, that having audited all the claims against the funds listed on the abstract, I move that all claims in the amount of $46,488.78 be allowed for vouchers #904 through #962. Councilman Doupe seconded the motion.
Roll:
Councilman Knab aye
Councilman Doupe aye
Councilwoman Sluberski aye
Supervisor Udicious aye carried.
III Correspondence
1. Monroe County Department of Health and Public Safety – preparedness workshop on POD (Point of Dispensing Operations) for dispensing of medication countywide in event of an emergency. Councilwoman Sluberski and Supervisor Udicious will attend the meeting at Monroe Community Hospital on October 26th…
IV Reports of Officers and Committees
1. Town Board – Councilman Knab will have quotes for the gutter work to be done by the next meeting. Councilman Doupe reported that he has spoken with Fred Ryan of Monroe County Emergency Preparedness on the NEIMS plan. He also stated that he has a meeting scheduled with Chairman Van Lare of the ZBA to discuss some changes to the proposed sign ordinance.
Councilwoman Sluberski reported on the decision by the Planning Board on the operation at 2500 Rush Mendon Road.
2. Supervisor – Supervisor Udicious mentioned that the board needs to review the EAF submitted by Rush Associates LLC for their rezoning request in order to make a decision on the environmental impact of the request so that the review can go forward.
A draft of a letter to John Streeter on his waterline request and draft of a letter soliciting proposals for a retainer to provide legal services to the town were given to the Board for their review.
Supervisor Udicious reported that the meeting with Bill Richardsen of the State Codes Office has had to be cancelled. The cost of implementing the new regulations may effect the 2007 budget and Councilman Knab asked Mr. Kusse if he could provide some figures on anticipated costs that could be used for budgeting purposes.
V Presentation by Day Automation
Russell Barber, Day Automation, made a presentation on the equipment and processes that were being proposed for the Town of Rush town hall security system. 16 cameras will cover selected exterior, interior and library areas. Monitoring of the system and the uses that tapes may play in any legal actions was explained.
He reviewed the workings of the system and the possibilities of upgrading in the future. A written proposal was provided to each board member and Supervisor Udicious stated that the board should be prepared to make a decision on the matter at the next meeting.
VI New Business
1. Annual Reassessment Contractor –
Assessor Falk explained that he wished to hire Mike Spiegel to prepare an analysis report that needed to be filed annually with the state on the update. It has been done in the past by several other contractors that have been hired by the town since Mr. Falk does not have the time to prepare the report properly. He also stated that Mr. Spiegel had more skill with this type of report and even taught a class on the preparation of that report. Mr. Falk stated that he also was going to be assisted by Mr. Spiegel in making a better definition in neighborhoods as this is also an area where Mr. Spiegel has more expertise.
The cost of hiring Mr. Spiegel would be approximately $1200 and the work could be done within 45 days. A contract is to be drafted and submitted to the Supervisor and Attorney for the Town and upon approval to be signed by the Supervisor.
RESOLUTION #149
Councilman Knab moved that upon the review and approval of the Attorney for the Town and the Town Supervisor of the contract provided, the Supervisor is authorized to sign a contract with Michael Spiegel to perform services for the Rush Town Assessor in preparing the analysis report required by New York State. Councilman Doupe seconded the motion.
Roll:
Councilman Knab aye
Councilman Doupe aye
Councilwoman Sluberski aye
Supervisor Udicious aye carried.
2. Public Hearing on 2007 Budget –
RESOLUTION #150
Supervisor Udicious moved that the public hearing on the preliminary budget for the Town of Rush for 2007 be held at 7:15 p.m. on October 25th 2006 at the Rush Town Offices, 5977 East Henrietta Road. Councilman Doupe seconded the motion.
Roll:
Councilman Knab aye
Councilman Doupe aye
Councilwoman Sluberski aye
Supervisor Udicious aye carried.
3. Sidewalk contract –
RESOLUTION #151
Councilman Knab moved that the Supervisor be authorized to sign a contract with Campobello Construction Co. Inc. for an amount not to exceed $16,000.00 for the installation of sidewalks and curbing as described in the estimate submitted and dated September 20, 2006. Councilman Doupe seconded the motion.
Roll:
Councilman Knab aye
Councilman Doupe aye
Councilwoman Sluberski aye
Supervisor Udicious aye carried.
Executive Session
Councilman Knab made a motion that the Town Board move into Executive Session to discuss pending litigation.
Councilman seconded the motion and the board was all in agreement.
Time 7:45 p.m.
The Board returned to regular session and adjourned by common consent.
Time: 8:30 p.m.
Respectfully submitted,
Linda G. Henry
Town Clerk
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