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REGULAR MEETING – EDEN TOWN BOARD

2795 EAST CHURCH STREET

EDEN, NEW YORK

JANUARY 2, 2002

7:30 P.M.

 

 

TOWN BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:

            GLENN R. NELLIS                -           SUPERVISOR

            TIMOTHY J. WALKER         -           COUNCILMAN

            MARY LOU PEW                   -           COUNCILWOMAN

            VINCENT V. VACCO            -           COUNCILMAN         

            GEORGE F. ZITTEL              -           COUNCILMAN

 

DEPARTMENT HEADS PRESENT:

            Andrew C. Reilly of Wendel  -           Town Engineer

            Ronald C. Maggs                     -           Superintendent of Highways

            Patrick M. Howard                 -           Chief of Police

            Paul Shephard                         -           Eden Emergency Squad

            William H. Laing                    -           Eden Fire Chief

            Kevin R. Schoenthal                -           East Eden Fire Chief

            Susan Brass                             -           Recreation Director

            R.Ferris Randall                     -           Chairman Board of Assessors

Scott T. Henry                         -           Zoning Code Enforcement Officer

 

OTHERS PRESENT:

            William Trask                         -           Town Attorney

            Mary Jo Hultquist                    -           Town Clerk

            Ann Knack                               -           Administrative Assistant

           

 

Call to Order:

           

            Supervisor Nellis called the Regular Meeting of the Eden Town Board to order at 7:32 P.M.

 

 

Pledge of Allegiance:

 

            Supervisor Nellis led the assembly in the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag followed by a moment of silence. 

 

 

REORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

TOWN OF EDEN

FOR THE YEAR 2002

 

            Supervisor Nellis began the Re-organizational Meeting by reading the following items:

 

1.     Regular meetings of the Eden Town Board will be held on the second Wednesday of each month starting at 7:30 P.M.  Additional meetings will be held on the fourth Wednesday of each month as needed.

 

2.     The official newspaper of the Town of Eden will be “The Sun” located in Hamburg, New York.

 

3.     Surety Bonds will be carried as follows:

 

$490,000.00 – Tax Collector

$40,000.00 Supervisor

$24,000.00 – All Others

 

4.     Mileage reimbursement will be $.30 per mile while using personal vehicles on Town business, authorized in advance.

 

5.     Copies of adopted minutes will be on file at the Eden Library and the Town Clerk’s office.

 

6.     Appoint HSBC, M & T, Evans National & Fleet Bank and other institutions as deemed appropriate by the Board, as banks for deposits, checking and investments.

 

MOTION was made by Councilman Vacco to accept and approve Items Nos. 1 thru 6 as presented; seconded by Councilman Zittel; All – “Ayes”; Opposed? – None; Abstain? – None; Motion carried.

 

 

 

            Councilman Krycia then read the Salaries of Elected Officials as followed:

 

Salaries of Elected Officials:

 

1.     Town Board Members $7,366.00 yearly to be paid quarterly.

 

2.     Justices Michael Cooper and Colin Campbell at $11,029.00 each yearly to be paid monthly.

 

3.     Supervisor Glenn R. Nellis at $27,100.00 yearly to be paid bi-weekly.

 

4.     Head Assessor (Ferris Randall) $13,128.00 yearly, to be paid monthly and the other two assessors $10,213.00 each yearly, to be paid monthly.

 

5.     Town Clerk, Mary Jo Hultquist $25,716.00 yearly, to be paid bi-weekly.

 

6.     Highway Superintendent, Ronald Maggs at $49,196.00 yearly, to be paid bi-weekly.

 

MOTION was made by Councilman Zittel to approve the above salaries; seconded by Councilwoman Pew; All – “Ayes”; Opposed? – None; Abstain? – None; Motion carried.

 

            Supervisor Nellis then read the Appointments and Salaries as followed:

 

 

Appointments and Salaries:

 

Appoint Jayne Cohoon full-time Court Clerk at $23,457.00 yearly to be paid bi-weekly.

 

Appoint Betty Ann Neifer part-time Court Clerk at $10.38/hr. for up to 150 hours per year.

 

Appoint Paula Thurston part-time Court Clerk at $8.11/hr. for 10 hours per week.

 

Appoint Scott Henry full-time Building Inspector at $42,584.00 yearly, to be paid bi-weekly.

 

Appoint William Laing Fire Inspector for structural fires at $60.00 per occurrence.

 

Appoint Kathleen McCarthy part-time secretary to the Building Inspector for five (5) hours per week at $8.30/hr. to be paid bi-weekly.

 

MOTION was by Councilman Vacco to approve the above appointments as stated by Supervisor Nellis; seconded by Councilman Zittel; All – “Ayes”; Opposed? – None; Abstain? – None; Motion carried.

 

Appoint Joan Doctor part-time secretary to the Assessor for 19 hours per week at the rate of $9.90/hr., to be paid bi-weekly.

 

The Chairman of the Assessment Board of Review is to be paid $100.00 yearly and the other members of the Assessment Board to be compensated $60.00 each yearly.  A secretary, if needed, will be compensated $200.00 per year.

 

Deputy Town Clerks will be paid $8.30 per hour, not to exceed a total of 1,350 hours for the year.

 

The Town Clerk is authorized to appoint a stenographer for Town meetings at $50.13 per session.

 

Appoint Mary Jo Hultquist, Registrar, at a rate of $2,446.00 yearly, to be paid quarterly.

 

Appoint Martin Szal, Caretaker for the Town Hall, at $12,376.00 yearly, to be paid monthly.

 

Appoint William Sickau and Thomas Ford part-time custodians at 40 hours each per month at $10.25/hr. to be paid monthly.

 

Appoint Katherine Czaster as Senior Citizen Transportation Coordinator at $6.59/hr. for 19 hours per week, to be paid bi-weekly.

 

Appoint Raymond Zabron, part-time Dog Control Officer, at an annual salary of $10,026.00, to be paid monthly.

 

Appoint Barbara Caffery, part-time Dog Control Officer’s secretary at an annual salary of $2,549.00, to be paid monthly.

 

Appoint Susan Brass, Recreation Director at $15,062.00 yearly, to be paid monthly.

 

Appoint Cynthia Kugler, part-time secretary to the Highway Superintendent at $8.37 per hour for 19 hours per week, to be paid bi-weekly.

 

Appoint Timothy J. Walker, Town Prosecutor, at annual salary of $4,233.00, to be paid monthly.

 

Appoint Shaw & Shaw (William Trask, Town Attorney) to provide legal services for the Town at an annual compensation of $19,200.00, to be paid monthly.

 

The Police Chief and full-time patrolmen will be compensated per the 2000-2001 Agreement between the Town of Eden and the Eden Police Club.

 

Part-time Police Officers will be paid $10.50 per hour, not to exceed a total expenditure of $29,085.00 for the year.

 

Part-time dispatchers will be paid $7.50 per hour, not to exceed the budgeted authorization of $25,350.00 per year.

 

Appoint Thomas Jones, Robert Brueggeman, Jennifer Mills, Terry Blasz, Darci Cooper, Seth Howard and Jane Henry part-time Police Dispatchers; Joseph Flynn, Charles Privitera, Mark Baltes, Mike Rakiecki, Re’ Biastre, Ray Zabron and Rob Ellis part-time Police Officers, not to exceed sixteen (16) hours per week each.

 

MOTION was made by Councilman Krycia to approve the above appointments and salaries as stated by Supervisor Nellis; seconded by Councilman Zittel; All – “Ayes”; Opposed? – None; Abstain? – None; Motion carried.

 

            Councilman Krycia read the following appointments:

 

Appoint Kathleen McCarthy, Planning Board Secretary at $55.00 per occasion.