Nellis called the Public Hearing of the Eden Town Board to order at
Pledge of Allegiance:
Nellis led the assembly in the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag followed by a
moment of silence.
Development Grant Program
The Town of
Eden is eligible for a Federal Community
Development grant under Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of
1974, as amended.
Nellis explained the purpose of the public hearing is to provide an opportunity
for citizens to express community development and housing needs and to discuss
possible projects that would benefit low and moderate-income persons in the
Town of Eden.The hearing will also present a review of
prior Community Development projects and expenditures and a discussion of
residents were present:
Asboth, 8345 Holly Hill
Neureuter, 8737 Woodside Drive
Mrs. Asboth presented a proposal to the Town Board for the grant
monies to be spent to replace Pace playground at the EdenElementary School that was removed
this Spring.Mrs. Asboth stated that she has had
conversations with the administration of EdenCentralSchool
and Eden PTA, but thought funding from a grant would jump-start the
project.Supervisor Nellis stated that
the grant money could not be used for that purpose.
Nellis stated that November 1, 2004
is the deadline for submitting an application.The Town Board is proposing a project to be submitting for the grant
that would replace sidewalks in the Central Business District to include East
Church Street, from Town Hall to Hammond
Drive, the sidewalks in front of the Eden
Evergreen Cemetary, in front of the MethodistChurch, and in front of Mrs.
Nellis stated that the three (3) choices are prioritized on the application and
will be presented at the October 13,
2004 Town Board Meeting to be held at East Eden Fire Hall.
New and Unfinished Business:
Notice – Recreation Department
Supervisor Nellis read the
following “Legal Notice”:
AUTHORIZING SUPERVISOR GLENN R. NELLIS TO
EXPEND FUNDS FROM THE RECREATION
EQUIPMENT RESERVE FUND OF THE TOWN OF EDEN,
SUBJECT TO PERMISSIVE REFFERENDUM.
Town Board of the Town of Eden,
duly convened in regular session,
does hereby resolve pursuant to the provisions of Section
6-c of the
Municipal Law of the State of New York
that the Town
of the Town of Eden be and is
hereby authorized and
directed to transfer from the Recreation Equipment Reserve
the Town of Eden
to the Parks & Grounds Maintenance Contractual
Account Number A7110.4, a sum not to exceed $9,000.00 from
said Reserve Fund to apply towards the purchase price of a
High Production Rotary Mower available under State Bid
Pricing through S.V. Moffett Co., Inc.
resolution shall be subject to a permissive referendum, as permitted
MOTION was made by Councilman Vacco to authorize
Supervisor Nellis to expend funds from the Recreation Equipment Reserve Fund of
the Town of Eden, subject to Permissive Referendum, a sum not to exceed
$9,000.00 to purchase a Jacobson HR-5111 High Production Rotary Mower from S.
V. Moffett Co., Inc.; seconded by Councilman Walker; All “Ayes”; Opposed? –
None; Abstain? – None; Motion carried.
Projects – Highway Department
Supervisor Nellis stated that he
had received a recommendation from Ron Maggs,
Highway Superintendent regarding pricing
for the following sidewalks projects.
Main Street in the amount of $2,125.00 ($6.99/sq.yd.)
areas including 56’x4’ and 20’4’
East Church Street in the amount of $3,100.00
areas including 102’x4’ and 5’x7’ along the west side of Town Hall.
Three RFP’s were sent out, and no
other bids were returned.
MOTION was made by Councilman Walker to approve the
recommendation of Ron Maggs, Highway Superintendent for sidewalk projects as
presented; seconded by Councilman Vacco; All “Ayes”; Opposed? – None; Motion
Hearing of Visitors:
MOTION was made by Councilman Walker to adjourn the
Work Session Meeting of the Eden Town Board; seconded by Councilman Krycia; All
“Ayes”; Opposed? – None; Abstain? – None; Motion carried.
Nellis adjourned the Public Hearing Meeting of the Eden Town Board at
Nellis adjourned the Executive Session of the Eden Town Board at
of Eden, Town Hall, 2795 East Church Street, Eden, New York 14057-0156
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