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HomeMy WebLinkAbout1983-11-14i 941 Board Members, Highway Superintendent and Town Clerk will send a card and plant to Laura Haughn who has been ill. fir. Robert Walpole submitted Fire Department budget proposal for 1984. There will be a $5000 increase for ambulance and no increase for Fire Dept, Mr. Rankin moved for an executive session at 9:00 P.M. to discuss personnel problems within fire department. Seconded by Mrs. Robinson. Unanimous Meeting reconvened at 9:35 P.1%1. Board and Leland Cornelius discussed some highway projects for 1984. Peg Mill bridge is deteriorating. Bridge and Clark Street need to be done. Bridge can be replaced under CHIPS Program. He also would. like to pave Elm St. Ext. from Jacksons to Route 222. Three miles of Champlin Road needs to be sealed. Some work to be done on Wood Road. There being no further 'business Mr. Sovocool moved to adjourn meeting at 9:45 P.M. Seconded by Mr. Rankin. Unanimous, Colleen D. Pierson Town Clerk MINUTES OF TOWN BOARD M 'r'TING HELD MONDAY, kiOVEKBER 14, 198 AT 7:30 P.M. Those present: Teresa M. Robinson, Supervisor Ellard L. Sovocool, Councilman Francis P. Carey, Councilman Gordon C. VanBenschoten, Councilman Jack Fitzgerald, Attorney Arrived Late: Verl Rankin, Jr., Councilman Also present: Leland Cornelius, George Totman Moved by Mr. Carey that the minutes of October 10 be approved as mailed. Seconded by Mr. VanBenschoten. Ayes - Sovocool, VanBenschoten, Carey, Robinson (Rarnlcin - Absent) . Claim Nos. 291 to 324 of the Highway Fund in the amount of $46,537.00 and Claim Nos. 315 to 377 of the General Fund in the amount of $10,242:94 and Claim Nos. 20 to 21 of Federal Revenue Sharing in the amount of $397.09 were presented for audit. Mr. Carey moved that the bills be paid and the clerk instructed to draw warrant for them. Seconded by Mr. Sovocool. Ayes - Sovocool, VanBenschoten, Carey, Robinson (Rankin - Absent). Monthly reports from the Town Clerk and Town Justice were reviewed. Zoning Officer wrote letters to Dennis 'Mood and James Lockwood for non- compliance to Zoning Ordinance. The following correspondence was reviewed: 1) There is an Economic Develop- ment Seminar with Congressman McHugh on Non., Nov. 21st from 8:30 - 12 Noon at the Ramada Inn, Ithaca; 2) Letters from Environmental Management Council and Tompkins County Youth Board requesting appointments to their boards from the Totem; 3) Notice of Association of Towns Meeting in NYC from Feb. 19 -22; ® 4) Letter from Sam MacNeil regarding changing per capita aid; 5) Letter from Department of State regarding Fire Reporting System; 6) !Minutes from Board of Reps and TC Youth Board; 7} Letter from Congressman Boelhert regarding application for HUD Grants; 8) Letter from Gail Shafer regarding Block Grants to be administered by HUD instead of State; 9} Letter from Sam MacNeil listing laws to be passed; 10) Letter from Dept. of Transporta- tion concerning oversize trucks on NYS highways. Moved by Supervisor Robinson to appoint Lyle Raymond to the &ivironmentat Management Council and Donald Palmer to the Tompkins County Youth Board pending there acceptance.' Seconded by Mr. VanBenschoten. Ayes - Sovocool, VanBenschoten, Rankin, Carey, Robinson. 192 Fleeting recessed at 8:00 P.M. for Public Hearing on proposed Local Law No. 2 amending Town of Groton Land Use anti. Development Code. Clerk read legal notice .published in Groton Journal and Courier on November 9, 19830 T. Robinson: No one from the public is present. George, do you have any comments? G. 'T'otman: That item minimum size of dwelling unit was omitted from new code. It's the same one that was in the old ordinance. J. Fitzgerald: The remainder of the changes axe to correct numbers attributed to certaw.Ln referral sections and fees that were omitted. T. Robinson: Are there any other comments? Since no one from the public attended and there are no further comments, hearing is closed at 8 :20 P.M. Fleeting reconvened at 8:20 P.M. RESOLU'T'ION NO, 28 LOCAL LAW N0. 2 FOR THE YEAR 1983 - TarAT OF GROT014 LAND USE AND DEVELOPMENT CODE Moved 'by Mr. Vw- ´┐ŻBenschoten, seconded by Mr. Sovocool Ayes - Sovocool, VanBenschoten, Rankin, Carey, Robinson RESOLVED, that Local Law No. 2 for the year 1983, `TOWN OF GROTON LAND USh; DEVELOPME4T CODE, be adopted. Some discussion was held between Town Board and George Totma.n of the Planning Board in regards to current subdivision regulations pertaining to definition of a lot. Token Board 'requested planning board to review what constitutes a subdivision and. to further consider a division of land. into three or more extant lots. In addition, planning board is to review multiple -unit square footage of floor space requirement and also to work up application forms. Planning board. is to submit their recommendations to the ':Town Board for their consideration and action. Moved, by Mr. Carey, seconded by Mr. VanBenschoten 'L'o reimburse George and Martha Lawrence $65.00 for overpayment of an application fee for a minor subdivision which was originally thought to be a major subdivision. Ayes - Sovocool, VanBenschoten, Rankin, Carey, Robinson. Board members discussed budget for 1984. Supervisor Robinson indicated there were no complaints from the public at the hearing. She stated rates will be as follows: Entire town - 4.839; Town outside village - 2.561 or $7.40 which is up about .LH16 but will be reduced by the sales tax for outside only. Other rates are: Groton Fire - .758+ McLean Fire - 1.437; Peru Lights - .816; McLean Lights - .607. RESOLUTION NO. 22 ADOPT PRELIMINARY BUDGET AS 1984 TOWi, BUDGET Moved by Mr. VanBenschoten, seconded by Mr. Carey Ayes - Sovocool, VanBenschoten, Rankin, Carey, Robinson RESOLVED, that the Groton Town Board adopt Preliminary Budget as per hearing held November 10, 1983, as the Town Budget for 1984. FUND GENERAL GENERAL OUTSIDE VILLAGE HIGHWAY- TO14NWIDE HIGHWAY- OUTSIDE VILLAGE FEDERAL REVENUE SHARING GROTON FIRE DEPT. McLEAN FIRE DIST, PERU LIGHT DIST, MCLEAN LIGHT DIST. TOTALS SUMMARY 0F' TOWN BUDGET APPROPRIATIONS LESS LESS AND PROVISIONS ESTIMATED UNEXPENDED AMOUNT TO BE FOR OTHER USES REVENUES BALANCE RAISED BY TAX $183,900 $ 56,750 $ 309000 $ 97, a.50 46,825 3,600 100000 339225 2899275 27,000 529000 210,275 1539969 639417 21,000 699552 361184 36,184 22,700 22,700 18,272.12 18,272.12 19000 .1,000 1,800 1,800 $7539925.12 $1869951 $113,000 $453,974.12 There being no further business, Fir. Rankin moved to adjourn meeting at 9:20 P.M., seconded by Mr. Sovocool. Unanimous Colleen D. Pierson Town-Clerk