regular meeting of the Town Board of Grand Island, New York was held at the
Town Hall, 2255 Baseline Rd., Grand Island, NY at 8:00p.m. on the 15th
of October 2007.
Peter A. McMahon Supervisor
Susan J. Argy
Patricia A. Frentzel
Peter C. Godfrey
Supervisor Peter McMahon called the meeting to order at 8:00p.m.
Councilwoman Susan Argy led the Pledge of Allegiance.
Board Recognition Week – October 22-26, 2007 – Members of the School Board
will receive proclamation at the Town Board/School Board Joint Meeting on
October 29, 2007.
This is an opportunity for residents to comment on any matter regarding
the meeting agenda items only.
motion was made by Councilwoman Cooke, seconded by Councilwoman Argy to
approve the Minutes of Workshop Meeting #74, October 1, 2007, Minutes of
Regular Meeting #18, October 1, 2007, and Minutes of Workshop Meeting #75,
October 9, 2007.
5 Cooke, Crawford,
Roesch, Argy, McMahon
Center – Vehicle Usage – September 2007
Center – Facility Usage – September 2007
Town of Colden
- Resolution in Opposition to Inclusion of the Siting of Windmills in Article
X of the Public Service Law
– Group Home – 2787 Stony Point Road
Public Hearing – Assembly Standing Committee on Governmental Operations ,
Assembly Legislative Task Force on Demographic Research and Reapportionment
of America, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission – Order Denying Rehearing
and Providing Clarification
Minutes – Long Range Planning Committee – June 26, 2007
Permits Issued – September 2007
Minutes – Town of Grand Island Safety Committee – September 6, 2007
Minutes – Zoning Board of Appeals – September 6, 2007
Minutes – Board of Architectural Review – September 11, 2007
Minutes – Planning Board – September 10, 2007
Minutes – Grand Island Traffic Safety Advisory Board – August 14, 2007
motion was made by Councilman Crawford, seconded by Councilman Roesch to adopt
the consent agenda as distributed.
Public Hearing – 2008 Budget
A motion was made by Councilman Roesch,
seconded by Councilwoman Cooke to set a Public Hearing for Thursday, November
8, 2007 at 7:00p.m.for the purpose of hearing anyone who wanted to make
comments in favor or in opposition to the proposed 2008 Budget for the Town of
Supervisor to Submit Applications – Community Development Block Grant
motion was made by Councilman Roesch, seconded by Councilwoman Argy to
authorize the Supervisor to sign, submit and execute a contract with the Erie
County Community Development Block Grant Program for the following two
projects. Project number one is
for a replacement bus for the Golden Age Transportation Program at a cost of
approximately $50,000. Project
number two would be the replacement of the pavement for pedestrian access on
Love Road from East Park to Kaegebein School and along side on East Park south
of Love Road at a cost of $50,000.
RICHARD W. CRAWFORD:
– Traffic Safety Advisory Board
COMMUNICATIONS – OTHER TOWN OFFICIALS:
SUPERINTENDENT – RAYMOND DLUGOKINSKI:
Bid – 2008 Heavy Duty Cab & Chassis
Superintendent Raymond Dlugokinski reported that he had opened the bids on
October 1, 2007 for one new 2008 Sterling L7500 cab and chassis.
One bid was received from the following:
careful review of the bids, Mr. Dlugokinski recommended the sole bidder, Fleet
Maintenance be awarded the bid in the amount of $73,448.00.
motion was made by Councilwoman Cooke, seconded by Councilwoman Argy to accept
Mr. Dlugokinski’s request for sole bidder Fleet
Maintenance to be awarded the bid for one new 2008 Sterling
L7500 cab and chassis in the amount of $73,448.00.
Cooke, Crawford, Roesch, Argy, McMahon
OF ENGINEERING & WATER RESOURCES – JOHN WHITNEY:
Sewer Pump Station #9 Emergency Power – Job No. M-184
DIRECTOR – LINDA TUFILLARO:
to Attend Turfgrass Conference
Course Villas at River Oaks – Final Plat Approval – Phase 2
Brusino, Chairman, Grand Island Citizen Corps Council – List of
Accomplishments & Activities
Island Fire Company, Inc. – Budget Request for the 2008 Firematic Year
A motion was made
by Councilman Roesch, seconded by Councilwoman Cooke to set a Public Hearing for Thursday, November 8, 2007 for purpose of
hearing anyone who wanted to make comments in favor or in opposition to the
proposed 2008 Contract with the Grand Island Fire Company.
of New York, Department of Transportation – PIN 5086.28.101, NY Rte 324,
Grand Island Connecting Boulevard, (SH 1954), Intersection Improvements at
Birtz, Fix Road – Request to Combine SBL #63.02-2-38.32 & SBL
#63.02-2-38.31 to Create One Lot
REPORT OF THE AUDIT COMMITTEE:
was made by Councilwoman Cooke, seconded by Councilman Roesch to pay
Vouchers #88221 – 88361
Approve Town Safety Manual
an opportunity for residents to comment on any matter regarding Town
government on any subject.
FROM THE TOWN BOARD:
Councilman Roesch: Congratulations to the Grand Island Vikings Football team
Councilwoman Cooke: Veteran’s new van dedication Saturday, October 20th at
9:00a.m. at Veteran’s Hospital
Supervisor McMahon: Candidates Night – Golden Age
Center – Thursday October 18th at 7:00p.m.; Dollars for Scholars
Walk at Veteran’s Park – Saturday, October 20th – 11:00a.m.
A motion was made by Councilman Roesch, seconded by Councilman Crawford
to adjourn the meeting at 8:21p.m.
A moment of silence was observed in memory of the following: