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Kenmore, NY 14217
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EXECUTIVE SESSION


Board of Trustees                            Municipal Building
Village of Kenmore                            March 3, 2009

PRESENT:    Hon. Patrick Mang                  Mayor
        Hon. Salvatore Muscarella                Trustee
        Hon. Katherine Bestine                    Trustee
        Hon. R. Timothy McCarthy                Trustee
        Hon. Paul Catalano                         Trustee
    


EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS.

    Trustee McCarthy moved to go into Executive Session to discuss one personnel, two litigation, and one financial matter.

    Seconded by Trustee Muscarella and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.

    Trustee McCarthy moved to end the Executive Session.

    Seconded by Trustee Bestine and adopted by a full vote of all members present.





Kathleen P. Johnson, Esq.
Village Clerk/Treasurer





CORPORATION PROCEEDINGS

Board of Trustees                            Municipal Building
Village of Kenmore                            March 3, 2009


PRESENT:    Hon. Patrick Mang              Mayor
        Hon. Salvatore Muscarella            Trustee
        Hon. Katherine Bestine                Trustee
        Hon. R. Timothy McCarthy            Trustee
        Hon. Paul Catalano                     Trustee

The meeting was called to order at 8:00 p.m. by Mayor Mang. Mayor Mang led the Pledge of Allegiance.


BOARD APPROVED A CHANGE ORDER PERTAINING TO THE MC KINLEY AVENUE AND WARDMAN ROAD RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT.


    Trustee Muscarella moved to approve a change order pertaining to the McKinley Avenue and Wardman Road reconstruction project.

    Seconded by Trustee Bestine and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.



BOARD APPROVED SPECIFICATIONS AND CALLED FOR PUBLICATION OF A LEGAL NOTICE CALLING FOR BIDS ON MARCH 31, 2009 FOR THE LINCOLN BOULEVARD RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT.

    Trustee Bestine moved to approve specifications and call for the publication of a Legal Notice calling for bids on March 31, 2009 at 11:05 in the Village Clerk’s Office for the Lincoln Boulevard Reconstruction Project.

    Seconded by Trustee Catalano and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.



BOARD CONDUCTED A HEARING PERTAINING TO AN UNSAFE BUILDING LOCATED AT 118 STILLWELL AVENUE.

The Clerk advised that this was the time and the place to conduct a hearing pertaining to an unsafe building located at 118 Stillwell Avenue.

    Trustee Bestine moved to open the hearing.

    Seconded by Trustee Muscarella an adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.

    Mayor Mang asked three times if there was anyone present representing 118 Stillwell Avenue.  No one came forward.

    Mayor Mang asked Building Inspector Douglas Randall for his report.

    Mr.  Randall stated that the property was inspected on March 2, 2009.  At that time, Mr. Randall observed that the building was vacant and that there was a break in the water lines resulting in six and one half to seven feet of water in the basement.  A violation letter was sent registered mail to the owner on March 2, 2009 and the property was also posted.  Mr. Randall stated that he believed the property posed a danger to the health, safety and general welfare of the public.  Mr. Randall is requesting to have the water pumped out of the basement.

    Trustee Muscarella asked if  there was gas service to the building.

    The response was that the gas has been shut off.

    Trustee Bestine asked if there was electric service to the building.

    The response was that the electric had been shut off.

    Mayor Mang asked if any one else wished to be heard.  As no one wished to be heard, Trustee Catalano moved to close the hearing.

    Seconded by Trustee Muscarella and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.

    DISPOSITION –

    Trustee Bestine moved to approve a resolution that the property at 118 Stillwell Avenue is unsafe and in violation of section 7-112 of the Kenmore Municipal Code, a copy of the resolution is appended to these minutes for record purposes.

    Seconded by Trustee Muscarella and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.

    A Roll Call vote was taken as follows:
        Trustee Muscarella        Voting        Aye
        Trustee Bestine            Voting        Aye
        Trustee McCarthy        Voting        Aye
        Trustee Catalano        Voting        Aye



BOARD AUTHORIZED CLASSIFICATION OF EQUIPMENT FOR SALE.

    Trustee McCarthy moved to approve authorized classification of equipment for sale, specifically a 1982 Seagrave Ladder Truck and a 1983 Pierce Arrow Quad Fire Truck.

    Seconded by Trustee Catalano and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.



BOARD APPROVED AND GRANTED PERMISSION TO THE HARRY E. CROSBY POST NO. 2472 FOR ANNUAL BUDDY POPPY SALE.


    Trustee Bestine moved to grant permission to the Harry E. Crosby Post No. 2472 to hold its annual Buddy Poppy Sale, May 21-22, 2009.

    Seconded by Trustee Muscarella and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative



BOARD APPROVED AND GRANTED PERMISSION TO THE AMERICAN LEGION MILTON J. BROUNSHIDLE POST NO.  205 AND VFW HARRY E. CROSBY POST NO. 2472 TO HOLD THE MEMORIAL DAY PARADE.


    Trustee Catalano moved to grant permission to the American Legion Milton J. Brounshidle Post No. 205 and VFW Harry E. Crosby Post No. 2472 to hold the annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday May 25, 2009, beginning at 11:00 a.m..

    Seconded by Trustee Muscarella and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.



ABSTRACT OF AUDITED VOUCHERS.


    Trustee Bestine offered the following resolution and moved its adoption:

    RESOLVED, that the Mayor be and he hereby is authorized to sign the Abstract of Audited Vouchers dated March 3, 2009, in the amount of $308,744.34; General Fund $183,572.15; Community Development Fund $13,971.75; Water Fund $40,879.66; Sewer Fund $70,320.78; and to direct the Treasurer to pay each of the listed claimants in the amount appearing opposite his/her name.

    Seconded by Trustee Muscarella and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.



INVITATION FOR PUBLIC COMMENT/QUESTIONS    
            

    Mayor Mang asked if any one wished to be heard.

    As no one wished to be heard the meeting was adjourned.



The next meeting of the Board of Trustees will be March 17, 2009 at 8:00 p.m. at the Municipal Building.




Kathleen P. Johnson, Esq.
Village Clerk/Treasurer
EXECUTIVE SESSION


Board of Trustees                            Municipal Building
Village of Kenmore                            February 17, 2009

PRESENT:    Hon. Patrick Mang                  Mayor
        Hon. Salvatore Muscarella                Trustee
        Hon. Katherine Bestine                    Trustee
        Hon. R. Timothy McCarthy                Trustee
        Hon. Paul Catalano                         Trustee
    


EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS THREE PERSONNEL MATTERS.

Trustee McCarthy moved to go into Executive Session to discuss three
personnel matters.

    Seconded by Trustee Catalano and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.

    Trustee Catalano moved to end the Executive Session.

    Seconded by Trustee Bestine and adopted by a full vote of all members present.





Kathleen P. Johnson, Esq.
 Village Clerk/Treasurer






CORPORATION PROCEEDINGS


Board of Trustees                            Municipal Building
Village of Kenmore                            February 17, 2009


PRESENT:    Hon. Patrick Mang              Mayor
        Hon. Salvatore Muscarella            Trustee
        Hon. Katherine Bestine                Trustee
        Hon. R. Timothy McCarthy            Trustee
        Hon. Paul Catalano                     Trustee


The meeting was called to order at 8:00 p.m. by Mayor Mang. Mayor Mang led the Pledge of Allegiance.


BOARD APPROVED THE APPOINTMENT OF LORI DAVIS AS A PERMANENT CLERK TYPIST FOR THE CLERK/TREASURER’S OFFICE.

    Trustee Muscarella moved to approve the appointment of Lori Davis as a permanent Clerk Typist for the Village Clerk/Treasurer’s office effective February 11, 2009.

    Seconded by Trustee Bestine and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.



BOARD APPROVED THE APPOINTMENT OF PETER D. BREITNAUER AS A PERMANENT LABORER FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS.

    Trustee McCarthy moved to approve the appointment of Peter D. Breitnauer as permanent Laborer for the Department of Public Works, effective February 20, 2009.

    Seconded by Trustee Catalano and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.



BOARD APPROVED THE APPOINTMENT OF ROBERT MAURO AS A PERMANENT LABORER FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS.


    Trustee Muscarella moved to approve the appointment of Robert Mauro as permanent Laborer for the Department of Public Works, effective March 2, 2009.

    Seconded by Trustee Bestine and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.



BOARD APPROVED THE APPOINTMENT OF TIMOTHY TEMPANY AND JAMES CATANIA AS WORKING CREW CHIEFS FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS.

    Trustee Catalano moved to approve the appointment of Timothy Tempany and James Catania as Working Crew Chiefs for the Department of Public Works at a pay rate of $24.60 per hour, effective February 2, 2009.

    Seconded by Trustee McCarthy and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.



BOARD APPROVED THE 2008 SERVICE AWARD PROGRAM LIST FOR THE KENMORE FIRE DEPARTMENT.


    Trustee McCarthy moved to approve the 2008 Service Award Program List for the Kenmore Fire Department.

    Seconded by Trustee Bestine and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.



BOARD APPROVED A FENCE AGREEMENT RENEWAL FOR 177 KELLER AVENUE.

    Trustee Muscarella moved to approve the Fence Agreement between Samuel Capitano of 177 Keller Avenue and the Village of Kenmore, a copy of which is appended to these minutes for record purposes.

    Seconded by Trustee Catalano and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.



BOARD APPROVED AND GRANTED PERMISSION TO A POLICE LIEUTENANT, AND THREE POLICE OFFICERS TO ATTEND A SEMINAR.

    Trustee Bestine moved to approve and grant permission to Lieutenant Sheila Kirsch, and Police Officers Jo-Anne Kane, Fred Vaccaro and Douglas Rich to attend a seminar entitled “Stalking and Technology, What Police and Criminal Justice Professionals Need to Know” on March 16, 2009 at the Central Police Services Training Academy, with expenses.

    Seconded by Trustee Muscarella and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.



BOARD APPROVED AND GRANTED PERMISSION TO A POLICE OFFICER TO ATTEND A SEMINAR.

    Trustee Catalano moved to approve and grant permission to Police Officer Michael Wells to attend a seminar entitled “Professional Decision Making” on March 17-18, 2009 in North Tonawanda, with expenses.

    Seconded by Trustee McCarthy and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.



BOARD APPROVED AND GRANTED PERMISSION TO A POLICE OFFICER TO ATTEND A SEMINAR.


    Trustee Bestine moved to approve and grant permission to Police Officer Alan Fell to attend a seminar entitled “Complete Traffic Stops” on March 19-20, 2009 in North Tonawanda, with expenses.

    Seconded by Trustee Muscarella and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.



BOARD APPROVED AND GRANTED PERMISSION TO THREE POLICE OFFICERS TO ATTEND A SEMINAR.


    Trustee McCarthy moved to approve and grant permission to Police Officers Dave Lewandowski, Alan Fell and Dean Rule to attend a seminar entitled “Intermediate Police Refresher Course” on March 30 – April 1, 2009 at the Central Police Services Training Academy, with expenses.

    Seconded by Trustee Muscarella and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.



BOARD APPROVED THE APPOINTMENT OF MEMBERS TO THE KENMORE INDUSTRIAL & COMMERCIAL INCENTIVE BOARD.

    Trustee Catalano moved to approve the appointment of Daniel Spitzer, Esq., Frederick Frank and Michael Foster as members of the Kenmore Industrial & Commercial Incentive Board.

    Seconded by Trustee Bestine and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.


                
ABSTRACT OF AUDITED VOUCHERS.

    Trustee Bestine offered the following resolution and moved its adoption:

    RESOLVED, that the Mayor be and he hereby is authorized to sign the Abstract of Audited Vouchers dated February 17, 2009, in the amount of $684,075.38; General Fund $120,640.80; Water Fund $3,434.11; Sewer Fund $67,825.47; Capitol Fund 492,175.00; and to direct the Treasurer to pay each of the listed claimants in the amount appearing opposite his/her name.

    Seconded by Trustee Muscarella and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.


INVITATION FOR PUBLIC COMMENT/QUESTIONS

    Mayor Mang asked if any one wished to be heard.

    As no one wished to be heard the meeting was adjourned.

    The next meeting of the Board of Trustees will be March 3, 2009 at 8:00 p.m. at the Municipal Building.




Kathleen P. Johnson, Esq.
Village Clerk/Treasurer
EXECUTIVE SESSION


Board of Trustees                            Municipal Building
Village of Kenmore                            January 20, 2009

PRESENT:    Hon. Patrick Mang                  Mayor
        Hon. Salvatore Muscarella                Trustee
        Hon. Katherine Bestine                    Trustee
        Hon. R. Timothy McCarthy                Trustee
        Hon. Paul Catalano                         Trustee
    


EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS FOUR LITIGATION MATTERS.


Trustee Muscarella moved to go into Executive Session to discuss four litigation matters.
    
    Seconded by Trustee McCarthy and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.

    Trustee McCarthy moved to end the Executive Session.

    Seconded by Trustee Bestine and adopted by a full vote of all members present.





Kathleen P. Johnson, Esq.
 Village Clerk/Treasurer






CORPORATION PROCEEDINGS

Board of Trustees                            Municipal Building
Village of Kenmore                            January 20, 2009


PRESENT:    Hon. Patrick Mang                Mayor
        Hon. Salvatore Muscarella               Trustee
        Hon. Katherine Bestine                   Trustee
        Hon. R. Timothy McCarthy               Trustee
        Hon. Paul Catalano                        Trustee

The meeting was called to order at 8:00 p.m. by Mayor Mang. Mayor Mang led the Pledge of Allegiance.


BOARD APPROVED AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE VILLAGE OF KENMORE AND STOHL ENVIRONMENTAL PERTAINING TO LEAD BASED PAINT TESTING FOR THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM.


    Trustee Muscarella moved to approve and Agreement between the Village of Kenmore and Stohl Environmental pertaining to lead based paint testing for the Community Development Block Grant Program for calendar year 2009, and to authorize the Mayor to sign.

    Seconded by Trustee Bestine and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.

BOARD APPROVED A LETTER OF ENGAGEMENT WITH HODGSON RUSS,LLP AS BOND COUNSEL FOR THE VILLAGE OF KENMORE.

    Trustee McCarthy moved to approve a Letter of Engagement with Hodgson Russ, LLP as Bond Counsel for the Village of Kenmore.  A copy of said letter is appended to these minutes for record purposes.

    Seconded by Trustee Bestine and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.

BOARD APPROVED A RESOLUTION PERTAINING TO NEW YORK STATE RETIREMENT BENEFITS FOR FIREFIGHTERS.

    Trustee Bestine moved to approve a Resolution pertaining to New York State Retirement benefits for Firefighters, moving employees in the Kenmore Professional Firefighters Association from section 384d to section 384e as per the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

    Seconded by Trustee Catalano and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.

BOARD APPROVED THE ANNUAL POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORT FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2008.

    Trustee McCarthy moved to approve the Police Department Report for Calendar Year 2008, a copy of which is appended to these minutes for record purposes.  The Mayor commended Chief LaCorte and the Department for their fine work.
    Seconded by Trustee Muscarella and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.

BOARD APPROVED A RESOLUTION PERTAINING TO THE MUNICIPAL BUILDING HOLIDAY SCHEDULE FOR 2009.


    Trustee Catalano moved to approve a Resolution pertaining to the Municipal Building Holiday Schedule for 2009, a copy of which is appended to these minutes for record purposes.

    Seconded by Trustee Bestine and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.


BOARD APPROVED A RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING TRANSFER OF TIME WARNER CABLE INC. TO TIME WARNER, INC.

    Trustee Muscarella moved to approve a Resolution recognizing transfer of Time Warner Cable Inc. to Time Warner, Inc.

    Seconded by Trustee Bestine and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.


BOARD APPROVED DAVID FRANK KIMMINS AS A PART-TIME DRIVER FOR THE KENMORE FIRE DEPARTMENT.

    Trustee McCarthy moved to approved David F. Kimmins of 243 Tremont Avenue as a part-time driver for the Kenmore Fire Department at an hourly rate of $15.37.

    Seconded by Trustee Catalano and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.

    Mayor Mang conveyed his congratulations to Mr. Kimmins on his appointment.


BOARD APPROVED THE APPOINTMENT OF FREDERICK A. FRANK AS A MEMBER OF THE PLANNING BOARD.

    Trustee Catalano moved to approve the appointment of Frederick A. Frank of 52 Wardman Road as a member of the Planning Board to fill a vacancy with a term to expire April 2009.

    Seconded by Trustee McCarthy and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.

    Mayor Mang conveyed his congratulations to Mr. Frank on his appointment.


BOARD APPROVED AND GRANTED PERMISSION TO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS EMPLOYEES DAVID ROOT AND GLENN ARMSTRONG TO ATTEND THE WESTERN NEW YORK WATER WORKS CONFERENCE.

    Trustee Muscarella moved to approve and grant permission to Department of Public Works employees David Root and Glenn Armstrong to attend the Western New York Water Works Conference on February 24, 2009 in Batavia, with expenses.

    Seconded by Trustee Bestine and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.


BOARD APPROVED AND GRANTED PERMISSION TO VILLAGE CLERK KATHLEEN P. JOHNSON TO ATTEND A SEQRA SEMINAR.

    Trustee McCarthy moved to approve and grant permission to Village Clerk Kathleen P. Johnson to attend a SEQRA seminar on February 27, 2009 at the Buffalo Conference Center, with expenses.

    Seconded by Trustee Catalano and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.


BOARD APPROVED AND GRANTED PERMISSION TO POLICE CHIEF CARL LA CORTE AND ASSISTANT CHIEF PETER BREITNAUER TO ATTEND A SEMINAR ENTITLED “INTERNAL INVESTIGATIONS”.

    Trustee Muscarella moved to approve and grant permission to Police Chief Carl LaCorte and Assistant Chief Peter Breitnauer to attend a seminar entitled “Internal Investigations” on March 25-26, 2009 at Medaille College, with expenses.

    Seconded by Trustee Catalano and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.


BOARD APPROVED THE PUBLICATION OF A LEGAL NOTICE PERTAINING TO LOCAL LAW #1 OF 2009.


    Trustee Bestine moved to approve the publication of a Legal Notice for a public hearing to discuss Local Law # 1 of 2009 pertaining to the Creation of an Industrial and Commercial Incentive Board on February 3, 2009.

    Seconded by Trustee Muscarella and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.


ABSTRACT OF AUDITED VOUCHERS.

    Trustee Bestine offered the following resolution and moved its adoption:

    RESOLVED, that the Mayor be and he hereby is authorized to sign the Abstract of Audited Vouchers dated January 20, 2009, in the amount of $303,966.48; General Fund $114,703.88; Water Fund $64,958.79; Sewer Fund $124,303.81 and to direct the Treasurer to pay each of the listed claimants in the amount appearing opposite his/her name.

    Seconded by Trustee Muscarella and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.



INVITATION FOR PUBLIC COMMENT/QUESTIONS

    Mayor Mang asked if any one wished to be heard.

    As no one wished to speak the meeting was adjourned.

The next meeting of the Board of Trustees will be February 3, 2009 at 8:00 p.m. at the Municipal Building.



Kathleen P. Johnson, Esq.
Village Clerk/Treasurer
EXECUTIVE SESSION


Board of Trustees                            Municipal Building
Village of Kenmore                            February 3, 2009

PRESENT:    Hon. Patrick Mang                    Mayor
        Hon. Salvatore Muscarella                  Trustee
        Hon. Katherine Bestine                      Trustee
        Hon. R. Timothy McCarthy                  Trustee
        Hon. Paul Catalano                           Trustee
    


EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS TWO LITIGATION MATTERS AND TWO PERSONNEL MATTERS

Trustee McCarthy moved to go into Executive Session to discuss two litigation matters and two personnel matters.

    Seconded by Trustee Bestine and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.

    Trustee Bestine moved to end the Executive Session.

    Seconded by Trustee Catalano and adopted by a full vote of all members present.





Kathleen P. Johnson, Esq.
 Village Clerk/Treasurer








CORPORATION PROCEEDINGS


Board of Trustees                            Municipal Building
Village of Kenmore                            February 3, 2009


PRESENT:    Hon. Patrick Mang                Mayor
        Hon. Salvatore Muscarella              Trustee
        Hon. Katherine Bestine                  Trustee
        Hon. R. Timothy McCarthy              Trustee
        Hon. Paul Catalano                       Trustee

The meeting was called to order at 8:00 p.m. by Mayor Mang. Mayor Mang led the Pledge of Allegiance.


BOARD APPROVED THE PUBLICATION OF A LEGAL NOTICE PERTAINING TO PAST DUE WATER AND SEWER CHARGES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2008-2009.

Trustee Muscarella moved to approve the publication, twice, of a Legal Notice pertaining to past due water and sewer charges, not paid by March 1, 2009, to be added to taxes for Fiscal Year 2008-2009.

Seconded by Trustee Bestine and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.


BOARD CONDUCTED A HEARING PERTAINING TO LOCAL LAW #1 OF 2009 ENTITLED “INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL INCENTIVE BOARD”.


The Clerk advised that this was the time and place to conduct a hearing pertaining to Local Law #1 of 2009 entitled “Industrial and Commercial Incentive Board”.

    Trustee McCarthy moved to open a hearing pertaining to Local Law #1 of 2009.

    Seconded by Trustee Catalano and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.

    Clerk/Treasurer Kathleen P. Johnson read the Legal Notice, which summarized the Local Law.


The Mayor asked if anyone had questions or comments.  There were none.

    Trustee McCarthy moved to close the hearing.

    Seconded by Trustee Catalano and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.



BOARD APPROVED LOCAL LAW #1 OF 2009 ENTITLED “INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL INCENTIVE BOARD”.


    Trustee Bestine moved to approve Local Law #1 of 2009 entitled “Industrial and Commercial Incentive Board”, a copy of which is appended to these minutes for record purposes.

    Seconded by Trustee Muscarella and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.


BOARD APPROVED A RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF  THE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DAY OF CARING AND SHARING.

    Trustee Catalano moved to approve a Resolution in Support of the Community School Day of Caring and Sharing.

    Seconded by Trustee McCarthy and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.


BOARD APPROVED THE ANNUAL FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORT FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2008.

    Trustee Bestine moved to approve the Annual Fire Department Report for the calendar year 2008.

    Seconded by Trustee Muscarella and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.

                            
BOARD APPROVED AND GRANTED PERMISSION TO VILLAGE CLERK KATHLEEN P. JOHNSON TO ATTEND A SEMINAR ON MARCH 11, 2009 IN BUFFALO, WITH EXPENSES.

    Trustee McCarthy moved to approve and grant permission to Village Clerk Kathleen P. Johnson to attend a seminar pertaining to changes to the ADA and FMLA on March 11, 2009 in Buffalo, with expenses.

    Seconded by Trustee Catalano and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.


BOARD APPROVED A LETTER OF ENGAGEMENT WITH PHYLLIS LYTLE PERTAINING TO A LITIGATION MATTER.


    Trustee Bestine moved to approve a letter of engagement with Phyllis Lytle pertaining to a litigation matter, a copy of which is appended to these minutes for record purposes.

    Seconded by Trustee Muscarella and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.



ABSTRACT OF AUDITED VOUCHERS.


    Trustee Bestine offered the following resolution and moved its adoption:

    RESOLVED, that the Mayor be and he hereby is authorized to sign the Abstract of Audited Vouchers dated February 3, 2009, in the amount of $362,681.65; General Fund $279,404.63; Water Fund $60,863.20; Sewer Fund $22,413.82 and to direct the Treasurer to pay each of the listed claimants in the amount appearing opposite his/her name.

    Seconded by Trustee Muscarella and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.


INVITATION FOR PUBLIC COMMENT/QUESTIONS


    Mayor Mang asked if any one wished to be heard.

    Chelsey Balas, a Kenmore West student, commented on the difficulty for walkers due to the lack of snow removal on Village sidewalks.  She wanted to know if this law could be enforced.

    Building Inspector Douglas Randall stated that we enforce said law on a complaint only basis.  He noted that we need to be flexible because of the number of seniors and/or the volume of snow.

    As no one else wished to be heard the meeting was adjourned.


The next meeting of the Board of Trustees will be February 17, 2009 at 8:00 p.m. at the Municipal Building.


Kathleen P. Johnson, Esq.
Village Clerk/Treasurer

EXECUTIVE SESSION


Board of Trustees                               Municipal Building
Village of Kenmore                             January 6, 2009

PRESENT:    Hon. Patrick Mang                 Mayor
        Hon. Salvatore Muscarella               Trustee
        Hon. Katherine Bestine                   Trustee
        Hon. R. Timothy McCarthy               Trustee
        Hon. Paul Catalano                        Trustee
    


EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS TWO PERSONNEL, TWO LITIGATION AND ONE FINANCIAL MATTER.


Trustee Muscarella moved to go into Executive Session to discuss two personnel, two litigation and one financial matter.

    Seconded by Trustee Catalano and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.

    Trustee McCarthy moved to end the Executive Session.

    Seconded by Trustee Catalano and adopted by a full vote of all members present.

Kathleen P. Johnson, Esq.
Village Clerk/Treasurer


CORPORATION PROCEEDINGS

Board of Trustees                            Municipal Building
Village of Kenmore                            January 6, 2009


PRESENT:    Hon. Patrick Mang                Mayor
        Hon. Salvatore Muscarella              Trustee
        Hon. Katherine Bestine                  Trustee
        Hon. R. Timothy McCarthy              Trustee
        Hon. Paul Catalano                       Trustee

The meeting was called to order at 8:00 p.m. by Mayor Mang. Mayor Mang led the Pledge of Allegiance.


BOARD APPROVED AN AMENDMENT TO A RESOLUTION PERTAINING TO BENEFITS FOR DEPARTMENT HEADS AND NON-NEGOTIATING PERSONNEL.

    Trustee Bestine moved to approve an amendment of a Resolution pertaining to benefits for department Heads and Non-Negotiating Personnel.  A copy of which is appended to these minutes for record purposes.

    Seconded by Trustee McCarthy and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.


BOARD APPROVED THE APPOINTMENT OF ANDREW MANG AS ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDANT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS EFFECTIVE JANUARY 12, 2009.

   Trustee Muscarella moved to approve the appointment of Andrew Mang as Assistant Superintendant of the Department of Public Works at an annual salary of $61, 500.00, effective January 12, 2009.

    Seconded by Trustee McCarthy and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.


BOARD APPROVED AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN ERIE COUNTY AND THE VILLAGE OF KENMORE PERTAINING TO THE SENIOR NUTRITION PROGRAM FOR 2009.

    Trustee Catalano moved to approve an Agreement between Erie County and the Village of Kenmore pertaining to the Senior Nutrition Program for 2009. A copy of which is appended to these minutes for record purposes.

    Seconded by Trustee Muscarella and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.



BOARD APPROVED THE INVESTMENT REPORT FOR THE PERIOD OF OCTOBER 1, 2008 THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2008.

    Trustee Bestine moved to approve the Investment Report for a period of October 1, 2009 through December 31, 2008.

    Seconded by Trustee Catalano and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.


BOARD APPROVED THE BUILDING DEPARTMENT REPORT FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2008.

    Trustee McCarthy moved to approve the Building Department Report for Calendar Year 2008.  A copy of which is appended to these minutes for record purposes.

    Seconded by Trustee Bestine and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.



BOARD APPROVED AND GRANTED PERMISSION TO FIRE DEPARTMENT PERSONNEL TO ATTEND VARIOUS INSPECTIONS OF THE NEW 77’ QUINT FIRE ENGINE.

    Trustee Muscarella moved to approve and grant permission to Fire Chief Anthony Gorney, Second Assistant Chief Todd Bieron, Senior Firefighter Richard Maisano and David Krotz to attend an inspection of the new 77” Quint Fire Truck on January 19-21, 2009 in Louisiana.

    Also permission was given to First Assistant Chief Brendan Kiefer, Firefighters Dan Kamman, Kevin Walsh and David Krotz to attend an inspection of February 1-3, 2009 in Louisiana.

    The Mayor noted that there is no cost to the Village in connection with these inspection trips.



BOARD APPROVED A MODIFICATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE VILLAGE OF KENMORE AND T-MOBILE PERTAINING TO THE TOWER LEASE.

    Trustee Bestine moved to approve a modification Agreement between the Village of Kenmore and T-Mobile pertaining to the Tower Lease.

    Seconded by Trustee Muscarella and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.




ABSTRACT OF AUDITED VOUCHERS.

    Trustee Bestine offered the following resolution and moved its adoption:

    RESOLVED, that the Mayor be and he hereby is authorized to sign the Abstract of Audited Vouchers dated January 6, 2009, in the amount of $247,632.55; General Fund $200,514.97; Community Development $937.50; Water Fund $42,456.02; Sewer Fund $3,724.06 and to direct the Treasurer to pay each of the listed claimants in the amount appearing opposite his/her name.

    Seconded by Trustee Muscarella and adopted by a full vote in the affirmative.



INVITATION FOR PUBLIC COMMENT/QUESTIONS

Mayor Mang asked if any one wished to be heard.  

As no one wished to speak the meeting was adjourned.

The next meeting of the Board of Trustees will be January 20, 2009 at 8:00 p.m. at the Municipal Building.



Kathleen P. Johnson, Esq.
Village Clerk/Treasurer

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