October 9, 2018
At the Budget Workshop for the 2019 Budget of the Town Board of the Town of Newcomb, Essex County, N.Y., held at the Town Hall, Newcomb, N.Y., on the 9th of October 2018 at 6:00 P.M., the following Board Members were present:
Robin Deloria Supervisor
Lana Fennessy Councilwoman
David Olbert Councilman
Donald Bott Councilman
Joe Novak Councilman
Others present: Joan Burke, Robert Lilly and Mary Pound.
Supervisor Deloria opened the Budget Workshop at 6:00 P.M. Supervisor Deloria showed a power point presentation on the budget process.
Motion was made by Councilman Novak to adjourn the Budget Workshop at 6:59 pm. Seconded by Councilman Bott and carried.
The regular meeting of the Town Board began at 7:00 pm.
Others present: Ruth Olbert, Laurinda Minke, Mary Monaghan, Mitch Moses, Anita Brundage, Barbara Kearns, Judy DePasquale, Denise Bolan, Kevin Bolan, Paul Hai and Charles Bodnar.
Motion was made by Councilman Bott to approve the minutes of the September 25, 2018 meeting. Seconded by Councilwoman Fennessy and carried.
Motion was made by Councilman Novak to approve the General Fund Abstract #19 in the amount of $20831.46. Seconded by Councilman Bott and carried.
Motion was made by Councilwoman Fennessy to approve the Highway Fund Abstract #19 in the amount of $10556.72. Seconded by Councilman Novak and carried.
Motion was made by Councilman Novak to approve the Capital Projects #5 Abstract #19 in the amount of $2873.65. Seconded by Councilwoman Fennessy and carried.
The Public Hearing for the 2019 Preliminary Budget is set for October 23, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.
Code Enforcement Officer, George Damasevitz provided the Board with a permit status report.
Judy DePasquale, representing the TR Committee, provided the Board with a report of the events of the TR Weekend. Overall, the weekend was a huge success. The activities were all well attended and many of the meals and food were sold out. Paul Hai created a survey and they were distributed to the Santanoni wagon riders. The purpose of the survey was to ascertain how visitors learned about what Newcomb has to offer. Results will be analyzed but a quick analysis revealed a lot of positive comments and participants came from far and wide.
Tony and Kelly Audino have asked to use the Senior Center to hold the Family Pizza nights this winter. Kristen Sayers, of the New York State Health Department has approved this proposal under certain conditions. Motion was made by Councilman Novak to approve the use of the Senior Center for Family Pizza Night per the conditions set by NYSDOH. Seconded by Councilman Olbert and carried.
Councilman Olbert and Councilwoman Fennessy have attended the special projects committee meetings and will complete their report and present it to the Town Board.
Motion was made by Councilman Novak to adjourn. Seconded by Councilman Bott and carried at 7:55 p.m.