November 12, 2019
At the Public Hearing of the 2020 Budget of the Town of Newcomb, Essex County, N.Y., held at the Town Hall, Newcomb, N.Y., on the 12th of November 2019 at 6:30 P.M., the following Board Members were present:
Robin Deloria Supervisor
Lana Fennessy Councilwoman
Joe Novak Councilman
David Olbert Councilman
Donald Bott Councilman
Others present: Monica Young, Joan Burke, Mark Yandon, Laurinda Minke, Charlie Minke, Wes Miga, Kevin Bolan, Paul LaCourse, Mary Monaghan, Cliff Demars, Denise Bolan, Ruth Olbert and Mary Pound.
Supervisor Deloria called the Public Hearing to order at 6:30 pm. The Public Hearing was adjourned at 6:45 pm. Motion was made by Councilman Novak to adopt the Final Budget for 2020. Seconded by Councilwoman Fennessy and carried.
Motion was made by Councilman Bott to approve the minutes of the October 22, 2019 meeting. Seconded by Councilman Olbert and carried.
Motion was made by Councilwoman Fennessy to approve the General Fund Abstract #21 in the amount of $31245.40. Seconded by Councilman Olbert and carried.
Motion was made by Councilman Novak to approve the Highway Fund Abstract #20 in the amount of $93558.42. Seconded by Councilwoman Fennessy and carried.
Motion was made by Councilman Bott to approve the Capital Projects #5 Abstract #10 in the amount of $17352.46. Seconded by Councilman Novak and carried.
December meeting dates were tentatively set for Tuesday December 10th and Monday the 30th.
The Adirondack Association of Towns and Villages meeting is December 1-2 at the Marriot in Lake George. Those who wish to attend should fill out the registration form and return before the November 26th deadline. Room registrations should be made by those attending.
Joan Burke and Laurinda Minke gave a presentation on the “Newcomb Remembers” Bissell fund for grave markers. This project is conducted by the Newcomb Historical Museum and was initiated by Marvin Bissell in 2008 in written conversations with Supervisor Canon. Mr. Bissell signed a designated fund agreement with the Adirondack Foundation and set up the fund to be used for grave markers for graves without a marker for at least 20 years but also for “promoting an appreciation of community history to the educational benefit of the general public.” Gravestones have been ordered for 14 graves.
Newcomb Highway assisted Minerva with road wash outs from the wind and rain storm.
Motion was made by Councilman Novak to approve the bronze plaque for the Canon memorial at a cost of $3800.00. Seconded by Councilman Olbert and carried
Motion was made by Councilman Bott to adjourn. Seconded by Councilman Novak and carried at 8:10 pm.