Town of Franklin Special Board Meeting

April 17, 2006

The Town of Franklin Town Board held a duly advertised special Board Meeting on Monday, April 17, 2006 at 2:00 pm at the Franklin Town Hall in Vermontville, NY.

Board members present:

    Supervisor Mary Ellen Keith
    Councilman Walt Kretser
    Councilman Gene Goff

Board members absent:

    Councilman Tim Goff
    Councilwoman Janet Ordway

Others present:

    Deputy Hwy Supt. Eric Merrill
    Town Clerk Sandra Oliver
    Nelson Tamer, M.A. Jerry & Co., Inc.
    Don Bassette, Viking Cives
    Cliff Longtemps, Tracey Road Equipment

CALL TO ORDER

Supervisor Keith called the meeting to order at 2:00 pm. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited; the Town Clerk called the roll and stated a quorum was present.

OPENING OF BIDS

    The Town Clerk opened sealed bids for the 2007 International vehicle and noted that requests for bids had been advertised a second time in the Albany Times-Union and in the Syracuse Post-Standard. Two bids had been received, from M.A. Jerry for $156,750 plus warranty of $3,650.00 and Tracey Equipment for $145,147 plus warranty for $6,300.

    The Highway Committee will meet with Highway Superintendent James Rascoe upon his return from vacation (Wednesday April 19th) to review the specifications submitted by both bidders. Both bidders will be notified in due course as to the results of same.

OLD BUSINESS

    1. A bill from M.A. Jerry for $788.89 will be discussed with the Highway Superintendent.

    2. All sold surplus equipment has been removed from the Town's insurance policies

    3. The Highway Dept. will move clean fill to the Town cemeteries

    4. Town Clean-Up Day was discussed. Tabled to May 8th meeting

    5. The County Treasurer extended tax collection to April 30th

    6. Adirondack Park Agency acknowledged receipt of the Town's resolution concerning the proposed subdivision by Trails End Enterprises

    7. The Yellow Wood contract is ready to be mailed - in sum of $14,000.

ADJOURNMENT

    There being no further business to conduct, the meeting adjourned at 2:52 p.m. (G.Goff-W.Kretser m/s/p) ALL AYE

Respectfully submitted, Sandra J. Oliver, Town Clerk

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Franklin, TOWN OF FRANKLIN

Town of Franklin
P.O. Box 209, Route 3, Vermontville, NY 12989
Tel: 518-891-2189 - Fax: 518-891-6389


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