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TOWN BOARD MINUTES
May 2, 2000

Posted 05/02/00


Proceedings of a regular meeting of the Pittsford Town Board held in Pittsford Town Hall on Tuesday, May 2, 2000 at 7:00 P.M. local time.

PRESENT
Supervisor Carpenter; Councilpersons Zutes, Marini, Higgins, Green; Attorney for the Town Spinelli; Staff persons Hodock, Duane, Beck.

ABSENT
None.

ATTENDANCE
None.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

SUPERVISOR'S ANNOUNCEMENTS
Supervisor Carpenter said that he is discussing the formation of an Emergency Services Committee with local emergency services and law enforcement agencies. One of the goals is to improve communications when incidents of local concern occur.
He reminded Town Board members that they will be meeting with residents on Wednesday, May 3 to discuss the establishment of Griffith Park and the transfer of that property from the village to the town.

He distributed informational packets about the Strategic Planning Session scheduled for May 10. He announced that he has been designated as the first chair of the steering committee for the newly formed Council of Governments sponsored by Monroe County. He also announced that he has been designated to serve on the New York State Quality Community Advocacy Committee, which had its first meeting in Albany on Monday, May 1.

MINUTES OF APRIL 4, 2000 APPROVED
A resolution was offered by Higgins, seconded by Green,
RESOLVED, that the minutes of April 4, 2000 are approved as corrected.
ROLL CALL: Ayes, all. Nays, none. Declared carried.

MINUTES OF APRIL 18, 2000 APPROVED
A resolution was offered by Zutes, seconded by Marini,
RESOLVED, that the minutes of April 18, 2000 are approved as submitted.
ROLL CALL: Ayes, Zutes, Marini, Higgins, Green. Abstain, Carpenter. Nays, none. Declared carried.

AUTHORIZE E-MAIL ACCOUNTS
This resolution was tabled at the request of the Supervisor.

PUBLIC HEARING: PROPOSED LOCAL LAW NO. 3 OF 2000; LANDMARK PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION
Supervisor Carpenter opened the hearing. He said that the law includes a graduated schedule of exemptions from property taxation for owners of landmark properties who alter or rehabilitate their property for purposes of historic preservation. As there were no speakers, the Supervisor closed the hearing.

LOCAL LAW NO. 3 OF 2000: LANDMARK PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION ADOPTED
A resolution was offered by Carpenter, seconded by Green,
RESOLVED, that Local Law No. 3 of 2000; Landmark Property Tax Exemption is adopted. (See Attachment A)
ROLL CALL: Ayes, all. Nays, none. Declared carried.

PUBLIC HEARING: WREN FIELD SECT. 5 & 6 SUBDIVISION PARK DISTRICT
Supervisor Carpenter opened the hearing. Since no one spoke in favor or in opposition to the establishment of Wren Field Sect. 5 & 6 Subdivision Park District, the Supervisor closed the hearing.

SEQRA DETERMINATION: WREN FIELD SECT. 5 & 6 SUBDIVISION PARK DISTRICT
A resolution was offered by Higgins, seconded by Carpenter,
RESOLVED, after consideration of the Environmental Assessment Form, the Town Board as lead agency finds that there will be no environmental impacts associated with the establishment of Wren Field Sect. 5 & 6 Subdivision Park District.
ROLL CALL: Ayes, all. Nays, none. Declared carried.

WREN FIELD SECT. 5 & 6 SUBDIVISION PARK DISTRICT APPROVED
A resolution was offered by Zutes, seconded by Marini,
RESOLVED, that the Town Board approves the establishment of Wren Field Sect. 5 & 6 Subdivision Park District and authorizes the Supervisor is sign the park district agreement.
ROLL CALL: Ayes, all. Nays, none. Declared carried.

PUBLIC HEARING: EXT. NO. 5 TO CONSOLIDATED LIGHTING DIST. NO. 1 (WALNUT HILL SECT. 1 & 2 AND WREN FIELD SECT. 5 & 6)
Supervisor Carpenter opened the hearing. Since no one spoke in favor or in opposition to the creation of Ext. No. 5 to Consolidated Lighting Dist. No. 1 (Walnut Hill Sect. 1 & 2 and Wren Field Section 5 & 6), the Supervisor closed the hearing.

SEQRA DETERMINATION: EXT. 5 TO CONSOLIDATED LIGHTING DIST. NO. 1 (WALNUT HILL SECT. 1 & 2 AND WREN FIELD SECT. 5 & 6)
A resolution was offered by Green, seconded by Zutes,
RESOLVED, after consideration of the Environmental Assessment Form, the Town Board as lead agency finds that there will be no environmental impacts associated with the establishment of Ext. 5 to Consolidated Lighting Dist. No. 1 (Walnut Hill Sect. 1 & 2 and Wren Field Section 5 & 6).
ROLL CALL: Ayes, all. Nays, none. Declared carried.

EXT. NO. 5 TO CONSOLIDATED LIGHTING DIST. NO. 1 (WALNUT HILL SECT. 1 & 2 AND WREN FIELD SECT. 5 & 6) APPROVED
A resolution was offered by Carpenter, seconded by Zutes,
RESOLVED, that the establishment of Ext. 5 to Consolidated Lighting Dist. No. 1 (Walnut Hill Sect. 1 & 2 and Wren Field Sect. 5 & 6) is approved.
ROLL CALL: Ayes, all. Nays, none. Declared carried.

PUBLIC HEARING SET: CONSOLIDATION OF TOWN SEWER DISTRICTS
A resolution was offered by Marini, seconded by Green,
RESOLVED, that a public hearing is set for Tuesday, June 6, 2000 at 7:15 P.M. local time in Pittsford Town Hall to consider approving the consolidation of Pittsford Sewer District No. 1, Jefferson Heights Sewer District, Northeast Sewer District and Arlington Sewer District into one sewer district to be known as the Pittsford Sewer District.
ROLL CALL: Ayes, all. Nays, none. Declared carried.


BID AWARD: GREAT EMBANKMENT PARK IRRIGATION PUMP SYSTEM
A resolution was offered by Zutes, seconded by Marini,
RESOLVED, on the recommendation of the Parks Department, the Town Board accepts the bid from S. W. Moffett Co., Inc., in the amount of $11,509, being the lowest responsible bidder, for an irrigation pump system for the Great Embankment Park. (See Attachment B)
ROLL CALL: Ayes, all. Nays, none. Declared carried.

BID AWARDS: DPW SERVICES AND EQUIPMENT

  • A resolution was offered by Marini, seconded by Green,
    RESOLVED, on the recommendation of the Commissioner of Public Works, the Town Board awards the 2000 concrete gutter removal and replacement contract to Silvercrest Construction, being the lowest responsible bidder, at a price not to exceed $17 per linear foot for gutter removal and replacement, $150 each for gutter catchbasin apron replacement and $12 per linear foot for gutter replacement, and it is FURTHER RESOLVED that the Supervisor is authorized to sign the contract. (See Attachment C)
    ROLL CALL: Ayes, all. Nays, none. Declared carried.
  • A resolution was offered by Higgins, seconded by Marini,
    RESOLVED, on the recommendation of the Commissioner of Public Works, the Town Board awards the 2000 cold milling of concrete pavement contract to Villager Construction, being the lowest responsible bidder, at a price not to exceed $0.538 per square yard, and it is FURTHER RESOLVED
    that the Supervisor is authorized to sign the contract. (See Attachment D)
    ROLL CALL: Ayes, all. Nays, none. Declared carried.
  • A resolution was offered by Marini, seconded by Higgins,
    RESOLVED, on the recommendation of the Commissioner of Public Works, the Town Board awards the 10-wheel cab and chassis bid to Genesee Fork Truck, being the lowest responsible bidder, at a cost not to exceed $62,250. (See Attachment E)
    ROLL CALL: Ayes, all. Nays, none. Declared carried.
  • A resolution was offered by Green, seconded by Marini,
    RESOLVED, on the recommendation of the Commissioner of Public Works, the Town Board awards the 6-wheel cab and chassis bid to Genesee Ford Truck, being the lowest responsible bidder, at a cost not to exceed $59,507. (See Attachment F)
    ROLL CALL: Ayes, all. Nays, none. Declared carried.

SEQRA DETERMINATION: MONROE AVE. REZONING; 3240 MONROE AVE.
A resolution was offered by Carpenter, seconded by Zutes,
RESOLVED, after considering the Environmental Assessment Form, the Town Board as lead agency finds that there will be no environmental impacts associated with the rezoning of the RG&E right-of-way at 3240 Monroe Ave. from Residential to Commercial Zoning, and it is
FURTHER RESOLVED that the Town Board reaffirms its rezoning of 3240 Monroe Ave. in accordance with the resolution of April 4, 2000.
ROLL CALL: Ayes, all. Nays, none. Declared carried.

EAST ROCHESTER ALL-STAR BAND AGREEMENT AUTHORIZED
A resolution was offered by Zutes, seconded by Marini,
RESOLVED, that the Supervisor is authorized to sign an agreement with the East Rochester All-Star band to perform at Pittsford Celebrates at a cost of $2700.
ROLL CALL: Ayes, all. Nays, none. Declared carried.

WEB SITE DEVELOPMENT AND SERVICES AGREEMENT AUTHORIZED
A resolution was offered by Marini, seconded by Zutes,
RESOLVED, that the Supervisor is authorized to sign a web site development and services agreement with The PinPoint Group.
ROLL CALL: Ayes, all. Nays, none. Declared carried.

INTERNET SITE HOUSING AGREEMENT AUTHORIZED
A resolution was offered by Carpenter, seconded by Marini,
RESOLVED, that the Supervisor is authorized to sign an Internet Site Hosting Agreement with The PinPoint Group.
ROLL CALL: Ayes, all. Nays, none. Declared carried.

MC IN BLOOM AGREEMENT AUTHORIZED
A resolution was offered by Higgins, seconded by Marini,
RESOLVED, that the Supervisor is authorized to sign a two-year Monroe County in Bloom agreement with Monroe County Department of Transportation for plantings located at the intersection of Stone Rd. and Tobey Rd.
ROLL CALL: Ayes, all. Nays, none. Declared carried.

CONTRACT WITH BURGUNDY BASIN INN AUTHORIZED
A resolution was offered by Marini, seconded by Higgins,
RESOLVED, that the Supervisor is authorized to sign a contract with the Burgundy Basin Inn for a meeting to be held on May 10, 2000 by the Town of Pittsford.
ROLL CALL: Ayes, all. Nays, none. Declared carried.

CONFERENCE ATTENDANCE AUTHORIZED: FIRE MARSHAL
A resolution was offered by Zutes, seconded by Green,
RESOLVED, that Fire Marshal Patricia Cline is authorized to attend a Life Code Course Seminar in Rochester on May 11-12, 2000.
ROLL CALL: Ayes, all. Nays, none. Declared carried.

As there was no further business, the Supervisor adjourned the meeting at 7:55 P.M.

Respectfully submitted,


Margaret A. Beck
Town Clerk


THE OFFICIAL BOARD MINUTES ALONG WITH ATTACHMENTS, IF ANY, ARE ON FILE IN THE TOWN CLERK'S OFFICE, LOCATED IN THE PITTSFORD TOWN HALL, 11 S. MAIN STREET, AND ARE AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW DURING REGULAR BUSINESS HOURS OF 9:00 A.M. TO 5:00 P.M. WEEKDAYS.