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Newstead Town Board Agenda November 9, 2020

6:45 p.m. Work Session
7:00 p.m. Public Hearing – Fire Contract (Northeast portion of Town)
7:10 p.m. Public Hearing – Amherst Fire Control Contract
7:15 p.m. Public Hearing – Local Law # 3 – Code Change – Parking Garages
7:20 p.m. Public Hearing – Local Law # 4 – Code Change – Unsafe Building
7:25 p.m. Public Hearing – Local law # 5 – Code Change – Short Term Rentals

  1. Call to Order
  2. Swearing in of New Councilperson for remainder of 2020
  3. Roll Call
  4. Pledge to the Flag
  5. Approval of Minutes for Regular Meeting 10/26/20
  6. Agenda Changes
  7. Communications – Work Session –
  8. Agenda item questions * See Note
  9. Approval of Bills – Budget Transfers
  10. Committee and Department Head Reports
    A. Highway
    B. Assessor
    C. Code Enforcement / Building Dept.
    D. Town Clerk
    E. Town Attorney
    F. Councilman
    Jendrowski Dugan Burke
    G. Supervisor – Supervisor’s report for October 2020
  11. Unfinished Business
    A. Buildings
    B. Planning
    C. Water/Sewer
    D. Grants
  12. New Business
    A. Resolution – 2021 Budget
    B. Resolution – Hold Harmless- Control Burns
    C. Resolution– Set Public hearing – Local Law No.6 to repeal Local law No.2 of the year
    2020 – November 23, 2020 at 7:25 p.m.
    D. Resolution – NEXTERA – property use
    E. Resolution – Hotel Addition – Arrowhead
    F. Resolution – Bank on Buffalo signature card for board members.
    G. Motion – Lateral Restriction hardship Exception – 7178 Sandhill Road
    H. Motion – Cancel Work Session on November 30, and have a work session on December 7 th
  13. I. Motion- Sno Seekers use of Trailways 2020-21 winter season
  1. Privilege of the Floor or Question Period * See note
  2. Adjournment

Work Session: 6:45 p.m. –

  1. resolutions and motions –
  2. Planning – Drainage maps, NEXTERA, Solar,
  3. Water /Sewer- Grant,
  4. Buildings- Limerick, Denio, New Library
  5. Grants – Trail ways, Parks, Generator, CDBG, Culvert
  6. Other –Gas Well, Property, Court, Sno Seekers, Maple Lawn Cemetery
    Traffic Study (Cedar/Carney)
  7. Executive session –

*Questions and comments on Agenda Items only shall be open to all people who wish to speak and will remain open to all who have been recognized by the Chair. All remarks must be addressed to the Chair unless otherwise
directed by the Chair. All comments must be civil. No derogatory comments will be tolerated. Speakers not complying with requirement of civility will not be allowed to continue speaking and may, at the discretion of the
Chair, be asked to leave the meeting. Each speaker must limit their comments to a five minute maximum. The Chair may impose a total time limit for comments on any issue and if it appears that all comments being made are substantially the same, may request other different comments and may close the comment period. The time period for privilege of the floor shall be limited to a total of 20 minutes unless extended by the Chair.

*The Privilege of the floor or Question Period. Comments and questions will be made concerning the town at this time. All comments and questions must be made in a civil polite manner and will be addressed to the Chair. No derogatory comments will be tolerated. Speaker not complying with this requirement will be asked to stop speaking and no response will be made to such comment. The Chair may request that a specific representative of
the Town respond to a particular question, respond to the question himself or herself, advise the questioner that the Town will look into it and get back to the questioner or advise the questioner that their question either cannot be answered or will not be answered. There shall be no right of any questioner to receive a response to any particular question. The Chair reserves the right to limit each person to one question and to limit the overall question period to a reasonable time period in the Chair’s sole discretion. The time period for questions from the floor shall be
limited to 20 minutes unless extended by the Chair.

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