Newstead Town Board Minutes

Newstead Town Board Agenda 3/22/21


  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Pledge to the Flag
  4. Approval of Minutes for Regular Meeting 03/08/21
  5. Agenda Changes
  1. Communications – Work Session –
  2. Agenda item questions * See Note.
  3. Approval of Bills – Budget Transfers
  4. Committee and Department Head Reports
    A. Highway
    B. Assessor
    C. Code Enforcement / Building Dept.
    D. Town Clerk
    E. Town Attorney
    F. Councilperson
    Jendrowski Dugan Burke Pope
    G. Supervisor –
  5. Unfinished Business
    A. Buildings
    B. Planning
    C. Water/Sewer
    D. Grants
  6. New Business
    A. Resolution – Go to Bid for highway truck.
    B. Resolution – Authorizing selling of items related to Highway Dept.
    C. Resolution – Go to bid on CDBG Project – Lighting upgrade at Senior Center
    D. Resolution – Go to Bid – CDBG Project – Restrooms at Senior Center
    E. Motion – Work Session 3-29-2021
    F. Motion – Use of Town facility- 4/2,4/8,4/15,4/23 and 4/29- Akron Football
    G. Motion – Scout Project – Tree Donation to town
    H. Motion – Covid Policies
    I. Motion – Lateral Restriction Hardship Exception – 5110 Havens Road
  7. Privilege of the Floor or Question Period * See note
  8. Adjournment

Work Session: 6:45 p.m. –

  1. resolutions and motions –
  2. Planning – Solar, NextEra, Code changes, Drainage,
  3. Water /Sewer- Water and Culvert Grants
  4. Buildings- Limerick, Library
  5. Grants – Trail ways, Parks, Generator, CDBG, Bridge NY Grant
  6. Other –Gas Well, Covid policies – Time off for vaccine, standard policy during potential
    issues, etc.
  7. Executive session –

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substantially the same, may request other different comments and may close the comment period. The time period
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