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Newstead Town Board Meeting- July 13, 2020

The Board entered executive session at 6:30pm to discuss personnel on a motion from Councilman Burke, seconded by Councilman Dugan. Carried
The Board exited executive session on a motion by Councilman Dugan, seconded by Councilman Jendrowski at 6:45pm, having taken no action. Carried



A public hearing was called to order by the Newstead Town Board on Monday, July 13, 2020 at
7:11pm at the Newstead Town Hall.
Present: David Cummings- Supervisor
Edmund Burke- Councilman
John Jendrowski- Councilman
Joseph Dugan- Councilman
Brendan Neill- Town Attorney
Emily Janicz- Assistant Town Attorney
Michael Bassanello- Highway Superintendent
Scott Rybarczyk- Town Engineer
David Miller, Code Enforcement Officer
Christine Falkowski, Acting Town Clerk
Roll Call was taken with all board members present.
The Supervisor called to order the public hearing on the proposed site plan for construction of four new storage buildings to be located at 11167 Main Rd owned by Kelly Schultz.



The Clerk read proof of publication. The Supervisor explained this project has been reviewed and recommended by the Planning Board. The project is a SEQR Type II action without coordinated review. Erie County Planning was notified of this action as required under section 239-m of the
General Municipal Law and replied that they have no recommendation.
Comments: Councilman Burke had some questions about the EAF Form, which were answered by Code Enforcement Officer Miller.
There being no further comments, a motion was made by Councilman Dugan, seconded by Councilman Jendrowski to close the public hearing at 7:16pm. Carried
The Supervisor called to order the public hearing on the proposed Local Law #1 of 2020 amending the Parking Restrictions Law of the Town at 7:16pm.
The Clerk read proof of publication. The Supervisor explained the amendments are specifically to address parking restrictions at all bike path road crossings in the Town for safety reasons.
Comments: None.
There being no further comments, a motion was made by Councilman Dugan, seconded by Councilman Jendrowski to close the public hearing at 7:20pm. Carried
The Supervisor called to order the public hearing on the proposed six-lot major subdivision with public improvement on Havens Road by CMK Builders of Alden at 7:20pm.
The Clerk read proof of publication. The Supervisor explained this application has been reviewed and recommended for approval by the Planning Board. It is an Unlisted action under SEQR with a Coordinated Review being conducted for which we have received various County & State agency comments. Wendel reviewed the drainage plan and recommended approval with the comment that approval is for subdivision of the lots. Erie County Health Department will limit development of these lots due to the need for onsite septic. Coordination with ECHD shall be completed by the developer before any construction begins.
Comments: None.
There being no further comments, a motion was made by Councilman Dugan, seconded by Councilman Jendrowski to close the public hearing at 7:27pm. Carried
Newstead Town Board Meeting- July 13, 2020

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Newstead Town Board Agenda July 13, 2020

Newstead Town Board

Agenda
July 13, 2020

6:30 p.m. Work Session
7:10 p.m. Public Hearing – Site Plan – 11167 Main Road – (4) Storage Buildings
7:15 p.m. Public Hearing – Local Law # 1 – No Parking
7:20 p.m. Public Hearing – Site Plan – 6 lot Subdivision – Havens Road
7:25 p.m. Public Hearing – Unsafe Building – 6801 Maple Road
7:30 p.m. REGULAR MEETING

  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Pledge to the Flag
  4. Approval of Minutes for Regular Meeting 6/22/20
  5. Agenda Changes
  6. Communications – Work Session –
  7. Agenda item questions * See Note
  8. Approval of Bills – Budget Transfers
  9. 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 –
  10. Unfinished Business
    A. Buildings
    B. Planning
    C. Water/Sewer
    D. Grants
  11. New Business
    A. Resolution – Local Law # 1
    B. Resolution – Havens Road Subdivision and Neg. Dec.
    C. Resolution – 11167 Main Road and Neg. Dec.
    D. Motion –
  12. Privilege of the Floor or Question Period * See note
  13. Adjournment

Work Session: 6:30 p.m. –

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Newstead Town Board Meeting- June 22, 2020

A regular meeting was called to order by the Newstead Town Board on Monday, June 22, 2020 at
7:26pm at the Newstead Town Hall.
Present: David Cummings- Supervisor
Edmund Burke- Councilman
John Jendrowski- Councilman
Joseph Dugan- Councilman
Brendan Neill- Town Attorney
Emily Janicz- Assistant Town Attorney
Michael Bassanello- Highway Supt.
Scott Rybarczyk- Town Engineer
Jennifer Herberger – Deputy Town Clerk
Roll Call was taken with all board members present.
Scott Rybarczyk led the pledge to the flag.
Minutes from the regular meeting held on June 8, 2020 were presented for approval. A motion was
made by Councilman Dugan, seconded by Councilman Burke to approve as presented.
Carried


Agenda Changes – a motion was made by Councilman Jendrowski, seconded by Councilman Burke
to make the following agenda changes: remove the Solar Legal Notice Request and financial statement motions and add a lateral restriction request on Hunts Corners Road and a motion to cancel the June 29th work session. Carried
Communications – The Clerk presented the following correspondence:
Notices were received from Charter Communications announcing programming changes coming in July.
A notice from NYS Department of Taxation & Finance notifying the Town that it’s final equalization rate for 2020 will be 100%.
A notice from Erie County Department of Public Works notifying the town that South Newstead Rd will be closed daily from June 22-June 26th from 8am-4pm to replace 4 cross culverts.
A Notice of Intent to Construct a Solar Energy System on Hunts Corners Rd was received from DG New York CS, LLC
A letter was received from resident Allan Kidder concerning an issue that has come up regarding the St. Teresa’s Quilting Ministry at the Wright Center, along with other supporting materials.
A motion was made by Councilman Jendrowski, seconded by Councilman Dugan to accept and file the presented correspondence. Carried
Work Session: The Supervisor reported no work session was held last week but the following items were discussed prior to tonight’s meeting: water & sewer project updates, planning item updates,
building issue updates, grant updates, plus any other items brought before the Board.
Agenda Items Question Period: no one spoke
Budget transfers: a motion was made by Councilman Dugan, seconded by Councilman Jendrowski to approve the budget transfer(s) as presented in a memo from Bookkeeper Colleen Salmon dated 6/22/20. Carried
Approval of Bills – Councilman Burke reported that the Abstract(s) from Batch(es) #2044 have
been reviewed with the previously un-audited vouchers and everything was found in order. He

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