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					MARCH 14, 2012 REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

          I.     CALL TO ORDER

          Mayor Pawliczek called the meeting to order with the Pledge to the Flag at 7:30 p.m.

          Board Members Present:       Mayor Pawliczek, Trustees Chevrier and Slattery

          Board Members Absent:        Trustees Fuller, Trustee Barczak

          II.    MINUTES

          Motion made by Trustee Chevrier seconded by Trustee Slattery to approve the minutes of
          the Regular meeting of February 8, 2012 Regular Meeting and the February 27, 2012
          Special Meeting.

          VOTE:         3 YES           0 N0

          IV.    FINANCIAL REPORTS

          1.     Treasurer’s Report

          Motion made by Trustee Chevrier seconded by Trustee Slattery to approve the
          Treasurer’s Report and Budget Comparison Reports for the month of February 2012.

          VOTE:         3 YES          0 NO

          2.     Payment of Vouchers

          Motion made by Trustee Slattery seconded by Trustee Chevrier to approve payment of
          the vouchers as audited.
          VOTE:         3 YES          0 NO
          3.     Fund Loans and Transfers

          Motion made by Trustee Chevrier seconded by Trustee Slattery to approve a loan from
          the General Fund to the Capital Fund in the amount of $1995.00 for costs associated with
          the sewer treatment plant upgrade and $576.84 for costs associated with the Maple Ave.
          parking lot.

          VOTE:         3 YES          0 NO

          4.     Budget Transfers and Adjustments

          Motion made by Trustee Chevrier seconded by Trustee Slattery to authorize the Treasurer
          to make the following transfers: if needed


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General Fund                   To                    From
Trustee Medical Buyout         $ 900.00
Justice Court Medical BO       $ 400.00
Clerk Travel & Conf.           $ 300.00
State Police Bldg Mntnce       $ 300.00
Office Bldg Mntnce             $ 300.00
Building Inspector Salary      $4,000.00
Building Insp. Mileage         $ 350.00

Judicial supplies                                    $ 400.00
Clerk postage                                        $ 300.00
St. Police utilities                                 $ 300.00
Office Bldg. utilities                               $ 300.00
Bldg. Inspector schooling                            $ 350.00
Contingency                                          $4,900.00
Total:                         $6,550.00             $6,550.00

VOTE:           3 YES          0 NO

V.      ANNOUNCEMENTS AND CORRESPONDENCE

1. Florida Family FunFest sent a request for nominations for the Citizen of the Year
   Award, Lifetime Achievement Award and Youth Achievement Award.
2. The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Co., sent notice that boiler at the
   senior center needed a high limit temperature control of the manual reset type and a
   lows water cut-off device and that the boiler at the police station has less than 24” of
   clearance on the right side. These three items need to be corrected.
3. The Planning Board sent Notice of Completion and Filing of the Final EIS on the
   Glenmere Preserve Project.
4. Orange County Board of Elections sent notice that the Presidential Primary is being
   held on April 24, 2012 and they require use of the Senior Center.
5. Roger Connor from Cablevision provided the new rate schedule and packages for
   Cablevision subscribers
6. Daniel Duthie sent his invoice in the amount of $3000 for his work fighting the O & R
   rate increases. He states he was able to achieve significant improvements in street
   lighting service. He further discussed the benefits of owning the streetlights in his
   summary.
7. A complaint was received regarding the excavating and tree removal at 14 Morris
   Ave. The complaint states the property is being demolished and questioned if a
   building permit is required for any of the work being done.
8. Maureen Halahan from the Orange County Partnership outlined some of the
   repercussions that could occur as a result of the DEC increasing the wetlands in
   Orange County by at least 50%. She sites homeowners and businesses not being able
   to expand due to the 100’ buffers that are required resulting in possible decreased




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   property values and a decline in business. This topic will be further discussed at their
   next meeting on April 4th and she invites the Board to attend.
9. Robert Dickover wrote on behalf of his client, Elias Muhlrad, stating that it has come
   to his client’s attention that the Village engaged a land clearing company to clear his
   property at 120-1-3. He states this constitutes civil trespass and states it should not be
   repeated.

VI. REPORTS OF THE TRUSTEES

1.    Thomas Fuller – Police and Building & Planning
2.    Thomas Chevrier –Youth Recreation & Buildings and Grounds
3.    Brian Slattery – DPW
4.    John Barczak – Sewer and Water

VII.     UNFINISHED BUSINESS

1. Feral Cat Law

Trustee Chevrier stated that there were a few small details that need to be worked out
with the Warwick Humane Society, but the law was basically ready for adoption.

Motion made by Trustee Chevrier seconded by Trustee Slattery to adopt the proposed
local law regarding feral cats and the licensing of all cats residing within the Village.

VOTE:           3 YES           0 NO

2. Interstate Waste Agreement

Mayor Pawliczek asked Mr. Kunert to contact Interstate Waste again to renegotiate a
contract.

Motion made by Trustee Chevrier seconded by Trustee Slattery to table this item until we
hear from Interstate Waste.

VOTE:           3 YES           0 NO

VIII. NEW BUSINESS

 1.    Purchase of New DPW Computer

Motion made by Trustee Slattery seconded by Trustee Chevrier to authorize the
Treasurer to purchase a new computer through State Bid with Word and Excel installed.

VOTE:           3 YES           0 NO

 2.    Flagger School



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Mr. Brunswick would like to send the entire DPW crew to flagger school in April at a
cost of $1000 total.

Motion made by Trustee Slattery seconded by Trustee Chevrier to approve Mr.
Brunswick’s request to send the entire DPW staff to flagger school at a total cost to the
Village of $1000.

VOTE:          3 YES          0 NO

3. Personnel

Motion made by Trustee Slattery seconded by Trustee Chevrier to advertise for a part-
time, 20 hour/week laborer.

VOTE:          3 YES          0 NO

4.   Surplus Equipment

Motion made by Trustee Slattery seconded by Trustee Chevrier to declare the following
as surplus equipment and authorize the advertisement for sale of such equipment in “AS
IS” condition:
    Generator
    Tamper
    Steam Generator
    Pole Saw

The above listed equipment can be inspected during regular business hours at the DPW
garage located at 45 Maple Ave. Sealed bids will be accepted until April 10th at 2:00 PM,
at which time they will be publically opened. The bids will be awarded at the regular
meeting on April 11, 2012.

VOTE:          3 YES          0 NO

5.   Policy regarding Correspondence sent by the Village

Motion made by Trustee Slattery seconded by Trustee Chevrier to establish a policy
whereby any correspondence being sent to another municipal entity such as a village,
town, school district or fire department will be written by the Clerk and forwarded to the
appropriate individual for signature.

VOTE:          3 YES          0 NO

6. Telephone System




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As requested, Ms. Walter gave us a proposal for including the water filtration plant in the
amount of $560.00; the DPW garage in the amount of $715.00 and proposals for the
Police Dept. in the amounts of $1208 if using the internet and $3685 if using the public
switch (better quality).

Motion made by Trustee Chevrier seconded by Trustee Slattery to table the proposal
received from WVT for a new telephone system in the amount of $4,744 for the Village
Hall offices and Court and, if included, $560.00 for the water filtration plant.$716 for the
DPW garage and $1208 or $3685 if the Police Station is added.

VOTE:          3 YES            0 NO

7. Acceptance of Donation

Motion made by Trustee Slattery seconded by Trustee Chevrier to accept the graciously
offered donation of 93 acres of lake-bottom property from the Glenmere Lake Club.

VOTE:          3 YES            0 NO

8.   Proclamation – Sean Howell

Motion made by Trustee Slattery seconded by Trustee Chevrier to adopt the following
proclamation:
Whereas, it is the intention of the Village Board of the Village of Florida to
recognize those, who by their actions, have brought distinction, honor and glory to the
community of Florida, New York; and

Whereas, when such a contribution has been made, it is the policy of the Village
Board of the Village of Florida, by special resolution, to publicly and historically make
known these significant acts; and

Whereas,            Mr. Sean Howell by his personality, enthusiasm and quest for
knowledge has brought such distinction to the Village of Florida; and

Whereas, Sean has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank in Boy
Scouting, after years of dedicated service; and

Whereas, he served his community by enhancing the Park at Glenmere Lake by
constructing a fishing dock as his project; and

Whereas,            the fishing dock Sean built has created a place for beginners to learn
about the joy and relaxation that the sport of fishing provides, further enhancing the
recreational venues for youngsters in our community to pursue; and

Whereas, Sean also participated in many varsity sports while attending the S. S.
Seward Institute;


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Now Therefore Be It Resolved                            that the Board of Trustees of the
Village of Florida proclaims Saturday, the thirty-first day of March in the year of Our
Lord two thousand twelve as “Sean Thomas             Howell Day”           in recognition
of Sean earning the rank of Eagle Scout; and

Be It Further Resolved that a suitable copy of this proclamation be
prepared and presented to Sean Howell and that this proclamation is entered upon the
official minute book of the Village of Florida for all people to see for all time to come.

VOTE:          3 YES          0 NO

9.   Written Agreement with the Seward Homestead Corporation

In order for the Seward Homestead Corporation to apply for grants on behalf of the
Village for the restoration of the homestead, we must have a written agreement in place
authorizing them to do so.

Motion made by Trustee Slattery seconded by Trustee Chevrier to authorize Attorney
Kunert to draw up a written agreement with the Seward Homestead Corporation
authorizing them to pursue grants for the restoration of the Seward Homestead on behalf
of the Village, designating where funds collected would go and stipulating that the Board
of Trustees would authorize how the funds would be used and that they would have final
say in any and all decisions.

VOTE:          3 YES          0 NO

10. Organizational Meeting

Motion made by Trustee Chevrier seconded by Trustee Slattery to hold the annual
Organizational Meeting on April 2, 2012 at 7:00 PM.

VOTE:          3 YES          0 NO

11. Budget Work Session

Motion made by Trustee Slattery seconded by Trustee Chevrier to hold a Budget Work
Session on March 20, 2012 at 7:30 PM.

VOTE:          3 YES          0 NO

12. Monthly Work Session

Motion made by Trustee Slattery seconded by Trustee Chevrier to hold the monthly work
session March 26, 2012 at 7:00 PM at Village Hall.



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       VOTE:          3 YES          0 NO

        13. Placement of a Banner over Glenmere Avenue

        Motion made by Trustee Slattery seconded by Trustee Chevrier to approve the Holy
        Name Society’s request to place a banner over Glenmere Avenue from May 1st through
        May 17th advertising an antique car show being held on May 16th.

       VOTE:          3 YES          0 NO

IX. PUBLIC COMMENT

There was no public comment.

XI.   ADJOURNMENT

Motion made by Trustee Slattery seconded by Trustee Chevrier to adjourn the meeting at 8:01
PM.

VOTE:         3 YES           0 NO




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