Town Board Meeting May 10th, 2022

Last modified on May 11th, 2022 at 7:20 pm

Meeting Date:

Town of Olive

Town Board Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Town Hall, Bostock Road, Shokan

Call Meeting to Order


Pledge of Allegiance


Roll Call


April Minutes Approved


Approve Troy O’Connor and Robert Fisher new Town of Olive Police Officers.

Oath of Office for Troy O’Connor given by Justice Timothy Cox



Olive Fire Department – New members Jon Berry and Dylan Smith

Hudson Valley Triathlon – June 25, 2022 from 7:30a to 5:30-p on Rt. 213, Rt 28A and Rt. 28

Petition asking the Town Board to hold a public referendum on the Shokan Sewer District

American Legion- Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony

Florence Schetzel – two letters about the Planning Board – appointment of new member in January and asking for microphones for Planning Board meetings.


Presentation: Budget Presentation by the Onteora School Board


Assessor’s Report: Dianna Carchidi


Approve Payment of Audited Bills:

                General Fund Vouchers #167 – #206                         $ 29,870.07

Highway Fund Vouchers #73 – #94                            $ 21,887.24

Special Lighting Voucher #4                                         $        77.65


March Cash Received: $98,414.27

March Interest: $ 849.57


Public be Heard


Additional Business:

Resolution #9 of 2022 Adopting Local Law #2 of 2022 and establishing Town of Olive Code

Chapter 114

Resolution #10 of 2022 Establishment of a Fee Schedule for Short Term Rentals

Approve the Local Law # 2 of 2022 SEQR Declaration

Resolution #11 of 2022 Shokan Sewer District SEQR Declaration

Waive the park fees for Kingdom Hall for Grant Avery Park rental on July 16th and August 20th.

Motion to approve amendments to the Park Pavilion use policy

Appoint Elliana Reese to the Olive Conservation Advisory Council

Motion to close out the escrow account for the Sahler Mill development

Motion to adopt the Town of Olive Fire and Safety Inspector Policy

Motion to approve and authorize the Supervisor to sign a contract with Gregory Keyes to provide Fire and Building Safety Inspection services for the town

Motion to amend the return check policy to: if a party has at least two returned checks in the span of one year to any department they will no long be allowed to pay by check, only cash or money order.

Appoint following residents as members of the newly formed Comprehensive Plan Committee; Drew Boggess, Sheryl Spada, Kate McGloughlin, Steve Dibble, Dan Dagen, Susan Jaworski and Steve Norman



Boiceville Visioning Presentation- Thursday, May 12th 5:30pm-7pm at the Onteora Cafeteria

Supervisor Sofranko has been appointed to the Ulster County Digital Citizens Commission by Comptroller March Gallagher


Committees, Commission, Department Reports:

Cable Franchise Negotiations Committee—Jim Sofranko, Chair

Parks & Recreation Committee—Scott Kelder, Liaison

Highway Superintendent—Brian Burns

Police Commission—Drew Boggess, Liaison

Town Clerk—Dawn Giuditta

Scenic Byway—David Edinger

Conservation Advisory Council—Vikki Read, Liaison

                Zoning- Drew Boggess Liaison

Buildings & Grounds- Scott Kelder, Liaison



Resolution #9 of 2022 adopting LL # 2 of 2022 establishing Chapter 114 of the Town of Olive Code

Resolution #10 of 2022 STR Inspection Fee Schedule.docx

Resolution #11 of 2022 Determinng no adverse impacts SEQR.docx

1 FEAF Part 1 with Attachments

5 Part 3 FEAF with Determination revised

2 Consolidated Lead Agency Responses


Full Environmental Assessment Form Part 2

Short Term Rental Law – LL No. 2 of 2022

Full Environmental Assessment Form Part 1 STR  

Full Environmental Assessment Form Part 2 STR

Full Environmental Assessment Form Part 3 STR

Building and Safety Inspector Policy