Town Board Meeting Tuesday February 15, 2022

Last modified on February 22nd, 2022 at 5:39 pm

Meeting Date: February 15, 2022 7:00 pm


Town of Olive

Town Board Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Via ZOOM link

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call


January Minutes Approved



Russo Family- Thank You

Boiceville Visioning Project Presentation

Discussion of Nuvance


Budget Modifications:         

To increase the Special Fire District budget for approved ARPA Bonus Funding (Res # 33 of 2021)

$3000.00 SF-4089.000 Federal Aid, Other (Revenue)

$3000.00 SF-3410.400 Fire Protection-Contractual (Expense)


To increase the Ambulance budget for approved ARPA Bonus Funding (Res #33 of 2021)

$5000.00 A0-4089.000 Federal Aid, Other (Revenue)

$5000.00 A0-4540.400 Ambulance (Expense)


To increase Personal Services for approved ARPA Bonus Funding (Res #34 & #36)

$14,406.00  A0-4089.000 Federal Aid, Other (Revenue)

$373.00 A0-1110.100 Justices – Personal Services

$1,500.00 A0-1220.100 Supervisor- Personal Services

$1,500.00 A0-1355.100 Assessors- Personal Services

$650.00 A0-1410.100 Town Clerk- Personal Services

$150.00 A0-1460.100 Records Management – Personal Services

$650.00 A0-1620.100 Buildings – Personal Services

$8,853.00 A0-3120.100 Police – Personal Services

$750.00 A0-5010.100 Supt. of Highways – Personal Services

$250.00 A0-8010.100 Zoning – Personal Services


To increase Personal Services for approved ARPA Bonus Funding. (Res #35 of 2021)

$12,011.00 DA-4089.000 Federal Aid, Other (Revenue)

$1,800.00 DA-5130.100 Machinery – Personal Services

$10,211.00 DA-5142.100 Snow Removal – Personal Services


Highway Fund-

Transfer $28,710 from Reserve “A” Equipment to DA5130.2 Machinery Equipment




Approve Payment of Audited Bills:

            General Fund Vouchers #11-#69                   $215,741.67

General Fund Prepaid Voucher #70              $       690.00

Highway Fund Vouchers #3-#26                    $  52,946.75

Special Lighting Voucher #1                           $         59.36

Fire District Voucher # 1                                 $    3,000.00


Additional Business:

Resolution #4 of 2022 Town of Olive seeking lead agency in SEQR for the Shokan Wastewater Plant

Resolution #5 of 2022 for consideration of amending the Town of Olive Sewer Use Law and scheduling a Public Hearing

Resolution #6 of 2022 scheduling Public Hearing on the proposed Shokan Sewer District

Motion to amend Resolutions #34 and #36 of 2021 for premium pay by deleting the totaled amount of premium pay on each resolution.

  • Motion to schedule a public information meeting on March 22, 2022 for the Shokan Sewer District and Sewer Use Law

Motion to authorize the supervisor to sign a contract for a town-wide Public Alert System

Motion to approve the NYC DEP entering into the appraisal process for the Maverick West buyout in the NYC Funded Flood Buyout Program

Motion to approve updated 2022 Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan

Motion to approve purchase of laptop computer for $1,746.87 for the Highway Department

Motion to approve the purchase of a truck plow for $11,364.00 for the Highway Department

Motion to approve extending the consulting contract with Simon Gruber until the end of February 2022

Introduction of Local Law #1 of 2022 to amend Chapter 48 Article IV of the Town of Olive Code

Motion to amend the Town of Olive Procurement Policy and Procedures as follows:

Amend Guideline #6-I Professional Services under $20,000 to:

“Professional Services and Insurance can involve significant dollar expenditures.  Therefore, it is in the Town’s best interest to review professional services over $20K annually ad solicit proposals for those Professional Services.  Professional Services deemed unnecessary for solicitation, when in the best interests of the town, must have prior Town Board approval”

  • Motion to hire Land Use Attorney John Lyons from Rhinecliff, NY at a rate of $175/hr. to consult with the ZBA on an issue currently before them
  • Motion to award the proposal for the Energy Audit to ESC for $2300

Motion to approve the purchase of 4 Loader tires for $4500 for the Transfer Station Loader

Motion to approve the purchase of a 2022 Ram 2500 Tradesman pickup truck for $45,897 for Parks Department.


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


Adjourn in Memory of

Mary Ann C Ulmer, Jacob Armstrong, Berton Ketchum, Donna M Keefe, Clarke Ulmer, Terrence, O’Brien, Ellen Iwanowski, James Wilson, Leland Shultis and Katherine Chapman.


Resolution# 4 of 2022

Resolution# 5 of 2022  

Resolution# 6 of 2022