Newcomb Town Board meeting roundup

NEWCOMB The Newcomb Town Board held its twice-monthly meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 28 at 7 p.m. at the Newcomb Town Hall.

First on the agenda was the audit of claims for the approval of the General fund Abstracts which includes the following; the Highway, the Water and Sewer, for Buildings, for Camp Santanoni, and the Golf Course. They were all approved by the Town Board. Next on the agenda, Herb Chatzky, who organizes concerts in Newcomb, submitted a letter for approval for funds to organize the 2008 season. The funds were approved for $2,000.

Next, the Town Board approved to renew their membership into the Essex County Historical Society. Then the Board approved a golf certificate for Corinth Dollars for Scholars Foundation which is holding a golf tournament, Saturday September 15th, at Brookhaven Golf Club in South Corinth.

Next, a resolution was made in support of the justice court assistance program not to exceed $20,000. Then approval was made to pay Home Depot materials for replacement of windows at the Medical Center at the cost of $5,700.00.

Bob Bearor put in his resignation as Animal Control Officer and it was accepted and Lorinda Marconi was approved as the new Animal Control Officer.

Then legal requirements for recycling at the landfill were discussed. A payment for a luncheon was approved that is to be served at the dedication of the restoration of the Camp Santanoni boathouse. It is to take place Friday, September 21st, at 2:00p.m. Next, there was an adaptation of base percentages, current percentages and current and adjusted base proportions RPTL Article 19 better known as the Homestead Act which was approved. Then approval was made for the authorization to apply to renew the food service permit at the High Peaks Golf Course.

George Canon, Town Supervisor, asked for approval to send a letter to the Goodnow Flow Association telling them that the town would take over their dam. This is because the Goodnow Flow Association desires to seek the creation of a special tax district in connection with the rehabilitation of the spillway and dam on Goodnow Flow. The Association intends to use the tax district as the means to finance the cost of its dam rehabilitation.

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