continued In connection with the budget, the Board considered and made the decision to adopt the local law #1-2012 providing the ability to override the tax cap. Supervisor Wells made the point that this decision must be made now as a precautionary measure in order to provide the ability to override the tax cap if needed.
Regarding the Blue Mountain Lake Water Violation issue, Supervisor Wells reported that discussions surrounding a number of well alternatives are ongoing with Clough Harbour.
Both the American Legion Post and the Adirondack Museum addressed thank you letters to the Town. The former was for the use of a school bus to take members of the Post to visit the Scotia Air Base. The latter thank you was for the assistance provided by the town during the Rustic Furniture Fair and particularly for the use of the tennis courts for parking during the event.
Decisions surrounding requests for membership donations from Cap 21 and the Adirondack Park Local Review Board were postponed until budget time.
Two applications for the position of Dog Control Officer have been received and are under review by the members of the Town Board.
Councilman Valentine formally thanked Jamie Roblee for providing the “drive around” to view the road projects throughout the town, saying it was extremely informative and helpful. He also thanked Joann Quinlivan for her painting of the Moose on the large Adirondack chair in front of Byron Park. He acknowledged the speed and quality with which Ms. Quinlivan completed the painting.
The next regular meeting of the Indian Lake Town Board will be held on Tuesday, November 13th at 7PM at the Town Hall on Pelon Road.