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COMMON COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
Tuesday, November 6, 2014 - 7:00 P.M.
Special Meeting
Common Council Chambers
 
Mayor Primeau led in the Pledge of Allegiance at 7:00 PM
 
Roll call was taken
 
PRESENT:      Mayor Primeau                                   ABSENT:        None
Council President Nolin
Council Member Kennedy
Council Member Turcotte
Council Member Ricard
Council Member Ceccucci
Council Member Signoracci
 
Mayor Primeau state that Resolution No. 44 for the year 2014 would be discussed and voted on first.
 
Council President Nolin, and Council Members Kennedy, Turcotte, Ricard, Ceccucci, and Signoracci introduced Resolution No. 44 for 2014
 
A RESOLUTION APPOINTING MEMBERS OF THE CITY OF COHOES INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY
 
Mayor Primeau, “This Resolution appoints Peter Frangie and Stephen Schifley to the Cohoes Industrial Development Agency effective immediately.
 
A roll call vote was taken, Council President Nolin, and Council Members Kennedy, Turcotte, Ricard, Ceccucci, and Signoracci voted “AYE”.  Resolution No. 44 for the year 2014 passed.
 
Council President Nolin, and Council Members Kennedy, Turcotte, and Ricard introduced Resolution No. 43 for 2014
 
A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE CITY OF COHOES 2015 ANNUAL ESTIMATE, AS AMENDED
 
Mayor Primeau, “I would like to thank the Council for all of their hard work in putting this budget together.”
 
Mike Durocher, Comptroller, gave a brief overview of the budget for 2015.
 
Mayor Primeau, “I would like to thank Mike myself, for all of your hard work and a great job for keeping expenses down.”
 
A roll call vote was taken, Council President Nolin, and Council Members Kennedy, Turcotte, Ricard, Ceccucci, and Signoracci voted “AYE”.  Resolution No. 43 for the year 2014 passed. 
 
PUBLIC COMMENT
 
Tim Thibedeau, 113 Massachusetts Ave., “I was here several weeks ago, with a problem on Vliet St. There is a problem now with the on line assessment.  When I look, there are 16 duplicate streets, why?”
 
Mayor Primeau, “I will talk to the person who is involved with this issue to find out why it happened and how to resolve it.”
 
Jason Oliver, “With all the talk about the water rates, and everything, the losing money in the fund, I would like to say that every year we are losing 50% of our water by flushing thousand of dollars away.  I have been chasing this for years; nothing has been done about it.  Maybe our fund would not be in this shape if something was done by now.  In this next coming year, I really think it is important to get this straightened out.  With the new meters being installed, last time we found dozens of homes cheating and stealing water, with nothing being done, this time if found, I would like to see something done.”
 
Randy Koniowka, 142 2nd St., “Shared Services Committee, which was never organized.  We need to look at how we provide services.  I don’t think we provide the most efficient, cost productive way.”
 
Mayor Primeau, “We are always looking at consolidating as far as how we can do the job, with less.”
 
At 7:40 PM, with no further public comments being made, Council Member Ricard made a MOTION to adjourn.  Seconded by Council Member Kennedy.  All members voted “AYE”.  The motion passed.
 
 
 
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                                                                                        Lori A. Yando, City Clerk





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