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COMMON COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 7:00 P.M.

Regular Meeting

Common Council Chambers

 

Mayor Morse led in the Pledge of Allegiance at 7:00 PM

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

Public Hearing #1: Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held with respect to the following matter:

 

The City of Cohoes will be applying to the Empire State Development Corporation for a Restore NY Communities Initiative Grant.  This application may result in up to one million dollars of funding to local communities.

 

No public comment.

 

Public Hearing #2: Public Notice is hereby given that the City of Cohoes is applying for a Restore NY Communities Initiative through the Empire State Development Corporation.  The Department of Community Development has identified the following property for possible funding: 95 Remsen Street.  Copies of the grant proposal will be available for review at the Office of Economic Development, 97 Mohawk St., Cohoes, NY 12047

 

No public comment.

 

Public Hearing #3: Public Notice is given that the City of Cohoes is considering an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and SEQR review of a proposal to renovate 95 Remsen Street and apply for Restore NY Communities Initiative through the Empire State Development Corporation.

 

No public comment.

 

Roll call was taken

 

PRESENT:                                                      ABSENT:

Mayor Morse                                                  None

Council President Briggs                                                      

Council Member Smith

Council Member Russell                                                      

Council Member McCarthy

Council Member Napier

                        Council Member Koniowka

 

Public Comments: None

Minutes of the October 24 and November 8, 2017 were presented for approval.  All members voted “AYE”.  The motion passed.

 

Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka presented Ordinance No. 7 for the year 2017

 

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE GRANTING OF AN EASEMENT ACROSS CITY OWNED REAL PROPERTY

 

Council Member Russell made a MOTION to approve Ordinance No. 7 seconded by Council Member Napier.  All members voted “AYE”.  Ordinance No. 7 for the year 2017 passed. 

 

Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka presented Resolution No. 89 for the year 2017

 

A RESOLUTION DECLARING LEAD AGENCY FOR SEQRA PURPOSES REGARDING MUNICIPAL WORK TO RENOVATE 95 REMSEN STREET AND CLASSIFYING SUCH MUNICIPAL WORK AS A SEQRA TYPE I ACTION

 

Council Member Russell made a MOTION to approve Resolution No. 89 seconded by Council Member Napier.  All members voted “AYE”.  Resolution No. 89 for the year 2017 passed. 

 

Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka presented Resolution No. 90 for the year 2017

 

A RESOLUTION MAKING A NEGATIVE DECLARATION FOR SEQR PURPOSES REGARDING AN EMPIRE STATE DEVELOPMENT RESTORE NY GRANT APPLICATION FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 95 REMSEN STREET

 

Council Member Russell made a MOTION to approve Resolution No. 90 seconded by Council Member Napier.  All members voted “AYE”.  Resolution No. 90 for the year 2017 passed. 

 

Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka presented Resolution No. 91 for the year 2017

 

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO APPLY FOR AND RECEIVE FUNDING UNDER THE RESTORE NY GRANT PROGRAM

 

Council Member Napier made a MOTION to approve Resolution No. 91 seconded by Council Member McCarthy.  All members voted “AYE”.  Resolution No. 91 for the year 2017 passed. 

 

Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka presented Resolution No. 92 for the year 2017

 

A RESOLUTION AMENDING THE ANNUAL BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2017

 

Council Member Russell made a MOTION to approve Resolution No. 92 seconded by Council President Briggs.  All members voted “AYE”.  Resolution No. 92 for the year 2017 passed.  Budget transfers are attached.

 

At 7:06 PM, Council Member Russell made a MOTION to adjourn the meeting; Council Member Smith seconded the motion.  All members voted “AYE”. 

 

 

 

 

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                                                                                        Lori A. Yando, City Clerk






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