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COMMON COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
September 27, 2016 - 7:00 P.M.
Regular Meeting
Common Council Chambers
 
Mayor Morse led in the Pledge of Allegiance at 7:00 PM
 
Roll call was taken
 
PRESENT:      Mayor Morse                                      EXCUSED:     NONE
Council President Briggs                                          
Council Member Smith
Council Member Russell
Council Member McCarthy
Council Member Napier
Council Member Koniowka
 
Public Comment Period:
 
With no public comments being made, the Common Council Meeting proceeded.
 
Council Member Russell made a MOTION to approve the minutes from August 23, 2016 meeting.  Seconded by Council Member Smith.  All members voted “AYE”.
 
Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka introduced Resolution No. 63 for 2016
 
A RESOLUTION APPROVING A SHARED SERVICES AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF COHOES AND TOWN OF WATERFORD
 
Council Member McCarthy, “Will we be getting involved or will they be involved in water breaks?”
 
Mayor Morse, “No, only in an emergency.”
 
A roll call vote was taken, Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, Koniowka voted “AYE”.  Resolution No. 63 for 2016 passed. 
 
Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka introduced Resolution No. 64 for 2016
 
A RESOLUTION ACCEPTING THE TRANSFER OF REAL PROPERTY ON THE EAST SIDE OF EDWARD STREET, COHOES, NY (ALBANY COUNTY TAX MAP NO. 10.07-4-3.12) FROM SHELCO DEVELOPMENT LLC
 
A roll call vote was taken, Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, and Napier, and Koniowka voted “AYE”.  Resolution No. 64 for 2016 passed. 
 
Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka introduced Resolution No. 65 for 2016
 
A RESOLUTION AMENDING THE ANNUAL BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2016
 
Mayor Morse, “Take note that one of the transfers is for the fire apparatus that was sent via  e-mail with a break down of the bid, pictures, and an outline of all the equipment on the apparatus.  The request for the bid was, I think, $49,500.  We made an offer of $27, 500 and they accepted.  This is a terrific opportunity.  This was accepted by the Fire Chief and the Union.”
 
Council Member Koniowka, “Are there any funds to repaint the fire apparatus?”
 
Mayor Morse, “We left that up to the fire department, the City will have it re-lettered.”
 
Council Member Napier, “It runs properly, correct?”
 
Mayor Morse, “It runs better that every one we currently have. It is a great purchase, we are lucky to have it.”
 
A roll call vote was taken, Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka voted “AYE”.  Resolution No. 65 for 2016 passed.  A copy of budget transfers are attached.
 
 
At 7:25 PM, Council Member Russell made a MOTION to adjourn, seconded by Council Member Smith.  The Common Council Meeting was adjourned.
 
 
 
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                                                                                        Lori A. Yando, City Clerk





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