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COMMON COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
December 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:    
Council President Briggs                                           Council Member Russell
Council Member Smith
Council Member McCarthy
Council Member Napier
Council Member Koniowka
 
At 7:00 PM, a Public Hearing was conducted:
 
Please take Notice that a public hearing will be held by the Common Council of the City of Cohoes on December 27, 2016 at 7:00 pm at the Common Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, Cohoes, New York, to consider a Resolution determining that one parcel of real property is not required for use by the City and approving the transfer of title to such parcel of real property to the Cohoes Local Development Corporation.  The parcel of real property is Tax Map No. 10.59-3-65 (3 Main Street).
 
Please take further Notice that, at that same time, the Common Council of the City of Cohoes will also consider a resolution determining the transfer of the property to be a SEQRA Type II action.
 
At 7:01 PM, with no public comment being made, the public hearing was closed.
 
The minutes from November 22, 2016 were presented for approval.  All members voted “AYE”.  The minutes were approved.
 
Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka introduced Resolution No. 80 for 2016
 
A RESOLUTION DESIGNATING THE TRANSFER OF ONE (1) PARCEL OF REAL PROPERTY FROM THE CITY OF COHOES TO THE COHOES LOCAL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION AS A TYPE II ACTION
 
Council Member Napier made a motion to approve Resolution No. 80, seconded by Council Member McCarthy.  A roll call vote was taken, Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka voted “AYE”.  Resolution No. 80 for 2016 passed. 
 
Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka introduced Resolution No. 81 for 2016
 
A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TRANSFER OF ONE (1) CITY-OWNED PARCEL TO THE COHOES LOCAL DEVELOPMET CORPORATION
 
Council Member Smith made a motion to approve Resolution No. 81; Council Member McCarthy seconded the motion.  A roll call vote was taken, Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka voted “AYE”.  Resolution No. 81 for 2016 passed. 
 
Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka introduced Resolution No. 82 for 2016
 
A RESOLUTION AMENDING THE ANNUAL BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2016
 
Council President Briggs made a motion to approve Resolution No. 82; Council Member Smith seconded the motion.  A roll call vote was taken, Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka voted “AYE”.  Resolution No. 82 for 2016 passed.  A copy of budget transfers are attached.
 
Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka introduced Resolution No. 83 for 2016
 
A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE AWARD OF THE CITY’S INSURANCE CONTRACTS
 
Council President Briggs made a motion to approve Resolution No. 83; Council Member Napier seconded the motion.  A roll call vote was taken, Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka voted “AYE”.  Resolution No. 83 for 2016 passed.
 
Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka introduced Resolution No. 84 for 2016
 
A RESOLUTION DESIGNATING THE DEPOSITORIES FOR THE FUNDS OF THE CITY OF COHOES
 
Council Member Smith made a motion to approve Resolution No. 84; Council Member McCarthy seconded the motion.  A roll call vote was taken, Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka voted “AYE”.  Resolution No. 84 for 2016 passed.
 
Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka introduced Resolution No. 85 for 2016
 
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE GRANTING OF A REVOCABLE LICENSES FOR USE OF CITY PROPERTY AND AUTHORIZING SERVICE AGREEMENTS WITH VARIOUS YOUTH LEAGUES AND PUBLIC SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS
 
Council President Briggs made a motion to approve Resolution No. 85, Council Member Napier seconded the motion.  A roll call vote was taken, Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka voted “AYE”.  Resolution No. 85 for 2016 passed. 
 
Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka introduced Resolution No. 86 for 2016
 
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF COHOES TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH THE COHOES COMMUNITY CENTER FOR THE OPERATION OF YOUTH SERVICE PROJECTS
 
Council President Briggs made a motion to approve Resolution No. 86, Council Member Smith seconded the motion.  A roll call vote was taken, Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka voted “AYE”.  Resolution No. 86 for 2016 passed.
 
Public Comment: No public comment was made.
 
At 7:20 PM, Council President Briggs 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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