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Author: Kris Gildersleeve

Planning Board – December 2019

CLERMONT PLANNING BOARD

December 11, 2019

The Clermont Planning Board held its regular meeting on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 7:30 P.M. at the Town Hall. Those in attendance were Larry Saulpaugh, Nathan Hempel, Mary Howard, Ron Miller, Jennifer Phillips, Tom Jantzen and Clayton Andrus. Others present were George Schmitt, Engineer for the Town, Matthew Griesemer, Attorney for the Town.

After review of the November 2019 minutes, a motion was made by Clayton Andrus, seconded by Mary Howard, to accept the minutes. All in favor. So carried.

Motion was made by Mary Howard to open the Public Hearing for Joyful Acres to receive comments in letters sent regarding the proposed project. Letters were sent from Eric Conroy, Vernon and Deborah Coon, Ann Weaver and Scott Dunn as well as a petition submitted by Scott Dunn. Motion to close the Public Hearing was made by Mary Howard, seconded by Jennifer Phillips. All in favor. So carried.

Paul Gates, Irish Hills, Tax Map ID# 201.-1-71.3, representing Irish Hills for a Lot Line Adjustment. Parcel A: #201.-1-80, Parcel B: #201.-1-80.11 and Parcel D: #201.-1-71.4. He presented maps with the current and proposed boundaries. The Board addressed revisions needed for approval, including new lot lines, wells and septic. New deeds also have to be drawn up. Motion was made by Tom Jantzen, seconded by Jennifer Phillips, to waive a Public Hearing. All in favor. So carried. Motion was made by Tom Jantzen, seconded by Nathan Hempel, to waive notice to neighboring property owners. All in favor. So carried. The Board accepted the sketch plan with anticipation for approval in January. The application fee of $100.00 was paid.

Motion to close the meeting was made by Mary Howard, seconded by Clayton Andrus. All in favor. So carried. The meeting adjourned at 8:30pm.

Respectfully submitted,
Desiree M. Webber, Secretary

Town Board – December 2019

CLERMONT TOWN BOARD MINUTES

DECEMBER 3, 2019

The Clermont Town Board held their regular meeting on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 7:00 P.M at the Town Hall. This meeting was changed from Monday due to a snow storm. Those present were Supervisor Raymond Staats, Councilman Robert Desmond, Councilman Kris Gildersleeve and Councilman Evan Hempel. Councilwoman Dawn Brownson was absent.

Supervisor Staats opened the meeting with the salute to the flag.

MINUTES: The minutes of the November meeting were reviewed and a motion was made to accept by Councilman Desmond, seconded by Councilman Hempel.

TOWN CLERK’S REPORT: The Town Clerk presented a check to the Supervisor for the General fund in the amount of $490.96 and for Trust and Agency for $800.00.

CORRESPONDENCE:

  • The Village Green Christmas Event will be held on Sunday, December 15th from 6 PM to 7 PM at St. Luke’s Church with caroling and the Community House for a visit with Santa and refreshments.
  • Mary Howard reported that the next Park Committee meeting will be held on December 8th at 6 PM at the Town Hall.
  • Supervisor Staats gave the board members reports for November.
  • There were no comments for the web committee.

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

  • Veterans Day: The Veterans Day Ceremony was held at the site of our Veterans memorial and was attended by 15-20 people.
  • Website: Councilman Hempel and Councilman Gildersleeve will be meeting on finalizing the website.
  • Park Committee: Councilman Gildersleeve reported that volunteers showed up to plant some 300-500 bulbs at the entrance to the park and around the Veterans Memorial.

OLD BUSINESS:

  • Supervisor Staats will be meeting with Jeff Irish regarding solar either behind the park or mounted on the town buildings.

NEW BUSINESS:

  • The year end meeting will be held on Monday, December 30th at 7:00 PM.
  • The Organizational meeting for 2020 will be held on January 6th at 7:00 PM.

SUPERVISORS REPORT:

  • The County budget has not yet been approved.
  • Thanked the Village Green Committee for doing the upcoming Christmas Event, the Park Committee volunteers for planting the bulbs in the park and the Highway Department for clearing the roads and keeping us safe during this recent storm.

ABSTRACTS:

A motion was made to pay Highway abstract #12, vouchers #111-124 in the amount of $24,373.88 by Councilman Gildersleeve, seconded by Councilman Hempel. All in favor. So carried.

A motion was made to pay General Prepaid abstract #12, vouchers #310 – 312 in the amount of $175.09 by Councilman Hempel, seconded by Councilman Gildersleeve. All in favor. So carried.

A motion was made to pay General abstract #12A, vouchers #313 – 331 in the amount of $14,551.57 by Councilman Desmond, seconded by Councilman Hempel. All in favor. So carried.

A motion was made to pay Trust and Agency abstract #11, vouchers #27 – 28 in the amount of $902.50 by Councilman Hempel, seconded by Councilman Gildersleeve. All in favor. So carried.

Supervisor Staats wished all a Merry Christmas.

PUBLIC COMMENT:

Fred Cartier, our videographer wished all a Merry Christmas.

A motion was made to adjourn by Councilman Desmond, seconded by Councilman Gildersleeve.

Respectfully submitted,

Mary Helen Shannon, RMC

Town Clerk