Saturday, March 10, 2012
Olean Common Council agenda for March 13, 2012
REGULAR MEETING OF THE COMMON COUNCIL
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
4. READING, CORRECTING, AND APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS REGULAR MEETING:
“The Regular Meeting of the Olean Common Council was held on Tuesday, February 28, 2012, at 8:00 p.m.”
PRESENT: Aldermen Brady, McLaughlin, Kamery, Keller, Finch, Smith and Morgan
OFFICIALS: Mayor Linda Witte; Alexander Utecht, City Clerk; Fred Saradin, Auditor; Nancy Champlin, City Assessor; Terry Schnell, Police Chief; Bob Bell, Fire Chief and Tom Windus, Director of Public Works
5. COMMITTEE REPORTS AND UNFINISHED COUNCIL BUSINESS
Report from the Committee of the Whole on PL#06-12, to reduce the Fire Department Budget by $100,000, in the preliminary budget submitted to the Common Council on February 7, 2012. Committee recommends approval. Referred to City Attorney for resolution.
Report from Committee of the Whole on PL#02-12, to accept the vehicle purchased, in good condition, by the Airport Support Group to be used as a crew car by pilots at the Olean Airport. Committee recommends approval. Referred to City Attorney for resolution.
Report from the Finance Committee on the authorization of a Capital Fund expenditure from Fund 102 in the amount of $26,553 to cover the cost of a new police vehicle. Authorization was approved.
6. COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE MAYOR
Special Proclamation for Women's History Month, Month of March 2012
7. MISCELLANEOUS COMMUNICATIONS
8. CITY OFFICIAL REPORTS
Monthly Report and Cash Flow Analysis of the City Auditor, Month ended February 29, 2012
Quarterly Report and Cash Flow Analysis of the City Auditor, Nine Months ended February 29, 2012
9. PROPOSED LEGISLATION & REFERRALS
PL#07-12: (Witte) to authorize the Mayor to sign a continuing agreement between the City of Olean and the State of New York in connection with Federal Operating Assistance for the Olean Area Transit System
PL#08-12: (Morgan) to install a street light on National Grid pole #31 located on Wayne Street near the entrance of Dresser-Rand
PL#09-12: (Witte) to authorize Mayor Witte to sign & enter into a Shared Services Agreement with the Town of Olean for the period 3/1/12-6/30/16, said Agreement to provide a cost-effective way of providing services by the sharing of machinery, equipment and supplies
10. PUBLIC COMMENT/INPUT (5 MINUTE LIMIT PER SPEAKER)
By Alderman Smith Seconded by Alderman Kamery
resolution to accept a vehicle purchased by the airport support group to be used as a “crew car” at the olean airport
whereas the Airport Support Group (hereinafter "ASG") and the City of Olean (hereinafter "City") are desirous of providing a more hospitable and enjoyable experience for visiting pilots at the Olean Airport, and
whereas there has been an identified need for short term, local ground transportation for visiting pilots during the time they are utilizing the Olean Airport.
now, therefore, be it resolved, that the Common Council hereby authorizes the Mayor to enter a contract for a term of one year with the Airport Support Group whereby the ASG has agreed to purchase and donate to the City a vehicle, said vehicle to be approved by the City’s designee prior to acceptance, to be used by incoming pilots, for transportation from the Olean Airport to local business establishments;
be it further resolved, that the Mayor is authorized to make administrative changes or updates of such agreement during the one year term as may be necessary to give effect to the intentions of the Common Council and the ASG under the contract.
resolved, that this resolution shall take effect immediately.