Coldspring Holds Organizational Meeting

STEAMBURG – Robert Woodmancy was nominated to fill the councilman vacancy at the recent town of Coldspring organizational meeting.

Woodmancy was nominated due to the tie vote at the November election. His appointment will be until Dec. 31, 2014. This councilman seat will have to be on the November ballot, and it will be for the remaining three years.

The organizational meeting was called to order by Supervisor Melissa Davis.

Town board meetings will be the second Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted. The Post-Journal and Randolph Register are the official newspapers of the town. Community Bank, Cattaraugus County Bank and Jamestown Area Credit Union are official depositories. The mileage rate is set at $.45 per mile.

The highway superintendent and supervisor can make purchases up to $1,000 without town board approval. The supervisor may pay highway and general employees’ health insurance premiums upon receipt.

Davis made a motion to accept the following appointments: Roxanne Aucoin, assessor; hall custodian, Priscilla Anderson; historian, Rose Barlow; building code enforcement officer, Randall Brooks; animal control, Kirk Hayes; and court clerk, Marilyn Bowley.

The town clerk will be registrar of vital statistics and records management officer.

The supervisor’s Financial Annual Report to audit control will be accepted as the supervisor’s Annual Financial Report to the Town Board.

The town board accepted the town budget for 2014 without any revisions. A motion to accept the adopted budget as the town’s annual budget for year 2014 was approved.

A motion was made for the town to be a member of the Association of Towns. This motion was approved by the town board.

A motion was made and approved to adopt a resolution for the Kennel Lease for the year 2014.

The town of Coldspring would like to advise all drivers of the importance of safety. For this reason individuals should park their vehicles in a responsible manner along the town roads to enable snow plowing during the winter months.