Cortland Common Council Agenda: April 6th, 2021 (live stream information included)

Here is the agenda for the Tuesday, April 6th, 2021 Cortland Common Council meeting. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the meeting will be live streamed Via Zoom video. The meeting will begin at 7 pm.

Here is the Zoom Meeting ID: 892 739 1872

Public Hearing on community impact of the 2016 CDBG Infrastructure Grant that provided funding for replacement of the Clinton Avenue Water Main.

Public Hearing on extending the Mayor’s term to 4 years.

Public Hearing on extending the Councilperson’s term to 4 years.

  • Call Meeting to Order
  • Salute to the Flag of the United States
  • Public Comments
  • Ward Reports
  • Mayor’s Report
  • Minutes – Approval of minutes

Item #1 – Consideration of a Resolution to approve the special event application for the Relay for Life event on Saturday, October 2, 2021 in Suggett Park from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. (John McNerney, Nancy McLaughlin)

Item #2 – Consideration of a Resolution to accept, recognize and appropriate the following donations to the Youth Bureau. (John McNerney)

Donation Amount Event/Project Budget Line
Mason and June Morenus $100.00 In Memory of Fran Tokar A-7110.5405
Total $100.00

Item #3 – Discussion on the Water and Sewer Lateral program. http://www.cortland.org/481/Water-and-Sewer-Lateral-Program

Item #4 – Consideration of a Resolution to lift the hiring freeze within the Fire Department. (Chief Friedman)

Item #5 – Consideration of a Resolution to promote a Fire Captain to the position of Assistant Fire Chief 1. (Chief Friedman)

Item #6 – Consideration of a Resolution to promote a Firefighter to the position of Fire Captain. (Chief Friedman)

Item #7 – Consideration of a Resolution to hire an entry level Firefighter. (Chief Friedman)

Item #8 – Consideration of a resolution to lift the hiring freeze for the Cortland City Police Department. (Chief Sandy)

Item #9 – Consideration of a Resolution to promote a Police Lieutenant to Deputy Chief of Police. (Chief Sandy)

Item #10 – Consideration of a Resolution to promote a Police Sergeant to Police Lieutenant. (Chief Sandy)

Item #11 – Consideration of a Resolution to immediately hire a new Police Officer to fill the vacancy left by the retirement of Chief Catalano with a credentialed candidate to reduce overtime costs associated with covering the vacancy. (Chief Sandy)

Item #12 – Consideration of a Resolution to recognize and appropriate proceeds from the sale of 10 vehicles from the Police Impound lot as scrap to Contento’s for $2,467.50 and move the proceeds from revenue account to the Cortland City Police budget line 520600 Operating Equipment. (Chief Sandy)

Item #13 – Consideration of a Resolution to declare DPW equipment as surplus and sold on Auctions International for competitive bidding. (Nic Dovi)

  • 1998 Ford 3930 Tractor
  • 2007 Chevy Tahoe
  • 2003 International Salt Truck
  • 1991 International Dump truck
  • 2005 Dodge 3500 Pickup w/plow
  • 1997 John Deere Loader
  • 2002 Ford Expedition
  • Alitect CP16 Asphalt Grinder attachment for Gehl Skid steer
  • (2) One-way plow attachments for a John Deere Loader

Various scrap metal items including some obsolete plows, mounts, attachment brackets and steel

Item #14 – Consideration of a Resolution to lift the hiring freeze to hire a Senior Account Clerk in the Finance Office to fill a pending vacancy due to inter-department transfer. (Mack Cook)

Item #15 – Consideration of a Resolution to hire a Senior Account Clerk in the Finance Office. (Mack Cook)

Item #16 – Consideration of Resolution to authorize the Mayor to execute and Option to Lease agreement with Davis Hill Development LLC to evaluate the feasibility of a solar electricity generation facility at the City’s Rosen Property site. (Councilperson Michales)

Item #17 – Discussion and possible Consideration of a Resolution to adopt the City of Cortland’s Public Employer Health Emergency Plan. (Mack Cook)

Item #18 – Discussion on setting a date for a public hearing for adopting a Local Law Named “The Plumbing Code” to be placed in the code at a new Article 214. (Captain Mike TenKate)

Item #19 – Set a date for a public hearing. (Ric VanDonsel)

Item #20 – Discussion regarding the $1,000,000 the City will be receiving from the federal government this year and next.

Item #21 – Covid-19 update

Adjournment

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