Cortland Common Council Meeting: Tuesday, April 6th, 2021 (Video & Time Segments Included)

Here is a video stream of Tuesday’s Cortland Common Council meeting. The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 20th, 2021. See below for the specific time segments for each agenda item.

Time segments for each agenda item:

Public hearings, public comments, ward reports, mayor’s report, proclamations, and minutes (Start at 0:00:12). 

Public Hearings:

Public Hearing on community impact of the 2016 CDBG Infrastructure Grant that provided funding for replacement of the Clinton Avenue Water Main. (Start at 0:00:30).

Public Hearing on extending the Mayor’s term to 4 years. (Start at 0:03:30)

Public Hearing on extending the Councilperson’s term to 4 years. (Start at 0:05:32). 

Agenda Items:

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. (Start at 0:24:08). 

Item #2 – Consideration of a Resolution to accept, recognize and appropriate the following donations to the Youth Bureau. (Start at 0:25:05). 

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 .(Start at 0:25:38).

Item #4 – Consideration of a Resolution to lift the hiring freeze within the Fire Department. (Start at 0:30:16). 

Item #5 – Consideration of a Resolution to promote a Fire Captain to the position of Assistant Fire Chief 1. (Start at 0:30:47). 

Item #6 – Consideration of a Resolution to promote a Firefighter to the position of Fire Captain. (Start at 0:31:15). 

Item #7 – Consideration of a Resolution to hire an entry level Firefighter. (Start at 0:31:43). 

Item #8 – Consideration of a resolution to lift the hiring freeze for the Cortland City Police Department. (Start at 0:32:06). 

Item #9 – Consideration of a Resolution to promote a Police Lieutenant to Deputy Chief of Police. (Start at 0:32:25). 

Item #10 – Consideration of a Resolution to promote a Police Sergeant to Police Lieutenant. (Start at 0:32:51). 

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. (Start at 0:33:17). 

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. (Start at 0:36:05).

Item #13 – Consideration of a Resolution to declare DPW equipment as surplus and sold on Auctions International for competitive bidding. (Start at 0:37:00). 

  • 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. (Start at 0:38:30). 

Item #15 – Consideration of a Resolution to hire a Senior Account Clerk in the Finance Office. (Start at 0:39:01). 

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. (Start at 0:39:26). 

Item #17 – Discussion and possible Consideration of a Resolution to adopt the City of Cortland’s Public Employer Health Emergency Plan. (Start at 0:42:15). 

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. (Start at 0:43:38). 

Item #19 – Set a date for a public hearing (Ric VanDonsel). (Start at 0:45:12). 

Item #20 – Discussion regarding the $1,000,000 the City will be receiving from the federal government this year and next. (Start at 0:47:22). 

Item #21 – Covid-19 update. (Start at 0:58:34). 

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