FORESTVILLE - Unlike many meetings of the Forestville Village Board, the one held Tuesday evening was uneventful. Its stated purpose was to deal with the water project in the village. After calling the meeting to order, Mayor Beth Bowker noted there would be no public comment at the special meeting.
Four resolutions were on the agenda - all were concerning payments for the water project. All were passed unanimously without discussion. All members of the board attended the meeting.
The first resolution approved engineers Clark, Patterson, Lee for professional services for Bennett State Road for the period ending Oct. 5 in the amount of $7,871.70.
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Members of the Forestville Village Board study the resolutions during the special meeting held Tuesday evening. Left to right: Samantha Kozlowski, clerk; Kimberly Stott, trustee; Beth Bowker, mayor; Carol Woodward, trustee; and Linda Aures, trustee.
The second approved payment for Clark Patterson Lee for professional services, project design, and bidding for the water project in the amount of $13,720 contingent on approval from Environment Funding Corporation (EFC) funding agency and the Department of Health of New York state.
The third resolution approved payment for Clark Patterson Lee for professional services, project initiation and design for the water project in the amount of $31,750 contingent on approval from EFC funding agency and the Department of Health of New York state.
The fourth was a resolution to approve application and certificate for payment for H & K Services in the amount of $203,672.40 for the work on well tie ins for the water project contingent on approval from EFC funding agency and the Department of Health of New York state.
Trustees Carol Woodward and Kimberly Stott made or seconded each motion dealing with water. Trustee Linda Aures made the motion to adjourn.
Resident Michael Wojkowiak who attended the meeting expressed relief at its outcome. "The water project is important," he said. "We need water and we are paying enough for it."
The next regular meeting of the board is scheduled for Dec. 18. The workshop will be held at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting at 7 p.m. at the municipal building. The meeting date was moved because using the normal schedule would put the meeting for Christmas Day.
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