A regular meeting of the Marion Town Board was held in the Marion Municipal Building on Monday, May 12. Meeting minutes from April 14, 2014 were approved, as presented. Reported correspondence included letters regarding the three new proposed water project, and a letter from the NYSDOH regarding public water inspections of Marion- Arcadia. March Reports were received from the Assessor and the Wayne County Sheriff. April Reports were received from the Town Clerk, Town Justices, the Code Enforcement Officer, Park Rentals, and Financial Reports.
Supervisor Deyo reported that the three water projects are continuing to move right along. She also noted that one of the refrigerators in the park rentals is not working well, which she is looking into.
Councilman Fonte remarked that the library building is in need of painting and has some water damage in an small section between two windows. He explained the town is looking into repairing these items.
Councilman Bliek reported that the Highway Department’s current drainage projects are slotted to be completed by the end of the month.
Town Clerk, Ms. Debbie Smith, reported that the Town Clerk’s Office has been busy with the new NYS Hunting Licensing program. She also noted that dog licensing has been up, after the recent Town-wide Census, bringing in a total of $647.00 for the month. She has taken in $450.00 in park rental deposits for the month.
Highway Superintendent, Mr. Tim Boerman, reported that the Erotus Road project will either entail a sidewalk, curbing, or a gutter. The decision will depend on the homeowner’s wishes, due to the fact that the homeowners have ownership of the sidewalks at this time. In order to determine this, the homeowners will be contacted and invited to attend an informational meeting held before the Town Board Special Meeting, on Tuesday, May 27th at 6:30 PM. He also explained that the Highway Department helped repair a water line, stripped the trucks of winter equipment, and have been sweeping the roads.
The next meeting of the Marion Town Board will be a work session, which will be held on Monday, June 2nd at 7:00 in the Marion Municipal Building.
By Becky Block