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COMMON COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
August 23, 2016 - 7:00 P.M.
Regular Meeting
Common Council Chambers
 
Mayor Morse led in the Pledge of Allegiance at 7:05 PM
 
Roll call was taken
 
PRESENT:      Mayor Morse                                      EXCUSED:     NONE
Council President Briggs                                          
Council Member Smith
Council Member Russell
Council Member McCarthy
Council Member Napier
Council Member Koniowka
 
Public Comment Period:
 
Chuck Petco, “Thank you for the additional patrols in the neighborhood.  They are working very well, please continue.  We still have a huge problem with rats coming out of the old bar, how soon is the building coming down?  They are going to be all over.  Residents leave their garbage cans all over and they are always overflowing.”
 
With no further public comments being made, the Common Council Meeting proceeded.
 
Council Member Russell made a MOTION to approve the minutes from July 28, and August 9, 2016 meetings.  Seconded by Council President Briggs.  All members voted “AYE”.
 
Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka introduced Resolution No. 58 for 2016
 
A RESOLUTION APPROVING A WORKPLACE VIOLENCE PREVENTION POLICY
 
Council Member Russell made a MOTION to approve Resolution No. 58, seconded by Council Member Napier.  A roll call vote was taken, Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, Koniowka voted “AYE”.  Resolution No. 58 for 2016 passed. 
 
Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka introduced Resolution No. 59 for 2016
 
A RESOLUTION APPROVING A CONTRACT FOR CONSULTING SERVICES
 
Council Member Russell made a MOTION to approve Resolution No. 59, seconded by Council Member McCarthy.  A roll call vote was taken, Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, and Napier, and Koniowka voted “AYE”.  Resolution No. 59 for 2016 passed. 
 
Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka introduced Resolution No. 60 for 2016
 
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE IMPLEMENTATION AND FUNDING IN THE FIRST INSTANCE OF 100% OF A TRANSPORTATON FEDERAL – AID PROJECT AND APPROPRIATE FUNDS THEREFORE
 
Council Member Napier made a MOTION to approve Resolution No. 60.  Seconded by Council President Briggs.  A roll call vote was taken, Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka voted “AYE”.  Resolution No. 60 for 2016 passed.
 
Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka introduced Resolution No. 61 for 2016
 
A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE AWARD OF CONTRACTS FOR THE ONTARIO STREET & DELAWARE AVENUE INTERSECTION PROJECT
 
Council Member McCarthy made a MOTION to approve Resolution No. 61.  Seconded by Council Member Russell.  A roll call vote was taken, Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka voted “AYE”.  Resolution No. 61 for 2016 passed.
 
Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka introduced Resolution No. 62 for 2016
 
A RESOLUTION TO CONFIRM THE MAYOR’S REAPPOINTMENT OF A MEMBER OF THE COHOES LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES
 
Council Member Russell made a MOTION to approve Resolution No. 62.  Seconded by Council Member Napier.  A roll call vote was taken, Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka voted “AYE”.  Resolution No. 62 for 2016 passed.
 
Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka introduced Ordinance No. 7 for 2016
 
AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE GRANTING OF AN ACCESS AND UTILITY EASEMENT ACROSS CITY-OWNED REAL PROPERTY
 
Council Member Russell made a MOTION to approve Ordinance No. 7.  Seconded by Council Member Napier.  A roll call vote was taken, Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka voted “AYE”.  Ordinance No. 7 for 2016 passed.
 
At 7:20 PM, Council Member Russell made a MOTION to adjourn, seconded by Council Member Smith.  The Common Council Meeting was adjourned.
 
 
 
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                                                                                        Lori A. Yando, City Clerk





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