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COMMON COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 7:00 P.M.

Regular Meeting

Common Council Chambers

 

Mayor Morse led in the Pledge of Allegiance at 7:00 PM

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

1.         PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a public hearing will be held by the Common Council of the City of Cohoes on June 27, 2017 at 7:00 PM at the Common Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, Cohoes, New York, to consider a Resolution declaring an intent to act as lead agency for municipal work on Remsen St.

 

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that, at that same time, the Common Council of the City of Cohoes will also consider a resolution determining it to be a SEQRA Type I action.

 

With no comments or questions, the public hearing was closed.

 

2.         PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a public hearing will be held by the Common Council of the City of Cohoes on June 27, 2017 at 7:00 PM at the Common Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, Cohoes, New York, to consider a Resolution declaring preparation of an Asset Management Plan.

 

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that, at that same time, the Common Council of the City of Cohoes will also consider a resolution determining it to be a SEQRA Type II action.

 

With no comments or questions, the public hearing was closed.

 

3.         PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a public hearing will be held by the Common Council of the City of Cohoes on June 27, 2017 at 7:00 PM at the Common Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, Cohoes, New York, to consider a Resolution authorizing the Mayor to submit a grant application for community Development Block Grant Funding by NYS Housing and Community Renewal.

 

With no comments or questions, the public hearing was closed.

 

Roll call was taken

 

PRESENT:                                                      EXCUSED:

Mayor Morse                                                  Council President Briggs

Council Member Smith

Council Member Russell                                                      

Council Member McCarthy

Council Member Napier

Council Member Koniowka

 

Council Member Russell made a MOTION to approve the minutes from May 23, 2017 meeting.  Seconded by Council Member Napier.  All members voted “AYE”.  The motion passed.

 

Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka introduced Ordinance No. 3 for the year 2017

 

AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING AN EASEMENT THROUGH, UNDER, AND ALONG 175 BEACON AVENUE

 

Council Member Russell made a MOTION to approve Ordinance No. 3, seconded by Council Member Napier.  All members voted “AYE”.  Ordinance No. 3 for 2017 passed.

 

Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka introduced Ordinance No. 4 for the year 2017

 

AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING AN EASEMENT THROUGH, UNDER, AND ALONG 206 BERKSHIRE AVENUE

 

Council Member Russell made a MOTION to approve Ordinance No. 4, seconded by Council Member Napier.  All members voted “AYE”.  Ordinance No. 4 for 2017 passed.

 

Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka introduced Ordinance No. 5 for the year 2017

 

AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING AN EASEMENT THROUGH, UNDER, AND ALONG 178 BEACON AVE

 

Council Member Russell made a MOTION to approve Ordinance No. 5, seconded by Council Member Napier.  All members voted “AYE”.  Ordinance No. 5 for 2017 passed.

 

Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka introduced Resolution No. 38 for the year 2017

 

A RESOLUTION AMENDING THE ANNUAL BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2017

 

Council Member Russell made a MOTION to approve Resolution No. 38, seconded by Council Member Smith.  All members voted “AYE”.  Resolution No. 38 for 2017 passed.  Budget transfers are attached.

 

Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka introduced Resolution No. 39 for the year 2017

 

A RESOLUTION DECLARING AN INTENT TO ACT AS LEAD AGENCY FOR MUNICIPAL WORK PROPOSED AT CANAL SQUARE PARK AND DECLARING THE NUMICIPAL WORK AS A SEQRA TYPE I ACTION

 

Council Member Russell made a MOTION to approve Resolution No. 39, seconded by Council Member Smith.  All members voted “AYE”.  Resolution No. 39 for 2017 passed. 

 

Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka introduced Resolution No. 40 for the year 2017

 

A RESOLUTION DECLARING AN INTENT TO ACT AS LEAD AGENCY FOR MUNICIPAL WORK AT THE HUDSON RIVER WATERFRONT AND DECLARING THE MUNICIPAL WORK AS A SEQRA TYPE I ACTION

 

Council Member Napier made a MOTION to approve Resolution No. 40, seconded by Council Member Russell.  All members voted “AYE”.  Resolution No. 40 for 2017 passed. 

 

Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka introduced Resolution No. 41 for the year 2017

 

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO SUBMIT A GRANT APPLICATION FOR NY MAIN STREET ANCHOR PROJECT FUNDING BY THE NYS REGIONAL EXONOMIC COUNCIL

 

Council Member Russell made a MOTION to approve Resolution No. 41, seconded by Council Member McCarthy.  All members voted “AYE”.  Resolution No. 41 for 2017 passed. 

 

Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka introduced Resolution No. 42 for the year 2017

 

A RESOLUTION DECLARING AN INTENT TO ACT AS LEAD AGENCY FOR MUNICIPAL WORK AT THE MUSIC HALL AND DECLARING THE MUNICIPAL WORK AS A SEQRA TYPE I ACTION

 

Council Member Russell made a MOTION to approve Resolution No. 42, seconded by Council Member Napier.  All members voted “AYE”.  Resolution No. 42 for 2017 passed. 

 

Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka introduced Resolution No. 43 for the year 2017

 

A RESOLUTION DECLARING MUNICIPAL WORK PROPOSED AT COLUMBIA STREET COLVERT AS A SEQRA TYPE II ACTION

 

Council Member McCarthy made a MOTION to approve Resolution No. 43, seconded by Council Member Russell.  All members voted “AYE”.  Resolution No. 43 for 2017 passed

 

Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka introduced Resolution No. 44 for the year 2017

 

A RESOLUTION ACCEPTING A GRANT AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT FOR FUNDING BY THE NYS CANAL CORPORATION

 

Council Member Koniowka made a MOTION to approve Resolution No. 44, seconded by Council Member Russell.  All members voted “AYE”.  Resolution No. 44 for 2017 passed

 

Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka introduced Resolution No. 45 for the year 2017

 

A RESOLUTION DECLARING THE CITY AS LEAD AGENCY REGARDING THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN

 

Council Member McCarthy made a MOTION to approve Resolution No. 45, seconded by Council Member Smith.  All members voted “AYE”.  Resolution No. 45 for 2017 passed

 

Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka introduced Resolution No. 46 for the year 2017

 

A RESOLUTION DESIGNATING THE MUNICIPAL WORK AT THE FIREHOUSE AS A SEQRA TYPE II ACTION

 

Council Member Napier made a MOTION to approve Resolution No. 46, seconded by Council Member Russell.  All members voted “AYE”.  Resolution No. 46 for 2017 passed

 

Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka introduced Resolution No. 47 for the year 2017

 

A RESOLUTION ACCEPTING A GRANT AWARDED BY THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

 

Council Member Smith made a MOTION to approve Resolution No. 47, seconded by Council Member Russell.  All members voted “AYE”.  Resolution No. 47 for 2017 passed

 

Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka introduced Resolution No. 48 for the year 2017

 

A RESOLUTION DECLARING AN INTENT TO ACT AS LEAD AGENCY FOR MUNICIPAL WORK ON REMSEN STREET AND DECLARING THE MUNICIPAL WORK AS A SEQRA TYPE I ACTION

 

Council Member Napier made a MOTION to approve Resolution No. 48, seconded by Council Member Smith.  All members voted “AYE”.  Resolution No. 48 for 2017 passed

 

Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka introduced Resolution No. 49 for the year 2017

 

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO SUBMIT A GRANT APPLICATION FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) FUNDING BY NYS HOUSING AND COMMUNITY RENEWAL (NYSHCR)

 

Council Member Russell made a MOTION to approve Resolution No. 49, seconded by Council Member Napier.  All members voted “AYE”.  Resolution No. 49 for 2017 passed

 

Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka introduced Resolution No. 50 for the year 2017

 

A RESOLUTION DECLARING PREPARATION OF AN ASSET MANAGEMENT PLAN A SEQRA TYPE II ACTION

 

Council Member Napier made a MOTION to approve Resolution No. 50, seconded by Council Member Russell.  All members voted “AYE”.  Resolution No. 50 for 2017 passed

 

Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka introduced Resolution No. 51 for the year 2017

 

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO SUBMIT A GRANT APPLICATION FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) FUNDING BY NYS HOUSING AND COMMUNITY RENEWAL (NYSHCR)

 

Council Member Russell made a MOTION to approve Resolution No. 51, seconded by Council Member Smith.  All members voted “AYE”.  Resolution No. 51 for 2017 passed

 

Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka introduced Resolution No. 52 for the year 2017

 

A RESOLUTION DECLARING AN INTENT TO ACT AS LEAD AGENCY REGARDING REHABILITATION OF OWNER OCCUPIED 1-4 FAMILY UNITS AND DECLARING THE WORK AS A SEQRA TYPE II ACTION

 

Council Member Russell made a MOTION to approve Resolution No. 52, seconded by Council Member Napier.  All members voted “AYE”.  Resolution No. 52 for 2017 passed

 

Council President Briggs, and Council Members Smith, Russell, McCarthy, Napier, and Koniowka introduced Resolution No. 53 for the year 2017

 

A RESOLUTION ACCEPTING A GRANT AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT FOR FUNDING BY THE NYS HOME LOCAL PROGRAM

 

Council Member Napier made a MOTION to approve Resolution No. 53, seconded by Council Member Russell.  All members voted “AYE”.  Resolution No. 53 for 2017 passed

 

Public Comment:

 

At 7:35 PM, Council Member Russell made a MOTION to adjourn the meeting; Council Member Napier seconded the motion.  All members voted “AYE”. 

 

 

 

 

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                                                                                        Lori A. Yando, City Clerk






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