COMMON COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
Tuesday, November 14, 2006 – 7:00 PM
In Common Council Chamber
Mayor McDonald led the Pledge of Allegiance at 7:00 PM.
Roll call was taken:
Council President Kennedy
Council Member Feeley
Council Member Primeau
Council Member Grignon
Council Member Riberdy
Council Member DeChiaro
Council Member Grignon introduced Resolution No. 55 for the year 2006
A RESOLUCTION TO APPROVE THE CITY OF COHOES 2007 ANNUAL ESTIMATE AS AMENDED
Mayor McDonald stated that the Board of Managers gave the Council the 2007 Budget on October 2, 2006. This included a 2.7% tax increase, also an increase in the water rate of 3% and in the sewer rate of 8%. Since that time the Council has meet twice in public workshops to work on the budget and working with the Comptroller the proposed budget has a 1.98% tax increase, with the water and sewer staying at 3% and 8% respectively.
Council President Kennedy stated that she would like to thank the Comptroller for working so closely with the Council and Administration.
Council Member Primeau stated that he also wanted to thank the Comptroller and Administration for their work.
A roll call vote was taken, Council President Kennedy, and Council Members Feeley, Primeau, Grignon, and DeChiaro voted “AYE.” Council Member Riberdy voted “NAY.” Resolution No. 55 for 2006 passed.
Council Member DeChiaro introduced Resolution No. 56 for the year 2006
A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE AWARD OF A CONTRACT FOR THE REHABILITATION OF ROOF AND PAINTING OF WINDOWS IN CITY HALL
Mayor McDonald stated that this contract is awarded to Titan Roofing, 70 Orange Street, Chicopee, MA 01013 for $154,000.00. This includes portions of City Hall roof, not the entire roof.
A roll call vote was taken, Council President Kennedy, and Council Members Feeley, Primeau, Grignon, Riberdy, and DeChiaro voted “AYE.” Resolution No. 56 for 2006 passed.
At 7:30 PM, A motion was made to adjourn into executive session. All members voted “AYE.”
Lori A. Yando, City Clerk