Elbridge Town Board salaries approved

A procedure for board meetings. Guests who give advance notice of their topic will be allowed five minutes to speak early in the meeting. There will be open discussion at the end of the meeting, with each person allowed five minutes to speak;

Designated town hall, the Jordan and Elbridge post offices, Lyons National Bank and M&T banks as areas to post town legal notices;

Retained Dirk Oudemool as attorney for the town board at an annual fee of $10,000 and as attorney for the planning board at an annual fee of $5,000;

Announced Scott Chatsfield is the attorney for the zoning board of appeals for annual fee of $5,000;

Reached an agreement with the highway superintendent and the county highway department for an expenditure of $164,000 for general repairs to 30.15 miles of town roads; A $1 fee will be charged for the issuance of a second notice to taxpayers who don't pay their taxes by March 15. When the town is seeking applications for employment and no qualified applicants come forward, the town board can waive the residency requirement; town officers and department heads can make purchases not exceeding $500 without the supervisor's approval. Two price quotes are needed for any purchase over $500. The highway department can make purchases not exceeding $1,500 without supervisor approval.

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