Canastota: Part-time officer approved

Forty-five million gallons of water bypassed through the waste water treatment plant in 2007, according to the annual reported submitted to the village board. Mayor Todd Rouse said its part of the ongoing combined sewer overflow problems plaguing the plant, all of which will be addressed with plant upgrades.

Contract negotiations will begin with the village and the Police Benevolent Association. Rouse and Deputy Mayor Scott Rapasadi will work on negotiations. The contract expires May 31.

At the regular board meeting held Jan. 7, the board approved the resignation of part-time police officer Ken Isyk and approved the part-time assignment of police officer William Preuss to the Canastota Police Department.

Preuss comes to the department from the Mohawk and Frankfort area and was recommended for service by Chief James Zophy.

The board accepted the resignation of Pat Foran, the town of Lincoln representative to the village's recreation board and approved the recommendation to appoint Rochelle Underwood.

The board agreed to sign the agreement with Urtz, heating and cooling services for four annual inspections to the municipal building at $2,984, which is split with the town of Lenox.

Fire department liaison to the village board Bruce Chandler informed village officials that the department will hold three training classes at a home on North Main Street road to practice its ventilation techniques. After the training, the house will be burned by the department.

The board approved the removal of three people from the DeLano Hose division of the fire department: Jonathan Sykes, Andrew Johnson and Bill Hart.

The annual court audit has been scheduled for Jan. 31.

Trustee Ted Lumbrazo commended the DPW for the efficient heavy snow removal in the village.

Trustee Scott Rapasadi discussed numerous potholes in the village.

Trustee AnnMarie Rossi wanted to remind board members of the annual Appreciation Dinner Jan. 19 and Snowblast weekend Feb. 8 and 9.

Due to Martin Luther King Day the board will meet on Wednesday Jan. 23 at 7 p.m.

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