Rouse said the pH levels have no effect on the waste water treatment plant but the State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System or SPEDES permit that was issued by the state Department of Environmental Conservation. The village has been fining Queensboro in accordance with the DEC. Rouse said the DEC is aware of the fine suspension.
The DPW and the town Highway Department will combine its efforts to complete the rework on the Links Trail after the CSX train derailment. Grading and blacktopping will be done for less than $25,000, paid for by CSX.
The village plans to purchase a stainless steel hopper body spreader at a cost of $9, 195 and a 2009 Ford F350 four-by-four chassis with 11-foot dump box for around $35,000 for the DPW, which are budgeted items.
The board approved a wire transfer of $379,000 to JP Morgan Chase Bank for payment of principal and interest owed on the April 2008 Bruno Road Bond Anticipation Note and $17,000 to JP Morgan Chase Bank on Oct. 15 for principal and interest owed on the 2003 General Obligations Bond.
Village historian David Sadler said he has been nominated by the state Association of Public Historians to run for trustee.
The board will meet again Oct. 20.