Sep 27, 2006 Evelyn Morales Uncategorized
The Fayetteville village board deferred action on the plan for a 24-town house residential project proposed by S&W Builders at the current Syracuse Plastics site. Board members rezoned the site at the Sept. 11 meeting from industrial to private residential. At the Sept. 25 meeting, trustee Mary Coleman recommended that the village planning board submit its recommendations on the plan.
“I don’t want to delay the project,” Coleman explained. “I’d just like them (the planning board) to review it.” Ultimately, the final draft of the site proposal would have to be approved through the planning board anyway. Coleman felt it would be beneficial to involve them at this stage as the planning board could determine any conflicts as the project moves forward.
Mayor Mark Olson will draft the letter of request to the planning board in time for review at that body’s Oct. 2 meeting. Village board members anticipate having the results of the planning board’s review in time for their Oct. 9 meeting.
The Gage Foundation continues to make process toward the restoration of the historic Gage house occupied in the mid-1800’s by women’s rights and anti-slavery activist Matilda Gage.
Trustee Coleman updated village board members on the foundations project, stating that work on the front portico and shingles is going smoothly and that the deck board is almost in place. The house was discovered to originally be a cream white color with green shutters and it is the intent of the foundation to comply with the home’s original appearance. The foundation anticipates that the front fa ade will be visitor friendly between Oct. 6 — 8. The planning board will make a final decision on the appearance of the home.
The new floater position created by the village board members for the Fayetteville Fire Department is saving money already. Trustee Randall Small indicated that the position has saved a total of $268 in August and September.
A motion submitted by Mayor Mark Olson for a change order in the amount of $10,172 passed unanimously. The change order will be for CNY Mechanical to modify piping in the new village hall and to add additional piping to remedy the building’s faulty climate control.
In other business:
The sidewalk along North Manlius Road has a tree in its path and Trustee Randall Small advised that the department of public works might need to be involved. He intends to have any changes to the sidewalk marked out and put in writing for neighbors in the area to review in the near future.
The Pandemic Committee will meet again next week to discuss a plan for the village should a pandemic flu break out in the community. Updates will be provided at upcoming village board meetings as progress is made.
A demolition permit has been issued for McIntyre Paper and the code office will be monitoring the demolition and advising of any related road closings.
Board members also passed a motion to hire Lynch Landscaping to work on the green space between the village fire department and the parking lot behind it for an estimated $4,729.00
The village board motioned in favor of an estimated proposal for $17,800 by S&W LLC to supervise the design and bidding of the project as well as construction supervision once the project is initiated. Additionally, board members passed a second motion to authorize a formal bid request, which will be submitted, to local papers for publication on Oct. 4. Bids will be due by 8:30am Oct. 25.
After the meeting adjourned, village board members moved into executive session to include village attorney Ted Spencer and village clerk Martin Lynch on a roundtable regarding McIntyre Paper.