Town Of Conesus

January 23, 2018: Regular Meeting

Table Of Contents:

Town Hall

6210 South Livonia Rd.

Conesus, NY  14435

Public Notice:


Town of Conesus


Please take notice that the Town of Conesus Town Board will hold its 2018 Regular Meetings on the first and third Tuesday of every month except as noted:

January:  9 & 23 (2nd & 4th) Tuesday)

February: 6 & 20

March:  6 & 22 (Thursday)

April:  3 & 17

May: 1 & 15

June:  5

July:  10

August:  7

September: 4 & 18

October 2 & 16

November:  8 (Thursday) & 20

December:  4 & 26 (Wednesday)



All Town Board Meetings will be held at the Town of Conesus Town Hall, 6210 South Livonia Rd., (Route 15) Conesus, NY 14435 unless otherwise posted with Regular Meetings commencing at 7:00pm and bill/voucher review at 6:30PM.



By Order of the Town Board

Annette M. McNinch

Town Clerk

Town of Conesus


Supervisor Donohue and Town Board members will be reviewing all vouchers for payment between 6:30 and 7:00 P.M. prior to each Board meeting.


Call to Order: Supervisor Donohue


Pledge of Allegiance:  Supervisor Donohue


Code Enforcement Report (2nd meeting of month) Code Officer Bob Lennington


Privilege of the Floor:

1.       Josh Farley will present possible solutions to the deterioration of the Kelleman log cabin at Ricky Greene Memorial Park


Announcements and Communications:

1.       A Public Hearing on an amendment to Local Law #3 of 2008 has been rescheduled for February 6, 2018.  This amendment removes the ten- year sunset clause for the Cold War Veterans Exemption Pursuant to Section 458-b of the Real Property Tax Law.   Section 1(a) is amended by adding a subparagraph as follows:  Pursuant to subsection 2(c)(iii) of section 458-b of the NYS Real Property Tax Law, the exemption authorized shall apply to qualifying owners of qualifying real property for as long as they remain qualifying owners, without regard to a ten-year limitation.

2.       The next meetings of the Conesus Town Board will be held on February 6 and February 20, 2018

3.       The Watershed Education Center (being constructed at Vitale Park) is sponsoring several upcoming workshops:

·         January 31 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm “What is a Watershed, and our Impacts on the Lake”. 

·         March 1 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm FLOODPLAINS and FEMA for Residents

·         March 3 (Saturday) Erosion and Sediment Control for Code Enforcement, Planning Board, Zoning Board of Appeals, and Town Board. Continuing Education credits will be offered for this all-day workshop           


Approval of Minutes:

Town Board Meeting dated December 14, 2017, January 9, 2018 Organizational Meeting of 2018 minutes, and January 9, 2018 First Regular Meeting of 2018 minutes


Reports of Town Officials:          

Highway Report: Superintendent Martucio

Submission of Assessor’s Monthly Report for December (in writing) Lisa Bennett, Sole Assessor for Conesus

Submission of Monthly Planning Board Minutes for December (in writing) Carol Crane, Planning Board Secretary

Submission of Monthly Zoning Board of Appeals Minutes for December (in writing) Carol Crane, ZBA Secretary


Updates on Key Issues:

1.       Conesus Lake:   Councilman Wester/ Charlie Braun, Conesus Rep. from Conesus Lake Association

2.       Town Hall Maintenance and Improvement:  


Unfinished Business:

·         Approval of a Resolution to complete the 2017 year end transfers in the General Fund:

                                Transfer from:  A3005       Mortgage Tax          $1437

                                Transfer to:       A5132.4   Garage Contractual  $723

                                Transfer to:       A8020.4   Zoning Contractual   $714          


·         In response to a question asked at a previous Town Board meeting, the Town of Conesus has expended the following amount on litigation in regard to Myers Lakeside Inn since the court ordered “STOP WORK” order in July of 2016.  The town incurred charges of $41,308.98 in 2016 and $54,641.47 in 2017, for a total of $95,950.47 to date.


New Business:

·         Submission of 2017 Recycling Center Records and permission for Supervisor Donohue to destroy the remaining Annual User Permits for Conesus and Livonia: 

CONESUS #389-500

LIVONIA #497-600

·         Approval of a Resolution to authorize payments of $250 per Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals member for attendance at 10 or more Planning Board or Zoning Board of Appeals meetings in 2018.


·         Approval of a Resolution to call upon Senator Cathy Young to introduce legislation in the New York State Senate designating Route 256, from the north Conesus border to the south Conesus border, to be formally designated as Conesus Veteran’s Memorial Highway in honor of all who have served in our Armed Forces from the Town of Conesus.


Comments are welcome at this time.


Ratify Abstract: General and Highway Funds


Motion to Adjourn