Town Meeting – June 2022

The Regular meeting of the Sidney Town Board was called to order by the Supervisor at 7:00 p.m. June 9, 2022, in the boardroom at 44 Grand Street, Sidney.  Prior to the meeting, bills were audited by the Board. 

Present were:

Eric WilsonSupervisor
James Roberts, Jr.Highway Superintendent
Bill HeathCouncilman
Bill Hunt, JrCouncilman
Frank SelleckAbsent
Paul MuratoreCouncilman
Joseph A. ErmetiAbsent
Sheila R PaulClerk

SPEAKERS:  Travis Andrew presented his paperwork for a license for a Cannabis Dispensary in the Town of Sidney.

Loddie Marsh presented information on the Sidney Center park and let us know that there will be a Grand Opening on July 3rd.



APPROVE TOWN BOARD MINUTES: of Regular Meeting held on May 12, 2022, Motion to accepted minutes, by Mr. Muratore seconded by Mr. Heath and carried.

AYES: E. Wilson, B. Hunt NAYES: None


 General A Fund Voucher: 22-178 thru 22-200 in the amount of $ 12,859.66 Motion by Mr. Muratore, seconded by Mr. Hunt and carried. AYES: E. Wilson, B. Heath. NAYES: None

East Sidney Lake Voucher:   22-21 thru 22-27 in the amount of $ 2,972.09 Motion by Mr. Heath seconded by Mr. Hunt and carried. AYES: E. Wilson, P. Muratore. NAYES: None

SL Sidney Center Street Light: 22-6 in the amount of $ 247.50. Motion by Mr. Hunt  seconded by

 Mr. Wilson and carried. AYES: B. Heath, P. Muratore. NAYES: None

Total General Vouchers: $16,079.25

 Highway DA Fund Vouchers:  22-89 thru 22-97 in the amount of $ 58,641.08 Motion by Mr. Heath seconded by Mr. Wilson and carried. AYES: B. Hunt, P. Muratore.  NAYES: None

Highway DB Fund Vouchers:  22-18 thru 22-25 in the amount of $ 41,327.29 Motion by Mr. Heath and seconded by Mr. Muratore and carried. AYES: E. Wilson, B. Hunt. AYES: None

Total Highway Vouchers: $ 99,968.37

CM Hospital Fund Vouchers: 22-87  thru 22-100 in the amount of $ 213,773.43 Motion by Mr. Muratore, seconded by Mr. Hunt and carried. AYES: E. Wilson, B. Hunt. NAYES: None.

Total Vouchers paid:  $ 329,821.05



 Monthly reports of Supervisor, Bookkeeper, and Town Clerk.  The clerk is submitting checks totaling in

$ 1,214.00 fees collected during May 2022.


 HIGHWAY– Highway Superintendent- James Roberts: Received application for opening at the garage, will be scheduling interviews and announce at next meeting July 14th. Working on River Road passed ( exit 10). Working on Fox Farm Rd with a Beaver dam problem that is flooding the road.

 The Utters are doing a wonderful job at the Pioneer Cemetery, where they are cleaning headstones and cleaning up the grounds. All the work they are doing is volunteering.

SUPERVISOR– Eric Wilson-  Talking with Wells Fargo and Wayne Bank regarding CDs

BOOKKEEPER– Karen Kropp: Nothing to report

TOWN CLERK– Sheila Paul:  Getting ready for the Hometown Parade!  Reminding everyone the office hours are Monday -Thursday 9 to 4 and Fridays 9 to noon. Summer hours from July 1st unit the end of August office closed on Friday. Also, will do appointments after hours.


Highway-Selleck & Wilson:  Nothing

Hospital– Hunt/ Wilson: A new tenant ( Wrestling club) moving in on 6/10/2022.

InsuranceHeath / Hunt: Mr. Hunt met with B. VanGorder and went over policies

Zoning & Planning Muratore/ Selleck Nothing

East Sidney Lake– Heath/ Selleck:  Order items to start inputting internet at the lake.

Finance-Muratore/ Wilson:

  IT– Hunt/ Muratore:  Need to look into East Sidney lake’s website

DCO liaison– Heath: nothing  



Court’s petty cash: needed to table until July’s meeting



At 7:30 p.m. Mr. Wilson moved to adjourn the meeting, motion was made by Mr. Muratore and seconded by Mr. Hunt and carried. AYES: E. Wilson, B. Heath. NAYES: None

The next Regular Board Meeting will be on July 14, 2022, at 7:00 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Sheila R Paul, Town Clerk