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  GENESEE VALLEY REGIONAL MARKET AUTHORITY

       BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING MINUTES

                        DATE:  August 16, 2017

 

 

Discussed surplus for 2018-2019; both short term and long term goals

 

Bill Mulligan, Jr. was presented a NYS Senate Proclamation for his many years of dedicated community service from Annie Chwiecko, Senator Patrick Gallivan’s Community Representative

 

1.     Chairman Piedimonte called the meeting to order at 4:45 PM

 

2.     Members present:  Jim Bourgoine, Jessica Holloway, Dan Kingston, Dave Martin, Lyle Merle, Jack Moore, Scott Osborn, Dennis Piedimonte, Richard Schilling, Stephen Starowitz, Josh Watkins, Kevin King representing Commissioner Ball

 

Others present:  Kathy Burke, CPA, Jerry Mackey, Esq., Brendan Tydings, Bill Mulligan, Jr.

 

3.     Minutes of the May 25, 2017 were approved. Moved by Jim Bourgoine, seconded by Richard Schilling. Passed unanimously.

 

4.      Reports of officers, committees and staff:

·       Stephen Starowitz and Dave Martin - Audit Report – check # 9708 to check # 9832 totaling $1,153,618.61 were approved. Moved by Scott Osborn, seconded by Dave Martin. Passed unanimously.

·       Brendan Tydings – reviewed the Administrator’s report

 

5.     Unfinished Business

·       Discussed Monro Muffler lease – determined board will not honor lease due to excessive delay in receipt of signed acceptance

·       No support for hiring an Assistant Administrator for $40,000/year salary

 

6.     New Business

·       Approved testing for asbestos in Wholesale # 2 with Envoy Environmental Consultants @ $3230. Other quote was from Lozier Environmental Consulting @ $3900. Moved by Richard Schilling, seconded by Scott Osborn. Passed unanimously.

·       Approved new catch basin installation in front of Rochester Appliance by All County Construction for $3850. Other quotes were from Cardwell Construction @ $4164 and Flower City Masonry @ $4420. Moved by Stephen Starowitz, seconded by Scott Osborn. Passed unanimously.

·       Approved purchase of new entrance sign at E. Henrietta Rd. entrance to Premier Sign Systems for $5275. Other quote received was from Skylight Signs @ $8900. Moved by Jack Moore, seconded by Jim Bourgoine. Passed unanimously.

·       Approved Norry estoppels for 85 & 105 Mushroom Boulevard. Moved by Dan Kingston, seconded by Scott Osborn. Passed unanimously.

·       Approved Palmer’s refinancing. Moved by Jack Moore, seconded by Jim Bourgoine. Passed unanimously.

·       Awarded general liability, workers comp, auto and umbrella insurance to Selective Insurance @ $64,459. Moved by Richard Schilling, seconded by Dave Martin. Passed unanimously.

·       Awarded directors and officer’s insurance to Illinois National Insurance Company @ $7086. Moved by Stephen Starowitz, seconded by Scott Osborn. Passed unanimously.

·       Approved short term goals for GVRMA and NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets Agricultural Development Plan for 2018-2019. Moved by Jack Moore, seconded by Richard Schilling. Passed unanimously.

 

 

Meeting adjourned at 5:35 PM

 

 

Next board meeting date:  Wednesday, December 20, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

 

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

Brendan Tydings

Administrator

8/17/17