The March meeting of the East Otto Town Board was called to order at 6:00 PM by Supervisor Ann Rugg on Tuesday March 14, 2016.

The bid for a 2017 4×4 HD Cab and Chassis was awarded to Emerling Ford.

A public hearing will be advertised and scheduled for April 11, 2017 at 6:30pm on the “Best Value” local law.

Highway: Tom reported he was in Albany last week for Local Roads Matter Advocacy Day.

The town will advertise for bids for mowing the town hall property, ball diamond, historical building and the Brooklyn Cemetery the same as last year including that proof of insurance would be required Bids will be opened at the April 11, 2017 meeting.

The town clerk stated that she had not received any responses from advertising for the vacant Board of Assessment positions. The ad will be run again.

The town clerk stated that Doug Kirchner had accepted the position on the Planning Board and been sworn in for that position.

CEO Report: Jeff completed 5 inspections, issued 2 permits, issued 4 violation notices, collected info for FOIL request sent it to the clerk.

Ann reported the town has received 4 th quarter sales tax. Ann stated that Jim Ellis contacted her in regards to a celebration the Preservation Board would like to hold on May 28th . The preservation board would like the town board to purchase hot dogs and ice cream for the celebration.

Public Comment: Bob Bowen stated that the Springville Pennysaver is delivered to mailboxes and would like to see the minutes and town notices published in this paper. Tom stated he has had complaints from residents that when they go to the post office to receive the Ellicottville papers they are already gone.

Bob Bowen asked about the swimming program.

The next meeting will be April 11, 2017 at 6:00pm.

Respectfully Submitted

Deanna Bowen

Town Clerk