The Town of Bridgewater Board met Thursday evening to discuss new business.
The Board approved the May meeting minutes after a short discussion specifying details.
Gerry Parry reported the former schoolhouse is being cleaned up after he shut off the water line earlier in the week. He said some water lines around Town needed to be replaced, but other than that, "Everything's going great."
Boardmember Tom Meininger asked Parry about the cause of the leaks. Parry said erosion was the main reason.
Town resident Jack Kenyon spoke with the Board after speaking with the state about his property. Kenyon said his property was found in violation and shared his frustrations with the Board regarding the mixed messages he's receiving from several sides.
Codes Officer Pat Baron submitted his report to the Board for approval. Baron said one payment extension request was received but the applicants have previously missed payments and avoided court dates so he wasn't positive their request would be approved.
Town Supervisor Dale DeKing reported one property has a growing rat problem because of the trash pile building up in their backyard.
Destiny Davis said the Planning Board reviewed the paperwork for the Mapledale property subdivision. No recommendation for final action was received from New York state.
Davis received an email from the Oneida County Main Street Program for a meeting in Utica in July.
Meininger said he studied the Town of Paris' Radar Speed Sign setup. He said he felt the price for two signs in Bridgewater is worth it. The Board approved a resolution for the purchase of the two signs with a conditional…