By Jennifer Weber

The Village of Springville held their regular board meeting on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017 at 7 p.m. at 65 Franklin Street. Liz Melock, Village Administrator, was appointed the PERMA safety committee coordinator and the board voted to approve the PERMAWorker’s Comp and Employee Liability Program Agreement for the year.

Melock also announced a reminder that Village garbage collection will be postponed one day during the week of Christmas and New Year’s and will be collected on Wednesday.

The Village received notice that the Concord Industrial Development Agency will be meeting at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 12 at the Concord Town Hall with Bliss Senior Apartments, LLC regarding a possible development project to build 50 apartments on Waverly, looking for tax abatements, mortgage and sales tax exemptions and real property tax exemptions . Mayor Krebs will be in attendance at the meeting to learn more about the proposal.

Ken Kostowniak, Superintendent of Public Works, announced that work on the water main will be 95 percent completed by Dec. 8; they will need some time to come back in the spring for final restoration work.

The Village Police report stated that traffic enforcement is up 58 percent from last year.

SGI students will be presenting their final designs of the new Village Seal and Police Car Seal at the Springville-Griffith Institute Board Meeting on Dec 12.

Village Code Enforcement Officer Mike Kaleta discussed the need to update sections in the Village code to bring the local building code laws in alignment with the New York State Uniform Building Code.

Village Attorney Paul Weiss and Kaleta will work together to present an outline of the changes and bring a proposal of the changes to the board at a future date.

Kaleta also discussed he will be bringing a proposal to the planning board, requesting a change in the current zoning at 243 West Main Street from Village Industry to B1 district, to create a less restrictive zoning allowing for more efficient usage in the future.

The Board voted to cancel the Monday, Dec. 18 meeting, and the next meeting will be held on Monday, Jan. 2, 2018 at 7 p.m. at 65 Franklin Street.