Call to Order: Supervisor
of Allegiance: Councilman Wester
Approval of a motion to
amend the order of business for Town Board meetings as follows:
The Code Enforcement Report will be placed on the
agenda immediately following the Pledge of Allegiance at the second meeting of
the month, with the exception of July and August, when the Code Enforcement
Report will be given at the first and only meeting of the month.
Enforcement Report: Code Officer Bob Lennington
The next meeting of the Conesus Town Board
will be held on May 2, 2017
The Easter Egg Hunt was attended by approximately 60
children. There were many positive
comments about our Easter Egg Hunt from the participants, and the day was
amazingly warm for April!
The 2017 Teen Recognition Award Banquet will be held
on Wednesday evening, April 19th at the Genesee River Restaurant and
Reception Center. This year the
recipients from Conesus are Alexander Flanagan, Sara O’Duffy, Lily Redman, and
Sidney Stauber. Congratulations to each
of these teens for this meaningful award that recognizes non-academic and
non-athletic accomplishments that make for a stronger community.
of Minutes of
Town Board Meeting dated April 4, 2017
Reports of Town Officials:
March Supervisor’s Report
Highway Report: Superintendent Martucio
Submission of Assessor’s Monthly Report
Submission of Monthly Planning Board Minutes
Submission of Monthly Zoning Board of Appeals Minutes
on Key Issues:
Conesus Lake: Councilman
Wester/ Charlie Braun, Conesus Rep. from Conesus Lake Association
Town Hall Maintenance and Improvement:
Grant Status Report: Supervisor
The Town Board was asked
at the last meeting to consider a donation to the Conesus Lake Education Center
that is currently under construction.
Replacement of Town Hall sign: Sign Blazer in
Lakeville and Sign Language in Perry Center have been consulted. Discussion of sign elements…
Water Kiosk at Highway Barns: Blair Supply quoted
$4795 for a Vernon Mfg. Water Salesman Flush mounted with coin operation plus
$150 for optional add on key switch override.
The unit would be placed on the north side of the Town Barns. (Need to know Water rate: Permit cost:
Install costs: )
Schedule Public Hearing for the definition of Legacy Business
Approval of New York State Department of State
Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals training courses for Town of Conesus
planning and zoning credit : Planning Board Overview, Zoning Board of
Appeals Overview, Making Good Records (for Zoning), and Ethical Standards for
Planning Boards and Zoning Board of Appeals.
(each hour of training equals one credit)
BENCHMARKING REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTAIN MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS
WHEREAS, buildings are large users of energy
in the State of New York; and
WHEREAS, collecting, reporting, and sharing
building energy data on a regular basis allows municipal officials and the
public to understand the energy performance of municipal buildings relative to
similar buildings nationwide, and equipped with this information the Town of
Conesus is able to make smarter, more cost-effective operational and capital
investment decisions, reward efficiency, and drive widespread, continuous
WHEREAS, the Conesus Town Board desires to use
Building Energy Benchmarking - a process of measuring a building’s energy use,
tracking that use over time, and comparing performance to similar buildings -
to promote the public health, safety, and welfare by making available good,
actionable information on municipal building energy use to help identify
opportunities to cut costs and reduce pollution in the Town; and
WHEREAS, the Conesus Town Board desires to
establish procedure or guideline for Town staff to conduct such Building Energy
Benchmarking; now therefore, be it
RESOLVED, that the following specific policies
and procedures are hereby adopted;
BUILDING ENERGY BENCHMARKING
“Benchmarking Information” shall mean
information generated by Portfolio Manager, as herein defined including
descriptive information about the physical building and its operational
“Building Energy Benchmarking” shall mean the
process of measuring a building’s Energy use, tracking that use over time, and
comparing performance to similar buildings.
“Covered Municipal Building” shall mean a
building or facility that is owned or occupied by the Town of Conesus that is
1,000 square feet or larger in size.
“Energy” shall mean electricity, natural gas,
steam, hot or chilled water, fuel oil, or other product for use in a building,
or renewable on-site electricity generation, for purposes of providing heating,
cooling, lighting, water heating, or for powering or fueling other end-uses in
the building and related facilities, as reflected in Utility bills or other
documentation of actual Energy use.
“Energy Performance Score” shall mean the
numeric rating generated by Portfolio Manager that compares the Energy usage of
the building to that of similar buildings.
“Energy Use Intensity (EUI)” shall mean the
kBTUs (1,000 British Thermal Units) used per square foot of gross floor area.
“Gross Floor Area” shall mean the total number
of enclosed square feet measured between the exterior surfaces of the fixed
walls within any structure used or intended for supporting or sheltering any
use or occupancy.
“Portfolio Manager” shall mean ENERGY STAR
Portfolio Manager, the internet-based tool developed and maintained by the
United States Environmental Protection Agency to track and assess the relative
Energy performance of buildings nationwide, or successor.
“Utility” shall mean an entity that
distributes and sells Energy to Covered Municipal Buildings.
“Weather Normalized Site EUI” shall mean the
amount of Energy that would have been used by a property under 30-year average
temperatures, accounting for the difference between average temperatures and
- This policy is applicable to all Covered
Municipal Buildings as defined in Section 1 of this policy.
- The Town Supervisor may exempt a
particular Covered Municipal Building from the benchmarking requirement if
the County Administrator determines that it has characteristics that make
§3. BENCHMARKING REQUIRED FOR COVERED MUNICIPAL
- No later than May 1, 2017, and no later
than May 1 every year thereafter, the Town Supervisor or his or her
designee shall enter into Portfolio Manager the total Energy consumed by
each Covered Municipal Building, along with all other descriptive information
required by Portfolio Manager for the previous calendar year.
- For new Covered Municipal Buildings that
have not accumulated 12 months of Energy use data by the first applicable
date following occupancy for inputting Energy use into Portfolio Manager,
the County Administrator or his or her designee shall begin inputting data
in the following year.
DISCLOSURE AND PUBLICATION OF BENCHMARKING INFORMATION
- The Town of Conesus shall make available
to the public on the internet Benchmarking Information for the previous
calendar year no later than September 1, 2017, and by September 1 of each
year thereafter for Covered Municipal Buildings; and
- The Town of Conesus shall make available
to the public on the internet and update at least annually, the following
Summary statistics on Energy consumption for
Covered Municipal Buildings derived from aggregation of Benchmarking
For each Covered Municipal Building
The status of compliance with the requirements
of this Policy; and
The building address, primary use type, and
gross floor area; and
Annual summary statistics, including site EUI,
Weather Normalized Source EUI, annual GHG emissions, and an Energy Performance
Score where available; and
A comparison of the annual summary statistics
(as required by Section 6 (C.) of this Policy) across calendar years for all
years since annual reporting under this Policy has been required for said
§5. MAINTENANCE OF RECORDS
Town of Conesus shall maintain records as necessary for carrying out the
purposes of this Policy, including but not limited to Energy bills and other
documents received from tenants and/or Utilities. Such records shall be
preserved by the Town for a period of three (3) years.
§6. ENFORCEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION
- The Town Supervisor, or his or her designee shall be the Chief
Enforcement Officer of this Policy.
- The Town Supervisor may promulgate
regulations necessary for the administration of the requirements of this
- Within thirty days after each anniversary
date of the effective date of this Policy, the Town Supervisor, or his or
her designee shall submit a report to the Town Board including but not
limited to summary statistics on Energy consumption for Covered Municipal
Buildings derived from aggregation of Benchmarking Information, a list of
all Covered Municipal Buildings identifying each Covered Municipal
Building that the Town Supervisor determined to be exempt from the
benchmarking requirement and the reason for the exemption, and the status
of compliance with the requirements of this Policy.
§7. EFFECTIVE DATE
policy shall be effective immediately upon passage.
invalidity or unenforceability of any section, subsection, paragraph, sentence,
clause, provision, or phrase of the aforementioned sections, as declared by the
valid judgment of any court of competent jurisdiction to be unconstitutional,
shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other section,
subsection, paragraph, sentence, clause, provision, or phrase, which shall
remain in full force and effect.
are welcome at this time.
Abstract: General and Highway Funds
Motion to Adjourn