Village of Scotia Board Meetings (summary) Sept-Oct, 1917

September 4

Pay Ellis B. Edgar $835.53, 86% of sewer contract completed.
Advertise for bids for construction of Third St. sidewalk that was not completed by the owners.
Street Commissioner instructed to fix Catherine St. between Ten Broeck and Center to do away with water hole.
Clerk instructed to sell the 1 ½ “ centrifugal pump at the Pumping Station for $60.
Payroll and list of bills approved.

September 17

Bids for $10,000 worth of Village of Scotia Bonds opened and read—bid of H.A. Kahler & Co. accepted with a bid of $100.18, interest at rate of 4.9% per annum.
Sidewalk construction bids (2). Bid given to D. G. Belcher.
Resolution: Board to serve as committee to talk to State Highway and to Schenectady County about paving Sacandaga Rd. Property owners and village citizens to act if these meetings fail to get action.
Erik Olsen petitioned to construct a sewer from the end of Ten Broeck (s. of Riverside) to his house at 44 Ten Broeck, to be inspected by the Superintendent of Sewers. He will submit the expenses to the Village upon completion.
Nicholas & Elizabeth Paone, whose assessment was in error as the house had burned, were refunded 94 cents in taxes.
Ellis B. Edgar to be paid the final payment on sewer work.
George E. VanVorst to be paid for completing plumbing and heating at the Engineer’s Residence at the Water Works Pumping Station.
Clerk to purchase one copy of Bender’s Village Laws 1917 edition (Matthew Bender Co.) for $6.50.
President authorized to have the sidewalk on Center St. on the property of N.I. Skinkle adjusted to the proper grade.
Street Commissioner is to charge 35 cents per load for all Village dirt delivered on private property.
Payroll and bills approved for payment.

Special Meeting Sept. 27

Legal forms and paperwork related to the previous resolution about the Screening Chamber and Outfall Sewer bonds.
Interest (2 payments of $24.50) to be paid in “gold coin of the United States of America of the present standard weight and fineness.”

October 1, 1917

Petition for sidewalks on Ballston St. to be referred to Street Committee.
GE completed pumping outfit installation except for leak in one of the joints. Pay 90% until fixed.
Payroll and bills approved.

October 15, 1917

Pay James Haley & Sons for completing the house on Scotia Water Works property.
Pay Ellis B Edgar for 85% of sewer work done.
Contract with New York Central Rail Road to access their land to lay and maintain 18” terra cotta sewer pipes under the tracks at Iroquois St., 3960 feet west of the Schenectady station. Cost $10.
Payroll and bills approved.