Meeting: The Barrington town board met Wednesday May 26 for one hour and 20 minutes. Attendance: All board members were present. There were 10 members of the public in the audience. Action: The town board approved a 2011 update to the town assessments. The last town wide update of the real property took place in 2008.
• The Barrington planning board was named the lead agency for the proposed sign amendments’ State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR). A public hearing for the new law was held during the meeting. Clerk Joy Perry said no one from the public commented.
• The board will resend the resolution for hours in the work day. This only applies to town employees and elected officials participating in the New York State Retirement Program. The standard hours were set for highway superintendent (eight hours), clerk (six hours), assessor (six hours), and code enforcement/zoning officer (six hours). Discussion without action: The board will wait to vote on highway law 284 until the state passes its budget. Perry explained that law is basically the road work the town plans on doing that year. The board may have an emergency meeting to vote on highway repairs if needed.
• The Dundee village sent a letter to Barrington concerning the code enforcement officer’s computer software. Perry said Barrington now owns it.
• The board tabled discussion on permit costs. Barrington currently does not charge for any permits. Bids/purchases over $1,000: None. Appointments/resignations: The town board appointed Glenn Hasting, Chris Bailey, and Steve Hill to the ethics board.
• David Weaver was appointed to the planning board. Upcoming meetings: The next regular board meeting will be Wednesday, June 23, at 7 p.m.