Meeting: Milo town board met for approximately one and one half hours on Jan. 19 followed by an executive session to discuss personnel matters lasting 40 minutes. Attendance: All town council members were present. Three members of the public were in the audience. Action: The board agreed to send a letter in opposition of proposed use of a old gas well in the Town of Pulteney for storage of waste water from the gas drilling process. They also asked to be listed as an interested party in connection to environmental studies for the proposed project.
• Scheduled a public hearing on Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. for consideration of an additional six months moratorium of Multiple Unit Dwellings. There is no regulation of this type of land use in town code. The proposal will be sent to the town and county planning boards.
• Authorized supervisor John Socha to sign the renewal of the fire district contract. The new rate is $105,752, an increase of $6,445 over the 2009 contract. Discussion without action: Planning board member Robert Schwarting gave a presentation on cluster development.
• Councilman Jim Harris said he had spoken to newly elected Italy Town Supervisor Brad Jones about wind farms and Jones will be invited to make a presentation on the topic to the town, planning and zoning boards. Bids/purchases over $1,000: The board authorized Martin’s Door Service to install door openers and other components at the town barns at a cost of $4,805.
• Authorized Socha to sign an agreement that will allow Yates County Youth Bureau funding be split as it was in 2009; 70 percent to Penn Yan and 30 percent to Dundee. Upcoming meetings: Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. in the town hall on Main Street in Penn Yan.