Meeting: Starkey town board met for approximately one and one half hours on Thursday, April 7. Attendance: Supervisor Richard Burcaw was absent. There were four members of the public in the audience. Action: Rescinded local law 2-1988 regarding regulation of disposal of sludge on lands located in the town of Starkey. Adopted local law #2-2011 regarding regulation of disposing sludge on lands located in the town of Starkey. The action followed a public hearing. Discussion without action: Heard statistical information from Sheriff Ron Spike for 2010. Spike thanked the board for continued use of a room at the town hall designated for a sheriff’s office. • The fire contract for 2012 will increase due to the need to purchase new handheld and truck radios. • House numbering was discussed at the recent tri-board meeting. Uniform, noticeable, and up to date house numbers are needed. Starkey has a local law which needs to be brought to property owners’ attention on the matter. • The clerk’s office has received feedback from the March 15 informational meeting about a Community Block Development Grant. Housing Rehabilitation program household surveys are available at the town hall. • Electronic waste receptacles are in place at the highway barns. A variety of e-waste may be dropped off at the facility Monday through Thursday from 6 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. only. • Yates County Election Commissioners Robert Brechko and Amy Daines spoke to the board about changes in the election law. Dundee Central School is interested in borrowing two old lever voting machines that belong to the town. The other two outdated lever machines will be returned to the town. They will be sold for scrap or put out for bid. Appointments/resignations: Accepted the resignation of Lillian Horton from the Board of Assessment Review. Upcoming meetings: The next meeting of the Starkey town board will be at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 5 in the town hall on Seneca Street in Dundee.