August 7, 2018

The regular monthly meeting of the Town of Sparta Town Board was called to order by Supervisor Clarence Justin at 6:00 pm, August 7, 2018 at the Sparta Town Hall, 5724 Hamlet Avenue, Sparta. Attending were Supervisor Jeff Garves, Treasurer Amy Kiefer and Clerk Lisa Brey. Chairman Kevin Raymer was absent. 4 town residents attended.

Minutes of the July 10, 2018 regular monthly board meeting were read. Motion to approve by Jeff and second by Clarence. Motion passed.

Land Division for Roger Lund:

Roger Lund requested approval of a Certified Survey Map dividing 34 acres into 2 lots. 29 acres will be sold and Mr Lund will keep a 5.0 acre lot. Both will be for single family homes. This CSM was approved by the Planning Commission on August 6, 2018. Motion made by Jeff and seconded by Clarence to approve the CSM. Motion passed.


Town of Sparta received a letter from Monroe County Solid Waste Management asking the township to pay thirty cents per capita to help fund the Special Waste Collections. Not enough information was provided in the letter and Jeff will call Gail Frei and get more information on the fee and it will be brought before the board again in September.

Clarence will attend the WTA Unit meeting at Leon on August 16th.

During Open Session:

Recycling center was brought up. It was discussed that the hours and number of employees at the center has not changed since the township population was ~ 1800 and the recycling center has become extremely busy. Clarence and Jeff will talk to Wayne and Richard about possibly extending hours or having both attendants work on Saturdays. This may be put on the September agenda if action is needed.

Treasurer's report was reviewed.

Bills were examined.

Bills were reviewed and approved. Clarence moved to submit payments for bills, seconded by Jeff. Motion passed.

Motion made by Jeff and seconded by Clarence to adjourn at 7:15 PM. Motion passed.

Lisa Brey