Church of the

7580 Clinton Street
Elma, New York 14059


    Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of the month at 7PM in Selbert Hall or by zoom.

Chair:  Larry Komendat - [email protected]





May 14, 2024



 In Attendance: 


              Bill Markowski                              John Neidhart                                  

              Larry Komendat    




The meeting convened at 7 PM in the meeting room in Selbert Hall and began with a prayer.


              Minutes from the April 16, 2024 meeting were accepted.


         Old Business:                                                                                                                                                                       

  1. A sign for the playground stating “Use Limited to Students and Staff During School Hours” needs to be ordered.
  2. Security cameras are to be installed at the pavilion and in the playground. 
  3. Installation of new air conditioning units ($52,732.00) for the church from Mollenburg-Betz is near completion. The cost of the air conditioning equipment is $33,289.00. Replacement of the old vacuum controls will be added to the project once all new AC equipment has been tested. Bill conveyed that we will continue to use the pneumatic compressor for valves and dampers only. Relays for fans, starters, boiler, cabinet units and hot water pumps to be controlled from a new main panel in the Sacristy. Cost of the new wireless control panel is $49,100.

4. Quotes were secured to replace the concrete pad and steps behind the rectory. Lakeside

    Concrete was the low bidder for the contract at $4,838.00. The job is currently on hold.

         New Business:


  1. The Holy Name Society has accepted a bid of $21,290.16 from Thomann Asphalt to  blacktop a 50’ by 51’ area to the South of the Pavilion to be used for pickleball and as a dance floor for the Annunciation Picnic in August. This project is currently on hold.
  2. The Holy Name Society has accepted a cost not to exceed $23,000 to replace Selbert Hall’s rug tile. We have selected Karndean Classic Oak solid core glue down vinyl plank at a cost of $2.79/sf. from RFW Flooring. The material has been ordered and has arrived at the supplier. The Holy Name paid the material cost of $11,310.88 for 3,500 sf. of flooring. Paul Owens will do the installation at a cost of $2.50/sf in starting July 15th. 

Removal of the existing carpet tile and prep for the new flooring will begin on Thursday June 13th at 9 AM and continue on Friday and Saturday. 

3.  We have ordered 160 new chairs from ChurchPlaza for Selbert Hall. The

      Deluxe Banquet chair has been selected in the color Espresso. Delivery is approx. 14 

      weeks away. 

                 4.  Small repair to cabinet doors in alter servers room. Attn. St. Joseph workers

                 5.  Wood strip needed to be added to upper cabinets in Selbert kitchen to protect food trays 

                      from falling off cabinets. Attn. St. Joseph workers

                 6. During installation of the new air conditioning compressors it was discovered that the roof 

                     over the Sacristy was leaking and in need of replacement. Neth was low bidder and awarded

                     the contract for $35,800.00. Work to be scheduled when air conditioning job is complete. 

                     Note: Check with Neth with regards to insulation thickness affecting the flashing at the bell



              Future Improvements to the Pavilion & Storage Building:

  1. Permanent propane gas line to be installed for the chowder kettles and hot water tank.
  2. Clean-up around backstop from “The Natural” movie. A plaque designating site to be installed.


Future Projects

  1. Replacement of the blacktop parking lot at the Southwest corner lot at the Amigone Funeral parlor. Catch basin to drain the lot to Clinton St. will be included. Engineer Tim Lavocat has been hired to prepare a drawing for bid purposes and for the New York State permit to drain the parking lot to the Clinton St. storm drain.
  2. Rectory roof- in the next 5 years.
  3. Replace electrical service to Langley Hall and update main panel in the school boiler room. Bill Markowski has secured a bid from HDE Electric Inc. at a cost of $55,550.00 for this work. With completion of this work we would eliminate a separate service bill for Langley Hall.
  4. Replacement of siding on Langley Hall. Samples of vinyl siding were secured from ABC Supply on Broadway and Ash St.


            Meeting adjourned at 8:30 PM


            Next meeting. Tuesday, June 11, 2024 at 7 PM in the meeting room in Selbert Hall. 












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