May 4, 2016
TOWN OF BEEKMAN
TOWN BOARD MEETING - Agenda
May 4, 2016
7:00PM  
  •       Meeting called to order
  •       Pledge of Allegiance
  •       Administrative Announcement--Fire Exits 
RECOGNITION
Mark Coviello - Forty Under 40 Shaker Award Honoree
 
REPORTS
Legislative Report - Mark Coviello
 
REGULAR TOWN BOARD MEETING 
  • Public Comment on Agenda Items and Resolutions 
RESOLUTIONS 
  1. Approval of April 20, 2016 Town Board Minutes
  2. Authorize Comptroller to Attend Annual Town Finance School
  3. Payment of Claims 
  • Other Town Board Business
-        Women of Distinction
  • General Public Comment
  • General Board Comment
  • Next Town Board Meeting:  Wednesday May 18, 2016 at 7:00PM 
RESOLUTION NO. 05:04:16 – 1(52)
RE: Approval of Past Town Board Minutes
COUNCILMAN STIEGLER                          offers the following and moves for its adoption:
WHEREAS, Town Clerk Rachael Rancourt has provided copies of the minutes of the April 20, 2016 Town Board Meeting to all members of the Beekman Town Board; and
WHEREAS, Town Board members have had the opportunity to review said minutes; now therefore be it
RESOLVED, the Town Board hereby adopts the minutes of the April 20, 2016 Town Board Meeting.
Seconded        COUNCILMAN BATTAGLINI
ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Stiegler              AYE   
Councilman Del Vecchio       AYE
Councilman Battaglini           AYE
Supervisor Zulauf                   AYE
Dated: May 4, 2016
 
RESOLUTION NO. 05:04:16 – 2(53)
RE: Authorize Comptroller to Attend Annual Town Finance School
COUNCILMAN BATTAGLINI                     offers the following and moves for its adoption:
WHEREAS, the Association of Towns will be holding the 16th Annual Town Finance School on May 12-13, 2016 in Saratoga Springs, New York; and
WHEREAS, it would be beneficial for Andrew Forman, Comptroller, to attend; and
WHEREAS, the cost of $225.00 is included in the 2016 Budget, now therefore be it
RESOLVED, that Andrew Forman is hereby authorized to attend the 16th Annual Town Finance School.
Seconded         COUNCILMAN STIEGLER
ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Stiegler              AYE   
Councilman Del Vecchio       AYE
Councilman Battaglini           AYE   
Supervisor Zulauf                   AYE
Dated: May 4, 2016
 
RESOLUTION NO. 05:04:16 –3(53)
RE: Payment of Claims
SUPERVISOR ZULAUF                                offers the following and moves for its adoption:
WHEREAS, the Comptroller has audited and approved claims pursuant to Sect. 119 of Town Law as set forth in the attached abstracts; be it
 
RESOLVED, that the payment, therefore, is hereby authorized as follows: 
 
Claims to be paid from the A-General Fund                                  $244,597.97
Claims to be paid from the DA-Highway Fund                              $     5,724.39                         
Claims to be paid from the SS – Dover Ridge Sewer                     $       559.61
Claims to be paid from the SW – Dover Ridge Water                   $     2188.47
Claims to be paid from the T- Trust and Agency Fund                  $     1,700.00     
                                                                                                         $254,770.04
 
Payroll            9   5/5/16                                 Paid     $56,627.60                 
General Fund     $36,920.81
Highway Fund   $19,706.79 
 
Seconded          COUNCILMAN DEL VECCHIO
                                                                                                                                   
ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Stiegler              AYE
Councilman Del Vecchio       AYE
Councilman Battaglini           ABSTAIN
Supervisor Zulauf                   AYE
Dated:  May 4, 2016 
 
Other Town Board Business
RE: Women of Distinction
COUNCILMAN DEL VECCHIO                   offers the following and moves for its adoption:
WHEREAS, the Town of Beekman was asked to nominate a member of the community for “Women of Distinction” which will be honoring their 5th Class in New York State’s 40th Senate District Sponsored by Senator Terrence Murphy; and
WHEREAS, “Women of Distinction” recognizes and awards women who have had a profound impact on the community through their work, volunteerism and leadership; and
WHEREAS, Rosemarie Lord has served extensively in the United States Navy as a nurse for 27 years, both in active duty and in the reserves, earning her the title of Commander; and
WHEREAS, Commander Lord has received the Navy Achievement Medal, Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation, National Defense Service Medal with 2 stars, Global War on Terror Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal and the Naval Militia Medal; and
WHEREAS, Commander Lord has served as an active member of the school crisis team, safety team, alcohol & drug team, and as an advisor to new nurses to the school district; and
WHEREAS, Commander Lord and her husband have lived in Beekman for the past 30 years while raising their family there; and
WHEREAS, the Town Board is desirous in nominating Rosemarie Lord to the New York 40th Senate Districts “Women of Distinction;” now therefore be it
RESOLVED that the Town Board herby nominates Rosemarie Lord to the New York 40th State District “Women of Distinction.”
Seconded        SUPERVISOR ZULAUF
ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Stiegler              AYE   
Councilman Del Vecchio       AYE
Councilman Battaglini           AYE
Supervisor Zulauf                   AYE
Dated: May 4, 2016 
 
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