November 20, 2013

TOWN OF BEEKMAN
TOWN BOARD MEETING - Agenda
November 20, 2013

7:30PM

  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Administrative Announcement--Fire Exits
REGULAR TOWN BOARD MEETING
REPORTS
  • Supervisor’s Report
  • Town Board Reports
  • Public Comment on Agenda Items and Resolutions

RECOGNITION OF FRANK MARCHESE, DISTINGUISHED RESIDENT
RESOLUTIONS

  1. To Approve Town Board Minutes
  2. To Schedule a Public Hearing on the Proposed Franchise Agreement with Comcast
  3. To Adopt the 2014 Annual Budget
  4. To Accept Donation from Servpro
  5. To Establish 2014 Rate of Pay for Part-Time and Seasonal Recreation Staff
  6. To Adopt the 2014 Recreation Fee Schedule
  7. To Approve Payment of Claims 

Added by Supervisor Kennedy
To Adopt Local Law 2-2013 “To Amend Certain Building Dept. Fees”
To Re-Appoint William Knox to the Board of Assessment Review

  • Other Business
  • Discussion of Capital Requests
  • Discussion of Fortington Drive, 911 has it recorded as Fordington, clarification letter needed if we are keeping it as Fortington
  • Christmas Gift Drive for Family Readiness Group for Attack Company, First Battalion, 32nd Infantry, 10th Mountain Division (deployed to Afghanistan, Operation Enduring Freedom) 
  • General Public Comment
  • General Board Comment 

RESOLUTION NO. 11:20:13 – 1(130)
To Approve Town Board Minutes
COUNCILWOMAN ZULAUF        offers the following and moves for its adoption:
WHEREAS, Town Clerk Rachael Rancourt has provided copies of the minutes of the November 6, 2013, Town Board Meeting to all members of the Beekman Town Board; and
WHEREAS, Town Board members have had the opportunity to review said minutes, and find same to be in order; now therefore be it
RESOLVED, the Town Board hereby adopts the minutes of the November 6, 2013,Town Board Meeting.
Seconded                    COUNCILMAN MANGERI
ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Peter Barton                    AYE
Councilman Mike Moran                    AYE
Councilman Ron Mangeri                   AYE
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf           AYE
Supervisor Matt Kennedy                   AYE
Dated:  November 20, 2013 

RESOLUTION NO. 11:20:13 – 2(131)
To Schedule a Public Hearing on the Proposed Franchise Agreement with Comcast
COUNCILMAN BARTON              offers the following and moves for its adoption:
WHEREAS, the Town is desirous of renewing the franchise agreement with Comcast of New York, LLC (“Comcast”), for the continued operation of a cable system within the Town;
WHEREAS, the Town has reached agreement with Comcast on the proposed terms of the franchise agreement, and must now schedule a public hearing, for the purpose of receiving public comment on the adequacy and feasibility of the terms; now therefore be it
RESOLVED, that a public hearing shall be held on December 4, 2013, at 7:00 pm, at BeekmanTown Hall; and be it further
RESOLVED, that the Town Clerk is hereby authorized and directed to provide notice of the aforementioned public hearing, via postings in Town Hall, and via publication in the Poughkeepsie Journal; and be it further
RESOLVED, that a copy of the proposed franchise agreement shall be made available in the Town Clerk’s office, and shall be posted to the Town website.
Seconded                    SUPERVISOR KENNEDY 
ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Peter Barton                    AYE
Councilman Mike Moran                    AYE
Councilman Ron Mangeri                   ABSTAIN
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf           AYE
Supervisor Matt Kennedy                   AYE
Dated: November 20, 2013

RESOLUTION 11:20:13 – 3(132)
Adoption of the 2014 Annual Budget
SUPERVISOR KENNEDY              offers the following and moves for its adoption:
WHEREAS, the Town Board of the Town of Beekman has met and considered the tentative and preliminary budgets for the fiscal year beginning January 1, 2014, and has conducted a public hearing thereon on November 6, 2013, as required by §108 of the Town Law of the State of New York, and has also held Budget Workshops on October 8th, October 9th and October 10th; now therefore be it
RESOLVED, that the 2014 budget, as attached hereto, is hereby adopted as the annual budget of the Town of Beekman for the fiscal year beginning January 1, 2014, and the same shall be entered in the minutes of the Town Board.
Seconded                    COUNCILWOMAN ZULAUF
**Councilwoman Zulauf made a motion to amend the Confidential Secretary to the Supervisor Position from part-time to full-time and amend the 2014 Budget as follows:  Increase line A.1220.1 Personal Expense from $36,164 to $52,664 Increase line A.9030.8 Social Security from $56,478.81 to $57,501.81 Increase line A.9035.8 Medicare from $11,542.81 to $11,782.06 Increase line A.9045.8 Life from $2,796.00 to $2,892.00 Increase line A.9060.8 Health Insurance from $428,554.70 to $448,204.50.   Supervisor Kennedy seconds. ROLL CALL VOTE:  Councilman Barton-AYE, Councilman Moran-AYE, Councilman Mangeri-AYE, Councilwoman Zulauf-AYE, Supervisor Kennedy-AYE**
ROLL CALL VOTE:  AS AMENDED
Councilman Peter Barton                    AYE
Councilman Mike Moran                    AYE
Councilman Ron Mangeri                   AYE
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf           AYE
Supervisor Matt Kennedy                   AYE
Dated:  November 20, 2013 

RESOLUTION NO. 11:20:13-4(133)
To Accept Donation from Servpro
COUNCILMAN MANGERI                         offers the following and moves for its adoption:
WHEREAS, Servpro has offered to sponsor the music at the Snowflake Spectacular, with a donation of $200.00; and
WHEREAS, Town Board resolutions are required to accept all donations; now therefore be it
RESOLVED, that the Town of Beekman does hereby accept this donation and approve the sponsorship, and in so doing does express its gratitude to Servpro.
Seconded                    COUNCILWOMAN ZULAUF
R
OLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Peter Barton                    AYE  
Councilman Mike Moran                    AYE
Councilman Ron Mangeri                   AYE
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf           AYE
Supervisor Matt Kennedy                   AYE
Dated:  November 20, 2013

RESOLUTION 11:20:13-5(134)
To Establish 2014 Rate of Pay for Part-Time and Seasonal Recreation Staff
COUNCILMAN MORAN                offers the following and moves its adoption:
WHERAS, the Town Board, as part of its October 2013 budget workshops, and as part of its budgeting process for the 2014 budget, did have occasion to review the proposed rates of pay for Recreation Department part-time and seasonal staff, as attached;
WHEREAS, the Recreation Commission did also review and approve these proposed rates of pay;
WHEREAS, the subject rates of pay were also factored into and used as the basis for certain budgeting lines, within the 2014 budget; now therefore be it
RESOLVED, that all incoming and returning part-time and seasonal employees of the Recreation Department shall be compensated at the starting rates of pay recorded on the attached document;
Seconded                    SUPERVISOR KENNEDY
ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Peter Barton                    AYE  
Councilman Mike Moran                    AYE
Councilman Ron Mangeri                   AYE
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf           AYE
Supervisor Matt Kennedy                   AYE
Dated:  November 20, 2013 

RESOLUTION NO. 11:20:13-6(135)
To Adopt the 2014 Recreation Fee Schedule
COUNCILWOMAN ZULAUF        offers the following and moves for its adoption:
WHEREAS, the Recreation Director has proposed the attached fee schedule for the 2014 season;
WHEREAS, the Recreation Commission has reviewed same, and recommended its adoption to the Town Board;
WHEREAS, the Town Board has itself reviewed the fee schedule, and finds it to be in order; now therefore be it
RESOLVED, that the Beekman Town Board hereby adopts the 2014 Recreation fees proposed by the Recreation Commission as attached hereto.
Seconded                    SUPERVISOR KENNEDY
ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Peter Barton:                   AYE
Councilman Mike Moran:                   AYE
Councilman Ron Mangeri:                  AYE
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf:          AYE
Supervisor Matt Kennedy:                  AYE
Dated: November 20, 2013

RESOLUTION NO. 11:20:13-7(136)
To Approve Payment of Claims
COUNCILMAN BARTON              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; now therefore be it
RESOLVED, that the payment, therefore, is hereby authorized as follows:
Claims to be paid from the T-Trust & Agency                                   $      7,175.00
Claims to be paid from the A-General Fund                                      $    21,874.41
Claims to be paid from the DA-Highway                                          $    10,302.66
                                                                                                        $    39,352.07  
Payroll                         21                                Paid                $ 49,867.37  
General Fund:             $ 31,025.86
Highway Fund:           $ 18,841.51
Seconded                    SUPERVISOR KENNEDY 
ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Peter Barton                    AYE
Councilman Mike Moran                    AYE
Councilman Ron Mangeri                   AYE
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf           AYE
Supervisor Matt Kennedy                   AYE
Dated: November 20, 2013

RESOLUTION NO. 11:20:13-ADD
To Adopt Local Law 2-2013 Amend Certain Building Department Fees
SUPERVISOR KENNEDY              offers the following and moves for its adoption:
WHEREAS, a proposed local law, known as “A Local Law to Amend Certain Building Department Fees,” was introduced before this Board on October 16, 2013 and
WHEREAS, a public hearing was held on the 6th day of November, 2013 at 6:30p.m. at Beekman Town Hall, 4 Main Street, Poughquag, in the Town of Beekman, New York, with proper notice having been given therefor; and
WHEREAS, at this public hearing members of the public were invited to provide comment of the proposed local law; now therefore
BE IT ENACTED, the Town Board of the Town of Beekman does hereby adopt Local Law # 2 for 2013; and be it further
RESOLVED, that the Town Clerk is hereby authorized and directed to file forthwith a copy of this Local Law #2 with the New York State Secretary of State.
S
econded                    COUNCILMAN MORAN   
ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Peter Barton                    AYE  
Councilman Mike Moran                    AYE
Councilman Ron Mangeri                   AYE
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf           AYE
Supervisor Matt Kennedy                   AYE
Dated: November 20, 2013

RESOLUTION NO. 11:20:13-ADD(A)
To Reappoint William Knox to the Board of Assessment Review
SUPERVISOR KENNEDY              offers the following and moves for its adoption:
WHEREAS, the Board of Assessment Review must maintain 5 members on the Board and
WHEREAS, William Knox is a member of this Board and his term expired September 30, 2013 and
WHEREAS, William Knox is desirous of retaining his position on this Board, now therefore be it
RESOLVED, that William Knox’s term has been renewed through September 30, 2018.
Seconded                    COUNCILMAN BARTON 
ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Peter Barton                    AYE
Councilman Mike Moran                    AYE
Councilman Ron Mangeri                   AYE
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf           AYE
Supervisor Matt Kennedy                   AYE
D
ated: November 20, 2013

 
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