September 22, 2003
  • RESOLUTION 09:22:03 - 1 Appointment of Building Inspector/Zoning Code Enforcer
  • RESOLUTION 09:22:03 - 2 Authorizing Purchase of Computer
  • RESOLUTION 09:22:03 - 3 Acceptance of EFC Financing for the Dover Ridge Estates Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements
  • RESOLUTION 09:22:03 - 4 Authorizing Lease of EOS Software
  • RESOLUTION 09:22:03 - 5 Fall Festival Contracts
  • RESOLUTION 09:22:03 - 6 Authorizing Letter of Intent - Stormwater Funding
  • RESOLUTION 09:22:03 - 7 Notice of Public Hearing on Petition for Authorization of Incentive Zoning
  • RESOLUTION 09:22:03 - 8 Resolution in the matter of The Springs at Beekman, A Proposed 214-Lot Cluster Residential Incentive Subdivision, by Sharbell Dutchess, Inc.

RESOLUTION 09:22:03 - 1
RE: Appointment of Building Inspector/Zoning Code Enforcer Supervisor John Adams offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, a vacancy will exist effective October 1, 2003 for the position of Building Inspector and Zoning Code Enforcer due to the retirement of Henry Barlow; and

WHEREAS, a canvassing of the list of candidates received from Dutchess County Personnel resulted in a list which was not viable; and

WHEREAS, an ad was subsequently placed in the Poughkeepsie Journal, followed by interviews; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that Edmund Thomas McHugh, Sr. be and hereby is provisionally appointed to the position of Building Inspector/Zoning Code Enforcer at a starting annual salary of $43,000.00.

Seconded Councilwoman Patricia Santospirito

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Werner Stiegler aye
Councilwoman Patricia Santospirito aye
Councilman Peter Barton aye
Supervisor John D. Adams aye

Dated: September 22, 2003

RESOLUTION 09:22:03 - 2 RE: Authorizing Purchase of Computer Supervisor John Adams offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, an upgrade in the Comptroller's computer is necessary to support the new accounting software; and

WHEREAS, a proposal from Dell Computer Corporation was received in the amount of $1,584.66; and

WHEREAS, Dell Computer Corporation is listed on the State Contract eliminating the need for other quotations; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the Town Board hereby accepts the proposal from Dell for the purchase of a Dell Dimension 4600 Series Pentium 4 Processor.

Seconded Councilwoman Patricia Santospirito

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Werner Stiegler aye
Councilwoman Patricia Santospirito aye
Councilman Peter Barton aye
Supervisor John D. Adams aye

Dated: September 22, 2003

RESOLUTION 09:22:03 - 3 RE: Acceptance of EFC Financing for the Dover Ridge Estates Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements Councilwoman Santospirito offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation (EFC) has notified us that after evaluating the proposed financing of the Dover Ridge Estates Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvement Project, this project qualifies for 20 year interest free Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) long-term direct financing in the amount of $876,750; and

WHEREAS, financing is subject to EFC receiving a completed application and its Board of Directors and the New York State Public Authorities Control Board approving the financing; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the Town Board of the Town of Beekman hereby accepts the proposed financing offered by New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation; and be it further

RESOLVED, that the Town Board, under separate Resolution, shall authorize the submission of the CWSRF application and Agreement for Project Financing.

Seconded Supervisor John Adams

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Werner Stiegler aye
Councilwoman Patricia Santospirito aye
Councilman Peter Barton aye
Supervisor John D. Adams aye

Dated: September 22, 2003

RESOLUTION 09:22:03 - 4 RE: Authorizing Lease of EOS Software Councilman Werner Stiegler offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, the Comptroller has requested a change in the accounting software used by the Town since the present software has been determined to be inadequate and prone to persistent inaccuracies requiring manual interventions, as well as difficulties in tracing transactions; and

WHEREAS, the municipal accounting software provided by EOS Software has the features that can best meet the needs of the Town of Beekman as well as process the Town's payroll eliminating the cost of an outside agency; and

WHEREAS, the inextricable integration of the professional services and the physical component of the proposal qualifies for non-bid purchase of the system; and

WHEREAS, EOS Software has proposed a three-year lease of $5,179.00 per year, after which time the Town of Beekman will have the continuing use of the leased system with no further lease payment obligations; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that EOS's proposal be and hereby is accepted, and that the Supervisor be and hereby is authorized to execute all necessary documents for such lease agreement.

Seconded Supervisor John Adams

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Werner Stiegler aye
Councilwoman Patricia Santospirito aye
Councilman Peter Barton aye
Supervisor John D. Adams aye

Dated: September 22, 2003

RESOLUTION 09:22:03 - 5 RE: Fall Festival Contracts Councilman Werner Stiegler offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, the Recreation Department will be holding the Second Annual Fall Festival on Sunday, October 26, 2003, from Noon to 4 PM at the Beekman Recreation Center; and

WHEREAS, entertainment is essential for the success and enjoyment of this event by the community; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the Supervisor be and hereby is authorized to enter into contracts with the following:
  1. The Puppet People - Puppet Show $ 500.00
  2. Two By Two - A Traveling Zoo $ 500.00
  3. Just for Fun Entertainment- Inflatables $ 529.37
  4. The Saints - Musical Entertainment $ 600.00
Seconded Supervisor John Adams

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Werner Stiegler aye
Councilwoman Patricia Santospirito aye
Councilman Peter Barton aye
Supervisor John D. Adams aye

Dated: September 22, 2003

RESOLUTION 09:22:03 - 6 RE: Authorizing Letter of Intent - Stormwater Funding Councilman Peter Barton offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, the Town of Beekman was required to enter into the new federally-mandated program to control stormwater runoff and protect waterways in an effort to improve the State's water quality; and

WHEREAS, Phase II of the Stormwater Regulations mandates compliance with Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination; and

WHEREAS, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has announced the availability of funds for water quality improvement projects from the Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) for MS4 Phase II Stormwater Permit Implementation providing communities work together under a coordinated plan; and

WHEREAS, Dutchess County Soil and Water Conservation District is offering their assistance in securing the intermunicipal grant, administering the projects and to assist in the implementation of our Stormwater Plan; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the Supervisor be and hereby is authorized to sign all documents associated with the application and acceptance of the grant.

Seconded Supervisor John Adams

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Werner Stiegler aye
Councilwoman Patricia Santospirito aye
Councilman Peter Barton aye
Supervisor John D. Adams aye

Dated: September 22, 2003

RESOLUTION 09:22:03 - 7
Town Board of the Town of Beekman
Notice of Public Hearing on Petition for Authorization of Incentive Zoning

The Town Board of the Town of Beekman shall conduct a Public Hearing on Wednesday, November 12, 2003, at 7:30 p.m. at the Beekman Town Hall, 4 Main Street, Poughquag, New York, on the Petition by Sharbell Dutchess, Inc. for Authorization of Incentive Zoning pursuant to Section 155-55 of the Town's Zoning Law in the matter of a 214-Lot Cluster Residential Incentive Subdivision known as "The Springs at Beekman" and situate on a combined 370.51-acre tract consisting of TMP 132200-6658-00-537633, -676298, -691565, -732310, -743494, -740214, and -891284, on the east and west sides of Green Haven Road and on the north side of Beekman Road in the R-45 Residential District.

The Proposed Action has been classified as a Type I Action under SEQRA with coordinated environmental quality review being undertaken by the Town Planning Board in its role as lead agency. A Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) has been accepted by the Planning Board for purposes of review and comment by involved or interested agencies and persons. The Town Board will conduct the Public Hearing on the Petition for Authorization of Incentive Zoning in joint session with the Planning Board and concurrently with Public Hearings by the Planning Board on the Draft EIS and the Application for Preliminary Subdivision Plat Approval.

The Draft EIS, with the Petition for Authorization of Incentive Zoning incorporated therein, is available for examination at either the Town Clerk's Office or the Beekman Library during normal business hours.

Comments on the Petition are invited and may be either made in person at the Public Hearing or submitted in writing to the Town Board prior to the Public Hearing or at the Public Hearing. Comments on the Draft EIS may also be provided at the Public Hearing or submitted in writing to the Planning Board at any time during a comment period that expires on November 26, 2003.

By Order of the Town Board

John Adams
Town Supervisor

Publish: 1T

RESOLUTION 09:22:03 - 8
Town Board of the Town of Beekman
Regular Meeting of September 22, 2003 (or October 6, 2003)

Resolution in the matter of The Springs at Beekman, A Proposed 214-Lot Cluster Residential Incentive Subdivision, by Sharbell Dutchess, Inc.

Motion by: Council Patricia Santospirito

Seconded by: Council Supervisor John Adams

The Town Board of the Town of Beekman, upon procedural recommendation by the Town's SEQRA Consultant, PLANNERS EAST Incorporated, and with the concurrence of the Town Planning Board, hereby resolves as follows in the matter of The Springs at Beekman, a proposed 214-Lot Cluster Residential Incentive Subdivision by Sharbell Dutchess, Inc.:
  1. Schedules a Special Meeting for Wednesday, November 12, 2003, at 7:30 p.m. at the Beekman Town Hall , said meeting to be held jointly with the Planning Board for the purpose of the conduct of concurrent Public Hearings by the Planning Board on the Draft EIS and the Application for Preliminary Subdivision Plat Approval for The Springs at Beekman and a Public Hearing by the Town Board on Sharbell Dutchess, Inc.'s Petition for Authorization of Incentive Zoning under Section 155-55 of the Town's Zoning Law.
  2. Schedules a Public Hearing on the Petition by Sharbell Dutchess, Inc. for Authorization of Incentive Zoning in the matter of The Springs at Beekman for Wednesday, November 12, 2003, at 7:30 p.m. at the Beekman Town Hall.
  3. Directs the Town Clerk to refer the Petition to the Dutchess County Department of Planning and Development not less than thirty calendar (30) days prior to the Public Hearing for review and advisory opinion pursuant to Section 239 of the General Municipal Law.
  4. Directs the Town Clerk to cause the publication of the annexed Notice of Public Hearing on Petition for Authorization of Incentive Zoning in the Town's official newspaper not less than ten (10) calendar days prior to said Public Hearing.
Annexed Document:
  • Town Board Notice of Public Hearing on Petition for Authorization of Incentive Zoning
Vote on Resolution:

Supervisor John Adams aye
Councilman Peter Barton aye
Councilwoman Patricia Santospirito aye
Councilman Werner Stiegler aye

Record of Vote:
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  • Vacancies __
  • Absences __
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Resolution Declared:
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  • Defeated __
Resolution Certified: ____________________________________ _________________
Virginia M. Wardm,  Town Clerk
 
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