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Town of Beekman, NY
One of the Original 8Towns

August 7, 2006

  • RESOLUTION 8:7:06 - 1 Naming of “Blackstone Ridge”
  • RESOLUTION 8:7:06 - 2 Authorizing Build-Out Study
  • RESOLUTION 8:7:06 - 3 Appointing Consultant for the Revision of the Town’s Comprehensive Plan
  • RESOLUTION 8:7:06 - 4 Authorizing Attendance at Highway Conference
  • RESOLUTION 8:7:06 - 5 Extension of Moratorium in the Poughquag Hamlet
  • RESOLUTION 8:7:06 - 6 Authorizing Highway Department to Remove Sediment from Pond
  • RESOLUTION 8:7:06 - 7 Appointment of Deputy Building Inspector Shawn Beresford
  • RESOLUTION 8:7:06 - 8 Bond Reduction for Victoria Estates

RESOLUTION 8:7:06 - 1
RE: Naming of “Blackstone Ridge”

Councilman Werner Stiegler offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, Dutchess County Enhanced 911 Department of Emergency Response has received a request for a private drive to occupy parcel 6756-00-550142 off Pepper Hill Road in the Town of Beekman allowing the owner of parcel 6755-02-557939 access to his residence in the Town of East Fishkill as the original access to his parcel is no longer available; and

WHEREAS, 911 Addressing Office has reviewed the proposed name of “Blackstone Ridge” and finds it meets their 911 criteria for naming streets; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the name “Blackstone Ridge” is hereby approved for the private drive off Pepper Hill Road; and be it further

RESOLVED, that Dutchess County Emergency Response be duly notified so that this road may be placed in the 911 database.

Seconded Supervisor John Adams

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Werner Stiegler aye
Councilman Daniel French aye
Councilman Thomas Kinsley aye
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf aye
Supervisor John D. Adams aye

Dated: August 7, 2006

RESOLUTION 8:7:06 - 2 RE: Authorizing Build-Out Study

Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, the Town of Beekman Comprehensive Plan Revision Committee has requested the Town Board to authorize a “build-out study”; and

WHEREAS, Dutchess County Planning and Development has offered to complete the study at a cost of $1,900.00; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the Town Board hereby authorizes Dutchess County Planning and Development to conduct a build-out study at a cost not to exceed $2000.00.

Seconded Councilman Werner Stiegler

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Werner Stiegler aye
Councilman Daniel French aye
Councilman Thomas Kinsley abstain
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf aye
Supervisor John D. Adams aye

Dated: August 7, 2006

RESOLUTION 8:7:06 - 3 RE: Appointing Consultant for the Revision of the Town’s Comprehensive Plan

Councilman Thomas Kinsley offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, the Town Board, after due consideration, has determined that it is desirable and in the public interest to review and update the current Comprehensive Plan, and

WHEREAS, the Town Board has created a Comprehensive Plan Review Committee (CPRC) to interview and select a planning consultant to assist in the creation of the Comprehensive Plan Update; and

WHEREAS, after due consideration, the CPRC has selected the Laberge Group as the preferred consultant to assist in updating the comprehensive plan, creating an economic development strategy, and amending the appropriate land use regulations; now therefore be it
resolved, that this project, be known as the Vision Beekman Plan; and be it further

RESOLVED, that the firm of Laberge Group, 4 Computer Drive West, Albany, New York 12205, duly licensed under the Laws of the State of New York and competent municipal planners be authorized to prepare the Vision Beekman Plan, contracts, drawings, documents, and other necessary planning work as required and as directed by the Town Council and the CPRC for a fee not to exceed $72,000; and be it further

RESOLVED, that two copies of this resolution be forwarded to said firm for inclusion into the application documents; and be it further

RESOLVED, that in order to avoid duplication of effort, all departments, agencies, etc., shall transmit to said consultants copies of planning previously or collaterally accomplished under other Local, State or Federal Programs, such planning to be utilized wherever applicable.

Seconded Councilman Daniel French

ROLL CALL VOTE:

Councilman Werner Stiegler
Councilman Daniel French
Councilman Thomas Kinsley
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf
Supervisor John D. Adams

Councilman Stiegler made a motion to table the resolution; seconded by Councilman Kinsley.

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Stiegler aye Councilman French nay
Councilman Kinsley aye Councilwoman Zulauf aye
Supervisor Adams aye

STATE OF NEW YORK

COUNTY OF DUTCHESS) ss:

TOWN OF BEEKMAN)

I, , do hereby verify that the foregoing is a true copy of a Resolution adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Beekman, County of Dutchess, New York on the day of , 2006.

Village Clerk

S E A L

Town of Beekman

RESOLUTION 8:7:06 - 4 RE: Authorizing Attendance at Highway Conference

Supervisor John Adams offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, the New York State Association of Town Superintendents of Highways will be holding its 77th Annual Conference in Alexandria Bay, New York September 19 through September 22, 2006; and

WHEREAS, it will be beneficial for the Highway Superintendent to attend this conference; and

WHEREAS, the cost of $525.00 has been included in the 2006 budget; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the Highway Superintendent, David Temple, is hereby authorized to attend said conference.

Seconded Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Werner Stiegler aye
Councilman Daniel French aye
Councilman Thomas Kinsley aye
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf aye
Supervisor John D. Adams aye

Dated: August 7, 2006

RESOLUTION 8:7:06 - 5 RE: Extension of Moratorium in the Poughquag Hamlet

Supervisor John Adams offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, Local Law #1 of 2006 imposes a six-month moratorium on planning approvals in the Poughquag Hamlet; and

WHEREAS, said Local Law allows for a six month extension period if the Town determines that accomplishing the purposes of this local law requires additional time; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the Town Board hereby extends the moratorium within the Poughquag Hamlet for an additional six month period expiring on the 27th day of February, 2007.

Seconded Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Werner Stiegler aye
Councilman Daniel French aye
Councilman Thomas Kinsley aye
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf aye
Supervisor John D. Adams aye

Dated: August 7, 2006

RESOLUTION 8:7:06 - 6 RE: Authorizing Highway Department to Remove Sediment from Pond

Councilman Daniel French offers the following and moves its adoption

WHEREAS, it appears that past operations by the Highway Department along Gardner Hollow Road, including the dredging of silt from a retention pond, have altered the natural course of drainage; and

WHEREAS, this alteration has had a deleterious effect on the driveway and culvert pipe on the property of resident, Sean Johnston; and

WHEREAS, it is fitting and proper that these effects be repaired and a formal claim for damages thereby avoided; and

WHEREAS, the Superintendent of Highways has obtained from DEC the necessary permit; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the Superintendent of Highways is authorized to enter onto the lands of the said Sean Johnston and to make those aforementioned repairs which are the result of the Town Highway activities and that the same be deemed a proper use of Town time and equipment and not a benefit to private property.

Seconded Supervisor John Adams

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Werner Stiegler aye
Councilman Daniel French aye
Councilman Thomas Kinsley aye
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf aye
Supervisor John D. Adams aye

Dated: August 7, 2006

RESOLUTION 8:7:06 - 7 RE: Appointment of Deputy Building Inspector Shawn Beresford

Councilman Werner Stiegler offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, Town Law states that the Town Board will make appointments and set salaries; and

WHEREAS, due to the rapid growth the Town of Beekman has been experiencing, the position of Deputy Building Inspector has been created to alleviate the increased workload in the Building Department; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that Shawn Beresford is hereby appointed to fill the position of part-time Deputy Building Inspector for the Town of Beekman at an hourly rate of $18.00; and be it further

RESOLVED, that Mr. Beresford will file his oath of office with the Town Clerk as well as complete the required Disclosure of Interest Form to be filed with the Ethics Board.

Seconded Supervisor John Adams

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Werner Stiegler aye
Councilman Daniel French aye
Councilman Thomas Kinsley aye
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf aye
Supervisor John D. Adams aye

Dated: August 7, 2006

RESOLUTION 8:7:06 - 8 RE: Bond Reduction for Victoria Estates

Councilman Daniel French offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, the Town Board is authorized to approve reductions in performance bonds pursuant to §277-9(d) of the Town Law; and

WHEREAS, there remains a Performance Bond amount of $315,000.00 on the Victoria Estates Project; and

WHEREAS, certain portions of the bonded work for Victoria Estates have been completed; and

WHEREAS, the Town Engineer has inspected the site and has determined that the works for which a Performance Bond reduction are applied for have been installed in general compliance with the approved plans and specifications; and

WHEREAS, the Town Engineer has assigned the value of the remaining work to be completed at $265,000.00; and

WHEREAS, at the July 20, 2006 Planning Board meeting the bond reduction was approved; and

WHEREAS, the Planning Board recommends that the Town Board approve an additional reduction in Performance bond of $50,000.00; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the Town Board approves the reduction in Performance Bond of $50,000 for Victoria Estates and authorizes the applicant to substitute the current bond on file in the office of the Town Clerk with the new Performance Bond in the amount of $265,000.

Seconded Councilman Thomas Kinsley

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Werner Stiegler aye
Councilman Daniel French aye
Councilman Thomas Kinsley aye
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf aye
Supervisor John D. Adams aye

Dated: August 7, 2006


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