July 11, 2012
TOWN OF BEEKMAN
TOWN BOARD MEETING - Agenda
July 11, 2012
7:30 PM
  • Meeting Called to Order
  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Administrative announcement--Fire Exits
  • Recognition of Eagle Scout - Dylan Bischof
REGULAR TOWN BOARD MEETING
REPORTS
  • Supervisor’s Report
  • Town Board Reports
  •  Public Comment on Agenda Items and Resolutions
RESOLUTIONS
  1. Approval of the Town Board Minutes
  2. Increasing the Recreation Department Petty Cash Fund
  3. Authorizing Use of the Recreation Town Park Center Pavilion Concession to the Beekman Athletic Club
  4. To Adopt the New Town Law Regarding the Maintenance of Abandoned and Neglected Properties
  5. To Create a Stormwater Management System for Town Hall Parking Lot
  6. To Authorize the Purchase of Video Security Hardware and Accessories
  7. Payment of Claims
  • Other Business
  • General Public Comment
  • General Board Comment
  • Next Town Board Meeting: Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at 7:30 PM at Town Hall
 
RESOLUTION NO. 07:11:12 – 1 (114)
RE: Approval of 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 June 27, 2012Town Board Meetings 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 June 27, 2012Town Board Meetings.
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:  July 11, 2012
 
RESOLUTION NO. 07:11:12 – 2 (115)
RE: Increasing the Recreation Department Petty Cash Fund
COUNCILMAN BARTON       offers the following and moves for its adoption:
WHEREAS, Resolution 4:15:02-7 in April of 2002 the Town of Beekman established a petty cash fund for the Recreation Department in the amount of $250; and
WHEREAS, certain vendors of the Town of Beekman Recreation Department have instituted new payment terms which make it impossible for the Town of Beekman to continue to purchase certain needed items on open credit terms; and
WHEREAS, the Recreation Department deems in necessary to continue to purchase from these vendors; and
WHEREAS, it will be necessary for the Recreation Department to purchase from these vendors on cash on delivery terms, therefore be it;
RESOLVED, that the Tow Board hereby authorizes the Recreation Department petty cash fund to increase from $250 to $600 ; and be it further;
RESOLVED, that all other terms, parameters and procedures as established in
Resolution 4:15:02-7 shall remain in effect.   
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:  July 11, 2012
 
RESOLUTION NO. 07:11:12 – 3 (116)
RE: Authorizing Use of the Recreation Town Park Center Pavilion Concession to the Beekman Athletic Club
SUPERVISOR KENNEDY      offers the following and moves for its adoption:
WHEREAS, the Beekman Athletic Club requested to use the Recreation Town Park Center Pavilion Concession area for July 13, 14 & 15 2012;  
WHEREAS, the Beekman Athletic Club has on file with the Town of Beekman all required insurance coverage for use; and be it further
RESOLVED, that the Town Board hereby authorizes the Beekman Athletic Club to use the Recreation Town Park Center Concession for the above mentioned dates; and be it further
RESOLVED, that the Town Board waives all fees for the use of the Beekman Recreation Town Park Center Pavilion concession area by the Beekman Athletic Club during the above mentioned dates.
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
Dated:  July 11, 2012
       
RESOLUTION NO. 07:11:12 – 4 (117)
RE: To Adopt the New Town Law Regarding the Maintenance of Abandoned and Neglected Properties
COUNCILMAN MANGERI        offers the following and moves for its adoption:
WHEREAS, the Building Department has identified several abandoned and neglected properties in the Town of Beekman, which in some instances could potentially pose a health or safety concern to residents; and
WHEREAS, the Town wishes to ensure that these abandoned and neglected properties are properly maintained, so as not to create blighted or dangerous conditions within our community; and
WHEREAS, the Town Board is desirous of enacting a local law that would enable the Town to perform the necessary maintenance of these abandoned and neglected properties, and to recoup its expenditures via the tax levy on the parcels in question; and
WHEREASE, Public hearings were held and properly noticed on the 16th day of May, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. and on the 27th day of June, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. at Beekman Town Hall, 4 Main Street, Poughquag, in the Town of Beekman, New York, at which public hearings members of the public were invited to provide comment on the proposed local law; now therefore
BE IT ENACTED, the Town Board for the Town of Beekman adopts Local Law #2 for 2012, Maintenance of Abandoned and Vacant Property.
Seconded       SUPERVISOR KENNEDY
ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Peter Barton                   AYE               
Councilman Mike Moran                    AYE
Councilman Ron Mangeri                   AYE
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf          NO
Supervisor Matt Kennedy                  AYE
Dated:  July 11, 2012
 
RESOLUTION NO. 07:11:12 – 5 (118)
RE: To Create a Stormwater Management System for Town Hall Parking Lot
COUNCILMAN MORAN      offers the following and moves for its adoption:
WHEREAS,  the Town of Beekman worked with Dutchess County Soil and Water Conservation District (DCSWCD), in 2009, to create a stormwater management system that will address stormwater runoff from the town hall parking lot (hereafter named the Green Infrastructure Stormwater Retrofit Project); and
WHEREAS, the subject project involves retrofitting a large impervious area with improved stormwater treatment and landscaping; and
WHEREAS, up to 90% of the funding for this project can be provided through a grant from the New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation Green Innovation Grant Program; now therefore be it
RESOLVED, that the Town of Beekman does hereby authorize the DCSWCD to submit a grant proposal to obtain funding to implement the Green Infrastructure Stormwater Retrofit Project.
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
Dated:  July 11, 2012
       
RESOLUTION NO. 07:11:12 – 6 (119)
RE: To Authorize the Purchase of Video Security Hardware and Accessories
COUNCILWOMAN ZULAUF    offers the following and moves for its adoption:
WHEREAS, the Recreation Center and its environs have been the target of vandalism and after-hours loitering;
WHEREAS, the Town Board is desirous of enhancing security at the Recreation Center; now therefore be it
RESOLVED, that the Supervisor's Office is hereby authorized to purchase video security hardware and accessories for use at the Recreation Center, the cost of which hardware and accessories is not to exceed $1500.
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:  July 11, 2012
 
RESOLUTION NO. 07:11:12 – 7 (120)
RE:  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; be it
RESOLVED, that the payment, therefore, is hereby authorized as follows:
Claims to be paid from the A-General Fund:                                     $    20,281.60
Claims to be paid from the CM-Special Recreation Fund:                $    10,401.45
Claims to be paid from the DA-Highway Fund:                               $    13,045.76    
Claims to be paid from the SW-Dover Ridge Water Fund:               $      1,470.14
Claims to be paid from the SS-Dover Ridge Sewer Fund:                $         500.25
Payroll 15                    Paid 7/3/2012                                      $    68,456.24 
General Fund:             $ 51,936.91
            Highway Fund:           $ 16,519.33
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: July 11, 2012
 
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