October 30, 2017 Special Meeting
TOWN OF BEEKMAN
SPECIAL TOWN BOARD MEETING - Agenda
October 30, 2017
6:30PM  
  •       Meeting called to order
  •       Pledge of Allegiance
  •       Administrative Announcement--Fire Exits 
BUDGET WORKSHOPS
 
SPECIAL TOWN BOARD MEETING 
  • Public Comment on Agenda Items and Resolutions 
RESOLUTIONS 
  1. Amend and Accept 2018 Preliminary Budget
  2. Set Public Hearing for 2018 Preliminary Budget
  3. Approve Local Law to Override the Tax Levy for 2018 - PULLED
  4. Set Public Hearing for Local Law to Amend Salary for Receiver of Taxes 
  • Other Town Board Business
  • General Public Comment
  • General Board Comment
  • Next Town Board Meeting:  Wednesday November 1, 2017 at 7:00PM
 
RESOLUTION NO. 10:30:17 – 1 (166)
RE: Amend and Accept 2018 Preliminary Budget
COUNCILMAN STIEGLER               offers the following and moves for its adoption:
WHEREAS, the 2018 Tentative Budget was submitted to the Town Clerk by the Town Supervisor and Town Comptroller on September 28, 2017; and    WHEREAS, the Town Board conducted budget workshops with Department Heads on October 11th, October 12th , October 16th, and October 30th, 2017; and    WHEREAS, after conducting the budget workshops, the Town Board desires to amend the 2018 Tentative Budget; now therefore be it    RESOLVED, that the attached amendments are to be made to the 2018 Tentative Budget, and said amendments are to be reflected in the 2018 Preliminary Budget; and be it further   RESOLVED, that the Tentative Budget, as amended hereby, is presented to the Town Clerk as the 2018 Town of Beekman Preliminary Budget; and be it further   RESOLVED, that the Town Board approves and adopts the foregoing amendments to the 2018 Town of Beekman Tentative Budget and does authorize and direct the Town Comptroller to make these amendments and to present the Preliminary Budget, as amended hereby, to the Town Clerk as the 2018 Town of Beekman Preliminary Budget.
Seconded       COUNCILMAN BATTAGLINI
ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilwoman Covucci               AYE
Councilman Stiegler                     AYE
Councilman Del Vecchio             AYE
Councilman Battaglini                 AYE
Supervisor Zulauf                          NO
Dated: October 30, 2017
 
RESOLUTION NO. 10:30:17 – 2 (167)
RE: Set Public Hearing for 2018 Preliminary Budget
COUNCILMAN BATTAGLINI            offers the following and moves for its adoption:
WHEREAS, the Town Board has received a copy of the 2018 Tentative Budget; and    WHEREAS, Budget Workshops were held October 11th, October 12th, October 16th, and October 30th, 2017 which the Town Board and Town Department Heads all had the opportunity to review and discuss details of the proposed 2018 Budget; now therefore be it    RESOLVED, that a public hearing to gather resident input on the 2018 Preliminary Budget will be held on November 8, 2017 at 7:00 pm at the Beekman Town Hall 4 Main Street Poughquag, NY and that the notice shall be published in the Poughkeepsie Journal, a newspaper circulating in the Town of Beekman on or before the 3rd day of November and that the Town Board will meet and hear any objections at the time and place specified above, such notice shall be posted on the bulletin board in the Town Clerk Office and placed on the Town of Beekman website; and be it further    RESOLVED, that the Town Board will also accept written public comments until November 8, 2017.
Seconded       COUNCILMAN DEL VECCHIO
ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilwoman Covucci               AYE
Councilman Stiegler                     AYE
Councilman Del Vecchio             AYE
Councilman Battaglini                 AYE      
Supervisor Zulauf                          AYE
Dated: October 30, 2017
 
RESOLUTION NO. 10:30:17 – 3 PULLED
RE: Approve Local Law to Override the Tax Levy for 2018
 
PULLED
 
RESOLUTION NO. 10:30:17 – 4 (169)
RE: Set Public Hearing on a Local Law to Authorize the Reduction in Salary of the Town Receiver of Taxes
SUPERVISOR ZULAUF              offers the following and moves for its adoption:
BE IT RESOLVED that a Local Law entitled “A Local Law Providing for the Reduction of the salary of the Town Receiver of Taxes” be and hereby is introduced before the Town Board of the Town of Beekman in the County of Dutchess and State of New York; and be it further    RESOLVED, that copies of the aforesaid proposal local law be laid upon the desk of each member of the Town Board; and be it further   RESOLVED, that a public hearing to gather resident input on the 2018 Preliminary Budget will be held on November 8, 2017 at 7:10 pm at the Beekman Town Hall 4 Main Street Poughquag, NY and that the notice shall be published in the Poughkeepsie Journal, a newspaper circulating in the Town of Beekman on or before the 3rd day of November and that the Town Board will meet and hear any objections at the time and place specified above, such notice shall be posted on the bulletin board in the Town Clerk Office and placed on the Town of Beekman website; and be it further    RESOLVED, that the Town Board will also accept written public comments until November 8, 2017.
Seconded      COUNCILMAN DEL VECCHIO
***Councilman Del Vecchio made a friendly amendment for the second RESOLVED paragraph to read “that a public hearing to gather resident input on a local law providing for the reduction of the salary of the town Receive of Taxes will be held on November 8, 2017 at 7:10PM”.  Seconded by Councilman Battaglini.  Councilwoman Covucci – Aye, Councilman Stiegler – Aye, Councilman Del Vecchio – Aye, Councilman Battaglini – Aye, Supervisor Zulauf - Aye***
ROLL CALL VOTE AS AMENDED:
Councilwoman Covucci               AYE
Councilman Stiegler                     AYE
Councilman Del Vecchio             AYE
Councilman Battaglini                 AYE
Supervisor Zulauf                          AYE
Dated: October 30, 2017
 
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