July 19, 2017
TOWN OF BEEKMAN
TOWN BOARD MEETING - Agenda
July 19, 2017
7:00PM  
  •       Meeting called to order
  •       Pledge of Allegiance
  •       Administrative Announcement--Fire Exits 
PUBLIC HEARING
Tree Harvesting and Tree Clearing- Continued
 
REPORTS
-        Comptroller Report
 
REGULAR TOWN BOARD MEETING 
  • Public Comment on Agenda Items and Resolutions 
RESOLUTIONS 
  1. Approval of June 21, 2017 Town Board Minutes and July 5, 2017 Town Board Minutes
  2. Authorize Request for Proposal (RFP) for Auditing Services
  3. Authorize 2017 Floating Holidays
  4. Amend Department of Recreation and Parks Policies and Procedures for Use of Facilities
  5. Payment of Claims 
  • Other Town Board Business
  • General Public Comment
  • General Board Comment
  • Executive Session
  • Next Town Board Meeting:  Wednesday August 2, 2017 at 7:00PM
 
RESOLUTION NO. 07:19:17 – 1 (109)
RE: Approval of Past Town Board Minutes
COUNCILMAN STIEGLER          offers the following and moves for its adoption:
WHEREAS, Town Clerk Rachael Rancourt has provided copies of the minutes of the June 21, 2017 and the minutes from the July 5, 2017 Town Board Meeting to all members of the Beekman Town Board; and
WHEREAS, Town Board members have had the opportunity to review said minutes; now therefore be it
RESOLVED, the Town Board hereby adopts the minutes of the June 21, 2017 and the July 5, 2017 Town Board Meeting.
Seconded    SUPERVISOR ZULAUF
***Supervisor Zulauf made a friendly amendment to vote on each set of minutes separately:  Roll Call Vote on the June 21, 2017 minutes; Councilwoman Covucci – Aye, Councilman Stiegler – Aye, Councilman Del Vecchio – Abstain, Councilman Battaglini – Aye, Supervisor Zulauf – Aye.  Roll Call Vote on July 5, 2017 minutes; Councilwoman Covucci – Aye, Councilman Stiegler – Abstain, Councilman Del Vecchio – Aye, Councilman Battaglini – Abstain, Supervisor Zulauf – Aye.***
 
RESOLUTION NO. 7:19:17 – 2 (110)
RE: Authorize Request for Proposal (RFP) for Auditing Services
COUNCILMAN BATTAGLINI       offers the following and moves for its adoption:
WHEREAS, the Town of Beekman contracts with a vendor for the purpose of auditing the financial statements; and
WHEREAS, the Town of Beekman is requesting proposals from qualified independent Certified Public Accountants for the fiscal year ending 2017; and
WHEREAS, the Town of Beekman is desirous is seeking bids for professional auditing services; now therefore be it
RESOLVED, that the Town Board of the Town of Beekman hereby authorizes the Town Clerk to place an advertisement in the Poughkeepsie Journal for Requests for Proposals for professional auditing services for fiscal year ending 2017.
Seconded     COUNCILMAN STIEGLER
ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilwoman Covucci    AYE
Councilman Stiegler        AYE
Councilman Del Vecchio    AYE
Councilman Battaglini        AYE
Supervisor Zulauf               AYE
Dated:  July 19, 2017
 
RESOLUTION NO. 7:19:17 – 3 (111)
RE: Authorize 2017 Floating Holidays
SUPERVISOR ZULAUF       offers the following and moves for its adoption:
WHEREAS, the Holiday Schedule for 2017, as per the Compensation and Benefits Manual, was approved on December 7, 2016; and
WHEREAS, two additional holidays were given to be used as floating holidays, as per the Compensation and Benefits Manual that must be scheduled and approved in advance; and
WHEREAS, the Town Board is desirous in establishing these two floating holidays for 2017; now therefore be it
RESOLVED, that the following holidays shall be observed in 2017 for the non-CSEA personnel of Town Hall:
                                                                        November 7, 2017 Election Day
                                                                        December 26, 2017 Day after Christmas
And be it further RESOLVED, that the following holiday shall be observed in 2017 for the Recreation Department:                                                                                                                     December 26, 2017 Day after Christmas
And be it further RESOLVED, that the following holidays shall be observed in 2017 and the CSEA personnel:
                                                                      November 7, 2017 Election Day
                                                                      December 26, 2017 Day after Christmas 
Seconded      COUNCILMAN DEL VECCHIO
ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilwoman Covucci     AYE
Councilman Stiegler             AYE
Councilman Del Vecchio    AYE
Councilman Battaglini         AYE
Supervisor Zulauf                AYE
Dated:  July 19, 2017
 
RESOLUTION NO. 7:19:17 – 4 (112)
RE: Amend Department of Recreation and Parks Policies and Procedures for Use of Facilities
COUNCILMAN DEL VECCHIO       offers the following and moves for its adoption:
WHEREAS, the Recreation and Parks 2017 Policies and Procedures for Use of Facilities was adopted on December 7, 2016; and
WHEREAS, the Recreation Advisory Committee and the Recreation Director has offered amendments to the Policies and Procedures for Use of Facilities; and
WHERE AS, the Town Board has had the opportunity to review the attached amendments to the policies and procedures; now therefore be it
RESOLVED, that the Town Board hereby adopts the amended policies and procedures for Use of Facilities.
Seconded      SUPERVISOR ZULAUF
ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilwoman Covucci      AYE
Councilman Stiegler             AYE
Councilman Del Vecchio    AYE
Councilman Battaglini         AYE
Supervisor Zulauf                AYE
Dated:  July 19, 2017
 
RESOLUTION NO. 7:19:17 – 5 (113)
RE: Payment of Claims 
COUCILWOMAN COVUCCI      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                                    $ 175,986.41
Claims to be paid from the DA-Highway Fund                                 $     6,520.32
Claims to be paid from the SS – Dover Ridge Sewer District Fund    $     2,892.15
Claims to be paid from the SW – Dover Ridge Water District Fund   $   38,487.77
Claims to be paid from the T-Trust & Agency Fund                        $    4,257.46                                                                                                                                                                                             $ 228,144.11
 
Payroll          14           Paid   7/13/2017       $ 89,482.83
                                                                                                         
General Fund             $ 67,512.88
Highway Fund            $ 21,969.95
Seconded      SUPERVISOR ZULAUF
ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilwoman Covucci      AYE
Councilman Stiegler              AYE
Councilman Del Vecchio     AYE
Councilman Battaglini         AYE
Supervisor Zulauf                AYE
Dated:  July 19, 2017
 
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