June 15, 2016
TOWN OF BEEKMAN
TOWN BOARD MEETING - Agenda
June 15, 2016
7:00PM 
  • Meeting called to order
  •       Pledge of Allegiance
  •       Administrative Announcement--Fire Exits 
PUBLIC HEARING
-        7:00pm Zoning Change for Parcel # 6758-00-941778 from Poughquag Hamlet to Commercial District
 
RECOGNITION
-         Commander Rosemarie Lord to 40th Senate District Women of Distinction
 
PRESENTATION
-        MS4 (Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System) by Hudson Land Design
 
REPORTS
-        Comptroller Report
-        Highway Report
 
REGULAR TOWN BOARD MEETING
  • Public Comment on Agenda Items and Resolutions 
RESOLUTIONS
  1. Approval of June 1, 2016 Town Board Minutes
  2. Dutchess County Property Tax Relief Grant Application
  3. Request Action From DC Dept. of Public Works for Beekman Road
  4. Amend Credit Card Policy
  5. Payment of Claims 
  • Other Town Board Business
-        Ban Parking on Benton Moore Road
  • General Public Comment
  • General Board Comment
  • Next Town Board Meeting:  Wednesday July 6, 2016 at 7:00PM 
 
RESOLUTION NO. 06:15:16 – 1 (74)
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 1, 2016 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 1, 2016 Town Board Meeting.
Seconded      COUNCILMAN BATTAGLINI
ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Stiegler              AYE               
Councilman Del Vecchio       AYE
Councilman Battaglini           AYE
Supervisor Zulauf                   AYE
Dated: June 15, 2016
 
RESOLUTION NO. 06:15:16 –2 (75)
RE: Dutchess County Property Tax Relief Grant Application
COUNCILMAN BATTAGLINI       offers the following and moves for its adoption:
WHEREAS, Grant opportunities are available for many projects in municipalities; and
WHEREAS, an opportunity is available for maintenance department equipment through the 2016 Dutchess County Property Tax Relief Grant Application; now therefore be it
RESOLVED, that the Town Board of the Town of Beekman hereby does approve and endorse the application for a 2016 Dutchess County Property Tax Relief for maintenance department equipment.
Seconded      COUNCILMAN DEL VECCHIO
ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Stiegler              AYE   
Councilman Del Vecchio       AYE
Councilman Battaglini           AYE
Supervisor Zulauf                   AYE
Dated: June 15, 2016
 
RESOLUTION NO. 06:15:16 –3 (76)
RE: Request Action from DC Dept. of Public Works for Beekman Road 
SUPERVISOR ZULAUF          offers the following and moves for its adoption:
WHEREAS, the Town Board, on August 7, 2013 recommended that Dutchess County Department of Public Works post “No Parking” signs on Beekman Road, eastbound from Spring Hill Park to Benton Moore Road; and
WHEREAS, the Town Board of the Town of Beekman does hereby request and recommend that the Dutchess County Department of Public Works, Highway Division, ban roadside parking along Beekman Road from Spring Hill Park, westbound to the East Fishkill Town Line on both sides of the road; and
WHEREAS, parking in these areas presents safety concerns for moving vehicles and pedestrians; and is also a serious impediment to emergency responders; now therefore be it
RESOLVED, that the Town Board of the Town of Beekman does hereby request and recommend that the Dutchess County Department of Public Works, Highway Division, ban roadside parking and post “No Parking” signage in the area on Beekman Road heading west from Spring Hill Park to the East Fishkill Town Line on both sides of the road; and be it further
RESOLVED, that a copy of this resolution, duly certified, shall be delivered by the Town Clerk forthwith to the Dutchess County Department of Public Works, Highway Division.
Seconded       COUNCILMAN DEL VECCHIO
ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Stiegler              AYE               
Councilman Del Vecchio       AYE
Councilman Battaglini           AYE
Supervisor Zulauf                   AYE
Dated: June 15, 2016
 
RESOLUTION NO. 06:15:16 – 4 (77)
RE: Amend Credit Card Policy
COUNCILMAN DEL VECCHIO  offers the following and moves for its adoption:
WHEREAS, The Town of Beekman credit card policy was approved on July 1, 2015; and 
WHEREAS, Chapter III, Section B, Paragraph 1 should be title only, without a specific name associated with the title; now therefore be it 
RESOLVED, that Chapter III Section B Paragraph 1 be amended to: 
The following employees will have authorization to process orders using universal (Visa, Mastercard, etc) credit cards: 
            Supervisor
            Secretary to the Supervisor
            Comptroller
            Bookkeeper 
Seconded       COUNCILMAN BATTAGLINI                          
ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Stiegler              AYE
Councilman Del Vecchio       AYE
Councilman Battaglini           AYE
Supervisor Zulauf                   AYE
Dated:  June 15, 2016
 
RESOLUTION NO. 06:15:16 – 5 (78)
RE: Payment of Claims
COUNCILMAN STIEGLER          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                                  $ 26,641.74
Claims to be paid from the DA-Highway Fund                              $ 87,594.97                                       
Claims to be paid from the SS – Dover Ridge Sewer                     $   2,870.79
Claims to be paid from the SW – Dover Ridge Water                   $      790.79 
                                                                                                $117,898.05
 
Payroll            12   6/16/16                             Paid     $ 62,572.04                
General Fund     $ 41,207.44
Highway Fund   $ 21,364.60  
Seconded      SUPERVISOR ZULAUF                                                                                                                                   
ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Stiegler              AYE
Councilman Del Vecchio       AYE
Councilman Battaglini           AYE
Supervisor Zulauf                   AYE
Dated:  June 15, 2016 
 
Other Town Board Business
RE: Ban Parking on Benton Moore Road  
COUNCILMAN BATTAGLINI      offers the following and moves for its adoption: 
WHEREAS, Benton Moore Road leading up to Beekman Road is now being used for roadside parking by those swimming in Hidden Lake; and 
WHEREAS, parking in this area presents safety concerns for passing vehicles and pedestrians, but is also a serious impediment to emergency responders, now therefore be it 
RESOLVED, that the Town Board of the Town of Beekman does hereby request that the Beekman Highway Superintendent, ban this roadside parking, and post “No Parking” Signage in the area of concern on Benton Moore Road approaching Beekman Road; and be it further 
RESOLVED, that a copy of this resolution, duly certified, shall be delivered by the Town Clerk forth with to the Dutchess County Department of Public Works, the Dutchess County Sheriff Department and the New York State Police. 
Seconded         SUPERVISOR ZULAUF                          
ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Stiegler              AYE
Councilman Del Vecchio       AYE
Councilman Battaglini           AYE
Supervisor Zulauf                   AYE
Dated:  June 15, 2016
 
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