March 24, 2020
TOWN OF BEEKMAN
TOWN BOARD MEETING AGENDA
MARCH 24, 2020
  
FOR THE SAFETY OF THE TOWN BOARD AND THE TOWN RESIDENTS,
THE MARCH 24TH TOWN BOARD MEETING WILL BE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC
AS ADVISED BY THE GOVERNOR’S OFFICE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
 
 7:00 PM
  •       Meeting called to order
  •       Pledge of Allegiance
  •       Administrative Announcement--Fire Exits
 TOWN BOARD MEETING
  •       Supervisors Comments
 RESOLUTIONS 
  1. Approval of March 10, 2020 Minutes
  2. Approving the Cancellation of the April 14,2020 Town Board Meeting
  3. Approving Advance to Capital Project Fund
  4. Payment of Claims
 Other Town Board Business
  • General Board Comments
  • Next Town Board Meeting: Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 7:00 PM

                    
RESOLUTION NO. 03:24:20 – 1 (63)

RE: APPROVAL OF PAST TOWN BOARD MEETINGS

COUNCILMAN STIEGLER                                          offers the following and moves for its adoption:
WHEREAS, Town Clerk Laureen Abbatantuono has provided copies of the minutes of the March 10, 2020 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 March 10, 2020 Town Board Meeting.
Seconded: COUNCILMAN BATTAGLINI
ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Stiegler              AYE    
Councilman Battaglini           AYE
Councilman Swartz               AYE
Councilwoman Wohrman       AYE
Supervisor Covucci               AYE
Dated: March 24, 2020

RESOLUTION NO. 03:24:20 – 2 (64)
RE: APPROVING THE CANCELLATION OF THE APRIL 14, 2020 TOWN BOARD MEETING
COUNCILMAN BATTAGLINI                                                 offers the following and moves for its adoption:
WHEREAS, the Country is in the midst of a Pandemic caused by the Covid-19 virus, and
WHEREAS, residents are being advised to maintain a safe distance,
Now therefore be it RESOLVED that the Town Board of the Town of Beekman will cancel the meeting scheduled for April 14, 2020.  The Town Board meeting Scheduled for April 28, 2020 will be the only meeting to be held in the month of April.
Seconded: COUNCILMAN STIEGLER
ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Stiegler              AYE    
Councilman Battaglini           AYE
Councilman Swartz               AYE
Councilwoman Wohrman       AYE
Supervisor Covucci               AYE
Dated: March 24, 2020
 
RESOLUTION NO. 03:24:20 – 3 (65)
RE: APPROVING ADVANCE TO CAPITAL PROJECT FUND
SUPERVISOR COVUCCI                                                        offers the following and moves for its adoption:
WHEREAS, the Town Board of the Town of Beekman previously approved a capital improvement project for the Dover Ridge Water District, and
WHEREAS, the financing for the capital project expenditures will be the issuance of
debt later in fiscal year 2020 when the project is complete, and
WHEREAS, the capital project fund will need cash to pay the project expenditures until the debt proceeds are received
Now therefore be it RESOLVED, that the Town Board of the Town of Beekman hereby approves a cash advance for $400,000.00 from the General Fund to the Capital Fund for the payment of project expenditures and the advance is to be repaid to the General Fund when the debt is issued and that the Town Supervisor and Town Bookkeeper are authorized to make such advance.
Seconded: COUNCILMAN SWARTZ
ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Stiegler               AYE    
Councilman Battaglini            AYE
Councilman Swartz                AYE
Councilwoman Wohrman        AYE
Supervisor Covucci                AYE
Dated: March 24, 2020
    
RESOLUTION NO. 03:24:20 – 4 (66)
RE: Payment of Claims
COUNCILMAN SWARTZ                                        offers the following and moves for its adoption:
WHEREAS, the Bookkeeper 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                                 $       61,222.08
Claims to be paid from the DA-Highway Fund                              $       82,855.17
Claims to be paid from the SW – Dover Ridge Water                    $            832.00
Claims to be paid from the H-Capital Projects                              $      103,740.00
                                                                                               $      248,649.25
Payroll #6 Paid on 3/19/2020
                                                General Fund                             $      34,906.65
                                                Highway Fund                            $      24,605.28
                                                                                                $      59,511.93
Seconded: COUNCILMAN STIEGLER     
ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Stiegler               AYE    
Councilman Battaglini            AYE
Councilman Swartz                AYE
Councilwoman Wohrman        AYE
Supervisor Covucci                AYE
Dated: March 24, 2020

 
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