January 5, 2011
TOWN OF BEEKMAN
TOWN BOARD MEETING - Agenda
January 5, 2011


RESOLUTIONS
1.  Appointment -- Registrar of Vital Statistics
2.  Appointment of Town Assessor
3.  Appointment of the Budget Officer
4.  Town Board Meeting Schedule
5.  Town of Beekman Office Hours and Inclement Weather Policy
6.  Newspaper Designation
7.  Designation of Depositories
8.  Signature Authorization on Depository Accounts
9.  Mileage Compensation
10.  Association of Towns – Naming of Delegate and Alternate for the Town of Beekman
11.  Authorizing the Lease of Temporary Storage Management Units 
12.  Authorizing agreements for providing senior transportation
13.  Setting public hearing for extension of disabled tax exemptions
14.  Setting public hearing for extension of veteran tax exemptions
15.  Setting public hearing for extension of senior tax exemptions
16.  Revoking Tax Exemption of Park Lands
17.  Payment of Claims


                                                 RESOLUTION NO. 01:05:11 - 1
RE:  Appointment – Registrar & Deputy Registrar of Vital Statistics
 
 
COUNCILWOMAN BARBARA ZULAUF offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, the Town Board is authorized under the Town Law to make appointments and set salaries at the Reorganization Meeting; now therefore be it
 
RESOLVED, that the following appointments are hereby authorized and approved:
 
            Registrar of Vital Statistics
 
                        Town Clerk                                                   $ 2,027.00 Annual Salary
 
            Deputy Registrar of Vital Statistics                            
 
                        Deputy Town Clerk                                                  no annual salary
                                                                                                
And be it further RESOLVED, that the foregoing salary be paid from the General Fund.
 
Seconded COUNCILMAN PETER BARTON 
 
ROLL CALL VOTE: 
Councilman Peter Barton         AYE                       
Councilman Thomas Kinsley AYE     
Councilman Ron Mangeri                 AYE     
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf         AYE             
Supervisor Daniel French                 AYE     
 
Dated: January 5, 2011


                                                            RESOLUTION NO. 01:05:11 - 2
RE: Appointment of the Town Assessor


COUNCILMAN PETER BARTON offers the following and moves its adoption: 

WHEREAS, Jon Barrett was appointed Town of Beekman Assessor by Town Board Resolution 9:10:07-7 on September 10, 2007 for a term of six years, and 

WHEREAS, Town Assessor Jon Barrett retired at the end of 2010; and 

WHEREAS, the Town Board is authorized under Town Law to make appointments; and

WHEREAS, John Derevjanik has served the Town of Beekman as Budget Officer, and 

WHEREAS, John Derevjanik has past work experience in real estate and so desires to be appointed Town Assessor, now therefore be it 

RESOLVED, that John Derevjanik is hereby appointed as Town Assessor performing all the duties and with the authority conferred or imposed by law for a term of six years. 
 
Seconded COUNCILMAN RON MANGERI

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Peter Barton                     AYE            
Councilman Thomas Kinsley               NAY   
Councilman Ron Mangeri                 AYE   
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf           NAY            
Supervisor Daniel French                     AYE    

Dated: January 5, 2011 


RESOLUTION NO. 01:05:11 - 3
RE: Appointment of the Budget Officer 


SUPERVISOR DANIEL J. FRENCH offers the following and moves its adoption: 

WHEREAS, John Derevjanik has resigned as Town of Beekman Budget Officer, and

WHEREAS, the Town Board is desirous in filling the established position of Budget Officer; and 

WHEREAS, the Town Board is authorized under Town Law to make appointments and 

WHERAS, the Town Supervisor recommends the appointment of Keith Corcoran to the position of Budget Officer, now therefore be it 

RESOLVED, that Keith Corcoran is hereby appointed as Budget Officer, performing all the duties and with the authority conferred or imposed by law.  

Seconded COUNCILMAN PETER BARTON

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Peter Barton                 AYE              
Councilman Thomas Kinsley            NAY       
Councilman Ron Mangeri                AYE     
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf        NAY      
Supervisor Daniel French                AYE      

Dated: January 5, 2011 


RESOLUTION NO. 01:05:11 - 4
RE:  2011 Town Board Meeting Schedule
 

COUNCILMAN RON MANGERI offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, the Town Board must set a schedule for Town Board meetings to be conducted in 2011, therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the Regular Meetings of the Beekman Town Board will be conducted throughout the year 2011 at 6:30 PM on the first and third Wednesday of each month, with the exception of January for which the meetings will be held on January 5th and January 12th. The meetings will take place in the Meeting Room of the Beekman Town Hall, 4 Main Street, Poughquag, New York; and be it further
 
RESOLVED, should the date of such meeting fall at a time that is not possible to conduct the meeting, such as in the case of inclement weather, the meeting shall be held the following Wednesday at the same time.

Seconded SUPERVISOR DANIEL J. FRENCH

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Peter Barton       AYE                
Councilman Thomas Kinsley             AYE     
Councilman Ron Mangeri                   AYE     
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf           AYE     
Supervisor Daniel French                   AYE             
 
Dated:  January 5, 2011


RESOLUTION NO. 01:05:11 - 5
RE:  Town of Beekman Office Hours & Inclement Weather Policy
 

COUNCILMAN TOM KINSLEY offers the following and moves its adoption:

Let it be RESOLVED, that Town Hall shall remain on a four day work week for 2011 until further notice, Monday through Thursday from 9:00 AM until 5:45PM during January; and be it further  
 
RESOLVED, that the Recreation office hours for the year 2011 shall be Monday through Friday, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM and the Maintenance Department 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM; and be it further
 
RESOLVED, that the Supervisor, Deputy Supervisor, or Town Clerk shall be the individuals named to execute the inclement weather policy and that one or all of the following radio stations will be notified of delayed openings or early closings:
 
WCZX WHUD WPDH WRWD
 
And be it further RESOLVED, that notification of delayed openings or early closings can be accessed at www.cancellations.com.
 
Seconded COUNCILMAN RON MANGERI
 
ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Peter Barton                       AYE         
Councilman Thomas Kinsley                 AYE 
Councilman Ron Mangeri                      AYE         
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf              AYE 
Supervisor Daniel French                       AYE 
 
Dated: January 5, 2011


RESOLUTION NO. 01:05:11 - 6
RE:  Newspaper Designation

 
COUNCILWOMAN BARBARA ZULAUF offers the following and moves its adoption:

Let it be RESOLVED, that the POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL be named the official newspaper for the Town of Beekman.

Seconded SUPERVISOR DANIEL J. FRENCH
 
ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Peter Barton                      AYE          
Councilman Thomas Kinsley                AYE          
Councilman Ron Mangeri                     AYE          
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf             AYE          
Supervisor Daniel French                      AYE          
  
Dated:  January 5, 2011


RESOLUTION NO. 01:05:11 - 7
RE:  Designation of Depositories
 
 
COUNCILMAN PETER BARTON offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, Section 64 of Town Law provides for the Town Board to designate by written resolution the banks in which certain officers shall deposit the monies coming into their hands by virtue of their offices; now therefore be it
 
RESOLVED, that the following banks are hereby designated the official depositories in which all monies may be deposited and invested:
  
                                    M & T Bank
                                    Key Bank
                                    
Seconded COUNCILMAN RON MANGERI
 
ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Peter Barton                  AYE              
Councilman Thomas Kinsley            AYE              
Councilman Ron Mangeri                 AYE      
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf         AYE      
Supervisor Daniel French                  AYE      
 
Dated:  January 5, 2011


RESOLUTION NO. 01:05:11 - 8
RE:  Depository Account - Signature Authorization
 
 
SUPERVISOR DANIEL J. FRENCH offers the following and moves its adoption:
 
Let it be RESOLVED, that authorization is given to the Town Supervisor and Deputy Town Supervisor to sign signature cards and checks for the Town of Beekman; and be it further
 
RESOLVED, that authorization is given to Town Clerk and the Comptroller to sign signature cards and to countersign checks exceeding $10,000.00; and be it further
 
RESOLVED, that two (2) signatures are required on all checks exceeding $10,000.00, one of which needs to be either the Town Supervisor and/or the Deputy Town Supervisor.
 
Seconded COUNCILMAN PETER BARTON
 
ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Peter Barton                    AYE                
Councilman Thomas Kinsley              AYE    
Councilman Ron Mangeri                   AYE    
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf           AYE   
Supervisor Daniel French                    AYE    
  
Dated:  January 5, 2011


RESOLUTION NO. 01:05:11 - 9
RE:  Mileage Compensation
 
 
COUNCILMAN RON MANGERI offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, Town Law requires that the Town Board designate mileage compensation for official business; now therefore be it
 
RESOLVED, that compensation for mileage will be paid at the applicable IRS rate per mile on out of Town business, subject to prior authorization of the Town Board, excepting the Assessor, Assistant to the Building Inspector/Zoning Administrator and Dog Control Officers, who will be compensated for in Town mileage while utilizing their privately owned and insured vehicles for the performance of the duties of their office, and upon submission of the appropriate voucher, and be it further 
 
RESOLVED, that all vouchers must be submitted quarterly and reimbursement will be paid at the current IRS rate at that time.
 
Seconded COUNCILWOMAN BARBARA ZULAUF
 
ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Peter Barton                 AYE               
Councilman Thomas Kinsley           AYE       
Councilman Ron Mangeri                AYE       
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf        AYE               
Supervisor Daniel French                 AYE       
 
Dated:  January 5, 2011


RESOLUTION NO. 01:05:11 - 10
RE:  Association of Towns - Naming of Delegate & Alternate
 
 
COUNCILMAN TOM KINSLEY offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, the Annual Association of Towns conference will be held on February 20-23, 2011; now therefore be it 

RESOLVED, that the Town Supervisor, be designated as the Delegate of the Town and the Deputy Town Supervisor be designated as the Alternate Delegate.
  
Seconded COUNCILWOMAN BARBARA ZULAUF
 
ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Peter Barton                  AYE           
Councilman Thomas Kinsley            AYE      
Councilman Ron Mangeri                 AYE      
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf         AYE      
Supervisor Daniel French                  AYE     
 
Dated:  January 5, 2011
 

RESOLUTION NO. 01:05:11 - 11
RE:  Authorizing the Lease of Temporary Storage Management Units


COUNCILWOMAN BARBARA ZULAUF offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, the Town of Beekman currently stores its records in two trailers behind the Highway Garage; and

WHEREAS, the two trailers currently used by the Town of Beekman are in disrepair, damaging the records stored in these units; and

WHEREAS, money was allocated for records preservation and management in the 2011 Budget adopted by the Town Board; now therefore be it 

RESOLVED, that the Town Board hereby authorizes the Supervisor to enter into an agreement for the lease of temporary storage management units.

Seconded COUNCILMAN PETER BARTON

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Peter Barton               AYE                    
Councilman Thomas Kinsley         AYE                 
Councilman Ron Mangeri              AYE                
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf      AYE                
Supervisor Daniel French               AYE                
 
Dated:  January 5, 2011


RESOLUTION NO. 01:05:11 - 12
RE: Authorizing Continuation Senior Transportation Services 


COUNCILMAN PETER BARTON offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, the County of Dutchess has eliminated financial support for the Town’s Dial-A-Ride, a transportation service for seniors; and

WHEREAS, the County’s decision will substantially increase the Town’s cost for this service; and

WHEREAS, the Resolution No. 12:15:10 – 12 terminated the Town of Beekman’s Contract with Dutchess County Office for the Aging, effective January 1, 2011; and

WHEREAS, the Town Board is desirous in providing transportation service for seniors; and

WHEREAS, the Supervisor has identified alternative cost effective means for maintaining senior transportation services for Town residents; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the Supervisor be and hereby is authorized to enter into vendor agreements to provide senior transportation services to Town residents at a cost not to exceed $5,000.00 annually.
 
Seconded COUNCILMAN RON MANGERI
 
ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Peter Barton                 AYE       
Councilman Thomas Kinsley           AYE   
Councilman Ron Mangeri                AYE   
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf        AYE   
Supervisor Daniel French                 AYE    
 
Dated: January 5, 201


RESOLUTION NO. 01:05:11 - 13
RE: To Set Hearing For Disabled Residents Tax Exemption Extension


SUPERVISOR DANIEL J. FRENCH offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, the Town Board is desirous in extending tax exemptions for Disabled Residents for an additional three years; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that a Public Hearing be held so the Town Board can receive public comment on the proposed extension of tax exemptions for Disabled Residents and said public hearing be scheduled on the 2nd day of February, 2011 at 7:00 PM at Beekman Town Hall, 4 Main Street, Poughquag, in the Town of Beekman, New York, and that notice of the time and place of the aforementioned workshop meeting be posted and published once on or before the 23rd day of January in the Poughkeepsie Journal, a newspaper circulating in the Town of Beekman.

Seconded COUNCILMAN TOM KINSLEY

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Peter Barton              AYE
Councilman Thomas Kinsley        AYE 
Councilman Ron Mangeri             AYE 
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf     AYE
Supervisor Daniel French              AYE

Dated: January 5, 2011


RESOLUTION NO. 01:05:11 - 14
RE: To Set Hearing For Veterans Tax Exemption Extension


COUNCILMAN RON MANGERI offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, the Town Board is desirous in extending tax exemptions for Veterans for an additional three years; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that a Public Hearing be held so the Town Board can receive public comment on the proposed extension of tax exemptions for Veterans and said public hearing be scheduled on the 2nd day of February, 2011 at 6:30 PM at Beekman Town Hall, 4 Main Street, Poughquag, in the Town of Beekman, New York, and that notice of the time and place of the aforementioned workshop meeting be posted and published once on or before the 23rd day of January in the Poughkeepsie Journal, a newspaper circulating in the Town of Beekman. 

Seconded COUNCILWOMAN BARBARA ZULAUF

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Peter Barton              AYE
Councilman Thomas Kinsley        AYE
Councilman Ron Mangeri             AYE 
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf     AYE
Supervisor Daniel French              AYE

Dated: January 5, 2011


RESOLUTION NO. 01:05:11 - 15
RE: To Set Hearing For Seniors Tax Exemption Extension


COUNCILMAN RON MANGERI offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, the Town Board is desirous in extending tax exemptions for Seniors for an additional three years; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that a Public Hearing be held so the Town Board can receive public comment on the proposed extension of tax exemptions for Seniors and said public hearing be scheduled on the 2nd day of February, 2011 at 6:00 PM at Beekman Town Hall, 4 Main Street, Poughquag, in the Town of Beekman, New York, and that notice of the time and place of the aforementioned workshop meeting be posted and published once on or before the 23rd day of January in the Poughkeepsie Journal, a newspaper circulating in the Town of Beekman.

Seconded SUPERVISOR DANIEL J. FRENCH

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Peter Barton              AYE
Councilman Thomas Kinsley        AYE
Councilman Ron Mangeri             AYE 
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf     AYE
Supervisor Daniel French              AYE

Dated: January 5, 2011


RESOLUTION NO. 01:05:11 – 16
RE: Revoking Tax Exemption of Park Lands 


SUPERVISOR DANIEL J. FRENCH offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, Resolution No. 11:1:04 – 7 authorized an agreement providing tax exemption status to the following parcels of Union Vale park land located in the Town of Beekman;

6759-00-394850, Lime Mill Road
6759-00-017944, Duncan Road
6759-00-016862, Duncan Road
6759-00-425738, Dorn Road
6759-00-960870, DeForest Lane (to the extent permitted by RPTL Sec. 406(2))

WHEREAS, Resolution No. 11:1:04 – 7 states that termination of the said agreement must be adopted by Town Board resolution no later than January 15th of the year in which it is to be effective; and

And WHEREAS, the Town Board is desirous in adding the aforementioned parcels of land to the Town of Beekman tax rolls; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the tax exemption agreement between the Town of Beekman and the Town of Union Vale is terminated and that the following parcels of Town of Union Vale park land be included in the 2011 tax rolls;

6759-00-394850, Lime Mill Road
6759-00-017944, Duncan Road
6759-00-016862, Duncan Road
6759-00-425738, Dorn Road
6759-00-960870, DeForest Lane
And be it further RESOLVED, that a copy of this resolution certified by the Town Clerk of the Town of Beekman be provided to the Supervisor of the Town of Union Vale.
Seconded COUNCILMAN PETER BARTON

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Peter Barton AYE
Councilman Thomas Kinsley NAY
Councilman Ron Mangeri AYE
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf NAY
Supervisor Daniel French AYE

Dated:  January 5, 2011


RESOLUTION NO. 01:05:11 - 17
RE: Payment of Claims


COUNCILMAN PETER BARTON offers the following and moves 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: $  45,778.87

Claims to be paid from the DA-Highway Fund:                               $  9,512.66

Claims to be paid from the SS-Dover Ridge Sewer Fund: $  463.53

Claims to be paid from the SW-Dover Ridge Water Fund: $  780.53

Claims to be paid from the T-Trust and Agency Fund: $  1,680.00
 
Payroll 26         Paid on December 22, 2010 $  61,136.89
General Fund: $  41,224.78
Highway Fund: $ 19,912.11

Seconded SUPERVISOR DANIEL J. FRENCH

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Peter Barton AYE
Councilman Thomas Kinsley AYE
Councilman Ron Mangeri AYE
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf AYE
Supervisor Daniel French AYE

Dated: January 5, 2011




 
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