January 13, 2011
TOWN OF BEEKMAN
TOWN BOARD MEETING - Agenda
January 13, 2011


RESOLUTIONS
1.  2011 Committee Appointments
2.  Designating a Representative to the All Hazards Mitigation Plan Implementation Committee 
3.  Appointing the Doherty Park Trail Maintenance Officer
4.  Appointing the Town Center Park Trail Maintenance Officer
5.  2011 Standard Workday and Reporting Resolution
6.  Responsibilities and Powers of the Town of Beekman Deputy Town Clerks 
7.  Authorizing Energy Audit for Town of Beekman Buildings and Facilities
8.  Payment of Claims



RESOLUTION NO. 01:13:11 – 1
RE: 2011 Committee Appointments

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

WHEREAS, the Town Board will make appointments to the various boards; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the Town Board hereby makes the following appointments to be effective immediately:

Sarah Celik Conservation Advisory Council Term Set to Expire: 12/31/2012
Susie Fehrman Conservation Advisory Council Term Set to Expire: 12/31/2012
Rod Gonzalez Conservation Advisory Council Term Set to Expire: 12/31/2013
Bob Cohen Conservation Advisory Council Term Set to Expire: 12/31/2014
Margaret Nordone Board of Ethics Term Set to Expire: 12/31/2012
Lyn Gerathy Board of Ethics Term Set to Expire: 12/31/2012
Mary Moody Board of Ethics Term Set to Expire: 12/31/2013
James Crisp Architectural Review Board Term Set to Expire: 12/31/2015
Matt Kennedy Zoning Board of Appeals Term Set to Expire: 12/31/2015

And be it further RESOLVED, that all appointments are contingent upon the completion and submission of the Disclosure of Interest Statement pursuant to Chapter 19, Section 19-9 of the Town Code unless already on file and information has not changed; and be it further

RESOLVED, that all appointees shall file their Oath of Office with the Town Clerk of the Town of Beekman prior to serving their term.

Seconded COUNCILMAN PETER BARTON

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

Dated: January 13, 2010



RESOLUTION NO. 01:13:11 – 2
RE: Designating a Town of Beekman Representative for the All Hazards Mitigation Plan Implementation Committee

COUNCILMAN PETER BARTON offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, the Town of Beekman has participated in a collaborative, multi-jurisdictional hazard mitigation planning process undertaken by the Towns of Amenia, Beekman, Dover, Milan, North East, Pawling, and Pine Plains, and the Villages of Millerton and Pawling to gather information and prepare the Northern and Eastern Dutchess County Communities Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan; and

WHEREAS, Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf has served as the Town of Beekman Representative for the AHMP Implementation Committee in 2010; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the Town Board hereby designates Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf as the Town of Beekman Representative for the AHMP Implementation Committee for 2011.

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 13, 2010



RESOLUTION NO. 01:13:11 - 3
RE: Appointing the Doherty Park Trail Maintainer

COUNCILMAN RON MANGERI offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, the Town of Beekman owns Doherty Park, a 65 acre parcel of land off Beekman Road; and

WHEREAS, after the Trails Committee developed and cleared a mile long trail encompassing the perimeter of the park, the Doherty Park Nature Trail officially opened in November of 2008; and

WHEREAS, it is necessary to maintain the trail and keep it clear of brush and debris for the safety and enjoyment of the community; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the Town Board hereby appoints Gerald Richardson, a member of the Beekman Trails Committee, to the volunteer position of Doherty Park Trail Maintainer through December 31, 2012; and be it further

RESOLVED, that Mr. Richardson’s appointment is contingent upon completion and submission of the Disclosure of Interest Statement pursuant to Chapter 19, Section 19-9 of the Town Code unless already on file and information has not changed; and be it further

RESOLVED, that Mr. Richardson shall file his Oath of Office with the Town Clerk of the Town of Beekman prior to serving his term.

Seconded COUNCILMAN THOMAS 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 13, 2011
 


RESOLUTION NO. 01:13:11 - 4
RE: Appointing the Town Center Park Trail Maintainer

COUNCILMAN THOMAS KINSLEY offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, the Town of Beekman owns Town Center Park, a 47.4 acre parcel of land off Clove Valley Road; and

WHEREAS, after the construction of sports fields and park trails, the Town Center Park officially opened in March of 2006; and 

WHEREAS, it is necessary to maintain park trails and keep them clear of brush and debris for the safety and enjoyment of the community; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the Town Board hereby appoints Rod Gonzalez to the volunteer position of Town Center Park Trail Maintainer through December 31, 2012; and be it further

RESOLVED, that Mr. Gonzalez’s appointment is contingent upon completion and submission of the Disclosure of Interest Statement pursuant to Chapter 19, Section 19-9 of the Town Code unless already on file and information has not changed; and be it further

RESOLVED, that Mr. Gonzalez shall file his Oath of Office with the Town Clerk of the Town of Beekman prior to serving his term.

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 13, 2011



RESOLUTION NO. 01:13:11 - 5
RE: Standard Workday and Reporting Resolution

COUNCILWOMAN BARBARA ZULAUF offers the following and moves its adoption:

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Town of Beekman hereby establishes the following as standard work days for elected and appointed officials and will report the following days to the New York State and Local Employees’ Retirement System based on the record of activities maintained and submitted by the officials to the Clerk of this body:
 
Job TitleNameStandard Day (Hrs/Day)Term Begins/EndParticipates in Employee Time Keeping System (Y/N)Days per Month (Based on Record of Activities
AssessorJohn Derevjanik81/6/2011YN/A
Budget OfficerKeith Corcoran81/6/2011YN/A

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 13, 2010



RESOLUTION NO. 01:13:11 - 6
RE: Responsibilities and Powers of the Town of Beekman Deputy Town Clerks

COUNCILMAN PETER BARTON offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, pursuant to the authority of the Town Law, #30 (10), the Town Clerk may appoint no more than three Deputy Town Clerks; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to the rules of the Classified Civil Service of Dutchess County and #41 of the New York State Civil Service Law, the Town is authorized to have only one Deputy Town Clerk in the exempt jurisdiction class; and

WHEREAS, the Town of Beekman has the option of creating an additional exempt Deputy Town Clerk position subject to the review by the Dutchess County Personnel Department and the New York State Civil Service Commission; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that any additional Town Clerks appointed by the Town of Beekman Town Clerk are authorized to act for and in place of the Town of Beekman Town Clerk by this Board; and be it further,

RESOLVED, that a copy of this resolution be filed with the County of Dutchess Personnel Department.

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 13, 2010



RESOLUTION NO. 01:13:11 - 7
RE: Authorizing Energy Audit for Town of Beekman Buildings

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

WHEREAS, the Citizen’s Budget Oversight Committee has identified Town energy usage as a potential area for greater energy and financial efficiency; and

WHEREAS, the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has an Energy Audit Program available to municipalities in the State under which an energy audit can be conducted on any building for a $100 fee, which is refundable if the Town invests in recommended energy saving measures of at least that amount; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the Town Board hereby authorizes the Supervisor to enter into an agreement with L+S Energy, the designated regional NYSERDA energy audit contractor, for an energy audit of the Town Hall, Recreation Center, and the Highway Department facilities, at a cost not to exceed $300 as attached herewith; and be it further

RESOLVED, that the Town Board hereby recommends that the Beekman Library adopt this measure for their buildings and facilities so they can participate in this NYSERDA Energy Audit Program; and be it further

RESOLVED, that the Town Clerk send a certified copy of this resolution to the Beekman Library Board of Trustees.  

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 13, 2010



RESOLUTION NO. 01:13:11 - 8
RE: Payment of Claims

COUNCILMAN RON MANGERI 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: $  81,758.07

Claims to be paid from the CM-Special Recreation Fund: $  2,344.95

Claims to be paid from the DA-Highway Fund:                                $  36,427.10

Claims to be paid from the SS-Dover Ridge Sewer Fund: $  3,274.79

Claims to be paid from the SW-Dover Ridge Water Fund: $  1,216.27

Claims to be paid from the T-Trust and Agency Fund: $  27,258.45
 
Payroll 1         Paid on January 6, 2011 $  74,068.94
General Fund: $  37,047.35
Highway Fund: $  37,021.59

Seconded SUPERVISOR DANIEL J. FRENCH

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

Dated: January 13, 2011

 
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