April 6, 2011
TOWN OF BEEKMAN
TOWN BOARD MEETING - Agenda
APRIL 6, 2011


RESOLUTIONS
1.  Approval of Town Board Minutes
2.  Appointment -- Conservation Advisory Council
3.  Declaring the Month of April “Parkinson’s Awareness Month”
4.  Authorizing the Advertisement of Bids for a Concession Stand Vendor
5.  Adopting the 2011 Recreation Fees
6.  Authorizing a Survey of the Recreation Park Property Line
7.  Authorizing the Purchase and Implementation of New IT System
8.  Amending Resolution No. 01:13:11 – 7 “Authorizing Energy Audit for Town of Beekman Buildings
9.  Approving Remainder of 2011 Highway Material Bids 
10.  Approving Stipulation to Teamster’s Contract
11.  Payment of Claims
12.  Bid Award – 2011 Highway Materials – Street Sweeping



RESOLUTION NO. 04:06:11 – 1 (62)
RE: Approval of the Minutes

COUNCILWOMAN BARBARA ZULAUF offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, Town Clerk Virginia Ward has provided copies of the minutes of the March 16, 2011 and March 23, 2011 Town Board Meetings 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 16, 2011 and March 23, 2011 Town Board Meetings.

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:  April 6, 2011



RESOLUTION NO. 04:06:11 – 2 (63) 
RE: Appointment -- Conservation Advisory Council

COUNCILMAN PETER J. BARTON offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, Tom Kraft has resigned from the Conservation Advisory Council; and

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

RESOLVED, that the Town Board hereby makes the following appointment, effective immediately:

Richard Klusek Conservation Advisory Council Term Set to Expire on 12/31/2013

And be it further RESOLVED, that Richard Klusek’s appointment 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. Klusek 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: April 6, 2011



RESOLUTION NO. 04:06:11 – 3 (64)
RE: Declaring April Parkinson’s Awareness Month

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

WHEREAS, Parkinson’s disease is the second most common neurodegenerative disease in the United States, second only to Alzheimer’s; and

WHEREAS, even though there is inadequate comprehensive data on the incidence and prevalence of Parkinson’s disease, as of 2010, it is estimated that the disease affects over 1,000,000 people in the United States; and

WHEREAS, although research suggests the cause of Parkinson’s disease is a combination of genetic and environmental factors, the exact cause and progression of the disease is still unknown; and

WHEREAS, there is no objective test for Parkinson’s disease and the rate of misdiagnosis can be high; and

WHEREAS, symptoms of Parkinson’s disease vary from person to person and include tremor, slowness, difficulty with balance, swallowing, chewing, speaking, rigidity, cognitive problems, dementia, mood disorders, such as depression and anxiety, constipation, skin problems, and sleep disruption; and

WHEREAS, there is no cure, therapy, or drug to slow or halt the progression of Parkinson’s disease; now there for be it

RESOLVED, that the Beekman Town Board hereby declares April 2011 Parkinson’s Awareness Month in the Town of Beekman.

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: April 6, 2011



RESOLUTION NO. 04:06:11 – 4 (66)
RE: Authorizing the Advertisement of Bids for a Concession Stand Vendor

COUNCILMAN THOMAS KINSLEY offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, the Town of Beekman contracts with a vendor for the operation of the Concession Stand located at Recreation Park for the summer season; and

WHEREAS, the Town Board is desirous in requesting bids for the aforementioned service for the 2011 summer season; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the Town Board hereby authorizes the Town Clerk to seek  bids for the operation of the Concession Stand at Recreation Park in accordance with the bid specifications as attached herewith.

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: April 6, 2011



RESOLUTION NO. 04:06:11 – 5 (67)
RE: Adopting the 2011 Recreation Fees

COUNCILWOMAN BARBARA ZULAUF offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, the Recreation Commission requests that the Town Board adopts the proposed recreation fees for the 2011 season; and

WHEREAS, the Town Board is desirous in adopting the proposed fees as they reduce costs to residents; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the Beekman Town Board hereby adopts the 2011 Recreation fees proposed by the Recreation Commission as attached herewith.

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: April 6, 2011



RESOLUTION NO. 04:06:11 – 6 (68)
RE: Authorizing a Survey of the Recreation Park Property Line

COUNCILMAN PETER J. BARTON offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, the Recreation Commission has requested that the Beekman Town Board authorizes a survey of the Recreation Park property line near the creek located behind the pavilion and recreation lake area; and

WHEREAS, the Town Board is desirous of conducting a survey of the Recreation Park property line as it is important to have such a document readily available; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the Town Board hereby authorizes the Supervisor to enter into an agreement for the completion of a survey of the Recreation Park property line located behind the pavilion and recreation lake area; and be it further

RESOLVED, that all funds required for the completion of this survey will be appropriated from the Special Recreation Fund (SRF). 

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:  April 6, 2011



RESOLUTION NO. 04:06:11 – 7 (69)
RE: Authorizing the Purchase and Implementation of New IT System

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

WHEREAS, the current IT system utilized by Town of Beekman employees is outdated, poses numerous security risks to Town data, limits communication and coordination amongst Town Departments, and has no back-up system in place to preserve computer files; and

WHEREAS, investing in a new IT system will allow for greater data security, communication, operation of Town services, collaboration and coordination amongst Town Departments, and will be able to back-up all computer files; and

WHEREAS, Sky Sphere offers up to date computing and IT services with minimal capital expenditure from the Town; and

WHEREAS, the Town Board is desirous in entering into an agreement with Sky Sphere in order enhance the quality and speed of service in Town Departments; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the Town Board hereby authorizes the Supervisor to enter into an agreement with Sky Sphere for the implementation of a new Town of Beekman IT system.

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: April 6, 2011



RESOLUTION NO. 04:06:11 – 8 (70)
RE: Amending Resolution No. 01:13:11 – 7 “Authorizing Energy Audit for 
Town of Beekman Buildings

COUNCILMAN RON MANGERI offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, the Town Board passed Resolution No. 01:13:11 – 7 authorizing energy audits for the Town Hall, Community Center, and Highway Garage; and

WHEREAS, L+S Energy, the designated regional NYSERDA energy audit contractor, requires that buildings with more than 10 employees be charged $400 and buildings with 10 employees or less be charged $100; and

WHEREAS, the cost of Energy Audits under these conditions exceeds the $300 authorized in Resolution No. 01:13:11 – 7; now therefore be it 

RESOLVED, that the Town Board hereby amends Resolution No. 01:13:11 – 7 and authorizes energy audits to the Town Hall, Community Center, and Highway Garage for a cost not exceed $600 dollars.

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: April 6, 2011



RESOLUTION NO. 04:06:11 – 10 (71)
RE: Awarding the Remainder of the 2011 Highway Bids

COUNCILMAN THOMAS KINSLEY offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, the Town Board awarded the 2011 Highway Material Bid for Recycled Item 4 during the March 16, 2011 Town Board Meeting; and

WHEREAS, The Highway Superintendent has submitted the remaining 2011 Highway Material Bids for the Town Board’s approval; now therefore be it

WHEREAS, said bids were received, opened and read publicly on March 10, 2011 and have been reviewed by the Highway Superintendent and Attorney to the Town; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the remaining bids are hereby awarded as recommended by the Highway Superintendent as attached herewith.

Seconded COUNCILWOMAN BARBARA ZULAUF \
ROLL CALL VOTE: AS AMENDED
Councilman Peter Barton   AYE          
Councilman Thomas Kinsley         AYE
Councilman Ron Mangeri             AYE
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf     AYE
Supervisor Daniel French               AYE

Dated: April 6, 2011

****COUNCILMAN BARTON offers an amendment to approve on the condition of the removal of the Street Sweeping bid.  Councilman Mangeri seconds.

ROLL CALL VOTE:

Councilman Barton AYE
Councilman Kinsley NAY
Councilman Mangeri AYE
Councilwoman Zulauf AYE
Supervisor French AYE



RESOLUTION NO. 03:16:11 – 11   (72)
RE: Payment of Claims

COUNCILWOMAN BARBARA ZULAUF 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; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the payment, therefore, is hereby authorized as follows:

Claims to be paid from the A-General Fund: $  72,889.74

Claims to be paid from the CM-Special Recreation Fund: $       125.45

Claims to be paid from the DA-Highway Fund:                               $  35,277.51

Claims to be paid from the SS-Dover Ridge Sewer Fund: $  25,795.00

Claims to be paid from the T-Trust and Agency Fund: $  14,779.65
 
Payroll 6         Paid on March 17, 2011 $  50,806.64
General Fund: $  32,158.19
Highway Fund: $  18,648,45

Payroll 7         Paid on March 31, 2011 $  49,107.90
General Fund: $  31,356.72
Highway Fund: $  17,751.18
  
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: April 6, 2011

 
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