June 5, 2013
TOWN OF BEEKMAN
TOWN BOARD MEETING - Agenda
June 5, 2013 
 
7:30PM
  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Administrative Announcement--Fire Exits 
REGULAR TOWN BOARD MEETING
REPORTS
  • Supervisor’s Report
  • Town Board Reports
  • Public Comment on Agenda Items and Resolutions 
RESOLUTIONS
  1. To Approve Town Board Minutes
  2. To Authorize a Town Staff Meeting to Review Health Insurance Coverage
  3. To Authorize Summer Camp Trips for Senior Adventurer Group
  4. To Authorize Vendors for Community Day
  5. To Authorize Town Engineer to Publish and Solicit Bids for 2 Projects
  6. To Approve Payment of Claims 
PRESENTATION by Patrick Manning of Viridian Energy 
  • Other Business
  • General Public Comment
  • General Board Comment 
Next Town Board Meeting will be held on June 19, 2013, at 7:30 pm at Town Hall.
 
RESOLUTION NO. 06:05:13 – 1 (76)
To Approve Town Board Minutes 
 
COUNCILWOMAN ZULAUF            offers the following and moves for its adoption: 
WHEREAS, Town Clerk Rachael Rancourt has provided copies of the minutes of the May 15, 2013,  Town Board Meeting and the May 20, 2013, Special Meeting to all members of the Beekman Town Board; and 
WHEREAS, Town Board members have had the opportunity to review said minutes, and find same to be in order; now therefore be it
RESOLVED, the Town Board hereby adopts the minutes of the May 15, 2013,Town Board Meeting and the May 20, 2013 Special Meeting. 
Seconded                    COUNCILMAN MANGERI
 
ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Peter Barton                    AYE   
Councilman Mike Moran                    ABSENT
Councilman Ron Mangeri                   AYE
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf           AYE
Supervisor Matt Kennedy                   AYE 
Dated:  June 5, 2013 
 
RESOLUTION NO. 06.05.13 -2 (77)
To Authorize a Town Staff Meeting to Review Health Insurance Coverage
 
COUNCILMAN BARTON                offers the following and moves for its adoption: 
WHEREAS, Town Board RESOLUTION NO. 05:16:12 – 6 of 2012 authorized the renewal of the Town of Beekman Health Insurance Policy with MVP;  
WHEREAS, the town’s employee benefit policy for health insurance is due to expire on July 1, 2013; 
WHEREAS, the Town Board created a committee to review possible health insurance options; 
WHEREAS, said committee has reviewed numerous health insurance options with the Town’s broker, Palmiter Benefits Group; 
WHEREAS, the Committee is recommending the adoption and implementation of an employee benefit policy for health insurance with CDPHP (HSA EPO 100% QEPOS 12); and 
WHEREAS, the Committee, and this Board, believe that a Town staff meeting is in order, for the purpose of reviewing a presentation by the Palmiter Benefits Group about the terms, conditions, and coverage of the CDPHP (HSA EPO 100% QEPOS 12) coverage; now therefore be it 
RESOLVED, that the Town Board hereby authorizes and directs a mandatory staff meeting of all full time employees to be held on Tuesday June 11, 2013, at 3pm, for the purpose of participating in a presentation concerning this proposed coverage; and be it further 
RESOLVED, that all town services, except in the case of an emergency, shall be suspended during the time of said meeting.   
Seconded                    COUNCILMAN MANGERI
 
ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Peter Barton                    AYE               
Councilman Mike Moran                    ABSENT
Councilman Ron Mangeri                   AYE
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf           AYE
Supervisor Matt Kennedy                   AYE 
Dated:  June 5, 2013
 
RESOLUTION NO. 06.05.13 -3 (78)
To Authorize Summer Camp Trips for Senior Campers Adventurer Group
 
SUPERVISOR KENNEDY                 offers the following and moves for its adoption: 
WHEREAS, a resolution was passed on 01:23:13-7(12) authorizing the proposal of enhanced summer day camp trips for Senior Campers Adventurer Group.
WHEREAS, the Recreation Director now requires approval to schedule these trips and the disbursement of these funds; and 
WHEREAS, $790.00 of the $1000.00 required for these trips has been raised and 
WHEREAS, the Recreation Director is confident that the remaining $210.00 will be raised within the next 2 months as per the attached fundraising schedule, now therefore be it 
RESOLVED, that the Town Board hereby authorizes these day trips for Senior Campers. 
 
Seconded                    COUNCILWOMAN ZULAUF 
 
ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Peter Barton                    AYE               
Councilman Mike Moran                    ABSENT
Councilman Ron Mangeri                   AYE
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf           AYE
Supervisor Matt Kennedy                   AYE 
Dated:  June 5, 2013 
 
RESOLUTION NO. 06:05:13 – 4 (79)
To Authorize Vendors for Community Day 
 
COUNCILMAN MANGERI                       offers the following and moves its adoption: 
WHEREAS, the 2013 Annual Community Day is scheduled for July 20, 2013; and
WHEREAS, various vendors provide services for the enjoyment of our community; and
WHEREAS, funding has been provided for in the 2013 budget as well as through the generous donations of the community; now therefore be it
RESOLVED, that the Supervisor is hereby authorized to enter into an agreement with Legion Fireworks Co., Inc., Big Top Tent Rentals, Sound Advantage Mobile DJ’s and PARTYTIME Rentals for services to be provided based on the proposals attached hereto. 
SECONDED                          SUPERVISOR KENNEDY
 
ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Peter Barton                    AYE   
Councilman Mike Moran                    ABSENT
Councilman Ron Mangeri                   AYE
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf           AYE
Supervisor Matt Kennedy                   AYE 
Dated: June 5, 2013 
 
RESOLUTION 06:05:13 – 5 (80)
To Authorize Town Engineer to Publish and Solicit Bids for 2 Projects 
 
COUNCILWOMAN ZULAUF                offers the following and moves its adoption: 
WHEREAS, by resolution dated March 20, 2013, the Town Board authorized and directed the Town Engineer to present to the Supervisor, no later than April 12, 2013, a report and recommendation on the bid specifications and work schedules for two projects, namely, the replacement of the Community Center roof, and the improvements to the Recreation Park pavilion; 
WHEREAS, the roof project is to be funded by proceeds from a bond, the issuance of which was approved by the Board in 2012, and the pavilion project is to be funded by the proceeds of a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), which Dutchess County has awarded to the Town in the amount of $100,000; 
WHEREAS, the prior resolution authorized the Town Engineer to submit– in draft form – to the Dutchess County Planning Department, the bid specifications for the CDBG-funded improvements, and to obtain further direction, review, and/or approval from the Dutchess County Planning Department; 
WHEREAS, the prior resolution did also direct the Town Engineer to meet and confer with the Recreation Commission, the Maintenance Department, the Recreation Director and Kenneth Tompkins of the Highway Department, in an effort to obtain agreement on both the desired specifications, and the optimal schedule for the construction to commence on these projects; 
WHEREAS, the Town Engineer has met and conferred with the parties in question; 
WHEREAS, the Recreation Commission has by resolution recommended to this Board the adoption of a proposed timetable for the commencement and completion of this work, and has also recommended to this Board the adoption of the specifications presented to it by the Town Engineer, as modified; and 
WHEREAS, the Town Engineer advises that the plans and specifications are substantially completed, and is desirous of obtaining this Board’s approval of putting the plans and specifications out to public bid, upon his finalizing of the preliminary plans and specifications attached hereto; now therefore be it 
RESOLVED, that the Town Engineer is hereby authorized to publish and solicit bids for these two projects, as per the attached preliminary plans and specifications, without need for coming before this Board anew for approval of the finalized plans and specifications; and be it further 
RESOLVED, that the Town Clerk is authorized and directed to assist the Town Engineer in publishing, and is authorized to publish, through the usual channels, a formal request for bids for these two projects. 
SECONDED                                         SUPERVISOR KENNEDY
 
Roll Call Vote: 
Councilman Peter Barton                  AYE      
Councilman Mike Moran                  ABSENT
Councilman Ron Mangeri                 AYE
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf       AYE
Supervisor Matt Kennedy                  AYE 
Dated: June 5, 2013 
 
RESOLUTION NO. 06:05:13 – 6 (81)
To Approve Payment of Claims
 
COUNCILMAN BARTON                 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; now therefore be it
RESOLVED, that the payment, therefore, is hereby authorized as follows:                  
 Claims to be paid from the A-General Fund:                                     $ 49,417.93
Claims to be paid from the DA-Highway:                                         $ 99,156.53    
Claims to be paid from the SS-Dover Ridge Sewer:                          $      720.00   
                                                                                                   $149,294.46
                                                                                                           
    Payroll 11                                                        Paid                $54,244.53                                                          
General Fund:             $ 34,480.05
Highway Fund:           $ 18,764.48 
Seconded                    COUNCILMAN MANGERI
 
ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Peter Barton                    AYE   
Councilman Mike Moran                    ABSENT
Councilman Ron Mangeri                   AYE
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf           AYE
Supervisor Matt Kennedy                   AYE 
Dated: June 5, 2013 
 
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