November 3, 2010
TOWN OF BEEKMAN
TOWN BOARD MEETING - Agenda
November 3, 2010

RESOLUTIONS
1.  Approval of the October 6, 2010 and October 12, 2010 Minutes
2.  Authorizing Bids for the Installation of Solar Panels on the Roof of the Beekman Fire District’s Firehouse
3.  State Environmental Review Act (SEQRA) Compliance for Town Center Park Improvements
4.  State Environmental Review Act (SEQRA) Compliance for Doherty Park Soccer Field
5.  Adoption of the 2011 Annual Budget
6.  Adoption of Bond Authorization for IT Equipment
7.  Adoption of Bond Authorization for Building Improvements
8.  Adoption of Bond Authorization for Recreation Field Improvements
9.  Adoption of Bond Authorization for Machinery and Equipment
10.  Adoption of Bond Authorization for Highway Improvements
11.  Approval of management agreement with Hudson Valley Strategic Planning Partners Inc.
12.  Payment of Claims




RESOLUTION NO. 11:03:10 - 1
RE:  Approval of the October 6, 2010 and October 12, 2010 Minutes


COUNCILWOMAN BARBARA ZULAUF offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, Town Clerk Virginia Ward has provided copies of the minutes of the October 6, 2010 Town Board Meeting and October 12, 2010 Budget Workshop 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 October 6, 2010 Town Board Meeting and October 12, 2010 Budget Workshop.


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:  November 3, 2010




RESOLUTION 11:03:10 - 2
RE: Authorizing Bids for the Installation of Solar Panels on the Roof of the Beekman Fire District’s Firehouse


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

WHEREAS, the Town of Beekman was awarded a grant for $217,134 for the installation of solar panels on the roof of the Beekman Fire District's firehouse; and

WHEREAS, the Town of Beekman has entered into an inter-municipal agreement with the Fire District for the completion of the aforementioned project; and

WHEREAS, bid specifications were made for the installation of solar panels on the roof of the Beekman Fire District’s firehouse and were approved by the Attorney to the Town of Beekman; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the Town Board hereby authorizes the Town Clerk to seek bids for the installation of solar panels on the roof of the Beekman Fire District's firehouse as attached herewith.


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: November 3, 2010




RESOLUTION NO. 11:03:10 - 3
RE: State Environmental Review Act (SEQRA) Compliance for Town Center Park Improvements


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

WHEREAS, the Town Board of the Town of Beekman proposes to authorize certain improvements within Town Center Park; and 

WHEREAS, a description of the proposed activities is presented in the associated SEQRA documents; and

WHEREAS, the project is illustrated on a drawing entitled ‘Town Center Park Recreation Building & Pavilion; Overall Concept Plan’ (Sheet No. ‘SP-A’), by Morris Associates, PLLC, dated August 5, 2010; and

WHEREAS, the proposed activity has been identified as an Unlisted Action accordant with the SEQRA Implementing Regulations; and

WHEREAS, the requisite Environmental Assessment Form, Parts I & II, have been completed; and 

WHEREAS, an analysis has been conducted pursuant to the SEQRA mandate; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the Town Board, as SEQRA Lead  Agency, has determining that the proposed action will not produce adverse effects upon the environment; and  be it further

RESOLVED, that the accompanying SEQRA Declaration of Non-Significance (‘Negative Declaration’) is hereby adopted by the Town Board; and be it further 

RESOLVED, that the Town Clerk is hereby directed to file the accompanying SEQRA Determination and forward certified copies to the appropriate Town officials.


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: November 3, 2010




RESOLUTION NO. 11:03:10 - 4
RE: State Environmental Review Act (SEQRA) Compliance for Doherty Park Soccer Field


COUNCILMAN RON MANGERI offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, the Town Board of the Town of Beekman proposes to authorize certain recreation improvements within Doherty Park; and 

WHEREAS, a description of the proposed activities is presented in the accompanying SEQRA documents; and

WHEREAS, the project is illustrated on a drawing entitled ‘Doherty Park; Proposed Soccer Fields Layout’ (Sheet No. ‘1 of 3’), by Morris Associates, PLLC, dated September 1, 2010; and

WHEREAS, the proposed activity has been identified as an Unlisted Action accordant with the SEQRA Implementing Regulations; and

WHEREAS, the requisite Environmental Assessment Form, Parts I & II, have been completed; and 

WHEREAS, an analysis has been conducted pursuant to the SEQRA mandate; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the Town Board, as SEQRA Lead  Agency, has determined that the proposed action will not produce adverse effects upon the environment; and be it further

RESOLVED, that the accompanying SEQRA Declaration of Non-Significance (‘Negative Declaration’) is hereby adopted by the Town Board; and be it further 

RESOLVED, that the Town Clerk is hereby directed to file the accompanying SEQRA Determination and forward certified copies to appropriate Town officials.

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: November 3, 2010




RESOLUTION NO. 11:03:10 - 5
RE: Adoption of the 2011 Annual Budget


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

WHEREAS, the Town Board of the Town of Beekman has met and considered the tentative and preliminary budgets for the fiscal year beginning January 1, 2011 and has conducted a public hearing thereon on October 25, 2010, as required by §108 of the Town Law of the State of New York and held 4 Budget Workshops on the 6th, 12th, 13th, and 20th of October 2010; now therefore be it 

RESOLVED, that the 2011 budget as changed, altered and revised and as attached hereto, is hereby adopted as the annual budget of the Town of Beekman for the fiscal year beginning on January 1, 2010, and the same shall be entered in the minutes of the Town Board.


Seconded SUPERVISOR DANIEL J. FRENCH

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

Dated:  November 3, 2010




BOND RESOLUTION DATED NOVEMBER 3, 2010.
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING VARIOUS PURPOSES IN AND FOR THE TOWN OF BEEKMAN, DUTCHESS COUNTY, NEW YORK, AT AN AGGREGATE MAXIMUM ESTIMATED COST OF $78,000, AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $78,000 BONDS OF SAID TOWN TO PAY THE COST THEREOF.
BE IT RESOLVED, by the affirmative vote of not less than two-thirds of the total voting strength of the Town Board of the Town of Beekman, Dutchess County, New York, as follows:
Section 1. For the purpose of paying the cost of various purposes in and for the Town of Beekman, Dutchess County, New York, there are hereby authorized to be issued $78,000 bonds of said Town pursuant to the provisions of the Local Finance Law, apportioned among such items as set forth below:
a) Purchase of computers, including software, a new server and printer, as well as a telephone system and copy machine, including incidental costs, at a maximum estimated cost of $74,000.  It is hereby determined that the plan for the financing of such class of objects or purposes shall consist of the issuance of $74,000 serial bonds of the $78,000 serial bonds authorized to be issued therefor pursuant to this bond resolution.  It is hereby determined that the period of probable usefulness of the aforesaid class of objects or purposes is five years, pursuant to subdivision 32 of paragraph a of Section 11.00 of the Local Finance Law;
b) Purchase of a brush hog, including incidental expenses, in and for said Town, at a maximum estimated cost of $4,000.  It is hereby determined that the plan for the financing of such specific object or purpose shall consist of the issuance of $4,000 serial bonds of the $78,000 serial bonds authorized to be issued therefor pursuant to this bond resolution.  It is hereby determined that the period of probable usefulness of the aforesaid specific object or purpose is five years, pursuant to subdivision 28 of paragraph a of Section 11.00 of the Local Finance Law.
It is hereby further determined that the maximum maturity of the serial bonds herein authorized for each of the above-described objects or purposes shall not exceed five years.
Section 2. The faith and credit of said Town of Beekman, Dutchess County, New York, are hereby irrevocably pledged for the payment of the principal of and interest on such bonds as the same respectively become due and payable.  An annual appropriation shall be made in each year sufficient to pay the principal of and interest on such bonds becoming due and payable in such year.  There shall annually be levied on all the taxable real property in said Town, a tax sufficient to pay the principal of and interest on such bonds as the same become due and payable.
Section 3. Subject to the provisions of the Local Finance Law, the power to authorize the issuance of and to sell bond anticipation notes in anticipation of the issuance and sale of the bonds herein authorized, including renewals of such notes, is hereby delegated to the Supervisor of said Town, the chief fiscal officer.  Such notes shall be of such terms, form and contents, and shall be sold in such manner, as may be prescribed by said Supervisor, consistent with the provisions of the Local Finance Law.
Section 4. The powers and duties of advertising such bonds for sale, conducting the sale and awarding the bonds, are hereby delegated to the Supervisor, who shall advertise such bonds for sale, conduct the sale, and award the bonds in such manner as she shall deem best for the interests of said Town.
Section 5. All other matters except as provided herein relating to the bonds herein authorized including the date, denominations, maturities and interest payment dates, within the limitations prescribed herein and the manner of execution of the same, including the consolidation with other issues, and also the ability to issue bonds with substantially level or declining annual debt service, shall be determined by the Supervisor, the chief fiscal officer of such Town.  Such bonds shall contain substantially the recital of validity clause provided for in Section 52.00 of the Local Finance Law, and shall otherwise be in such form and contain such recitals, in addition to those required by Section 51.00 of the Local Finance Law, as the Supervisor shall determine consistent with the provisions of the Local Finance Law.
Section 6. The validity of such bonds and bond anticipation notes may be contested only if:
1) Such obligations are authorized for an object or purpose for which said Town is not authorized to expend money, or
2) The provisions of law which should be complied with at the date of publication of this resolution are not substantially complied with,
and an action, suit or proceeding contesting such validity is commenced within twenty days after the date of such publication, or
3) Such obligations are authorized in violation of the provisions of the Constitution.
Section 7. This resolution shall constitute a statement of official intent for purposes of Treasury Regulations Section 1.150 2.  Other than as specified in this resolution, no monies are, or are reasonably expected to be, reserved, allocated on a long-term basis, or otherwise set aside with respect to the permanent funding of the object or purpose described herein.
Section 8. This resolution, which takes effect immediately, shall be published in summary form in the official newspaper of said Town for such purpose, together with a notice of the Town Clerk in substantially the form provided in Section 81.00 of the Local Finance Law.
The question of the adoption of the foregoing resolution was duly put to a vote on roll call, which resulted as follows:
COUNCILMAN PETER J. BARTON  VOTING  AYE
COUNCILMAN THOMAS KINSLEY  VOTING  NAY
COUNCILMAN RON MANGERI  VOTING  AYE
COUNCILWOMAN BARBARA ZULAUF  VOTING  NAY
SUPERVISOR DANIEL J. FRENCH  VOTING  AYE
The resolution was thereupon declared duly adopted.
*      *       *       *       *      *
Supervisor French declares resolution fails




RESOLUTION DATED NOVEMBER 3, 2010.
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING, SUBJECT TO PERMISSIVE REFERENDUM, THE ISSUANCE OF $425,000 BONDS OF THE TOWN OF BEEKMAN, DUTCHESS COUNTY, NEW YORK, TO PAY THE COST OF THE RECONSTRUCTION AND CONSTRUCTION OF IMPROVEMENTS TO VARIOUS TOWN BUILDINGS, IN AND FOR SAID TOWN.
WHEREAS, all conditions precedent to the financing of the capital projects hereinafter described, including compliance with the provisions of the State Environmental Quality Review Act, have been performed; and
WHEREAS, it is now desired to authorize such capital projects and its financing; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT
RESOLVED, by the affirmative vote of not less than two-thirds of the total voting strength of the Town Board of the Town of Beekman, Dutchess County, New York, as follows:
Section 1. For the class of objects or purposes of paying the cost of the reconstruction and construction of improvements to various Town buildings, in and for the Town of Beekman, Dutchess County, New York, including original equipment, machinery, apparatus, appurtenances, and incidental improvements and expenses in connection therewith, there are hereby authorized to be issued not to exceed $425,000 bonds of said Town pursuant to the provisions of the Local Finance Law.
Section 2. It is hereby determined that the maximum estimated cost of the aforesaid class of objects or purposes is $425,000, and that the plan of financing thereof is by the issuance of the not to exceed $425,000 bonds of said Town authorized to be issued pursuant to this bond resolution.
Section 3. It is hereby determined that the period of probable usefulness of the aforesaid class of objects or purposes is fifteen years, pursuant to subdivision 12(a)(2) of paragraph a of Section 11.00 of the Local Finance Law.  It is hereby further determined that the maximum maturity of the bonds herein authorized will exceed five years.
Section 4. Subject to the provisions of the Local Finance Law, the power to authorize the issuance of and to sell bond anticipation notes in anticipation of the issuance and sale of the bonds herein authorized, including renewals of such notes, is hereby delegated to the Supervisor, the chief fiscal officer.  Such notes shall be of such terms, form and contents, and shall be sold in such manner, as may be prescribed by said Supervisor, consistent with the provisions of the Local Finance Law.
Section 5. The faith and credit of said Town of Beekman, Dutchess County, New York, are hereby irrevocably pledged for the payment of the principal of and interest on such bonds as the same respectively become due and payable.  An annual appropriation shall be made in each year sufficient to pay the principal of and interest on such bonds becoming due and payable in such year.  There shall annually be levied on all the taxable real property of said Town, a tax sufficient to pay the principal of and interest on such bonds as the same become due and payable.
Section 6. All other matters, except as provided herein relating to such bonds, including determining whether to issue such bonds having substantially level or declining annual debt service and all matters related thereto, prescribing whether manual or facsimile signatures shall appear on said bonds, prescribing the method for the recording of ownership of said bonds, appointing the fiscal agent or agents for said bonds, providing  for the printing and delivery of said bonds (and if said bonds are to be executed in the name of the Town by the facsimile signature of the Supervisor, providing for the manual countersignature of a fiscal agent or of a designated official of the Town), the date, denominations, maturities and interest payment dates, place or places of payment, and also including the consolidation with other issues, shall be determined by the Supervisor.  Such bonds shall contain substantially the recital of validity clause provided for in section 52.00 of the Local Finance Law and shall otherwise be in such form and contain such recitals in addition to those required by section 52.00 of the Local Finance Law, as the Supervisor shall determine.
Section 7. This resolution shall constitute a statement of official intent for purposes of Treasury Regulations Section 1.150 - 2.  Other than as specified in this resolution, no monies are, or are reasonably expected to be, reserved, allocated on a long term basis, or otherwise set aside with respect to the permanent funding of the object or purpose described herein.
Section 8. The validity of such bonds and bond anticipation notes may be contested only if:
1) Such obligations are authorized for an object or purpose for which said Town is not authorized to expend money, or
2) The provisions of law which should be complied with at the date of publication of this resolution are not substantially complied with,
and an action, suit or proceeding contesting such validity is commenced within twenty days after the date of such publication, or
3) Such obligations are authorized in violation of the provisions of the Constitution.
Section 9. Upon this resolution taking effect, the same shall be published in summary form in the official newspaper of said Town for such purpose, together with a notice of the Town Clerk in substantially the form provided in Section 81.00 of the Local Finance Law.
Section 10. THIS RESOLUTION IS ADOPTED SUBJECT TO PERMISSIVE REFERENDUM.
The question of the adoption of the foregoing resolution was duly put to a vote on roll call, which resulted as follows:
COUNCILMAN PETER J. BARTON  VOTING  AYE
COUNCILMAN THOMAS KINSLEY  VOTING  NAY
COUNCILMAN RON MANGERI  VOTING  AYE
COUNCILWOMAN BARBARA ZULAUF  VOTING  NAY
SUPERVISOR DANIEL J. FRENCH  VOTING  AYE
The resolution was thereupon declared duly adopted.
*      *       *       *       *      *
Supervisor French declares resolution fails



 
BOND RESOLUTION DATED NOVEMBER 3, 2010.
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING, SUBJECT TO PERMISSIVE REFERENDUM, THE ISSUANCE OF $65,000 BONDS OF THE TOWN OF BEEKMAN, DUTCHESS COUNTY, NEW YORK, TO PAY THE COST OF THE IMPROVEMENT OF PARKS IN AND FOR SAID TOWN.
WHEREAS, all conditions precedent to the financing of the capital project hereinafter described, including compliance with the provisions of the State Environmental Quality Review Act, have been performed; and
WHEREAS, it is now desired to authorize such capital project and its financing; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT
RESOLVED, by the affirmative vote of not less than two-thirds of the total voting strength of the Town Board of the Town of Beekman, Dutchess County, New York, as follows:
Section 1. For the class of objects or purposes of paying the cost of the improvement of parks in and for the Town of Beekman, Dutchess County, New York, consisting of the installation of lights at  Dougherty park and the reconstruction of the baseball field, including original equipment, machinery, apparatus, appurtenances, and incidental improvements and expenses in connection therewith, there are hereby authorized to be issued not to exceed $65,000 bonds of said Town pursuant to the provisions of the Local Finance Law.
Section 2. It is hereby determined that the maximum estimated cost of the aforesaid class of objects or purposes is $65,000, and that the plan of financing thereof is by the issuance of the not to exceed $65,000 bonds of said Town authorized to be issued pursuant to this bond resolution.
Section 3. It is hereby determined that the period of probable usefulness of the aforesaid class of objects or purposes is fifteen years, pursuant to subdivision 19(c) of paragraph a of Section 11.00 of the Local Finance Law.  It is hereby further determined that the maximum maturity of the bonds herein authorized will exceed five years.
Section 4. Subject to the provisions of the Local Finance Law, the power to authorize the issuance of and to sell bond anticipation notes in anticipation of the issuance and sale of the bonds herein authorized, including renewals of such notes, is hereby delegated to the Supervisor, the chief fiscal officer.  Such notes shall be of such terms, form and contents, and shall be sold in such manner, as may be prescribed by said Supervisor, consistent with the provisions of the Local Finance Law.
Section 5. The faith and credit of said Town of Beekman, Dutchess County, New York, are hereby irrevocably pledged for the payment of the principal of and interest on such bonds as the same respectively become due and payable.  An annual appropriation shall be made in each year sufficient to pay the principal of and interest on such bonds becoming due and payable in such year.  There shall annually be levied on all the taxable real property of said Town, a tax sufficient to pay the principal of and interest on such bonds as the same become due and payable.
Section 6. All other matters, except as provided herein relating to such bonds, including determining whether to issue such bonds having substantially level or declining annual debt service and all matters related thereto, prescribing whether manual or facsimile signatures shall appear on said bonds, prescribing the method for the recording of ownership of said bonds, appointing the fiscal agent or agents for said bonds, providing  for the printing and delivery of said bonds (and if said bonds are to be executed in the name of the Town by the facsimile signature of the Supervisor, providing for the manual countersignature of a fiscal agent or of a designated official of the Town), the date, denominations, maturities and interest payment dates, place or places of payment, and also including the consolidation with other issues, shall be determined by the Supervisor.  Such bonds shall contain substantially the recital of validity clause provided for in section 52.00 of the Local Finance Law and shall otherwise be in such form and contain such recitals in addition to those required by section 52.00 of the Local Finance Law, as the Supervisor shall determine.
Section 7. This resolution shall constitute a statement of official intent for purposes of Treasury Regulations Section 1.150 - 2.  Other than as specified in this resolution, no monies are, or are reasonably expected to be, reserved, allocated on a long term basis, or otherwise set aside with respect to the permanent funding of the object or purpose described herein.
Section 8. The validity of such bonds and bond anticipation notes may be contested only if:
1) Such obligations are authorized for an object or purpose for which said Town is not authorized to expend money, or
2) The provisions of law which should be complied with at the date of publication of this resolution are not substantially complied with,
and an action, suit or proceeding contesting such validity is commenced within twenty days after the date of such publication, or
3) Such obligations are authorized in violation of the provisions of the Constitution.
Section 9. Upon this resolution taking effect, the same shall be published in summary form in the official newspaper of said Town for such purpose, together with a notice of the Town Clerk in substantially the form provided in Section 81.00 of the Local Finance Law.
Section 10. THIS RESOLUTION IS ADOPTED SUBJECT TO PERMISSIVE REFERENDUM.
The question of the adoption of the foregoing resolution was duly put to a vote on roll call, which resulted as follows:
COUNCILMAN PETER J. BARTON  VOTING  AYE
COUNCILMAN THOMAS KINSLEY  VOTING  NAY
COUNCILMAN RON MANGERI  VOTING  AYE
COUNCILWOMAN BARBARA ZULAUF  VOTING  NAY
SUPERVISOR DANIEL J. FRENCH  VOTING  AYE
The resolution was thereupon declared duly adopted.
*      *       *       *       *      *
Supervisor French declares resolution fails



 
BOND RESOLUTION DATED NOVEMBER 3, 2010.
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING, SUBJECT TO PERMISSIVE REFERENDUM, THE ISSUANCE OF $340,000 BONDS OF THE TOWN OF BEEKMAN, DUTCHESS COUNTY, NEW YORK, TO PAY THE COST OF THE PURCHASE OF HEAVY EQUIPMENT AND MACHINERY, IN AND FOR SAID TOWN.
BE IT RESOLVED, by the affirmative vote of not less than two-thirds of the total voting strength of the Town Board of the Town of Beekman, Dutchess County, New York, as follows:
Section 1. For the class of objects or purposes of paying the cost of the purchase of heavy equipment and machinery, in and for the Town of Beekman, Dutchess County, New York, including incidental expenses in connection therewith, there are hereby authorized to be issued not to exceed $340,000 bonds of said Town pursuant to the provisions of the Local Finance Law.
Section 2. It is hereby determined that the maximum estimated cost of the aforesaid class of objects or purposes is $340,000, and that the plan of financing thereof is by the issuance of the not to exceed $340,000 bonds of said Town authorized to be issued pursuant to this bond resolution.
Section 3. It is hereby determined that $30,000 of the aforementioned maximum estimated cost has a period of probable usefulness of 10 years, and $310,000 of the aforementioned maximum estimated cost has a period of probable usefulness of 15 years, each a class of objects or purposes, pursuant to subdivision 28 of paragraph a of Section 11.00 of the Local Finance Law.  It is hereby further determined that the maximum maturity of the bonds herein authorized will exceed five years.
Section 4. Subject to the provisions of the Local Finance Law, the power to authorize the issuance of and to sell bond anticipation notes in anticipation of the issuance and sale of the bonds herein authorized, including renewals of such notes, is hereby delegated to the Supervisor, the chief fiscal officer.  Such notes shall be of such terms, form and contents, and shall be sold in such manner, as may be prescribed by said Supervisor, consistent with the provisions of the Local Finance Law.
Section 5. The faith and credit of said Town of Beekman, Dutchess County, New York, are hereby irrevocably pledged for the payment of the principal of and interest on such bonds as the same respectively become due and payable.  An annual appropriation shall be made in each year sufficient to pay the principal of and interest on such bonds becoming due and payable in such year.  There shall annually be levied on all the taxable real property of said Town, a tax sufficient to pay the principal of and interest on such bonds as the same become due and payable.
Section 6. All other matters, except as provided herein relating to such bonds, including determining whether to issue such bonds having substantially level or declining annual debt service and all matters related thereto, prescribing whether manual or facsimile signatures shall appear on said bonds, prescribing the method for the recording of ownership of said bonds, appointing the fiscal agent or agents for said bonds, providing  for the printing and delivery of said bonds (and if said bonds are to be executed in the name of the Town by the facsimile signature of the Supervisor, providing for the manual countersignature of a fiscal agent or of a designated official of the Town), the date, denominations, maturities and interest payment dates, place or places of payment, and also including the consolidation with other issues, shall be determined by the Supervisor.  Such bonds shall contain substantially the recital of validity clause provided for in section 52.00 of the Local Finance Law and shall otherwise be in such form and contain such recitals in addition to those required by section 52.00 of the Local Finance Law, as the Supervisor shall determine.
Section 7. This resolution shall constitute a statement of official intent for purposes of Treasury Regulations Section 1.150 - 2.  Other than as specified in this resolution, no monies are, or are reasonably expected to be, reserved, allocated on a long term basis, or otherwise set aside with respect to the permanent funding of the object or purpose described herein.
Section 8. The validity of such bonds and bond anticipation notes may be contested only if:
1) Such obligations are authorized for an object or purpose for which said Town is not authorized to expend money, or
2) The provisions of law which should be complied with at the date of publication of this resolution are not substantially complied with,
and an action, suit or proceeding contesting such validity is commenced within twenty days after the date of such publication, or
3) Such obligations are authorized in violation of the provisions of the Constitution.
Section 9. Upon this resolution taking effect, the same shall be published in summary form in the official newspaper of said Town for such purpose, together with a notice of the Town Clerk in substantially the form provided in Section 81.00 of the Local Finance Law.
Section 10. THIS RESOLUTION IS ADOPTED SUBJECT TO PERMISSIVE REFERENDUM.
 
The question of the adoption of the foregoing resolution was duly put to a vote on roll call, which resulted as follows:
COUNCILMAN PETER J. BARTON  VOTING  AYE
COUNCILMAN THOMAS KINSLEY  VOTING  NAY
COUNCILMAN RON MANGERI  VOTING  AYE
COUNCILWOMAN BARBARA ZULAUF  VOTING  NAY
SUPERVISOR DANIEL J. FRENCH  VOTING  AYE
The resolution was thereupon declared duly adopted.
*      *       *       *       *      *
Supervisor French declares resolution fails



 
BOND RESOLUTION DATED NOVEMBER 3, 2010.
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING, SUBJECT TO PERMISSIVE REFERENDUM, THE ISSUANCE OF $1,000,000 BONDS OF THE TOWN OF BEEKMAN, DUTCHESS COUNTY, NEW YORK, TO PAY THE COST OF THE RECONSTRUCTION AND RESURFACING OF VARIOUS ROADS THROUGHOUT AND IN AND FOR SAID TOWN.
BE IT RESOLVED, by the affirmative vote of not less than two-thirds of the total voting strength of the Town Board of the Town of Beekman, Dutchess County, New York, as follows:
Section 1. For the class of objects or purposes of paying the cost of the reconstruction and resurfacing of various roads throughout and in and for the Town of Beekman, Dutchess County, New York, including drainage, sidewalks, curbs, gutters, landscaping, grading or improving rights-of-way, as well as other incidental improvements and expenses in connection therewith, there are hereby authorized to be issued not to exceed $1,000,000 bonds of said Town pursuant to the provisions of the Local Finance Law.
Section 2. It is hereby determined that the maximum estimated cost of the aforesaid class of objects or purposes is $1,000,000, and that the plan of financing thereof is by the issuance of the not to exceed $1,000,000 bonds of said Town authorized to be issued pursuant to this bond resolution.
Section 3. It is hereby determined that the period of probable usefulness of the aforesaid class of objects or purposes is fifteen years, pursuant to subdivision 20(c) of paragraph a of Section 11.00 of the Local Finance Law.  It is hereby further determined that the maximum maturity of the bonds herein authorized will exceed five years.
Section 4. Subject to the provisions of the Local Finance Law, the power to authorize the issuance of and to sell bond anticipation notes in anticipation of the issuance and sale of the bonds herein authorized, including renewals of such notes, is hereby delegated to the Supervisor, the chief fiscal officer.  Such notes shall be of such terms, form and contents, and shall be sold in such manner, as may be prescribed by said Supervisor, consistent with the provisions of the Local Finance Law.
Section 5. The faith and credit of said Town of Beekman, Dutchess County, New York, are hereby irrevocably pledged for the payment of the principal of and interest on such bonds as the same respectively become due and payable.  An annual appropriation shall be made in each year sufficient to pay the principal of and interest on such bonds becoming due and payable in such year.  There shall annually be levied on all the taxable real property of said Town, a tax sufficient to pay the principal of and interest on such bonds as the same become due and payable.
Section 6. All other matters, except as provided herein relating to such bonds, including determining whether to issue such bonds having substantially level or declining annual debt service and all matters related thereto, prescribing whether manual or facsimile signatures shall appear on said bonds, prescribing the method for the recording of ownership of said bonds, appointing the fiscal agent or agents for said bonds, providing  for the printing and delivery of said bonds (and if said bonds are to be executed in the name of the Town by the facsimile signature of the Supervisor, providing for the manual countersignature of a fiscal agent or of a designated official of the Town), the date, denominations, maturities and interest payment dates, place or places of payment, and also including the consolidation with other issues, shall be determined by the Supervisor.  Such bonds shall contain substantially the recital of validity clause provided for in section 52.00 of the Local Finance Law and shall otherwise be in such form and contain such recitals in addition to those required by section 52.00 of the Local Finance Law, as the Supervisor shall determine.
Section 7. This resolution shall constitute a statement of official intent for purposes of Treasury Regulations Section 1.150 - 2.  Other than as specified in this resolution, no monies are, or are reasonably expected to be, reserved, allocated on a long term basis, or otherwise set aside with respect to the permanent funding of the object or purpose described herein.
Section 8. The validity of such bonds and bond anticipation notes may be contested only if:
1) Such obligations are authorized for an object or purpose for which said Town is not authorized to expend money, or
2) The provisions of law which should be complied with at the date of publication of this resolution are not substantially complied with,
and an action, suit or proceeding contesting such validity is commenced within twenty days after the date of such publication, or
3) Such obligations are authorized in violation of the provisions of the Constitution.
Section 9. Upon this resolution taking effect, the same shall be published in summary form in the official newspaper of said Town for such purpose, together with a notice of the Town Clerk in substantially the form provided in Section 81.00 of the Local Finance Law.
Section 10. THIS RESOLUTION IS ADOPTED SUBJECT TO PERMISSIVE REFERENDUM.
 
The question of the adoption of the foregoing resolution was duly put to a vote on roll call, which resulted as follows:
COUNCILMAN PETER J. BARTON  VOTING  AYE
COUNCILMAN THOMAS KINSLEY  VOTING  NAY
COUNCILMAN RON MANGERI  VOTING  AYE
COUNCILWOMAN BARBARA ZULAUF  VOTING  NAY
SUPERVISOR DANIEL J. FRENCH  VOTING  AYE
The resolution was thereupon declared duly adopted.
*      *       *       *       *      *
Supervisor French declares resolution fails




RESOLUTION NO. 11:03:10 - 11
RE: Approval of management agreement with Hudson Valley Strategic Planning Partners Inc. 


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

WHEREAS, LaBerge Group was hired by the Town of Beekman to perform as planning consultants in the preparation of planning projects, review all land use proposals, coordinate projects between the Planning Board and the Zoning Board and present recommendations; and

WHEREAS, the Town Board is desirous in terminating its contract with LaBerge Group; and

WHERAS, the Town Board is desirous of establishing a management agreement with the Hudson Valley Strategic Planning Partners Inc. with a scope of services to include; planning consultation, administration of the Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals and to serve as daily department management of the Building Inspection, Code Enforcement and Safety Inspection of the Town; now therefore be it 

RESOLVED, that the Town Supervisor is hereby authorized to execute all necessary actions to terminate the agreement with LaBerge Group; and be it further 

RESOLVED, that the Town Supervisor is herby authorized to executive an agreement with Hudson Valley Strategic Planning Partners Inc. with a scope of services to include; planning consultation, administration of the Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals and to serve as daily department management of the Building Inspection, Code Enforcement and Safety Inspection of the Town for a cost not to exceed the contracted amount with the Laberge Group; and be it further 

RESOLVED, that the commencement  date of the agreement with Hudson Valley Strategic Planning Partners Inc. is to coincide with the termination of the agreement with the Laberge Group; and be it further 

RESOLVED, that the Town Attorney is to take all necessary actions to insure the return of all the Town of Beekman information, data, files and maps from the Laberge Group. 

COUNCILWOMAN ZULAUF moves to table for further investigation of company and the potential of lawsuits.
COUNCILMAN KINSLEY

ROLLCALL VOTE:
Councilman Barton nay
Councilman Kinsley aye
Councilman Mangeri nay
Councilwoman Zulauf aye
Supervisor French nay 
  

Seconded SUPERVISOR DANIEL J. FRENCH

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

Dated: November 3, 2010




RESOLUTION NO. 11:03:10 - 12
RE:  Payment of Claims


COUNCILMAN THOMAS KINSLEY 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: $  98,384.17

Claims to be paid from the CM-Special Recreation Fund: $  536.95

Claims to be paid from the DA-Highway Fund:                               $  6,964.39

Claims to be paid from the SS-Dover Ridge Sewer Fund: $  3,032.04

Claims to be paid from the SW-Dover Ridge Water Fund: $  2,779.68

Claims to be paid from the T-Trust and Agency Fund $  6,946.04

 
Payroll 22           Paid 1028/2010 $  54,795.59
General Fund: $  37,897.26
Highway Fund: $  16,898.33

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: November 3, 2010

 
Home | Town Board | Town Offices & Departments | Town Committees | Contact Us | Beekman Library | Beekman Fire District | Hazard / Emergency Resource Page | Town Documents | Town Archived Webcasts | Useful Public Info | Dutchess County Government | Site Map
Printer-friendly Version