October 6, 2003
  • RESOLUTION 10:06:03 - 1 Authorizing Refurbishing of Floors at Town Hall
  • RESOLUTION 10:06:03 - 2 Town Hall Alarm System
  • RESOLUTION 10:06:03 - 3 Acceptance of Proposal from Vera Computer Services, Inc.
  • RESOLUTION 10:06:03 - 4 To Set Hearing on Pawling Lake Assessment Roll
  • RESOLUTION 10:06:03 - 5 For Notice of Public Hearing on Preliminary Budget
  • RESOLUTION 10:06:03 - 6 Acceptance of Emergency Action Plan for Prison Reservoir
  • RESOLUTION 10:06:03 - 7 Authorizing Disposal of Obsolete Computers
  • RESOLUTION 10:06:03 - 8 Authorizing Account Clerk to Attend Retirement Seminar

RESOLUTION 10:06:03 - 1
RE: Authorizing Refurbishing of Floors at Town Hall Councilman Werner Stiegler offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, the wood floor in the meeting room of Town Hall is in need of repair due to water damage from leaking radiators; and

WHEREAS, the wood floors in the meeting room and court room need to be refinished as well; and

WHEREAS, three proposal have been received and reviewed in accordance with the Town's Procurement Policy; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the proposal submitted by Michael John in the amount of $6,032.00 to repair damaged flooring, replace damaged plumbing fixtures and refinish flooring in the Meeting Room, Courtroom, Historian's Office and Hall be and hereby is accepted.

Seconded Councilwoman Patricia Santospirito

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Werner Stiegler aye
Councilwoman Patricia Santospirito aye
Councilman Peter Barton absent
Supervisor John D. Adams aye

Dated: October 6, 2003

RESOLUTION 10:06:03 - 2 RE: Town Hall Alarm System Supervisor John Adams offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, there is no security system currently installed at Town Hall to safeguard the building and records against fire and/or burglary; and

WHEREAS, three proposals have been received and reviewed by the Town Hall Restoration Committee in accordance with the Town's Procurement Policy; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the Town Board hereby accepts the proposal by Custom Security Systems to purchase a central fire and burglar alarm system at a cost of $4,880.00 with a monthly monitoring fee of $20 and an annual inspection fee of $100.00.

Seconded Councilman Werner Stiegler

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Werner Stiegler aye
Councilwoman Patricia Santospirito aye
Councilman Peter Barton absent
Supervisor John D. Adams aye

Dated: October 6, 2003

RESOLUTION 10:06:03 - 3 RE: Acceptance of Proposal from Vera Computer Services, Inc. Councilwoman Santospirito offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, RCN is in the process of upgrading their cable wiring to allow for broadband service in the Town of Beekman area; and

WHEREAS, broadband service at the Town Hall will allow for more efficient and secure internet access; and

WHEREAS, Vera Computer Services, Inc. has submitted a proposal for the installation of a broadband cable modem and network system in the approximate amount of $1,237.99; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the Town Board hereby accepts the attached proposal from Vera Computer Services, Inc.; and be it further

RESOLVED, that should installation problems be encountered, the total amount incurred for services is not to exceed $1,850.00; and be it further

RESOLVED, that the Supervisor be and hereby is authorized to contact RCN to amend our subscription contract to include broadband cable service.

Seconded Councilman Werner Stiegler

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Werner Stiegler aye
Councilwoman Patricia Santospirito aye
Councilman Peter Barton absent
Supervisor John D. Adams aye

Dated: October 6, 2003

RESOLUTION 10:06:03 - 4 RE: To Set Hearing on Pawling Lake Assessment Roll Councilman Werner Stiegler offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, the Assessor to the Town of Beekman has completed and filed the assessment roll for the Pawling Lake Estates Road Improvement District pursuant to Article 15 of the New York State Town Law; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that pursuant to §239 of the Town Law a public hearing on such assessment roll shall be held on the 3rd day of November, 2003 at 7:00 o'clock p.m. at the Town Hall, 4 Main Street, Poughquag, in the Town of Beekman, New York; and be it further

RESOLVED, that notice shall be published in the Poughkeepsie Journal on or before the 28th day of October, 2003 stating that the Pawling Lake Estates Road Improvement District assessment roll has been completed and that the Town Board will meet and hear any objections which may be made to the roll at the time and place as specified above, and that such notice shall also be posted on the signboard of the Town on or before the 28th day of October, 2003.

Seconded Supervisor John Adams

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Werner Stiegler aye
Councilwoman Patricia Santospirito aye
Councilman Peter Barton absent
Supervisor John D. Adams aye

Dated: October 6, 2003

RESOLUTION 10:06:03 - 5 RE: For Notice of Public Hearing on Preliminary Budget Supervisor John Adams offers the following and moves its adoption: NOW BE IT

RESOLVED, that pursuant to Sect. 108 of New York State Law a public hearing on the 2004 preliminary budget shall be held on the 3rd day of November, 2003 at 7:15 PM at the Town Hall, 4 Main Street, Poughquag, in the Town of Beekman, New York; and be it further

RESOLVED, that notice stating the time and place of such hearing the purpose thereof, that copy of the preliminary budget is available at the office of the Town Clerk after October 20, 2003, and all other requirements of Town Law Sect. 108, shall be published in the Poughkeepsie Journal, a newspaper circulating in the Town of Beekman, and posted on the signboard of the Town on or before the 28th of October, 2003.

Seconded Councilman Werner Stiegler

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Werner Stiegler aye
Councilwoman Patricia Santospirito aye
Councilman Peter Barton absent
Supervisor John D. Adams aye

Dated: October 6, 2003

RESOLUTION 10:06:03 - 6 RE: Acceptance of Emergency Action Plan for Prison Reservoir Councilwoman Santospirito offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, the Green Haven Correctional Facility's Prison Reservoir Dam is located in the Town of Beekman; and

WHEREAS, said dam, a "Class C" high hazard dam, impounds a reservoir known as Prison Reservoir, and discharges to a creek known as Gardiner Hollow Creek, then to Whaley Lake Creek; and

WHEREAS, in accordance with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation's Division of Water, Dam Safety Regulations, an Emergency Action Plan (EAP) indicating evacuation routes, identifying shelters and inundation areas for the three identified flood events has been developed; and

WHEREAS, the Supervisor will be requested to sign acceptance of the final document; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the Supervisor be and hereby is authorized to sign said acceptance letter at which time the provisions of the EAP for the Prison Reservoir will be in full effect.

Seconded Supervisor John Adams

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Werner Stiegler aye
Councilwoman Patricia Santospirito aye
Councilman Peter Barton absent
Supervisor John D. Adams aye

Dated: October 6, 2003

RESOLUTION 10:06:03 - 7 RE: Authorizing Disposal of Obsolete Computers Councilman Werner Stiegler offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, the computers used by the Town employees were upgraded in 2000; and

WHEREAS, the Town is still in possession of these computers that were replaced; and

WHEREAS, the Town has no use for these computers as they are not compatible with our current software systems nor are they technologically usable in today's marketplace; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the Supervisor be and hereby is authorized to dispose of these computers in a manner that is environmentally safe.

Seconded Councilwoman Patricia Santospirito

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Werner Stiegler aye
Councilwoman Patricia Santospirito aye
Councilman Peter Barton absent
Supervisor John D. Adams aye

Dated: October 6, 2003

RESOLUTION 10:06:03 - 8 RE: Authorizing Account Clerk to Attend Retirement Seminar Supervisor John Adams offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, the Office of the New York State Comptroller will be presenting a half-day seminar October 7, 2003 on Monthly Retirement Reporting; and

WHEREAS, the Account Clerk is responsible for the retirement report preparation; and

WHEREAS, the only fee associated with said seminar will be for mileage; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that Yvonne Rodrigues be and hereby is authorized to attend this seminar.

Seconded Councilman Werner Stiegler

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Werner Stiegler aye
Councilwoman Patricia Santospirito aye
Councilman Peter Barton absent
Supervisor John D. Adams aye
 
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