August 2, 2004
  • RESOLUTION 8:02:04 - 1 Authorizing Town Clerk to Attend Meeting
  • RESOLUTION 8:02:04 - 2 Execution of Easements – Poughquag Hamlet Water Improvement Area
  • RESOLUTION 8:02:04 - 3 Appointment of Secretary to the Highway Superintendent
  • RESOLUTION 8:02:04 - 4 Authorizing Purchase of Mower
  • RESOLUTION 8:02:04 - 5 Authorizing Attendance at Planning & Zoning Conference
  • RESOLUTION 8:02:04 - 6 Adoption of the Official Name of New Recreation Park Town Center Park
  • RESOLUTION 8:02:04 - 7 Transfer of Agreement Poughquag Hamlet Water Improvement Area

RESOLUTION 8:02:04 - 1
RE: Authorizing Town Clerk to Attend Meeting

Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, the 2004 Clerk User Group Meeting will be held on September 2, 2004 in Mahopac, New York; and

WHEREAS, this meeting is designed to update and instruct users of the computer software system utilized by the Town Clerk’s office; and

WHEREAS, there is no fee for this meeting, the Town will compensate attendee for mileage at a rate of $.375 per mile; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that Virginia Ward, Town Clerk, is hereby authorized to attend the Clerk User Meeting.

Seconded Councilman Werner Stiegler

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Werner Stiegler aye
Councilwoman Stella Slattery aye
Councilman Thomas Kinsley aye
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf aye
Supervisor John D. Adams absent

Dated: August 2, 2004

RESOLUTION 8:02:04 - 2 RE: Execution of Easements – Poughquag Hamlet Water Improvement Area

Deputy Supervisor Werner Stiegler offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, the Town Board of the Town of Beekman has consented to the acquisition of the Water Service within the Poughquag Hamlet Water Improvement Area by the Dutchess County Water and Wastewater Authority; and

WHEREAS, two easements from Low and from Rabadi were obtained, known as the “Whaley Lake Stream Crossing Easements”, within this water district at the time the pipeline for the water system was installed; and

WHEREAS, it has been discovered that these easements were not recorded and it is necessary to correct said past clerical error; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the Supervisor of the Town of Beekman is hereby authorized to execute easements with the two present property owners in the water district to safeguard the existing water main supplying water service to the Poughquag Hamlet Water Area; and be it further

RESOLVED, that the certified and properly executed documents be hereby filed in the office of the County Clerk.

Seconded Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Deputy Supervisor Werner Stiegler aye
Councilwoman Stella Slattery aye
Councilman Thomas Kinsley aye
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf aye
Supervisor John D. Adams absent

Dated: August 2, 2004

RESOLUTION 8:02:04 - 3 RE: Appointment of Secretary to the Highway Superintendent

Deputy Supervisor offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, a vacancy exists for the position of Secretary to the Highway Superintendent; and

WHEREAS, this position was advertised in the Poughkeepsie Journal with interviews subsequently held by the Highway Superintendent; and

WHEREAS, Town Law states that the Town Board shall make appointments and set salaries; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Highway Superintendent, the Town Board hereby appoints Ashley Schmidt as a full-time Secretary to the Highway Superintendent; and be it further

RESOLVED, that Ashley Schmidt will commence work on August 16, 2004 at an hourly rate of $12.47

Seconded Councilwoman Stella Slattery

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Deputy Supervisor Werner Stiegler aye
Councilwoman Stella Slattery aye
Councilman Thomas Kinsley aye
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf aye
Supervisor John D. Adams absent

Dated: August 2, 2004

RESOLUTION 8:02:04 - 4 RE: Authorizing Purchase of Mower

Councilwoman Stella Slattery offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, the Town Highway Department contracts annually with an outside agency for weed and brush control of the Town’s highways at a cost of approximately $16,000.00; and

WHEREAS, the purchase of a 62” mower will allow the Town Highway Department to do its own weed and brush removal saving the Town a substantial amount of money; and

WHEREAS, three proposals for the purchase of said mower were received and reviewed in accordance with the Town’s Procurement Policy; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the purchase of a 62” Grass King Mower from Keil Equipment by the Highway Department at a cost of $9,899.00 is hereby authorized.

Seconded Councilman Thomas Kinsley

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Werner Stiegler aye
Councilwoman Stella Slattery aye
Councilman Thomas Kinsley aye
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf aye
Supervisor John D. Adams absent

Dated: August 2, 2004

RESOLUTION 8:02:04 - 5 RE: Authorizing Attendance at Planning & Zoning Conference

Councilman Thomas Kinsley offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, the 66th Annual New York Planning Federation Conference will be held September 19 through the September 22, 2004 in Lake Placid, New York; and

WHEREAS, the cost of $675.00 per person is included in the 2004 Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals budget, now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the members of the Planning Board and Zoning Board Appeals are hereby authorized to attend said conference.

Seconded Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Werner Stiegler aye
Councilwoman Stella Slattery aye
Councilman Thomas Kinsley aye
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf aye
Supervisor John D. Adams absent

Dated: August 2, 2004

RESOLUTION 8:02:04 - 6 RE: Adoption of the Official Name of New Recreation Park Town Center Park

Councilman Thomas Kinsley offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, at the July 13, 2004 Recreation Commission Meeting, the Commissioners voted for Town Center Park as the official name for the new recreation park located on Town Center Boulevard; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the Town Board of the Town of Beekman hereby adopts Town Center Park as the official name for the new park.

Seconded Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Deputy Supervisor Werner Stiegler aye
Councilwoman Stella Slattery aye
Councilman Thomas Kinsley aye
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf aye
Supervisor John D. Adams absent

Dated: August 2, 2004

RESOLUTION 6:21:04 - 7 RE: Transfer of Agreement Poughquag Hamlet Water Improvement Area

Councilwoman Stella Slattery offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, the Town of Beekman and the Dutchess County Water and Wastewater Authority (the “Authority”) have agreed that the Authority will acquire the Water System in the Poughquag Hamlet Water Improvement Area; and

WHEREAS, the Town has agreed to transfer the Water System to the Authority and the Authority has agreed to accept the Water System from the Town; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the Supervisor is hereby authorized to sign the attached Agreement for Transfer of Water System Between the Town of Beekman and Dutchess County Water and Wastewater Authority.

Seconded Deputy Supervisor Werner Stiegler

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Deputy Supervisor Werner Stiegler aye
Councilwoman Stella Slattery aye
Councilman Thomas Kinsley aye
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf aye
Supervisor John D. Adams absent

Dated: August 2, 2004
 
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