February 7, 2005
  • RESOLUTION 2:7:05 - 1 Adoption Amending Local Law, Chapter 19, Section 19-9 Required Disclosure of Interest
  • RESOLUTION 2:7:05 - 2 Authorizing Attendance at Computer Courses
  • RESOLUTION 2:7:05 - 3 To Award Bids for 2005 Highway Materials
  • RESOLUTION 2:7:05 - 4 To Set Public Hearing Amending Local Law “Cash Deposits in Lieu of Reservation of Recreation Lands”
  • RESOLUTION 2:7:05 - 5 Authorizing Attendance at Recreation & Parks Conference
  • RESOLUTION 2:7:05 - 6 Transfer of Funds to the “Reserve for Retirement”
  • RESOLUTION 2:7:05 - 7 To Go out to Bid for the Purchase of Two Pick Up Trucks
  • RESOLUTION 2:7:05 - 8 Transfer of Funds to “Highway Equipment Capital Reserve Fund” and the “Building Restoration Capital Reserve Fund”

RESOLUTION 2:7:05 - 1
Adoption Amending Local Law, Chapter 19, Section 19-9 Required Disclosure of Interest

Councilman Thomas Kinsley offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, Local Law No. 2 of 2001 was enacted so as to provide for the Annual Disclosure of Interest and added to Chapter 19 of Town Code and designated as Section 19-9; and

WHEREAS, a proposed Local Law to amend the Town of Beekman Ethics Code, Chapter 19, Section 19-9 was introduced on January 24, 2005; and

WHEREAS, a public hearing on the proposed Local Law has been duly held before the Town Board on February 7, 2005; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that said Local Law, to be numerated at Local Law # 1 of 2005, be and hereby is enacted by the Town Board of the Town of Beekman; and be it further

RESOLVED, that certified copies of this Local Law be filed immediately in the offices of the Beekman Town Clerk and the New York Secretary of State.

Seconded Supervisor John D. Adams

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Werner Stiegler aye
Councilman Daniel French aye
Councilman Thomas Kinsley aye
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf aye
Supervisor John D. Adams aye

Dated: February 7,2005

RESOLUTION 2:7:05 - 2 RE: Authorizing Attendance at Computer Courses

Councilman Werner Stiegler offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, there has been additional interest from employees of the Town to attend computer courses; and

WHEREAS, the Town Board is desirous to offer this opportunity to its employees so that they can become more proficient in their jobs; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that upon receiving pre-approval from their immediate Supervisor, permanent year-round employees of the Town of Beekman are hereby authorized to attend computer classes; and be it further

RESOLVED, that upon completion of the course, the Town will reimburse the course fees to these employees up to a maximum of $100.00 per course.

Seconded Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Werner Stiegler aye
Councilman Daniel French aye
Councilman Thomas Kinsley aye
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf aye
Supervisor John D. Adams aye

Dated: February 7, 2005

RESOLUTION 2:7:05 - 3 RE: To Award Bids for 2005 Highway Materials

Councilman Daniel French offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, authorization was given for the Town Clerk to advertise for bids for Highway Materials for 2005; and

WHEREAS, said bids were received, opened and read publicly on February 1, 2005 and have been reviewed by the Highway Superintendent; now therefore be it

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

Seconded Supervisor John D. Adams

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Werner Stiegler aye
Councilman Daniel French aye
Councilman Thomas Kinsley aye
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf aye
Supervisor John D. Adams aye

Dated: February 7, 2005

RESOLUTION 2:7:05 - 4 RE: To Set Public Hearing Amending Local Law “Cash Deposits in Lieu of Reservation of Recreation Lands”

Councilman Daniel French offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, the Town Board of the Town of Beekman is desirous to amend the Code of the Town of Beekman to increase the cash deposit required in lieu of a park or recreation area from $2,000 to $4,000 for each buildable lot approved upon the Planning Board’s determination that suitable parks of adequate size cannot be properly located on subdivision plat; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that a public hearing on amending the Code of the Town of Beekman be held on the 28th day of February, 2005 at 7:15 o’clock p.m. at the Town of Beekman Town Hall, 4 Main Street, Poughquag, in the Town of Beekman, New York, and that notice of the time and place of such hearing and setting forth the proposed amendment, be published once on or before the 19th of February, 2005 in the Poughkeepsie Journal, a newspaper circulating in the Town of Beekman.

Seconded Councilman Thomas Kinsley

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Werner Stiegler aye
Councilman Daniel French aye
Councilman Thomas Kinsley aye
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf aye
Supervisor John D. Adams aye

Dated: February 7, 2005

RESOLUTION 2:7:05 - 5 RE: Authorizing Attendance at Recreation & Parks Conference

Supervisor John D. Adams offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, the New York State Recreation and Park Society will be holding the 65th Annual Conference & Business Expo in Rochester, New York from April 10 to April 13, 2005; and

WHEREAS, workshops conducted at this conference provide beneficial information for the Town of Beekman’s Recreation Programs; and

WHEREAS, expected cost for the conference including lodging will be approximately, $550.00; and

WHEREAS, funding for this conference was included in the 2005 budget; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that Sandra Washburn is hereby authorized to attend said conference.

Seconded Councilman Thomas Kinsley

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Werner Stiegler aye
Councilman Daniel French aye
Councilman Thomas Kinsley aye
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf aye
Supervisor John D. Adams aye

Dated: February 7, 2005

RESOLUTION 2:7:05 - 6 RE: Transfer of Funds to the “Reserve for Retirement”

Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, the Town’s retirement contribution as determined by New York State Employee’s Retirement System for fiscal 2005 is $130,448; and

WHEREAS, the Town had budgeted $86,560 for this contribution in its 2004 budget in the “State Retirement” appropriation (9010.8A); and

WHEREAS, the Town had budgeted $43,888 in the same appropriation for fiscal 2005; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the $86,560 budgeted and unspent in 2004 be transferred to the “Reserve For Retirement” appropriation (0825.0A) as of December 31, 2004 and used to make the required payment to the New York State Employee’s Retirement System.

Seconded Councilman Werner Stiegler

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Werner Stiegler aye
Councilman Daniel French aye
Councilman Thomas Kinsley aye
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf aye
Supervisor John D. Adams aye

Dated: February 7, 2005

RESOLUTION 2:7:05 - 7 RE: To Go out to Bid for the Purchase of Two Pick Up Trucks

Supervisor John D. Adams offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, the 2005 budget provides for the purchase of two (2) new pickup trucks, one to be used by the Maintenance Department and one to be designated for use by the Building Inspector/Zoning Code Enforcer; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the Town Clerk is hereby authorized to seek bids for the following:

One (1) Ford F250, 8,800 GVW four wheel drive pick-up truck, diesel fuel

One (1) Ford F250, 8,800 GVW four wheel drive pick-up truck, gas fuel

And be it further RESOLVED, that financing of these two vehicles will be through a municipal lease agreement with M&T Bank.

Seconded Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Werner Stiegler aye
Councilman Daniel French aye
Councilman Thomas Kinsley aye
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf aye
Supervisor John D. Adams aye

Dated: February 7, 2005

RESOLUTION 2:7:05 - 8 RE: Transfer of Funds to “Highway Equipment Capital Reserve Fund” and the “Building Restoration Capital Reserve Fund”

Councilman Werner Stiegler offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, the “Highway Equipment Capital Reserve Fund” was established for the purpose of financing the cost of the procurement and replacement of the Town Highway Department’s fleet of heavy equipment; and

WHEREAS, the “Building Restoration Capital Reserve Fund” was established to finance the renovations of town buildings; and

WHEREAS, at the end of fiscal 2004, the Highway Fund has unspent money in its Machinery EQ appropriation (51302DA) of $5,350.19 and in the General Fund there is unspent money in the Building EQ appropriation (16202A) of $22,461.17; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the $5,350.19 unspent funds be added to the “Highway Equipment Capital Reserve Fund” and the $22,461.17 unspent funds be added to the “Building Restoration Capital Reserve Fund”; and be it further

RESOLVED, that any expenditure from these reserve funds be and hereby are subject to permissive referendum under the terms of the establishment of said reserve funds.

Seconded Councilman Thomas Kinsley

ROLL CALL VOTE:
Councilman Werner Stiegler aye
Councilman Daniel French aye
Councilman Thomas Kinsley aye
Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf aye
Supervisor John D. Adams aye

Dated: February 7, 2005
 
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