June 20, 2005
  • RESOLUTION 6:20:05 - 1 Release of Cash Bond and Acceptance of Letter of Credit Ginese Subdivision
  • RESOLUTION 6:20:05 - 2 Authorization to Attend Planning & Zoning Workshop
  • RESOLUTION 6:20:05 - 3 To Set Hearing on Dover Ridge Water & Sewer Rents Increase
  • RESOLUTION 6:20:05 - 4 Reopening of the Public Hearing on the “Springs at Beekman”
  • RESOLUTION 6:20:05 - 5 Authorizing Final Payment for Rec Trip
  • RESOLUTION 6:20:05 - 6 To Award Highway Equipment Bids
  • RESOLUTION 6:20:05 - 7 Renewal of Skate Park Insurance
  • RESOLUTION 6:20:05 - 8 Authorizing Signing of Cable Contract with SusCom
  • RESOLUTION 6:20:05 - 9 Authoring the Trails Committee to Utilize the Services of the Town Engineer and the Attorney to the Town

RESOLUTION 6:20:05 - 1
RE: Release of Cash Bond and Acceptance of Letter of Credit Ginese Subdivision

Councilman Werner Stiegler offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, to secure the completion of the improvements in the project known as the Ginese Subdivision, the Developer deposited cash in the amount of $675,000 with the understanding that the same would be replaced by a conventional insurance bond or bank letter of credit at a later date; and

WHEREAS, the Developer Beekman Estates Realty, LLC has now tendered a bank letter of credit in the amount of $675,000 issued by Hudson United Bank, the original of which has been deposited with the Town Clerk; and

WHEREAS, the form and substance of said letter of credit has been reviewed and approved by the Attorney to the Town; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the letter of credit by Hudson United Bank, being LOC #20000-441 be and the same is hereby accepted as security for the completion of the improvements in the Ginese Subdivision; and be it further

RESOLVED, that the cash deposit in the amount of $675.000 be refunded to the party who made such deposit.

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: June 20, 2005

RESOLUTION 6:20:05 - 2 RE: Authorization to Attend Planning & Zoning Workshop

Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, the Association of Towns of the State of New York and the New York Planning Federation will be presenting a workshop on July 15, 2005 in New Paltz, New York; and

WHEREAS, the secretary in the Building, Planning and Zoning department has requested permission to attend said workshop; and

WHEREAS, the $65.00 fee is included in the 2005 budget; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that Patricia Fox is hereby authorized to attend the Planning Federation workshop.

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: June 20, 2005

RESOLUTION 6:20:05 - 3 RE: To Set Hearing on Dover Ridge Water & Sewer Rents Increase

Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, the costs for the operation and management of the Dover Ridge Water and Sewer District far exceeds the revenues generated by the current rates being charged to the residents of the District; and

WHEREAS, the rehabilitation of the Dover Ridge Wastewater Treatment Plan has been completed and the new facility is now operational; and

WHEREAS, in addition to a grant funded through the Department of Environmental Conservation, the Town of Beekman has secured long term financing through the Environmental Facilities Corporation for the capital cost of the rehabilitation of this facility; and

WHEREAS, the continued growth of the deficit in the Dover Ridge Sewer Fund has prompted the Office of the State Comptroller’s Office to issue a directive to take the necessary corrective action to eliminate this deficit; and

WHEREAS, Article 14-F of the General Municipal Law authorizes the local legislative body to increase water and sewer rents on behalf of a water and sewer district by resolution after a public hearing; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that a public hearing for increasing water and sewer rents be held on the 11th day of July, 2005 at 7:15 o’clock p.m. at the Community Center on Recreation Center Road in the Town of Beekman, New York, and that notice of the time and place of such hearing be posted and published once on or before the 1st day of July in the Poughkeepsie Journal, a newspaper circulating in the Town of Beekman.

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: June 20, 2005

RESOLUTION 6:20:05 - 4 RE: Reopening of the Public Hearing on the “Springs at Beekman”

Councilman Thomas Kinsley offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, a public hearing on the “Springs of Beekman”, a proposed 214-Lot Cluster Residential Incentive subdivision by Sharbell Dutchess, Inc. was duly held on November 12, 2003 and adjourned on same date; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that should the Planning Board’s SEQRA Statement of Findings be released to the Town Board by Tuesday, June 28, 2005, the public hearing on the Petition by Sharbell Dutchess, Inc. for Authorization of Incentive Zoning pursuant to Section 155-55 of the Town’s Zoning Law in the matter of the “Springs at Beekman” will be hereby reopened on the 11th day of July, 2005 at 7:00 o’clock p.m. at the Beekman Community Center, Recreation Center Road, in the Town of Beekman, New York; and be it further

RESOLVED, that the notice of the time and place of such hearing and specifying the purpose thereof be published once on or before the 1st day of July, 2005 in the Poughkeepsie Journal, a newspaper circulating in the Town of Beekman.

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: June 20, 2005

RESOLUTION 6:20:05 - 5 RE: Authorizing Final Payment for Rec Trip

Supervisor John Adams offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, the Town Board previously authorized submission of deposit payment for a trip to Radio City sponsored by the Town of Beekman Recreation Department; and

WHEREAS, the final payment is required by June 23, 2005 to keep our reservation; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that submission of the final payment of $2,320.00 is hereby authorized.

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: June 20, 2005

RESOLUTION 6:20:05 - 6 RE: To Award Highway Equipment Bids

Councilman Daniel French offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, the Town Clerk was authorized to seek bids for a trailer mounted jet cleaner and a vacuum unit in order to comply with mandates of the Stormwater Management Program regulations requiring the cleaning of catch basins in municipalities; and

WHEREAS, authorization was also given to the Town Clerk to seek bids for a wood chipper; and

WHEREAS, bids were received, opened and read publicly on June 9, 2005 and have been reviewed by the Highway Superintendent and are herewith attached; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, the bids are hereby awarded as follows:
Bahr Sales, Inc(1) Super TGV-1000STrailer Mounted Vacuum$78,876.00
Den Besten Enterprises(1) Morback Model 13Tornado 15” Brush Chipper $38,250.00

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: June 20, 2005

RESOLUTION 6:20:05 - 7 RE: Renewal of Skate Park Insurance

Councilman Daniel French offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, the skate park insurance is due to expire on July 1, 2005; and

WHEREAS, the Recreation Commission has voted and approved that the skate park should remain open and, therefore, has requested that the Town Board renew the skate park insurance; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the skate park insurance shall hereby be renewed.

Seconded Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf

Supervisor Adams made a motion to table this vote.
Seconded by Councilman Stiegler.

Councilman Stiegler aye
Councilman French aye
Councilman Kinsley aye
Councilwoman Zulauf aye
Supervisor Adams aye

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

Dated: June 20, 2005

RESOLUTION 6:20:05 - 8 RE: Authorizing Signing of Cable Contract with SusCom

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

WHEREAS, the Town of Beekman has the requisite authority to grant cable television and cable communications franchises and renewals; and

WHEREAS, the Town of Beekman and Carmel Cable Television, Inc. d/b/a Susquehanna Communications (“SusCom”) have negotiated a franchise renewal; and

WHEREAS, the Town of Beekman and SusCom have complied with all Federal and State-mandated procedural and substantive requirements pertinent to this franchise including a public hearing which was duly held on May 5, 2003; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that Town Board hereby approves of the terms and conditions as outlined in the franchise renewal agreement between the Town of Beekman and Carmel Cable Television, Inc. d/b/a Susquehanna Communications and does hereby authorize the Supervisor to sign said agreement.

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: June 20, 2005

RESOLUTION 6:20:05 - 9 RE: Authoring the Trails Committee to Utilize the Services of the Town Engineer and the Attorney to the Town

Councilman Werner Stiegler offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, the Trails Committee is in the process of submitting a final proposal to the Town Board for a one-mile trail project that would provide an easily walkable pathway along Recreation Road to the corner of Beekman-Poughquag Road to be utilized and enjoyed by all members of our community; and

WHEREAS, in order to provide an estimated cost for this project, the services of the Town Engineer and the Attorney to the Town are required in order to address possible easements, surveys and right of ways; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the Town Board hereby authorizes the Trail Committee to utilize the services of the Town Engineer, Rhode, Soyka and Andrews as well as Kevin Denton, the Attorney to the Town to determine the estimated cost for the above trail project.

Seconded Councilman Thomas Kinsley

Councilman Stiegler made a motion that the maximum amount paid for these services be $2000.00.
Seconded by Councilman French.

Councilman Stiegler aye
Councilman French aye
Councilman Kinsley aye
Councilwoman Zulauf aye
Supervisor Adams aye

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: June 20, 2005
 
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