January 24, 2005
  • RESOLUTION 1:24:05 - 1 Acceptance of Town of Beekman Design Handbook
  • RESOLUTION 1:24:05 - 2 Correction of Building Inspector II Salary
  • RESOLUTION 1:24:05 - 3 Naming of “Fairhaven Court”
  • RESOLUTION 1:24:05 - 4 Appointment of Recreation Assistant
  • RESOLUTION 1:24:05 - 5 To Set Public Hearing – Continuation of Town Center Public Hearing Based on Amended Version of the Proposed Local Law
  • RESOLUTION 1:24:05 - 6 To Amend Sect. 19-9 of Town Code – Required Disclosure of Interest
  • RESOLUTION 1:24:05 - 7 To Set Public Hearing Supplemental Bond Resolution for Dover Ridge

RESOLUTION 1:24:05 - 1
RE: Acceptance of Town of Beekman Design Handbook

Councilman Daniel French offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, Local Law # 3 of 2004 providing for the establishment of an Architectural Review Board was enacted by the Town Board on August 2, 2004; and

WHEREAS, said Local Law calls for the creation and adoption of the Town of Beekman Design Handbook outlining guidelines for architectural features of proposed construction, additions, alterations or remodeling which is deemed appropriate for the Town; and

WHEREAS, the Architectural Review Board has submitted a proposed Town of Beekman Design Handbook for review by the Town Board; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the Town Board hereby adopts the attached Town of Beekman Design Handbook to be used during the review process by the Architectural Review Board.

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: January 24, 2005

RESOLUTION 1:24:05 - 2 RE: Correction of Building Inspector II Salary

Councilman Werner Stiegler offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, an error was made in calculating the 2005 salary of the Building Inspector II position held by Edmund Thomas McHugh; now therefore be it

RESOLVED that the 2005 annual salary of Edmund Thomas McHugh, Building Inspector/Zoning Inspector is corrected to $47,376.00.

Seconded Supervisor John 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: January 24, 2005

RESOLUTION 1:24:05 - 3 RE: Naming of “Fairhaven Court”

Councilman Daniel French offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, it is necessary to name the road in the Ginese Subdivision enabling Emergency 911 vehicles to respond to emergency calls; and

WHEREAS, “Fairhaven Court” is the name proposed for said road; and

WHEREAS, the proposed name, “Fairhaven Court”, has been approved by the Planning Board at their January 20, 2005 meeting as well as the Dutchess County Department of Emergency Response; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the name “Fairhaven Court” be given to the road in the Ginese Subdivision; and be it further

RESOLVED, that Dutchess County 911 be duly notified of this name so that it can be placed in the 911 database.

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: January 24, 2005

RESOLUTION 1:24:05 - 4 RE: Appointment of Recreation Assistant

Councilman Thomas Kinsley offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, Town Law states that the Town Board shall make appointments and set salaries; and

WHEREAS, a vacancy for the position of Recreation Assistant exists due to the resignation of Jennifer Davis; and

WHEREAS, this position was advertised in the Poughkeepsie Journal with interviews subsequently held by the Recreation Director; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Recreation Director, the Town Board hereby appoints Christine Gates as Recreation Assistant; and be it further

RESOLVED, that Christine Gates will commence work on February 7, 2005 at an hourly rate of $13.00 per hour as set forth in the wage matrix as established by the Recreation Commission.

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: January 24, 2005

RESOLUTION 1:24:05 - 5 RE: To Set Public Hearing – Continuation of Town Center Public Hearing Based on Amended Version of the Proposed Local Law

Councilwoman Barbara Zulauf offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, a Public Hearing was held on December 20, 2004 on a proposed Local Law in rezoning of 132 acres to be referred to as the Town Center Area; and

WHEREAS, subsequent to a Town Board workshop on January 10, 2005 to discuss the comments made at said Public Hearing, amendments have been made to the proposed Local Law; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the continuation of said Public Hearing will be held on the 7th day of February, 2005 at 7:15 o’clock p.m. at the Town Hall, 4 Main Street, Poughquag, in the Town of Beekman, New York, and that notice of the time and place of such continuation and setting forth the amended version of the proposed Local Law be published once on or before the 27th day of January, 2005 in the Poughkeepsie Journal, a newspaper circulating in the Town of Beekman; and be it further

RESOLVED, that copies of the amended version of the proposed Local Law will be available for examination and inspection in the office of the Town Clerk of the Town of Beekman between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on all business days.

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: January 24, 2005

RESOLUTION 1:24:05 - 6 RE: To Amend Sect. 19-9 of Town Code – Required Disclosure of Interest

Supervisor John Adams offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, Section 19-9 of Town Code requires the completion of an annual disclosure of interest; and

WHEREAS, in an attempt to clarify the disclosure of interest procedures and to increase compliance, the Ethics Board recommends amending the wording of Section 19-9, Paragraph A, Section 19-9, Appendix A, herewith attached; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that a public hearing on the recommended changes to the Town Code be held on the 7th day of February, 2005 at 7:10 o’clock p.m. at the 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 amendments, be published once on or before the 27th day of January, 2005 in the Poughkeepsie Journal, a newspaper circulating in the Town of Beekman.

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: January 24, 2005

RESOLUTION 1:24:05 - 7 RE: To Set Public Hearing Supplemental Bond Resolution for Dover Ridge

Councilman Werner Stiegler offers the following and moves its adoption:

WHEREAS, on September 27, 2004, subsequent to a Public Hearing, the Town Board amended a bond resolution adopted on May 1, 2000 and authorized the issuance of an additional $350,000 serial bonds of theTown of Beekman, in the County of Dutchess, State of New York, pursuant to the local finance law and the town law of the State of New York, to finance the increased costs of the improvements of the facilities of the Dover Ridge Sewer District in and for the Town and authorizing the making of such improvements; and

WHEREAS, upon receiving bids and awarding the project to the lowest bidder as well as increased costs of related services, the project costs are more than estimated; and

WHEREAS; it has been determined that the increased cost estimate will require an additional $175,000; and

WHEREAS, the Town Board as the Commissioners of the District request that the Town of Beekman make available funds to finance the proposed improvements of the Dover Ridge Facility by authorizing the issuance of obligations of the Town of Beekman in the aggregate principal amount not to exceed $1,200,000, including $1,025,000 previously approved obligations, pursuant to the Local Finance Law, and that a sum sufficient to pay the principal of and interest on such obligations, as the same shall become due and payable, shall be assessed, levied and collected from the several lands and parcels of real property within the District in the same manner and at the same time as other Town charges and as prescribed by the Town Law; and

WHEREAS, applicable New York law requires a public hearing if and when the estimated costs of the proposed improvements are increased; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that a public hearing on the amended capital improvement amount of $1,200,000, including $1,025,000 previously approved will be held on the 7th day of February, 2005 at 7:00 o’clock p.m. at the 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 purpose of said hearing, be published once on or before the 27th day of January, 2005 in the Poughkeepsie Journal, a newspaper circulating in the Town of Beekman.

Seconded Supervisor John 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: January 24, 2005
 
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