RESOLUTION #01-07††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† JANUARY 2, 2007

 

2007 ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

 

JANUARY 2, 2007

 

APPOINTMENTS - ESTABLISHING DATES/PROCEDURES

 

†† Time/Date for Regular Town Board Meetings

First Monday of every month at 7:00 P.M.†† In the case of Monday holidays or cancellations due to inclement weather, the meetings will be held on the Tuesday after the 1st Monday.†††††

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††† Motion made by Councilman Harned, seconded by Councilwoman Lent.

††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† All in favor - So carried

 

†† Town Board Meeting Rules and Regulations

Call to order

Salute of Flag

Acceptance of the minutes of the previous meeting

Public communications to the Town Board

Written communications to the Town Board

Old Business

New Business

Adjournment

 

Motion made by Councilwoman Lent, seconded by Councilman Harned.

††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† All in favor - So carried

 

†† Naming Official Newspaper

Register Star

 

Motion made by Councilman Nolan, seconded by Councilwoman Lent.

All in favor - So carried

 

†† Naming Bank for Deposits

†† 1.Supervisor†† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† Bank of America

†† 2.Town Clerk††††††††††† ††††††††††† Bank of America

†† 3.Tax Collector†††††††††† ††††††††††† First Niagara

†† 4.Justice Christensen††††††††††† M&T Bank

†† 5.Justice Banks††††††††† ††††††††††† Bank of America

 

††† Motion made by Councilwoman Lent, seconded by Councilman Harned.

All in favor - So carried

 

 

 

††† Authorize Town Supervisor to appoint a bookkeeper and accountant

Pursuant to Section 29 of the Town Law

Necessary for proper conduct of Town Affairs

Motion made by Councilwoman Lent, seconded by Councilman Nolan.

†† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† All in favor - So carried

†† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† .

†††† Authorize Town Supervisor to temporarily invest idle monies in accordance with†† ††††††††††† the Town investment policy (General Municipal Law, Section 11)

 

Motion made by Councilman Staats, seconded by Councilman Nolan.

††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† All in favor - So carried.

 

††† Appoint Official Dog Shelter

†††† Pine Plains Veterinary Hospital Associated PC

†††† Route 199

†††† Pine Plains, New York 12567

†††††††††† (518) 398-7575 or 398-9494

†††††††††††

Motion made by Councilman Harned, seconded by Councilwoman Lent.

††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† All in favor - So carried.

 

7a.††††† Appoint Official Dog Control Officer at $300/month

††††††††††† ††††††††††† Joseph Palumbo

††††††††††† Assistant Dog Control Officer at $50/month. (Appointed by Dog Control

††††††††††† ††††††††††† Officer)

 

††††††††††† Motion made by Councilwoman Lent, seconded by Councilman Nolan.

††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† All in favor.So carried.

†††††††††††

†††† Authorize Town Justices to hire a Court Stenographer when necessary.

For a proper record of testimony

Within limit of 2007 budget

††††††††

†††††††† Motion made by Councilman Staats, seconded by Councilwoman Lent.

††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† All in favor - So carried

 

†† †† Appoint Town Constable

††††††††† ††Garry Van Ort at $300. /year (within 2007 budget limits)

††††††††

Motion made by Councilwoman Lent, seconded by Councilman Harned

††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† All in favor - So carried.

 

 

 

 

10.†††††† Appoint Town Historians

††††††††††† Anne Poleschner, Gary DeLaurentis and Louise Kalin at $150.00 each/year

†††††††††

Motion made by Councilwoman Lent, seconded by Councilman Nolan.

††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† All in favor - So carried.

11.†††††† Appoint Building Inspector

††††††††† John Fieser at $4,500/year

††††††††††† Deputy Zoning Enforcement Officer at $100.00 per month (Appointed by

Building Inspector)

†††††††††††

††††††††††† Motion made by Councilwoman Lent, seconded by Councilman Nolan.

††† ††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† All in favor - So carried

 

12.†††† Appoint Town Attorney (for Town, Planning and Zoning Law and Assessor)

†††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† (Within 2007 budget limits)

††††† ††††††††††† Connor, Curran and Schram, P.C., Hudson, New York

†††††

††††† Motion made by Councilwoman Lent, seconded by Councilman Harned.

††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† All in favor.So carried.

†††††

13.†††††† Appoint Town Engineer

D.F. Wheeler Engineers (within 2007 budget limits)

 

Motion made by Councilwoman Lent, seconded by Councilman Harned.

††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† All in favor - So carried

 

14.††††† Designate Official Representatives to Association of Towns Annual Meeting

††††††††††† ††††††††††† Carol Lent and Chris Nolan

†††††††††††

Motion made by Councilman Harned, seconded by Councilman Staats.

††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† All in favor - So carried

 

15.††††† Establish $.40 Per Mile Rate for official Town travel†††††††† ††††††††††† †††††††††††

†††††††††††

Motion made by Councilwoman Lent, seconded by Councilman Harned.

††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† All in favor - So carried

 

†††† Authorize Town Supervisor to sign 2007 State and Local Youth Contracts

 

Motion made by Councilman Staats, seconded by Councilwoman Lent.

†††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† All in favor - So carried

 

 

††††† Appoint Registrar of Vital Statistics

Mary Helen Shannon

†††††††††

Motion made by Councilman Nolan, seconded by Councilman Harned.

All in favor - So carried

 

†††† Re-appoint Laurence Saulpaugh, Chair of the Planning Board ††††††† †††††††††††

Re- Appoint Clayton Andrus, Deputy Chairman. †††††††††††

 

Motion made by Councilwoman Lent, seconded by Councilman Harned.

†††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† All in favor - So carried

 

18a†††† Re-appoint Mary Helen Shannon, Planning Board Secretary

 

Motion made by Councilwoman Lent, seconded by Councilman Nolan.

†††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† All in favor - So carried

 

19††††††† Re-appoint Charles Larsen, Chair of the Zoning Board of Appeals

††††††††††† Re-appoint Bruce Unson - Deputy Chairman

Motion made by Councilwoman Lent, seconded by Councilman Harned.

†††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† All in favor - So carried

 

19a†††† Appoint Linda Dousharm as Zoning Board Secretary

 

Motion made by Councilwoman Lent, seconded by Councilman Harned.

†††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† All in favor - So carried

 

20.††††† Town Clerkís appointments for Deputy Clerk and Deputy Registrar of Vital

Statistics - Tracey Gallant

†††††††††††

†††††††††† Motion made by Councilwoman Lent, seconded by Councilman Harned.

All in favor - So carried

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21.††††† Town Highway Superintendentís appointment for Deputy Highway

†††††††††††††††††††† Superintendent - Adom Lawyer

Motion made by Councilwoman Lent, seconded by Councilman Harned.

††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† All in favor - So carried.

 

22.††††† Town Supervisorís appointment for Deputy Supervisor

Harry Harned for term of January 1, 2007 - December 31, 2007.

 

Motion made by Counciilwoman Lent, seconded by Councilman Staats.

†††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† All in favor - So carried.

 

††††† Town Supervisorís appointment for Budget Officer

William E. Banks

 

Motion made by Councilwoman Lent, seconded by Councilman Harned.

†††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† All in favor - So carried

 

24.††††† Town Supervisorís appointment for Town Bookkeeper

Mark Fitzgerald, Inc. Schodack Landing, New York

 

Motion made by Councilwoman Lent, seconded by Councilman Harned.

†††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† All in favor - So carried

 

†††† Town Supervisorís appointment for Town Accountant

Mark Fitzgerald, Inc. Schodack Landing, New York

 

Motion made by Councilwoman Lent, seconded by Councilman Harned.

†††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† All in favor - So carried

 

†††† Town Board Committees

Building:†††††† Harry Harned and Carol Lent

Legal:††††††††††† ††††††††††† Richard Staats and Chris Nolan

Insurance:††† Carol Lent and Harry Harned

Cable TV:††††† †††††††††† Richard Staats and Chris Nolan

Highway:†††††† ††††††††††† Carol Lent and William E. Banks

Auditing:††††††† †††††††††† All Town Board Members

Recreation and Community Events:††

†††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† Christmas Program - Dagmar Payne

†††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† Easter Egg Hunt - Carol Lent

Community House: All Board members

Grant Committee: Carol Lent

Town Park Land: All Town Board Members

Liaison to Red Hook, Germantown and Pine Plains School Districts- Chris Nolan

 

 

Motion made by Councilman Harned, seconded by Councilwoman Lent.††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† ††††††††††† All in favor - So carried

 

††††† Appoint Webmaster for Clermontís website

Harry Harned

†††††††††††

††††††††††† Motion made by Councilman Staats, seconded by Councilwoman Lent.

††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† All in favor.So carried.

†††† Review Highway Personnel Policy (Note Changes if Any)

 

†††† Review Procurement Policy (Note Changes if Any)

 

†††† Review Fixed Assets

 

†††† Review Investment Policy (Note Changes if Any)

 

†††† Set time and date to review books and records of Town Clerk, Town Justices,

†††† Tax Collector and Supervisor by January 20th.Enter in February minutes.

 

†††† Review Road Bonds

 

†††† Review Other Bonds

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Accept 2007 Salaries stated in the 2007 Budget, as follows:

 

OFFICE††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† SALARY†††††††††††††††††PAY BASIS

††††††††††† Supervisor†††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† $ 5,000/yr†††††† ††††††††††† Monthly Payroll

††††††††††† Councilpersons (4)†† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† $ 2,300/yr†††††† ††††††††††† Monthly Payroll

††††††††††† Justice Christensen††††††††††† ††††††††††† $ 4,400/yr†††††† ††††††††††† Monthly Payroll

††††††††††† Justice Banks††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† $ 4,400/yr†††††† ††††††††††† Monthly Payroll

††††††††††† Town Clerk†††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† $ 5,600/yr†††††† ††††††††††† Monthly Payroll

††††††††††† Tax Collector ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† $ 3,000/yr†††††† ††††††††††† Monthly Payroll

††††††††††† Highway Superintendent††††† ††††††††††† $37,500/yr††††† ††††††††††† Bi-Weekly Payroll

 

Certified Assessor††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† $ 7,075/yr†††††† ††††††††††† Monthly Payroll

Assessor Clerk†††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† $ 2,700/yr†††††† ††††††††††† Monthly Payroll

Town Historians(3)††††††††††† ††††††††††† $ 150.00 each/yr.††††† Yearly Payroll

††††††††††† Budget Officer†††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† $ 600.00/yr†††† ††††††††††† Yearly Payroll

††††††††††† Court Clerks (2)†††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† $125.00/mo†† ††††††††††† Monthly Payroll

††††††††††† Building Inspector†††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† $4,500/yr††††††† ††††††††††† Monthly Payroll

††††††††††† Deputy Building Inspector††† ††††††††††† $100.00/mo†† ††††††††††† Monthly Payroll

††††††††††† Town Custodian††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† $1,500/yr††††††† ††††††††††† Monthly Payroll

Assessment Review Board ††††††††††† $100.00/day††††††††††† By Voucher

††††††††††† ††† Additional time††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† $10.00/hr††††††† ††††††††††† By Voucher

††††††††††† Zoning Chairperson††††††††††† ††††††††††† $1,000/yr††††††† ††††††††††† Yearly Payroll

††††††††††† Planning Chairperson†††††††††† ††††††††††† $1,000/yr††††††† ††††††††††† Yearly Payroll

Zoning Co-Chairperson†††††† ††††††††††† $800/yr†††††††† ††††††††††† Yearly Payroll

Planning Co-Chairperson††† ††††††††††† $800/yr†††††††† ††††††††††† Yearly Payroll

††††††††††† Zoning Members†††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† $800/yr†††††††† ††††††††††† Yearly Payroll

††††††††††† Planning Members††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† $800/yr†††††††† ††††††††††† Yearly Payroll

††††††††††† Zoning Secretary†††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† $1,000/yr††††††† ††††††††††† Yearly Payroll

††††††††††† Planning Secretary†† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† $1,000/yr††††††† ††††††††††† Yearly Payroll

††††††††††† Town Constable††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† $300/yr†††††††† ††††††††††† Yearly Payroll

††††††††††† Trial Juror†††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† $6.00/hr††††††† ††††††††††† By Voucher

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HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT

††††††††††† Full Time††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† $15.00/hr††††††† ††††††††††† Bi-weekly Payroll

††††††††††† Part Time (Summer) ††††††††††† $10.00/hr††††††† ††††††††††† Bi-weekly Payroll

††††††††††† Part Time (Winter)††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† $10.00/hr††††††† ††††††††††† Bi-weekly Payroll

 

Motion made to accept 2007 Salaries per Town Budget made by Councilman Staats, seconded by Councilman Harned. ††††††††††† ††††††††††† All in favor. - So carried.