CLERMONT TOWN BOARD
DECEMBER 30, 2019
The Clermont Town Board held its year-end meeting on Monday, December 30, 2019 at 7:00 P.M. at the Town Hall. Those present were Supervisor Raymond Staats, Councilman Robert Desmond, Councilwoman Dawn Brownson, Councilman Evan Hempel and Councilman Kris Gildersleeve. Others present were Lindsey Lusher Shute and Peter Fingar of Fingar Insurance.
Supervisor Staats opened the meeting with the salute to the flag.
He introduced Peter Fingar of Fingar Insurance to speak about renewal of our policy which comes due December 31, 2019. We are covered by NYMIR which is a municipal reciprocal policy. He went over Limits of Liability and the various breakdowns of coverages. He will get additional information on crime coverage, employee theft and computer fraud. The premium increase from last year is $497.00. Supervisor Staats thanked Mr. Fingar for coming in.
Supervisor Staats advised the Board that he has spoken to Jeff Irish of SunCommon about roof mounted solar. Mr. Irish will be at the January 6th meeting. Councilman Desmond would like to see us apply for grants for this project.
The Supervisor prepared a budget amendment to balance accounts at the end of the year as follows:
To: D5142.4 Snow Removal 21.00
From: D5130.4 Machinery 21.00
To: A1010.4 Town Board 297.00
A1355.4 Assessor 341.00
A3610.4 Examining Board 136.00
A9060.8 Hospitalization Insurance 177.00
A1670.4 Central Printing 511.00
A5132.4 Garage 263.00
A5182.4 Streetlighting 113.00
From: A1990.4 Contingent 1500.00
A1440.4 Engineer 358.00
Total: 1,858.00 1,858.00
A motion was made by Councilman Desmond, seconded by Councilman Hempel to approve the budget amendment. All in favor. So carried.
A motion was made by Councilman Gildersleeve to approve General abstract #13A, vouchers #339 – 368, in the amount of $8053.62, seconded by Councilwoman Brownson.
A motion was made by Councilman Desmond to approve General Prepaid Abstract #13, vouchers #332 – 338, in the amount of $655.42, seconded by Councilman Hempel. All in favor. So carried.
A motion was made by Councilman Hempel to approve Highway Abstract #13, vouchers #125 – 130, in the amount of $6556.55, seconded by Councilwoman Brownson. All in favor. So carried.
A motion was made by Councilwoman Brownson to approve Trust & Agency #12, vouchers #29-30 in the amount of $473.37, seconded by Councilman Desmond. All in favor. So carried.
This is Councilman Hempel’s last meeting as he resigned effective December 31, 2019. Supervisor Staats and the Board thanked him for his service to the Town.
A motion was made to adjourn by Councilman Desmond, seconded by Councilman Gildersleeve at 7:40 p.m.
Mary Helen Shannon, RMC