ROSENDALE TOWN BOARD
SPECIAL MEETING – BUDGET PRESENTATION
OCTOBER 2, 2009
The meeting was called to order at 5:00 pm by Supervisor McDonough at Town Hall, 424 Main Street, Rosendale.
PRESENT: Councilman Kenneth Cluen (arrived 5:05 pm)
Councilman Robert Gallagher
Councilman Richard Minissali
Supervisor Patrick McDonough
ABSENT: Councilwoman Manna Jo Greene
motion was made by Supervisor McDonough to accept the resignation of
Christopher Wilson as a part-time police officer; seconded by Councilman
Minissali. Roll Vote: 3 Yes; 2 Absent.
motion was made by Supervisor McDonough to appoint Joseph Manner, Jr.
as a part-time police officer; seconded by Councilman Gallagher. Roll Vote:
4 Yes, 1 Absent.
1). PRESENTATION OF THE
BUDGET: Town Clerk, Joan Jordan, presented the tentative budget to the
Councilmen for their review; the budget also includes the High Falls
Water District budget.
stated that he attended the Rosendale Water/Sewer meeting Monday night
and they were told by Superintendent Terry Johnson that he was notified
by the Health Dept. that there are two major fixes that need to be made;
(1) the water mains on Main Street need to be upgraded, they are more
than one hundred years old; (2) the water storage tank needs to be
Supervisor McDonough told the Councilmen that we did not get the “Green Grant” that we applied for under the stimulus program.
2). RESOLUTION 10-2009-#1 Authorizing the Purchase of 4WD Police Vehicle. The resolution authorizes the purchase of a 2009 Dodge Durango at a cost of $27,590.40 to be financed over three (3) years.
A motion was made by Supervisor McDonough to adopt the resolution; seconded by Councilman Gallagher. Roll Vote:
Councilman Cluen Yes
Councilman Gallagher Yes
Councilwoman Greene Absent
Councilman Minissali Yes
Supervisor McDonough Yes
A short discussion
followed about having the police department develop a preventative
maintenance record plan if one does not presently exist and also mention
was made that we might have to consider bidding on maintenance to
conform to state policy.
A motion was made by
Supervisor McDonough to go into Executive Session at 5:20 pm to discuss
whether to consider appointing a particular person to one of two
particular positions within the police department; seconded by
Out of Executive Session at 5:30 pm; a decision will be tabled until after the appointment of a “police chief”.
A motion was made by Councilman Cluen to adjourn at 5:30 pm; seconded by Councilman Minissali.
Joan S. Jordan