Town Board — Minutes, Nov. 14, 2011

November 14, 2011

An emergency Special Meeting of the Town Board was held November 14, 2011 at 7:00 at the Town Hall.  Present were: Supervisor Hynes, Councilmen Gene Cronk, Edward Raeder, Allen Hinkley and Stephen Walker and 3 residents.

The meeting was called to discuss the assessor position and any other business that may come before the Board.

On motion of Allen Hinkley second by Edward Raeder the Town Board approved the following unpaid water amounts to go on the 2012 Town/County tax bills: Denver Water District $109.20, Grand Gorge Water District $7,546.14 and Roxbury Water District $4,663.76.

AYES – 5 Hinkley, Raeder, Cronk, Walker, Hynes

NAYS – 0

RESOLUTION #44 – NEG DEC ON COLD SPRING RD> SLOPE REMEDIATION

On motion of Stephen Walker second by Edward Raeder the following resolution was offered and approved:

“WHEREAS, during the 2011 incident period of August 28 the Town of Roxbury experienced heavy rains and flooding associated with the remnants of hurricane Irene;

WHEREAS, the Town of Roxbury has determined that immediate repair/remediation is necessary due to the resulting damage/undercutting to the toe of the supporting embankment and a slope failure along Cold Spring Road; and

WHEREAS, the possible environmental impacts of the Cold Spring Road Slope Remediation have been considered by the Town Board; and

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Town Board has determined that

the Cold Spring Road Slope Remediation will not have significant adverse impacts on the environment, and that the project qualifies as an emergency under 6 NYCRR §617.5(b)(33), and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Town Board authorizes the Supervisor to take such further steps as might be necessary to implement the project as soon as possible to protect public health.”

AYES – 5 Walker, Raeder, Cronk, Hinkley, Hynes

NAYS – 0

Assessor Robert Breglio was present to discuss his report given to the Board and a possible contract, re-val process,  assessing process, office staff and requested a GIS program.  Atty. Young will be contacted to prepare a draft contract.

RESOLUTION #45 – CONTRACT FOR SOLE ASSESSOR

On motion of Allen Hinkley second by Edward Raeder the following resolution was offered and approved:

RESOLVED the Town Board approves entering into a contract for services with Robert Breglio  for assessor services with a start date of 12/1/11 to work with the current Assessor and to be Sole Assessor as of 1/1/12.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED the terms for pay, hours, etc. is to be negotiated with the Town Board.

AYES – 5 Hinkley, Raeder, Cronk, Walker, Hynes

NAYS – 0

On motion of Allen Hinkley second by Edward Raeder the Town Board authorizes the Town Clerk to advertise for the position of Community Resource Clerk.

AYES – 5 Hinkley, Raeder, Cronk, Walker, Hynes

NAYS – 0

Building Inspector issues were discussed.  The Personnel Committee will meet with the building inspector to discuss those issues.

On motion of Gene Cronk second by Allen Hinkley the meeting adjourned at 8:50 pm.

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Diane Pickett, Town Clerk
Thomas S. Hynes, Supervisor
Gene Cronk, Councilman
Edward Raeder, Councilman
Allen Hinkley, Councilman
Stephen Walker, Councilman

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