PUBLIC HEARING
 JANUARY 16, 2003

A Public Hearing was held on the Repeal of Chapter 107 of the Town Code of the Town of Esopus on Subdivision Regulations was held on January 16th at 7:15 PM at the Town Hall on Broadway in Port Ewen, New York with the following persons in attendance:

SUPERVISOR RAY RICE
            COUNCILMAN MARSHALL COURTNEY
COUNCILMAN GLORIA VANVLIET
COUNCILMAN WAYNE FREER
COUNCILMAN PETER BEISEL

Recording Secretary: Diane L. McCord, Town Clerk
                                                                                              RMC
The Public Hearing Notice was advertised in the Daily Freeman on January 11, 2003.

There was no public comment.

A MOTION TO CLOSE THE PUBLIC HEARING WAS MADE BY SUPERVISOR RAY RICE AT 7:18 PM AND SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN WAYNE FREER.  ALL TOWN BOARD MEMBERS VOTED IN FAVOR.  MOTION CARRIED.

Respectfully submitted,

Diane L. McCord
Town Clerk, RMC



 
TOWN OF ESOPUS
  TOWN BOARD MEETING
 JANUARY 16, 2003
 

A regularly scheduled meeting of the Town of Esopus Town Board was held on Thursday, January 16, 2003 at 7:30 PM at the Town Hall in Port Ewen, New York at 7:30 PM with the following persons in attendance:

SUPERVISOR RAY RICE
COUNCILMAN MARSHALL COURTNEY
COUNCILMAN GLORIA VANVLIET
COUNCILMAN WAYNE FREER
COUNCILMAN PETER BEISEL

Recording Secretary: Diane L. McCord, Town Clerk, RMC

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Part time clerical position in the Building Department - please call Supervisor Rice at 331-0676
Dogs available for adoption at the Esopus Kennel
Opening for volunteer on the Kingston Cable Commission
Opening for volunteers on the Environmental Advisory Board
Opening for volunteers on the Recreation Board
 

:PUBLIC COMMENT: None
 
TOWN BOARD RESOLUTIONS:

1.  RESOLUTION TO APPOINT MARSHALL COURTNEY LIAISON TO THE PORT       EWEN WATER/SEWER BOARD

BE IT RESOLVED, by the Town Board of the Town of Esopus, in the County of Ulster, as follows:

WHEREAS, it is beneficial to have Town Board members familiar with the activities of the various Town advisory boards,

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Town Board appoints Councilman Marshall Courtney as liaison to the Port Ewen Water and Sewer Board (replacing the late Councilman
John Loughlin).

RESOLUTION OFFERED BY SUPERVISOR RAY RICE
RESOLUTION SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN WAYNE FREER
SUPERVISOR RAY RICE    AYE
COUNCILMAN MARSHALL COURTNEY AYE
COUNCILMAN GLORIA VANVLIET  AYE
COUNCILMAN WAYNE FREER  AYE
COUNCILMAN PETER BEISEL   AYE

RESOLUTION DULY ADOPTED.

2.  RESOLUTION TO APPOINT ANNE GORDON AND RACHEL EVANS TO THE       ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORY BOARD

BE IT RESOLVED, by the Town Board of the Town of Esopus, in the County of Ulster, as follows:

WHEREAS, vacancies exist on the Town of Esopus Environmental Advisory Board,

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Town Board appoints Anne Gordon and Rachel Evans to the Environmental Advisory Board for the following terms respectively 01-16-03 to 12-31-04 and 01-16-03 to 12-31-03.

RESOLUTION OFFERED BY COUNCILMAN MARSHALL COURTNEY
RESOLUTION SECONDED BY SUPERVISOR RAY RICE

SUPERVISOR RAY RICE    AYE
COUNCILMAN MARSHALL COURTNEY AYE
COUNCILMAN GLORIA VANVLIET  AYE
COUNCILMAN WAYNE FREER  AYE
COUNCILMAN PETER BEISEL   AYE

RESOLUTION DULY ADOPTED.

3.  RESOLUTION TO APPOINT NANCY HENRY DEPUTY TOWN CLERK

BE IT RESOLVED, by the Town Board of the Town of Esopus, in the County of Ulster,
as follows:

WHEREAS, a Deputy Town Clerk position has become vacant due to the resignation of Kathy
Kiernan,

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Town Board, at the request of Town Clerk Diane McCord, appoints Nancy Henry to the position of Deputy Town Clerk at a salary of $10.82 per hour.

RESOLUTION OFFERED BY COUNCILMAN PETER BEISEL
RESOLUTION SECONDED BY SUPERVISOR RAY RICE

SUPERVISOR RAY RICE    AYE
COUNCILMAN MARSHALL COURTNEY AYE
COUNCILMAN GLORIA VANVLIET  AYE
COUNCILMAN WAYNE FREER  AYE
COUNCILMAN PETER BEISEL   AYE

RESOLUTION DULY ADOPTED.

4.  RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE ATTENDANCE OF BUILDING INSPECTORS AT
    BUILDING DEPARTMENT OFFICIALS SCHOOL

BE IT RESOLVED, by the Town Board of the Town of Esopus, in the County of Ulster, as follows:

WHEREAS, The Eastern States Building Officials School will be held February 2, 3,4, in Atlantic City, New Jersey,

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Town Board authorizes the attendance of Town
Building Inspectors Mark Rieker and Hank Pittner, the expenses to be paid from the Building Dept. Budget.

RESOLUTION OFFERED BY COUNCILMAN WAYNE FREER
RESOLUTION SECONDED BY SUPERVISOR RAY RICE

SUPERVISOR RAY RICE    AYE
COUNCILMAN MARSHALL COURTNEY AYE
COUNCILMAN GLORIA VANVLIET  AYE
COUNCILMAN WAYNE FREER  AYE
COUNCILMAN PETER BEISEL   AYE

RESOLUTION DULY ADOPTED.
 
5.  RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE PAYMENT OF VOUCHERS RECEIVED
     SINCE DECEMBER 30TH TOWN BOARD MEETING

BE IT RESOLVED, by the Town Board of the Town of Esopus, County of Ulster as follows:

WHEREAS, the Town of Esopus has been presented with vouchers for payment and these vouchers have been examined and approved by the Town Board,

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the following vouchers be approved for payment:

GENERAL FUND  #1-41    $ 9,395.47
HIGHWAY FUND  #1-16     10,910.09
STREET LIGHTING #1       3,414.22
PORT EWEN SEWER #1-15       4,708.86
PORT EWEN WATER #1-29     14,510.13

TOTAL...............................................................................$42,948.77
 

RESOLUTION OFFERED BY SUPERVISOR RAY RICE
RESOLUTION SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN MARSHALL COURTNEY

SUPERVISOR RAY RICE    AYE
COUNCILMAN MARSHALL COURTNEY AYE
COUNCILMAN GLORIA VANVLIET  AYE
COUNCILMAN WAYNE FREER  AYE
COUNCILMAN PETER BEISEL   AYE

RESOLUTION DULY ADOPTED.

6.  MOTION TO ACCEPT THE MINUTES OF THE DECEMBER 2002 TOWN BOARD
     MEETING

A MOTION WAS MADE BY SUPERVISOR RAY RICE AND SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN MARSHALL COURTNEY TO ACCEPT THE MINUTES OF THE DECEMBER 2002 TOWN BOARD MEETING.  ALL TOWN BOARD MEMBERS VOTED IN FAVOR.  MOTION CARRIED.

PUBLIC COMMENT: None

CORRESPONDENCE AND REPORTS OF COMMITTEES:

The following Correspondence and Reports of Committees have been received and are on file in the Town Clerk’s Office:

Correspondence for December 2002
Town Clerk’s Monthly Report dated December 2002.
Town Clerk’s Yearly Report for 2002
Tax Collector’s Monthly Statement for December 2002
Port Ewen Water and Sewer Report dated December 2002
Port Ewen Water/Sewer Adjustment Report
Planning Board Minutes dated December 18, 2002
ZBA Minutes dated December 2002

A MOTION TO ADJOURN THE MEETING WAS MADE BY SUPERVISOR RAY RICE AT 7:35 PM AND SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN WAYNE FREER.

Respectfully submitted,

Diane L. McCord
Town Clerk, RMC