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Monthly Archives: October 2009

Adopted Budget Proposed Budget
2009 2010
GENERAL FUND REVENUE
REAL PROPERTY TAXES
Town of Tompkins $     110,000 $  194,450
DEPARTMENTAL INCOME
Interest and Penalties $         3,500 $      3,500
Clerk Fees $            500 $         300
Planning Board Fees $              50 $         100
USE OF MONEY & PROP
Interest & Earnings $            900 $         300
LICENSES & PERMITS
Dog Licenses $            200 $         200
Building Permits $         6,000 $      6,000
FINES & FORFEITURES
Fines & Forfeited Bail $         2,000 $      4,000
STATE AID
St Aid Revenue Sharing $       10,000 $    10,000
St Aid Mortgage Tax $         9,000 $      9,000
ST Aid Youth Programs $            750 $             -
Unexpended Income from 2009 $       69,400 $    28,000
Tota General Fund Revenue $     212,300 $  255,850
GENERAL FUND EXPENDITURES
TOWN BOARD
Town Board Personnel $         7,200 $      7,200
Town Board Cont. Exp. $         1,500 $      1,800
MUNICIPAL COURT
Municipal Court Personnel $         6,000 $    12,000
Municipal Court Contractual $         2,000 $      3,000
SUPERVISOR
Supervisor-Personnel $       16,800 $    16,800
Supervisor-Equip $      2,000
Super. Contractual $         2,200 $      2,200
TAX COLLECTION
Tax Personnel $         5,000 $      5,000
Tax Collection $         1,600 $      1,300
ASSESSOR
Assess. Personnel $       10,600 $    10,600
Assess. Contractual $         1,500 $      1,200
TOWN CLERK
Town Clerk-Personnel $         6,700 $      7,000
Town Clerk Equipment $            300 $         300
Town Clerk Contr $         1,500 $      2,000
ATTORNEY
Attorney Personnel $         3,000 $      3,000
ELECTIONS
Elections Personnel $         3,200 $      3,200
Election Contractual $            400 $         400
BUILDINGS
Buildings, Equip & Cap $         4,000 $      8,000
Buildings, Contr Expend $         9,500 $    13,000
Unalloc Insurance,Contr $       29,500 $    30,000
TAXES-MUNIC PROP $         2,500 $      2,500
CONTINGENT $         6,000 $      6,000
DOG CONTROL
Dogs Personnel $         1,500 $      2,000
Dogs Contractual $         1,500 $      3,500
SAFETY INSPECTION
Safety Personnel $         7,000 $      7,000
Safety Contractual $         3,000 $      3,000
BOARD OF HEALTH
Health Personnel $            300 $         300
REGISTRAR
Registrar-Personnel $            600 $         600
HWY & STREET ADM
Supt. Hwy. Personnel $       39,000 $    40,850
Supt. Hwy. Contractu $            600 $         600
STREET LIGHTING
Lighting Contrl. Exp. $         1,400 $      1,400
VETERANS
Veterans-Contractual $            400 $         400
YOUTH
Youth Personnel $         4,000 $      4,000
Youth Contractural $         5,100 $      5,100
HISTORIAN
Historian Personnel $                 - $             -
Historian-Contractual $            600 $         600
PLANNING
Planning Contract. Exp. $         5,000 $      5,000
REFUSE & GARBAGE
Refuse-Contractual $         3,000 $      3,000
CEMETERIES
Cemeteries Contr Exp $         2,500 $      2,500
EMPLOYEE BENEFIT
Benefits State Retir $         9,000 $    14,000
Benefits Social Secu $         5,500 $      6,500
Benefits Medical Ins $         1,300 $    17,000
Total General Fund Expenditures $     212,300 $  255,850
HIGHWAY REVENUE
Highway Real Property Tax $     610,000 $  536,000
Snow Removal-other Gov $       80,000 $    80,000
Hwy. Interest & Earnings $         3,000 $      2,000
St Aid-Consolidated Hwy $     129,000
Unexpended Income from 2009 $       61,000 $  287,000
Total Highway Revenue $     883,000 $  905,000
HIGHWAY EXPENDITURES
HIGHWAY REPAIRS
Highway Personnel $     213,500 $  226,000
Highway Contractual $     175,000 $  175,000
HIGHWAY IMPROVEMENTS
Perm Improve Highway $     129,000
HIGHWAY MACHINERY
Equipment $     110,000 $  260,000
Equipment Contractual $       80,000 $    80,000
HIGHWAY GARAGE, CONTR $       20,000 $    18,000
HIGHWAY SNOW REMOVAL
Snow Removal Personnel $         3,500 $      3,500
Snow Removal Contr $       15,000 $    22,500
HIGHWAY EMPLOYEE BENEFIT
Hwy. State Retirement $       20,000 $    10,000
Hwy. Benefit Soc.Sec. $       17,000 $    15,000
Hwy. Benefit Medical $     100,000 $    95,000
Total Highway Expenditures $     883,000 $  905,000
Amount to be raised by taxes $     720,000 $  730,450
Increase 1%

Click HERE for a PDF version of the preliminary budget which includes comments.

Spiffy New Sign at Town Hall

Spiffy New Sign at Town Hall

The Public Hearing on (Resolution 2009 #8 Hancock Telephone Co) was called to order at 7:05pm.On motion by Buttel seconded by Backus it was moved to approve Resolution 2009#8 authorizing the Supervisor to sign the contract agreement with Hancock Telephone Co.  Vote: All AYEs     Motion carried.

On motion by LaTourette seconded by Stuendel it was moved to close the Public Hearing and call the regular meeting to order at 7:10pm.    Vote: All AYEs    Motion carried.

Present:

  1. William Layton-Supervisor
  2. Carl Stuendel-Councilperson
  3. Peggy Backus-Councilperson
  4. Howard Buttel-Councilperson
  5. Timothy LaTourette-Councilperson

Others:

  1. Ronald VanValkenburg-Hwy Superintendent
  2. Nancy Roberts

Pledge to the flag was led by. Timothy LaTourette..

On motion by LaTourette seconded by Stuendel it was moved to approve the minutes of the August 10, 2009 meeting as each member had received a copy.

Vote: All AYEs – Motion Carried.

On motion by Buttel seconded by Backus it was moved to receive, approve and place on file the Supervisor’s and the Town Clerks monthly reports.

Vote: All AYEs – Motion carried.

Reports-Superintendent

  1. Stone and oiled Herrick Hollow Rd ,Peggy Switch Rd, Pine Swamp Rd and Bridge St total of 5.2 miles, Bullock Hill Rd and Higley Rd total of 2.3 miles.
  2. Put gravel on N Dry brook Rd, Mormon Hollow Rd and Glasshouse Rd, Franskevicz Spur Rd, Barbour brook Rd, also cut brush on Barbour Brook Rd.
  3. Helped Walton, Masonville, and Franklin with stone and oiling their roads.
  4. Money for the generator has been put back in Highway fund.
  5. Got the rebate check for the new lights in the Highway garage ($1275).
  6. One of the 2006 International trucks had an anti-freeze leak, 2007 International had a leak in the radiator.
  7. Finally got the truck back from Stadium ( we will wait  until they send a bill) because it under warranty.
  8. Winter tires ordered set of eight and two front tires.
  9. South Dry brook Rd replaced a headwall and also did the same on Dufton Hollow Rd.
  10. Hathaway Pond Rd put crusher run where it had washed out from the flood.
  11. Drew some gravel home from the Afton gravel bank.
  12. Concrete pad was discussed behind the Hwy garage also a place for cold patch material.
  13. Dana has not gotten the broom done yet.
  14. The situation on Higley Rd with Dave Stanton was discussed.

Reports- Planning Board- re Town Clerk    No report.

Reports- Supervisor

  1. Appoint Sebastian A D’Agati to the planning Board—On motion by Layton seconded by Stuendel it was moved to appoint Sabastian A D’Agati to the planning Board.  Vote  All AYEs   Motion carried.
  2. Discuss FEMA mapping and the meeting.   The flood areas have been remapped. The Town needs to pass laws on this matter.
  3. NYS Retirement – The Supervisor discussed the new retirement record keeping system.
  4. Signs for the cemeteries—Tabled until the next meeting.
  5. Deputy Town Clerk and Cleaning person—Peggy Backus will post an ad in the post office for a cleaning person. Town Clerk will post an ad in the Newspaper for a Deputy Town Clerk.
  6. Teitsworth Auction—The crusher was sold for $7000 at the auction.
  7. Assessor—Supervisor Layton met with the Assessor and they negotiated a town-person’s assessment down.
  8. Deb Fleming has our signs almost done she needs to know where they need to go.

Other- Start discussing the Budget for 2010—Budget meeting on Tuesday October 6,2009 at 7:00pm.

Amendment to the Subdivision rules were discussed. The Board decided to hold a Public Hearing at the October meeting and do a resolution to amend the Subdivision rules.

On motion by LaTourette seconded by Backus it was moved to approve the Abstract of Claims for September 2009 as follows;

General Fund: $15,053.11

Highway Fund:$38,561.16

Vote: All AYEs – Motion carried.

Reading back of the minutes:

On motion by Buttel seconded by Backus it was moved to accept the minutes as read back.

Vote: All AYEs – Motion carried.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:55pm.

Sandra M Gardepe
Town Clerk

Next meeting will be on October 20,2009 at the Town Meeting Room, Trout Creek, NY.

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