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The Public Hearing on the 2010 Budget was called to order at 7:15pm.

Pledge to the flag was led by Supervisor Layton

The Public Hearing was opened for discussion of the proposed budget.

On motion by Buttel seconded by Stuendel it was moved to close the Public Hearing at 7:30pm and call the regular meeting to ordered Vote: All AYEs   Motion carried.

The regular monthly meeting of the Town of Tompkins Town Board was called to order at 7:30 pm in the Town meeting room, Trout Creek, NY.

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
  3. Brenda Thurston
  4. Russ Thurston

On motion by LaTourette seconded by Stuendel it was moved to approve the minutes of the October 20, 2009 meeting as each member had received a copy. Vote: All AYEs   Motion carried.

On motion by LaTourette seconded by Buttel it was moved to receive, approve and place on file the Supervisor’s and the Town  Clerk’s monthly reports.  Vote:All AYEs  Motion carried.

Reports- Superintendent

  1. Need to send out new vouchers and change of address for the highway dept PO Box 4, Trout Creek, NY 13847
  2. Went over all the roads and patched holes. Higley Spur and Higley Rd  need more patching.
  3. Bobs Brook Rd – chipped brush.
  4. Dryden Rd cut trees-took out stumps-ditched and widened the road-put down gravel.
  5. Been keeping things maintained.
  6. Will be drawing gravel and cutting brush.
  7. Will be doing the cold patch pad next week weather permitting.

Reports- Planning Board- re Town Clerk

No report.

Reports-Supervisor

  1. Taxes Supervisor Layton discussed the $2.00 late fee.  On motion by LaTourette seconded by Buttel it was moved to discontinue the $2.00 late fee on our taxes.  Vote: All AYEs  Motion carried.
  2. Build on the Town Hall- Discuss further at the next meeting.
  3. Tom Kingsbury- His property has been condemned as per the Town Health officer and is to torn down.
  4. A card of sympathy for John Meredith’s family was signed by all.
  5. On motion by LaTourette seconded by Stuendel it was moved to approve that the Supervisor may sign the agreement for the County Planning Boards payment for their services. Vote:All AYEs  Motion carried.
  6. Currently building permits are not required for annual home-upkeep projects amounting to $5000 or less.  On motion by Stuendel seconded by Buttel it was moved to increase the allowance for such upkeep to $10,000.   Vote: All AYES  Motion carried.

Other

On motion by LaTourette seconded by Stuendel it was moved to issue a negative declaration  for SEQRA(adopting the amendments to the subdivision rules).  Vote:All AYEs  Motion carried.

On motion by Backus seconded by Buttel it was moved to adopt the amendments to update the Subdivision Rules.  Vote: ALL AYEs  Motion carried.

On motion by LaTourette seconded by Stuendel it was moved to approve the Abstract of Claims for November2009 as follows;

General Fund: $  4,434.78

Highway Fund:$ 16,647.68

Vote: All AYEs – Motion carried.

The budget for 2010 was discussed at length and final changes were made.

On motion by LaTourette seconded by Stuendel it was moved to approve the 2010 budget. Vote: All AYEs  Motion carried.

Reading back of the minutes:

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

Vote: All AYEs – Motion carried.

The meeting was adjourned at 10.10pm.

Sandra M Gardepe

Town Clerk

Next meeting will be on December 14, 2009 at the Town Meeting Room, Trout Creek, NY.

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