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The Annual Reorganization meeting of the Town of Tompkins Town Board was called to order at 7:40 pm in the Town meeting room, Trout Creek, NY

Present:
1. William Layton-Supervisor
2. Brian Albanese-Councilperson
3. Peggy Backus-Councilperson
4. Howard Buttel-Councilperson
5. Timothy LaTourette-Councilperson

Others:
1. Ronald VanValkenburg-Hwy Superintendent
2. Nancy Roberts – Bookkeeper to the Supervisor
3. Michelle Phoenix- Town Clerk
4. Pamela Scofield – assistant Deputy Clerk

Designation of Banks: RESOLUTION #1-2020
Resolved: on Motion by LaTourette seconded by Buttel it was moved to designate:
Supervisor Layton – NBT, Community Bank and Wayne Bank.
Justice Johnson – Community Bank NA
Town Clerk/Tax Collector Phoenix – Community Bank NA
Trout Creek Sewer District – Community Bank NA
Vote: All AYEs
Motion Carried.

Official Newspaper: RESOLUTION #2-2020
Resolved: on Motion by Albanese seconded by LaTourette it was moved to designate The Reporter as the official newspaper during the year 2020 for the purpose of legal matters.
Vote: All AYEs
Motion Carried.

Appointments: RESOLUTION #3-2020
RESOLVED: On motion by Albanese seconded by Buttel it was moved to appoint the following people to their respective positions as follows:
a. Building Inspector – Joseph Reynolds
b. Deputy Town Clerk’s and Deputy Registrar – Pamela Scofield & Devin Hulse
c. Historian – Lynne VanValkenburg
d. Dog Control Officer – Chris Bodo
e. Health Officer – Dr. Eric Dohner
f. Deputy Supervisor – Howie Buttel
g. Court Clerk – Linda Scott
h. Bookkeeper to the Supervisor – Nancy Roberts – Account Clerk – Jessica Gifford
i. Payroll Clerk – Linda Bourn
j. Assessor – Wendy Layton
k. FEMA Administrator’s – Ron VanValkenburg & Nancy Roberts
l. Trout Creek Sewer District Administrator – Michelle Phoenix
m. Registrar of Vital Statistics – Michelle Phoenix
n. Planning Board –
a. Chairman – Paul Bartholomew
b. Angela Porpora
c. Timothy Bennett
d. Nancy LaTourette
e. Charles Kohler
Vote: ALL AYEs
Motion Carried.

Official Radio Station: RESOLUTION #4-2020
On motion by Albanese seconded by Buttel it was moved to designate the Walton Radio Station WDLA/92.1 Big Cat Country as the official radio during the year 2020 for the purpose of local announcement to the Town Residents.
Vote: ALL AYEs
Motion Carried.

Salaries:
On motion by LaTourette seconded by Albanese it was moved that the Salaries of the Town officers for the year 2020 are fixed in the budget and that the Supervisor is authorized to pay the approved salaries.
Vote: All AYEs
Motion carried

Highway Expenditures:
On motion by Albanese seconded by Layton it was moved that Highway Superintendent to be authorized make purchases as per the procurement policy.
Vote: All AYEs -Motion carried.

Meeting Dates:
On Motion by Layton seconded by Backus it was moved to hold regular monthly meetings for 2020 on the second Tuesday of every month at the Town Meeting Room Trout Creek, NY except for the November meeting which will be held the first Thursday following the General Election.
Vote: ALL AYES
Motion Carried

Mileage rate:
On motion by Buttel seconded by LaTourette it was moved to set mileage rate at 50.5 cents per mile for use of private vehicle on Town Business.

POLICIES:
Resolution #5-2020, Employee Harassment and discrimination Policy and Employee Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment. – NEW
On Motion by Albanese seconded by LaTourette to approve the Employee Harassment and discrimination Policy and Employee Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment
Vote: ALL AYES
Motion Carried

Adjourn: At 7:57 pm

Michelle Phoenix
Town Clerk, Town of Tompkins

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