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The Annual Reorganization meeting of the Town of Tompkins Town Board was called to order at 8:23 pm in the Town meeting room, Trout Creek, NY

Present:
William Layton -Supervisor
Brian Albanese -Councilperson
Peggy Backus -Councilperson -Absent
Howard Buttel -Councilperson
Timothy LaTourette -Councilperson

Others:
Ronald VanValkenburg -Hwy Superintendent
Nancy Roberts -Bookkeeper to the Supervisor -Via Zoom
Michelle Phoenix -Town Clerk
Pamela Scofield -Deputy Clerk

Designation of Banks: RESOLUTION # 10
Resolved: on Motion by Layton seconded by Buttel it was moved to designate:
Supervisor Layton – NBT and Community 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 #11
Resolved: on Motion by Layton seconded by Buttel it was moved to designate The Reporter as the official newspaper during the year 2021 for the purpose of legal matters.
Vote: All AYEs. Motion Carried.

Appointments: RESOLUTION # 12
RESOLVED:  On motion by Layton 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
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
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:
*Chairman – Paul Bartholomew
*Angela Porpora
*Timothy Bennett
*Nancy LaTourette
*Charles Kohler

Vote: ALL AYEs. Motion Carried.

Official Radio Station: RESOLUTION #13
On motion by Albanese seconded by Layton it was moved to designate the Walton Radio Station WDLA/92.1 Big Cat Country as the official radio during the year 2021 for the purpose of local announcement to the Town Residents.
Vote: ALL AYEs. Motion Carried.

Salaries: RESOLUTION #14
On motion by Albanese seconded by Layton  it was moved that the Salaries of the Town officers for the year 2021 are fixed in the budget and that the Supervisor is authorized to pay the approved salaries.
Vote: All AYEs. Motion carried.

Highway Expenditures: RESOLUTION#15
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: RESOLUTION #16
On Motion by Albanese seconded by Layton  it was moved to hold regular monthly meetings for 2021 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: RESOLUTION #17
On motion by Albanese seconded by Layton  it was moved to set mileage rate at 50.5 cents per mile for use of private vehicle on Town Business.

Adjourn: At 8:29 pm

Michelle Phoenix
Town Clerk, Town of Tompkins

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