Town Board Work Session
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1. Bernstein House
The Town has an offer to buy the house for $150,000. The house and building would be restored and the Town would agree to allow one additional market rate house to be built on the site.
2. Six month financial update
Comptroller Joan Goldberg gave the Board a detailed three-part financial update: on the fund balance, how 2012 revenue and expense numbers were tracking compared to budget estimates, and 2013 budget issues. The report showed that the Town was “in good shape.”
3. Archiving Town records
The Board decided to hold off on the annual microfilming of Building Department records while it considered going out to bid for digitizing the records.
4. Water meter replacement
After Supervisor Grace expressed some concerns about the meter replacement project currently underway, the Board decided to hold off proceeding with Phase II of the project until all 2,500 meters in Phase I had been installed.
5. Fieldstone Manor subdivision flexibility request
After reviewing the proposed 16 lot subdivision plan that included giving the Town the existing ball fields, Supervisor Grace stated that the Town had enough ball fields and asked the developer to consider giving the existing mansion to the Town for a community center instead of the ball fields.
6. Term limits for supervisor and councilman
The Board declined to move forward on a request from the UTY to pass a local law that would have placed a term limits referendum on the ballot.
7. Taping work sessions
The Board refused to let a member of the UTY tape a portion of the work session.
8. Phase II grant application for highway garage
The Board authorized the Planning Department to submit an application to the state for the Phase II environmental study for the highway garage.
9. DPW informational meeting
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