|TOWN OF KINGSTON|
906 Sawkill Road
TOWN OF KINGSTON
TOWN BOARD MEETING
March 4th, 2013
The regular Town Board meeting was called to order at 7:00
PM with the pledge to the Flag and a moment of silence.
The regular Town Board meeting was called to order at 7:05
PM with the pledge to the flag and a moment of silence.
Present were: Supervisor Landi, Councilman Gaddy, Councilman
Queipo, Councilman Polacco, Councilman Weiss, Town Clerk Haubrich, Town
Assessor Jim Maloney, Code Enforcement Officer Bob Cologero and three
Town Clerk Haubrich read the February 2013 Town Board and
Workshop meeting minutes. Councilman
Polacco made the motion to accept the meeting minutes and Councilman Weiss
seconded the motion. All were in favor.
Supervisor Landi read the Supervisor’s report.
Town Clerk Haubrich read the Town Clerk’s report.
Councilman Queipo made the motion and Councilman Polacco
seconded the motion to pay the following bills:
General – Claim #79 through #107 for $13,857.60 (0 transfers) and
Highway – Claim #108 through #124 for $8,991.96 (0 transfers).
Councilman Weiss announced that the deadline for the
upcoming Town newsletter is 04/01/2013.
He also shared that the 325th Anniversary
committee is moving ahead with planning.
In May, we will know more about the scheduled events. The Easter Egg Hunt will take place
03/23/2013 at 11AM. The rain date it
03/30/2013 @ 11AM.
Councilman Polacco reported that there was a $35 dollar
abstract done by Code Enforcement. He
also announced that the Town had received a check for demolition of the
structure at 3 Melissa Rd. Councilman Polacco and Supervisor Landi
thanked Code Enforcement Officer Bob Cologero for his persistence in obtaining
payment from Wells Fargo.
Councilman Polacco reported that everything was status quo
regarding the Highway department.
He also shared that his time spent in NYC at the Association
of Towns Conference was very informative, particularly the workshops he attended
that gave resources in terms of how to deal with emergencies. He thanked the Board for the opportunity to
attend the conference.
Supervisor Landi thanked Councilman Polacco and Highway
Superintendent Ed Moore for shadowing Alfie & Dean during plowing.
Councilman Gaddy reported that there were two complaints
regarding dogs. There was a dog
apparently running loose on Murray Rd. The dog belonged to someone who was
working up there. The Animal Control
officer traveled 39.5 miles, and he collected $50.00 for an adoption fee.
Councilman Gaddy also reported that there was a 2200 gallon
diesel truck stolen from Jockey
Hill Rd. He
also shared that some trucks are traveling up Jockey Hill at approx. 60
Councilman Queipo received a complaint re: TW from one
resident about reception problems.
Councilman Queipo passed the resident’s information on to our TW rep.
and asked the rep. to confirm the work order and send a possible completion
No activity from Planning Board.
Councilman Queipo updated the pictures of Town officials on
our website. He updated the laws
page. This will allow our Code Book to
be updated at our leisure.
Website Stats for Feb.
Avg Daily Hits – 86
Avg Monthly Hits – 1467
A wireless router is being installed in the Town Hall
03/06/2013. Cost is about $475.00
Councilman Queipo attended the Assoc of Towns convention in
NYC. As a result of the workshop
sessions he attended, Councilman Queipo has a number of personnel issues that
he will discuss with the Board at the Workshop meeting.
Town Assessor Jim Maloney announced that the deadline for
STAR applications is 03/01/2013. He
wanted to publicly thank the Town Secretary, Debbie Haubrich, for making calls
to many of our Town residents to remind them to get their applications in on
Supervisor Landi wanted to make sure to mention that the
Daily Freeman made an error by including the Town in an article related to the
use of Channel 23. We were part of an
R.J. Walton reported that everything was quiet for the
Sawkill Fire Dept. this past month.
Councilman Gaddy made a motion and Councilman Polacco
seconded the motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:49 PM all were in favor.