ANNUAL BUDGET MEETING – November 13, 2013
The Annual Budget Meeting was called to order by Chairman Eckerly at 6:00 p.m.; all members present. The minutes of the 2012 Annual Budget Meeting and Special Town Meeting of Electors were read by the Clerk and approved on a motion from Jackie Eckerly; 2nd Gerry Brodsky; motion carried. The Clerk presented the 2014 proposed budget. The meeting was adjourned at 6:17 p.m. on a motion from Gerry Brodsky; 2nd Judy Brodsky; motion carried.
THE SPECIAL TOWN MEETING OF ELECTORS was opened by Chairman Eckerly at 6:18 p.m. Gerry Brodsky made a motion with a 2nd by Judy Brodsky to approve the 2014 Highway
Expenditures in the amount of $116,960; 6 in favor; 0 against; motion carried. Jackie Eckerly made a motion to approve the 2013 Levy in the amount of $101,615; 2nd Gerry Brodsky; 6 in favor; 0 against; motion carried. There were no other discussion. Gerry Brodsky made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 6:19 p.m; 2nd Judy Brodsky; motion carried.
MONTHLY BOARD MEETING – November 13, 2013
Chairman Len Eckerly called the monthly Board of Supervisors meeting to order at 6:20 p.m.; all members present. The minutes of the October 9, 2013 Board meeting were approved as presented on a motion from Laura Rusk; 2nd Lee Wilmsen; motion carried. The minutes of the November 12, 2013 Special Meeting were read by the Clerk and approved as presented on a motion from Laura Rusk; 2nd Lee Wilmsen; motion carried.
09/30/13 Bank Statement Balance $ 44,455.68
Less State Withholding -$ .02
Less 4 Outstanding Checks -$ 2,549.15
Beginning Check Book Balance $ 41,906.51
October Bank Statement Activity
Deposits $ 37,423.35
Interest Earned $ 7.76
Checks Cleared -$ 20,475.60
09/30/13 Bank Statement Balance $ 60,137.30
Less 1 Outstanding Checks -$ 637.64
Ending Check Book Balance $ 59,499.66
MMDA Account Beginning Balance $ 53,113.89 General Fund $24,800.66
Interest Earned $ 24.77
Debit -$ 110.00 Building Fund $28,228.00
Ending 10/31/13 Bank Statement Balance $ 53,028.66
Total All Accounts $112,528.32
Lee Wilmsen made a motion to approve the Treasures report as presented; 2nd Laura Rusk; motion carried.
The Chairman asked if the AGENDA WAS POSTED. The Clerk answered ‘yes’.
ROAD REPORT – all driveways for the snowplow contracts received so far have been inspected; the rear window of the John Deere Tractor has been replaced and the air conditioning was looked at; the County did partial work on Dun Rovin, Worlds End and Conger Roads…patch work will be done next year; Scott Lake and Venison Creek Roads have been graded; snowplow drivers this season will be Carl Stone, Tim Anderson and Ty Sauder; rating of town roads is almost completed.
Lee Wilmsen made a motion to ADOPT THE 2014 BUDGET; 2nd Laura Rusk; motion carried.
Suggestions for the ANNUAL TAX PAYER LETTER were discussed. It was decided to include a portion of the letter that will be sent in the spring asking residents to fill their propane tanks before the road bans go on. The Clerk will have it ready for mailing of the tax bills.
A motion was made by Lee Wilmsen with a 2nd by Len Eckerly to APPROVE 63 MORE SNOWPLOW CONTRACTS for a total of 177.
The SPEED LIMIT CHANGE REQUEST NEAR SISKO’S RESORT was denied by the County as well as placing a STOP SIGN ON COUNTY ROAD CC AND FLOWAGE ROAD.
A TREASURE BOND was again discussed. The Clerk explained that the Bank has fire walls in place that are check daily and hacking is checked quarterly. We can enroll in a CDARS program during tax collection time. This program will guarantee the safety of our funds. Laura Rusk made a motion to keep Resolution No. 99-03 in place for tax collections with the addition of the CDARS program and no tax bond will be necessary for the rest of the year; 2nd Lee Wilmsen; motion carried.
Laura Rusk made a motion to APPROVE PAYMENT OF BILLS AND PAYROLL for checks #15281 to #15309 from 10/10/2013 to 11/13/2013 for a total expenditure of $19,724.78; 2nd Lee Wilmsen; motion carried.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:08 p.m. on a motion from Lee Wilmsen; 2nd Laura Rusk; motion carried.
Patricia Swaffield, Clerk