ANNUAL BUDGET MEETING – November 09, 2016
The Annual Budget Meeting was called to order by Chairperson Rusk at 6:00 p.m.; all members present. The minutes of the 2015 Annual Budget Meeting and Special Town Meeting of Electors were read by the Clerk and approved on a motion from Doug Kurtzweil; 2nd Reid Miller; motion carried. The Clerk presented the 2017 proposed budget. The meeting was adjourned at 6:08 p.m. on a motion from Laura Rusk; 2nd Jim Dier; motion carried.
THE SPECIAL TOWN MEETING OF ELECTORS was opened by Chairperson Rusk at 6:08 p.m. Reid Miller made a motion to approve the 2016 Highway Expenditures in the amount of $138,740; 7 for; 0 against; motion carried. Doug Kurtzweil made a motion with a 2nd by Reid Miller to approve a 10% salary increase for the entire board commencing in April 2017; 7 for; 0 against; motion carried
Reid Miller made a motion to approve the 2016 Levy in the amount of $102,959; 2nd Doug Kurtzweil; 7 for; 0 against; motion carried. There was no other discussion. Doug Kurtzweil made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 6:40 p.m.; 2nd Jim Dier; motion carried.
Patricia R. Swaffield, Clerk
MONTHLY BOARD MEETING – November 9, 2016
Chair Laura Rusk called the Board of Supervisors meeting to order at 6:40 p.m.; all members present.
The minutes of the October 12, 2016 Board meeting were approved as presented by Kay Ryan; 2nd
Jim Dier; motion carried. The minutes of the October 14, 2016 Special Meeting were approved on a motion from Kay Ryan; 2nd Laura Rusk; motion carried.
09/30/16 Bank Statement Balance $ 89,176.38
Less 4 Outstanding Checks –$ 517.83
Beginning 10/01/16 Check Book Balance $ 88,658.55
October Bank Statement Activity
Deposits $ 23,051.65
Interest Earned $ 6.70
Checks Cleared -$ 67,131.85
10/31/16 Bank Statement Balance $ 45,102.88
Less 1 Outstanding Checks –$ 2,167.91
Ending 10/31/16 Check Book Balance $ 42,934.97
MMDA Account Beginning Balance $ 87,695.68 General Fund $4,314.87
Interest Earned $ 14.89 Highway Fund $56,062.00
Ending 10/31/16 Bank Statement Balance $ 87,710.57 Building Fund $27,334.00
Total All Accounts $130,645.54
The Treasures report was approved as presented by Jim Dier; 2nd Laura Rusk; motion carried
ROAD REPORT – Reid has spent most of the month brushing roads.
OLD BUSINESS – LCO FIRE DEPARTMENT is still not in compliance with the State. We will be contracting with the Couderay Fire Dept. from Dec 2016 thru Mar 2017.
The 2017 BUDGET was adopted with changes to the Board salaries and the new fire contract on a motion from Jim Dier; 2nd Kay Ryan; motion carried.
Doug Kurtzweil reported that the Town is now in compliance after the revaluation was done. He will entertain another 2 year contract with the town of Hunter. A 10% increase to the ASSESSOR CONTRACT for 2017 and 2018 for a total contract amount of $14,300 was approved on a motion from Laura Rusk; 2nd Kay Ryan; motion carried.
Kay Ryan made a motion with a 2nd by Laura Rusk to accept ORDINANCE NO. 2016-02 to include UTV’s for roads open to AVT travel in the Town of Hunter. This Ordinance is a addendum to Ordinance No. 2012-01.
Luke Wulf will now be SNOWPLOWING ROADS this winter. Ty Sauder will only plow in case of an emergency.
Jim Dier made a motion to APPROVE PAYMENT OF BILLS AND PAYROLL for checks #16231 to #16252 & electronic payments from 10/13/2016 to 11/09/2016 for a total expenditure of $71,110.44; 2nd Kay Ryan; motion carried.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:20 p.m. on a motion from Jim Dier; 2nd Laura Rusk; motion carried.
Patricia Swaffield, Clerk