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A meeting of the Village Board of Trustees was held on May 15, 2013 at the American Legion Tivoli Commons, NY. Mayor Cranna
called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm.
Present: Mayor Cranna, Deputy Mayor Leedy, Trustees Ezrati, Bruno and Griffith, Attorney Christine Chale and PANDA film
representative Steven Roberts.
Public: Radley Glasser.
The Mayor asked all present to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.
Paul Finch, Bruce Martin and Perry Sheldon gave a presentation on behalf of the Red Hook Central School District’s upcoming
The Clerk’s report included the sale of 438 garbage tags, attendance of a Planning Board Meeting and Workshop, ZBA meeting, two
payrolls, preparation of tax roll for submission to Dutchess County and preparing for the closing of the fiscal year.
Mayor Cranna presented the minutes of the April 17, 2013 Regular Board meeting, and the April 12, 2013 Re-Organizational Meeting
and the April 24, 2013 Budget Workshop. A motion was made by Deputy Mayor Leedy, seconded by Trustee Griffith to approve the
minutes. After a brief discussion, the minutes were approved, all in favor.
The Village will be closed on Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day.
On a motion by Deputy Mayor Leedy, seconded by Trustee Griffith, the Treasurer’s Report for Abstract 11, dated May 15, 2013, in the
amount of $38,900.78, was approved. Trustee Bruno moved that the bills be paid as presented and Trustee Ezrati seconded the
motion, all in favor.
Zoning Report- Trustee Ezrati
- Two building permits issued -$100 in fees collected
- Construction is significant
On a motion by Deputy Mayor Leedy, seconded by Trustee Ezrati, Resolution 20-2013, dated May 15, 2013, ESTABLISHING A
DATE FOR A PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING THE EXCHANGE OF PARCELS WITH AMERICAN LEGION HARRIS SMITH POST
524 was approved. Roll call: Leedy: aye, Ezrati: aye, Bruno: aye, Griffith: aye. The public hearing was set for June 19, 2013
at 7:00pm at the American Legion, 8 Tivoli Commons, Tivoli, New York.
On a motion by Trustee Griffith, seconded by Trustee Ezrati, Resolution 21-2013, dated May 8, 2013, ENDORSING ADOPTION
OF LOCAL LAWS BY THE TOWN OF RED HOOK REGARDING USE OF BRINE, DISPOSAL OF NATURAL GAS OR OIL
DRILLING WASTE PRODUCTS, AND ZONING FOR HEAVY INDUSTRY was approved, all in favor.
On a motion by Trustee Griffith, seconded by Trustee Ezrati, the Mayor was authorized to sign the contracts in the amount of
$3,900 to upgrade the Water/sewer billing system with SCA, with an annual maintenance fee of $700, all in favor.
On a motion by Trustee Ezrati, seconded by Trustee Ezrati, Resolution 21A-2013, dated May 21, 2013, PROVIDING AN
OPPORTUNITY FOR THE VILLAGE OF TIVOLI TO JOIN WITH THE TOWN OF HYDE PARK FOR AN APPLICATION FOR THE
MUNICIPAL CONSOLIDATION AND SHARED SERVICES GRANT PROGRAM FOR MUNICITY SOFTWARE, was approved all in
Mayor Cranna noted that as part of the Village’s efforts to save money, the Dutchess County Shared Services Expendable Supply
Catalog will be used whenever possible to purchase supplies.
Trustee Bruno – Tivoli Rec Program will now be a Summer Camp
- June 24 through July 26
- 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
- Waiting for Board of Health Approval for summer camp program
- Arts & crafts, board games and more sports
- Basketball court has been repaired
- Additional forms for parents to complete including immunization forms
- Free for Tivoli residents
- Small fee will be established for non-residents
- One year of kindergarten to be completed, up to 12 years old
Intercoms have been places on the basement level of Village Hall as the elevator is not operating. The intercom may be used by
persons who are physically unable to access the Clerk’s Office.
Treasurer’s Report will be placed on the Village’s website, www.tivoliny.org beginning in June with the new fiscal year.
The next Regular Meeting will take place on June 19, 2013 at 7:00pm at the American Legion. The workshop will be held at 6:00pm
before the meeting. There will be a workshop on June 12, 2013 at the American Legion at 6:00pm.
Deputy Mayor Leedy:
- Dutchess County Sheriff
o 97 calls in April
- Fire Department
o Additional equipment is needed
o Town of Red Hook funds received
o American Legion transfer variance granted
- Planning Board
o Very active
- Memorial Park
o Ball park infield re-vamped
o Ball park fence will be replaced soon
o Bathrooms and dugout will be painted
o Ongoing programs and events
- Memorial Day Event
o Hosted by the Harris Smith American Legion Post of Tivoli.
o The ceremony will be held at the Historic Red Church (9G in Tivoli) at 10AM on Memorial Day, May 27th.
o Open to the public and residents are encouraged to attend.
o Contact Tom Mabie at 757-4489 for more information
- Court Report – net fees collected in the amount of $1,945.
- Well Report
- Water Report
o Water quality is tested monthly and has a clean bill of health for April
o Water mains flushed throughout village in April
o Well Depths:
- Ball lot 183 ft,
- McKnight 54 ft
- 2PW 33 ft
- 5 PW 245 ft
- 4PE 50 ft
- 10PE 60 ft
- Annual Clean Up day was April 27
o 19 volunteers
Deputy Mayor Leedy resigned from the Board as of June 1, 2013. He will no longer reside in the village.
On a motion by Deputy Mayor Leedy, seconded by Trustee Bruno, the 2013/2014 Tax Warrant in the amount of $430,617 was
approved. Roll call: Leedy: aye, Ezrati: aye, Bruno: aye, Griffith: aye
The Mayor asked that the meeting be closed in honor of Peter Sturges.
On a motion by Deputy Mayor Leedy and seconded by Trustee Bruno, the meeting was adjourned at 7:40 pm.
Village Clerk &Treasurer