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A meeting of the Village Board of Trustees was held on July 17, 2013 at the American Legion, 8 Tivoli Commons, NY. Mayor Cranna
called the meeting to order at 7:08 pm.
Present: Mayor Cranna, Deputy Mayor Griffith, Trustee Ezrati, Attorney Christine Chale and PANDA film representative Steven
Roberts. Absent: Trustee Bruno.
Public: Richard Schiafo
The Mayor asked all present to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.
Mayor Cranna announced his appointment of Trustee Jeanann Schneider who replaces Michael Leedy on the Board.
On a motion by Deputy Mayor Griffith, seconded by Trustee Schneider, a motion was made to open the meeting to the public for
comments for agenda items only. There were no public comments. On a motion by Deputy Mayor Griffith, seconded by Trustee
Ezrati, the public comment portion was closed.
Mayor Cranna presented the minutes of the June 19, 2013 Workshop Meeting, the June 19, 2013 Public Hearing and the June 19,
2013 Regular Board meeting. A motion was made by Deputy Mayor Griffith, seconded by Trustee Ezrati to approve the minutes. The
minutes were approved, all in favor.
The Clerk’s report included the sale of 583 garbage tags, attendance of a Planning Board Workshop, two payrolls, A Tap Cap Review
Audit by the Office of the State Comptroller, an audit by Dutchess County Planning and Development for the 2011 and 2012 CDBG
grants and an audit by Dutchess County Human Resources Department for the Annual Payroll Certification Review. All audits were
Mayor Cranna noted that Tivoli’s Annual Village Wide Yard Sale day will be held on July 27, 2013, starting at 9:00am.
On a motion by Trustee Ezrati, seconded by Deputy Mayor Griffith, the Treasurer’s Report for Abstract 2, dated July 17, 2013, in the
amount of $43,541.63 was approved. Trustee Ezrati moved that the bills be paid as presented and Deputy Mayor Griffith seconded the
motion, all in favor.
Zoning Report- Trustee Ezrati
- Closed out building permits and issued two permits totaling $100
- Passed inspection on five different activities including the village’s bus stop
Mayor Cranna stated that The Resolution for standard Workday Reporting and the Annual Fuel Oil Bids are tabled for this month.
On a motion by Deputy Mayor Griffith, seconded by Trustee Ezrati, Resolution 29-2013, Dated July 17, 2013, RESOLUTION
REGARDING CLIMATE SMART COMMUNTY was approved. Roll call: Ezrati: aye, Griffith: aye, Cranna: aye, Schneider: aye,
Village Engineer Ron Evangelista presented the board with a list of proposed CHIPS projects (attached) for the village. He noted that
there needs to be clarification of the exact measurement of the village’s streets.
Deputy Mayor Griffith:
- Court Report – fees collected in the amount of $1,500
- Water Report
o Water main break on Woods Road
o Water quality is tested monthly and has a clean bill of health for June
o One well off in June
- Welcome to Tivoli Sign
o Re-painted by the Deputy Mayor and a light will be added
- Flower Brigade
o Plantings will be completed around the village
o Volunteers needed – contact the Deputy Mayor
o Paid for by donations made to the village
- Audit for LOSAP is complete
- Five year paying off earned service awards
- Unexpected loss but way above benchmark
- 21 individuals earned $500
- Zoning Review Committee
o Will meet this week or next
o Zoning codes to be reviewed for parking regulations
o Previous review was in 2010
Mayor Cranna stated the there will be a re-distribution of duties for the board with the exception of Trustee Ezrati which will be in place
for the next board meeting.
The next Regular Meeting will take place on August 21, 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 August 14, 2013 at the American Legion at 6:00pm.
Public comments centered on the CHIPS funds proposal, village code and the use of generators, the Climate Smart Resolution, CFA
funding, and parks &recreation trail improvements.
On a motion by Trustee Ezrati and seconded by Trustee Schneider, the meeting was adjourned at 8:11 pm.
Village Clerk & Treasurer