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VILLAGE OF TIVOLI BOARD OF TRUSTEES
REGULAR BOARD MEETING MINUTES
June 16, 2021
A meeting of the Village Board of Trustees was held on June 16, 2021 at the Historic Watts DePeyster Hall, Tivoli, NY. Mayor Griffith opened the regular meeting at 7:03 PM.
Present: Mayor Griffith, Deputy Mayor Majer, Trustee Ezrati, Trustee Baldino
Others Present: Christine Chale
Media: PANDA TV
The Mayor asked all present at the meeting to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.
The Clerk’s report included:
- 621 Trash tags sold
- Two payrolls were processed by Village Treasurer, Bonnie Day
- Deputy Clerk/Planning-Zoning Secretary, Laura Gail Tyler, continues to support the Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals at their meetings
- The Village Clerk’s Office will be closed on Monday, July 5, 2021 in observance of Independence Day
- Village Wide Yard Sale Day will be Saturday, July 31, 2021; Sign-up sheets are available, the registration fee is $10.00. If you would like a spot in the village parking lot, the fee is $20.00. Maps will be handed out the day of the event, and if you are registered by July 23, 2021, your sale will be included on the map.
On a motion by Trustee Ezrati, seconded by Trustee Baldino, the May 19 Regular Meeting Minutes and the June 9 Public Hearing/Workshop Minutes were approved, all in favor.
On a motion by Trustee Baldino, and seconded by Deputy Mayor Majer, the Treasurer’s Report for Abstract #13 totaling $18,990.93, and Abstract #1 totaling $11,286.28 were approved. Deputy Mayor Majer moved that the bills be paid for the abstracts as presented, Trustee Ezrati seconded the motion, all in favor.
A Zoning Report was read by Trustee Ezrati, and provided by Gary Beck of Z3 Consultants.
On a motion made by Trustee Baldino, seconded by Deputy Mayor Majer, the Clerk’s Office Summer Hours were adopted and approved. Monday – Thursday, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, and Friday 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM.
RESOLUTION Authorizing Building Department Fee Schedule; motion made by Deputy Mayor Majer, seconded by Trustee Baldino; all in favor.
RESOLUTION Budget Modifications; motion made by Trustee Baldino, seconded by Trustee Ezrati; all in favor.
RESOLUTION Authorizing a Waterfront Stabilization Project at an Estimated Maximum Cost of $458,000.00 and Authorizing the Issuance of Serial Bonds of the Village of Tivoli,Dutchess County, New York in an Aggregate Principal Amount Not to Exceed$458,000.00 Pursuant to the Local Finance Law to Finance Such Cost, Providing that this Resolution Shall be Subject to Permissive Referendum, and Delegating Certain Powers in Connection Therewith to the Treasurer; motion made by Deputy Mayor Majer, seconded by Trustee Ezrati; all in favor.
MOTION to Authorize an Increase for Bond Counsel Relating to EFC Not to Exceed $3,680.00, on a motion made by Trustee Ezrati, seconded by Trustee Baldino, all in favor.
Deputy Mayor Majer
Deputy Mayor Majer spoke about the Tivoli Free Library, and how successful it is. A Rock Climbing Wall is coming up on June 21 from 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Also, the library has many local museum passes.
Historic Red Hook is planning a musical group soon. Clermont has many upcoming activities
Again, keep a look out for animals in the Bays, and be careful of ticks. Putting your clothes in the dryer for 10 minutes after being out where there may be ticks helps to rid your clothing of them.
Court Report: Mayor Griffith read the contents of the report which was provided by Court Clerk McGarry; $365.00 was remitted to the Office of the State Comptroller.
The Summer Recreation Camp information has been submitted, and we are awaiting approval.
The Clean-Up Day that has taken place in recent years may be offered again in August. Information and details will be coming out by next month; do keep an eye out for these, and details regarding signing up will be provided.
The Empire State Trail/Crosswalk Restoration are complete, along with the water main replacement project.
We look forward, once again, to Tivoli on Ice. The rink will be placed back in the park, and ice skating will be an upcoming sport in the park in the winter.
Congratulations to outgoing Mayor of the Village of Red Hook, Ed Blundell, and best wishes to the incoming Mayor, Karen Smythe.
There was no public comment.
On a motion by Trustee Baldino and seconded by Deputy Mayor Majer, the meeting was adjourned at 7:29 PM, all in favor.
Robin L. Bruno