|TOWN OF KINGSTON
TOWN BOARD MEETING
June 2, 2003
The regular town board meeting of the Town of Kingston was called to
order by Deputy Supervisor Stan Kern at 7:30 PM with pledge of
allegiance to the flag and a moment of silence. Present at the meeting
were Councilman Kern, Councilman Smith and Councilman Queipo.
Councilman Gaddy came in late. Supervisor Weiss was absent. There were
also ten town residents present.
Councilman Smith made the motion and Councilman Queipo seconded the
motion to approve the minutes of the May Town Board and May Work Shop
meetings. There were four aye votes.
Deputy Supervisor Stan Kern read the Supervisor's monthly report.
Town Clerk Laura L. Joy read the Town Clerk's monthly report.
Motion to pay the General Fund Bills #180 through #211 for a total of
$3,120.53 was made by Councilman Queipo and seconded by Councilman
Gaddy. There were four aye votes.
Motion to pay the Highway Bills #212 through #218 for a total of
$2,920.48 was made by Councilman Gaddy and seconded by Councilman
Queipo. There were four aye votes.
Councilman Gaddy reported that he received no answer from the RRA
regarding coming to one of our meetings. Councilman Gaddy stated that
Peter Brink from the Mountain Bike Association will contact Wayne
Platte, Highway Superintendent. Councilman Gaddy stated that he
contacted the Town of Ulster Supervisor Fred Wadnola regarding the zip
Councilman Queipo read a letter from John Konior, Planning Board
Chairman regarding the zoning law changes. Councilman Queipo reported a
meeting between the Planning Board, ZBA, Building Inspector and the
Town Board is scheduled for June 18th at 7:30 PM. Councilman Queipo
read the building inspector's monthly report.
Councilman Smith reported that the news letter will be going out and if
anyone had anything included in the newsletter to submit it to him by
June 9th. Councilman Smith stated that he will be contacting Wes Cross
again regarding the salt shed.
Councilman Kern reported that the sweeping of the town roads are
Councilman Kern reported for Supervisor Weiss the following dates to
remember: June 26th is the start of the softball on Thursday nights,
July 8th Summer Program for the kids of the town, and July 11th Parade
with the Fire Company in the City of Kingston.
Councilman Kern stated that Mary Jo Whiltshire from the City of
Kingston will come out to inspect the playground for us at no cost to
Kern read a resolution regarding the zip code issue. Motion was made by
Councilman Kern and seconded by Councilman Smith to approve the
resolution. There were four aye votes.
Queipo made the motion and Councilman Smith seconded the motion to
accept the new zoning laws as written. There were four aye votes.
Gaddy reported that Debbie Sylvester complained that a tree was
demolished by a car and the sheriff's department was not very helpful
in the incident. She requested that the Town Board talk to the
Sheriff's Department regarding this matter.
Clerk/Tax Collector Laura L. Joy reported that she has collected over
$1,000.00 in penalties on the taxes. She also reported that she posted
various rabies clinics in the surrounding areas. She also reported that
her hours are changed as of June 1st to Tuesday and Thursday mornings
10AM to 12 Noon and Wednesday evenings 5:30 PM to 730 PM.
Kern stated that the Town Board decided at the May Workshop Meeting to
close the Recycling Shed as of July 1st due to the problems the town
has had with it.
QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS:
Mossl questioned the recycling problems she has had where the RRA has
put her recycling and garbage in the same truck. Councilman Gaddy
stated that he has tried to get someone from the RRA to come to one of
our meetings regarding recycling. No one has returned his calls.
followed regarding the closing of the recycling shed. There was a
suggestion for the Town Board to have the recycling shed open one day a
week. Councilman Smith made the motion to have the recycling shed open
one day a week. Discussion followed. Motion was rescinded. Councilman
Gaddy made a motion postponing the closing of the recycling shed until
August 1st. Councilman Smith seconded the motion. There were four aye
Zehnick asked the town board if the meeting on June 18th was open to
the public. The answer was yes that all meetings are open to the public.
Motion to adjourn at 8:08 PM was made by Councilman Smith and seconded
by Councilman Gaddy. All were in favor.
Laura L. Joy, Town Clerk
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