TOWN OF KINGSTON 
TOWN BOARD MEETING

ADOPTED 

October 6, 2003

The regular town board meeting of the Town of Kingston was called to order by Deputy Supervisor Stan Kern at 7:30 PM at the Town Hall. Present were: Councilman/Deputy Supervisor Kern, Councilman Smith, Councilman Queipo, and Councilman Gaddy. Supervisor Weiss was absent due to the holiday. There were eight townspeople also present. 


Motion to approve town board minutes as amended and the work shop minutes as written by Councilman Smith and seconded by Councilman Gaddy. All present were in favor. 


Supervisor's report was read by Deputy Supervisor Kern. 


Town Clerk's report was read by the Town Clerk. 


Motion to transfer $2,920.00 from A2030.3 Town Buildings to A1355.11 Data Collection Services was made by Councilman Smith and seconded by Councilman Queipo. All present were in favor. 


Motion to pay General Bills #352 through #362 for $5,611.95 and #363 through #387 for $10,922.17 and Highway Bills #388 through #397 for $4,389.41 was made by Deputy Supervisor Kern and seconded by Councilman Gaddy. All present were in favor. 

COMMUNICATIONS: 

Karl Schuerzinger requested to purchase reference materials. Motion to approve Karl's request was made by Councilman Queipo and seconded by Councilman Smith. All present were in favor. 

Councilman Gaddy submitted from the NYS Comptroller's Office info on a teleconference to be held in Kingston on October 22, 2003. The teleconference was on Finding Funds for Public Water and Sewer Projects. 

COMMITTEE REPORTS: 

Councilman Kern deferred to Highway Superintendent Wayne Platte. Wayne reported that the highway department would start paving the rest of Hill Road on Wednesday of this week. The leaf pick up will be approximately the first week in November after the leaves have fallen. 

Superintendent of Highways Wayne Platte reported that the back hoe broke down. The first and second gears are not working. The back hoe was trucked to Pine Plains for a estimate. Wayne reported that the estimate for the transmission was $700.00 and that the radiator and water pump are leaking and that they have to be fixed also. The estimate for the radiator and water pump was $1,200.00. Motion was made by Councilman Gaddy and seconded by Councilman Queipo to fix the back hoe. All present were in favor. 

Councilman Queipo read the Building Inspector's monthly report for September. 

Councilman Gaddy _ no report. 

Councilman Smith reported that the newsletter will be going out sometime this week. 

Councilman Kern stated that the playground is still closed.

OLD BUSINESS: 

Deputy Supervisor Kern submitted three quotes for cleaning the town hall for Supervisor Weiss. Motion to have Hannah Cleaning Service due the job was made by Councilman Gaddy and seconded by Councilman Queipo. Councilman Kern excused self, Councilman Gaddy, Councilman Queipo, and Councilman Smith were in favor. 

Deputy Supervisor Kern reported that we received the copies of the new zoning this week. 

NEW BUSINESS: 

Deputy Supervisor read the resolution for Halloween. Deputy Supervisor Kern made the motion and Councilman Queipo seconded the motion to approve the resolution. All four councilmen were in favor of the resolution. 


QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS: 

Frank Brogden questioned the cost of the assessment cards. Deputy Supervisor Kern stated that they will be completed by December 1st and he was not certain of the complete cost of the project. 

Anneliese Mossl asked who would be taken care of the junk car problem. Deputy Supervisor Kern stated that the Code Enforcement Officer. 

Ivan Rion asked when the codes would be given out. 

Laura L. Joy, Town Clerk stated that her hours for November and December would be Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday each week from 10 AM to 12 Noon and January through May her hours would be 10 AM to 12 Noon Monday through Saturday each week. 

Budget hearings are being held on Wednesdays for the month of October at 7 PM and the Workshop Meeting will also be on Wednesday instead of Thursday. The hearings and workshop meeting are open to the public. 

Motion to adjourn at 8 PM was made by Councilman Gaddy and seconded by Councilman Smith. All present were in favor. 

Respectfully submitted: 

Laura L. Joy 
Town Clerk

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