ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING – JANUARY 8, 2008



            The Organizational meeting of the Town Board, Town of St. Armand, was held on the above date at the Town Hall, Bloomingdale, NY.


PRESENT:     Supervisor Joyce W. Morency, Deputy Supervisor Charles Whitson, Jr., Councilmen Earl J. Dakin, Jr., Samuel Grimone, Thomas Jones, Town Clerk Cynthia A. Woodson, Highway Superintendent Roger Oliver, Town Historian Don Amell, Town Justice Sheridan Swinyer.


GUESTS:       Sandy Hayes, Alan Brown, Susan Moody, John Jones, David Cluckey, William Cluckey, Amy Cluckey, Cayla Cluckey, Blair Hadley – ADE reporter, Arlene and DeForest Tinkler, Bucky and Connie Willette. 


            The account books of Town Justice and Town Clerk were presented for review and signatures from the Town Board. Account books signed and accepted.


            Supervisor Morency called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m.


RESOLUTION #1 OF 2008 – DESIGNATING APPOINTMENTS


Councilman Whitson, who moved its adoption, does hereby accept the following appointments for 2008, retroactive to January 1, 2008, designating the appointments.


            DEPUTY TOWN CLERK                             -Wanda Flint

            ATTORNEY FOR THE TOWN                    -Daniel Manning

            REGISTRAR OF VITAL STATISTICS       -Cynthia Woodson

            DEPUTY REGISTRAR OF VITALS           -Wanda Flint

            HEALTH OFFICER                                      -Dr. Jay Federman

            TOWN HISTORIAN                                     -Donald Amell

            CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER             -Richard Heath


Councilman Dakin duly seconded this resolution, and adopted as follows:


            Supervisor Joyce W. Morency                       AYE

            Councilman Charles Whitson, Jr.                   AYE

            Councilman Earl J. Dakin, Jr.                         AYE

            Councilman Samuel Grimone                        AYE

            Councilman Thomas Jones                             AYE


RESOLUTION #2 OF 2008 – DESIGNATING OFFICIAL BANKS


Councilman Dakin, who moved its adoption, offered the following resolution.


Be It Resolved, that the following banks are designated to be the official banks to deposit

money for the Town of St. Armand during 2008.

 

HSBC, NATIONAL BANK & TRUST, and COMMUNITY BANK


Councilman Whitson duly seconded this resolution, and adopted as follows:


            Supervisor Joyce W. Morency                       AYE

            Councilman Charles Whitson, Jr.                   AYE

            Councilman Earl J. Dakin, Jr.                         AYE

            Councilman Samuel Grimone                        AYE

            Councilman Thomas Jones                             AYE


RESOLUTION #3 OF 2008 – ADOPT THE PROCUREMENT POLICY FOR ST. ARMAND


Councilman Grimone, who moved its adoption, offered the following resolution.

Whereas, renew the adoption of the Procurement Policy for the Town of St. Armand.


Be It Resolved that the Town Board hereby adopts the Procurement Policy and Procedures pursuant to S 104b of the General Municipal Law renewed effective January 1, 2008.


Councilman Dakin duly seconded this resolution, and adopted as follows:


            Supervisor Joyce W. Morency                       AYE

            Councilman Charles Whitson, Jr.                   AYE

            Councilman Earl J. Dakin, Jr.                         AYE

            Councilman Samuel Grimone                        AYE

            Councilman Thomas Jones                             ABSTAIN


RESOLUTION #4 OF 2008 - ADOPT THE INVESTMENT POLICY AND DESIGNATING DEPOSITORIES FOR TOWN FUNDS.


Councilman Grimone, who moved its adoption, offered the following resolution.


Whereas, the Town of St. Armand adopts the Investment Policy and designating depositories for town funds.


Be It Resolved that the Town Board of the Town of St. Armand hereby adopts the Investment Policy renewed effective January 1, 2008.


Councilman Dakin duly seconded this resolution, and adopted as follows:


            Supervisor Joyce W. Morency                       AYE

            Councilman Charles Whitson, Jr.                   AYE

            Councilman Earl J. Dakin, Jr.                         AYE

            Councilman Samuel Grimone                        AYE

            Councilman Thomas Jones                             ABSTAIN


RESOLUTION #5 OF 2008 – DESIGNATING OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER


Councilman Jones, who moved its adoption, offered the following resolution.


Be It Resolved, that the official newspaper for advertising in 2008 shall be the

Adirondack Daily Enterprise.


Councilman Grimone duly seconded this resolution, and adopted as follows:


            Supervisor Joyce W. Morency                       AYE

            Councilman Charles Whitson, Jr.                   AYE

            Councilman Earl J. Dakin, Jr.                         AYE

            Councilman Samuel Grimone                        AYE

            Councilman Thomas Jones                             AYE


RESOLUTION #6 OF 2008– DESIGNATING MILEAGE ALLOWANCES


Councilman Whitson, who moved its adoption, offered the following resolution.


Be It Resolved, that the Town Officials be compensated at 50.5 cents per miles for

use of their vehicles in the performance of their official duties during 2008.


Councilman Grimone duly seconded this resolution, and adopted as follows:


            Supervisor Joyce W. Morency                       AYE

            Councilman Charles Whitson, Jr.                   AYE

            Councilman Earl J. Dakin, Jr.                         AYE

            Councilman Samuel Grimone                        AYE

            Councilman Thomas Jones                             AYE

RESOLUTION #7 OF 2008 – DATES OF MONTHLY TOWN BOARD MEETINGS


Councilman Jones, who moved its adoption, offered the following resolution.


Be It Resolved, that the Town Board of the Town of St. Armand will hold its regular monthly meeting on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 P.M. at the Bloomingdale Town Hall.


Councilman Dakin duly seconded this resolution, and adopted as follows:

 

            Supervisor Joyce W. Morency                       AYE

            Councilman Charles Whitson, Jr.                   AYE

            Councilman Earl J. Dakin, Jr.                         AYE

            Councilman Samuel Grimone                        AYE

            Councilman Thomas Jones                             AYE


RESOLUTION #8 OF 2008 – DEPUTY SUPERVISOR


Councilman Grimone, who moved its adoption, offered the following resolution.


Be It Resolved, that the Town Board of the Town of St. Armand accepted Supervisor Morency’s appointment of Charles Whitson, Jr. as her Deputy Supervisor.


Councilman Dakin duly seconded this resolution, and adopted as follows:


            Supervisor Joyce W. Morency                       AYE

            Councilman Charles Whitson, Jr.                   AYE

            Councilman Earl J. Dakin, Jr.                         AYE

            Councilman Samuel Grimone                        AYE

            Councilman Thomas Jones                             AYE


SUPERVISOR’S APPOINTMENTS


Supervisor Morency made her appointments for committees for 2008.


            HIGHWAY COMMITTEE:                          -Charles Whitson & Sam Grimone

            WATER & SEWER COMMITTEE:             -Earl Dakin & Tom Jones

            YOUTH RECREATION COMMITTEE:      -All board members

            TRI-LAKES FIRE ADVISORY BOARD:    -Earl Dakin & Tom Jones

            PLANNING BOARD:                                   -Sandy Hayes

            BOARD OF ASSESSMENT REVIEW:       -Pending


END OF MEETING


            Supervisor Morency asked for any further comments. There being none, the meeting was adjourned at 7:02 p.m. by motion of Councilman Grimone and Councilman Dakin. All were in favor. Motion carried.


I, Cynthia A. Woodson, Town Clerk for the Town of St. Armand to hereby certify that the above referenced is a true and correct transcript of the minutes of the Town of St. Armand Town Board meeting held on the above referenced date.




___________________________________              Dated: January 8, 2008

Cynthia A. Woodson

St. Armand Town Clerk