SPECIAL BOARD MEETING
Monday, June 11, 2018
Chairman Preston called with Special Board Meeting to order at 9:00 am, upon roll-call the following supervisors were in attendance: Robin DeLoria, Archie Depo, Shaun Gillilland, Joe Giordano, Charlie Harrington, Steve McNally, Noel Merrihew, Dean Montroy, Ron Moore, Jerry Morrow, Roby Politi, Randy Preston, Michael Tyler and Joe Pete Wilson.
Mike Marnell, Jim Monty and Tom Scozzafava were previously excused. Ron Jackson was absent.
Department Heads present: Judy Garrison, Dan Manning and Michael Mascarenas. Dan Palmer was previously excused.
News Media present: Keith Lobdell – Sun Community News.
PRESTON: We’ll call this special meeting to order. Please rise as we salute the flag. Okay Judy, whenever you’re ready.
GARRISON: Special board meeting dated Monday, June 11, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. Upon the direction of Randy Preston, Chairman, you are hereby notified, that pursuant to and in accordance with Section 151 of the County Law, a Special Board Meeting of the Essex County Board of Supervisors will be held at Elizabethtown, New York at the Essex County Board of Supervisors Chambers on Monday, June 11, 2018 at 9:00 a.m., for the purposes of:
1. Resolution adopting a Home Rule Request for enaction and adoption by the New York State Senate of Senate Bill S-7621 and enaction and adoption by the New York State Assembly of Assembly Bill A-9774 extending the authorization granted Essex County by the State of New York to adopt and amend local laws imposing a tax of twenty-five cents ($.25) for each one hundred dollars ($100.00) on each remaining major fraction thereof on principal debt incurred by a mortgage on real property situate within the County until December 1, 2021.
Thank you for your consideration in this matter. Sincerely, Judith A. Garrison, Clerk of the Board
PRESTON: Okay someone want to move this?
RESOLUTION # 205 – ADOPTING A HOME RULE REQUEST FOR ENACTION AND ADOPTION BY THE NEW YORK STATE ASSEMBLY OF ASSEMBLY BILL A9774 AND ENACTION AND ADOPTION BY THE NEW YORK STATE SENATE OF SENATE BILL S7621 EXTENDING THE AUTHORIZATION GRANTED ESSEX COUNTY BY THE STATE OF NEW YORK TO ADOPT AND AMEND LOCAL LAWS IMPOSING A TAX OF TWENTY-FIVE CENTS ($.25) FOR EACH ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100.00) ON EACH REMAINING MAJOR FRACTION THEREOF ON PRINCIPAL DEBT INCURRED BY A MORTGAGE ON REAL PROPERTY SITUATE WITHIN THE COUNTY UNTIL DECEMBER 1, 2021
This resolution was offered by Mr. Morrow, seconded by Mr. Tyler and adopted upon a two-thirds roll call vote as follows:
AYES: 3168 votes
NOES: 0 votes
ABSENT: 871 votes (Jackson, Monty, Scozzafava, Marnell)
PRESTON: Any discussion?
MORROW: It’s just an extension of our mortgage tax additional twenty-five cents per $100.00, we’ve always had it and it really helps out our budget.
PRESTON: This does not have to do with the ambulance district if there is any confusion out there.
MANNING: This is just a renewal every two to three years all our various taxes they sunset and we need to bring them up again and this just has to be renewed. Thanks Jerry.
PRESTON: Any further discussion, comments, questions? If not, this is a roll call vote.
GARRISON: The resolution carries.
PRESTON: That’s it. The special meeting is done. Okay we stand adjourned. We will have the regular scheduled committee meetings starting at 9:30.
As there was no further business to come before this Special Board Meeting it was adjourned at 9:05 am.
Judith A. Garrison, Clerk
Board of Supervisors