10-23-2017 Budget Workshop Minutes

NEW HAVEN TOWN BOARD BUDGET WORKSHOP

HELD OCTOBER 23, 2017

 

CALL TO ORDER

Supervisor Timothy Teifke called the budget workshop for October 23rd to order at 5:00 p.m. at the New Haven Town Hall. Roll call: Councilman Daniel Barney, Councilwoman Mary Curcio, Councilwoman Patricia Prosser, Councilman William Rombough, and Supervisor Timothy Teifke present. Also present were Budget Officer Mark See, CEO Ron Marsden, Mexico Town Supervisor Dave Anderson, Bookkeeper Tracy Samson, and Town Clerk Debra Allen, Deputy Town Clerk Jennifer Woolson.

 

BUSINESS

Building Inspection/Code Enforcement Contract: The intermunicipal agreement with Mexico to share the building inspector/ code enforcement officer was discussed. No action taken. The contract will be discussed further at the November Town Board meeting.

2017 General Fund Budget: The remainder of the general fund section of the budget was reviewed and adjustments made. No resolutions were proposed or adopted at the meeting, which was a workshop meeting only.

Tax Levy and Rates: With the budget as is the tax levy for the combined town and highway taxes for 2018 will drop by 1.66%. The tax rate for the combined town and highway taxes for 2018 will drop by 13%.

Planning for the Future: we will get a list of highway equipment from the highway superintendent and his schedule of replacement.

Next Meeting: The budget workshop scheduled for October 26th was cancelled.

 

ADJOURNMENT

Meeting Adjourned: at 7:50 by motion of Timothy Teifke, second by Mary Curcio. Dan Barney, Aye; Mary Curcio, Aye; Patricia Prosser, Aye; William Rombough, Aye; Timothy Teifke, Aye; Carried.

 

Respectfully submitted,

Debra J Allen

New Haven Town Clerk