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Village of Croton-on-Hudson
1 Van Wyck Street
Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520

Phone: 914-271-4781
Fax: 914-271-2836


Hours: Mon. - Fri., 8:30 am - 4 pm
 
Board of Trustees Minutes April 24, 2006
A Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Croton-on-Hudson, NY was held on Monday, April 24, 2005 at the Municipal Building, Van Wyck Street, Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520.

The following officials were present:

Mayor Schmidt
Trustee Brennan
Trustee Gallelli
Trustee Kane
Trustee Wiegman
Village Manager Herbek
Treasurer Zambrano



1.      CALL TO ORDER:
Mayor Schmidt called the meeting to order at 8:00 p.m.  

2.      RESOLUTIONS:

Adopting the budget for the fiscal year commencing June 1, 2006 and ending May 31, 2007


The following resolution was moved by Trustee Kane,  seconded by Trustee Wiegman, and carried by a vote of  3  to 2 with Mayor Schmidt and Trustee Brennan voting nay.

a.      BUDGET ADOPTION RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION ADOPTING A BUDGET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR COMMENCING ON JUNE 1, 2006 AND ENDING MAY 31 2007, MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE CONDUCT OF THE VILLAGE OF CROTON-ON-HUDSON GOVERNMENT AND ESTABLISHING THE RATES OF COMPENSATION FOR OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES FOR SUCH PERIOD.

WHEREAS, this board has met at the time and place specified in the notice of public hearing on the preliminary budget and heard all persons desiring to be heard thereon, now therefore, be it

RESOLVED, that the preliminary budget as amended and revised and as hereinafter set forth is hereby adopted and that the several amounts stated in column titled “Adopted” in
Schedule Al - General Fund,
F1-Water Fund,
G1-Sewer Fund
HN1-Capital Fund and,
Schedule 7-Debt Service,
be adopted and they hereby are appropriated for the objects and purposes specified and the salaries and wages stated in Schedule 5 of such budget shall be and are hereby fixed at the amounts shown therein effective June 1, 2006.




b.      Authorizing the Mayor to sign the tax warrant

The following resolution was moved by Trustee Wiegman, seconded by Trustee Kane, and carried by a vote of  5  to 0  therefore;

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Mayor is hereby authorized to sign the Tax Warrant for the collection of taxes for the period beginning June 1, 2006 through May 31, 2007

TAX WARRANT

TO: Abraham J. Zambrano, Treasurer

YOU ARE HEREBY COMMANDED to receive and collect from the persons named in the tax roll hereunto annexed, the several sums stated in the last column hereof opposite their respective names, being a total of $9,239,844.00



For the current budget
$9,187,753.00
For Supplemental Tax Bills
$0
Sub-total
$9,187,753.00

For Unpaid Water Rents and Charges
$38,566.04
For Failure to Pay for Sidewalks
$4,074.96
For Failure to Pay for Bounced Check
$0
For Failure to Pay Alarm Renewals
$1,375.00
For Alarm Fines
$0
For Emergency Water Repairs
$0
For Commercial Garbage
$8,075.00

TOTAL
$9,239,844.00

FURTHER COMMANDED to receive and collect such sums without additional charge until June 30, 2006: and thereafter to collect such of the sums as have not been theretofore collected, an additional charge of five percentum for the first month or fraction thereof and one percent for each month or fraction thereof thereafter until paid.

YOU ARE FURTHER COMMANDED, to return the tax roll and warrant to the Village Clerk on or before the first day of May, 2006, and to deliver to the Board of Trustees at the same time an account of the taxes remaining unpaid: describing each parcel of real property upon which taxes are unpaid, showing the person or persons to whom the parcel is assessed and showing as to each parcel the amount of tax unpaid.

Dated April 24, 2006                                    __________________________________
                                                        Dr. Gregory J. Schmidt, Mayor

        
       ATTEST ____________________________________
                                                        Peggy Keesler, Village Clerk

The Village offices will be open for the collection of taxes June 1, 2006 through June 30, 2006 Monday through Friday 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM and Saturdays from 9:00 AM to 12 Noon.


c.      Setting Village fees

        On motion of  TRUSTEE Gallelli,  seconded by  TRUSTEE Brennan,  the  following resolution was unanimously adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Croton-on-Hudson, New York.:

WHEREAS, Local Law No. 3 of 2003 was approved at a regular Village Board Meeting held on October 7, 2003; and

WHEREAS, this Local Law called for the setting of Village Fees through Board Resolutions; and

WHEREAS, it would be of benefit to both the Village and the general public to have all fees conveniently placed in one resolution, which may be amended from time to time; and

WHEREAS, a master fee schedule was adopted on October 7, 2003 and has since been modified a number of times,

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: the Village Board of Trustees hereby adopts the attached updated master fee schedule effective June 1, 2006.


d.      Adding the past due receivables to the tax bills for the fiscal year June 1, 2006 through May 31, 2007

The following resolution was moved by Trustee Brennan, and seconded by Trustee Wiegman and carried by a vote of 5 to 0.

Resolution adding past due receivables to the tax bills for the fiscal year June 1, 2006 through May 31, 2007.
BE IT RESOLVED, the Treasurer is hereby authorized to place the following past due receivables on the tax bills the fiscal year June 1, 2006 through May 31, 2007.


GENERAL FUND


ALARM FEES
$1,375.00
REFUSAL TO PAY FOR SIDEWALK
$4,074.96
EMERGENCY WATER SHUTOFF  COSTS
$0
BOUNCED CHECK  FEES
$0
COMMERCIAL GARBAGE
$8,075.00
TOTAL
$13,524.96

WATER FUND


UNPAID WATER CHARGES
$38,566.04



Per attached schedules


3.      Other Items

The Village Manager reviewed with the Board a number of items of current concern. They are as follows:

a.      Croton Sailing School Agreement
b.      Report on the Misuse of the Croton River in 2005 prepared by Martin Smolin

A motion was made at 9:37PM to go into executive session to discuss pending litigation involving 1A Croton Point Avenue by Trustee Kane, seconded by Trustee Gallelli and approved by all. Village Attorney Stecich and Village Engineer O’Connor were present during Executive Session.  No action was taken in executive session and the executive session was adjourned at 10:15PM.


Respectfully submitted,

Richard F. Herbek
Village Manager


Village Clerk