AT THE SPECIAL MEETING OF THE TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF NISKAYUNA DULY CALLED AND HELD ON THE 20th DAY OF NOVEMBER, 2012, AT 7: 00 PM AT THE NISKAYUNA TOWN BOARD ROOM, ONE NISKAYUNA CIRCLE, NISKAYUNA, NEW YORK, THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS WERE PRESENT;
Joe Landry, Supervisor
Denise Murphy McGraw, Councilwoman
Liz Orzel Kasper, Councilwoman
Jonathan McKinney, Councilman
Julie McDonnell, Councilwoman
Others present: Michele M. Martinelli, Town Clerk; Peter Scagnelli, Town Attorney; Matthew Miller, Deputy Town Attorney; Paul Sebesta, Comptroller; John Lubrant, Chief of Police.
Supervisor Landry read a statement on the budget process which is attached.
PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR
Elmer Bertsch, 2097 Orchard Park Drive, has concerns with the PILOT program in the Town of Niskayuna. Mr. Bertsch asked how much would be paid to the Town if there was no PILOT program.
Leslie Gold, 1919 Pawtucket Avenue, believes that this budget is as good as it could be, but has concerns as to whether the tax cap is sustainable. She hopes with the consolidation of dispatching it will keep the servicing to our standard.
When no other members of the public wished to be heard, Supervisor Landry closed Privilege of the Floor.
The following resolutions were approved with a vote of five ayes unless otherwise noted.
Resolution 2012-251 adopts the Special Districts Budget for the Town’s Park Districts for 2013.
Resolution 2012-252 adopts the Special District Budget for the Consolidated Water District No. 1 for 2013.
Resolution 2012-253 adopts the Special Districts budget for Consolidated Sewer District No. 1 for 2013
Resolution 2012-254 adopts the Special District budget for Sewer District No. 6 for 2013.
Resolution 2012-255 adopts the Special District Budget for the Town’s Drainage District for 2013.
Resolution 2012-256 adopts the Special District Budget for the Town’s Lighting District for 2013.
Resolution 2012-257 adopts the Annual Budget for 2013.
There being no further business to come before the board, Supervisor Landry adjourned the meeting.
Michele M. Martinelli, Town Clerk