East Hampton Town Board              Carole Brennan

              159 Pantigo Road              Telephone:

              East Hampton, NY  11937

 

East Hampton Town Board meeting of September 12, 2017
East Hampton, New York

 

 

I.              Call to Order

10:00 AM Meeting called to order on September 12, 2017 at Montauk Firehouse, 12 Flamingo Avenue, Montauk, NY.

 

Attendee Name

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Councilwoman Kathee Burke-Gonzalez

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Councilman Peter Van Scoyoc

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Councilwoman Sylvia Overby

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Councilman Fred Overton

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Supervisor Larry Cantwell

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II.              Public Portion

III.              Topics

A.              Showtime Filming Update - Harold Graham

IV.              Liaison Reports

V.              Resolutions

A.              COUNCILWOMAN BURKE-GONZALEZ

B.              COUNCILMAN VAN SCOYOC

C.              COUNCILWOMAN OVERBY

 

RESOLUTION:              2017-986

CATEGORY:                            Agreements, Contracts

SPONSORED BY:              Councilwoman Sylvia Overby

DEPARTMENT:              Housing

Hire Title Company Manor House

 

WHEREAS, the Town wishes to retain  the services of Fidelity National Title Insurance Services, LLC to perform a title search and issue a title report, relating to the Manor House Affordable Housing Project and

 

WHEREAS, the Town has received an estimate from Fidelity National Title Insurance Co. through the Town's special counsel of CertimanBalin relating to said proceeding in the amount of $$905; now therefore be it

 

              RESOLVED, that the Town Board authorizes the retention of Fidelity to conduct a title and related searches in an amount not to exceed $905 to be paid upon voucher duly submitted  from Budget Account  CM 8-8681-54520

D.              COUNCILMAN OVERTON

 

RESOLUTION:              2017-987

CATEGORY:                            Appointments

SPONSORED BY:              Supervisor Larry Cantwell

DEPARTMENT:              Human Resources

Appoint Kelly Kampf Assistant Town Director of Public Safety

 

              WHEREAS, Kelly Kampf was appointed provisional Assistant Town Director of Public Safety on Resolution 2016-1145, and,

 

              WHEREAS, The Suffolk County Department of Civil Service has given an examination for Assistant Town Director of Public Safety and Kelly Kampf is reachable on the Suffolk County list (#17SR384), now therefore be it

 

              RESOLVED, that Kelly Kampf be and is hereby appointed to the permanent position of Assistant Town Director of Public Safety with no change in salary or budget account (B3622-51100).

 

RESOLUTION:              2017-988

CATEGORY:                            Issue Check

SPONSORED BY:              Councilman Fred Overton

DEPARTMENT:              Town Clerk

Refund Parking/Eh Village Ord. Tickets

 

WHEREAS, the following have overpaid a ticket and/or the ticket has been dismissed, and

 

WHEREAS, the refund of such payment has been deemed proper by the Justice Court; now, therefore, be it

 

RESOLVED that the bookkeeper is hereby authorized to issue refund checks in the amounts specified:

 

Maureen O?Hara

PO Box 1504

East Hampton, NY  11937

 

V3001902 --  $80.00 Refund

 

 

Cathy H. Glosser

55 E. End Ave., Apt. 4JK

New York, NY  10028-7928

 

J1553 -- $100.00 Refund

 

 

John J. Covino

Nine Woodstork Dr.

Mt Sinai, NY  11766

 

J1762 --  $100.00 Refund

E.              SUPERVISOR CANTWELL

 

RESOLUTION:              2017-989

CATEGORY:                            Appointments

SPONSORED BY:              Councilman Fred Overton

DEPARTMENT:              Human Resources

Appont Kent Howie Assistant Town Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

 

RESOLVED, that Kent Howie be and is hereby appointed assistant town emergency preparedness coordinator at an annual salary of $9,000.00 to be paid quarterly from budget account A3640-51200,  upon proper submission of time records, effective retroactive to September 8, 2017.

 

RESOLUTION:              2017-990

CATEGORY:                            Bond

SPONSORED BY:              Supervisor Larry Cantwell

DEPARTMENT:              Town Clerk

Bond - $2,000,000 - Acquisition of Real Property

 

BOND RESOLUTION OF THE TOWN OF EAST HAMPTON, SUFFOLK COUNTY, NEW YORK, ADOPTED SEPTEMBER 12, 2017, AUTHORIZING THE ACQUISITION OF A PARCEL OF REAL PROPERTY LOCATED IN EAST HAMPTON FOR ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING PURPOSES: (A) CONSTRUCTION OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING THEREON, (B) LAND PRESERVATION AND/OR (C) USE AS A RECREATION AREA, STATING THE ESTIMATED MAXIMUM COST THEREOF IS $2,000,000, APPROPRIATING SAID AMOUNT FOR SUCH PURPOSE AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS OF THE TOWN IN THE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF NOT TO EXCEED $2,000,000 TO FINANCE SAID APPROPRIATION

THE TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF EAST HAMPTON, IN THE COUNTY OF SUFFOLK, NEW YORK, HEREBY RESOLVES (by the favorable vote of not less than two-thirds of all the members of said Town Board) AS FOLLOWS:

Section 1.  The Town of East Hampton, in the County of Suffolk, New York (herein called the “Town”), is hereby authorized to acquire a parcel of real property located in East Hampton for one or more of the following purposes: (a) construction of affordable housing thereon, (b) land preservation and/or (c) use as a recreation area.  The estimated maximum cost thereof, including preliminary costs and costs incidental thereto and the financing thereof, is $2,000,000 and said amount is hereby appropriated for such purpose.  The plan of financing includes the issuance of bonds of the Town in the principal amount of not to exceed $2,000,000 to finance said appropriation, and the levy and collection of taxes on all the taxable real property in the Town to pay the principal of said bonds and the interest thereon as the same shall become due and payable.  Debt service on the obligations herein authorized is expected to be paid from the Town’s General Fund - Townwide, as determined by the Town Board.

Section 2.  Bonds of the Town in the principal amount of not to exceed $2,000,000 are hereby authorized to be issued pursuant to the provisions of the Local Finance Law, constituting Chapter 33-a of the Consolidated Laws of the State of New York (herein called the “Law”), to finance said appropriation.

Section 3.  The period of probable usefulness applicable to the object or purpose for which said bonds are authorized is in excess of five years; however, the bonds authorized pursuant to this resolution and any bond anticipation notes issued in anticipation of the sale of said bonds, shall mature no later than five (5) years after the date of original issuance of said bonds or notes.

Section 4.  The proceeds of the bonds herein authorized, and any bond anticipation notes issued in anticipation of said bonds, may be applied to reimburse the Town for expenditures made after the effective date of this resolution for the purpose for which said bonds are authorized.  The foregoing statement of intent with respect to reimbursement is made in conformity with Treasury Regulation Section 1.150-2 of the United States Treasury Department.

Section 5.  The proposed maturity of the bonds authorized by this resolution will not exceed five years.

Section 6.  Each of the bonds authorized by this resolution, and any bond anticipation notes issued in anticipation of the sale of said bonds, shall contain the recital of validity as prescribed by Section 52.00 of the Law and said bonds, and any notes issued in anticipation of said bonds, shall be general obligations of the Town, payable as to both principal and interest by general tax upon all the taxable real property within the Town.  The faith and credit of the Town are hereby irrevocably pledged to the punctual payment of the principal of and interest on said bonds, and any notes issued in anticipation of the sale of said bonds, and provision shall be made annually in the budget of the Town by appropriation for (a) the amortization and redemption of the bonds and any notes in anticipation thereof to mature in such year and (b) the payment of interest to be due and payable in such year.

Section 7.  Subject to the provisions of this resolution and of the Law and pursuant to the provisions of Section 21.00 relative to the authorization of the issuance of bonds with substantially level or declining annual debt service, Section 30.00 relative to the authorization of the issuance of bond anticipation notes and Section 50.00 and Sections 56.00 to 60.00 and 168.00 of the Law, the powers and duties of the Town Board relative to authorizing bond anticipation notes and prescribing the terms, form and contents and as to the sale and issuance of the bonds herein authorized, and of any bond anticipation notes issued in anticipation of said bonds, and the renewals of said bond anticipation notes, and the powers and duties relative to executing contracts for credit enhancements and providing for substantially level or declining annual debt service, are hereby delegated to the Supervisor, the chief fiscal officer of the Town.

Section 8.  The validity of the bonds authorized by this resolution, and of any notes issued in anticipation of the sale of said bonds, may be contested only if:

(a)              such obligations are authorized for an object or purpose for which the Town is not authorized to expend money, or

(b)              the provisions of law which should be complied with at the date of the publication of such resolution, or a summary thereof, are not substantially complied with,

and an action, suit or proceeding contesting such validity is commenced within twenty days after the date of such publication, or

(c)              such obligations are authorized in violation of the provisions of the constitution.

Section 9.  This bond resolution shall take effect immediately, and the Town Clerk is hereby authorized and directed to publish the foregoing resolution, in summary, together with a Notice attached in substantially the form prescribed by Section 81.00 of the Law in “The East Hampton Star,” which is hereby designated the official newspaper of the Town for such publication.

 

RESOLUTION:              2017-991

CATEGORY:                            Budget

SPONSORED BY:              Supervisor Larry Cantwell

DEPARTMENT:              Bookkeeping

Authorize Special Warrant and Budget Modification

 

Resolved, that the Town Board approves the use of a special warrant of up to $200,000 (total) for the purpose of allowing the Finance Division and Land Management Department to generate a check from the Capital Fund to Bridgehampton National Bank that will be converted to bank checks as needed to be used for the security payment for the purchase of land (via auction) to be used for affordable housing and land preservation, and be it further

 

Resolved, that the $200,000 will be advanced to the Capital Fund for the purpose of making the deposit payment and that the Capital Fund will repay the Whole Town Fund at the time funds are borrowed pursuant to the bond authorization approved by the Town Board for the purchase of the aforementioned land.

VI.              Executive Session - Acq.