In accordance with the provisions of Section 103 of the General Municipal Law, the Town Board of the Town of Washington, Millbrook, NY, hereby invites the submission of sealed bids for the following items:
One (1) New 2013 or 2014, 4 wheel drive cab and chassis 9’ Service Body
Specifications may be obtained from the Town Clerk, 10 Reservoir Dr., Millbrook, NY 12545. (845-677-3419. SEE BELOW
Sealed bids must be in the hands of the Town Clerk on or before 12:00 noon, April 10, 2013.
Bids will be opened and read aloud on April 10, 2013at 12:00 noon. Bids will be awarded at the Town Board meeting scheduled for April 11, 2013.
The Town Board reserves the right to reject any or all bids.
James E. Brownell
Town of Washington
Description: One (1) New 2013 or 2014 4 Wheel Drive Cab & Chassis Service Body
Base Chassis: 137″ wheelbase, 12000 lbs GVWR with dual rear wheels
Engine: 280 HP or greater Turbo Diesel with Cold Climate Package
Transmission: Heavy Duty Automatic, Heavy Duty Cooling (Tow Package)
Rear Axle: 3.73 Ratio Limited Slip
Springs: Heavy Duty Front & Rear Stabilizer Shaft
Tires: LT 225/75R – 16D on-off Road Black walls (Steel Rims)
Skid Plate Package, Vinyl Bench Seat, Roof Marker Lights, Front Tow Hooks, Snow Plow Prep Package, AM/FM Radio Clock with weather band
9′ Fisher Plow, Hydraulic with Power Angle with Quick Disconnect
Knapheide 9′ Service body Model # 6108D54J or equivalent
Full Size Spare Tire
Paint – Municipal Orange – Solid in Color
Senior West Coast Mirrors
(2) Batteries high output alternator
(4) auxiliary switch 30 amp
March 20th, 2013
The Town Board has changed the date of the February meeting from Feb. 14 to Monday, February 11, at 7:00 PM.
Tax Collection – 2013 Tax bills will be sent on or about Friday, January 18, to all property owners that pay their taxes directly to the Tax Collector, as well as to mortgage companies that are authorized to receive tax bills on behalf of their escrow clients. Current tax bill information is available at www.egov.basny.com/washington/ . Payment information is updated every night and you can check the status of your payments.
Tax payments are due without penalty by February 28th. There is a 2% penalty for the month of March, 3 % for the month of April and 4% plus $2.00 for the month of May. It is the responsibility of all property owners to know that there is a tax payment due whether or not they receive a tax bill. Please ensure that the Town Clerk has the correct mailing address for you. You may contact Mary Alex with changes or questions at email@example.com or 845-677-3419.
Anyone wishing to renew or apply for assessment exemptions, the proper paperwork must be filed by March 1st. The Assessor’s office is open daily from 9 am – 12 noon or Judy may be reached at 677-3949.
All town offices will be closed on Monday, January 21st in honor of Martin Luther King Day and on Monday, February 18th in celebration of President’s Day.
January 16th, 2013
Town of Washington
January 2, 2013
On the recommendation of Supervisor Gary Ciferri:
Appoint Stephen Turletes as Deputy Supervisor.
Appoint the following individuals:
-Laura Hurley as Bookkeeper to the Supervisor
-Dana Lopergalo as Justice Court Clerk
-Nikki Caul as Secretary to the Planning Board, Zoning Board of Appeals
-John (Jack) Neubauer as Building Inspector and Zoning Administrator
-Louis Spagnola, Jr. as Constable and Louis Spagnola III as Deputy Constable
-Joseph E. Adams as Dog Control Officer
-David Greenwood as Town Historian.
-Appoint Paul Schwartz to an additional 7 year term on the Planning Board.
Contact Harry Baldwin and Liz Baldwin for reappointment to Agricultural Advisory Committee.
Confirm Paul Guardiola for reappointment to Recreation Commission.
Confirm Diane Parker for reappointment to Zoning Board of Appeals
Established the regular meeting on the 2nd Thursday of the month beginning at 7:00 PM.
- January 10
- February 14
- March 14
- April 11
- May 9
- June 13
- July 11
- August 8
- September 12
- October 10
- November 14
- December 12
Appoint the Bank of Millbrook as Official Depository of Town funds.
Appoint the law firm of Van de Water and Van de Water as Attorneys for the town.
Authorize the Supervisor to invest town funds in time or authorized investments as approved by the Town Board.
Official rate of mileage is 44 cents per mile for reimbursement to employees and elected officials.
Compensate highway employees within the limits of appropriated funds as established in the 2013 budget. All non-salaried employees are to receive time and a half for hours worked over 40 hours per week.
Procurement policy for highway department
Authorize all elected officials to attend the Association of Towns meeting in February if they so desire.
Establish the rates of compensation for all officials and employees as indicated in the 2013 budget without a previous audit for the Town Board.
2011 Schedule of Salaries of Elected & Appointed Officials
OFFICER POSITION SALARY Standard
Gary Ciferri Supervisor 16,000
Stephen Turletes Deputy Supervisor 5,150
Councilmen (Three) 4,120
Mary Alex Town Clerk 41,655
Deputy Town Clerk Irene Wing 28,146 30 Hours
Laura M. Hurley Bookkeeper to Supervisor 43,322 40 hours
James Brownell Highway Superintendent 58,441
Warren McMillan Recreation Director 30,000 40 hours
Kelly Whalen-Cassinelli Recreation Assistant 32,586 40 hours
Elizabeth Shequine Justice (Two) 14,590
Dana Lopergalo Court Clerk 37,740 40 hours
W. James Tyger Sole Assessor 33,776 20 hours
Judy Malstrom Assessor’s Aide 16.32 15 hours
Clayton Tyger Data Collector 16.40
Nicolina Caul Planning/Zoning Secretary 18.18 hr
Joseph Adams Dog Control Officer 9,317
John D. Neubauer Building Inspector I 19,323 15 hours
John D. Neubauer Zoning Administrator 13,511 10 hours
Nancy Patrick Building Department Sec’y. 15.30 15hours
Thomas Fiore Groundskeeper 21,390 40 hours
Louis Spagnola Constable 3,231
Louis Spagnola III PT Constable 627
Earl Smith Cleaner 11.15 hr
Edward Wheeler Deputy Highway Superintendent 25.74 hr 40 hours
Charles Erts Auto Mechanic 23.97 40 hours
Michael Llanes H/MEO 22.56 40 hours
Thomas Coy H/MEO 21.95 40 hours
Joseph Erts MEO 18.75 40 hours
Jason Murphy MEO 18.07 40 hours
Wayne Gruntler MEO 17.85 40 hours
Mark Chadwell MEO 17.85 40 hours
Jesse Sutherland Solid Waste Attendant 16.81 24 hours
Joseph Magnarella Solid Waste Attendant 16.33 24 hours
Approve the procurement of a blanket undertaking from a duly authorized corporate surety covering the officers, clerks and employees of the town. Any such blanket undertaking entered into must indemnify against losses caused by the failure of the officers or employees to faithfully perform their duties or by their fraudulent or dishonest acts.
Supervisor is authorized to allow an independent auditor, D’Achille and Associates, for the audit of financial undertakings of the fiscal year 2012 and for the preparation of the 2012 Annual Financial Disclosure that the Town must file with the NYS Comptroller’s Office by March 31, 2013.
Appoint the Poughkeepsie Journal and or the Millbrook Independent or the Millerton News as the official Town newspaper.
Approve and accept the Town of Washington Internal Procedures for the Transfer Station as presented.
Approve and accept the Internal Accounting Procedures as presented.
Annual Statement of Disclosure for Public Officers of the Town of Washington
Any Elected Official, Appointed Official or Employee of the Town of Washington is required to provide written and verbal notification of any:
- financial interest held by them or their spouses or dependent children, in cases where these businesses or activities are involved in doing business by contract with the town.
- any position in any business association or other organization held by them, their spouse or dependent children, either for-profit or not-for profit, in any case where these associations are involved in doing business or pursuing activities or investments which in any manner will entail local legislative or administrative approvals by any board or public officer of the town.
- Any current outside employment or self employment activities held by them, their spouses or dependent children in any business venture or enterprise doing business with the town.
Town Clerk Alex reminds Elected Officials (participating in the retirement system) are required to keep a 3 month log that must be completed by May 30, 2013 and submitted to the Town Clerk by June 29, 2013.
Town Board Liaisons:
Councilman Turletes – Recreation
Councilman Audia – Buildings & Grounds
Councilwoman Mosca – Comprehensive Plan, Agricultural Advisory Commission
Councilman De Bonis – Planning & Zoning Boards
Audit 2012 Town Clerk Records by the Town Board
Audit 2012 Bookkeeper to Supervisor Records by the Town Board
January 2nd, 2013
Town of Washington
December 13, 2013
Pledge of Allegiance
Thank you to Rick Seaman and Brian Hicks for 1st Annual Parade of Lights
Schedule Reorganization Meeting – January 2, 3 or 7?
Fire Contract with Village of Millbrook – Public hearing scheduled for Thurs., Jan. 10
Comp Plan & Sign Ordinance Update – referred back to committees for input & revisions
County Legislator Kelsey:
Highway Superintendent Brownell – Monthly report
Bookkeeper Hurley – Monthly report
Town Clerk Alex – Monthly report
Recommend contracting with Arlington Animal Hospital for Dog Shelter
Councilman DeBonis – Planning & Zoning
Tony Sloan – Prepared Statement
December 13th, 2012