Selectboard Budget Meeting Minutes – January 13, 2017

NEWFANE SELECTBOARD

BUDGET MEETING MINUTES

January 13, 2017

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:  Marion Dowling, Carol Hatcher, Todd Lawley, Mike Fitzpatrick, Gary Delius (via telephone)

OTHERS PRESENT:   Shannon Meckle

The meeting was called to order at 9:05 a.m. by Todd Lawley, Chair.

WAGES

The Board reviewed proposed wage increases.

A motion was made by Gary Delius and seconded by Marion Dowling to increase the Zoning Administrator’s wages to $15.00 per  hour for the next fiscal year.  The motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Carol Hatcher and seconded by Marion Dowling to increase the Listers’ hourly wage to $15.00 per hour for the next fiscal year. The motion carried unanimously.

At this time, Todd Lawley recused himself.  A motion was made by Gary Delius and seconded by Mike Fitzpatrick to increase the Highway Department’s hourly wages by .50 per hour, rescinding the 2% increase motion made at the January 9, 2017 meeting. The motion carried with four in favor, with Todd Lawley recusing himself.

At this time, Todd Lawley rejoined the meeting.

A motion was made by Carol Hatcher and seconded by Mike Fitzpatrick to increase the Administrative Assistant’s wages by .50 per hour.  The motion carried unanimously.

CAPITAL FUND

The Board went over the Capital Expenditures and focused on how the money needed would be obtained.

Shannon went over the need for a solid capital replacement plan. Discussion ensued.

ADJOURN

A motion was made by Mike Fitzpatrick and seconded by Marion Dowling to adjourn at 10:30 a.m.

The motion carried unanimously.

Respectfully Submitted,

Shannon Meckle