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December 30, 2019

Special Year End Meeting
Municipal Building
December 30, 2019

Members Present: Joel R. Bartlett, Supervisor
Paul V. Desormo, Councilman
David D. Prosser, Councilman
Timothy McAtee, Councilman
Joanne McClusky, Councilwoman

Members Absent:

Supervisor Bartlett opened the meeting at 3:30 pm and called for the roll of members present.

MOTION #97-2019
WHEREAS, it is necessary to amend the 2019 fiscal year budget to reconcile budget accounts for year end;
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the Supervisor is authorized to amend the 2019 budget to reflect and correct postings to various budget appropriation accounts at year end as follows:
General Fund
Decrease General Fund unappropriated fund balance $31,366.00
Increase Code:
+ Appropriated Fund Balance $26,942.00
+ Increase A-1990.4 Contractual Acct. $26,942.00

A1990.4 A1110.4 $ 2,736.00
A1990.4 A1220.4 $ 1,325.00
A1990.4 A1410.12 $ 2,175.00
A1990.4 A1440.4 $ 5,630.00
A1990.4 A1620.4 $11,223.00
A1990.4 A3010.4 $ 567.00
A1990.4 A4020.1 $ 510.00
A1990.4 A6410.4 $ 2,000.00
A1990.4 A8020.11 $ 2,465.00
A1990.4 A9040.8 $ 343.00
A1990.4 A9055.8 $ 2,392.00
$ 31,366.00

*Encumber for 2020 from Code A1410.4 – $3,000.00

Highway Fund

Decrease unappropriated fund balance $100,000.00
Increase Revenue Code: Transfer from General Code $100,000.00

DA5130.4 $ 1,637.00
DA5140.4 $ 49,849.00
DA5142.4 $ 19,926.00
DA9030.4 $ 6,841.00
DA9060.4 $ 21,747.00
*Encumber for 2020 from Code 5130.2 – $15,000.00

Corrections to Appropriation Entries

Highway Debt Service:

*Principle DA 9710.6 should be $30,000.00 budgeted for 2019
*Record $2510.00 Vital Statistics Fee A1630
*Add Acct. Code 8020.11 for Planning P/S

Highway Fund Estimated Revenue Receipt January 2020

DA1120 Sales Tax $310,049.00
DA2300 Service other Govt. $ 9,500.00
DA3501 Chips $113,000.00

Interfund Transfer:

Sewer District #2 to #3 $187,458.00 Rents
Sewer District #5 to #4 $ 12,584.00 Rents

A motion to adopt the foregoing Resolution was made by Supervisor Bartlett, seconded by Councilmember Prosser.
Supervisor Joel Bartlett yes
Councilman Paul Desormo yes
Councilman David Prosser yes
Councilman Timothy McAtee yes
Councilwoman Joanne McClusky yes
Discussion took place concerning having Bowers & Co. prepare the town payroll with direct deposit starting in February 2020. Supervisor Bartlett will continue to handle quarterly and annual payroll as well as wage assignments and garnishees.

MOTION #98-2019
WHEREAS, as of January 1, 2020 a vacancy will exist in the Town Justice Court with the resignation of Justice David Renzi; and
WHEREAS, it is necessary to solicit from the Town residents applications to fill the position of Town Justice for the remainder of Justice Renzi’s term of office.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the Town Clerk is hereby authorized to advertise in the official newspaper of the Town of Watertown; a request for application of individuals interested in appointment to the position of Town Court Justice, and that all applications for appointment will be received at the Town Clerks Office, 22867 Co Rte 67, Watertown, NY, 13601 up until 3:00 pm January 9th, 2020.
AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, all applicants for the position of Town Court Justice must be a full time resident of the Town of Watertown.
A motion to adopt the foregoing resolution was offered by Supervisor Bartlett, seconded by Councilman Prosser.
Ayes All

Supervisor Bartlett informed the Board of a request from the Pyramid Management Group asking to be reimbursed for overbilling of a water/sewer account. The town was not made aware that when the Best Buy store was constructed it shared a meter with a mall riser room. Both meters were charged for some of the water that passed through it. Supervisor Bartlett will confer with town council to determine the responsibility the town has for reimbursement of the funds.
MOTION #99-2019
Councilman Prosser moved to adjourn at 3:56 pm, Councilwoman McClusky seconded.
Ayes All

Pamela D. Desormo, Town Clerk

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