FINANCE COMMITTEE MINUTES
MEMBERS PRESENT: Chairman, Paul Tsatsos
Vice-Chairman, Rich Buley
OTHER MEMBERS PRESENT: Linda Carr, Town Accountant
Robert Johnson, Electrical Inspector
Robin Solek, Secretary
MEMBERS NOT PRESENT: Patti Dunn-O’Connell
The scheduled meeting of the Finance Committee was called to order at by Chairman, P. Tsatsos.
A MOTION was made by D. Kononitz, seconded by L. Bathel (Vote –
Unanimous) to accept the minutes of
Chairman, P. Tsatsos gave the Finance Committee an update from his meeting with Tom Scanlon, Town Auditor in regards to the Management Letter. Mr. Scanlon would like to see Munis being fully utilized by all of the departments. L.Carr explained that Mr. Scanlon’s son will be coming to help with fully utilizing Munis and to help with debugging any glitches in the system.
Chairman, P. Tsatsos requested to place the Munis update as #1 on the Finance Committee’s Priority List.
Interim T/C/C, P. Mormino provided the Finance Committee information on the betterments, the department and various financial aspects along with investments. He also made suggestions on the responsibilities of the T/C/C position and the possibility of having two Assistant Treasurer Collectors.
& Grounds Supervisor, J. Westcott came before the Committee to request an
emergency waiver to replace the
A MOTION was made by D. Kononitz, seconded by R. Buley (Vote –
Unanimous) for an emergency waiver
L. Bathel and D. Kononitz would like to set up a tour with J. Westcott to view the various buildings. They will schedule a time to meet with him.
The Finance Committee members and Town Accountant discussed the various budgets that are running in the deficit due to utilities, fuel and oil. There will be Reserve Fund Transfer Requests forth coming to address these issues. Mr. Stinehart, CAO, has put a freeze on all departmental spending. It was suggested to the Finance Committee to put identified surplus line items in the Reserve Fund. At this time the Finance Committee does not recommend this approach until there is further information provided.
next scheduled Finance Committee meeting will be
Being that there was no further business to be brought before the Committee, A MOTION was
made by D.Kononitz, seconded by R. Buley (Vote-Unanimous) to adjourn at
Secretary, Finance Committee