TO:Budget & Finance Committee
Michael J. Pepe, Chairman, Legislator, District 7
Martin P. Kelly, Legislator, District 1
Brian D. Sweet, Legislator, District 2
Roy S. Dimond, Legislator, District 3
Robert Headwell, Jr., Legislator, District 4
Daniel P. Wilson, Legislator, District 5
John M. Duchessi, Legislator, District 6
Joseph M. Isabel, Legislator, District 8
Robert A. Purtell, Legislator, District 9
FROM:Cheryl A. Reese, Clerk of the Legislature
CC:Legislators, County Attorney, County Treasurer
DATE:1/21/2018
RE:Committee Meetings

Chairman Michael Pepe has called a meeting of the Budget and Finance Committee for 6:25 p.m. on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 in the Legislative Chambers, County Office Building, 64 Broadway, Fonda, New York. Items on the agenda, at this time, are as follows:

1.  DISCUSSION

 A. Privilege of Committee Chair, Committee Members & Legislators to discuss items of interest, etc., regarding departments governed by this Committee 

 B. Budget Discussion - Dashboard report

2. RESOLUTION AMENDING THE 2017 OPERATING BUDGET - HISTORIC MARKER GRANT (HISTORY & ARCHIVES)

3. RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING COUNTY TREASURER TO DISBURSE MORTGAGE TAX MONEY

4. RESOLUTION APPROVING ABSTRACT OF AUDITED CLAIMS (COUNTY LEGISLATURE)

5. OTHER



Proposed Resolutions

Res. #Sponsor/SecondRecommendation
266

RESOLUTION AMENDING THE 2017 OPERATING BUDGET - HISTORIC MARKER GRANT (HISTORY & ARCHIVES)

Kelly/WilsonMove to Full Legislature
267

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING COUNTY TREASURER TO DISBURSE MORTGAGE TAX MONEY

Kelly/PurtellMove to Full Legislature
268

RESOLUTION APPROVING ABSTRACT OF AUDITED CLAIMS (COUNTY LEGISLATURE)

Dimond/KellyMove to Full Legislature



Montgomery County Seal!RESOLUTION NO. 266 of 2017

DATED: November 28, 2017

RECOMMENDATION:
     

RESOLUTION AMENDING THE 2017 OPERATING BUDGET - HISTORIC MARKER GRANT (HISTORY & ARCHIVES)


Resolution by Legislator: Kelly
Seconded by: Wilson

WHEREAS, the County Historian/RMO applied for and received a grant in the amount of $1,094 from the William G. Pomeroy Foundation for the purchase of an historic marker to identify the Old Courthouse as having been listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

RESOLVED, that the County Treasurer hereby is authorized and directed to amend the 2017 Operating Budget, as follows:

 

INCREASE REVENUES:

(NEW) A-22-3-2089-00     Other Culture/Recreation Income            $1,094.00

INCREASE APPROPRIATIONS:

(NEW) A-22-4-7510-00.4449     Special Supplies                                $1,094.00

RESOLUTION VOTE, passed with Aye(9). (11/28/2017)



Statement of Legislative and Financial Impact:

I. Nature of Request:

The Old Courthouse was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982 as part of the Montgomery County Buildings nomination. 


II. Justification:

The William G. Pomeroy Foundation grants awards for historic markers to those sites that have been listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


III. Legislative Impact:

Pursuant to Article 2 of the Charter the Montgomery County Legislature has the authority to make appropriations.


IV. Financial Impact:

No financial impact.



cc: County Clerk
County Treasurer




Montgomery County Seal!RESOLUTION NO. 267 of 2017

DATED: November 28, 2017

RECOMMENDATION:
     

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING COUNTY TREASURER TO DISBURSE MORTGAGE TAX MONEY


Resolution by Legislator: Kelly
Seconded by: Purtell

WHEREAS, Montgomery County collects a Mortgage Tax which pursuant to local law must be distributed to local municipalities of the County; and

WHEREAS, the County Treasurer disburses the Mortage Tax funds bi-annually.

RESOLVED, that the Montgomery County Legislature hereby authorizes the County Treasurer to disburse Mortgage Tax money for the period April 1, 2017 through September 30, 2017, and

FURTHER RESOLVED, that said Treasurer is directed to take all necessary steps, under proper accounting procedure, to adjust the books of his office, effective immediately.

RESOLUTION VOTE, passed with Aye(9). (11/28/2017)



Statement of Legislative and Financial Impact:

I. Nature of Request:

Authorization to disburse mortgage tax held in trust


II. Justification:

Authorization of governing body required to disburse mortgage tax.


III. Legislative Impact:

Authorized pursuant to Article 2 of the Charter.


IV. Financial Impact:

No financial impact to County, disbursing funds that have already been collected and being held in Trust account.



cc: County Clerk
County Treasurer




Montgomery County Seal!RESOLUTION NO. 268 of 2017

DATED: November 28, 2017

RECOMMENDATION:
     

RESOLUTION APPROVING ABSTRACT OF AUDITED CLAIMS (COUNTY LEGISLATURE)


Resolution by Legislator: Dimond
Seconded by: Kelly

WHEREAS, pursuant to the Audit Guidelines, Section 13.2 (2), requires after examination and review of the claims by the audit committee, and there being no objection to any of the claims by any committee or Board member, shall move that the claims as audited are approved and presented to the Board for approval of payment; and

WHEREAS, the Audit Committee has audited claims for the period of October 27, 2017 through November 28, 2017 and recommends the payment of the claims as attached hereto in the "Abstract of Audited Claims".

RESOLVED, after examination and review of the claims by the Audit Committee, the claims are audited and attached hereto, are hereby approved for payment by the Montgomery County Legislature.

RESOLUTION VOTE, passed with Aye(9). (11/28/2017)



Abstract of Audited Claims - November 28, 2017

Statement of Legislative and Financial Impact:

I. Nature of Request:

APPROVING ABSTRACT OF AUDITED CLAIMS


II. Justification:

Pursuant to the Audit Guidelines, Section 13.2 (2), requires after examination and review of the claims by the audit committee, and there being no objection to any of the claims by any committee or Board member, shall move that the claims as audited are approved and presented to the Board for approval of payment.


III. Legislative Impact:

Pursuant to the Audit Guidelines, Section 13.2 (2), requires after examination and review of the claims by the audit committee, and there being no objection to any of the claims by any committee or Board member, shall move that the claims as audited are approved and presented to the Board for approval of payment.


IV. Financial Impact:

No impact to the fund balance



cc: County Clerk
County Treasurer