ACTION SUMMARY
Expanded Budget and Fiscal Policy Committee
October 2, 2000
1 p.m.
Board Chambers

Present: T. Joseph, C. Evans, S. Stein, T. Todd, N. Schuler, S. Davis, M. Koplinka-Loehr

Mr. Joseph called the meeting to order at 1:04 p.m.

Mr. Joseph asked that members read the action summaries that have been distributed and be prepared to approve them at the next meeting.

Capital Program

Mr. Joseph noted the change in how things are identified on the budget documents and said tobacco settlement revenues will no longer reference specific capital projects.

Mr. Lane arrived at 1:12 p.m. 8 members present.

Youth Bureau

Mr. Joseph said the motion made at the last meeting to approve the Committee’s recommendation is still on the floor, although it has been amended several times.

Ms. Kiefer arrived at 1:18 p.m. 9 members present.

Mr. Penniman arrived at 1:29 p.m. 10 members present.

It was MOVED by Mrs. Schuler, seconded by Ms. Davis, to appropriate $25,000 to the Sheriff’s Department for defibrillators.

It was MOVED by Mr. Lane, seconded by Mr. Stein to postpone action on this item until the Board considers the recommendations from the Public Safety Committee.

Mr. Lane said he would like to know if this amount for the debrillators includes the cost of training.

A voice vote on the motion to postpone resulted as follows: Ayes - 10, Noes – 0. MOTION CARRIED.

Ms. Mink arrived at 1:35 p.m. 11 members present.

Mr. Proto arrived at 1:36 p.m. 12 members present.

Mr. Koplinka-Loehr asked that the Board be provided with information on the fundraising plans Catholic Charities has for 2001.

Mrs. Schuler disclosed that she is a member of the Ithaca Breast Cancer Alliance Board of Directors.
 
 

It was MOVED by Mr. Evans, seconded by Mr. Penniman, to approve the OTR line 109 – Tompkins Community Action, in the amount of $77,186 as one-time funds. A voice vote resulted as follows: Ayes – 10, Noes – 1 (Koplinka-Loehr); Temporarily out of the room – 1 (Proto). MOTION CARRIED.

It was MOVED by Mr. Joseph seconded by Mr. Lane, to reduce the previous motion amount of $77,186 to $8,000. A voice vote resulted as follows: Ayes – 5 (Joseph, Kiefer, Koplinka-Loehr, Lane, and Todd); Noes – 6 (Davis, Evans, Mink, Penniman, Schuler, and Stein); Temporarily out of the room – 1 (Proto). MOTION FAILED.

It was MOVED by Mr. Koplinka-Loehr, seconded by Mr. Penniman, to amend the $77,186 to $8,000 and place the remaining figure $69,186 in Contingency. A voice vote resulted as follows: Ayes – 5 (Kiefer, Koplinka-Loehr, Lane, Penniman, and Todd); Noes – 6 (Davis, Evans, Joseph, Mink, Schuler, and Stein); Temporarily out of the room – 1 (Proto). MOTION FAILED.

A voice vote on the recommendations of the Health and Human Services Committee as amended resulted as follows: Ayes – 12, Noes – 0. MOTION CARRIED.

Adjournment

The meeting adjourned at 3:15 p.m.

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