ACTION SUMMARY
Expanded Budget and Quality Planning Committee
October 8, 1999
10 a.m.
Board Chambers


Present: 11 Representatives; Excused - 4 (Representative Davis; Ms. Mink arrived at 10:10 a.m.; Mr. Koplinka-Loehr arrived at 10:15 a.m.; Mr. Stein arrived at 10:45 a.m.)

Mr. Joseph called the meeting to order at 10:05 a.m.

Approval of October 4, 1999 Action Summary

It was MOVED by Mr. Lane, seconded by Mr. Todd, and unanimously adopted by a vote by show of hands, to approve the October 4, 1999 action summary with the corrections submitted by Representative Kiefer.

CAPITAL PROGRAM

It was MOVED by Ms. Blanchard, seconded by Mr. Todd, to accept the Capital Program as presented on the attached two-page document dated October 8, 1999.

Ms. Mink arrived at 10:10 a.m. 12 members present.

Mr. Koplinka-Loehr arrived at 10:15 a.m. 13 members present.

MICROWAVE TRUNKING RADIO SYSTEM/RADIO TOWERS

It was MOVED by Ms. Mink, seconded by Mrs. Schuler, to combine lines four and six in the amounts of $141,420 and $84,008 into a total amount of $116,000

Mr. Stein arrived at 10:45 a.m. 14 members present.

A vote by show of hands resulted as follows: Ayes - 3 (Kiefer, Mink, and Schuler); Noes - 10; Excused - 2 (Davis; Mr. Stein was temporarily out of the room). MOTION FAILED.

BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS OFFICE AND MAINTENANCE SHOPS

Mr. Stein returned to the room.

It was MOVED by Ms. Blanchard, seconded by Ms. Mink, to amend the proposed amount of $862,000 and future costs to $600,000 for one-time. A vote by show of hands resulted as follows: Ayes - 3 (Blanchard, Joseph, and Mink); Noes - 11; Excused - 1 (Davis). MOTION FAILED.

It was MOVED by Ms. Kiefer, to increase the proposed capital project amount to $1.5 million for the total project. MOTION FAILED DUE TO LACK OF A SECOND.

PUBLIC SAFETY BUILDING CONSTRUCTION

It was MOVED by Mr. Koplinka-Loehr, seconded by Mr. Stein, to amend the payment schedule for the year 2000 from $249,000 to $64,000 which is the equivalent of a one percent property tax decrease; and approve a $1 million bond anticipation note for one year. Ms. Blanchard noted that the reduction is based on the concept of a BAN. A vote by show of hands resulted as follows: Ayes - 8 (Blanchard, Koplinka-Loehr, Mink, Penniman, Proto, Schuler, Stein, and Todd); Noes - 6 (Evans, Joseph, Kiefer, Lane, Totman, and Winch); Excused - 1 (Davis). MOTION CARRIED.

BIGGS B RESTORATION/REPLACEMENT

It was MOVED by Mr. Stein, seconded by Ms. Mink, to leave the amount of $3,033,125 in the capital budget for this project, but to delete the proposed payment schedule. Following discussion, Mr. Stein withdrew his motion.

Mr. Lane was excused at 12:10 p.m. 12 members present.

Recess

Mr. Joseph declared recess from 12:07 p.m. to 12:18 p.m.

Mr. Winch was temporarily out of the room.

NETWORK SYSTEMS UPGRADE

It was MOVED by Mr. Evans, seconded by Ms. Mink, that funding in the amount of $2,520,741 be amended to $200,000 as a placeholder in the year 2002. A vote by show of hands resulted as follows: Ayes - 11, Noes - 0, Excused - 4 (Davis and Lane; Mr. Proto and Mr. Winch were temporarily out of the room.)

Mr. Proto returned to the room. 12 members present.

CONSOLIDATED DISPATCH

It was MOVED by Ms. Blanchard, seconded by Mr. Totman, to begin payments in the year 2000 instead of 2001. A vote by show of hands resulted as follows: Ayes - 9, Noes - 3 (Evans, Koplinka-Loehr, and Todd); Excused - 3 (Davis and Lane; Mr. Winch was temporarily out of the room). MOTION CARRIED.

Mr. Winch returned to the room at 12:33 p.m. 12 members present.

Mr. Proto left the room at 12:33 p.m. 11 members present.

Ms. Mink left the room at 12:33 p.m. 10 members present.

A vote by show of hands on the proposed Capital Program budget as amended resulted as follows: Ayes - 10, Noes - 0, Excused - 5 (Davis, Lane, Mink, Proto, and Stein). MOTION CARRIED.

Adjournment

The meeting adjourned at 1 p.m.

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