Public Hearing: 2023 Preliminary Budget
TOWN OF FORESTPORT
2023 PRELIMINARY TOWN BUDGET HEARING
FORESTPORT TOWN HALL
10275 State Rte. 28, Forestport, N.Y. 13338
November 3, 2022
PRESENT: Supervisor Entwistle
ABSENT: No members of the Town Board were absent.
RECORDING SECRETARY: Tracy Terry, Town Clerk
CALL TO ORDER:
The meeting was called to order at 6:30 pm by Supervisor Entwistle
LEGAL NOTICE: The legal notice was read aloud by Supervisor Entwistle.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town Board of the Town of Forestport will be holding a Public Hearing on November 3, 2022, at 6:30 PM at the Forestport Town Hall,10275 Rt. 28., Forestport, NY. The Public Hearing is being held to review and accept public comments regarding the 2023 Preliminary Town Budget. The proposed budget is available for inspection in the Town Clerk’s office during regular business hours. BY ORDER OF THE TOWN BOARD OF FORESTPORT.
Tracy M. Terry – Forestport Town Clerk
Schedule of Proposed Salaries of Elected Town Offices
Town Board 1@ 6,235.76 $26,743.04
Town Clerk $30,968.96
Tax Collector $5,286.17
Superintendent of Highways $55,824.20
Supervisor Entwistle stated the Town will be staying under the tax cap. He went over updates to the budget:
- Buckhorn Water District was added to the budget. The first bill is due by the first of the year.
- $800 was moved to independent auditing.
- $1,000 was transferred to Records management Contractual.
- Building and grounds contractual has increased to $100,000 due to rising fuel costs.
A motion was made by Councilwoman Abrial and seconded by Councilwoman Kardash to adjourn the meeting.
5 ayes/ 0 nays/0 absent MOTION CARRIED
There being no further business the meeting was adjourned at 6:46 pm by Supervisor Entwistle.
Tracy M. Terry
Forestport Town Clerk