Board of Trustees

Village of Baxter Estates

315 Main Street, Port Washington, New York

October 4, 2012

7:30 PM





Present: Mayor Frederick E. Nicholson

Trustee Charles Comer

Trustee Alice M. Peckelis

Trustee Douglas Baldwin

Trustee Nora Haagenson

Village Attorney Christopher Prior

Village Clerk Yvonne Whitcomb

Treasurer Laurence Tuck



Also Present: Elaine Young, Ambit Energy


Alice Peckelis led the Board in the Pledge of Allegiance.


  1. New Business


    1. Village Snow Removal Contract

On the motion of Trustee Baldwin, seconded by Trustee Comer, it was RESOLVED to accept the bid submitted by Dejana Industries for the 2012-2014 (three year) Snow Removal Contract.

    1. Investment Policy

On motion of Trustee Comer, seconded by Trustee Baldwin, it was unanimously RESOLVED to adopt the Investment Policy, a copy of which is attached to these minutes.

    1. Ambit Energy

Elaine Young , a representative from Ambit Energy gave a presentation to the Board. about reducing the amount of monthly energy bills. No action was taken.



  1. Village Clerk

    1. Minutes

      Adoption of Minutes for Board Meeting of September 6, 2012 was postponed.



  1. Treasurer

    1. Abstract of Vouchers

On motion of Trustee Comer, seconded by Trustee Baldwin, it was unanimously RESOLVED that the audited vouchers dated October 4, 2012 for the General Fund totaling $ 53,465.59 be and hereby are approved as prepared by Treasurer Tuck

    1. GASB

On motion of Trustee Comer, seconded by Trustee Haagenson, it was unanimously RESOLVED to adopt Governmental Accounting Standard Board Statement Number 54, Fund Balance Reporting and Governmental Fund Type Definitions. A copy of which is appended to these minutes.



Executive Session

8:30PM the Board entered into Executive Session

At 9:11PM Mayor Nicholson stated that Executive Session had concluded. And no action had been taken.



There being no further business before the Board, on motion of Trustee Haagenson, seconded by Trustee Baldwin, it was unanimously RESOLVED that the meeting be and hereby is closed at 10:10PM.

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                                            Village Clerk