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NOVEMBER 3, 2004

7:30 P.M.



            GLENN R. NELLIS                -           SUPERVISOR

            MARY LOU PEW                  -           COUNCILWOMAN (Deputy Supervisor)

            EDWARD KRYCIA, JR.        -           COUNCILMAN

            VINCENT V. VACCO           -           COUNCILMAN

            TIMOTHY J. WALKER         -           COUNCILMAN



            Anna M. Knack                       -           Administrative Assistant



Call To Order:


            Supervisor Nellis called the Work Session of the Eden Town Board to order at 7:30 P.M.


Pledge of Allegiance:


            Supervisor Nellis led the assembly in the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag followed by a moment of silence.



7:30 P.M.


            The purpose of the Public Hearing is to review the Proposed Budget of the Town of Eden for the year 2005.  The proposed tax rates for 2005 are:


                                    General                       -           $2.11 per thousand

                                    Highway                      -           $2.89 per thousand

                                    Light                           -           $  .15 per thousand

                                    Fire Protection           -           $  .76 per thousand

                                                Total                           $5.91 per thousand


            Net Increase $.20 or 3.5% increase


A home assessed at $100,000 would show a net increase of $8.00 on their tax bill for the above items.


            The Garbage rate for 2005 is $115.00 per unit.


            Water Rates


The Consolidated Water District will increase from $.36 per thousand to $.38 per thousand for the purpose of increasing cash balances for operation and maintenance of our waterlines.


Projected General Fund Balance 2004 (after applying a portion to our 2005 Budget = $254,500 or 12.5% of operating budget.


Projected Highway Fund Balance 2004 (after applying a portion to our 2005

Budget) = $158,000 of 13.1% of operating budget.


            Supervisor Nellis stated that copies of the Proposed 2005 Budget had been made available in the Town Clerk’s office and at the meeting tonight. 


Supervisor Nellis then opened up the Public Hearing to residents present for their questions or comments.


            The following residents made comments regarding the proposed budget:


                                    There were no comments.


All persons desiring to be heard, having been heard, Supervisor Nellis closed the Public Hearing at 7:35 P.M.


MOTION was made by Councilman Walker to approve the 2005 Budget of the Town of Eden; seconded by Councilman Vacco; All “Ayes”; Opposed? – None; Abstain? – None;

Motion carried.


            The Town Board members publicly thanked Ann Knack for all her work in putting together the 2005 Budget of the Town of Eden.                                                                                                                                                             



MOTION was made by Councilman Vacco to adjourn the Special Meeting of the Eden Town Board; seconded by Councilman Walker; All “Ayes”; Opposed? – None; Abstain? – None; Motion carried.


            Supervisor Nellis adjourned the Work Session Meeting of the Eden Town Board at 7:40 P.M.



                                                                                                Respectfully submitted by,





                                                                                                Ann Knack

                                                                                                Administrative Assistant

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