The Orangetown Council and Orangetown Police .
The new contract retroactively implements 2.25 percent raises for 2011, with Orangetown police receiving a 2.25 percent raise for 2012, 2.35 percent raise for 2013, 2.45 percent raise for 2014 and 2.50 percent raise for 2015.
At Tuesday night’s Orangetown Town Council meeting, the council voted in favor of a resolution to make some budget transfers this year to reflect the PBA agreement.
The police permanent salaries budget was increased $550,000 to $10,679,956 and the time and one-half budget was increased $65,000 to $1,200,025. Money was taken from contingency ($410,000) and health insurance ($205,000). The $410,000 was all that was in the contingency budget, and the health insurance budget drops down to $2,971,000.
The resolution was voted for unanimously.
The town council voted on a number of other resolutions at Tuesday’s meeting. Some of them were:
- The council voted unanimously to move the Sept. 11 meeting to Monday Sept. 10. The resolution was brought up by Councilman Tom Morr, who asked to have the meeting move because of all the memorial ceremonies that day to honor those who lost their lives due to the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
- The council voted in favor of setting a public hearing for 8 p.m. at the Aug. 28 meeting to address property maintenance code violations at four locations, two in Blauvelt, one in Pearl River and one in Tappan. Councilman Paul Valentine voted against it.
- The council voted in favor of authorizing Orangetown Police Chief Kevin Nulty to attend the 119th Annual Training Conference of the International Association of Chiefs of Police in San Diego, CA., from Sept. 29-Oct. 3. Expenses will be paid through Rockland County Federal Assets Forfeiture funds.
- The town will provide three port-o-johns to Annual SK8 night Aug. 7 at Tappan Zee, as voted on unanimously by the Town Council.
- The Leukemia-Lymphoma Society will rent the Showmobile for their Light the Night Walk on Sunday Oct. 21 for a cost of $350.00. The organization will provide a certificate of insurance listing the Town of Orangeburg as additionally insured.