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MINUTES OF A SPECIAL MEETING AND WORKSHOP OF THE HYDE PARK TOWN BOARD, HELD AT TOWN HALL, 4383 ALBANY POST ROAD, HYDE PARK, NEW YORK, ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2010 AT

7:00PM

PRESENT:

SUPERVISOR THOMAS J. MARTINO COUNCILMAN MICHAEL ATHANAS COUNCILWOMAN SUE SERINO COUNCILMAN JAMES W. MONKS, SR. COUNCILMAN MICHAEL TAYLOR

ATTORNEY TO THE TOWN JAMES P. HORAN

TOWN CLERK DONNA McGROGAN

Supervisor Martino called the meeting to order with the Pledge of

Allegiance to the Flag.

PUBLIC COMMENT ON RESOLUTIONS ONLY:

John Bickford, Rogers Rd., spoke in support of Proposed Local Law F- Forestry Management. He stated that he felt it was the right thing for the town.

Nancy Sheehan, Receiver of Taxes, read part of Resolution #1, regarding the Condolence for Chu Savath.

Supervisor Martino spoke regarding the loss of Chu Savath. He stated that she has left a memorable and positive impression on him and will be sorely missed.

RESOLUTION 10:18 1 OF 2010

CONDOLENCE: KHAMCHANH CHU SAVATH

WHEREAS, it is with sadness and regret that the Town Board of the Town of Hyde Park learned of the recent death of Chu Savath on October 11, 2010, and

WHEREAS, Chu Savath was born in Vientiane, Laos and brought a group of her siblings to the United States as refugees from a communist regime in 1976; and

WHEREAS, worked determinedly to ensure her siblings could attend public high school, and herself earn a GED and later in life an Associates Degree from Dutchess Community College; and

WHEREAS, Chu Savath and her husband Virasay Savath raised their three children Vincent, Vivien, and Victor in Poughkeepsie; and

WHEREAS, Chu Savath was a community minded individual who contributed time to both the PTA and Boy Scouts; and

WHEREAS, Chu Savath worked in the Town of Hyde Park

Supervisor’s Office as the Senior Account Clerk for eleven years, and

WHEREAS, Chu Savath touched the heart of every person she encountered. Her warmth and energy were there for all persons who had the honor to work with her or know her. Chu was the type of woman

who would take the time out of her day to make a cup of tea for someone

who was under the weather or give someone a hug when she thought it was needed. Her laughter and smile would lighten the day of anyone who encountered it; and

WHEREAS, Chu Savath was a person who was dedicated to her family, work and the community and we are all better because of her dedication; and

WHEREAS, Chu Savath’s passing will be mourned by many family and friends throughout Hyde Park and Dutchess County; now therefore, be it

RESOLVED, that the Town Board of the Town of Hyde Park on behalf of all the people of the Town of Hyde Park, does hereby extend its deepest sympathy and sincere condolences to the family and friends of the late Chu Savath; and be it further

RESOLVED, that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the family of Chu Savath; and be it further

RESOLVED, that in addition to this resolution that a space be left in the official minutes of the Town of Hyde Park in memory of the late Khamchanh Chu” Savath.

MOTION:   Councilman Athanas

SECOND: Councilman Taylor

ROLL CALL VOTE BY TOWN CLERK: Councilman Athanas                         Aye

Councilwoman Serino    Aye

Councilman Monks        Aye

Councilman Taylor         Aye

Supervisor Martino        Aye              CARRIED

Supervisor Martino asked everyone to rise and join in a moment of silence in memory of Chu.

IN MEMORY OF KHAMCHANH CHU SAVATH

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