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Town of Glenville 2011 Strategic Plan. “A Plan to Continue Success”. Town of Glenville. 2010 Accomplishments. Budget and Finance Cut costs without eliminating services Created Advisory Committee Revamped Communications Economic Development Established new resources

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Town of glenville 2011 strategic plan

Town of Glenville2011 Strategic Plan

“A Plan to Continue Success”


Town of glenville

Town of Glenville

2010 Accomplishments

Budget and Finance

  • Cut costs without eliminating services

  • Created Advisory Committee

  • Revamped Communications

    Economic Development

  • Established new resources

  • Vacant Building Registry

  • New businesses in Glenville

  • Community Events


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Town of Glenville

2010 Accomplishments

Public Safety

  • Quality Control

  • New Training System

    Operations

  • Efficiency in Staffing

  • Researching Payroll system enhancements and automation

  • Further utilization of document scanning technology


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Town of Glenville

Where we are


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Town of Glenville

Where we are


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Town of Glenville

Where we are

*Budgeted number only, see note #2 on next slide


Budget actuals 2009 10

Budget Actuals 2009/10

2009A2010A2011B 2010-2011

Wages/FICA$5,787,822$5,709,148$5,584,230-2.2%

Health Ins.$1,393,843$1,436,569$1,887,754+31%

NYS Ret.$654,427$681,982$902,544+32%

Totals$7,836,029$7,827,699$8,374,528+7%

Notes: 1. Pay raises included in 2010 figure. 2011 wages will increase $212,000 due to union contract settlement.

2. NYS Retirement – Increase of 62% ERS and 20% Police in 2010

3. Health insurance is over budgeted in 2011 due to health insurance

savings achieved in new union contracts.

Impact for 2011 – Health insurance savings will help pay for most of wage increase.


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Town of Glenville

Where we are

Contract Negotiations

Agreements reached in all inherited outstanding contracts.


Where we are

Where we are

  • Cost of Contracts

    2009 Highway$26,000 (cash)

    2010 CSEA/Other$27,000

    2010 Police$51,000

    2010 Highway$28,000

    Total:$132,000

    2011 CSEA/Other$54,000

    2011 Police$102,000

    2011 Highway$56,000

    Total: $212,000

    Town of Glenville


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Town of Glenville

Where we are

Contract Negotiations

Town received concessions on health insurance.

  • Co-pay increased from $25 to $30

  • Establishment of base plan benefit

  • Changes to opt-out benefit

  • Increase in contributions for new employees – 15%

  • Adoption of pre-tax requirement for health insurance costs


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Town of Glenville

Where we are

Time Warner Contract

  • Contract ended in 2003

  • Pass-through charges discovered

  • $1 .3 million since 2001

  • No new contract until discrepancies are resolved


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Town of Glenville

Where we are

Public Access – Open Stage Media

  • Residents have no access to Channel 18 (Schenectady)

  • $5,000 fee for content

  • Town has moved replay of meetings to Time Warner Channel 17

  • Will be streaming from Web site in 2011


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Town of Glenville

Where we are

Scotia and Glenville Police Consolidation

  • Extensive study and small group meetings

  • Must make sense for the town

  • Discussions on further consolidation – Public Works, Code Enforcement, Water Department, Parks


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Town of Glenville

Where we are

Central Dispatch – UCC

  • Goal should be cost-effectiveness and enhanced services

  • Current proposal not consistent with NYSTEC “Best Practices” methodology

  • Varying costs for taxpayers for the exact same service

  • No business plans or alternate funding comparison plans

  • Good concept, bad for Glenville


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Town of Glenville

Looking ahead

Planning & Economic Development

  • Target

  • Key Bank

  • New Towne Center building

    Glenridge Road Project

  • Utility work in 2011

  • Road/bridge construction will take place 2012-2013

  • 72-80 day closure of Glenridge Rd in summer of 2013


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Town of Glenville

2011 Goals

  • Fiscal Stability

    • Forecasting is key – Looking thru to 2017

  • Economic Development

    • Allocate resources that will pay off

  • Control Labor Costs

    • Manage contractual obligations while keeping fiscal goals in place

  • Explore Shared Costs with Neighboring Municipalities


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    Town of Glenville

    2011 Goals

    BUDGET AND FINANCE

    Cut Costs

    • Prioritize projects with Engineering Committee

    • Continue evaluation within Highway Department to extend life of equipment and resources

    • Expand leaf pickup with DEC approval

    • Go Green, Glenville Project:

      • Demand Response Program

      • Fixed Pricing Contracts in 2011

      • Use our electric generators to sell power back to the grid


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    Town of Glenville

    2011 Goals

    BUDGET AND FINANCE

    Improve Efficiency

    • Explore shared services with village (highway, parks, and police), inter-town, city, and county

    • More effective budget balancing:

      • Lower fund balance dependency for 2012 budget by 15%

      • Zero growth budget (no tax increase)

      • Performance budgeting tied to metrics


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    Town of Glenville

    2011 Goals

    BUDGET AND FINANCE

    Enhance Revenues

    • Global Foundries spurs business investment

    • Utilize Parks:

      • Develop revenue sharing system w/youth clubs

      • Food Vendor Opportunities

      • Research“naming rights”


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    Town of Glenville

    2011 Goals

    ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Enhance Commercial Corridor

    • “K-Mart Property”

    • Beautification

    • Establish Glenville BID

    • Market opportunities

    • Continue streamlining site plan process


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    Town of Glenville

    2011 Goals

    ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Encourage Development

    • Town Marketing Plan

    • Goodwill Ambassador

    • Glenville Business and Technology Park

    • Expand sidewalk ordinance

    • Ensure PZC compliance by hosting training sessions

    • REDI Fund

    • Empty Space Revitalization Plan (ESRP)

    • “Developer Packages” to encourage growth


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    Town of Glenville

    2011 Goals

    ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Build Community Involvement

    • Promote access to Mohawk River

    • Weekly Farmer’s Market

    • Grow Oktoberfest

      • 5K run/3K Family Fun Walk

      • Hangar Dance


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    Town of Glenville

    2011 Goals

    PUBLIC SAFETY

    Reviewing Policies

    • One set of General Orders

      Enhance Dispatch Services

    • Explore shared services

      Decrease Crime, Increase Quality of Life

    • Plain clothes detail

    • Consolidation with Village


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    Town of Glenville

    2011 Goals

    OPERATIONS

    Efficiency in Government

    • “Responsive Customer Service” approach

    • Increase functionality of Web site, establish Social Media practices

    • Cross-train employees

      • Building, Engineering, Water and Highway support

      • Three employee committee for Web site maintenance

      • Develop back-up plan for key employee absences

      • Properly staff “front-end” of Town Hallfor optimal service


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    Town of Glenville

    2011 Goals

    OPERATIONS

    Grant Opportunities

    • Research different funding opportunities

    • “Green Grants”

      Capital Improvement

    • Interior and Exterior for town buildings


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    Town of Glenville

    2011 Strategic plan

    QUESTIONS?


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