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Annual Meeting April 4, 2016

ANNUAL ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

WAS HELD IN THE BOARD ROOM OF THE MUNICIPAL BUILDING,

153 WEST MAIN STREET, BABYLON, NEW YORK, ON

MONDAY, APRIL 4, 2016

PRESENT:

Mayor Ralph A. Scordino

Trustee Kevin Muldowney

Trustee Deborah G. Basile

Trustee Anthony J. Davida

Trustee Carol Amelia

Village Attorney Joel Sikowitz.

 

The Mayor opened the meeting at 7:25 P.M.

Mayor Ralph A. Scordino appointed KEVIN S. MULDOWNEY as Deputy Mayor for one year.

On the motion of Trustee Muldowney, seconded by Trustee Amelia, and unanimously carried, it was

RESOLVED that JOEL SIKOWITZ be appointed as VILLAGE ATTORNEY for one year.

On the motion of Trustee Basile, seconded by Trustee Amelia, and unanimously carried, it was

RESOLVED that PATRICIA C. CARLEY be appointed as REGISTRAR for one year.

On the motion of Trustee Basile, seconded by Trustee Davida, and unanimously carried, it was

RESOLVED that JAYNE BARTH be appointed as DEPUTY TREASURER for one year.

On the motion of Trustee Davida, seconded by Trustee Muldowney and unanimously carried, it was

RESOLVED that JEANNINE FINELLI be appointed as DEPUTY VILLAGE CLERK for one year.

On the motion of Trustee Muldowney, seconded by Trustee Basile, and unanimously carried, it was

RESOLVED that JEANNINE FINELLI be appointed as DEPUTY REGISTRAR for one year.

On the motion of Trustee Amelia, seconded by Trustee Basile, and unanimously carried, it was                                  

RESOLVED that KRISTINA EVERITT be appointed as SUB- REGISTRAR for one year.

On the motion of Trustee Muldowney, seconded by Trustee Basile, and unanimously carried, it was

RESOLVED that PATRICIA BRODERICK be appointed as DEPUTY COURT CLERK  for one year.

On the motion of Trustee Basile, seconded by Trustee Amelia, and unanimously carried, it was

RESOLVED that STEPHEN FELLMAN be appointed as SITE PLAN REVIEWER for one year.

On the motion of Trustee Davida, seconded by Trustee Muldowney, and unanimously carried, it was

RESOLVED that ALICE ZARUKA be appointed as VILLAGE HISTORIAN for one year at a salary of $1,200.

On the motion of Trustee Amelia, seconded by Trustee Davida, and unanimously carried, it was

RESOLVED that TIMOTHY J. DUNN III be appointed as ACTING VILLAGE JUSTICE for one year at a salary of $100. per Court session.

On the motion of Trustee Davida, seconded by Trustee Basile, and unanimously carried, it was

RESOLVED that KAREN PETZ be appointed as COORDINATOR OF THE NATHANIEL CONKLIN HOUSE for one year at a salary of $1,200.

On the motion of Trustee Basile, seconded by Trustee Muldowney, and unanimously carried, it was

RESOLVED that THERESA ALLAR be appointed as VILLAGE ASSESSOR for one year.

On the motion of Trustee Davida, seconded by Trustee Amelia, and unanimously carried, it was

RESOLVED that ROBERT BRINK be appointed as ATTORNEY FOR THE PLANNING BOARD for one year at a rate of $175. per hour.                                                         

On the motion of Trustee Amelia, seconded by Trustee Basile, and unanimously carried it was                                                                      

RESOLVED that THOMAS SPREER be appointed as SPECIAL COUNSEL to the Village of Babylon at a rate of $175. per hour.        

On the motion of Trustee Muldowney, seconded by Trustee Davida, and unanimously carried, it was

RESOLVED that ELIZABETH FRAKER be appointed as Secretary to the Architectural Review Board for one year.

On the motion of Trustee Davida, seconded by Trustee Muldowney, and unanimously carried, it was

RESOLVED that JAMES GOWAN be appointed as SPECIAL COUNSEL FOR TAX AND CERTIORARI PROCEEDINGS for one year at a rate of $175. per hour

On the motion of Trustee Muldowney, seconded by Trustee Amelia, and unanimously carried, it was:

RESOLVED to accept the contract of JENNIFER MESSIANO, MESIANO CONSULTING, INC for grant writing services to the Village of Babylon for one year.

On the motion of Trustee Basile, seconded by Trustee Amelia, and unanimously carried, it was

RESOLVED that KATHY MATTY be appointed COURT REPORTER for a period of one year at a rate of $175. for Tuesday Court sessions and $185 for night sessions.

On the motion of Trustee Basile, seconded by Trustee Davida, and unanimously carried, it was

RESOLVED that DONNA JURASITS be appointed to produce the VILLAGE NEWSLETTER for one year at $1,800. for the Spring newsletter and $1,500, for the Fall and Winter editions.

On the motion of Trustee Muldowney, seconded by Trustee Amelia, and unanimously carried, it was

RESOLVED that THE BEACON be appointed as the OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER for one year.                                                         

On the motion of Trustee Amelia, seconded by Trustee Davida, and unanimously carried, it was

RESOLVED that JP MORGAN CHASE BANK and  HSBC and CAPITAL ONE BANK and THE FIRST  NATIONAL BANK OF LONG ISLAND and NEW YORK COOPERATIVE LIQUID ASSETS SECURITIES SYSTEM (NYCLASS). and T.D.BANK and PEOPLES UNITED BANK  and FLUSHING BANK be designated as depositories for Village funds.

On the motion of Trustee Davida, seconded by Trustee Basile, and unanimously carried, it was

RESOLVED that the SECOND AND FOURTH TUESDAY of each month be designated as the official meeting night for the Board of Trustees.

On the motion of Trustee Basile, seconded by Trustee Muldowney, and unanimously carried, it was

RESOLVED that the Office of the Village Clerk, the office of the Building Inspector, the office of the Court Clerk, and the Mayor’s Office and Treasurer’s Office will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

On the motion of Trustee Muldowney, seconded by Trustee Amelia, and unanimously carried, it was

RESOLVED that the Village Treasurer pay the miscellaneous bills of the Village twice a month.

On the motion of Trustee Amelia, seconded by Trustee Davida, and unanimously carried, it was

RESOLVED that the Mayor, Treasurer and Deputy Treasurer are authorized to sign checks for the Village of Babylon accounts.

On the motion of Trustee Davida, seconded by Trustee Basile, and unanimously carried, it was

RESOLVED that the Village Treasurer pay the regular payrolls of the Village every other Friday.

On the motion of Trustee Basile, seconded by Trustee Muldowney, and unanimously carried, it was

RESOLVED that the Village of Babylon pay to the Argyle Hose Company a custodial fee of $2,500 for a period of one year.

On the motion of Trustee Amelia, seconded by Trustee Davida, and unanimously carried, it was

RESOLVED that the Babylon Fire Department be given a 1/3 share of monies received from the two fire districts at the beach.

On the motion of Trustee Davida, seconded by Trustee Basile, and unanimously carried, it was

RESOLVED that the MAYOR be authorized to sign contracts, advertise and award bids, engage special counsel, engineering firms, and other miscellaneous proposals for the Village of Babylon.                     

On the motion of Trustee Basile, seconded by Trustee Muldowney, and unanimously carried, it was

RESOLVED that the MAYOR be empowered to transfer funds from time to time within the budget structure.

On the motion of Trustee Muldowney, seconded by Trustee Amelia, and unanimously carried, it was

RESOLVED to re-appoint JEFFREY WEBER to the Zoning Board of Appeals for a five-year term, which will be April of 2021.

On the motion Trustee Amelia, seconded by Trustee Davida, and unanimously carried, it was

RESOLVED that DEBORAH LONGO be appointed as Secretary to the Planning Board for one year.                               

On the motion of Trustee Davida, seconded by Trustee Basile, and unanimously carried, it was

RESOLVED that KRISTINA EVERITT be appointed as Secretary to the Zoning Board of Appeals for one year.

On the motion of Trustee Basile, seconded by Trustee Muldowney, and unanimously carried, it was

RESOLVED that JEANNINE FINELLI be appointed as Secretary to the Board of Trustees for one year.

On the motion of Trustee Amelia, seconded by Trustee Muldowney, and unanimously carried it was

RESOLVED to hire MONTE PLUMBING and HEATING for servicing all Village plumbing needs and winterizing of water lines at the pool and dock areas, at an hourly rate of $70.00 per hour for the Fiscal Year 2016-2017.

On the motion of Trustee Davida , seconded by Trustee Amelia, and unanimously carried, it was

RESOLVED that the Village shall pay for the necessary expenses of the Village of Babylon Fire Chiefs for their attendance at an annual sanctioned Fire Chief’s convention.

WHEREAS there is to be held during the coming official year, Training Schools, Association Meetings, Conferences, and Seminars, and it is hereby determined by the Board of Trustees that attendance by certain municipal officials and employees at one or more of these meetings, conferences, or schools benefits the municipality,

On the motion of Trustee Amelia, seconded by Trustee Basile, and unanimously carried, it was

RESOLVED that officers and employees are hereby authorized to attend these meetings, conferences, etc., with approval by the Mayor as deemed appropriate for each case.

On the motion of Trustee Basile, seconded by Trustee Muldowney, and unanimously carried, it was

RESOLVED that the Village of Babylon Procurement Policy attached is hereby available for the required annual review.

On the motion of Trustee Muldowney, seconded by Trustee Amelia, and unanimously carried, it was

RESOLVED that the Storm Water Management MS4 Annual Report for the period ending March 2015 is available for review tonight, as well as on the Village website and in the office of the Village Clerk during regular business hours.                               

On the Motion of Trustee Muldowney, seconded by Trustee Davida, and unanimously carried, it was

RESOLVED that all capital asset acquisitions with a value of $1,000 or greater be recorded in the Village’s Capital Asset Inventory System and in Object Code .200 for budgetary purposes.                                                                                     

On the motion of Trustee Muldowney, and seconded by Trustee Amelia, and unanimously carried, it was

RESOLVED, that pursuant to New York State General Municipal Law section 104(b), Mayor RALPH SCORDINO, the TRUSTEES, PATRICIA CARLEY, Village Clerk, IRENE IVANOFF, Court Clerk, CHARLES GARDNER, Superintendent of Public Works, SUZANNE SCHETTINO, DEBORAH LONGO, THOMAS STEFFANN,  and  SCOTT GLENN  and MICHAEL GOLUB of the Babylon Village Fire Department, are responsible for purchasing.

Mayor Scordino appoints the following committees:

            Municipal Pool:                                   Trustee Davida

            Health:                                                  Trustee Davida

            Docks:                                                   Trustee Muldowney

            Finance:                                               Mayor Scordino

            Highway, Sanitation, and Fire:       Mayor Scordino

            Insurance:                                           Trustee Basile

            Parks:                                                   Trustee Amelia

            Computers/Communication:          Trustee Muldowney

            Golf:                                                      Trustee Muldowney

            Recreation:                                          Trustee Amelia

            Streetlights, Traffic Signals

              And Traffic Safety Personnel:       Trustee Basile

            Conklin House:                                  Trustee Basile       

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Village Board hereby establish the following as standard workdays for the purpose of determining days worked reportable to the New York State and Local Employees’ Retirement system:

ALL ELECTED AND APPOINTED OFFICIALS;

Five day work week, six hour day

MAYOR’S SECRETARY, TREASURER,VILLAGE CLERK, VILLAGE JUSTICE COURT AND CLERICAL STAFF;

Five day work week, seven hour day

SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND LABORER STAFF;

Five day work week, eight hour day.

Meeting was adjourned at 7:42 P.M.

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