Better Babylon Party

July 24, 2012

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REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE VILLAGE OF BABYLON WAS HELD IN THE BOARDROOM OF THE MUNICIPALBUILDING 153 WEST MAIN STREET, BABYLON, NEW YORK ON TUESDAY

 

JULY 24, 2012

 

PRESENT: Mayor Ralph Scordino

Trustee: Kevin Muldowney

Trustee: Alice Vanderveldt

Trustee: Debbie Basil

Trustee: Tony Davida

Attorney: Joel Sikowitz

 

On the motion of Trustee Muldowney, seconded by Trustee Vanderveldt and unanimously carried

 

Mayor Scordino opened the meeting at 7:15 p.m.

 

On the motion of Trustee Muldowney, seconded by Trustee Vanderveldt and unanimously carried

 

Mayor Scordino adjourned the meeting at 7:55 p.m.

 

Regular meeting of the Board of Trustees opened at 8:00 p.m.

 

The Pledge of Allegiance was lead by Trustee Basile

 

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

 

RESOLVED TO: approve the minutes of the previous meeting and dispense with the reading of the same.

 

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

 

RESOLVED TO: approve the actions taken at the Fire Council held on July 17, 2012

Took Sean Hartill of the Electric Hose off sick leave as of July 12, 2012.  Placed Eric Rhodes of the Argyle Hose on sick leave as of May 22, 2012.  Placed Tony Schultz of the Phoenix Hose on sick leave as of June 21, 2012.  Took Tony Schultz off sick leave as of July 10, 2012 with medical clearance.  Place Kevin McKenna of the Phoenix Hose on sick leave as of May 23, 2012.  Took Eric Rhodes of the Argyle Hose off sick leave as of June 12, 2012 with medical clearance.  Placed Barbara Maier of the Argyle Hose on sick leave as of July 8, 2012.  Placed Terrance Sicignano of the Electric Hose on sick leave as of July 6, 2012.  Added Ronald Brennan to the Driver’s List of Unit 1-2-10.

 

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

 

RESOLVED TO: grant permission to the residents of Bacon Lane to hold a block party

on Saturday, August 18, 2012 from 12:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. The street is to be blocked

between East Gate and Nehring.

 

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

 

RESOLVED TO: hire David Fava as a part time sanitation laborer with a salary of $8.50

per hour, effective July 2, 2012.

 

Trustee Muldowney reminded everyone that this weekend is the Tuna Tournament, fifteen boats have signed up already. 

 

Trustee Muldowney also reported that this week they a JR. PGA Tournament at the golf course.

 

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

 

RESOLVED, IN ACCORDANCE with the Service Road Program a portion of the following service road is conveyed to the adjacent property owner:

Part of Section 5  Block  2  Lot  134.7 adjoining 127 Cadman Avenue

(Section 5  Block  2  Lot 77).

 

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

 

RESOLVED: that Ralph Scordino, as Mayor of the Village of Babylon, is hereby authorized and directed to file and application for funds from the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation in accordance with the provisions of Title 9 of the Environmental Protection Act of 1993, in an amount not to exceed $500,000, and for such financial assistance to this Village of Babylon for the Argyle Park Restoration Project and, if appropriate, a conservation easement/preservation covenant to the deed of the assisted property.

 

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

 

RESOLVED TO: issue a refund in the amount of $80.00 to Susan Capuano for a family pass to the Village Pool. 

 

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

 

RESOLVED TO: approve the following warrant for July 24, 2012

 

 

General Account:

$231,415.31

Conklin House Account:

$         58.58

Golf Course Account:

$   3,052.75

Total General Fund:

$234,526.64

Trust Fund:

$         28.55

Total:

$234,555.19

    

 

On the motion of Trustee Vanderveldt, seconded by Trustee Muldwney and unanimously carried it was

 

RESOLVED TO: issue a refund in the total amount of $125.00 to the following for the return of ZBA signs for a partial refund.

Kelly Smith-Trezza  $25.00

Edward Kozloski      $25.00

Charles Gandolfo     $75.00

 

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

 

RESOLVED TO: grant permission to the residents of Sumpwams Pl., Hewlett & Cormack Ct. to hold a block party on Saturday, August 18th 2012 from 5:00 p.m. to

11:00 p.m. with a rain date of Saturday, August 25th 2012. The street is to be blocked between Sumpwams Pl./Shore Rd. and Hewlett & Cormack Ct.

 

Trustee Vanderveldt reported that the recreation program is already in its 5th week.

 

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

 

RESOLVED TO: approve the following applicants a license to drive a taxi in the Village of Babylon for Lindy’s

Muammer Simek

Gerard Lyons

 

   

Mayor Scordino announced that there will be two (2) bid openings on Thursday, August 23, 2012 for the following:

New Pumper for the Babylon Village Fire Department

 

Village Hall and Fire Department

ADA upgrade, roof restoration/replacement and brick facade upgrade

 

Mayor Scordino also announced that there will only be one Board meeting in August.

 

Meeting was opened to the Public

 

The following residents spoke

 

Frank Curtin

420 Fire Island Ave.

 

Meeting adjourned 8:20 p.m.

 

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Village Clerk  

 

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