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Budget Hearing April 2, 2018

PUBLIC HEARING WAS HELD IN THE BOARD ROOM OF THE MUNICIPAL BUILDING, 

153 WEST MAIN STREET, BABYLON, NEW YORK ON MONDAY,

APRIL 2, 2018

PRESENT:

Mayor Scordino

Trustee Kevin Muldowney

Trustee Debbie Basile

Trustee Tony Davida

Trustee Mary Adams

Attorney Gerard Glass

Treasurer Arta Wintjen

Meeting opened at 7:00 pm.

The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Trustee Muldowney.

The legal notice was read by the Deputy Village Clerk:

PLEASE BE ADVISED the Board of Trustees of the Village of Babylon will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, April 2, 2018, at 7:00 P.M. in the Municipal Building, 153 West Main Street, Babylon, New York, to take and hear comments relating to the tentative budget for the fiscal year 2018-2019.  Immediately following the Budget Hearing, the Annual Organizational Meeting will be held.

A copy of the tentative budget will be available in the Office of the Village Clerk as of Wednesday, March 28, 2018, where it may be inspected by any interested party during the business hours of 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., Monday through Friday.

Just a reminder to Village Residents: as we periodically put information in our Newsletters, and on our Website regarding Stormwater Management updates, Chapters 305 & 306 of our Village Code outlines requirements and procedures pertaining to Stormwater Management and Erosion and Sediment control, as required by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.  The required Stormwater Management MS4 Annual Report for the period ending March 2017 is available on our website, as well as in the Office of the Village Clerk. The MS4 report will also be available at the Annual Meeting for residents to view.  Residents are encouraged to review these documents, and if you should have any questions please do not hesitate to call.

The compensation proposed in said budget for the Mayor is $15,000 per year and $7,500 per year for each Trustee.

Mayor Scordino and the Board thanked Treasurer Arta Wintjen for the fantastic job she has done preparing this Budget and for working so hard to get us an AA Bond Rating.

The Mayor also thanked the Department Heads and the Trustees for working so hard to contain costs. He hopes that the residents will appreciate that for the fourth year in a row there is a 0% increase in taxes.

Arta Wintjen commented that with the help of Financial Advisor Dave Tanner, this budget includes some of the 5-year Capital plan.

The meeting was opened to the public;  The Mayor noted that only one resident and one member of the press were present; no one addressed the Board.

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

RESOLVED to reserve decision.

The meeting adjourned at 7:08 p.m.

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Village Clerk

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