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Budget Hearing April 3, 2017

PUBLIC HEARING WAS HELD IN THE BOARD ROOM OF THE MUNICIPAL BUILDING, 153 WEST MAIN STREET, BABYLON, NEW YORK ON MONDAY,

APRIL 3, 2017

PRESENT:

Mayor Scordino

Trustee Kevin Muldowney

Trustee Tony Davida

Trustee Mary Adams

Attorney Joel Sikowitz

Treasurer Valerie Fronzo

ABSENT:

Trustee Debbie Basile

Meeting opened at 7:00 pm.

The Pledge of Allegiance was lead by Trustee Muldowney.

The legal notice was read by the Village Clerk:

PLEASE BE ADVISED the Board of Trustees of the Village of Babylon will hold a Public Hearing on Monday April 3, 2017, 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 2017-2018.  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 29, 2017, 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 2016 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.

Attorney Sikowitz, Mayor Scordino and the entire Board thanked Treasurer Valerie Fronzo, and the entire Treasurer’s Department, for working so diligently on this proposed budget.  Although many items have increased due to costs imposed on the Village, we are able to maintain the tax rate at 14.93%, without discontinuing any services to our residents.  For the third year in a row, there is a 0% increase.

Mayor Scordino opened the meeting to the public; no one approached the Board:

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

RESOLVED to reserve decision,

The meeting adjourned at 7:05 p.m.

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Village Clerk

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