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December 13, 2011

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

      DECEMBER 13, 2011

 PRESENT: Mayor Ralph Scordino

Trustee: Kevin Muldowney

Trustee: Alice Vanderveldt

Trustee: Debbie Basile

Trustee: Tony Davida

Attorney: Joel Sikowitz

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

 Mayor Scordino opened the meeting at 8:00 p.m.

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

 Mayor Scordino adjourned the meeting at 8:30 p.m.

 Regular meeting of the Board of Trustees opened at 8:35 p.m.

 Pledge of Allegiance was lead by Trustee Muldowney

 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 Vanderveldt, seconded by Trustee Muldowney and unanimously carried it was

 RESOLVED TO: grant permission to Community of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church to use Argyle Park for the annual blessing of the waters on Sunday, January 8, 2012, at 12:00 noon.

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

 RESOLVED TO: hire Robert Freyer as a full time Custodial Worker with an annual

salary of $30,000 effective November 28, 2011.

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

 RESOLVED TO: approve the following warrant for December 13, 2011

General Fund:                           $  562,811.94

Conklin House              $       1,208.86

Golf Course Account:               $          784.69

Fountain Fund:              $          275.00

Total General Fund:                  $  565,152.49

Total:                                        $  565,152.49

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

 RESOLVED TO: increase the salary of Rachel Schwartz .25 cents per hour effective December 1, 2011.On the motion of Trustee Muldowney, seconded by Trustee Vanderveldt and unanimously carried it was

 RESOLVED TO: grant permission to the Fitness Incentive to use the tennis courts on Park Ave. to run a program that requires outdoor space.

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

 RESOLVED TO: increase the boat berth fees with a general increase of $5.00 per foot effective with the 2012 boat season.

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

 RESOLVED TO: accept the resignation of Kadisheil Lynum as a part time Sanitation Laborer effective December 13, 2011.

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

 RESOLVED TO: issue a refund in the amount of $4.36 for overpayment of taxes on

Section  4   Block  2   Lot  117

21 Paumanake Ave.

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

 RESOLVED TO: terminate the employment of Robert Mickens as a part time Sanitation Laborer. effective December 7, 2011.

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

 RESOLVED TO: issue a refund in the total amount of $150.00 to the following for the return of ZBA signs for a partial refund:

Dr. Mark Harris           $25

Lian Sheng Sun $25

Kerrie Nocella              $25

Elaine Belviso               $25

Dunrite Pools                $50

 Trustee Basile reported that Christmas at the Conklin House was a huge success.

 “BOND RESOLUTION OF THE VILLAGE OF BABYLON, NEW YORK, ADOPTED DECEMBER 13, 2011, AUTHORIZING THE REPLACEMENT OF THE VILLAGE HALL TELEPHONE SYSTEM, STATING THE ESTIMATED MAXIMUM COST THEREOF IS $20,000, APPROPRIATING SAID AMOUNT FOR SUCH PURPOSE, AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $20,000 S VILLAGE TO FINANCE SAID APPROPRIATION SERIAL BONDS OF SAID

           

Motion made by: Mayor Scordino   Seconded by: Trustee Muldowney

 

 VOTE

 

 Mayor Scordino         Yes       Trustee Basile    Yes                 Trustee Davida  Yes    

 Trustee Muldowney     Yes      Trustee Vanderveldt Yes

 

 

BOND RESOLUTION OF THE VILLAGE OF BABYLON, NEW YORK, ADOPTED DECEMBER 13, 2011, AUTHORIZING THE ACQUISITION AND INSTALLATION OF COMPUTERS AND RELATED SOFTWARE, STATING THE ESTIMATED MAXIMUM COST THEREOF IS $55,000, APPROPRIATING SAID AMOUNT FOR SUCH PURPOSE, AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $55,000 SERIAL BONDS OF SAID VILLAGE TO FINANCE SAID APPROPRIATION

 

Motion made by: Mayor Scordino   Seconded by: Trustee Muldowney

VOTE

 Mayor Scordino         Yes       Trustee Basile    Yes                 Trustee Davida  Yes    

 Trustee Muldowney     Yes      Trustee Vanderveldt Yes

BOND RESOLUTION OF THE VILLAGE OF BABYLON, NEW YORK, ADOPTED DECEMBER 13, 2011, AUTHORIZING THE INSTALLATION OF SECURITY CAMERAS, STATING THE ESTIMATED MAXIMUM COST THEREOF IS $5,000, APPROPRIATING SAID AMOUNT FOR SUCH PURPOSE, AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $5,000 SERIAL BONDS OF SAID VILLAGE TO FINANCE SAID APPROPRIATION 

Motion made by: Mayor Scordino   Seconded by: Trustee Muldowney

 

 VOTE

 Mayor Scordino         Yes       Trustee Basile    Yes                 Trustee Davida  Yes    

 Trustee Muldowney     Yes      Trustee Vanderveldt Yes

BOND RESOLUTION OF THE VILLAGE OF BABYLON, NEW YORK, ADOPTED DECEMBER 13, 2011, AUTHORIZING THE ACQUISITION OF GOLF COURSE EQUIPMENT, STATING THE ESTIMATED MAXIMUM COST THEREOF IS $30,000, APPROPRIATING SAID AMOUNT FOR SUCH PURPOSE, AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $30,000 SERIAL BONDS OF SAID VILLAGE TO FINANCE SAID APPROPRIATION

Motion made by: Mayor Scordino   Seconded by: Trustee Muldowney

 VOTE

 Mayor Scordino         Yes       Trustee Basile    Yes                 Trustee Davida  Yes    

 Trustee Muldowney     Yes      Trustee Vanderveldt Yes

“Bond Resolution of the Village of Babylon, New York, adopted December 13, 2011, authorizing the replacement of decking at various locations, stating the estimated maximum cost thereof is $525,000, appropriating said amount for such purpose, and authorizing the issuance of $525,000 serial bonds of said Village to finance said appropriation,

Motion made by: Mayor Scordino   Seconded by: Trustee Muldowney

 

 VOTE

 Mayor Scordino         Yes       Trustee Basile    Yes                 Trustee Davida  Yes    

 Trustee Muldowney     Yes      Trustee Vanderveldt Yes

 

“Bond Resolution of the Village of Babylon, New York, adopted December 13, 2011, authorizing the construction of improvements at Lewis Pond Marina, stating the estimated maximum cost thereof is $35,000, appropriating said amount for such purpose, and authorizing the issuance of $35,000 serial bonds of said Village to finance said appropriation,

Motion made by: Mayor Scordino   Seconded by: Trustee Muldowney

 

 VOTE

 

 Mayor Scordino         Yes       Trustee Basile    Yes                 Trustee Davida  Yes    

 Trustee Muldowney     Yes      Trustee Vanderveldt Yes

 

“Bond Resolution of the Village of Babylon, New York adopted December 13, 2011, authorizing the repaving of various roads, stating the estimated maximum cost thereof is $2,200,000, appropriating said amount for such purpose, and authorizing the issuance of $2,200,000 serial bonds of said Village to finance said appropriation,”

Motion made by: Mayor Scordino   Seconded by: Trustee Muldowney

 

 VOTE

 

 Mayor Scordino         Yes       Trustee Basile    Yes                 Trustee Davida  Yes    

 Trustee Muldowney     Yes      Trustee Vanderveldt Yes

 

 

“Bond Resolution of the Village of Babylon, New York, adopted December 13, 2011, authorizing the construction of improvements to Village Hall, stating the estimated maximum cost thereof is $320,000, appropriating said amount for such purpose, and authorizing the issuance of $320,000 serial bonds of said Village to finance said appropriation,”

Motion made by: Mayor Scordino   Seconded by: Trustee Muldowney

 

 VOTE

 

 Mayor Scordino         Yes       Trustee Basile    Yes                 Trustee Davida  Yes    

 Trustee Muldowney     Yes      Trustee Vanderveldt Yes

 

 

“Bond Resolution of the Village of Babylon, New York, adopted December 13, 2011, authorizing the construction of improvements to bulkheads, stating the estimated maximum cost thereof is $1,265,000, appropriating said amount for such purpose, and authorizing the issuance of $1,265,000 serial bonds of said Village to finance said appropriation,”

Motion made by: Mayor Scordino   Seconded by: Trustee Muldowney

 

 VOTE

 

 Mayor Scordino         Yes       Trustee Basile    Yes                 Trustee Davida  Yes    

 Trustee Muldowney     Yes      Trustee Vanderveldt Yes

 

 

“Bond Resolution of the Village of Babylon, New York, adopted December 13, 2011, authorizing the acquisition of two riding mowers, stating the estimated maximum cost thereof is $45,000, appropriating said amount for such purpose, and authorizing the issuance of $45,000 serial bonds of said Village to finance said appropriation,”

Motion made by: Mayor Scordino   Seconded by: Trustee Muldowney

 

 VOTE

 

 Mayor Scordino         Yes       Trustee Basile    Yes                 Trustee Davida  Yes    

 Trustee Muldowney     Yes      Trustee Vanderveldt Yes

 

 

“Bond Resolution of the Village of Babylon, New York, adopted December 13, 2011, authorizing the acquisition of two garbage trucks, stating the estimated maximum cost thereof is $280,000, appropriating said amount for such purpose, and authorizing the issuance of $280,000 serial bonds of said Village to finance said appropriation,”

 

Motion made by: Mayor Scordino   Seconded by: Trustee Muldowney

 

 VOTE

 

 Mayor Scordino         Yes       Trustee Basile    Yes                 Trustee Davida  Yes    

 Trustee Muldowney     Yes      Trustee Vanderveldt Yes

 

 

“Bond Resolution of the Village of Babylon, New York, adopted December 13, 2011, authorizing the acquisition of a fire truck, stating the estimated maximum cost thereof is$300,000, appropriating said amount for such purpose, and authorizing the issuance of $300,000 serial bonds of said Village to finance said appropriation,”

Motion made by: Mayor Scordino   Seconded by: Trustee Muldowney

 

 VOTE

 

 Mayor Scordino         Yes       Trustee Basile    Yes                 Trustee Davida  Yes    

 Trustee Muldowney     Yes      Trustee Vanderveldt Yes

“Bond Resolution of the Village of Babylon, New York, adopted December 13, 2011, authorizing the acquisition of a dump truck, stating the estimated maximum cost thereof is $150,000, appropriating said amount for such purpose, and authorizing the issuance of $150,000 serial bonds of said Village to finance said appropriation,”

Motion made by: Mayor Scordino   Seconded by: Trustee Muldowney

 

 VOTE

 

 Mayor Scordino         Yes       Trustee Basile    Yes                 Trustee Davida  Yes    

 Trustee Muldowney     Yes      Trustee Vanderveldt Yes

 

“Bond Resolution of the Village of Babylon, New York, adopted December 13, 2011, authorizing the construction of improvements to the Gilbert Hanse Pool facility, stating the estimated maximum cost thereof is $370,000, appropriating said amount for such purpose, and authorizing the issuance of $370,000 serial bonds of said Village to finance said appropriation,”

Motion made by: Mayor Scordino   Seconded by: Trustee Muldowney

 

 VOTE

 

 Mayor Scordino         Yes       Trustee Basile    Yes                 Trustee Davida  Yes    

 Trustee Muldowney     Yes      Trustee Vanderveldt Yes

 

“Bond Resolution of the Village of Babylon, New York, adopted December 13, 2011, authorizing the acquisition of a sidewalk sweeper, stating the estimated maximum cost thereof is $40,000, appropriating said amount for such purpose, and authorizing the issuance of $40,000 serial bonds of said Village to finance said appropriation,”

Motion made by: Mayor Scordino   Seconded by: Trustee Muldowney

 

 VOTE

 

 Mayor Scordino         Yes       Trustee Basile    Yes                 Trustee Davida  Yes    

 Trustee Muldowney     Yes      Trustee Vanderveldt Yes

 

“Bond Resolution of the Village of Babylon, New York, adopted December 13, 2011, authorizing the acquisition of two pick-up trucks, stating the estimated maximum cost thereof is $60,000, appropriating said amount for such purpose, and authorizing the issuance of $60,000 serial bonds of said Village to finance said appropriation,”

Motion made by: Mayor Scordino   Seconded by: Trustee Muldowney

 

 VOTE

 

 Mayor Scordino         Yes       Trustee Basile    Yes                 Trustee Davida  Yes    

 Trustee Muldowney     Yes      Trustee Vanderveldt Yes

 

Announcements:

 

Mayor Scordino announced that there will be no second Board meeting in December.

 

Mayor Scordino also announced that Village of Babylon Offices will be closed on Monday, December 26, 2011 in observance of the Christmas Holiday and on Monday, January 2, 2011 in observance of New Year’s Day.

 

Sanitation Calendars will be mailed the end of December.

 

The Mayor and the Board wished everyone a very Happy Healthy Holiday Season.

 

Meeting was opened to the Public:

 

Mark Trolley

9 The Crescent

 

Mr. Frank Curtin

420 Fire Island Ave.

 

Meeting adjourned 9:00 p.m.

 

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 Village Clerk

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