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December 9, 2014

A work session was held by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Babylon on Tuesday, December 9, 2014.  On the motion of Trustee Davida, seconded by Trustee Muldowney and unanimously carried, the meeting opened at 7:25 p.m.  On the motion of Trustee Muldowney, seconded by Trustee Davida and unanimously carried, the meeting adjourned at 8:05 p.m.

REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE VILLAGE OF BABYLON WAS HELD IN THE BOARDROOM,

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

DECEMBER 9, 2014

PRESENT:

Mayor Ralph Scordino

Trustee Kevin Muldowney

Trustee Debbie Basile

Trustee Tony Davida

Trustee Carol Amelia

Attorney Joel Sikowitz

Regular meeting of the Board of Trustees opened at 8:06 p.m.

The Pledge of Allegiance was lead by Trustee Amelia.

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

RESOLVED to approve the minutes of the November 25th, 2014 regular meeting of the Board of Trustees and dispense with the reading of the same.

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

RESOLVED to terminate the employment of Todd Barbarino as a sanitation laborer effective December 1, 2014.

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

RESOLVED to grant permission to the Babylon Village Chamber of Commerce to have sidewalk access in the Business District for the following dates:

Friday, December 12th through Sunday, December 14th, 2014

Friday, December 19th through Sunday, December 21st, 2014

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

RESOLVED to approve the following warrant for December 9, 2014:

General Account:        $  493,320.78

Total General Fund:    $  493,320.78

TOTAL:                     $  493,320.78

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

RESOLVED to terminate the employment of John Ryan Garrivillas as a sanitation laborer effective November 24, 2014.

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

RESOLVED to grant permission to St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church to use Argyle Park for the annual Blessing of the Waters on Sunday, January 11, 2015, at 12:00 Noon.

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

RESOLVED to issue refunds in the amounts indicated below to each of the applicants listed for the return of ZBA sign(s) for partial refund:

Amount:          Applicant:                                           Property located at:

$25.00             Richard Hand                                       373 West Main Street

$25.00             Dr. Mark Harris                                   392 Deer Park Avenue

$25.00             Robert Lee                                              21 Virgina Road

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

RESOLVED to increase the annual salary of Andre Middleton $1000 effective December 1, 2014, having completed his six month probationary period.

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

RESOLVED to remove the current exemptions and restore full assessment to the properties attached, and bill the new owners accordingly, for the Tax Year(s) as indicated.

S/B/L                Address                        Exemption Type      Tax Yr.         Bill Amt.

002-01-066        281 Litchfield Ave.       Eligible Fund         2014/15           $   686.75

008-01-092        59 Nehring Ave.            Alt. Veterans          2014/15           $    44.20       

012-01-042        4 Johnson Ct.                 Eligible Fund         2014/15           $   159.25

013-01-027        65 Melbury Rd.              Alt. Veterans          2014/15           $    67.62

016-04-011        74 Robbins Ave.             Eligible Fund         2014/15           $1,419.18

                                                                     & Senior Citizen

022-02-069      590 Fire Island Ave.      Senior Citizen        2014/15           $   173.91

Section 2   Block 1   Lot 66

281 LITCHFIELD AVE. – formerly owned by Edward McCarthy, an Eligible Fund Exemption with an assessed value of 5000, and bill the new owner, Thomas & Lea Berman, a total of $ 686.75 for the 2014/15 Tax Year.       (335 days @ $2.05 per day)

Section 8   Block 1   Lot 92

59 NEHRING AVE. – owned by Bank of NY Mellon, Trustee of CIT Mortgage Loan Trust, an Alt. Veterans Exemption with an assessed value of 300, and bill the new owner, House to Home Realty LLC, a total of $44.20 for the 2014/15 Tax Year.

(340 days @ .13 per day)

Section 12   Block 01   Lot 042

4 JOHNSON CT. – formerly owned by the Estate of Joseph Bocchino, an Eligible Fund Exemption with an assessed value of 1200, and bill the new owner, Jing Li, a total of $159.25 for the 2014/15 Tax Year.      (325 days @ .49 per day)

Section 13   Block 01   Lot 27

65 MELBURY RD. – formerly owned by C. Catalano & R. Matrisciano, an Alternative Veterans Exemption with an assessed value of 500, and bill the new owner, Mary & Chester Broman, Trustees of the Rachel M. Broman Trust, a total of $67.62 for the 2014/15 Tax Year.          (322 days @ .21 per day)

Section 16   Block 04   Lot 11

74 ROBBINS AVE. – formerly owned by the Estate of Nerina Lampasso, an Eligible Fund Exemption with an assessed value of 4200, and a Senior Citizen Exemption with an assessed value of 6400, and bill the new owners, Tee Enterprises LLC, A Deel LLC, a total of $1,419.18 for the 2014/15 Tax Year.        (327 days @ $4.34 per day)

Section 22   Block 02   Lot 69

590 FIRE ISLAND AVE. – formerly owned by Marguerite Sanchez-Cibelli, a Senior Citizen Exemption with an assessed value of 1245, and bill the new owners, Housing Trust Fund Corp., a total of $173.91 for the 2014/15 Tax Year.

(341 days @ .51 per day)

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

RESOLVED to grant permission to the Babylon Breast Cancer Coalition to display temporary signs at various merchants in the Village from January 2nd through February 1st, 2015, to advertise their Super Saturday Fundraiser at Bartini on January 31st, 2015.

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

RESOLVED to terminate the employment of Corey Bulger as a sanitation laborer effective December 1, 2014.

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

RESOLVED to grant a license to the applicant listed below to drive a taxi cab for Lindy’s Taxi in the Village of Babylon:

James Gagliardi

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

RESOLVED  to grant a license to the applicants listed below to drive a taxi cab for Sunset Taxi in the Village of Babylon:                                             

Emilio Baez    

Anthony Gonzalez

Mayor Scordino made the following announcements:

Please be advised that there will be no second Board Meeting in December.

Village of Babylon Offices will be closed and there will be no rubbish or garbage pick-up on Thursday, December 25, 2014 and January 1, 2015, in observance of the Christmas and New Year’s Holidays.

Residents should not put rubbish or recycling out to the curb on holidays.  Please note that there will be a special rubbish pick up on Friday, December 26th, for those regularly scheduled for pick up on Thursday and Friday.

A Bid Opening is scheduled for Thursday, January 15th, 2015, at 9:30 a.m. for a Community Development Project -Commercial Sidewalks, Curbs, Aprons, Red Brick Sidewalks

Drawings and Specifications may be examined and obtained at the Village Clerk’s office between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. daily except Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays, on and after December 18, 2014.

The meeting was opened to the Public;

Frank Curtin, 420 Fire Island Avenue, asked if the closing of Montauk Hwy. earlier in the day was due to the overflow from Argyle Lake.

On behalf of the Board, Mayor Scordino wished all a Happy, Healthy Holiday Season.

Meeting adjourned at 8:15p.m.

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