Better Babylon Party

February 27, 2018

A work session was held by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Babylon on Tuesday, February 27, 2018.  On the motion of Trustee Davida, seconded by Trustee Muldowney and unanimously carried, the meeting opened at 7:15 p.m. On the motion of Trustee Davida, seconded by Trustee Adams 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,

FEBRUARY 27, 2018

PRESENT:

Mayor Ralph Scordino

Trustee Kevin Muldowney

Trustee Debbie Basile

Trustee Tony Davida

Trustee Mary Adams

Attorney Gerard Glass

Regular meeting of the Board of Trustees opened at 8:05 p.m.

The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Trustee Davida.

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

RESOLVED to approve the minutes of the February 13, 2018, regular meeting of the Board of Trustees and dispense with the reading of the same.

Mayor Scordino presented a Proclamation Plaque of appreciation to Dr. David Kavesteen of Heart & Health for hosting the recent Heart Health Screening Day at Village Hall for all employees.  Dr. Kavesteen generously offered to extend the screening next year to all Village residents.

The Village Clerk read the letter from the Fire Department dated February 22, 2018:

At the regular monthly meeting of the Fire Council held February 20, 2018, the Fire Council took the following actions and we await your approval:

Took Off Sick Leave with Medical Clearance:

            Jeffrey Weber as of December 29, 2017

            Trevor McGetrick as of February 8, 2018

            James Kelly as of February 13, 2018

Accepted as Active Member following completion of Probation:

Margaret O’Sullivan  Hook & Ladder Company No. 1

Trevor McGetrick  Phoenix Hose Company No. 1

Accepted New Probationary Members:

Joseph Santorelli  Hook & Ladder Company No. 1

Jalen Ward  Hook & Ladder Company No. 1

Taylor Clayton  Fire Patrol Company No. 1

Accepted Resignation:

Shawn Johnston  Sumpwams Hose Company No. 2

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

RESOLVED to accept the Fire Department actions as read.

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

RESOLVED to approve the change in status of Village Treasurer Arta Wintjen from full-time to part-time pursuant to a letter of agreement signed by the Mayor and the employee dated February 27, 2018.

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

RESOLVED to terminate the employment of Bernardo Archer as a part-time sanitation laborer effective January 26, 2018.

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

RESOLVED to grant permission to the Babylon Beautification Society to amend the hours of the Summer Barbeque on the Bay (Lobster Night) at the Babylon Village Pool to be from 7:00 pm to 11:00 p.m. on July 12, 2018.

On the motion of Trustee Adams, seconded by Trustee Davida 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:

$  50.00           Mark J. Harris                                     392 Deer Park Avenue

$  50.00           Jean Kennedy                                     56 Annuskemunnica Rd.

$  50.00           Charles Kuehn                                    23 Yacht Club Rd.

$  50.00           Eric Nicoletti                                      48 Tappan Avenue

$  50.00           Raoul Castaneda                                115 Araca Rd.

$100.00           Maurice Azzopardi                            56 Kingsland Place

$100.00           Capital One N.A.                                8 Little East Neck Rd.

$100.00           Ildiko C. Orlando                               1 John Street

$100.00           Alicia Yabsley                                    128 Cadman Ave.

$100.00           Dominick & Cynthia Yovino             20 Tappan Ave.         

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

RESOLVED to increase the annual salary of Holly Gaare $1,000.00 having completed her three month review effective February 19, 2018.

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

RESOLVED to grant permission to the Babylon Village Volunteer Corps to maintain temporary signs at various merchants in the Village from February 26th to March 12th, 2018, to advertise the Volunteer Corps Meeting on March 11th, 2018.

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

RESOLVED to approve the following warrant for February 27th, 2018:

General Account:                    $ 122,070.92

Conklin House:                                    47.94

TOTAL GENERAL FUND:  $  122,118.86

Trust Fund:                             $     1,253.80

TOTAL:                                 $123,372.66

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

RESOLVED to terminate the employment of Matthew Mattheis as a part-time parks laborer effective January 26, 2018.

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

RESOLVED to increase the salary of Valerie Amato .50 ₵ per hour effective January 29, 2018.

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

RESOLVED to hire Shaun Boyd as a part-time Sanitation Laborer with a salary of $10.00 per hour effective January 29, 2018.

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

RESOLVED to increase the annual salary of Jeanette Yantz $1,000.00 having completed her three month review effective February 19, 2018.

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

RESOLVED that the Board of Assessment Review will have additional hours to hear complaints in relation to assessments on Tuesday, March 6th, 2018, at the Municipal Building, 153 West Main Street, Babylon, New York, between the hours of 1:00 pm. and 5:00 p.m.

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

WHEREAS a Public Hearing was held on Tuesday, February 27, 2018,

BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED to approve the application of Brooke Jankow to expand the restaurant, Swell Taco, 135 Deer Park Avenue to add 11 additional seats.

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

WHEREAS A Public Hearing was held on Tuesday, February 27th, 2018,

 BE IT HEREBY ENACTED that the following Local Law, proposed as Local Law #1 of 2018, is HEREBY ADOPTED as:

Local Law 1 of 2018, authorizing a property tax levy in excess of the limit established in General Municipal Law § 3-C.

                                                In Favor:                      Opposed:

Trustee Basile                             X                             _______

Trustee Muldowney                  X                             _______

Trustee Davida                          X                             _______

Trustee Adams                          X                             _______

Mayor Scordino                        X                             _______

** This Local Law is effective upon filing with the Secretary of State. **

Trustee Adams announced the Winners of the Babylon Beautification Society “Home is Where the Heart Is” Contest:

Marisa Bryant

Jaye Wright

Mary Gallagher

Nicole Della Rocco

Each winner will be featured for one week on the Facebook page of both the Babylon Beautification Society and the Village of Babylon.  Frank Petruzzo, the President of the Beautification Society, thanked the winners and presented each one with a gift.

Meeting adjourned at 8:30 p.m.

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Village Clerk

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