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January 10, 2012

 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,

 JANUARY 10, 2012

PRESENT: Mayor Ralph Scordino

Trustee: Kevin Muldowney

Trustee: Debbie Basile

Trustee: Tony Davida

Attorney: Joel Sikowitz

Absent: Trustee Alice Vanderveldt

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

 Mayor Scordino opened the meeting at 6:10 p.m.

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

 Mayor Scordino closed the meeting at 7:30 p.m.

 Regular meeting of the Board of Trustees was opened at 8:00 p.m.

 The Pledge of Allegiance was lead 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 previous meeting and dispense with the reading of the same.

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

 RESOLVED TO: approve the actions taken at the Fire Council meeting held on Tuesday, December 20, 2011.  Took Gerald Lucas of the Argyle Hose off sick leave as of December 12, 2011, with medical clearance.  Placed Bruce Larsen of the Sumpwams Hose on sick leave as of November 30, 2011.  Placed Jeffrey Bridges of the Electric Hose on the Driver’s list of Unit 1-2-4.  Accepted Donald Doukas as an Active FFE Member following successful completion of his Probationary period. Accepted the resignation of Miguel Vega of the Fire Patrol from the Department.

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

 RESOLVED TO: grant permission to Thomas DelFrancesco to operate a Mr. Softee ice cream truck on residential streets in the Village of Babylon.

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

 RESOLVED TO: grant permission to the Babylon Breast Cancer Coalition to maintain a temporary sign in merchant windows from January 11, 2012 to February 4, 2012. See attached.

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

 RESOLVED TO: issue a refund in the amount of $70.00 to Brian Banninger for changing his reserved spot 443 to an 800 spot which costs less.

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

 RESOLVED TO: hire Matthew Farina as a part time Sanitation Laborer with a salary of $8.50 per hour effective December 19, 2011.

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

 RESOLVED TO:  increase the salary of Andrew Alvarez $1,000.00 effective January 5, 2012, having completed his six month evaluation period.

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

 RESOLVED TO: grant permission to the Babylon Village Little League to hold the annual Opening Day Parade on Saturday, April 21, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. 

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

 RESOLVED TO: issue a refund in the amount of $25 to Mr. and Mrs. James Kanzler for the return of a ZBA sign for a partial refund. 

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

 RESOLVED TO: approve the following warrant for January 10, 2012.

General Account:                      $ 449,941.77

Conklin House Trust:                $       113.53

Golf Course Account:               $    4,272.06

Total General Fund:                  _____________

Total:                                        $ 453,837.36

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

 RESOLVED TO: issue a refund in the amount of $49.77 for the overpayment of taxes on

Section  8    Block   1     Lot   149

13 Bradish Lane

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

 RESOLVED TO: grant permission to the Babylon Beautification Society to hold the following events;

Country Fair around Argyle Lake on Sunday, September 9th with a rain date of Sunday, September 16th 2012.

Decorating of the lamp poles in the business district for Sunday, November 25th.

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

 RESOLVED TO: increase the salary of Dennis M. Purcell, $1,000.00 effective December

27, 2011, having completed his six month probationary period.

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

 WHEREAS A Public Hearing was held on Tuesday, December 13, 2011

 BE IT HEREBY resolved to approve the application of Ms. Christina Fiore/Christian Carlone to open a Natural Blend Juice Bar, 17 Deer Park Ave. based on the testimony by the applicants and the architect provided on the application as to the hours of operation, refuse pick up, and no cooking facilities.    

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

 BE IT HEREBY resolved to approve the application of Kilwins Chocolate and Ice cream, 18 Deer Park Ave. based on the testimony presented to the Board and the content of the application.

 Mayor Scordino announced that on December 13th we had a hearing on the opening of a self-service Yogurt Shop at 80A West Main St. Babylon, upon review with Special Counsel it is

 HEREBY directed to send the applicant to the Planning Department for change of use, site plan review.

Do I have a second, seconded by Trustee Muldowney

 Mayor Scordino announced that Village of Babylon Offices will be closed and there will be no rubbish or garbage pick-up on Monday, January 16, 2012 in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday.

Just a reminder that residents cannot put rubbish or recycling out to the curb on Holidays.  These items should be put out the following week on your regular scheduled rubbish/recycling day.

 Meeting was opened to the Public

 Mr. Keith Curtin

420 Fire Island Ave.

 Mr. Peter Daley

Interim Superintendent

Babylon Village Schools

 Mr. Frank Curtin

420 Fire Island Ave.

 Meeting adjourned 8:15 p.m.

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Village Clerk

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