Better Babylon Party

June 10, 2014

A work session was held by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Babylon on Tuesday, June 10, 2014.  On the motion of Trustee Basile, seconded by Trustee Davida and unanimously carried, the meeting opened at 7:00 p.m. On the motion of Trustee Davida, seconded by Trustee Amelia and unanimously carried, the meeting adjourned at 7:59 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,

JUNE 10, 2014

PRESENT:

Mayor Ralph Scordino

Trustee Debbie Basile

Trustee Tony Davida

Trustee Carol Amelia

ABSENT:

Trustee Muldowney

Attorney Joel Sikowitz

Regular meeting of the Board of Trustees opened at 8:03 p.m.

The Pledge of Allegiance was lead by Trustee Amelia.

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

RESOLVED to approve the minutes of the May 27, 2014 regular meeting of the Board of Trustees and dispense with the reading of the same.

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

RESOLVED to approve the following warrant for June 10, 2014:

General Account:

$ 332,315.81

Conklin House Account:         

          347.30

Golf Course Account:       

     11,914.57

Total General Fund:   

$ 344,577.68

Trust Fund:

       2,218.62

Total:                         

$ 346,796.30

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

RESOLVED to issue refunds in the amount of $50.00 to each of the applicants listed below for the return of two (2) ZBA signs for partial refund:

Applicant                                            Property located at:

Dr. Paul Hubert                                 155 Fire Island Avenue

Donald Middleton                             60 George Street

Patrick Regan                                    463 Deer Park Avenue

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

RESOLVED to issue a refund in the amount of $450.00 to Michael Maloney for giving up his Boat Berth, #83 at East Creek.

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

RESOLVED to issue a refund in the amount of $70.00 to Lee Bliss for changing from Reserved Parking (Space #686) to Occasional Use Parking (Decal #875).

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

RESOLVED to hire Andre Middleton as a Sanitation Laborer with an annual Salary of $20,800 effective June 2, 2014.

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

RESOLVED to hire Joseph Fraccalvieri as a Highway Laborer with a salary of $8.50 per hour effective June 2, 2014.

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

RESOLVED to hire the following Directors with regard to the Summer Recreation Program:

Gymnastics:                            Basketball:                              Tennis:

Bryanna Kelly                         Sean Logan                             Daniel Coyne

$1,700 per season                    $1,700 per season                    $1,700 per season

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

RESOLVED to issue a refund in the amount of $19.44 for duplicate payment of 2011/12 EPR lien on Section 2 Block 2 Lot 29, 176 Livingston Avenue.

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

RESOLVED to grant permission to the residents of Cadman Avenue to hold a Block Party on Saturday, July 5th, 2014, from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.  The street will be blocked between Park Avenue and Locust Avenue, subject to parking restrictions for emergency purposes.

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

RESOLVED to hire Hykiem Manning as a Sanitation Laborer with a salary of $8.50 per hour effective May 27, 2014.

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

RESOLVED to hire the following employees with regard to the pool for the 2014 Season:

Thomas Horstmann              Co-Director                                         $16.00 / hour

Lauren Colletti                       Co-Director                                         $16.00 / hour

Margaret Heartt                    Relief Manager                                   $12.00 / hour

Michael Augello                      Relief Manager                                   $12.00 / hour

Kate Martino                          Relief Manager                                   $11.00 / hour

Kerri Whalen                          Swim Lesson Director                       $16.00 / hour

Laurie VanRossem                Assistant Swim Lesson Director      $20.00 / hour

Gerard Horstmann               Filterman                                             $15.00 / hour

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

RESOLVED to issue a refund in the amount of $35.00 to Brian Barkan, 184 Sumpwams Avenue, for swim lessons for Rebecca Barkan who will take the Lifeguarding Course instead.

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

RESOLVED to issue refunds in the amount of $25.00 to each of the applicants listed below for the return of one (1) ZBA sign for partial refund:

Applicant                                            Property located at:

Amanda & Sam Descovich                29 Smith Street

Sylvia Sinaplidis                                 61 Yacht Club Road

Frank Vertullo                                    258-262 East Main Street

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

RESOLVED to remove the Eligible Fund Exemption from the following property and restore full assessment for the 2014/15 Tax Year:

Section/Block/Lot:   015-02-028             Property Address:  170 Melbury Road

Section 15   Block 2   Lot 28;  170 MELBURY ROAD - formerly owned by Harold and Renee Pickoff, an Eligible Fund Exemption with an assessed value of 1950, and bill the new property owner a total of $2329.09 for the 2014/15 Tax Year.

Trustee Davida commented that three pool registrations were held and the next opportunity to register will be at the pool on June 21st, from 9:00 to 12:00 Noon.

Trustee Amelia announced that registration for the Summer Recreation Programs will be held at Village Hall from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon on Monday, June 23rd, Wednesday, June 25th, and Thursday, June 26th, 2014.

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

WHEREAS, THE VILLAGE OF BABYLON, with the assistance from THE TOWN OF BABYLON, has gathered information and prepared the 2014 SUFFOLK COUNTY MULTI-JURISDICTIONAL HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN; and

WHEREAS, THE 2014 SUFFOLK COUNTY MULTI-JURISDICTIONAL HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN has been prepared in accordance with the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000; and

WHEREAS, THE VILLAGE OF BABYLON is a local unit of government that has afforded the citizens an opportunity to comment and provide input in the Plan; and

WHEREAS, THE VILLAGE OF BABYLON has reviewed the Plan and affirms that the Plan will be updated no less than every five years;

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the BOARD OF TRUSTEES that the VILLAGE OF BABYLON adopts the 2014 SUFFOLK COUNTY MULTI-JURISDICTIONAL HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN as this jursidiction’s Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan, and resolves to execute the actions in the Plan.

ADOPTED this 10th day of June 2014 at the meeting of the BOARD OF TRUSTEES.

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

RESOLVED to approve the application of Russell Webber to drive a taxi cab for Lindy’s Taxi in the Village of Babylon.

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

RESOLVED to approve the application of Leroi Brown to drive a taxi cab for Sunset Taxi in the Village of Babylon.

Mayor Scordino made the following announcement:

There are two Bid Openings scheduled for July 3, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. for the following:

SHORE ROAD PIER REPLACEMENT

TENNIS COURT SURFACING & EQUIPMENT INSTALLATION RE-BID

Drawings and specifications may be examined and obtained at the Village Clerk’s Office between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. daily except Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays on and after June 19, 2014.  They will also be available in electronic format.

Meeting was opened to the public; The following residents addressed the Board:

Frank Curtin

420 Fire Island Avenue

Jean Coghill

Fairfield Apartments

134 Park Avenue

Apt. 10D

Meeting adjourned 8:20 p.m.

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Village Clerk

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