Better Babylon Party

June 11, 2013

A work session was held by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Babylon on Tuesday, June 4, 2013.  On the motion of Trustee Amelia, seconded by Trustee Davida, and unanimously carried, the meeting was opened at 4:25p.m.  On the motion of Trustee Amelia, seconded by Trustee Davida, and unanimously carried, the meeting was adjourned at 6:35p.m.

 

A work session was held by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Babylon on Tuesday, June 11, 2013.  On the motion of Trustee Muldowney, seconded by Trustee Basile, and unanimously carried, the meeting was opened at 7:05p.m.  On the motion of Trustee Muldowney, seconded by Trustee Davida, and unanimously carried, the meeting was adjourned at 7:55p.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 11, 2013

    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 8:00 p.m.

The Pledge of Allegiance was lead by Trustee Basile

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

RESOLVED to approve the minutes of the May 28, 2013 regular Board of Trustees meeting and dispense with the reading of the same.

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

RESOLVED to grant permission to the Babylon Village Chamber of Commerce to hold Summer Saturday Sidewalk Sales, from July 6th, 2013, through August 31st, 2013, with one appropriate music performance each Saturday afternoon.  These performances would be similar to those employed for the Spring Fling and would possibly be staged at one of three locations:  in front of Fitness Incentive, the lawn area at Lo-Man Outdoor, and / or the Monsoon parking area.

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

RESOLVED that the Board of Trustees will act as Lead Agency for the purpose of the State Environmental Quality Review of the proposed project to install three directional kiosks in the Municipal Parking field within the Business District.

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

WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees of the Incorporated Village of Babylon are Lead Agency for the purpose of the State Environmental Quality Review of the proposed project to install three directional kiosks in the Municipal Parking Lot within the Business District;

BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Trustees in their capacity as Lead Agency hereby Declare a Negative Declaration of Impact based on the information provided in the Environmental Assessment Form.

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

RESOLVED to terminate the employment of Norris Manago as a part time Sanitation Laborer effective May 20, 2013.

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

RESOLVED to issue refund in the amount of $550 to Joseph A. Mineo for boat berth #39 at Boynes Canal, as he will be subletting his slip for the 2013 season.

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

RESOLVED to issue refund in the amount of $500 to Edward Taylor, 327 Litchfield Ave., for boat berth #19 at Boynes Canal, as he will be subletting his slip for the 2013 season.

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

RESOLVED to hire Philip Brown as a full time Sanitation Laborer with an annual salary of $20,800 effective May 28, 2013.

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

WHEREAS a Bid Opening was held on Thursday, May 9, 2013 , for the Lewis Pond/Boynes Canal Bulkhead Replacement and Site Improvements,

BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED to award the bid to:

ConStar Inc.

67 John Street

Babylon, NY 11702

with a bid amount of  $2,214,925.

Trustee Muldowney commented on the progress at the golf course; He noted that the trailer has been removed and the building will be open in approximately two to three weeks.  Weather permitting, the parking lot will be paved this week.  He clarified that the golf course is open while this work is being done.

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

RESOLVED to issue refund in the amount of $33.92 to Harry Smith for overpayment of 2013/14 taxes on:

Section 18,  Block 1,  Lot 27

Property address:  36 Lucinda Drive

                              Babylon, NY  11702

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

RESOLVED to issue refund in the amount of $25 to Louis Margarita, for the return of one (1) ZBA sign for partial refund.

Property:   59 South Bay Drive

                  Babylon, NY  11702

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

RESOLVED to issue refund in the amount of $50 to Susan Barbash, for the return of two (2) ZBA signs for partial refund.

Property:   265 West Main Street

                  Babylon, NY  11702

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

RESOLVED to grant permission to Molto Vino to have saxophone player Tony Carfora perform on June 20th, 2013, from 7:00p.m. to 10:00p.m.

Trustee Davida commented on the progress at the pool, noting the delays due to problems with suppliers delivering to contractors.  He announced that the pool will not open on June 22nd as planned; we are now looking to open on July 6th

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:  Korina Sanchez

                                     40 Cormack Court

                                     Babylon, NY  11702

                                     $1,700 per season

           Basketball:     Conor Hunter

                                    103 Wampum Road

                                    Babylon, NY  11702

                                    $1,700 per season

            Tennis:          Daniel Coyne

                                   99 Argyle Avenue

                                   Babylon, NY  11702

                                  $1,700 per season

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

RESOLVED to grant permission to the residents of Paumanake Avenue to hold a Block Party on Saturday, July 20th, 2013, from 3:00p.m. to 10:00p.m., with a rain date of Saturday, August 10th, 2013.  The street will be blocked between Wampum Avenue and Wigwam Path, subject to parking restrictions for emergency purposes.

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

RESOLVED to approve the following warrant for June 11, 2013:

General Account:                  

$ 834,030.37

Conklin House Account:                     

          145.97

Golf Course Account:                   

       2,241.51

Total General Fund:              

$ 836,417.85

Trust Fund:                            

          369.01

Total:                                     

$ 836,786.86

 

Trustee Amelia announced that registration for the Summer Recreation programs will take place June 18th through June 20th, from 9:00a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

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

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

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

WHEREAS a Public Hearing was held on Tuesday, May 28, 2013, be it hereby enacted the following Local Law is HEREBY ADOPTED:

Local Law # 3 of 2013,  regarding change of zone

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

WHEREAS A PUBLIC HEARING was held on April 23, 2013, for 94 Deer Park Avenue,

BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED to deny the application of BurgerFi, BF NY Babylon, LLC, to open a restaurant at 94 Deer Park Avenue

Meeting was opened to the Public

Frank Curtin

420 Fire Island Avenue

Joann Curtin

420 Fire Island Avenue

 

Meeting adjourned 8:17 p.m.

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Village Clerk

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