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March 28, 2017


A work session was held by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Babylon on Tuesday, March 28, 2017.  On the motion of Trustee Davida, seconded by Trustee Adams and unanimously carried, the meeting opened at 8:20 p.m.  On the motion of Trustee Adams, seconded by Trustee Davida and unanimously carried, the meeting adjourned at 8:30 p.m.

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

153 WEST MAIN STREET, BABYLON, NEW YORK,

ON TUESDAY,

MARCH 28, 2017

PRESENT:

Mayor Ralph Scordino

Trustee Tony Davida

Trustee Mary Adams

Attorney Joel Sikowitz

ABSENT:

Trustee Kevin Muldowney

Trustee Debbie Basile

Regular meeting of the Board of Trustees opened at 8:32p.m.

The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Trustee Adams.

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

RESOLVED to approve the minutes of the March 14th, 2017, regular meeting of the Board of Trustees and dispense with the reading of the same.

The Village Clerk read the letter from the Fire Department dated March 22, 2017:

At the regular monthly meeting of the Fire Council held March 21, 2017, the Fire Council took the following actions and we await your approval:

Accepted as Active Member Following Completion of Probation

            James Roge - Fire Patrol

Accepted Resignation

            Daniel Golder – Argyle Hose

            Barbara Maier – Argyle Hose

Added to the Driver’s List

            Anthony McNally – Unit 1-2-6

William Tillinghast Jr. – Unit 1-2-8

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

RESOLVED to accept the Fire Department actions as read.

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

RESOLVED to transfer Margaret O’Sullivan from the Green House to Code Enforcement effective March 28, 2017.  She will remain a part-time employee with no change in salary.

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

RESOLVED to add property maintenance charges in the amount of $450.00 to the 2017/18 tax bill for 24 Paumanake Avenue.  [Section 007 / Block 01 / Lot 005]

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

RESOLVED to issue a refund in the amount of $120.00 to Robert Consola for overpayment of Boat Slip #38 at Main Dock.

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

RESOLVED to grant permission to the Greater Long Island Running Club to stage their 10K Suffolk Training Run on Thursday, July 27th, 2017 at 6:30 p.m., meeting at the Tennis Courts and proceeding on the Southard’s Pond Trail.  This permission is granted contingent upon timely receipt of the required Certificates of Insurance with the Village of Babylon listed an ‘Additional Insured’, as well as a signed & notarized ‘Hold Harmless’ Agreement.

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

RESOLVED to hire Luigi Della Monica as a full-time Sanitation Laborer with an annual salary of $29,120.00, effective March 13, 2017.

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

RESOLVED to issue a refund in the amount of $60.00 to Benjamin Bring for switching from slip #2 at South East Lewis Pond to slip #45 at Boynes Canal.

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

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

Amount:           Applicant:                                          Property located at:

$25.00             Larry Bennett                                       51 Bacon Lane

$50.00             Paul R. Ades, PLLC                              350 West Main Street

$75.00             Cross of Christ Lutheran Church        576 Deer Park Avenue

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

RESOLVED to make assessment changes to the 2017 Tentative Roll as per the attached.

    Total A/V 2017                                  

Section/Block/Lot                   Tentative Roll:            Corrected A/V:                  Difference:

002 – 02 – 102.003                             13,180                         11,560                         (-1,620)

006 – 03 – 082                                      9.900                           4,800                         (-5,100)

007 – 01 – 033                                    10,400                           4,920                         (-5,480)

007 – 02 – 013                                    12,300                         10,540                         (-1,760)

009 – 02 – 004                                     9,500                            4,575                         (-4,925)

011 – 01 – 006                                    21,000                         19,400                         (-1,600)

013 – 01 – 074.001                            28,200                          25,160                         (-3,040)

015 – 01 – 051                                      8,450                            7,650                          (-   800)

017 – 02 – 073                                    25,600                        20,000                          (-5,600)

017 – 02 – 109                                    14,370                         13,000                          (-1,370)

019 – 01 – 023                                   10,300                           8,700                          (-1,600)

019 – 01 – 035                                     9.200                           5,100                          (-4,100)

020 – 02 – 002                                   11,600                         10,100                         (-1,500)

020 – 02 – 057                                   21,500                           6,250                       (-15,250)

020 – 03 – 010                                   19,650                         17,870                         (-1,780)

022 – 01 – 037                                      9,630                          8,900                         (-   730)

022 – 02 – 040                                     9,500                          8,500                         (-1,000)

022 – 02 – 072.001                            14,300                          9,685                         (-4,615)

022 – 02 – 075.001                              8,300                          6,700                         (-1,600)

022 – 03 – 005.001                            13,500                       10,030                         (-3,470)

022 – 03 – 006                                     8.900                           7,520                         (-1,380)

TOTAL:                                              289,280                      220,960                       (-68,320)

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

RESOLVED to approve the following warrant for March 28, 2017:

General Account:                    $ 91,191.60

TOTAL GENERAL FUND:   $ 91,191.60

Trust Fund:                             $  1,301.64

TOTAL:                              $ 92,493.24

Mayor Scordino made the following announcement:

The Budget for the 2017 – 2018 Fiscal Year was received by the Village Clerk from the Village Treasurer on March 20, 2017, and has hereby been presented to the Board by the Village Clerk.

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE:  The Annual Budget Hearing will be held on Monday, April 3, 2017, at 7:00 p.m., where comments relating to the Tentative Budget will be heard.  Immediately following the Budget Hearing, the Annual Organizational Meeting will be held.

The meeting was opened to the public; no one addressed the Board.

Meeting adjourned 8:42 p.m.

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Village Clerk

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