Better Babylon Party

May 22, 2018

A work session was held by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Babylon on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.  On the motion of Trustee Muldowney, seconded by Trustee Basile and unanimously carried, the meeting opened at 7:20 p.m. 

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

RESOLVED to enter into Executive Session at 7:37 p.m. to discuss sensitive properties.

On the motion of Trustee Muldowney, seconded by Trustee Davida and unanimously carried, the meeting adjourned at 8:00 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,

May 22, 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 Basile.

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

RESOLVED to approve the minutes of the May 8, 2018, regular meeting of the Board of Trustees and dispense with the reading of the same.

The Deputy Clerk read the letter from the Fire Department dated May 17, 2018:

At the regular monthly meeting of the Fire Council held May 15, 2018, the Fire Council took the following actions and we await your approval:

Placed on Sick Leave:

            Robert Santos as of May 4, 2018

            Jack Kresek as of May 7, 2018

Took off Sick Leave with Medical Clearance:

            William J. Bender IV as of April 19, 2018

            Ex-Chief Robert Kraft Jr. as of May 8, 2018

            Jack Kresek as of May 15, 2018

Placed on Disability Leave:

            Regina C. Anderson as of May 5, 2018 – Fire Patrol Company #1

Accepted New Probationary Members:

            Kyle Baldwin – Hook & Ladder Company #1

            Peter Mayer – Electric Hose Company #4

Membership Status Change:

            Merrick Fenkohl from FFE to Probationary Firefighter as of May 10, 2018

Changed Status from Active to Senior Inactive

            Ann Mitchell – Phoenix Hose Company #1

            Eric Rhodes – Argyle Hose Company #3

Added to the Driver’s List

            Trevor McGetrick 1-2-10

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 Adams, seconded by Trustee Davida and unanimously carried, it was

RESOLVED to grant permission to Babylon Village Arts Council to use the Gazebo on June 23rd, 2018, from 12:00 Noon to approximately 5:00 p.m., (rain date June 24, 2018) for two free Puppet show performances scheduled for 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. This permission is granted contingent upon timely receipt of the required Certificate of Insurance with the Village of Babylon listed as an “Additional Insured”, as well as a signed & notarized ‘Hold Harmless’ Agreement.

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

RESOLVED to grant permission to the Babylon Carriage House to maintain a 4’ x 10’ temporary sign on the building located at 21 Fire Island Avenue, advertising the “Wednesday Night Lobster Bake”.  This permission is granted from June 1st to July 14th, 2018.

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

RESOLVED to approve the following warrant for May 22nd, 2018:

General Account:                    $651,882.59

Conklin House:                       $       206.19 

TOTAL GENERAL FUND:  $652,088.78

TRUST FUND:                      $         979.36

TOTAL:                              $ 653,068.14

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

RESOLVED to increase the annual salary of Holly Gaare $1,000.00 effective June 1, 2018.

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

RESOLVED to grant permission to Babylon Village Arts Council to use Argyle Park, East of the Memorial Garden, on July 7th, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., (rain date July 8, 2018) for the Eleventh Annual Outdoor Art Exhibit. This permission is granted contingent upon timely receipt of the required Certificate of Insurance with the Village of Babylon listed as 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 accept the resignation of Todd Shaw as the alternate member of the Planning Board effective June 1, 2018.

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

RESOLVED to increase the annual salary of Jeanette Yantz $1,000.00 effective June 1, 2018.

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

RESOLVED to re-appoint Theresa Allar as Village Assessor for one year and to increase her annual salary $5,000.00 effective June 1, 2018.

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

RESOLVED to accept the attached 2018 billing rates for Savik & Murray, effective June 1, 2018.

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

RESOVLED to increase the salary of the following starters at the Golf Course .50₵ per hour effective June 1, 2018.

Mary Louise Assante

Linda Burke

Bill Burke

Frederick Butler

Tom Romann

Vincent Padula

Robert Adam

Ron Horley

John Ziegelmeier

Peter Montalbano

Robert Mayo

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

RESOLVED to hire Jeffrey Weber as a part-time clerk in the Treasurer’s office with a salary of $15.00 per hour effective April 16, 2018.

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

RESOLVED to remove the exemptions as per the attached Assessor Petitions and bill the new owners the Exempt Property Restoration as indicated on the attached Chart.


S/B/L


Address


Exemption/

Assessed Value


Prior Owner


New Owner


Tax Yr.(s)

Total

Bill Amount

008-01-154

3 Bradish Lane

Eligible Fund / 900

Sudbrink, W., G., & B.

Stauder, Joseph V.

17/18

&

18/19

$ 186.91

008-03-048

73 Cameron Lane

Veteran Combat / 667

Khan, Abdul & Amber

Khan, Mansoor

17/18

&

18/19

$ 137.38

012-01-036

16 Johnson Ct.

Veteran Combat/ 400

Kenney, Robert J. & Barbara

Bachmann, George & Mary

17/18

&

18/19

$   78.60

019-03-047

106 North Rd.

Eligible Fund/ 5,000

Eilbeck, Sally, Life Estate for Margaret Boynton

Sally Eilbeck

17/18 &

18/19

$ 992.50

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

RESOLVED to grant a license to the following applicant to drive a taxi cab for Lindy’s Taxi in the Village of Babylon:          George Kelada

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

WHEREAS A Public Hearing was held on Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018,

BE IT HEREBY ENACTED that the following Local Law, proposed as Local Law #2 of 2018, is HEREBY ADOPTED as:

Local Law 2 of 2018, establishing a moratorium on certain uses in the Business District of the Village of Babylon, conferred by Article IV §365-20 of Village Code.

                                                In Favor:                      Opposed:

Trustee Basile                             X                            _______

Trustee Davida                           X                            _______

Trustee Adams                           X                            _______

Trustee Muldowney                  X                            _______

Mayor Scordino                         X                             _______

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

Mayor Scordino made the following announcements:

-          Village of Babylon Offices will be closed and there will be no rubbish or garbage pick-up on Monday, May 28, 2018, in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday.  Residents should not put rubbish or recycling out to the curb on holidays.

-          The Farmers’ Market will re-open for the season on Sunday, June 4, 2018.  It will be open every Sunday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. through November 18, 2018.

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

Meeting adjourned at 8:15 p.m.

_______________________

Village Clerk

** For attachments contact the Village Clerk’s Office

:. View All Board of Trustees Minutes

© 2011 Village of Babylon All Right Reserved. Web Site Developed by Chris Lewis of BabylonVillage.com