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November 10, 2015

A work session was held by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Babylon on Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015.  On the motion of Trustee Amelia, seconded by Trustee Davida and unanimously carried, the meeting opened at 4:11 p.m.  On the motion of Trustee Davida, seconded by Trustee Amelia and unanimously carried, the meeting adjourned at 4:50 p.m.

A work session was held by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Babylon on Tuesday, November 10th, 2015.  On the motion of Trustee Davida, seconded by Trustee Muldowney and unanimously carried, the meeting opened at 7:07 p.m.  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,

NOVEMBER 10th, 2015

PRESENT:

Mayor Ralph Scordino

Trustee Kevin Muldowney

Trustee Basile

Trustee Tony Davida

Trustee Carol Amelia

ABSENT:

Attorney Joel Sikowitz

Regular meeting of the Board of Trustees opened at 8:03 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 October 27th, 2015 regular meeting of the Board of Trustees and dispense with the reading of the same.

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

RESOLVED to increase the annual salary of Robert D’Andrea $1,000 having completed his probationary period.

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

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

Amount:     Applicant:                                                Property located at:

$50.00       Pride & Joy Childcare                               28 North Carll Avenue

$50.00       Ernest Langstone                                      47 Sammis Avenue

$25.00       Elaine Jurs                                                 169 North Railroad Avenue

$25.00       Daniel O’Sullivan                                     126 Prospect Street

$25.00       William O’Hara                                         88 Mayhew Avenue

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

RESOLVED to re-hire Thomas Freyer as a part-time Sanitation Laborer with a salary of $8.50 per hour effective October 20, 2015.

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

RESOLVED to terminate the employment of David Fava effective October 16, 2015.

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

WHEREAS a Public Hearing was held on September 8, 2015,

BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED to approve and adopt the attached covenants and restrictions for Francesco’s Restaurant and Pizzeria, 29 John Street, Section 7, Block 2, Lot 82.4.

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

RESOLVED to grant permission to Mitch Nifenecker of Country Cupboard, Inc., to maintain a temporary sign on the building located at 5 West Main Street, from November 10th, 2015 to January 1st, 2016.

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

RESOLVED to terminate the employment of Ryan Besemer effective October 30, 2015.

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

RESOLVED to hire Christine Becker as a full-time Clerk Typist with an annual salary of $26,000, effective October 26, 2015.

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

RESOLVED to approve the following warrant for November 10, 2015:

General Account:                    $120,100.25

TOTAL GENERAL FUND:  $120,100.25

TRUST FUND:                      $       663.72

TOTAL:                                 $120,763.97

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

RESOLVED to grant permission to the Conklin House to maintain temporary signs at various merchants throughout the Village from November 10th through December 6th, 2015, to advertise the Conklin House Cookie Contest.

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

RESOLVED to change Rachel Schwartz from a part-time Clerk Typist to a full-time Clerk Typist in the Babylon Village Justice Court with an annual salary of $26,000, effective November 2, 2015.

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 Sunset Taxi in the Village of Babylon:

Kirk Schwabe

Mayor Scordino made the following announcements:

Village of Babylon Offices will be closed and there will be no rubbish or garbage pick-up on Wednesday, November 11th, 2015, in observance of the Veteran’s Day Holiday.  Residents should not 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.

Village of Babylon Offices will be closed and there will be no rubbish or garbage pick-up on Thursday, November 26, 2015, in observance of the Thanksgiving Day Holiday.  Residents should not 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.

The Mayor asked everyone to support our Veterans by attending the Veteran’s Day Parade to be held tomorrow at 10:00 a.m.

The meeting was opened to the public:

Frank Curtin, 24 Simon Street, asked about the agenda item regarding the renewal contract for Mckinney’s Law Books, which was tabled.

Meeting adjourned at 8:15 p.m.

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Village Clerk

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