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November 12, 2013

A work session was held by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Babylon on Tuesday, November 5, 2013.  On the motion of Trustee Muldowney, seconded by Trustee Amelia and unanimously carried, the meeting was opened at 4:09 p.m. On the motion of Trustee Davida, seconded by Trustee Basile and unanimously carried, the meeting was adjourned at 5:40 p.m.

 

A work session was held by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Babylon on Tuesday, November 12, 2013.  On the motion of Trustee Muldowney, seconded by Trustee Amelia and unanimously carried, the meeting was opened at 7:35 p.m. On the motion of Trustee Davida, seconded by Trustee Amelia and unanimously carried, the meeting was 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 12, 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 8:03 p.m.

The Pledge of Allegiance was lead by Trustee Davida.

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

RESOLVED to approve the minutes of the October 22, 2013 regular meeting of the Board of Trustees and dispense with reading of the same.

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

RESOLVED to issue refunds in the amount of $25 to each of the applicants listed below for the return of one (1) ZBA sign for partial refund:

Applicant:                                 Property Located at:

Jill Meadow                              100 Araca Road

Crystal Boyd                            47 Washington Street

Dr. Robert Carlin                      38 James Street

Andre Coiro                             35 East Main Street

Rebecca Cicero                        95 East Shore Drive

Donald Middleton                     54 George Street

Carmelhill Architects                 41 John Street

Mark McHugh                         17 Lincoln Street

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

RESOLVED to remove the following exemption, and restore full assessment to

Section   15     Block   1    Lot   31

51 WILSON DRIVE  – formerly a Life Estate for Josephine Jedrlinic, an Alternative Veterans  Exemption, with a total assessed value of 500, and bill the current owner, Judith Jedrlinic,  $131.50.*

*This total includes:

2012 /13 tax year:  $ 60.30         (335 days @ .18₵ per day)

2013 /14 tax year:  $ 71.20         (Entire tax year)

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

RESOLVED that the red meter bags be in place for the holiday season prior to the Old Fashioned Village Christmas event to be held on Friday, December 6th, 2013, as requested by the Babylon Village Chamber of Commerce.

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

RESOLVED to hire Elizabeth Waters as a clerk typist with an annual salary of $24,000, effective October 21, 2013.

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

RESOLVED to approve the attached change order (#1) from FML Contracting regarding the Village Pool Restoration work.

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

RESOLVED to issue refunds totaling $2,559.00 for the 2012-2013 Tax Year, as per the attached Assessor’s Petitions.

S/B/L                           Address                                   Owner                                      Amt.

003 – 01 – 053.00       83 Clinton Street                Reilly, J. & V.                           $     83.72

005 – 03 – 043.00       257 Park Ave.                      Druiett, G. & C.                       $     38.94

013 – 01 – 061.02       30 Belton Rd.                        Dellafranca, V. & J.                $   271.28

015 – 01 – 008.00       130 Little East Neck Rd.    Ruggiero, B.                             $     66.20

015 – 02 – 017.05       257 Melbury Rd.                  Christianson, B.                       $   203.79

015 – 02 – 024.00       42 Foster Lane                    Wilson, J. & A.                         $   198.59

015 – 03 – 001.00       96 Peninsula Dr.                 Harsche, E. & R.                      $   259.60

015 – 03 – 010.00       126 Peninsula Dr.               Ach, P. & T.                               $   151.22

017 – 01 – 024.02       47 Meade Ct.                        Roland, K.                                 $   116.82

020 – 02 – 007.00       37 Lee Ave.                          O’Donell, W. & P.                    $   146.03

021 – 01 – 035.00       15 Christopher Ct.               Wenner, J. & J.                        $1,022.82

ALSO BE IT RESOLVED to correct the refund resolution from February 12, 2013 to be for the 2011-2012 tax year.

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

RESOLVED to approve the following warrant for November 12, 2013:

General Account:                  

 

$ 623,921.01

Conklin House Account:                      

       4,868.57        

Golf Course Account:                   

       2,522.28

Total General Fund:                 

$ 631,311.86

Trust Fund:

       1,682.66

 

Total:                                      

$ 632,994.52

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

RESOLVED to dispose of the following records as per the New York State Archives Retention Schedule M-1:

Building Permit Duplicates:  1955 - 1968

Assessor Sheets:  1972, 1973, 1975, 1979, 1983 - 1989

Real Property Reports:  1967 – 1978

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

RESOLVED to issue refund in the amount of $38.95 to Sandra Carlin for overpayment of taxes on 61 East Shore Drive, Section 20   Block 3   Lot 12.2.

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

RESOLVED to hire Ariel Klopfer as a greenhouse laborer with a salary of $8.50 per hour effective November 4, 2013.

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

RESOLVED to appoint Elizabeth Waters as the secretary to the Architectural Review Board with an annual salary of $1000, effective October 21, 2013.

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

RESOLVED to issue a refund in the amount of $100 to Barbara Walsh Clarke for the Gazebo Wedding scheduled for September 28, 2013.

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

RESOLVED to increase the annual salary of Samuel Abedin $1,000 effective October 29, 2013, having completed his six month probationary period.

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

RESOLVED to grant permission to the Babylon Village Chamber of Commerce to use the outdoor speaker systems at various buildings in the Business District to play tasteful holiday music during the Old Fashioned Christmas event on December 6, 2013, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

And ALSO RESOLVED to grant permission to the businesses in the Village to play tasteful holiday music on their outdoor speaker systems throughout the holiday shopping season. 

Approval is for the following dates and times:

December 6th, 2013 to December 24th, 2013, during the hours of 12:00 noon to 9:00 p.m.

The Chamber will be responsible for monitoring the music to insure that the volume is kept to a pleasing level.

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

RESOLVED to approve and grant licenses to the following applicant(s) to drive a taxi cab for Sunset Taxi in the Village of Babylon:           Angelo Auriemma

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

RESOLVED to approve and grant licenses to the following applicant(s) to drive a taxi cab for Lindy’s Taxi in the Village of Babylon:           William Macfarlane

Mayor Scordino announced that Saturday, November 30th, 2013 has been designated as Small Business Saturday.  We encourage all our residents to shop locally and support our Village merchants!

The meeting was opened to the public:

The following residents addressed the Board:

Joann Curtin, 420 Fire Island Avenue

Frank Curtin, 420 Fire Island Avenue         

Meeting adjourned 8:15 p.m.

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Village Clerk

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