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November 8, 2016


A work session was held by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Babylon on Tuesday, November 8th, 2016.  On the motion of Trustee Muldowney, seconded by Trustee Adams and unanimously carried, the meeting opened at 4:00 p.m.  On the motion of Trustee Davida, seconded by Trustee Muldowney and unanimously carried, the meeting adjourned at 5:00 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 8th, 2016

PRESENT:

Mayor Ralph Scordino

Trustee Kevin Muldowney

Trustee Debbie Basile

Trustee Tony Davida

Trustee Mary Adams

Attorney Joel Sikowitz

Regular meeting of the Board of Trustees opened at 8:00 p.m.

The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Trustee Muldowney.

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

RESOLVED to approve the minutes of the October 25th, 2016, regular meeting of the Board of Trustees and dispense with the reading of the same.

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

RESOLVED to grant permission to the Babylon Village Women’s Club to maintain temporary signs at various merchants in the Village, from November 8th through December 8th, 2016, to advertise their Annual Holiday Auction.

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

RESOLVED that the Village has established a Safe Harbor standard measurement period of one year, from October 1 to September 30, for the purpose of determining on-going variable hour employees.

On the motion of Trustee Davida, seconded by Trustee Adams 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:

$ 25.00            Peter Puleo                               93 Lighthouse Road

$ 25.00            Audrey Gent                             170 Frederick Avenue

$25.00             Kevin Conway             380 Little East Neck Road

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

RESOLVED to remove the current exemptions and restore full assessment to the following properties and bill the new owner(s) accordingly, as per the attached Assessor Petitions.

S/B/L                 Address                    Exemption Type        Tax Yrs.           Bill Amt

015-01-105     7 Cutter Place              Alt. Veteran’s N/C       15/16, 16/17    $      73.24

022–01–009    109 Lighthouse Rd.      Exempt Property          16/17               $ 1,718.37

022-03-059     7 East Court                 Eligible Fund                 16/17               $    619.10     

Section 15   Block 01   Lot 105;  7 Cutter Place – formerly owned by the Joseph R. Fitzpatrick Family Trust, remove an Alternative Veteran’s Exemption with an assessed value of 423, and bill the new owner, Joanne T. Gillen, a total of $73.24. [$10.08 for 15/16 & $63.16 16/17]

Section 22   Block 01   Lot 009;  109 Lighthouse Rd. – formerly owned by the Housing Trust Fund Corp., remove an Exempt Property Exemption with an assessed value of 13,400, and bill the new owner, Raised & Ready Homes, LLC,  a total of $1,718.37 for the 2016/17 Tax Year.

Section 22   Block 03   Lot 059;  7 East Court – formerly owned by Charles Von Schmidt, guardian for Rosa Maglio, remove an Eligible Fund Exemption with an assessed value of 5000, and bill the new owners, James & Natalie Mendolia, a total of $619.10 for the 2016/17 Tax Year.

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

RESOLVED to approve the following warrant for November 8th, 2016:

General Account:                      $ 248,103.72

TOTAL GENERAL FUND:    $ 248,103.72

TRUST FUND:                        $     3,962.76     

TOTAL:                                  $ 252,066.48

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

RESOLVED to grant permission to the Babylon Breast Cancer Coalition to maintain temporary signs at various merchants in the Village, from November 9th through November 21st, 2016, to advertise their Sip & Shop for a Cure fundraiser.

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

BE IT RESOLVED that the Village Board of the Village of Babylon, hereby establishes standard workdays for the attached for the purpose of determining days worked reportable to the New York State and Local Employees’ Retirement system;

The required Three month calendar logs have been submitted.   Based on the calendar logs, the number of days per month to be reported for appointee is shown on the attached chart.

[Trustee Mary Adams]

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

RESOLVED to hire John Farrelly as a full-time Provisional Grants Technician in the Treasurer’s Office with an annual salary of $40,040.00, effective October 31, 2016.

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

RESOLVED that the Village establish a Safe Harbor standard measurement period of one year for a new, variable hour employee.

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

BE IT RESOLVED, the title of Timothy J. Dunn re-appointed in April 2016 as Acting

Village Justice, is hereby amended to be Associate Village Justice as per Bill # S7567/A9918A, which was signed and passed by the New York State Legislature And hereby amends Section 3-301 of the Village Law.

Mayor Scordino made the following announcements:

- The Board of Trustees of the Village of Babylon will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, November 22, 2016, at 7:00 p.m., to consider the application of Massimiliano Gargiulo, of Molto Pizza, to open a brick oven pizzeria at 376 Deer Park Avenue.  Copy of the application and plans may be examined at the office of the Village Clerk, between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

- Village of Babylon Offices will be closed and there will be no rubbish or garbage pick-up on Friday, November 11th, 2016, in observance of the Veteran’s Day Holiday.  Residents should not put rubbish or recycling out to the curb on holidays.

- Saturday, November 26th, is Small Business Saturday.  We encourage all of our residents to shop locally and support our Village merchants.

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

Meeting adjourned 8:05 p.m.

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Village Clerk

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