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October 22, 2013

A work session was held by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Babylon on Tuesday, October 22, 2013.  On the motion of Trustee Davida, seconded by Trustee Basile and unanimously carried, the meeting was opened at 7:09 p.m. On the motion of Trustee Muldowney, seconded by Trustee Amelia and unanimously carried, the meeting was adjourned at 7:58 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,

OCTOBER 22, 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 8:05 p.m.

The Pledge of Allegiance was lead by Trustee Amelia.

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

RESOLVED to approve the minutes of the October 8, 2013 regular meeting of the Board of Trustees and dispense with reading of the same.

The Village Clerk read the letter from the Fire Department:

At the regular monthly meeting of the Fire Council held October 15, 2013, the Fire Council took the following actions and we await your approval:

  1. Placed the following on sick leave:                            As of:

   Sumpwams Hose. . . . . . . . .   Jason Harty                 October 7, 2013                     

   Fire Patrol. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Eugene McGarity        September 17, 2013

   Phoenix Hose . . . . . . . . . . . .  Tony Schultz               September 27, 2013

  1.  Took the following off sick leave with medical clearance:

    Electric Hose . . . . . . . . . . . .  Michael McCarthy       October 1, 2013

3.   Accepted as Probationary Member:   Kenneth Crowley    Argyle Hose

                                                                        Richard Sposito       Argyle Hose

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

RESOLVED to accept the Fire Department actions as read.

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

RESOLVED that the Board of Trustees hereby acknowledges that pursuant to section 2019-a of the Uniform Justice Court Act, the required Calendar Year of 2013 Audit of the Justice Court of the Incorporated Village of Babylon was performed by the Certified Public Accounting Firm of Skinnon and Faber during October 2013.

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

RESOLVED to issue refund check in the amount of $2,504.38 for tax settlements on the attached for the 2011-2012 tax year.  This resolution is to correct the resolution dated September 24, 2013, which inadvertently issued refund for the 2012 tax year.

S/B/L                           Address                       Owner                                     Amt.

001 – 01 – 014.5         432 Midway                Agag                                       $  393.13

005 – 01 – 048.4         55 Waterman St.      Esposito                                     212.50

005 – 03 – 008            273 Park Avenue      Ippolito                                      188.13

013 – 01 – 052            2 Dorset Lane             Brown                                        445.63

013 – 01 – 056            50 Belton Rd.             Locascio                                     181.25

015 – 02 – 015            218 Woodsome Rd.   Diaz-Bujan / Kolovich            193.13

016 – 01 – 017.1         10 White Birch Dr.     Wardell                                     419.38

021 – 02 – 038.17       119 Midway                Rifice                                          471.25

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

RESOLVED to grant permission to the Babylon American Legion Post 94 to conduct their annual Veterans Day Observance on Monday, November 11, 2013.  The parade begins at 10:00am at Foster Boulevard, proceeds down Deer Park Avenue, and ends at the American Legion Hall, 22 Grove Place, where the program will begin at 11:00 am.

Mayor Scordino asked that everyone try to attend the Veteran’s Day Parade to show support of our Veterans.

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

RESOLVED to issue refund in the amount of $719, for exemption inadvertently not applied to Section 5   Block 3   Lot 52, as per the assessor’s petitions attached.

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

RESOLVED to re-appoint Susan Harris to the Architectural Review Board for a three (3) year term which will expire November of 2016.

On the motion of Trustee Muldowney, seconded by Trustee Basile 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:

Shlimbaum and Shlimbaum           16 Meade Avenue

Larry Bennett                                     16 Tompkins Avenue

Audrey Gent                                       170 Frederick Avenue

Ronald Giess                                       173 Sumpwams Avenue

Robert Kalland                                   40 Lowerre Street

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

RESOLVED to issue refunds in the amount of $50 to each of the applicants listed below for the return of two (2) ZBA signs for partial refund:

Applicant:                                           Property Located at:

Teresita Miclat                                    8 Vanderbilt Avenue

Joseph Lascala                                    156 West Main Street

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

RESOLVED to grant permission to the Babylon Village Girl Scouts to use the Argyle Gazebo for their annual Holiday Gathering on Saturday, December 7, 2013, from 12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m.

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

RESOLVED to re-appoint Theresa Bunger to the Architectural Review Board for a three (3) year term which will expire November of 2016.

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

RESOLVED to issue refunds totaling $2,600.54 to the property owners on the attached, for SCAR settlements for the 2012 tax year.

S/B/L                           Address                       Owner                                     Amt.

001 – 01 – 014.5         432 Midway                Agag                                       $ 408.22

005 – 01 – 048.4         55 Waterman St.       Esposito                                    220.66

005 – 03 – 008            273 Park Avenue       Ippolito                                     195.35

013 – 01 – 052            2 Dorset Lane              Brown                                       462.74

013 – 01 – 056            50 Belton Rd.              Locascio                                    188.21

015 – 02 – 015            218 Woodsome Rd.   Diaz-Bujan / Kolovich          200.54

016 – 01 – 017.1         10 White Birch Dr.     Wardell                                     435.48

021 – 02 – 038.17       119 Midway                Rifice                                         489.35

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

RESOLVED to re-appoint Edward McCarthy to the Planning Board for a five (5) year term which will expire November of 2018.

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

RESOLVED to approve the following warrant for October 22, 2013:

General Account:       

$  209,157.37

Conklin House Account:      

            547.47       

Golf Course Account:

        1,998.82

Total General Fund:   

$  211,703.66

Total:

 $ 211,703.66 

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

RESOLVED to approve and grant licenses to the following applicants to drive a taxi cab for Lindy’s Taxi in the Village of Babylon:     Stephen Bacci                        

Mayor Scordino made the following announcements:

  1. The Board of Trustees will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 7:00 pm to consider the following applications:

          Dah Ping Yeh, Principal of Masa D.P.Y. Corporation, to open a Sushi Restaurant at 94 Deer Park Avenue

          Micheline Cummings, Principal of Madame Butterfly Cakes, Inc. to open a Custom Cake and Bakery Café

          at 450 Fire Island Avenue

  1. Village of Babylon offices will be closed and there will be no rubbish or garbage pick up on Monday, November 11, 2013, in observance of the Veteran’s Day Holiday.  Residents cannot 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 meeting was opened to the public:

The following residents addressed the Board:

Frank Curtain, 420 Fire Island Avenue         

Meeting adjourned 8:17 p.m.

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Village Clerk

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