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October 27, 2015

DRAFT

A work session was held by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Babylon on Tuesday, October 27th, 2015.  On the motion of Trustee Basile, seconded by Trustee Muldowney and unanimously carried, the meeting opened at 7:15 p.m.  On the motion of Trustee Davida, seconded by Trustee Muldowney and unanimously carried, the meeting adjourned at 7:35 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 27th, 2015

PRESENT:

Mayor Ralph Scordino

Trustee Kevin Muldowney

Trustee Basile

Trustee Tony Davida

Trustee Carol Amelia

Attorney Joel Sikowitz

Regular meeting of the Board of Trustees opened at 8:02 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 13th, 2015 regular meeting of the Board of Trustees and dispense with the reading of the same.

The Village Clerk read the letter from the Fire Department dated October 26, 2015:

At the regular monthly meeting of the Fire Council held October 20, 2015, the Fire Council took the following actions and we await your approval:

Placed on Sick Leave

            Jason Witthohn as of September 20, 2015

            Theodore Lutz as of September 27, 2015

            Jonathan Zocchia as of September 27, 2015

            Corine Tillinghast as of October 11, 2015

Accepted Resignation form the Department

            Daniel Malley

Added to the Driver’s List

            Brian Banninger Unit 1-2-10

            Robert Santos Unit 1-2-1

Removed from Driver’s List

            Robert Fitzgerald Unit 1-2-1

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 Muldowney, seconded by Trustee Basile and unanimously carried, it was

RESOLVED to grant permission to South Shore Paddleboards to use the boat ramp at the Village Pool from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, November 15th, 2015, for a charity paddle event sponsored by South Shore Paddleboards and Mary Carrolls.  This permission is granted contingent upon timely receipt of required Certificates of Insurance with the Village of Babylon listed as an “Additional Insured”, as well as a signed and notarized ‘Hold Harmless’ agreement.

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

RESOLVED to issue a refund in the amount of $8.11 to Daniel O’Callaghan and Nicole Baron for overpayment of 2015/16 taxes on 70 Lee Avenue.  [Section 20, Block 1, Lot 61]

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

RESOLVED to hire Charles Blackman as a part-time Highway Laborer with a salary of $8.50 per hour effective October 19, 2015.

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

RESOLVED to approve the following warrant for October 27, 2015:

General Account:                      $185,272.19

TOTAL GENERAL FUND:    $185,272.19

TOTAL:                                  $185,272.19

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

RESOLVED to amend the term of Frank Seibert’s appointment to the Zoning Board of Appeals to fulfill the unexpired term of Dave Parker which will be April of 2017.

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

RESOLVED to hire Henry Herman as a part-time Sanitation Laborer with a salary of $20.00 per hour, effective October 8, 2015.

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

RESOLVED to grant permission to the Babylon Little League to hold the Opening Day Parade at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 16th, 2016.  The parade will start from the Fire House on North Carll Avenue, head East on Main Street, turn North onto Deer Park Avenue, West onto Railroad Avenue, North onto North Carll Avenue, West onto Locust Avenue, and end at the Locust Avenue fields.  This permission is granted contingent upon timely receipt of required Certificates of Insurance with the Village of Babylon listed as an “Additional Insured”, as well as a signed and notarized ‘Hold Harmless’ agreement.

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

RESOLVED to amend the term of Bruce Zappia’s appointment to the Planning Board to fulfill the unexpired term of Frank Seibert which will be November of 2019.

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

WHEREAS a Public Hearing was held on Tuesday, October 27th, 2015, be it hereby enacted the following Local Law is HEREBY ADOPTED:

Local Law #6 of 2015 to amend Section 343-71, Schedule XIII, of the current Village Code pertaining to parking on Pearsall Place.

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

RESOLVED to hire Robert Rago as a part-time Highway Laborer with a salary of $8.50 per hour, effective October 13, 2015.

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 2015 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 2015.

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

RESOLVED to grant permission to Tres Palms Restaurant to hold an outdoor Seafood Fest on Sunday, November 1st, 2015, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  [This includes permission to allow parking in the Village Pool parking lot.]  This permission is granted contingent upon timely receipt of required Certificates of Insurance with the Village of Babylon listed as an “Additional Insured”, as well as a signed and notarized ‘Hold Harmless’ agreement.

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

RESOLVED to increase the salary of Michael Kennedy.50 per hour effective October 19, 2015.

On the motion of Trustee Amelia, seconded by Trustee Davida 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 5, 2015, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  This permission is granted contingent upon timely receipt of required Certificates of Insurance with the Village of Babylon listed as an “Additional Insured”, as well as a signed and notarized ‘Hold Harmless’ agreement.

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

RESOLVED that the Village establish a Safe Harbor standard measurement period from October 1st to September 30th for the purpose of determining full-time hours and healthcare eligibility.

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

RESOLVED to approve and adopt the attached Covenants and Restrictions for Tres Palms Restaurant, 16 East Court, Babylon.  (Section 22 / Block 3 / Lot 64)

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:            Abdul M. Khan                        Sebastian Pino 

The meeting was opened to the public:

Frank Curtin, 420 Fire Island Avenue, asked about the ACA Safe Harbor Resolution

Meeting adjourned at 8:15 p.m.

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Village Clerk

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