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Public Hearing April 9, 2019 - Local Law 5 of 2019; Chpt. 343; Uninspected & Unregistered Vehicles

A work session was held by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Babylon on Tuesday, April 2, 2019. On the motion of Trustee Muldowney, seconded by Trustee Silvestri and unanimously carried, the meeting opened at 4:20 p.m.  On the motion of Trustee Muldowney, seconded by Trustee Davida and unanimously carried the meeting adjourned at 6:00 p.m.

PUBLIC HEARING WAS HELD IN THE BOARD ROOM,

153 WEST MAIN STREET, BABYLON, NEW YORK,

ON TUESDAY,

APRIL 9, 2019

PRESENT:

Mayor Ralph Scordino

Trustee Kevin Muldowney

Trustee Robyn Silvestri

Trustee Tony Davida

Trustee Mary Adams

Attorney Gerard Glass

The meeting opened at 7:08 p.m.

The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Trustee Muldowney.

The Village Clerk read the legal notice:

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a Public Hearing will be held at the Municipal Building, 153 West Main Street, Babylon, NY, on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at 7:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as can be heard to consider the adoption of proposed Local Law #5 of the year 2019, amending Chapter 343 of the Village Code pertaining to Uninspected and Unregistered Vehicles.

Complete text of the above Local Law is available in the office of the Village Clerk.

All interested persons should appear at the above time and place, and they will be given an opportunity to be heard.

Attorney Gerard Glass explained that this Local Law is intended to clarify some inadequacies of the current code.  Although it was modified not too long ago, the changes proposed with this Local Law, requiring properly registered and properly inspected vehicles to have the stickers affixed to the windshield, clarifies this code.

The Mayor commented that ever since being appointed as Village Attorney, Gerard Glass has been looking at our code, making it stronger and better for our residents and helping Code Enforcement by enabling tickets to be upheld in Court.

The meeting was opened to the public;  

Those who expressed concern over this Local Law:

            Jerry Miskovsky, 55 Washington Street, Babylon NY

Bill Whittier, head of Village Code Enforcement, spoke to the Board and the audience to address some of the concerns and explain why the proposed changes are necessary.

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

RESOLVED to reserve decision.

The meeting adjourned at 7:40 p.m.

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Village Clerk

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