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Public Hearing January 8, 2019 Local Law 1 of 2019; Public Waters

A work session was held by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Babylon on Tuesday, December 18, 2018. On the motion of Trustee Davida, seconded by Trustee Silvestri and unanimously carried, the meeting opened at 4:45 p.m. 

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

RESOLVED to authorize the Mayor to execute an amended retainer agreement with Gerard Glass and Associates, P.C. and Gerard Glass as Village Attorney to confirm his entitlement to defense and indemnity pursuant to Chapter 12 of the Village Code.  This shall replace the former retainer dated January 29, 2018.

                                                            YES                            NO

Trustee Davida                                    x                                ___

Trustee Muldowney                           x                                ___

Trustee Adams                                    x                                ___

Trustee Silvestri                                  x                                ___

Mayor Scordino                                  x                                ___

On the motion of Trustee Muldowney, seconded by Trustee Silvestri and unanimously carried the meeting adjourned at 5:30 p.m.

PUBLIC HEARING WAS HELD IN THE BOARD ROOM,

153 WEST MAIN STREET, BABYLON, NEW YORK,

ON TUESDAY,

JANUARY 8, 2019

PRESENT:

Mayor Ralph Scordino

Trustee Kevin Muldowney

Trustee Robyn Silvestri

Trustee Tony Davida

Trustee Mary Adams

Attorney Gerard Glass

The meeting opened at 7:00 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, January 8th, 2019, at 7:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as can be heard to consider the adoption of Local Law #1 of the year 2019, a Local Law to amend Village code, Chapter 122 Article II, regarding Public Waters.

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 will enable residents to have free and easy navigation in the waterways in the Village of Babylon as well as enable the removal of dangerous vessels in the waterways.

There are many instances in which residents find it unsafe or extremely difficult to navigate; the Board agreed that this Local Law was a good and prudent amendment to the code and is a good tool to survey where people are not in compliance.

The meeting was opened to the public; the following people spoke in favor of this local law:

James O’Rourke, 25 Lucinda Drive

Judy Jedrlinic, 51 Wilson Dr.

Paul Reese, surveyed situation at O’Rourke Residence

No one spoke in opposition to this proposed Local Law.

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

RESOLVED to reserve decision.

The meeting adjourned at 7:10 p.m.

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Village Clerk  

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