Better Babylon Party

April 14, 2020

A work session was held by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Babylon on Tuesday, April 14, 2020, via Zoom and available to be viewed through the YouTube link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnyFstcqshRUfoPSgKucQuA/featured

on the Village website:  www.villageofbabylonny.gov

On the motion of Mayor Scordino, seconded by Trustee Muldowney and unanimously carried, the meeting opened at 7:32 p.m.  On the motion of Trustee Muldowney, seconded by Trustee Silvestri and unanimously carried, the public session ended at 7:35 when the Board entered into executive session at 7:35 on the motion of Trustee Muldowney, seconded by Trustee Adams and unanimously carried.

REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE VILLAGE OF BABYLON WAS HELD VIA ZOOM

AVAILABLE TO BE VIEWED THROUGH THE YOUTUBE LINK:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnyFstcqshRUfoPSgKucQuA/featured 

ON THE VILLAGE OF BABYLON WEBSITE:

www.villageofbabylonny.gov

ON TUESDAY,

APRIL 14, 2020

PRESENT:

Mayor Ralph Scordino

Trustee Kevin Muldowney

Trustee Mary Adams

Trustee Robyn Silvestri

Attorney Gerard Glass

ABSENT:

Trustee Tony Davida

Regular meeting of the Board of Trustees opened at 8:02 p.m.

The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Trustee Adams.

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

RESOLVED to approve the minutes of the March 24, 2020 regular meeting of the Board of Trustees and dispense with the reading of the same.

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

RESOLVED that the attached assessment changes / corrections have been made to the 2020 Tentative Roll.

S/B/L

Address

Tentative Roll Assessed Value

Correction

Difference

001-02-017

111 Pilcher St.

13,700

12,645

(1,055)

002-02-064

159 Livingston Ave.

7,200

6,850

(350)

003-02-004

72 Clinton St.

11,000

6,850

(4,150)

004-02-050.001

33 Ketewamoke Ave.

6,900

0

(6,900)

004-02-050

33 Ketewamoke Ave.

0

6,900

6,900

005-02-137.012

Service Road*

0

100

100*

005-02-137.014

Service Road*

0

100

100*

006-03-081

19 Sammis Ave.

22,000

11,965

(10,035)

007-02-016

26 Howard St.

8,870

4,870

(4,000)

007-02-026

49 Cedar St.

3,320

0

(3,320)

007-02-027.001

49 Cedar St.

0

3,320

3,320

008-01-059

56 Stowe Ave.

100

0

(100)

008-01-058.001

56 Stowe Ave.

200

0

(200)

008-01-060

56 Stowe Ave.

4,820

0

(4,820)

008-01-060.001

56 Stowe Ave.

0

5,120

5,120

011-01-023

9 Pearsall Pl.

7,900

6,900

(1,000)

012-02-012

Perrydale

0

Inactivate

0

012-03-003.002

28 McCue Lane

15,200

13,730

(1,470)

013-01-027.002

65 Melbury Rd.

33,100

20,000

(13,100)

013-01-039.001

20 Melbury Rd.

72,850

30,000

(42,850)

013-02-037

84 S. Carll

15,100

14,500

(600)

014-02-033

12 Willow St.

8,200

3,490

(4,710)

015-01-067

46 Alton Rd.

11,500

10,500

(1,000)

019-01-023

68 Araca Rd.

9,800

9,800

0

020-01-051

33 South Bay Dr.

6,800

5,800

(1,000)

021-01-021

117 Lucinda Dr.

26,855

25,355

(1,500)

022-01-022

130 Araca Rd.

11,700

0

(11,700)

022-01-023

130 Araca Rd.

1,170

0

(1,170)

022-01-023.001

130 Araca Rd.

0

12,870

12,870

023-01-004

Public Utility

19,036

8,646

(10,390)

TOTAL:

317,321

220,311

(97,010)

*Exempt Property – VOB

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

WHEREAS Requests for Proposals for the Food Concession at the Village of Babylon Municipal Pool were received by March 5th, 2020,

BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED to award the contract to Molto Vino Ltd., with the proposed percentage of 18% of the gross proceeds.

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

RESOLVED to bill the Exempt Property Restoration as indicated below due to new ownership (per January 2020 recorded deeds).

S/B/L

Address

Exemption / Assessed Value

Prior Owner

New Owner

Tax Yr(s).

Bill Amount

005-03-055.001

141 Livingston Ave.

Veteran

Combat

A/V 667

Roseman, A.

Sardo, S.

19/20

$ 45.64

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

RESOLVED to approve the following warrant for April 14, 2020:

           

General Account:

$ 189,105.41

Conklin House:

$        819.56

TOTAL GENERAL FUND:

$ 189,924.97

Capital Fund:

$ 167,597.05

Trust Fund:

$              .00

TOTAL:

$ 357,522.02

Mayor Scordino expressed his gratitude to Trustee Adams for all the time and effort she is putting into the Village Facebook page to help keep the residents informed during this difficult time.  He thanked her for taking the concerns of the residents and for keeping him abreast of things that need to be addressed.

On the motion of Trustee Silvestri, seconded by Trustee Adams and unanimously carried,

WHEREAS, the Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery (“GOSR”) and the Town of Babylon (“Town”) awarded Bid No. 17G31, Installation of Generators at Babylon Village Hall, DPW & Cedar Street Firehouse to Commander Electric, Inc. and

WHEREAS, all work performed by Commander Electric, Inc. pursuant to Bid No. 17G31 has been completed

NOW, THEREFORE, be it

RESOLVED, that all work performed by Commander Electric, Inc. be and is hereby accepted by the Village of Babylon Board of Trustees as satisfactorily complete.

YES                 NO

Trustee Muldowney                                  ___

Trustee Adams                         X                    ___

Trustee Silvestri                       X                    ___

Mayor Scordino                       X                    ___

Trustee Davida                                - Absent –

Mayor Scordino made the following announcements:

-          The Spring & Summer Newsletter will be arriving by the end of April / beginning of May.

-          During these critical times, it is important that we all come together as a community and work together, because together we will get through this coronavirus pandemic.  The Mayor gave special acknowledgment to those who are working tirelessly to keep us safe while still moving forward. Special thanks to:  The Babylon Village Volunteer Fire Department and EMS, Skip Gardner, Superintendent of Public Works, and the highway maintenance crews, Code Enforcement Officers, Scott Glenn, Deputy Supervisor, Jay Brunjes, Head of Sanitation and the entire Highway and Sanitation Department.

-          On behalf of the Board and the residents, the Mayor thanked all of the first responders, doctors, nurses and medical personnel who have kept our Village and Nation going.

-          Questions, comments or concerns can be addressed in the following ways:

Email to: info@villageofbabylonny.gov,  send via private message through the Village Facebook page, the email notification on the homepage of the Village website: www.villageofbabylonny.gov .

-          Continue to check the home page of the Village website for updated information.

Meeting adjourned at 8:15 p.m.

_______________________

Village Clerk

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