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July 28, 2020

 

A work session was held by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Babylon on TUESDAY, July 21, 2020.  On the motion of Trustee Silvestri, seconded by Trustee Muldowney and unanimously carried, the meeting opened at 4:04 p.m.  On the motion of Trustee Adams, seconded by Trustee Silvestri and unanimously carried, the work session ended at 5:08 p.m.

A work session was held by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Babylon on TUESDAY, JULY 28, 2020, via Zoom and available to be viewed through the YouTube link:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnyFstcqshRUfoPSgKucQuA?view_as=subscriber on the Village website:  www.villageofbabylonny.gov

On the motion of Trustee Silvestri, seconded by Trustee Muldowney and unanimously carried, the meeting opened at 7:08 p.m.  On the motion of Trustee Muldowney, seconded by Trustee Silvestri and unanimously carried, the Board entered into executive session at 7:13 p.m. to discuss current litigation and adjourned the work session.  On the motion of Trustee Davida, seconded by Trustee Silvestri and unanimously carried, the executive session ended at 8:00 p.m.

 

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

AVAILABLE TO BE VIEWED THROUGH THE YOUTUBE LINK:

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ON THE VILLAGE OF BABYLON WEBSITE:

www.villageofbabylonny.gov

ON TUESDAY,

JULY 28, 2020

PRESENT:

Mayor Ralph Scordino

Trustee Kevin Muldowney

Trustee Tony Davida

Trustee Mary Adams

Trustee Robyn Silvestri

Attorney Gerard Glass

Regular meeting of the Board of Trustees opened at 8:01 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 July 14, 2020 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 July 22, 2020:

At the regular monthly meeting of the Fire Council held July 21, 2020, the Fire Council took the following actions and we await your approval:

Accepted as an Active Member following successful completion of Probationary Period:

            James Marsden – Electric Hose Company No. 4

Placed on Sick Leave:

            James Schellhorn effective June 24, 2020

            Sean Hartill effective July 8, 2020

Took off Sick Leave with Medical Clearance:

            Richard Froehlich effective June 30, 2020

Accepted as a Probationary Member:

            Justin Lockwood – Sumpwams Hose Co. No. 2

            Mason Lockwood – Sumpwams Hose Co. No. 2

            Dawn Losee – Fire Patrol Company No. 1

Accepted Resignation from Department:

            Christopher Cardenas – Argyle Hose Company No. 3

            Rory Crouse – Argyle Hose Company No. 3

            Sean Tracey – Fire Patrol Co. No. 1

Added to Drivers List:

            Unit 1-2-5   John McSweeney

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

RESOLVED to accept the Fire Department actions as read.

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

RESOLVED to grant permission to Babylon Jr.-Sr. High School to use the Park Avenue tennis courts (north and south side) from August 24th through November 6th, 2020, between 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., for the Junior Varsity and Junior High Girls Tennis Teams’ Fall Season.  This permission is granted contingent upon timely receipt of the required certificates of insurance with the Village of Babylon listed as an additional insured, as well as a signed & notarized hold harmless agreement.

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

RESOLVED to issue a refund in the amount of $12,115.47 to Corelogic for duplicate payment of 2020 Taxes on the following parcels:

Section–Block–Lot

Owner

Property Address

Refund Amount

002–01–057

Lopalo, M. & B.

89 Marlborough Rd.

$    898.57

002–01–084

Liebnitzky, B. & T.

240 Cadman Ave.

$ 1,315.87

003–01–009

Bobert, S. & Lee, T.

79 Lakeland Ave.

$    760.74

004–02–083.002

Smith, A. & K.

15 Wigwam Path

$ 1,667.69

005–01–035.003

Fredericks, M. & D.

374 Park Ave.

$    776.73

011.1–01–064

Ferruggiari, V. & C.

52 Whaler’s Cove

$    516.30

014–03–079

Jankow, B. & S.

19 Sumpwams Pl.

$ 1,351.66

017–01–083

Finn. M. & Abela, N.

286 Little E Neck Rd. S.

$ 1,903.75

018–02–016

Herrera, D. & Pedisich, J.

31 Bayview Ave.

$ 1,264.09

020–02–047

Cortes, T. & C.

31 Jackson Ave. E.

$ 1,660.07

Total to be Refunded:

$12,115.47

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

RESOLVED to adjust the assessments on the 2020 Tax Roll for the parcels listed below as per the attached Assessor Petitions.

S/B/L

 Address


 Owner

2020 Roll A/V

Corrected

A/V

Difference

016–03–078

15 Edward Ave.

Nelissen, Alex

15,200

9,500

(5,700)

021–02–047

96 Lighthouse Rd.

Schultheis, J.&V.

 20,000

12,400

(7,600)

 

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

RESOLVED to hold a Bid Opening at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 27th, 2020, for the Restoration of Argyle Falls.  Bid specifications will be available in the Office of the Village Clerk, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., beginning August 6th, 2020.

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

RESOLVED to issue a refund in the amount of $2,983.57 to Corelogic for duplicate payment of 2020 Taxes made [on behalf of Freedom Mortgage] on the following parcels:

Section–Block–Lot

Owner

Property Address

Refund Amount

003–01–024

Barcenes, A. & C.

608 Deer Park Ave.

$1,286.94

005–02–012

Kircheim, C. & K.

208 Litchfield Ave.

$1,165.10

014–02–033

Accettella, R.

12 Willow St.

$   531.53

Total to be Refunded:

$2,983.57

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

RESOLVED to issue a refund in the amount of $293.05 to All State Abstract Corp. for overpayment of 2020 Taxes on the property located at 83 Cockenoe Ave.  [004–01–096]

Trustee Silvestri commented that the Mindful Movement classes are going well. They are being run by Positions Dance Studio and held on the Conklin House lawn on Tuesday mornings at 7:00 a.m. through August 26th.  The cost is $5.00 per session; sign up through Eventbrite.

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

RESOLVED to hire John Broderick as a Parking Meter Officer with an annual salary of $41,600.00 effective July 6, 2020.

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

RESOLVED to issue a refund in the amount of $1,305.97 to Corelogic for duplicate payment of 2020 Taxes made [on behalf of Caliber Home Loans] on the following parcel:

Section–Block–Lot

Owner

Property Address

Refund Amount

022–03–019

Honig, William & Amanda

50 Yacht Club Rd.

$1,305.97

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

RESOLVED to issue a refund in the amount of $65.50 to Simi Ent., LLC, for overpayment of 2020 Taxes on the property located at 358 Deer Park Avenue.  [006–03–068]

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

RESOLVED to approve the following warrant for July 28, 2020:

            General Account:                    $ 503,607.62

            TOTAL GENERAL FUND:   $ 503,607.62

            Capital Fund:                           $   99,039.73

            TOTAL:                                     $ 602,647.35

Trustee Davida commented that for the health and safety of all of our residents the pool did not open this year, however, a tremendous amount of work is getting done at the pool this summer.  Trustee Davida also commented that the 2020 S.T.O.P. Day will be announced at the next Board meeting.

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

RESOLVED to grant the request of Deborah Longo to retire from the Village of Babylon effective August 1, 2020.

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

RESOLVED to issue a refund in the amount of $300.00 to Peter Curry as he is giving up his sublet of East Creek slip #99 for the remainder of the 2020 boating season as of July 22, 2020.

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

RESOLVED to issue a refund in the amount of $8.16 to Steven Grant, Trustee of the Claudette Grant Trust, for overpayment of 2020 Taxes on the property located at 38 Woodrow Parkway.  [005–01–011.001]

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

RESOLVED to schedule a Public Hearing to be held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 11th, 2020 by video conference to consider the application of Frances Beiro of Noa Mar Markets, 238 Deer Park Avenue, to convert to a restaurant.  The public can view the livestream video conference from a link on the Village website, www.villageofbabylonny.gov, and will have 14 days after the hearing to comment by mail or email.

Trustee Muldowney commented that the Golf Course is doing very well despite the heat wave we are experiencing.  The Junior Clinic being run by Mike Reilly is going very well.

The Mayor made the following announcements:

-       The Public Hearing regarding Tres Palms originally scheduled for 7:00 p.m. July 28, 2020 has been postponed until September 8th, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.

-       Please be advised that there will be no second Board meeting in August.

Meeting adjourned at 8:17 p.m.

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Village Clerk

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