MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
                                   January 11, 2017


PRESENT:     ABSENT:

     
Mayor Sean Haggerty   Trustee Patrick Hance
Deputy Mayor Frank DeMento
Trustee John Lippmann
Trustee Jennifer Noone      
Paul Pepper, Village Attorney
Barbara C. Miller, Clerk/Treasurer

The Mayor called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.


MINUTES for the meeting of December 14, 2016 was approved by all with corrections.
 
CLAIMS for December/January were presented, as detailed in the Abstract of Vouchers
in the amount of $60,095.87.  After review, the Board approved all for payment. 

JUSTICE REPORT for December, 2016 was submitted and stated revenues in the total
amount of $6,857.00. 

LOCAL LAW #1 -2017 – “OVERRIDE OF TAX LEVY LIMIT”

The Village Attorney presented to the Board the Local law #1 –2017
“A local law to override the tax levy limit established in General
Municipal Law 3-c.”  The Mayor opened the public hearing on the
adoption of this local law, and all who wished to be heard, were heard.
After review, the hearing was closed on a motion made by Mayor Sean Haggerty,
seconded by Trustee John Lippmann, and unanimously carried. Mayor Sean Haggerty
made the motion to adopt Local Law #1 – 2017, which was seconded by
Trustee Jennifer Noone and confirmed. (A copy of the local law will
be annexed to these minutes.)


LICENSE PLATE READERS (LPR) IN THE VILLAGE

Mayor Sean Haggerty introduced Deputy Inspector Gregory Abruzzo, Commanding Officer
Inspector Dan Flanagan and Det. Lt. Ken Stragaro from the Nassau County 3rd precinct.
Det. Lt. Stragaro is the individual in charge of the IT Department.  He spoke
about how the license readers would work and that the base of the reader would be
held at the Nassau County Police’s main headquarters.  He has dealt with LSAG as a
vendor. The LPR’s have been placed in the Village of Woodsburgh.Officer Inspector
Flanagan informed the Village of the crime rates in Munsey Park.  For the past
three years, Munsey Park has had around a 1% burglary rate. Trustee Noone suggested
that the Board create a committee on security meet to gather the information to
present to the Board.  Resident Abe Bronchtein offered to be on the committee.
Prior to leaving the Mayor asked the Commanding Officer Inspector Flanagan to
introduce the POP (problem oriented policing) officers in the back of the room.
Mayor Haggerty thanked all of the police officers for coming and thank them for
all their hard work.

MACCONANAIGH – 289 NASSAU AVENUE

Architect Jim Gilhooly appeared along with Mr. & Mrs. Macconanaigh
to appeal the decision of the Building Advisory Committee (BAC).
The BAC had approved plans for a new roof line; however, according to
Mr. Gilhooly, the original house plans were incorrect which caused his
drawings to be inaccurate.  Mr. Gilhooly did an amendment to the original
plans, but never went back to the BAC.  Both the contract and Mr. Gilhooly
were issued tickets to appear in court in February, 2017.  Since the Village
Building Inspector was not in attendance, the Board decided to adjourn
the discussion and will meet with the Building Inspector, and the Chairwoman
of the BAC, and do a site review.


Motion to go into executive session made by Mayor Sean Haggerty,
seconded by Trustee John Lippmann and confirmed by all.

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AuthorBarbara Miller

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
                                   December 14, 2016


PRESENT:     ABSENT:

     
Mayor Sean Haggerty   Deputy Mayor Frank DeMento
Trustee John Lippmann
Trustee Jennifer Noone      
Robert Morici, Village Attorney
Barbara C. Miller, Clerk/Treasurer

The Mayor called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.


MINUTES for the meeting of November 9, 2016 was approved by all with corrections.
 
CLAIMS for November/December were presented, as detailed in the Abstract of Vouchers
in the amount of $115482.29.  After review, the Board approved all for payment. 

JUSTICE REPORT for November, 2016 was submitted and stated revenues in the total
amount of $7,157.00. 

INTRODUCTION OF LOCAL LAW #1 -2017 – “OVERRIDE OF TAX LEVY LIMIT”

The Village Attorney presented to the Board the draft of Local law #1 –2017 “A local
law to override the tax levy limit established in General Municipal Law 3-c.”  The
Board discussed the proposed local law and it was moved by Trustee Patrick Hance to
hold a public hearing for the purpose of adopting such local law on January 11, 2017
at 7:30pm, seconded by Trustee Jennifer Noone and unanimously carried.

Motion made by Trustee Patrick Hance that the adoption of the proposed local law under
SEQRA will not result in any significant adverse environmental impact and that the Board
make a negative declaration under SEQRA, was seconded by Trustee Jennifer Noone, and
unanimously carried. A copy is available at the Village Hall.

The Clerk is directed to provide notice of this public hearing as required, and to
forward copies of the proposed local law and SEQRA determination to the Nassau County
Planning Commission as required by §239-m of the General Municipal Law of the State of
New York.


LICENSE PLATE READERS IN THE VILLAGE

After recent burglaries in the Village, Mayor Sean Haggerty asked two license plate
reader companies to come to the meeting tonight to explain how the license readers work
and any other information that would enlighten everyone. A+ Technology and NDI Recognition
Systems separately explained how the recognition systems continuously scan and read
license plates under various lighting and weather conditions.  Resident Malinda Gillan
was opposed to the cameras, as she felt it was an invasion of privacy and did not want
anyone to know her whereabouts.  She also believed that it was a waste of money
considering only six houses have been broken into.  Mayor Sean Haggerty explained that
this was just a preliminary meeting to find out how the scanners operate.  If at such
time, the Village Board decides to go ahead with the cameras, a formal bid process would
take place.
 
Motion to go into executive session made by Mayor Sean Haggerty, seconded by Trustee
John Lippmann and confirmed by all.

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INUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
                                   November 9, 2016


PRESENT:     ABSENT:

     
Deputy Mayor Frank J. DeMento  Mayor Sean Haggerty
Trustee John Lippmann
Trustee Jennifer Noone      
Robert Morici, Village Attorney
Barbara C. Miller, Clerk/Treasurer

The Mayor called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.


MINUTES for the meeting of October 12, 2016 was approved by all with corrections.
 
CLAIMS for October/November were presented, as detailed in the Abstract of Vouchers
in the amount of $80,402.55.  After review, the Board approved all for payment. 

JUSTICE REPORT for October, 2016 was submitted and stated revenues in the total
amount of $11,071.00. 

169 KENSETT ROAD - DRIVEWAY

Mr. Ryan Miller appeared before the Board to seek approval to maintain his driveway
as it currently is.  The driveway is larger than the required dimensions in today’s
Village code.  Mr. Miller presented a letter from the former owner, Mrs. Grace Pitti,
stating that the driveway has not been changed since as far back as 1968.  Mr. Miller
is seeking approval to maintain the driveway as it is.  The Board requested that Mr.
Miller submit a permit application to maintain the driveway as is, as well as a survey
indicating the dimensions of the driveway.  It should be submitted to the Building
Inspector for review.

82 BORGLUM ROAD – FENCE & GATES

Donald Higgins, attorney for Mr. & Mrs. Mansoor Beg, made an application to continue
a fence along the side of 82 Borglum to match the existing fence on the neighboring
property.  He also requested two gates - one on with wide of the rear of the house. 
Mrs. Beg’s dog was severely attacked years ago in a different neighborhood.  She just
wants to make sure that her dog is safe.  Deputy DeMento offered the best solution is
intertwining turkey wire into the existing bushes.  The turkey wire is very strong and
accepted by the Village with no permit.  On a motion to approve the two gates that are
not visible from the road approved by Deputy Mayor Demento, seconded by Trustee Lippmann
and confirmed by all.

CRACK SEALANT FOR VILLAGE ROADS

Trustee Noone explained to the Board that the crack sealant on the Village roads has
been completed at a cost of $24,000.  The company did have to come back to the Village
to correct some areas, and a few areas were added.  The Village plans to do additional
roads next year.

TREE REPLACEMENT FORM

The Village Clerk explained to the Board that many residents were replacing 80 foot
trees with little cherry trees or crepe myrtle trees at a height of 5 feet.  She put
together a form to be used in conjunction with the tree application permit.  Deputy Mayor
Demento suggested that it would be best just to copy section 172-7 of the code instead of
only naming certain trees.  Motion to adopt the amended tree replacement form approved by
Trustee Lippmann, seconded by Deputy Mayor DeMento and confirmed by all.

REIMBURSEMENT RESOLUTION – 2016


At a regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Munsey Park, Nassau County,
New York, held at Village Hall, in Manhasset, New York, in said Village, on the 9th day
of November, 2016, at 7:30 o’clock P.M., Prevailing Time.
The meeting was called to order by Deputy Mayor Frank DeMento, and upon roll being
called, there were
PRESENT: 
Deputy Mayor Frank DeMento
Trustee Patrick Hance
Trustee Jennifer Noone
Trustee John Lippmann

ABSENT:
Mayor Sean Haggerty

The following resolution was offered by Deputy Mayor Frank Demento, who moved its
adoption, seconded by Trustee John Lippmann, to wit:

RESOLUTION DATED NOVEMBER 9, 2016.

RESOLUTION OF INTENT REGARDING THE TEMPORARY EXPENDITURE OF GENERAL FUND MONIES PRIOR TO
THE PROPOSED SALE AND ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS AND/OR NOTES OF THE VILLAGE
OF MUNSEY PARK, NASSAU COUNTY, NEW YORK, IN THE AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT NOT EXCEEDING
$5,100,000 FOR RECONSTRUCTION OF ROADS AND THE PURCHASE OF HIGHWAY EQUIPMENT IN AND FOR
SAID COUNTY.
WHEREAS, the Village of Munsey Park, Nassau County, New York (the “Village”), has the
power and authority to issue general obligation bonds of the Village for the purpose of,
among other things, paying the cost of the reconstruction of roads and the purchase of
highway equipment, including original equipment, machinery, apparatus, appurtenances,
and incidental improvements and expenses in connection therewith, pursuant to the
provisions of the Local Finance Law of the State of New York (the “Act”); and
WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees of the Village is considering to proceed under the
provisions of the Act to authorize, sell and issue its general obligation bonds
and/or notes in anticipation thereof, for said purpose, subject to the terms and
conditions set forth in one or more bond resolutions in an aggregate principal
new money amount not to exceed $5,100,000 to be adopted thereafter in accordance
with requirements of the Act; and
WHEREAS, the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, and the United States
Treasury Department regulations promulgated thereunder (together, the “Code”)
require that an issuer who intends to reimburse itself for monies to be advanced
and expended for a capital project from the proceeds of a debt obligation of the
issuer, adopt a declaration of official intent to so reimburse not later than sixty
days after the payment of any such original expenditures paid with such advanced monies;
and
WHEREAS, the Code provides that such declaration may be made in the form of a resolution
of the issuer;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Munsey Park,
Nassau County, New York, as follows:
Section 1. The Board of Trustees of the Village hereby finds and determines:
(a) By virtue of the Act, the Village has been vested with all powers necessary
and convenient to carry out and effectuate the purposes and provisions of the Act and
to exercise all powers granted to it under the Act.
(b) It is the intent of the Village to authorize, sell and issue its general
obligation bonds and/or notes in the aggregate new money principal amount not
exceeding $5,100,000 (the “Bonds” and the “Notes”) for the purpose of paying the
cost of the paying the cost of the reconstruction of roads and the purchase of highway
equipment, including original equipment, machinery, apparatus, appurtenances, and
incidental improvements and expenses in connection therewith (the “Project”), pursuant
to the provisions of the Act.
(c) It is expected that under Section 149(e) of the Code, interest on the Bonds
and/or Notes will not be includable in gross income for federal income tax purposes.
(d) In anticipation of the issuance of the Bonds and/or Notes, the Village hereby
states its intention to reimburse general fund monies of the Village heretofore and
hereafter expended in an amount not to exceed $5,100,000 in connection with the Project
through the issuance of the Bonds and/or Notes, such reimbursement allocations to be
made not later than eighteen months after the date the original expenditure is paid
and such expenditure of general fund monies is hereby authorized pursuant to resolutions
of this Board of Trustees authorizing said Project.
Section 2. A copy of this resolution shall be placed on file in the office of the
Village Clerk where the same shall be available for inspection during business hours.
Section 3. This resolution shall take effect immediately.
The question of the adoption of the foregoing resolution was duly put to a vote on roll
call, which resulted as follows:
            Mayor Sean Haggerty           -Absent
            Deputy Mayor Frank DeMento   - Aye
            Trustee John Lippmann   - Aye
            Trustee Jennifer Noone   - Aye
            Trustee Patrick Hance   - Aye
The resolution was thereupon declared duly adopted.
*    *     *     *     *     *

 

 

 


2017 VILLAGE ELECTION

The Village Clerk advised the Board that the next Village Election will be
on Tuesday – March 21, 2017 from noon to 9:00pm.  The three positions are Mayor
and Two trustees for a two year term.  The legal was placed in the Manhasset Times
for the week of November 14, 2016.


Motion to close the hearing made by Deputy Mayor Frank DeMento, seconded by Trustee
John Lippmann and confirmed by all.
 

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AuthorBarbara Miller

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
                                   October 12, 2016


PRESENT:     ABSENT:

Mayor Sean Haggerty   Trustee Patrick Hance  
Deputy Mayor Frank J. DeMento
Trustee John Lippmann
Trustee Jennifer Noone      
Robert Morici, Village Attorney
Barbara C. Miller, Clerk/Treasurer

The Mayor called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.


MINUTES for the meeting of September 14, 2016 was approved by all with corrections.
 
CLAIMS for September were presented, as detailed in the Abstract of Vouchers in the
amount of $96,633.89.  After review, the Board approved all for payment. 

JUSTICE REPORT for September, 2016 was submitted and stated revenues in the total
 amount of $5,764.00. 

ENGINEERS PROPOSAL FOR ROADWAY CONDITIONS

Trustee Jennifer Noone presented the Board with a letter from Roger Cocchi, from
the engineering firm of Sidney Bowne & Son, on a proposal for a complete Village
roadway condition assessment.   This comprehensive report will allow the Board to
 make the necessary plans for short and long term road repairs for the Village.
Mayor Sean Haggerty requested that this be completed no later than year end, so
the Board has time to review the report in anticipation of planning spring road work.
 In addition, Trustee John Lippmann added that this would be very helpful to project
 any future bond cost. Motion to approve the engineer’s comprehension plan made
 by Trustee Jennifer Noone, seconded by Mayor Sean Haggerty and approved by all.

INNESS PLACE

Trustee Noone expressed her concerns regarding the poor conditions of Inness Place
and the timing of its replacement. Trustee Noone notes that Inness Place residents
 have repeatedly requested for road repairs and that the street is one of the worst
 in the Village. Trustee Noone advocated for Inness Place to be first on the list
for repair and mentioned that CHIPS money can be used for minor road repairs, while
the Village figures out its long-term road plan.  After the comprehensive road
report is reviewed by the Board, Inness Place repair will be discussed again.

REPLACEMENT OF STEERLOADER

Mayor Sean Haggerty with the Board reviewed the purchase of a new utility tractor
by John Deere.  He had also called the vendor to go over the pricing and is satisfied. 
The Village’s present equipment is outdated and isn’t equipped to do major lifting. 
Motion to approve the John Deere 5075M utility tractor at a cost of $85,208.31 with
a trade in of the Village’s 2011 Case tractor at a cost of $15,000 for a total
purchase price of $70,208.31.


LEAF SCHEDULE PICK-UP – 2016


Munsey Park will provide the special five (5) week leaf collection
 service this fall.

Bagged leaves only should be placed for curbside pickup
 on the following five Mondays. Ten (10) bags per pick up

November 14
November 21
November 28
December 5
December 12

This special collection is the only time that any leaf bags
 may be placed at the curbThe Village will not pick up leaves on any other date!

 

CRACKS ON ABBEY ROAD

Mayor Sean Haggerty explained to the Village Clerk that there are still two huge
cracks on the roadwork done on Abbey Road.  The Village Clerk with call the
contractor and get the area repaired.  Apparently, the area settled and the
cement cracked.

CRACK SEALANT ON ROADS

Trustee Jennifer Noone explained to the Board that crack sealant of the roads
will start on Thursday, October 13, 2016.  Work should last three (3) days,
weather permitting.  Crack Sealant is necessary for the proper maintenance
of Village roads.  It prevents water from lifting and advancing the deterioration
of the roads.  The Village Clerk was instructed to place the notice of maintenance
on the web site.

DOUBLE YELLOW LINES

Deputy Mayor Frank DeMento requested that after the crack sealant is complete
he would like to obtain a quote to double yellow strip Copley and Abbey road. 
The Village Clerk will get a price from the State Contractor.


Motion to go into executive session made by Mayor Sean Haggerty, seconded
by Trustee John Lippmann and confirmed by all.
 

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AuthorBarbara Miller

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
                                   September 14, 2016


PRESENT:     ABSENT:

Mayor Sean Haggerty   
Deputy Mayor Frank J. DeMento
Trustee John Lippmann
Trustee Jennifer Noone
Trustee Patrick Hance       
Robert Morici, Village Attorney
Barbara C. Miller, Clerk/Treasurer

The Mayor called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.

MOMENT OF SILENCE for the Munsey Park residents who lost their lives on
September 11, 2001:  Thomas Burke, Paul R. Casio, James Connor
Joseph J. Dickey, Jr., John F. Iskyan, Timothy C. Kelly and Frank Salvaterra.

MINUTES for the meeting of July 13, 2016 was approved by all with corrections.
 
CLAIMS for July/August/September were presented, as detailed in the Abstract of Vouchers
in the amount of $144,721.36.  After review, the Board approved all for payment. 

JUSTICE REPORT for August, 2016 was submitted and stated revenues in the total
amount of $4,794.00. 

RESOLUTION – “APPOINTMENTS”

WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees on September 14, 2016, addressed the matter of
certain appointments of the Mayor of the Incorporated Village of Munsey Park.
WHEREAS, the Mayor referred to various sections of the Village Law of the State
of New York and the Zoning Ordinance for the Village of Munsey Park concerning
the action to be taken.
BE IT RESOLVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees serve without compensation
for the 2016/2017 fiscal year and,
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that pursuant to §4-400 of the Village Law of the State
of New York, the Board of Trustees approves the following appointments by the Mayor:
ANTHONY S. DIPROPERZIO, be re-appointed BUILDING INSPECTOR for a term expiring
on the first Monday of April, 2017.
PATRICIA MILLER, be re-appointed ACTING JUSTICE for a term expiring on the first
Monday of April, 2017;
ROBERT MORICI, MORICI & MORICI, LLP, be re-appointed VILLAGE ATTORNEY for a term
expiring on the first Monday of April, 2017;
LAURA DILIMETIN, be re-appointed prosecutor for a term expiring on the first Monday
of April, 2017.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the firm of SATTY, LEVINE & CIACCO, CPAs, be re-appointed
to provide accounting services and the Village’s yearly audit for a term expiring
on the first Monday of April, 2017; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that THE MANHASSET TIMES, a newspaper published in Manhasset
Town of North Hempstead, be, and hereby is, designated OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER for the
official year 2016-2017, pursuant to §4-412 of the Village Law of the State
of New York; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that First National Bank of Long Island is hereby designated
the OFFICIAL DEPOSITORY for the current official year and that the Clerk-Treasurer
be authorized to deposit funds as outlined in the Investment Policy adopted by the
Board of Trustees on January 14, 1987 and amended June 12, 1996; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that meeting dates for the remainder of the 2016/2017
official year are as follows:
October 12, 2016, November 9, 2016, December 14, 2016, January 11, 2017,
February 8, 2017 and March 15, 2017.
Pursuant to §4-400 of the Village Law of the State of New York, Mayor Sean Haggerty
appoints FRANK DeMENTO as Deputy Mayor for the 2016-2017 Official Year.
The forgoing resolution was moved by Mayor Sean Haggerty and seconded
by Trustee Jennifer Noone, and adopted as follows:
 Sean Haggerty, Mayor   - Aye
 Frank DeMento, Deputy Mayor - Aye
 Patrick Hance, Trustee  - Aye
 Jennifer Noone. Trustee  - Aye
 John Lippmann, Trustee  - Aye
   

 

 


RESOLUTION: “TREE, SHRUBS, BUSHES APPLICATION”

WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees on September 14, 2016, addressed the matter
of the handling of applications to the Village with regard to trees, shrubs
bushes and other front yard plantings.
WHEREAS, based upon the powers and authorities vested in the ‘Tree Committee’
under Chapter 172 of the Village Code of the Incorporated Village of Munsey Park,
the Board of Trustees hereby finds and determines that the 3 member committee,
appointed by the Board of Trustees, is uniquely situated to act as an advisory
committee to the Board of Trustees with regard to the placement and planting of trees
shrubs, bushes and all other front yard plantings within the village.
BE IT RESOLVED, that all such matters will be referred to the Tree Committee,
whereby a non-binding advisory opinion will be rendered to the Board of Trustees,
which will then render its determination on such issues independently and in their
own discretion.
 NOW THEREFORE, that the Board of Trustees of the Incorporated Village
of Munsey Park and has resolved to refer all issues with regard to the placement
and planting of trees, shrubs, bushes and all other front yard plantings within
the village to the Tree Committee, by a vote of 5 to 0,
The forgoing resolution was moved by Trustee John Lippmann and seconded
by Trustee Jennifer Noone, and adopted as follows:
 Sean Haggerty, Mayor   - Aye
 Frank DeMento, Deputy Mayor - Aye
 Patrick Hance, Trustee  - Aye
 Jennifer Noone, Trustee  - Aye
 John Lippmann, Trustee  - Aye

BUILDING ADVISORY COMMITTEE APPEAL – RYAN MILLER

Pat O’Neill, Architect, for the Millers169 Kensett Road, is making an application
to appeal the decision from the Building Advisory Committee (BAC) to place brick
on the side of the house on the second floor.  Originally, the house had siding
and the Millers would prefer to put back the siding.  Ms. O’Neill presented pictures
of the house prior to construction and during construction.  The Board decided to hold
off on a decision pending having all Board members visit the site.

STOP SIGN ON KENSETT ROAD

Mr. Miller addressed the Board concerning having a “STOP” sign installed
on Kensett to calm the traffic.  Mr. Boone from 160 Kensett, called the village
clerk to advise thathe was unable to attend the trustee meeting and was against
the placement of the “STOP” sign.  Mr. Boone requested that this meeting
be adjourned until surrounding residents can attend.  Mayor Haggerty informed
the Millers that since the Board members would be at the house to look at the façade
and will review the road concerning a new “STOP” sign.

BLOCK PARTY – RIDGE CRESCENT SOUTH OF RYDER

Becky Tountas, 174 Ryder, is requesting a block party on September 25, 2016
from 3:00pm – 8:00pm.  In her request, she stated that “the majority of the
residents have approved the party” Mayor Haggerty requested that she obtain
all the names of addresses of those residents in approval of the block party.
The Board approves the block party on the condition that the Village office
receives all the names prior to the September date.

Motion to go into executive session made by Mayor Sean Haggerty, seconded
by Trustee John Lippmann and confirmed by all.
 

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AuthorBarbara Miller

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
July 13, 2016


PRESENT:     ABSENT:

Mayor Sean Haggerty   Trustee Jennifer Noone
Deputy Mayor Frank J. DeMento
Trustee John Lippmann
Trustee Patrick Hance       
Robert Morici, Village Attorney
Barbara C. Miller, Clerk/Treasurer

The Mayor called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.


MINUTES for the meeting of June 8, 2016 was approved by all with corrections.
 
CLAIMS for June/July were presented, as detailed in the Abstract of Vouchers
in the amount of $105,477.06.  After review, the Board approved all for payment. 

JUSTICE REPORT for June, 2016 was submitted and stated revenues in the total
amount of $7,755.00. 

RESOLUTION – “DRIVER ADMINISTRATIVE FEE”

Village Attorney, Paul Pepper, advised the Board in the change of Vehicle
and Traffic Law 1804 pertaining to a change in charging an administration fee
to those tickets that are dismissed.

WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees of the Incorporated Village of Munsey Park
on July 13, 2016, addressed the matter of a ‘Driver Administrative Fee’, with
regard to matters before the Village Court of the Incorporated Village of
Munsey Park (hereinafter referred to as the “Village”).
WHEREAS, based upon the powers and authorities vested in the Village, in accordance
with New York State Vehicle & Traffic Law Section1804 and considering the financial
burden of operating the Village Court for the benefit and safety of the residents of
the Village and the public at large,
BE IT RESOLVED, In addition to any other fine or sentence imposed by the Village Court
an administrative fee of thirty ($30.00) dollars shall be assessed for each traffic
violation or infraction, other than a parking ticket under §188-1 of this Code, of
which has been adjudicated to a final disposition of ‘guilty’ or for which each
such person or entity has been found liable. 
NOW THEREFORE, that the Board of Trustees of the Incorporated Village of Munsey Park
and has resolved to enact a ‘Driver Administrative Fee’, as described herein by a
vote of4 to 0,
The forgoing resolution was moved by Mayor Sean Haggerty and seconded by
Deputy Mayor Frank DeMento, and adopted as follows:
 Sean Haggerty, Mayor  - Aye
 Frank DeMento, Deputy Mayor - Aye
 Patrick Hance, Trustee  - Aye
 Jennifer Noone, Trustee  - Absent
 John Lippmann, Trustee  - Aye
    

STANDARD WORK DAY – VILLAGE JUSTICE

The Village Clerk had received an inquiry from the New York State Comptroller that
the Village had never submitted a standard workday for the Village Justice.
A report must be filed along with a resolution passed by the Board of trustees
no later than August 31, 2016.

WHERE AS, a meeting of the Board of Trustees was held on Wednesday, July 13, 2016,
to enact the standard work day hours for the Village Justice pursuant to
State regulation (Title 2NYCRR Part 315.4),

WHERE AS, the standard work day for the Village Justice of the Village
of Munsey Park as one (1) day per month at 7.5 hours, and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that upon motion by Mayor Sean Haggerty
to adopt the foregoing resolution and seconded by Trustee Patrick Hance
and unanimously carried.

Mayor Sean Haggerty  - Aye
 Deputy Mayor Frank DeMento - Aye
 Trustee Patrick Hance   - Aye
 Trustee Jennifer Noone  - Absent
 Trustee John Lippmann  - Aye

Motion to go into executive session made by Mayor Sean Haggerty, seconded
by Trustee John Lippmann and confirmed by all.
 

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MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
June 8, 2016


PRESENT:     ABSENT:

Mayor Sean Haggerty   Trustee Patrick Hance
Deputy Mayor Frank J. DeMento
Trustee John Lippmann
Trustee Jennifer Noone       
Robert Morici, Village Attorney
Barbara C. Miller, Clerk/Treasurer

The Mayor called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.


MINUTES for the meeting of May 11, 2016 was approved by all with corrections.

 
CLAIMS for May were presented, as detailed in the Abstract of Vouchers in the
amount of $350,495.71 (which includes bond principal & interest).
After review, the Board approved all for payment.  Claims for June
were presented, as detailed in the Abstract of Vouchers in the amount of 9,067.07.
After review, the Board approved all for payment.


JUSTICE REPORT for May, 2016 was submitted and stated revenues in the total amount
of $7,924.00. 


684 HUNT LANE - BUSHES

Mrs. Denise Polis, 684 Hunt Lane, appeared with regard to the bushes along
her driveway.  Deputy Mayor Frank DeMento again explained that Village law
does not allow bushes to extend past the front of the house.  Mrs. Polis
would like to have the boxwoods on both sides of her driveway.
On a motion made by Trustee John Lippmann, seconded by Deputy Mayor
Frank DeMento, to have the bushes removed by July 10, 2016 and confirmed by all.

WALDMAN PARK

Mrs. Audrey Garvin from the Munsey Park Women’s Club appeared before the Board
to discuss the revitalization of Waldman Park.  She submitted to the Board
a preliminary landscaping plan.  The Board will review the plan and make
any necessary changes.


VILLAGE CLERK REPORT

Board members reviewed the new clerk’s report and its new format.  All members
liked the new format and its content.  Deputy Mayor Frank Demento requested
that the Village Clerk review the numbers and put the terms of the members of
the Zoning Board of Appeals.  Mayor Sean Haggerty stated that the report was
very helpful and informative.


Motion to go into executive session made by Trustee John Lippmann, seconded
by Mayor Sean Haggerty and confirmed by all.


 

 

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MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
May 11, 2016


PRESENT:     ABSENT:

Mayor Sean Haggerty   Deputy Mayor Frank J. DeMento
Trustee John Lippmann   Trustee Jennifer Noone
Trustee Patrick M. Hance       
Robert Morici, Village Attorney
Barbara C. Miller, Clerk/Treasurer

The Mayor called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.


MINUTES for the meeting of April 13, 2016 was approved by all with corrections.

 
CLAIMS for April/May were presented, as detailed in the Abstract of Vouchers
in the amount of $94,446.14.  After review, the Board approved all for payment. 


JUSTICE REPORT for April, 2016 was submitted and stated revenues in the total
amount of $9,429.00. 


VILLAGE CLERK REPORT

Board members reviewed the new clerk’s report and its new format.
Comments will be made at the next Board meeting.


Motion to close the meeting made by Deputy Mayor John Lippmann, seconded
by Mayor Sean Haggerty and confirmed by all.

 

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AuthorBarbara Miller

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
April 13, 2016


PRESENT:     ABSENT:

Mayor Sean Haggerty
Trustee Frank J. DeMento            
Deputy Mayor John Lippmann
Trustee Patrick M. Hance
Trustee Jennifer Noone       
Robert Morici, Village Attorney
Barbara C. Miller, Clerk/Treasurer

The Mayor called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.

The Mayor reported that the Oath of Office had been taken by the following,
elected at the Annual Election on March 15, 2016:

Trustee Jennifer Noone – 72 votes

Trustee John Lippmann – 72 votes

 

MINUTES for the meeting of March 9, 2016 was approved by all with corrections.

 
CLAIMS for March/April were presented, as detailed in the Abstract of Vouchers
 in the amount of $63,408.43.  After review, the Board approved all for payment. 


JUSTICE REPORT for March, 2016 was submitted and stated revenues in the total
 amount of $6758.00. 


FINAL BUDGET

The Board of Trustees passed the budget for fiscal year 2016/2017,
commencing on June 1, 2016.  The budget will be approximately 2% over prior year
and over the tax cap of .12%. The Village again experienced a reduction in its
total tax base as a number of homes successfully argued for reduced assessments.
Motion to close the public hearing made by Mayor Sean Haggerty, seconded
by Trustee Jennifer Noone and approved by all.  Motion to adopt the budget
made by Deputy Mayor Frank DeMento, seconded by Trustee Hance and approved by all. 


VILLAGE CLERK REPORT

Board members were given binders, which included different areas of village business.
The Mayor explained to the Village Clerk that the binders were nicely done, but
he wanted the report simpler.  The Mayor wants all members to be knowledgeable on
what is going on in all areas of the village.  Future board members will be able
to look back on any given month and know what was done and completed in the village.
Deputy Mayor Frank DeMento explained to the Board that he had met with the
village clerk and addressed needed changes and additions as well as the expected
content of the report. The Board reviewed and addressed each section and what needs
to be reported.  The Village Clerk and Deputy Clerk explained that it is a work
in progress.


ANNUAL KIDS CHARITY FUN RUN

The Munsey Park Women’s Club requested to have their Annual Kids Charity Fun Run
on Saturday – June 4, 2016.  On a motion made by Mayor Sean Haggerty, seconded
by Deputy Mayor Frank DeMento and approved by all.


SCA FAIR

Linda Gurino, Chairperson for the SCA Fair, advised the Board that the SCA Fair
will take place on Saturday, May 7, 2016 from 10:00am to 5:00pm on the Munsey Park
School Field.  The security is the same as last year and hopefully the weather
will be perfect.  The Board approved the fair.


FENCE - 60 SULLY DRIVE

Mrs. Ohlmann, 60 Sully Drive, submitted a building application to replace her
existing fence with a stockade fence with the Symtec wall fence on the inside
exactly the same as the Ashenberg’s approved application.  Motion to approve the
fence made by Deputy Mayor Frank Demento, seconded by Mayor Sean Haggerty and
approved by all.


BASKETBALL HOOP – 235 KENSETT ROAD

Mr. Neil Glosman, 235 Kensett Road, made application to install a permanent
basketball hoop on his driveway.  He submitted a signed approval letter from his neighbor.  Motion to approve the permanent basketball hoop made by Deputy Mayor Frank DeMento, seconded by Mayor Sean Haggerty and approved by all.

 

 

 


Motion to go into executive session made by Deputy Mayor John Lippmann, seconded
by Mayor Sean Haggerty and confirmed by all.

 

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AuthorBarbara Miller

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
March 9, 2016


PRESENT:     ABSENT:

Mayor Sean Haggerty   Trustee Frank J. DeMento       
Deputy Mayor John Lippmann
Trustee Patrick M. Hance
Trustee Jennifer Noone       
Robert Morici, Village Attorney
Barbara C. Miller, Clerk/Treasurer

The Mayor called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.


MINUTES for the meeting of February 10, 2016 was approved by all with corrections.

 
CLAIMS for February/March were presented, as detailed in the Abstract of Vouchers
 in the amount of $100,387.17.  After review, the Board approved all for payment. 


JUSTICE REPORT for February, 2016 was submitted and stated revenues in the total
amount of $9,002.00. 

LOCAL LAW #2 – 2016 “CODE OF ETHICS”

The Village Attorney presented to the Board Local Law #2-2016 “A local law
to establish chapter 27 for the Code of Ethics”.  The Mayor opened the public
 hearing on the adoption of this local law, and all who wished to be heard, were heard.
After review, the hearing was closed on a motion made by Deputy Mayor
John Lippmann, seconded by Trustee Jennifer Noone, and unanimously carried.
Mayor Sean Haggerty made the motion to adopt Local Law #2 -2016, which was
seconded by Trustee Jennifer Noone and confirmed.
(a copy of the local law will be annexed to these minutes.)

TENTATIVE BUDGET

Trustee Hance explained that the tentative budget is a work in progress.
 The final budget will be placed on the April agenda as a public hearing.

BELLOWS LANE

Peter Albinski, architect for Manhasset Development, LLC, presented to the Board
 the preliminary civil and site design of the proposed new residence on Bellows Lane.
 The Village Engineer, Steven E. Patek, reviewed the site plan and accepted
all the changes that were suggested to Mr. Albinski, except he was concerned
about the trees.  Mr. Albinski explained to the Board that some trees obviously
have to be removed due to the location of the house, but the owner will make sure
that no trees are unnecessarily removed.  The Village Building Inspector also
commented that Mr. Albinski had made all the necessary changes indicated by the
Village Engineer.  Motion to approve the site plan with the drainage and
grading made by Mayor Sean Haggerty, seconded by Trustee Patrick Hance and approved by all.

VILLAGE SPEED SIGN

Dr. Susi addressed the Board as to when the Village speed sign will be moved
to other areas of the village.  Mayor Sean Haggerty explained that the sign
 will be moved shortly.  Dr. Susi also advised the Board that residents are
continuing to place trash at the curb.  The Village Clerk requested that Dr. Susi
give her the addresses and she will also contact Meadow Carting.

Motion to go into executive session made by Deputy Mayor John Lippmann,
seconded by Mayor Sean Haggerty and confirmed by all.


 

 

 

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MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

February 10, 2016

 

 

PRESENT:                                         ABSENT:

 

Mayor Sean Haggerty                                     

Deputy Mayor John Lippmann

Trustee Frank J. DeMento

Trustee Patrick M. Hance

Trustee Jennifer Noone                                                        

Robert Morici, Village Attorney

Barbara C. Miller, Clerk/Treasurer

 

The Mayor called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. 

The Mayor introduced and congratulated James C. McInnis on his twenty-seven years of service to the Village of Munsey Park and on his recent retirement.  “With mixed emotions, the Village congratulates Jim on his retirement, serving Village residents with a level of dedication and professionalism we all have come to admire”  The Mayor presented Mr. McInnis with a citation and an engraved watch.  Also present was Town of North Hempstead Chief of Staff, Cindy Cardinal, Councilwoman Dina De Giorgio and Town Clerk, Wayne Wink who also honored Mr. McInnis with citations.

MINUTES for the meeting of January 13, 2016 was approved by all with corrections. 

CLAIMS for January/February were presented, as detailed in the Abstract of Vouchers in the amount of $25,638.04.  After review, the Board approved all for payment.  

JUSTICE REPORT for January, 2016 was submitted and stated revenues in the total amount of $14,638.00.   

INTRODUCTION OF LOCAL LAW #2 -2016 – “CODE OF ETHICS” 

The Village Attorney presented to the Board the draft of Local law #2 –2016 “A local law to establish chapter 27 for the Code of Ethics.”  The Board discussed the proposed local law and it was moved by Mayor Sean Haggerty to hold a public hearing for the purpose of adopting such local law on March 9, 2016 at 7:30pm, seconded by Deputy Mayor John Lippmann and unanimously carried.

 

Motion made by Mayor Sean Haggerty that the adoption of the proposed local law under SEQRA will not result in any significant adverse environmental impact and that the Board make a negative declaration under SEQRA, was seconded by Trustee Jennifer Noone, and unanimously carried. A copy is available at the Village Hall. 

The Clerk is directed to provide notice of this public hearing as required, and to forward copies of the proposed local law and SEQRA determination to the Nassau County Planning Commission as required by §239-m of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York. 

DERUCCI – NORTHERN BOULEVARD - SIGNS 

Michael Colamussi from North Shore Neon Sign Company sought approval for the signage for the new store on Northern Boulevard. Initially, the applicant was to place four signs on the building, but decided to only place the signs on the West and East corners of the building with the name “DeRucci”. They also requested that existing pylon sign contain the name DeRucci.   Motion made by Mayor Sean Haggerty, seconded by Trustee Frank DeMento to approve the signage on the building as described with white background and black lettering and the existing pylon sign with the name DeRucci approved by all.  

POLICE ENFORCEMENT 

Mayor Sean Haggerty advised the Board that due to the recent burglaries Nassau County will be providing extra enforcement. 

Motion to go into executive session made by Deputy Mayor John Lippmann, seconded by Mayor Sean Haggerty and confirmed by all. 

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MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
January 13, 2016


PRESENT:     
Trustee Frank J. DeMento
Mayor Sean Haggerty

Trustee Patrick M. Hance
Deputy Mayor John Lippmann
Trustee Jennifer Noone       
Robert Morici, Village Attorney
Barbara C. Miller, Clerk/Treasurer

The Mayor called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.


MINUTES for the meeting of December 9, 2015 was approved by all with corrections.

 
CLAIMS for December/January were presented, as detailed in the Abstract of Vouchers in the amount of $116,322.12. After review, the Board approved all for payment. 


JUSTICE REPORT for December, 2015 was submitted and stated revenues in the total amount of $8,014.00. 

LOCAL LAW #1 -2016 – “OVERRIDE OF TAX LEVY LIMIT”

The Village Attorney presented to the Board the Local law #1 –2016 “A local law to override the tax levy limit established in General Municipal Law 3-c.”  The Mayor opened the public hearing on the adoption of this local law, and all who wished to be heard, were heard. After review, the hearing was closed on a motion made by Mayor Sean Haggerty, seconded by Deputy Mayor John Lippmann, and unanimously carried. Mayor Sean Haggerty made the motion to adopt Local Law #1 – 2016, which was seconded by Trustee Jennifer Noone and confirmed. (A copy of the local law will be annexed to these minutes.)


GENERATOR – VILLAGE HALL

The Village Clerk presented to the Board the four bids for the generator for Village Hall. After review and discussion a motion was made by Deputy Mayor John Lippmann, seconded by Trustee Jennifer Noone to approve the most qualified bidder using a Generac generator as Systematic at a cost of $15,750.00 and approved by all.

 


MANHASSET BAY PROTECTION COMMITTEE

Village Attorney explained to the Board of the importance of the Manhasset
Bay protection Committee.  Its assists the Village information put on
the Village’s stormwater report and relies on the Town of North Hempstead
for education, pamphlets and cleanup events.  On a motion made by Deputy Mayor
John Lippmann, seconded by Trustee Jennifer Noone and approved by all to join
the Manhasset Bay Protection Committee at a cost of $1,500.00 per year.

ELECTIONS INSPECTORS

The Mayor and Board of Trustees approved Barbara Burke and Marie Luvchuck
to again be the election inspectors for the March election at a cost of $90.00 each.

COOK – 595 HUNT LANE – REGRADING

The Mayor and Board of Trustees reviewed the site plan presented to them.
The Village Building Inspector explained that the regrading would take place
along with a small retaining wall. Trustee Jennifer Noone was concerned about
the close proximity to the neighbor and requested that the correct distance
between the house be maintained.  The Board requested that bushes be planted
to hide the retaining wall.  The Building Inspector will make the corrections
and get back to the resident.

SMITH - 128 RYDER – “NO OUTLET SIGN”

The Smiths from 128 Ryder are requesting a “No Outlet” sign at the end of Ryder.
Many times trucks and cars go down the road not knowing that there is a wall at the end.
The area to turn around is extremely tight.  After discussion, the Board approved
the sign provided that the resident near where the sign will be placed
write a letter indicating that they agree to have the sign placed on their property.

 

Motion to go into executive session made by Mayor Sean Haggerty, seconded by Trustee John Lippmann and confirmed by all.

 

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The Clerk is directed to provide notice of this public hearing as required, and to forward copies of the proposed local law and SEQRA determination to the Nassau County Planning Commission as required by §239-m of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York.

SHRUBS – 684 HUNT LANE

Mrs. Denise Polis appeared before the Board to discuss the new bushes that were planted along her driveway.  She would like to keep those bushes and place more on the other side of the driveway.  The Mayor explained that the Village law states bushes aligned this way are not allowed.  After a lengthy discussion, a motion was made by Trustee Patrick Hance to have Mrs. Polis remove all the newly planted bushes, seconded by Mayor Sean Haggerty and approved by all.

FENCE – 52 SULLY DRIVE

Deputy mayor John Lippmann explained to the Board that he had visited 52 Sully to discuss how to proceed with a fence that would assist the homeowner and be visually acceptable to the Board.  On a motion to approve the updated fence proposal made by Deputy Mayor John Lippmann, seconded by Trustee Patrick Hance and confirmed by all. (The final agreed proposal will be attached to these minutes)


PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICER

Trustee Jennifer Noone advised the Board that there is now in place a public safety officer to help with the traffic problems and enforce the parking signs surrounding the school.  She will patrol a few hours a week on various school days in the afternoon.  Notice was given prior to the issuance of any tickets.  So far, fourteen tickets have been issued.


Motion to go into executive session made by Mayor Sean Haggerty, seconded by Trustee John Lippmann and confirmed by all.


 

 

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MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

November 4, 2015

 

 

PRESENT:                                         ABSENT:

Mayor Sean Haggerty

Deputy Mayor John Lippmann                   

Frank J. DeMento

Trustee Patrick M. Hance

Trustee Jennifer Noone                                                        

Robert Morici, Village Attorney

Barbara C. Miller, Clerk/Treasurer

 

The Mayor called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.

MINUTES for the meeting of October 14, 2015 was approved by all with corrections. 

CLAIMS for August/September were presented, as detailed in the Abstract of Vouchers in the amount of $56,694.93.  After review, the Board approved all for payment.   

JUSTICE REPORT for September, 2015 was submitted and stated revenues in the total amount of $9,102.00.   

INTRODUCTION OF LOCAL LAW #2015 – “ROOFING WITHIN THE VILLAGE” 

The Village Attorney presented to the Board the draft of Local law #3 –2015 “A local law repealing Section 87-3 of the Village Code, and replacing it with new Section 200-31.1, concerning roofing within the Village.”  The Board discussed the proposed local law and it was moved by Trustee Frank J. DeMento to hold a public hearing for the purpose of adopting such local law on December 9, 2015 at 7:30pm, seconded by Deputy John Lippmann and unanimously carried.

Motion made by Deputy Mayor John Lippmann that the adoption of the proposed local law under SEQRA will not result in any significant adverse environmental impact and that the Board make a negative declaration under SEQRA, was seconded by Trustee Frank J. DeMento, and unanimously carried. A copy is available at the Village Hall. 

The Clerk is directed to provide notice of this public hearing as required, and to forward copies of the proposed local law and SEQRA determination to the Nassau County Planning Commission as required by §239-m of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York. 

MANHASSET BAY PROTECTION COMMITTEE 

The Board requested the Village Clerk to obtain from Sarah Deonarine, Director of the Manhasset Bay Protection Committee, a copy of the old IMA (Inter-Municipal Agreement) from 1998.  The Village Clerk will obtain a copy of the IMA and also put this on the agenda for December. 

VILLAGE ELECTIONS – 2016 

WHEREAS, a meeting of the Board of Trustees was held to announce the upcoming village election, and

RESOLVED that the offices to be filled at the next general election and the terms thereof are as follows:                            

                    

                    TRUSTEE                         Two Years

                      TRUSTEE                        Two Years                      

and, 

          NOW, THEREFORE BE IT, that, pursuant to §15-104(3) of the Election Law of the State of New York, said election shall be held on March 15, 2016 from noon to 9:00 p.m. at Village Hall.

 

           Mayor Sean Haggerty                            -  Absent

          Deputy Mayor John Lippmann                -  Aye

          Trustee Jennifer Noone                         -  Aye

          Trustee Patrick Hance                           -  Aye

          Trustee Frank DeMento                         -  Aye 

 

Motion to go into executive session made by Deputy Mayor John Lippmann, seconded by Trustee Frank DeMento and confirmed by all.

 

__________________________                 __________________________                                 

           John Lippmann                                            Barbara C. Miller

                DeputyMayor                                      Village Clerk/Treasurer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

October 14, 2015

 

 

PRESENT:                                         ABSENT:

Mayor Sean Haggerty

Deputy Mayor John Lippmann                   

Frank J. DeMento

Trustee Patrick M. Hance

Trustee Jennifer Noone                                                        

Robert Morici, Village Attorney

Barbara C. Miller, Clerk/Treasurer

 

The Mayor called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.

 

 

MINUTES for the meeting of September 9, 2015 was approved by all with corrections.

 

 

CLAIMS for July/August were presented, as detailed in the Abstract of Vouchers in the amount of $117,410.75.  After review, the Board approved all for payment. 

 

 

JUSTICE REPORT for September, 2015 was submitted and stated revenues in the total amount of $13,025.00. 

 

 

MANHASSET BAY PROTECTION COMMITTEE

 

Sarah Deonarine introduced herself to the Board.  She spoke to the Board that the committee assists thirteen villages and the Town of North Hempstead in regard to storm water pollution and the annual compliance reports.  The committee is also looking to improve the water quality at Manhasset Bay as well as applying for different grants.  The dues for each village is $1,500 based on a calendar year.  The Mayor stated that the Board will review the municipal agreement.

 

 

TOTH – 203 MANHASSET WOODS ROAD

 

Mrs. Toth appeared to discuss his bushes that were planted.  The Board requested that the bushes have a curved look and they will visit the property to assist Mrs. Toth.

 

 

 

 

 

420 ABBEY ROAD - BUSHES

 

Mr. & Mrs. Creighton, 420 Abbey Road, appeared before the Board concerning their newly planted bushes on the each side of their house, but in the front yard.  The Mayor advised Mr. Creighton that the bushes need to be moved back to be in line with his house. Trustee Patrick Hance offered to visit the property to help direct the Creightons accordingly.

 

401 PARK AVENUE - BUSHES

 

Mr. Lennon appear before the Board to discuss is newly plantings that apparently appear to be particularly on the village ROW.  Mr. Lennon explained that he had a landscaping plan and was advised that the plantings would not be more that four feet in height.  Deputy Mayor John Lippmann advised the Board that he would go to the property to assist Mr. Lennon with an alternate solution.

 

21 REVERE ROAD – BUSHES

Mr. Coleman appeared in regard to his bushes on the corner of his property.  Mr. Coleman tried to trim the bushes back, but he wants the Boards guidance.  Mayor Sean Haggerty will meet with Mr. Coleman at his property.

 

 

NORTHERN BLOUEVARD – WALL LIKE FENCE

 

Mr. & Mrs. Ohlmann and Mr. & Mrs. Ashenberg were in attendance to see if the Board had made a decision concerning their applications to construct a wall like fence along the backs of their property adjacent to Northern Boulevard.   Mrs. Ashenberg described an event that has left her concerned about safety and privacy.  After discussion, the Board directed the Deputy Mayor to work with both parties to craft another application to present to the Building Advisory Committee. 

 

 

Motion to go into executive session made by Mayor Sean Haggerty, seconded by Trustee Frank DeMento and confirmed by all.

 

 

 

 

 

__________________________                 __________________________                                 Sean Haggerty                                             Barbara C. Miller

                       Mayor                                             Village Clerk/Treasurer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

September 9, 2015

 

 

PRESENT:                                         ABSENT:

Mayor Sean Haggerty

Deputy Mayor John Lippmann                   

Frank J. DeMento

Trustee Patrick M. Hance

Trustee Jennifer Noone                                                        

Robert Morici, Village Attorney

Barbara C. Miller, Clerk/Treasurer

 

The Mayor called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.

 

MOMENT OF SILENCE for the Munsey Park residents who lost their lives on September 11, 2001:  Thomas Burke, Paul R. Casio, James Connor, Joseph J. Dickey, Jr., John F. Iskyan, Timothy C. Kelly and Frank Salvaterra.

 

TROUP 72 – EAGLE SCOUTS

 

Mayor Sean Haggerty honored three boys with proclamations on becoming Eagle Scouts in Troup 71 of Plandome.  The three eagle scouts are Vincent Benjamin Tomaselli, Garrett Sean Byrne and Peter Andrew Boyadjian.

 

 

MINUTES for the meeting of July 6, 2015 was approved by all with corrections.

 

 

CLAIMS for July/August were presented, as detailed in the Abstract of Vouchers in the amount of $261,541.97.  After review, the Board approved all for payment. 

 

 

JUSTICE REPORT for July, 2015 was submitted and stated revenues in the total amount of $5,616.00.  The August, 2015 report was also submitted and stated revenues in the total of $8,870.00.

 

 

TOTH – 203 MANHASSET WOODS ROAD

 

Mr. Toth appeared to discuss his bushes that were planted in the front yard.  The Board requested that he get a survey to check that the bushes were not planted in the Village ROW.  He will come back for the October meeting to indicate detail of the location of the bushes.

 

 

 

HAYES – 194 RYDER ROAD

 

Mrs. Hayes came before the Board to apply for the temporary Certificate of Occupancy. The only detail remaining is the installation of shutters.  Motion to approve the temporary Certificate of Occupancy made by Mayor Sean Haggerty, seconded by Trustee Noone and approved by all.

 

CRUZ – 107 MANHASSET WOODS ROAD

 

Frank Suppa, Suppa Landscaping, appeared before the Board with drawings of the proposed retaining wall and grading on the west side yard.  He also requested two fences with gates.  The Board approved conditionally the applications without the fences. The application will now go to the building inspector for review.

 

MASCITTI – 105 REMINGTON

Mr. Mascitti is requesting to place a fence on top of the retaining wall.  The rear of their property has a huge drop.  After discussion, the Board approved the fence conditionally subject to Mr. Mascitti planting bushes to obscure the fence from neighbors.

 

PUBLIC ACCESS TV

 

Rosalie De Caro advised the Board that Public Access TV will be able to obtain a grant for Villages in the amount of $32,000.  She will contact the Village Clerk on specifics and any application forms.

 

COURT GRANT RESOLUTION

 

The Village Clerk advised the Board that she is applying for a grant for the Village Court, which includes, security cameras, new chairs and new phone system. 

 

The following resolution was offered for adoption by Mayor Haggerty:

 

RESOLVED by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Munsey Park to authorize the Village Clerk to apply to the State of New York Justice Court Assistance Program for a court grant in the amount of $11,600.00 to assist in the operation of the Village Justice Court.

 

Motion to adopt the foregoing resolutions was made by Trustee Frank DeMento seconded by Trustee Lippmann.

 

 

On roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

 

In favor:        Mayor Sean Haggerty

Deputy Mayor John Lippmann

Trustee Patrick Hance

Trustee Frank J. DeMento

Trustee Jennifer Noone

CIRCA – NORTHERN BLVD.

 

Circa is looking to obtain a conditional use permit to open a jewelry store.  The store will be primarily for individuals who want to sell their jewelry, but can also purchase items.  Motion to issue a special use permit conditioned on the receipt of a written description of the business made by Mayor Haggerty, seconded by Trustee Hance and confirmed by all.  Circa must submit a building application with drawings, insurances and the proper fee. 

 

ROADS UPDATE

 

Trustee Noone advised the Board that the circle at Burnham Place is being repaired.  And she will be meeting with the contractor to go over other areas that need immediate repair. This will make these areas safe and look better.

 

 

Motion to go into executive session made by Mayor Sean Haggerty, seconded by Trustee Frank DeMento and confirmed by all.

 

 

 

 

 

__________________________                 __________________________                                 Sean Haggerty                                             Barbara C. Miller

                       Mayor                                             Village Clerk/Treasurer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

July 6, 2015

 

PRESENT:                                         ABSENT:

Mayor Sean Haggerty

Deputy Mayor John Lippmann                   

Frank J. DeMento

Trustee Patrick M. Hance

Trustee Jennifer Noone                                                        

Robert Morici, Village Attorney

Barbara C. Miller, Clerk/Treasurer

 

The Mayor called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.

 

 

MINUTES for the meeting of June 10, 2015 was approved by all with corrections.

 

CLAIMS for June/July were presented, as detailed in the Abstract of Vouchers in the amount of $43,074.10.  After review, the Board approved all for payment. 

 

JUSTICE REPORT for June, 2015 was submitted and stated revenues in the total amount of $7,188.00.

 

RESOLUTION – MANHASSET-LAKEVILLE WATER DISTRICT

 

WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees on July 8, 2015, addressed the matter of the on-going litigation concerning the planned construction project of the MANHASSET-LAKEVILLE WATER DISTRICT, of an elevated water storage tank and communications facility, within the boundaries of the INCORPORATED VILLAGE OF MUNSEY PARK; 

         

          BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Trustees has decided in the affirmative to retain the services of outside Counsel, to wit: Greenberg Traurig, LLP, to pursue an Appeal of the decision of the Hon. R. Bruce Cozzens, dated June 11, 2015, and duly entered in the office of the County Clerk on June 16, 2015.

 

On a voice vote, this was unanimously approved.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

457 ABBEY ROAD - ZUBLIONIS

 

Mr. & Mrs. Zublionis appeared before the Board requesting permissions to plant perimeter hedges along the side yard of their property.  They presented pictures of their property.  After discussion, the Board members will walk the property and a make a decision in writing.

 

MANHASSET WOODS ROAD & PARK AVENUE

 

Dr. Kendall, principal of the Munsey Park School, contacted Trustee Noone on the safety at the Manhasset Woods Road/ Park Avenue intersection as requested by a resident.  The Village will increase the hash marks on Park Avenue and look into timing of the light with the Town of North Hempstead.  This should help the safety of the children crossing the street.

 

SPEED SIGNS

 

Deputy Mayor Lippmann explained to the Board that the Village is exploring the deployment of two speed signs in the Village.

 

RESIGNATION FROM BOARD OF APPEALS

 

Mayor Sean Haggerty announced the resignation of Matthew Karcic from the Board of Appeals.  The Mayor then appointed Tara Kirkwood to the Board of Appeals filling Mr. Karcic’s remaining term ending April 2017.

 

 

Motion to go into executive session made by Mayor Sean Haggerty, seconded by Trustee Frank DeMento and confirmed by all.

 

 

 

 

 

__________________________                 __________________________                                 Sean Haggerty                                             Barbara C. Miller

                       Mayor                                             Village Clerk/Treasurer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

June 10, 2015

 

PRESENT:                                         ABSENT:

Mayor Sean Haggerty                            Deputy Mayor John Lippmann                   

Trustee Frank J. DeMento

Trustee Patrick M. Hance

Trustee Jennifer Noone                                                        

Robert Morici, Village Attorney

Barbara C. Miller, Clerk/Treasurer

 

The Mayor called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.

 

 

MINUTES for the meeting of May 13, 2015 was approved by all with corrections.

 

CLAIMS for May was presented, as detailed in the Abstract of Vouchers in the amount of $20,907.87.  Claims for June was also present for $43,770.90.  After review, the Board approved all for payment. 

 

JUSTICE REPORT for May, 2015 was submitted and stated revenues in the total amount of $14,417.00.

 

LOCAL LAW #2 - 2015

 

Local Law #2- 2015 entitled “ A Local Law Amending Section 91 of the Village Code regarding penalties for offense under Chapter 91 of the Code of the Inc. Village of Munsey Park.” The Mayor opened the public hearing on the adoption of this local law, and all who wished to be heard, were heard. After review, the hearing was closed on a motion made by Trustee Patrick Hance, seconded by Trustee Jennifer Noone, and unanimously carried. Mayor Sean Haggerty made the motion to adopt Local Law #2 – 2015, which was seconded by Trustee Patrick Hance and confirmed. (A copy of the local law will be annexed to these minutes.)

 

RETAINING WALL – 80 STUART

 

The Village Building Inspector presented to the Board the application from Mr. Giannone, 80 Stuart, to continue his retaining wall.  After review, the Board approved the application to be presented to the Building Inspector for final approval

 

FENCE ALONG NORTHERN BLVD

 

Two residents, Mr.  & Mrs. Ohlmann & Mr. & Mrs. Gainer, appeared before the Board again to see if the Board had any future decision.  They are requesting permission to install a 12 foot fence that resembles a wall.  Mayor Sean Haggerty

 

FENCE – 332 PARK AVENUE

 

Mrs. Lindner, 332 Park, appeared before the Board.  She would like to install a six foot fence along the side of her property.  She is concerned that the neighbor’s children would run onto her property and get injured.  After discussion, the Board did not approve the fence.  Mayor Haggerty suggested that she plant bushes instead.

 

UPDATE OF CODE BOOK

 

Mrs. Mimi Donahue explained to the Board that she is in the processing of reviewing the present codebook and will forward to the Board her suggestions.  She requested that the Village Clerk order her a new updated codebook.  Mayor Sean Haggerty thanked her for all her time on this.

 

339 PARK AVENUE - TREES

 

Dr. Susi advised the Board that he is meeting with Frank Hefferin on Monday – June 22, 2015 to discuss the removal of the Thompson’s trees.  He will report back to the Board after his meeting.  Dr. Susi also explained that he had requested and received the minutes from the April meeting, but that the resolution was not in the minutes.  The Mayor requested that the resolution be annexed to the April, 2015 minutes.  Dr. Susi continued to state that he feels that the Village Clerk’s writing and content of the subjects’ discussed at the meetings are inadequate and too vague.  He would like to see the minutes expended to reflect what really was discussed in full at the meetings.  Mayor Haggerty explained that the Board always review the minutes.

 

Motion to go into executive section made by Mayor Sean Haggerty, seconded by Trustee Patrick Hance and confirmed by all.

 

 

 

 

 

__________________________                 __________________________                                 Sean Haggerty                                             Barbara C. Miller

                       Mayor                                             Village Clerk/Treasurer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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AuthorBarbara Miller

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

May 13, 2015

 

PRESENT:                                         ABSENT:

Mayor Sean Haggerty                            

Deputy Mayor John Lippmann

Trustee Frank J. DeMento

Trustee Patrick M. Hance

Trustee Jennifer Noone                                                        

Robert Morici, Village Attorney

Barbara C. Miller, Clerk/Treasurer

 

The Mayor called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.

 

 

MINUTES for the meeting of April 15, 2015 was approved by all with corrections.

 

CLAIMS for April/May were presented, as detailed in the Abstract of Vouchers in the amount of $94,611.11.  After review, the Board approved all for payment. 

 

JUSTICE REPORT for April, 2015 was submitted and stated revenues in the total amount of $10,232.00.

 

INTRODUCTION LOCAL LAW #2 - 2015

 

The Village Attorney presented to the Board the draft of Local law #2 -2015 a new local law entitled “Amending Chapter 91.”  The Board discussed the proposed local law and it was moved by Trustee Frank DeMento to hold a public hearing for the purpose of adopting such local law on June 10, 2015 at 7:30pm, seconded by Trustee Hance and unanimously carried that a public hearing would be scheduled for June 10, 2015 at 7:30 pm on the Local Law #2 - 2015.

 

Motion made by Trustee Frank DeMento that the adoption of the proposed local law under SEQRA will not result in any significant adverse environmental impact and that the Board make a negative declaration under SEQRA, was seconded by Trustee Hance and unanimously carried. A copy is available at the Village Hall.

 

The Clerk is directed to provide notice of this public hearing as required, and to forward copies of the proposed local law and SEQRA determination to the Nassau County Planning Commission as required by §239-m of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York.

 

 

FENCE – SULLY DRIVE

 

Two residents, Mr.  & Mrs. Ohlmann & Mr. & Mrs. Gainer, appeared before the Board.  They are requesting permission to install a 12 foot fence that resembles a wall.  They presented the Board with a sample.  Mayor Haggerty suggested that the residents go before the Architectural Review Board to seek guidance.

 

SCHOOL WALKWAY

 

Superintendent of the Manhasset Schools, Mr. Cardillo, and principal of the Munsey Park Elementary School, Dr. Kendall appeared before the Board to discuss the use of Village property to construct a walkway that would connect Munsey Park Elementary and the lower parking lot of the Congregational Church.  The school district has applied to Nassau County for a $70,000 grant, but needs to have approval from both the Village and the Congregational Church before they can move forward.  If granted, the school would maintain the sidewalk.  The Board heard the resident’s concerns. Motion to close the hearing made by Trustee DeMento, seconded by Deputy Mayor Lippmann and approved by all.  Motion to allow the Manhasset School District access to construct a walkway across Village property to assist in promoting safe passage for the school children subject to all approvals.

 

MPWC KIDS RUN – JUNE 6, 2015

 

The Munsey Park Women’s Club is requesting to hold a kids fun run on June 6, 2015.  There will need to have road closures. The police have been notified and will be on hand for the run. The Board approved the run.

 

 

APPOINTMENT – BOARD OF APPEALS

 

The Mayor thanked Deborah Miller for her many years of service to the Village of Munsey Park.  The Mayor then appointed Bill Harvey to the Board of Appeals for a five year term.

 

 

5 STRICKLAND - BUSHES

 

Mark Gilbreth appeared before the Board to discuss his bushes located on the side of his house located on Park Avenue.  He wants to plant bushes not on the Village ROW.  Mayor Haggerty offered to come to Mr. Gilbreths property and will discuss it with the other Board members.

 

 

634 PARK AVENUE - GRADING

 

Mrs. Lee appeared before the Board to request that she be able to put her property back to its original state.  She was originally planning to build a retaining wall, but now will not.  Motion for Mrs. Lee to regrade her property back to its original condition approved by all.

 

 

 

Motion to go into executive section made by Deputy Mayor John Lippmann, seconded by Mayor Haggerty and confirmed by all.

 

 

 

__________________________                 __________________________                                 Sean Haggerty                                             Barbara C. Miller

                       Mayor                                             Village Clerk/Treasurer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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AuthorBarbara Miller

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
MARCH 11, 2015

PRESENT:     ABSENT:
Mayor Frank J. DeMento                            
Deputy Mayor Sean Haggerty
Trustee Patrick M. Hance
Trustee Jennifer Noone      
Trustee John Lippmann
Robert Morici, Village Attorney
Barbara C. Miller, Clerk/Treasurer

The Mayor called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.

MINUTES for the meeting of February 11, 2015 was approved by all with corrections.
 
CLAIMS for February/March were presented, as detailed in the Abstract of Vouchers in the amount of $72,122.74.  After review, the Board approved all for payment. 

JUSTICE REPORT for February, 2015 was submitted and stated revenues in the total amount of $5,951.00.

TENTATIVE BUDGET

Trustee Hance explained that the tentative budget is a work in progress and is looking good.  The final budget will be placed on the April agenda as a public hearing.


BONDS

One resolution authorizing the issuance pursuant to Section 90.00 or Section 90.10 of the local finance law of refunding bonds of the Village of Munsey Park, Nassau County, New York, to be designated substantially “Public Improvement Refunding (serial) Bonds”, and providing for other matters in relation thereto. (original attached to these minutes)

The Board is looking to adopt two resolutions.  One resolution is authorizing the constructions of improvements to and reconstruction of roads throughout and in and for the Village of Munsey Park, Nassau County, New York, at a maximum estimated cost of $1,000,000 and authorizing the issuance of $1,000,000 bonds of said village to pay the cost there of. (Original attached to these minutes)

 

 

FENCE – 324 PARK AVENUE

Dr. Nijarian presented to the Board his survey indicating that the fence is not on his property by 0.2 inches.  The Building Inspector explained that the fence was installed without a permit and is over the maximum height of 4’6” per the Village Code.  After discussion, Dr. Nijarian believed that it would be easier for him to just remove the fence. The fence must be removed by September 11, 2015.

SIGNAGE – 1649 NORTHERN BLVD.

Michael Jones, owner of J. Michaels, is requesting permission to install awnings with black background and yellow printing.  The Mayor suggested black background with white lettering.  Trustee Lippmann believes that the awnings are not within the standards of The Village of Munsey Park.  While the awnings were approved by the Building Advisory Committee, the Board of Trustees can and will override the decision.  The awnings are not appropriate.  Trustee Noone suggested that Michael Jones come to the Board with other suggestions as to location and design for signage for his store.

BUILDING DEPARTMENT SOFTWARE

The Village Clerk explained to the Board the present building department software is outdated and is not supported.  Jeff Francheitti, Village Technology Consultant, reviewed three different software’s and believes that “Checklist” will work for the Village.  Trustee Lippmann would like to review the software and possibly other companies.  The Deputy Clerk spoke to the Board of her concern that the building department will get very busy and that the present software may not continue to be accurate.  Deputy Mayor Haggerty requested that this be placed on the May agenda.

339 PARK AVENUE - TREES

Dr. Susi requested if a decision was made concerning the two trees on the Thompson property.  Trustee Hance explained that he just heard from the independent arborist and will have the report and decision ready for the April meeting.

 
Motion to go into executive section made by Trustee John Lippmann, seconded by Mayor Frank DeMento and confirmed by all.

 

__________________________       __________________________                                 Frank J. DeMento          Barbara C. Miller
                       Mayor                                             Village Clerk/Treasurer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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