MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
July 10, 2013
Mayor Frank J. DeMento Trustee Matthew Seidner
Deputy Mayor Sean Haggerty
Trustee Patrick M. Hance
Trustee Susan Auriemma
Christopher Prior, 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 26, 2013 were approved.
CLAIMS for June/July were presented, as detailed in the Abstract of Vouchers in the amount of $70,159.71. After review, the Board approved all for payment.
JUSTICE REPORT for June, 2013 was submitted and stated revenues in the total amount of $9,655.00
LOCAL LAW # 5- 2013
Local Law #5- 2013 entitled “ A Local Law Revising Section 96-6 of the Village Code Regarding Fees and Deposits for a Filming Permit.” 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 Frank DeMento, seconded by Trustee Susan Auriemma, and unanimously carried. Mayor Frank DeMento made the motion to adopt Local Law #5 – 2013, which was seconded by Deputy Mayor Sean Haggerty and confirmed. (A copy of the local law will be annexed to these minutes.)
GAS CONVERSATION/CENTRAL AIR CONDITIONING
The Deputy Mayor advised the Board that he and the building Inspector went over the bids that were presented. The range of bids was from $12,400 to $60,000. On a motion made by Deputy Mayor to rejected all the bids, seconded by Mayor Frank DeMento and confirmed by all. The Mayor made a motion to have the Deputy Mayor renegotiate the price of the gas conversation/new air conditioning at a maximum $12,500, seconded by Trustee Patrick Hance and confirmed by all.
CERTIFICATE OF DESIGNATION OF NOTICE OF CLAIM
Now legislature wants the Village to designate that the Secretary of State of the State of New York as its agent upon whom a Notice of Claim against the public corporation may be served. The Village Attorney advised thee Board that the designee in almost all cases is the village clerk. On a motion made by Mayor Frank DeMento, seconded by Deputy Mayor Sean Haggerty to designate the village clerk to which the Secretary of State shall transmit a copy of the Notice of Claim served upon the Secretary of State as the Public Corporation’s agent for the Village of Munsey Park and approved by all.
FIRE HYDRANT IMPROVEMENT UPDATE
The Deputy Mayor advised the Board that the Manhasset-Lakeville Water District has not yet started updating the fire hydrants. He will keep the Board abreast of any updates.
TRUSTEE SUSAN AURIEMMA
Trustee Susan Auriemma discussed with the Board the merging of the e-mails that the web site has received along with the e-mails that Trustee Hance has into the Port Washington Emergency Alert. This would make sure that everyone will be notified of any emergenciy and not be omitted
INTRODUCTION OF LOCAL LAW #6 – 2013
The Village Attorney presented to the Board the draft of Local law #6- 2013 a local law entitled “A Local Law to amend Chapter 172 and 173 of the Village Code of Munsey Park, regarding registration of trees and licensing of arborist.” The Board discussed the proposed local law and it was moved by Mayor Frank J. DeMento, seconded by Trustee Patrick Hance and unanimously carried that a public hearing would be scheduled for September 11, 2013, at 7:30pm on the Local Law #6 -2013.
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 makes a negative declaration under SEQRA, was seconded by Mayor Frank 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 as may be required by law.
There being no further business, the meeting was declared adjourned at 9:55pm.
Frank J. DeMento
Barbara C. Miller