MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
December 11, 2013
Mayor Frank J. DeMento
Deputy Mayor Sean Haggerty
Trustee Patrick M. Hance
Trustee Susan Auriemma
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 13, 2013 were approved.
CLAIMS for November/December were presented, as detailed in the Abstract of Vouchers in the amount of $189,526.85. There was also a budget adjustment for $16,539.80. After review, the Board approved all for payment.
JUSTICE REPORT for November, 2013 was submitted and stated revenues in the total amount of $7443.00.
APPLICATION TO INSTALL BASKETBALL HOOP was requested by Mr. Evan Mandery, 192 Munsey Place. He is requesting permission to install a free standing basketball hoop within the Village right of way along the curb. After a lengthy discussion, the Board denied the basketball hoop as requested.
APPLICATION #7320 – 5 STRICKLAND PLACE
T. J. Costello, architect for the Gilbreths is requesting to regrade their property and to install a two-foot wall that will prevent runoff from reaching the southerly elevation of the residence. The Village Building Inspector reviewed the plans and noticed that the wall would be intruding well beyond the setbacks. Motion made by Mayor DeMento, seconded by Trustee Hance to deny the application and approved by all. Application is denied.
CONFLICT OF INTEREST
Mr. John Towers addressed the Board in regards to his letter dated December 1, 2013. He believes that there is a conflict involving Trustee Patrick Hance with voting on the subdivision that is before the Board, Trustee Hance’s wife works for Daniel Gayle and is the agency representing the seller of the lot. Mayor DeMento explained that the Board will forward Mr. Tower’s letter to the Ethics committee.
CHAIRMAN OF ETHICS COMMITTEE
WHEREAS, a meeting of the Board of Trustees was held on Wednesday, December 11, 2013, to discuss the appointment of Blaine Klusky, as Chairman of the Ethics Committee for Inc. Village of Munsey Park, and
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the resolution to approve the appointment of Blaine Klusky as Chairman of the Ethics Committee, was adopted as follows:
Mayor Frank DeMento - AYE
Deputy Mayor Sean Haggerty - AYE
Trustee Patrick Hance - AYE
Trustee Jennifer Noone - AYE
Trustee Susan Auriemma - AYE
NEW PERSONNEL POLICY
Mayor Frank DeMento presented the Board with a draft of changes to the present personnel policy. In the past employees gained additional vacation days based on years of service and also had unlimited sick and personal days. After a lengthy discussion it was agreed that full-time employees will receive 15 days of vacation during a calendar year with an addition 5 days being giving to Lee Regan and Jim McInnis for 2014 only. Each employee will also receive 5 sick days and 5 personal days during a calendar year. Should additional sick time or personnel time be needed, permission would come from the Mayor or the Village Clerk. Motion to approve the new personnel policy made by Trustee Noone, seconded by Trustee Hance and approved by all.
NEW COURT DAYS
Mayor Frank DeMento advised the Board that he met with Judge Turano and the prosecuting attorney; Laura Dilimetin concerning changing the conference/trial dates from the mornings to the same evenings as the arraignment. This way the individual only has to come to court once rather than two times. The scheduled dates so far are January 6, February 3 and March 3, 2014 at 6:30pm.
There being no further business, the meeting was declared adjourned at 9:15pm.
Frank DeMento Barbara C. Miller