MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
February 12, 2014
- 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 January 8, 2014 were tabled until the March meeting.
CLAIMS for January/February were presented, as detailed in the Abstract of Vouchers in the amount of $116,913.92. After review, the Board approved all for payment.
JUSTICE REPORT for January 2014 was submitted and stated revenues in the total amount of $9,365.00.
LOCAL LAW #1 – 2014
Local Law #1 –2014 entitled “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 Trustee Patrick Hance, seconded by Deputy Mayor Sean Haggerty, and unanimously carried. Trustee Patrick Hance made the motion to adopt Local Law #1 – 2014, which was seconded by Deputy Mayor Sean Haggerty and confirmed. (A copy of the local law will be annexed to these minutes.)
LOCAL LAW #2 – 2014
Local Law #2 –2014 entitled “A Local Law to Amend Section 200-41© Regarding Basketball Nets”. Trustee Patrick Hance 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 Jennifer Noone, seconded by Mayor Frank DeMento, and unanimously carried. Trustee Jennifer Noone made the motion to adopt Local Law #2 – 2014, which was seconded by Mayor Frank DeMento and confirmed. (A copy of the local law will be annexed to these minutes.)
COMMANDING OFFICER – 3RD PRECINCT
Inspector Sean McCarthy of the 3rd precinct appeared before the Board to discuss the recent burglaries in the Village. Most of the situations involve car doors or houses left unlocked. He requested that everyone be diligent and lock all their doors. If you are away stop your mail and tell your neighbors to keep an eye on your house. He also said that everyone if they see something no matter what it is should dial 911. The Mayor asked the Inspector about the camera readers for license plates. Inspector McCarthy explained they did work well, but were extremely expensive. Right now, he recommended getting the word out on how to protect you valuables
TREE PERMIT APPLICATION
Mr. & Mrs. Vince Syracuse, 76 Trumbull Road, spoke to the Board concerning their application to prune a tree on their property. Mr. Syracuse explained that the Village made a mistake allowing his neighbor to prune the Syracuse’s tree without permission. He is requesting that the Village waive the fee and pay for the pruning. The Board requested to speak with the Syracuse’s after the meeting.
The Village Clerk advised the Board that in the past the election inspectors were paid $90.00 for the day. On a motion made by Mayor Frank DeMento, seconded by Deputy Mayor Sean Haggerty to approve to pay the election inspectors $90.00 for the election scheduled for March 18, 2014 and confirmed by all.
Mr. Boyle, attorney for the Dailey Estate, believes that the Planning Board is requesting materials that have nothing to do with the actual sub-division application. The Village Attorney said that he has spoken with the applicant’s attorney and the Planning Board is waiting for pertinent needed documentation to proceed.
There being no further business, the meeting was declared adjourned at 9:30pm.
Frank DeMento Barbara C. Miller