MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
January 14, 2015
Mayor Frank J. DeMento Trustee Patrick M. Hance
Deputy Mayor Sean Haggery
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 December 10, 2014 was approved by all with corrections.
CLAIMS for December/January were presented, as detailed in the Abstract of Vouchers in the amount of $69,167.61. After review, the Board approved all for payment.
JUSTICE REPORT for December, 2014 was submitted and stated revenues in the total amount of $13,116.00.
LOCAL LAW #1 - 2015
Local Law #1 –2015 entitled “A Local Law Amending Section A208-1 of the Village Code, enumerating the Schedule of Fees for the 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 Mayor Frank DeMento, seconded by Deputy Mayor Sean Haggerty, and unanimously carried. Trustee Jennifer Noone made the motion to adopt Local Law #1 – 2015, which was seconded by Trustee John Lippmann and confirmed. (A copy of the local law will be annexed to these minutes.)
SUB-DIVISION – VILLAGE OF FLOWER HILL
Erin A. Sidaras, attorney for Farrell Fritz, made application on behalf of Barco Realty Port, LLC, to subdivide property located in the Village of Flower Hill. Pursuant to Article XVI 1610(2) of the Nassau County Charter governing subdivision plats, villages within 300 feet of the proposed subdivision boundary must be notified. After review, the Village Attorney directed the Village Clerk, that Ms. Sidaras must make a formal sub-divion application with the Village of Munsey Park’s Planning Board. If the application is received, it can be placed on the agenda for February 11, 2015.
105 REMINGTON – RETAINING WALL
Architect Woijciech Oktawie, made application to build a new retaining wall at the rear of the property at 105 Remington Road due to change in the grade. The owners are planning to renovate their house and the retaining wall is needed due to existing and proposed changes to the grade. Motion to approve the change in grade made by Mayor Frank DeMento, seconded by Trustee John Lippmann and approved by all.
812 HUNT LANE – FENCE
Mrs. Mastrodi purchased her home two years ago and would like to legalize the fence in her backyard. After discussion, motion made by Mayor Frank DeMento to remove the fence, seconded by Deputy Mayor Sean Haggerty and confirmed by all.
After discussion, the Mayor and Board of Trustees decided to change the official newspaper for the Village of Munsey Park from the Manhasset Press to the ManhassetTimes for the remainder of the official year 2014-2015.
POSITIONS AVAILABLE FOR SUB-COMMITTEES
Trustee Jennifer Noone announced that positions are available for committees for beautification, finance and legal with a focus on updating the code. Please contact her if interested.
VILLAGE HALL SECURITY
The Village Clerk advised the Board that there had been an incident at the Village Hall concerning an irate individual whose license was suspended. His demeanor became hostile and aggressive and the police were called. The Village Clerk would like to look into a Dutch door for the office as well as a camera for the Northern Boulevard entrance. A motion was made by Mayor Frank DeMento to look into the purchase of both, seconded by Deputy Mayor Sean Haggerty and confirmed by all.
Motion to go into executive section made by Trustee Jennifer Noone, seconded by Mayor Frank DeMento and confirmed by all.
__________________________ __________________________ Frank J. DeMento Barbara C. Miller
Mayor Village Clerk/Treasurer