MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
May 13, 2015
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.
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