MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
July 13, 2016
Mayor Sean Haggerty Trustee Jennifer Noone
Deputy Mayor Frank J. DeMento
Trustee John Lippmann
Trustee Patrick Hance
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 June 8, 2016 was approved by all with corrections.
CLAIMS for June/July were presented, as detailed in the Abstract of Vouchers
in the amount of $105,477.06. After review, the Board approved all for payment.
JUSTICE REPORT for June, 2016 was submitted and stated revenues in the total
amount of $7,755.00.
RESOLUTION – “DRIVER ADMINISTRATIVE FEE”
Village Attorney, Paul Pepper, advised the Board in the change of Vehicle
and Traffic Law 1804 pertaining to a change in charging an administration fee
to those tickets that are dismissed.
WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees of the Incorporated Village of Munsey Park
on July 13, 2016, addressed the matter of a ‘Driver Administrative Fee’, with
regard to matters before the Village Court of the Incorporated Village of
Munsey Park (hereinafter referred to as the “Village”).
WHEREAS, based upon the powers and authorities vested in the Village, in accordance
with New York State Vehicle & Traffic Law Section1804 and considering the financial
burden of operating the Village Court for the benefit and safety of the residents of
the Village and the public at large,
BE IT RESOLVED, In addition to any other fine or sentence imposed by the Village Court
an administrative fee of thirty ($30.00) dollars shall be assessed for each traffic
violation or infraction, other than a parking ticket under §188-1 of this Code, of
which has been adjudicated to a final disposition of ‘guilty’ or for which each
such person or entity has been found liable.
NOW THEREFORE, that the Board of Trustees of the Incorporated Village of Munsey Park
and has resolved to enact a ‘Driver Administrative Fee’, as described herein by a
vote of4 to 0,
The forgoing resolution was moved by Mayor Sean Haggerty and seconded by
Deputy Mayor Frank DeMento, and adopted as follows:
Sean Haggerty, Mayor - Aye
Frank DeMento, Deputy Mayor - Aye
Patrick Hance, Trustee - Aye
Jennifer Noone, Trustee - Absent
John Lippmann, Trustee - Aye
STANDARD WORK DAY – VILLAGE JUSTICE
The Village Clerk had received an inquiry from the New York State Comptroller that
the Village had never submitted a standard workday for the Village Justice.
A report must be filed along with a resolution passed by the Board of trustees
no later than August 31, 2016.
WHERE AS, a meeting of the Board of Trustees was held on Wednesday, July 13, 2016,
to enact the standard work day hours for the Village Justice pursuant to
State regulation (Title 2NYCRR Part 315.4),
WHERE AS, the standard work day for the Village Justice of the Village
of Munsey Park as one (1) day per month at 7.5 hours, and
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that upon motion by Mayor Sean Haggerty
to adopt the foregoing resolution and seconded by Trustee Patrick Hance
and unanimously carried.
Mayor Sean Haggerty - Aye
Deputy Mayor Frank DeMento - Aye
Trustee Patrick Hance - Aye
Trustee Jennifer Noone - Absent
Trustee John Lippmann - Aye
Motion to go into executive session made by Mayor Sean Haggerty, seconded
by Trustee John Lippmann and confirmed by all.