MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
                                   September 14, 2016


PRESENT:     ABSENT:

Mayor Sean Haggerty   
Deputy Mayor Frank J. DeMento
Trustee John Lippmann
Trustee Jennifer Noone
Trustee Patrick Hance       
Robert Morici, Village Attorney
Barbara C. Miller, Clerk/Treasurer

The Mayor called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.

MOMENT OF SILENCE for the Munsey Park residents who lost their lives on
September 11, 2001:  Thomas Burke, Paul R. Casio, James Connor
Joseph J. Dickey, Jr., John F. Iskyan, Timothy C. Kelly and Frank Salvaterra.

MINUTES for the meeting of July 13, 2016 was approved by all with corrections.
 
CLAIMS for July/August/September were presented, as detailed in the Abstract of Vouchers
in the amount of $144,721.36.  After review, the Board approved all for payment. 

JUSTICE REPORT for August, 2016 was submitted and stated revenues in the total
amount of $4,794.00. 

RESOLUTION – “APPOINTMENTS”

WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees on September 14, 2016, addressed the matter of
certain appointments of the Mayor of the Incorporated Village of Munsey Park.
WHEREAS, the Mayor referred to various sections of the Village Law of the State
of New York and the Zoning Ordinance for the Village of Munsey Park concerning
the action to be taken.
BE IT RESOLVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees serve without compensation
for the 2016/2017 fiscal year and,
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that pursuant to §4-400 of the Village Law of the State
of New York, the Board of Trustees approves the following appointments by the Mayor:
ANTHONY S. DIPROPERZIO, be re-appointed BUILDING INSPECTOR for a term expiring
on the first Monday of April, 2017.
PATRICIA MILLER, be re-appointed ACTING JUSTICE for a term expiring on the first
Monday of April, 2017;
ROBERT MORICI, MORICI & MORICI, LLP, be re-appointed VILLAGE ATTORNEY for a term
expiring on the first Monday of April, 2017;
LAURA DILIMETIN, be re-appointed prosecutor for a term expiring on the first Monday
of April, 2017.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the firm of SATTY, LEVINE & CIACCO, CPAs, be re-appointed
to provide accounting services and the Village’s yearly audit for a term expiring
on the first Monday of April, 2017; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that THE MANHASSET TIMES, a newspaper published in Manhasset
Town of North Hempstead, be, and hereby is, designated OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER for the
official year 2016-2017, pursuant to §4-412 of the Village Law of the State
of New York; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that First National Bank of Long Island is hereby designated
the OFFICIAL DEPOSITORY for the current official year and that the Clerk-Treasurer
be authorized to deposit funds as outlined in the Investment Policy adopted by the
Board of Trustees on January 14, 1987 and amended June 12, 1996; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that meeting dates for the remainder of the 2016/2017
official year are as follows:
October 12, 2016, November 9, 2016, December 14, 2016, January 11, 2017,
February 8, 2017 and March 15, 2017.
Pursuant to §4-400 of the Village Law of the State of New York, Mayor Sean Haggerty
appoints FRANK DeMENTO as Deputy Mayor for the 2016-2017 Official Year.
The forgoing resolution was moved by Mayor Sean Haggerty and seconded
by Trustee Jennifer Noone, and adopted as follows:
 Sean Haggerty, Mayor   - Aye
 Frank DeMento, Deputy Mayor - Aye
 Patrick Hance, Trustee  - Aye
 Jennifer Noone. Trustee  - Aye
 John Lippmann, Trustee  - Aye
   

 

 


RESOLUTION: “TREE, SHRUBS, BUSHES APPLICATION”

WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees on September 14, 2016, addressed the matter
of the handling of applications to the Village with regard to trees, shrubs
bushes and other front yard plantings.
WHEREAS, based upon the powers and authorities vested in the ‘Tree Committee’
under Chapter 172 of the Village Code of the Incorporated Village of Munsey Park,
the Board of Trustees hereby finds and determines that the 3 member committee,
appointed by the Board of Trustees, is uniquely situated to act as an advisory
committee to the Board of Trustees with regard to the placement and planting of trees
shrubs, bushes and all other front yard plantings within the village.
BE IT RESOLVED, that all such matters will be referred to the Tree Committee,
whereby a non-binding advisory opinion will be rendered to the Board of Trustees,
which will then render its determination on such issues independently and in their
own discretion.
 NOW THEREFORE, that the Board of Trustees of the Incorporated Village
of Munsey Park and has resolved to refer all issues with regard to the placement
and planting of trees, shrubs, bushes and all other front yard plantings within
the village to the Tree Committee, by a vote of 5 to 0,
The forgoing resolution was moved by Trustee John Lippmann and seconded
by Trustee Jennifer Noone, and adopted as follows:
 Sean Haggerty, Mayor   - Aye
 Frank DeMento, Deputy Mayor - Aye
 Patrick Hance, Trustee  - Aye
 Jennifer Noone, Trustee  - Aye
 John Lippmann, Trustee  - Aye

BUILDING ADVISORY COMMITTEE APPEAL – RYAN MILLER

Pat O’Neill, Architect, for the Millers169 Kensett Road, is making an application
to appeal the decision from the Building Advisory Committee (BAC) to place brick
on the side of the house on the second floor.  Originally, the house had siding
and the Millers would prefer to put back the siding.  Ms. O’Neill presented pictures
of the house prior to construction and during construction.  The Board decided to hold
off on a decision pending having all Board members visit the site.

STOP SIGN ON KENSETT ROAD

Mr. Miller addressed the Board concerning having a “STOP” sign installed
on Kensett to calm the traffic.  Mr. Boone from 160 Kensett, called the village
clerk to advise thathe was unable to attend the trustee meeting and was against
the placement of the “STOP” sign.  Mr. Boone requested that this meeting
be adjourned until surrounding residents can attend.  Mayor Haggerty informed
the Millers that since the Board members would be at the house to look at the façade
and will review the road concerning a new “STOP” sign.

BLOCK PARTY – RIDGE CRESCENT SOUTH OF RYDER

Becky Tountas, 174 Ryder, is requesting a block party on September 25, 2016
from 3:00pm – 8:00pm.  In her request, she stated that “the majority of the
residents have approved the party” Mayor Haggerty requested that she obtain
all the names of addresses of those residents in approval of the block party.
The Board approves the block party on the condition that the Village office
receives all the names prior to the September date.

Motion to go into executive session made by Mayor Sean Haggerty, seconded
by Trustee John Lippmann and confirmed by all.
 

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