MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
January 13, 2016
Trustee Frank J. DeMento
Mayor Sean Haggerty
Trustee Patrick M. Hance
Deputy Mayor John Lippmann
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 December 9, 2015 was approved by all with corrections.
CLAIMS for December/January were presented, as detailed in the Abstract of Vouchers in the amount of $116,322.12. After review, the Board approved all for payment.
JUSTICE REPORT for December, 2015 was submitted and stated revenues in the total amount of $8,014.00.
LOCAL LAW #1 -2016 – “OVERRIDE OF TAX LEVY LIMIT”
The Village Attorney presented to the Board the Local law #1 –2016 “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 Mayor Sean Haggerty, seconded by Deputy Mayor John Lippmann, and unanimously carried. Mayor Sean Haggerty made the motion to adopt Local Law #1 – 2016, which was seconded by Trustee Jennifer Noone and confirmed. (A copy of the local law will be annexed to these minutes.)
GENERATOR – VILLAGE HALL
The Village Clerk presented to the Board the four bids for the generator for Village Hall. After review and discussion a motion was made by Deputy Mayor John Lippmann, seconded by Trustee Jennifer Noone to approve the most qualified bidder using a Generac generator as Systematic at a cost of $15,750.00 and approved by all.
MANHASSET BAY PROTECTION COMMITTEE
Village Attorney explained to the Board of the importance of the Manhasset
Bay protection Committee. Its assists the Village information put on
the Village’s stormwater report and relies on the Town of North Hempstead
for education, pamphlets and cleanup events. On a motion made by Deputy Mayor
John Lippmann, seconded by Trustee Jennifer Noone and approved by all to join
the Manhasset Bay Protection Committee at a cost of $1,500.00 per year.
The Mayor and Board of Trustees approved Barbara Burke and Marie Luvchuck
to again be the election inspectors for the March election at a cost of $90.00 each.
COOK – 595 HUNT LANE – REGRADING
The Mayor and Board of Trustees reviewed the site plan presented to them.
The Village Building Inspector explained that the regrading would take place
along with a small retaining wall. Trustee Jennifer Noone was concerned about
the close proximity to the neighbor and requested that the correct distance
between the house be maintained. The Board requested that bushes be planted
to hide the retaining wall. The Building Inspector will make the corrections
and get back to the resident.
SMITH - 128 RYDER – “NO OUTLET SIGN”
The Smiths from 128 Ryder are requesting a “No Outlet” sign at the end of Ryder.
Many times trucks and cars go down the road not knowing that there is a wall at the end.
The area to turn around is extremely tight. After discussion, the Board approved
the sign provided that the resident near where the sign will be placed
write a letter indicating that they agree to have the sign placed on their property.
Motion to go into executive session made by Mayor Sean Haggerty, seconded by Trustee John Lippmann and confirmed by all.