MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING
OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
held on November 8, 2017
Deputy Mayor John Lippmann Mayor Frank DeMento
Trustee Patrick Hance
Trustee Jennifer Noone
Trustee Lawrence Ceriello
Robert Morici, Village Attorney
Paul Pepper, Village Attorney
The meeting was called to Order by Deputy Mayor John Lippmann at 7:32pm.
The meeting was opened with the reciting of the Pledge of Allegiance, led by the Board of Trustees.
The Deputy Mayor mentioned a ceremony renaming a portion of Port Washington Boulevard in honor of Sgt. James “Jimmy” Regan, a U.S. Army Ranger who grew up in Manhasset and died in combat in Iraq, to be held on November 9th, 2017.
RESOLUTION DESIGNATING POLLING PLACE AND HOURS OF POLLS
Deputy Mayor John Lippmann offered the following resolution and moved for its adoption:
WHEREAS, the next General Election for 2 Trustees and Village Justice for the Incorporated Village of Munsey Park, will be held on Tuesday, March 18, 2015; and
WHEREAS, Section 15-104 (3) (b) of the Election Law of the State of New York states that the Village Board of Trustees must designate by Resolution the polling place in each election district, and the hours during which polls are open;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED:
That the one (1) polling place in the Village of Munsey Park will be in the Village Hall, 1777 Northern Boulevard, Manhasset, New York 11030; and
Polls will be open for the General Village Election to be held on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, between the hours of 12 noon and 9:00 pm.
AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Village Clerk is authorized to publish a Notice stating the polling place and the hours polls will be open at least sixty (60) days prior to the General Village Election. The foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Trustee Jennifer Noone and unanimously adopted by all present Trustees.
Trustee Lawrence Ceriello:
Trustee Ceriello reported to the Board and the residents in attendance on the ongoing discussion of tree maintenance within the Village as well as the ongoing discussion within the Village concerning the proposal of a Local Law concerning bamboo in the near future.
The meeting was opened to public for Public Comment:
James McGivney: Mr. McGivney sought an update on the Board’s consideration of a correspondence he sent to the Villge concerning Trees and Tree Pruning.
Vince Syracuse: Mr. Syracuse took to the floor to discuss the issue of the possible Local Law concerning bamboo within the Village, as well as trees and tree pruning.
A Motion to enter executive session to discuss specific personnel matters within the Village was made by Trustee Ceriello, seconded by Trustee Noone and unanimously approved at 7:55pm.
A Motion by Deputy Mayor John Lippmann to exit Executive Session and close the Meeting was seconded by Trustee Patrick Hance and unanimously carried at 8:20 p.m.