MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
February 10, 2016
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.
The Mayor introduced and congratulated James C. McInnis on his twenty-seven years of service to the Village of Munsey Park and on his recent retirement. “With mixed emotions, the Village congratulates Jim on his retirement, serving Village residents with a level of dedication and professionalism we all have come to admire” The Mayor presented Mr. McInnis with a citation and an engraved watch. Also present was Town of North Hempstead Chief of Staff, Cindy Cardinal, Councilwoman Dina De Giorgio and Town Clerk, Wayne Wink who also honored Mr. McInnis with citations.
MINUTES for the meeting of January 13, 2016 was approved by all with corrections.
CLAIMS for January/February were presented, as detailed in the Abstract of Vouchers in the amount of $25,638.04. After review, the Board approved all for payment.
JUSTICE REPORT for January, 2016 was submitted and stated revenues in the total amount of $14,638.00.
INTRODUCTION OF LOCAL LAW #2 -2016 – “CODE OF ETHICS”
The Village Attorney presented to the Board the draft of Local law #2 –2016 “A local law to establish chapter 27 for the Code of Ethics.” The Board discussed the proposed local law and it was moved by Mayor Sean Haggerty to hold a public hearing for the purpose of adopting such local law on March 9, 2016 at 7:30pm, seconded by Deputy Mayor John Lippmann and unanimously carried.
Motion made by Mayor Sean Haggerty 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 Jennifer Noone, 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.
DERUCCI – NORTHERN BOULEVARD - SIGNS
Michael Colamussi from North Shore Neon Sign Company sought approval for the signage for the new store on Northern Boulevard. Initially, the applicant was to place four signs on the building, but decided to only place the signs on the West and East corners of the building with the name “DeRucci”. They also requested that existing pylon sign contain the name DeRucci. Motion made by Mayor Sean Haggerty, seconded by Trustee Frank DeMento to approve the signage on the building as described with white background and black lettering and the existing pylon sign with the name DeRucci approved by all.
Mayor Sean Haggerty advised the Board that due to the recent burglaries Nassau County will be providing extra enforcement.
Motion to go into executive session made by Deputy Mayor John Lippmann, seconded by Mayor Sean Haggerty and confirmed by all.