MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
February 8, 2017
Mayor Sean Haggerty
Deputy Mayor Frank DeMento
Trustee Patrick Hance
Trustee John Lippmann
Trustee Jennifer Noone
Paul Pepper, Village Attorney
Barbara C. Miller, Clerk/Treasurer
The Mayor called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.
MINUTES for the meeting of January 11, 2017 was approved by all with corrections.
CLAIMS for January/February were presented, as detailed in the Abstract of Vouchers in the amount of $74,475.96. After review, the Board approved all for payment.
JUSTICE REPORT for January, 2017 was submitted and stated revenues in the total amount of $7,189.00.
PETER MCGUGGART – 29 STUART
Mr. McGuggart appeared to request information concerning the timeline on when there will be a decision on the neighbor’s tree. The Mayor stated that this situation is complicated and it is presently being reviewed by the Village Attorney. As soon as a decision is made, Mr. McGuggart will be notified.
CREDIT CARD FOR VILLAGE
The Village Clerk explained to the Board that she is using her credit card to pay for the web site and that the Mayor is using his credit card for the village email account. The Mayor asked the village clerk to look into purchasing a credit card to use in the above two accounts. The Village Clerk also needs to get an account from the Mayor on what he personally has spent, so the village can reimburse him.
WHEREAS, a meeting of the Board of Trustees was held on Wednesday, February 8, 2017, to authorize the purchase of a credit card from First National Bank of Long Island at an maximum credit of $5,000, and
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the resolution to authorize Barbara C. Miller to purchase the credit card and be the authorize signer, was adopted as follows:
Mayor Sean Haggerty - Aye
Deputy Mayor Frank DeMento - Aye
Trustee Patrick Hance - Aye
Trustee Jennifer Noone - Aye
Trustee John Lippmann - Aye
Trustee Noone presented to the Board four proposals for engineering services for the repaving of Inness Place. Some residents from Inness Place were also in attendance to express their concern over the street. State money from Chips will be able to pay for most, if not all of the construction expense of Inness and the Village will be required to pay for the engineering fees. The road strategy is to begin repaving the worst roads in the Village, starting with Inness. Trustee Noone presented quotes to the board from four engineering firms - D & B Engineering, Cashin Associates, Sidney Bowne and James Antonelli, P.C.
After discussion, a motion was made by Trustee Noone for the Village to engage an engineer to prepare the design, bid and construction phases of Inness Place, seconded by Deputy Mayor DeMento and affirmed by Trustee Lippmann. Mayor Haggerty and Trustee Hance voted “NO”.
Motion to go into executive session made by Mayor Sean Haggerty, seconded by Trustee John Lippmann and confirmed by all.
Motion to come out of executive session made by Deputy DeMento, seconded by Trustee Lippmann and confirmed by all.
Motion to approve James Antonelli, PC as the lowest responsible bidder at a cost not to exceed $17,160.00 made by Trustee Noone, seconded by Deputy Mayor DeMento and approved by all.
Motion to close the public meeting made by Trustee Hance, seconded by Deputy Mayor DeMento and confirmed by all.