Board Of Trustees – May 24, 2012

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Minutes of the regular meeting of the Village of Nyack Board of Trustees held at 7:30pm on Thursday, May 24th,  2012 at Nyack Village Hall, 9 N. Broadway, Nyack New York

 

Hon. Jen Laird-White:

PRESENT:                  Jen Laird-White                                  Mayor 

Steve Knowlton                                  Trustee/Deputy Mayor

Louise Parker                                      Trustee                                                 

Marie Lorenzini                                  Trustee

Doug Foster                                        Trustee

 

ALSO PRESENT:                  Walter Sevastian                                 Village Attorney

Jim Politi                                             Village Administrator

                                    Mary E. White                                                Village Clerk   

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ADOPTION OF MINUTES  

            Regular meeting –May 10, 2012

Moved by Trustee Lorenzini, seconded by Trustee Knowlton to approve minutes as presented.  Motion passed by unanimous vote.

           

PUBLIC COMMENT (3 minute limit per person)

 

The following person also spoke during Public Comment:

Barbara Noyes publically ‘thanked’ the Board for the ongoing support of the annual Penguin Plunge.

Quenetta Gulifield (Tenant Rep/Waldron Terrace) inquired as to the status of the Breakfast  program and what funding may be available.  Mayor Laird-White will meet with her in the next few days for further discussion on this matter.

 

 REPORTS TO THE BOARD  

Orangetown Police Department

            ‘New Parking rules’ meeting report    

Village Administrator

Procurement Policy

Amended policy approved with a motion from Trustee Parker, seconded by Trustee Knowlton.  Motion passed by unanimous vote.

Signage proposal report (Teubner)

MS-4 Annual report

Trustee Knowlton moved, Trustee Parker seconded motion approving Brooker Engineering proposal to prepare said report.  Motion passed unanimously.

Fireworks

Trustee Lorenzini made a motion to award Garden State Fireworks the contract ($9,000) for the Village fireworks display to be held Wednesday, July 4th, 2012.  Trustee Knowlton seconded the motion and it passed unanimously.

O & R Utilities report

            Alternate side parking signage report

 Village Treasurer

            Treasurer’s report (March 2012)

            Budget Transfer requests

Trustee Parker moved to approved recommended budget transfers with the exception of $21,250

  (Planner).  Trustee Knowlton seconded the motion and it passed unanimously.

Village Attorney

            Audit response to NYS Comptroller

-At 8:17pm, Trustee Knowlton moved, Trustee Parker seconded request for Executive Session to discuss a matter of litigation.  Motion passed unanimously

Parking Authority

J. Donnellan proposed an early renewal of his existing lease (slip contract) for the Marina (houseboat).  After discussion, Trustee Knowlton moved to offer a 3yr renewal/2yr mutual option (rent stable) to Mr. Donnellan.  Trustee Lorenzini seconded the motion which passed unanimously.  The Village Attorney will draft renewal lease.  Motion passed unanimously.

Village Clerk

 

PUBLIC HEARING (if any)

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS  

Public Works & Building

Infrastructure

Trustee Knowlton reported on:

            55 Catherine Street project

Economic Development – No report

Information Technology – No report

 Residential

Trustee Knowlton made a motion to approve ‘free parking’ (Artopee lot only- May 12th) in connection with the African American Day Parade/Festival.  Trustee Lorenzini seconded the motion which passed unanimously.

 Housing – No report

 Inter-Governmental Relations – No report

Parks & Recreation – No report

Tappan Zee Bridge – No report

Budget, Finance, and Administration – No report

 

OLD BUSINESS

Marina update (Trustee Knowlton)

            23 Main Street (Village Attorney)

           

COMMUNICATIONS

Nyack Homeless Project – Hook Mountain Challenge

Trustee Knowlton moved, Trustee Parker seconded request to use Memorial Park for this event (August 11, rain date August 12) subject to receipt of the necessary insurance documentation.

            Leukemia & Lymphoma Society – Swim for Life

Trustee Lorenzini moved, Trustee Parker seconded request to use the Marina/Boat Launch for this event (September 15th) subject to receipt of the necessary insurance documentation.

 

 

NEW BUSINESS (3 minute limit per person for public comments)

           

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

At 8:29pm, Trustee Lorenzini moved to go into Executive Session to discuss matter of personnel and pending litigation, Trustee Parker seconded the motion and it passed unanimously.

At 8:44pm, it was moved by Trustee Knowlton seconded by Trustee Lorenzini to come out of Executive Session. Motion passed unanimously.

ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business, nor anyone present wishing to be heard, Mayor Laird-White moved to close the regular meeting.  Trustee Lorenzini seconded the motion and it was passed unanimously at 8:45pm

                       Respectfully submitted,

                       Mary E. White,

Village Clerk