Minutes of the regular meeting of the Village of Nyack Board of Trustees held at 7:30pm on Thursday, April 12th, 2012 at Nyack Village Hall, 9 N. Broadway, Nyack New York
Hon. Steve Knowlton presiding:
PRESENT: Steve Knowlton Trustee/Deputy Mayor
Doug Foster Trustee
Louise Parker Trustee
ALSO PRESENT: Walter Sevastian Village Attorney
Jim Politi Village Administrator
Mary E. White Village Clerk
ABSENT: Jen Laird-White Mayor
Marie Lorenzini Trustee
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
Regular meeting –March 228, 2012
Moved by Trustee Parker, seconded by Trustee Knowlton to approve minutes as presented. Motion passed by unanimous vote.
PUBLIC COMMENT (3 minute limit per person)
Chamber of Commerce – Classic Car Show
Village Clerk directed to secure details of proposed event. To be discussed next regular meeting (4/19).
REPORTS TO THE BOARD
Orangetown Police Department
National police Week – deferred to 4/19
-Catherine St. project
-Memorial Park construction
-Deputy Mayor Knowlton moved to approve Treasurer’s recommendation to enter into a 3-year energy renewal agreement with Consumer Energy Solutions. Trustee Parker seconded the motion and it passed by unanimous vote.
-Trustee Parker moved, Deputy Mayor Knowtlon seconded approval of budget transfer request ($122,870.341 in unused Snow removal funds). $65,000 to acct#5110.430 – Tar,Oil; $57,870.34 to acct#199.400 – Contingency. Motion passed by unanimous vote.
At 7:45pm, Trustee Knowlton moved, Trustee Parker seconded request for Executive Session to discuss a matter of pending litigation. Motion passed unanimously.
PUBLIC HEARING (if any)
**Deputy Mayor Knowlton stated that no vote will be taken on any of the Public Hearings due to the absence of 2 board members.
At 7:47pm, Deputy Mayor Knowlton opened the Public Hearing to discuss amending Chapter 263 of the Village of Nyack Code, entitled Property Maintenance. Held open to 4/19.
Held open– To consider adoption of the General Fund Budget and Water Department
Budget for fiscal year June 1st, 2012 – May 31st, 2013.
Held open – To amend Sections 360-3.2(E)(6) & (7), entitled “use Specific Standards”, as applies to the
standards applicable to Outdoor Dining Permits and Sidewalk Café Permits.
Held open – A local law to amend Chapter 330-54 of the Code of the Village of Nyack, entitled
“Overnight alternate side of the street parking”.
Public Works & Building – No report
Infrastructure – No report
Economic Development – No report
Trustee Foster reported on:
Building Department software update
Digital Work Clock system
Residential – No report
Housing – No report
Inter-Governmental Relations – No report
Parks & Recreation – No report
Tappan Zee Bridge – No report
Budget, Finance, and Administration – No report\
Marina update (Trustee Knowlton)
23 Main Street (Village Attorney)
Nyack Homeless Project – ‘The Hook Mountain Challenge’
Village Clerk was directed to secure information regarding alternate date due to the scheduled construction in Memorial Park.
NEW BUSINESS (3 minute limit per person for public comments)
At 7:50pm, Deputy Mayor Knowlton moved to go into Executive Session to discuss matter of pending litigation, Trustee Parker seconded the motion and it passed unanimously.
At 8:04pm, it was moved by Deputy Mayor Knowlton seconded by Trustee Parker to come out of Executive Session. Motion passed unanimously.
There being no further business, nor anyone present wishing to be heard, Deputy Mayor Knowlton moved to close the regular meeting. Trustee Parker seconded the motion and it was passed unanimously at 8:06pm
Mary E. White, Village Clerk