Board of Trustees
315 Main Street, Port Washington, New York
January 15, 2014
Present: Mayor Frederick E. Nicholson
Trustee Charles Comer
Trustee Douglas Baldwin
Trustee Alice M. Peckelis
Trustee Nora Haagenson
Village Clerk Yvonne Whitcomb
Village Attorney Chris Prior
Absent: Treasurer Laurence Tuck
Also Present: Steven Howley
Mayor Nicholson opened the meeting
Attorney Chris Prior led attendees in the Pledge of Allegiance.
A. Village Election
On motion of Trustee Comer, seconded by Trustee Peckelis, it was unanimously
RESOLVED that 315 Main Street, Port Washington be designated as the Official Polling Place for the Village Election to be held on March 18, 2014 from Noon to 9:00PM
RESOLVED that the Village appoint Angela Smith and Cynthia Wrobel as Inspectors of Election, Angela Smith be and is hereby designated as the Chief Inspector;
RESOLVED that each election inspector shall be compensated at the rate of $15.00 per hour
RESOLVED that the Election
Inspectors of the Village shall prepare the register of enrolled voters
RESOLVED that the Village Clerk is hereby directed to publish in the official newspaper of the Village, in accordance with Election Law Section 15-104(3)(b) and (4) by not later than March 8, 2014, the legal notice as to the polling place, hours of polls and names and addresses of all candidates, and the positions and terms for which nominated.
Offices to be filled at said Election are:
Trustee – Two Year
Trustee – Two Year Term
B. Port Washington Fire Department Contract 2014-2015
On motion of Trustee Comer, seconded by Trustee Haagenson, it was unanimously RESOLVED that the Village accept and, through the Mayor’s signature, sign the contract from the Port Washington Fire Department for the year 2014-2015 in the amount of $120,070.11.
C. Village Hall Property Maintenance
On motion of Trustee Baldwin, seconded by Trustee Peckelis, it was unanimously RESOLVED that hand rails and matting be installed at the rear entrance to the Village Hall in an amount not to exceed $500.00.
D. Shore Road Development Committee
On motion of Mayor Nicholson , seconded by Trustee Peckelis, it was unanimously RESOLVED that a committee be formed to guide proposed development along Shore Road. The committee will consist of Trustees Comer and Baldwin, Harry Nicolaides and Dr.Peter Salins
2. Village Treasurer
The Board discussed the absence of Treasurer Tuck, due to an emergency operation. All wished him a speedy recovery.
A. Temporary Accountant
On motion of Trustee Comer, seconded by Trustee Baldwin, it was unanimously RESOLVED to hire a temporary accountant until the return of Treasurer Larry Tuck, at a cost of $75.00 per hour, not to exceed six hours a month.
B. Abstract of Vouchers
On motion of Trustee Comer, seconded by Trustee Baldwin, it was unanimously RESOLVED that the Abstract of Audited Vouchers, dated January 15, 2014, for the General Fund, totaling $ 98,958.78, be and hereby is approved.
C. Bond Interest Payment
On motion of Trustee Comer, seconded by Trustee Baldwin, it was unanimously RESOLVED that $3,331.53 be paid by wire transfer from the Bank of America Money Market Account to J.P. Morgan Chase for the interest payment on the Bond for the purchase of 315 Main Street.
There being no further business before the Board, on motion of Mayor Nicholson, seconded by Trustee Haagenson, it was unanimously RESOLVED that the meeting be and hereby is adjourned at 9:50PM.
Yvonne Whitcomb, Village Clerk