Board of Trustees

Village of Baxter Estates

315 Main Street, Port Washington, New York

January 15, 2014

7:30PM

 

 

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.

 

  1. New Business

 

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 Term
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.

 

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                                                                           Yvonne Whitcomb, Village Clerk