Board of Trustees
The Village of Baxter Estates
2 Harbor Road, Port Washington, New York
December 3, 2009
Mayor Frederick E. Nicholson
Trustee Charles Comer
Trustee Douglas Baldwin
Trustee Alice M. Peckelis
Treasurer Laurence Tuck
Village Attorney Chris Prior
Village Clerk Yvonne Whitcomb
Also present: Gary Alcon, Jim Cancel, Adam S. Walters, George O’Neil, Gene Caiola, Mariana Nieto for T-Mobile, Wayne Wellert, Jim and Marilyn Sacrestano, Sally Olds, Doug Wood, Patti Wood, , Nancy Graham, Barbara Schafer, Peter Dejana, Bill Wymperle, Jim Neville.
Mayor Nicholson opened the regular meeting at 7:30PM, with the Pledge of Allegiance led by Treasurer Tuck.
Mayor Nicholson re-opened the Public Hearing duly advertised in the October 19, 2009 issue of the Port Washington News, opened on November 5, 2009 and adjourned to December 3, 2009 to consider an application from T-Mobile Northeast LLC for a Special Exception Permit to install wireless communications antennas mounted behind stealth screening on the roof of an existing three story building located at 299-305 Main Street, Port Washington, New York.
Mayor Nicholson announced that the Board would reserve decision on the application.
A verbatim transcript of this public hearing is annexed to and incorporated into these minutes.
1. Village Clerk
On motion of Trustee Comer, seconded by Mayor Nicholson, it was unanimously RESOLVED that the reading of the minutes of the November 5, 2009 Board of Trustees Meeting be waived and they be and hereby are approved with corrections.
A. Abstract of Vouchers
On motion of Trustee Comer, seconded by Trustee Baldwin, it was unanimously RESOLVED that the audited vouchers presented by Treasurer Tuck, dated December 3, 2009 for the General Fund totaling $ 44,851.80, be and hereby are approved.
3. New Business
A. Fire Department Contract
On the motion of Mayor Nicholson, seconded by Trustee Comer, it was unanimously RESOLVED to set the date for the Public Hearing for the review of the proposed Fire Protection Contract for the year 2010 to January 7, 2010
B. Building Department Report
The Board reviewed the Building Department Report for the month of December 2009.
4. Old Business
A. Snow Removal Contract
On the motion of Mayor Nicholson, seconded by Trustee Comer, it was RESOLVED to accept the bid submitted by DeJana Industries for the 2009-2011 (three year) Snow Removal Contract..
B. Connect-CTY Agreement
The Board agreed that Trustee Peckelis, Clerk Whitcomb and Elisabeth
Roberts would attend the two hour Connect CTY training to be given on
December 9 and December 10, 2009.
C. Tree-23 Hilltop Road
On motion of Trustee Comer, seconded by Trustee Baldwin, it was unanimously RESOLVED to award the removal of the tree to Hefferin Tree and Landscape Contracting, Inc., as lowest bidder, for an amount of $600.00.
Mayor Nicholson left the meeting at 11:41PM
Executive Session 11:42PM
Upon motion made by Trustee Comer, seconded by Trustee Baldwin, the Board voted unanimously to enter into Executive Session.
At 11:50:52PM, Trustee Comer stated that Executive Session had concluded, and that no action had been taken by the Board in Executive Session.
There being no further business before the Board, on motion of Trustee Comer, seconded by Trustee Baldwin, it was unanimously RESOLVED that the meeting be and hereby is adjourned at 11:50PM.