Board of Trustees

Village of Baxter Estates

315 Main Street, Port Washington, New York

June 7, 2012

7:30 PM

 

 

Present:           Mayor Frederick E. Nicholson

                        Trustee Charles Comer

                        Trustee Douglas Baldwin

                        Trustee Alice M. Peckelis

                        Trustee Nora Haagenson

                        Village Attorney James Bradley

                        Village Clerk Yvonne Whitcomb

            Treasurer Laurence Tuck

 

Also Present:  Dr. Peter Salins, Jennifer Barrios, Newsday, Tree Commissioner Lance Wagner

 

Trustee Baldwin led the Board in the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

  1. New Business

 

A.      10 Shoreview Road Tree Removal Application

 

On motion of Trustee Comer, seconded by Trustee Baldwin, it was unanimously RESOLVED that Dr. Salins, 10 Shoreview Road, be granted permission to remove two trees.

 

B.       19 Hilltop Road Tree Removal Application

 

Paul Mauriello, 19 Hilltop Road, was granted permission, by the Board of Trustees, upon recommendation of Tree Commissioner Lance Wagner, member of the tree committee, to remove a tree, conditional upon the planting of a row of evergreens.

 

Mayor Nicholson         Aye       Trustee Peckelis           Abstained

Trustee Comer             Aye       Trustee Haagenson       Aye

Trustee Baldwin           Aye

 

C.      Change in July Board of Trustees Meeting Date

 

On motion of Trustee Comer, seconded by Trustee Baldwin, it was unanimously RESOLVED to hold the regularly scheduled July 5th Board of Trustee Meeting on July 10th at 7:30PM.

 

D.      Tree Trimming-Central Drive

 

On motion of Trustee Comer, seconded by Trustee Baldwin, it was unanimously RESOLVED to approve the proposal of Frank Hefferin to trim five trees on Central Drive for a total cost of $900.00.

 

E.       Village Office Landscaping

 

On motion of Trustee Comer, seconded by Trustee Baldwin, it was RESOLVED to accept the proposals of Robert Keogh for landscaping improvements at 315 Main Street for a total cost of $3,915.

 

Mayor Nicholson        Aye         Trustee Peckelis        Abstained

Trustee Comer            Aye          Trustee Haagenson   Aye

Trustee Baldwin          Aye

 

F.       Gallo  23 Locust Ave.  McCabe 21 Locust Ave. Surveys

 

Village Board authorizes expenditures not to exceed $4,000 to have the Village hire an Independent Surveyor to survey both parcels.

 

 

 

  1. Village Clerk

A.      Minutes

On motion of Trustee Baldwin and Trustee Peckelis, it was RESOLVED that the reading of the minutes of the April 5, 2012 Meeting of the Board of Trustees be waived and they be and hereby are approved as presented by Clerk Whitcomb.

Mayor Nicholson        Aye                   Trustee Peckelis       Aye
Trustee Comer            Abstained          Trustee Haagenson  Aye
Trustee Baldwin         Aye

On motion of Trustee Comer and Trustee Peckelis, it was RESOLVED that the reading of the minutes of the May 3, 2012 Meeting of the Board of Trustees be waived and they be and hereby are approved as presented by Clerk Whitcomb.

Mayor Nicholson       Aye                 Trustee  Peckelis        Aye
Trustee Comer          Abstained         Trustee Haagenson   Abstained
Trustee Baldwin         Aye

 

  1. Village Treasurer

 

A.      Abstract of Vouchers

On motion of Trustee Comer, seconded by Trustee Baldwin, it was unanimously RESOLVED that the Audited Vouchers dated June 7, 2012 for the General Fund totaling $ 46,552.85 be and hereby are approved as prepared by Treasurer Tuck.         

B.       BZA Unused Deposit Refunds

On motion of Trustee Comer, seconded by Trustee Haagenson, it was unanimously RESOLVED to approve the refund of unused BZA deposits to applicants, as calculated and prepared by Treasurer Tuck.

 

Executive Session 9.06PM

On motion of Trustee Comer, seconded by Trustee Haagenson, the Board voted unanimously to enter into Executive Session to discuss personnel matters.

At 9.15 PM, the Mayor 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 closed at 9:30PM.                                                                     

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                                                                   Yvonne Whitcomb, Village Clerk