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VILLAGE OF OSSINING

VILLAGE BOARD

OSSINING, NEW YORK

 

REGULAR MEETING POLICE/COURT FACILITY

DECEMBER 17, 2002 8:00 P. M.

 

I. CALL TO ORDER -

The Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees was held in the Police-Court Facility 86-88 Spring Street, Ossining, New York 10562. The meeting was called to order at 8:10 P.M. by Mayor Thomas Cambariere. Members of the Board present were Trustee Napolitano, Trustee Hernandez, Trustee Markowitz-Moses and Trustee McFadden. Others present were Village Manager O. Paul Shew, Corporation Counsel Thomas G. Barnes, Village Clerk Mary Ann Roberts, Administrative Assistant Chrissy Marx and Stenographer Carolyn Di Cuirci.

II. MAYOR AND TRUSTEES' ANNOUNCEMENTS

Trustee Napolitano introduced several people who wished to speak.

Paul Shew spoke about the commitment made by public officials and their families to serve the public.

Mayor Elect John Perillo wished the departing members of the Board good luck.

Trustee Elect Marcia MacNeill expressed her good wishes to the departing members of the Board. She also expressed her desire to keep the lines of communication open.

Ann Perron, Republican Party Chairman congratulated the Board for a job well done.

Pearl Smith, Democratic Party Chairman expressed her best wishes to the Board.

Mary Ann Roberts, Village Clerk expressed her best wishes to the departing members of the Board.

Finally, Lynn McCrum expressed his best wishes to the Board.

Mr. Shew presented plaques on behalf of the New York State Conference of Mayors to several employees for their years of service:

Thomas G. Barnes 25 Years

Raymond Barlaam 25 Years

Frank Sylvester 30 Years

Joseph Burton 35 Years

Dominick Savino 40 Years

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Proclamation for Mayor Thomas Cambariere

Trustee Markowitz-Moses read a proclamation on behalf of Mayor Cambariere’s 18 years of service. Twelve as Trustee and six as Mayor and dedicated December 18th as Mayor Cambariere Day.

 

 

 

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Proclamation for Deputy-Mayor Penny Markowitz-Moses

Mayor Cambariere read a proclamation on behalf of Deputy Mayor Penny Markowitz-Moses’s term of service from 1990-1993 and 1997-2002 and dedicated December 19th as Deputy Mayor Markowitz-Moses Day.

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Proclamation for Trustee Ernest McFadden

Mayor Cambariere read a proclamation on behalf of Trustee Ernest McFadden’s six years of service and dedicated December 20th as Trustee Ernest McFadden Day.

Mayor Cambariere wished everyone a very happy holiday. While Mayor Cambariere read aloud his farewell address, he addressed several of the Board’s accomplishments.

Trustee Hernandez made a few closing remarks.

III. ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS

1. Village Manager

There was no report.

2. Police Chief

Chief Burton thanked the Board and personally thanked Trustee Markowitz-Moses and Village Clerk Mary Ann Roberts for their support.

IV. VILLAGE BOARD RESOLUTIONS

A. Approval of Minutes - December 3, 2002 - Regular Meeting

Trustee Napolitano moved and it was seconded by Trustee Markowitz-Moses that the following resolution be adopted:

RESOLVED, that the Board of Trustees of the Village of Ossining hereby approves the Minutes of the December 3, 2002 Regular Meeting as presented.

Motion Carried: Unanimously

B. Voucher Detail - December 17, 2002

Trustee Markowitz-Moses moved and it was seconded by Trustee Hernandez that the following resolution be adopted

RESOLVED, that the Board of Trustees of the Village of Ossining hereby approves the Voucher Detail dated December 17, 2002 in the amount of $754,844.36.

Motion Carried: Unanimously

C. Fire Department - Driver - Washington Hook and Ladder

Trustee Markowitz-Moses moved and it was seconded by Trustee Hernandez that the following resolution be adopted

RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Fire Chief, the Board of Trustees of the Village of Ossining hereby appoints Scott Gallery as a driver for the Ossining Fire Department, Washington Hook and Ladder.

Motion Carried: Unanimously

D. Fire Department - Appointment - Ossining Hose Company

Trustee Markowitz-Moses moved and it was seconded by Trustee McFadden that the following resolution be adopted

RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Fire Chief, Tara Fried, 84 Snowden Avenue, Ossining, New York was elected to active membership in the Ossining Hose Company on November 7, 2002 and was approved for interior and exterior fire fighting.

Motion Carried: Unanimously

E. Fire Department - Appointment - Holla Hose Company, No. 5

Trustee Markowitz-Moses moved and it was seconded by Trustee Napolitano that the following resolution be adopted

RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Fire Chief, Jaime Morales, 35 Washington Avenue, Ossining, New York was elected to active membership in the Holla Hose Company, No. 5 on November 4, 2002 and was approved for interior and exterior fire fighting.

Motion Carried: Unanimously

F. Fire Department - Appointment - Holla Hose Company, No. 5

Trustee Markowitz-Moses moved and it was seconded by Trustee Napolitano that the following resolution be adopted

RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Fire Chief, Michael Howie, 18 Agate Avenue, Ossining, New York was elected to active membership in the Holla Hose Company, No. 5 on November 4, 2002 and was approved for interior and exterior fire fighting.

Motion Carried: Unanimously

G. Resolution - Adoption of Fee Schedule

Trustee Markowitz-Moses moved and it was seconded by Trustee Napolitano that the following resolution be adopted

Resolved, that pursuant to Section 126-1 of the Village Code of the Village of Ossining, the Board of Trustees hereby adopts the Fee Schedule for the year 2003 as annexed hereto and made a part hereof.

Motion Carried: Unanimously

H. Fire Department - Avon Searider Boat

Trustee Napolitano moved and it was seconded by Trustee Markowitz-Moses that the following resolution be adopted

RESOLVED, that the Village Manager is hereby authorized the purchase of one Avon Searider Boat, SR4.0M at a cost of $6,500.00 for use by the Ossining Fire Department.

Motion Carried: Unanimously

 

 

 

I. Union Contract - CSEA, Local 1000 AFSCME, AFL-CIO Village of Ossining

Trustee Markowitz-Moses moved and it was seconded by Trustee Napolitano that the following resolution be adopted

RESOLVED, the Village Manager is hereby authorized to enter into an agreement with CSEA, Local 1000 AFSCME, AFL-CIO Village of Ossining for a period of five years from January 1, 2003 thru December 31, 2007, containing annual percentage raises of 3.5, 3.5, 3.5, 3.75 and 3.75.

Motion Carried: Unanimously

J. Grants Vehicles -Acceptance of Electric Vehicles from the New York Power Authority

Trustee Napolitano moved and it was seconded by Trustee Hernandez that the following resolution be adopted

Resolved, that the Village Manager is hereby authorized to accept a grant of seven Global Electric Motorcars (GEMS) from the New York State Power Authority; and be it further

RESOLVED, the Village Manager is further authorized to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the aforesaid grant.

Motion Carried: Unanimously

K. Police - Acceptance of Ambulance from Ossining Volunteer Ambulance Corp. (OVAC)

Trustee Hernandez moved and it was seconded by Trustee Markowitz-Moses that the following resolution be adopted

Whereas, OVAC is the owner of one 1989 Ford/Braun Ambulance, Vehicle Identification Number 1FDKE30M2KHB67104, and wishes to donate this vehicle to the Ossining Police Department; and

Whereas, the Ossining Police Department has a need for this vehicle; now therefore be it

Resolved, that the Village Manager is hereby authorize to accept a gift of the aforementioned vehicle from OVAC for use by the Ossining Police Department.

Motion Carried: Unanimously

L. Surplus Property - Conveyance to OVAC

Trustee McFadden moved and it was seconded by Trustee Markowitz-Moses that the following resolution be adopted

Whereas, the Village of Ossining is the owner of a 1994 Chevrolet Caprice, Vehicle Identification Number 1G1BL52P6RR182229, which is no longer needed for Village service; and

Whereas, OVAC has expressed a desire to acquire said vehicle; now therefore be it

Resolved, that the Board of Trustees hereby declares1994 Chevrolet Caprice, Vehicle Identification Number 1G1BL52P6RR182229 to be surplus property of the Village; and it is further

Resolved, that in consideration of $1.00 from OVAC, payment of which is waived, the Village Manager is hereby authorized to convey the aforesaid 1994 Chevrolet Caprice to OVAC.

Motion Carried: Unanimously

M. Finance - 2003 Budget

Trustee Napolitano moved and it was seconded by Trustee Markowitz-Moses that the following resolution be adopted

Whereas, the Treasurer has completed and submitted to the Board of Trustees, a statement of special assessments against properties in the Village of Ossining set forth and contained on the assessment role as adopted December 3, 2002.

Now, therefore, be it resolved, that there be levied and assessed upon properties set forth in the assessment roll special assessments for the following purposes:

Restored Exemptions: $15,179.40

Sidewalk and Curb: - 0 -

Delinquent Water: $9,857.85

Motion Carried: Unanimously

N. Finance - Budget Transfer - Road Resurfacing

Trustee Napolitano moved and it was seconded by Trustee Markowitz-Moses that the following resolution be adopted

Resolved, that the Board of Trustees hereby authorizes a transfer of $70,000 from the General Fund Road Resurfacing Account Number 001-5122-0496 to the Capital Project - Road Resurfacing, Project Number 2002-24.

Motion Carried: Unanimously

O. Finance - Budget Transfer - DPW Facility

Trustee Markowitz-Moses moved and it was seconded by Trustee Napolitano that the following resolution be adopted

Resolved, that the Board of Trustees hereby authorizes a transfer of $233,000 from the General Fund - Unreserved, Unappropriated Fund Balance to the Capital Project - DPW Facility, Project Number 99-17.

Motion Carried: Unanimously

P. Fire Department - Surplus Equipment - Fire Apparatus

Trustee Markowitz-Moses moved and it was seconded by Trustee Napolitano that the following resolution be adopted

Resolved, that the1963 Maxim mid-mount 100’ ladder truck with ladders and pipe poles owned by the Village of Ossining is hereby declared to be surplus to be sold at public auction, as is, to the highest bidder.

Motion Carried: Unanimously

 

 

 

Q. Easement - JWD & Sons, Ltd.

Trustee Markowitz-Moses moved and it was seconded by Trustee McFadden that the following resolution be adopted

Whereas, JWD & Sons, Ltd. has received Site Plan Approval from the Village of Ossining Planning Board by Resolution dated September 24, 2002, to make certain site improvements to its premises at 40 Spring Street designated as Section 3, Plate 13, Block 29, Lot 10 in accordance with the Site Plan prepared by Agostino Paese, P.E., dated March 11, 2002, which said Site Plan is on file in the Office of the Village of Ossining Building Inspector; and

Whereas, the aforesaid Site Plan contemplates that JWD & Sons, Ltd. will make certain exterior improvements to the north side of the building situate on its premises which require the installation of a paved walkway and protective railing on the adjacent premises of the Village of Ossining, on Spring Street designated as Section 3, Plate 13, Block 29, Lot 1.2, in order to provide ingress and egress to JWD & Sons, Ltd. premises; and

Whereas, JWD & Sons, Ltd. has requested that the Village of Ossining grant an easement for ingress and egress over the premises of the Village of Ossining adjoining its premises to the north approximately 10’ x 100’ as described in the proposed Grant of Easement annexed hereto and made a part hereof; and

Whereas the Board of Trustees has determined that the proposed easement area is not necessary or required for any village purposes and that the granting of the easement as requested is in the best interest of the Village of Ossining; now, therefore, be it

Resolved, that the Village of Ossining does hereby grant and release unto JWD & Sons Ltd. an easement for ingress and egress over the aforesaid premises owned by the Village on Spring Street as further described in the proposed grant of easement annexed hereto; and it is further

Resolved, that JWD & Sons, Ltd. shall provide the Village of Ossining with a certificate of public liability insurance naming the Village as an additional insured with respect to its use of the aforesaid easement area and maintain such insurance in full force and effect at all times; and it is further

Resolved, that JWD & Sons, Ltd. shall pay all costs in connection with the recording of said easement.

Motion Carried: Unanimously

R. Personnel - Disciplinary Proceeding

Trustee Markowitz-Moses moved and it was seconded by Trustee Hernandez that the following resolution be adopted

Whereas, the Board of Trustees adopted a resolution at its October 1, 2002 meeting which reads and provides as follows "Resolved, that the Board of Trustees of the Village of Ossining authorizes the Village Manager to sign an agreement with employee #24009, resolving the disciplinary charges filled against said employee"; and

Whereas, the aforesaid resolution was improperly worded and should have provided that the Board of Trustees adopts the findings of the hearing officer in the matter regarding employee # 20049 resolving the disciplinary charges filled against said employee; now therefore, be it

Resolved, that the aforesaid resolution adopted by the Board of Trustees on October 1, 2002 is hereby rescinded and the following resolution is hereby adopted in its place instead:

Resolved, that the Board of Trustees of the Village of Ossining hereby adopts the findings of the Hearing Officer in the matter of employee #24009 resolving the disciplinary charges against said employee.

Motion Carried: Unanimously

S. GATSBE

Trustee Markowitz-Moses moved and it was seconded by Trustee Napolitano that the following resolution be adopted

RESOLVED, that the Village Manager is hereby authorized to enter into a contract with VRI, Inc., PO Box 943, Millbrook, New York 12545 per the proposal dated October 24, 2002 for the amount not to exceed $77,700.00.

Motion Carried: 4-0-1

Voting NO: Trustee Hernandez

V. OLD BUSINESS OF THE BOARD

There was no old business.

VI. NEW BUSINESS OF THE BOARD

There was no new business.

VII. VISITOR RECOGNITION

Don DeBar, Ferris Place stated that he is willing to speak to the new Board concerning the litigation of the Maue property.

John Perillo, Havell Street stated the next public meeting would begin at 7:30 P.M. He stated that the first announcement of this change will be by public notice and then the new Board will adopt this change officially. Mr. Perillo also addressed some additions to the agenda such as liaison reporting, recognition of two distinguished employees every two weeks, special presentations, and lastly, the visitor recognition portion of the meeting will be handled first.

Bobby Williams, Spring Street, expressed his best wishes to the Board; he said additionally, that he very much enjoyed working with all of the members.

Rocco Circosta thanked the Board, both as a resident and a department head, for their service.

Tom Langston, Terrace Avenue, stated that it took him five months to receive the HRA financial report. He was instructed by Mr. Zarin to email any questions that he had concerning the document. Mr. Langston said he sent seven questions but has not been given any responses.

Nick Ripostella referenced an article in the North County News concerning publicity fees associated with Thompson & Bender, Inc.

Nick Caputo, Ellis Place, spoke about stopping the waterfront as well as campaign contribution concerns.

 

 

 

VIII. ADJOURNMENT

At 11:08 P.M., Trustee Napolitano moved and it was seconded by Trustee Hernandez that the regular meeting of the Board of Trustee be adjourned.

 

Mary Ann Roberts

Village Clerk

 

Approved:

Stenographer: Carolyn Di Cuirci

 



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