Southold Town Board              53095 Main Road

                            Southold, NY  11971

              Regular Meeting              www.southoldtownny.gov

 

              ~ Minutes ~              Elizabeth A. Neville

                            (631) 765 - 1800

 

Tuesday, March 28, 2017              4:30 PM              Meeting Hall

 

Call to Order

4:30 PM Meeting called to order on March 28, 2017 at Meeting Hall, 53095 Route 25, Southold, NY.

 

Attendee Name

Organization

Title

Status

Arrived

James Dinizio Jr

Town of Southold

Councilman

Present

 

William P. Ruland

Town of Southold

Councilman

Present

 

Jill Doherty

Town of Southold

Councilwoman

Present

 

Robert Ghosio

Town of Southold

Councilman

Present

 

Louisa P. Evans

Town of Southold

Justice

Present

 

Scott A. Russell

Town of Southold

Supervisor

Present

 

Elizabeth A. Neville

Town of Southold

Town Clerk

Present

 

William M Duffy

Town of Southold

Town Attorney

Present

 

I. Reports

1.              Justice Evans Monthly Report

2.              Department of Public Works Monthly Report

3.              Planning Department Monthly Report

II. Public Notices

1.              NYS Liquor License

III. Communications

IV. Discussion

 

              Motion To:              Motion to recess to Public Hearing

RESOLVED that this meeting of the Southold Town Board be and hereby is declared Recessed at 9:01 AM in order to hold a public hearing.

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Louisa P. Evans, Justice

SECONDER:              Jill Doherty, Councilwoman

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

EXCUSED:              William P. Ruland

1.              9:00 AM - Public Hearing  Coastal Erosion Appeal

RESULT:              CLOSED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Louisa P. Evans, Justice

SECONDER:              Jill Doherty, Councilwoman

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

EXCUSED:              William P. Ruland

2.              9:15 AM Craig Jobes

3.              9:30 AM Jeff Standish

4.              9:45 AM Councilman Ghosio with John Betsch

5.              10:00 AM Denis Noncarrow,  Michael Collins and Jeff Standish

6.              10:15 AM Michael Domino

7.              Code Amendments to Section 280-122

8.              Code Amendment to Chapters 275 & 280

9.              Update on Town Comptroller Interviews

10.              Update on Committee Reappointments/Vacancies

11.              EXECUTIVE SESSION  - Labor - Matters Involving Employment of Particular Person(S)

12.              10:30 AM Mark Terry

 

              Motion To:              Motion to Enter Executive

RESOLVED that the Town Board of the Town of Southold hereby Enter into Executive Session at  10:25 AM for the purpose of discussing the following matters:

 

LABOREmployment history of a particular person or persons.

 

LITIGATION

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Louisa P. Evans, Justice

SECONDER:              William P. Ruland, Councilman

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

 

              Motion To:              Motion to Exit Executive

RESOLVED that the Town Board of the Town of Southold hereby Exit/Recess from this Executive Session at  1:23PM.

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Louisa P. Evans, Justice

SECONDER:              William P. Ruland, Councilman

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

 

              Motion To:              Recess 9:00 AM meeting

RESOLVED that the Town Board of the Town of Southold hereby Recess this 9:00 AM meeting of the Town Board at 1:23 PM until the Regular 4:30 PM Meeting of the Southold Town Board.

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              William P. Ruland, Councilman

SECONDER:              Louisa P. Evans, Justice

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

Public Hearing

              9:00 AM Coastal Erosion Hazard Appeal PH

COUNCILMAN GHOSIO:  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town Board of the Town of Southold hereby sets Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 9:00 AM. at the Southold Town  Meeting Hall,  53095 Main Road, Southold, New York as the time and place for a public hearing upon the Coastal Erosion Hazard Board of Review Appeal of the  Mattituck Park District, which seeks relief from Section 111-4 and 111-6.3 of the Town Code to re-construct an existing dock in-kind within a nearshore area in a Coastal Erosion Hazard Area located  on property on parcel  SCTM# 1000-99-2-19.1, Mattituck Breakwater Shade Shelter, 5155 Breakwater Road, Mattituck, New York 11952, and directs the Town Clerk to publish notice in such appeal in the Suffolk Times newspaper not less than ten (10) days nor more than thirty (30) days prior to such hearing and to notify the applicant by first class mail.

 

This public hearing has been noticed on the Town Clerk’s bulletin board and I also have an affidavit that it has been published in the Suffolk Times.  And that’s all I have. 

 

SUPERVISOR RUSSELL:  Would anyone like to comment on this?

 

CHRIS DWYER:  Chris Dwyer, working on behalf of the Mattituck Park District.  Inaudible. 

 

DORIS MCGREEVY:  Doris McGreevy on behalf of the Mattituck Park District.  Inaudible.  I would also like to add that there is no shade shelter there at all.  Inaudible.  And it also helps people who come without an umbrella and something happens such as a rainstorm.  Inaudible. 

 

SUPERVISOR RUSSELL:  Would anybody else like to comment? 

 

The Trustees have examined this project, they have issued a permit with regards to it, however, with regards to the subject matter which falls into the coastal erosion zone they are unable to give a determination.  However the Trustees have no objection to this project going forward. 

 

SUPERVISOR RUSSELL:  Okay. 

 

COUNCILMAN GHOSIO:  Inaudible. 

 

SUPERVISOR RUSSELL: Would anyone else like to comment on this hearing?  (No response).

Pledge to the Flag

 

              Motion To:              Reconvenes 9:00 AM meeting

RESOLVED that the Town Board of the Town of Southold hereby reconvenes the 9:00 AM meeting of the Southold Town Board at this 4:30PM Regular Meeting of the Southold Town Board.

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Scott A. Russell, Supervisor

SECONDER:              Jill Doherty, Councilwoman

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

Opening Comments

              Supervisor Scott A. Russell

SUPERVISOR RUSSELL:  Please rise and join in the Pledge of Allegiance.  Thank you.  If anybody would like to address any of the agenda items, please feel free.  (No response)

V. Resolutions

1.              Resolution 2017-267

Approve Audit

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Louisa P. Evans, Justice

SECONDER:              Robert Ghosio, Councilman

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

2.              Resolution 2017-268

Next Town Board Meeting

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Louisa P. Evans, Justice

SECONDER:              Robert Ghosio, Councilman

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

3.              Resolution 2017-262

Police Advisory Committee Appointment

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              James Dinizio Jr, Councilman

SECONDER:              William P. Ruland, Councilman

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

4.              Resolution 2017-270

2017 NYSTCA Annual Conference

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Jill Doherty, Councilwoman

SECONDER:              William P. Ruland, Councilman

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

5.              Resolution 2017-271

Southold Village Merchants  4 Th of July Parade at 12 Noon

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              William P. Ruland, Councilman

SECONDER:              Louisa P. Evans, Justice

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

6.              Resolution 2017-272

Police Department-Advertise for TCO's

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Louisa P. Evans, Justice

SECONDER:              Robert Ghosio, Councilman

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

7.              Resolution 2017-273

Accept Resignation of Nicholas Planamento

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Robert Ghosio, Councilman

SECONDER:              Louisa P. Evans, Justice

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

              Comments regarding resolution 273

SUPERVISOR RUSSELL:  I just want to thank Nick for his service there, it's actually a great deal of work with regard to service for not much money, like every other position. 

8.              Resolution 2017-274

Zoning Board of Appeals Appointment

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              James Dinizio Jr, Councilman

SECONDER:              William P. Ruland, Councilman

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

9.              Resolution 2017-275

James Richter to Attend Solar PV for Architects: Evaluation and Design Fundamentals

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Jill Doherty, Councilwoman

SECONDER:              William P. Ruland, Councilman

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

10.              Resolution 2017-276

Establish Seasonal Employee Pay Scale - Recreation Department

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              William P. Ruland, Councilman

SECONDER:              Louisa P. Evans, Justice

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

11.              Resolution 2017-277

Reassign William Wendland to PT Deckhand

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Louisa P. Evans, Justice

SECONDER:              Robert Ghosio, Councilman

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

12.              Resolution 2017-278

Appoints Moore, WIlcox & Scroxton  FT Freight Agents

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Robert Ghosio, Councilman

SECONDER:              Louisa P. Evans, Justice

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

13.              Resolution 2017-279

Increase Salary of Espinosa, Gilmore and Brown

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              James Dinizio Jr, Councilman

SECONDER:              Louisa P. Evans, Justice

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

14.              Resolution 2017-280

Appoint Ryan Tramont PT Deckhand

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Jill Doherty, Councilwoman

SECONDER:              William P. Ruland, Councilman

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

15.              Resolution 2017-281

Police Department-Budget Modification

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              William P. Ruland, Councilman

SECONDER:              Louisa P. Evans, Justice

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

16.              Resolution 2017-282

Highway Capital Assets Inventory

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Louisa P. Evans, Justice

SECONDER:              Robert Ghosio, Councilman

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

17.              Resolution 2017-283

FIFD - Peak Season Fares

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Robert Ghosio, Councilman

SECONDER:              Louisa P. Evans, Justice

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

18.              Resolution 2017-284

FIFD - Peak Season Schedule

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              James Dinizio Jr, Councilman

SECONDER:              Louisa P. Evans, Justice

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

19.              Resolution 2017-285

FIFD - Smoking Policy

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Jill Doherty, Councilwoman

SECONDER:              William P. Ruland, Councilman

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

20.              Resolution 2017-286

FIFD - Freight Rates

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              William P. Ruland, Councilman

SECONDER:              Louisa P. Evans, Justice

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

21.              Resolution 2017-287

Approve Use of Strawberry Fields - Men's Soccer League

Attachments:

·          Gonzalez Soccer League 2017- Info for Resolution              (PDF)

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Louisa P. Evans, Justice

SECONDER:              Robert Ghosio, Councilman

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

22.              Resolution 2017-288

Authorize and Direct the Town Clerk to Forward the Proposed Local Law

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Robert Ghosio, Councilman

SECONDER:              Louisa P. Evans, Justice

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

23.              Resolution 2017-289

Appoint Robert Grippi FT Cook

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              James Dinizio Jr, Councilman

SECONDER:              Jill Doherty, Councilwoman

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

24.              Resolution 2017-290

2017 Budget Modification - Assessors

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Jill Doherty, Councilwoman

SECONDER:              William P. Ruland, Councilman

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

25.              Resolution 2017-291

FI Electric Corp

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              William P. Ruland, Councilman

SECONDER:              Louisa P. Evans, Justice

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

26.              Resolution 2017-292

Satisfaction of Mortgage - Cardinal

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Louisa P. Evans, Justice

SECONDER:              Robert Ghosio, Councilman

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

27.              Resolution 2017-293

Worksite Memorandum of Understanding

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Robert Ghosio, Councilman

SECONDER:              Louisa P. Evans, Justice

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

28.              Resolution 2017-294

SC Downtown Revitalization Grant - Pike Street Parking Lot

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              James Dinizio Jr, Councilman

SECONDER:              William P. Ruland, Councilman

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

29.              Resolution 2017-295

SC Downtown Grant - 15

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Jill Doherty, Councilwoman

SECONDER:              William P. Ruland, Councilman

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

30.              Resolution 2017-296

Appoint George B. Cook Manager (Fishers Island Ferry District)

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              William P. Ruland, Councilman

SECONDER:              Louisa P. Evans, Justice

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

31.              Resolution 2017-297

Castillo Refund

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Louisa P. Evans, Justice

SECONDER:              Robert Ghosio, Councilman

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

32.              Resolution 2017-298

Refund Building Department - Savits

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Robert Ghosio, Councilman

SECONDER:              Louisa P. Evans, Justice

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

33.              Resolution 2017-299

SWMD Fee Refund

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              James Dinizio Jr, Councilman

SECONDER:              William P. Ruland, Councilman

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

34.              Resolution 2017-300

CSEA Peer Trainer Refresher

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Jill Doherty, Councilwoman

SECONDER:              William P. Ruland, Councilman

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

35.              Resolution 2017-301

Agreement with Core BTS Inc.

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              William P. Ruland, Councilman

SECONDER:              Louisa P. Evans, Justice

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

36.              Resolution 2017-302

5/9 7:31 Pm - PH Chapter 83 - Animal

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Louisa P. Evans, Justice

SECONDER:              Robert Ghosio, Councilman

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

              Statement regarding resolution 302

SUPERVISOR RUSSELL:  Bill, this means your office would now prosecute those offenses. 

 

TOWN ATTORNEY DUFFY:  Yes. 

 

SUPERVISOR RUSSELL:  Congratulations.  I am sure that's why you went to law school. 

37.              Resolution 2017-303

5/9  7:32 Pm - PH LL Chapters 275 & 280

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Robert Ghosio, Councilman

SECONDER:              Louisa P. Evans, Justice

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

38.              Resolution 2017-304

Authorize and Direct the Town Clerk to Forward the Proposed Local Laws

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              James Dinizio Jr, Councilman

SECONDER:              Jill Doherty, Councilwoman

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

39.              Resolution 2017-305

2017 Budget Modification - Highway

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Jill Doherty, Councilwoman

SECONDER:              William P. Ruland, Councilman

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

40.              Resolution 2017-306

Accept Resignation of John Sepenoski

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              William P. Ruland, Councilman

SECONDER:              Louisa P. Evans, Justice

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

              Comments regarding resolution 306

COUNCILMAN RULAND:  I would like to add with sincerest thanks. 

 

SUPERVISOR RUSSELL:  I would like to echo that.  I believe John has been there for at least a decade, certainly as long as I have been Supervisor.  His expertise and insight has been very appreciated and we are not done with him, we are going to exploit him for all his other talents.  He is going to be working directly with the Town Board developing new policies. 

41.              Resolution 2017-307

Land Preservation Commission Appointment

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Louisa P. Evans, Justice

SECONDER:              Robert Ghosio, Councilman

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

42.              Resolution 2017-308

Conservation Advisory Appointment

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Robert Ghosio, Councilman

SECONDER:              Louisa P. Evans, Justice

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

43.              Resolution 2017-309

Economic Development Committee Appointment

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              James Dinizio Jr, Councilman

SECONDER:              William P. Ruland, Councilman

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

44.              Resolution 2017-310

Committee Re-Appointments

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Jill Doherty, Councilwoman

SECONDER:              William P. Ruland, Councilman

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

45.              Resolution 2017-311

Police Department-Budget Modification

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              William P. Ruland, Councilman

SECONDER:              Louisa P. Evans, Justice

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

46.              Resolution 2017-312

Memorandum of Agreement

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Louisa P. Evans, Justice

SECONDER:              Robert Ghosio, Councilman

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

47.              Resolution 2017-313

Application of Mattituck Park District - Coastal Erosion Hazard Area Appeal

Attachments:

·          CEA Litner DECISION_20160212105148              (PDF)

RESULT:              ADOPTED [5 TO 0]

MOVER:              Robert Ghosio, Councilman

SECONDER:              Louisa P. Evans, Justice

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

ABSTAIN:              William P. Ruland

VI. Public Hearings

Closing Comments

              Supervisor Russell

SUPERVISOR RUSSELL:  That finishes the business of the agenda.  Would anybody like to address the Town Board on any issue?  (No response)

 

              Motion To:              Adjourn Town Board Meeting

RESOLVED that this meeting of the Southold Town Board be and hereby is declared adjourned at 4:57P.M.

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                                                                                             Elizabeth A. Neville

                                                                                             Southold Town Clerk

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Louisa P. Evans, Justice

SECONDER:              Jill Doherty, Councilwoman

AYES:              Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell