20 October 2016 Work Session
Fire Chief Miller reported
Walk-in doors are to replaced in the firehouse for 20k.
There was a discussion of the wetlands permit for the dike around
Eastern Long Island Hospital. The hospital started the dike but was
apparently stopped when someone complained work was being done without
a wetlands permit. The planning board recommended that the hospital
submit a drainage plan for the hospital property. The village board
decided to make a drainage plan part of a permit.
|The ELIH dike. The
wetlands permit was issued. The hospital will be asked to
provide a drainage plan in three months. Highly unreliable
sources say the rainwater roof runoff from the hospital maybe
going into the sewer system.
There was a discussion of eliminating parking on the east side of
Carpenter Street as far as Ludlam Place.
Village administrator Pallase asked the village board to ratify
emergency repairs to Engine No. 4 at the power plant.
Work on curbs, sidewalks and paving to the tune of 315k was authorized
for Carpenter Street.
|Work begins on Carpenter
Street paving with the movement of a troublesome utility pole.
Lavender Farm in East Marion has asked to use the Polo Grounds for
their lavender parking. Parking for 300 cars would be done on Moores
Lane with a shuttle bus taking people to the farm. Southold Town has
asked the farm to come up with a plan for parking other than the State
Road 25 shoulder.
Phillips asked about the tree committee and the trees the village is
taking down around village.
|Phillips mentioned the trees
taken down by village forces. Apparently a tree on Bay Avenue
lost its life by mistake.
A new motor shaft for the aerator at the sewer plant
DMAC test was done on the electric generators at the power plant
|1 Nov - Hubbard said a 4"
water line would be installed to allow the legion hall to
install a fire sprinkler system.
The new traffic control officer Morris is being trained to do building
(The enthusiastic code enforcer would like to be issued a gun.)
13k in parking and traffic fines were levied for September
Phillips asked about a car that was abandoned in the Adams Street
parking lot voicing a concern that the vehicle didnít end its days
dead at the power plant.
Phillips asked about the pump-out boat which has spent a lot of time
out of service. Engine problems are the latest.
|The pump-out boat was out of
action for a spell during the summer because of filter problems
then developed engine problems.
A new compressor for the ice rink. It is hoped that four compressors
will handle ice load.
|Nov 1 - Work begins on
installing the ice rink. It is hoped a new fourth compressor
will help keep up with warm weather. A alteration to the
condenser set up apparently didn't do all that was hoped.
Deputy Treasurer Gaffga reported.
140k for parts for Engine No. 4, 29k for firehouse doors, 10k for the
drive for the sewer aerator, 10k for a sewer and water rate study
Village Clerk Pirillo reported.
Village election for two trustees is 21 March
The usual rounding boards with talk of installation in November
Attorney Prokop reported.
He would like a part time fire marshal appointed.
Talk of getting reimbursement for the parking fines levied from the
Trustee Phillips gave a brief report.
|Phillips asked about a photo
shoot scheduled for some still pictures. She was told it was not
going to tie up things as much as filming for some sort of
Trustee Robins ran down BID activity.
Trustee Roberts was absent
Trustee Martilotta reported
Talk of scanners with Martillota saying he was excited about the three
scanners the town had lent to the village
Mayor Hubbard reported
A tall ship tied up
|Hubbard was on hand for the
docking of a replica Spanish galleon in an evening rainstorm.
|Nov 1 - No mention was made
of the Firefighter sandblasting on the RR dock.