February 27, 2006
of South Ocean Avenue. This would be a small way to remember them, but the streets would be named in memory of Eric Stahlman and Alfred Maler who had perished on September 11th.
Deputy Mayor McGiff commended the efforts of Trustee Crean with regard to the work he had been doing with Mr. Furman over the past year and a half.
Trustee Hilton noted that a request had been received on February 13th from the Greater Patchogue Foundation to close down Havens Avenue from Main Street to Lake Street for the purpose of having a band, outside dining, and activities for children from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. sponsored by the Brickhouse Brewery and the Blue Point Brewery on June 30th, July 14th, July 28th, August 11th, August 25th, and September 8th. The Board had reserved decision on this request based on concerns about security provisions, and a request had been made for the Chamber to address some of these concerns. Ms. Hoag stepped forward and requested that the Board reserve decision until the next meeting. She was still awaiting a call back from the Fifth Precinct.
Deputy Mayor McGiff then reviewed the Building and Housing report. He noted that Jim Nudo had retired after serving for approximately 6 years in the Department. Mr. Nudo had returned to train some new personnel, and he thanked him for his service.
Deputy Mayor McGiff asked the Board to approve a resignation.
Upon a motion by Deputy Mayor McGiff, seconded by Trustee Krieger, and unanimously carried, the Board accepted the resignation, with regrets, of Thomas DeSimone, Director of Public Safety.
Deputy Mayor McGiff indicated that the acting chief would be Village resident and former New York City Detective, Jerry Avellino.
Trustee Dean asked the Board to set a date for the Village Auction.
Upon a motion by Trustee Dean, seconded by Trustee Crean, and unanimously carried, the Board set May 6, 2006 as the date for the Village Auction.
Trustee Dean indicated that with regard to the North Ocean Avenue reconstruction project, the construction contractor had to file a notice of intent and a storm water pollution prevention plan with the New York State DEC as part of the SEQRA process and review before work could begin. A proposal had been submitted by Cashin Associates, who were the lead engineers on the project, to complete this Notice of Intent and prepare a draft of the storm water pollution prevention plan. The fee for these services would be $3,800.
Upon a motion by Trustee Dean, seconded by Trustee Crean, and unanimously carried, the Board approved the hiring of Cashin and Cashin Associates to complete this Notice of Intent and prepare a draft of the storm water pollution prevention plan for the North Ocean Avenue reconstruction project at a cost of $3,800.
Trustee Krieger also congratulated Trustee Crean on his hard work to bring a hotel to the Four Corners. He felt that this would be a benefit to the Patchogue Theatre as well since he felt it would encourage more corporate events to be held there.
Trustee Krieger reviewed the Theatre report. He reiterated that Ronan Tynan’s show was a great success, and he thanked the Camber again for their support.
Deputy Mayor McGiff then asked if anyone from the public wished to be heard.
George Wilson, 139 Marvin Street, stated that he resided at the corner of Marvin Street and Robinson Avenue. He noted that he had come before the Board a few weeks ago requesting
Wilson reiterated that he and a few other homes in the area were still pumping water from their basements for over
had experienced severe damage four months. Mayor Pontieri
promised him that he taken. Two or three
would have some answers for days later, Trustee Dean had
him and that some type of action would be visited the area with an engineer and had