Annual Meeting & Board of Directors Election
March 27, 2003
Henry Hudson Regional High School Library Grand Tour
(7:30 PM-8 PM):
Election is conducted by HBP Manager Nick Evangelista. Upon conclusion
and tally of votes, results are as follows:
PROPERTY OWNER SEATS: John Koenig, Jay Cosgrove
OPERATORS SEATS: Joan Wicklund & Lisa Kochanik
SEAT: AJ Solomon
PORTION (8 PM):
Carla Braswell, HBP President, called the public portion of
the meeting to order and read the public notice.
RESULTS: Ms. Braswell then announced the above noted election
In attendance were the following voting members: C. Braswell,
J. Wicklund, K. Lustig, J. Koenig, M. Kovic, F. Rosiak, L. Nolan, J. Cosgrove,
H. Moyer, J. Wouters, J. Urbanski, R, O’Neil.
was M. Duplantis. There was a meeting quorum for action.
Ms. Braswell then read resignation letters of Mr. Duncan and Ms. Cartaya,
explaining that Mr. Duncan’s Resident seat on the board was up this
election; he chose not to seek reelection and submitted his resignation.
Ms. Cartaya’s seat is not up until 2004; therefore a request for
nominees to replace her would be distributed to the Board by Mr. Evangelista
in the next few days, followed by a vote among the Board to select her
Previously distributed minutes of 11/25/02 Board Meeting is referenced
by Ms. Braswell. Mrs. Wicklund motions to accept these minutes. Mr. Kovic
seconds motion and all members indicate their acceptance via roll-call
Treasurrs report is read aloud by Ms. Nolan. Ms. Braswell motions
to accept, Mrs. Wicklund seconds this motion, and all members indicate
their acceptance via roll-call vote.
FOR EXPIRED EXECUTIVE BOARD SEATS:
Mr. Kovic nominates Mr. Koenig for the seat of Vice President.
Ms. Nolan seconds the nomination. The entire board indicates their approval
via roll-call vote.
Ms. Nolan nominates Mrs. Wicklund for the seat of Secretary. Ms. Braswell
seconds the nomination. The entire board indicates their approval via
Ms. Braswell references previously distributed Annual report for 2002.
Mr. Rosiak points out that his name was erroneously omitted from this
report. There are no other comments.
Board members authorize for HBP to sponsor an ad in Crystal
Beacon Award Program.
Ms. Braswell advises that the Highlands Garden Club will provide
labor for HBP spring planting program, plants to be purchased by HBP,
Outside contractor to do clean-up, mulch, herbicide 3x year.
Boro to advise HBP as to status of Clean Communities funds for this.
Mayor O’Neil wants to look into Boro buying mulch in bulk and just
have contractor do clean-up and herbicide.
HBP to remove costs of mulch from other scope of work.
Mayor O’Neil and Councilman Urbanski request that HBP
ongoing maintenance list be submitted to Dave Gilson and Mr. Urbanski
for work assignments to DPW staff. Mr. Evangelista advises that Mr. Gilson
already has this information from last two monthly HBP/Boro coordination
meetings.ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE:
Business friendly welcome and planning guide to be pursued by this committee
and coordinated by Mr. Urbanski.
Ms. Sylvia Allen presents recent HBP marketing awards, reviews
income-sponsorship statement for past three years, and discusses quantity
of medis impressions.
Nolan motions to close Public Portion at 9:00 pm, Mr. Moyer seconds, all
SESSION (9:10 pm):
NOTE: Mr. Kovic, Mr. Moyer and Mr. Koenig leave meeting prior
to commencement of Executive Session.
- It is discussed
that no 4C properties are to be removed from the assessment roster,
Shore Landing suit was not “class action” and therefore
is not to be implemented as such. Mr. O’Neil & Mr. Urbanski
to follow up on this with Boro tax assessor,
- Mr. O’Neil
and Mr. Urbanski agree to amend BID ordinance to make HBP fiscal year
July to July to coincide with that of the Boro.
- Letter to be
submitted to HBP lawyer questioning additional costs billed for Shore
- A subcommittee
shall be formed to evaluate ACI contract status, up for renewal in
ACI commission structure must be renegotiated if contract is to continue.
- A subcommittee
of Economic Develpoment shall be formed to interface with Boro engineer
(T&M) currently Undertaking re-evaluation of Master Plan. Mr.
Rosiak to participate in this subcommittee.
- Package of HBP
ordinance and by-laws to be distributed to all new board members by
Wicklund motions to adjourn meeting at approx. 10:07 pm, Ms. Braswell
seconds, all members concur.
MEETING AND ELECTION IS ADJOURNED