Regular Long Beach City Council Meeting 02/21/17

Regular Long Beach City Council Meeting 02/21/17

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A regularly scheduled meeting of the Long Beach City Council was held on 2/21/2017. Present were City Council President Len Torres, Vice President Anthony Eramo and Council Members Chumi Diamond, Scott Mandel and Anissa Moore. Also present was Corporation Counsel Robert Agostisi and City Manager Jack Schnirman. This meeting was also live streamed on Facebook at facebook.com/LongBeachCOA. The meeting was packed with standing room only and a number of media outlets in attendance. Item #4 (Ordinance to Amend the Code of Ordinances) was the subject of the most discourse with numerous people making statements on the matter. PUBLIC HEARING: Resolution Granting Waiver of Off-Street Parking Requirements Re: Premises 78 West Park Avenue, (street floor), Long Beach, New York. Re: Restaurant PUBLIC HEARING: Resolution Granting Waiver of Off-Street Parking Requirements for Premises: 143 East Park Avenue (street floor), Long Beach, New York. Re: Clothing/Shoe Store PUBLIC HEARING: Ordinance to Amend the Code of Ordinances of the City of Long Beach Re: Fire Prevention and Protection. 1. Ordinance to Amend the Code of Ordinances of the City of Long Beach Re: Fire Prevention and Protection. Legislative Memo: This amendment allows the City to create a position for a third assistant chief (which is an unpaid position) within the Fire Department, in order to continue best practice methods for the department. PUBLIC HEARING: Ordinance to Amend the Code of Ordinances of the City of Long Beach Re: Ocean Beach Park. PUBLIC HEARING: Ordinance Authorizing Financing for Cost of Separation Payments To or For the Benefit of Employees of the City, Stating the Estimated Total Cost Thereof is $2,450,000, Appropriating Said Amount Therefor, and Authorizing the Issuance of Not to Exceed $2,450,000 Bonds of Said City to Finance Said Appropriation. 2. Resolution Granting Waiver of Off-Street Parking Requirements Re: Premises 78 West Park Avenue, (street floor), Long Beach, New York. Re: Restaurant 3. Resolution Granting Waiver of Off-Street Parking Requirements for Premises: 143 East Park Avenue (street floor), Long Beach, New York. Re: Clothing/Shoe Store 4. Ordinance to Amend the Code of Ordinances of the City of Long Beach Re: Ocean Beach Park. Legislative Memo: This amendment would allow for the sale of limited alcoholic beverages at the concession stands adjacent to the boardwalk, pursuant to the strict terms and conditions to be placed in their concession leases with the City. 5. Ordinance Authorizing Financing for Cost of Separation Payments To or For the Benefit of Employees of the City, Stating the Estimated Total Cost Thereof is $2,450,000, Appropriating Said Amount Therefor, and Authorizing the Issuance of Not to Exceed $2,450,000 Bonds of Said City to Finance Said Appropriation. Legislative 6. Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Enter into a Contract for the Removal, Furnishing and Installation of a Sludge Collection System at the City’s Water Pollution Control Plant with the Lowest Responsible Bidder. Legislative Memo: The sludge collection system has outlived its useful life and must be replaced as it is the mechanism used for the removal of settled solids in the facility. Funding is provided through the Capital Improvement Plan. 7. Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Purchase Miscellaneous General Hardware Items on an “As NeededBasis. Legislative Memo: This item provides the City with the ability to make hardware purchases “as needed” during the course of performing daily jobs, which require no delivery and are limited to “pick-up” at the local supplier’s place of business. ITEM #8 was tabled. 8. Resolution Authorizing the Publication of a Notice of Joint Public Hearing to Discuss the Adoption of a Comprehensive Plan and Environmental Assessment for the City of Long Beach Pursuant to Requirements of New York State General City Law and New York State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA). Legislative Memo: The Comprehensive Plan provides an overall guide for the City over the next twenty years, encompassing elements such as transportation, infrastructure, housing, land use and the economy. After the devastating effects of Superstorm Sandy, and the economic recession prior to the storm, it was apparent that an updated Comprehensive Plan was needed with a focus on resiliency and economic sustainability measures and to insure good development decisions to protect against over development. Over the past two years, extensive City-wide public outreach was undertaken. The City held ten public meetings; five community advisory committee meetings; four high need area meetings; and two focus group meetings on arts/culture and the economy. Grant funding was awarded for this project from New York Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and the Department of State (DOS).
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Lady goes H.A.M. @ Long Beach City Council Meeting.

Lady goes H.A.M. @ Long Beach City Council Meeting.

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Regular Long Beach City Council Meeting 01/03/17

Regular Long Beach City Council Meeting 01/03/17

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The regular meeting of the Long Beach City Council was held on 1/3/17. Present were Vice President Anthony Eramo and Council Members Scott Mandel and Anissa Moore. Also present was Long Beach City Manager Jack Schnirman and Corporation Counsel Robert Agostisi. Council President Len Torres was absent. Council Member Eileen Goggin was not present due to successfully winning a judgeship in the recent election and she will no longer serve on the Council. At the beginning of the meeting a proclamation was given to the City workers who searched exhaustively through piles of garbage to recover a residents lost property and successfully recovered same. Great Work! City Manager Jack Schnirman provided a City update and stated that Resident Parking Permits are now on sale in the City Clerks office. He also advised that the Carry Out Bag Ordinance will take effect on April 2. On 1/16 the MLK Day parade will be held with a ceremony both before and after the parade. He also mentioned the Snowflake Race and the Polar Bear Plunge. PUBLIC HEARING: Resolution Granting Waiver of Off-Street Parking Requirements Re: Premises 34 East Park Avenue, (street floor), Long Beach, New York. Re: Foot Spa 1. Resolution Granting Waiver of Off-Street Parking Requirements Re: Premises 34 East Park Avenue, (street floor), Long Beach, New York. Re: Foot Spa 2. Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Purchase Various Chemicals for the Water Purification Plant from the Lowest Responsible Bidders. Legislative Memo: This item is awarded on an annual basis giving the City the ability to purchase these chemicals, on an as needed basis, at the lowest prices available. 3. Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Purchase Traffic Signs on an “As NeededBasis from the Lowest Responsible Bidders. Legislative Memo: This item gives the City the ability to purchase traffic signs, on an as needed basis, at the lowest prices available. 4. Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to enter into an Agreement for Disaster Management Response and Recovery Consulting Services. Legislative Memo: To continue to assist the City in its recovery from Superstorm Sandy, it’s recovery plan, and maximizing reimbursements from FEMA. Said Agreement shall be reviewed by FEMA in order to insure that it meets with all FEMA requirements. Good and Welfare At the start of the session Council Vice President Anthony Eramo advised residents that the Good and Welfare was not a Question and Answer session. He also advised that an email address was being set up LBCITYCOUNCIL2017@longbeachny.gov to accept applications to be the replacement on the City Council. A resident spoke about the process for using the Long Beach Trolley Bus. The resident stated that email requests for information went unanswered. The resident stated that a party was picked up by the Trolley and driven to the Buoy Bar. Mr. Schnirman stated “the facts are not necessarily as you presented them” in response to the statement. A resident spoke about the City Council rotation. The resident spoke about a law that is needed, but implores the Council to get back to him, as he doesn’t want to keep waiting for a reply. He then stated “take action for the people who put you there.” A resident asked about the status of the volunteer boards, and what was the selection process. She stated that in the past the boards met rarely, if ever. Mr. Schnirman states that they will be looking at the boards soon. A resident asked what the qualifications are that the current Council is looking for to be on the City Council. Anthony Eramo replied that the only requirement was to be a resident for two years. Eramo also stated that “the Charter is clear, we are going to appoint to fill Ms. Goggin’s seat.” A resident spoke about that the East End trash pickup is on Mondays and that most holidays are also on Mondays. She stated that there used to be pickups on Tuesdays when holidays were on Mondays. She also stated that some members of the Civic Association was unaware that there was no pickup this week. A resident asked if there was any progress on his suggestion to paint a mural on City Garage since he last asked. There was also a question on monitoring overtime costs.
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Long Beach City Council Meeting 04/04/17

Long Beach City Council Meeting 04/04/17

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Long Beach City Council Meeting 04/04/17 HD Present were Long Beach City Council President Len Torres, Vice President Anthony Eramo, Scott Mandel, Chumi Diamond and Anissa Moore. Also present was Corporation Counsel Robert Agostisi. 1. Resolution Authorizing an Amendment and Extension to the Collective Bargaining Agreement Between the City of Long Beach and the Long Beach Civil Service Employees Association. Legislative Memo: This contract will generate both short and long-term savings, particularly in the form of health care contributions, which the City will be receiving for the first time. This Agreement was voted on and approved by the union membership. 2. Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Enter into a Contract for the Rental of Portable Restroom Trailers for the Ocean Beach Park. Legislative Memo: After the damage caused by Superstorm Sandy, the City rebuilt five ADA compliant comfort stations. Again this summer season, the City wants to supply four portable restrooms, two of which are ADA compliant. Funding is being provided through public assistance grant monies from FEMA. 3. Resolution Authorizing the City Manager and the City Comptroller to Transfer Funds within the 2016-2017 Budget. Legislative Memo: Every year in order to prepare for the closing of the budget cycle, a Council resolution is placed on the Agenda giving the City Manager and the City Comptroller the authority to transfer unexpended funds within the current fiscal year.
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Long Beach City Council Meeting January 19th 2016

Long Beach City Council Meeting January 19th 2016

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Long Beach City Council Meeting 03/21/17

Long Beach City Council Meeting 03/21/17

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A regularly scheduled meeting of the Long Beach City Council was held on 3/21/2017. Present were City Council President Len Torres, Vice President Anthony Eramo and Council Members Chumi Diamond and Anissa Moore. Also present was City Manager Jack Schnirman. Absent were Council member Scott Mandel and Corporation Counsel Robert Agostisi. This meeting was also live streamed on Facebook at facebook.com/LongBeachCOA. PUBLIC HEARING: Resolution Granting Waiver of Off-Street Parking Requirements Re: Premises 1013 West Beech Street (street floor), Long Beach, New York. Re: Insurance Agency Office PUBLIC HEARING: For the purpose of providing all persons and representatives of organizations with significant social, economic and environmental interests an adequate opportunity to publicly present their views on and propose activities for the City’s Community Development Program for the 2017-2018 (43rd Year). 1. Resolution Granting Waiver of Off-Street Parking Requirements Re: Premises 1013 West Beech Street (street floor), Long Beach, New York. Re: Insurance Agency Office 2. Resolution Authorizing the Filing of an Application with the County of Nassau for the Purpose of Undertaking a Community Development Program, Under Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as Amended, and Title II of the National Affordable Housing Act of 1990, as Amended, for Inclusion in the City’s Community Development Program for 2017-2018 (43rd Year). Legislative Memo: The public hearing gives citizens the opportunity to provide input and make their comments known regarding what type of eligible activities the City of Long Beach should apply for in the 43rd year application. Eligible activities include but are not limited to: Homeownership Assistance and Housing Rehabilitation Programs; Public Facility and Public Improvement Projects; Public Service Programs; Economic Development & Business Assistance. Eligible activities must meet one or more of the three national objectives listed in federal statutes as follows: (i) Provide benefits to low and moderate income persons, (ii) Aid in the prevention or elimination of slums or blight, or (iii) Provide funding for projects that have a particular urgency because existing conditions pose a serious and immediate threat to the health or welfare of the community March 21, 3. Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Purchase an Ambulance for the City’s Fire Department. Legislative Memo: This new ambulance will be the primary 24 hour paramedic ambulance. The Fire Department will be removing a 14-year old ambulance from use. Funding is available in the Capital Improvement Plan. 4. Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Amend the Current Agreement for the Furnishing and Planting of Various Trees in the City and to Transfer Funds. Legislative Memo: Funding is now available through the use of a Community Development Block Grant, for the planting of eighteen Regal Prince Oak trees to replace trees that have died along JJ Evans Boulevard. 5. Resolution to Schedule the Second Regular Council Meeting of April for Wednesday, April 19, 2017. Legislative Memo: Due to the holiday of Passover, the members of the City Council desire to schedule said meeting for Wednesday, April 19th Copies of all Long Beach City Council videos are archived and linked on www.longbeachcoa.com
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Long Beach City Council Meeting 04/19/17

Long Beach City Council Meeting 04/19/17

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Long Beach City Council Meeting held on 7/19/17 at 7PM. This video is provided by the LongBeachCOA. Present were Long Beach City Council Vice President Anthony Eramo and Council Members Chumi Diamond, Scott Mandel and Anissa Moore. Also present were Long Beach City Manager Jack Schnirman and Corporation Counsel Robert Agostisi. Absent from this meeting was Long Beach City Council President Len Torres. On the agenda tonight is: 1. Resolution Authorizing Publication of the General Summary of the Capital Improvement Program for the Next Five Years, and Authorizing Publication of the General Summary of the Proposed Budget for Year July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018, and Notice of Public Hearings Thereon. 2. Resolution Authorizing Budget Amendments to the General Fund for the 2016-2017 Fiscal Year. Legislative Memo: This amendment appropriates additional revenue received by the City from DPW masonry fees, a New York State Senior Grant (which will provide senior yoga classes, film, music and art appreciation courses, and host a senior artist show) and Earth Day donations. http://longbeachcoa.com #longbeach
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Franklin Pleads with Long Beach City Council to Fix 2017 Budget

Franklin Pleads with Long Beach City Council to Fix 2017 Budget

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Long Beach Streetcar Proposal: City Council

Long Beach Streetcar Proposal: City Council

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1/22/17 - Fixed auto-generated subtitles! On January, 17th 2017 I brought my streetcar proposal before the Long Beach City Council for the first time. I hope they liked the DVDs I made them!
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Re-Elect Councilman Al Austin 2016 - Long Beach 8th District City Council

Re-Elect Councilman Al Austin 2016 - Long Beach 8th District City Council

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alaustinlbc.com Video produced by: Antonio Gilbreath | AG Media Enterprises Councilmember Al Austin II Al Austin II was elected in 2012 to the Long Beach City Council, representing the Eighth District, which includes Bixby Knolls, Los Cerritos and North Long Beach. Since taking office, Councilmember Austin has focused on promoting strong and safe neighborhoods and revitalizing the commercial corridors throughout the Eighth District. Public Safety Councilmember Austin's public safety accomplishments include: passage of the Alcohol Nuisance Abatement and Social Hosting Ordinances, securing funding for the Prohibited Possessor Taskforce coupled with the Long Beach's first ever gun buyback event. He successfully advocated to restore public hours at Long Beach's North Division Station, which had been closed for 5 years prior to 2013 when Austin secured and agreement with then Chief Jim McDonnell to open the doors. Councilmember Austin made it a priority to re-establish and fund police and fire academies, with diverse recruiting classes. He has also promoted Community Watch groups as a tool to help make neighborhoods safer and involve local residents and community stakeholders. The Eighth District under Councilmember Austin's leadership has had a zero tolerance approach to graffiti. Community Builder Councilmember Austin has worked to ensure funding for the Be S.A.F.E. summer youth programs in parks in North Long Beach and citywide, as well as the P.E.A.C.E. (Positive Energy Activates Constant Elevation) Basketball League for young adults 18 to 25 year olds. He has held countless community events, including the foster/adoption-centered "Share Your Heart, Share Your Home" event, Back to School events, annual budget town halls, health fairs, tree planting events, seniors forums, PTA gatherings, community clean ups, and many other events that engage the diverse needs of the 8th District communities. In an effort to improve community access tocity hall, Austin has maintained an office on Atlantic Ave, and introduced the monthly Council on the Corner at First Fridays. He has also sponsored numerous community concerts, movies in the park and other community building events. He has worked to fix and upgrade the most needy residential streets and sidewalks throughout the district and is committed to securing resources to address our city's infrastructure needs. Austin has been a champion for upgrades and improvements at many of the neighborhood parks throughout the Eighth District. Economic Development and Jobs Councilmember Austin has worked hard to ensure that businesses in the Eighth District thrive and succeed. He has worked closely with the Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association to bring many new businesses to the corridors, played a major role in organizing the businesses in the Virginia Village on Long Beach Boulevard, and helped create the new Uptown Business Improvement District along Atlantic Avenue north of Market Street. Councilmember Austin has also helped facilitate the development with three new retail centers in Eighth District, which will add scores of new employment opportunities, services, and retail options for Uptown Long Beach residents. LGB Oversight Councilmember Austin has been steadfast in support of quality of life issues that residents care about most. Austin initiated a citywide study session to educate the public and council on the Airport Noise Compatibility Ordinance. He has voiced strong support for the City's Airport Noise Ordinance and opposes any proposal that would put it at risk. Councilmember Austin also successfully advocated to get the Eighth District represented on the Airport Advisory Commission. Leadership Councilmember Austin serves as chair of the City Council's State Legislation Committee and the Personnel and Civil Service Committee. He also serves on the Public Safety Committee, the Housing and Neighborhoods Committee, and the I-710 Oversight Committee. Councilmember Austin also serves as 1st Vice President of the Gateway Cities Council of Governments and on Board of Directors for the League of California Cities.
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Long Beach City Council Meeting 05/02/17

Long Beach City Council Meeting 05/02/17

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Long Beach City Council Meeting held on 5/02/17 at 7PM. This video is provided by the LongBeachCOA. Present were Long Beach City Council President Len Torres, Long Beach City Council Vice President Anthony Eramo and Council Members Chumi Diamond, Scott Mandel and Anissa Moore. Also present were Long Beach City Manager Jack Schnirman and Corporation Counsel Robert Agostisi. On the agenda is: PUBLIC HEARING: For the purpose of giving citizens an adequate opportunity to publicly present their views on the General Summary of the Proposed Budget for the year July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018. 1. Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Enter into a Contract for Emergency Sanitary Sewer Replacement at the Intersection of West Beech Street and Connecticut Avenue from the Lowest Responsible Bidder. Legislative Memo: This resolution is required for the replacement of approximately 210 linear feet of failing sanitary sewer main. Funding is available through the Capital Improvement Plan. 2. Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Enter into a Contract for Street Lighting Maintenance and Repairs with the Sole Responsible Bidder and to Transfer Funds. Legislative Memo: The City is terminating its contract with the current vendor and entering into a new agreement for said services with Welsbach Electric Corp, who has successfully worked with the City since 1997. 3. Resolution Fixing and Providing for the 2017 Season of the Ocean Beach Park. LATE ADDITION ON NIGHT OF MEETING 4.Resolution Authorizing Publication for Hearing of an Ordinance Authorizing Various Capital Projects In and For the City of Long Beach, Nassau County, New York, Stating the Estimated Total Cost Thereof is $14,973,000, Appropriating Said Amount Therefor, Including the Expenditure of $5,525,950 Expected to be Received in State or Federal Aid, Authorizing the Issuance of Not to Exceed $14,973,000 Bonds of Said City to Finance Said Appropriation; and Further Authorizing Any Amounts Received from the United States of America and/or The State of New York to be Expended Toward the Cost of Certain of Such Capital Projects as Indicated Herein, or Redemption of any Notes And Bonds Issued Therefor or to be Budgeted as an Offset to the Taxes For Payment of the Principal of and Interest on Said Notes and Bonds
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Long Beach City Council Meeting 03/07/17

Long Beach City Council Meeting 03/07/17

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A regularly scheduled meeting of the Long Beach City Council was held on 3/7/2017. Present were City Council President Len Torres, Vice President Anthony Eramo and Council Members Chumi Diamond, Scott Mandel and Anissa Moore. Also present was Corporation Counsel Robert Agostisi and City Manager Jack Schnirman. This meeting was also live streamed on Facebook at facebook.com/LongBeachCOA. 1. Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Enter into an Agreement for Disaster Management Response and Recovery Consulting Services. Legislative Memo: This allows the City to retain another consultant to continue to assist the City in its recovery from Superstorm Sandy, its recovery plan, and maximizing reimbursements from FEMA. Funding for this is provided through FEMA. 2. Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Amend the Current Contract for Engineering/Design and Construction Administration Services for the Rehabilitation of the 600 Block of West Hudson Street (between Grand and Lindell Boulevards). Legislative Memo: Additional work is required in the engineering phase for the rehabilitation of the 600 block of West Hudson Street. Funding is provided though the Capital Improvement Plan. 3. Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Purchase a Shallow Water Boat and Trailer for the City’s Fire Department from the Sole Responsible Bidder. Legislative Memo: This boat will be used for shallow water rescues by the Fire Department. Funding is provided through grant monies the City received. 4. Resolution Authorizing the Filing of an Application with the County of Nassau for the Purpose of Undertaking a Community Development Program, Under Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as Amended, and Title II of the National Affordable Housing Act of 1990, as Amended, for Inclusion in the City’s Community Development Program for 2017-2018 (43rd Year). Legislative Memo: This resolution calls for a Public Hearing to be held on March 21, 2017, affording all persons the opportunity to publicly present their views and propose activities for Community Development Programs. 5. Resolution Authorizing Publication of a Notice of Public Hearing of an Application to Waive the Off-Street Parking Requirements for Premises: 1013 West Beech Street (street floor), Long Beach, New York. Re: Insurance Agency
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City Council Votes To Keep Long Beach Airport Non-International Destination

City Council Votes To Keep Long Beach Airport Non-International Destination

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Occupy Long Beach Disrupts City Council Meeting

Occupy Long Beach Disrupts City Council Meeting

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In the largest show of civil disobedience in Occupy Long Beach's one-month existence, about 40 group members disrupted Tuesday night's city council meeting in an attempt to force the council to address OLB's request that Lincoln Park be fashioned temporarily into a 24-hour-per-day "free-speech zone" that allows for the use of tents.
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Long Beach City Council City Manager Update 02/07/17

Long Beach City Council City Manager Update 02/07/17

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Long Beach City Manager Jack Schnirman delivers the City Manager's update at the February 7, 2017 regular meeting of the Long Beach City Council.
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Long Beach NY City Council Meeting 05/16/17 Facebook LIVE Feed

Long Beach NY City Council Meeting 05/16/17 Facebook LIVE Feed

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Long Beach City Council Meeting held on 5/16/17 at 7PM. This video is provided by the LongBeachCOA. This is the highly popular Facebook LIVE stream of the meeting. We appreciate the large number of people who are becoming informed and involved by tuning in for this stream. Your questions, comments and information are greatly appreciated. Present were Long Beach City Council President Len Torres, Long Beach City Council Vice President Anthony Eramo and Council Members Chumi Diamond, Scott Mandel and Anissa Moore. Also present were Long Beach City Manager Jack Schnirman and Corporation Counsel Robert Agostisi. Council member Scott Mandel departed the meeting at the beginning of tghe Good & Welfare portion of the meeting. On the agenda is: PUBLIC HEARING: For the purpose of giving citizens an adequate opportunity to publicly present their views on the General Summary of the Capital Improvement Program for the Five-Year Period from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2022. PUBLIC HEARING: Bond Ordinance Authorizing Various Capital Projects In and For the City of Long Beach, Nassau County, New York, Stating the Estimated Total Cost Thereof is $14,973,000, Appropriating Said Amount Therefor, Including the Expenditure of $5,525,950 Expected to be Received in State or Federal Aid, Authorizing the Issuance of Not to Exceed $14,973,000 Bonds of Said City to Finance Said Appropriation. 1. Resolution Authorizing the Adoption of a Capital Improvement Program for Five Years from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2022, Inclusive. Legislative Memo: The Capital Improvement Program advances projects that improve the health, safety and quality of life of City residents, designating projects that will make improvements to the City’s infrastructure. Projects include a continued commitment to roadway reconstruction and road resurfacing; upgrades to our water and sewer delivery and treatment facilities; improvements at the Recreation Center Ice Arena; thermal imaging cameras and a personal protection bail-out system for the City’s Fire Department. 2. Bond Ordinance Authorizing Various Capital Projects In and For the City of Long Beach, Nassau County, New York, Stating the Estimated Total Cost Thereof is $14,973,000, Appropriating Said Amount Therefor, Including the Expenditure of $5,525,950 Expected to be Received in State or Federal Aid, Authorizing the Issuance of Not to Exceed $14,973,000 Bonds of Said City to Finance Said Appropriation. Legislative Memo: This bond authorizes funding for the Capital Improvement Program (Item #1 above) in order to move forward with the various infrastructure projects detailed above. The City is able to acquire better interest rates as a result of our credit rating. PUBLIC HEARING: For the purpose of giving citizens an adequate opportunity to publicly present their views on the General Summary of the Proposed Operating Budget for the year July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018. Legislative Memo: This is the second Public Hearing to be held for the proposed Operating Budget. 3. Resolution Authorizing the Adoption of the Operating Budget for the Fiscal Year Commencing July 1, 2017 and Ending June 30, 2018, Appropriating Sums Set Forth Therein and Determining and Fixing the Real Estate Tax Levy. 4. Resolution Delegating to the City Comptroller of the City of Long Beach, Nassau County, New York the Powers to Authorize the Issuance of $6,800,000 Tax Anticipation Notes of Said City, or So Much Thereof as May be Necessary, in Anticipation of the Collection of Taxes Levied for the Fiscal Year Commencing July 1, 2017, and to Prescribe the Terms, Form and Contents, and Provide for the Sale and Credit Enhancement of Such Notes. Legislative Memo: Long Beach’s Superstorm Sandy recovery effort has spanned almost five years to date, with expenses totaling over $121 million and related reimbursements totaling almost $106 million. The City originally issued a $33 million dollar RAN to provide funding for the recovery effort. That RAN was partially paid down in July 2015 and fully retired in June 2016, from direct reimbursements received from FEMA. In order to continue the recovery effort, the City issued a $10.43 million RAN in September 2014. 5. Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Enter into Agreements for the Operation of Additional Food Trucks at the City’s Beach Concessions. Legislative Memo: It is the City’s desire to continue to provide a wide variety of food and refreshment concessions in convenient locations, a greater diversity of food choices, excellent quality foods with a local flavor, while showing preference to local food merchants and/or those who have previously provided food services. 6. Resolution Authorizing Publication for Hearing of an Ordinance to Amend the Code of Ordinances of the City of Long Beach Re: Water and Water Distribution.
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