Minutes : Port Jefferson Station and Terryville Civic
March 26, 2014
Ex board members present: Charlie McAteer, Ed Garboski,
Diane Lenihan, Lou Antoniello, Joan Nickeson Frank Gibbons Howard Aaron
Reading of February minutes motion to accept by Frank
Gibbons, seconded by Ed Wendol.
Reading of Ex board minutes motion to accept by Jeff
Napoleon and seconded by Tim Granito.
Election of Candidates- slate by laws read, request for
other nominations made/nominations closed; Incumbents running unopposed.
Frank Petrigiani, Brookhaven Hwy report/public relations report
on snow removal, paving, and ecology site
Christina Crivello from Create A Cake
Jim Tsunis, Lee Rosner- Jefferson Meadows 85 rental units
Someone will be occupying the property as of April 1, 2014.
Existing building will be used as a club house, the two A-1
lots will not be touched. They will use
the Woodhaven nursing home sewage tie-in.
*A covenant on the original Rampone property outlines 32% of
the J2 property remain untouched. That
is in addition to the A-1 properties remaining undeveloped.
Dumpsters managed by the property mgmt co.
Diane asked again for site plans.
No outdoor lighting outside the back of buildings toward
Washington or Jefferson Ave.
Rich Ciotto, president of Sterling Woods Board of Managers
said retaining walls will help with buffer.
Overall height 35’, the current Rampone Bldg is about 28’.
They will send us rear elevations and when a formal plan is
submitted to the town, copies will be send to us. For an upcoming meeting, he will produce
Vote for the library budget April 8th 9:30 am to
9 pm. Increase of 24c for $100 dollars.
Debbie Getz, has a petition for this November election for
Suffolk elected officials, adopting a charter law, requiring reimbursement of
regarding 11 million dollars to tax payers that Suffolk County administration
used from water resources fund. Signatures.
Report from Bruce
Miller of Citizens for the repowering of LIPA plant in Port Jeff. They are proposing it be
re-evaluated and repowered. They are
also asking for the public service commission to step in, but it is being
resisted by LIPA.
Research study shows that Long Island doesn’t need the
amount of energy created by Caithness, LIPA is ignoring the study on Long Island usage. The cost of
refurbishing a brown field site, goes to the ratepayer
It was asked what we should do, if we side with his report
to the association. It was suggested we contact our state legislator.
Frank Gibbons said a new plant in Yapank will have to guild
a gas pipeline to import fracked methane, a most dangerous chemical. We should contact the governor’s office and
tell them we need a hearing.
Frank added that Caithness is borrowing billions that it is
not guaranteeing- it is the responsibility of the taxpayers to pay it.
Diane Guidice asked where we could learn more. Bruce said he can provide information.
Sheila Granito said that the citizens of Yapank have been
sold on the Caithnss plant, because it helps their community. We should contact our local representative at
Brookhaven Town- Connie Kepert.
Committee Reports suspended.
Meeting adjourned 9:15pm.