In a quick meeting lasting less than 30 minutes, the Tarrytown Board of Trustees took the following actions:
- Announced an Easter Egg Hunt for children ages 1-8 will take place on Saturday, March 31 at 10:30 a.m. at Patriot's Park.
- Encouraged residents to vote in Village elections.
- Passed a resolution calling upon state and federal governments to restore mass transit to the plans for the . In doing so, Tarrytown joined other municipalities, such as Hastings, Yonkers and Dobbs Ferry, that have passed similar resolutions demanding the new bridge include mass transit as originally planned.
- Appointed David Neilsen as a member of the Board and Sally Lawrence as an alternate member of the Planning Board
- Announced the opening of the South Washington Street West Parking Lot, which allows both, metered and permit parking
- Approved a handicapped parking space on Grove Street
- Approved bill payments totaling $536,991
The presence of dead fish in the upper Tarrytown Lake has been reported to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, which did not express concern at this time. The village will monitor the situation.
Lori Semeraro asked about the status of the air monitor calibration data she has repeatedly requested. Village administrator Michael Blau said he received something from AAA, but had not yet reviewed it.
Semeraro asked if tattoo parlor had received its certification from Rockland County and was told by Blau that the certification came in last week. Semeraro also asked if the Village could be held responsible if someone "got an infection" from a tattoo given during the time period before the certification was received since the Village had issued a temporary certificate of occupancy, allowing the shop to open. Village attorney Jeffrey Shumejda said no.
Another resident inquired about the status of retraining employees to properly fill-out permits for confined space work. Blau said employees had been counseled one-on-one and that the village is considering redesigning the permit to make it easier to fill-out.