Measures taken to protect public

The mayor and trustees were all present for a meeting held in the Sylvan Beach village hall on June 1 at 3 p.m. Minutes for the May 18 meeting were accepted by the board. Approval was given to pay the bills for the month of May in the amount of $20, 176. 75.

The board hired Chris Smith, a certified CPR instructor, to instruct personnel involved in caring for the public welfare such as life guards. He will also give instruction for the proper use of defibrillators that are now required by law for life guards and rescue units.

Trustees Greg Campbell and Joe Clements were named to a committee to further investigate the possibilities of a village wide garbage pick up.

Authorization was given to purchase a camera and for installation at a cost of $1,500. It will be installed on the bathhouse to help deter vandalism.

Red, white and blue bunting will be purchased for $316 to be placed on the band stand in the park for appropriate occasions such as the performance of the Army Band on Aug. 9, Fourth of July festivities and Memorial Day.

A Farmer's Market will be held every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Spencer Avenue, organized by Joe Rizzo.

Four more venders were approved for the Bikes at the Beach held every Tuesday during the season. They include Free Mac Marine, Bob's T-shirts, Lori Snyder with jewelry and Jacob Smith's presentation of Wii.

The board will meet again June 15 at 7:30 p.m.

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