The Lynbrook Board of Trustees swore in its recently re-elected officials and approved the village’s 2013 appointments and designations, as the board held “appointment night” at its business meeting Monday night at village hall.
At the beginning of the meeting, Hilary Becker and Michael Hawxhurst were re-sworn in as village trustees and trustee Alan Beach was re-sworn in as deputy mayor.
“I would like to thank the residents for placing their trust in me and giving me another four year term,” Becker said. “It is a tremendous honor. I will continue to do my best and I will continue to work with this terrific board that we have here.”
Becker and Hawxhurst were both re-elected to four-year terms in last month’s village election after both candidates ran unopposed.
“I want the residents to know that we don’t stand around here patting ourselves on our back thinking we’ve done such a great job and that’s why there is going to be no opposition,” Becker said.
“We recognize that there is still quite a bit of work to do. We are going to continue to work as hard as we possibly can for our residents and we’re not going to stop until the job is done,” he added.
As part of “appointment night,” the board approved Lynbrook Mayor William J. Hendrick’s appointments for various village officials to their respective terms of office, ranging from administrative budget officer to deputy village attorney.
In addition, the board approved Mayor Hendrick’s appointments of individuals to a variety of board seats, citizens advisory committees and liaison assignments.
All of the appointees in attendance at the meeting were then sworn in to their positions after being issued the oath of office by Hendrick.
The board also adopted a resolution to allow Hendrick to execute contracts with a number of individual contractors who serve the village in different capacities, such as village prosecutor and zoning attorney, emergency management officer and communications commissioner to name a few.