Hedge fund founder Clive Holmes, who owns a palatial property full with personal cottages and a pond on Centre Island, makes use of his helipad incessantly, commuting twice a day and ceaselessly taking associates on pleasure rides, says Mayor Larry Schmidlapp.
“He has audio system and lights and the helicopter makes a heck of a number of noise. The individuals on this island deserve some peace and quiet.”
Due to Holmes’ fixed coptering, the village board is now planning to enact a everlasting decision prohibiting extra helipads from being constructed, and limiting what number of instances any of the three present touchdown spots already on the island — together with Joel’s — might be utilized in a month, mentioned Schmidlapp.
The village board will select a quantity that can solely enable the helipad house owners to make use of them a handful of instances a month.
A person who recognized himself as a caretaker on Holmes’ property mentioned the property was too large for him to attempt to discover the banker.
Joel’s reps didn’t return requires remark.