Meeting Schedules

 

REGULAR MEETING

TOWN BOARD AGENDA – OCTOBER 21, 2003

PLACE: TIME:

TOWN HALL 7:30 P.M.

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER

 

PLEDGE TO THE FLAG

 

SUPERVISOR’S PROCLAMATIONS & REPORTS

"Welcome Home to Councilman Joe Cerreto (Lt. Col. in the US Army Reserve)"

ROLL CALL

 

TOWN BOARD REPORTS

 

APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES

Approve the minutes from the Regular Meeting of September 16, 2003.

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

 

1. Reconvene a Public Hearing to consider adopting a Resolution with respect to the

regulation of residential rents within the Town of Cortlandt.

a) Close Hearing

b) Adopt a Resolution

 

 

Town Board Agenda

October 21, 2003

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HEARING OF CITIZENS – AGENDA ITEMS ONLY

BID REPORTS

 

1. Receive and File and Reject Bids opened on August 29, 2003 with respect to "Water

Meters and Radio Units"; and authorize DOTS to seek Invitations to Bid a Pilot Program

for the installation of Water Meters.

2. Receive and File Bids opened on October 17, 2003 with respect to Westchester Avenue

and Eighth Street Drainage.

 

REPORTS

For the month of April, 2003 from the Recreation Division of DES.

For the month of August, 2003 from the Water Division of DOTS.

For the month of September from the Office for the Aging, the Water Division of DOTS, the Receiver of Taxes, the Town Justices and the Town Clerk.

OLD BUSINESS

Correspondence:

Receive and File the following:

1. Letter from Westchester County with respect to drainage issues on O'Connor Court,

Montrose.

2. Town Clerk's Certification with respect to a Referendum held on September 23, 2003

approving a Service Award Program for the members of the Cortlandt Community

Volunteer Ambulance Corps.

3. Reports from DES with respect to the following:

a) "No Parking" signs on Quaker Bridge Road; and amend the V&T Code with respect to

same.

b) A traffic device on Locust Avenue.

c) Paving repairs on O'Connor Court.

 

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October 21, 2003

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4. The following from the Department of Technical Services:

a) Report in response to a letter from Scenic Hudson and the possible purchase of

riverfront property.

b) Report with respect to the Hollowbrook Lake.

c) Report with respect to the proposed Panas Area Sewer Project; and authorize

DOTS to conduct an in-house Engineering evaluation and schedule an informational

meeting with respect to same.

d) Status report with respect to the 2003 resurfacing program.

5. Petition from commuters opposing the elimination of the 7:39 am train which originates

at the Cortlandt Train Station.

6. The Water Quality Monitoring Report from Westchester County for April to June, 2003

with respect to the Sprout Brook Ashpit.

NEW BUSINESS

Correspondence:

Receive and File the following:

1. Letter from William Zutt dated September 11, 2003 representing Frank Rice with respect

to amending Resolution 223-03 in reference to contractors yards; and refer to DOTS and

the Legal Department.

2. Letter from Thomas Hughes dated September 23, 2003 representing Delbert Thompkins

with respect to property located on Croton Avenue and Rt. 202; and refer to DOTS and

the Town Assessor.

3. Letter from Walter Lancaster dated September 18, 2003 with respect to the Van

Cortlandtville Cemetery; and refer to the Legal Department and DES.

4. Letter from Mario Ruggiero with respect to speeding on Watch Hill Road; and refer to

DES, the Traffic Safety Committee and the State and County Police Departments.

5. Letter from Natalie Furfaro with respect to the use of Letteri Field; and refer to DES.

6. Letter from Richard Sarcone, Jr. with respect to the use of the Oriole Lane Field; and

refer to DES.

7. E-Mail from Barbara Hill with respect to the "Clayhole" on Riverview Road; and refer to

DOTS.

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October 21, 2003

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8. Letter from Gull Manor Homeowners Association with respect to activity at the dead end

of Cynthia Avenue; and refer to the State and County Police Departments.

9. Petition from Triglia Development Corp. with respect to the proposed Roundtop

subdivision at Montrose Sewer District; and schedule a Public Hearing for November 18,

2003 to consider same.

10. Letter from Nick Cucchiarella with respect to site distance issues and littering in the area

of Rt. 9A and South Mt. Pass.

11. Letter from the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation advising the

Town that the Aaron Copland House has been listed on the National Register of Historic

Places.

Resolutions:

1. Appoint James Lindsey as an Administrative Intern for the Assessors' Office.

2. Authorize amending the Temporary Service List.

3. Appoint Ivan Kline as a member of the Planning Board to fill a vacancy.

4. Authorize the adoption of a Town Diversity Policy.

5. Authorize an Intermunicipal Agreement with Westchester County to provide remote

access to the County Clerk's Land and Legal Records.

6. Authorize an Agreement with SPCA of Westchester with respect to animal services.

7. Authorize the following with respect to the Department of Technical Services:

a) Apply for a grant with respect to detecting and analyzing stormwater

discharge through the NYS Stormwater Phase II Implementation Program.

b) A Letter of Intent to participate in a grant application with respect to a county-

wide public education effort with respect to Stormwater issues.

c) Award an RFP with respect to engineering services for the proposed Broadway

Streetscape Project.

d) Additional evaluations with respect to drainage in the area of Lake Meahagh.

e) Work Change Orders with respect to the Conklin East Sewer District.

f) Consulting Services with respect to the Master Plan and Open Space.

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October 21, 2003

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g) Seek Bids for the demolition of a structure located on Craft Lane.

h) Receive and File the Map Plan and Report from DOTS for the proposed Tamarack

Sewer District; and schedule a Public Hearing for November 18, 2003 to consider

same.

8. Authorize a Letter in support of the concept of an affordable housing project known as

Jacobs Hill Crossing to be forwarded to Westchester County.

9. Authorize support for Westchester Crime Stoppers per their request dated September 9,

2003.

10. Award an RFP with respect to the installation of security lighting at various Town

locations.

11. Amend Resolution 20-03 to include Union State Bank as a Town Depository.

12. Authorize DES/Recreation to proceed with conceptual plans for teen activities at the

community space located at the Town Center.

13. Authorize a Professional Service Agreement with respect to up-dating the Town's Tax

Maps.

14. Authorize consulting services and the purchase of software with respect to the

implementation of GIS (Geographic Information Systems).

15. Authorize an Early Retirement Incentive Program for Town Employees.

16. Schedule a Special Town Board Meeting for Monday, October 27, 2003, to Receive and

File the 2004 Tentative Budget; and scheduling a Public Hearing to consider same for December 9, 2003.

ADDITIONS TO THE AGENDA

 

BUDGET TRANSFERS

 

REPORTS FROM VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS

 

REPORTS FROM STANDING & SPECIAL COMMITTEES

 

 

Town Board Agenda

October 21. 2003

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SECOND HEARING OF CITIZENS

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

NEXT TOWN BOARD MEETING

 

 

DATE: November 18, 2003

TIME: 7:30 P.M.

PLACE: TOWN HALL

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