Meeting Schedules

REGULAR MEETING

TOWN BOARD AGENDA – SEPTEMBER 16, 2003

PLACE: TIME:

TOWN HALL 7:30 P.M.

ORDER OF BUSINESS

"We will always remember those who were sacrificed on 9/11/01"

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER

 

PLEDGE TO THE FLAG

 

SUPERVISOR’S PROCLAMATIONS & REPORTS

 

ROLL CALL

 

TOWN BOARD REPORTS

 

APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES

Approve the minutes from the Regular Meeting of August 12, 2003.

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

 

1. 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

2. Public Hearing to consider amending Local Law 8-02 and extend the Building

Moratorium to March 31, 2004.

a) Close Hearing

b) Adopt a Negative Declaration

c) Adopt a Local Law

3. Public Hearing to consider the demolition of a building located on 5th Street in

Verplanck.

a) Close Hearing

b) Adopt a Negative Declaration

c) Adopt a Resolution

 

HEARING OF CITIZENS – AGENDA ITEMS ONLY

BID REPORTS

 

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

Radio Units"; and award contract for same.

2. Receive and File Bids opened on September 15, 2003 with respect to "Additional Paving

of Town Highways"; and award contract for same.

REPORTS

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

For the month of July, 2003 from the Water Division of DOTS, the Office for the Aging/DES and the Receiver of Taxes.

For the month of August, 2003 from the Purchasing Department, the Office for the Aging, the Receiver of Taxes, Town Justices, and the Town Clerk.

OLD BUSINESS

Correspondence:

Receive and File the following:

1. Report from DES with respect to signage and site distance issues

on East Mt. Airy Road.

2. Report from DOTS with respect to drainage issues in the area of Quarry Acres.

3. Letter from the Hollowbrook Lake Homeowners Association with respect to conditions at

the Lake; and refer to DES and DOTS.

4. Inspection Reports dated July 30, 2003 and August 4, 2003 from the Nuclear Regulatory

Commission with respect to the Indian Point Nuclear Facility.

NEW BUSINESS

Correspondence:

Receive and File the following:

1. Letter dated August 18, 2003 from Estelle Sandler with respect to pavement conditions

on Floral Road; and refer to DES.

2. Letter dated August 27, 2003 from Carol Larkin requesting Hood Place and Udell Court

be paved; refer to DES.

3. Letter from Mary Marussich with respect to speeding on Sunset Road in Montrose; and

refer to DES, the Traffic Safety Committee and State & County Police.

4. Letter dated August 15th from Robert Milano with respect to speeding on Scenic

Road and Furnace Dock Road; and refer to DES. the Traffic Safety Committee and State

& County Police.

5. Letter dated August 1st from the Lake Allendale Homeowners Association with

respect to speeding in the area; and refer to DES, the Traffic Safety Committee and State

& County Police.

6. Letter from William Gallagher requesting a cul-de-sac at the end of Lent Street; and

refer to DES and DOTS.

7. Letter dated August 18, 2003 from Joseph DeVito requesting a "no-outlet" sign on Valley

View Road; and refer to DES.

8. Letter dated August 30, 2003 from Joyce and Alan Brott with respect to drainage issues

on Mandy Court; and refer to DES and DOTS.

9. Letter dated August 29, 2003 from Thomas Burke with respect to speeding on Lynwood

Road; and refer to DES, the Traffic Safety Committee and State & County Police.

10. Letter dated August 19, 2003 from the Montrose Board of Fire Commissioners requesting

the use of a water tank to place an emergency radio transmitter; and authorize an

Intermunicipal Agreement with respect to same.

11. Letter dated September 9, 2003 from Robert Keller, Executive Director of Crime

Stoppers requesting support and funding.

12. Letter from Christine Crimmins with respect to the Charles Cook Pool parking area; and

refer to DES.

13. Letter dated August 25, 2003 from the State of New York Department of Public Service

with respect to electricity generated by renewable sources.

14. Letter from D. O'Connor with respect to a Fire Zone in the area of the Kavana Building

in Montrose; and refer to DES.

Resolutions:

1. Appoint Jon Jacoby to the title Recreation Supervisor.

2. Appoint a Senior Recreation Leader for the Youth Center.

3. Authorize the provisional appointment of Melissa Hoffman to the title Technology

Support Specialist per Civil Service.

4. Appoint a part-time/temporary Animal Warden/Parking Enforcement Officer for

DOTS/Code Enforcement.

5. Appoint temporary seasonals to DES.

6. Authorize amending the Temporary Service List.

7. Designate Loretta Taylor as the Vice Chairman of the Planning Board to fill a vacancy

8. Appoint Karen Clark as the Secretary of the Safety Committee to fill a vacancy.

9. Appoint the Town’s Insurance Carrier for General & Public Officials Liability.

10. Resolution opposing the elimination of the 7:39 a.m. commuter train at the Cortlandt

Train Station by MTA/Metro North.

11. Direct the Town Attorney to contact Kohl’s Department Store with respect to their non-

compliance with Planning Board Resolution No. 9-2000 and the turn lane from

Westbrook Drive to Rt.6.

12. Resolution requesting infrastructure funds previously pledged from Westchester County

with respect to upgrading sewer trunk lines on Rt. 202; and forward same to the County Executive and County Legislators.

13. With respect to Red Mill Road authorize the following:

a) Micro-surfacing

b) Purchase and Installation of a Driver Feedback Sign.

14. Authorize the following with respect to the Director of DOTS:

a) Award an RFP to reconfigure the back-up generator system at Town Hall.

b) Award an RFP for an interior door installation between buildings at the Town Hall

Campus.

c) Authorize Invitations to Bids with respect to the Tommy Thurber Playground

Improvements.

d) Seek RFP’s for engineering design services with respect to the Broadway Streetscape

Project.

e) Prepare Plans for a new water storage tank to meet future needs per the Northern Joint

Waterworks Study (recomended by 2005).

f) Award a contract with respect to Smith Road drainage.

g) Award a Contract with respect to slope remediation on Quaker Bridge Road to be

funded through FEMA.

h) Authorize the purchase and installation of pavement reflectors.

 

15. Authorize the renewal of a Special Permit granted by Town Board Resolution No. 62-99

with respect to an existing wireless telecommunication facility.

16. Authorize canceling Tax Liens on properties acquired by the Town through In-Rem

Proceedings.

17. Authorize canceling Tax Liens on properties owned by other government bodies.

18. Authorize the Supervisor to execute a contract with respect to the State Emergency

Management Office and grant funds received by Cortlandt.

19. Amend Resolution No. 392-02 and reschedule the September 29, 2003 Worksesssion to

Tuesday, October 7, 2003.

20. Schedule a Public Hearing for November18, 2003 with respect to an application by Sprint

to consider a wireless telecommunication facility at 477 Albany Post Road.

 

Town Board Agenda

September 16, 2003

Page Six

ADDITIONS TO THE AGENDA

 

BUDGET TRANSFERS

 

REPORTS FROM VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS

 

REPORTS FROM STANDING & SPECIAL COMMITTEES

 

SECOND HEARING OF CITIZENS

 

ADJOURNMENT

"Moment of Silence for Our Fallen Heroes of 9/11/01"

 

NEXT TOWN BOARD MEETING

 

 

DATE: October 21, 2003

TIME: 7:30 P.M.

PLACE: TOWN HALL

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