Ann Gallelli: Decoding Village Agendas No. 417

Dear neighbor, Here is the 417th installment of Decoding Village Agendas to keep Croton residents informed of the actions of the Village Board at their meetings.  I continue to add recipients to this email update on agendas so you may be receiving it for the first time. I enjoy getting your feedback and hope to continue to hear from you.  If you do not wish to receive these periodic email updates from me, please reply to this email and your name will be removed from the email list.

Ann Gallelli

Decoding Village Agendas –  September 4, 2018

Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees

 

8:00 pm

(Open to Public  – Televised)

 

 

 

PRESENTATION/OTHER: 

Jay Peltz, General Counsel and Senior Vice President of Government Relations from the Food Industry Alliance of New York State, Inc., Lori Hodgkinson, ShopRite Store Manager for Croton-on-Hudson, and Tom Urtz, Vice President of Operations, ShopRite Supermarkets, Inc., address the Board on the proposed plastic bag ban.

PUBLIC HEARING: 

 

  •  Public Hearing on renewing the special use permit issued to T-Mobile Northeast LLC, f/k/a/ Omnipoint Communications Incorporated, for the colocation of a personal wireless facility at 1 Van Wyck Street.   The wireless facility has been located at the Municipal building since 2012.  This  is to consider a renewal of the permit.

 

  1. Public Hearing on renewing the special use permit for 365 South Riverside Avenue.   The location is a Motor Vehicle Service Station.

CORRESPONDENCE:

PROPOSED RESOLUTIONS:

  1. Consider authorizing the Village Manager to sign the proposal from LynStaar Engineering to conduct an emergency power study at Well #4 in the amount of $3,750.00.  In order to ensure reliable emergency back-up power supply for one of the three wells that supply water in the Village, it is being recommended that a study of various options be conducted before selecting a solution.
b.      Consider authorizing the Village Manager to sign an agreement with the New York State Dept.

Of Transportation to amend the 2016-2017 Snow and Ice Agreement.  The total amount owed to

Consider authorizing the Village Manager to execute a rider to the cooperation agreement with Westchester County for the purposes of applying for future Community Development Block Grant funds.The Village for its snow removal services for this time-frame has been increased by $6,062.09.

c.       Consider authorizing the Village Manager to execute a rider to the cooperation agreement with

Westchester County for the purposes of applying for future Community Development Block Grant

 funds.  While the Village already participates in the CBDG program, this rider would allow it to

     potentially  receive money from the Emergency Solutions grant fund.  
 
d.      Consider authorizing the Village Manager to accept the Drug Free Communities Support Program grant received from the Federal Government Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in the amount of $125,000.   This money funds the Coalition Against Drug and Alcohol Abuse program in the Village.  The Village manages the federal money received.  This is the tenth year of the grant.  

e.       Acknowledge receipt of special permit application from Hudson National Golf Course and consider

declaring the Board of Trustees to be lead agency under SEQRA and refer such application to

the Planning Board for review.   Hudson National is proposing to relocate their caddy building on their

which requires site plan review.

 

f.        Consider scheduling a public hearing for October 1, 2018 at 8 PM in the Stanley H. Kellerhouse

Municipal Building Meeting Room for the purposes of renewing the special use permit for

 the telecommunications tower at 26 Veterans Plaza.    The existing permit is expiring and

must be renewed.  It is currently being used by T-Mobile, Sprint and AT&T.

 

g.       Consider scheduling a public hearing for October 1, 2018 at 8 PM in the Stanley H. Kellerhouse

Municipal Building Meeting Room for the purposes of adopting Local Law Introductory No. 8 to

amend Chapter 123 of the Village Code, Firearms.  This proposed amendment to the Village’s

Firearms code, would eliminate the offering of firearms training in the Village outside of Police

Dept. training.

 

 

   
h.      Consider authorizing the Village Treasurer to make interfund transfers in the 2017-18 General Fund,

Water Fund and Sewer Fund budgets in the amounts of $25,508.00, $20,716.00 and $20,272.00,

respectively, based on the year-end audit completed.  This is housekeeping for last year’s Fiscal Year.

 

i.        Consider authorizing the Village Treasurer to make an interfund transfer in the General Fund in

 the amount of $2,100.00 for the purpose of covering equipment purchases for the Fire Department. 

This is for the cost of rescue equipment that was part of the Fire Dept. Budget approved for FY 2018/2019.

 

j.        Consider authorizing the Village Treasurer to amend the 2017-18 General Fund Budget in the amount

of $243,281.00 to cover the cost of retirement payouts made to four employees.  This money

would be transferred from the Restricted fund Balance account to be used for employee benefits and

retirement.

 

k.      Consider authorizing the Village Treasurer to issue a tax refund to the property owner of 161 Maple

Street as a result of a tax grievance filed and settled in the State Supreme Court.   The amount to

be refunded is $1,241.63.

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