Ann Gallelli: Decoding Village Agendas No. 513

Deputy Mayor Ann Gallelli

Dear neighbor, Here is the 513th 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 –   November 9, 2020

Work Session of the Village Board

6:00 p.m.

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Back up documents to agenda items can be found under Agendas on the Village website.

1.    Review Local Law Introductory 8 of 2020 to amend Chapter 179 of the Village Code, Property Maintenance, to clarify areas which need to be maintained. The existing law requires the property owners to cut/destroy all weeds or bush on their lot or land.  The amended law inserts language to read “… all weeds or bush on undeveloped areas of the lot..”

2.    Review Local Law Introductory 9 of 2020 to amend Chapter 223 of the Village Code, Water, to grant the Board of Trustees the authority to reduce water rents in the case of a documented leak that was repaired.  Currently, the Board of Trustees does not have the authority to reduce the rates on an individual case.

3.    Review Local Law Introductory 10 of 2020 to amend Chapter 168 of the Village Code, Parks and Recreation Areas, to regulate the use of unmanned aircraft in Village-owned parks.  The proposed law varies from an earlier version discussed over the summer.  This law would regulate rather than prohibit unmanned aircraft of any kind including model airplanes and drones in Village parks.  It would require registration with the Village, adherence to park hours and rules, adherence to FAA rules and regulations, and may require insurance in some cases. 

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