Ann Gallelli: Decoding Village Agendas No. 514

Dear neighbor, Here is the 514thinstallment 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 16, 2020

Regular Meeting of the Village Board

6 pm

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PUBLIC HEARINGS:

  1. Public Hearing to consider the adoption of Local Law Introductory No. 7 of 2020 to create a new Chapter 158, Masks and Face-Coverings, in the Code of the Village of Croton-on-Hudson.  The proposed law would be in effect only when a Declaration of Emergency has been declared by the Village Manager. This proposed law would apply to both public and private properties excluding residential properties.  The Governor has issued several Executive Orders regarding masks and face coverings and has stated that they should be enforced by local municipalities.  The proposed law provides for an initial fine of $250.
  2. Public Hearing to consider the special permit application from Marco Ordonez, of M & J Auto Repair Corp., to operate a motor vehicle repair garage at 485 S. Riverside Avenue.  This use was reviewed by the Planning Board.  It is a permitted use in the C-2 zone by Special Permit.

PROPOSED RESOLUTIONS:

a.      Consider scheduling a public hearing to consider the adoption of Local Law Introductory No. 8 of 2020 to amend Chapter 191, Sewers, of the Code of the Village of Croton-on-Hudson to update language regarding on-time payments for December 7, 2020, at 6 PM, via Zoom videoconference.  This proposed amendment to the Sewer Rent law is a wording change to clarify the date by which sewer bills must be paid.

b.      Consider scheduling a public hearing to consider the adoption of Local Law Introductory No. 9 of 2020 to amend Chapter 223, Water, of the Code of the Village of Croton-on-Hudson to update penalty procedures for December 7, 2020, at 6 PM, via Zoom videoconference.  This proposed amendment updates outdated language in the existing law that refers to 2017.

c.       Consider scheduling a public hearing to consider the adoption of Local Law Introductory No. 10 of 2020 to amend Chapter 168, Parks and Recreation Areas, of the Code of the Village of Croton-on-Hudson to regulate the use of unmanned aircraft systems in parks and public recreational facilities for December 7, 2020, at 6 PM, via Zoom videoconference.  This proposed law would regulate the launching of drones, model airplanes, etc. in public parks and recreational facilities by requiring registration with the Recreation department and compliance with FAA rules regarding such devices.

d.      Consider authorizing the Village Manager to execute the Mutual Aid and Rapid Response Plan Inter-Municipal Agreement with Westchester County for the period beginning July 31, 2020, through July 30, 2025.  The current IMA has expired.  This agreement establishes procedures whereby police departments in the County provide assistance in situations that exceed the resources of a given police department.  The IMA would expire on July 30, 2025.

e.       Consider authorizing the Village Treasurer to amend the 2020-2021 General Fund Budget in the amount of $1,299 for monies received for insurance recovery.  This budgetary amendment reflects insurance money received for damaged equipment during a fire department operation.  

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