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Decoding Village Agendas – September 13, 2021
Work Session of the Village Board
1. 1st Quarter Financial Update from the Village Treasurer. The Treasurer will report on the first quarter revenue and expense results for fiscal year 2021/2022
2. Discussion on Conservation Advisory Council’s proposal regarding gas-powered leaf blowers. The Board will discuss a proposal for banning such blowers from January 1 to March 31 (starting 2023) and June 1 through August 31 (starting 2022). For properties located in RA-40 RA-60 and WD, the Village Manager could allow a permit upon application.
3. Review of proposed zoning updates for the South Riverside Avenue Area. The Board will get an update on the status of the proposed updates for the Harmon Gateway Zoning area.
4. Review of proposed amendments to the Fireworks chapter of the Village Code. The prosed code revisions incorporate into Village code the provisions of NYS code regarding fireworks.
5. Consider authorizing the Village Manager to execute the amended lease agreement from Sol Systems for the Solar Canopy Project at the Croton-Harmon Train Station Parking Lot. While the Village has granted a Special Permit for this project as well as entered into a long-term lease, some aspects of the lease are still being negotiated as the project evolves. These updates involve the solar battery incentives and contaminated soil removal.
6. LWRP Consistency Review of Bridge Washing along Route 9. NYS is doing some clean up work on the two bridge spans on Route 9 over Municipal Place Since this is in the Village’s Coastal Zone Area, the Village must make a determination of consistency with our LWRP.
7. Discussion on return to Zoom for Village Board and land use boards. The NYS Legislature has approved legislation permitting Municipal bords to return to ZOOM meetings. The public must be allowed to view or listen to the proceedings. The Board will discuss whether to return to ZOOM meetings.
8. Consider authorizing the inclusion of the Village of Croton-on-Hudson in the grant application for the State and Municipal Facilities Program (SAM). The Board will authorize the application for this grant in the amount of $100,000 for a new fireboat to replace the existing one which is out of service.