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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

TAKE NOTICE, that the Town Board of the Town of Washington will hold a public hearing at the Town of Washington Town Hall, Reservoir Drive, Millbrook, New York on November 9, 2017, at 7:00 pm, Prevailing Time, or as soon thereafter as the matter may come to be heard, on Local Law No. 1 of 2017, “INTERIM DEVELOPMENT LAW”, and

TAKE FURTHER NOTICE, that copies of the aforesaid proposed local law will be available for examination at the office of the Town Clerk, at the Town Hall, Reservoir Drive, Millbrook, New York between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 12:30 pm, and 1:30 pm and 3:00 pm on all business days between the date of this notice and the date of the public hearing.

TAKE FURTHER NOTICE, that all persons interested and citizens shall have an opportunity to be heard on said proposal at the time and place aforesaid.

DATED:  Millbrook, New York

October 12, 2017

MARY ALEX, TOWN CLERK

The proposed law can be found here:  Local Law for Moratorium on So (1)

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

TAKE NOTICE, that the Town Board of the Town of Washington will hold a public hearing at the Town of Washington Town Hall, Reservoir Drive, Millbrook, New York on November 9, 2017, at 7:00 pm, Prevailing Time, or as soon thereafter as the matter may come to be heard, on Local Law No. 1 of 2017, “INTERIM DEVELOPMENT LAW”, and

TAKE FURTHER NOTICE, that copies of the aforesaid proposed local law will be available for examination at the office of the Town Clerk, at the Town Hall, Reservoir Drive, Millbrook, New York between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 12:30 pm, and 1:30 pm and 3:00 pm on all business days between the date of this notice and the date of the public hearing.

TAKE FURTHER NOTICE, that all persons interested and citizens shall have an opportunity to be heard on said proposal at the time and place aforesaid.

DATED:  Millbrook, New York

October 12, 2017

MARY ALEX, TOWN CLERK

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Supervisor Gary Ciferri:

  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Edie Flood, Wings Over Water – Proposed business for the Millbrook Training Center site
  • Moratorium Solar Installations: Local Law __ of 2017
  1. Attorney Battistoni: Discussion
  2. Schedule Public Hearing for Thursday, November 9, 2017

Moved:_____________________  Second:______________________________

  • Real Property Tax Exemption for Persons with Disabilities & Low: Income Local Law ___ of 2017
  1. Attorney Battistoni: Discussion
  2. Schedule Public Hearing for Thursday, November 9, 2017

Moved:_____________________  Second:______________________________

Bookkeeper Dana Sukow:

  • Reallocation of budget lines
  1. Resolution accepting inter-fund transfers to show expenses and revenues coded to the correct line allocation.

Moved:_____________________  Second:______________________________

Fund Code Amount Fund Code
Data Processing Bank Account   $3,500.00 Data Processing Equipment A1680.0200
Building/Zoning Data Processing B3620.0401 $750.00 Safety Inspection B3620.0400
Building Zoning Data Processing B3620.0401 $135.86 Zoning Data Processing B3620.0410
Planning Board CE B8020.0400 $1,415.32 Wetland Consultant B8020.0404
Historic Preservation B8020.0403 $375.00 CAC B 8020.0402
Planning Board CE B8020.0400 $44.80 Planning Board Attorney Fees B8020.0410
Planning Board Fee B8020.0400 $1,041.44 Planning Board Escrow T800.0200
REVENUES        
Zoning Board Fees B0000.2110 $10,400.00 Zoning Admin Fees B0000.1560
  • Revenues received:
  1. $16,730.00 from NYS for Aid & Incentives for Municipalities per A State Aid Revenue Sharing Line
  2. $1,320.64 Insurance Recovery for Interior 1st & 2nd floor bathroom damage
  • Resolution: The municipality transferred their express and binding authority to Bookkeeper Dana Sukow to represent the Town in the proceedings against Timothy Tice.

Moved:_____________________  Second:______________________________

  • Resolution:

WHEREAS, the Town of Washington Bookkeeper has located in the accounting software a total of $2047.50  in fees and $1,935.52 in interest from the period of 2007 -2014; and

WHEREAS, the Town has been unable to locate any documentation regarding these claims; and

WHEREAS, the Town has made an attempt to collect the fees; and

WHEREAS, many of the claims have been disputed; and

WHEREAS, several of the claimants have since moved or are deceased; and

NOW, THEREFORE< BE IT RESOLVED that the Town Board of the Town of Washington does hereby waive the fees and interest in the amounts of $2047.50  and $1,935.52 from the period of 2017 – 2014; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Bookkeeper be authorized to remove the due to accounts from the Town software system.

Moved:_____________________  Second:______________________________

  • Resolution: Waive charges of $5.05 unable to locate person and bills have been returned from the US Postal Service

Moved:_____________________  Second:______________________________

Highway Superintendent Joe Spagnola:

  • Request for the Board to approve purchase of Highway Loader
  1. Purchase Price $146,368.00 Volvo L60H (Vantage Equipment NJPA Rate) including Holms Broom with Water SH3.0
  2. Trade In Value $9,000.00
  3. Board decision to finance with Vantage Equipment @ 2.84% or BAN
  4. Finance ($3278 per year with Vantage or Appx $2470.00 for BAN and Atty fee)

Moved:_____________________  Second:______________________________

  • Salt Shed Status
  1. All paperwork has been submitted by Eagles Associates of Cazenovia
  2. Salt Shed has been ordered & awaiting delivery

Town Clerk Mary Alex:

  • Town Hall Improvements
  1. Marble stones for steps anticipated 10/27
  2. Requested an extension of Project completion date with Dutchess County
  • Budget Meetings scheduled:
  1. October 16 – Highway Department & Recreation Department
  2. October 23 – Final review
  • Rebid Highway Materials due to an error in the return date showing 2018

Liaison Reports:

Councilman Stephen Turletes:  Recreation Update

Councilman Robert Audia:  Buildings & Grounds

Councilman Al De Bonis: Planning & Zoning

Supervisor Ciferri:

  • Public Comments
  • Review Claims
  • Close Meeting

Moved:_____________________  Second:______________________________

October 10, 2017

LEGAL NOTICE TO BIDDERS

REVISED DUE TO AN ERROR IN A DATE

HIGHWAY MATERIAL BIDS

FOR THE TOWN OF WASHINGTON & VILLAGE OF MILLBROOK

In accordance with the provisions of Section 103 of the General Municipal Law, the Town Board of the Town of Washington, Millbrook, NY, hereby invites the submission of sealed bids for materials for the Town of Washington Highway Department and the Village of Millbrook Highway Department from November 1, 2017 – October 31, 2018.

  1. Bank Run Gravel, Washed Gravel, Crushed Stone, Washed & Dry Sand.
  2. Liquid Calcium
  3. Bituminous Mix (Blacktop)
  4. Unleaded Gas
  5. Fuel Oils (for truck and heating oil)
  6. Equipment Rental Per Hour

Service availability and length of haul will be given consideration.

All bids must be on bid forms furnished by the Superintendent of Highways.  Specifications may be obtained with bid forms from the Town of Washington Town Clerk’s Office, 10 Reservoir Dr., PO Box 667, Millbrook, NY  12545 or the town website: http://www.washingtonny.org/highwayrfp-request-proposals/

Bids must be delivered to the Office of the Town Clerk on or before 12:00 noon on November 6, 2017.

Bids will be opened at 12:00 noon, November 6, 2017, at the Town Hall, 10 Reservoir Dr., Millbrook, NY  12545. The bids are expected to be awarded at the regular Town Board meeting of November 9, 2017.  The Town reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

Joseph Spagnola

Superintendent of Highways

Town of Washington

October 3, 2017

Lang-Assael Subdivision– 4449 Route 44 (Christina and Sophia Lang-Assael)

Public Hearing.  The application request is to subdivide off 20.94 acres from a 141.9 acres parcel that previously existed as shown on filed map 10702B (old Stepan, Route 44 property).  Dut. Co. Tax Map Grid No. 6966-00-515955

Guardian Angels Day Care Center– 6 Route 343 (Michele and Scott Eddington)

Old Business.  The application request is for expansion of the existing day care at that location onto a contiguous vacant parcel.  Dut. Co. Tax Map Grid No.6764-01-226731

David Magid, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, 2798-2807 Sharon Turnpike, pre application discussion of solar project. Dut Co Tax Map Grid No.6665-00-351160

September 27, 2017

LEGAL NOTICE TO BIDDERS

HIGHWAY MATERIAL BIDS FOR THE TOWN OF WASHINGTON & VILLAGE OF MILLBROOK

In accordance with the provisions of Section 103 of the General Municipal Law, the Town Board of the Town of Washington, Millbrook, NY, hereby invites the submission of sealed bids for materials for the Town of Washington Highway Department and the Village of Millbrook Highway Department from November 1, 2017 – October 31, 2018.

  1. Bank Run Gravel, Washed Gravel, Crushed Stone, Washed & Dry Sand. Price Per ton.
  2. Liquid Calcium
  3. Bituminous Mix (Blacktop)
  4. Unleaded Gas
  5. Fuel Oils (for truck and heating oil)

Service availability and length of haul will be given consideration.

All bids must be on bid forms furnished by the Superintendent of Highways.  Specifications may be obtained with bid forms from the Town of Washington Town Clerk’s Office, 10 Reservoir Dr., PO Box 667, Millbrook, NY  12545 or the town website: http://www.washingtonny.org/highwayrfp-request-proposals/

Bids must be delivered to the Office of the Town Clerk on or before 12:00 noon on October 11, 2017.

Bids will be opened at 12:00 noon, October 11, 2017, at the Town Hall, 10 Reservoir Dr., Millbrook, NY  12545. The bids are expected to be awarded at the regular Town Board meeting of October 12, 2017.  The Town reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

Joseph Spagnola

Superintendent of Highways

Town of Washington

September 27, 2017 - The Town Hall entrance way is currently under renovation.  Please use the side entrance during construction.  Residents needing assistance while the handicap ramp is closed, please call 677-3419 and a staff member will come outside and assist you.  We are sorry for the inconvenience.

The renovation is paid for in part by Dutchess County and Community Development Block Grant funding.

TOWN OF WASHINGTON
TOWN BOARD MEETING NOTICE

October 2, 2017

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE Town of Washington Town Board will be holding a special meeting at 7:00 PM, Monday, October 2, 2017, at the Town of Washington Town Hall.  The purpose of the meeting is for the Town Board to receive the proposed 2017 Budget, as well as any other business that might come before the Town Board.

BE FURTHER ADVISED that the Town Board will meet on Monday, October 16th and if necessary, October 23, 2017, for Budget Workshop Meetings.

By the Order of the Town Board

Dated:  September 27, 2017

Mary Alex, Town Clerk

September 20, 2017 - Town of Washington Highway Department will be blacktopping on Milewood Road on Monday, September 25th.  The crew will begin staging the area at 6:30 AM and paving will begin at 7:00 am.

Village of Millbrook will be milling (grinding the road base) of Maple Avenue on Monday, September 25th and paving on Tuesday, September 26th.

Town of Washington

Town Board

AGENDA

September 14, 2017

Supervisor Gary Ciferri:

  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Stephanie Harrison: Millbrook Library Director, Library update
  • Tribute Garden Donations:
    • Recreation Programs $5,000 each: Senior bus trips, camp bus trips and camp scholarship program
    • $30,000.00 Salt Shed Replacement
  • E-911 Road Name request for property owned by Stephen Van Tassell owner of Uplands Farms. Requesting Uplands Lane.  Has been approved by Dutchess County

Bookkeeper Dana Sukow:

  • Monthly report
  • Budget Update
  • Schedule Presentation of tentative budget to the Town Board. Required by 10/5, 10/2 earliest date
  • Budget meeting dates? 10/2, 10/16
  • Public Hearing by November 9, 2017 (Regular Town Board meeting)

Highway Superintendent Joseph Spagnola:

  • Monthly report
  • General Discussion – Dirt Roads
  • Salt Shed Replacement: Review and Award
  1. Eagle Associates of Cazenovia, LLC $49,357.00
  2. Adinorth Structures LLC $74,580.00
  3. Grant amount $30,000.00

Town Clerk Mary Alex:

  • Monthly report
  • Town Hall Improvements: Review and award bid
  • Bids Received from:
  1. Ferrari & Sons Inc. TOTAL: $135,480.00
  2. RW Ciferri Inc TOTAL: $140,950.00
  3. See attachment of breakdown
  4. Grant amount of $100,000.00
  • Resident request regarding Medical expenses for disability exemptions
  • Website: Update & Photographs

Councilman Stephen Turletes:

  • Recreation, Park and Pool

Councilman Michael Murphy:

  • Stanford Road Update

Councilman Al De Bonis:

  • Building & Zoning

Supervisor Ciferri:

  • Public Comments
  • Review monthly claims
  • Close meeting
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