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Decoding Village Agendas

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Decoding Village Agendas – April 1, 2013

Regular Meeting of the Village Board

8:00 p.m.

 (Open to Public  – Televised)

 

 

 

PRESENTATION:  Project Hope – Helping You Recover from Hurricane Sandy.

 

 

CORRESPONDENCE:

  1. Phyllis Bock, Director of Education, Teatown Lake Reservation, re: Permission to use Silver Lake Park for Trout Release Program.  The program would like to use the park on April 25 and April 30.  This project has occurred every year at the park.  This year two school groups have signed up to participate.

 

  1. Catherine Borgia, Chair, Government Operations, Westchester County; re: Internship for Spring and Summer 2013.  Interested high school and college students should send letters of interest and resumes to Legislator Borgia at 800 Michaelian Office Bldg., 148 Martine Ave., White Plains, NY 10601 or to Borgia@westchesterlegislators.com.  Call 914-995-2812 for more information. The internships are for the Spring( March-May) and Summer (June-August) of 2013.

 

  1. Mary Florin-McBride, Guy Garandeau, Celine Garandeau; re: Thank You.This letter thanks Croton Police for helping trying to save a red-tail hawk that was in distress.

 

APPROVED RESOLUTIONS:

  1. Village Board of Trustees schedules a Public Hearing on the 2013-2014 Tentative Budget for Monday, April 8, 2013 at 7:30 pm.  This resolution was considered and passed on Monday, March 25 as it had been overlooked at the previous Board meeting.

 

RESOLUTIONS:

  1. To issue a special permit to the Blue Pig Ice Cream store for the sale of ice cream at Vassallo Park on Saturday, April 27, 2013 during the Village’s Earth Day Celebration.    A permit is required to sell food in Municipal Parks.
  2. To issue at special permit to La Monica’s Salumeria for the sale of food at Vassallo Park on April 27, 2013 during the Village’s Earth Day Celebrations. As for the Blue Pig, a permit is required to sell food in a Village park.
  3. Authorizing the Village Treasurer to make budget transfers to amend the 2012/2013 year end budget.  The transfers  increase and decrease accounts in the amount of $128,197 to close out the budget for 2012/2013 for the General, Water and Sewer Funds.
  4. Authorizing the Village Manager to sign the Register Submitter Agreement and the Authorization for Direct Payment of Fees form for the Village to submit electronic documents for filing with Westchester County Clerk’s Office.  The Village, particularly the Engineering Office, frequently must file documents and pay fees to the County.  This resolution authorizes the Village to sign the agreements with the County allowing these actions to be done electronically.
  5. Village Board finds the property at 2 Cleveland Drive is in violation of Village Laws and State Codes in regard to the maintenance of the property and authorizes the Village Manager to serve the property owner with notice to comply with such laws and codes within 30 days.  Upon failure to comply, the Village Manager is further authorized to contract for the work to  be performed with the cost to be added to the Village tax bill for the property.

This is the final step in what has been a long running situation involving the property owner and the Village’s Code Enforcement office and the Village Court.

  1. Authorizing the Village Manager to accept the agreement from Ocean & Coastal Consultants (OCC)  in the amount of $2,100 to perform a review of the Croton Yacht Club with respect to the sinkholes that developed adjacent to the steel pile bulkhead.  Due to a number of recent storms and higher than normal tides, the bulkhead has eroded faster than anticipated.  OCC will do an evaluation to ensure ground stability at the site.
  2. Village Manager is hereby authorized to accept the State Aid grant awarded to the Village in the amount of $84,000 for reimbursement of a previously purchases recycling truck.  The Superintendent of Public Works previously applied for this State Grant In-Aid to help defray the cost of the recycling truck which the Village has already purchased.
  3. To authorize the Village Manager to sign the 2013 Ambulance Agreement with  the Town of Cortlandt which provides Emergency Medical Service within the Mount Airy Quaker Bridge Fire District.  This is an annual agreement between the Town and the Village EMS.  The Town will pay the Village $61,126.00 for the service for 2013.
  4. Authorizing the Village Manager to accept the proposal from WSP Sells of Briarcliff Manor, NY for engineering design services for the expanded area between Cleveland Drive and the Croton River (phase 2B) of the Village’s Harmon Water Main Replacement Project and the extra work items in phase 2A in the amount of $42,866. The proposed work is for an expansion of the previously approved project area for water main improvements.
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