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Decoding Village Agendas January 20, 2015

January 18, 2015

8:00 PM

(Open to Public  – Televised)

 

(NOTE:  This meeting is on a Tuesday.)

 

 

CORRESPONDENCE:

 

  • Village Planning Board, Waterfront Advisory Committee and Westchester County; re: recommendations in regard to Introductory Local Law No. 4 of 2014 – updating Village Zoning regarding Customary Home Occupations.  The Village Board had previously declared itself Lead Agency on this proposed zoning change and referred it to the above-named groups which have individually responded.  The Planning Board suggested that an addition of a definition be made to the law.  A second part of the proposed law deals with existing small lots.  It grandfathers width and depth requirements for lots that are now included in the RA-60 zone.   These comments will likely be referred to a future work session for consideration.
  • Jane Morgenstern, Chair, Westchester County Rent Guidelines Board; re: Notice of Public Meeting.  A meeting of this Board was held  to determine dates for future public meetings which will be publically available.
  • Leslie Snyder, Snyder & Snyder, LLP; re: proposed wireless telecommunications facility at Stony Point, NY.  This is a notice that a proposed facility is being considered in Stony Point, NY.  It consists of a 120 foot stealth flagpole with antennas concealed within.  Stony Point requires notice to adjacent municipalities for all applications for wireless telecommunications equipment.
  • Daniel O’Connor, Village engineer; re: request for building permit extension, 115 Maple Street. Mr. O’Connor recommends a 6 month extension to enable some remaining items to be completed on a building renovation.

 

 

PROPOSED RESOLUTIONS:

 

  •  Village Board confirms its determination that the Proposed Action, which is to accept the bequest in accordance with the terms and conditions of Mrs. Gouveia’s Last Will and Testament Paragraph SECOND, Sub-paragraph U, complies with the policy standards and conditions set forth in the Village’s LWRP.  The resolution says that the Village Board has reviewed the policies in the Village’s Local Waterfront revitalization Plan (LWRP) and found the proposed action to be consistent with it.  The proposed action is to accept the gift of property at 1300 Albany Post Road  and $1,000,000.
  • Village Board of Trustees hereby accepts the Bequest set forth in Paragraph Second Subparagraph U of the Last Will and Testament of Laurel Gouveia of the Real Property and $1,000,000.    This resolution calls for the acceptance of the property and $1,000,000 endowment.
  • Village Board declares itself to be  Lead Agency for SEQRA purposes and refers the Environmental Assessment Form, Coastal Assessment Form and all other application documents to the Waterfront Advisory Committee for its written preliminary recommendation of  consistency with the Village’s Local Waterfront Revitalization Program in regard to a special permit application for a mixed use occupancy at 370 South Riverside Ave.  The proposed project  would add a 1 ½ story addition above the existing deli on the corner of South Riverside Ave. and Benedict Blvd.  Between 3 and 5 apartments are prosed with a separate entrance in the rear.  Commercial use would remain on the first floor.  The  Planning Board has recommended granting of the permit subject to its comments. The next step is for the WAC to perform a preliminary review as the application goes through the required environmental review steps.
  • Village Board declares itself to the Lead Agency for SEQRA purposes and refers the Environmental Assessment Form, Coastal Assessment Form and all other application documents to the Waterfront Advisory Committee (WAC) for its written preliminary recommendation of consistency with the Village’s Local Waterfront Revitalization Program in regard to a special permit renewals and modification application for the ShopRite Supermarket located at 460 South riverside Ave.  The proposal calls for the addition of 20,844 SF of floor area to the current super market with additional parking and site updates.  The proposal has previously been forwarded to the Planning Board, Zoning Board and Westchester County Planning Board for their comments and consent on the Board being Lead Agency.  The next step is for the WAC to make a preliminary recommendation on consistency with the Village’s LWRP.
  • Authorizing the Village Manager to sign the proposal with Peter Gisolfi Associates of Hastings-on-Hudson, NY in the amount of $3,700 for the preparation of an asbestos abatement design package for the replacement of the Municipal Building’s roof and repair of the masonry.  In preparation for the replacement of the roof and repair of the masonry on the Municipal Building, asbestos has been found in some of the roofing material and requires an Environmental Consultant to prepare an abatement design package.
  • Village Board accepts the unused monies in the amount of $6,453 .10 for the purpose of maintaining, repairing and caring for the BCC 9/11 Memorial, and authorizes Village Treasurer to deposit monies into a Trust and Agency Account. The BCC 9/11 Foundation has transferred ownership of the memorial to the three municipalities – Cortlandt, Buchanan and Croton-on-Hudson and is transferring its remaining funds for caring for the memorial.
  • Authorizing the Village Manager to accept the proposal from, Blue Green Group, LLC for the preparation of a Greenhouse Gas Emissions Baseline for 5 municipal facilities in the amount of $5,000. The effort will result in the updating of the Village’s 2009 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Baseline Inventory of Village facilities based on 2007 information.  It will create benchmarks for the analysis of 5 facilities including the Municipal Building, three firehouses, and the Public Works garage which can be used in making decision regarding changes in those facilities.
  • To authorize Village Treasurer to amend the 2014-2015 General Fund budget to reflect changes in regard to the Community Overdose Prevention (COP) program.   The Village participates in the Community Overdose Prevention Program (COP) and has received a check from the NYS  Office of Attorney General for $5,371.76 for reimbursement of Naloxone kits and police department training for the program.
  • Authorizing the Village Treasurer to transfer $5,500 from the Contingent Account to cover the cost of a temporary, part-time code enforcement officer.  A part time code enforcement officer would be hired on a temporary basis.
  • Village of Croton-on-Hudson establishes a standard work day for elected and appointed officials and will report the days worked to NYS Local Retirement System.  This resolution establishes a standard work day for various officials and employees in the village who participate in the NYS and Local retirement System (NYSLRS). The standard work day for all is established at 7 hours.

 

 

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