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Decoding Village Agendas – January 3, 2017

January 3, 2017
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Regular Meeting of the Village Board

8:00

 (Open to Public  – Televised)

 

NOTE:  This meeting is on Tuesday due to New Years Holiday.

 

 

 

PRESENTATION/Other:  The Village Board declares itself Lead Agency for SEQRA purposes and reviews criteria of significance related to the amended special use permit application from Hudson National Golf Club to construct a 12-room cottage building for overnight guests and a caddy storage building on their property located at 40 Arrowcrest Drive.    HNGC received its current special permit in 1999.  As part of that permit, 8 cottages with 4 bedrooms each were approved for the site  The proposed amendment to the special permit would replace those with a single  12-bedroom building and a nearby caddy building.  As Lead Agency, the Village Board needs to review both the Environmental Assessment (EAF) and Coastal Assessment (CAF) form provided by the applicant.

 

PUBLIC HEARING: The Public Hearing scheduled for January 3, 2017 to consider the special permit modification request from Hudson National Golf Club has been cancelled due to the applicant’s withdrawal of the request.

 

CORRESPONDENCE:

 

  • Kyle Kimball, Vice President of Government, Regional & Community Affairs, Con Edison; re: National gas safety tips about how to identify and report gas leaks.  Con Ed has provided a brochure containing several important gas safety tips.

 

 

PROPOSED RESOLUTIONS:

  1. Authorizing the Village Treasurer to amend the 2016-2017 General Fund Budget to reflect insurance recoveries in the amount of $1,420.93 to repair damages to the Police department’s 2014 Ford Explorer.  This is a necessary budgetary housekeeping item.
  2. The Village Board declares itself Lead Agency for SEQRA purposes and refers this application to the waterfront Advisory Committee for recommendation of consistency with the Village’s Local Waterfront Revitalization Program (LWRP). Furthermore, the Village Board calls for a Public Hearing on February 6, 2017 at 8pm in the meeting room of the Stanley H, Kellerhouse Municipal Building to consider an amended special use permit application from Hudson National Gold Club to construct a 12-roo, cottage building for overnight guests and a caddy storage building on their property located at 40 Arrowcrest Drive.    This is related to the discussion earlier in the meeting under Presentation in which the Board will review SEQRA documents related to this application.    In addition to declaring themselves Lead Agency, they are calling for a public hearing on the proposal for Feb. 6.
  3. Authorizing the Village Manager to sign the Inter-Municipal Agreement with Westchester County to allow the Village to continue to receive services and discounted rates from Cablevision Lightpath for the period between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2021. The Village utilizes Lightpath for phone service and high speed internet.  This is a shared service. The County has an agreement with Cablevision for this high speed service which they share with county municipalities like the Village who sign the agreement.
  4. The Village declares itself Lead Agency for SEQRA purposes and calls for a Public Hearing on January 17, 2017 at 8:00 pm in the Meeting Room of the Stanley H. Kellerhouse Municipal Building to consider the formal adoption of the Village’s Comprehensive Plan.  The proposed plan is an update to the existing 2003 Comprehensive Plan.  The Comprehensive Plan Committee held its own public hearing on the draft in June 2016. The resulting document has been formally transmitted to the Board which must hold its own public hearing before adoption.  The Comprehensive Plan Committee has been assisted in its preparation and development by the planning firm of Buckhurst, Fish & Jaquemart (BFJ).
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