Local Government

Local Government 09.12.19

East Greenbush Town Council Meeting

All were unanimously adopted

155-2019 Approving Meeting Minutes

156-2019 Scheduling Special Meeting for Town Clerk to Present the 2020 Tentative Budget to Town Board

157-2019 Replenishing Ammunition Supply of the EGPD

158-2019 Authorizing the Director of Finance to Solicit Bids for One New Unmarked Police Car

159-2019 Authorizing Base Percentages, Current Base Percentages, Current Base Proportions and Certificate of Adjusted Base Proportions for 2019-20, of EGCSD and Town of EG

160-2019 Approving Attendance at 2019 New York Assessor’s Association Seminar on Assessment Administration

161-2019 Authorizing Emergency Installation of a Curb Stop on Phillips Road

162-2019 Authorizing Funding for Masonry Repair and Installation of Concrete Pads for HVAC Units at Town Hall

163-2019 Authorizing Emergency Repairs to Water Transmission Line Located in NG

164-2019 Approving the Acceptance by the Town of EG of a Certain Sidewalk Easement Over Property Owned by Hunter Montross, LLC

165-2019 Authorizing the Town Supervisor to Sign the Online Auction Contract with Auctions International Inc.

166-2019 Authorizing Expenditure of Funds Collected in Connection with the Western East Greenbush GEIS as First Instance and Required Match Funding for a Locally Administered Federal Aid Project to Construct Sidewalks Along US 9 and 20 Sidewalk

167-2019 Scheduling Public Hearing for Public Comment on Locally Administered Federal Aid Project to Construct Sidewalks Along US 9 and 20 Sidewalk

168-2019 Direct Certain Mitigation Fees Received from Pinecrest Plaza Major Site Plan to the GEIS Water/Sewer Fund

169-2019 Affirming Compliance with State Environmental Quality Review Act Findings and Approve the Application for Major Site Plan for Remainder of Phase 3 on Regeneron’s Tempel Lane Campus

170-2019 Recognizing September as “Childhood Cancer Awareness Month” and 9/18/19 as “East Greenbush Goes Gold” Day

171-2019 Enacting Local Law to Increase Town’s Real Property Tax Exemption for Cold-War Veterans

172-2019 Enacting Local Law to Increase Town’s Alternative Real Property Tax Exemption for Veterans

173-2019 Authorizing Procurement of Hot Mix Asphalt

174-2019 Appointing Donald Panton to the Planning Board of EG

175-2019 Scheduling Special Meeting on 8/28/19

176-2019 Promoting Michael A. Guadagnino to the Position of Sergeant Detective

Bridget Fritz – East Greenbush Town Council

Poestenkill Town Board – Meeting Minutes – Thursday, August 22, 2019

A public hearing was continued on proposed Local Law #3-2019 which would prohibit parking on portions of Tymeson Road. Supervisor Jacangelo stated the Public Hearing would be closed August 29th at 5pm. With the absence of one of the Town Board Members, the proposed was held over to the September Town Board Meeting.

John and Sandy Shuhart presented a proposed senior apartment building project on their parcel of land approximately 56-acres on Route 355. They wanted to introduce the proposal to the Town Board and receive feedback. With the absence of one of the Town Board Members, the proposed was held over to the September Town Board Meeting.

Was announced that construction on the Town Library porch is expected to begin soon – also that the upcoming Market Day is set for September 21st.

Motion made by Councilman Hass and seconded by Councilman Wohlleber to re-appoint Donald Heckelman to the Town Planning Board, the motion passed with one abstention by Councilman Van Slyke.

Motion made by Councilman Van Slyke and seconded by Councilman Wohlleber to re-appoint Brian Jackson as Town Assessor. The motion passed with one abstention by Councilman Hass.

Motion by Councilman Van Slyke and seconded by Councilman Hass to authorize an amount of up to $35,000 for the purchase of a four-ton K&M Hot Patcher, Dump Box from Trius Inc. passed 4-0.

These minutes to be approved at the next town board meeting scheduled for Thursday, September 19th, at 7pm.

For more information go to www.PoestenkillNY.com

Submitted by Councilman Eric Wohlleber

Stephentown Heritage Center increases visiting hours

The Stephentown Historical Society has announced that the Stephentown Heritage Center will welcome visitors on the first Saturday of each month from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., beginning on July 6, in addition to the regular weekly Friday hours of 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. These weekend open hours will allow more Stephentown residents and visitors the opportunity to explore what the society offers in genealogy research and local history. The other Saturdays are October 5 and November 2. The center is closed during the month of December. The Heritage Center is the former Stephentown Methodist Church at 4 Staples Road at the corner of Garfield Road. It is free and handicapped accessible.

Hunting Licenses Town of Schodack

Debra L. Curtis, the Schodack Town Clerk, wishes to remind hunters that hunting licenses went on sale August 1, 2019. For hunting and trapping licenses, the license year runs form September 1, 2019 – August 31, 2020. Annual fishing licenses and recreational marine fishing registration are valid for 365 days from date of purchase.

Deer management permits (DMPs) will be available via an instant lottery from August 1, 2019 through the close of business on Oct. 1, 2019.

We also have a limited supply of Federal Duck Stamps available at a cost of $26.00 ($25.00 plus $1.00 revenue for the town).

The Town Clerk’s Office is open Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Please be sure to have your driver’s license or an old hunting license to expedite processing of your new license.

Meeting Dates for The Village of Nassau 2019-20

The following dates have been established for the Village of Nassau Board of Trustees Meetings. All meetings will be held at the Village Municipal Building, 40 Malden Street, Nassau, NY at 7:30pm unless otherwise posted.

October 9, 2019 Regular Meeting 7:30pm

November 13, 2019 Regular Meeting 7:30pm

December 11, 2019 Regular Meeting 7:30pm

January 8, 2020 Regular Meeting 7:30pm

February 12, 2020 Regular Meeting 7:30pm

March 11, 2020 Regular Meeting 7:30pm

March 18, 2020 Special Meeting Election 9:00pm

April 6, 2020 Annual Meeting 7:30pm

April 8, 2020 Public Hearing Budget 7:00pm

April 8, 2020 Regular Meeting 7:30pm

May 13, 2020 Regular Meeting 7:30pm

May 27, 2020 Year End Meeting 7:30pm

The Planning Board meets on the 1st Monday of each month (as needed) at 7:00 p.m. at the Village Municipal Building.

The Zoning Board meets on the 4th Monday of each month (as needed) at 7:00 p.m. at the Village Municipal Building.

2019 Town of Brunswick Spring/Summer Pick-Up Schedule

What can be picked up:

Please no sticks, dirt or rocks or any material other than leaves and grass should be placed in bags we do not use leaf vacuums in the spring. Limbs must be piled neatly, 8’ long-no larger than 6” diameter avoid piling brush near utility poles and under trees, wires, or out in the street. We do not go on private property. Clean wood only we will also pick up other yard waste, such as grass clippings, provided biodegradable paper bags are used. Branches must be free of roots and dirt. We do not pick up rocks, stumps, rubbish, etc. Please do not put these items out with your branches. Please no clear cutting of lots. No commercial pickups. Residents are also encouraged to dispose of leaves and grass at our recycling center, it is located across from the town garage. Please check with recycling department prior to drop off and deposit brush in designated place and leaves and grass in designated place. Items must be at roadside on the first day of scheduled pickup.

Monthly brush and yard waste pick-up schedule will be the following dates. Items to be out by first day in front of your residence only.

September 16th-September 20th

October 21st-October 25th (last pick-up for season)

If you have any questions, please call 518-279-3461, ext. 100.

Rensselaer County Home Bureau

The Fall Luncheon will be on Tuesday, Sept. 17 with deadline of Sept.3. Please check your newsletter and join us at Pittstown United Methodist Hall for the 100th year celebration.

Malden Bridge / Old Chatham

The annual meeting of the Old Chatham Union Cemetery Corporation will be held on Saturday, September 21, at 2pm in the Vedder Hall of the Malden Bridge Community Center located at 1087 Albany Turnpike, Malden Bridge NY. 12115

All lot owners or their designated representative of the Cemetery located on Shaker Museum Road are encouraged to attend. Agenda for the meeting will include a financial report by the Treasurer, including a report on a recent letter sent to lot owners requesting held in supporting the upkeep of the Cemetery. Other business will include a discussion on general maintenance, election of officers and directors as well as any other business that may come before the Corporation.

The input of all lot owners is most welcome and necessary in the decision making process to make this truly your community cemetery. If you have any questions, feel free to contact President Elizabeth M.Hurley at 518-766-3815.

Village Of Castleton-On-Hudson

The Village of Castleton-on-Hudson will be flushing fire hydrants; every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 am to 12 noon, during the month of September. Residents may notice some discolored water, reduced water pressure and should refrain from doing laundry on these days.

Castleton-On-Hudson Water Department

Town Of Day 2019 – 2020 Garbage Pick-Up ~ Winter Schedule

Curbside by 7:00 AM

Starting September 09, 2019

Monday’s – Both Sides of Lake

Thru May 18, 2020

(If there is a Holiday on a Monday pick-up

will be Tuesday.)

Memorial Day week pick-up will be on

Tuesday, May 26th – North side

Wednesday, May 27st – South side

Summer schedule will resume with pick-up

Monday’s – North side of Lake

Tuesday’s – South side of Lake

the following week

Recycling ~ Winter Schedule

Curbside by 7:00 AM

(Last weekly pick-up Sept. 05th)

Every other Thursday as follows:

September 12, 26

October 10, 24

November 07,21

December 05, 19

January 02, 16, 30

February 13, 27

March 12, 26

April 09, 23

May 07, 21

(Start weekly pick-ups June 04th, 2020)

If there is inclement weather on Thursday, recycling will be picked up on Friday.

Recycling Center – Year Round Hours

Wednesday 8 – 2

Saturday & Sunday 8 – 4

Closed All Legal Holidays and Severe Snowstorms

Attention Dog Owners in the Town of Schodack

Debra L. Curtis, the Schodack Town Clerk, wishes to remind residents that under NYS Agriculture and Markets Law Article VII, §109, all dogs are required to be licensed by four months of age and under Town Law §109-5, all dogs, when not confined to the property of their owner, must be under control and on a leash not in excess of 12 feet in length. Leash length is reduced to 6 feet when walking within the Town Park.

To obtain a dog license, a copy of the current Rabies Certificate, which must be valid for more than 30 days prior to licensing and must be signed by a licensed veterinarian, and proof that the animal has been altered, must be provided. The cost for a spayed/neutered dog is $7.00 and an unspayed/ unneutered dog is $15.00. One tag is issued for the lifetime of the license; however, in the event of loss, it can be replaced at a cost of $3.00. A renewal letter will be sent on an annual basis, based upon the anniversary of the license.

If you have any questions, please visit the Schodack Town Clerk’s office, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; and Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Schodack Town Hall, 265 Schuurman Road, Castleton, NY 12033 or please call 518-477-7590.

It’s the Law!

New York State Law requires that all dogs to be licensed annually. The State requires that all Town Clerks’ office process them in their local municipality. Before a license can be issued or renewed, current proof of rabies vaccination must be provided. The NYS Dept of Agriculture & Markets & NYS Health Dept. requires all dogs FOUR months of age or older to be vaccinated for rabies. This information is crucial for the general public’s well-being. The Town of Sand Lake does have a Leash Law. In addition, if your dog is lost, stolen or dies, New York State law requires you to notify the Town Clerk’s Office. Failure to comply with this law can result in court appearance tickets. Unlicensed dogs are subject to seizure on or off the premises of the owner under Art. 7 117(b). Check the Town’s website for additional information regarding the Town’s Dog Laws. For more information call Barbara Biittig, Sand Lake Town Clerk @ 518-674-2026 ext 122 or Animal Control Officer @ 518-477-8230.

Rensselaer City Historian’s Office seeking info. on Albany Woolen Mill

Rensselaer City Historian’s Office is seeking any information on the Albany Woolen Mill on Green Street in Rensselaer City. Personal remembrances, receipts, documents, advertisements, pay stubs, anything related to the AWM.

We are told AWM once manufactured Woolen sweaters and perhaps jackets for the US military during World War II. From time to time there was Surplus sales of irregular garments.

Any stories, photos, reports or artifacts, letters of Commerce, employee information documents. We are looking to reweave the story of the fabric dye and textile industry once prominent in Rensselaer City. Information can be sent to the Office of the Historian 62 Washington Street, Rensselaer City, Rensselaer, NY 12144.

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