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Board of Trustees
Monday, February 4, 2002 at 8:00 PM
Municipal Building
AGENDA FOR REGULAR MEETING OF MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2002

Present/Absent: Mayor Elliott                   Trustee Grant
                        Trustee McCarthy                Trustee Harkins
                        Trustee Wiegman         Manager Herbek
                        Attorney Waldman                Treasurer Reardon

Call to order at ________.  Pledge of Allegiance.


2.      Approval of Minutes:    January 22, 2002

3.      Approval of Vouchers:

General Fund            __________________
Water Fund              __________________
Capital Acct.           __________________
Trust & Agency          __________________



4.      CORRESPONDENCE:

a. Linda D. Puglisi, Supervisor, Town of Cortlandt, re: Millennium Pipeline Appeal

b. Cara Bonomola, Snyder & Snyder, LLP, re:  Sprint Spectrum application to Town of Ossining.

c. 1.   Alan Rothschild, Rothschild & Pearl, LLP, re: request for an amendment to the special permit for Half Moon Bay Marina
c.2.Fran Allen, Waterfront Advisory Committee, re: recommendations regarding       special permit for Half Moon Bay Marina.
c.3.Ann Gallelli, Planning Board, re: recommendations regarding special permit for Half Moon Bay Marina

        On motion of  TRUSTEE____________,  seconded by  TRUSTEE _______,  the  

following resolution was adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Croton-on-Hudson, New York:

WHEREAS David Plotkin, the owner of the Half Moon Bay Marina, has requested a change in the number of boat slips at the marina from the current number of 162 to 173; and

WHEREAS the original special permit when Half Moon Bay was first approved in the 1980s needs to be amended to reflect this additional number of boat slips; and

WHEREAS the Villages Waterfront Advisory Committee, Waterfront Control Commission, and Planning Board are in support of this amendment,

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: that this request is hereby referred to the Westchester County Planning Board in accordance with the Westchester County Administrative Code for their review and comment,

AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a Public Hearing is hereby called to consider this request for the March 4, 2002 meeting of the Board of Trustees.



d. NYS Office of Real Property Services, re:  revised residential assessment ratio.

e. Wayne H. Spector, Esq., representing Kieran Murray, re:  Special Permit Application; Special Hardship Application.

f. Kinnera Rao, Analyst, Moodys Bond Rating Service, re: Villages A1 Bond Rating

5.      CITIZEN PARTICIPATION

6.      RESOLUTIONS:

a. Authorizing Village Manager to sign intermunicipal agreements with Town of Cortlandt, re: Town Purchasing Director, shared use of equipment, and freon removal.
        On motion of  TRUSTEE____________,  seconded by  TRUSTEE _______,  the  

following resolution was adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Croton-on-Hudson, New York:

WHEREAS, the Village of Croton on Hudson has benefited from several inter-municipal agreements with the Town of Cortlandt over the years with respect to bidding by the Town Purchasing Director, shared use of equipment and the removal of freon from appliances; and

WHEREAS, the Village is desirous of continuing these inter-municipal agreements for another year;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: that the Village Manager is hereby authorized to sign the three Intermunicipal agreements which deal with bidding by the Town Purchasing Director, shared used of equipment and removal of freon from appliances.

b. Authorizing Village Manager to sign intermunicipal agreement with County of Westchester, re: Selective Enforcement for Traffic Safety Grant.
        On motion of  TRUSTEE____________,  seconded by  TRUSTEE _______,  the  

following resolution was adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Croton-on-Hudson, New York:

WHEREAS, an integral part of a Safe Communities and injury prevention program is enforcement of traffic safety laws; and

WHEREAS, the selective enforcement grant will provide municipalities with the opportunity to prioritize local objectives by examining problem areas, numbers of injuries/fatalities and resources; and

WHEREAS, the overall goal of the program continues to be preventing unnecessary deaths, reduce crashes and injuries by enforcing the speed limit and other safe driving practices, increasing public awareness/education of car safety seat issues, increasing safe bicycling practices and helmet usage, and monitoring of school bus operations; and

WHEREAS, these goals will be accomplished by a coordinated comprehensive effort where police agencies and community leaders become partners in determining traffic safety concerns, prioritizing local objectives, and seeking productive plans of action to reduce deaths and injuries; and

WHEREAS, participation with this grant program authorizes the Village of Croton to spend $3.000 on enforcement activity focusing on the following areas of traffic safety: speeding, seat belts and child car seat violations, bicycle safety/helmet use and violations involving motorists passing stopped school buses loading or unloading students,

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: that the Village Manager is hereby authorized to sign the attached inter-municipal agreement with the County of Westchester for participation in the 2001-2002 Selective Enforcement For Traffic Safety Grant.

c. Appointment of election inspectors for the March 19, 2002 village election.

RESOLVED:       that pursuant to Article 15, Section 116 of the Election Law,
                the following persons are hereby appointed inspectors of
                election to preside at the Village Election of March 19, 2002:

                DEMOCRATIC:     Carol Seaver
                                        Ann Harbeson
                                        Margaret Opie
                                        Mabel Collymore
                                        Peggy Cunningham-Chair

                                        Alternates:
                                        Sam Plummer
                                        Laura Seitz

                REPUBLICAN:             Audrey Gabrielsen
                                        Lucy Agosta
                                        Nancy Goetz-Chair
                                        Jean Kraemer
                                        Regina Montana

and be it

FURTHER RESOLVED:  that the compensation for each inspector of election
shall be fixed at $175.00 per day, and $200.00 for each chairperson; and be it

FURTHER RESOLVED:  that voting machines be used for recording the vote for the election of Village officers, and be it

FURTHER RESOLVED:  that the Village Clerk is hereby directed to hire R. Michael Mitchell and Bobby Hill as Technicians of voting machines at a compensation of
$55. per machine to prepare voting machines.

d. Extension of Allied Waste Special Permit.


        On motion of  TRUSTEE____________,  seconded by  TRUSTEE _______,  the  

following resolution was adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Croton-on-Hudson, New York:


WHEREAS, in a letter dated March 23, 2001, Zarin & Steinmetz, Attorneys at law, on behalf of Allied Waste Industries, Inc., requested a renewal of their Special Permit which was due to expire on May 5, 2001; and

WHEREAS, at a special meeting of the Board of Trustees held on April 23, 2001, the Board of Trustees granted a sixty-day extension of the previous special permit in order to have time to consider the renewal of the Special Permit; and

WHEREAS, a Work Session was held on April 30, 2002 to discuss this matter; and

WHEREAS, a Public Hearing was held on May 7, 2001 to consider this matter; and

WHEREAS, on June 18, 2001, and again on September 4, 2001, the Board granted sixty-day extensions of the special permit, and

WHEREAS, the Board on October 29, 2001, further approved an extension of the special permit to November 19, 2001, and

WHEREAS, THE Board on November 19, 2001 approved a further extension of the special permit until the end of the day on February 4, 2002; and

WHEREAS, the Board, among other things, is now waiting for the final report from Walter Mack, the federally appointed monitor;

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: that the Village Board of Trustees does hereby grant another extension of the special permit to Allied Waste Industries until the end of the day on___________, 2002, with, however, the following modification:         Paragraph 23 of the special use permit is modified to read as follows:

23.  The site shall not be used as a storage facility for vehicles, containers, or other equipment not associated with or related to the activities and operations at the site under this permit.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Village Board of Trustees will further consider the matter of the special permit renewal to Allied Waste Industries on_______________, 2002.

OR

        On motion of  TRUSTEE____________,  seconded by  TRUSTEE _______,  the  

following resolution was adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Croton-on-Hudson, New York:


WHEREAS, in a letter dated March 23, 2001, Zarin & Steinmetz, Attorneys at law, on behalf of Allied Waste Industries, Inc., requested a renewal of their Special Permit which was due to expire on May 5, 2001; and

WHEREAS, at a special meeting of the Board of Trustees held on April 23, 2001, the Board of Trustees granted a sixty-day extension of the previous special permit in order to have time to consider the renewal of the Special Permit; and

WHEREAS, a Work Session was held on April 30, 2002 to discuss this matter; and

WHEREAS, a Public Hearing was held on May 7, 2001 to consider this matter; and

WHEREAS, on June 18, 2001, and again on September 4, 2001, the Board granted sixty-day extensions of the special permit, and

WHEREAS, the Board on October 29, 2001, further approved an extension of the special permit to November 19, 2001, and

WHEREAS, THE Board on November 19, 2001 approved a further extension of the special permit until the end of the day on February 4, 2002; and

WHEREAS, the Board, among other things, is now waiting for the final report from Walter Mack, the federally appointed monitor;

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: that the Village Board of Trustees does hereby grant another extension of the special permit to Allied Waste Industries until the end of the day on___________, 2002.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Village Board of Trustees will further consider the matter of the special permit renewal to Allied Waste Industries on_______________, 2002.



8.      REPORTS