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Town Board Agenda 10/11/2018

SOMERS TOWN BOARD REGULAR MEETING - 7:00pm THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2018
 

 

Note:  Meeting will be held at Crystal Hall/Somers Community Center in Shenorock
 


SOMERS TOWN BOARD
REGULAR MEETING - 7:00pm
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2018
www.somersny.com


I. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:
7:00pm Regular Meeting
II. ROLL CALL:
III. PUBLIC HEARINGS:
PUBLIC COMMENT
Please limit your comments to no more than 3 minutes.
IV. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: June 7, 2018 Work Session; June 14, 2018 Public
Hearing with regard to a proposed Local Law to amend Chapter 170, entitled Zoning,
Article XXII, entitled Signs; June 14, 2018 Regular Meeting; July 5, 2018 Work
Session; July 12, 2018 Public Hearing with regard to a proposed Local Law to amend
Chapter 170, entitled Zoning, Article XXII, entitled Signs – continuation July 12, 2018
Regular Meeting

V. DEPARTMENT REPORTS: The Town Clerk announces receipt of the
following monthly reports: Town Clerk, Building Inspector, Zoning Board of
Appeals, Plumbing, Bureau of Fire Prevention, Parks & Recreation, Planning &
Engineering, Tax Receiver, Director of Finance and Department Heads

SOMERS TOWN BOARD
REGULAR MEETING - 7:00pm
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2018
www.somersny.com
VI. BUSINESS OF THE BOARD:
A. PARKS & RECREATION: - No additional business.
B. TOWN BOARD:
1. New Dawn Family Resource Center Presentation – Richard Lyman
2. Shenorock and Lincolndale Project Updates - Joe Barbagallo, Engineering
Consultant
3. Lake Shenorock Stormwater Retrofits Project - Joe Barbagallo, Engineering
Consultant
4. Shenorock Community Update – Michael Driscoll, Chief of Police
5. Shenorock Water Quality Update – Adam Smith, Water and Sewer Superintendent
6. Somers Academy - Discussion:
a. Proposed Adaptive Re-use of the Existing buildings on the former IBM
campus and construction of certain additional facilities for use as a private,
for-profit science, technology, engineering, art/design and mathematics
academy for grades 9-12 as both a boarding and day school requiring site
plan approval.
b. To facilitate the above proposal the applicant is proposing to subdivide the
723-acre property requiring subdivision approval into three lots, only one of
which will house the academy, the second to house site utilities and the
third for uses not to be not yet determined and not to be developed until
sometime in the future.
c. Proposed amendments to the Zoning Ordinance are required to permit the
academy in the OB-100 District.
i. Accept the petition.
ii. Declare itself lead agency.
iii. Refer the petition and request for zone change, site plan approval
and subdivision approval to the list of involved and interested
agencies identified in the Intent to be Lead Agency Form.
7. Award bid and authorize the Supervisor to execute a contract for placement of
Solar Panels on the Highway Garage Annex with Candela Systems Corporation in
the amount of $96,203 per memo dated October 3, 2018 from Syrette Dym,
Director of Planning.
8. Authorize the Supervisor to execute the following:
a. The purchase of (1) one new 2018 RAM 3500 HD 4x4 Dual Rear Wheel
60in Cab Chassis/Utility Body with Plow from Robert Green Truck
Division, Route 17 East, Exit 17, PO Box 8002, Rock Hill, NY 12775 at the
cost of $52,331.00 off the Onondaga City Bid #7974 for trucks and truck
equipment per memo dated October 4, 2018 from Thomas Chiaverini,
Superintendent of Highways.
b. The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority
(“NYSERDA”) agreement to purchase two (2) clean energy vehicles to add
to the Town’s fleet per email dated October 4, 2018 from Syrette Dym,
Director of Planning.
C. FINANCIAL: - No additional business.
D. HIGHWAY: - No additional business.
E. PERSONNEL:
1. Current Vacancies:
a. Affordable Housing Board (1- 2-year term ending 7/11/2019.)
b. Affordable Housing Board (1- 2-year term ending 7/11/2020.)
c. Assessment Board of Review (1–5-year term ending 9/30/2018.)
d. Partners in Prevention (2 – 3-year terms ending 12/31/2019.)
e. Partners in Prevention (2 – 3-year terms ending 12/31/2020.)
2. Upcoming Vacancies:
a. Library Board of Trustees (1 – 4-year term ending 12/31/2018.)
b. Planning Board (1 - 7-year term ending 12/31/2018.)
c. Zoning Board (1 - 5-year term ending 12/31/2018.)
3. Acknowledge resignation of Marilyn Murphy, Somers Planning Board
Secretary and employee for the past 30 years, effective October 1,
2018.
4. Acknowledge resignation of Ms. Marialisa Zywotchenko as member of the
Somers Energy Environment Committee effective October 3, 2018.
F. PLANNING & ENGINEERING: - No additional business.
G. POLICE: - No additional business.
H. CONSENSUS AGENDA:
1. Authorize transfer of the following Bonds to the General Fund per
September 7, 2018 memo from Steven Woelfle, Principal Engineering
Technician.
a. $100.00 Erosion Control Bond (Luposello)
2. Authorize the return of the following Bonds per September 7, 2018 and September
25, 2018 memos from Steven Woelfle, Principal Engineering Technician.
a. $200.00 Erosion Control Bond (Geoffrey S. Shaw)
b. $300.00 Erosion Control Bond (Nicky Crecco)
3. Accept the following Erosion Control Bond
a. $300.00 Erosion Control Bond Sullivan Wetland Permit
– TM: 27.05-1-19
4. Authorize the Supervisor to execute the application to reserve temporary
use of the Somers Town House Green from Mitch Kaufman for display of
the Menorah from December 1, 2018 through January 5, 2019.
5. Authorize the Supervisor to execute the application to reserve temporary use of the
Somers Town House Green from Dennis J. Crilly for display of a temporary
illuminated Nativity Scene approximately 2.6m wide x 2.3m tall x 0.6m deep from
December 2, 2018 through January 8, 2019.
6. Authorize the reappointment of Mr. Frederic Peace to the Somers
Assessment Board of Review to a five-year term ending September 30,
2023.
7. Announce that October, 2018 is American Archives Month.



2018 Calendar
October 11, 2018 7:00pm Town Board Regular Meeting
Meeting to be held at Crystal
Hall/Somers Community Center
October 17 & 18 1:00pm –
4:30pm Department Budget Hearings
November 1, 2018 7:00pm Town Board Work Session
November 8, 2018 7:00pm Town Board Regular Meeting
December 6, 2018 7:00pm Town Board Work Session
December 13, 2018 7:00pm Town Board Regular Meeting

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