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22 Apr, 2020 PM 7:00 — 22 Apr, 2020 PM 8:00   
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INTRODUCTORY LOCAL LAW FARM-RELATED ZONING AMENDMENTS

16 Apr, 2020 PM 7:45 — 16 Apr, 2020 PM 7:55   
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TOWN OF CRAWFORD NOTICE OF CONTINUED HEARING INTRODUCTORY LOCAL LAW FARM-RELATED ZONING AMENDMENTS PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that the Town Board will continue the public hearing on an introductory local law entitled "Farm-Related Zoning Amendments" on March 19th, 2020, at 7:45 PM has been rescheduled to April 16, 2020 at 7:45 PM. The local law would authorize the Planning Board to waive the site plan public hearing requirement for farm operations, require the Planning Board...
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INTRODUCTORY LOCAL LAW FARM-RELATED ZONING AMENDMENTS

TOWN OF CRAWFORD

INTRODUCTORY LOCAL LAW

FARM-RELATED ZONING AMENDMENTS

 

            BE IT ENACTED by the Town Board of the Town of Crawford, County of Orange, State of New York, as follows:

            Section 1.        Chapter 137, titled “Zoning,” of the Code of the Town of Crawford is amended as follows:

  1. Subsection G, titled “SC-O (Scenic Corridor Overlay) District,” of §137-11, titled “General zoning district regulations,” is amended by adding a new paragraph (4) to read as follows:

(4) The Planning Board may waive the public hearing for buildings, structures, uses and nonstructural site elements of a farm operation on land located in a County agricultural district or land used in agricultural production which is subject to an agricultural assessment.However, in order to protect the Scenic Corridor Overlay District and the purposes of that Overlay District and the scenic qualities of other areas of the Town, the Planning Board may only waive the public hearing requirement if the Board determines that the size, location and appearance of the proposed building, structure, use and nonstructural site element will not have an adverse effect on the Overlay District or its purposes or on the scenic qualities of any other area of the Town.

  1. Subsection A, titled “Agricultural operations,” of §137-13, titled “Supplemental regulations for permitted uses,” is amended by amending paragraph (3) and adding new paragraphs (4) and (5) to read as follows:

(3) Any building or structure used to house or stable animals shall be at least 100 feet from all property lines.

(4) Barnyards, silos, barn gutters, animal pens, and any building or structure used to house or stable animals shall be at least 100 feet from water wells.

(5) Manure piles shall be at least 200 from water wells.

  1. Subsection D, titled “Public hearing,” of §137-30, titled “Site plan approval,” is amended by adding a new paragraph (3) to read as follows:

(3) The Planning Board may waive the public hearing for buildings, structures and uses intended for a farm operation on land located in a County agricultural district or land used in agricultural production which is subject to an agricultural assessment.However, in order to protect the Scenic Corridor Overlay District and the purposes of that Overlay District and the scenic qualities of other areas of the Town, the Planning Board may only waive the public hearing requirement if the Board determines that the size, location and appearance of the proposed building, structure, use and nonstructural site element will not have an adverse effect on the Overlay District or its purposes or on the scenic qualities of any other area of the Town.

  1. Subsection E of §137-30, titled “Site plan approval,” is amended by changing, in paragraph (1), “45 days” to “62 days”, by adding a new paragraph (2) to read as follows, and by changing the numbering of current paragraphs (2) and (3) to (3) and (4):

            (2)        Notwithstanding the 62-day time period stated in paragraph (1) above, the time period shall be 45 days when a site plan application includes a building, structure or use intended for a farm operation on land located in a County agricultural district or land used in agricultural production which is subject to an agricultural exemption.

            Section 2.        Separability.  If any part of provision of this local law or the application thereof to any person or circumstance be adjudged invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, such judgment shall be confined in its operation to the part or provision or application directly involved in the controversy in which such judgment shall have been rendered and shall not affect or impair the validity of the remainder of this local law or the application thereof to other persons or circumstances.

            Section 3.        Supersession.  The Town Board hereby declares its legislative intent to supercede any provision of any local law, rule, or regulation or provision of the law inconsistent with this local law. The provisions of law intended to be superceded include all the Town Law, including Article 16, and any other provision of law that the Town may supercede pursuant to the Municipal Home Rule Law and the Constitution of the State of New York. The courts are requested to take notice of this legislative intent and apply it in the event the Town has failed to specify any provision of law that may require supersession. The Town Board hereby declares that it would have enacted this local law and superceded such inconsistent provision had it been apparent.

            Section 4.        This local law shall take immediately upon filing with the Secretary of State.

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2021 Orange County Community Development Program Public Hearing

16 Apr, 2020 PM 7:40 — 16 Apr, 2020 PM 7:44   
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NOTICE OF HEARING

TOWN OF CRAWFORD TOWN BOARD

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

PUBLIC TAKE NOTICE that the Town of Crawford Town Board has rescheduled the  public hearing on March 19, 2020, at 7:40 PM to April 16, 2020 at 7:40 PM at the Town Hall, 121 State Route 302, Pine Bush, New York, in order to receive and consider public comment concerning community projects for which the Town Board may apply for funding under the Fiscal Year – 2021 Orange County Community Development Program. The Town of Crawford will make every effort to assure that the hearing is accessible to persons with disabilities. Anyone requiring special assistance and/or reasonable accommodations should contact the Town Clerk.

Dated: February 20, 2020

BY ORDER OF THE TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF CRAWFORD

JESSICA KEMPTER, TOWN CLERK

 

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                                    RESOLUTION INTRODUCING LOCAL LAW

                                                AND PROVIDING FOR PUBLIC

                                                       NOTICE AND HEARING

                                                                                           

            BE IT RESOLVED that an introductory Local Law, entitled “Addition to Opt-Out of Real Property Tax Law §487 Exemption” be and it hereby is introduced by Supervisor Charles Carnes, before the Town Board of the Town of Crawford in the County of Orange and State of New York, and

           BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that copies of the aforesaid proposed local law be laid upon the desk of each member of the Board, and

            BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Board hold a public hearing on said proposed local law at the Town Hall, 121 Route 302, in the Town of Crawford, Pine Bush, New York at 7:30 P.M. on March 19, 2020, has been rescheduled to April 16, 2020 at 7:30 PM and

            BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Clerk publish or cause to be published a public notice in the official newspaper of the Town of Crawford of said public hearing at least five (5) days prior thereto.

            On a motion by Supervisor Charles Carnes seconded by Councilman Michael Menendez the resolution was adopted on a vote of 4 Ayes, 0 Nays. 

            The Supervisor declared this resolution adopted. 

Dated:   February 20, 2020

 

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    16 Apr, 2020 PM 7:30 — 16 Apr, 2020 PM 7:39
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PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING TOWN OF CRAWFORD PEDESTRIAN IMPROVEMENTS

16 Apr, 2020 PM 7:20 — 16 Apr, 2020 PM 7:29   
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NOTICE OF A PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING

TOWN OF CRAWFORD PEDESTRIAN IMPROVEMENTS

TOWN OF CRAWFORD

PROJECT IDENTIFICATION NO. 8780.46

The Town of Crawford has announced that a Public Information Meeting will be held to discuss the proposed design of sidewalks along NYS Route 302. The meeting will be held at Town Hall, 121 State Route 302, Pine Bush, NY on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 7:20 p.m has been rescheduled until April 16, 2020 at 7:20 PM

The purpose of the meeting is to present the proposed design for sidewalk reconstruction/ construction along NYS Route 302 at Pine Bush High School and the Town of Crawford Government Center to Stock Market Road, and to receive comments on the proposed project from individuals, groups, officials, and local agencies. This Public Information Meeting is part of the continuing efforts by the involved local, state, and federal agencies to encourage public input into the development of transportation projects.   

BY ORDER OF THE TOWN OF CRAWFORD TOWN BOARD

JESSICA KEMPTER, TOWN CLERK

Dated: February 20, 2020

 

 

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    16 Apr, 2020 PM 7:20 — 16 Apr, 2020 PM 7:29
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Town Board Meeting

16 Apr, 2020 PM 7:00 — 16 Apr, 2020 PM 9:00   
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    16 Apr, 2020 PM 7:00 — 16 Apr, 2020 PM 9:00
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Zoning Board Meeting CANCELLED

15 Apr, 2020 PM 7:30 — 15 Apr, 2020 PM 8:00   
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    15 Apr, 2020 PM 7:30 — 15 Apr, 2020 PM 8:00
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Good Friday - Town Hall Closed

10 Apr, 2020 — 10 Apr, 2020   
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    10 Apr, 2020 — 10 Apr, 2020
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Planning Board Meeting CANCELLED

08 Apr, 2020 — 08 Apr, 2020   
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    08 Apr, 2020 — 08 Apr, 2020
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ZBA Meeting Rescheduled to 4/15/2020

01 Apr, 2020 — 01 Apr, 2020   
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    01 Apr, 2020 — 01 Apr, 2020
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Crawford Press Releases

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Please find and view the most up to date news and information regarding the Town of Crawford listed below.

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Effective Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 4:00 PM the Town of Crawford will be closed for all non-essential services until further notice. 

The March 25, 2020 Planning Board meeting has been cancelled.  The next scheduled meeting is April 8, 2020 at 7 pm

March 19, 2020 Town Board Meeting Cancelled

The Town of Crawford Zoning Board of Appeals meeting scheduled for April 1, 2020 has been cancelled and rescheduled to April 15, 2020.

Courts are closed until further notice.  

All public hearings for Town, Zoning and Planning Boards are cancelled for two weeks. 

As a precautionary measure the Town hall will be open for essential services only beginning today.  People may call, many of their questions or needs can be answered by phone.  We will continue to do our best to serve the needs of our residents. 

Supervisor Carnes will continue to update as necessary.

As a precautionary measure the Town of Crawford Town Hall will be open for essential services only.  Please call, many of your questions or needs can be answered by the phone.  We will continue to do our best to serve the needs of our residents.  Look for continuing updates. 

 

Supervisor                   744-5010

Town Clerk                 744-2020

Building Inspector       744-3912

Assessor                      744-3721

Police                          911 or 744-5000

Tax Collector              744-3953

Court                           744-2435

Sunday, March 15, 2020

 

As of today the Town Board meeting is still scheduled to take place but will be moved to the senior center where all interested parties can attend and have reasonable spacing as per suggested guidelines.

 

Town Hall will be open for essential business and we urge all residents to exercise prudence and only use our facilities as is necessary.

 

If circumstances change we will post on our website, Facebook and the front door of Town Hall.

 

Supervisor Carnes

Effective 5:00 PM today, Friday, March 13, 2020, Supervisor Charles Carnes has declared a local State of Emergency due to the Coronavirus (Covid-19).  This is to ensure the town can apply for funding for reimbursement for the expenditures during the emergency until further notice.  It also enable us to enact further regulations as may be necessary. This does not restrict travel but we encourage everyone to take necessary precautions during this time to curb the spread of this illness.

The Senior/Community center will be closed thru March 30, 2020 and may be extended if the need arises. Town Hall will be on a regular operating schedule including Town Court's, Planning Board, Zoning Board and Town Board Meetings until further notice. As you know the Pine Bush Central School District and Valley Central School District will be closed for the next two weeks. Orange County Health Commissioner Dr. Irina Gelman noted that the best way to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the flu and other droplet-spread viruses, continues to be to practice basic, common sense personal hygiene. This includes washing your hands frequently, not touching your face, and avoiding unnecessary contact with others. Most importantly do not go to the doctor's office, an emergency room or other healthcare facilities. Please call them for instructions. For further questions, please call the Orange County Department of Health at 845-291-2330.

If contacting the Police, Fire or any other first responder, please notify the dispatcher when you call of any health issues you may have for their protection. 

We will continuously update this site as conditions warrant.  Thank you.

Supervisor Charles Carnes

TOWN OF CRAWFORD PEDESTRIAN IMPROVEMENTS