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Planning Board Meeting CANCELLED

22 Apr, 2020 PM 7:00 — 22 Apr, 2020 PM 8:00   
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Planning Board Meeting

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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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    16 Apr, 2020 PM 7:45 — 16 Apr, 2020 PM 7:55
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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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    16 Apr, 2020 PM 7:40 — 16 Apr, 2020 PM 7:44
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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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Town Board Meeting

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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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Town Clerk's Office

  Contact Information
Town Clerk
Jessica Kempter | Email

P: (845) 744-2020
F: (845) 744-3126


Evening and weekend hours available by appointment.


 
We now accept credit cards.
 
Official town documents are kept in this office and are available to the public. These include minutes to all Town Board meetings, various commission meetings, agreements, resolutions, Town Code and Local Laws. The vital statistics or records of births, deaths, marriages occurring in Crawford are also filed through this office.

The office issues marriage licenses, hunting and fishing licenses, burning permits and dog licenses as well as handicap parking permits, and takes reservations for the park pavilions.
 
Marriage Licenses
  • Licenses are issued Monday through Friday between 9:00 AM and 3:30 PM - No appointment necessary. 
  • Both parties must be over 18. 
  • Fee: $40.00 
  • Each party must bring in two forms of ID (one a picture ID & birth certificate) 
  • Both applicants must come in person 
  • Any previously married persons must provide date of death, or certified copy of divorce papers, whichever is applicable. 
  • Valid for 60 days after 24 hour waiting period. 
Death Certificates & Birth Certificates
  • If the person died or was born in Crawford, certificate will be on file in this office 
  • Copies are available to the next of kin at $10.00 per certified copy. 
Dog Licenses
  • Dogs over six months old must be licensed 
  • Proof of current rabies vaccination and proof of spaying/neutering (if applicable) must be provided. 
  • Fee is $8.00 for spayed/neutered dog, $14.00 for a dog that has not been spayed/neutered. 
  • License must be renewed every year. 
Conservation Licenses
  • Must be 16 (special requirements for younger ages) 
  • Must have required hunter education courses (not required for Fishing License) 
  • Must produce a NYS Driver's License or a NYS Non-Driver's ID 
  • Fees vary depending on type of license 
Handicap Parking Permits
 
  • For a permanent condition, you must submit a NYS Department of Motor Vehicles application (available at our office) which has been completed by a physician. 
  • For a temporary condition, you must submit a NYS Department of Motor Vehicles application (available at our office) which has been completed by a physician stating expected date of recovery. Temporary permits can be issued for up to 6 months. 

Handicapped Parking Permit Application: Download Link

Park Reservations - Pavilions

  • Pine Bush and Bullville 
  • Call Town Clerk's Office for Information - (845) 744-2020 

You must call and reserve your date before filling out the park reservations form, do not mail in without calling, or your date will not be guaranteed.

Park Reservation Form: Download Link

Senior Center Reservations

  • Call Town Clerk's Office for Information - (845) 744-2020 

You must call and reserve your date before filling out the Senior Center Reservation form.  Do not mail it in without calling or your date will not be guaranteed.

Crawford Community Center Contract: Download Link