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Planning Board Meeting

27 Oct, 2021 PM 7:00 — 27 Oct, 2021 PM 9:00   
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    27 Oct, 2021 PM 7:00 — 27 Oct, 2021 PM 9:00
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Water Main Flushing Program Pine Bush Water

 

The 2021 Water Main Flushing Program: 

Night Time flushing 9:00 pm to 2:00 am. Day Time flushing 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.

October 25th (NIGHT TIME) Main well, Holland, EJR, Kelly, Borden, Cameron, Church, Edmunds, Ribbecke

October 26th (NIGHT TIME) High School, Crispell, Black hawk, Stock Market, Boniface

October 27th (NIGHT TIME) Boniface, Ted, Hannford, McDonalds to Route 52

October 28th (DAY TIME) Maple, Charles, Prospect, New, Center

October 28th (NIGHT TIME) True Value Plaza, Rt 52, Hueg, Depot, Railroad, North

October 29th (DAY TIME) Orchard, Shawangunk, Van Keuren, Finneran, Kerilee, Greising, Martin, Arthur, Gross, Hardenburg   

Please contact Water Department at 744-2515 with any questions about 2021 flushing program.

More Information about Flushing

During the flushing program, most crews work between 9:00 am to 3:00 pm., and 9:00 pm to 2:00 am Monday through Friday.

 

What is the Water Main (Hydrant) Flushing Program?

To improve water quality and minimize discoloration, water mains are comprehensively flushed by a technique known as Conventional flushing. The procedure is performed in warm-weather months and involves the systematic opening and closing of hydrants, one section of main at a time, to force the water through the pipes at high velocity, removing accumulated mineral sediment until the water is clear. The operation can take from a few minutes to over an hour, although most last about 30 minutes.

How Will Flushing Affect Water Service?

When flushing crews are working close to your residence or business, you may experience periods of very low pressure or even a complete stoppage of service. Flushing operations may also lead to discolored water, which can be drawn into homes and businesses if the water is being used during or immediately following the flushing. Such events should affect customers for a few hours at most. The discoloration is caused by iron (red color) or manganese (black color) particles being dislodged from the water main which can stain porcelain and laundry. If discoloration occurs, open the cold tap nearest the water meter—usually a basement sink—to full flow until the water runs clear. In some situations, this may take 5 to 10 minutes. It is also advised that you make sure your water is clear before doing laundry or other projects for which discolored water could cause problems.

A precise schedule of flushing operations is difficult to determine more than a day or two in advance. We ask for your patience and understanding during this critical main cleaning process.

 

Water Main Flushing Program Pine Bush Water

 

The 2021 Water Main Flushing Program: 

Night Time flushing 9:00 pm to 2:00 am. Day Time flushing 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.

October 25th (NIGHT TIME) Main well, Holland, EJR, Kelly, Borden, Cameron, Church, Edmunds, Ribbecke

October 26th (NIGHT TIME) High School, Crispell, Black hawk, Stock Market, Boniface

October 27th (NIGHT TIME) Boniface, Ted, Hannford, McDonalds to Route 52

October 28th (DAY TIME) Maple, Charles, Prospect, New, Center

October 28th (NIGHT TIME) True Value Plaza, Rt 52, Hueg, Depot, Railroad, North

October 29th (DAY TIME) Orchard, Shawangunk, Van Keuren, Finneran, Kerilee, Greising, Martin, Arthur, Gross, Hardenburg   

Please contact Water Department at 744-2515 with any questions about 2021 flushing program.

More Information about Flushing

During the flushing program, most crews work between 9:00 am to 3:00 pm., and 9:00 pm to 2:00 am Monday through Friday.

 

What is the Water Main (Hydrant) Flushing Program?

To improve water quality and minimize discoloration, water mains are comprehensively flushed by a technique known as Conventional flushing. The procedure is performed in warm-weather months and involves the systematic opening and closing of hydrants, one section of main at a time, to force the water through the pipes at high velocity, removing accumulated mineral sediment until the water is clear. The operation can take from a few minutes to over an hour, although most last about 30 minutes.

How Will Flushing Affect Water Service?

When flushing crews are working close to your residence or business, you may experience periods of very low pressure or even a complete stoppage of service. Flushing operations may also lead to discolored water, which can be drawn into homes and businesses if the water is being used during or immediately following the flushing. Such events should affect customers for a few hours at most. The discoloration is caused by iron (red color) or manganese (black color) particles being dislodged from the water main which can stain porcelain and laundry. If discoloration occurs, open the cold tap nearest the water meter—usually a basement sink—to full flow until the water runs clear. In some situations, this may take 5 to 10 minutes. It is also advised that you make sure your water is clear before doing laundry or other projects for which discolored water could cause problems.

A precise schedule of flushing operations is difficult to determine more than a day or two in advance. We ask for your patience and understanding during this critical main cleaning process.

 

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    25 Oct, 2021 — 29 Oct, 2021
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In the Matter of

 

The Increase and Improvement of Facilities of the Pine Bush Water District in the Town of Crawford, Orange County, New York, pursuant to §202-b of the Town Law

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

At a meeting of the Town Board of the Town of Crawford, Orange County, New York, held in said Town on the 16th day of September, 2021

 

 

ORDER CALLING FOR PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER APPROVING INCREASE AND IMPROVEMENT

OF FACILITIES

(Water Filtration Systems)

 

PRESENT:      Hon. Charles E. Carnes, Supervisor

                                    Councilperson Michael Menendez

                                    Councilperson Kelly Eskew

                                    Councilperson Rory Holmes

 

            ABSENT:       Councilperson Dan Flanick

 

            WHEREAS, a map and plan has been prepared by competent engineers duly licensed by the State of New York in such manner and in such detail as determined by the Town Board of the Town of Crawford concerning the increase and improvement of facilities of the Pine Bush Water District; and

            WHEREAS, the proposed improvements include the installation of greensand filtration systems to reduce the concentration of iron and manganese and produce finished water with levels that meet the limits for contaminants in drinking water established by both NYSDOH Subpart 5-1 and USEPA National Secondary Drinking Water Regulations (NSDWRs).  This includes the utilization of a GreensandPlus Filter at each of the three well houses (the Main, Kelly and Finneran well houses) and the building additions at each well house building to accommodate the filtration bystems to remove iron and manganese from the Town’s drinking water supply.

            WHEREAS, the estimated maximum cost of the purchase and installation of the filtration system, the well house building improvements and design of such improvements is $725,000.00.

            ORDERED, that the Town Board of the Town of Crawford will hold a special meeting for the purpose of a public hearing on October 21, 2021, at 7:00 PM, in person at the Crawford Town Hall, 121 NY-302, Pine Bush, New York to consider and hear public comments from all persons interested in the subject of a proposed increase and improvements of the facilities of the Pine Bush Water District as described above. 

                        FURTHER ORDERED that the Town Clerk is hereby directed to publish notice of this So Ordered hearing at least once in the official newspaper of the Town not less than 10 nor more than 20 days before the date of the hearing, and be it

            FURTHER ORDERED that the Town Clerk is hereby directed to cause a certified copy of this Order to be posted on the sign board of the Town not less than 10 nor more than 20 days before the date of the hearing.

Dated: Town of Crawford, New York

            16th day of September, 2021

 

Motion By:      Councilwoman Kelly Eskew

Seconded By:  Councilman Rory Holmes

 

                                                                                                Ayes                Nays

                        Hon. Charles E. Carnes, Supervisor                  X                   ____

                        Councilperson Dan Flanick                             Absent             ____

                        Councilperson Michael Menendez                    X                   ____

                        Councilperson Kelly Eskew                              X                   ____

                        Councilperson Rory Holmes                             X                   ____

 

 

            I certify that the above Order Setting the Public Hearing to consider he increase and improvement of Facilities of the Pine Bush Water District, is a true and correct copy of the Order approved by the Town Board on September 16, 2021 and on file in the office of the Town Clerk of the Town of Crawford.

 

Dated: Crawford, New York

            September 16, 2021

 

BY:     Jessica Kempter, Town Clerk

            Town of Crawford

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Town of Crawford Preliminary Budget - Public Hearing

21 Oct, 2021 PM 7:00 — 21 Oct, 2021 PM 7:30   
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TOWN OF CRAWFORD

COUNTY OF ORANGE

STATE OF NEW YORK

 

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Preliminary Budget of the Town of Crawford for the fiscal year beginning January 1, 2022 has been completed and filed in the office of the Town Clerk, 121 State Route 302, Pine Bush, New York 12566, where it is available for inspection by interested persons during regular office hours.

 

FURTHER NOTICE IS GIVEN that said Town Board of the Town of Crawford will meet and review said Preliminary Budget and hold a Public Hearing thereon at Town Hall, 121 State Route 302, Pine Bush, New York 12566 on the 21st day of October, 2021, at 7:00 pm at which time all interested person will be given an opportunity to be heard.

 

FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to Section 108 of the Town Law, the proposed salaries of the following Town Offices are hereby specified as follows:

 

Supervisor       $49,750.00

Councilperson $10,500.00 Each (4)

Town Clerk      $56,000.00

Supt. of Highways $80,000.00

 

Dated:  September 29, 2021

 

BY ORDER OF THE TOWN BOARD

TOWN OF CRAWFORD

Jessica M. Kempter

Town Clerk

 

 

 

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TOWN OF CRAWFORD

COUNTY OF ORANGE

STATE OF NEW YORK

PINE BUSH WATER DISTRICT

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON OBJECTIONS TO THE BENEFIT ASSESSMENT ROLL

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Town Board of the Town of Crawford has completed an assessment roll in connection with the financing of Pine Bush Water District Projects filed the same with the Town Clerk of the Town of Crawford.

 

FURTHER NOTICE IS GIVEN that said Town Board will meet at the Town Hall, 121 State Route 302, Pine Bush, NY  12566 on the 21st  day of October, 2021, at 7:00 pm for the purpose of conducting a hearing to consider any objections which may be made to said assessment roll.

 

 

Dated:  September 29, 2021

 

BY ORDER OF THE TOWN BOARD

TOWN OF CRAWFORD

Jessica M. Kempter

Town Clerk

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Town Board Meeting

21 Oct, 2021 PM 7:00 — 21 Oct, 2021 PM 10:00   
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COUNTY OF ORANGE

STATE OF NEW YORK

SEWER DISTRICT

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON OBJECTIONS TO THE BENEFIT ASSESSMENT ROLL

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town Board of the Town of Crawford has completed an assessment roll in connection with the financing of Sewer District No. 1 projects and filed the same with the Town Clerk of the Town of Crawford.

 

FURTHER NOTICE IS GIVEN that said Town Board will meet at the Town Hall, 121 State Route 302, Pine Bush, NY  12566 on the 21st  day of October, 2021, at 7:00 pm for the purpose of conducting a hearing to consider any objections which may be made to said assessment roll.

 

 

Dated:  September 29, 2021

 

BY ORDER OF THE TOWN BOARD

TOWN OF CRAWFORD

Jessica M. Kempter

Town Clerk

 

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Planning Board Meeting

13 Oct, 2021 PM 7:00 — 13 Oct, 2021 PM 9:00   
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    13 Oct, 2021 PM 7:00 — 13 Oct, 2021 PM 9:00
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Columbus Day - Town Hall Closed

11 Oct, 2021 — 11 Oct, 2021   
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Columbus Day - Town Hall Closed
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    11 Oct, 2021 — 11 Oct, 2021
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Zoning Board Meeting

06 Oct, 2021 PM 7:30 — 06 Oct, 2021 PM 8:30   
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    06 Oct, 2021 PM 7:30 — 06 Oct, 2021 PM 8:30
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Zoning Board Meeting - Public Hearing - Kelly White

06 Oct, 2021 PM 7:30 — 06 Oct, 2021 PM 8:30   
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TOWN OF CRAWFORD

ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS

 PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

121 Route 302

Pine Bush, NY

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Zoning Board of Appeals of the Town of Crawford will hold a public hearing for an area variance for a rear yard setback of 15 ft. for an in-ground pool at the property located at 82 Borden Ave., designated as 6-12-11 on the Tax Map of the Town of Crawford in the R Zoning District, owned by Kelly White.  Said hearing will take place on October 6, 2021, at 7:30 P.M. at 121 Route 302, Pine Bush, NY.  

 

                                                                        For the Zoning Board of Appeals

                                                                        Bruce Schwope, Chairman     

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    06 Oct, 2021 PM 7:30 — 06 Oct, 2021 PM 8:30
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First Friday Event

01 Oct, 2021 PM 4:00 — 01 Oct, 2021 PM 7:00   
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First Friday Event on Main Street, Pine Bush
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    01 Oct, 2021 PM 4:00 — 01 Oct, 2021 PM 7:00
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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.

                                                                TOWN OF CRAWFORD

                                                                 NOTICE OF ESTOPPEL

 

            The resolution, a summary of which is published herewith, has been adopted on September 29, 2021, and the validity of the obligations authorized by such resolution may be hereafter contested only if such obligations were authorized for an object or purpose for which the Town of Crawford, in the County of Orange, New York is not authorized to expend money or if the provisions of law which should have been complied with as of the date of publication of this notice were not substantially complied with, and an action, suit or proceeding contesting such validity is commenced within twenty days after the publication of this notice, or such obligations were authorized in violation of the provisions of the constitution.

 

BOND RESOLUTION OF THE TOWN OF CRAWFORD, ADOPTED SEPTEMBER 29, 2021, APPROPRIATING $4,762,100.00 FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF FACILITIES OF PINE BUSH WATER DISTRICT IN SAID TOWN AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $4,762,100.00 SERIAL BONDS TO FINANCE SAID APPROPRIATION, AND AUTHORIZING ANY AMOUNTS RECEIVED FROM THE STATE OF NEW YORK AND ORANGE COUNTY WATER AUTHORITY TO BE EXPENDED TOWARDS THE COST OF SAID SPECIFIC OBJECT OR PURPOSE OR REDEMPTION OF SAID BONDS ISSUED THEREFOR OR TO BE BUDGETED AS AN OFFSET TO THE TAXES, ASSESSMENTS AND/OR WATER RENTS FOR PAYMENT OF THE PRINCIPAL OF AND INTEREST ON SAID BONDS.

 

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                                                                        JESSICA KEMPTER

                                                                        Town Clerk

 

Object or purpose:                                           Improvement of facilities of  Pine Bush Water District

Amount of obligations to be issued:               $4,762,100.00

Period of probable usefulness:                        Forty (40) years

 SEQR Status:                                                 Type I

 

 

            A complete copy of the Bond Resolution summarized above shall be available for public inspection during normal business hours at the office of the Town Clerk, Town Hall, 121 Route 302, Pine Bush, New York.

 

Dated: September 29, 2021

            Pine Bush, New York

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Town of Crawford is looking to hire a P/T Bookkeeper’s Assistant.  Crawford residents urged to apply. Email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to [email protected].

Town of Crawford is looking to hire a P/T possibly leading to F/T Community Services Director.   Crawford residents urged to apply. Email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to [email protected].


 

TOWN OF CRAWFORD

PINE BUSH WATER DISTRICT

INCREASE AND IMPROVEMENT OF FACILITIES

SPECIAL MEETING NOTICE

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

            PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Town Board of the Town of Crawford will hold a special meeting for the purpose of  holding a public hearing on September 29th, 2021 at 6:00 PM, in person at the Crawford Senior and Community Center, 115 State Route 302, Pine Bush, New York to consider and hear public comment on a proposed increase and improvement of the facilities of the Pine Bush Water District and to take action on said proposed increase and improvement of said facilities, and on any other business that may come before the board.  In addition, the public may attend this meeting via remote ZOOM videoconference, as described further below. 

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the proposed improvements include the purchase of property for the protection of two newly drilled water production wells and construction of a well house approximately 1,600 LF north of NYS Route 52 on Dubois Street (Tax Parcel: Section 2, Block 1, Lot 79.2), along with installation of a water main to connect to the Water District’s existing water system in the hamlet of Pine Bush. The proposed 20 feet x 30 feet treatment building would provide chlorination of the groundwater source and provision for future sequestration, if needed. Treated groundwater would be pumped to the Water District’s existing water system via approximately 6,100 feet of 8-inch diameter HDPE transmission main installed along NYS Route 52 and connected to the existing water system on State Route 52 across from Boniface Drive. 

The estimated maximum cost of the proposed project is $4,762,100.  The County has previously secured a Local Government Efficiency Grant (in 2012 and 2015) in the amount of $920,200 for drilling and design work for the subsequently proposed wells on County land. The proposed wells on County land will be replaced by the newly drilled wells on the Dubois property. The Town has secured a WIIA grant from the State Environmental Facilities Corporation in the amount of $2,311,680, and Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Financial Assistance in the amount of $1,001,100 for the proposed well house and connection to the Dubois wells. Municipal contributions will be in the estimated amount of $540,000 grant match.  A map and plan of the proposed improvements is on file in the Town Clerk’s office.  All persons interested will be heard by the Town Board at the public hearing.

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that persons who attend the meeting via Zoom will be able to see and hear the meeting, but will not be able to make or submit oral or written comments during the meeting. Any person who attends by Zoom and  who wishes for his or her comment to be heard during a public hearing or the public comment session can send his or her comments in advance of the meeting to [email protected] or call 845-744-2020 by no later than 4:00 PM on September 29, 2021.  

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that, to the extent practicable, the Town Board’s agenda will be made available online in advance of the meeting at www.townofcrawford.org.

INSTRUCTIONS TO ACCESS THE VIRTUAL MEETING: If you have a computer, tablet,

or smartphone, you can register, log in, and see the video and hear the audio of the live session.  You can access the Town meeting as follows:

Crawford is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Town of Crawford Special Meeting for the Purpose of Public Hearing

Time: Sep 29, 2021 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Dated:  September 14, 2021

                                                                        BY ORDER OF THE TOWN BOARD OF THE

                                                                        TOWN OF CRAWFORD

                                                                        JESSICA M. KEMPTER, TOWN CLERK