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Planning Board Public Hearing - Pakanasink Properties LLC

24 Mar, 2021 PM 7:00 — 24 Mar, 2021 PM 8:00   
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TOWN OF CRAWFORD

PLANNING BOARD PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

121 Route 302

Pine Bush, NY

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Planning Board of the Town of Crawford will hold a public hearing for a 9 lot subdivision at the property located at the easterly corner of Bruyn and Gillespie St.  designated as 10-1-25.12 on the Tax Map of the Town of Crawford in the RA Zoning District, owned by Pakanasink Properties LLC. Said hearing will take place on March 24, 2021, at 7:00 P.M. at 121 Route 302, Pine Bush, NY.  

 

                                                                        For the Planning Board

                                                                        Linda Zwart, Chairman           

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Planning Board Meeting

24 Mar, 2021 PM 7:00 — 24 Mar, 2021 PM 9:00   
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Town Board Meeting

18 Mar, 2021 PM 7:00 — 18 Mar, 2021 PM 10:00   
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Town Board Meeting- Public Hearing for Community Development Block Grant

18 Mar, 2021 PM 7:00 — 18 Mar, 2021 PM 9:00   
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TOWN OF CRAWFORD

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT

 

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT the Town of Crawford Town Board will hold a public hearing at the Crawford Senior and Community Center, located at 115 State Route 302, Pine Bush, New York 12566, on Thursday, March 18, 2021 at 7:00 PM inviting public comments and suggestions regarding projects to be considered for Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funding under the Orange County Office of Community Development’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Entitlement Program.  Under the CDBG program a variety of projects, including, but not limited to, those listed below can potentially be eligible for funding:

 

  1. Acquisition and Disposition of Real Property
  2. Public Works, Public Facilities or Site Improvements
  3. Code enforcement (Health Codes)
  4. Clearance, Demolition and Rehabilitation for Public Use
  5. Special Projects for Elderly and Handicapped
  6. Provision of Public Services (Shelters, Clinics, Senior Nutrition, etc.)
  7. Payment of Non-Federal Shares of Other Grant Programs

 

The Town of Crawford will be considering projects to be submitted to the Orange County Community Development Office’s CDBG Entitlement Program.  The deadline for which is Friday, April 2, 2021.

 

Dated: March 1, 2021

 

BY ORDER OF THE TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF CRAWFORD

JESSICA KEMPTER, TOWN CLERK

 

 

 

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Town Board ZOOM LINK

18 Mar, 2021 PM 7:00 — 18 Mar, 2021 PM 8:00   
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TOWN OF CRAWFORD

TOWN BOARD MEETING

PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town Board of the Town of Crawford will hold its Town Board meeting on Thursday, March 18, 2021, at 7:00 P.M. in person at the Crawford Senior and Community Center, 115 State Route 302, Pine Bush, New York. In addition, the public may attend this meeting via remote ZOOM videoconference, as described further below. 

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 March 18, 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.

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Planning Board Meeting

10 Mar, 2021 PM 7:00 — 10 Mar, 2021 PM 9:00   
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Planning Board Public Hearing - Amanda Perez

10 Mar, 2021 PM 7:00 — 19 Feb, 2021 PM 8:00   
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TOWN OF CRAWFORD

PLANNING BOARD PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

121 Route 302

Pine Bush, NY

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Planning Board of the Town of Crawford will hold a public hearing for a site plan to add a ground-mounted 20.1kw residential solar array at the property located at 107 Dunthorne Drive designated as 18-1-41.2 on the Tax Map of the Town of Crawford in the RA Zoning District, owned by Amanda E. Perez. Said hearing will take place on March 10, 2021, at 7:00 P.M. at 121 Route 302, Pine Bush, NY.  

 

                                                                        For the Planning Board

                                                                        Linda Zwart, Chairman

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    10 Mar, 2021 PM 7:00 — 19 Feb, 2021 PM 8:00
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Zoning Board Meeting - Public Hearing - Curanovic

03 Mar, 2021 PM 7:30 — 03 Feb, 2021 PM 8:00   
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Public hearing for a use variance for construction of a single family home at the vacant property, designated as 22-1-77.12 on the Tax Map of the Town of Crawford in the BP Zoning District, owned by Marko Curanovic. 
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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 a use variance for construction of a single family home at the vacant property, designated as 22-1-77.12 on the Tax Map of the Town of Crawford in the BP Zoning District, owned by Marko Curanovic.  Said hearing will take place on March 3, 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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Zoning Board Meeting

03 Mar, 2021 PM 7:30 — 03 Mar, 2021 PM 8:30   
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Zoning Board Meeting - Public Hearing - Kenneth Morelli

03 Mar, 2021 — 03 Mar, 2021   
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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 on March 3, 2021 at 7:30 pm at 121 Route 302, Pine Bush, NY to consider the application of Kenneth Morelli for an interpretation of a violation of Zoning Ordinance 137-30 Site Plan Approval of the Town Zoning Law.

 The applicant is appealing the decision of the Building Inspector, who issued a Notice of Violation for an illegal apartment with a kitchen in a single-family home, which is not a permitted use within the Town of Crawford.  The property is located at 544 Winding Hills Road, designated as 17-1-57.2 on the tax map of the Town of Crawford in the RA zoning district. All interested persons will be given the opportunity to be heard.   Written comments may also be submitted to:  Zoning Board of Appeals, Town of Crawford, 121 Route 302, Pine Bush, NY 12566.

Dated:  February 10, 2021

 

                                                                        For the Zoning Board of Appeals

                                                                        Bruce Schwope, Chairman     

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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 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.

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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

TOWN OF CRAWFORD

INFORMATION SESSION—COMBINED ELECTOR-INITIATED PETITION FOR INCORPORATION AND CONSOLIDATION

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an information session will be held on September 16, 2021 at the Crawford Senior and Community Center, 115 NY-302, Pine Bush, at 6:00pm. The purpose of this meeting is to allow for a question-and-answer session with the Town attorney regarding the proposed Combined Elector-Initiated Petition for Incorporation and Consolidation. Questions can be directed in advance of the meeting to [email protected].  

August 19, 2021

CRAWFORD TOWN BOARD

NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF LOCAL LAW

SUBJECT TO PERMISSIVE REFERENDUM

            NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town Board of the Town of Crawford, at a special meeting held on July 27, 2021, after issuance of a SEQR Negative Declaration for this Unlisted action, duly adopted a local law, subject to permissive referendum, titled “Opt-Out of Allowing Cannabis Dispensaries and On-Site Cannabis Consumption Establishments,” which local law opts-out the Town of Crawford from the state statute authorizing towns to allow the licensing and establishing of cannabis retail dispensaries and cannabis on-site consumption establishments within the Town, and thus prohibit such establishments in the Town of Crawford. 

Dated: July 28, 2021                          

                                                                        BY ORDER OF THE TOWN BOARD OF

                                                                        THE TOWN OF CRAWFORD

                                                                        JESSICA KEMPTER

                                                                        TOWN CLERK

Coterminous Town/Village Petition for Consolidation

The Supervisor and Town Board support the Coterminous Town/Village petition for Consolidation. The attached question and answer sheet should answer most questions. This petition allows the Town to put this up for a vote by the residents in the Spring of 2022. If this is passed by the voters this consolidation would protect our current zoning and eliminate the possibility of new entities being formed within the Town’s borders. In a state as costly to live in as New York this should help keep the taxes more stable than what they would be if new entities are formed. Protect your values, including open space and strict zoning that were outlined in the Town of Crawford master plan and sign a petition for a vote on this consolidation. Should you have any further questions reach out to the Town Supervisor, Town Clerk or any Town Board member and we would be happy to answer them.

Supervisor Charles E. Carnes

TOWN OF CRAWFORD

INTRODUCTORY LOCAL LAW

OPT-OUT OF ALLOWING ON-SITE CANNABIS CONSUMPTION ESTABLISHMENTS

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

Section 1.        Legislative intent and authority.

The intent of this local law is to opt the Town of Crawford out of hosting on-site cannabis consumption establishments within its municipal boundaries. The Town of Crawford wishes to exclude these establishments from the Town because ________This local law will not exclude cannabis retail dispensaries from the Town. This local law is enacted pursuant to Section 131 of the NYS Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act, which expressly authorizes towns to opt-out of the state’s authorization to allow on-site cannabis consumption establishments to locate and operate within their boundaries, and the state Municipal Home Rule Law.

Section 2.        Opt-out.

The Town Board of the Town of Crawford, County of Orange, hereby opts-out of licensing and establishing on-site cannabis consumption establishments within its boundaries. Such establishments shall not be permitted in the Town of Crawford.

Section 3.        Severability.

If a court of competent jurisdiction determines that any clause, sentence, paragraph, subdivision, or part of this local law or the application thereof to any person, firm or corporation, or circumstance is invalid or unconstitutional, the court’s order or judgment shall not affect, impair, or invalidate the remainder of this local law, but shall be confined in its operation to the clause, sentence, paragraph, subdivision, or part of this local law or in its application to the person, individual, firm or corporation or circumstance, directly involved in the controversy in which such judgment or order shall be rendered.

Section 4.        This local law is subject to permissive referendum.   

Section 5.        Effective date.

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

TOWN OF CRAWFORD

INTRODUCTORY LOCAL LAW

OPT-OUT OF ALLOWING CANNABIS DISPENSARIES AND ON-SITE CANNABIS CONSUMPTION ESTABLISHMENTS

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

Section 1.        Legislative intent and authority.

The intent of this local law is to opt the Town of Crawford out of hosting retail cannabis dispensaries and on-site cannabis consumption establishments within its municipal boundaries. The Town of Crawford wishes to exclude these establishments from the Town because______.This local law is enacted pursuant to Section 131 of the NYS Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act, which expressly authorizes towns to opt-out of the state’s authorization to allow retail cannabis dispensaries and/or on-site cannabis consumption establishments to locate and operate within their boundaries, and the state Municipal Home Rule Law.

Section 2.        Opt-out.

The Town Board of the Town of Crawford, County of Orange, hereby opts-out of licensing and establishing cannabis retail dispensaries and cannabis on-site consumption establishments within its boundaries. Such establishments shall not be permitted in the Town of Crawford.

Section 3.        Severability.

If a court of competent jurisdiction determines that any clause, sentence, paragraph, subdivision, or part of this local law or the application thereof to any person, firm or corporation, or circumstance is invalid or unconstitutional, the court’s order or judgment shall not affect, impair, or invalidate the remainder of this local law, but shall be confined in its operation to the clause, sentence, paragraph, subdivision, or part of this local law or in its application to the person, individual, firm or corporation or circumstance, directly involved in the controversy in which such judgment or order shall be rendered.

Section 4.        This local law is subject to permissive referendum.   

Section 5.        Effective date.

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

TOWN OF CRAWFORD

COUNTY OF ORANGE

STATE OF NEW YORK

                PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Town of Crawford Town Board will hold a Special

Meeting on June 28, 2021 at 5:30 pm at the Town Hall, 121 Route 302, Pine Bush, NY 12566. The purpose of this meeting is to set a Public Hearing for Introductory Local Law Opt-Out of Allowing On-Site Cannabis Consumption Establishments.

 Dated:  June 25, 2021

                                                                        BY ORDER OF THE TOWN BOARD

                                                                        TOWN OF CRAWFORD

                                   

                                                                        Jessica Kempter

                                                                        Town Clerk