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17 Nov, 2022 PM 7:00 — 17 Nov, 2022 PM 10:00   
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Planning Board Meeting

09 Nov, 2022 PM 7:00 — 09 Nov, 2022 PM 8:00   
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Planning Board Meeting. Technical Review Immediately Following Planning Board Meeting as Needed.

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ZBA - Public Hearing - Stephanie Roper

02 Nov, 2022 PM 7:30 — 02 Nov, 2022 PM 8:00   
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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 variances for front yard and side yard setbacks for additions to an existing house at the
property located at 302 County Route 17, designated as 16-2-15.112 on the Tax Map of the Town of
Crawford in the “RA” Zoning District, owned Stephanie Roper. Said hearing will take place on
November 2, 2022, 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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ZBA - Public Hearing - Reform Church

02 Nov, 2022 PM 7:30 — 02 Nov, 2022 PM 8:00   
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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 a church in an existing building at the property located at 2331 Route
17K, designated as 20-1-84.2 on the Tax Map of the Town of Crawford in the “I” Zoning District, owned
by DEMCO Corporation. Said hearing will take place on November 2, 2022, 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 of Appeals Meeting

02 Nov, 2022 PM 7:30 — 02 Nov, 2022 PM 8:30   
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Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting

 

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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

COUNTY OF ORANGE

STATE OF NEW YORK

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Town of Crawford invites sealed bids on the 2022 TOWN OF CRAWFORD PARK MOWING BID for the Town Parks located at 19 Red Mills Road, Pine Bush, New York 12566 and 612 Lybolt Road, Bullville, New York 10915.

Sealed bids will be received by the Town Clerk until 11:00 PM on Tuesday, February 15, 2022, at which time all sealed bids will be opened.  Bid specifications may be obtained from the Town Clerk at 121 Route 302, Pine Bush, NY 845-744-2020.

FOR THE TOWN BOARD

Jessica M. Kempter

Town Clerk

TOWN OF CRAWFORD

COUNTY OF ORANGE

STATE OF NEW YORK

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Town of Crawford invites sealed bids on the 2022 TOWN OF CRAWFORD PARK MOWING BID for the Town Parks located at 19 Red Mills Road, Pine Bush, New York 12566 and 612 Lybolt Road, Bullville, New York 10915.

Sealed bids will be received by the Town Clerk until 11:00 PM on Tuesday, February 15, 2022, at which time all sealed bids will be opened.  Bid specifications may be obtained from the Town Clerk at 121 Route 302, Pine Bush, NY 845-744-2020.

FOR THE TOWN BOARD

Jessica M. Kempter

Town Clerk

Town of Crawford

County of Orange

State of New York

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

for the purpose of returning the 2021 unpaid water, sewer and property maintenance charges to

Orange County for relevy on the 2022 Property Tax bills at Town Hall, 121 State Route 302,

Pine Bush on Monday, December 13, 2021 at 5:30 pm and any other matters that may come

before the board at this time.

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.

Date:   December 8, 2021

BY ORDER OF THE TOWN BOARD

TOWN OF CRAWFORD

Jessica M. Kempter, Town Clerk

 

TOWN OF CRAWFORD

NOTICE OF HEARING

INTRODUCTORY LOCAL LAW

            PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that there has been introduced before the Town Board of the Town of Crawford, New York, on November 18, 2021, a local law entitled, “Amendment of Grievance Day,” which local law would establish the fourth Tuesday in May as the Town’s tax grievance day, reverting back to the standard tax grievance date established pursuant to NYS Real Property Tax Law § 512. A complete copy of the Introductory Local Law is available for inspection at the Clerk's Office and on the Town website.     

            NOW, THEREFORE, pursuant to Section 20 of the Municipal Home Rule Law, the Town Board of the Town of Crawford, New York, will hold a public hearing on the aforesaid Local Law at the Town of Crawford Town Hall, New York, on December 16, 2021, at 7:00 P.M., at which time all persons interested therein shall be heard.

            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: November 18, 2021

                                                           

BY ORDER OF THE TOWN BOARD OF THE

                                                            TOWN OF CRAWFORD

                                                                       

                                                            JESSICA M. KEMPTER, TOWN CLERK

“For Immediate Release”

9:00 am Friday, November 19, 2021

Town of Crawford 2022 Budget Tax Decrease

Town of Crawford, 121 State Route 302, Pine Bush New York

Supervisor Charles E. Carnes is pleased to announce his final 2022 budget, which was approved by the Town Board at their November 18, 2021 meeting. For 2022 the general budget will show a decrease of 8.8 cents per thousand of assessed valuation.  This will be the 10th consecutive year where the Town is under the New York State tax cap.

Special districts will also have a decrease in the parking, lighting and sewer districts. The water district will show a slight increase in usage and tax rates as the Town undertakes approximately five million dollars in water improvements.

For the 2022 budget Supervisor Carnes is proud to increase police services for the safety of our residents as well as increased funding for senior programs and tourism to support our business owners. We will continue capital improvements for 2022 while giving our taxpayer a slight tax decrease despite ever increasing cost mandates from both the State and Federal Government.

 

Contact: Charles E. Carnes, Town Supervisor

[email protected]

Phone Contact: 845-744-5010

“For Immediate Release”

9:00 am Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Town of Crawford 2022 Budget

Town of Crawford, 121 State Route 302, Pine Bush New York

Supervisor Charles E. Carnes is pleased to announce his tentative 2022 budget. For 2022 the general budget will show a decrease of 8.8 cents per thousand of assessed valuation.  This will be the 10th consecutive year where the Town is under the New York State tax cap.

Special districts will also have a decrease in the parking, lighting and sewer districts. The water district will show a slight increase in usage and tax rates as the Town undertakes approximately five million dollars in water improvements.

For the 2022 budget Supervisor Carnes is proud to increase police services for the safety of our residents as well as increased funding for senior programs and tourism to support our business owners. We will continue capital improvements for 2022 while giving our taxpayer a slight tax decrease despite ever increasing cost mandates from both the State and Federal Government.

 

Contact: Charles E. Carnes, Town Supervisor

[email protected]

Phone Contact: 845-744-5010

 

 

 

 

 

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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

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

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

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

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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On the evening of Wednesday, September 29, 2021 several minutes before 6:00 pm log in with your electronic device. You will be placed on hold until the meeting starts. If anyone has any questions regarding the videoconference they may call the Town Clerk’s Office 845-744-2020.

Dated:  September 14, 2021

                                                                        BY ORDER OF THE TOWN BOARD OF THE

                                                                        TOWN OF CRAWFORD

                                                                        JESSICA M. KEMPTER, TOWN CLERK

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