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.
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
(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
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
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:
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
Jessica M. Kempter
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.
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.
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
NYS DOT has notified us that as of October 4, 2021 a culvert replacement project on Route 17K between Bullville and Montgomery will begin.
Route 17K will be closed from Route 302 in Bullville to Albany Post Road in Montgomery. This closure will last approximately two weeks. There will be a detour in place following Route 302 into Pine Bush, turning Right onto Route 52, then turning Right onto Albany Post Road, ending at Route 17K. Local traffic will be able to access as needed.
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
Attached: FAQ Regarding the Proposed Combined Petition for Incorporation and Consolidation
NYS Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative
Reform Report Download
Welcome to the Town of Crawford website. We are all very happy to be able to offer our residents and visitors an internet connection designed to be informative and helpful. We hope that our website will make interaction with Town government more accessible.
On behalf of the Town of Crawford, I am pleased to present the Town’s 2020 Budget for your consideration. Despite the poor economic climate and increased costs in many areas, including unfunded mandates handed down from the state, we have continued to control costs in the areas that we can. This year, town residents will see an increase of less than 1% in their taxes. The general tax rate consisting of the Highway and most other departments continues to be under the New York State Property Tax Cap for the 8th consecutive year.
During 2019, events that support our local business owners have continued to grow and several new shops and restaurants have opened within our town. Our beautiful walking trail expansion was completed and new equipment for the highway department was purchased. I would like to take this time to thank the many employees who worked this past year with us to find ways to save money and be more efficient while maintaining services to our residents.
2021 Final Assessment Roll: Download Link