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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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    21 Oct, 2021 PM 7:00 — 21 Oct, 2021 PM 8:00
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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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    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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    21 Oct, 2021 PM 7:00 — 21 Oct, 2021 PM 7:30
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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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Assessor's Office

 

Contact Information

Assessor
Winnie Gros | Email
P: (845) 744-3721
F: (845) 744-3126

Assessor's Clerk
Tracy Mooney | Email

Town of Crawford
County of Orange
State of New York
Notice of Filing
Completed Assessment Roll

Notice is hereby given that the assessment roll for the Town of Crawford, County of Orange, State of New York, for the year 2021 has been completed by the undersigned Assessor and a certified copy thereof will be filed in the office of the Town Clerk, located at 121 State Route. 302, Pine Bush, New York, on the 1st day of July, 2021, where it will remain open for public inspection.

Dated July 1, 2021.
Winnie Gros
Assessor


The Assessor is a local government official who is obligated by New York state law to maintain assessment at a uniform percentage of the market value each year.  In order to maintain a uniform roll, each year your assessor will need to analyze all of the properties in the municipality; which may include ongoing physical inspections and also taking exterior pictures of parcels.  The assessor also reviews every transfer of real property for accuracy.

The assessor also performs many other administrative functions, such as approving and maintaining property tax exemptions.  Among the most common are the Senior Citizen STAR, Veteran, Agricultural, Non-Profit and Business exemptions.  All exemptions are due in our office by March 1st.  You may call our office directly for information and requirements.  All subdivisions and lot-line changes are completed by the assessor.

The assessor is continually communicating with the public, answering questions and dealing with concerns raised by taxpayers.

Attention New Homeowners

Did you recently purchase a home?  Is it your primary residence?  Is your adjusted gross income less than $500,000?
If you answered yes to all of these questions, you may be eligible for a Basic STAR credit.
If you will be 65 years old by December 31, 2022, and your 2020 adjusted gross income is less than $92,000, you may be eligible for the Enhanced STAR credit.

Call:  (518) 457-2036 or
Visit: 
https://www.tax.ny.gov/star/
 

A MESSAGE FROM THE ASSESSOR’S OFFICE: Be Aware of Property Tax Appeal Company’s which are doing mass mailings trying to get homeowners to sign up to review your property assessment. These companies will charge a fee if you receive any reduction. In the fine print there is also a $75 fee for an appraisal and a $30 court filing fee. Sometimes a penalty fee is also added if you decide to withdraw your case. Please contact the Assessor’s Office before you sign anything. We will gladly review your assessment and property records with you and make any necessary adjustments. It’s what we do! Another unnecessary expense are companies offering to get you a copy of your deed. Again, contact the Assessor’s office and we will advise you how to do that.  845-744-3721.

Important Dates
March 1st-  Taxable Status Date – Deadline to Apply for ALL Exemptions
May 1st- Tentative Roll is Filed
July 1st-  Final Roll is Filed
Wednesday Following the 4th Tuesday in May- Grievance Day

Assessment Rolls

2021 Final Assessment Roll: Download Link

Frequently Requested Documents & Forms:

RP305 - Agricultural Exemption
RP305r - Agricultural Exemption Renewal
RP425e - Enhanced STAR application -1st time (applies to School Tax Only)
RP458 A - Alternative Veterans Exemption
RP467 - Senior Citizen application – 1st time (applies to County/Town//School)
RP467 rnw - Senior Citizen Renewal application (applies to County/Town//School)
RP485B - Commercial/Business/Industrial partial Tax Exemption
RP524 - Complaint on Real Property Assessment (Grievance Application)