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JFS - Volunteer Training

28 Jul, 2022 AM 10:00 — 28 Jul, 2022 AM 11:00   
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Planning Board Meeting

27 Jul, 2022 PM 7:00 — 27 Jul, 2022 PM 8:00   
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Planning Board Meeting. Technical Review Immediately Following Planning Board Meeting as Needed.

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    27 Jul, 2022 PM 7:00 — 27 Jul, 2022 PM 8:00
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Meeting at Pine Bush Fire House, Route 52, Pine Bush, NY 12566
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Approve Plan Regarding Extension of Pine Bush Fire District Into a Portion of the Town of Shawangunk

 

NOTICE OF JOINT PUBLIC HEARING ON THE PROPOSED CONSOLIDATION OF THE PINE BUSH FIRE DISTRICT WITH THE NEW PROSPECT FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT

 

Pursuant to Section 752 in Article 17-A of the General Municipal Law, the Town Board of the Town of Shawangunk and the Town Board of the Town of Crawford, at the request of the Pine Bush Fire District, have proposed the consolidation of the Pine Bush Fire District, effective January 1, 2023,  to include the New Prospect Fire Protection District, following the dissolution of the New Prospect Fire Protection District by the Town of Shawangunk.

 

A Joint Public Hearing will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Pine Bush Fire District Firehouse,  2405 Route 52, Pine Bush, New York 12566 on the 26th day of July, 2022.

 

The Public Hearing will be held to hear public comment on the proposed Joint Plan of Consolidation Agreement.  Copies of the proposed Joint Plan of Consolidation Agreement will be available at the public hearing or at the office of the Town Clerks of the Towns of Shawangunk and Crawford.

 

A map showing the boundaries of the Pine Bush Fire District and the boundaries of the New Prospect Fire Protection District are available for review by all interested persons at the Pine Bush Firehouse, 2405 Route 52, Pine Bush, New York by calling Pine Bush Fire District Commissioner Robert Moorhead at (845) 283-3856 for an appointment.

 

The Public Hearing will be held to allow maximum public participation in the hearing.  The purpose of the Public Hearing is to allow any person in favor of or against the proposed consolidation plan, or for or against any item or items contained in the proposed consolidation plan, and hearing all persons interested in the subject concerning same.

 

All interested persons are invited to attend.

 

                                                            BOARD OF FIRE COMMISSIONERS

                                                            Pine Bush Fire District

                                   

                                                            TOWN BOARD

                                                            Town of Crawford

 

                                                            TOWN BOARD

                                                            Town of Shawangunk

 

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    26 Jul, 2022 PM 7:30 — 26 Jul, 2022 PM 8:00
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Bullville Fire District - Special Election

26 Jul, 2022 PM 6:00 — 26 Jul, 2022 PM 9:00   
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2891 Route 17K, Bullville, New York 6:00-9:00 PM - July 26, 2022
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Zoning Board Meeting - Special Meeting Notice - 07/21/2022

21 Jul, 2022 PM 7:30 — 18 Jul, 2022 PM 8:00   
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TOWN OF CRAWFORD ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS SPECIAL MEETING 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 special meeting for the purpose of extending the area variance granted July 7, 2021, for the Bullville Fire Company, 2891 Route 17K, for the front yard setback for the firehouse no closer than 100 ft. to the center of the road. Said hearing will take place on Thursday, July 21, 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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Town Board Meeting

21 Jul, 2022 PM 7:00 — 21 Jul, 2022 PM 10:00   
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Introduce Zoning Amendment for BP-H Zoning District and Set Public Hearing (Seniors, Workforce, Special Needs, Veterans Housing)

TOWN OF CRAWFORD

NOTICE OF HEARING

INTRODUCTORY LOCAL LAW

AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN BP-HAMLET ZONING DISTRICT

 

 

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that there has been introduced before the Town Board of the Town of Crawford, New York, on June 16, 2022, a local law, titled “Affordable Housing In BP-Hamlet Zoning District,” which local law would authorize affordable multiple dwellings as a special permit use in the Business Park-Hamlet (BP-Hamlet) zoning district and establish bulk and other requirements for the use.

A complete copy of the Introductory Local Law is available for inspection at the Clerk's Office.

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 on July 21, 2022, at 7:00 P.M. or soon thereafter, at the Town Hall, 121 Route 302, Pine Bush, New York, 12566, 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: June 17, 2022

 

BY ORDER OF THE TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF CRAWFORD

 

JESSICA KEMPTER, TOWN CLERK

 


TOWN OF CRAWFORD

INTRODUCTORY LOCAL LAW

AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN BP-HAMLET ZONING DISTRICT

 

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

 

            Section 1.  Legislative Intent.  The intent of this local law is to allow and encourage the construction of affordable housing in the Business Park-Hamlet zoning district on sites that adjoin existing housing developments.  It is intended that such affordable dwelling units will be available for rent to work force, veteran, special needs and senior citizen occupants. 

 

            Section 2.  Column 2, titled “Special Permit Uses,” of the Table of Use Regulations for the BP (Business Park) Zoning District, authorized by §137-8, titled “Table of Use Regulations” of Chapter 137, titled “Zoning,” of the Code of the Town of Crawford is amended by adding a new special permit use, permitted only in the BP-Hamlet (Business Park-Hamlet) zoning district, to read as follows:

 

            17.       Affordable multiple dwellings (in BP-Hamlet zoning district only)

 

            Section 3.  Section 137-28, titled “Special conditions and safeguards for certain uses,” of Chapter 137, titled “Zoning,” of the Code of the Town of Crawford is amended by adding a new subsection W, titled “Affordable multiple dwellings in BP-Hamlet zoning district,” to read as follows:

 

            W.  Affordable multiple dwellings in BP-Hamlet zoning district. 

 

  1. All dwelling units shall be affordable to lower-income or moderate-income persons pursuant to income levels determined by New York State and/or Federal agencies.

 

  1. The provisions and requirements of §137-28E shall not apply.  Notwithstanding the bulk requirements contained in the Table of Dimensional Regulations for the BP-Hamlet zoning district, the bulk requirements shall be as follows:

 

  1. Minimum lot size:  2 acres
  2. Minimum lot width:  100 feet
  3. Minimum front yard setback:  75 feet
  4. Minimum side yard setback (each): 25 feet
  5. Minimum rear yard setback: 40 feet
  6. Maximum building height:  35 feet
  7. Maximum building coverage:  40%
  8. Minimum distance between buildings:  As determined by Planning Board during               special permit review
  9. Density:  20 dwelling units per gross acre
  10. Minimum habitable floor area:

1 bedroom:450 square feet

2 bedrooms: 700 square feet

3 bedrooms:800 square feet

 

  1. Mix of dwelling units:  One (1) three-bedroom dwelling unit is permitted for a             caretaker.  The remaining dwelling units shall be an equal number of one-   bedroom units and two-bedroom units. 
  2. Parking requirement:  1.5 spaces per dwelling unit

 

  1. Municipal water and sewer service must be available to service the site.

 

            Section 4.        Severability.  If a provision of any article, section, subsection, paragraph, subdivision or clause of this local law shall be adjudged invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, such order or judgment shall not affect or invalidate the remainder of any article, section, subsection, paragraph, subdivision or clause of this local law.

 

            Section 5.        Supersession.  Pursuant to the state Municipal Home Rule Law, this local law is intended to and shall supersede any inconsistent provisions of the state Town Law and any other special law.

 

            Section 6.        Effective Date.  This local law shall take effect immediately upon filing with the Secretary of State.

 

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TOWN OF CRAWFORD

NOTICE OF HEARING

INTRODUCTORY LOCAL LAW

INCREASE IN MAXIMUM FLOOR AREA OF WAREHOUSES IN THE

THE BUSINESS PARK ZONING DISTRICT

 

 

 

 

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that there has been introduced before the Town Board of the Town of Crawford, New York, on June 16, 2022, a local law, titled “Increase In Maximum Floor Area of Warehouses In The Business Park Zoning District,” which local law would increase the permitted maximum total floor area of warehouse and distribution centers in the BP (Business Park) zoning district from 200,000 square feet to 400,000 square feet.

A complete copy of the Introductory Local Law is available for inspection at the Clerk's Office.

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 on July 21, 2022, at 7:00 P.M. or soon thereafter, at the Town Hall, 121 Route 302, Pine Bush, New York, 12566, 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: June 17, 2022

BY ORDER OF THE TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF CRAWFORD

 

JESSICA KEMPTER, TOWN CLERK

 

 

 

 

Introduce Zoning Amendment Regarding Warehouses in BP Zoning District 

 

TOWN OF CRAWFORD

INTRODUCTORY LOCAL LAW

INCREASE IN MAXIMUM FLOOR AREA OF WAREHOUSES

IN THE BUSINESS PARK ZONING DISTRICT

 

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

 

            Section 1.        Legislative Intent.  Warehouse and distribution centers are permitted as a special permit use in the Business Park (BP) and Industrial (I) zoning districts.  In the BP zoning district, the size of warehouse and distribution centers is limited to not more than 200,000 square feet total floor area.  The Town Board recognizes that warehouse users and warehouse developers seek the benefits of larger warehouse and distribution centers, and that the 200,000 square foot limitation discourages construction of warehouse and distribution centers in the BP zoning district.  In addition, the Town Board recognizes that under the existing zoning law, a warehouse/distribution center developer could subdivide a parcel and seek approval for multiple adjoining warehouse buildings totaling 400,000 square feet or more of floor area.  The Board believes that one larger warehouse building is better planning and more protective of the environment than two or three adjoining warehouse buildings, and that the Planning Board’s review of individual applications will ensure appropriate site layouts and neighborhood and environmental protection.  Accordingly, the intent of this local law is to increase the permitted maximum floor area of warehouses and distribution centers to 400,000 square feet.

 

            The Town Board recognizes that the minimum lot size requirement in the BP zoning district is 2.5 acres, and that 2.5 acres is not adequate to accommodate a 400,000-square foot warehouse/distribution center and associated loading areas, parking, driveways, stormwater facilities and landscaping.  Since a warehouse or distribution center is a special permit use, the Planning Board possesses discretion to determine on individual applications whether the site is suitable for a warehouse or distribution center of the proposed floor area, given the site size and physical characteristics, surrounding area and other relevant factors.

 

            Section 2.        The Table of Use Regulations for the BP (Business Park) Zoning District, authorized by §137-8, titled “Table of Use Regulations,” of Chapter 137, titled “Zoning,” is amended by amending Item 8 of Column 2, titled “Special Permit Uses,” to read as follows:

 

            8.  Warehouse and distribution centers not larger than 400,000 square feet total floor area.

 

            Section 3.        This local law shall take effect immediately upon filing with the Secretary of State.

 

 

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Planning Board - Public Hearing - Sprague

13 Jul, 2022 PM 7:00 — 13 Jul, 2022 PM 7:30   
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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 site plan amendment to add a 50 ft. x 60 ft. storage garage at the E. Sprague Paving Business at the property located at 2811 Rte. 17K, designated as 26-4-15.2 on the Tax Map of the Town of Crawford in the BP Zoning District, owned by E. Sprague Paving. Said hearing will take place on July 13, 2022, 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

13 Jul, 2022 PM 7:00 — 13 Jul, 2022 PM 8:00   
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Planning Board Meeting. Technical Review Immediately Following Planning Board Meeting as Needed.

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    13 Jul, 2022 PM 7:00 — 13 Jul, 2022 PM 8:00
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Public Hearing - Planning Board - Bullville Fire

13 Jul, 2022 PM 7:00 — 13 Jul, 2022 PM 7:30   
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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 site plan amendment to construct a new 12,800 sq. ft. firehouse to replace existing firehouse located at 2891 Rt. 17K, designated as 24-1-93.1 on the Tax Map of the Town of Crawford in the BP Zoning District, owned by the Bullville Fire Company. Said hearing will take place on July 13, 2022, at 7:00 P.M. at 121 Route 302, Pine Bush, NY. For the Planning Board Linda Zwart, Chairman

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Public Hearing - Planning Board - McDonald's

13 Jul, 2022 PM 7:00 — 13 Jul, 2022 PM 7:30   
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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 site plan amendment to add a second drive-thru window at the McDonalds located at 2350 Rte. 52, designated as 2-1-29.222 on the Tax Map of the Town of Crawford in the BP-Hamlet Zoning District, owned by Pax 10 LLC. Said hearing will take place on July 13, 2022, at 7:00 P.M. at 121 Route 302, Pine Bush, NY. For the Planning Board Linda Zwart, Chairma

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JFS - Volunteer Training

12 Jul, 2022 PM 5:30 — 12 Jul, 2022 PM 6:30   
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Flushing Main, Center, Holland and Hueg

07 Jul, 2022 — 07 Jul, 2022   
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ZBA Public Hearings - Sprague / Vittorini / Crawford Ridge Farms

06 Jul, 2022 PM 7:30 — 06 Jul, 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 to amend a resolution granting an area variance of 30 ft. for the rear yard setback by adding an additional side yard variance of 7 ft. for the installation of a 50 ft. x 60 ft. storage garage at the property located at 2811 Rt. 17K, designated as 26-4-15.2 on the Tax Map of the Town of Crawford in the BP Zoning District, owned by E. Sprague Paving Inc. Said hearing will take place on July 6, 2022, at 7:30 P.M. at 121 Route 302, Pine Bush, NY. For the Zoning Board of Appeals Bruce Schwope, Chairman

 

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 area variances for side yard setbacks for a 300 sq. ft. addition in the rear of an existing house at the property located at 176 Depot St., designated as 6-5-6 on the Tax Map of the Town of Crawford in the (BP-Hamlet) Zoning District, owned by David Vittorini. Said hearing will take place on July 6, 2022, at 7:30 P.M. at 121 Route 302, Pine Bush, NY. For the Zoning Board of Appeals Bruce Schwope, Chairman

 

 

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 an accessory apartment in an existing single family house at the property located at 2266 Rt. 52, designated as 2-1-83.2 on the Tax Map of the Town of Crawford in the BP Zoning District, owned by Crawford Ridge Farms/DeGroodt.  Said hearing will take place on July 6, 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

06 Jul, 2022 PM 7:30 — 06 Jul, 2022 PM 8:30   
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Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting

 

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    06 Jul, 2022 PM 7:30 — 06 Jul, 2022 PM 8:30
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Town Hall Closed: 4th of July

04 Jul, 2022 — 05 Jul, 2022   
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Town Hall Closed: 4th of July

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Supervisor's Office

  Contact Information
Supervisor Charles E. Carnes
             
Town Supervisor

Charles E. Carnes
P: (845) 744-5010
F: (845) 744-3126
E: Email Link



121 State Route 302
Pine Bush, NY 12566-7129

The Town Supervisor is the Chief Elected Officer in town government.  The Supervisor is responsible for the day to day operation of town business which includes receiving residents' inquiries and grievances. The Supervisor establishes all committees and appoints their members, appoints liaison officers, appoints a deputy supervisor, and conducts all negotiations with bargaining units.

The Town Supervisor is the Chief Administrative Officer of the town and presides at all meetings of the Town Board.  After Town Board decisions have been made, it is the Supervisor who carries out the decisions.  The Supervisor executes all Town Board authorized contracts on behalf of the town.

As the town's Chief Fiscal Officer, the Supervisor has ultimate responsibility for all monetary transactions and investments.  State mandates require a detailed financial report be prepared annually by the Supervisor.  The Town Supervisor has also been designated Budget Officer and has responsibility for preparation of the town budget.

We have recently updated our master plan which is an important document outlining the future of the Town.  The Town 
of Crawford maintains some of the strictest zoning in Orange County with a priority on open space and large lots.  Commercial growth is confined to the hamlets of Pine Bush and to a lesser extent Bullville.  I fully support our maintaining our traditional values and way of life while supporting our small business owners who contribute to our various events and organizations.  Come visit our small Town or better yet open a business or become a member of our community.

Please feel free to contact me or my secretary, Angelina Jadrossich with any questions or concerns.