Notice – Public Hearing January 3, 2017

At a regular Town Board meeting of the
Town Board of the Town of Roxbury, Delaware County, New York,
held at the Roxbury Town Hall, in Roxbury, New York,
in said Town on December 12, 2016, at 7:30 o’clock P.M., Prevailing Time.

PRESENT:

Thomas S. Hynes
Supervisor

Gene Cronk
Councilman

Edward Raeder
Councilman

Allen Hinkley
Councilman

Carol Murray
Councilwoman

ORDER CALLING PUBLIC HEARING

In the Matter of
the Increase and Improvement of the
Facilities of the Denver Water District in the
Town of Roxbury, Delaware County, New York
at an Estimated Maximum Cost of $1,000,000

WHEREAS, the Town Board of the Town of Roxbury, Delaware County, New York, has duly caused Lamont Engineers, engineers duly licensed in the State of New York, to prepare a Preliminary Engineering Report, dated August 31, 2016, constituting a map, plan and an estimate of cost, pursuant to Section 202‑b of the Town Law (the “Report”), relating to the increase and improvement of the facilities of the Town’s Denver Water District, consisting of various capital improvements to the facilities of the Denver Water District, including wellfield electrical improvements, pumping and treatment improvements, controls system improvements, pressure reducing valve vault replacement, water main and service replacements, hydrant and valve replacements, storage tank rehabilitation, emergency generators, and various building and site improvements all as more fully described in the Report, which Report is on file in the office of the Town Clerk where it is available for public inspection during normal business hours; and

WHEREAS, the Denver Water District is entirely contained within the Town; and

WHEREAS, the maximum amount proposed to be expended for said increase and improvement is $1,000,000, which amount shall be allocated and charged as the cost of various capital improvements to the facilities of the Denver Water District, and shall be borne by the Denver Water District; and

WHEREAS, the capital project heretofore described, based on information supplied to the Town Board, has been determined by the Town Board to be a Type II Action pursuant to the regulations of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation promulgated pursuant to the State Environmental Quality Review Act, the implementation of which will not result in any significant environmental effects; and

WHEREAS, it is now desired to call a public hearing on the question of such increase and improvement of the facilities of the Denver Water District in the manner described above, and to hear all persons interested in the subject thereof, in accordance with the provisions of Section 202‑b of the Town Law; NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY

ORDERED, by the Town Board of the Town of Roxbury, Delaware County, New York, as follows:

Section 1.        A public hearing will be held at the Roxbury Town Hall, in Roxbury, New York, in said Town, on January 3, 2017, at 7:15 o’clock P.M., Prevailing Time, on the question of the increase and improvement of the facilities of the Town’s Denver Water District, consisting of various capital improvements to the facilities of the Denver Water District, including wellfield electrical improvements, pumping and treatment improvements, controls system improvements, pressure reducing valve vault replacement, water main and service replacements, hydrant and valve replacements, storage tank rehabilitation, emergency generators and various building and site improvements, in the Town of Roxbury, Delaware County, New York, in the manner described in the preambles hereof, and to hear all persons interested in the subject thereof, concerning the same, and to take such action thereon as is required or authorized by law.

Section 2.        The aforesaid hearing shall be noticed as follows:

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town Board of the Town of Roxbury, Delaware County, New York, will meet at the Roxbury Town Hall, in Roxbury, New York, in said Town, on January 3, 2017 at 7:15 o’clock P.M., Prevailing Time, for the purpose of conducting a public hearing in relation to the proposed increase and improvement of the facilities of the Town’s Denver Water District, consisting of various capital improvements to the facilities of the Denver Water District, including wellfield electrical improvements, pumping and treatment improvements, controls system improvements, pressure reducing valve vault replacement, water main and service replacements, hydrant and valve replacements, storage tank rehabilitation, emergency generators, and various building and site improvements, in the Town of Roxbury, Delaware County, New York, all as more fully described in the August 31, 2016 Preliminary Engineering Report of Lamont Engineers, Cobleskill, New York, and including incidental expenses in connection therewith, at an estimated maximum cost of $1,000,000.

The aforesaid project has been determined by the Town Board to be a “Type II” Action pursuant to the regulations of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation promulgated pursuant to the State Environmental Quality Review Act, the implementation of which, as proposed, the Town Board has determined will not result in any significant environmental effects.

At said public hearing said Town Board will hear all persons interested in the subject matter thereof.

Section 3.        The Town Clerk is hereby authorized and directed to cause a copy of this Notice of Public Hearing to be published once in the Catskill Mountain News, the official newspaper, and also to cause a copy thereof to be posted on the sign board of the Town Clerk, such publication and posting to be made not less than ten days, nor more than twenty days, before the date designated for the hearing, and shall constitute the notice required to be given under Section 202-b of the Town Law.

 

Section 4.        This order shall take effect immediately.

 

The question of the adoption of the foregoing resolution was duly put to a vote on roll call, which resulted as follows:

Carol Murray, Councilwoman   VOTING           AYE
Gene Cronk, Councilman            VOTING           AYE
Edward Raeder, Councilman      VOTING           AYE
Allen Hinkley, Councilman          VOTING           AYE
Thomas S. Hynes, Supervisor      VOTING           AYE

The resolution was thereupon declared duly adopted.