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Legal Notice – January Organizational Meeting 1/2/2020 6:30PM

LEGAL NOTICE:

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE the Town of Rochester’s Organizational Meeting will be held
on 1/2/2020 at 6:30pm at the Town of Rochester Town Hall 50 Scenic Rd Accord, New York
12404. The regular monthly meeting will immediately follow at the conclusion of the
Organizational meeting.

BY THE ORDER OF THE TOWN BOARD
KATHLEEN A. GUNDBERG
TOWN CLERK

Boards & Commissions Applications

The Town of Rochester Town Board is seeking applications from interested persons to the vacancies to the following Boards and Commissions;

Planning Board, Zoning Board of Appeals, Historic Preservation Commission, Ethics Board, Environmental Conservation Commission, Youth Commission, Board of Assessment Review, Trails Committee.
Applications shall consist of a letter of interest for the position including either a resume or experience and qualifications statement. Applications are due on or before January 23, 2020 to the Town Supervisor PO Box 65 Accord, New York 12404 or mbaden@townofrochester.ny.gov. Interviews are scheduled to be held on January 30, 2020 starting at 6:00pm.

BY THE ORDER OF THE TOWN BOARD
KATHLEEN A. GUNDBERG
TOWN CLERK

Notice of Hearing – Planning Board 12/9/2020 7PM

NOTICE OF HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that pursuant to Town Law, the Planning Board of the Town of Rochester, will hold a public hearing at its meeting on December 9th, 2019 commencing at 7:00PM, at the Harold Lipton Community Center, Located at 15 Tobacco Rd, Accord, NY On the following matter:

PB 2019-14 SBD Public Hearing/Continued Application
Alexious (Alex) & Dru E. Kambouris (Applicant & Owner)
Minor Subdivision
Applicant proposed the subdivision of a +/- 8.13 acre parcel (S/B/L 69.3-3-25.120) into two lots by the separation of +/- 1 acre into a second lot for a single family residence. Proposed new parcel has UCDOH approval for well and septic. Parcel is moderately sloping vacant land and is in the B zoning district.
SEQRA: Unlisted/Uncoordinated

The above noted application is open for inspection at the offices of the Town Clerk and the Planning Board, Accord, NY.

Persons wishing to appear at such hearing may do so in person or by attorney or other representative.

NOTICE – Accord Fire District Elections

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the annual election of the Accord Fire
District will take place on December 10th, 2019 between the hours of
6:00 p.m. and 9 p.m. at the Accord Fire house located at 22 Main St.
Accord NY., and also at the location of 922 Samsonville Rd. Kerhonkson
NY. For the purpose of electing two Fire Commissioners, one for a (5)
year term, commencing January 1, 2020 and ending December 31, 2024,
another for a (1) year term commencing January 1. 2020 and ending
December 31,2020 Only residents registered to vote with the Ulster
County board of elections on or before November 18, 2019 shall be
eligible to vote. __

Anna Henebery, Secretary

BOARD OF FIRE COMMISSIONERS

ACCORD FIRE DISTRICT

22 MAIN ST. ACCORD NY 12404__

ANNA HENEBERY
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS SECRETARY
ACCORD FIRE DISTRICT
PHONE: (845) 626-3707
FAX: (845)626-3799
EMAIL: AFDSECRETARY01@YAHOO.COM

ECC- 3rd Thursday Nature Series – 6:30PM

3RD THURSDAY NATURE SERIES
EVERY THIRD THURSDAY AT 6:30PM
TOWN OF ROCHESTER TOWN HALL (50 Scenic Road, Accord)

The Town of Rochester Environmental Conservation Commission presents a monthly series of speakers relating to nature, our local environment, recreation, agriculture, and beyond. The series will highlight the diverse ecosystems, communities, and ways people support and improve our beautiful valley and the greater region. Come to get informed, participate in inquisitive discussion, connect with your neighbors and the wide world of experiences waiting in your own backyard.

Check our Facebook event page to see details for each month’s event!

https://www.facebook.com/pg/TORECC/events/

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Notice of Hearing – Planning Board 11/14/19 7PM

NOTICE OF HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that pursuant to Town Law, the Planning Board of the Town of Rochester, will hold a public hearing at its meeting on November 14th, 2019 commencing at 7:00PM, at the Harold Lipton Community Center, Located at 15 Tobacco Rd, Accord, NY On the following matter:

PB 2019-12 SBD Continued Application/ Public Hearing
Gerald Rusolo (Owner & Applicant)
Minor Subdivision
Applicant proposes the subdivision of a +/- 15.58 acre parcel (S/B/L 76.4-2-11.300) into two lots by the separation of +/- 3.25 acres into a second parcel. Proposed parcels are to be separated by Berme Road. Existing parcel is parcel #3 of an existing subdivision and is vacant woodlands. Parcel is located at 2021/2022 Berme Road, Accord, NY and is in the R-2 zoning district. No construction is planned at this time.
SEQRA: Unlisted/Uncoordinated

The above noted application is open for inspection at the offices of the Town Clerk and the Planning Board, Accord, NY.

Persons wishing to appear at such hearing may do so in person or by attorney or other representative

PRESS RELEASE – Wayward Ranch Reporting Error

***PRESS RELEASE***

Shawangunk Journal Erroneous Report

The Shawangunk Journal, in their October 17, 2019 printed edition, erroneously reported the Wayward Ranch application for Site Plan and Special Use before the Town of Rochester Planning Board was approved. The application WAS NOT approved. The reporting should have stated the application remains open under Planning Board review with the public hearing continuation scheduled for November 14, 2019 at 7pm at the Harold Lipton Community Center.

Supervisor Mike Baden has expressed the seriousness of this reporting error to the editor and expects an acknowledgement and retraction of the error as soon as possible. On behalf of the Shawangunk Journal, the Town of Rochester apologizes to Wayward Ranch, the Planning Board, and all town residents for the error in reporting.

LEGAL NOTICE -Town Budget Public Hearing 11/07/2019 6:30PM

TOWN OR ROCHESTER
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
PREMILINARY BUDGET OF THE TOWN OF ROCHESTER
FOR THE YEAR 2020

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Preliminary Budget of the Town of Rochester for the fiscal year beginning January 1, 2020, including general funds, highway funds, fire protection fire district, and light district funds, has been completed and filed in the Office of the Town Clerk of the Town of Rochester, where it is available for inspection by any interested person during office hours.

The Town Board of the Town of Rochester shall hold a public hearing on said preliminary budget on 11/07/2019 6:30pm at the Town of Rochester Town Hall 50 Scenic Rd Accord, New York 12404, showing such changes, alterations and revisions as shall have been made therein by the Town Board of the Town of Rochester. At such hearing, any person may be in favor of or against the preliminary budget as compiled or for or against any item or items therein contained.

Pursuant to Section 113 of Town Law, the proposed 2020 salaries of the following Town Elected Officials are hereby specified as follows:

Supervisor: $ 37,492.00
Councilperson: 4 @ $ 5,913.00
Town Clerk: $ 46,332.00
Town Justices: 2 @ $ 14,889.00
Highway Superintendent: $ 53,516.00

DATED: 10/4/2019 _________________________
KATHLEEN A. GUNDBERG
TOWN CLERK

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