News

Highway Dept. News – 11/6/2017

“Beginning on November 6, 2017, the contractor (ECCO 111 Enterprises, Inc) for the New York State Department of Transportation will be setting the structural steel for the bridge in Accord. The duration will be 1 to 2 weeks. They will be implementing alternating 1-way traffic for that time during the permissible off-peak hours. In addition, ECCO will be setting up 2 electronic visual message displays later this week, which will alert drivers of the upcoming work.”

Highway Dept. News

“Today, our team will be conducting tree work on Queens Highway between State Route 209 and Krum Road. Please use caution when traveling. There will be temporary lane restrictions in this area.”

Highway Dept. News – Tree Work

Today, our team will be conducting tree work on Queens Highway between State Route 209 and Krum Road. Please use caution when traveling. There will be temporary lane restrictions in this area.”


Best Regards,
Antonino Spano
Superintendent of Highways
Town of Rochester
50 Scenic Road, Accord, NY 12404
845-626-7221

Highway News Alert – Tree Trimming & Cutting

News Alert – “AMENDED – Tree Trimming and Cutting will start during the week of October 16, 2017, between State Route 209 and Krum Road, our team will be cutting trees overhanging Queens Highway. Please use caution when traveling through this area.”


Best Regards,
Antonino Spano
Superintendent of Highways
Town of Rochester
50 Scenic Road, Accord, NY 12404
845-626-7221

Legal Notice – Highway Tree Removal Bid

LEGAL NOTICE:
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Town of Rochester Town Board is seeking sealed bids for tree trimming
and removal for the Town of Rochester Highway Department. Specifications for said bid are available at
the Town Clerk’s Office 845-626-7384 and www.townofrochester.ny.gov. Bids are due no later than
10/23/2017 at 11am at the office of the Town Clerk PO Box Accord, NY 12404 where they will be
opened and read aloud. The Town Board has the right to reject any and all bids.
BY THE ORDER OF THE TOWN BOARD
KATHLEEN A. GUNDBERG
TOWN CLERK

BID SPECIFICATIONS OF TREE TRIMMING AND REMOVAL FOR HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT:

A. ALL BIDS MUST INCLUDE A NON-COLLUSIVE BIDDING STATEMENT.
B. TYPE OF MATERIAL AND SPECIFIC DATE HAULED AT THE DISCRETION OF THE SUPERINTENDENT OF HIGHWAYS.
C. PROOF OF ANTI-DRUG AND ALCOHOL MISUSE PLAN.
D. ABSTRACT OF DRIVER LICENSE AND DRIVING RECORD.
E. COPY OF INSURANCE NAMING THE TOWN OF ROCHESTER AS CERTIFICATE HOLDER,
$ 1,000,000 COVERAGE.
F. PROOF OF COMPENSATION COVERAGE.
G. BY MUTUAL AGREEMENT, THIS CONTRACT MAY BE EXTENDED BY ONE YEAR.

Highway Dept. Tree Cutting

“Starting Wednesday, October 11, 2017, between State Route 209 and Krum Road, our team will be cutting trees overhanging Queens Highway. Please use caution when traveling through this area.”


Best Regards,
Antonino Spano
Superintendent of Highways
Town of Rochester
50 Scenic Road, Accord, NY 12404
845-626-7221

Planning Board Hearing – Oct. 12, 2017 – 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 October 12th 2017 commencing at 7:00PM, at the Town of Rochester Community Center, at 15 Tobacco Road, Accord, NY, on the following matter:

2017-05 SUP Continued Application
Special Use Permit – Large-Scale Solar System
Town of Rochester (owner) and PV Engineers, PC (applicant)
Proposes a change of use and new construction on a ±67.16-acre parcel
6140 Route 209, SBL 76.1-3-17, AR-3 and AP Overlay zoning districts, Adjacent to Ulster County Ag District #3, NWI Wetlands, partial Prime Farmland on parcel
SEQRA: Type I Action, Neg. Declaration, 7/6/2017

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.

ZBA Hearing – Oct. 19, 2017 – 7PM

NOTICE OF HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that pursuant to Town Law, the Zoning Board of Appeals of the Town of Rochester, will hold a public hearing at its meeting on October 19th, 2017 commencing at 7:00PM, at the Town of Rochester Community Center, at 15 Tobacco Road, Accord, NY, on the following matter:

2017-03 AV – Area Variance
Willfred and Susan Neff/Rondout Creek Solar, LLC
12 Pompay’s Cave Rd, Tax Map #69.4-2-7.116 AR-3 Zoning District. 91.6 acres.
Area Variance – As per “Large Scale Solar Energy Systems shall not be permitted to
be constructed on areas of prime farmland as designated by the US Department of
Agriculture
Proposing development of a 20-acre utility scale community solar farm using ground mounted
solar panels.

2017-05 AV – Area Variance
Town of Rochester (owner) and PV Engineers, PC (applicant)
Proposes a change of use and new construction on a ±30-acre parcel
Off Airport Rd., SBL 69.3-2-41.1, R-5 zoning district, Adjacent to Ulster County Ag District #3
SEQRA: Type I Action, Neg. Declaration, 7/6/2017

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.