News

Highway Repairs & Improvements

The staff at the Town of Rochester Highway Department would like to thank all of our residents for their patience during this season of increased roadwork and improvements. This year we have accomplished a great deal so far, with more to come. We would also like to thank our Town Highway partners in Marbletown, Olive, and Wawarsing for providing us equipment to build and improve our road infrastructure.

Tony Spano
Highway Superintendent

NOTICE OF HEARING – Planning Board – Aug.14th 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 August 14th, 2017 commencing at 7:00PM, at the Town of Rochester Community Center, at 15 Tobacco Road, Accord, NY, on the following matter:

2016-02 SUP
Special Use Permit – Multiple Permitted Uses – Commercial Stables/Residential
LH Equine Properties LLC aka Crystal Creek Equestrian Center
Proposes a change of use on a +/-30.78-acre parcel for multiple uses for Commercial Stables with outdoor riding ring and Residential use. Proposed use to include boarding, training, riding lessons, clinics and student presentations. Co-owner and instructor live onsite in existing residences.
5883 Route 44/55, Kerhonkson
SBL 76.3-2-35.11
AR-3 zoning district
SEQRA: Type 2 Action

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 OF HEARING – Planning Board – Aug. 14th 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 August 14th, 2017 commencing at 7:00PM, at the Town of Rochester Community Center, at 15 Tobacco Road, Accord, NY, on the following matter:

2017-06 SBD, 2017-03 SPA
Minor Subdivision, Amendment to approved Site Plan 2010-02 SPA
Vinci Farm LLC
Proposes 4 lot conservation subdivision of a ±35.003-acre parcel pursuant to §125-23 of the Town of Rochester Subdivision Code.
Proposes amendment to approved Site Plan 2010-02 SPA granting use for the parcel for Recording Studio, as defined in §140-4 of the Town of Rochester Zoning Code
Old Pilgrim’s Way, Kerhonkson
SBL 76.1-1-22.112
AR-3 and AP Overlay zoning districts, located in Ulster County Agricultural District #3
SEQRA: Unlisted Action

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.

Legal Notice – Zoning Board Vacancies

LEGAL NOTICE:

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Town of Rochester Town Board is seeking those interested in vacancies on
the Zoning Board of Appeals. All interested persons please submit a letter of interest to the Town of
Rochester Supervisor PO BOX 65 Accord, NY 12404 or CMC102988@yahoo.com no later than
08/30/2017.

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

Legal Notice – Public Hearing Zoning Code

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Town of Rochester Town Board has scheduled a public hearing for 8/03/2017 at 7pm at the Rochester Town Hall 50 Scenic Rd. Accord, NY 12404 regarding Amending Chapter 140 of the Town of Rochester Code.

Complete copies of the proposed law is available for inspection in the office of the Town Clerk,

50 Scenic Rd. Accord, NY 12404. Any resident of the Town may be heard upon said proposed local law at the public hearing.

BY THE ORDER OF THE TOWN BOARD

KATHLEEN A. GUNDBERG
TOWN CLERK/ TAX COLLECTOR

Chapter 140 Draft local law zoning

Highway Road Work Announcements

REMINDER:

The following roads are scheduled to be sealed with a mixture of rock and oil on Monday, August 7, 2017 and Tuesday, August 15, 2017;

• Sundale/Sahler Road
• DeJager Lane
• Old Whitfield Road
• Schroon Hill Road
• DeWitt Road
• Beehive Road
• Dug Road
• Mount Laurel Road
• Wood Road
• Lang Road
• Franklin Lane
• Old Mettacahonts Road

Weather and/or construction delays will alter the work schedule.
During the work, drivers can expect one-lane traffic or temporary road closures.
Drivers are urged to reduce their speed when traveling over sections that have been recently sealed.

For more information call 845-626-7221 or visit us at http://townofrochester.ny.gov/town-departments/highway-department/

Memorial BBQ

The Kerhonkson Synagogue has scheduled its annual “Tobey Pomerantz Memorial All-You-Can-Eat Chicken BBQ” on Sunday, August 13th, 1pm to 4pm, at its Jewish Center at 24 Minnewaska Trail in Kerhonkson. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door for adults. Reduced prices for Seniors and children. Contact Glenn Pomerantz at kerhonksonsynagogue@gmail.com or 845-626-2264 for reservations or for more information.

Legal Notice – Highway Radio Equipment Bid

LEGAL NOTICE:
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Town of Rochester Town Board is seeking sealed bids for
radio equipment and airtime leasing for the Town of Rochester Highway Department.
Specifications for bid are
available in the Office of the Town Clerk. All bids must include a non-collusive bidding
certificate. Bids are due 8/02/2017 at 10:00 to the office of the Town Clerk
PO Box 65 Accord, NY 12404 whereas the bids will be opened and read out loud.
The Town Board has the right to reject any and all bids.
BY THE ORDER OF THE TOWN BOARD

CHRISTINA FERRARA
DEPUTY TOWN CLERK

TOWN OF ROCHESTER HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT
SO Scenic Drive- PO Box 65• Accord, New York l :.?404
Phone: 845-626-7221 Fax: 845-626-0172

BID FOR EQUIPMENT RENTAL AND AIRTIME LEASING FOR THE TOWN OF ROCHESTER

The Town of Rochester Highway Department invites bids for radio equipment rental and airtime lease. The following equipment and services are requested:

Equipment Quantity Item Motorola XPR5550e Description

Base Station including digital repeater service, desk
microphone, power supply, antenna system and
remote speaker for garage.

2 Motorola XPR5550e Mobile including digital repeater service, speaker and antenna system
17 Motorola XPR5350e Mobile including digital repeater service, speaker and antenna system.
3 Motorola XPR-7550e Portables Mobile including battery, antenna, desk charger, and digital repeater service.
Install Kit
XPR5000 Mobile Installation kit
Kenwood TK-6110K2 Low Band Mobile Radio Services

Radio equipment Servicing
Removal and relocation of Mobile radios
Worn Antenna, battery and microphone exchange Programming and re-programming radios
Rate on GPS tracking Length off lease

All bids must be submitted no later than August 2, 2017.

Bid Item——-
Date of Issue: ——
NON- COLLUSIVE BIDDING CERTIFICATION

In accordance with the provisions of section 103-d of the General Municipal Law as amended, the following “Non-Collusive Bidding Certification” is and shall become a part of this proposal: A. By submission certifies, and, in the case of a joint bid, each party there to certifies as to its own organization, under penalty of perjury, that to the best of his knowledge and belief; I .the prices in this bid have been arrived at independently without collusion, consultation, communication, or agreement, for the purpose of restricting competition, as to any matter relating to such prices with any other bidder or with any competitor; 2.unless otherwise required by law, the prices which been quoted in this bid have not been knowingly disclosed by the bidder and will not knowingly be disclosed by the bidder prior to openings, directly or indirectly, to any other bidder or to any competitor; 3.no attempt has been made or will be made by the bidder to induce any other person, partnership, or corporation to submit or not to submit a bid for the purpose of restriction of competition.

In accordance with the provisions of section 103-a of the General Municipal Law the following clause is hereby inserted to provide;

” That upon refusal of a person, when called before a grand jury to testify concerning any transaction or contract with the State, any political subdivision thereof, a public authority or with any public department, agency, or official of the State or of a public authority, to sign a waiver of immunity against subsequent criminal prosecution or to answer any relevant question concerning such transaction or contract, A. such person, and any firm, partnership or corporation of which he is a member, partner, director or officer shall be disqualified from there-after selling to or submitting bids to or receiving awards from or entering into any contracts with any municipal corporation or any public department, agency, or official thereof, for goods, work or services, for a period of five years after such refusal, and to provide also that B. any and all contracts made with any municipal corporation or any public department, agency, or official thereof, since the effective date of this law, by such person, and by any firm, partnership, or corporation or terminated by the member, partner, director, or officer may be cancelled or terminated by the municipal corporation with out incurring any penalty or damages on account of such cancellation or termination, but any monies owing by the municipal corporation for
goods delivered or work done prior to the cancellation or termination shall be paid.”

Notice of Hearing – Planning Board – July 10 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 July 10th, 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
Minor Subdivision
Hudson Valley Contemporary Homes LLC c/o Marica McKeel
Proposes 3 lot subdivision of a ±13.9 acre parcel
Hill Rd., SBL 60.3-3-33.100, R-2 zoning district, contains land located in ACOE wetland PF04/1E
SEQRA: Unlisted Action

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.