ECC – Third Thursday Events

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FEB 20
JAN 16
THIRD THURSDAY NATURE SERIES
RAIN GARDENS, PONDS + REFORESTING
Andrew Faust – Center for Bioregional Living

THE TOWN OF ROCHESTER ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION COMMISSION
presents a monthly series of speakers relating to nature, our local environment, recreation, agriculture, and beyond. Come to get informed, participate in inquisitive discussion, connect with your neighbors and the wide world of experiences waiting in your own backyard.WHERE:Rochester Town Hall50 Scenic Rd Accord, NY

WHEN:Every 3rd Thursday at 6:30 PM
COST: Free

For more information contact ecc@townofrochester.ny.gov.Presented by: TOWN OF ROCHESTER ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION COMMISSION

WINTER BIRDS
Bird Watching in the Rondout Valley Learn about the habits and behaviors of the birds you will see in your back yards and hiking trails this winter. Scott Baldinger, leader of the weekly Tuesday Early Birders Walk at Minnewaska State Park and Mark Diedrich, leader of nature hikes at Honors Haven will give a crash course in identifying common and rare bird species. Great for novice and enthusiastic bird watchers alike!Scott Baldinger, NY Audubon Society + Mark Diedrich, Pastor and Photographer
Turning Water Problems into Solutions Learn how to work with nature to increase biodiversity, improve water quality, address flooding, and much more!

Town Holiday Closing

Town Clerk’s Office will close at 12:00pm on 12/24/2019 and the Transfer Station will close at 2:30 pm on 12/24/2019

All Town offices & departments will be closed 12/25/2019.

Have a Happy and Safe Holiday!

Notice of Hearing – Planning Board 1/13/2020 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 January 13th, 2020 commencing at 7:00PM, at the Harold Lipton Community Center, Accord, NY On the following matter:

PB 2019-10 SUP/SPA Renewal of Conditional Approval
Renewal of Special Use Permit 2018-03 for Commercial Events Facility
Arrowood Farm LLC (Applicant)
Located at 236 Lower Whitfield Road Accord, NY, SBL 68.4-4-23.111
SEQRA: Type II by code
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 – 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.