Legal Notices - The Millerton News - 4-15-21
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE AND SALE OF A STATUTORY INSTALLMENT BOND OF THE TOWN OF NORTH EAST, DUTCHESS COUNTY, NEW YORK, TO PAY THE COST OF ACQUISITION OF HIGHWAY EQUIPMENT FOR SAID TOWN, TO WIT:
2022 International Model HV513 SFA 6 x 4 Cab & Chassis with Plow, Wing and
Combination Dump Body/Spreader
WHEREAS, this Board desires to authorize a Statutory Installment Bond for the financing of the purchase of a 2022 International Model HV513 SFA 6 x 4 Cab & Chassis with Plow, Wing and Combination Dump Body/Spreader (hereinafter “the Equipment”); and
WHEREAS, this Board, by resolution, authorized the purchase of the Equipment per the Onondaga County Contract #8996.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Town Board of the Town of North East, Dutchess County, New York as follows:
Section 1. The maximum estimated cost of the Equipment, including incidental expenses to be incurred in connection therewith, is $263,485.34.
Section 2. The plan for the financing of the purchase is as follows: (a) by the issuance of a General Obligation Statutory Installment Bond of the Town of North East, hereby authorized to be issued pursuant to the Local Finance Law in the maximum amount of $168,000.00; and by the expenditure of $95,485.34 from the 2021 Highway Fund.
Section 3. The Statutory Installment Bond will be dated on a date to be determined by the Town Supervisor, and will mature no more than four (4) years following the date of execution of the Bond with prepayment received and will bear interest in the name of the Town of North East by the Town Supervisor and by the Town Clerk and will be sealed with the Corporate Seal of the Town of North East.
Section 4. It is hereby determined that the period of probable usefulness of the aforesaid object or purpose is fifteen (15) years, pursuant to Section 11.00 of the Local Finance Law. It is further determined that the maximum maturity of the Bond herein authorized will not exceed four (4) years.
Section 5. The faith and credit of said Town of North East, Dutchess County, New York, are hereby irrevocably pledged to the payment of the principal of, and interest on, such Bond as the same respectively become due and payable. An annual appropriation shall be made in each year sufficient to pay the principal of, and interest on, such Bond becoming due and payable in such year. There shall annually be levied on all the taxable real property in said Town a tax sufficient to pay the principal of, and interest on, such Bond as the same become due and payable.
Section 6. Subject to the provisions of the Local Finance Law, the power to authorize the issuance of, and to sell, Bond Anticipation Notes in anticipation of the issuance and sale of the Statutory Installment Bond herein authorized, including renewals of such Note is hereby delegated to the Town Supervisor, the Chief Fiscal Officer. Such Notes shall be of such terms, form and content, and shall be sold in such manner, as may be prescribed by said Supervisor, consistent with the provisions of the Local Finance Law.
Section 7. The powers and duties of advertising such Bond of sale, conducting the sale, and awarding the Bond are hereby delegated to the Town Supervisor, who shall advertise such Bond for sale, conduct the sale, and award the Bond in such a manner as he shall deem best for the interests of the Town; provided, however, that in the exercise of the delegated powers, he shall comply fully with the Local Finance Law and any order or rule of the State Comptroller applicable to the sale of Municipal Bonds. The receipt of the Town Supervisor shall be a full acquittance to the purchaser who shall not be obliged to see to the application of the purchase money. The Town Supervisor shall be authorized to execute any and all documents and to perform any and all steps necessary to obtain financing incident to this purchase.
Section 8. This Resolution shall constitute a statement of official intent for purposes of Treasury Regulations Section 1.150-2. Other than as specified in this Resolution, no monies are, or are reasonably expected to be, reserved, allocated on a long-term basis, or otherwise set aside with respect to the permanent funding of the object or purpose described herein.
Section 9. The validity of such Bond, and Bond Anticipation Notes, may be contested only if:
(1) Such Bond is authorized for an object or purpose for which said Town is not authorized to expend money, or
(2) The provisions of law which should be complied with at the date of publication of this Resolution are not substantially complied with, and an action, suit or proceeding contesting such validity is commenced within twenty (20) days after the date of publication, or
(3) Such Bond is authorized in violation of the provisions of the Constitution.
Section 10. This action is a Type II action pursuant to Part 617 of the Rules and Regulations implementing the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA).
Section 11. This Resolution shall take effect immediately pursuant to Section 35.00(5)(2), and shall be published, in full, in the official paper, together with a Notice of the Town Clerk in substantially the form provided in Section 81.00 of the Local Finance Law.
The question of the adoption of the foregoing Resolution was duly put to a vote on roll call on April 8, 2021 which resulted as follows:
MOTION: Councilman Kaye
SECOND: Councilwoman Morrison
Supervisor Kennan Voted AYE
Councilman Fedele Voted AYE
Councilman Kaye Voted AYE
Councilman Midwood Voted AYE
The Resolution was thereupon declared duly adopted April 8, 2021.
TOWN OF NORTH EAST
THIS RESOLUTION published herewith has been adopted on the 8th day of April, 2021, and the validity of the Obligations authorized by such Resolution may be hereafter contested only if such Obligations were authorized for an object or purpose for which the Town of North East is not authorized to expend money or if the provisions of law which should have been complied with as of the date of publication of this Notice were not substantially complied with and an action, suit or proceeding contesting such validity is commenced within twenty (20) days after the date of publication of this Notice, or such Obligations were not authorized in violation of the provisions of the Constitution.
CHRISTOPHER KENNAN, Supervisor
Town of North East
NOTICE OF ANNUAL PUBLIC HEARING ON THE BUDGET, ANNUAL MEETING, SCHOOL DISTRICT ELECTION AND VOTE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Education of the Northeast Central School District, Dutchess and Columbia Counties, New York, will hold a Public Hearing on the Budget in the High School Library at the Webutuck High School Building, Haight Road, Amenia, New York, on Monday, May 10, 2021 at 7:00 P.M., for the purpose of presenting the budget document for the 2021-2022 School Year.
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that a copy of the statement of the amount of money which will be required for to fund the budget for the 2021-2022 school year, exclusive of public monies, may be obtained by any resident of the District during business hours, between 9:00 A.M. and 3:00 P.M., prevailing time, at the Webutuck Elementary School, Eugene Brooks Intermediate School, Webutuck High School and at the District Administrative Office between 9:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M., prevailing time, effective May 3, 2021, except Saturday, Sunday or holidays. Copies of the Budget will also be available at the Northeast-Millerton Library and the Amenia Free Library.
The election and budget vote shall be by machine or absentee ballot. The hours during which the poll shall be kept open shall be from 12:00 Noon until 9:00 P.M., prevailing time, or for as long thereafter as necessary to enable qualified voters who are in the polling place at 9:00 P.M. to cast their ballots.
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the Annual Meeting, Election of Members of the Board of Education and Vote on the Budget of the qualified voters of the Northeast Central School District, will be held on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at the Webutuck High School gym, Haight Road, Amenia, New York, between the hours of 12:00 Noon and 9:00 P.M., prevailing time, when the polls will be open for the purpose of voting by voting machine:
A. To elect four (4) members to the Board of Education at-large, two (2) for three-year terms, commencing July 1, 2021 and expiring on June 30, 2024 to fill the vacant seats of incumbent board members, Nikki Johnson, and Rick Keller Coffey, one (1) to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Jay Newman whose term shall expire on June 30, 2023, and one (1) to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Steve Abad whose term shall expire on June 30, 2022.
B. To adopt the annual budget of the Northeast Central School District for the fiscal year 2021-2022 and to authorize the requisite portion therefore to be raised by taxation on the taxable property on the District.
C. To transact such other business as may properly come before the meeting pursuant to the Education Law of the State of New York.
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that petitions for the nomination of candidates for the office of member of the Board of Education must be filed with Clerk of the District no later than Monday, April 19, 2021 by 5:00 P.M., prevailing time, in the form and manner prescribed by Section 2018 of the Education Law. Vacancies on the Board of Education are not considered separate, specific offices; candidates run at-large for the vacant seats. Such petitions must be signed by at least twenty-five (25) qualified voters of the School District, shall state the residence address of each signer and the name and residence address of the candidate. The petition shall also describe the length of the term of the office and contain the name of the last incumbent. Petition forms may be picked up on any school day at the Office of the District Clerk, at the Webutuck High School building, Haight Road, Amenia, New York between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M.
AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the qualified voters of the School District shall be entitled to vote in said annual vote and election. A qualified voter is one who is (1) a citizen of the United States of America, (2) eighteen (18) years of age or older, and (3) resident within the School District for a period of thirty (30) days preceding the annual vote and election. The School District may require all persons offering to vote at the budget vote and election to provide one form of proof of residency pursuant to Education Law section 2018-c. Such form may include a driver’s license, a non-driver identification card, a utility bill, or a voter registration card. Upon offer of proof of residency, the School District may also require all persons offering to vote to provide their signature, printed name and address.
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that absentee ballots will be available for this Election and Vote. Applications for absentee ballots for the School District Election and Vote may be obtained at the Office of the District Clerk at the Webutuck High School building, Haight Road, Amenia, New York on school days during school hours. The application must be returned to the District Clerk at least seven (7) days prior to the election if the ballot is to be mailed, or the day before the election if the ballot will be picked up personally by the voter. Absentee ballots must be received at the Office of the District Clerk by no later than 5:00 P.M., prevailing time, on the day of the Election and Vote, May 18, 2021.
The Education Law makes special provisions for absentee voting by “permanently disabled” voters of the District and any questions regarding these should be directed to the District Clerk. A list of all persons to whom absentee ballots shall have been issued will be available for inspection to qualified voters of the District at the said District Administrative Offices during regular office hours, 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M., prevailing time, including the day of the Election and Vote. Any qualified voter may file a written challenge the acceptance of the ballot of any person on such list, by making his/her challenge and reasons therefore known to the Inspector of Election before the close of the polls.
The Education Law also makes special provisions for absentee voting for “military” voters of the District. Specifically, the law provides a unique procedure for “military ballots” in school district votes. Whereas absentee ballot applications and absentee ballots must be received by the voter by mail, a military voter may elect to receive his/her absentee ballot application and absentee ballot by mail, email or facsimile. The military voter must, however, return his/her original military ballot application and military ballot by mail or in person. The Clerk of the Board shall transmit the military voter’s military ballot in accord with the military voter’s preferred method of transmission, or if no preferred method is identified by mail, not later than 25 days before the vote. The Clerk of the Board must then receive the military voter’s military ballot by mail or in person not later than 5:00 p.m. on the day of the vote.
AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a rule adopted by the Board of Education in accordance with Education Law ß ß 2035, 2008, any referenda or propositions to amend the budget, or otherwise to be submitted for voting at said election, must be filed with and directed to the District Clerk at the District Office, on or before April 19, 2021; must be typed or printed in the English language. However, the Board of Education will not entertain or place before the voters any petition or any proposition if its purpose is beyond the power of the voters or is illegal, or any proposition requiring the expenditure of monies which fails to include specific appropriations for all such expenditures required by the proposition.
Therese M. Trotter
Clerk of the Board
Webutuck (Northeast) Central School District
194 Haight Road, P.O. Box 405
Amenia, NY 12501
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO ALL ENROLLED
DEMOCRATIC VOTERS OF THE VILLAGE OF
THAT A MEETING OF SAID ENROLLED VOTERS WILL BE HELD ON
Saturday the 24th day of April, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. at the pavilion at Eddie Collins Memorial Park located at 5989 North Elm Avenue, Village of Millerton, Town of North East, Dutchess County, New York for the purpose of selecting and nominating candidates for the following positions to be voted on at the Village Election to be held on Tuesday, June 15, 2021:
Mayor - 2 year term Trustee - 2 year term
Trustee -2 year term
and for the transaction of such other business as may properly come before the meeting.
YOU MUST WEAR A MASK TO ATTEND THE CAUCUS AND MAINTAIN APPROPRIATE SOCIAL DISTANCING.
Town of North East
Jon Arnason, Chair
TOWN OF NORTH EAST
ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held before the Zoning Board of Appeals of the Town of North East, Dutchess County, New York, on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 7:30 PM, or as soon thereafter as possible, at the Annex of the North East Millerton Library, 28 Century Blvd., Millerton, New York, on the application of Jennifer Dowley, requesting a reduction in the required acreage in order to construct a second residence on a 7.5 Acre parcel, #7069-00-397374, located at 43 Moadock Road, in the A 5A Zoning District of the Town of North East.
The above application is open for inspection at the Town Hall.
Persons wishing to appear at such hearing may do so in person or by attorney or other representative. Communications in writing relating thereto may be filed with the Board at such hearing.
Dated: April 9, 2021.
Zoning Board of Appeals