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NOTICE OF ADOPTION CALLING PUBLIC HEARING

Release Date: June 06, 2024

 

NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF ORDER CALLING A PUBLIC HEARING
ON THE ESTABLISHMENT OF

LEVINSON/OLD POST ROAD AREA EXTENSION TO THE CONSOLIDATED WATER DISTRICT OF THE TOWN OF NEWBURGH

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Town Board of the Town of Newburgh, Orange County, New York on the 29th day of May, 2024, duly adopted the Order published herewith calling a Public Hearing on the establishment of a proposed water district extension in said Town to be known as ”Levinson/Old Post Road Area Extension to the Consolidated Water District” to be held at the Town Hall, 1496 Route 300, Newburgh, New York on June 24, 2024 at 7:15 P.M., Prevailing Time.  

 

Dated: Newburgh, New York

May 29, 2024

/s/ Lisa M. Vance-Ayers

Town Clerk

 

ORDER CALLING PUBLIC HEARING

 

In The Matter

Of

The Establishment of a proposed Water District Extension in the Town of Newburgh, Orange County, New York to be known as the Levinson/Old Post Road Area Extension to the Consolidated Water District of said Town

WHEREAS, the Town Board of the Town of Newburgh, Orange County, New York (the “Town”), has duly caused to be prepared a map showing the boundaries of a proposed Water District extension in said Town, to be known as the Levinson/Old Post Road Area Extension to the Consolidated Water District of the Town of Newburgh (hereinafter, the “Levinson/Old Post Road Area Extension to the Consolidated Water District” or simply, the “Extension”) a general plan to serve said Extension, and a report of the proposed method of operation thereof; and

 

WHEREAS, said map, plan and report, including an estimate of the cost, were prepared by MHE Engineering, D.P.C., competent engineers duly licensed by the State of New York, and have been filed in the office of the Town Clerk of said Town, where the same are available during regular office hours for examination by any persons interested in the subject matter thereof; and

 

WHEREAS, the boundaries of said Extension shall be as described in Exhibit A attached hereto and hereby incorporated herein; and

 

WHEREAS, the improvements proposed for said Extension consist of the purchase and installation of new eight-inch water mains, including original furnishings, equipment, machinery, apparatus, appurtenances, and incidental improvements and expenses, in connection therewith, all as more fully described in the map, plan and report hereinbefore described; and

 

WHEREAS, the maximum estimated cost of said improvements is $4,546,100; and

 

WHEREAS, of said maximum estimated cost, $4,546,100 of bonds and/or notes of said Town are expected to be issued to pay for the maximum estimated cost of the improvements in connection with the establishment of said Extension to extent grants-in-aid are not received therefor; and

 

WHEREAS, the costs of the provision of services in said Extension shall be through the imposition of a schedule of water rates to the extent that such water rates provide a source of revenue for such expenditures and shall otherwise be payable as provided in Article 12-A of the Town Law by the annual apportionment and assessment upon the several lots and parcels of land within said District as so extended on a benefit basis as provided by Chapter 531 of the Laws of 1970; and

 

WHEREAS, the estimated cost of said District as so extended to the typical property therein, being a typical one- or two-family home, is $472.68 in the first year in which operation, maintenance, and other charges and expenses are to be paid by said properties as set forth in the map, plan and report; and

 

WHEREAS, a detailed explanation of the manner by which were computed said estimated costs of connection costs and first-year costs to the typical property has been filed in the office of the Town Clerk in Newburgh, New York where the same are available during regular office hours for examination by any person interested in the subject manner thereof; and

 

WHEREAS, said capital project for said Extension and the establishment thereof has been determined to be an Unlisted Action pursuant to the regulations of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation promulgated pursuant to the State Environmental Quality Review Act (“SEQRA”), the implementation of which as proposed, the Town Board has determined will not result in any significant adverse environmental effects and SEQRA compliance documentation is available on file in the office of the Town Clerk where it may be inspected during normal office hours; and

 

WHEREAS, it is now desired to call a public hearing upon the question of the establishment of said Extension and the improvements proposed therefor, all pursuant to Section 209-d of the Town Law; 

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT

 

ORDERED, by the Town Board of the Town of Newburgh, Orange County, New York, as follows:

 

`Section 1. A meeting of the Town Board of the Town of Newburgh, Orange County, New York, shall be held at the Newburgh Town Hall, 1496 Route 300, in Newburgh, New York, in said Town, on the 24th day of June, 2024, at 7:15 o’clock P.M., Prevailing Time, for the purpose of holding a public hearing to consider the establishment of a water district extension in said Town as described in the preambles hereof, to be known as the Levinson/Old Post Road Area Extension to the Consolidated Water District of the Town of Newburgh, and the improvements proposed therefor, the boundaries hereof being as set forth in Exhibit A hereto, the method of assessment therein, and to consider the map, plan and report filed in relation thereto, and to hear all persons interested in the subject matter thereof concerning the same, and for such other action on the part of said Town Board as may be required by law or shall be proper in the premises.

 

Section 2. The Town Clerk is hereby authorized and directed to cause a copy of this order to be published once in the official newspaper(s) of said Town, the first publication thereof to be not less than ten nor more than twenty days before the day set herein for the hearing as aforesaid, and said Town Clerk shall also cause a copy thereof to be posted on the sign-board of the Town maintained pursuant to subdivision 6 of Section 30 of the Town Law and on the website of the Town not less than ten nor more than twenty days before the day set for the hearing as aforesaid.

 

Section 3. This Order shall take effect immediately.

 

Exhibit A

Boundaries of Proposed

Levinson/Old Post Road Area Extension to the Consolidated Water District of the

Town of Newburgh, Orange County, New York

Description of Proposed District Beginning at the southern corner of parcel 8-1-39.21 on Old Post Road, the Proposed District Boundary follows said parcel to its western corner. The Boundary then extends to the northern corner of adjacent parcel 8-1-39.22, then southeast to its eastern corner on Old Post Road before connecting back to the southern corner of parcel 8-1-39.21. The District then skips over parcel 8.1-1-31.12 (a Central Hudson utility ROW) and begins again at the southern corner of parcel 8-1-40.1, on Old Post Road. The Boundary extends NW along the parcel line, then proceeds in a NNE direction until turning west along the southern boundary of parcel 81-1-101. The Boundary follows this parcel to its western boundary then turns NNE until the NW corner of parcel 8-1-42.33, where the Boundary follows parcels lines of parcel 8-1-43.452 west, then NE to the northern corner of parcel 8- 1-43.451. From this corner, the Boundary follows the northern parcels lines of four parcels until meeting Old Post Road at the eastern corner of lot 8-1-43.2. The Boundary then crosses Old Post Road to the northern corner of parcel 8-1-61.1 and follows that parcel’s property line SE then SW to its southern corner. From here, the Boundary follows the parcel line of parcel 8-1-60.1 SE to its eastern corner, then turns SW at the parcel’s southern corner, then NW back to Old Post Road. The Boundary then skips over parcel 8-1-66.1 and resumes at the northern corner of parcel 8-1-66.22. The Boundary follows the parcel line to its eastern corner then proceeds to follow the eastern property lines of the four (4) parcels to its SW, making a turn to the west along parcel 8-1- 65’s southwestern boundary that ends at Old Post Rd. From this corner, the Boundary skips over Old Post Road in a SW direction until it meets with the southern corner of parcel 8-1-89. The Boundary then aligns with Old Post Rd until the southern corner of parcel 8- 1-40.1, where this segment of the Boundary began