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Please find the most up to date notices from the Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson.

The Village Offices will be closed in observation of Labor Day on Monday, September 2. There will be no regular trash collection on September 2. Trash will be collected Village-wide on Tuesday, September 3.

LOCAL LAW REGULATING THE INSTALLATION OF OUTDOOR LIGHTING WITHIN THE VILLAGE OF CORNWALL-ON-HUDSON

Updated Draft of local law [PDF]
[Web page]

Notice is hereby given that the Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson Planning Board will hold a Special Meeting at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at 325 Hudson Street, Cornwall-on-Hudson, N.Y. to discuss the application of Daniel and Ann Bloom for a site plan amendment, and to discuss other matters that may come before the board.

BY ORDER OF THE PLANNING BOARD
VILLAGE OF CORNWALL-ON-HUDSON
Jeffrey Small
Planning Board Chairman

Notice is hereby given that the Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson Comprehensive Plan Committee will hold a meeting at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 325 Hudson Street, Cornwall-on-Hudson, N.Y. with Kristen O’Donnell, the consultant hired by the Village to help the Committee complete the Comprehensive Plan, and to discuss other matters that may come before the comittee.

BY ORDER OF THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN COMMITTEE
VILLAGE OF CORNWALL-ON-HUDSON
Jeanne Mahoney
Village Clerk

THE ORANGE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COUNCIL (OCTC)

is updating its Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) and released an online survey to understand the needs and issues facing the County’s residents, businesses, and visitors when they drive, use transit, walk, bike, or move freight and goods.  With over 100 unique responses, we just wanted to say, we heard you!  Now, we would like to know more.  We are seeking public input on concerning highway corridors + possible future transit and bike/ped corridors.

To take a brief survey about specific corridors and provide your input, visit http://sgiz.mobi/s3/6d48bb415acb.  The survey link will be active through September 30, 2019.

For more information and to stay involved throughout the 2045 LRTP update process, visit: https://www.orangecountygov.com/1670/LRTP-2045-Update

MAY 3, 2019 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACTS: MIKE TRAINOR, WATER SUPERINTENDENT, CORNWALL-ON-HUDSON (845-534-4200 X318)
BRENDAN COYNE, MAYOR, CORNWALL-ON-HUDSON (845-534-4200)

NYSDOH declares Cornwall-on-Hudson water “acceptable for all uses”

Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY – The New York State Department of Health (DOH) recently issued a report on the Cornwall-on-Hudson water system pronouncing its water is “acceptable for all uses.”

The DOH tested the Cornwall-on-Hudson drinking water on samples collected on Sept. 29, 2018, for perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) as a follow-up to testing completed in 2016. The agency conducted the tests to identify and test drinking water systems near facilities that may be frequent users of PFAS, such as airports.

The DOH report indicated that the follow-up testing showed levels well below the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency health advisory of 70 parts per trillion of PFOA (perfluorooctanoic acid) and PFOS (perfluorooctanesulfonic acid) combined. Based on results, “no actions are necessary to reduce exposure.” In addition, these results are well below the maximum contaminant level (MCL) of 10 parts per trillion (PPT) recommended by the New York State Drinking Water Quality Council.

The Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson remains vigilant in the protection of its water supply and continues to monitor its drinking water system on a regular basis in conjunction with the DOH and Orange County Department of Health.

For questions regarding these tests or any other water matter, please contact DOH or the Cornwall-on-Hudson Water Department.

The village’s Annual Water Quality Report, which will be issued later this month, will include the test results.

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Village Board of the Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson will hold a public hearing on May 20, 2019 at 7:00 P.M., or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard at Village Hall, 325 Hudson Street, Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York 12520 on a local law to amend Village Code Chapter 155 to designate “No Parking” and “No Standing” areas on Mountain Road.

A copy of the proposed local law is available for review [here] and at the Clerk’s Office located in Village Hall at the address listed above, during normal business hours. Written comments may be submitted prior to or at the public hearing. Oral comments may be made at the public hearing. Persons may appear in person or by agent. The Village Board is the Lead Agency pursuant to the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) for this Unlisted Action.

The Village of Cornwall-on Hudson will make every effort to assure that the Public Hearing is accessible to persons with disabilities. Anyone requiring special assistance and/or reasonable accommodations should contact the Village Clerk.

Dated: April 15, 2019

BY ORDER OF THE VILLAGE BOARD OF
THE VILLAGE OF CORNWALL-ON-HUDSON
BRENDAN G. COYNE, MAYOR

RESOLUTION OF ADOPTION OF LAW DESIGNATING NO STANDING AND NO PARKING AREAS ON MOUNTAIN ROAD

Village Summer Recreation Program starts July 8 The Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson will operate its Summer Recreation Program for six weeks, from July 8 through Aug. 16. The program runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday at Cornwall-on-Hudson elementary school. The program is open to children who will enter grades K-6 next autumn. The recreation program offers games, sports, arts and crafts, swimming, special activities and field trips.

Registration will be held from 10 a.m. to noon June 8 and from 6-8 p.m. June 19 in the Village Hall board room. Parents and guardians must bring a form of identification indicating their address. They must also bring an up-to-date immunization record from the their children’s health provider.

Jenna Park will be the director; she has been an assistant director for two years and a counselor for three years. Former director, Jennifer Borland, will assist her. The program is seeking counselors; the deadline for applications is May 22. Counselors must be at least 16 years old and must attend a two-hour training course. The program is also be seeking a health director this year.

The fee for Cornwall-on-Hudson residents is $175 per child ($350 maximum per family). The fee for non-village residents is $275 per child. Field trips require additional fees. For further information, please call village hall at 534-4200.

WHEREAS, the Village Board wished to set a time and place for a public hearing to consider the adoption of the Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4) audit.

NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY –

RESOLVED, that the Village Board hereby determines that it will be the lead agency with respect to the review of (the “project”) in accord with New York State Environmental Quality Review Act (“SEQRA”) and part 617 of the regulations implementing SEQRA, since there are no other agencies that have the authority to approve the project; and it is further –

RESOLVED, that the Village Board hereby classifies the action as an unlisted action under SEQRA; and it is further –

RESOLVED, that a public hearing be held by the Village Board in order to receive comments and suggestions regarding the audit of the Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4), and to receive any comments concerning the potential adverse environmental impacts of the proposed legislation in accord with SEQRA, on April 15, 2019 at 7:01 p.m. at the Village Hall located at 325 Hudson Street, Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York; and it is further –

RESOLVED, that the Village Clerk is hereby authorized and directed to cause said public notice of said hearing to be given as provided by law.

Dated: February 11, 2019

BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
JEANNE MAHONEY, VILLAGE CLERK

The village board, the village code enforcement officer and the attorney for the village have devoted much time to drafting a lighting law. We have reviewed laws in a number of municipalities, including the Town of Warwick; the City of Black Diamond, WA; and the Town of Charlestown, RI; and have discussed the issue with many people, including village residents. This is a complex issue and we appreciate your patience. Linked here [pdf] is the revised draft lighting law. The board will hold a public hearing on the proposed law at 7 p.m., Monday, January 28, 2019, at Village Hall. [view entire resolution] We welcome your comments.
Brendan G. Coyne
Mayor
845-534-4200; [email protected]

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