Please find the most up to date notices from the Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson.
The Menorah Lighting will be held at the Village Bandstand this Sunday, December 13th at 5:30 PM rain or shine. Masks & Social Distancing required.
VILLAGE OF CORNWALL-ON-HUDSON
County of Orange, State of New York
RESOLUTION OF THE VILLAGE BOARD
OF THE VILLAGE OF CORNWALL-ON-HUDSON
ADOPTING A LOCAL LAW REGULATING THE INSTALLATION
AND USE OF OUTDOOR LIGHTING WITHIN THE VILLAGE
Introduced by: Deputy Mayor James P. Kane
Seconded by: Trustee Kenneth A. Schmidt
Date of Adoption: May 18, 2020
WHEREAS, a resolution was duly adopted by the Village Board of the Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson on September 16, 2019, designating the board as Lead Agency and scheduling a public hearing to be held by said Governing Body on November 18, 2019 at 7:01 p.m. at Village Hall to hear all interested persons on a proposed Local Law authoring the Village to adopt regulations that set standards with respect to the installation of outdoor lighting, including standards that would minimize glare and impact on nearby residential properties, within the Village; and
WHEREAS, on September 16, 2019, the Village board, pursuant to part 617 of the implemented regulations of Article 8 of the New York State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA), preliminarily determined that the adoption of said proposed Local Law was a Type I action; and
WHEREAS, said public hearing was duly held on November 18, 2019, at or about 7:01 p.m. at the Village Hall, and all parties in attendance were permitted an opportunity to speak on behalf of or in opposition to said proposed local law, entitled “Regulating the Installation and Use of Outdoor Lighting within the Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson” (the “Local Law”); and
WHEREAS, after considering comments received from the public, the public hearing was extended on the successive dates of December 17, 2019, January 27, 2020, February 24, 2020, and March 23, 2020, at which time the Village Board referred a full record of the revised draft local law to the Village Planning Board and the Orange County Department of Planning in accordance with GML § 239-m, and extended the public hearing to April 20, 2020; and
WHEREAS, by correspondence dated April 20, 2020, the Planning Board advised the Village Board that it had no further comments with respect to the local law; and
WHEREAS, on April 20, 2020, the Village Board conducted the public hearing on the local law, closed the public hearing for further comment, except for receipt of written comments from the Orange County Department of Planning; and
WHEREAS, by correspondence dated May 1, 2020, the Orange County Department of Planning advised the Village Board that the adoption of the proposed local law would not result in any significant intermunicipal or county-wide impacts, and had no advisory comments with respect to the local law; and
WHEREAS, notice of said public hearings were duly advertised in the official newspaper of said Village, and noticed according to law; and
WHEREAS, the Village Board of the Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson, has reviewed the draft local law, long form EAF and comments from the public, and after due deliberation thereon;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, THAT:
Upon Roll Call Vote:
Mayor Coyne: Aye Trustee Schmidt: Aye
Deputy Mayor Kane: Aye Trustee Gagliano: Aye
Trustee Carnright: Aye
Vote: Resolution Carried by a vote of 5 to 0.
LOCAL LIGHTING LAW
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
845-534-4200; [email protected]
Updated Draft of local law [PDF]
Revised local law regulation the installation and use of outdoor lighting with in the Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson. Revised Lighting Law
VILLAGE OF CORNWALL-ON-HUDSON
INTRODUCTORY LOCAL LAW NO. ____ OF 2020
A LOCAL LAW REGULATING THE INSTALLATION AND USE OF OUTDOOR LIGHTING WITHIN THE VILLAGE OF CORNWALL-ON-HUDSON
December 4, 2020
Dear Village Folks:
Well, we could certainly use a little cheer this year. So, I’m pleased to announce that the Village’s very own, John and Jackie Gioia, will lead us in some holiday songs Sunday night, at 6 p.m., Sunday, December 6, as we light the Village tree.
While we can’t have visits with Santa at the firehouse in 2020, due to COVID-19, we’re hoping Santa might be able to find some time to help us the light the tree.
Please wear your masks and practice social distancing.
The event will also be live-streamed on the Village’s Facebook page, thanks to the Cornwall-on-Hudson Special Events Committee.
We’ll see you Sunday night!
All the best,