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Reorganization Meeting and Village Board Work Session

12 Apr, 2021 PM 7:00 — 12 Apr, 2021 PM 9:12   
Event details

Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson Board of Trustees

Re-organizational Meeting & Work Session Agenda

7:00 p.m., Monday, April 12, 2021


7:00 p.m. Welcome

  1. Appointments: Deputy Mayor; Village Officers; Department Heads and Other Positions.
  2. Attorney, Engineer and Auditor for the Village.
  3. Appointments to Planning, Zoning and Ethics boards.
  4. Appointments to Village Board Committees.
  5. Employee Handbook.
  6. Appointments to Workplace Violence Prevention Committee.
  7. Appointments to Safety Committee.
  8. Village Board Meetings: Schedule, Agenda, Public Comment.
  9. Purchases and Payment of Claims.
  10. Designating Depositories.
  11. Signature Cards.
  12. Procurement Policy.
  13. Fund Balance Policy.
  14. Mileage Allowance.
  15. Attendance at Meetings, Conferences, Schools.
  16. Fee Schedule.
  17. Department Goals.
  18. Official Newspapers.
  19. Other Business: Work Session


Department Reports


Other Business

Summer Camp – 2021 Appointments, Salaries, Fees

Introductory Local Law – Short-Term Rental

Request for Reduction in Garbage Charges – 255 Hudson Street

  • Time
    12 Apr, 2021 PM 7:00 — 12 Apr, 2021 PM 9:12

Bulk Clean Up

19 Apr, 2021 — 22 Mar, 2021   
Event details


Residential Spring Bulk Cleanup

Monday, April 19, 2021

Items are to be put at curbside after 5:30 p.m. Sunday, April 18, 2021 under Section 88-4 of the Village Code.


Permitted Items (in separate piles)

Appliances & Other Metal: Refrigerators (with doors removed), stoves, washers, dryers, etc. (limit: 1 per household).

Bicycles: Tires must be removed from rims.

Brush: Must be tied into bundles, no longer than 6 feet in length, weighing no more than 25 pounds (loose brush will not be picked up).

Electronics: NO Televisions or Computer Monitors

Leaves & Twigs: Must be in cardboard boxes, cans or bio-degrad­able paper bags, weighing no more than 25 pounds.

Lumber: Must not exceed 6 feet in length, weighing no more than 25 pounds.

Paint Cans: Must be empty or filled with dry material to absorb paint.

Other Items: Such as furniture and household items.


Prohibited Items

NO Demolition/construction Materials (including lumber from construction sites or contractor cleanup).

NO Hazardous/toxic Liquids and Materials


NO Propane Tanks

NO Tires (Newburgh Transfer Station will accept tires).

NO Televisions        No Computer Monitors

NO Tree Trunks.


No return trips will be made.

                           David Halvorsen Superintendent of Public Works   534-7600

  • Time
    19 Apr, 2021 — 22 Mar, 2021

Village Board Business Meeting and Public Hearing

19 Apr, 2021 PM 7:00 — 19 Apr, 2021 PM 2:21   
Event details

Agenda for Public Meeting

Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson Board of Trustees

Business Meeting

Attorney-Client Session at 6:30 PM

7 p.m. Monday, April 19, 2021


Public Hearings:

  • Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4) (Continued from March 22, 2021 in order to receive written comments)
  • Local Law to Establish Regulations for the Short-Term Rental of Residential Dwellings

Public Comment

Minutes: 3/22/21 Business Mtg.; 4/12/21 Reorganization Mtg  

Monthly Department Reports

  • _ Treasurer: Warrant #4.
  • _ Building Department.
  • _ Fire Company.
  • ­_ Police Department.
  • _ Public Works Department.
  • _ Water Department.


  • _ Budget Amendment – Water Fund
  • _ Adoption of Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4)
  • _ Adoption of Local Law #3 of 2021: Establish Regulations for the Short-Term Rental of Residential Dwellings
  • _ 2021 Fee Schedule
  • _ Set Salary for Summer Playground Health Director
  • _ Board of Fire Commissioners Appointments
  • _ Girls on the Run 5K – June 5, 2021
  • _ Seasonal Help – Water Department
  • _ Salary Increase – Fire House Mechanic
  • _ Letter of Support – O.C. Planning Department Greenway Grant Application
  • _ Authorize Security Upgrades at Village Hall
  • _ Appoint Trustee Braine as Village Liaison on Donahue Farm Committee

Other Business

  • _ Peppettini’s – 3-Season Awning


  • _ Hudson Valley Dance Theatre: 5/22 & 23 Spring Ballet at DMP
  • _ Riversweep May 1, 2021
  • _ Memorial Day – Parade-American Legion Breakfast

Public Comment

County of Orange, State of New York
Introduced by: Mayor Brendan G. Coyne
Seconded by: Deputy Mayor James P. Kane
Date of Adoption: March 22, 2021

WHEREAS, the Village Board of the Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson wishes to adopt a Local Law regulating short-term rentals of residential dwellings in the Village (the “project”); and

WHEREAS, the Village Board wishes to schedule a public hearing for April 19, 2021 at 7:01 p.m. to consider the adoption of the proposed Local Law and to consider the potential adverse environmental impacts of the same;

1. In accordance with the provisions of § 617.6(i) of the regulations implementing the New York State Environmental Quality Review Act (“SEQRA”), (the “SEQRA regulations”), the Village Board hereby determines that the adoption of the proposed local law is an action subject to SEQRA; and
2. The Village Board determines that it is, and will be, the Lead Agency with respect to the consideration, review, and determination of significance pursuant to the SEQRA regulations because there are no other agencies with authority to approve the project; and
3. The Village Board preliminarily classifies the aforementioned action as an Unlisted action pursuant to the SEQRA regulations; and
4. That a public hearing be held by the Village Board on April 19, 2021 at 7:01 p.m. at the Village Hall located at 325 Hudson Street, Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York, with respect to the proposed amendment to the Village Code; and
6. That the Village Clerk is hereby authorized and directed to cause public notice of
said hearing to be given as provided by law.

Upon Roll Call Vote:
Mayor Coyne: Aye Trustee Gagliano: Aye
Deputy Mayor Kane: Aye Trustee Gaillard: Aye
Trustee Carnright: Aye
Vote: Resolution Carried by a vote of 5 to 0.

Proposed Law attached

  • Time
    19 Apr, 2021 PM 7:00 — 19 Apr, 2021 PM 2:21

Most Recent


  • The Annual Cornwall-on-Hudson village yard sale will be held Saturday, October 16, 2021 rain or shine. It will run from 9 am to 4 pm and is open to all village residents. There is no fee to participate in the yard sale. Any questions, contact Barbara Gosda at 854-534-9367.
  • Water Flushing during October:
  • 2020 Water Quality Report now available
  • Final Budget 2021-22
  • Police Reform Committee - The COH Police Reform Committee prepared a report that was sent per Governor Cuomo’s executive order. The Report and Guidance documents can be found HERE. 
  • The Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson Police Department is requesting that all residents please ensure that they lock their vehicle(s) when not in use. Also, please don't leave any valuable items inside your vehicle or leave items in your vehicle in plain sight to others.
  • Effective Immediately: The collection facility the Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson Department of Public Works, uses for our recycling drop off are no longer accept recycling in plastic bags. We ask that you please place your recycling in reusable containers for our crew to collect curbside. Your cooperation and assistance will be greatly appreciated. Thank You.
  • Donahue Memorial Park: Parking & Boat Launch Permits
    While Village Hall doors are closed during the pandemic, people can obtain parking and boat launch permits through the mail. Parking Permit Application forms are located on the Village website under the tab for Village Clerk. You can return the application form, a copy of the vehicle and/or trailer registration, and fee in an envelope and place in the drop box marked “BILLS” on the parking lot side of Village Hall.
  • Day Passes are available at Village Hall and several Village businesses including Village Pizza (845-534-3600).
    Visitors may also obtain Day Passes through the ParkMobile App, which is available by cell phone. Village police can monitor whether a car has a pass by checking the car’s license plate.
    Parking is allowed only in designated spaces. Cars without permits or passes are subject to ticketing and towing. When a car is towed, the driver should call the Town of Cornwall dispatcher (845-534-8100) to request that a Village Police Officer contact him/her.
    Cornwall-on-Hudson encourages people outside of the greater Cornwall area to use their parks during the pandemic.
  • On behalf of the Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson Police Department, "Please Stay Safe and Healthy!"
  • Please Maintain 6 Foot Social Distancing AT ALL TIMES
  • Link to CDC Article on Cleaning
  • Drinking Water and COVID-19 The Cornwall-on-Hudson Water Department has prepared a Q&A regarding drinking water and COVID-19. [PDF]
  • Safe Seniors - As the Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson works to help its residents deal with the COVID-19, Senior citizens may be interested in the Safe Seniors program administered by the Village Police Department. Click on  the link: Safe Seniors.   
  • Notice of Sewer & Water Rates
  • Recycling is collected weekly for the entire Village. See DPW page for more information.

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