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The Town of Washington has scheduled the following workshop meetings:
BUDGET – September 29, October 6 and October 20 all at 7:00 PM at the Town Hall. The Preliminary Budget will be presented at the Sept. 29th meeting.
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN – October 27 at 6:00 PM. When the updated plan is available it will be posted on the Town website, the Comprehensive Plan website and available at the Town Hall.
September 23rd, 2014
Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Recycling Event
to be held Saturday, October 4th in Rhinebeck
Poughkeepsie…The Dutchess County Resource Recovery Agency will hold the next Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Recycling Event on Saturday, October 4th from 7:30 am to 9:00 am at the Rhinebeck Town Highway Department, 119 Rhinecliff Road in the Town of Rhinebeck. A complete list of accepted material is included below. Pre-registration is required and there is a $5 fee. Call the Dutchess County Resource Recovery Agency at (845) 463-6020 or visit http://www.dcrra.org/ to pre-register and schedule an appointment.
Don’t keep unused or out-of-date containers of pesticides or other chemicals stored over the winter; take all hazardous chemicals and bring them to this event. Button cell batteries, televisions, and other unused electronics that may be sitting in closets, the basement or garage can be disposed of too! The events are open to all Dutchess County residents.
There will be one more collection event this year on Saturday, November 1st at the Dutchess County Resource Recovery Agency in Poughkeepsie. The events are partially funded by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.
Dutchess County Resource Recovery Agency’s 2014 Household Waste Disposal Days
Materials that WILL be accepted:
Product containers marked with words: “Warning”, “Hazardous”, “Flammable”, “Poisonous”, or“Corrosive”
Photo chemicals, non-latex driveway sealer, pool chemicals, creosote, kerosene, flammable liquids, metal polish, turpentine, stains, varnishes, strippers, thinners, gasoline/oil mixture, brake fluid, auto fluids, pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, chemical fertilizers, adhesives, resins, solvents, oil & lead based paints (no latex!),mercury containing devices, button cell batteries for watches & hearing aids, lithium & sealed lead acid batteries, compact fluorescent lights and fluorescent tubes, and small non-Freon appliances (such as humidifiers, toasters, irons, and electric heaters.)
Electronic Equipment Collection
Computer Monitors, Central Processing Units (CPU’s), Modems, CRT’s, Terminals, Laptops, Keyboards, Mouse, Fax Machines, Printers, Scanners, Copiers, Typewriters, TV’s, VCR’s, DVD Players, CD Players, Tape Players, Radios, Stereo Equipment, Cables, Answering Machines, Telephones & Video Game Systems.
Bins will also be available at the DCRRA location only to dispose of junk mail, white paper, magazines, newspaper and commingled bottles & cans. There is no fee charged and no registration needed for these bins.
Materials that will NOT be accepted:
Ammunition or explosives, asbestos products, latex driveway sealer & latex paint, motor oil, car batteries, antifreeze, broken glass, building or construction debris, tires, furniture, medical waste/medicines, propane or other flammable gas cylinders, radioactive materials, scrap metal, metal drums or empty containers, dehumidifiers, and air conditioners.
September 23rd, 2014
Be it Resolved that the Town of Washington hereby establishes the following standard work days for these titles and will report the officials to the New York State and Local Retirement System based on their record of activities:
Title Standard Work Day Name Current Term Begin & End Record of Activity Results
Town Clerk 6 Mary Alex 1/1/12 – 12/31/15 34 hours per week
Councilman 6 Stephen Turletes 1/1/14 – 12/31/17 1.2 hours per week
Justice 6 Bruce Aubin 1/1/12 – 12/31/15 3.11 hours per week
Justice 6 Elizabeth Shequine 1/1/14 – 12/31/14 3.33 hours per week
Highway Superintendent 6 Michael llanes 4/1/14 – 12/31/14 46 hours per week
All ayes were recorded. 9/11/14
September 15th, 2014
The Millbrook Business Association will be hosting another fun filled Community Day on Saturday, September 6th. We encourage all residents to come out and support the business community and partake in a variety of activities offered by businesses, clubs and organizations. From traditional children’s activities, a car show, historical displays, the People’s Parade and great food and music, we are sure you will find something to entertain yourself, family and friends. The MBA is sponsoring it’s 2nd Annual Blue Ribbon Baking Contest. This year’s theme is Chocolate Chip Cookies. The community day schedule can be found at: http://millbrookbusinessassociation.com/community-day.html
Our unique businesses offer services, shopping opportunities, activities and great dining. The men and women own and manage the businesses are the backbone of the community. Get to know the people behind these businesses and how many varieties of shopping local are available to us.
August 21st, 2014
TOWN OF WASHINGTON
TOWN BOARD MEETING AGENDA
May 8, 2014
Supv. Gary Ciferri:
- Pledge of Allegiance
- Introduce Sen. Terry Gipson
Discussion on local concerns
Legislator Michael Kelsey:
Dep. Highway Superintendent Michael Llanes
Town Clerk Mary Alex
Input received from CAC, pending highway and Planning Board
Schedule Public Hearing
- Orvis Sandanona Request for Private Drive Names Approved by DC E911
- The 911 address proposals are for the private drives located on parcel 6665-00-868711. Sandanona Way ( which is our driveway)
- Sporting Clays Loop ( our sporting course on the west side of the property)
- Duck Swamp Road ( on the east side of the property)
- Training complete for DEC license sales – awaiting new printer from state
- Tax Collection will be complete at the end of the month, 231 unpaid notices sent
Councilman De Bonis:
Executive Session – Personnel matter regarding a particular employee
Memorial Day: May 26th, 10:00 am parade, Ceremony immediate following in the Tribute Garden
June 7: MEF Taste of Millbrook
May 8th, 2014
Supervisor Gary Ciferri:
Pledge of Allegiance
Request by Parkinson’s Disease Support Group of the Mid – Hudson Valley for proclamation promoting Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month
County Legislator Michael Kelsey: Dutchess County Update
Jenny Hansell, Executive Director, Northeast Community Center: Dial A Ride
Bookkeeper Laura Hurley: Monthly report
Deputy Highway Superintendent Michael Llanes: Monthly Report
Town Clerk Mary Alex: Monthly Report
Approve minutes of 2/20/14
Tax Collection March: $3,753.62 Penalty fees collected to be paid to Supervisor
Payment to Millbrook Library $94,229.96
Schuman Dog Law
Councilman Robert Audia: Buildings & Grounds
Town Hall Furnace
Councilwoman Karen Mosca: Comprehensive Plan Town Board workshop April 21, 7:00 PM
Councilman Al De Bonis: Building & Zoning
Upcoming Town Events:
April 18: Town Recreation Twilight Easter Egg Hunt
April 19: Easter Egg Hunt at Millbrook Tribute Gardens
April 21, 7:00 PM: Town Board Workshop Meeting on the Comprehensive Plan
May 6, 7:30 PM: Town Planning Board Meeting
Upcoming Community Events:
May 26: Memorial Day Services & Parade
July 9 – 12; Millbrook Fire Department Carnival
July 12: Fire Department Parade 6:00 PM
July 12: Walbridge Farm Festival
July 18 – 20: Fitch’s Corner Horse Trials
Sept. 6: Millbrook Community Day
April 10th, 2014
The Town Board is seeking a candidate to fill a volunteer position on the Town Zoning Board of Appeals. The candidate must be a town resident, and be available for meetings on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7:00 PM. Interested individuals should send a letter of interest to Supervisor Gary Ciferri, P O Box 667, Millbrook, NY 12545. For additional information on the position, please call Mary Alex, Town Clerk @ 677-3419.
February 27th, 2014
Supervisor Ciferri has declared a State of Emergency in effect beginning at 5:00 am on Friday, February 14, 2014 until 5:00 am on February 15. Please refrain from any non-essential travel during this time. The Highway Superintendent reminds residents that cars may not be parked on the roads. The highway crew is working around the clock to clear all roads.
Town Hall offices will be closed today and reopen on Tuesday after the President’s Day holiday.
February 14th, 2014
The Town Board meeting scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 13 has been rescheduled to Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 at 7:00 pm.
February 10th, 2014
The Town Board has appointed Tony De Bonis as the Town’s Animal Control Officer. Mr. De Bonis has extensive education, experience and knowledge of animal control operations including certifications from the NYS DEC and the CT DEP.
For dog related issues, Mr. De Bonis can be reached at 845-489-6148 or 677-8004.
February 7th, 2014