Public Hearing – 8/19/2010
The Ancram Town Board will hold a public hearing on August 19, 2010 at 6:15 p.m. on a proposed local law to regulate the installation cell towers. A copy of the proposed local law is posted at the Ancram Town Hall, on the Town web site, and is available from the Town Clerk.
ZBA Public Hearing – 6/15/2010
There will be a public meeting and hearing at 7pm on June 15, 2010, at the Town Hall, 1416 County Route 7. Under consideration is a continuation of the public hearing on an application by Michael Gershon represented by Hudson Valley Wind Energy, LLC, for a special use permit in order to erect two 111’ wind turbines on Mr. Gershon’s property at 143 Carson Road. In addition, the applicant is seeking an area variance to site the wind turbines closer to the property lines than is permitted by the Town’s zoning regulations. All persons wishing to comment on the application will have an opportunity to do so. Abutting property owners are Joseph Crocco, Herbert VonCalio, Anne Holler, Joseph Amato, Armando D’Aston, John Pulver, Jonathan Meigs, and Rafal and Beata Graczkowski.
Public Notice – Resolution Number 12 of 2011
At its regular Town Board meeting on 3/17/2010 the Ancram Town Board passed the following resolution concerning the acquisition of .65 acres of land adjacent to the Town Garage and the granting of a right of way and easement over town land: Resolution number 12 of 2011: Subject to legal review and any requirements of Town Law, it is resolved that the Town Supervisor is authorized to accept the conveyance from Tucked in Farm LLC of .65 acres of land adjacent to the town garage which is described on a map done by surveyor Lynden Chase and filed with Columbia county as Filed Map number 162-10, and it is further resolved, subject to legal review, a permissive referendum if a petition requesting one is presented to the Town Clerk within 30 days of this resolution’s passing, and any other requirements of Town Law, that the Town Supervisor be authorized to enter into an agreement to grant to Dan Slott a right of way across the town garage lands to access the abandoned railroad bed, and an easement over the abandoned railroad parcel owned by the Town of Ancram for the purpose of doing maintenance to maintain the unrestricted flow of water under the trestle/culvert on the railroad bed parcel. Petitions requesting that the proposed grant of a right of way and easement over town land be subject to a permissive referendum are due to the Town Clerk within 30 days of the resolution having been past, or no later than April 16, 2011. Copies of the proposed easement are available from the Ancram Town Clerk, 1416 County Route 7, Ancram NY 12502.
2009 Year End Meeting
The Town Board of the Town of Ancram will hold their 2009 Year End meeting on January 21, 2010 at 7:00pm followed immediately by the Regular January Board Meeting, at the Ancram Town Hall, 1416 County Route 7 Ancram NY.
2010 Organizational Meeting
The Town of Ancram Town Board will hold the 2010 Town of Ancram Organizational Meeting on January 4, 2010 at 7:00pm at the Ancram Town Hall, 1416 County Route 7, Ancram NY 12502.
Ancram Fire District Election
The annual election of the Ancram Fire District will be held on Tues. December 8, 2009 during the hours of 6pm and 9pm at the Fire Station on County Route 7. The purpose of this election is to elect one Fire Commissioner for a term of Five years commencing January 1, 2010.
Town Board Budget Workshop
There will be a budget workshop on Monday October 5, 2009 at 7:00pm followed by a regular monthly Town Board workshop at 8:00pm.
Town Board Budget Workshop (click for full notice)
A town board budget workshop will be held on Monday September 28, 2009 at 7:00pm at the Ancram Town Hall.
Volunteers for Community Development Block Grant (CDBC) Project
The Town of Ancram is looking for volunteers to work with the Comprehensive Planning Committee on our Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) project.
The CDBG project will focus on hamlet revitalization, economic development and affordable housing.
The CDBG Project Team will meet once a month, starting late in July. The work should be done by the end of 2008.
The CDBG Project Team will work with the Town’s consultants and the Comp Plan Committee to insure a broad base of opinions and perspectives are represented, and residents of Ancram, Ancramdale and Boston Corners are able to participate in the effort.
For more information on the CDBG project, go to the Comp Plan section of the Ancram Town web site (http://www.townofancram.org), scroll down to Documents, go to Grant Applications, and look at the second and third documents in that section. Also read the 5/19 and 6/2 Ancram Comp Plan Committee minutes, also on the Town web site.
Anyone interested in joining the CDBG Project Team should contact Art Bassin at 329-0921 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Public Hearing (Comprehensive Plan) – 8/31/2009
The Ancram Town Board will hold a Public Hearing on the Ancram Comprehensive Plan at 7 p.m. on Monday, August 31, 2009 at the Ancram Town Hall.