ZBA Public Hearing – 5/11/2011
Please take notice that the Town of Ancram Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on May 11, 2010, at 8:00 pm at the Town Hall, 1416 County Route 7. Under consideration is an application by Alexia St. Claire for a special use permit in order to locate a chicken coop for the raising of chickens on the property at 1350 County Route 7 in Ancram. In addition, the applicant will seek an area variance to site the chicken coop 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 Noel Markey, Elizabeth and Wendell McKee, and Erol Kulahliaglu.
Town Board Special Meeting – 5/5/2011
The Ancram Town Board will hold a special meeting on Thursday, May 5 at 6 pm at the Ancram Town Hall, 1416 County Route 7, to review a finding of the Ancram Board of Ethics relating to a recommended recusal in a matter facing the Ancram Planning Board.
Public Hearing – 4/4/2011
Please take notice that the Town of Ancram Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Thursday, April 14, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. at the Town Hall, 1416 County Route 7. Under consideration is an application by Jeffrey Baker, who is seeking a special use permit to operate a farm market for the sale of farm distillery products derived from agricultural products grown on the same lot at 408 Pooles Hill Rd. All persons wishing to comment on the application will have an opportunity to do so.
Public Hearing – 2/17/2011
The Ancram Town Board will hold a public hearing on Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 6:50 p.m. at the Ancram Town Hall on a resolution to increase the maximum income levels related to qualifying for disabled and low income property tax exemptions to correspond to those adopted by Columbia County on 1/14/11. The proposed income levels will increase from a sliding scale of $28,000-$36,400 to a sliding scale of $29,000-$37,400. A copy of the resolution is available from the Ancram Town Clerk.
Public Hearing (Ag & Farmland Protection Planning) – 2/12/2011
The Ancram Agricultural and Farmland Protection Planning Committee will hold a public hearing on the final draft of the proposed Ancram Agricultural and Farmland Protection Plan on Saturday, February 12, 2011 at 10 a.m. at the Ancram Town Hall.
Town Board Public Hearing – 2011 Preliminary Budget
The Ancram Town Board will hold a public hearing on the 2011 Preliminary Town Budget at 5 p.m. on November 4, 2010 at the Ancram Town Hall, 1416 County Route 7, Ancram NY 12502. Ancram’s 2011 Preliminary Budget is available at the Ancram Town Hall from the Town Clerk
Public Hearing – 10/23/2010
The Town Board of the Town Of Ancram will hold a Public Hearing On Saturday, October 23, 2010 at 8:30am. The purpose of this Public Hearing is to solicit public comment and discuss the 2011 Tentative Town of Ancram Budget.
The Budget can be viewed at the Town Clerk’s office during the following hours: Wednesday and Thursday 10:00am to 2:00pm and Saturdays 9:30 am to 12:00noon. The public hearing will take place at the Ancram Town Hall, 1416 County Route 7, Ancram, NY 12502.
Town Board Monthly Meeting – October 23, 2010
The Town Board of the Town of Ancram will hold the Regular Monthly Town Board Meeting on Saturday, October 23, 2010, at 9:00 am, at the Ancram Town Hall, 1416 County Route 7, Ancram NY 12502.
NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION, REGISTRATION OF VOTERS & AVAILABILITY OF ABSENTEE BALLOTS
A Special Election will be held on August 21, 2010, for the Town of Ancram, Columbia County, New York, which will be held at the Ancram Town Hall, Ancram, New York, which polling place shall be the polling place for the entire Town of Ancram for such Special Election at which the polls will be kept open between the hours of 2 p.m. and 9:00 p.m., prevailing time for the purpose of voting on the adoption or rejection of a proposition with respect to Bond Resolution dated July 2, 2010. The polls will be kept open for the purpose of voting during the aforesaid hours and the proposition voted upon will be in substantially the following form, to wit:
Shall the resolution entitled “BOND RESOLUTION DATED JULY 2, 2010
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW HIGHWAY GARAGE IN THE TOWN OF ANCRAM, COLUMBIA COUNTY, NEW YORK, AT AN ESTIMATED MAXIMUM PROJECT COST OF $500,000; AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF SERIAL BONDS OF THE TOWN OF ANCRAM, COLUMBIA COUNTY, NEW YORK IN AN AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $400,000 PURSUANT TO THE LOCAL FINANCE LAW; AND DELEGATING CERTAIN POWERS IN CONNECTION THEREWITH TO THE TOWN SUPERVISOR” be approved?
NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN, that persons qualified to vote at the Special Election shall be registered voters of the Town of Ancram, Columbia County, New York who shall have resided in the Town of Ancram for the period of thirty (30) days next preceding such election.
NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN, that personal registration is required and no voter shall be entitled to vote at said Special Election unless his or her name appears on the Register of said town prepared for such Special Election, or such voter registers as hereinafter provided. The Town Board of Registration shall prepare a Register for said Special Election, which Register shall include all voters registered with the County Board of Elections under the provisions of Article 5 of the Election Law. Any registered voter whose name appears on such register need not register again for such Special Election.
NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN, that the Town Board of Registration will meet on August 7, 2010, between the hours of 2 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. at the Town Hall located at 1416 County Route 7, Ancram, New York, at which time qualified electors may present themselves personally for registration to have their names added to such register for such Special Election.
NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN, that absentee ballots for qualified electors and registered voters whose name appears on the Registration List, may be applied for at the office of the Town Clerk, 1416 County Route 7, Ancram, New York 12502. Applications for absentee ballots must be received at least seven (7) days before such Special Election, if the ballot is to be mailed to the qualified elector or voter, or on the day before such Special Election, if the ballot is to be delivered personally to the qualified elector or voter or his or her agent. A list of persons to whom absentee ballots have been issued will be available for inspection in the Town Clerk’s office during each of the five days prior to the date of election, except Sundays.
NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN, that absentee ballots must be returned to the Town Clerk and received by the Town Clerk no later than 5:00 p.m. prevailing time on the day of the election, August 21, 2010.
Public Hearing – 8/19/2010
The Ancram Town Board will hold a public hearing on Thursday, August 19, 2010 at 6 p.m. on a proposed local law to extend the term of the town supervisor from two to four years, subject to a mandatory referendum at the November election. A copy of the proposed local law is posted at the Ancram Town Hall, on the Town web site (click here to view), and is available from the Town Clerk.