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Mayor Cranna continued the public hearing at 7:00 pm.
Present: Mayor Cranna, Deputy Mayor Leedy, Trustees Ezrati, Bruno and Griffith, Attorney Christine Chale and PANDA film
representative Steve Roberts.
Public: Karen Cleaveland, David Cleaveland, Rich Schiafo, Victoria Young, Elizabeth Young, Steven Young, and Radley Glasser:
This is the continuation of the public hearing to hear all interested persons on proposed Local Law 4-2013 to require registration of a
landlord’s agent and to amend inspection provisions.
Mayor Cranna asked for any public comments.
- Renter’s permit
o Renewed each time property is leased
o $35 to $100 fee –
o Fire alarm inspections by the fire company
o Holds both the landlord and tenant responsible
o Rental houses – distance in feet
o Nuisance houses
- Police officers called to the house
- No warning issued
- Landlord gets the citation
- Application for landlord and renter
- Manager needs to be named
- Fee of $35 compared to rents of $1500-$3500 per month
- Price for safety
- Directed to students
- Objects to fees
- Doesn’t want fire and home inspections
- Home inspections rules for everyone not just landlords
- Noise ordinances and public drinking already have rules
- Enforcement should be against those laws
- Need more enforcement of existing laws
- Needs to be directed at student housing only
- Board should proceed with caution
- Is the noise ordinance enforceable?
- Strict enforcement of the laws
- Can he rent while waiting for inspections to happen?
- Addresses absentee landlords that are not local landlords
- Is the law enforceable?
- Clearer definition of multiple family
- What is the current inventory of property?
- How will it be enforced?
- Who will pay for enforcement?
- Include fees as part of the adoption
- Landlord to pay enforcement costs
- Feels unsafe in the village at night
- Enforce the laws that exist
On a motion by Deputy Mayor Leedy, seconded by Trustee Ezrati, the public hearing was closed at 7:26pm.
Village Clerk &Treasurer