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Meeting Date : February 8, 2023
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VILLAGE OF TIVOLI

BOARD OF TRUSTEES WORKSHOP

AND

PUBLIC HEARING FOR THE TIVOLI WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT REPLACEMENT SEQRA AND MONROE REVIEW

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2023

7:00 PM

 

 

 

Mayor Griffith began the meeting at 7:07 PM.

 

Present:           Mayor Griffith, Deputy Mayor Majer, Trustee Baldino, and Trustee Mangieri

Absent:            Trustee Shilling

Public:             Hayden Sartoris, Ana Siftar, Masha Zabara,

Also Present:   Attorney Christine Chale, Attorney Andrew Lessig

 

Motion to re-open the public hearing for the Tivoli Wastewater Treatment Plant Replacement SEQRA and Monroe Review was made by Deputy Mayor Majer, seconded by Trustee Baldino; all in favor.

 

Attorney Chale stated for the record that the Town of Red Hook Planning Board met to discuss the project and complete their LWRP Consistency review. They found that the project is consistent. The Planning Board would like it to be noted for the record that they are very concerned about the project’s impact on Stony Creek. They would like to request that Tivoli be mindful that all applicable requirements are observed to protect Stony Creek.

 

There was a discussion of some of the technological improvements to the system to handle greater storm surges.

 

On a motion made by Trustee Mangieri Deputy Mayor Majer, seconded by Trustee Baldino, the public hearing was closed at 7:14 PM.

 

The workshop continued with a discussion of the sewer project.  Mayor Griffith presented the speed study prepared by Creighton Manning which supports a lowering of speed limits to 25mph Village-wide.

 

Andrew Lessig led the Board through a review of Local Law A regarding building and zoning enforcement.

 

RESOLUTION: To reaffirm SEQRA Determination of Significance (Negative Declaration) Regarding Wastewater System Project; motion made by Majer, seconded by Baldino; a roll call vote was conducted, all in favor.

 

RESOLUTION: Determining Application of Village Zoning Laws to Proposed Wastewater Treatment Facility; motion made by Majer, seconded by Mangieri; a roll call vote was conducted, all in favor.

 

RESOLUTION: Establishing a Public Hearing Regarding Adoption of Local Law A (Proposed) of 2023 Amending the Enforcement Code Administration Law and Zoning Law for 6:00PM on March 8, 2023; motion made by Baldino, seconded by Majer; a roll call vote was conducted, all in favor.

 

RESOLUTION: Establishing a Public Hearing Regarding Adoption of Local Law B (Proposed) of 2023 Amending Chapter 212, Section 212-7 of the Village of Tivoli Code Regarding Speed Limits for 6:10PM on March 8, 2023; motion made by Majer, seconded by Baldino; a roll call vote was conducted, all in favor.

 

MOTION: To change the monthly meeting time for the Village Board of  Trustees’ second Wednesday Workshops to 6:00PM beginning on March, 8, 2023; motion made by Majer, seconded by Bladino; all in favor.

 

The Board discussed a possible sewer bond resolution, a possible sewer debt exclusion, the proposed Fire Fighter Local Property Tax law, and the Village’s ARPA funds.

 

ADJOURNMENT: 8:54pm; motion made by Majer, seconded by Mangieri; all in favor.

 

 

Laura Gail Tyler

Village Deputy Clerk