IMPORTANT: Recap of 1/24 Sewer Forum, ANOTHER FORUM 3/1

For the many Tivolians who did not attend the important Sewer Forum held by the Village Board of Trustees on January 24th, this email will convey to you the critical information that was presented that night.

The essential points of the presentation:

Tivoli’s existing wastewater treatment plant is beyond repair and a complete replacement with a new plant is imperative.

The current plant is failing to meet the State’s requirements of our SPDES permit and Tivoli is under a consent order from the NYS DEC to start meeting the permit requirements within 30 months or face costly fines. (SPDES is State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System).

The new sewer plant and attendant upgrades to the pump station and collection system are anticipated to cost $13,400,000. Yes, $13.4 million. If more funding is not secured, these costs could result in an additional $1,000 per year per household.

To view the slideshow presented on 1/24 click the link below. The slides take one through the history of the plant, the current technology, the proposed new technology, and slide #16 shows the projected costs for the total project and for a typical household.
https://mcusercontent.com/db32a6873991aa156ac2f8920/files/3620e50b-5717-4e2c-761b-a270ccebf61f/2023_01_24_DCWWA_Tivoli_WWTP_Upgrade.pdf

To watch the full video of the 1/24 presentation click here:http://www.pandatv23.org/node/1557

THERE WILL BE A SECOND SEWER PROJECT FORUM WEDNESDAY MARCH 1ST AT 6:30pm. This will repeat information from the 1/24 meeting and continue with information about the collection system (which was not covered on 1/24). ALL users of the Village Sewer System are urged to attend, especially if you missed the first forum.

The Village Board and the Dutchess County Water and Wastewater Authority are doing and will continue to do everything possible to get this new plant in place, meet our Consent Order, and pursue the funding necessary to ease the financial burden on all users of the system.

Sincerely,

Mayor Griffith

Meeting Date : May 13, 2020
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VILLAGE OF TIVOLI

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

WORKSHOP MINUTES

WEDNESDAY, MAY 13, 2020

 

The Village of Tivoli Board of Trustees held a workshop on Wednesday, May 13, 2020. This meeting was conducted remotely and live streamed on youTube.

 

Present (virtually):  Mayor Joel Griffith, Deputy Mayor Majer Trustee Ezrati, Trustee Cole, Trustee Schneider

 

Public: None

 

Mayor Griffith called the workshop to order at 7:02 PM.

 

The Board made sure the video conferencing was functioning properly.

 

Mayor Griffith introduced a resolution authorizing the payment of this year’s Village Taxes in two installments: July 1st and September 1st.

 

Deputy Mayor Majer moved the resolution and Trustee Ezrati seconded. A roll call vote was taken with all votes in the affirmative.

 

On a motion made by Trustee Cole, seconded by Deputy Mayor Majer; all in favor; the meeting was adjourned at 7:30PM.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

Mayor Joel Griffith