Town Board Public Notices

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 MEETING OF THE ITHACA TOWN BOARD

215 N. Tioga St., Ithaca, NY Tompkins County

TB Resolution 2019-036: Order setting a Public Hearing regarding a proposed Water Improvement for the Town of Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York, pursuant to Article 12-C of the Town Law, to be known as the Town of Ithaca Muriel Street Water Main Water Improvement, and establishing the Town of Ithaca Muriel Street Water Main Water Improvement Area

 

Present:  Bill Goodman, Supervisor; Rod Howe, Eric Levine, Tee-Ann Hunter, Pat Leary and Rich DePaolo  Absent:  Pamela Bleiwas

 

Moved:  Eric Levine                 Seconded:  Tee-Ann Hunter

 

Whereas, a map, plan and report, including an estimate of cost, have been duly prepared in such manner and in such detail as has heretofore been determined by the Town Board of the Town of Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York, relating to the establishment and construction, pursuant to Article 12-C of the Town Law, of water system improvements to be known and identified as the Town of Ithaca Muriel Street Water Main Water Improvement, (the “Improvement”), to provide such water Improvement to the present Town water system, such water system Improvement to be constructed and owned by the Town of Ithaca; to serve a benefitted area in said Town to be known as the Town of Ithaca Muriel Street Water Main Water Improvement Area (the “Water Improvement Area”); and

 

Whereas, said map, plan and report, including estimate of cost, were prepared by a competent engineer, duly licensed by the State of New York and have been filed in the office of the Town Clerk of said Town, where the same are available during regular office hours for examination by any person or persons interested in the subject matter thereof; and

 

Whereas, the area of said Town determined to be benefited by said Town of Ithaca Muriel Street Water Main Water Improvement Area consists of the entire area of said Town excepting therefrom the area contained within the Village of Cayuga Heights; and

 

Whereas, the Improvement proposed in connection with the establishment of the Water Improvement Area consists of the replacement of approximately 3,000 LF of existing 6” and 8” water main with new 8” water main under Muriel Street from Hanshaw Road to the end of the cul-du-sac, and other related ancillary facilities, at an initially determined maximum estimated cost to said Water Improvement Area of $675,000; and

 

Whereas, said $675,000 maximum estimated cost, which is the cost of the project, shall be authorized to be financed, at the option of the Town, by temporary financing


under use of available reserves or a bond anticipation note, and upon maturity of a bond anticipation note, the issuance of serial bonds with a maximum maturity not in excess of the forty (40) year period prescribed by the Local Finance Law, or directly by the issuance of such bonds; and

 

Whereas, it is proposed that the cost of the aforesaid improvements shall be borne by the real property in said Water Improvement Area by assessing, levying upon and collecting from the several lots and parcels of land within such Water Improvement Area, outside of any village, which the Town Board shall determine and specify to be  especially benefited by the improvements, an amount sufficient to pay the principal and interest on serial bonds and bond anticipation notes issued in anticipation of the issuance of serial bonds, as the same become due and payable; and

 

Whereas, it is now desired to call a public hearing for the purpose of considering said map, plan and report, including estimate of cost, and the providing of the Improvement, and to hear all persons interested in the subject thereof concerning the same, all in accordance with the provisions of Section 209-q of the Town Law;

 

Now, therefore, it is hereby ordered, by the Town Board of the Town of Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York, as follows:

 

Section 1. A public hearing shall be held by the Town Board of the Town of Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York, at the Town Hall, 215 North Tioga Street, in Ithaca, New York, in said Town, on the 25th day of March, 2019, at 4:30 o’clock P.M., Prevailing Time, to consider the aforesaid plan, report and map, including estimate of cost, and the question of providing the Improvement, and to hear all persons interested in the subject thereof concerning the same and to take such action thereon as is required by law.

 

Section 2.   The Town Clerk is hereby authorized and directed to publish a   Notice of Public Hearing regarding the aforesaid Improvement to be published once in the official newspaper, and also to post a copy thereof on the town signboard maintained by the Town Clerk, not less than ten (10) nor more than twenty (20) days before the day designated for the hearing as aforesaid, all in accordance with the provisions of Section 209-q of the Town Law.

 

Section 3.        This Order shall take effect immediately.

 

The question of the adoption of the foregoing Order was duly put to a vote on roll call, which resulted as follows:  Bill Goodman, Supervisor, aye; Rod Howe, aye; Eric Levine, aye; Tee-Ann Hunter, aye; Pat Leary aye; and Rich DePaolo, aye  Absent:  Pamela Bleiwas

 

The Order was thereupon declared duly adopted.