Yorktown Town Board: Garbage complaints and Holland Sporting Club 04/02/13

Town Board
April 2, 2013

1. Announcements
Arbor Day. The Town’s third annual Arbor Day celebration will be Friday, April 26 at 4pm at the Patriot Garden.

Battle of Yorktown. The annual Town clean-up will be Saturday, April 20. Residents interested in participating should contact the Refuse and Recycling Department at 245-4438.

Electronics recycling: The Refuse & Recycling Department (formerly Department of Environmental Conservation) has scheduled specific dates when electronic equipment such as TVs and computers can be brought to the department’s office behind the police station instead of being put out with the bulk trash. Contact the department at 245-4438 for the dates, or check the Town’s web site.

2. Garbage collection
Two residents expressed separate concerns about problems they were experiencing with the kitchen trash collection. Supervisor Grace acknowledged that there have been glitches since the new company took over but that they have been and are being addressed.

3. Holland Sporting Club
Highway Superintendent DiBartolo, Supervisor Grace and Councilmen Murphy and Paganelli played down the significance of the DEC Notice of Violation about the buried demolition debris that was raised by Councilman Patel. Mr.DiBartolo said that the buried debris has been removed and that he would be contacting the DEC. Supervisor Grace said he received a copy of the Notice only that day. Councilman Patel also expressed concern for the safety of town employees, noting that they had not been wearing the required protective gear when he had visited the site.

4. Boniello rezoning public hearing
The Board unanimously approved a resolution amending the 1991 resolution that keeps the R-2 rezoning intact but eliminates the conditions regarding affordable housing and a sewer connection.

5. Selected Resolutions (passed unanimously)
a. Police cars. Authorized the Police Department to purchase 3 cars. Funds are in the 2013 budget.
b. Sale of surplus vehicles and equipment. Accepted the auction prices for 13 surplus items for a total of $12,942.
c. Personnel. Accepted the resignation of Paula Giglio as Assistant Court Clerk. (She has hired in February, 2013).

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