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Author: Kris Gildersleeve

Event: Legend of Sleepy Hollow Interactive Storytelling Performance

The County of Columbia hosts Master Storyteller, Jonathan Kruk, for an entertaining, interactive show of “Legend of Sleepy Hollow”.
Venue: The Clarkson Chapel, NYS Route 9G, Clermont, New York
Date, Time(s): Thursday, October 28, 2021 5pm (geared towards children), and 7pm (for all)
Cost of Attendance: FREE
Refreshments Available
R.S.V.P. to Shari Franks at shari.franks@columbiacountyny.com
COVID-19 Protocols in place. Masks required. Social distancing observed.

PUBLIC NOTICE: Public hearing.

PUBLIC NOTICE
Notice is hereby given the Preliminary Budget of the Town of Clermont for the year beginning January 1, 2022 has been completed and filed in the Office of the Town Clerk, 1795 Route 9, Clermont, where it is available for inspection by any interested persons, during regular Town Clerk hours. Further notice is given that the Town Board of the Town of Clermont will hold a public hearing at 6:55 PM on Monday, November 1st, 2021 prior to the regular Town Board meeting. At the public hearing any person may be heard in favor of or against any item or items therein contained. Pursuant to Town Law, the proposed salaries are hereby specified as follows: Supervisor, $5,600; Town Council (4), $2,600 ea; Town Clerk, $7,100; Town Justice (2), $5,700 ea; Tax Collector, $4,700; Superintendent of Highways, $52,316; Code Enforcement Officer/Building Inspector, $15,000;Assessor, $15,575.

By Order of the Town Board
Tracey Gallant
Clermont Town Clerk

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: Proposed local law No. 1 of 2021

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE  that a public hearing will be held by The Clermont Town Board on Monday November 1st, 2021 at 6:45 PM at the Clermont Town Hall 1795 Route 9, Germantown, NY 12526. At that time, all interested persons on the proposed local law No. 1 of 2021 opting out of allowing cannabis retail dispensaries and on-site consumption sites as authorized under Cannabis Law Article 4 will be given an opportunity to be heard in person.  

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that a copy of the proposed law is available for review in the Town Clerk’s office at 1795 Route 9, Germantown, NY 12526 during regular business hours.

Tracey Gallant
Clermont Town Clerk

Planning Board Agenda for Oct 13, 2021

TOWN OF CLERMONT
PLANNING BOARD

1795 Route 9
Clermont, NY 12526

October 13, 2021
7:30 PM

MEETING AGENDA

  1. MEETING STARTS – ROLL CALL
  2. REVIEW & APPROVAL OF MINUTES September 8, 2021
  3. PUBLIC HEARING
    a. ELP Roe Jan Solar LLC, 109 Mill Road, solar panel project.
    b. Fox Hollow Subdivision, Cedar Hill Road, Tax Map ID #191.-1-32.111, Major Subdivision, 12 Lots
    c. Zachery Aarons, 45 Hill N Dale Road, Solar Panel Project
  1. OLD BUSINESS
  1. NEW BUSINESS
  1. PUBLIC COMMENTS
  2. ADJOURNMENT

Clermont Town Budget Workshop for 2022

PUBLIC NOTICE:

The Clermont Town Board will hold a budget workshop on the 2022 Budget on Monday, September 13th at 6PM at the Town Hall, 1795 Route 9.  The board will also discuss any other business which may come before the board. All interested parties are invited to attend. By Tracey J Gallant, Town Clerk

If necessary, The Clermont Town Board will hold a 2nd budget workshop on the 2022 Budget on Tuesday, September 21st at 6PM at the Town Hall, 1795 Route 9. The board will also discuss any other business which may come before the board. All interested parties are invited to attend. By Tracey J Gallant, Town Clerk

Planning Board – September 2021

CLERMONT PLANNING BOARD
September 8, 2021

The Clermont Planning Board held its regular meeting on Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at 7:30 P.M. at the Town Hall. Those in attendance were Larry Saulpaugh, Clayton Andrus, Ron Miller, Mary Howard, Tom Jantzen, and Nathan Hempel. Others present were George Schmitt, Engineer for the Town and Matthew Griesemer, Attorney for the Town.

After review of the August 11, 2021 minutes, a motion was made by Clayton Andrus, seconded by Nathan Hempel,to accept the minutes with one correction. All in favor. So carried.

Motion was made by Mary Howard, seconded by Clayton Andrus, to close the regular meeting and open the Public Hearing for Mary Jane Fuchs. All in favor. So carried.

Mary Jane Fuchs, Tax Map ID #191.-1-12.112, corner of Wright Road and Cedar Hill Road, represented by Phil Massaro, is seeking a minor subdivision of 9.392 acres. The proposed subdivision will result in 3 parcels of 2 acres, 2 acres, and 5.392 acres. There were no questions of comments from the public. Motion was made by Mary Howard, seconded by Ron Miller, to close the Public Hearing and reopen the regular meeting. All in favor.So carried. Matthew Griesemer read SEQRA. Motion was made by Mary Howard, seconded by Clayton Andrus, for a negative declaration. All in favor. So carried. Motion was made by Mary Howard, seconded by Nathan Hempel, to approve the subdivision. All in favor. So carried.

Motion was made by Mary Howard, seconded by Nathan Hempel, to close the regular meeting and reopen the Public Hearing from August for ELP Roe Jan Solar LLC. All in favor. So carried.

ELP Roe Jan Solar LLC, 109 Mill Road, 180.-2-5.111, came before the Board, presenting the proposed project for solar panels to be constructed at 109 Mill Road. ELP has modified the array by moving the panels from one meadow to consolidate the array, minimizing the view shed interruption for adjacent properties. Driveway plans have been submitted to the Fire Department for review and approval. Question was raised regarding existing and future vegetation placement to avoid future removal or trees due to shade causing an issue with the function the solar panels. The driveway will be secured with a gate and combination lock to permit access for the Fire Department in the event of an emergency. Panels will be motorized and will move East to West, following the suns as to gain maximum light. The panels themselves will operate by solar power. Motion was made by Nathan Hempel, seconded by Clayton Andrus, to close the Public Hearing and open the regular meeting. All in favor. So carried. Matthew Griesemer read correspondence from the Columbia County Planning Board who recommended approval the project based on their revidew of the application. Discussion for ELP will be extended to the October 13, 2021 meeting.

Motion was made by Mary Howard, seconded by Ron Miller, to close the regular meeting and open the Public Hearing for Fox Hollow. All in favor. So carried.

Fox Hollow Subdivision, 360 Cedar Hill Road,191.-1-32.111, represented by Taconic Engineering, presented the proposed project for a 12 lot subdivision. An updated site plan map addressing the septic size being dependent on the size of each house and bedroom count. Phase 1 will be site work for driveways and the construction two houses. Phase 2 will be the construction the remaining 10 houses. Motion was made by Tom Jantzen, seconded by Nathan Hempel, to close the Public Hearing and return to the regular meeting. All in favor. So carried. Discussion on the Fox Hollow application will continue at the October 13, 2021 meeting.

Zachery Aarons, 45 Hill N Dale Road, Tax Map ID#169.-1-6.210, represented by Suncommon, is seeking to install ground mounted solar panels. The applicant appeared before the Board with the site map updated with the addition of County Route 8. No additional screening is needed. Motion was made by Tom Jantzen, seconded by Nathan Hempel, to accept the applications presented. All in favor. So carried. Motion was made by Nathan Hempel, seconded by Tom Jantzen, to schedule a Public Hearing for the October 13, 2021 meeting. All in favor. So carried.

With no further business, a motion was made by Mary Howard, seconded by Clayton Andrus, to adjourn. All in favor. So carried. The meeting adjourned at 9:25PM.

Respectfully submitted,
Desiree M. Webber, Secretary