Notice of Public Hearing October 25th To amend Chapter 220, Article XI (Cold War Veterans Exemption), Section 220-70 of the Putnam County Code entitled “Exemption Granted”, as adopted by the Putnam County Legislature on October 3, 2017 by Resolution #214

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held before the County Executive of the County of Putnam at Room 300 of the County Office Building, 40 Gleneida Avenue, Carmel, New York 10512 on the 25th day of October, 2017 at 4:30 in the afternoon, and again at 6:30 in the evening concerning:

A LOCAL LAW

To amend Chapter 220, Article XI (Cold War Veterans Exemption), Section 220-70 of the Putnam County Code entitled “Exemption Granted”, as adopted by the Putnam County Legislature on October 3, 2017 by Resolution #214.

This Local Law amends Section 220-70 of Chapter 220 of the Putnam County Code entitled “Exemption Granted” in order to provide that the exemption authorized by said section shall apply to qualified owners of qualifying real property for as long as they remain qualifying owners, without regard to such ten year limitation contained in Section 458-b of the NYS Real Property Tax Law.

Copies of the Local Law are available at the Office of the Putnam County Legislature, Room 313, 40 Gleneida Avenue, Carmel, New York 10512.

At the aforesaid time and place all persons interested in the subject matter thereof will be heard concerning same. Comments will also be accepted via regular mail submitted to the above referenced address, electronic mail to maryellen.odell@putnamcountyny.gov, and facsimile to (845) 808-1901.

This Local Law shall take effect immediately upon its filing with the Secretary of State.

 

Notice of Public Hearing August 23rd Amending Section 2.04 of the Putnam County Charter Entitled “Powers and Duties” of the Legislature, which was adopted by the Putnam County Legislature on August 1, 2017 by Resolution R#171.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held before the County Executive of the County of Putnam at Room 300 of the County Office Building, 40 Gleneida Avenue, Carmel, New York 10512 on the 23rd day of August at 3:30 P.M. and again at 6:30 P.M. concerning:

A LOCAL LAW

Amending Section 2.04 of the Putnam County Charter Entitled “Powers and Duties” of the Legislature, which was adopted by the Putnam County Legislature on August 1, 2017 by Resolution R#171.

 

This Local Law
Amends Section 2.04(r) of the Putnam County Charter by adding the power to appoint, or consent to be appointed, by resolution duly adopted, a mediator or arbitrator in any collective bargaining labor dispute or negotiation involving the County as an employer to the list of powers and duties of the Legislature.

Copies of the Local Law are available at the Office of the Putnam County Legislature, Room 313, 40 Gleneida Avenue, Carmel, New York 10512.

At the aforesaid time and place all persons interested in the subject matter thereof will be heard concerning same. Comments will also be accepted via regular mail submitted to the above referenced address, electronic mail to maryellen.odell@putnamcountyny.gov, and facsimile to (845)808-1901.

This Local Law shall take forty-five (45) days from the date of its passage and is subject to permissive referendum.

Notice of Public Hearing July 26th 2017 To amend Section 41-5 of Chapter 41 of the Putnam County Code entitled “Deposit & Investment Policy”.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held before the County Executive of the County of Putnam at Room 300 of the County Office Building, 40 Gleneida Avenue, Carmel, New York 10512 on the 26 day of July, 2017 at 3:30 in the afternoon, and again at 6:30 in the evening concerning:

A LOCAL LAW

To amend Section 41-5 of Chapter 41 of the Putnam County Code entitled “Deposit & Investment Policy”.

This Local Law amends Section 41-5 of Chapter 41 of the Putnam County Code entitled “Deposit & Investment Policy” in order to designate the banks and trust companies authorized for the deposit of County monies and to set the maximum amount of same.

Copies of the Local Law are available at the Office of the Putnam County Legislature, Room 313, 40 Gleneida Avenue, Carmel, New York 10512.

At the aforesaid time and place all persons interested in the subject matter thereof will be heard concerning same.  Comments will also be accepted via regular mail submitted to the above referenced address, electronic mail to maryellen.odell@putnamcountyny.gov, and facsimile to (845) 808-1901.

This Local Law shall take effect immediately.

Dated: Carmel, New York

July 7, 2017

Jennifer S. Bumgarner
Putnam County Attorney

Notice of Public Hearing July 26 2017 To repeal and replace Chapter 231 of the Putnam County Code entitled “Wireless Surcharge”.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held before the County Executive of the County of Putnam at Room 300 of the County Office Building, 40 Gleneida Avenue, Carmel, New York 10512 on the 26 day of July, 2017 at 3:30 in the afternoon, and again at 6:30 in the evening concerning:

A LOCAL LAW

To repeal and replace Chapter 231 of the Putnam County Code entitled “Wireless Surcharge”.

This Local Law amends Chapter 231 of the Putnam County Code entitled “Wireless Surcharge” by repealing the Wireless Communications Surcharge authorized by Article Six of the NYS County Law, and imposing the Wireless Communications Surcharge pursuant to the authority of Section 186-g of the NYS Tax Law.

Copies of the Local Law are available at the Office of the Putnam County Legislature, Room 313, 40 Gleneida Avenue, Carmel, New York 10512.

At the aforesaid time and place all persons interested in the subject matter thereof will be heard concerning same.  Comments will also be accepted via regular mail submitted to the above referenced address, electronic mail to maryellen.odell@putnamcountyny.gov,  and facsimile to (845) 808-1901.

This Local Law shall take effect December 1, 2017.

Dated: Carmel, New York

July 7, 2017

Jennifer S. Bumgarner
Putnam County Attorney

Bond Resolution 105 – Authorizing Aquisition of Various Vehicles & Equipment for the Highway Dept.

NOTICE

The resolution, a summary of which is published herewith, has been adopted on May 2, 2017, and the validity of the obligations authorized by such resolution may be hereafter contested only if such obligations were authorized for an object or purpose for which the COUNTY OF PUTNAM, New York, is not authorized to expend money or if the provisions of law which should have been complied with as of the date of publication of this Notice were not substantially complied with, and an action, suit or proceeding contesting such validity is commenced within twenty days after the publication of this Notice, or such obligations were authorized in violation of the provisions of the constitution.

Diane Schonfeld
Clerk to the County Legislature

BOND RESOLUTION OF THE COUNTY OF PUTNAM, NEW YORK, ADOPTED MAY 2, 2017, AUTHORIZING THE ACQUISITION OF VARIOUS VEHICLES AND EQUIPMENT FOR THE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT; STATING THE ESTIMATED TOTAL COST THEREOF IS $983,000; APPROPRIATING SAID AMOUNT THEREFOR, INCLUDING THE EXPENDITURE OF $483,000 IN FUNDS EXPECTED TO BE RECEIVED FROM THE STATE OF NEW YORK; AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $500,000 SERIAL BONDS OF SAID COUNTY TO FINANCE THE BALANCE OF SAID APPROPRIATION.

Object or purpose: the acquisition of various vehicles and equipment for the highway department, including (a) various heavy equipment, the aggregate estimated cost of $715,000 (b) various light equipment, at the aggregate estimated cost of $120,000 and (c) various other equipment, at the aggregate estimated cost of $148,000.

Periods of probable usefulness: five (5) and fifteen (15) years
Amount of obligations to be issued: $500,000

A complete copy of the bond resolution summarized above shall be available for public inspection during normal business hours at the office of the Clerk to the Legislature, at the County Office Building, 40 Gleneida Avenue, Carmel, New York.
Dated: May 2, 2017
Carmel, New York

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR MAY 24, 2017 Chapter 115 of the Putnam County Code entitled “Animal Protection”

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held before the County Executive of the County of Putnam at Room 300 of the County Office Building, 40 Gleneida Avenue, Carmel, New York 10512 on the 24th  day of May, 2017 at 4:30 PM in the afternoon, and again at 6:30 PM in the evening concerning:

A LOCAL LAW

To amend Sections 115-6(E) & (F) and Section 115-7 of Chapter 115 of the Putnam County Code entitled “Animal Protection”.

This Local Law amends Sections 115-6(E) & (F) and Section 115-7 of Chapter 115 of the Putnam County Code entitled “Animal Protection” in order to correct erroneous references to various section numbers contained within said law.

Copies of the Local Law are available at the Office of the Putnam County Legislature, Room 313, 40 Gleneida Avenue, Carmel, New York 10512.

At the aforesaid time and place all persons interested in the subject matter thereof will be heard concerning same.  Comments will also be accepted via regular mail submitted to the above referenced address, electronic mail to maryellen.odell@putnamcountyny.gov,  and facsimile to (845) 808-1901.

This Local Law shall take effect immediately.

Dated: Carmel, New York

May 5, 2017

 

Jennifer S. Bumgarner

Putnam County Attorney

Ag District Review Notice for Public Hearing for April 3 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 7, 2017
PUTNAM COUNTY LEGISLATURE
(845) 808-1020

APRIL DESIGNATED AS 30 DAY PERIOD FOR REQUESTS FOR INCLUSION IN COUNTY AGRICULTURAL DISTRICT FOR 2017
The Putnam County Legislature has designated the month of April as the time period when landowners may file a request for inclusion of land in the Putnam County Agricultural District. To be eligible for inclusion, the property must be a viable agricultural entity or business. The necessary information for consideration for inclusion is the name of the owner of the property, the address of the property, the tax map number(s) of the property and the amount of acreage that is in agricultural use. Requests for inclusion should be sent to the Clerk of the Putnam County Legislature, 40 Gleneida Avenue, Carmel, New York 10512 no later than April 30, 2017. Please call the Legislative Office at (845) 808-1020 or the Director of Real Property Tax Services at (845) 808-1158 ext. 49315 for additional information or on the County website at www.putnamcountyny.gov.

Public Hearing Notice -Planning Program of Projects 3/3/17

PROGRAM OF PROJECTS

         49 USC §5307, CMAQ

-Public Hearing Notice-

 

A Public Hearing will be held upon written request of any and all interested parties to provide for comment on Putnam County’s Grant Application(s) to purchase eight (8) vehicles for the Putnam County Transit System known as PART for a total estimated cost of $613,544 utilizing Congestion Management Air Quality (CMAQ) funds; and for four (4) Projects to be funded by the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), Federal Transit Administration (FTA) 49 USC §5307 as follows:  Security Gates & Door Locks for a total estimated cost of $50,000; Purchase of 21 Two-Way Radios for a total estimated cost of $30,000;   two years of Program Administration 2015 & 2016 for a total estimated cost of $200,000; and, supplemental funding for the construction and inspection of the ADA Transit Accessibility II Sidewalk Project in parts of the towns of Southeast and Carmel for a total estimated project cost of $930,000.  Total Cost of all Projects $1,823,544 of which $1,458,835 are Federal and CMAQ Funds.

 

The application can be reviewed by contacting the following:

 

Sandra M. Fusco

Putnam County Department of Planning,

Development, and Public Transportation

841 Fair Street, Carmel, NY 10512

(845) 878-3480

sandra.fusco@putnamcountyny.gov

 

All interested parties should respond, in writing, within 15 days of the date of this notice to the address above.

Unless otherwise notified, this notice will serve as the Final Program of Projects.

 

Dated:  3/2/17

Four Notices of Public Hearing to be held on the 28th day of February, 2017

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held before the County Executive of the County of Putnam at Room 300 of the County Office Building, 40 Gleneida Avenue, Carmel, New York 10512 on the 28th day of February at 4:30 and again at 6:30 P.M. concerning:

A LOCAL LAW

Establishing the 2017 Salaries of Certain Elected Officers Serving for Fixed Terms as adopted by the Putnam County Legislature on February 7, 2017 by Resolution R#32.

This Local Law establishes the 2017 salaries for certain Putnam County Officers elected for a fixed term as follows:

 

Donald B. Smith

Putnam County Sheriff……………………………………………………..$142,818.00

Robert Tendy

Putnam County District Attorney…….……………………………………..$183,000.00

Michael Bartolotti

Putnam County Clerk…………………………………………..……………$124,322.00

Bernadine LoBue

Putnam County legislator……………………………………..…………….$  35,839.00

Joseph Castellano

Putnam County Legislator………………………………………….……….$  35,839.00

William Gouldman

Putnam County Legislator………………………………………….……….$  35,839.00

Virginia Nacerino

Putnam County Legislator………………………………………….……….$  35,839.00

Barbara Scuccimara

Putnam County Legislator………………………………………….……….$  35,839.00

Toni Addonizio

Putnam County Legislator………………………………………….……….$  35,839.00

Michael Nesheiwat

Putnam County Coroner………………………………………………….$171 – per diem

John Bourges

Putnam County Coroner………………………………………………….$171 – per diem

 

Copies of the Local Law are available at the Office of the Putnam County Legislature, Room 313,

40 Gleneida Avenue, Carmel, New York 10512.

 

At the aforesaid time and place all persons interested in the subject matter thereof will be heard concerning same.  Comments will also be accepted via regular mail submitted to the above referenced address, electronic mail to maryellen.odell@putnamcountyny.gov , and facsimile to (845)808-1901.

 

This Local Law shall take effect forty-five days after its passage and is subject to permissive referendum.

 

Dated:             February 10, 2017

Carmel, New York

 

Jennifer S. Bumgarner

Putnam County Attorney

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held before the County Executive of the County of Putnam at Room 300 of the County Office Building, 40 Gleneida Avenue, Carmel, New York 10512 on the 28th day of  February at 4:30 P.M. and again at 6:30 P.M. concerning:

 

A LOCAL LAW

 

Amending Chapter 220, Article XI (Cold War Veteran’s Exemption), Section 220-71 of   the Code of Putnam County Entitled “Amount of Exemption” as adopted by the Putnam County Legislature on February 7, 2017 by Resolution R#33.

 

This Local Law amends Chapter 220, Article XI, Section 220-71 by increasing the allowable property tax exemption for veterans who rendered military service to the United States during the “Cold War” from 10% of the of  the property’s assessment, not to exceed $8,000 multiplied by latest final state equalization rate for service during the Cold War and a percentage of the property’s assessment equal to one-half of any service-connected disability rating, not to exceed $40,000 multiplied by the latest final state equalization rate, to 15% of the property’s assessment, not to exceed $54,000 multiplied by the latest final state equalization rate for service during the Cold War and a percentage of the property’s assessment equal to one-half of any service connected disability rating not to exceed 180,000 multiplied by the latest final state equalization rate.

 

Copies of the Local Law are available at the Office of the Putnam County Legislature, Room 313,

40 Gleneida Avenue, Carmel, New York 10512.

 

At the aforesaid time and place all persons interested in the subject matter thereof will be heard concerning same.  Comments will also be accepted via regular mail submitted to the above referenced address, electronic mail to maryellen.odell@putnamcountyny.gov , and facsimile to (845)808-1901.

 

This Local Law shall take effect immediately.

 

 

Dated:             February 10, 2017

Carmel, New York

 

Jennifer S. Bumgarner

Putnam County Attorney

 

__________________________________________________

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held before the County Executive of the County of Putnam at Room 300 of the County Office Building, 40 Gleneida Avenue, Carmel, New York 10512 on the 28th day of February at  4:30 and again at 6:30 concerning:

 

A LOCAL LAW

 

Establishing the 2017 Salaries of Certain Appointed Officers Serving for Fixed Terms as  adopted by the Putnam County Legislature on February 7, 2017 by Resolution R#31.

 

 

This Local Law

Establishes the 2017 salaries for certain Putnam County Officers appointed for a fixed term as follows:

 

Paul Eldridge

Personnel Director………………………………………………………….$129,387.00

Lisa Johnson

Director of Real Property Tax Services……………………………………..$  91,800.00

Michael Piazza

Commissioner of Social Services/Mental Health/ Youth Bureau…………..$137,932.00

Anthony Scannapieco

Commissioner of Board of Elections……………………………………….$  82,687.00

Catherine Croft

Commissioner of Board of Elections……………………………………….$  82,687.00

Michele Alfano-Sharkey

County Auditor……………………………………………………………..$105,036.00

Commissioner of Health……………………………………………………$173,747.00

 

Copies of the Local Law are available at the Office of the Putnam County Legislature, Room 313, 40 Gleneida Avenue, Carmel, New York 10512.

 

At the aforesaid time and place all persons interested in the subject matter thereof will be heard concerning same.  Comments will also be accepted via regular mail submitted to the above referenced address, electronic mail to maryellen.odell@putnamcountyny.gov ,  and facsimile to (845)808-1901.

 

This Local Law shall take effect forty-five days after its passage and is subject to permissive referendum.

 

 

Dated:             February 10, 2017

Carmel, New York

 

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held before the County Executive of the County of Putnam at Room 300 of the County Office Building, 40 Gleneida Avenue, Carmel, New York 10512 on the  28th day of February at  4:30 P.M. and again at 6:30 P.M. concerning:

 

A LOCAL LAW

 

Establishing the 2017 Salary of the Putnam County Executive as adopted by the Putnam  County Legislature on February 7, 2017 by Resolution R#30.

 

 

This Local Law establishes the 2017 salary of MaryEllen Odell, Putnam County Executive as $151,608.00.

 

Copies of the Local Law are available at the Office of the Putnam County Legislature, Room 313,

40 Gleneida Avenue, Carmel, New York 10512.

 

At the aforesaid time and place all persons interested in the subject matter thereof will be heard concerning same.  Comments will also be accepted via regular mail submitted to the above referenced address, electronic mail to maryellen.odell@putnamcountyny.gov , and facsimile to (845)808-1901.

 

This Local Law shall take effect forty-five days after its passage and is subject to permissive referendum.

 

 

Dated:             February 10, 2017

Carmel, New York

 

Jennifer S. Bumgarner

Putnam County Attorney