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Bazzomanifesto Update 05/01/15: 10 Topics In Today's blog

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1) Your HomeActions News for Friday, May 01, 2015

2) Two Band Debuts and Swing Band Sunday! At 12 Grapes

3) Yorktown Town Board discusses roads, parking, signs and Winery parking  04/28/15

4)  Playland Private Operator*-Legislators Examine Standard Amusement's Financials in Management Agreement Review

5) Jenkins Press Release - Astorino Cuts Youth Programs

6) NEWS: Maloney Applauds New Oil Tanker Rail Rules

7) KATZ: DiNAPOLI REPORT SHEDS LIGHT ON MEDICAID FRAUD

8)  PRESS RELEASE] AARP Thanks Senator Murphy for Voting to Pass CARE Act; Assembly Likely to Take Up

9) Update on Ossining Events at the Start of May!

10) Public Meeting Agendas] Yorkotwn Planning Board  05/04/15

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Reflections on a Day of Cleaning Up the Neighborhood of Litter

I was inspired to write about litter because I had just been asked to cancel a showing appointment when a couple had done an advance drive-by of the house and found that it was in a neighborhood where they felt there was an excessive amount of litter left on the streets. “We wouldn’t want to live in a place where our neighbors could just leave litter in front of their own homes without picking it up,” they told me. Click Full Article below to read more.
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When It’s Time To Buy a Carpet, Some Things To Consider

When I rented my first apartment on my own, without roommates, my first purchase for it, even before I bought a bed, was a rug, a beautiful Karastan with a tree of life pattern in predominantly blue and red. That impulsive purchase ate up a month of my salary, and I had to sleep on that carpet until I could afford a bed. Click Full Article below to find out what I've learned about carpets since then.
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Get to Know These Home Deductions for Next Year

The end of one tax season is a perfect time to start planning for the next one. Click Full Article below to learn what's available now so you can plan for a smooth tax prep next year.
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Video: Does Your Insurance Policy Cover Wind Damage?

Is your home covered for damage from wind? Maybe--but the answer depends upon where you live. Click Full Article below to see the video.
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5 Ways to Keep Yourself Safe with Lights

Strategically placed outdoor lighting can help deter intruders from entering your property. Click Full Article below to find out how to improve your home’s security with lights.
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Humidifiers and Dehumidifiers: Do You Need One, the Other—Or Both!

You may consider getting a whole-home dehumidifier or whole-home humidifier to improve your health and save your home. Click Full Article below to learn more about whole-house dehumidifiers and whole-house humidifiers.
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$6 Wines, $6 Martinis, Half-priced Appetizers
Fri, May 1, 9:30 - 12:30
Dylan Doyle Band
12 Grapes Debut!
"Dylan sounds like a white Jimi Hendrix." ... "A seasoned guitar slinger in a young man's frame."... "Dylan is the best young musician I've heard in a long time." Dylan's music is a unique interpretation that lies somewhere within the delta of Rock, Rockabilly, and the Blues. Dylan was recently a featured artist in the Live Music Camp of this year's "Burning Man Event". $5 Cover.
Sat, May 2, 3:30 - 10:00
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Outdoor Festival!
Festivities include live performances with Mariachi and Mexican bands, fun family activities and more. 12 Grapes will offer outdoor dining with fresh Mexican-inspired specials, and our dining room will be open as well. The celebration will be located at the intersection of Central Avenue and North Division Street near the Gazebo.


Prognosis
The music of Peter Gabriel, Pink Floyd & Genesis
12 Grapes Debut!
With elaborate lighting, video projections and, in true Peter Gabriel style, even costumes, Prognosis puts on quite a SHOW! The band features Joel Saks on vocals, Rob Russell on keyboards, Guy Porricell on drums, Tony Palladino on guitar, Steve Kranzlin on bass and doing the Video & Lights is Lisa Russell. $5 Cover.

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Citizens for an Informed Yorktown
Note: As of December 2, 2014, CIY summaries of Town Board meetings are being written by Susan Siegel in her capacity as a councilwoman.
 
Town Board Work Session
April 28, 2015

Meeting highlights. For details of all 12 agenda items, visit ciyinfo.org.

1. Gulf Station signage (Routes 202/118 intersection)
The board prefers only one freestanding sign and opinions were divided on whether to allow signs on the canopy.

2. Winery at St. George/Wetland Permit
The application is to enable the Winery to comply with the requirements of the approved site plan approved in 2012 but which were never implemented because in 2013 the Town  Board would not vote to hold a public hearing on the needed wetlands permit.

3. Senior Citizen Issues
Members of the Senior Advisory Committee discused the need for greater security in the building, including the possibility of making some bathrooms in the building accessible from the outside so that fewer people need to come into the building.

4. Solaris Parking
Highway Superintendent Paganelli will revise cost figures for widening Veterans Road to allow parking on the street in front of Solaris.

5. Croton Heights Bridge/Baptist Church Road culvert
Both collapsed culverts were declared emergencies allowing the town to proceed to contract for the needed repairs without seeking competitive bids. The Croton Heights Rd project will cost approximately $300,000. The cost is not known yet for Baptist Church Rd but the project, which involves installing a new culvert, will be more costly than the original plan that was to reline the existing culvert.

6. Public Safety Assessment
Councilman Bernard discussed several traffic issues, including a new speed bump on Hallocks Mill Road and a stop sign at the intersection of McKeel & Rutledge Dr.

7. Yorktown Small Business Association/Parking on Front and Kear Streets
The board discussed, and ultimately rejected, a plan to expand the parking lot adjacent to the highway garage.

8. Atlantic Bridge Scoping Session
The board discussed issues that should be incorporated into oral comments at  the May 11th FERC scoping session. One of the issues is how the pipeline construction will impact Legacy Fields.

9, Volunteer Advisory Boards/Board liaisons
The board is accepting resumes from residents interested in serving on any of the town’s volunteer advisory boards.

 
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For Immediate Releas: April 30, 2015

Contact:  Matt Richter, BOL Communications Director


 

Legislators Examine Standard Amusement’s Financials in Management Agreement Review

 

On Wednesday, the Board of Legislators (BOL) Labor, Parks, Planning and Housing (LPPH) Committee met jointly with the Budget and Appropriations Committee to continue the BOL review process for Standard Amusement’s management agreement to operate Playland Amusement park.  Appearing on behalf of Standard Amusements was Nick Singer who runs Standard Amusements, Jack Falfas, an amusement park industry management expert who would be the onsite manager at Playland and Andy Maniglia, an advisor to Standard.

Wednesday’s committee meeting dealt with Standard’s financials.  (all documents associated with today’s meeting can be found on the BOL website at WestchesterLegislators.com)  Mr. Singer presented projections for the full fifteen year term of the management agreement, including; revenue, employee salaries, marketing expenses, operating costs, overhead and more.

A major discussion point in today’s meeting was how Standard’s financial projections would impact the County’s ongoing debt service associated with the park.  According to Standard’s projections, in the first year of the operating agreement, the county would realize revenue from Playland that would approximate the amount of debt service.  This is attributable to the one time, upfront payment of $2.25 million dollars from Standard.  In years 2-7, revenues from Playland operations are not expected to cover the debt service.  Through the 7.5% share of Playland’s profits and the $300,000 annual payment to the county, Standard’s projections shows that the debt service will be covered through those revenues for years 8-15.

BOL Chairman Michael Kaplowitz (D) Somers, who is a Certified Financial Planner in his professional career said, “Based on our experience and discussions with Standard to this point, I expect that they will continue to provide the financial detail and clear vision for Playland that Legislators will need in order to approve this agreement.”  Kaplowitz added, “Today’s meeting laid out Standard’s projections for revenue and expenses, I’m looking forward to hearing their plans for how we achieve that success.”

 

Legislator Sheila Marcotte (R) Eastchester, Chair of the Budget and Appropriations Committee said, “The Standard Amusements team and the County Executive have done a good job of striking a deal that is fair for Standard, fair for the County and above all else, protects taxpayers by laying out a plan that will immediately begin to mitigate Playland’s drain on our tax levy.”  Marcotte added, “I look forward to continuing this vetting process and I am hopeful that at long last we have found the right operator with the necessary resources to return Playland to its, ‘tax-neutral’,  former glory.”

Legislator Peter Harckham (D) North Salem,  Chairman of the LPPH Committee which is the lead committee reviewing the Standard proposal said,  “A lot of important information came out of today’s Committee meeting and some additional questions have arisen from as well.  I’m looking forward to continuing our review of Standard’s proposal especially regarding their capital plan.  For the past six or eight years, the park has not been maintained as well as it should have been and I hope that Mr. Singer’s team is prepared to detail how they will remediate the state of disrepair that currently exists.”  Harckham added, “The LPPH Committee will be touring Playland with Mr. Singer and his team on May 7th.  I expect many of our questions about the physical condition of Playland to be answered at that time.”

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April 30, 2015

Contact Legislator Ken Jenkins (914) 262-3629

 

 

Astorino Cuts Kids Programs including 40-year

Program in Yonkers

Youth Theatre Interactions in danger of closing, negatively impacting over 400 at risk youth

 

 

White Plains, NY - Legislator Ken Jenkins (D - Yonkers) today called for legislative action to reverse Astorinos decision to cut funding for several youth services agencies, including popular Yonkers based Youth Theatre Interactions.  The decision to make these cuts is counter to law enacted by the Westchester County Board of Legislators, and signed by the County Executive in 2011, which prevented this type of harmful action to the Countys service providers. 

 

Legislator Jenkins said, It is completely unacceptable that funding for these long running and successful programs will be cut or eliminated.  These are tremendous assets for our children and the County Executives actions send the message that he doesnt care if eliminating these funds will likely force many organizations to close permanently.

 

Many of these organizations have been highly rated by the Astorino administration in the past making these sudden cuts even more troubling.

 

The success of all these providers is not in question.  We must fund the programs fully and work to fix this process so it doesnt happen again.  Not give crumbs to some organizations, kick some organizations out completely while bringing new people to the table, Jenkins stated.   

 

As a result of this, the Community Services Committee, chaired by Alfreda Williams (D-Greenburgh) approved legislation to restore full funding for these programs.

 

However, on February 23, 2015, BOL Chairman Mike Kaplowitz prevented that vote from happening by sending the legislation back to Committee for review, stating he was working with the Astorino administration to develop a solution.  Jenkins is a vocal supporter of Legislator Williams bill and strongly believes that it deserves a vote of the full Board of Legislators.   

 

Jenkins called for action when he said, it is critical that the County Board act and take steps towards restoring these funds.” 

  

Jenkins explained, “These funds belong to the people of Westchester and are not County  Executive Rob Astorino’s to divvy out to those organizations he deems worthy.  The Board has the power to fully fund these successful, critical youth programs cut by County Executive Astorino and should do so immediately.  Anyone that stands idly by as these programs shut down should be ashamed.”

 

Jenkins is calling on Chairman Kaplowitz to support the legislative efforts to fully restore Invest-in-Kids funding.

 

How hypocritical of BOL Chairman Mike Kaplowitz to recently recognize Dr. Mary Lane Cobb during a BOL meeting, a Former President and long-time board member of Youth Theatre Interactions while allowing their funds to be cut completely, concluded Jenkins. 

 

Youth Theatre Interactions is located in the 16th District and serves all of Westchester for 40 years having received funding from Westchester County over 30 years. 

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May 1, 2015

CONTACT: Tim Persico, 202-225-5441

 

Maloney Applauds New Oil Tanker Rail Rules

 

78,000 Dangerous DOT-111 Tank Cars In Use To Be Phased Out by 2018

 

Washington –  After over a year of urging the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to release comprehensive rules for improving crude oil transport safety, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) applauded the DOT’s comprehensive rules issued today that phase out the use of older DOT-111 tank cars by January 2018, set new standards for tanker cars carrying highly hazardous materials, mandate electronic braking systems, reduce operating speeds, and require notification for first responders.

 

“I’ve been fighting for these rules since day one, because billions of gallons of oil barreling down the Hudson is just an accident waiting to happen if we don’t act - the safety of our neighbors, environment and communities is far too important,” said Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney. “These rules are common-sense and in some cases long overdue; we’ve known these DOT-111 cars were hazardous for 23 years, so time’s up.”

 

As recently as February, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) sent a letter to Office of Management and Budget Director Shaun Donovan urging the speedy release of today’s rules and advocating specifically for the high-standards set by Secretary Foxx this morning (letter below). In May 2014, Representative Maloney sent a letter to President Obama and Office of Management and Budget Director Sylvia Burwell requesting the immediate release of these comprehensive rules for crude oil transport safety, recommended by the Department of Transportation. Also in May of that year, Rep. Maloney introduced an amendment to the defense reauthorization bill that would have required a study on the security implications of shipping crude oil by rail within a half mile of a military academy. Both the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and the Association of American Railroads (AAR) have previously called on the DOT to phase-out or retrofit existing DOT-111 cars deemed inadequate. Out of 92,000 DOT-111 rail cars in use, 78,000 are unsafe and prone to splitting during derailments. Currently, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration and Federal Railroad Administration issued a Safety Advisory urging railroads to use the most protective type of rail tank cars to ship the oil and to avoid, when possible, using older model DOT-111 tanker cars.

 

Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney is a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and has been working with the Chairman of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee to examine the environmental and economic impact of shipments of crude on the Hudson River. In May of 2014, Maloney introduced the Rail Safety Enforcement Act, a comprehensive rail safety bill to make rail systems safer, portions of which were passed by the House of Representatives in June 2014. In December 2013, Representative Maloney introduced legislation that would increase funding for the Railroad Safety Technology Grant Program, which invests in train control technologies, electronically controlled pneumatic brakes, rail integrity warning systems, and other new or novel railroad safety technology such as Positive Train Control. This program expired on October 1, 2013.

 

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February 19, 2015

 

Dear Director Donovan,

 

As you attempt to quickly approve the final draft of rules for tank cars carrying crude, I write to express my support for the strongest safety standards for both newly-built tank cars and for tank cars currently in service.  On Monday, a freight train carrying crude oil cars derailed near Mount Carbon, WV sparking an explosion. The oil was not in the obsolete DOT-111 cars, but in the “safer” CPC-1232 cars. We’ve also seen multiple tragic and disastrous derailments in places like Quebec, North Dakota, Minnesota and Lynchburg that have detrimental economic and environmental impacts for years to come. It is clear that even the industry proposed tanker standards are still not satisfactory to prevent serious accidents involving trains carrying millions of pounds of highly flammable and explosive crude oil.

 

This past week, the U.S. Department of Transportation sent a series of proposed rules on classification, rail routing, operating speeds, enhanced braking, and new standards for new and existing tank cars. We can all agree that we must prioritize replacing and retrofitting dangerously inadequate DOT-111 tank cars that are prone to splitting, but as we’ve seen in recent accidents, we also need enhanced tank car standards established that go beyond the current industry standard. Although some CPC-1232 have been retrofitted, newer CPC 1232 cars have the same thin shell as DOT-111 tank cars. The final rule should include a minimum standard for new tank cars including: 9/16 inch steel; a high capacity pressure relief valve; 1/2 inch full-height shields in front and back; ceramic thermal jacket around the tank shell and an outer steel jacket; rollover protection; and electronically controlled brakes. This most similarly meets the “Tank Option One” standards originally proposed by the U.S. Department of Transportation last year.

 

In addition, we must implement an aggressive two-year deadline for retrofitting and modifying cars. As we have seen, these accidents continue to happen frequently and without warning. The safety of communities and the health of our environment are far too important to keep waiting for additional months or years –especially in the Hudson Valley.

 

I request that you act with utmost urgency to approve these rules to create basic standards and reduce the risks associated with crude oil transportation by rail. There’s not a moment to waste on finalizing and implementing strong regulations.  

 

Sincerely, 

Sean Patrick Maloney

Member of Congress

 

CC: President Barack Obama

CC: Secretary Anthony Foxx 

 
Timothy R. Persico Chief of Staff

Office of U.S. Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18)
1529 LHOB | WASHINGTON, D.C. 20515 | p: 202.225.5441 | F: 202.225.3289

tim.persico@mail.house.gov

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On Wednesday, April 29, 2015 3:24 PM, Assemblyman Steve Katz wrote:


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 29, 2015
Contact: Tara Keegan, 845-628-3781, Katz4NY@gmail.com
 
KATZ: DiNAPOLI REPORT SHEDS LIGHT ON MEDICAID FRAUD
 
            Assemblyman Steve Katz (R,C-Yorktown) is looking to restart a statewide dialogue on Medicaid reform following a report by State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, which exposed millions of dollars in fraud throughout the program.
 
            "My hope is that Comptroller DiNapoli's report on Medicaid fraud will inspire legislators to touch the third rail of American politics," Katz said. "It's going to take a report of this magnitude to bring about real change and real reform. We cannot continue on our current path regarding social services. There have to be checks and balances in this system to ensure that the program isn't being abused. These programs were created to help out those truly in need and not those seeking to take advantage of our generosity."
 
            Katz is a sponsor of Assembly Bill 4072, which allows counties to opt-out of optional Medicaid services for new enrollees, and Assembly Bill 5289, which requires the Department of Health to pay 100 percent of the non-federal share for services as required by state law. Both bills have been sent to the Assembly Committee on Health for further action. Katz is also a sponsor of Assembly Bill 5201, which would prohibit any unfunded mandates associated with Medicaid to be levied on counties. This bill has been referred to the Assembly Committee on Social Services and is awaiting further action.
 
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On Thursday, April 30, 2015 1:56 PM, Matt Slater wrote:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 30th, 2015
CONTACT: Matt Slater, 914-962-2624
AARP THANKS MURPHY FOR SUPPORTING "CARE ACT"
WHICH SUPPORTS FAMILY CAREGIVERS
ALBANY, NY - The State Senate unanimously passed legislation known as the CARE Act this week, legislation its proponents say supports family caregivers as they safely help New Yorkers age at home. The American Association of Retired People, or AARP, says critical help for millions of family caregivers across New York took a giant step toward reality with the support of Senator Terrence P. Murphy.
According to AARP, the Caregiver Advise, Record, and Enable (CARE) Act allows hospital patients to designate a family caregiver and requires hospitals to offer that caregiver instruction and demonstrations of medical tasks they are expected to provide for their loved ones at home, such as administering multiple medications, dressing wounds, and operating medical equipment.

The bill is aimed at helping people age in their own homes, rather than in costly, taxpayer-funded nursing homes or other institutional settings. 

"The passage of the CARE Act was a massive victory for family caregivers across New York," Senator Murphy said. "As a healthcare professional, and with my wife being a  PACU nurse at our local hospital, I have witnessed the importance of involving and educating caregivers prior to patients being discharged home. I was proud to support this bill throughout the year and urge my colleagues in the Assembly to follow our lead and pass this important piece of legislation."

"AARP thanks Senator Murphy for co-sponsoring and voting to pass the CARE Act in the Senate this week," Beth Finkel, state director of AARP in New York, said. "It's a common sense solution; the better prepared family caregivers are when they take their loved ones home from the hospital, the smoother the transition will be for both patient and caregiver, and the better the health outcome."

With Governor Andrew Cuomo having proposed a similar Caregiver Support Initiative in his 2015 Opportunity Agenda/State of the State, AARP representatives are optimistic this measure will become a reality this year. The bill, which AARP says is its top state legislative priority for 2015, was approved by the Assembly Health Committee this week.

Some say the bill could help 1.6 million adult New Yorkers a year who are discharged home from hospitals, as well as many of the state's more than four million family caregivers, whose numbers are only expected to increase as New York's population ages. A 2014 AARP survey found widespread support for the measure among people 50 and older in Dutchess County, with 95% of respondents saying hospitals should "explain and demonstrate" to family caregivers medical tasks they'll have to perform when their loved ones are sent home.

About half of all family caregivers perform medical and nursing tasks for their loved ones. AARP estimates New York's family caregivers provide care valued at an estimated $32 billion a yea
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On Thursday, April 30, 2015 3:39 PM, Town Supervisor Susanne Donnelly wrote:

 
 

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On Thursday, April 30, 2015 4:14 PM, Public Meeting Agendas wrote:

PUBLIC MEETING AGENDA - TENTATIVE
YORKTOWN TOWN HALL BOARD ROOM
363 Underhill Ave, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598

Planning Board


Calendar Date:
Monday, May 4, 2015 - 7:00pm

Discussion
Correspondence
Liaison Reports
Meeting Minutes April 20, 2015

 
REGULAR MEETING
Arrowhead Subdivision
SBL: 48.13-1-6
Request 2nd 90 Day Time Extension

Location: Underhill Ave
Contact: Chris O’Keefe
Description: A 5-lot subdivision considered under flexibility standards on 45 acres in the R1-200 zone, which was approved by Planning Board Resolution 07-23 dated October 15, 2007.
BJ's Wholesale Club/Urstadt Biddle Amended Site Plan
SBL: 36.06-2-76
Decision Statement

Location: 3333 Crompond Road
Contact: Zarin & Steinmetz
Description: Proposed BJs Wholesale Club gasoline filling station and 2,500 sf new building pad.

WORK SESSION
Staples Plaza
SBL: 36.06-2-76
Discussion Master Sign Plan

Location: 3333 Crompond Road
Contact: Norman DeChiara Architects
Description: Discussion of proposed master sign plan for shopping center.
Taconic Vet Clinic & Canine Kindergarten
SBL: 36.5-1-18
Discussion Site Plan

Location: 3655 Crompond Road
Contact: Michael Piccirillo
Description: Proposed Canine Kindergarten dog daycare and 24 hour veterinary clinic.
Blumberg Subdivision
SBL: 47.15-1-21
ZBA Referral #55/14

Location: 1305-1307 Baptist Church Road
Contact: Kellard Engineering
Description: Proposed two lot subdivision to result in the main house on a 32.4 acre parcel and the second house and farm on a 11.2 acre parcel.
Chestnut Petroleum Distributors
SBL: 37.14-2-51
Town Board Referral

Location: 2035 Saw Mill River Road
Contact: Jillian Martin
Description: Application to amend special use permit to include new freestanding illuminated sign.
Faith Bible Church
SBL: 15.16-2-9, 10, 50, 53, 54
Discussion Landscaping Plan

Location: 3500 Mohegan Avenue
Contact: Site Design Consultants
Description: Approved Special Use Permit, Site/Parking Plan, Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan Permit, Wetland Permit. Discussion of revised Landscaping Plan pursuant to the approving resolution.
Envirogreen Associates
SBL: 15.16-1-30 &31
Discussion Site Plan

Location: 1833, 1851, 1867, 1875 East Main Street
Contact: Site Design Consultants
Description: Proposed redevelopment of a portion of the referenced property by removing one of the existing buildings and parking area, and constructing new 10,000 and 6,000 sf retail buildings with associated parking and through driveway connecting to adjoining properties.
Bonsignore
SBL: 36.05-2-57
Discussion Subdivision

Location: 2483 Hunterbrook Road
Contact: Site Design Consultants
Description: Subdivide existing 3.422 acre lot with an existing 2-story dwelling into 3-lots.
 

Agenda:

Directions

Town Hall Board Room and on Cablevision Channel 20 & FiOS Channel 33
363 Underhill Avenue
Yorktown Heights, NY
10598

Bazzo 05/01/15

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