Supervisor's Report February 5, 2016

A New Code of Ethics

 The Board of Ethics is undertaking a major revision of the Town’s Code of Ethics.  The goal is to take the politics out of Town government and give us a strong Code that protects the public interest and demands exemplary conduct from Town officials.  We now have a full complement of members on our Board of Ethics.  The current board consists of:

 Kathleen Luria, Chair                                      Guy Warner

Jessica Lansing, Town official                         Cheryl Vallee

Judith Ehrlich

 For the first time, the Board of Ethics has its own attorney, Joe Slater.  Joe was a member of the original Board of Ethics where he helped craft the original version of the Code.  Access to its own attorney will help make the Board more independent and prevent conflicts of interest when ethics complaints are filed against members of the Town Board.

The Board of Ethics will be holding a series of public workshops to review proposed amendments to the existing Code.  Each workshop will focus on two sections which will be reviewed in detail and discussed with members of the public.  After the public workshops are finished, the Board of Ethics will prepare a complete draft of a new Code that will be submitted to the Town Board for its approval.  At that point, a public hearing will be held before the revised Code of Ethics can be approved.

The first public workshop is February 16th at 7:00 p.m. in Town Hall.  The sections covered at this workshop will be:

Section 2(h):    The definition of “relatives;”

Section 4:        Financial disclosure.

 I urge residents to participate in this process.  Not only will your participation result in a stronger Code of Ethics but it gives you a chance to tell your elected officials what you expect of them.

Notice of Permissive Referendum


At a meeting held on 27th day of January, 2016, the Town Board of the Town of East Greenbush, New York duly adopted a resolution, an abstract of which follows, which resolution is subject to a permissive referendum pursuant to Section 35.00 of the Local Finance Law of the State of New York.  If after thirty days of the resolution’s adoption by the Town Board, no petition objecting to the resolution and requesting approval by the voters is filed with the Town Clerk of the Town of East Greenbush, the resolution will be declared duly adopted.


The following is a summary of a resolution adopted by the Town Board of the Town of East Greenbush, Rensselaer County on January 27, 2016.  Said resolution supplements a bond resolution adopted on November 14, 2012 and authorizes the issuance and sale of a serial bond or bonds, and a bond anticipation note or notes in anticipation of the issuance and sale of said serial bond or bonds, in an additional amount not to exceed $1,600,000.  The proceeds from the sale of the obligations authorized in said resolution shall be used for the object or purpose of reconstruction of the Town wastewater collection and treatment system, including, but not limited to, reconstruction of the wastewater treatment plant, pump stations and sanitary sewer collection system, including costs incidental thereto.  The estimated maximum cost of said object or purpose is $15,600,000, and the period of probable usefulness thereof is forty (40) years.


Kimberly Carlock, Town Clerk

Town of East Greenbush

Rensselaer County, New York

Dated: February 4, 2016

Public Notice: Public Hearing Third Ave FPD

The East Greenbush Town Board has scheduled a public hearing for Wednesday February 17, 2016 at 6:50 pm at the East Greenbush Town Hall, 225 Columbia Tpke to hear public input on the 2016 Contract with the Best Luther Fire Company on behalf of the Third Avenue Fire Protection District in the amount of $7,400.00  for fire protection.

By orders of the Town Board

Kimberly Carlock, Town Clerk

Public Notice: Public Hearing Best Luther FD

The East Greenbush Town Board has scheduled a public hearing for Wednesday February 17, 2016 at 6:40 pm at the East Greenbush Town Hall, 225 Columbia Tpke to hear public input on the 2016 Contract with the Best Luther Fire Company in the amount of $101,400.00  for fire protection.

 By orders of the Town Board

Kimberly Carlock, Town Clerk

Public Notice: Special Meeting

Notice is hereby given that the East Greenbush Town Board will be meeting on Monday, February 29, 2016 at 7:00 PM.  The Special Meeting is being held to discuss the water in Hampton Manor.

February 5, 2016


Upcoming Events

Dates & Times are subject to change
ZBA Schedule    Planning Board Schedule     Town Board Schedule
  • Feb 05 - EG Goes Red for Women!
  • Feb 09 - 7:30 PM - ZBA Meeting
  • Feb 10 - Project Review Team Meeting
  • Feb 10 - 6:00 PM - Pre-Board Meeting
  • Feb 10 - 7:00 PM - Planning Board Meeting
  • Feb 12 - EG Goes Red for Women!
  • Feb 16 - 7:00 PM - Board of Ethics: Revisions Workshop
  • Feb 17 - 7:00 PM - Town Board Meeting
  • Feb 29 - 7:00 PM - Special Meeting Re: Hampton Manor Water
  • Mar 2 - 7:00 PM - Board of Ethics: Revisions Workshop

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