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Supervisor's Report through 9/24/2014

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From the desk of:

                   Keith A. Langley, Supervisor

                                    Town of East Greenbush

 

It’s hard to believe that September is almost over, and that fall is upon us.  I hope that everyone has had a safe and happy start back to school.  While everyone has been busy adjusting to school routines, my office has been hard at work preparing for the annual budget for the Town of East Greenbush, among many other daily tasks.

Patriot’s Day to me, is an important day of remembrance.   I was happy to be invited back to the American Legion to memorialize the day with some of our Town’s veterans, volunteer fire fighters and residents.  What happened on September 11th, shook our country to the core, but the people came together and have proven that we have unity and strength in our country.   Thirteen years later, it is humbling to see communities still coming together to remember.  We must always remember.

On Saturday, September 13th, our Community and Recreations Department hosted the annual Saturday in the Park event.  Both Jessica and Tracie put a lot of hard work into organizing this event, and despite the weather, it was still a pretty successful day.  Lots of vendors stayed and even the bands played to try to make the most of the rainy Saturday.  I hope that everyone that came out had a good time, and we look forward to nicer weather next year!

At September’s Town Board Meeting, held on September 17th, the Board accepted the resignations of two stellar employees, we are sad to see them go.  Sergeant Michael Smith, a police officer with the East Greenbush Police Department since 2002, has retired from our police force for a new venture.  We greatly appreciate Sgt Smith’s dedication and hard work during his time with the Town.  Best of luck to you and your family!  Joe LaMountain, has served as a laborer with the Department of Public Works since 2004, helping people at the Transfer Station, and always provided great customer service! We wish Joe a happy and long retirement! The Town is saddened to see both of these men go, but happy to see that both are looking forward to what life has in store for them!

I am very happy to announce the grand opening of the newest Peebles location in the Town of East Greenbush.  I was fortunate enough to attend the ribbon cutting ceremony with representatives from the Town, County, Chamber of Commerce and many members of the community.  I look forward to Peebles becoming a staple in our community.  I hope that our residents enjoy having a retail store such as Peebles in our community, saving them from having to drive over to the mall!

Peebles Ribbon Cutting Ceremony 

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Supervisor Langley welcoming Peebles and wishing them luck!         

 

 
Fall Leaf Pick-Up Schedule
Fall leaf pick up will begin on Mondays the last week of October and the whole month of November.

October 27th
November 3rd
November 10th
November 17th
November 24th

Please be advised, these are the ONLY dates the Department of Public Works will be picking up leaves.  If you miss these dates, you may bring the bags to the Transfer Station with proof of address and they will gladly take them. 

All Brush must be in 4 ft bundles.  No leaf piles will be picked up.  Please do not put brush/bags in ditch lines or on top of catch basins.

Please call the Highway garage with any questions 477.6103


 
Attention Residents
Any residents that have outstanding water and sewer bills must pay by Tuesday, September 30th or they will be sent to relevy.  Please contact the Water & Sewer Office with any inquiries about outstanding balances 
518.477.9367 
 
Waste Water Treatment Plant Report from Supervisor Langley

Now that construction is officially underway, I am happy to bring you the monthly construction progress updates on the Waste Water Treatment Plant.  Progress is made every week.  Every other week, I, along with the Commissioner of Public Works, the Building Inspector, attend Construction progress meetings.  During these meetings we go over general construction, safety,  administrative, scheduling, and site concerns.  These meetings are important because we are able to identify any issues early on in the process and get them addressed as soon as possible.

So far, we are on track with Phase 1 for completion by the end of the year.   I will continue to provide updates as they become available.

May 2014 WWTP Update 
June 2014 WWTP Update 
July 2014 WWTP Update 

 
Attention Homeowners: Prospect Heights Neighborhood
A private contract has been hired by the Town to clean, televise and line the sanitary sewers in your neighborhood.  This work will take about 6-7 weeks to complete.  They will be starting the week of June 16th by cleaning some streets.  Notices of work will be put in your door for upcoming work on your street.  The Town has done this before and there have been no complaints.

You will be asked not to use your toilets or drains for several hours on the day your street will be worked on.

The following streets are included for work:
Ridge Road, Pine Street, Oak Street, Poplar Street, Orchard Street, Acorn Avenue, Prospect Heights Avenue, Manistee Street, Newbury Street, May Street, Linden Avenue, Grove Street, Neptune Street, Highland View, Cliff Avenue, Alpine Street, Moulds Avenue,  Orchard Avenue, Chestnut Court, Pinegrove Street, 

If you have any questions, please contact the Town's Water and Sewer Department for help at 518.477.9367.
 
Prospect Heights Slip Lining Project: Notice
Prospect Heights Slip Lining Project: 1 week notice 
 

Upcoming Events

Dates & Times are subject to change
  • 9/23/2014 7:00 PM - ZBA Meeting  @ American Legion
  • 9/24/2014 7:00 PM - Planning Board Meeting
  • 10/7/2014 7:30 PM - Zoning Board Meeting
  • 10/8/2014 7:00 PM - Planning Board Meeting
  • 10/9/2014 4:00 PM - Pre-Board Meeting
  • 10/13/2014 - Town Hall Closed - Columbus Day - NO DMV
  • 10/15/2014 7:00 PM - Town Board Meeting
  • 10/21/2014 7:30 PM - Zoning Board Meeting
  • 10/22/2014 7:00 PM - Planning Board Meeting

 

 

 

Captial View Casino PDD Application

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Annual Water Quality Report

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2013 Annual Water Quality Report - General Water District

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