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LEGAL NOTICE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING, BUDGET VOTE AND ELECTION

GUILDERLAND CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing of the qualified voters of the Guilderland Central School District, Albany County, Guilderland, New York, will be held on May 13, 2014 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time, at Guilderland High School, 8 School Road, Guilderland Center, New York, for the presentation of the budget for the school year July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that said vote and election will be held on May 20, 2014 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m., prevailing time, at the following election districts:

School Election District No. 1     Altamont Elementary School, 117 Grand Street, Altamont, New York

School Election District No. 2    Guilderland Elementary School, 2225 Western Avenue, Guilderland, New York

School Election District No. 3    Lynnwood Elementary School, 8 Regina Drive, Schenectady, New York

School Election District No. 4    Westmere Elementary School, 6270 Johnston Road, Albany, New York

School Election District No. 5 Pine Bush Elementary School, 3437 Carman Road, Schenectady, New York 

at which time the polls will be opened to vote by voting machine upon the following items:

1. To adopt the annual budget of the School District for the fiscal year 2014-2015 and to authorize the requisite portion thereof to be raised by taxation on the taxable property of the District;    

2. For the election of three (3) members to the Board of Education;

3. Upon the appropriation of an amount sufficient to operate the Guilderland School District Public Library separate and apart from the Annual School District Budget and authorizing the levy of taxes therefore;

4. For the election of three (3) Trustees to the Board of Trustees of the Guilderland Public Library.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that a Bond Proposition in substantially the following form shall be presented to the qualified voters of the District at such Annual District Meeting and Election:

BOND PROPOSITION

RESOLVED:

(a) That the Board of Education of the Guilderland Central School District, in the County of Albany, New York (the “District”), is hereby authorized to purchase various vehicles for use by the District, at the estimated maximum cost of $995,000, and to expend therefor, including preliminary costs and costs incidental thereto and the financing thereof, an amount not to exceed the estimated total cost of $995,000;

(b) that a tax is hereby voted in the aggregate amount of not to exceed $995,000 to pay such cost, said tax to be levied and collected in installments in such years and in such amounts as shall be determined by said Board of Education; and

(c) that in anticipation of said tax, bonds of the District are hereby authorized to be issued in the principal amount of not to exceed $995,000 and a tax is hereby voted to pay the interest on said bonds as the same shall become due and payable.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that a copy of the statement of the amount of money which will be required to fund the School District’s budget for fiscal year 2014-2015, exclusive of public monies, may be obtained by any resident of the District during business hours beginning May 6, 2014, except Saturday and Sunday, at the Administration Office, 8 School Road, Guilderland Center, New York, and at each of the following schools:  Altamont Elementary School, Guilderland Elementary School, Lynnwood Elementary School, Pine Bush Elementary School, Westmere Elementary School, Farnsworth Middle School, and Guilderland High School, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that petitions nominating candidates for the office of member of the Board of Education for one (1) term of three (3) years each must be filed with the Clerk of the District no later than April 21, 2014 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. at the Administrative Offices, 8 School Road, Guilderland Center, New York.  Each petition must be signed by at least fifty six (56) qualified voters of the District with their addresses, and said petition must state the name and residence of the candidate.  Vacancies on the Board of Education shall not be considered separate; specific offices and the nominating petitions shall not describe any specific vacancy for which the candidate is nominated.  Candidates receiving a plurality of the votes cast respectively for the several offices shall be declared elected in accordance with the provisions of Section 2034 of the Education Law.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that applications for absentee ballots will be obtainable during business hours from the District Clerk; completed applications must be received by the District Clerk at least seven (7) days before the election if the ballot is to be mailed to the voter, or the day before the election, if the ballot is to be delivered personally to the voter.  Absentee ballots must be received by the District Clerk no later than 5:00 p.m., prevailing time, on May 20, 2014.NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that personal registration of voters is required.  The Board of Registration shall meet on May 8, May 12 and May 13, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. at the following places: (1) Altamont Elementary School; (2) Guilderland Elementary School; (3) Lynnwood Elementary School; (4) Westmere Elementary School; and (5) Pine Bush Elementary School for the purpose of preparing a register of the qualified voters of the school district for said Annual Vote and Election, at which time any person shall be entitled to have his/her name placed upon such register, provided that he/she is known or proven to the satisfaction of such Board of Registration to be then or thereafter entitled to vote at the Annual Vote and Election.  Additionally, any person otherwise entitled to vote at said Annual Vote may register at the District Offices, 8 School Rd., Guilderland Center, New York, on May 8, May 12 and May 13, 2014 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

The register of the qualified voters of the School District prepared at the Special Meeting held on May 21, 2013 shall be used by said Board of Registration as the basis for the preparation of the register for said Annual Vote and Election to be held on May 20, 2014.  Any person whose name appears on such register or who shall have been previously registered for any Annual Vote or Special District meeting or election and who shall have voted at any Annual or Special meeting or election held at any time since January 1, 2010 will not be required to register personally for this Annual Vote and Election.  In addition, any person otherwise qualified to vote who is registered with the Board of Elections of Albany County under the provisions of the Election Law, shall be entitled to vote at said Annual Vote and Election without further registration.

Upon its completion, said register will be filed in the office of the District Clerk and will be open for inspection by any qualified voter of the District from May 15, 2014 to the day of the vote, May 20, 2014, Sunday excepted, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. (Prevailing Time) with the exception of Saturday, May 17, 2014 when the hours will be by appointment only.

The boundaries of the school election districts are as follows:

School Election District No. 1 – includes all of the lands contained within the boundaries of the Altamont Elementary School zone;

School Election District No. 2 – includes all of the lands contained within the boundaries of the Guilderland Elementary School zone;

School Election District No. 3 – includes all of the lands contained within the boundaries of the Lynnwood Elementary School zone;

School Election District No. 4 – includes all of the lands contained within the boundaries of the Westmere Elementary School zone;

School Election District No. 5 – includes all of the lands contained within the boundaries of the Pine Bush Elementary School zone;

Only qualified voters who are duly registered will be permitted to vote.

A report of tax exemptions, showing how much of the total assessed value on the final assessment roll or rolls used in that budgetary process is exempt from taxation, shall be annexed to the budget document.

    Dated: April 1, 2014

Linda M. Livingston

    District Clerk

(19-37, 39, 41, 45)

 

LEGAL NOTICE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING, BUDGET AND PROPOSITION VOTE, AND ELECTION WITH VOTER REGISTRATION OF THE BERNE-KNOX-WESTERLO CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT, TOWN OF BERNE, COUNTY OF ALBANY, NEW YORK

NOTICE is hereby given by the Board of Education of the Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District, Albany County, New York, that a public hearing of the qualified voters of said school district will be held at the High School Building, in said District, in the village of Berne, New York, on Monday, May 12, 2014, at 7:00 P.M., Daylight Savings Time for the presentation of the budget document.  

NOTICE is also given pursuant to Section 1716 Education Law, that a copy of the statement of the amount of money which will be required for the ensuing year for school purposes may be obtained by any qualified voter in the District during the fourteen (14) days immediately preceding the Budget Vote at each of the following locations between the hours of 9:00 A.M. and 3:00 P.M.:

District Office, Berne, New York

Berne Elementary, Berne, New York

Junior/Senior High School, Berne, New York

Berne Public Library, Berne, New York

Westerlo Public Library, Westerlo, New York

NOTICE  is also given that the voting upon the appropriation of the necessary funds to meet the estimated expenditures and/or on propositions involving the expenditure of money to authorize the levy of taxes shall take place at the High School Building on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, between the hours of 9:00 A.M. and 9:00 P.M.

NOTICE is also given pursuant to Section 2004, Education law, that petitions nominating candidates for the Office of Member of the Board of Education must be filed with the Clerk of the District between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M. no later than, April 21, 2014, the 30th day preceding the Annual School District Meeting or election at which the candidates so nominated shall be elected, and that such election and voting upon the appropriation of funds shall constitute the Annual School District Meeting.  The following vacancy is to be filled on the Board of Education:  

Two (2) seats for three-year terms to fill the expiring terms of:

Mr. Vasilios Lefkaditis

Mrs. Chasity McGivern (who filled the remainder of an unexpired term, ending June 30, 2014, due to the resignation, effective April 17, 2013, of Mrs. Maureen Sikule).

Each petition must be directed to the Clerk of the Board of Education, must be signed by at least twenty-five (25) qualified voters of the District, or two percent of the voters who voted in the previous election whichever is greater, shall state the name and residence of the candidate.  Petition forms are available at the Special Education Office in the Elementary School.  

Voting for the election of Candidates for the Office of Member of the Board of Education will take place at the High School Building on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 between the hours of 9:00 A.M. and 9:00 P.M.

NOTICE is also given that the following proposition will be submitted to the voters:

Proposition #1

ACQUISITION OF SCHOOL BUSES AND VEHICLES

RESOLVED:  Shall the Board of Education of the Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District, in the Counties of Albany and Schoharie, New York (“the District”), be authorized to (a) purchase school buses at a cost not to exceed the estimated total cost of $230,500.00; (b) expend such sum for such purpose; (c) expend a sum not to exceed $92,200.00 from the Transportation Reserve Fund for such purpose; (d) levy the necessary tax therefore, to be levied and collected in annual installments in such years and in such amounts as may be determined by the Board of Education in accordance with Section 416 of the Education Law, taking into account state aid and the amount expended from the Transportation Reserve Fund, and in anticipation of the collection of such tax, issue bonds and notes of the District at one time or from time to time in the principal amount not to exceed $138,300.00 and levy a tax to pay the interest on said obligations when due. 

Voting on Proposition #1, to purchase school buses and vehicles for use by the District, and to issue obligations of the District, therefore, will take place at the High School Building on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 between the hours of 9:00 A.M. and 9:00 P.M.

NOTICE is also given that special voter registration will be held on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. in the High School Auditorium, only, for the Board of Registration of the School District to meet to prepare for registration of voters not previously registered.  Any person shall be entitled to have his name placed upon such register provided that at said meeting of the Board of Registration, he is known or has proved to the satisfaction of such Board of Registration to be then or thereafter entitled to vote at the School Meeting or Election for which such registration is prepared.  The register prepared for the Annual Meeting will be filed in the Office of the Clerk of the District, and will be open for inspection by any qualified voter of the District between the hours of 9:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M. during the five days prior to and the date of the Annual Meeting, except Saturdays and Sundays.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that applications for absentee ballots may be applied for at the office of the Clerk of the District.  If the ballot is to be mailed to the voter, the completed application must be received by the District no later than 3:00 P.M. on May 13, 2014.  If the ballot is to be delivered personally by the voter, the completed application must be received by the Clerk of the District no later than 5:00 P.M. on May 20, 2014. A list of all persons to whom absentee ballots have been issued will be available for inspection by any qualified voter of the District in the Office of the Clerk of the District between the hours of 9:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M. during the five days prior to the day of the Annual Meeting.

Dated:  April 1, 2014

Denise Robinson

District Clerk

(28-37, 39, 41, 43)

LEGAL NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that the fiscal affairs of the Westmere Fire District for the period beginning on January 1, 2012 and ending on October 31, 2013 have been examined by the Office of the State Comptroller and that the report of examination prepared by the Office of the State Comptroller has been filed in my office where it is available as a public record for inspection by all interested persons.

 Pursuant to section thirty-five of the General Municipal Law, the Westmere Fire District has authorized the preparation of a written response to the report of examination prepared by the Office of the State Comptroller and has filed such response in my office as a public record for inspection by all interested persons.

 Sean M. Maguire

Commissioner/Secretary

(2-41)

 

LEGAL NOTICE

Public Notice of Hearing

The Town of New Scotland 

Planning Board 

Notice is hereby given that the Planning Board of, Town of New  Scotland, New York will hold a public hearing pursuant to Article IV, Section 190-41 of the Zoning Law on the following proposition:

A Public Hearing for Special Use Permit # 562 

Special Use Permit Application #562: application submitted by Lauren Bachner to request a special use permit to allow for boarding kennel. The kennel is to be located on a parcel currently owned by Carmen Fasulo, consisting of 7.4 acres, is situated within the RA District at 425 Unionville-Feura Bush Road, and is identified as New Scotland tax parcel # 95.-3-17. This application is a Special Use of Article II, Section 190-12(D)(12) of the Town of New Scotland Zoning Law. 

Hearing will take place on May 6, 2014 at the New Scotland Town Hall beginning at 7:00 P.M.

Charles Voss 

Chairman, Planning Board 

The Town of New Scotland is an equal opportunity provider and employer 

(3-41)

LEGAL NOTICE

Public Notice of Hearing

The Town of New Scotland 

Planning Board 

Notice is hereby given that the Planning Board of Town of New Scotland, New York will hold a public hearing pursuant to Article IV, Section 190-41 of the Zoning Law on the following proposition:

A Public Hearing for Special Use Permit # 563 

Special Use Permit Application # 563: Application submitted by NY Capital District Renaissance Festival LLC. requesting a Special Use Permit to allow them to hold an event on two parcels owned by Peter Ten Eyck. The parcels are situated within the RA district at 400 Altamont Road, contain 300 +/-acres are identified as New Scotland tax parcels 71.-2-20.11 and 71.-2-20.12. This application is a Special Use of the Public Assemblage Local Law ofthe Town of New Scotland.

Hearing will take place on May 6, 2014 at the New Scotland Town Hall beginning at 7:00 P.M. 

Charles Voss 

Chairman, Planning Board 

The Town of New Scotland is an equal opportunity provider and employer

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LEGAL NOTICE

U. S. Army Corps of Engineers

Availability of Decision Document for Areas of Concern # 6 and # 9

Former Schenectady Army Depot – Voorheesville Area
Guilderland, New York

The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has finalized the Decision Document, addressing two Areas of Concern (AOCs) at the former Schenectady Army Depot—Voorheesville Area;  those AOCs include:  AOC # 6 (“former Waste Water Treatment Area”) and AOC # 9 (“former Building 60 Area”).

This Decision Document for concludes that no further action is necessary at  AOC #s 6 & 9, as remedial investigations were conducted and have identified  no unacceptable risks to human health and environment related to the Department of Defense use of the site.  

Should conditions change in the future, in relation to exposure to Department of Defense contaminants, USACE policy allows for reconsideration of a response action. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has concurred that no action needs to be taken at this time.

The Decision Document for AOC #s 6 and 9 is available for public review in both the Guilderland and Voorheesville Public Libraries. The address of the Guilderland          Public Library is: 2228 Western Avenue (Route 20), Guilderland, NY 12084; telephone (518) 456-2400; the Voorheesville Public Library is located at 51 School Road, Voorheesville, NY 12186; telephone (518) 765-2791.  The document is also posted on the website: www.nan.usace.army.mil/FSADVA  (“Reports” tab).  If you require any further information, please contact:  Mr. Gregory J. Goepfert, Project Manager,
U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, CENAN-PP-E, Room 1811, 26 Federal Plaza, New York, New York 10278; or telephone: (917) 790-8235.                               

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