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NOTICE OF ANNUAL ELECTION OF THE TANNERSVILLE JOINT FIRE DISTRICT

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to Town Law, the annual election of the TANNERSVILLE JOINT Fire District will be held at the Rescue Squad Building located at 21 Park Lane, Tannersville, New York, on Tuesday the13th day of December, 2022, between the hours of 6 p.m. and 9 pm. for the purpose of electing one (1) Fire District Chairman to a five-year term, commencing on January 1, 2023 and ending on December 31, 2027.

Any person desiring to have their name added to the ballot for this position must submit their name and address in writing to the Secretary of the Fire District no later than December 5, 2022.

Those who are qualified to vote at the elections are qualified voters who shall have resided in said Fire District for thirty days next preceding such election.  Any person wishing to vote must be registered to vote on or before November 21, 2022.

Dated: Hunter, New York
November 16, 2022

By Order of the Board of Fire Commissioners of the Tannersville Joint Fire District in the Town of Hunter, Greene County, NY

By: Susan Graham, Secretary

2022-11-30T14:24:38-05:00November 30, 2022|Events, Public Announcements, Town News|

NOTICE OF JOINT PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE OF JOINT PUBLIC HEARING ON PETITION TO ANNEX TERRITORY IN THE TOWN OF HUNTER TO THE VILLAGE OF HUNTER PURSUANT TO GENERAL MUNICIPAL LAW ARTICLE 17

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a petition (the “Petition”) by Scribners Catskill Lodge, LLC and Whistle Tree Development Corp. (the “Petitioners”), pursuant to General Municipal Law Article 17, has been received by the Town Board of the Town of Hunter, New York (the “Town”) and the Village Board of Trustees of the Village of Hunter, New York (the “Village”) for the annexation of the following described territory situated in the Town to the Village consisting of two (2) tax parcels totaling approximately +11.90 acres in size, with a Tax Map designation of Section 164.58, Block 6, Lots 4 & 5.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that on December 13, 2022, at 5:30 p.m. a joint public hearing on the Petition will be held by the Town and the Village. It shall be conducted at the Town of Hunter Town Hall, 5748 Rte. 23A, Tannersville, New York 12485. At such time, all persons interested in the matter shall be heard to consider whether the form of the Petition is satisfactory, whether the proposed annexation is in the overall public interest, and whether there are any issues related to environmental significance under the State Environmental Quality Review Act associated with the proposed annexation. Objections based upon any grounds regarding the form of the Petition [as set forth in General Municipal Law Section 705(l)(a), (b), (c) or (d)] shall, in addition to the presentation of any oral testimony thereon, be submitted in writing on or before the date of the hearing. Copies of the annexation petition will be posted on both municipal websites, or can be requested by contacting the Village Clerk at 518-263-4020 or Town Clerk at 518-589-6151 ext. 311.
Both boards will also accept written comments on this annexation, which must be received no later than 3:00 pm on December 13, 2022.Written comments can be mailed to either Town Hall or Village Hall.

Download Petition for Annexation Documents

BY ORDER OF THE TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF HUNTER
5742 NY-23A, Tannersville, NY 12485
CORINA PASCUCCI, TOWN CLERK
DATED NOVEMBER 18, 2022

BY ORDER OF THE VILLAGE BOARD OF THE VILLAGE OF HUNTER
7955 Main Street, Hunter, NY 12442
KATHLEEN HILBERT, VILLAGE CLERK
DATED NOVEMBER 18, 2022

2022-11-21T11:10:33-05:00November 21, 2022|Events, Public Announcements, Town News|

Request for Proposals – Town wide Reassessment Project

NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

TOWN-WIDE REASSESSMENT PROJECT

2023-2024

DUE NOVEMBER 30, 2022 BY 4:00PM

The Town of Hunter is soliciting sealed proposals from qualified firms to provide professional assessment support and valuation services as part of a town-wide reassessment project for the Town of Hunter (including both the Villages of Hunter and Tannersville) to be completed for the 2024 roll year.

The Town of Hunter has approximately 4,336 parcels including 2,166 residential parcels, 1,418 vacant land parcels, zero farm parcels, with the balance of 752 commercial parcels.

The Town conducted a town-wide reassessment project in 1995. The current equalization rate is 37.11%.

The Town is interested in hiring a professional appraisal and consulting firm to conduct a comprehensive reassessment project including data verification, valuation, field review, public relations and all management of the project.

Proposals must be submitted by November 30, 2022 no later than 4:00 P.M. to Town of Hunter, Attn: Town Clerk, 5748 Route 23A, Tannersville, NY 12485.

Late submissions will not be accepted and will be returned unopened. Proposals submitted shall be clearly identified on the outside of the envelope with the Name of Project and the Company submitting the proposal.

Download the full request for proposals here. Copies of specifications and conditions may also be obtained at the above address. The Town of Hunter reserves the right to reject any or all proposals and will award to the respondent deemed to best serve the needs of the Town and to waive any informalities or defects in such proposals before or after opening.

In addition, the Town of Hunter is requesting as an option, and as a separate quote, a proposal for maintaining the values on a three (3) to four (4) year cycle in accordance with the NYS Office of Real Property Tax Services guidelines for “Cyclical Reassessments”.

Town of Hunter, New York

2022-10-27T10:38:50-04:00October 26, 2022|Events, Public Announcements, Town News|

Public Hearing – October 4th.

A Public Hearing is scheduled for the next regular meeting of the Town of Hunter Planning Board on Tuesday October 4th, 2022 at the Town Hall in Tannersville NY at 6:30pm. The parcel under Site Plan Amendment #183.05-1-9 located at 5191 Route 23A in Haines Falls NY. The Planning Board routinely notifies all adjoining neighbors and conducts a public hearing in accordance with the Town of Hunter Site Plan Law. Any concerns or comments regarding this proposal may be addressed at that time, or you may submit them in writing to the above address prior to the date set. Should you have any questions, please contact the number above.

Planning Board Secretary jbogus@townofhuntergov.com

Planning Board Chairperson mczermerys@towofhuntergov.com

2022-09-23T08:44:05-04:00September 23, 2022|Events, Public Announcements, Town News|

BURN BAN EXPIRES 12:00PM SEPTEMBER 5TH

Update: 11:00am September 5th. As of 12:00pm today, September 5th; The local state of emergency and burn ban in the Town of Hunter will expire and will NOT be renewed. We are very thankful for the rain that has fallen and is forecasted to continue. I would also like to thank all of our residents and visitors for your ongoing cooperation and understanding during this time.

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Update 3:00pm August 31st. This burn ban is applicable to any outdoor fire / flame in the Town of Hunter including ALL issued DEC permits for burning and any outdoor campfires, fire pits, fireplaces, brush fires. Please do not burn anything outdoors at this time.

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TOWN OF HUNTER EMERGENCY ORDER NO. 2022-01

WHEREAS, the Town of Hunter Supervisor hereby finds that circumstances present within the Town of Hunter create a public safety hazard that would be exacerbated by outdoor burning; and
WHEREAS, the Town of Hunter Supervisor heretofore has declared a State of Emergency effective August 31, 2022 at 12:00 p.m., declaring that a state of emergency exists throughout the Town of Hunter due to severe drought conditions and the threat of wildfires caused by outdoor burning, and its imminent threat to the health and welfare of Town of Hunter citizens; and

WHEREAS, the Executive Order, in accordance with Section 24 of the New York State Executive Law, authorizes political subdivisions to take whatever prudent action that is necessary to ensure the health, safety, and welfare of the community; and

WHEREAS, Section 24 of the New York State Executive Law authorizes political subdivisions to take all necessary action and issue any necessary orders to protect human life; and

NOW, THEREFORE, it is ORDERED that outdoor burning is prohibited in all of the Town of Hunter as follows:

  1. Actions prohibited:
  2. A person violates this order if he/she burns any combustible material in an outdoor area.
  3. A person violates this order if he/she engages in any outdoor activity which could allow flames or sparks that could result in a fire.
  4. Enforcement:
  5. Upon notification of suspected outdoor burning the local volunteer fire companies shall respond to the scene and take immediate measures to contain and/or extinguish the fire.
  6. As soon as possible, the Town of Hunter Police Department or other law enforcement agencies shall respond to the scene to investigate the nature of the fire.  The law enforcement officers shall request immediate compliance with this order.
  7. This order does not apply to the following outdoor burning activities:
  8. Firefighting training
  9. Burn operations approved by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

All outdoor burning of yard trash, household paper products, bonfires, campfires, warming fires, outdoor fire places, chimneys, and cooking fires within said jurisdictions is prohibited unless: 1) authorized by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation; 2) for cooking of food exclusively within a contained gas or charcoal grill.

The setting of fires to any grass, brush or forest covered land, unless authorized by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, shall constitute a violation of the law.

BE IT FURTHER ORDERED, that the purpose of this order is the mitigation of the public safety hazard posed by wildfires during the current dry weather conditions and the limited first responders and human resources to combat potential fires during COVID-19 pandemic by curtailing the practice of outdoor burning, accordingly, this order shall expire five (5) days from the date of this Order and Declaration.

Done and ordered this 31st day of August, 2022.

Hon. Sean Mahoney, Town Supervisor

2022-09-05T11:10:19-04:00August 31, 2022|Events, Public Announcements, Public Health Information, Town News|
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