NOTICE OF JOINT PUBLIC HEARING ON PETITION TO
ANNEX TERRITORY IN THE TOWN OF CORNWALL TO THE VILLAGE
OF CORNWALL-ON-HUDSON PURSUANT TO GENERAL MUNICIPAL LAW ARTICLE 17
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a petition (the "Petition") by the Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson (the "Petitioners"), pursuant to General Municipal Law Article 17, has been received by the Town Board of the Town of Cornwall, New York (the "Town") and the Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson, 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 forty ( 40) acres in size: 45 and 100 Pecks Road, Cornwall, New York with a Tax Map designation of Section 32, Block 1, Lot(s) 8.1 & 8.2.
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that on February 8, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. a joint public hearing on the Petition will be held virtually by the Town and the Village. It shall be deemed to be conducted at the Town of Cornwall Town Hall, 183 Main Street, Cornwall, New York 12518. 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 with the Environmental Assessment Form will be posted on both municipal websites, or can be requested by contacting the Village Clerk at [email protected] or Town Clerk at [email protected]
PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that due to public health and safety
concerns related to the COVID-19 Pandemic, this joint public hearing between the Village
and Town Board will NOT be conducted in person. In accordance with the Governor's
Executive Order 202.1 and subsequent orders extending and modifying the same, the
February 8, 2021 joint public hearing will be held remotely via video conferencing and
telephone conference call. A transcript will be available at a later date. The public will have
the opportunity to hear the meeting live and provide comments at the same time.
The Village and Town Board members, staff and the public may access the meeting by joining the following link: https://zoom.us/j/91483837853?pwd=L1ZtSUw4YlpORnZzRXlhdmZrVXBjZz09
and by utilizing the following meeting credentials: Meeting ID 914 8383 7853 and Meeting Passcode 505858. The Village and Town Board members, staff and the public can also listen
by calling the following telephone number: I (646) 558-8656 and utilizing the same
Meeting ID and Passcode noted above. Both boards will also accept written comments
on this annexation, which must be received no later than 5 :00 pm on February 8, 2021.
Written comments can be mailed to either Town Hall or Village Hall, or e-mailed to
either Clerk at the e-mail addresses noted above.
The Village and Town will make every effort to assure that the hearing is accessible to
persons with disabilities. Anyone requiring special assistance and/or reasonable
accommodations should contact either the Village or Town Clerk.
Documents attached pertain to annexation of parcels from the Town of Cornwall to the Village. Included are:
Public Hearing Notice.
The Petition for Annexation.
Letter from the Attorney for COH