The Greenburgh Zoning Board of Appeals is on the verge of ruling in favor of the Edgemont Community Council that the Town’s building inspector was wrong last summer when he ruled that an 80-bed assisted living facility proposed to be built nearly a mile from the nearest state or county right-of-way in Edgemont did not need a zoning variance, even though the Town’s zoning code requires that such facilities be located within 200 feet of any such right-of-way. 1,284 more words
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It was another classic chaotic meeting tonight of the Greenburgh Town Board, where it appeared that most town board members, including Town Supervisor Paul Feiner, had never read any of the proposed laws and resolutions before them but, when it was finally over, the board unanimously authorized spending $86,600 on an engineering study to design new sidewalks in Edgemont for portions of Seely Place and Fort Hill Road, thereby making it at least theoretically possible that one of these sidewalks will get built in 2016. 854 more words
After months and months of delay and criticism, after Town Supervisor Paul Feiner said two weeks ago that enough was enough, that it was time to buy some goodwill with the Town’s civic associations, and after a town board work session last week where council members specifically instructed the town attorney to prepare a “simple and straightforward” resolution returning the money the Town improperly demanded from civic groups who were seeking nothing more than to enforce the Town’s own zoning laws — the Town apparently still can’t get its act together. 690 more words
GREENBURGH TOWN BOARD FAILS TO MAKE TIMELY DISCLOSURE OF PROPOSED RESOLUTIONS AND MATTERS FOR PUBLIC HEARING IN ADVANCE OF TONIGHT’S MEETING
The concept of “open government” may be reaching a new low in Greenburgh today.
The Greenburgh Town Board has on its agenda tonight three public hearings on a proposed law and certain controversial land use approvals – but it has not yet disclosed to the public what the proposed law says or what the land use approvals specifically entail. 1,117 more words
With six nominees to be interviewed to fill three vacancies (click for full ECC News Update) – UPDATED LINK on the Edgemont School Board, this year clearly demonstrates the importance of having your civic association fully represented in the School Board Nomination Committee process. 348 more words
This year the School Board Nominating Committee (SBNC) has done a phenomenal job seeking qualified individuals to sit on the Edgemont Board of Education. Over 60 people were approached and many of those individuals seriously considered the option up until yesterdays deadline, leaving the committee with qualified and interested residents for the next few years. 153 more words
GREENBURGH, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — An after-school program in Greenburgh is giving middle school students the opportunity to work on an Internet radio show.
“Xposure is a not-for-profit that’s aimed at introducing young people to the worlds of science, technology, finance, employment, work ethic, community service and fintess and nutrition and a host of other things,” the program’s executive director, Ray Thomas, told WCBS 880’s Sean Adams. 187 more words