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Dobbs Ferry Trustees To Vote On Adopting Village Budget

The Dobbs Ferry Village Board of Trustees will hold its monthly meeting Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.
The Dobbs Ferry Village Board of Trustees will hold its monthly meeting Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Photo Credit: Daily Voice

DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. - The Dobbs Ferry Board of Trustees will hold its regular meeting Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. to discuss several issues, including the adoption of 2013-14 tentative budget.

The proposed budget calls for a levy increase of $222,873 to a total of $11,733,260 for a 2.98 percent tax increase. The budget for 2012-13 was $11,510,387.

The others items being discussed include:

  • Public hearing on the Masters School application to Dobbs Ferry Local Development Corp., requesting issuance of tax-exempt revenue bonds for an amount not to exceed $35 million.
  • The referral of an application from 64 Ashford Ave., the Edwards-Dowdle Funeral Home, to the Planning Board for a 2,400-square-foot addition.
  • Consider a motion approving the site plan for 16-18 Cedar Str. as recommended by the Planning Board to create three apartments and convert a portion of the first-floor restaurant into a separate retail space fronting on Cedar Street.
  • Recognize letter petition received from residents of Ogden Avenue to make Ogden Avenue one way going north from Irving Place to Ashford Avenue.
  • Consider a motion to authorize the Village Administrator to sign an agreement with Dolph Rotfeld Engineering to perform the Stormwater Management Plan, as required by the NYSDEC for a cost not to exceed $10,000.
  • Consider a motion to retain the services of Arco Cleaning Maintenance Co. of Mount Kisco for cleaning services as recommended by the library director for a price not to exceed $900 per month.
  • Consider awarding bid for teen camp trips in 2013 to the lowest bidder, Enchanted Coach, in Eastchester, for $12,240, as recommended by Recreation Superintendent Matt Arone.
  • Consider awarding bid for pool service to the lowest bidder, H2O Pools, in Irvington, for $7,050, as recommended by Arone.
  • Consider a motion authorizing a waiver of the required 30-day notice to allow Joe 78 Inc. to apply for its liquor license.

For more information on the 2013-14 Village of Dobbs Ferry budget, visit the village wesbite.

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