NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a public hearing will be held by the Town Board of the Town of Red Hook on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 7:45 p.m. local time, at the Town Hall, 7340 South Broadway, Red Hook, New York 12571, to hear all interested persons on a proposed local law entitled “A local law to update qualifications and procedures for building and zoning office staff; amending the followings chapters and sections of the Town Code: Chapter 25 entitled “Officers and Employees” to establish residency requirements for the offices of Zoning Enforcement Officer and Building Inspector/Code Enforcement Officer and their deputies and assistant inspectors; Chapter 74 entitled “Fire Prevention and Building Construction” to modify provisions regarding assistants to the Building Inspector/Code Enforcement Officer and appearance tickets; Section 143-129 of the Zoning Law entitled “Designation of Enforcement Officer; Coordination of Application Processing; Fee” to modify provisions for assistants to the Zoning Enforcement Officer; and Section 143-133 of the Zoning Law entitled “Penalties for Offenses” to modify provisions regarding appearance tickets” (the “Proposed Local Law”). The Proposed Local Law would modify the provisions of the Town Code of the Town of Red Hook for the appointed offices of Zoning Enforcement Officer and Building Inspector/Code Enforcement Official, including requirements for residency, the appointment of deputies and inspectors under their supervision and control, and the powers and duties thereof.
Due to the ongoing COVID pandemic, the Town Hall is closed to the general public until further notice. Pursuant to Executive Order No. 202.1, as extended, issued by Governor Cuomo, and advisories issued by Federal, State and Local officials related to the COVID-19 virus, the public will not be permitted to attend in person. Board members are expected to participate in the public hearing via teleconference or video conference. Please refer to the meeting agenda to be posted on the Town website at https://www.redhook.org listing the specific link which will allow the public to view and listen to the proceedings live, which is expected to be available at www.pandatv23.org (click on “WATCH live”). Project documents will be posted with the meeting agenda on the Town’s website.
All interested persons will be given an opportunity to be heard as follows:
1) The public is encouraged to submit written comments by email or telephone in advance of the hearing to firstname.lastname@example.org and 845-758-4622 by 4:00 p.m. the day of the hearing. Please note “Local Law B (Proposed) of 2020/Building and Zoning” in the subject.
2) Written comments may be dropped in the Town’s drop box in advance of the hearing at the Town Hall, 7340 South Broadway, Red Hook, New York 12571 by 4:00 p.m. the day of the hearing. Please observe the recommendations of the CDC regarding distancing and use of masks.
3) All comments so received in advance of the hearing will be noted in the hearing record.
Interested persons may also comment by email or telephone to email@example.com and 845-758-4622 on the date of the hearing from the time of opening the hearing until the close of the hearing.
All reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities. In such a case, please notify the Town Clerk in advance at the above address or by phone 845-758-4606 so that arrangements can be made.
By order of the Town Board of the Town of Red Hook dated September 23, 2020.
Town of Red Hook