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Posted on: March 10, 2022

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING- Water Rates and Charges Increase




            PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a public hearing will be held by the Town Board of the Town of Red Hook on March 23, 2022 at 7:35 P.M. local time, to hear all interested persons on proposed modification of the water rates and charges for Water District No. 1.  The Red Hook Water Board has recommended modification of the water rates and charges to increase the minimum rate from $47.12 to $49.48 for up to 9000 gallons, and from $5.73 to $6.02 per 1000 gallons over 9000 as further set forth in the schedule on file with the Town Clerk.  


Due to the ongoing COVID pandemic, the Town Hall is closed to the general public except by appointment until further notice.   Pursuant to and to the extent permitted by Laws of 2021 Chapter 417 and Executive Order 11, as extended, 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 listing the specific link which will allow the public to view and listen to the proceedings live, which is expected to be available at (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 and 845-758-4606 by 4:00 p.m. the day of the hearing. Please note “Water District No. 1 Water Rate Increase” 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. All comments so received in advance of the hearing will be noted in the hearing record. 3) Interested persons may register in advance to participate remotely via Zoom.  To register, please send your email, name and telephone number to by 4:00 p.m. on the date of the hearing.  Only in the event that Executive Order No. 11 is not further extended or participation via Zoom is not otherwise permitted by law as of the date of the hearing, a notice will be posted on the Town’s website and in that event persons would be permitted to provide comments at the Town Hall, 7340 South Broadway, Red Hook, New York 12571.


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 March 8, 2022.

Deanna Cochran ,Town Clerk       

Town of Red Hook

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