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Posted on: July 28, 2022

Notice of Public Hearing Regarding Spectrum Contract Renewal




            PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a public hearing, extended from June 14, 2022,  further extended from July 12, 2022, and further extended from July 27, 2022, will be held by the Town Board of the Town of Red Hook on August 29, 2022 at 7:35 P.M. local time, to hear all interested persons on a proposed Franchise Renewal Agreement between the Town of Red Hook and Spectrum Northeast, LLC, an indirect subsidiary of Charter Communications, Inc. Spectrum has submitted an application to construct and operate a cable television system within the Town of Red Hook and has requested a grant by the Town Board of a nonexclusive franchise. The Town Board has the authority to grant said franchise, pursuant to Town Law § 64(7), after holding a duly noticed public hearing that affords the public the opportunity to provide comment.

         The Town Board has determined that, pursuant to 6 NYCRR 617.5(c)(7), the proposed Franchise Renewal Agreement constitutes a Type II action as defined under the State Environmental Quality Review Act (“SEQRA”).

The meeting will be held 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 “Franchise Renewal Agreement” 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.

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 July 27, 2022.

Deanna Cochran

Town Clerk

Town of Red Hook

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