Author: dryden

Conservation Board Meeting – Tuesday May 26, 2020 7:00pm

Conservation Board Time: May 26, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81835515294?pwd=cXhiZ3FsYjFBbllGVVgzT242eTAvUT09 Meeting ID: 818 3551 5294 Password: DrydenCB One tap mobile +16465588656,,81835515294#,,1#,012863# US (New York) +13017158592,,81835515294#,,1#,012863# US (Germantown) Dial by your location +1 646 558 8656 US (New York) +1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) +1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose) Meeting ID: 818 3551 5294 Password: 012863 Find your local number:...

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May 21, 2020 Town Board Meeting

Town Board Meeting  Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 6:00pm – 8:00pm VIA ZOOM –  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/243641744?pwd=YS92SC8xejJWSGw5dU5ZZWpjNmlIdz09 Meeting ID: 243 641 744                Password: 374914 Document Links Below Agenda Subject to Change   6:00pm            Call Meeting to Order 6:10pm            Town Clerk 6:15pm            Highway Department 6:20pm            Planning Department Updates 200521 Draft Resolution-modifying Site Plan- 2150 Dryden Rd LaBella NLEB Memo – 2150 Dryden Road PV Project 6:25pm            Citizens Privilege 6:35pm.           County Update 6:40pm            Discussion/Action Items SJC – Resolution re: Acti-flow System Pump Replacements SJC – Resolution to Release and Terminate an Unused Sewer Easement re: City Harbor SJC – Engagement Letter for SJC Legal Services Discuss scheduling public hearing and SEQR review regarding Varna Zoning Amendments Varna Water/Sewer Resolutions re: BAN for EFC Application Community Garden Contract Approval 7:30pm            Advisory Board Updates (if any) Broadband Committee Rail Trail Climate Smart Community Safety and Preparedness Planning Conservation ZBA Agriculture DRYC 7:35pm            Executive Session (if necessary) Next Abstract & Agenda Meeting: Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 6:00 PM Next Town Board Meeting:  Thursday, June 18, 2020 at 6:00 PM Item 4 PD report to TB May 2020 Item 7a [6.1] Actiflow replacement pumps and chemical feed replacement_plan [6.1] draft Resolution Calling Public Hearing for Actiflow Capital Improvements to IAWWTF Item 7b 2020.05.15 G107 SANITARY SEWER EASEMENT PLAN Resolution–SJC–Old City Outfall...

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Habitat For Humanity of Tompkins and Cortland Counties Home Available

1932 Slaterville Recruitment Flyer (1) Dear community members and organizations, As you may have seen, Habitat for Humanity of Tompkins and Cortland Counties (TCHFH) is lovingly rehabbing 1932 Slaterville Road, an 1840’s Greek Revival farmhouse, and we are looking for our next homeowner family!   We would appreciate any help in spreading the word about this affordable homeownership opportunity. Flyer attached, and please read below for more information! TCHFH has an affordable homeownership opportunity in the Town of Dryden (1932 Slaterville Road, Ithaca), a 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom home, approximately 1,900 square feet. This house will be part of Habitat’s community housing trust. It is in the Ithaca City School District (Caroline Elementary).  TCHFH is in search of homebuyer applicants and will be taking applications for homeownership from May 1st – June 30th, 2020 Conveniently located on Route 79 (Slaterville Road) a 10 minute drive east of the City of Ithaca, this 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom home has a one car garage on a one acre lot. Habitat homebuyers are also homebuilders. Selected buyers will help build or fix up their homes and pay an affordable mortgage. We partner with first-time buyers who meet income guidelines (see our website for full chart). If you live in Tompkins County and have Section 8 rental assistance, you may be able to use that toward your house payment. Applicants will be evaluated on need, ability to pay and willingness to partner. TCHFH does not discriminate based on...

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Phase One Re-Opening Begins in Tompkins County May 15th – NY Forward Website Links

Tompkins County is in the Southern Tier Region and is scheduled to Re-Open under Phase One of the NY Forward Plan on May 15th. Below is the link showing which industries will be re-opening in each Phase. https://forward.ny.gov/industries-reopening-phase In order for a business to open it must create a business safety plan.  There are templates available on the NY Forward Website.  Businesses must also submit an affirmation that they have a safety plan and the plan must be made available upon inspection by the Health Department. Tompkins County has created a Moving Forward Resource Web Page that provides guidance on the state requirements....

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USDA approved NYS for Pandemic EBT

Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) provides nutritional resources to families who have lost access to free or reduced-price school meals due to school closures. Families will receive money on a new or existing EBT card to help fill the school meals gap. The average benefit will be $5.70/day per student, retroactive to when school initially closed. The New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance and the New York State Education Department will issue P-EBT benefits to current Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) households and non-SNAP households, which include children eligible for free and reduced price school meals, through the State’s SNAP EBT card system. The State estimates that it will issue $369.5 million to 448,500 SNAP and Public Assistance households and $347.6 million to 824,000 non-SNAP/PA children for school closures extending from March 16, 2020 through June 25, 2020 a total of 74 days. Hunger Solutions NY will be leading a call on Thursday with OTDA to discuss messaging, outreach strategies, and how we can best work together to educate families and fellow child nutrition advocates about this important benefit. More info here: https://fns-prod.azureedge.net/sites/default/files/resource-files/New%20York%20PEBT%20Approval%20Letter.pdf Senator Gillibrand press release: https://www.gillibrand.senate.gov/news/press/release/following-push-from-gillibrand-and-schumer-usda-approves-new-york-states-pandemic-ebt-program General info on P-EBT:...

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