March 2010 Resolutions


Resolution for consideration at March 2010 Town Board Meeting:

Resolution Requesting CWC to assume administration of Proposed WWTF for Phoenicia

WHEREAS, the 1997 New York City Watershed Memorandum of Agreement (Watershed MOA) requires that funding be offered for sewer projects in twenty-two communities in the New York City West of Hudson Watershed; and

WHEREAS, the Catskill Watershed Corporation (CWC) has successfully completed or is administering sewer projects toward completion in eight of the twenty-two communities listed in the Watershed MOA; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to the Watershed MOA, the Hamlet of Phoenicia in the Town of Shandaken was allocated a block grant for funding of a sewer project; and

WHEREAS, Shandaken Town Board desires that CWC take over the design and administration of a sewer project for the Hamlet of Phoenicia; and

WHEREAS, Shandaken Town Board anticipates that it will require a referendum vote of property owners to establish a sewer district under New York State Law in the area to be serviced by the proposed sewer project prior to awarding bids and commencing construction; and

WHEREAS, any agreement with CWC will need to be reviewed and approved by a vote of the Shandaken Town Board;

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Shandaken Town Board requests the Catskill Watershed Corporation to take over the design and administration of the proposed sewer project in the Hamlet of Phoenicia.