Tonight, Monday, October 2, the Village Board of Trustees meet. Included under New Business is the topic of adding alternates to the Planning Board and the Zoning Board of Appeals.
There is a new draft for tonight:
Proposed Local Law of 2017 Alternate Members
Also on the agenda:
DPW/Water/Sewer department head report:
A. MRB-Proposal for professional services preliminary drainage
B. Municipal Solutions: Water Rate Study Agreement
C. Municipal Solutions: Sewer Rate Study Agreement
RESOLUTION OBJECTING TO THE DEC PERMITTING CARGILL MINE
EXPANSION WITHOUT PROPER ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW
And anything else that comes up.
Here’s an article about density, NIMBY/YIMBY/QIMBY, density bonusing, and a broad approach to city planning and development. It’s about Vancouver, CA, but includes perspectives and approaches that might work anywhere.
Now there are two candidates for our District 5 seat, Keith Hannon and Anne Koreman, Jim Dennis has dropped out.
The election is November 7. Also that day, according to the calendar linked below, the Town of Ulysses will be voting on:
2 Town Councilpersons
Update: Jim Dennis has suspended his campaign, leaving 2 candidates, Keith Hannon and Anne Koreman.
Tompkins County has its own legislature, and there are currently 3 candidates running to represent District 5, which includes Trumansburg, the town of Ulysses, and parts of the towns of Enfield and Ithaca. They are being interviewed tonight in Ithaca, 6:30pm, at GIAC (Greater Ithaca Activity Center), 301 Court St, corner of Albany St.
From the Ithaca Voice:
Current representative: Jim Dennis
Seeking re-election? Yes.
The Village Board voted July 10 to start the process for a new law to create 2 alternate members each for the Planning Board and the Zoning Board of Appeals (4 total).
Here are the state of New York rules on drafting laws, starting on page 10:
You can be thinking about whether you want to volunteer!