At a regular meeting of the Town Board for the Town of Mexico held the 20th day of January 2021 via Zoom technology, Mexico New York, the following Resolution for Public Hearing was adopted.
The Public Hearing will be held on February 10, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. and continued on March 8, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom.us Meeting ID: 853 5422 4545, Passcode: 749046 or dial in on 646 558-8656 or click the link below
Please see below for the link to printout for the public hearing.
RESOLUTION/ORDER FOR PUBLIC HEARING
ON ESTABLISHMENT OF THE
TOWN OF MEXICO WATER SERVICE AREA NO. 6 PURSUANT TO ARTICLE 12-C, OF THE TOWN LAW OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
WHEREAS, the Mexico Town Board authorized C2AE, Consulting Engineers, to prepare a Map, Plan, and Report for the possible establishment of the Water Service Area No. 6 within the Town of Mexico, said Map, Plan and Report to include the installation of water lines and other necessary improvements to establish a water distribution system; and
WHEREAS, the Town Board believed it in the best interest of the citizens of the Town to form a water service area, said proposed water distribution system to include, but not limited to, portions of Potter Road, George Road, Tubbs Road, Kenyon Road, Tudo Road, Larobardiere Road, Parish Woods Road, Rice Road, NY State Route 69 and US Route 11; and
WHEREAS, said Map, Plan and Report was filed with the Town Clerk for the Town of Mexico the 11th day of January, 2021; and
WHEREAS, this Board has reviewed the Map, Plan and Report, and wishes to schedule a public hearing regarding the possible formation of a water service area to be known as the Water Service Area No. 6 pursuant to Article 12-C of the Town Law of the State of New York; and
WHEREAS, the boundaries of the proposed Water Service Area No. 6 are as follows:
See Attached Schedule A; and
WHEREAS, the improvements proposed, to be a new water distribution system to include meter pits, remote read meters, service lines to the curb box and approximately 75 feet onto private property in areas with difficult soils. A pressure reducing valve will be installed on George Road. Fire hydrants will also be installed as part of the project. All property owners who connect to the water main will be required to disconnect their private supply. The estimated cost for a property owner to install a service line from the curb box to the user’s residence is $800 – $1200 and there is no hookup fee charged by the Town; and
WHEREAS, the maximum amount proposed to be expended for such improvements is FIVE MILLION FOUR HUNDRED SIXTY FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($5,465,000.00); and
WHEREAS, the proposed method to be employed for financing such system is Federal funding options: The Town of Mexico is applying to receive a grant of ONE MILLION TWO HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS ($1,250,000.00) from USDA Rural Development, a loan of FOUR MILLION TWO HUNDRED FIFTEEN THOUSAND DOLLARS ($4,215,000.00) at 1 ¾ percent interest for thirty-eight (38) years from USDA Rural Development; and
WHEREAS, the estimated annual cost to the typical property/typical home or equivalent dwelling unit (“EDU”) would be $903.00, said amount includes the typical annual water use costs estimated at 170 gallons per day; and
WHEREAS, a Map, Plan and Report describing such improvements are on file in the Office of the Town Clerk of the Town of Mexico for public inspection, and it is hereby
ORDERED, that the Town Board of the Town of Mexico shall hold a Public Hearing pursuant to the Town Law of the State of New York to consider the proposed establishment of the Water Service Area No. 6 with the improvements specified above, said hearing to be held the 10th day of February 2021 at 7:00 p.m. and continued on the 8th day of March 2021, via Zoom technology, Mexico, New York, at which time and place all persons interested in the subject thereof may be heard concerning same and the Town Board of the Town of Mexico shall hold a meeting to determine whether to form the water service area immediately following the public hearing on March 8, 2021; and it is further,
ORDERED, that the Town Clerk of the Town of Mexico is hereby authorized and directed to publish a copy of this Resolution/Order in the Mexico Independent, one of the official newspapers for the Town of Mexico, and post a copy of same on the sign board of the Town of Mexico in the time and manner required by law.
ELIZABETH DISHAW, Town Clerk