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TOWN HIGHWAY GARAGE HOURS-2890 Towpath Rd (#315-834-9355)

MONDAYS/TUESDAYS/WEDNESDAYS/THURSDAYS 6am-4:30pm.  CLOSED FRIDAYS.

 

Town Highway Superintendent - Stephen Siracusa


TOWN OFFICE HOURS-9021 N Seneca St (#315-834-9398)

CLOSED MONDAYS.  TUESDAYS/WEDNESDAYS/THURSDAYS 7am-5pm; FRIDAYS 7am-3:30pm (closed for lunch noon-1pm, Fridays only).

 

Town Clerk - Angela Skellington

Deputy Clerk - Vicki Hickey

Deputy Clerk - Leicia Brown

Deputy Clerk - Karen Cronk


NOVEMBER 2019 - AGRICULTURE RESOURCE FAIR @ CAYUGA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

PLANNING FOR TRANSITION: A RESOURCE FAIR

Transitioning to the next farm manager or growing your new farm business?  This resource fair will guide you to your next step.

 

DATE: SATURDAY - NOVEMBER 23, 2019

TIME: 12:30pm - 5:30pm

@ Cayuga Community College (197 Franklin St, Auburn NY 13021)

 

RSVP BY NOVEMBER 15, 2019:

#315.539.9251 OR www.nyalt.org

 

AGENDA:

11:30am - 12:30pm  Registration & Exhibitor Booths

12:30pm - 1pm        Welcome

1:15pm - 2:45pm     Workshops

You want to pass on the farm, but how? (Mechanisms to transfer agricultural land.)

OR

You've trained to be a farmer, now what? (Tools for business planning and land access.)

2:45pm - 3:15pm      Exhibitor Booths Open; Enjoy local bites from Simply Homemade by Ginny Demilo

3:15pm - 4:45pm      Workshop and Farmer Panel

Communication - the key to success! (Tools for effectively communicating between generations.)

4:45pm - 5:30pm      Tase of the Region Reception

 

**Workshop sessions will include mechanisms to transfer agricultural land, business planning, financing a land purchase, and tools to effectively communicate between generations.

 

Hosted by: New York Agricultural Land Trust, Cayuga County, Cayuga Community College, Cornell Cooperative Extension - Cayuga County & Seneca County

Sponsors:   Byrne Dairy, CEDA

 

 

 

 

 


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS - GRANT ADMINISTRATION - PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

INFORMATION FOR BID PROPOSAL REQUESTS, CAN BE FOUND IN THE DARK GREEN SECTION, TO THE LEFT OF THE HOME PAGE, CLICK ON "BID DOCUMENTS" TO OBTAIN INFORMATION.

 

**BIDS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY TUES (NOV 26, 2019) @ 4pm.


WINTER STORM HOME SAFETY ADVISEMENT

NYSEG URGES CUSTOMERS TO CLEAR VENTS & CHIMNEYS FOR NATURAL GAS APPLIANCES AS SNOW PILES UP FROM DEEP DRIFTS/SNOW WHICH COULD BLOCK VENTS, CAUSING BUILD UP OF POTENTIALLY DEADLY CARBON MONOXIDE IN BUILDING.

 

SAFETY TIPS:

AVOID PILING SNOW AROUND ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS METER AREAS OR RELATED EQUIPMENT

KEEP ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS METER AREA CLEAR

NATURAL GAS APPLIANCE CHIMNEYS/VENTS SHOULD BE KEPT FREE OF SNOW/ICE

BE PREPARED IF YOU SMELL NATURAL GAS (SULFUR LIKE ODOR/ROTTEN EGGS)! GET UP. GET OUT. CALL NYSEG/RG&E IMMEDIATELY FROM A NEIGHBOR'S PHONE.

TO REPORT A NATURAL GAS EMERGENCY OR SUSPECTED CARBON MONOXIDE PROBLEM, CALL 1.800.572.1121 OR 911 FROM A NEIGHBOR'S PHONE.

  


PUBLIC NOTICE

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE

THE TOWN BOARD WOULD LIKE TO INFORM THE PUBLIC OF A CONSTRUCTION PROJECT TO TAKE PLACE ON E BRUTUS ST RD (STATE RTE 31B).  THE PROJECT SHOULD TAKE APPROXIMATELY 1 YR AND SHOULD BE STARTING IN THE SPRING OF 2021.

 

*This is a 3.9 mile project (to be completed by the Cayuga County Highway Dept) which will begin at the 4 corners in the Village of Weedsport and will continue to the Onondaga County Line (near the mobile home parks, in the Town of Brutus). 

 

*This Federal Aid Project involves pavement reconstruction (lanes, shoulders, driveway aprons, culvert replacement, sidewalk reconstruction, safety upgrades - guide railing and signage).

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT Carl Martel (#315.253.1513) or Todd Humphrey (#315.455.2000).


2020 FINAL TOWN BUDGET - TOWN OF BRUTUS
FOR BUDGET INFORMATION, CLICK ON "FINANCIAL INFORMATION" TAB OF HOME PAGE.

LL 1 OF 2019 - TAX CAP RELEVY 2020

Please take notice that the Town Board of the Town of Brutus will hold a Public Hearing on October 14, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. in the Town Municipal Building, 9021 N. Seneca Street, Weedsport, NY on the following proposed Local Law:  Local Law No. 1 of 2019, Override the Tax Cap Levy Limit for the 2020 Budget.

 

The Town Board has determined that as a precautionary measure it is in the best interest of the Town to adopt an Override of the Tax Cap Levy Limit should it become necessary to establish a total tax in excess of the established cap.

 

Any person(s) wishing to speak in favor or against the Law will be heard at that time. 

 

Local Law No. 1 – 2019

Town of Brutus, County of Cayuga

 

A local law to override the tax levy limit established in General Municipal Law §3-c.

 

Section I.        Legislative Intent

It is the intent of this local law to override the limit on the amount of real property taxes that may be levied by the Town of Brutus pursuant to General Municipal Law §3-c, and to allow the Town of Brutus to adopt a budget for the fiscal year 2020 that requires a real property tax levy in excess of the “tax levy limit” as defined by General Municipal Law §3-c.

 

Section 2.        Authority

The local law is adopted pursuant to subdivision 5 of General Municipal Law §3-c, which expressly authorizes the Town Board to override the tax levy limit by the adoption of a local law approved by vote of sixty percent (60%) of the town board. 

 

Section 3.        Tax Levy Limit Override

The Town Board of the Town of Brutus, County of Cayuga is hereby authorized to adopt a budget for the fiscal year 2020 that requires a real property tax levy in excess of the amount otherwise proscribed in General Municipal Law §3-c.

 

Section 4.       Severability

If any clause, sentence, paragraph, subdivision, or part of this Local Law or the application thereof to any person, firm or corporation, or circumstance, shall be adjusted by any court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unconstitutional, such order or judgment shall not affect, impair, or invalidate the remainder thereof , but shall be confined in its operation to the clause, sentence, paragraph, subdivision, or part of this Local Law or in its application to the person, individual, firm or corporation or circumstance, directly involved in the controversy in which such judgment or order shall be rendered.

 

Section 5.       Effective date

This local law shall take effect immediately upon filing with the Secretary of State.

 

Councilor Chirco moved to override the tax cap levy for the 2020 budget, seconded by Councilor Slocum.

 

Roll Call Vote:

Deputy Supervisor Flynn          yes

Councilor Chirco                      yes

Councilor Slocum                     yes

Supervisor Hotaling                  absent

Councilor Abraham                   yes

RES  91-2019 VOTE:  4 ayes, 0 nays, 1 absent   Carried.

 


2018 Annual Water Quality Report

All Town of Brutus water districts (WD #2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9) receive water from Cayuga County Water & Sewer Authority (CCWSA) via the City of Auburn water system.  The water source is Owasco Lake.

 

•Water District #1 (Patel) and Water District #6 (Marshall) receive water from the Village of Weedsport (Owasco Lake).

•Water District #4 (Pierce Rd) is interconnected within Water Dist #2.

•The Eastern Brutus Consolidated Water District includes combined water districts #2 (East Brutus), #3 (Weller Rd), #7 (Thruway Area), #8 (Cottle Rd) and #9 (Jericho Rd).

 

ALL COMMUNITY WATER SYSTEMS HAVE REQUIRED TESTING AS PER NYS DEPT OF HEALTH - BUREAU OF WATER SUPPLY PROTECTION AND THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY.

 

Please refer to the information below.

2018 Eastern Brutus - Consolidated Water District - Water Testing Information

TAX INFORMATION SITES

"TAX GLANCE" SITES:

 

www.weedsport.org/ (SCHOOL TAXES) - IF ANY QUESTIONS CONCERNING SCHOOL TAXES, PLEASE CONTACT STACIE MCNABB #315.834.6637. 

 

http://www.villageofweedsport.org/ (VILLAGE TAXES) - IF ANY QUESTIONS CONCERNING VILLAGE TAXES, PLEASE CONTACT THE VILLAGE OFFICE #315.834.6634.

 

http://www.townofbrutus.org/ (TOWN & COUNTY TAXES) - IF ANY QUESTIONS CONCERNING TOWN/COUNTY TAXES, PLEASE CONTACT THE TOWN OFFICE #315.834.9398 OR THE COUNTY TAX COLLECTOR #315.253.1211.

 

 

*Please utilize the above sites to obtain the appropriate tax information.

*Each of the above entities listed pays toward the on-line services made available for the public to access that information.  


STANDARD WORK DAY - TOWN JUSTICE GEOFFERY FRITSCH

Town of Brutus Residents

Standard Work Day Reporting

 

This resolution was passed at the May 13, 2019 Town Board Meeting as required by New York State Retirement System. The Town is required to post the notice for a minimum of 30 days.

 

Standard Work Day Reporting Resolution

 

Clerk Skellington scanned and emailed the Record of Activities for Judge Geoffery Fritsch for January 21, 2019 through April 22, 2019 to the board members prior to the meeting.

 

Be it resolved, that the Town of Brutus/Location Code 30675 hereby establishes the following as standard work days for elected and appointed officials and will report the following days worked to the New York State and Local Employees’ Retirement System based on the time keeping system records or the record of activities maintained and submitted by this official to the clerk of the body.

 

Title: Appointed Official – Town Justice

Name: Geoffery Fritsch

Social Security Number – XXXX

Registration Number – XXXX

*Standard Work Day (Hrs/day) – 6.5 hours

Term (Begins/Ends): 1/22/2019 – 12/31/2019

Participates in Time Keeping System: No

Days/Months: 4.79 days per month

 

Councilor Chirco motioned to approve the Standard Word Day for Town Justice Geoffery Fritsch at 6.5 hours per day with a total of 4.79 days per month, seconded by Councilor Abraham.

 

RES 50-2019 VOTE: 4 ayes, 0 nays, 1 absent. Carried.