Southold Resolution & Public Hearing: Ferry District Passenger Boat

 RESOLUTION 2019-216
ADOPTED DOC ID: 15001

THIS IS TO CERTIFY THAT THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION NO. 2019-216 WAS ADOPTED AT THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE SOUTHOLD TOWN BOARD ON FEBRUARY 26, 2019: 

*WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners of the Fishers Island Ferry District (the “District”), in the Town of Southold, Suffolk County, New York, pursuant to a resolution duly adopted and a petition in due form, has requested that the Town Board of the Town of Southold (herein called the “Town”), in the County of Suffolk, New York, on behalf of the District, call a public hearing to hear all persons interested in the subject thereof, consisting of the acquisition of a high speed passenger ferry boat at the estimated maximum cost of $460,000; and the Town Board has determined that it is in the best interests of the Town and the District to increase and improve the facilities of the District pursuant to Section 202-b of the Town Law and to hold said public hearing, as requested; and

WHEREAS, the District, as lead agency, has given due consideration to the impact that the projects described herein may have on the environment pursuant to the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA), constituting Article 8 of the Environmental Conservation Law, and 6 N.Y.C.R.R., Regulations Part 617.5 and has determined that the acquisition of a high speed ferry is a Type II action and no further environmental review is required for said project;

NOW, THEREFORE, the Town Board hereby determines to commence proceedings under Section 202-b of the Town Law and the Town Board adopts and accepts the determinations made by the District relating to SEQRA, as described above; and it is hereby

ORDERED, that a meeting of the Town Board of the Town be held at the Town Hall, 53095 Main Road, Southold, New York, on March 26, 2019 at 4:30 o’clock P.M. (Prevailing Time) to consider said increase and improvement of facilities of the District and to hear all persons interested in the subject thereof concerning the same and for such other action on the part of the Town Board with relation thereto as may be required by law; and it is

FURTHER ORDERED, that the Town Clerk publish at least once in “The Suffolk Times,” hereby designated as the official newspaper of the Town for such publication, and post on the sign board of the Town maintained pursuant to subdivision 6 of Section 30 of the Town Law, a Notice of such public hearing in substantially the form appearing in Exhibit A, certified by said Town Clerk, the first publication thereof and said posting to be not less than ten (10) nor more than twenty (20) days before the date of such public hearing.

Elizabeth A. Neville
Southold Town Clerk
RESULT: ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS] MOVER: Louisa P. Evans, Justice
SECONDER: Robert Ghosio, Councilman
AYES: Dinizio Jr, Ruland, Doherty, Ghosio, Evans, Russell

DATED: February 26, 2019

TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF SOUTHOLD
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town Board of the Town of Southold, in the County of Suffolk, State of New York, will meet at the Town Hall, 53095 Main Road, Southold, New York, on March 26, 2019, at 4:30 o’clock P.M. (Prevailing Time), for the purpose of conducting a public hearing in relation to the increase and improvement of facilities of the Fishers Island Ferry District, consisting of the acquisition of a high speed passenger ferry boat at the estimated maximum cost of $460,000.

At said public hearing, the Town Board will hear all persons interested in said subject matter thereof.

Dated: February 26, 2019
Southold, New York

BY ORDER OF THE TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF SOUTHOLD, COUNTY OF SUFFOLK, STATE OF NEW YORK

Elizabeth A. Neville
Southold Town Clerk

PLEASE PUBLISH IN THE MARCH 7, 2019 EDITION OF THE SUFFOLK TIMES AND THE NEW LONDON DAY AND FORWARD THREE (3) AFFIDAVITS OF PUBLICATION TO THE SOUTHOLD TOWN CLERK’S OFFICE.

Copies to the following:
Town Attorney          Town Board                Comptroller
Bond Council              Bond file                     Town Clerk Bulletin Board
Town Website             F.I. Ferry District

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