Supervisor's Corner    

By Michael P. Sweeton

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Week of October 20, 2014


An educational workshop sponsored by the Moodna Creek Watershed will provide a detailed overview about water resources in the Moodna Creek watershed in Orange County, NY, based on scientific research and perspectives from experts working a range of relevant issues and projects.

When:  Wednesday, October 29, 2014 – 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Where:  Village Hall, Village of South Blooming Grove, NY

The Council is requesting donations to cover modest expenses of the Moodna Creek Watershed Intermunicipal council so a donation of $5.00-$10.00 at the door will be appreciated.  No RSVP is required.  Space is limited and will be first-come, first served.  For more information please contact Simon Gruber, Secretary of the Council and representative to the Council from the Town of Cornwall, at sgruber100@verizon.net or Kelly Dobbins, Vice-Chair of the Council at Kdobbins@orangecountygov.com, or call the Orange County Planning Department at 845-615-3840.  You can bring a brown-bag lunch or there is a deli and a pizzeria in the small shopping mall 100 yards from the Village Hall along Route 208.

This program will include presentations relevant for a range of issues including:

  • Understanding the availability of water in surface and groundwater sources in and near the Moodna Creek watershed
  • Water quality in streams
  • Management priorities and protection options for stream buffers
  • Floodplain planning and modeling to address flood risks
  • Emerging findings about changing weather, rainfall and climate patterns
  • Sustainable management strategies for tributaries and watersheds
  • A case study of a landscape-scale biodiversity planning and protection initiative

 

After a year hiatus the Warwick Valley High School Homecoming Parade will once again make its way from the school down Main Street in the Village of Warwick.  This is a celebration of school spirit and the great young people who make up our school.  Please come out on Saturday, October 25th, from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. to cheer our young students to victory! 

A public hearing on the MS4 Annual Report will be held on October 23rd, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. in the Warwick Town Hall, 132 Kings Highway.

The next regular meeting of the Town Board will be held on Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. in the Warwick Town Hall, 132 Kings Highway.