By Michael P. Sweeton
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Week of December 2, 2013
The FEMA approved project to replace the storm damaged culvert on Taylor Road is underway. Taylor Road will remain closed to thru traffic until December 30th. Please look for alternate routes.
During this Holiday season there are many families in our Town that can use a helping hand. The three food pantries serving our area, Florida, Greenwood Lake and Warwick, are in dire need of donations to stock their shelves. If you can help, please contact the following; Florida - Denise Thibault, 544-3566, c/o Florida Presbyterian Church, 1 North Main St., Florida, NY; Greenwood Lake - Barbara Juby 988-6007, c/o Greenwood Lake Food Pantry, POB 1805, Greenwood Lake, NY; Warwick - Michelle Carter, Warwick Methodist Church, 135 Forester Ave., Warwick, NY.
Since the installation of the solar panels on the Town's Senior Center, we have generated 94,482 kWh of electricity and offset 118,102 lbs. of CO2 emissions.
The Orange County Office of Community Development is a great resource and asset for our residents. Two of their programs provide help to homeowners of modest income ($64,000 for a family of 4). The Housing Rehabilitation Program provides 0% home improvement loans and the Lead Hazard Reduction program provide up to $10,000 to remove or stabilize lead surfaces in your home. For more information call 615-3811.
The next regular meeting of the Town Board will be held on Thursday, December 12th at 7:30 pm in the Warwick Town Hall, 132 Kings Highway.