Citizens for an Informed Yorktown



Town Board

March 19, 2013


(A brief meeting that lasted 29 minutes.)


1. Use of Route 202 fill/Future plans for parks

Saying that it was never his intention to use the 86,000 cubic yards of fill at the Holland Sporting Club, Supervisor Grace said that Town staff will be developing plans that will identify both the quantity and quality of fill that would be needed to rehabilitate existing ball fields at Hunterbrook fields, Legacy, Curry Street, and Granite Knolls. Some fill will also be needed to implement the future plan for the Holland Sporting Club that has been developed by the community and briefly discussed at the March 14 Recreation Commission meeting. Supervisor Grace.  Helikened the recent discussions  regarding the fill to the children’s game of telephone where information gets distorted as it is passed along from one to another.  


Regarding the fields at Granite Knolls: Supervisor Grace said that the planned work along the Algonquin gas line will require a staging area and that this might help provide parking and an access road to the fields which he said could accommodate two lacrosse fields.


Regarding Holland: Councilman Paganelli suggested that the BOCES forestry program be used to help identify invasive species on the site that should be weeded out.  Future plans for Holland are to be discussed at the April 9 work session.


2. Jackets

Supervisor Grace announced that Board members now have official jackets they can wear during emergencies so that they can be identified as Town officials. When Town Clerk Roker asked for a jacket, Councilman Murphy said, “You deserve one” and the Board agreed to provide her with one.


3. Appointments

Frank J. Lanzetta as a temporary laborer in the Highway Department

Bridget Krowe to the Landmarks Preservation Commission

Geoff Wheeler, reappointed as chairman of the Cable TV Committee

David M. McConnell, reappointed to ABACA

Kenneth Belfer and Maura Gregory, reappointed to the Community Housing Board


4. Advertised for bids

8 separate bids were advertised. Information should available on the Town web site,


5. Selected resolutions passed unanimously

a. Tax certiorari settlement for Cedar Pond condominiums

b. Alarm monitoring contract to Automated Control Logic, Inc. of Thornwood for the John C. Hart Library