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Game on vote postponed till Thursday-water metering to be upgraded-settlement with Valhalla approved
Release Date: July 31, 2012
The Greenburgh Town Board postponed till Thursday (11 AM) the vote on the proposed lease agreement with Game on 365 to construct a recreation/sports bubble at the abandoned Frank's nursery on Dobbs Ferry Road for a 15 year term. Members of the Town Board appreciate the input we have been receiving on the proposed lease from residents and continue to negotiate with Game On representatives to improve the terms of the lease. I received a petition signed by a majority of residents who live closest to Frank's nursery (Westchester View Lane) supporting the proposed bubble.
We appointed Bart Talamani, Town Comptroller, to the new Water District Advisory Board which will review water rates, infrastructure issues. The Board also authorized the Commissioner of Public Works to issue a request for proposals for services from qualified firms that have the ability to provide a turnkey solution to both upgrade and automate the water metering network in the town, performing complete project management for the installation of a fully automated meter infrastructure system along with new meters.
The Board approved a resolution authorizing the Town Supervisor to execute a stipulation of settlement with the Valhalla Union Free School district pertaining to litigation involving the former Westhelp property for a total amount of $1,100,000. The town will receive $1.1 million from the school district over a 9 year period (with about half of the money to be received by the fall of 2013. Councilman Francis Sheehan had some concerns and voted no.