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Tax Collection Notice

April 28, 2016

The Taxpayers Notice of Collection for Fiscal Year June 1, 2016-May 31, 2017 is available here.


2016-2017 Budget Adopted

April 28, 2016

The Fiscal Year June 1, 2016-May 31, 2017 budget has been adopted.  View the full notice here.


Park Ave Bridge Repairs

April 22, 2016

The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) will begin repairing the Park Avenue lift bridge on May 2nd. The NYSDOT will place the bridge in the raised position on Wednesday, April 27th where it will remain until repairs are complete, anticipated by May 23rd, if not earlier.

At that time, the NYSDOT Bridge Maintenance crew has agreed to repair and reopen the sidewalk across the bridge. Please continue to visit our website for updates on repair status, detour routes, and the reopening dates for bridge and sidewalk.


Village Dissolution Informational Forum

April 14, 2016

An informational meeting regarding village dissolution will be held on Tuesday, May 10. Click here for details.


Boards & Committees

April 14, 2016

To view a complete list of boards & committees and their members, as approved by the Village Board, click here


Referendum on Dissolution

March 24, 2016

Please read the full notice of special election, registration of voters and availability of absentee ballots here.


Budget Filing & Public Hearing

March 24, 2016

The tentative budget for FY2017 has been filed and a public hearing is scheduled for April 11th at 7pm.  Please click here for the details.


Bid Notice

March 24, 2016

The West Avenue water main replacement project, phase II has a notice to bidders for water main materials.


Seasonal Laborers Needed

March 24, 2016

The DPW is hiring four seasonal (summer) laborers.  Applications are due Tuesday, April 12 at noon.  Read the full notice here.


Water Main Flushing

March 24, 2016

Water main flushing will take place April 18-20, 2016. Read the full notice here.

Flushing will be between 9am and 1pm. 

Monday April 18 - all hydrants north of the canal, east and west of North Main St.

Tuesday April 19 -- south of the canal, all hydrants east of Main St.

Wednesday April 20 -- south of the canal, all hydrants west of Main St.


Brush Pick Up

March 24, 2016

The DPW will begin spring brush pick-up April 25, 2016.  Read the full notice here.


Budget Prep Schedule

March 18, 2016

Please click here to review the budget prepatory schedule.


Board Meeting Schedule

March 18, 2016

Click here to view the March 2016-August 2016 meetings schedule


Notice: Board & Committee Vacancies

March 18, 2016

Please click here to review the current Board and Committee vacancies.


West Ave. Water Main Project

March 14, 2016

The Department of Public Works has begun a West Aveune Water Main Replacement Project.  Please click here for more details.


Barge Charge 5K

March 10, 2016

The Barge Charge 5K is a part of the Low Bridge High Water Festivities.  The 5K will be held Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 10AM. 

Download your signup sheet here or register online at: Barge Charge 2016

 

A full schedule of Low Bridge High Water Festivities for May 12-14th will be coming soon.


Dissolution Information

March 5, 2016

Unable to come to Village Hall to vote?

Download your application for an absentee ballot.

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Current Information

A petition was filed on January 25, 2016 with Monroe County by Rhett King calling for a vote to dissolve the Village of Brockport.

The Village Clerk certified the petition, finding 339 of the signatures were currently registered voters in the village.

Rhett King and others submitted a request to speak at the Village Board work session on February 22, 2016.  The Village Clerk responded and the request was accepted by the Mayor.

Rhett King called for the village to commission a study on dissolution.  Josephine Matala of Pro-Brockport spoke against such a study.  The Village Board spoke unanimously against the request.  Read each Village Board member's response:  


A special Village Board meeting was called for March 5, where the date of the dissolution vote was set for May 24th.  Read the full Village Board Statement to Voters on Dissolution.

 Read the latest Village Newsletter with related information here.

Public Information Session to be Held

On May 10th at 7pm Wade Beltramo, Chief Counsel for NYCOM (New York Conference of Mayors) gave a public presenation on what to expect with dissolution.  A video of the presentation is available here. The power point slides for this presenation are available here.

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Further Information

SUNY Communities: Exploring Alternatives to Dissolution by Hannah Smith, SUNY Brockport graduate - a thorough research paper on villages and dissolution and the particular position of villages that host a college.

The New N.Y. Government Reorganization and Citizen Empowerment Act - a powerpoint presentation from the New York Department of State, March 2010.  This explains the law behind dissolution.

NYCOM (New York Conference of Mayors) Guide to Local Government Dissolution and Consolidation - guidance to local governments on the authorizing legislation (NY Government Reorganization and Citizen Empowerment Act), what it requires and what it does not require under the law as well as the realities of local government consolidation. 

Items of Particular Interest/Usefulness in the NYCOM Guide:

  • Pages 1-18 specifically discuss elector-initiated dissolution
  • Page 2 Point 2 "Resulting Efficiencies"
  • Page 3 Point 3 "Change in Taxes" and Point 5 "Establishing Special Districts"
  • Page 5 Point 9 "Binding the Town to the Dissolution Plan" and Point 10 "Study Committees"
  • Pages 35-37 Section VIII "Underlying Issues Related to Local Government Restructuring and Efficiency"

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Special Village Board Meeting 3/5

March 2, 2016

The Village Board has called a special meeting for Saturday, March 5th at 9am at Village Hall.  Read the full notice here.


Public Hearing for Planning Board

February 29, 2016

The Planning Board will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, March 14, 2016 at 7pm.  The hearing will be at Village Hall regarding 3 Burroughs Terrace.  Read the full legal notice here.


RFP: Mailing Machine

February 19, 2016

The Village of Brockport has issued an RFP for a mailing machine.  To view the full RFP click here.