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Micropaving Village Streets - Tentative Dates: 8/19 - 8/27 2021

August 18, 2021

The Village of Brockport, Department of Public Works has a lot of work planned for the Village streets in the upcoming weeks. Our a tentative dates for micropaving is August 19 - August 27, 2021.

The following streets will be micropaved:

Queen St.

Gardner Ter.

Clinton St.

Carolin Dr.

Evergreen Rd.

Meadow View Dr.

Lyman St.

Keable Ct.

Locust St.

The following parking lots will be micropaved:

Erie St (Behind Diner) Municipal Lot

Police Department Lot

Market St Municipal Lot


Water Main Break on East Ave

August 16, 2021

The residents between 170 and 232 East Ave (South Side only) will have low water pressure until the Department of Public Works shuts down the water to repair the main.

We expect that the water will be shut off completely from 10:30 am to 1:30 PM.

If you have any questions, please call 637-1060.


Water Off - Chappell and Brockway

August 5, 2021

Water will be off on Chappell and Brockway today for repairs on a water valve.  This shut-off was orginally scheduled for this morning but was delayed, water will be off noon-4pm today.


RPO Concert Update - Masks Required

August 4, 2021

New guidance requires all audience members be masked for the Summer Serenades Concert with the RPO at SUNY Brockport, in the SERC. 

There will be no reception after the concert. 


Masking in Monroe County

August 3, 2021

Transmission rates of Covid-19 in our county have hit a "substantial" level, meeting the CDC's guidelines for masking.

The Village Board echos Monroe County -- we recommend all residents mask when indoors in public places and we are requiring all of our employees to mask indoors when 6 ft distance cannot be maintained or when in shared spaces in our facilities.

Please wear a face covering when visiting our buildings at this time.

We encourage everyone who is able to get vaccinated and curb the spread of Covid-19.

 


Comments from Mayor Blackman: opt out solar and opt out electric

July 29, 2021

On July 28 I sat in as a panelist on the Joule/Finger Lakes CCA public meeting which reviewed the opt out solar and opt out electric. There has been, as we all know, a lot of confusion about the latter.

For comparison to the rates it offers through Constellation for renewable (the default) and for the standard fixed rate, the letter gives the average National Grid supply rate from April of 2020 to March of 2021. At that time rates were low, greatly impacted by the pandemic. National Grid's supply rates went up substantially after March of 2021. The current National Grid supply rate for residences is .05516. So compare that rate with the 2 year fixed rate Constellation offers—.05912 (all renewable energy) or .04960 (standard fixed rate). We cannot know what the future holds for the variable NG rate but we know for certain what the village program offers. You will be automatically opted in to the renewable, but you can opt out of that and choose the standard fixed rate, or opt out and stay with the National Grid rate.

To opt out of the default renewable and to stay with National Grid, fill out the card that came with the letter sent to you from the Village, or call the Finger Lakes Community Choice program hotline (585) 244-0244 by August 14th. To opt-down from the default renewable to the fixed standard rate, please call the program hotline for assistance at (585) 244-0244.

Margay Blackman, Mayor
Village of Brockport


ATTENTION VILLAGE RENTAL PROPERTY OWNERS - Rental Registration Application Notice

July 29, 2021

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                     ATTENTION VILLAGE OF BROCKPORT RENTAL PROPERTY OWNERS

The 2021-2022 Residential Rental Registration Application and annual fee of $125.00 is due by September 15, 2021, without penalty for each residential rental property. To save money see application for prompt pay date.

NEW THIS YEAR - you will NOT receive paper copies in the mail. The application can be found attached to this mailing or on the Village website at www.brockportny.org. Click on Forms & Applications, then scroll down and click on 2021-2022 Residential Rental Registration Application. You must complete an application for each property/structure unit.

 

      If you have any questions, please call the Building & Codes Office at (585) 637-5300 ext. 114.

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Water Rates Effective August 1, 2021

July 27, 2021

Water rates increase, effective August 1, 2021.  Read the notice here.


Questions about the Renewable Energy Program?

July 23, 2021

Many of you have received letters about the energy program with Finger Lakes Community Choice.

There is an additional informational session and Q&A on Wednesday, July 28th, 2021 at 7PM on Zoom - you can access the meeting by clicking on this link:  https://bit.ly/brockport-7-28

We encourage you to attend and ask questions.

You can also call Finger Lakes Community Choice - the manager of the program for the Village - please call:

(585) 244-0244

 

 


Summer Serenades Tonight - July 22!

July 22, 2021

Summer Serenades Concert Series

Thursday, July 22nd -- 7PM at the Welcome Center, 11 Water St.

8 Days a Week - Beatles Revival Band

Bring a chair, a drink, and have a great time!

Rain Location:  St. Luke's Episcopal Church on Main St.


2021-2022 Residential Rental Registration

July 19, 2021

The 2021-2022 Residential Rental Registration Application is available here.  Annual registration is now open. Please contact Theresa Weed, Department Coordinator at 585-637-5300 x114 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.  


Village Hall Closed at 3pm today

July 15, 2021

Village Hall is closed so our staff can assist and participate in the kayak flotilla and adaptive kayak dock dedication.  Come join us and stay for Summer Serenades!  The dedication begins at 5:30 at 11 Water St, with ribbon cutting, dock demonstrations, and the musical group "She Sings" at the Welcome Center.  Zak's Pack plays at 7pm to kick off Summer Serenades.  Bring a chair and some water and your community spirit!


Park Ave Bridge Closed - Till Monday Afternoon

Park Ave Bridge Closed - Till Monday Afternoon

July 9, 2021

Park Ave bridge will be in the raised position until the afternoon of Monday, July 12th, per the NYS Canal Corp.

 


Summer Serenades 2021 Schedule

July 9, 2021

Mark your calendar for the 2021 Summer Serenades schedule. See flyer here for details.


Adaptive Kayak Dock Dedication Event Details

July 2, 2021

Adaptive Kayak Dock Dedication in Brockport - July 15th Event

The Village of Brockport announces the dedication of its new adaptive kayak dock at the Welcome Center, located at 11 Water St., the first such dock on the Erie Canal. The public is invited to the dedication and ribbon cutting on July 15, 2021. The celebration begins at 5:30pm with music by “She Sings,” and at 6pm the arrival of a flotilla of kayaks. Dignitaries from the Canal Corporation, Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor, and Rochester Accessible Adventures will participate in the dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony.

This is an official 1st Mile Canalway Challenge event. It is funded in part by Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor, along with support provided by the NYS Canal Corporation, and Market New York through I LOVE NY, New York State’s Division of Tourism, as a part of the state’s Regional Economic Development Council initiative.

Join the flotilla and paddle as a group down the Erie Canal from the floating dock at Commissary Park at SUNY Brockport to the Brockport Welcome Center for the dock dedication. This short paddle is great for beginners. Bring your own kayak , canoe, or paddleboard or rent a kayak from the Erie Canal Boat Company which will be present for the celebration (reserve a kayak ahead at https://eriecanalboatcompany.com)

Registration is required to participate. The registration fee includes an event T-shirt. Proceeds from registration fees will go towards funding the boathouse to be built at Commissary Park.  Paddle map can be found here.  Sign-in begins at 4pm at Commissary Park, bring your personal flotation device and water craft (or get your reserved one) and be ready to launch at 5pm.

Interested in volunteering to help launch the flotilla? Contact Erica Linden at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Following the dock dedication stay around for the season’s first Summer Serenade Concert at the Welcome Center with Zak’s Pack performing, from 7-8:30pm. The full schedule of summer serenades can be found at www.brockportny.org under Events.

 


Village Offices Closed July 2-July 5, 2021

July 2, 2021

The Village Offices are closed for the 4th of July holiday, Friday July 2-Monday July 5, 2021.  We will reopen on Tuesday for regular hours, Village Hall opens at 8:30 am.

Tax payments can be left in the locked drop box next to our front porch on the driveway.  Payments received in the drop box over the weekend will be processed without a late penalty.  If you would like a receipt mailed to you, please indicate that with your payment.

Tax bill amounts can be found on our home page - Quck Links - Property Taxes.

Other correspondance and water payments also welcome in the drop box.

Have a nice holiday!


Planning Board Meeting to be held 07/12/2021

July 1, 2021

The Planning Board will meet on July 12, 2021 at 6pm. Please find documents related to the meeting here as well as under the Planning Board agendas.  


Town Hall Meeting with Assemblyman Steve Hawley

June 25, 2021

Join Assemblyman Steve Hawley for a Town Hall meeting on Saturday, June 26th from 11:00 am - 11:45 am at the Village Hall 127 Main Street, front porch.

See flyer here for details.


PAVING TODAY - Cloverwood, Meadow Lane and Havenwood

June 24, 2021

The Department of Public Works is paving Cloverwood, Meadow Lane and Havenwood today, Thursday, June 24th.

Please contact the DPW if you have any questions. 637-1060.