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1-24-22 Workshop & Action Items

January 21, 2022

The Village Board will hold its regularly scheduled workshop on 1-24-22 at 7pm via Zoom.  The login information is available on the agenda here.  Please click to review the agenda packet for related action items expected at the beginning of the meeting and the department draft budget proposals for the workshop portion of the meeting.

Additional packet material - DWI Resolution 2022

Sidewalk Report, original PDF (color copy)


SUNY Brockport's Mornings With The Professors is BACK!

January 18, 2022

This popular community program has returned and features lectures from College faculty on Tuesday mornings during the semester.  Lectures are offered both virtually via Zoom and on-campus ($5 to attend virtually, $10 to attend on-campus). Refreshments are served, and each week a new topic is featured.

A complete list of the topics, presenters, and a link to register can be found here.

Please note that pre-registration must take place 48 hours prior to the event.

 


Upcoming Office Closure

January 14, 2022

Village Offices and DPW will be closed Monday, January 17, in honor of Martin Luther King Day.

Offices will re-open on January 18 at 8:30am


New COVID-19 Testing Site at SUNY Brockport

January 11, 2022

New York State has named SUNY Brockport as a campus based community testing site.

SUNY Brockport Community Testing Site
Mortimer Hall
Holly Street
Brockport, NY 14420
Beginning Jan. 13, Hours of Operation: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

To schedule an appointment click here.


The Monica W. Andrews Creative Volunteer Leadership Award Nomination Period Now OPEN!

January 7, 2022

Please take notice that nominations are being sought for candidates for the Monika W. Andrews Creative Volunteer Leadership Award. Nominees must be residents of the Village of Brockport, Town of Sweden or Town of Clarkson. Individuals and organizations may submit nominations. Self-nominations are acceptable.

To view the complete notice please click here.

Please review the rules for nomination found here.


Bridging the Closure Subcommittes

January 6, 2022

Join our Bridging the Closure Subcommittees:

1)Vehicular Traffic, Signage and Communication

2) Marketing

3) Active Transportation & Recreation

Help the village plan, prepare, and manage our Main Street Bridge closure coming at the end of August 2022. Position interest forms are here.

Specific information and description of the subcommittees are located here


Winter Sidewalk Upkeep

January 6, 2022

Now that colder weather is upon us please consider the sidewalk conditions in front of your home or business.  The village plows sidewalks as a courtsey when there is significant snowfall and when we are able. 

Sidewalk upkeep is the responsibility of property owners.  Please keep walkways clear of snow and other debris.  If icy, please consider salting the sidewalk in front of your home or business to ensure the safety of all pedestrians.


Pedestrian Bridge Project Update

January 3, 2022

The design phase is nearing completion.  Construction will begin in 2023 and will conclude in 2025.

Artist's renderings can be seen here.


New Years Office Closures

December 28, 2021

Village offices at 127 Main Street will be closing at 12:30pm on Thursday, December 30 and will re-open at 8:30am on Monday, January 3.

DPW and Village Court will be closed Friday, December 31.

Happy New Year!


Reminder: No Workshop Tonight

December 27, 2021

Just a reminder, the Village Board Workshop, regularly scheduled for tonight has been canceled.  The next board meeting is January 3rd at 7pm in a fully remote format, on zoom.  The agenda is expected to be posted on our website on Dec. 30.


Monroe County Soil & Water Conservation District Launches 2022 Conservation Tree & Shrub Program

December 27, 2021

The Monroe County Soil & Water Conservation District has just released their Conservation Tree & Shrub Program!

This program allows landowners to purchase native or naturalized tree, shrub, and flowers species so they can plant them in their yards for streambank stabilization, windbreaks, climate resiliency, create wildlife and pollinator habitat, and more!

Complete information and details on species and ordering can be found here.


Technology Fee added to Water Billing

December 23, 2021

Village of Brockport
Technology Fee added to Water Billing – Effective January 1, 2022 Billing

Details about the implementation of the new fee can be found here.


Website Maintenance

December 22, 2021

Due to scheduled website maintenance some forms and applications are currently unavailable.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

To reach affected departments in the meantime please email staff directly.

 

 


Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting - January 6, 2022

December 21, 2021

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Zoning Board of Appeals of the Village of Brockport will hold a PUBLIC HEARING on Thursday, January 6, 2022 beginning at 6:00pm via Zoom.

The topic of discussion will be an applicant who seeks an area variance to install 8 EV charging Units.

The complete notice can be found in The Suburban News on December 26, 2021 and here.

The redacted meeting packet can be found here.


Holiday Village Office Closures

December 20, 2021

The Village Offices at 127 Main Street will be close at 12:30pm on Thursday, December 23.  The office will re-open on Monday, December 27, at 8:30am.

DPW and Village Court will be closed Friday, December 24.


12-20-21 Board Meeting

December 17, 2021

The Village Board Documents Page on our website is still not working, we hope to have it running smoothly in the near future. 

Please find links to all meeting documents here:  Village Board Agenda and Agenda Packet and Financials.


Windstorm Cleanup and Stump Grinding

December 17, 2021

The Department of Public Works would like to thank the residents for getting their brush to the curb in a timely manner. We will continue into next week to pick up the cleanup from the windstorm. If you see flags by tree stumps, near or around your house, we are also out stump grinding. Final restoration work will be done in the spring.


Travel Ban / Power Lines & Trees Down

December 12, 2021

Many power lines, telephone poles and trees are down in the village.  Please stay indoors and do not travel unless absolutely necessary.  Many are completely closed to travel.  Parts of College, Utica, Fayette, Quary, and North Main Streets, and Park Ave have been affected.

We have extra DPW workers and police officers on duty working hard to assist our residents at this time.  In many cases, we are dependent on National Grid to clear lines from roads and properties.

Monroe County has issued a travel ban due to the power outages and downed lines and trees.  Traffic lights are out -- if you need to be out please treat these intersections as four way stops.


High Wind Warning 1pm-11pm Saturday, December 11

December 10, 2021

The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning for our area.

Included in this warning is the following statement:

People should avoid being outside in forested areas and around
trees and branches. If possible, remain in the lower levels of
your home during the windstorm, and avoid windows. Use caution if
you must drive.

More information can be found here.

To report an outage to National Grid please click here.

To report an outage to Rochester Gas and Electric please click here.


New Statewide Mask Mandate In Effect Monday, December 13

December 10, 2021

Effective December 13, New York State mandates masks to be required to be worn in all indoor public places unless businesses or venues implement a vaccine requirement.

This measure is effective Dec. 13, 2021 until Jan. 15, 2022, after which the State will re-evaluate based on current conditions

To view the press release please click here.