NEW: Supervisor’s Report of November 18, 2014
November 21, 2014
~ from Supervisor Rob Greenstein
• Chappaqua Crossing update
• Chappaqua Central School District – Finance Advisory Committee
Since April 2014 when Summit Greenfield changed the layout and design of its proposed retail center, we have conducted seven (7) public hearings, all of which have been lengthy and well-attended. In terms of next steps, the Town Board is working on what it anticipates will be a final version of the Retail Local Law. The Board is considering certain changes based upon the work and input that has gone into this application. For example, we are exploring ways to limit the overall amount of commercial and retail amount of space that is allowed at Chappaqua Crossing. We may consider prohibiting certain retail uses at the site, particularly given its proximity to Horace Greeley High School. We welcome comments from residents tonight on those issues. I still anticipate that the Town Board will be able to complete its work on the draft Retail Local Law and be in a position to vote on the legislation by the end of the year. I would encourage residents to stay informed by checking our Town website for updates about the public hearings and any further revisions to the draft Retail Local Law. Our next, and eighth (8), public hearing will be held on December 2nd.
Chappaqua Central School District – Finance Advisory Committee
This week both myself, Deputy Supervisor Lisa Katz & Town Administrator Jill Shapiro will be meeting with the Chappaqua Central School District Finance Advisory Committee, along with School Superintendent Dr. Lyn McKay and a few members of the School Board. The purpose of the meeting is to seek out and take advantage of collaboration opportunities between the school district and the town.
keep up the good work Rob!
It’s refreshing to see an elected official follow through on promises made. You promised a new approach and you have been working with / negotiating with the developer at CC and now you plan on meeting/ working with our CCSD school board.
Rob – why another public hearing on CC. Seven haven’t been enough? What is left to say by the “public”. Haven’t we heard enough already from the same people repeating the same things? I no longer attend and I can’t even watch these meetings that end near midnight. This saga and these people have turned many of us off so all you have left are the same people saying the same thing and monopolizing the proceedings. They have turned most of us off from getting involved.
The town board should vote to approve this and let’s just get on with it already. I don’t