Community Garden 2021 season

Greetings HCG gardeners!
The garden is now open for the season and the assigned plots will remain the same with a few additions. Join in the fun and download your 2021 application here. The application form includes the current guidelines and rules so be sure to read them and sign the last page to be returned with your application. See you in the garden!

Town Board minutes, 15 March, 2021

Phone Meeting Due to COVID-19
Regular Town Board Meeting Minutes Halcott Grange
March 15, 2021, 6:00 pm

Present: Town Supervisor Alan White, Council Member Alan Reynolds, Innes Kasanof, Judy DiBenedetto, Highway Superintendent Russell Bouton, Town Clerk, Patricia Warfield. Absent: Councilwoman Yukari Day.

Call to Order at 6:00 p.m.

Approval of the minutes of the February 22, 2021 meeting: Vote to be taken at the next regular town board meeting.

Highway Superintendent’s Report: (A) The Town has received one bid from Montano Equipment for a chipper for $27,900 which includes a one month rental of the chipper at $4,200 by the Town and then a final bid balance of $23,700 should the town choose to purchase. Councilman Alan Reynolds confirmed consensus of the Board to rent the chipper for one month for the Highway Department to determine if this model will meet the needs of the highway department. Highway Superintendent Bouton will report his findings to the board at the next meeting and Supervisor White will then ask the Board for a vote to purchase if the chipper is acceptable. (B) The Highway Department had repair work done on the air compressor and Oshkosh plow truck. (C) Greene County has been contacted and will be sending someone out to look at plugged drainage pipes and storm road damage on County Route 1.

Voucher vote: General Abstract #G0321 – vouchers 37-47 = $2,232.93. Highway Abstract #H0321 – vouchers 48-52 = $2,516.19. Board members reviewed the March vouchers and with no questions gave consent to pay bills. Supervisor White will ask for a vote at the next town board meeting.

Finance Chair Report: Finance Chair Innes Kasanof presented the monthly report.

Clerk’s Report: Building Permit: $540.00, Transfer Station/Feb: $222.00, Billy Haynes March-May: $600.00, Subdivision: $100.00, Certified Transcript 5@ $10.00: $50.00. The Town collected and disbursed $1,512.00 for the month of February.

Next Meeting: Regular Town Board Meeting, April 19, 2021, 6:00 pm.
Masks and Social Distancing Required
Phone Meeting ended at 6:24 p.m.

Agenda Town Board meeting 6:00PM  Monday, April 19, 2021

Town of Halcott Agenda 6:00PM  Monday, April 19, 2021 Town Grange Masks and Social Distancing Required
  1. Call to Order, Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Regular Meeting
  3. Approval of minutes: February 22, 2021 March 15, 2021
  4. Highway Superintendent Report
  5. Voucher Votes: February 22 March 15 April 19
  6. Finance Report:
  7. Clerk’s Report
  8. Other Business: Motion to Accept Bid on Chipper
  9. Public Comment
  10. Next Meeting:  May 17, regular meeting

Planning Board minutes, 3 February 2021


Meeting of February 3, 2021

Present:  Adina Johnson, Andrew Kelder, Mark Vogler, Nancy Reynolds
Absent:   Ted Johnson
Public:    Rob Allison

Deputy Chairman A. Johnson opened the meeting with the pledge to the flag at 6:15PM.

Surveyor R. Allison presented preliminary survey maps and EAF forms for a new 5 lot subdivision proposed by 687 Route 1, LLC, on the corner of County Route 1 and Mookas Road. Motion was made to classify it as a major subdivision by A. Johnson, seconded by N. Reynolds, unanimously approved. All lots are located on existing maintained roads and have access to utilities so no required improvements are necessary. Motion to accept the preliminary sketch was made by A. Johnson, seconded by M. Vogler, unanimously approved. A public hearing was scheduled for April 7, 2021, at 6PM. At this time it is planned to have an open meeting, combined with ZOOM for anyone interested who cannot or wish not to attend in person. If health issues become a problem we will meet by ZOOM only.

Motion to accept the minutes of the 12/2/2020 meeting was made by A. Johnson, seconded by A. Kelder, unanimously approved.

Correspondence:  None 

New Business:  Reorganization – the board discussed the reappointment of Ted Johnson as Chairman, Adina Johnson as Deputy Chair and Nancy Reynolds as Secretary. Motion to reappoint was made by A. Johnson, seconded by M. Vogler, unanimously approved.

Old Business:  The list of possible planning board alternates was tabled for this month; we will discuss the issue in the future.

Motion to adjourn was made at 6:45PM by A. Johnson, seconded by N. Reynolds, unanimously approved.

Submitted: N. Reynolds, Sec. 2/9/2021

Planning Board meeting April 7, 2021


The Town of Halcott Planning Board will conduct a public hearing on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at 6:00PM at the Town Grange, 264 Route 3, Halcott Center, NY. The purpose of said hearing is to hear comments on the proposed subdivision of lands owned by 687 Route 1, LLC, located at the intersection of County Route 1 and Mookas Road, Halcott Center, NY. Tax Map ID #157-1-24. All persons wishing to speak upon this matter shall be heard at this time.  A regular meeting will follow the public hearing.
Face masks and social distancing are required.

Ted Johnson, Town of Halcott Planning Board Chairman