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Fabius Town Notices
Notice: Public Hearing - Location: Community Center

Start Date: Mon, 20 Jul 2015 Start Time: 18:00:00
End Date: Tue, 21 Jul 2015 End Time: 19:00:00

A public hearing on the proposed zoning law will be held at 6 p.m. at the Community Center.

The draft Proposed Zoning Amendments can be downloaded here

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Upcoming Events (Click on date in calendar for details)
The Fabius Historical Society is having a discuss how The Netherlands and NYS were connected in the 1700\'s on Mon, 06 Jul 2015
The Fabius Town Board is having a Town Board Meeting on Mon, 20 Jul 2015
The Fabius Town Board is having a Public Hearing on Mon, 20 Jul 2015
The Fabius Historical Society is having a discuss the activities in the abolition and women\'s rights movement on Mon, 03 Aug 2015
The Fabius Town Board is having a Town Board Meeting on Mon, 17 Aug 2015

Town Board Minutes
June 2015 Town Board Meeting Minutes was submitted by Eric Hanson on Tue, 23 Jun 2015
Topics Discussed: Cowles Settlement Road; Boiler quote; Highway Superintendent’s conference; F.A.C.C. flower donation; DeRuyter Lake Septic System; Ironman race; Set Public Hearing re: Zoning; Drainage on Ridge Road; Motion lights at F.A.C.C.; Executive Session; Custodian.

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May 2015 Town Board Meeting Minutes was submitted by eric hanson on Mon, 15 Jun 2015
Topics Discussed: Finance School; Efficiency Plan; 284 Agreement; Wireless internet; Hazardous Mitigation; Solar Panels; Memorial Day parade; Elmcrest Childrens’ Center.

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April '15 Town Board Meeting Minutes was submitted by Eric Hanson on Thu, 28 May 2015
Topics Discussed: 284 Agreement; Zoning Local Law; FACC repairs; New Highway truck; Weight Limit signs; Pilcher painting donation; Fire District Clerk I resignation; Elmcrest Childrens’ Center; Ironman Race.

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Senior Citizen Property Tax Exemption was submitted by Eric Hanson on Thu, 26 Feb 2015

Senior Property Tax Exemption

One of the tax credit deadlines is fast approaching. March 2nd is the deadline for 65 year old property owners of the 127thAssembly district to apply for property tax reduction. This is an income-limited exemption. Seniors must apply each year and submit federal or state tax returns each year to continue qualifying. The town assessors have the pertinent information for each town.

See this link for initial application: here

Other tax credits to review as you prepare your income tax return:

Earned Income Tax Credit has both a federal and a New York State table for credits.

Check out this link

Empire State Child Credit for families with young children. This credit is income-related.

Check it out here

The Child and Dependent Care Credit for people who pay for child care or those who live with and care for disabled family members.

Check it out here

In all there are over 10 tax credits that may take a bite out of your income taxes. Review these here

Many more credits apply to entrepreneurs, farmers and employers. Go to New York State Department of Taxation and Finance for information as tax season progresses.

If you have further concerns about this or any other community issue, or if I can be of service to you in any way, please do not hesitate to contact my office.

Al Stirpe

Tentative Changes proposed to Planning Board was submitted by Eric Hanson on Sun, 08 Feb 2015

You can find the tentative changes the Comprehensive Plan Review Committee is proposing to the Planning Board here

You will need the Comprehensive Plan to integrate these changes. It can be downloaded here

The Planning Board will review these proposed changes and present their recommendation(s) to the Fabius Town Board.

OCRRA Public Hearings was submitted by Eric Hanson on Thu, 04 Dec 2014

Please contact OCRRA for further information.

Public Participation
Public hearings set; comment periods end on Jan. 17, 2015

The Onondaga County Legislature is holding two public hearings relating to solid waste management. You can offer your comments on:

1) Onondaga County Solid Waste Management Plan (SWMP)
WHEN: Tues., Dec. 16 at 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: Onondaga County Legislative Chambers (401 Montgomery St., 407 Courthouse, Syracuse).

WHY: The hearing is an opportunity to comment on the SWMP Update that charts the course for solid waste management in our community for the next 10 years.

2) Cortland-Onondaga Regional Trash Partnership DEIS
WHEN:Tues., Jan. 6 at 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: Van Buren Town Hall (7575 Van Buren Rd., Baldwinsville).

WHY: The hearing is an opportunity to comment on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Cortland-Onondaga Trash Partnership.

Learn more here about the details of this proposal, which would have a greenhouse gas reduction equivalent to removing 5,000 cars from our roadways each year!

In addition to the public hearing opportunities, residents may submit written comments on both items until 4:30 p.m. on Sat., Jan. 17.

Your Friends at OCRRA

2015 Preliminary Budget was submitted by Eric Hanon on Wed, 01 Oct 2014

The Fabius Town Board is releasing the tentative town budget for 2015. Citizens are encouraged to review this document and provide comments to the Town Board. Comments will be accepted at the Oct and Nov Town Board meetings. Additionally there will be a public meeting on 5 Nov at 6 p.m. in the Community Center regarding this budget.

The tentative budget can be downloaded here

Election Day is Coming Faster Than You Think! was submitted by Eric Hanson on Sat, 15 Mar 2014

Election Day is Tuesday November 4, polls open at 6 AM until 9 PM.

There are also TWO Primaries this year.

Tuesday, June 24 polls open Noon to 9 PM Federal Primary. This will be a Primary for Republicans to choose a candidate for US Congress, District 24.

Tuesday September 9 polls open 12 Noon to 9 PM Local Primary. This will be a Primary among various political parties for local offices such as Sheriff, state legislature and some local judgeships.

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