VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF ELMIRA HEIGHTS

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

MONTHLY BOARD MEETING

October 4, 2022

7:00 P.M

 

 

  1. Approval of the September 6, 2022 regular board meeting minutes.
  2. Approval of audit #5
  3. Approval of department reports
  4. Department Official remarks
  5. Approval to move monies
  6. Approval for agreement with Payne and Sons LLC
  7. Persons recognizing the board on non-agenda items.
  8.  Remarks: Mayor, Trustees
  9.  Adjournment

WE ARE HIRING!!!!!!

The Village of Elmira Heights is currently looking for a full time Code Enforcement Officer.

The position will be provisional until the Civil Service Building Inspector/Code Enforcement Officer results are published. You must be a resident of Chemung County, graduated from a high school or possession of an equivalency diploma and possession of the Basic Code Enforcement Training Certification. Training will be provided through the Office of Fire Prevention and Control to take the Civil Service test.

This position involves responsibility for securing compliance with the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building codes and local code requirements. Under general supervision, performs a variety of technical duties in support of the Village’s local code enforcement program; monitors and enforces a variety of applicable ordinances, codes and regulations relating to zoning, land use, nuisance housing, building codes, health and safety, blight, graffiti, water waste, and other matters of public concern; and serves as a resource and provides information on Village regulations to property owners, residents, businesses, the general public, and other Village departments and divisions.

You must possess strong work ethic, the ability to work professionally with the public, and the motivation to help others. The hours are Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm, 1 monthly 7:00 pm meeting and a possible call-out in emergency situations.

Please stop by the Village Hall and pick up an application!

SIDEWALK REPAIRS

194-18  Sidewalk Repairs

Whenever any sidewalk in front of any premises shall, in the judgement of the Code Enforcement Officer, require repairs, the Code Enforcement Officer shall notify the owner or agent of such property that he or she must repair said walk.

PORTABLE SIGNS IN THE VILLAGE

Portable Signs shall be permitted only for the purposes of nonprofit organizations, shall not exceed 40 square feet in area and may be allowed by a permit issued by the Code Enforcement officer for special applications for a time period not to exceed four weeks.

JUST A REMINDER WITH COLDER WEATHER ON IT’S WAY!!!!!!

Removal of snow & ice within 24 hours after each snowstorm

Village Law 194-22

The purpose of this article shall be to preserve the public peace and good order in the Village, to contribute to the public welfare, safety and good order of its people and to contribute to the safe conveyance of its people over the streets and sidewalks of the village by establishing certain regulations for the removal of snow and ice from the streets and sidewalks of the Village that are consistent with the rights and privileges of other residents of the Village.

Village Law 194-23

Duty to clear abutting sidewalks –

It shall be the duty of the owner and occupant, jointly, of every parcel of real estate adjoining a public sidewalk, whether the parcel of real estate is occupied by a structure or not, to keep such sidewalks adjoining such property free from snow and ice for the full paved width of such sidewalk.

 

Village Law 194-24

Time limit to remove snow and ice-

Snow and ice shall  be removed within twenty-four (24) hours after the end of snowfall. Sidewalks in front of commercial establishments and commercial parking lots shall  be kept free of snow and ice at all times.