Please Note: The Official Newspaper for the Town of Groton is now the Cortland Standard. All Legal Notices required by law will be published in the Cortland Standard.
Public Hearing on 2022 Preliminary Town Budget
Public Hearing on 2022 Fire & Ambulance Contracts
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town Board of the Town of Groton will hold a Public Hearing on the 2022 Preliminary Budget at the Town Hall, 101 Conger Boulevard, Groton, New York, at 7:30 P.M. on Thursday, November 4, 2021, as part of the Regular Monthly Meeting. Said Preliminary Budget will be available for inspection at the Town Clerk’s Office during regular business hours and online at www.townofgrotonny.org. All interested citizens will have the opportunity to give written and oral comment.
Pursuant to Section 113 of the Town Law, the proposed salaries of the following Town Officers are as follows:
Supervisor ………………………… $13,008.00
Town Clerk & Tax Collector ……. $54,658.00
Highway Superintendent………….. $73,100.00
Councilperson (4)…………………. $ 3,946.00 ea.
FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursuant to Section 184 of the Town Law, that a hearing on the 2022 Fire Protection and Ambulance Service Contracts will be held on November 4, 2021, immediately following the Preliminary Budget Hearing. The proposed contracts with the Fire Company in the Groton Fire Protection District are hereby specified as follows:
Groton Fire Department……………. $152,000.00
Ambulance Service…………………. $173.000.00
BY ORDER OF THE GROTON TOWN BOARD.
Public Hearings - Proposed Local Law #1 for 2021 and Proposed Local Law #2 for 2021
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, that two public hearings will be held by the Town Board of the Town of Groton on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, at the Town Hall located at 101 Conger Boulevard, Groton, New York regarding the adoption of Proposed Local Law #1 and Proposed Local Law #2 for the Year 2021.
The hearing on Proposed Local Law #1 for the Year 2021 is in regard to opting out of allowing cannabis retail dispensaries and on‑site consumption sites in the Town of Groton as authorized by NYS Cannabis Law Articles 4 & 6 and will commence at 8:00 pm. Said Proposed Local Law, if passed, will be subject to permissive referendum.
The hearing on Proposed Local Law #2 for the Year 2021 is in regard to overriding the limit on the amount of real property taxes that may be levied by the Town of Groton, pursuant to New York General Municipal Law §3-c, and to allow the Town of Groton to adopt a Town budget for (a) Town purposes and (b) any other special or improvement district governed by the Town Board for the Fiscal Year 2022, that requires a real property tax levy in excess of the "tax levy limit” as defined by the General Municipal Law §3-c. This hearing will commence immediately following the public hearing on Proposed Local Law #1.
Any resident of the Town of Groton is entitled to be heard upon said proposed Local Laws at such public hearings. Copies of the proposed Local Laws are available for review at the Town Clerk’s Office and Town website at www.townofgrotonny.org .