March 27 New Castle Town Board Work Session
By Steven Bernstein
- The New Castle Town Board will be holding public hearings next month on the proposed plan Chappaqua Crossing, better known as the former headquarters of Readers Digest. The current plan is to build a retail/grocery store. The town hopes to finalize the environmental plan by June of this year.
- Funding for additional service to New Castle Roads (including 128 and 117) will be increasing from $173, 350 to $222,550, an increase of $49,200 or 28.38%. The State Legislature increased this CHIPS funding–spearheaded by Assemblyman David Buchwald.
- The town board approved a bid of $53,843 for a Train Station Structural Enhancement Project by home improvement specialist Ken McShea.
- Chappaqua’s town cleanup day will be held on Saturday, April 27th. Almstead, Hudson Landscaping, Save a Tree, and Westchester Tree Life, will be offering their assistance that day to help clean up the town. The three main areas that they will be attending to are the duck pond, Briarcliff Road, and the gazebo by the gas station.
- A Green Fair will be held on Thursday, June 6th at the Robert E. Bell Middle School.