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At a special meeting of the Town Board of the Town of Waterloo, in the County of Seneca, New York, held in the Town of Waterloo on April 9, 2024. 

PRESENT: Town of Waterloo
Don Trout, Supervisor 
Michael Pfeiffer, Councilman 
Bob Lotz, Councilman 
Howard Strader, Councilman
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In the Matter ORDER CALLING PUBLIC
HEARING of the  

Creation of Town of Waterloo Edwards,
Brewer, Hecker, and Packwood Roads
and NYS Route 96 Water District 
in the Town of Waterloo,  
County of Seneca, New York. 

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WHEREAS, previously hereto, MRB Group has prepared a map, plan and report entitled “Town of Waterloo Edwards, Brewer, Hecker, and Packwood Roads and NYS Route 96 Water District and Water Improvement Project” dated April, 2024, pertaining to the creation of the Town of Waterloo Edwards, Brewer, Hecker, and Packwood Roads and NYS Route 96 Water District (the “District”), which the Town Board of the Town of Waterloo has determined was prepared in such manner and in such detail  to be compliant with NYS Town Law; and 

WHEREAS, such map, plan and report has been duly filed in the office of the Town Clerk of the Town of Waterloo, New York, and is available for public inspection thereat; and  

WHEREAS, the boundaries of the proposed water district are set forth in Exhibit 1, attached hereto and made a part hereof; and 

WHEREAS, the improvements proposed consist of the following: 

  • A 10″ PVC water main will be constructed along NY State Route 96, stretching from a connection point west of Brewer Road to a termination point approximately 1900 feet west of the intersection with Nine Foot Rd. and another 8″ segment on Nine Foot Rd from NY State Route 96 to a termination point 400 feet north of the intersection. 
  • An 8″ PVC water main is planned to run along Brewer Rd, starting from a connection just south of NY State Route 96 to the intersection with Hecker Rd. 
  • Further extension includes an 8″ PVC water main along Hecker Rd from the Brewer Rd intersection to Edwards Rd intersection, and another 8″ segment on Nine Foot Rd from NY State Route 96 to a termination point 400 feet north of the intersection. 
  • Additionally, an 8″ PVC water main will be laid along Packwood Rd from the intersection with Edwards Rd to Serven Rd, where it will connect with an existing 12″ PVC water main. 
  • Additionally, an 8” PVC water main will be constructed on Edwards Road form the intersection of Packwood Road to the intersection of NYS Route 96.   
  • Fire hydrants will be installed along the water main at intervals of approximately 600 feet, as well as at every road intersection.   
  • Gate valves will be positioned at approximately 1,200-foot intervals and at each road intersection.   
  • Related appurtenances to serve said District.  

All of such improvements in accordance with the aforementioned map, plan and report now on file in the office of the Town Clerk of said Town; and 

WHEREAS, the maximum amount proposed to be expended for the improvements necessary for distribution to the customers in the District referenced herein, is $4,872,000, with no more than $2,923,200 of this amount being paid for from a Water Infrastructure Improvement Act Grant, leaving approximately $1,948,800 to be financed through a Rural Development loan, approved by a bond resolution, and repaid by the owners of property within the District, which said cost shall be assessed by the Town Board in proportion as nearly as may be to the benefit which each lot or parcel will derive therefrom; and 

WHEREAS, the estimated costs of the District to the typical property or the typical one-family or two-family home is $642.00 for debt service and $438.00 for water supply and operation and maintenance for a total cost of $1,080.00.  Individual 1” water services will be installed without a separate charge to the property owner if connected within the first year of operation; and 

WHEREAS, each owner will be required to pay for installation of the water service from the right-of-way to the structure using the water.  This will need to be purchased by the affected property owner from a private contractor.  The homeowner is responsible for all inside plumbing and, if applicable, well abandonment. 

NOW, THEREFORE, be it ORDERED, that a public hearing of the Town Board of the Town of Waterloo will be held at the Waterloo Town Hall, 66 Virginia Street, Waterloo, New York, on April 29, 2024, at 5:30 p.m. on said day, to consider creation of said District and to hear all persons interested in the subject thereof, concerning the same, and for such other and further action on the part of said Town Board, with relation to the premises; and 

BE IT FURTHER ORDERED, that this Order Calling for a Public Hearing shall be published and posted as required by law. 

Dated: April 9, 2024
Signature of Town Board Members Present
Submitted: April 11, 2024
Rosemarie A. Marsh
Waterloo Town Clerk 

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