Active Projects

Active Actions

Many of the individual actions outlined in the Comprehensive Plan have begun. Here are the currently active projects:

1.1 - ​Review and revise existing zoning regulations

Review and revise existing zoning regulations or develop alternative zoning regulations that encourage development that keeps with the scale and character of development in the Town's various zoning districts. This may include examination of land use characteristics (e.g. density, lot size, FAR, setback regulations, coverage calculations, special use permits).

Action is Active

Action Type: Zoning Study
Classification: Land Use and Development
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
30%
Percent Complete

1.2 - Map and inventory existing special use permits

Map and inventory existing special use permits outside of hamlet areas to understand their relationship to underlying zoning and aid in future land use planning. Map and inventory should include neighboring communities’ zoning and special use permits.

Action is Active

Action Type: Study and Analysis
Classification: Land Use and Development
Priority: Medium
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
50%
Percent Complete

1.6 - ​Make property characteristics publicly available

Make property characteristics (e.g. parcel dimensions, elevation, steep slopes, streams, floodplains, wetland areas, sensitive habitats, and historic resources) publicly available through online database or website.

Action is Active

Action Type: Outreach and Education
Classification: Land Use and Development
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
100%
Percent Complete

3.1 - ​Strengthen zoning code

Strengthen zoning code to encourage the provision of mixed-use, multi-family, condominiums, townhouses, apartments, senior and workforce housing, and accessory dwelling units in or in proximity to the hamlets and their amenities, including retail, health care, and transportation. Consider revising minimum lot size, parking regulations, setbacks, incentives and other regulations to allow for a range of housing types. Mixed-use development should take priority over other residential development in the hamlets.

Action is Active

Action Type: Zoning Study
Classification: Housing
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
30%
Percent Complete

4.1 - ​Review existing housing legislation and development incentives

Review existing housing legislation and development incentives and revise to address current housing needs (see housing needs discussion in Livable Built Environment chapter). Consideration should be given to housing type, income, structural accessibility features, connections to the hamlets, and use of alternative transportation.

Action is Active

Action Type: Zoning Study
Classification: Housing
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
30%
Percent Complete

5.1 - ​Revise zoning code

Revise zoning code to ensure that affordable housing units are interspersed among those that are market rate, as opposed to clustered together or physically separate from other housing units, in all zoning districts which accommodate residential development.

Action is Active

Action Type: Legislative Changes
Classification: Housing
Priority: Medium
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
  • Legal
3%
Percent Complete

6.1 - Updated list of historical landmarks

Ensure the Town Clerk receives an updated list of historical landmarks/buildings every six months from the New Castle Historical Society.

Action is Active

Action Type: Interagency Coordination
Classification: Social and Community Services
Priority:
Responsible Party: Town Clerk
Other Responsible Parties:
45%
Percent Complete

6.3 - ​Provide access to the Historical Society website

Provide access to the Historical Society website directly from the Town website.

Action is Active

Action Type: Interagency Coordination
Classification: Social and Community Services
Priority:
Responsible Party: Town Clerk
Other Responsible Parties:
1%
Percent Complete

7.2 - Promote alternative transportation

Create outreach program to promote alternative transportation.

Action is Active

Action Type: Outreach and Education
Classification: Mobility and Transportation
Priority: Medium
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
20%
Percent Complete

7.4 - Coordinate with the Chappaqua Bus Company

Coordinate with the Chappaqua Bus Company to address the community's public transport needs. Consider providing bus service between the Town's hamlets.

Action is Active

Action Type: Interagency Coordination
Classification: Mobility and Transportation
Priority: Medium
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
5%
Percent Complete

9.2 - Identify intersections prone to congestion

Identify intersections prone to congestion and conflict (e.g. railroad grade crossing at Roaring Brook Road and the Saw Mill River Parkway) and develop solutions to improve traffic flow.

Action is Active

Action Type: Study and Analysis
Classification: Mobility and Transportation
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Police
Other Responsible Parties:
60%
Percent Complete

10.2 - ​Develop a comprehensive sidewalk plan

Develop a comprehensive sidewalk plan, which includes identification of priority areas for new sidewalk construction and rehabilitation of existing sidwalks. Focus should be placed on commercial areas and outlying neighborhoods.

Action is Active

Action Type: Study and Analysis
Classification: Mobility and Transportation
Priority:
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
  • Police
  • DPW
35%
Percent Complete

10.3 - Examine the feasibility of sidewalks

Examine the feasibility of sidewalks within and between neighborhoods that do not border commercial areas.

Action is Active

Action Type: Study and Analysis
Classification: Mobility and Transportation
Priority: Low
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
35%
Percent Complete

10.4 - Sidewalks on major routes

Examine the feasibility of sidewalks on all major routes including Rt. 117, 100, 120, 133, 128.

Action is Active

Action Type: Study and Analysis
Classification: Mobility and Transportation
Priority: Low
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
35%
Percent Complete

11.1 - Enhance alternate transportation between hamlets

Examine opportunities to enhance bike, pedestrian and alternative transport between Chappaqua, Millwood and Chappaqua Crossing.

Action is Active

Action Type: Study and Analysis
Classification: Mobility and Transportation
Priority: Medium
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
35%
Percent Complete

11.2 - ​Review and update parking standards

Review and update parking standards to reflect desired land use (including availability of public parking in hamlet areas, minimum parking standards, etc.).

Action is Active

Action Type: Zoning Study
Classification: Hamlet Revitalization
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
30%
Percent Complete

11.3 - ​Undertake a parking feasibility study

Undertake a parking feasibility study to analyze the opportunities and needs for parking in Chappaqua including a future needs forecast and shared parking.

Action is Active

Action Type: Study and Analysis
Classification: Mobility and Transportation
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
25%
Percent Complete

11.5 - Develop a wayfinding program

Develop a wayfinding program (e.g. consistent signage) to improve connections between the Chappaqua Train Station, hamlets, and other destinations of local and regional importance.

Action is Active

Action Type: Capital Improvements
Classification: Mobility and Transportation
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
15%
Percent Complete

13.4 - Sewer service

Investigate the feasibility of extending sewer service to the Millwood hamlet, areas of higher density, and where septic systems are failing.

Action is Active

Action Type: Study and Analysis
Classification: Hamlet Revitalization
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
75%
Percent Complete

13.6 - Explore the creation of maintenance districts

Explore the creation of maintenance districts for hamlet infrastructure (e.g. sidewalks, parking lots) and solid waste management.

Action is Active

Action Type: Study and Analysis
Classification: Hamlet Revitalization
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
  • Legal
75%
Percent Complete

14.1 - ​Identify and map limits of existing infrastructure

Identify and map limits of existing infrastructure (i.e. sidewalks, sewer, water) in relation to surrounding land use. Prioritize expansion potential based on density of surrounding development, allowing for expansion where higher densities and infrastructural provisions exist while maintaining adequate transition zones between existing densities.

Action is Active

Action Type: Study and Analysis
Classification: Infrastructure
Priority: Medium
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
50%
Percent Complete

15.3 - Tree replacement statutory requirements

Revisit tree replacement statutory requirements to allow planting of shrubbery in addition to trees to enhance quality of mitigation plantings and natural habitat. Consideration should be given to the definition of shrubbery, criteria to equate the value brought by shrubbery versus trees, etc.

Action is Active

Action Type: Legislative Changes
Classification: Environmental Health
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
  • Legal
100%
Percent Complete

16.3 - Create protection areas

Create protection areas, corridors and regulations that protect habitat areas. Coordinate with the review and revision of the Open Space Management Plan.

Action is Active

Action Type: Legislative Changes
Classification: Environmental Health
Priority: Medium
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
15%
Percent Complete

17.3 - Town’s Coyote Response Plan

Continue to disseminate information found in the Town’s Coyote Response Plan to help residents understand coyote behavior and enhance awareness of safety techniques.

Action is Active

Action Type: Outreach and Education
Classification: Environmental Health
Priority: Medium
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
Notes:

Ongoing

100%
Percent Complete

18.1 - ​Update Town's Open Space Management Plan

Update Town's Open Space Management Plan. The OSMP should include defined "open space" criteria and catalog properties based on diversity of habitat, connectivity to other properties of open space value, and potential use for recreational purposes. Large lots should be examined for their contribution to open space value.

Action is Active

Action Type: Study and Analysis
Classification: Environmental Health
Priority: Medium
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
  • Recreation and Parks
20%
Percent Complete

23.1 - Collect information regarding septic system maintenance

Work with Westchester Department of Health, New York City Department of Environmental Protection, and the East of Hudson Watershed Coalition to collect information regarding septic system maintenance and performance to ensure continued compliance with the Town's MS4 permit.

Action is Active

Action Type: Interagency Coordination
Classification: Environmental Health
Priority: Medium
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
25%
Percent Complete

23.2 - ​Include maintenance reminder and septic system education in annual Town mailing

Include maintenance reminder and septic system education in annual Town mailing.

Action is Active

Action Type: Outreach and Education
Classification: Environmental Health
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Town Clerk
Other Responsible Parties:
  • Development
100%
Percent Complete

24.2 - ​Organize school and community “green teams”

Organize school and community “green teams” to promote household practices that reduce GHG emissions, such as increased recycling.

Action is Active

Action Type: Outreach and Education
Classification: Climate and Energy
Priority: Low
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
  • Substainabilty Advisory Board
50%
Percent Complete

24.7 - Include recycling targets and assessment of the feasibility of creating a compost collection service

Create or revise existing recycling program to include recycling targets and assessment of the feasibility of creating a compost collection service and ensuring recycling is provided at all events held by the Town, etc.

Action is Active

Action Type: Study and Analysis
Classification: Climate and Energy
Priority: Low
Responsible Party: DPW
Other Responsible Parties:
75%
Percent Complete

24.8 - Educate the public about the environmental benefits of residential waste reduction and recycling

Promote the concept/educate the public about the environmental benefits of residential waste reduction and recycling. Inform residents and businesses in their roles in achieving waste reduction targets.

Action is Active

Action Type: Outreach and Education
Classification: Climate and Energy
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
  • Substainabilty Advisory Board
  • Town Clerk
100%
Percent Complete

24.9 - Obtain services for recycling or proper disposal of obscure items

Obtain services for recycling or proper disposal of obscure items including e-waste, aerosols, and medications. Ensure residents are aware of these services, or where they can access these services if the Town is not able to provide them. Encourage the use of the "Take It or Leave It Shop."

Action is Active

Action Type: Outreach and Education
Classification: Social and Community Services
Priority: High
Responsible Party: DPW
Other Responsible Parties:
  • Substainabilty Advisory Board
  • Town Clerk
50%
Percent Complete

25.1 - Update the Town's Climate Action Plan

Update the Town's Climate Action Plan. Include an updated inventory of government operations and overall community GHG emissions.

Action is Active

Action Type: Study and Analysis
Classification: Climate and Energy
Priority: Medium
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
  • DPW
  • Substainabilty Advisory Board
25%
Percent Complete

25.2 - Establish a new government operations emissions reduction target

Establish a new government operations emissions reduction target and implementation plan. Include targets for percent of government energy sourced from renewable energy (produced on-site or purchased from a utility) and targets for increased energy efficiency.

Action is Active

Action Type: Study and Analysis
Classification: Climate and Energy
Priority: Medium
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
  • DPW
  • Substainabilty Advisory Board
50%
Percent Complete

25.5 - ​Integrate energy efficiency projects

Integrate energy efficiency projects and renewable energy installations into the Town's Capital Improvement Plan.

Action is Active

Action Type: Capital Improvements
Classification: Climate and Energy
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
  • Legal
  • Assessor
  • Administration
  • Development
  • Police
  • DPW
  • Environmental Review Board
  • Substainabilty Advisory Board
  • Town Clerk
  • Recreation and Parks
50%
Percent Complete

25.9 - Streetlights to LEDs

Complete retrofit of incandescent streetlights to LEDs. If necessary, create LED lighting best practices policy and update Town code accordingly.

Action is Active

Action Type: Legislative Changes
Classification: Climate and Energy
Priority: High
Responsible Party: DPW
Other Responsible Parties:
  • Substainabilty Advisory Board
100%
Percent Complete

26.1 - Analysis of development/infill opportunities

Undertake an analysis of development/infill opportunities in the hamlets consistent with community needs, public vision, and environmental and infrastructural constraints. This analysis should determine the net economic benefits of potential mixed use development and associated revenue forecasts of hamlet land use scenarios.

Action is Active

Action Type: Study and Analysis
Classification: Hamlet Revitalization
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
30%
Percent Complete

26.2 - Review and revise existing zoning regulations

Review and revise existing zoning regulations and requirements or develop alternative zoning (i.e. form based zoning) to better allow and encourage mixed-used development in the hamlets. This could include revising regulations regarding driveway width, building height, front yard setbacks, and parking requirements and associated easements, among other regulations. Zoning around the Chappaqua train station should encourage a higher level of transit-oriented development.

Action is Active

Action Type: Zoning Study
Classification: Hamlet Revitalization
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
Notes:

5/1/18 Town Board/Planning Board Discussion

30%
Percent Complete

26.4 - Explore opportunities to diversify retail mix

Explore opportunities to diversify retail mix in hamlets and provide a wide range of goods and services. This may include the re-examination of Town code and previous resolutions regarding restrictions on certain common business types or the repetition of business types.

Action is Active

Action Type: Study and Analysis
Classification: Hamlet Revitalization
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
30%
Percent Complete

26.5 - Examine existing industrial zoned property

Examine existing industrial zoned property to determine the best use of property consistent with the surrounding area in the case that properties become available for future development.

Action is Active

Action Type: Study and Analysis
Classification: Hamlet Revitalization
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
15%
Percent Complete

26.7 - Effects of e-commerce on hamlet businesses

Examine the impacts of and develop implementation strategies regarding the effects of e-commerce on hamlet businesses and the need to reposition the hamlets as destinations.

Action is Active

Action Type: Study and Analysis
Classification: Hamlet Revitalization
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
10%
Percent Complete

27.1 - Smart growth principles

Include smart growth principles in the development of hamlet design guidelines to create an active pedestrian environment.

Action is Active

Action Type: Study and Analysis
Classification: Hamlet Revitalization
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
30%
Percent Complete

27.2 - Pedestrian connections

Develop design standards or complete capital improvements to better facilitate pedestrian connections to and from the commercial areas and the major transportation amenities in each hamlet (i.e. the North County Trailway in Millwood and the train station in Chappaqua).

Action is Active

Action Type: Study and Analysis
Classification: Hamlet Revitalization
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
1%
Percent Complete

27.4 - Mid-King Street and Station Place

Examine and assess opportunities to revitalize or re-zone mid-King Street and Station Place to better connect the hamlets' commercial nodes.

Action is Active

Action Type: Study and Analysis
Classification: Hamlet Revitalization
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
30%
Percent Complete

28.1 - Hamlet design guidelines

Develop new or revise existing hamlet design guidelines which promote aesthetic continuity within hamlet areas. Guidelines should, where appropriate, utilize LEED-ND standards or other sustainable design practices for signage, street frontage, windows, awnings, building color and materials and street architecture.

Action is Active

Action Type: Study and Analysis
Classification: Hamlet Revitalization
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
30%
Percent Complete

28.2 - Maintenance districts for hamlet infrastructure

Conduct feasibility study for the creation of maintenance districts for hamlet infrastructure (e.g. sidewalks, parking lots) and solid waste management.

Action is Active

Action Type: Study and Analysis
Classification: Hamlet Revitalization
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
10%
Percent Complete

29.1 - ​Offer land use guidance

Offer land use guidance to property owners seeking to expand or change businesses through meetings and educational materials.

Action is Active

Action Type: Outreach and Education
Classification: Hamlet Revitalization
Priority: Low
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
50%
Percent Complete

29.6 - Business Improvement District

Analyze feasibility of Business Improvement District.

Action is Active

Action Type: Zoning Study
Classification: Hamlet Revitalization
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
5%
Percent Complete

30.1 - Form civic activity task force

Form civic activity task force or task existing groups with developing events and activities that showcase the Town’s unique character and encourage arts and culture, as well as stimulate patronage of local businesses.

Action is Active

Action Type: Outreach and Education
Classification: Hamlet Revitalization
Priority: Medium
Responsible Party: Administration
Other Responsible Parties:
50%
Percent Complete

30.2 - Recreational programming near the hamlet

Support Recreation and Parks Commission’s efforts to schedule recreational programming near the hamlets on nights and weekends to stimulate patronage of local businesses.

Action is Active

Action Type: Interagency Coordination
Classification: Hamlet Revitalization
Priority: Medium
Responsible Party: Recreation and Parks
Other Responsible Parties:
50%
Percent Complete

30.3 - Promote the Wallace Auditorium

Promote the Wallace Auditorium as a regional entertainment venue for arts and culture and to stimulate patronage of local businesses in the hamlets.

Action is Active

Action Type: Capital Improvements
Classification: Social and Community Services
Priority: Medium
Responsible Party: Recreation and Parks
Other Responsible Parties:
100%
Percent Complete

33.1 - Open Space Management Plan

Review and revise the Town’s Open Space Management Plan to expand, enhance and maintain park and recreational space. Coordinate with the creation of the Biodiversity Management Plan and the update of the 2007 Parks and Rec Master Plan. Include identification of parcels that would function well as parkland for both passive and active recreational use.

Action is Active

Action Type: Study and Analysis
Classification: Parks, Trailways and OpenSpace
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Recreation and Parks
Other Responsible Parties:
10%
Percent Complete

33.2 - Maintain existing parks and nature preserves

Maintain existing parks and nature preserves.

Action is Active

Action Type: Capital Improvements
Classification: Parks, Trailways and OpenSpace
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Recreation and Parks
Other Responsible Parties:
50%
Percent Complete

33.3 - Pocket Parks

Explore the development of pocket parks in residential neighborhoods and where necessary in the hamlets.

Action is Active

Action Type: Study and Analysis
Classification: Parks, Trailways and OpenSpace
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Recreation and Parks
Other Responsible Parties:
10%
Percent Complete

36.1 - Continue to support year-round local farmer’s markets

Continue to support year-round local farmer’s markets.

Action is Active

Action Type: Outreach and Education
Classification: Social and Community Services
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Administration
Other Responsible Parties:
  • Development
100%
Percent Complete

38.1 - Evaluate the Town's website

Evaluate the clarity and effectiveness of the format of the Town's website. Make improvements where necessary.

Action is Active

Action Type: Study and Analysis
Classification: Social and Community Services
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
  • Administration
Notes:

New site design underway.

75%
Percent Complete

38.3 - Method to post material on website

Develop uniform processes and methods to post materials on the website for ease of resident access.

Action is Active

Action Type: Outreach and Education
Classification: Town Processes
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Administration
Other Responsible Parties:
75%
Percent Complete

39.2 - Intersections and Crossings

Identify intersections and crossings that have shown high frequency of incidents and address pedestrian and cyclist safety at these locations.

Action is Active

Action Type: Study and Analysis
Classification: Mobility and Transportation
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Police
Other Responsible Parties:
30%
Percent Complete

39.3 - Saw Mill River Parkway Bridge

Pursue development of Saw Mill River Parkway Bridge at Roaring Brook Road and MTA Railroad crossing.

Action is Active

Action Type: Interagency Coordination
Classification: Mobility and Transportation
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
  • Administration
30%
Percent Complete

40.1 - Capital improvements to improve public safety

Include elements in street, building and landscape capital improvements that reduce public injuries and improve public safety.

Action is Active

Action Type: Study and Analysis
Classification: Land Use and Development
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Police
Other Responsible Parties:
75%
Percent Complete

40.2 - Disaster training

Prepare public employees and first responders for violent incidences (e.g. shootings, bomb threats).

Action is Active

Action Type: Outreach and Education
Classification: Town Processes
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Administration
Other Responsible Parties:
  • Police
100%
Percent Complete

40.3 - Improve clarity and access to information on Town’s website

Improve clarity and access to information (including emergency information) on Town’s website.

Action is Active

Action Type: Outreach and Education
Classification: Social and Community Services
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Administration
Other Responsible Parties:
50%
Percent Complete

41.6 - Regularly test emergency communication systems

Regularly test emergency communication systems

Action is Active

Action Type: Capital Improvements
Classification: Town Processes
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Police
Other Responsible Parties:
  • Administration
50%
Percent Complete

41.7 - Notification of septic system maintenance

Continue annual notification of septic system maintenance in annual Town newsletter. Expand educational information to include emergency preparedness.

Action is Active

Action Type: Outreach and Education
Classification: Social and Community Services
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Town Clerk
Other Responsible Parties:
100%
Percent Complete

43.2 - Aesthetic and safety improvements

Coordinate with Con Edison to undertake aesthetic and safety improvements of existing above-ground services.

Action is Active

Action Type: Interagency Coordination
Classification: Hamlet Revitalization
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Administration
Other Responsible Parties:
60%
Percent Complete

44.3 - Off site impacts of new projects

Investigate opportunity to address off site impacts of new projects, specifically to consider adjoining properties and the need to protect vulnerable populations from unintended consequences of development.

Action is Active

Action Type: Study and Analysis
Classification: Land Use and Development
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
25%
Percent Complete

45.1 - Adopt the Plan

Adopt the 2016 New Castle Comprehensive Plan which is aligned with the goals and policies of Westchester 2025 and the MHREDC’s Strategic and Sustainability Plans.

Action is Active

Action Type: Legislative Changes
Classification: Town Processes
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
100%
Percent Complete

45.2 - Undertake zoning changes to encourage development

Undertake zoning changes to encourage development discussed within this Plan and is consistent with regional sustainable development objectives (i.e. housing affordability, transit-oriented development, preservation of open space and biodiversity).

Action is Active

Action Type: Legislative Changes
Classification: Land Use and Development
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
30%
Percent Complete

46.1 - Open space corridors

Identify biotic and open space corridors that go past the Town’s borders. Coordinate with appropriate surrounding municipalities to preserve these corridors.

Action is Active

Action Type: Study and Analysis
Classification: Environmental Health
Priority: Medium
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
15%
Percent Complete

46.2 - Foster communication between neighboring municipalities

When necessary, foster communication between neighboring municipalities regarding plan review that supplement the Westchester County referral process.

Action is Active

Action Type: Interagency Coordination
Classification: Town Processes
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Town Clerk
Other Responsible Parties:
  • Development
100%
Percent Complete

46.3 - Watershed planning

Participate actively in cross-jurisdictional watershed planning and protection.

Action is Active

Action Type: Interagency Coordination
Classification: Environmental Health
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
100%
Percent Complete

47.1 - NYS Dept of Transportation

Pursue innovative ways to communicate, negotiate and build relationships with the New York State Department of Transportation.

Action is Active

Action Type: Interagency Coordination
Classification: Town Processes
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Administration
Other Responsible Parties:
5%
Percent Complete

47.2 - Regional infrastructure and linkages for pedestrians and bicyclists

Expand regional infrastructure and linkages for pedestrians and bicyclists. Map areas where linkages are appropriate. Examine the feasibility of sidewalks that facilitate non-motorized transportation across municipal borders.

Action is Active

Action Type: Study and Analysis
Classification: Mobility and Transportation
Priority: Medium
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
30%
Percent Complete

47.3 - Local bike routes

Explore connections/creation of local bike routes to connect with the North County Trailway.

Action is Active

Action Type: Study and Analysis
Classification: Parks, Trailways and OpenSpace
Priority: High
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
30%
Percent Complete

48.3 - Community Choice Aggregation

Continue to pursue arrangements similar to Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) and Solarize Somers-New Castle to enhance sustainability in the Town at lower costs.

Action is Active

Action Type: Study and Analysis
Classification: Climate and Energy
Priority: Medium
Responsible Party: Development
Other Responsible Parties:
  • Administration
100%
Percent Complete