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Start Time Subject Agenda Register
2020-07-16T20:00:00+00:00

Members: Mayor Joseph DeStefano, Miguel Rodrigues, Council President, Ald. Joseph Masi, Finance Chair
Secretary: Donald Paris

The Board of Estimate and Apportionment shall consist of the Mayor who shall be its President, the President of the Common Council, and the Chairman of the Finance Committee of the Common Council.

The Board shall meet upon the call of the Mayor, and as directed by resolution of the Board itself and not less than once in each month. It shall be the trustees of all sinking funds. Each act of the Board shall be by resolution adopted by a majority vote of its members.
The Board shall fix the powers and duties and regulate the salaries and compensation of all city officers and employees, except as otherwise provided in this act, but no such salaries or compensation shall be effective until approved by the Common Council.
The Board of Estimate and Apportionment shall make all purchases of insurance, supplies, materials, machinery, tools, and appliances for the city and its various departments, and shall make all contracts for materials or supplies to be purchased and for work to be done for the city and its various departments, and shall make written monthly reports thereof to the Common Council.

Register
2020-07-22T00:00:00+00:00

Council meetings take place the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month at 8:00 PM. All meetings held in the Common Council Chamber on the second floor of City Hall at 16 James Street in Middletown.
Aldermen First Ward: Joseph G. Masi & Thomas Burr
Aldermen Second Ward: Andrew Green & Gerald P. Kleiner
Aldermen Third Ward: Kate Ramkissoon & Paul Johnson
Aldermen Fourth Ward: Jude A. Jean-Francois & Sparrow Tobin

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Past Meetings


Start Time Subject Agenda Minutes Video
2020-04-22T00:00:00+00:00

City of Middletown
Public Hearing
Sanitation Plan for City of Middletown
May 05, 2020 at 8:00PM
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the City of Middletown Common Council will hold an informal public hearing on the new Sanitation Plan on Tuesday, May 05, 2020, commencing at 8:00PM. The draft plan will be available for viewing on the City website at www.middletown-ny.com. The public hearing shall be conducted via video/tele-conference and live on Channel 20 for viewing.
In order to ensure the health, safety and welfare of the City residents the Common Council will not have the public at this public hearing but will be televised live on Channel 20. Members of the public may also access the public hearing to ask questions by clicking on the link below:
https://middletown-ny.digitaltownhall.com/
PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the public hearing is being held in accordance with the New York State Public Officers Law and Executive order 202.1 (“EO 202.1”) issued on March 12, 2020, by New Sate Governor Andrew Cuomo, which suspended Article 7 of the Public Officers Law, to the extent necessary to permit any public body to meet and take such actions authorized by the law without permitting in public in-person access to meetings and authorizing such meeting to be held remotely by conference call or similar service, provided that the public has the ability to view or listen to such proceeding and that such meetings are recorded and late transcribed, etc.
For any person unable to participate at the time of meeting, email comments may be submitted in advance to jnaumchik@middletown-ny.com.
Accordingly, NO IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE IS PERMITTED FOR THE MEETING. Public comment shall be permitted and all person participating shall be entitled to be heard. Please note that all meetings will be recorded.
BY ORDER OF THE COMMON COUNCIL,
CITY OF MIDDLETOWN, NEW YORK
John C. Naumchik
City Clerk
Dated: April 29, 2020

Agenda Video
2020-04-30T19:00:00+00:00

The City of Middletown, through the Office of Economic and Community Development (“OECD”) will hold a public hearing on April 30, 2020 at 3:00 pm.

The goal of the public hearing is to obtain citizen comments regarding the proposed amendment to the Citizen Participation Plan in preparation for the receipt of the Community Development Block Grant (“CDBG”) funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Video
2020-04-30T20:30:00+00:00

Members: Mayor Joseph DeStefano, Miguel Rodrigues, Council President, Ald. Joseph Masi, Finance Chair
Secretary: Donald Paris
The Board of Estimate and Apportionment shall consist of the Mayor who shall be its President, the President of the Common Council and the Chairman of the Finance Committee of the Common Council.
The Board shall meet upon the call of the Mayor, and as directed by resolution of the Board itself and not less than once in each month. It shall be the trustees of all sinking funds. Each act of the Board shall be by resolution adopted by a majority vote of its members.
The Board shall fix the powers and duties and regulate the salaries and compensation of all city officers and employees, except as otherwise provided in this act, but no such salaries or compensation shall be effective until approved by the Common Council.
The Board of Estimate and Apportionment shall make all purchases of insurance, supplies, materials, machinery, tools and appliances for the city and its various departments, and shall make all contracts for materials or supplies to be purchased and for work to be done for the city and its various departments, and shall make written monthly reports thereof to the Common Council.

Agenda Video
2020-05-05T19:00:00+00:00

The City of Middletown is a recipient of a CDBG COVID-19 response grant (CDBG-CV) in accordance with the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), Public Law 116-136 to respond to the growing effects of the current public health crisis. The City of Middletown Office of Economic and Community Development (OECD) submitted a final 2019 Action Plan Component to the 2015-2019 Five-Year Consolidated Plan to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) June 18, 2019. A public comment period was undertaken from October 1, 2018 through October 31, 2018. Two public hearings were held September 17, 2018 and November 1, 2018.

At this time, The City of Middletown is submitting a substantial amendment to the approved 2019 Action Plan to address the following program changes:

- Amend the Action Plan budget/Project allocation to include additional projects and activities utilizing the CDBG-CV funds and any 2019 CDBG funds that may be available.

- Amend the grant completion date from 12/31/19 to 12/31/21.

The public hearing will be held on May 5 at 3:00. Those wishing to participate may register at https://middletown-ny.digitaltownhall.com/ . The Amended 2019 Action Plan may be viewed and download from the City of Middletown website www.Middletown-NY.com on the Economic & Community Development page. Copies can be requested by mail or email addresses below or by calling 845-346-4170.

City of Middletown
Economic & Community Development
16 James Street; 3rd Floor
Middletown, NY 10940
CommDev@Middletown-NY.com
For additional information please contact the OECD Office at 845-346-4170

Joseph DeStefano, Mayor
Maria Bruni, Director OECD
The City of Middletown is an Equal Opportunity Employer

2020-05-05T23:00:00+00:00

Discussion of the 2020 Sanitation Plan

Agenda Video
2020-05-05T23:30:00+00:00

Agenda Video
2020-05-06T00:00:00+00:00

City of Middletown
Public Hearing
Sanitation Plan for City of Middletown
May 05, 2020 at 8:00PM
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the City of Middletown Common Council will hold an informal public hearing on the new Sanitation Plan on Tuesday, May 05, 2020, commencing at 8:00PM. The draft plan will be available for viewing on the City website at www.middletown-ny.com. The public hearing shall be conducted via video/tele-conference and live on Channel 20 for viewing.
In order to ensure the health, safety and welfare of the City residents the Common Council will not have the public at this public hearing but will be televised live on Channel 20. Members of the public may also access the public hearing to ask questions by clicking on the link below:
https://middletown-ny.digitaltownhall.com/
PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the public hearing is being held in accordance with the New York State Public Officers Law and Executive order 202.1 (“EO 202.1”) issued on March 12, 2020, by New Sate Governor Andrew Cuomo, which suspended Article 7 of the Public Officers Law, to the extent necessary to permit any public body to meet and take such actions authorized by the law without permitting in public in-person access to meetings and authorizing such meeting to be held remotely by conference call or similar service, provided that the public has the ability to view or listen to such proceeding and that such meetings are recorded and late transcribed, etc.
For any person unable to participate at the time of meeting, email comments may be submitted in advance to jnaumchik@middletown-ny.com.
Accordingly, NO IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE IS PERMITTED FOR THE MEETING. Public comment shall be permitted and all person participating shall be entitled to be heard. Please note that all meetings will be recorded.
BY ORDER OF THE COMMON COUNCIL,
CITY OF MIDDLETOWN, NEW YORK
John C. Naumchik
City Clerk
Dated: April 29, 2020

Agenda Video
2020-05-07T14:00:00+00:00

Members: Gef Chumard, Alvaro Garcia, Bobby Lerz, Anna Madden, Kathleen Rifkin, Maria Bruni
Contact: John Degnan - 845-346-4170 or 845-343-8075
To all Downtown Middletown Business or Building Owners (located within the Business Improvement District):
If you are planning
1. To change the color of your building facade
2. The structure of your facade
3. The size, color or wording on an existing sign
4. To erect a new sign
5. To add new windows or doors

Video
2020-05-14T20:30:00+00:00

Members: Mayor Joseph DeStefano, Miguel Rodrigues, Council President, Ald. Joseph Masi, Finance Chair
Secretary: Donald Paris

The Board of Estimate and Apportionment shall consist of the Mayor who shall be its President, the President of the Common Council and the Chairman of the Finance Committee of the Common Council.

The Board shall meet upon the call of the Mayor, and as directed by resolution of the Board itself and not less than once in each month. It shall be the trustees of all sinking funds. Each act of the Board shall be by resolution adopted by a majority vote of its members.
The Board shall fix the powers and duties and regulate the salaries and compensation of all city officers and employees, except as otherwise provided in this act, but no such salaries or compensation shall be effective until approved by the Common Council.
The Board of Estimate and Apportionment shall make all purchases of insurance, supplies, materials, machinery, tools and appliances for the city and its various departments, and shall make all contracts for materials or supplies to be purchased and for work to be done for the city and its various departments, and shall make written monthly reports thereof to the Common Council.

Agenda Video
2020-05-20T00:00:00+00:00

Agenda
2020-06-01T20:00:00+00:00

The City of Middletown, through the Office of Economic and Community Development (“OECD”), will hold a virtual public hearing on June 1, 2020 at 4 p.m. to hear comments on the Community Development Block Grant (“CDBG”) Consolidated Plan 2020-2024 and 2020 Annual Action Plan. The goal of the public hearing is to obtain citizen comments concerning the Draft of the 2020-20204 Consolidated Plan and 2020 Annual Action Plan.

Copies of the plan are available online at www.middletown-ny.com or by email commdev@middletownny.com

Agenda Video
2020-06-02T23:45:00+00:00

Community Development Agency Board

Chairman
Joseph M. DeStefano

Vice Chairman
Paul Johnson

Board Members
Thomas Burr
Jude A. Jean-Francois
Andrew Green
Gerald P. Kleiner
Joseph G. Masi
Kate Ramkissoon
J. Miguel Rodrigues
Sparrow Tobin

Executive Director
Maria Bruni

Secretary
Patricia Racine

Treasurer
Donald Paris

CDA Counsel
Gene Grillo

The Middletown Community Development Agency’s purpose is to plan and implement programs involving the rehabilitation and revitalization of both the residential and commercial sectors of the City of Middletown, foster economic growth, provide assistance to public service organizations, eliminate blight, promoted neighborhood stabilization, and improve housing opportunities for low- and moderate-income residents of the City of Middletown.

The Middletown Community Development Agency will implement its mission by undertaking initiatives principally geared toward the elimination of blighted and deteriorated conditions existing among the City’s residential and commercial properties. The Middletown Community Development Agency will acquire blighted properties, provide resources for rehabilitation of acquired properties, and will create financing mechanisms to allow for the acquisition of rehabilitated properties for homeownership by low- and moderate-income residents.

Agenda Video
2020-06-03T00:00:00+00:00

Council meetings take place the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month at 8:00 PM. All meetings held in the Common Council Chamber on the second floor of City Hall at 16 James Street in Middletown.
Aldermen First Ward: Joseph G. Masi & Thomas Burr
Aldermen Second Ward: Andrew Green & Gerald P. Kleiner
Aldermen Third Ward: Kate Ramkissoon & Paul Johnson
Aldermen Fourth Ward: Jude A. Jean-Francois & Sparrow Tobin

Agenda Video
2020-06-04T20:30:00+00:00

Members: Mayor Joseph DeStefano, Miguel Rodrigues, Council President, Ald. Joseph Masi, Finance Chair
Secretary: Donald Paris

CITY OF MIDDLETOWN
Orange County New York State
Bid Openings
Please be informed there will be a Board of Estimate & Apportionment meeting at 4:30 PM on June 4, 2020, 2020, for the furnishing of 6", 8", 10”, 12", 14”, 16”, 18", 20”, and 24” Cement lined, Class 52 Ductile Iron Tyton Joint Water Pipe and various valves, fire hydrants, and fittings, a Wet steam & hot water pressure washer , for the furnishing of gray iron castings; for the disposal of construction and demolition debris, and for tires; for the disposal of Aluminum/Metal/Appliances/Cast Iron by city trucks; Electrical, Plumbing, and HVAC services for the City of Middletown; for the furnishing of aluminum sulfate, 50% solution (liquid alum), copper sulfate, caustic soda 25% solution (sodium hydroxide), sodium hypochlorite 12.5% and 15%(liquid chlorine), Fluosilicic Acid 23.50%, Sodium Chlorite 25%, and Hydrochloric Acid 15% for the treatment of drinking water, AND Cationic Dry & Liquid Polymer for STP belt press application for use by the City of Middletown, NY.

CITY OF MIDDLETOWN
Orange County New York State
South St Parking Lot Improvements
Advertisement For Bids
Sealed Bids for the construction of the South Street Parking Lot Improvements will be received by The City of Middletown Board of Estimate and Apportionment, at the office of the Department of Public Works (16 James Street, Middletown, NY 10940), until 4:30 p.m. local time on Thursday, June 4th, 2020, at which time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read. The Project consists of constructing concrete stairs, steel canopy, ornamental fencing, guide rails, concrete pavement, and planters.
Please see attachment for more information.

The Board of Estimate and Apportionment shall consist of the Mayor who shall be its President, the President of the Common Council and the Chairman of the Finance Committee of the Common Council.
The Board shall meet upon the call of the Mayor, and as directed by resolution of the Board itself and not less than once in each month. It shall be the trustees of all sinking funds. Each act of the Board shall be by resolution adopted by a majority vote of its members.
The Board shall fix the powers and duties and regulate the salaries and compensation of all city officers and employees, except as otherwise provided in this act, but no such salaries or compensation shall be effective until approved by the Common Council.
The Board of Estimate and Apportionment shall make all purchases of insurance, supplies, materials, machinery, tools and appliances for the city and its various departments, and shall make all contracts for materials or supplies to be purchased and for work to be done for the city and its various departments, and shall make written monthly reports thereof to the Common Council.

Agenda Video
2020-06-11T14:00:00+00:00


Members: Gef Chumard, Alvaro Garcia, Bobby Lerz, Anna Madden, Kathleen Rifkin, Maria Bruni
Contact: John Degnan - 845-346-4170 or 845-343-8075
To all Downtown Middletown Business or Building Owners (located within the Business Improvement District):
If you are planning
1. To change the color of your building facade
2. The structure of your facade
3. The size, color or wording on an existing sign
4. To erect a new sign
5. To add new windows or doors

Video
2020-06-11T20:30:00+00:00

Members: Mayor Joseph DeStefano, Miguel Rodrigues, Council President, Ald. Joseph Masi, Finance Chair
Secretary: Donald Paris

The Board of Estimate and Apportionment shall consist of the Mayor who shall be its President, the President of the Common Council, and the Chairman of the Finance Committee of the Common Council.

The Board shall meet upon the call of the Mayor, and as directed by resolution of the Board itself and not less than once in each month. It shall be the trustees of all sinking funds. Each act of the Board shall be by resolution adopted by a majority vote of its members.
The Board shall fix the powers and duties and regulate the salaries and compensation of all city officers and employees, except as otherwise provided in this act, but no such salaries or compensation shall be effective until approved by the Common Council.
The Board of Estimate and Apportionment shall make all purchases of insurance, supplies, materials, machinery, tools, and appliances for the city and its various departments, and shall make all contracts for materials or supplies to be purchased and for work to be done for the city and its various departments, and shall make written monthly reports thereof to the Common Council.

Agenda Video
2020-06-16T23:30:00+00:00

DPW Committee Meeting Agenda
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
7:30 PM
1) Containers for Garbage & Recycling.
2) Lawn and Snow RFP - Use Private Company.

Video
2020-06-17T00:00:00+00:00

Council meetings take place the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month at 8:00 PM. All meetings held in the Common Council Chamber on the second floor of City Hall at 16 James Street in Middletown.
Aldermen First Ward: Joseph G. Masi & Thomas Burr
Aldermen Second Ward: Andrew Green & Gerald P. Kleiner
Aldermen Third Ward: Kate Ramkissoon & Paul Johnson
Aldermen Fourth Ward: Jude A. Jean-Francois & Sparrow Tobin

Video
2020-06-23T23:30:00+00:00

Members: Mayor Joseph DeStefano, Miguel Rodrigues, Council President, Ald. Joseph Masi, Finance Chair
Secretary: Donald Paris

The Board of Estimate and Apportionment shall consist of the Mayor who shall be its President, the President of the Common Council, and the Chairman of the Finance Committee of the Common Council.

The Board shall meet upon the call of the Mayor, and as directed by resolution of the Board itself and not less than once in each month. It shall be the trustees of all sinking funds. Each act of the Board shall be by resolution adopted by a majority vote of its members.
The Board shall fix the powers and duties and regulate the salaries and compensation of all city officers and employees, except as otherwise provided in this act, but no such salaries or compensation shall be effective until approved by the Common Council.
The Board of Estimate and Apportionment shall make all purchases of insurance, supplies, materials, machinery, tools, and appliances for the city and its various departments, and shall make all contracts for materials or supplies to be purchased and for work to be done for the city and its various departments, and shall make written monthly reports thereof to the Common Council.

Agenda
2020-06-24T23:00:00+00:00

Chairman: Anthony Capozella
Members: John C. Naumchik, Nicole Hewson, Dan Higbie, Anthony Capozella, Vanessa Cid, Andrew Britto, David Madden
Clerk: Martina Tu

Agenda Video
2020-06-30T23:00:00+00:00

Please join us virtually for our Poice & Community Panel Meeting
Taking place Tuesday, June 30th at 7:00 PM.

Video
2020-07-02T20:30:00+00:00

Members: Mayor Joseph DeStefano, Miguel Rodrigues, Council President, Ald. Joseph Masi, Finance Chair
Secretary: Donald Paris

The Board of Estimate and Apportionment shall consist of the Mayor who shall be its President, the President of the Common Council, and the Chairman of the Finance Committee of the Common Council.

The Board shall meet upon the call of the Mayor, and as directed by resolution of the Board itself and not less than once in each month. It shall be the trustees of all sinking funds. Each act of the Board shall be by resolution adopted by a majority vote of its members.
The Board shall fix the powers and duties and regulate the salaries and compensation of all city officers and employees, except as otherwise provided in this act, but no such salaries or compensation shall be effective until approved by the Common Council.
The Board of Estimate and Apportionment shall make all purchases of insurance, supplies, materials, machinery, tools, and appliances for the city and its various departments, and shall make all contracts for materials or supplies to be purchased and for work to be done for the city and its various departments, and shall make written monthly reports thereof to the Common Council.

Agenda Video
2020-07-08T00:00:00+00:00

Council meetings take place the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month at 8:00 PM. All meetings held in the Common Council Chamber on the second floor of City Hall at 16 James Street in Middletown.
Aldermen First Ward: Joseph G. Masi & Thomas Burr
Aldermen Second Ward: Andrew Green & Gerald P. Kleiner
Aldermen Third Ward: Kate Ramkissoon & Paul Johnson
Aldermen Fourth Ward: Jude A. Jean-Francois & Sparrow Tobin

Agenda
2020-07-08T23:00:00+00:00

Chairman: Anthony Capozella
Members: John C. Naumchik, Nicole Hewson, Dan Higbie, Anthony Capozella, Vanessa Cid, Andrew Britto, David Madden
Clerk: Martina Tu

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