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Saturday, April 25, 2015      
Emergency Notification/Storm Central

Village News
Roadway Closure - Bronx River Parkway Northbound
Tuesday April 21 and Wednesday April 22, from 10 AM to 2 PM - repairs to the underside of the Main Street Bridge
Both directions of the Bronx River Parkway will closed between Exit 21 (Main Street) and Exit 22 (County Center) in White Plains. 

The Northbound Bronx River Parkway will be closed:

  • Northbound Closure (Thursday April 23 and Friday April 24, 2015)
  • NB BRP will be accessible to local traffic at the following locations (between the Sprain Brook Parkway and Harney Road) at all time:
  • All NB traffic will be diverted at Harney Road to Scarsdale Avenue and East Parkway, reentering the NB BRP at Crane Road.
  • The NB BRP will be open to traffic at Crane Road and all points north.
WHEN: Thursday April 23 and Friday April 24, 2015 between the hours of 9:30 AM and 3:30 PM
Additional information please contact Westchester County Traffic Engineering Division at (914) 995-2555. read more ...

Cable TV Live Streaming and Online Board Meetings
Online live streaming of the Scarsdale Cable Channel, and archived Board of Trustees Meetings, are now available online! read more ...

Volunteers Needed for Boards and Councils
The Personnel Committee of the Village Board is asking interested residents to submit their names for volunteering to serve on Village Boards, Councils and Committees.  There are currently openings on most Boards and Councils, with new terms commencing on April 6, 2015.

Please click here for the full press release.

Please click here to submit an application online. read more ...

Village Election Day - Wednesday, March 18, 2015
If you are not a registered voter but want to vote in the Village Election on Wednesday, March 18, 2015, the last day to register with the Westchester County Board of Elections is Friday, March 6th. read more ...

Road Closure - White Plains side of Saxon Woods Road
The City of White Plains will be performing complex road reconstruction and underground utility work on the part of Saxon Woods Road located in White Plains. Saxon Woods Road will be closed between the Scarsdale border and Mamaroneck Road from September 15, 2014 to the spring of 2015. read more ...

Are you interested in learning more about affordable housing opportunities in Westchester?

Information is available on http://www.westchestergov.com/homeseeker 

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Scarsdale § Edgemont Family Counseling Service

Scarsdale § Edgemont Family Counseling Service, whose mission is to strengthen family and community life byproviding individual, family and group therapy; outreach to youth; services toolder adults; and public programs relating to family life issues, islocated in the Harwood Building in downtown Scarsdale. Since 1920, its door hasbeen open providing family and couple therapy, individual psychotherapy,outreach to youth, support for the elderly and family life education.

For more information visit www.sfcsinc.org

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Sheldrake River Drainage Basin Project

A flood mitigation project in the Sheldrake River Drainage Basin in the neighborhood containing Catherine, Canterbury, Cayuga, Seneca and Oneida Roads, has been discussed at many public meetings over the last several years. The Village has worked toward developing a project that both the neighborhood and the Village agree will provide a cost-effective benefit. The project scope of work has been modified a number of times as the Village seeks to find a beneficial plan relative to flood mitigation and certain legal and financial issues.

Earlier this year, the Village Board formed a working group including Board members, residents, Village staff and the Village’s consulting engineer from Dvirka and Bartilucci (D&B). Based on discussions amongst this working group, D&B revised the project scope of work to include the following:

1.       Construction of new culvert crossings at Cayuga Road and Canterbury Road. These culverts will eliminate the road infrastructure and provide for open grating, similar to many bridge decks, to allow for ease of access and maintenance and perhaps additional flow capacity;

2.       Construction of a connector culvert to the south side of Canterbury Road that will assist in balancing the current flows that enter the storm drain piping on Canterbury Road;

3.       Removal of accumulated silt through the open watercourse that abuts the properties of 6 Cayuga Road and 14 and 18 Canterbury Road; and

4.       Hydraulic analysis to determine if existing Cayuga Pond orifice opening modifications are required.

The Village Board at its August 13, 2013 meeting appropriated $600,000 from the General Fund, Fund Balance for the Sheldrake River Drainage Basin Modified Project as well as authorizing a professional services agreement with D&B to design the project. As part of this contract, D&B performed hydraulic modeling for the proposed improvements both upstream and downstream to ensure that the design meets all requirements and to identify other pathways for flood mitigation via storage or conveyance. D&B has completed this modeling presented the findings and potential changes to the project as a result of the modeling to the Municipal Services Committee on December 4, 2013.

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Westchester County Household Material Recovery Facility (H-MRF)
Westchester County has opened a Household Material Recovery Facility (H-MRF) located on the Grasslands Campus; 15 Woods Road, Valhalla, NY. Residents may bring various household materials for disposal by appointment only. Click the links above for more information.

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Community Preservation Fund
The Finance Committee of the Village Board of Trustee's discussed the potential establishment of a Community Preservation Fund based upon a November 5, 2010 report.  read more ...

Leaf Mulching Resolution
On-Site leaf mulching and composting of leaves in the Village of Scarsdale. read more ...

Stormwater Management
Public education and outrach questionnaire, stormwater projects, stormwater management reports. read more ...

Online Payment - Water Bills
You may now pay your water bill online!  Please click here to enter the water bill payment portal. read more ...

SVAC - Learn CPR, the use of AED, and choking rescue
Learn CPR, the use of an AED, and choking rescue for adults, children, and infants in a one session, four hour long course. Click here to find out more. read more ...

New York State’s Small Business Storm Recovery Program

New York State has announced that the first storm-impacted businesses have been approved for grants through New York State’s Small Business Storm Recovery Program and that they are ready to assist with a streamlined application process so you may quickly receive the grants for which they may be eligible.  

Through this program, businesses are eligible for grants of $50,000 or more to help replace physical items such as machinery, moveable equipment, inventory, furniture and fixtures, as well as help with the day to day expenses entrepreneurs need to run their businesses.  Further, the Program is able to provide grants to reimburse businesses that already purchased these physical items to get their business back up and running.  In both cases, the grants would cover “uncompensated costs” above and beyond those covered by insurance proceeds, grant programs and other government resources.

As a first step, businesses should contact their local Small Business Development Center (SBDC) office, where an SBDC business advisor will provide free assistance with completing the application process.  For a list of SBDC locations in your community, please refer to http://www.nysandyhelp.ny.gov/sites/default/files/documents/businesscenterlocations.pdf.

New York State representatives are already reaching out to business owners in your community to encourage them to apply for grants and low-interest loans available through this program.  To build on these initial outreach efforts, please forward to your constituents as soon as possible a summary of the available grant and loan programs (see http://www.nysandyhelp.ny.gov/sites/default/files/documents/smallbusiness-factsheet_rev_4-25-13.pdf), as well as the list of SBDC locations.

Please keep in mind that funds will also be available in the near future for real property repair and rehabilitation; and that application and receipt of funds for any of the above items does not exclude businesses from applying for repair or rehabilitation funding in the future. 

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Important Tax Notice
Postdated checks cannot be accepted by the Treasurer’s Office. Effective immediately, any postdated check will be returned to the issuer. If you will be away during the tax collection period, you may pay your taxes online through the Village website at Scarsdale.com... read more ...

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