WHEREAS, on January 31, 2017, the Town Board of the Town of North Hempstead (herein called the “Town”), in the County of Nassau, New York, on behalf of the Harbor Hills Park District (herein called the “District”) adopted: (i) a resolution authorizing the increase and improvement of facilities of the District, consisting of the reconstruction of the existing dock, pier and seawall, drainage improvements and improvements to the parking lot (the “Project”), pursuant to Section 202-b of the Town Law and (ii) a bond resolution (Resolution No. 25-2017) authorizing the issuance of bonds in the principal amount of not to exceed $847,975 to finance the Project; and
WHEREAS, the maximum amount proposed to be expended for the increase and improvement of facilities of the District has now been determined to be $2,447,975; and
WHEREAS, the Town Board has determined that it is in the best interests of the Town to increase the estimated total cost of the Project from $847,975 to $2,447,975 and to increase the amount of serial bonds authorized to pay for such increased cost from $847,975 to $2,447,975; and
WHEREAS, grant funds are expected to be received in connection with said increase and improvement of facilities of the District, and any such grant funds received are authorized to be used to pay a part of the cost of such project, or to pay debt service related thereto.
WHEREAS, on December 18, 2018, the Town Board adopted a Resolution describing the Project in general terms, specifying the estimated cost thereof, and stating that the Town Board would meet to hear all persons interested in said increase and improvement of facilities on January 29, 2019, at 7:00 P.M. (Prevailing Time) at the Town Hall, in said Town;
WHEREAS, a Notice of such public hearing was duly published and posted pursuant to the provisions of Article 12 of the Town Law and mailed by first class mail to each owner of taxable real property in the District; and
WHEREAS, such public hearing was duly held by the Town Board on this 29th day of January, 2019, at 7:00 P.M. (Prevailing Time) at the Town Hall, 220 Plandome Road, Manhasset, New York, and considerable discussion on the matter having been had and all persons desiring to be heard having been heard, including those in favor of and those in opposition to said increase and improvement of the facilities of the District.
NOW, THEREFORE, on the basis of the information given at such hearing, it is hereby
DETERMINED, that it is in the public interest to increase and improve the facilities of the District as hereinabove described and referred to at the estimated maximum cost of $2,447,975; and it is hereby
ORDERED, that the facilities of the District shall be so increased and improved and that the District and the Engineers shall prepare plans and specifications and make a careful estimate of the expense for said increase and improvement of the facilities of the District and, with the assistance of the Town Attorney, shall prepare a proposed contract for the preparation of plans, specifications and estimates for the Project and such proposed contract shall be presented to the Town Board as soon as possible; and it is hereby
FURTHER ORDERED, that said increase and improvement of facilities shall be financed by the issuance of not to exceed $2,447,975 bonds of the Town, and the cost of the project, including payment of the principal of and interest on said bonds as the same shall become due and payable, shall be paid by the assessment, levy and collection of assessments upon the several lots and parcels of land within the District in the same manner and at the same time as other Town charges; and it is hereby
FURTHER ORDERED, that the Town Clerk record a certified copy of this Resolution and Order After Public Hearing in the office of the Clerk of Nassau County within ten (10) days after adoption hereof.
DATED: JANUARY 29, 2019 TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF
Councilperson Seeman offered the foregoing Resolution and Order and moved its adoption. The adoption of the foregoing Resolution and Order was duly put to a vote on roll call, which resulted as follows:
Ayes: Councilperson De Giorgio, Councilperson Russell, Councilperson Seeman, Councilperson Zuckerman, Supervisor Bosworth
Absent: Councilperson Ferrara
The Resolution and Order was declared adopted.
I, Wayne H. Wink, Jr., Town Clerk of the Town of North Hempstead, in the County of Nassau, New York, DO HEREBY CERTIFY that I have compared the preceding Resolution and Order After Public Hearing with the original thereof filed in my office on January 29, 2019, and the same is a true and correct copy of said original and of the whole thereof.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the corporate seal of said Town this ____ day of ___________, 2019.