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CITY OF TONAWANDA
MAYOR'S PROPOSED
2020 OPERATING BUDGET AND 5 YEAR CAPITAL PLAN

The Common Council of the City of Tonawanda will hold a Public Hearing in Council Chambers at Tonawanda City Hall, 200 Niagara Street, Tonawanda, New York, on Monday, November 4, 2019, at 7:00 P.M., at which time all interested persons may appear and will be heard with respect to the 2020 Mayor's Proposed Budget and 5 Year Capital Plan.

Copies of said 2020 Mayor's Proposed Budget and 5year Capital Plan are available for inspection by the general public in the City Clerk's Office.

James P. Kossow
City Clerk

Joseph M. Hogenkamp
City Treasurer
CITY OF TONAWANDA
MAYOR'S PROPOSED
2020 OPERATING BUDGET AND 5 YEAR CAPITAL PLAN

The Common Council of the City of Tonawanda will hold a Public Hearing in Council Chambers at Tonawanda City Hall, 200 Niagara Street, Tonawanda, New York, on Monday, November 4, 2019, at 7:00 P.M., at which time all interested persons may appear and will be heard with respect to the 2020 Mayor's Proposed Budget and 5 Year Capital Plan.

Copies of said 2020 Mayor's Proposed Budget and 5year Capital Plan are available for inspection by the general public in the City Clerk's Office.

James P. Kossow
City Clerk

Joseph M. Hogenkamp
City Treasurer
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NOTICE OF




Preservation Board

A public hearing will be conducted by the Buffalo Preservation Board in Room 901, City Hall, Buffalo, NY, on Thursday, October 24, 3:00 PM, to consider an application to demolish a detached garage at 469 Delaware Avenue in the Allentown Historic District. Any interested party is invited to attend.
NOTICE OF




Preservation Board

A public hearing will be conducted by the Buffalo Preservation Board in Room 901, City Hall, Buffalo, NY, on Thursday, October 24, 3:00 PM, to consider an application to demolish a detached garage at 469 Delaware Avenue in the Allentown Historic District. Any interested party is invited to attend.
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NOTICE OF SPECIAL SCHOOL DISTRICT MEETING AND VOTE

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CLARENCE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
ERIE COUNTY,
NEW YORK
The Board of Education of the Clarence Central School District, Erie County, New York (the "District") HEREBY GIVES NOTICE that a special meeting and vote of the qualified voters of the District (the "Special Meeting and Vote") will be held on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 in the gymnasium of the Clarence High School at 9625 Main Street, Clarence, New York, at 7:00 a.m., prevailing time, for the purpose of voting (by electronic scan voting machines) upon the proposition hereinafter set forth. Polls for the purpose of voting will be kept open between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m., prevailing time, on that day. In the event that the District's schools are closed on December 3, 2019 due to emergency or inclement weather (or for any other reason), the date of the Special Meeting and Vote will be changed, without further notice, to the date on which the District's schools are next open.

PROPOSITION NO. 1--
CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT, 2019
Shall the following resolutions be adopted, to-wit:

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education (the "Board") of the Clarence Central School District, Erie County, New York (the "District"), is hereby authorized to undertake a proposed Capital Improvements Project, 2019 (the "Project") consisting of the reconstruction and renovation of, and the construction of improvements, additions and upgrades to, various District buildings and facilities (and the sites thereof), at an estimated maximum cost of $27,200,000, to implement various health, safety, accessibility and Code compliance measures required by the State Education Department in connection with any significant capital improvements project, and various other measures that are generally described in (but are not to be limited by) the written plan for the Project that was prepared by the District with the assistance of Kideney Architects, P.C. (the "Project Plan"), which is available for public inspection in the offices of the District Clerk, such work being anticipated to include, without limitation and to the extent as and where required, the particular items described below. Proposed improvements at all of the schools are anticipated to include the reconstruction of entrances with new vestibule spaces/additions for improved security, various flooring upgrades, and hardwired carbon monoxide detection systems. Other upgrades proposed at more than one of the facilities are anticipated to include improvements to roofs, flashing, masonry, doors, walls, ceilings, foundations, and HVAC equipment such as rooftop units, split systems, unit ventilators, air handling units, and transfer grilles with smoke and fire dampers in kitchen/cafeteria walls. Other proposed items that include ADA and Code-required upgrades are anticipated to include renovations to restrooms, a kitchen serving line, locker room benches, and a fire-rated rolling shutter and man door; asbestos abatement; and various building systems upgrades including water heaters and water piping. Besides the various improvements proposed at several buildings, additional proposed upgrades at the High School are anticipated to include a building addition for a Family Support Center, music upgrades at the auditorium, locker room upgrades, a storage shed, elevator sump pump, and science room acid neutralization tanks. At the Middle School, proposed upgrades are anticipated to include improvements to the music rooms, LED lighting, smoke detectors, an acid neutralization tank, gymnasium sound system, and a dust collection system for technology classrooms; reconstruction of the loading dock and stairs at the kitchen; and renovation of a basement storage area into a team locker room. Proposed Elementary School upgrades are anticipated to include the main entrance exterior stairs at Clarence Center Elementary School; gymnasium windows and wall pads at Harris Hill Elementary School; restrooms and kitchen cooler/freezer at Ledgeview Elementary School; and kitchen equipment at Sheridan Hill Elementary School. Infrared heaters are proposed for the bus bays at the bus garage. Proposed site work is anticipated to include parking areas at the High School and bus garage, site lighting poles at Sheridan Elementary School, and abandoning the sidewalk elevator in the basement and installing a new sidewalk at grade at Harris Hill Elementary School. The foregoing components of the Project (or so much thereof as can be accomplished within the overall budget for the Project, once the construction bids are received) are to be undertaken at an estimated maximum cost of $27,200,000, and will include the purchase of original furnishings, equipment, machinery and apparatus required in connection with the purposes for which such buildings, facilities and sites are used, and all ancillary or related work required in connection therewith, and the Board is authorized to expend therefor, including for preliminary costs and costs incidental thereto and in connection with the financing thereof, an amount not to exceed the estimated maximum cost of $27,200,000, provided that the detailed costs of the components of the Project (as generally described in the Project Plan) may be reallocated among such components, or such components may be deleted, revised or supplemented if (1) the Board shall determine that such reallocation, deletion, revision or supplementation is in the best interests of the District and (2) the aggregate amount to be expended for the Project shall not exceed $27,200,000 and (3) no material change shall be made in the overall scope and nature of the Project; and be it further
RESOLVED, that the Board is hereby authorized to expend or apply toward the Project $1,000,000 of available District funds; and be it further
RESOLVED, that a tax is hereby voted to finance the balance of the estimated maximum cost of the Project in an amount not to exceed $26,200,000, such tax to be levied and collected in installments in such years and in such amounts as shall be determined by the Board; and be it further
RESOLVED, that in anticipation of such tax, obligations of the District (including, without limitation, serial bonds, statutory installment bonds and/or lease/purchase obligations) are hereby authorized to be issued in the aggregate principal amount not to exceed $26,200,000, and a tax is hereby voted to pay the interest on such obligations as the same shall become due and payable; and be it further
RESOLVED, that the New York State Building Aid funds (including EXCEL Aid funds) expected to be received by the District are anticipated to offset a substantial part of such costs, and such funds shall, to the extent received, be applied to offset and reduce the amount of taxes herein authorized to be levied.
NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN that such Proposition No. 1 shall appear on the scannable ballot sheets to be utilized for voting in substantially the following abbreviated form:

PROPOSITION NO. 1-CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT, 2019
YES NO

Shall the following resolution be adopted, to-wit:
RESOLVED, that (a) the Board of Education (the "Board") of the Clarence Central School District, Erie County, New York (the "District") is hereby authorized to undertake a Capital Improvements Project, 2019 (the "Project") consisting of the reconstruction and renovation of, and the construction of improvements, additions and upgrades to, various District buildings and facilities (and the sites thereof), to implement various health, safety, accessibility and Code compliance measures and various other measures that are included and generally described in (but are not to be limited by) the Project Plan that was referred to in the public notice of the vote on this Proposition, and to expend therefor an amount not to exceed $27,200,000; (b) the Board is hereby authorized to expend or apply toward the Project $1,000,000 of available District funds; (c) a tax is hereby voted in an amount not to exceed $26,200,000 to finance the balance of the estimated maximum cost of the Project, such tax to be levied and collected in installments in such years and in such amounts as shall be determined by the Board; (d) in anticipation of such tax, obligations of the District are hereby authorized to be issued in the aggregate principal amount of not to exceed $26,200,000, and a tax is hereby voted to pay the interest on such obligations as the same shall become due and payable; and (e) New York State Building Aid funds (including EXCEL Aid funds) expected to be received by the District are anticipated to offset a substantial part of such costs, and such funds, to the extent received, shall be applied to offset and reduce the amount of taxes herein authorized to be levied.
NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN that an Environmental Assessment Form has been completed for all of the anticipated work involved in the Project, which constitutes a Type I action under the State Environmental Quality Review Act ("SEQRA"), a thorough review of the Project's potential environmental impacts has been undertaken, it has been found that the Project will not result in a significant adverse impact on the environment, and a reasoned elaboration of the SEQRA review and findings has been provided in a Negative Declaration.
NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN that applications for absentee ballots may be obtained at the office of the District Clerk between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., prevailing time, except Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. Completed applications must be received by the District Clerk at least seven days before the Special Meeting and Vote, if the ballot is to be mailed to the voter, or on the day before the Special Meeting and Vote, if the ballot is to be issued personally to the voter. The list of all persons to whom absentee ballots shall have been issued will be available for inspection, in the office of the District Clerk, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., prevailing time, until the day set for voting, except for Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. No absentee ballot will be canvassed unless it is received prior to 5:00 p.m., prevailing time, on December 3, 2019, in the office of the District Clerk, 9625 Main Street, Clarence, New York.

By Order of the
Board of Education
Clarence Central
School District
Richard J. Mancuso,
District Clerk
NOTICE OF SPECIAL SCHOOL DISTRICT MEETING AND VOTE

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CLARENCE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
ERIE COUNTY,
NEW YORK
The Board of Education of the Clarence Central School District, Erie County, New York (the "District") HEREBY GIVES NOTICE that a special meeting and vote of the qualified voters of the District (the "Special Meeting and Vote") will be held on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 in the gymnasium of the Clarence High School at 9625 Main Street, Clarence, New York, at 7:00 a.m., prevailing time, for the purpose of voting (by electronic scan voting machines) upon the proposition hereinafter set forth. Polls for the purpose of voting will be kept open between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m., prevailing time, on that day. In the event that the District's schools are closed on December 3, 2019 due to emergency or inclement weather (or for any other reason), the date of the Special Meeting and Vote will be changed, without further notice, to the date on which the District's schools are next open.

PROPOSITION NO. 1--
CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT, 2019
Shall the following resolutions be adopted, to-wit:

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education (the "Board") of the Clarence Central School District, Erie County, New York (the "District"), is hereby authorized to undertake a proposed Capital Improvements Project, 2019 (the "Project") consisting of the reconstruction and renovation of, and the construction of improvements, additions and upgrades to, various District buildings and facilities (and the sites thereof), at an estimated maximum cost of $27,200,000, to implement various health, safety, accessibility and Code compliance measures required by the State Education Department in connection with any significant capital improvements project, and various other measures that are generally described in (but are not to be limited by) the written plan for the Project that was prepared by the District with the assistance of Kideney Architects, P.C. (the "Project Plan"), which is available for public inspection in the offices of the District Clerk, such work being anticipated to include, without limitation and to the extent as and where required, the particular items described below. Proposed improvements at all of the schools are anticipated to include the reconstruction of entrances with new vestibule spaces/additions for improved security, various flooring upgrades, and hardwired carbon monoxide detection systems. Other upgrades proposed at more than one of the facilities are anticipated to include improvements to roofs, flashing, masonry, doors, walls, ceilings, foundations, and HVAC equipment such as rooftop units, split systems, unit ventilators, air handling units, and transfer grilles with smoke and fire dampers in kitchen/cafeteria walls. Other proposed items that include ADA and Code-required upgrades are anticipated to include renovations to restrooms, a kitchen serving line, locker room benches, and a fire-rated rolling shutter and man door; asbestos abatement; and various building systems upgrades including water heaters and water piping. Besides the various improvements proposed at several buildings, additional proposed upgrades at the High School are anticipated to include a building addition for a Family Support Center, music upgrades at the auditorium, locker room upgrades, a storage shed, elevator sump pump, and science room acid neutralization tanks. At the Middle School, proposed upgrades are anticipated to include improvements to the music rooms, LED lighting, smoke detectors, an acid neutralization tank, gymnasium sound system, and a dust collection system for technology classrooms; reconstruction of the loading dock and stairs at the kitchen; and renovation of a basement storage area into a team locker room. Proposed Elementary School upgrades are anticipated to include the main entrance exterior stairs at Clarence Center Elementary School; gymnasium windows and wall pads at Harris Hill Elementary School; restrooms and kitchen cooler/freezer at Ledgeview Elementary School; and kitchen equipment at Sheridan Hill Elementary School. Infrared heaters are proposed for the bus bays at the bus garage. Proposed site work is anticipated to include parking areas at the High School and bus garage, site lighting poles at Sheridan Elementary School, and abandoning the sidewalk elevator in the basement and installing a new sidewalk at grade at Harris Hill Elementary School. The foregoing components of the Project (or so much thereof as can be accomplished within the overall budget for the Project, once the construction bids are received) are to be undertaken at an estimated maximum cost of $27,200,000, and will include the purchase of original furnishings, equipment, machinery and apparatus required in connection with the purposes for which such buildings, facilities and sites are used, and all ancillary or related work required in connection therewith, and the Board is authorized to expend therefor, including for preliminary costs and costs incidental thereto and in connection with the financing thereof, an amount not to exceed the estimated maximum cost of $27,200,000, provided that the detailed costs of the components of the Project (as generally described in the Project Plan) may be reallocated among such components, or such components may be deleted, revised or supplemented if (1) the Board shall determine that such reallocation, deletion, revision or supplementation is in the best interests of the District and (2) the aggregate amount to be expended for the Project shall not exceed $27,200,000 and (3) no material change shall be made in the overall scope and nature of the Project; and be it further
RESOLVED, that the Board is hereby authorized to expend or apply toward the Project $1,000,000 of available District funds; and be it further
RESOLVED, that a tax is hereby voted to finance the balance of the estimated maximum cost of the Project in an amount not to exceed $26,200,000, such tax to be levied and collected in installments in such years and in such amounts as shall be determined by the Board; and be it further
RESOLVED, that in anticipation of such tax, obligations of the District (including, without limitation, serial bonds, statutory installment bonds and/or lease/purchase obligations) are hereby authorized to be issued in the aggregate principal amount not to exceed $26,200,000, and a tax is hereby voted to pay the interest on such obligations as the same shall become due and payable; and be it further
RESOLVED, that the New York State Building Aid funds (including EXCEL Aid funds) expected to be received by the District are anticipated to offset a substantial part of such costs, and such funds shall, to the extent received, be applied to offset and reduce the amount of taxes herein authorized to be levied.
NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN that such Proposition No. 1 shall appear on the scannable ballot sheets to be utilized for voting in substantially the following abbreviated form:

PROPOSITION NO. 1-CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT, 2019
YES NO

Shall the following resolution be adopted, to-wit:
RESOLVED, that (a) the Board of Education (the "Board") of the Clarence Central School District, Erie County, New York (the "District") is hereby authorized to undertake a Capital Improvements Project, 2019 (the "Project") consisting of the reconstruction and renovation of, and the construction of improvements, additions and upgrades to, various District buildings and facilities (and the sites thereof), to implement various health, safety, accessibility and Code compliance measures and various other measures that are included and generally described in (but are not to be limited by) the Project Plan that was referred to in the public notice of the vote on this Proposition, and to expend therefor an amount not to exceed $27,200,000; (b) the Board is hereby authorized to expend or apply toward the Project $1,000,000 of available District funds; (c) a tax is hereby voted in an amount not to exceed $26,200,000 to finance the balance of the estimated maximum cost of the Project, such tax to be levied and collected in installments in such years and in such amounts as shall be determined by the Board; (d) in anticipation of such tax, obligations of the District are hereby authorized to be issued in the aggregate principal amount of not to exceed $26,200,000, and a tax is hereby voted to pay the interest on such obligations as the same shall become due and payable; and (e) New York State Building Aid funds (including EXCEL Aid funds) expected to be received by the District are anticipated to offset a substantial part of such costs, and such funds, to the extent received, shall be applied to offset and reduce the amount of taxes herein authorized to be levied.
NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN that an Environmental Assessment Form has been completed for all of the anticipated work involved in the Project, which constitutes a Type I action under the State Environmental Quality Review Act ("SEQRA"), a thorough review of the Project's potential environmental impacts has been undertaken, it has been found that the Project will not result in a significant adverse impact on the environment, and a reasoned elaboration of the SEQRA review and findings has been provided in a Negative Declaration.
NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN that applications for absentee ballots may be obtained at the office of the District Clerk between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., prevailing time, except Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. Completed applications must be received by the District Clerk at least seven days before the Special Meeting and Vote, if the ballot is to be mailed to the voter, or on the day before the Special Meeting and Vote, if the ballot is to be issued personally to the voter. The list of all persons to whom absentee ballots shall have been issued will be available for inspection, in the office of the District Clerk, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., prevailing time, until the day set for voting, except for Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. No absentee ballot will be canvassed unless it is received prior to 5:00 p.m., prevailing time, on December 3, 2019, in the office of the District Clerk, 9625 Main Street, Clarence, New York.

By Order of the
Board of Education
Clarence Central
School District
Richard J. Mancuso,
District Clerk
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STATE OF NEW YORK
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

NOTICE OF HEARING

CASE 40615 - Petition of the County of Erie, pursuant to Section 90 of the Railroad Law, for an order of the Commissioner approving the establishment of a public at-grade rail crossing at the extension of Dona Street on the former Bethlehem steel site located on the Genesee & Wyoming Railroad, in the City of Lackawanna, County of Erie.

PETITIONER'S REPRESENTATIVE AND ADDRESS:
Mark C. Poloncarz, Esq.
County Executive
95 Franklin Street
Rath Building
Buffalo, New York 14202
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N O T I C E is hereby given that a public hearing will be held in the above-entitled matter before the Honorable Alicia McNally, Administrative Law Judge, New York State Department of Transportation, at the New York State Department of Transportation, Region 5, Buffalo Conference Room 1st Floor, 100 Seneca Street, Buffalo, New York 14203 on October 24, 2019 beginning at 9:30 AM.

By a letter dated March 30, 2019, the County of Erie requested a hearing to consider its request to establish the public at-grade rail crossing at the extension of Dona Street. This hearing will establish a record and enable a determination as to whether the establishment of this crossing is in the public interest of the People of the State of New York.

Parties are requested to advise the Office of Proceedings (518-457-1182) if a sign language interpreter, an assistive listening system or any other accommodations will be required to facilitate participation in this hearing.

Parties who are planning to attend this hearing should confirm the day before the hearing that the hearing has not been adjourned, especially in case of inclement weather, by calling the Office of Proceedings at the telephone number listed above.

For individuals from the public who are unable to attend the hearing and wish to submit a written comment to be incorporated into the record, please send to Office of Proceedings, NYSDOT, 50 Wolf Road, Albany, New York 12232 by November 5, 2019.

Parties who wish to receive a copy of the final report that is issued in this case must send a written request to the Office of Proceedings, NYSDOT, 50 Wolf Road, Albany, New York 12232.

October 4, 2019________________
ALICIA McNALLY
Administrative Law Judge
Office of Proceedings
STATE OF NEW YORK
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

NOTICE OF HEARING

CASE 40615 - Petition of the County of Erie, pursuant to Section 90 of the Railroad Law, for an order of the Commissioner approving the establishment of a public at-grade rail crossing at the extension of Dona Street on the former Bethlehem steel site located on the Genesee & Wyoming Railroad, in the City of Lackawanna, County of Erie.

PETITIONER'S REPRESENTATIVE AND ADDRESS:
Mark C. Poloncarz, Esq.
County Executive
95 Franklin Street
Rath Building
Buffalo, New York 14202
* * *

N O T I C E is hereby given that a public hearing will be held in the above-entitled matter before the Honorable Alicia McNally, Administrative Law Judge, New York State Department of Transportation, at the New York State Department of Transportation, Region 5, Buffalo Conference Room 1st Floor, 100 Seneca Street, Buffalo, New York 14203 on October 24, 2019 beginning at 9:30 AM.

By a letter dated March 30, 2019, the County of Erie requested a hearing to consider its request to establish the public at-grade rail crossing at the extension of Dona Street. This hearing will establish a record and enable a determination as to whether the establishment of this crossing is in the public interest of the People of the State of New York.

Parties are requested to advise the Office of Proceedings (518-457-1182) if a sign language interpreter, an assistive listening system or any other accommodations will be required to facilitate participation in this hearing.

Parties who are planning to attend this hearing should confirm the day before the hearing that the hearing has not been adjourned, especially in case of inclement weather, by calling the Office of Proceedings at the telephone number listed above.

For individuals from the public who are unable to attend the hearing and wish to submit a written comment to be incorporated into the record, please send to Office of Proceedings, NYSDOT, 50 Wolf Road, Albany, New York 12232 by November 5, 2019.

Parties who wish to receive a copy of the final report that is issued in this case must send a written request to the Office of Proceedings, NYSDOT, 50 Wolf Road, Albany, New York 12232.

October 4, 2019________________
ALICIA McNALLY
Administrative Law Judge
Office of Proceedings
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