Story by Lourice Angie
The Warwick Town Board would like to make the public aware that the Town Hall located at 132 Kings Hwy. in Warwick, is currently undergoing several renovations which include the replacement of the front steps, the paving of the parking lot, and repairs in the main lobby.
All visitors are advised to follow detour signs to enter the building during the construction period. Town Supervisor Michael Sweeton would like to advise all residents to use caution when entering and exiting Town Hall and for their patience during the renovation process.
Town Bd. Accepts Bids for Renovations
The Town Board adopted a resolution to accept a bid proposal from James Zylstra Enterprises, Inc for the installation of a handrail on the front steps of the Town Hall not to exceed $2,618.26.
The Board accepted a bid proposal Peckham Road Corporation for milling of the front of the Town Hall and the entire parking lot at an amount not to exceed $7,200.
The Board also accepted a bid proposal from Ward Paving for the preparation and installation of 1.5 inches of asphalt at an amount not to exceed $50,671.25.
NYS/DOT Road Paving 17A
The NYS Department of Transportation has informed the Town that they will continue repaving the section of Rte. 17A from one mile east of Old Tuxedo Rd. in the Town of Warwick, to about 0.80 miles west of Long Meadow Rd. in the Town of Tuxedo.
As of press time an exact date and time has not been determined, but Supervisor Sweeton says that the Town will receive advance notice two weeks prior to the commencement of the construction. The Board continues to request that all sections of Rte. 17A be repaired for the safety of all residents and motorists.
Police & Clerks Report
Councilman Floyd DeAngelo reported that for the month of May, the Police Department handled a total of 1,756 calls.
Town Clerk Eileen Astorino announced that the fees collected in the month of May were $19,627.50 and the fees paid out were $3,852.44.
Great Wawayanda Creek Paddle
Councilman Kowal announced that the Great Wawayanda Creek Paddle was a great success and that the creek is open for recreation from Wickham Woodlands Lake to Memorial Park. Kowal says that the project’s committee will continue discussions on how to improve the voyage and says that members have suggested posting signs and arrows to help keep kayakers on the right track.
Volunteers will continue clearing the creek as needed to help ensure an enjoyable ride. Supervisor Sweeton would like to remind everyone who ventures out on the creek to be respectful and mindful of the residents who live along the route and their property.
“The committee did a great job and it’s absolutely beautiful, thank you.” said Sweeton.
Town Beach is Open
The Town beach, located at the end of Windermere Ave. in the Village of Greenwood Lake, is open on weekends from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The beach is staffed by certified lifeguards and provides picnic areas, as well as restroom and shower facilities.
Daily passes are available at the gate, and both resident as well as non-resident passes are available at the Town Clerk’s office in the Warwick Town Hall. Starting on Sat., Jun. 29 the beach will be open seven days a week until Labor Day on Sept., 2.
Next Board Meeting
The next Town Board meeting will be held on Thurs., Jun. 27 at 7:30 p.m. in the Town Hall, located at 132 Kings Hwy. in Warwick.