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Posted on: February 7, 2024

Town of Bedford Launches Comprehensive Plan Re-Engagement Phase

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The Town of Bedford is delighted to announce the launch of its Comprehensive Plan Re-engagement phase.  Building off the significant, foundational work developed by seven sub-committees, the Town Board appointed a ten-member Comprehensiv...

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Posted on: December 6, 2023

Town Board Approves Consultant to Resume Comp Plan

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A comprehensive plan is a document that guides zoning and land use for the town. It provides guide posts for the types of development and preservation the town will plan for and approve over the next 10-20 years. New York state requires each municipality ...

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Posted on: November 10, 2023

Bedford Hills-Katonah Sewer Phase II Construction to Begin

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Work to Commence November 15, 2023

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The Bedford Hills-Katonah Phase II Sewer District was established with a goal to protect the environment and quality of the water supply. The work is scheduled to begin next week. Areas will inclu...

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Posted on: September 10, 2023

April 27, 2022 Phase II Sewer Update

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After creating the Bedford Hills - Katonah Phase II Sewer District by referendum in October 2020, the Town of Bedford has designed and is currently obtaining regulatory approval for a sewer system to serve 89 residential properties primarily along Bedford...

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Posted on: September 10, 2023

August 3, 2020 Phase II Update

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At its July 28, 2020 meeting, the Town Board took several actions to move ahead on the Phase II sewer project, known as the Bedford Hills-Katonah Phase II Sewer District. By way of background for over 100 years sewers have been considered for those areas ...

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Posted on: November 10, 2023

January 17, 2020 Sewer Update

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We are on track to break ground on Phase I late March/early April.

As I mentioned in previous emails, we have been working with New York City regarding the next phase, Phase II, in providing for sewers in densely populated areas of Bedford Hills and Katona...

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Posted on: October 19, 2023

Town of Bedford – Triple AAA Rating by S&P Global Ratings

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The Town of Bedford is pleased to share that S&P Global Ratings assigned its 'AAA' rating to the Town of Bedford’s $6.777 million public improvement serial bonds series 2023A and affirmed its 'AAA' long-term rating on the town's general obligation (GO...

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Posted on: February 23, 2024

Charla y Cafecito - March 2nd

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Let's come together to talk about what matters to Latino/Hispanic residents and connect over coffee. Bedford Hispanos Unidos in collaboration with the Town of Bedford will host a coffee and chat with Spanish speaking and Latino residents.  

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Posted on: February 23, 2024

Summer Internships in Town Offices

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The Town of Bedford has a limited number of summer internships for college students available in several departments. Internships are typically coordinated with school schedules and require a full-time, 10-week, in person commitment. Interested applicants...

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Posted on: February 2, 2024 | Last Modified on: November 10, 2023

NOTICE: TOWN BOARD MEETINGS AND PUBLIC HEARINGS FEB 6th

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4:30 pm - Executive Session 

To conduct interviews and consider personnel matters.

6:00 pm - Public Hearing 

No parking zone on a portion of Broad Brook Road

6:05 pm - Public Hearing 

Change to section 117 to enable paid parking in L...

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Posted on: February 2, 2024

Tree Trimming Maintenance in Bedford Hills

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During the first quarter of 2024 there will be routine maintenance tree trimming in Katonah along Route 22 between 35 and Girdle Ridge Rd and in Bedford Hills. This work is done to maintain proper distance of vegetation from the power lines, which, in tur...

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Posted on: January 25, 2024

Building Department Permit Applications

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The Building Department is pleased to share that all of its applications have been revised and application fees have changed.  HVAC permits are now required, through the submission of a Building Permit application.

Visit our website for details.

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Posted on: January 25, 2024

Introducing Plus One ADU - Virtual Information Session February 28 @ 7pm Via Zoom

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The New York State Division of Homes and Community Renewal (HCR) has awarded $2 million for the creation of Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) in Bedford. The grant will fund implementation of HCR’s new Plus One ADU Program, which provides support ...

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Posted on: January 19, 2024

FOIL for Town Email Addresses - Appeal and Decision

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FOIL Request For Town Email List

Deliberations Concluded 

Thank you to the many residents who called, emailed and chatted with members of the board about the Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) request for the town newsletter subscribers' em...

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Posted on: January 4, 2024

Notice of Public Hearings January 16, 2024

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NOTICES OF PUBLIC HEARINGS 

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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town Board of the Town of Bedford, Westchester County, New York, will meet in the Town Hall, 321 Bedford Road, in Bedford Hil...

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Posted on: December 19, 2023

Seeking Qualified Applicants for Town Comptroller

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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

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The Town of Bedford, New York is seeking a skilled, energetic, courteous, well organized and highly motivated professional to lead the Town’s Finance Department.

The Town is situated in the northern portion of West...

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Posted on: December 14, 2023

Bus Shelter - Fellowship Hall

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Thank you to Bedford 2030 and Fellowship Hall for their partnership in making this happen. Through Bedford 2030's support in helping the Town earn "Clean Energy Points," we became eligible for a Clean Energy Grant, which provided the full fundin...

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Posted on: January 4, 2024

Notice of Public Hearing Extension to Jan. 16: Proposed Building Health & Performance Law

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LANDLORD REGISTRY - BUILDING HEALTH AND PERFORMANCE REGISTRY AND INSPECTION LAW

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town Board of the Town of Bedford, Westchester County, New York, will meet in the Town Hall, 321 Bedford Road, in Bedford Hills, New York, in sa...

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Posted on: December 19, 2023

THRIVE Presentation

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Sally Corbett-Turco, Chair of THRIVE, presented the work of the committee from 2023 and provided a glance into their plans for 2024.  

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Posted on: December 14, 2023

Welcome Vincent Ventarola

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Congratulations to Police Officer Vincent Ventarola on completing the 156th basic recruit class at the Westchester County Police Academy and welcome to the Bedford Police Department!

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Posted on: September 30, 2023

Bedford Awarded DIG Grant

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The Town of Bedford is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a Downtown Improvement Grant “DIG” through the Westchester County Economic Development Program.  The DIG pilot program was developed to provide economic development support to st...

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Posted on: November 10, 2023

Westchester County Senior Hall of Fame - Bedford Awardees

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Congratulations to Bedford Seniors Entering the Westchester County Senior Hall of Fame

Three senior citizens from the Town of Bedford will be honored at the Westchester County Senior Hall of Fame awards on Friday, December 1st. 

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Posted on: November 27, 2023

Assistance Available to Add Accessory Dwelling Unit in Your Home

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The Town of Bedford in collaboration with the Housing Action Council and Habitat for Humanity is helping homeowners of modest means develop and/or bring up to code an Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) to help provide them income and stay in their homes. ADUs/...

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Posted on: November 15, 2023

Maverick's Send Off

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Thank you to Blue Path Service Dogs and Michelle Brier for the opportunity and support in permitting our Police Officers to serve as "Puppy Raisers."  Maverick is now ready to move on to formal training to become a service dog ...

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Posted on: November 10, 2023

Hispanic Heritage Committee Launch

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Hispanic Heritage Committee Kick-off Meeting 

The Bedford Hispanic Outreach Committee met for the first time at the Bedford Hills Train Station to discuss their plans for an upcoming event and other goals. 

Town residents who joined the ki...

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Posted on: November 21, 2023

Notice of Public Hearing on 2024 Town Budget

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

to be held Tuesday, December 5, 2023, at 6:00 PM at the Bedford Town House, 321 Bedford Road, Bedford Hills, NY 10507 

for the purposes of receiving comments from the public on the 2024 Town Budget which will be presented b...

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Posted on: November 10, 2023

Veterans Day Celebration 2023

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 Bedford's first Veterans Day Celebration is in the books!

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It was great to see so many veterans, community organizations, and Bedford friends under one roof to salute the men and wo...

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Posted on: October 20, 2023

Advocate for Resurfacing of Route 117

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Nearly everyone who lives in the Town of Bedford comes through Bedford Hills - whether you live nearby, use Exit 39 off the Saw Mill, use the train station, or shop in Bedford Hills hamlet or on Route 117, this state road is the gateway...

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Posted on: October 18, 2023

Tree Planting in Bedford Hills

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On October 31, 2023, the DPW will dig out the dying blue spruce that has served as the Bedford Holiday holiday tree and it will be replaced with a new, healthy Norway spruce that the Parks Department picked out to be hearty, shapely, and to live for many ...

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Posted on: July 1, 2023

Legalizations & Building Without a Permit

Please be advised: If caught building without a permit, the Town Board has adopted a legalization fee of $1000 plus the original permit fees. This fee is also in effect for any construction that was not filed prior to the adoption of this fee. This includ...

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Posted on: October 4, 2023

Letter from the TSWG

Dear Bedford Neighbor,

We are writing to make you aware of our Traffic Safety Working Group's work. Our goal is to promote safer roads here in Bedford by collaborating with relevant parties and agencies.

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Posted on: June 10, 2023

Bedford Pride Ceremony

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The Bedford PRIDE Ceremony featured a recognition of Reverend Kym McNair and her thoughtful, generous and passionate advocacy for the LGBTQ community. It was a privilege to honor her work and we thank her for immense contributions and in...

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Posted on: January 31, 2024

Landlord Registry Law Updated

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Updated Registry, Inspection, and Reporting Program Coming Soon

The former landlord registry law has been amended and replaced with the Building Health and Performance Law which continues to require registration of all landlords of buildings with two or mo...

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Posted on: February 9, 2024

Sewer Project Update 2/9/24

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What’s Happening?

Sewer construction in Bedford Hills and Katonah is progressing in a timely manner and within budget. Work has proceeded smoothly for the most part, although with underground work in older built up areas there are usually a few s...

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Posted on: January 25, 2024

Bedford Hills / Katonah Phase II Sewer District January 2024 Update

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Progress

» Brennan Construction has installed over 1,000 linear feet of sewer force main in Bedford Hills Memorial Park.

» Montesano Contracting has installed gravity sewer on Edgemont Road and Bedford Road

Upcoming Work

» Brennan will continue the installati...

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