Part Time Position in Village Court

The Brewster Village Court is seeking a part-time clerk. Experience preferred but not required. Hours iwll be flexible. Attention to detail and ability to work independently a must. Please email resume to Brittany at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

EPA PUBLIC NOTICE

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Reviews Cleanup at Brewster Well Field Superfund Site

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is conducting its fifth five-year review of the Brewster Well Field Superfund site, located in Village of Brewster, Putnam County, New York. The purpose of this five-year review is to ensure that the cleanup is functioning as intended and continues to be protective of public health and the environment. A summary of the cleanup activities and an evaluation of the protectiveness of the implemented cleanup plans will be included in the five-year review report.

What is an EPA Five-Year Review?

The purpose of a five-year review is to ensure that implemented cleanup plans at Superfund sites function as intended and continue to be protective of human health and the environment. These regular reviews, which are required by federal law when contaminants remain at a site, include:

  • Inspecting the site and cleanup technologies;
  • Reviewing monitoring data, operating data, and maintenance records; and,
  • Determining if any new relevant regulatory requirements have been established since EPA’s original cleanup decision was finalized.

When will EPA’s Five-Year Review Report be available?

It is anticipated that the five-year review report will be available at the website noted below by February 2022.

For more information:

There are several ways to review information on this site. The Administrative Record, which includes EPA decision documents used for selecting the cleanup, is available for public review at the information repository listed below. Project information is also available online at the website noted below.

EPA Region 2
Superfund Records Center
290 Broadway, 18th Floor
New York, New York 10007
(212) 637-4308 (call to make an appointment)

Brewster Village Hall
208 East Main Street
Brewster, NY 10509
Phone: (845) 279-3760

You may also contact:

If you have any questions or concerns about the site, please contact:

Lisa Wong
EPA Remedial Project Manager
Phone: (212) 637-4267
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

OR

Shereen Kandil
EPA Community Involvement Coordinator
Phone: (212) 637-4333
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For more information, visit:
www.epa.gov/superfund/brewster-wellfield

Court Date of 01/24 is Canceled

The Village of Brewster Court Date of January 24, 2022 is canceled. Other court dates will be evaluated and defendants will be notified with a letter. Please contact the Court with any questions, 845-279-4020.

ANNUAL ELECTION OF THE BREWSTER-SOUTHEAST JOINT FIRE DISTRICT

LEGAL NOTICE
ANNUAL ELECTION OF THE BREWSTER-SOUTHEAST JOINT FIRE DISTRICT
On December 14, 2021
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Annual Election of the Brewster-Southeast Joint Fire District will take place on December 14th, 2021 between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. at the Fire House located at Brewster Fire Department Substation located at Route 312 & North Brewster Road, Brewster, New York 10509, for the purpose of electing one Commissioner for a five (5) year term, commencing January 1, 2022 and ending December 31, 2026. All voters registered with the Putnam County Board of Elections on or Before November 15, 2021 shall be eligible to vote.
*Candidates for District Office shall have filed their names with the Secretary of the Brewster-Southeast Fire District, at the fire house fire house at 501 N. Main Street, Brewster, New York, no later than twenty days before the election, November 25, 2021.
Date: November 15, 2021
Mia Tagliafierro, Secretary
Board of Fire Commissioners
Brewster-Southeast Joint Fire District

Village of Brewster Planning Board Public Hearing - Brewster Crossings Zoom Recording

The Planning Board of the Village of Brewster would like to thank all who attended the Public Hearing last, whether that be in person or via Zoom. The Planning Board would also like to give a special thank you to those who stood and made their comments and asked questions as well as to those who wrote in their comments and questions in the drop box. Chairman Lowell motioned to keep the Public Hearing open until their next meeting on December 21, 2021. The meeting will begin at 7:30 PM but the location is yet to be determined but will be announced by the first week in December. 

If you were unable to attend the meeting, there is a Zoom recording available by clicking the link below:

https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/XifvJEMug1CcT0m4PP12l-hQjntWl2YZAdYsHEx_pjt5sKC6S6u5WkX2z_fozjMd.Z878aWHbE_W5e6J6

Hard copies of the project plans are available to review are available at Village Hall Monday to Friday, 9 AM to 3 PM.

If anyone has any other comments or questions that you would like the Planning Board to address, please email them to the Vilage Clerk at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.v or mail your written comments to the Village of Brewster Planning Board, 50 Main Street, Brewster, NY 10509 before December 21, 2021. 

 

 

Village of Brewster Planning Board Regular Meeting & Public Hearing Agenda

VILLAGE OF BREWSTER
PLANNING BOARD
REGULAR MEETING & PUBLIC HEARING
NOVEMBER 16, 2021
AGENDA

The Planning Board of the Village of Brewster is holding a regular meeting at 7:30 PM, on November 16, 2021 at 34 Prospect Street, Brewster, NY 10509, followed by a public hearing at 7:31 PM or soon thereafter. The meeting will also be streamed through Zoom Meeting. The Meeting ID is 845 279 3760 and the phone number needed to call in is 1-929-205-6099.

  1. Pledge to flag.
  2. Andrew’s Lot Line Adjustment Application
  3. Minutes for Approval
  4. Public Hearing Opening Statement.
  5. Public Hearing for Brewster Crossings Phase of the Urban Renewal Project.
LEGAL NOTICE
VILLAGE OF BREWSTER
PLANNING BOARD
PUBLIC HEARING

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, that the Planning Board of the Village of Brewster will hold a Public Hearing pursuant to Village Law Section 7-712a(7) and Village of Brewster Code Section 263-26(F) to hear the following application for Brewster Crossings. iPark Brewster LLC, as the Master Redeveloper of the Urban Renewal Plan for the Brewster Urban Renewal Area under the Land Acquisition and Development Agreement dated January 6, 2021, is seeking approval for Phase I of a proposed transit-oriented development project consisting of 408 multifamily rental units, street level retail, a 500-space parking garage, 20,000 square feet of municipal office, and municipal court. The 5.4-acre project site is bound by Main Street to the North, Marvin Avenue to the South, the Brewster Public Library to the East and Railroad Avenue to the West. The Public Hearing for the Planning Board will be on November 16, 2021, at 7:30 P.M, or soon thereafter, at St. Lawrence O’Toole Gymnasium, 34 Prospect Street, Brewster, NY, 10509. If you are not vaccinated, you will be required to wear a mask upon entering the Gymnasium.  Anyone wishing to speak may do so for three (3) minutes until everyone who wishes to speak has done so. This meeting will also be streamed on Zoom, Meeting ID: 845 279 3760 or call 1-929-205-6099 and type in the Meeting ID when prompted. Those on Zoom will not be permitted to speak but you may email your comments to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Below is a link to the project plans for those who wish to view them. Hard copies to review are available at Village Hall Monday to Friday, 9 AM to 3 PM.

https://insite-eng.sharefile.com/d-s1d2f2905f98a483ca3e2b69a04c157bb

Announcement for Residential Refuse Users

UPDATE 11/18/2021:

Attention all Residential Refuse Users in the Village of Brewster:

On October 20, 2021, at the Village of Brewster Board of Trustees Meeting, the Board approved the Residential Refuse, Bulk and Recyclable Materials Bid that was provided by Suburban Carting. This new contract period begins on January 1, 2022 and ends on December 31, 2024, with the option to extend the contract for one or two years.

On November 17, 2021, the Village Board of Trustees approved the new rates for monthly and annual refuse billing. The new refuse billing rates are as follows:

                                    January 2022 – December 2024
Annual Refuse:            $ 450.00 per unit
Monthly Refuse:           $ 40.00 per unit per month 

The new rates listed above will begin on January 1, 2022, for the January monthly refuse bill. Please note that the Village of Brewster requests bids through a municipal bidding network and selects the bid that is the most cost-effective choice for the Village residents. When this contract expires at the end of 2024, the Village of Brewster will decide if they would like to continue with Suburban Carting for an additional year or or send out a bid for the carting contract and follow the same procedure, with the possibility of renegotiating the terms of the contract.

If you would like to switch to the monthly billing program, you must contact the Village Clerk at 845-279-3760 or via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before March 15, 2022. Please include your name, your account number, your Village residential address and a telephone number. Please contact the Village Office if you have any questions.

10/27/2021:

Attention all Residential Refuse Users in the Village of Brewster:

On October 20, 2021, at the Village of Brewster Board of Trustees Meeting, the Board approved the Residential Refuse, Bulk and Recyclable Materials Bid that was provided by Suburban Carting. This new contract period begins on January 1, 2022 and ends on December 31, 2024, with the option to extend the contract for one or two years.

On November 3, 2021, at 7:30 PM, the Village Board of Trustees will be discussing the new rates for monthly and annual refuse billing. According to the bid pricing provided by Suburban Carting, the pricing for per unit per month refuse services will increase by approximately $9.00 per unit per month, from the 2021 rates. However, this increase does not include the overhead costs that the Village faces while printing and mailing out these bills. The current refuse billing rates are as follows:

                                                                                  2021

Refuse bill paid yearly in March:                             $300.00 per unit

Refuse bill paid using monthly option:                    $26.00 per unit, per month

Once determined, the new rates will go into effect on January 1, 2022. Please note that the Village of Brewster requests bids from multiple carting companies and selects the bid that is the most cost-effective choice for the Village residents. When this contract expires at the end of 2024; the Village of Brewster will decide if they would like to continue with Suburban Carting for an additional year or send out a bid for the carting contract and follow the same procedure.

If you would like to switch to the monthly billing program, you must contact the Village Clerk at 845-279-3760 or via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Before March 15, 2022. Please include your name, your residential address and a telephone number. Please contact the Village Office if you have any questions.

Village of Brewster Police Department Law Enforcement Grant

The Villagw of Brewster Police Department would like to the the National Rifle Assosciarion for awarding the department with a Law Enforcement Grant worth over $1,000. This grant allows the Village Police Department to have access to continued firearm training and ensures that the officers can continue to safely and successfully protect this community. The Village is thankful for this grant and thankful that the officers continuously go through trainings to make themselves better police officers and better protect the Village of Brewster residents and surrounding communities.

LEGAL NOTICE: ADA SIDEWALKS - WELLS PARK BIKE CONNECTOR

LEGAL NOTICE

VILLAGE OF BREWSTER
PUTNAM COUNTY, NEW YORK

ADA SIDEWALKS
WELLS PARK BIKE CONNECTOR
GRANT #NY-2019-063

NOTICE TO BIDDERS

Sealed bids will be received at the Office of the Village Clerk, Village of Brewster, Village Hall, 50 Main Street, Brewster, New York 10509, until 11:00 A.M. on October 29, 2021 immediately after which the bids will be opened publicly and read.

The work under this Contract comprises the furnishing of all tools, equipment, materials and labor for the construction of the Village of Brewster Wells Park Bike Connector located in Brewster, New York, complete, in place, tested and ready for use in accordance with the Contract Documents prepared by J. Robert Folchetti & Associates, L.L.C.

The principal features of the Work to be performed for this Project include:

  1. The proposed use of the property is to create a Passive Recreation Area


and non-motorized trail connecting Wells Park to the Putnam County Trailway system. Improvements under this project will include the installation of an approximately 800 LF asphalt trail with retaining walls and guide rail for biking and walking.

The foregoing is a general description only and shall not be construed as a complete description of the Work to be performed for this Project.

One Bid will be received. Bids shall be on a unit price basis.


Prevailing wages established under the Davis-Bacon act will apply to this Contract. The Contract Documents contain requirements addressing prevailing labor wage rates, labor standards, nondiscrimination in hiring practices, goals for minority and female participation, MBE and WBE participation, Section 3 requirements, and related matters.

Contract Documents may be examined at the Brewster Village Hall or the office of the ENGINEER, J. Robert Folchetti & Associates, L.L.C., 31 Sodom Road, Brewster, NY. Copies may be obtained from the offices of J. Robert Folchetti & Associates, LLC, 31 Sodom Road, Brewster, NY 10509, beginning on October 14, 2021, Monday through Friday between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm.

Prospective bidders requests for mailing of Contract Documents will be filled by Federal Express or UPS. Prospective bidders shall furnish a prepaid Air Bill. Neither the OWNER nor the ENGINEER will be responsible for full or partial sets of Contract Documents, including any Addenda, obtained from other sources.

Bid security, and proof of qualifications to perform the Work shall be as described in the Instructions to Bidders.

Bidders shall comply with all special and statutory requirements in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.

Contract time of commencement and completion will be as specified in the Agreement.

Each bid shall be accompanied by, a Bid Bond, the coverage of which is specified in the Instructions to Bidders. The Bid Bond Form is contained herein as part of the Contract Documents. Bonding Firm must be listed in OMB Circular 570.

Prevailing Wage Rates under Davis Bacon and MBE/WBE, as applicable, apply to this Contract.

This project is subject to the provisions of Article 5-A of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York and certificates required thereunder shall be available for public inspection at the office of the Village Clerk, Village of Brewster, NY.

For any reason whatsoever or for no reason the Village reserves the right to waive any informalities in the bids or to reject any and all bids. No bidder may withdraw his bid except by written request submitted at least twenty-four hours before the time for opening or until the lapse of 90 days after the actual opening thereof.

The Village is exempt from payment of sales and compensating use taxes of the State of New York and of Cities and Counties on all materials to be incorporated into the Work. These taxes shall not be included in the Bid.

The Village will furnish the required certificates of tax exemption to the CONTRACTOR for use in the purchase of supplies and materials to be incorporated into the Work.

The Village's exemption does not apply to construction tools, machinery, equipment or other property purchased by or leased by the CONTRACTOR, or to supplies or materials not incorporated into the Work.


Non-Discrimination and Affirmative Action Policy:

It is the policy of the Village that their Contractors shall comply with all Federal, State, and local law, policy orders, rules and regulations which prohibit unlawful discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of race creed, color, or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability or marital status and will take affirmative action to insure that they are afforded equal employment opportunities.

Provisions concerning this requirement are detailed in the Supplementary Conditions.

BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
VILLAGE OF BREWSTER

MAYOR JAMES J. SCHOENIG

Contact Information

Village of Brewster
Village Office & Village Court
50 Main Street
Brewster, New York 10509

Village Office Phone: (845)279-3760 Fax: (845)278-7653

Village Court Phone: (845) 279 4020

Village Police: (845) 279-3618 (rings to State Police)

Police@brewstervillage-ny.gov

Officer on Duty Phone Number for Non-emergencies: 914-804-8442

Hours of Operation

For the Village Hall and Village Court

Village Hall - Window & Phone: Monday through Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
- For assistance after business hours, email the Village Clerk mchiudina@brewstervillage-ny.gov

Village Court - Window Hours: Monday through Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
                                                                                     Closed 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. for lunch
                        - Phone Hours: Monday through Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
*PLEASE CALL BEFORE YOU COME TO ENSURE A COURT CLERK IS AVAILABLE*

Summer Hours: (Tuesday after Memorial Day until Friday before Labor Day)

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.