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Pleasantville Board of Trustees Meet Agenda

At their weekly meeting, the Board of Trustees passed all of its resolutions after a length conversation with Washington Avenue residents about fair and affordable housing in downtown Pleasantville.

The Board approved an amendment to Local Law Chapter 173, Vehicles and Traffic, Section 173-52, which will convert Parkway Terrace into a one-way street traveling from Manville Road to Bedford Road.

The second hearing on the agenda was concerning the approval of application for a Community Block Grant to be in practice on Cooley Street in another effort to promote housing opportunities in the area.

The project will make Cooley Street one continuous throughway from Bedford to Manville Road.

The Cooley St. development will require relocation of water mains, sanitation and city sewers, as way as a regrade and resurfacing. .

The 2012 Community Block Grant will cover up to 75% of the $1 million budget for the development, costing the village $250,000.

The Board also stated its recent purchase of Lane Plumbing behind the U.S. Post Office in Pleasantville, will be used for parking in the summer and off-street parking in the winter.

The Board also appointed Pleasantville's new police chief, Richard Love, to the Public Safety Committee and announced his salary at $135,813, which is concurrent with the current chief, Anthony Chairlitti who announced his retirement earlier this year.

Love, 45, is a Thornwood resident who worked his way though the Pleasantville department from officer to lieutenant in his 22 years with the village police.

The Board also re-signed its agreement with Pamal Broadcasting and DBA/The Peak 107.1 FM to broadcast the 7th annual Pleasantville Music Festival, Saturday July 9th from Noon to 8:30 p.m. The Mayor also approved the liquor license for the July 9 festival.

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