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enewsletter v2 08 This week's Supervisor and Administrator report gets you up to date on the latest news, with exciting events all over town to get you outside and enjoying the beautiful Spring weather!  Click here for Newletter week ending 5/1/15 New Castle... Read more......

announce2 The Town of New Castle Planning Board Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, May 5, 2015 has been canceled. PLANNING BOARD TOWN OF NEW CASTLE Click here for release. Read more......

announce2 The Town Board Work Session scheduled for 7:45 p.m. on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 will be preceded by an Executive Session at 7:00 p.m., to discuss Personnel and Advice of Counsel. Both the Executive Session and Work Session will be held in Conference Rooms... Read more......

supervisorreport By Rob Greenstein  Potholes PotholesOn Tuesday night the Town Board authorized an increase to the 2015 budgeted amount for paving town roads by $400,000. In the 2015 Budget we increased Road Paving/Permanent Improvements to $600,000, a 50% increase... Read more......

administrators report-04 By Jill Shapiro   Update on Pothole Repairs Even though tonight the board is scheduled to approve a significant increase in the paving budget up to a million dollars from $600,000, pothole repairs continue through out town after this very tough... Read more......

A group of 13 years old, Nicholas and Zachary Eichenberger, Chirag Kumar and Daniel Shih from Chappaqua and Tyler Harp from Armonk formed the team Robobenders since they were 10, and had been working on FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science... Read more......

 Asphalt/Patches & Pothole Repairs Date Road Tonnage 3/16/2015   Roaring Brook Road 20.74 3/18/2015  Hardscrabble Road 9.98 3/19/2015  Hardscrabble Road 10.56    Douglas Road   3/23/2015  Glendale 10.32    Spring... Read more......

At the annual meeting of the New Castle Historical Society, held last Sunday afternoon at the Quaker meetinghouse, New Castle Town Historian Gray Williams gave an illustrated talk on the town's historic graveyards, which he described as containing "the... Read more......

The Town of New Castle is working along with the County to develop a hazard mitigation plan so that we are eligible to receive Federal grant funding for projects to reduce our risk to natural hazards such as flooding and severe storms. Available funding... Read more......

enewsletter v2 08 Important updates on the sustainability efforts undertaken here in New Castle. We're doing great!  Click here for Sustainability Newsletter. New Castle Community eNewsletter is a free, consolidated listing of information that will be useful for... Read more......

eNewsletter

enewsletter v2 08 This week's Supervisor and Administrator report gets you up to date on the latest news, with exciting events all over town to get you outside and enjoying the beautiful Spring weather!  Click here for Newletter week ending 5/1/15 New Castle... Read more......

enewsletter v2 08 Get out and enjoy spring this weekend with Town Clean Up Day, a pancake breakfast, and much much more! Click here for Newsletter week ending 4/24/15   New Castle Community eNewsletter is a free, consolidated listing of information that will... Read more......

enewsletter v2 08 It's time to get out around town! Check out this week's newsletter for all the latest and greatest news and events. Click here for Newsletter week ending 4/17/15 New Castle Community eNewsletter is a free, consolidated listing of information that... Read more......

enewsletter v2 08 Important updates on the sustainability efforts undertaken here in New Castle. We're doing great!  Click here for Sustainability Newsletter. New Castle Community eNewsletter is a free, consolidated listing of information that will be useful for... Read more......

enewsletter v2 08 The New Castle Supervisor Quarterly Update tops this week's newsletter amid a bevy of Spring events. Dive into this week's Newsletter! Click here for Newsletter week ending 4/10/15. New Castle Community eNewsletter is a free, consolidated listing... Read more......

enewsletter v2 08 New Castle Police Department accreditation, Train Crossing Safety update, and an update on the town-wide beautification projects and more in this week's newsletter! Click here for Newsletter week ending 4/3/15. New Castle Community eNewsletter is... Read more......

enewsletter v2 08 New Castle Police Department accreditation, Train Crossing Safety update, and an update on the town-wide beautification projects and more in this week's newsletter! Click here for Newsletter week ending 3/27/15 New Castle Community eNewsletter is... Read more......

enewsletter v2 08 New Castle Master Plan public information meeting, state budget to hopefully include sewer funding and your "Community Camp" all in this week's eNewsletter.. Click here for Newsletter week ending 3/20/15 New Castle Community eNewsletter is a free,... Read more......

enewsletter v2 08 It's a week for volunteering! The Sunshine children's home, the Millwood Fire Department, and the Family Services of Westchester Rideconnect and more in this week's newsletter. Click here for Newsletter week ending 3/13/15 New Castle Community eNewsletter... Read more......

enewsletter v2 08 Come to the Chappaqua Library this Thursday for Master Plan updates from the Pace Land Use Law Center, Supervisor Greenstein, and others. Click here for Newsletter New Castle Community eNewsletter is a free, consolidated listing of information that... Read more......

Supervisor's Report

supervisorreport By Rob Greenstein  Potholes PotholesOn Tuesday night the Town Board authorized an increase to the 2015 budgeted amount for paving town roads by $400,000. In the 2015 Budget we increased Road Paving/Permanent Improvements to $600,000, a 50% increase... Read more......

supervisorreport By Rob Greenstein    New Castle Supervisor Quarterly Update - 1st Quarter - 2015 I have said it again and again: it is truly an honor to serve the citizens of New Castle. From the start, I have viewed that your Town Supervisor should be... Read more......

supervisorreport By Rob Greenstein  Train Crossing Safety Chappaqua Central School District Board of Education wrote a letter to Congresswoman Nita Lowey applauding the Town Board of New Castle for identifying a project that concerns the safety of our students.... Read more......

supervisorreport By Rob Greenstein Chappaqua Crossing We received the updated Preliminary Development Concept Plan ("PDCP"). The public hearing on 2015 Retail PDCP and retail remapping Local Law was opened on Tuesday night. Summit Greenfield hired Monroe Associates... Read more......

supervisorreport By Rob Greenstein Hunt's Place Affordable Housing The Town Board recently sent a letter to the Federal Housing Monitor & County Executive Robert Astorino. In the letter, we expressed support for our Building Inspector, who has raised fire safety... Read more......

supervisorreport By Rob Greenstein Metro North Accident On behalf of the Town of New Castle, we want to express our sincere condolences to the families and loved ones of Joseph Nadol of Ossining, Robert Dirks of Chappaqua and Ellen Brody, who worked at a local jewelry... Read more......

supervisorreport By Rob Greenstein Nixle Alerts Sign up for Nixle Alerts from the New Castle Police Department. Over the past two weeks, there have been 380 new subscriptions for Nixle! If you have not already done so, please register as soon as possible. Signing... Read more......

supervisorreport By Rob Greenstein   Master Plan Update On January 14, 2015 the Town Board agreed to endorse the Master Plan Steering Committee's recommendation to hire the Pace Land Use Law Center to facilitate the Master Plan Steering Committee. Pace will... Read more......

With my first year as Supervisor in the books, it's time to reflect on what we've done and where we are going as a community. I've said it again and again: it is truly an honor to serve the citizens of New Castle. Over the past year, I have brought residents... Read more......

supervisorreport By Rob Greenstein Chappaqua Crossing The Chappaqua Crossing vote will take place on Thursday, December 18, 7:30pm, at the Chappaqua Library Auditorium, 195 South Greeley Avenue, Chappaqua, NY. The vote involves the following: Amendment to Supplemental... Read more......

Administrator's Report

administrators report-04 By Jill Shapiro   Update on Pothole Repairs Even though tonight the board is scheduled to approve a significant increase in the paving budget up to a million dollars from $600,000, pothole repairs continue through out town after this very tough... Read more......

administrators report-04 By Jill Shapiro Mark your calendars- Spring is officially here!   Saturday, April 25 is New Castle's 26th Annual Clean Up Day and takes place from 9am to 1pm. Pick up bags and gloves clear for recycling and orange for garbage- Gloves and bags... Read more......

administrators report-04 By Jill Shapiro Congratulations to our Police Department on their latest accreditation. On March 19th the NY State Law Enforcement Accreditation Council awarded the New Castle Police Department a Certificate of Accreditation. The Department was first... Read more......

administrators report-04 By Jill Shapiro Last week, with the assistance of Gerry Moerschell- our Commissioner of Public Works, I sent the Town Board the following message regarding what we expect to be a horrific pothole season after this brutal winter. I thought it might... Read more......

administrators report-04 By Jill Shapiro  The Town of New Castle is proud to participate in the first year of the HGHS Town Internship for Senior Experience.  We are excited to place 6 High School students in town hall offices from May 5 to June 10 as part of their... Read more......

administrators report-04 By Jill Shapiro   We want to announce the award of an 8.6 million dollar FEMA grant to rebuild a section of the saw mill parkway as it crosses over the Kisco river which is the boundary between New Castle and Mt. Kisco. This generous grant was... Read more......

administrators report-04 By Jill Shapiro Although Monday night's blizzard was a non-event it is worth mentioning that the town staff was on high alert from early Monday morning. DPW staff started at 4:30 am Monday until Tuesday night at 6 pm straight and then were back here... Read more......

administrators report-04 By Jill Shapiro We are proud to announce that the Town was audited by the NYS comptrollers office to ensure that our 2015 budget stayed within the tax cap- and as we were well below the tax cap with the smallest tax increase in recent memory- we passed... Read more......

administrators report-04 By Jill Shapiro NYSDOT will be replacing a traffic pole at the intersection of 117 and 120 by the Bedford Ave Fire House starting DECEMBER 2nd. They were delayed because the pole was stuck in Buffalo! Work will resume after 9:00 am and flaggers will... Read more......

administrators report-04 By Jill Shapiro NYSDOT will be replacing a traffic pole at the intersection of 117 and 120 by the Bedford Ave Fire House starting tomorrow. They will begin after 9:00 am and flaggers will be present. Expect some delays at the top of the hill. They... Read more......

Press Releases

announce2 The New Castle Town Board Meeting Scheduled for Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 7:45 pm will be preceded by an Executive Session at 7:30 pm to receive Advice of Counsel. The Town Board Executive Session will be held in Conference Rooms A&B and the Town... Read more......

announce2 The New Castle Town Board Meeting Scheduled for Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 7:45 pm will be preceded by an Executive Session at 7:30 pm to receive Advice of Counsel. The Town Board Executive Session will be held in Conference Rooms A&B and the Town... Read more......

announce2 The New Castle Town Board Work Session scheduled for Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 7:45 pm will begin instead at 6:45 pm. Also, the Town Board Work Session will be followed by an Executive Session to discuss Personnel. Both the Town Board Work Session and... Read more......

announce2 The New Castle Town Board Meeting originally scheduled for 7:45 pm on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 will begin instead at 8:00 pm. The Board Meeting will also be preceded by an Executive Session for interviews at 7:15 pm in Conference Rooms A & B. The... Read more......

announce2 The New Castle Town Board Work Session scheduled for Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 7:45 pm will begin instead at 7:30 pm. The Town Board Work Session will be preceded by an Executive Session at 7:15 pm to discuss Litigation, Advice of Counsel and Personnel. The... Read more......

announce2 The Town of New Castle Planning Board meeting scheduled for Tuesday, April 7, 2015 has been cancelled. PLANNING BOARD
TOWN OF NEW CASTLE Click here for release.   Read more......

announce2 The New Castle Town Board meeting originally scheduled for 7:45 pm on Tuesday March 24, 2015 will begin instead at 8:05 pm. It will be preceded by an Executive Session at 6:45 pm to discuss Potential Contract, Advice of Counsel and Personnel. A Work... Read more......

announce2 The New Castle Town Board Work Session originally scheduled for 7:45 pm on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 will begin instead at 6:45 pm in Conference Rooms A&B. The Work Session will include a Joint Meeting with the Town Board, Planning Board and Architectural... Read more......

announce2 The New Castle Town Board meeting originally scheduled for 7:45 pm on Tuesday March 10, 2015 will begin instead at 8:45 pm. This will be preceded by an Executive Session at 6:45 pm to discuss Personnel, Contracts and receive Advice of Counsel. The Town... Read more......

announce2 The New Castle Town Board Executive Session to discuss Personnel, Contracts and receive Advice of Counsel originally scheduled for Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 7:15 pm will begin instead at 6:30 pm. It will be followed by the Town Board Work Session... Read more......