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Legal Notice-Notice of Public Hearing


Notice is hereby given that the Board of Commissioners of the South Huntington Water District will hold a public hearing on Thursday, September 3, 2020 at 8:30 a.m.

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and the adopted policy of the District to avoid contact among individuals, this meeting will be held using a telephone conference platform.

Members of the public that seek to participate may do so by dialing 1-(872) 240-3311, using login number 151-206-757#, at 8:30 AM on September 3, 2020. At the conclusion of the hearing, the Board will leave the record open for seven (7) days, to allow interested members of the public an opportunity to submit their written comments to the Board of Commissioners.

This Public Hearing is scheduled and being held pursuant to applicable provisions of the New York State Town Law, to elicit comments on the proposed budget for the District for the fiscal year January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021. The Board will be considering:

1. The enactment of a Resolution effectuating changes to the tax rate and water rates of the South Huntington Water District, effective January 1, 2021.
2. The enactment of a Resolution authorizing re-allocation of funds from the Water Quality Reserve Fund to the Capital Fund in the amount of $980,000.00 for Project No. 19-01, Plant #10 1,4-DioxaneTreatment and for the Hydrant Replacement Program, Project #’s 20-51 & 20-21, for the calendar years of 2020 and 2021.
3. The enactment of a resolution to establish a $25.00 surcharge per quarter for the funding of well-head treatment and ancillary equipment upgrades at several of the District’s water production plants and related debt, to comply with recently enacted maximum contaminant levels (MCL’s) of 1,4-Dioxane.

A copy of the proposed 2021 budget, tax rate and water rates are available on the District’s website and copies can be viewed at the District office during regular business hours.

Board of Water Commissioners
South Huntington Water District
75 Fifth Avenue South
Huntington Station, NY 11746 Dated: August 20, 2020