Caroline is a small town with a unique character and strong sense of community. It's a town where people care about others, where community events are a big part of community life. We're located just southeast of the Town of Ithaca. The area is made up of beautiful rolling hills, farms, and several small communities. The Town of Caroline is home to more State forest land than any other town in Tompkins County.
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Board Meeting Agenda for May 14 2013
Salute to the Flag (7:00)
Privilege of the Floor: Opportunity for citizens to bring forward matters of concern (7:20)
Please be prepared to make one statement not to exceed 3 minutes in length
Highway Superintendents Report (7:30)
Supervisors Report (7:35)
County Representatives Report (7:40)
Department, Committee, & Liaison Reports: (7:50) –
Discussion and Action Topics
- Transfers (8:10)
- Approve Abstracts: Highway, General, Lighting (8:15)
- Authorize Supervisor to Sign Contract with for Fire Escape Repairs (8:25)
- Authorize Computel to seek unpaid Franchise Fee from Time Warner Cable (8:30)
- Establish Public Hearing for Amended Building Code Enforcement Local Law (8:40
- Discuss action plan for public notice of Town Hall spring water potability (9:00)
- Discussion of developing Universal Broad band in Caroline (9:10)
- Discussion of Changes to Caroline Lighting District (9:30)
Community Service Award Recipients Announced
|May 7, 2013|
|6:30 pm||to||7:00 pm|
Community Service Award Presentation: Tue May 7 at 6:30 pm at Town Hall
Congratulations to the 2013 recipients of the Town of Caroline Community Service Award: Tom Whittaker and Samantha Smith Goyret!
Please join us on Tuesday May 7 at 6:30pm in congratulating this year’s recipients. Refreshments will be served.
Presentation and Reception
Tuesday May 7
Caroline Town Hall
The Community Service Award is made each year in recognition of individuals or groups of individuals who make significant and lasting contributions in multiple ways that foster the well-being of citizens of the Town of Caroline.
Property Assessment Review May 22nd
|May 22, 2013|
|3:00 pm||to||6:00 pm|
Do you think your property is assessed unfairly relative to other similar properties in the area?
Tompkins County Department of Assessment will be conducting an assessment review session Wednesday May 22nd 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm 2013 at Caroline Town Hall, 2670 Slaterville Rd.
Please bring evidence to support why you think your property is over-valued.
Len Porgorzala and Alan Karasin have been appointed by the Town Board to serve on the Assessment Review Committee.
Information and Discussion on Unsafe Building Law Modifications
|May 7, 2013|
|7:30 pm||to||9:30 pm|
May 07 2013 at 7:30 pm at the Caroline Town Hall
The Town Board will be discussing proposed modifications to the Town’s Building Code Enforcement Administration Local Law.
The changes provide due process for property owners when a property has been cited as being hazardous or unsafe.
The public is encouraged to attend, ask questions, give comments, and/or suggest changes to the law and proposed changes.
Copies of the amended Building Code Enforcement Administration Local Law with proposed changes can be obtained from the Town’s website www.townofcaroline.org , from the Town Clerk, or in the green town notebooks located at the Town Library, Brookton’s Market, Dandy Mini-Mart and Speedsville Store.
Also at these links: The Redlined version is the old law showing changes/modifications to make it the new law. The Clean version is the modified law w/o showing changes from the old version.
Board of Elections Changes Polling Location for Town of Caroline Election Districts 2 & 3
|April 23, 2013|
|7:00 pm||to||9:00 pm|
On Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 7 PM at the Brooktondale Fire Hall (Valley Road, Brooktondale), Elections Commissioners Elizabeth Cree (R) and Stephen DeWitt (D) will host a community conversation to answer questions and receive comments concerning the decision to relocate the polling locations for Caroline Districts 2 and 3.
Election District 2 (formerly Caroline Town Hall) and District 3 (formerly Brooktondale Community Center) will be moved to the Brooktondale Fire Hall (Valley Road, Brooktondale).
Commissioners Cree and DeWitt welcome the opportunity to respond to your questions and address any concerns that you have regarding this change.
Questions: call Caroline Town Supervisor Don Barber 539-6400