HARRISON, N.Y. After receiving a suggestion to build three dams near the residential area of Louis M. Klein Middle School, the Harrison Village Board unanimously approved three separate resolutions pertaining to flooding at its meeting on Wednesday night.
The village will pay Thomas C. Merrits Land Surveyors based in Pleasantville for work, which includes a boundary survey, a topographical survey and the mapping of wetlands flags. At a cost not to exceed $21,900, the surveying company will also locate map utilities and map storm water pipes.
Additionally, the town will pay Evans Associates of Bethany, Conn., no more than $43,750 for environmental consulting for a flood control project along the Brentwood Brook Corridor.
The board also approved a purchase order not to exceed $195,000 to Leonard Jackson Associates based out of Pomona for various work including surveying and environmental assessments.
Other news from the Harrison Town Board meeting:
- The town board approved Lt. Lawrence Marshall of the Harrison Police Departments retirement, which will go into effect on March 15.
- The trustees accepted $1,060 in donations for the Harrison Food Pantry. Of that money $50 was donated by Stanley Gotlin, $10 by Dorothy Juergens and $1,000 by an anonymous donor.
- The board also voted to declare that 16 Oak St. is located within a designated FEMA floodplain.
- A request by Deputy Town Attorney Fred Castiglia to accept a settlement of $50,000 for damages to the West Harrison Firehouse was approved. The actual damage to the firehouse is estimated at approximately $67,000.
- The trustees voted to use Interactive Procurement Technologies (IPT) by BidNet for use of the towns database of vendors for bid processes. IPT is a company that provides solutions for government agencies by supplying what they need to fully automate the procurement process.
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