Report Card

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Status
Expand use of O'Hara Nature CenterNew programming implemented starting in Fall 2013.
Address FloodingPlans nearly finalized to address Station Road flooding. Moving forward on Hudson View Park culvert replacement.
Change Industrial District zoningMinor changes made to Industrial District zoning in January 2014.
Implement Smart Growth techniquesNo action.
Make community more walkable and pedestrian safety improvementsSafe Routes to School project completed in Fall 2013. Main Street Streetscape Design project nearing completion. Other pedestrian initiatives underway.
Update 2003 Comprehensive PlanSmall area of Village rezoned. No further work on a Comprehensive Plan update initiated.
Increase volunteerismLimited outreach undertaken through Mayor's email lists and other public venues.
Encourage support for affordable housingHousing Committee re-established in Fall 2013 through the use of an "Executive Director" from the Pace Land Use Law Center to help support the Committee. Significant progress made in establishing the Committee.
Implement robust legislation to promote affordable housingHousing Committee tasked with research into this legislation.
Establish historic districtHistoric District approved by NY State in September 2013 and by the Federal Government in January 2014.
Publicize user-friendly guide for new business ownersWelcome MAT linked as a guide for new businesses on Village web site.
Develop a unified "Streetscape" for Main StreetMain Street Streetscape Design Project nearing completion.
Study the exterior conditions of the Irvington Town HallConstruction documents for the restoration of the Irvington Town Hall nearing completion and ready for bidding late Summer 2014.
Expand use of Tiffany Reading RoomTiffany Room opened for several open houses throughout the year. A grant to develop a Tiffany trail map of historic Tiffany sites is being pursued.
Work closely with the Rivertowns Tourism BoardSpring and Fall 2014 tourism campaigns completed. Currently considering additional tourism efforts in collaboration with the Rivertowns Tourism Board.
Streamline the building/renovation approval processSome changes to building approval process made in 2014.
Foster cooperation between Village Boards and CommitteesNo action.
Automate building application processOnline application process expanded to include Planning Board applications and documents.
Conduct Village-wide review of processes for efficienciesNo coordinated review done.
Create and implement a Comprehensive Environmental PolicyComprehensive Environmental Policy created and finalized April 2014. Little progress on implementation.