Village of Waterloo
The Village of Waterloo will hold a public hearing on Monday, July 12, 2021 at 7:00 P.M. Residents may attend via phone conference. For contact the Village office at 315-539-9131.
The hearing is held for the purpose of hearing public comments on the Village’s community development needs, and to discuss the possible submission of one or more Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) applications for the 2021 funding year. The CDBG program is administered by the New York State Office of Community Renewal (OCR), and will make funds available to eligible local governments for housing; economic development; including microenterprise assistance for businesses with five or fewer individuals including the owner(s); public facilities; public infrastructure; and planning activities, with the principal purpose of benefitting low/moderate income persons. The hearing will provide further information about the CDBG program and will allow for citizen participation in the development of any proposed grant applications and/or to provide technical assistance to develop alternate proposals. Comments on the CDBG program or proposed project(s) will be received at this time. The hearing is being conducted pursuant to Section 570.486, Subpart I of the CFR and in compliance with the requirements of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended.
Comments and questions can be sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or submitted in writing to Village Mayor, John O’Connor at 41 West Main Street, Waterloo, NY 13165 until Monday July. 12 2021 by noon. If special accommodations are needed for persons with disabilities, those with hearing impairments, or those in need of translation from English, those individuals should contact the Village of Waterloo at (315)539-9131 at least one week in advance of the hearing date to allow for necessary arrangements.
Signed: John O’Connor
Waterloo New York, the officially recognized Birthplace of Memorial Day. The 155th consecutive Memorial Day Commemoration was held in Waterloo on May 30, 2021. The commemoration started at St. Mary’s Cemetery with a fly over by 5 vintage planes, organized by Lauren Dates. Prayer was offered by Rev. Roy Kiggins from St. Francis & St. Clare Parish, followed by gun salute & taps. Then on to Maple Grove Cemetery, where prayer was offered by Rev. Jeff Haugaard from St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, wreaths were laid followed by gun salute and taps. On to Elisha Williams Cemetery where prayer was offered by Chuck Nightingale, Waterloo American Legion Chaplin, followed by gun salute and taps. The ceremonies concluded at Lafayette Park with the laying of wreaths, prayer by Chuck Nightingale, VFW commander, gun salute and taps. Thank you to Assemblyman Jeff Gallahan and Senator Pam Helming for their presentations. https://youtu.be/QDlT72b3a3U
On Sunday morning May 30th, veterans will be assembling at St. Mary’s Cemetery at 11:00 a.m.
There will be a veteran sponsored flyover followed by prayer, wreath laying and gun salute. Similar ceremonies will be then held at Maple Grove & Elisha Williams cemeteries on Stark Street and then at LaFayette Park to observe Memorial Day and salute our fallen soldiers for the 155th year in The Birthplace of Memorial Day! These services will be filmed and made available for viewing here on the Village Website.
The AMERICAN CIVIL WAR MEMORIAL
Remembers the fifty-eight men of Waterloo who died in the Civil War (1861-1865) and recognizes all the soldiers and sailors who gave their lives in the conflict.
Ceremony at the American Civil War Memorial will be held on Friday, May 28, 2021 at 7:30pm. Located on the corner of Locust Street & South Virginia Street. https://www.americancivilwarmemorial.com
Mayor O’Connor has announced a “Pilot” Fall Pick-up replacement program beginning on Friday, April 30, 2021. The replacement program will consist of three 14 yard roll-off containers provided by the Village DPW Department for rental. The roll-offs will be available each week with delivery on Friday for week-end (Saturday and Sunday) use, and then picked-up on the following Monday. The rental fee for the roll-offs will be $0 for the first use (by property location) and $100/per rental thereafter.
Reservations will be taken by the Village Office at (315)539-9131. A rental agreement form, including an understanding of prohibited items for waste disposal, will be required to be signed with any payment due at time of reservation.
Please contact the Village Office for any additional information on this program.