Report Card

ItemStatus
Open O'Hara Nature CenterNature Center opened September 2012.
Address FloodingPlans nearly finalized to address Station Road flooding. Moving forward on Hudson View Park culvert replacement.
Change Industrial District zoningWaterfront Zoning Committee nearly formed. No other action taken.
Restructure Tree Preservation CodeAdopted October 2012.
Implement Smart Growth techniquesNo action.
Make community more walkableSafe Routes to School project gained approvals. Expect to be constructed in 2013.
Update 2003 Comprehensive PlanSmall area of Village evaluated for rezoning.
Increase volunteerismInvited volunteers at July 4 fireworks event and several emails from Mayor Smith.
Encourage support for affordable housingHousing Committee formed February 2013.
Implement robust legislation to promote affordable housingHousing Committee tasked with research into this legislation.
Establish historic districtHistoric District Committee continues to work on gaining recognized status and other related tasks. Community meeting held January 2013.
Publish user-friendly guide for new business ownersWelcome MAT (Mayor's Advisory Taskforce) Published May 2013.
Develop a unified "Streetscape" for Main StreetBegan planning for new benches on Main Street in May 2013.
Study the exterior conditions of the Irvington Town HallExterior conditions study completed September 2012. Development of construction documents to begin May 2013.
Complete the Tiffany Reading Room RestorationCompleted December 2012.
Work closely with the Rivertowns Tourism BoardApplied for and received a $17,000 Tourism Grant from New York State to fund Spring and Fall tourism campaigns in 2013.
Streamline the building/renovation approval processNo action.
Foster cooperation between Village Boards and CommitteesNo action.
Automate building application processOnline building permit application began July 2012.
Conduct Village-wide review of processes for efficienciesReview highlighted certain improvements such as the central parking station at the Ardsley train station.
Implement energy efficiency measures for Village operationsPlanning has begun for improvements that were identified in the Village's energy efficiency study from 2008.
Continue to promote "Love 'Em and Leave 'Em"Included information on the reverse of the Village's water bills. No additional promotion efforts.
Encourage residents to use green building techniquesNo action.
Support intermunicipal and regional efforts to educate the publicFormally joined SWEAC.