The Greenburgh Town Board has appointed Victor Carosi as the new Commissioner of Public Works, replacing Al Regula who retired after over 34 years of service to the town. Butch Nanna was reappointed Deputy Commissioner of Public Works. Mr. Carosi has served as Director of Public Works and Village Engineer for the Village of Rye Brook since 1997. He is a past President of the New York State Society of Professional Engineers Westchester/Putnam Chapter. Mr. Carosi will start his service with the town on May 4th. Please welcome our new Commissioner. PAUL FEINER
The following are highlights of his background:
1997 – Present VILLAGE OF RYE BROOK, Rye Brook, N.Y.
A municipal government serving a community of approximately 10,000 residents.
Village Engineer & Director of Public Works
Provide direct supervision and management of the Building, Engineering and Highway / Public
Works departments for the Village of Rye Brook. Prepare and manage departmental operations
budget of over $4.2 million, inclusive of special maintenance accounts of $500,000, and annual
Capital Improvement program of $660,000. Have full responsibility for all engineering and public
works projects of the Village and report directly to the Village Administrator, Mayor and Village
Board of Trustees.
· Organize, direct and coordinate the activities of the Public Works Department, Building
Department and Engineering Department.
· Supervise a staff of twenty, including professional, office staff and public works employees.
· Formulate departmental policies and plan long-range programs.
· Prepare and submit annual operating budget for each department to the Village Administrator
and present same at annual budget meetings to the Village Board.
· Direct and provide general supervision to various departmental activities including: street and
sidewalk construction and maintenance; street cleaning and snow removal; sewer repair and
maintenance; street tree maintenance; Village compost operations; maintenance of Village
buildings and motor vehicle fleet; Planning Board business and activities.
· Supervise or undertake preparation of plans, specifications and contracts for construction,
maintenance, and materials procurement contracts.
· Inspect field operations and manage all public works contracts.
· Coordinate activities of multiple municipal boards and committees including the Planning Board
and the Environmental Conservation Committee.
· Make special studies and reports on a variety of subjects and activities as basis for
recommendations to the Village Mayor and Board of Trustees.
· Work closely with Village Administrator on wide ranging tasks and municipal activities.
· Provide technical support to all other municipal departments related to infrastructure and
· Extensive contact and coordination with other government officials, engineering and planning
consultants, and legal counsel on matters involving codes, public works, planning, labor and
public contracts, developments, and special studies.
· Attend bi-weekly Village Board of Trustees meetings, bi-weekly Planning Board meetings, and
special meetings and task forces.
Serving as the first Village Engineer for the Village of Rye Brook.
Provided direct daily support and engineering supervision for the construction of a new multi-purpose
sports athletic field. This $3.5 million dollar project includes artificial turf surface and an extensive
underground water detention system. Key problems resolved included coordinating the relining of several
hundred feet of high-pressure gas transmission line that crosses the field playing area and working with
poor subsurface soils and drainage problems. Proud to note this field hosted sporting events during the
2007 Empire Games.
Secured grant funding for storm drain improvement projects in the Village following damage from the
April 2007 storm.
Secured Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding in 2007 and 2002 for sidewalk and
streetscape improvements within selected areas of the Village. These improvements provided new
sidewalks, curbing, and trees to provide safer pedestrian movement within certain population centers of the
Provided general support and represented the Village through the construction of the Village’s first Fire
House. This facility, opened in 2004, provides accommodations for the Villages fire department with
sleeping quarters, day room and support areas. Two drive-through bays house the Village emergency
apparatus. The facility has a residential architectural look to blend with the character of the neighborhood.
Oversaw largest single development in the Village from inception to successful completion. Development
consisted of over 160 single-family homes, 40 town homes, a community center, a 162 room senior living
facility and a small retail center.
Established a work order system for Public Works to track daily activities of the department. Automated
the fuel dispensing system from hand written to a computerized recording system. Researched and
currently implementing a computer based system for managing the daily operations of the building and
public works. This software system, when implemented, will enable the recording and tracking of all
building, planning, and public works operations. The goal is accurate and accountable records
management of departmental work, establishment of on-line permits and work order requests, exchange of
information and forms, codes and procedures, and to compile extensive paper records and maps to digital
form. Developing municipal GIS system to map all infrastructure and enable use as tool for future
Implemented the Municipal Separate Storm System program (MS4) as outlined by the NYS DEC.
Implemented a roadway pavement management system to record, track, and assist with roadway condition
forecasting for with future pavement improvements. An important system function enables the
municipality to match a municipal-wide pavement condition rating against budgeting to assist with future
1990 - 1997 WESTCHESTER JOINT WATER WORKS, Mamaroneck, N.Y.
Public Benefit Corporation, providing water service to approximately 15,000 customers through a
network of over 200 miles of distribution mains. Net sales (1997) of over $5 million and average
daily pumpage of 14 mg.
Supervisor of the Engineering Department engaged in the design, management, and construction of
new water mains. Oversee an annual expenditure of approximately $750,000 for water main
construction and rehabilitation. Provide direct supervision to Engineering Department of two full
time and several seasonal personnel. Direct operations of construction field crews on emergency
· Design all water main installations and rehabilitation projects
· Prepare water main specifications and standards for competitive public bidding
· Manage field water main construction contracts
· Provide engineering for new water main construction
· Extensive interaction with consultants in their design of water systems for proposed
· Review and approve water systems for all proposed new developments
· Evaluate industrial and commercial water systems for conformance with backflow prevention
· Review and approve plans and specifications for the installation of backflow prevention devices
· Insure adequacy of customer water services and meters with domestic demands
· Approve and review residential and commercial fire sprinkler system hydraulics
· Design, supervise, and evaluate fire flow tests
Implemented a multi-year program for the rehabilitation of several miles of aging unlined,
turburculated water mains with new cement lining. Positive effect on community has encouraged
more funds to be appropriated to expand the cleaning and lining program in the distribution system.
Instituted program to update extensive original pen and ink maps and records to digital format leading
to Geographical Information System implementation to reduce labor needed to locate existing
underground facilities and improve customer interaction.
1988 - 1990 HYDROQUAL, Inc. Mahwah, NJ
An environmental science and engineering consulting firm
· Analysis of water quality data and conduct of process related field studies
· Field engineer for 8 week evaluation of UV disinfection process at a 15 mgd wastewater
· Test and evaluate experimental UV disinfection apparatus
· Coordinate activities for major study of floating refuse in New York Harbor
Automated data reduction process for a major water quality study of the Long Island Sound, and for a
CSO study on the New York City Jamaica Bay. Created master data files onto an HP 9000 system,
and developed routines to select, reduce and display data.
Monitored plant processes and performed field sampling and bacteriological analysis of data to
determine capacity of the UV disinfection system at a new wastewater treatment plant to assess
alternatives to bring plant into permitting compliance.
New York State Licensed Professional Engineer # 072510
Computer literate with basic office automation including word processing, spreadsheet applications,
email and AutoCAD design software.
Immediate Past-President New York State Society of Professional Engineers Westchester/Putnam
Chapter (Served 2-terms as President of the Chapter)
Westchester County Association of Public Works Administrators
National Society of Professional Engineers
Young Engineer of the Year 1998, New York State Society of Professional Engineers
B.C.E., Civil Engineering, May 1988, Manhattan College
A.E.S., Engineering Science, May 1986, Westchester Community College
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