Theresa Mae Tori, Chairperson
Margaret Beal Rabito
Town of Greenburgh
177 Hillside Avenue
Greenburgh, NY 10607
Telephone: (914) 989-1538
The Town of Greenburgh Conservation Advisory Council members meet the second and fourth Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. All meetings are subject to change due to holidays, weather, etc..
Please check the Town of Greenburgh’s meeting schedule for exact meeting dates.
The powers and duties of the CAC shall be to:
A) Advise the Town Board on matters affecting the preservation, development and use of the natural and man-made features and conditions of the Town insofar as scenic and aesthetic qualities, geological, biological and hydrological integrity and other environmental factors are concerned and, in the case of human activities and developments, with regard to any major threats posed to environmental quality, so as to enhance the environment.
B) Develop and conduct a program which shall be designed to increase understanding of the nature of environmental problems and issues and support for their solutions in the community.
C) Conduct studies, surveys and inventories of the natural and man-made features within the Town and such other studies and surveys as may be necessary to carry out the general purposes of this chapter. The CAC shall prepare and maintain an open space plan and index and a natural resources inventory.
D) Seek to coordinate, assist and unify the efforts of private groups, institutions and individuals within the Town in accord with the purposes of this chapter.
E) Maintain liaisons and communications with public and private agencies and organizations of local, state and federal scope whose programs and activities have an impact on the quality of the environment or who can be of assistance to the CAC.
F) Prepare, print and distribute and obtain and maintain books, maps, charts, reports, pamphlets and other publications in accord with this chapter and to assist the Council in researching local environmental conditions.
G) When authorized by resolution of the Town Board, the CAC may accept, by gift, grant, devise, bequest or otherwise, property, both real and personal, in the name of the Town of Greenburgh as may be necessary to conserve, protect and otherwise properly utilize open spaces and other land and water resources within the boundaries of the Town. Such real property may be accepted in fee for land and water rights or as any lesser interest, development right, easement, including conservation easement, covenant or other contractual right, including a conveyance with limitations or reversions.
H) Carry out such other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Town Board.