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Posted on: September 8, 2023

Manor of Speaking Weekly 9/8/23

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Open Board of Trustee Position.

There is currently an open position on the Board of Trustees and the Village is calling for any interested resident in serving the community to submit a letter of interest and resume detailing your qualifications to by close of business Monday, September 18, 2023.

The Board of Trustees (BOT) is the legislative body of the Village, consisting of five elected residents of the Village responsible for the management and high-level policies of local government. An additional description can be found here 

All candidates for trustee must be US citizens, 18 years or older, and residents of the Village of Briarcliff Manor.

The ideal candidate to serve on the Board of Trustees would have previous experience, education, or training with one or more areas relevant to municipal governance, including knowledge of any of the following:

  • Public Policy
  • Law
  • Finance
  • Management of Organizations
  • Urban Planning

The position requires candidates of the highest ethical integrity, a thick skin for criticism and complaints, no need for thanks, and a willingness to devote hours, and sometimes days, away from friends and family. Solid written and spoken communication skills, an ability to tolerate dissent, and an ability to quickly master a wide array of subject matter is warranted.

Previous experience on volunteer boards would be a plus, too.

Email your application to   

Important Notice: Finance Software Upgrade

Exciting changes are coming to the Village of Briarcliff's Finance Software! We are upgrading our financial software through Monday, September 11th to serve you better.

During this time, we won't be able to accept Web Payments for water or tax bills through our Village Website. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. We expect Web Payment services to resume on Tuesday, 9/12/2023.

You can still make your payments using the following options:

Drop-off: Payments can be dropped off at Village Hall between 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM, Monday- Friday or in the Village lockbox outside the front doors of Village Hall.

USPS Mail: Send your payments via USPS

All payments will be sorted and applied to the respective accounts based on the date received in Village Hall or postmarked once the upgrade is complete.  We appreciate your patience and support as we work to improve our services. Rest assured, as soon as the upgrade is complete, we'll notify you, and web payments will resume as usual.

Thank you for being a valued part of our community. 

Join our Library Board – It’s More Than Just Books! 

Are you looking to contribute to the community? The Village of the Briarcliff Manor has open positions for its Library Board of Trustees and is now recruiting. 

A vital part of the community - the Library offers essential services, from technology access to children’s programs, events and programming, literacy programs, and more. 

Your small commitment to an in-person monthly meeting paired with some business understanding or interest in helping steer the future of the library while supporting the existing management can help make an impact. Not every board member needs to be an expert, but you can play a part in helping keep the village library a central part of our community. Apply today. Send a quick email introduction on why you’d like to join and a resume to Applications will be reviewed by October 12, 2023.

Fall Recreation Program Registration Started!

Please check our website for Fall Offerings.  More are being added so please keep checking back, follow us on Facebook and/or sign up for email blasts to see what we are adding.

Save the Dates

  • Adult Trivia at the pavilion on Thursday, September 14thDetails on our website
  • Fall Classes will begin Tuesday, September 26th 
  • Scarecrow Making, Saturday, October 14th – more details to come
  • New Neighbor Network, October 14th – more details to come
  • Window Painting, October 21st – more details to come
  • Ragamuffin Parade and Portraits in the Park, October 28th – more details to come

Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips.

The Fire Chief would like to share some Safety Tips regarding carbon monoxide.  Often called the invisible killer, carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless gas created when fuels (such as gasoline, wood, coal, natural gas, propane, oil, and methane) burn incompletely. In the home, heating and cooking equipment that burn fuel are potential sources of carbon monoxide. Vehicles or generators running in an attached garage can also produce dangerous levels of carbon monoxide.

Safety Tips:

  • CO alarms should be installed in a central location outside each sleeping area, on every level of the home and in other locations where required by applicable laws, codes or standards. For the best protection, interconnect all CO alarms throughout the home. When one sounds, they all sound.
  • Test CO alarms at least once a month and replace them according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
  • If the audible trouble signal sounds, check for low batteries. If the battery is low, replace it. If it still sounds, call the fire department – DIAL 911
  • If the CO alarm sounds, immediately move to a fresh air location outdoors or by an open window or door. Make sure everyone inside the home is accounted for. Call for help from a fresh air location and stay there until emergency personnel arrive.
  • If you need to warm a vehicle, remove it from the garage immediately after starting it. Do not run a vehicle or any other fueled engine indoors, even if garage doors are open. Make sure the exhaust pipe of a running vehicle is not covered with snow.
  • During and after a snowstorm, make sure vents for the dryer, furnace, stove, and fireplace are clear of snow build-up.
  • A generator should be used in a well-ventilated location outdoors away from windows, doors and vent openings.
  • Gas or charcoal grills can produce CO — only use outside.

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