Forging ahead with plans to build a new structure, Woodstock Library trustees, at their February 15 meeting, formed a Build a Better Library Committee and drafted a preliminary timeline for the next steps.
While the Woodstock Town Board is keenly aware of the hardship placed on businesses by tearing up Mill Hill Road this summer, even when limited to nights, it is under a crunch to get it done this year.
Town officials are faced with scheduling a much-needed drainage project on Mill Hill Road so it causes the least impact to stores and restaurants during a busy summer tourism season.
None of the candidates have run for office before, and they drew attention to the contrast between themselves and the experienced Faso, a fixture in state politics before being elected to New York’s 19th Congressional district in November 2016.
The Woodstock Town Board and town residents filled the Mescal Hornbeck Community Center Thursday, February 1 to voice their opposition to requested tax breaks of $527,539 for the Woodstock Way 23-unit hotel.
Acknowledging not everyone will be happy, trustees voted 7-2 to replace the existing building to meet the library’s future needs and address serious deficiencies in the current space. The public will likely have the ultimate say though, as a bond would be needed to fund the project.
Woodstock’s newest deputy supervisor has only been in town 12 years. But he’s already a familiar face.
The Town Board renewed Woodstock’s participation in a countywide drug task force, but only after serious discussion about protecting child informants and addressing asset forfeiture.
Faced with declining revenue and rising expenses, the Woodstock Cemetery’s governing board had no choice but to dissolve and relinquish control to the town.
Rising costs, tax caps and short-term rentals are just some of the hurdles Bill McKenna faces as he begins his first elected term as supervisor.