Jeff Collins is running against Reggie Earls for Town Board in a September 13 primary. Jason Lesko, who was appointed in December to replace retired Judge Frank Engel, is the Democratic nominee, as he is unopposed in his party.
The three architects chosen as finalists presented to library trustees and the public their proposals for a new Woodstock Library facility with cost projections ranging from about $4.9 million to $7.2 million.
The Woodstock Town Board is considering replacing its street lights to yield projected savings of nearly $24,000 per year in energy and maintenance costs.
Library trustees and the public will get their first look at proposals and models for a new library building at presentations August 25 at the Mescal Hornbeck Community Center.
Woodstock Library trustees unanimously voted to hold a referendum for dissolution of the district during the November 6 election, but not without some statements in defense of keeping the current form of governance intact.
It’s that time once again when Woodstockers honor the legions of volunteers with a day of food and music, then a presentation of the Alf Evers Award at 8 p.m. and capping it all off with a the Woodstock Fire Departments phenomenal annual fireworks show at around 9 p.m. when the sun has departed for the day.
‘I love shoes. I don’t know why. I think it’s the colors and the texture and the feel of them…’
A plan to expand Rick Volz Field has some crying foul over concerns about the impact to two of the town’s wellheads.
The referendum was devised as a remedy to what opponents see as the trustees’ failure to carry out the wishes of those who participated in a recent survey showing 29 percent are in favor of new construction. (The library board is pressing ahead with plans for a new building.) The pro-referendum group also claims decades of missteps and neglecting routine maintenance on the current building.
Woodstock Library trustees unanimously approved a budget July 19 for September voter consideration that includes funding for Monday hours and a 2 percent raise for salaried staff, while keeping the tax levy increase at 1.5 percent.