Already required in commercial buildings, the cost of adding sprinklers is now considered affordable enough to be mandated where people sleep. The village is considering requiring them in new construction and in rentals undergoing significant renovations.
A new law would require businesses and residents to clear their sidewalks within 12 hours rather than the current 24.
At the top of the collective list are ways to address the parking: not the actual spaces per se, but things like avoiding the long uphill walk if all one wishes to do is drop off a book.
John Valk remembers when Catsmo established its salmon-smoking business in his town. “They had three employees, and now they’ve got more than 50,” he said.
New rules mean transfer stations in Ulster County can’t accept as many different types of plastics as they used to. Those plastics will instead end up in a landfill. The rules don’t affect customers of private haulers.
After 24 years next to P&G’s, Ricci’s Barbershop has now been relocated to bigger digs slightly more downtown, in part of what was once Oasis Cafe in New Paltz.
Legislator Tracey Bartels of Gardiner was chosen tonight as the next chair of the Ulster County Legislature, defeating previous chair Ken Ronk by a 12-11 vote.
The town supervisor discusses what’s to come in 2019, his last year in office.
The leaders of the village and town discuss upcoming projects, possible local laws and other issues.
Even as village of New Paltz officials were celebrating a $750,000 grant to further improve the leaky sewer mains under the streets, they held a public hearing on an application to secure yet more funding for this ongoing project.