Some of the people who rent out property in the Village of New Paltz are slowly coming to terms with a proposed law that would force them to renew leases for tenants except for “good cause,” which would include circumstances such as moving in a family member, or tenants breaking lease rules or local laws.
Last week, the New Paltz Village Planning Board approved the scoping document for the New Paltz Apartments project, despite concerns raised that too few members of the public weighed in during what some believe is the most important public hearing for a project of this magnitude.
Saugerties Village Trustee Donald Hackett said Village and Town officials are looking into pooling funding into purchasing a second water chestnut harvester as they continue to work to uproot the invasive weed from the Esopus Creek.
Village of Saugerties officials continue to struggle to find qualified candidates with management experience for the wastewater superintendent position.
The Town Board must vote by December 2021 on a decision whether to opt in or opt out for the creation of dispensary location in Gardiner, as well as cannabis lounge. The Town Board can decide to allow both kinds of venues, or just one, or neither.
A new development could see upwards of 190,000 square feet of industrial uses spread across 23.9 acres at 217 Malden Turnpike in Saugerties.
Local school districts opened their doors for the 2021-22 academic year last week, hosting the first in-person autumn classes since September 2019. While some parents have expressed concern about the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, they were informed last month that a planned remote learning option through Ulster BOCES was not going to happen.
With the ongoing threat of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Kingston Common Council last week voted to return to virtual committee and regular meetings after two months of conducting business in person.
The campus of the Mountain Laurel School in New Paltz continues to grow. School leaders have purchased the property at 7 Innis Avenue, and now they have secured Village of New Paltz Planning Board approval to renovate the house into classroom and art studio space.
This month, Garry and Diane Kvistad sold Woodstock Percussion, Inc. to Sullivans, a Sioux Falls, South Dakota-based home-décor business that distributes its products to more than 15,000 retail stores and has expanded into other significant outlets. The price was not disclosed.