All of a sudden, there’s change afoot at the highest levels of Ulster County government.
The proposed zoning change on Teetsel Street to allow for twelve townhouse units. Current zoning allows for single-family and two-family homes, but not for attached townhouses.
Ulster County Democrats will convene in Kingston next week to endorse a candidate for county executive and dozens of other local offices. The convention is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 20 at 6 p.m. at the Best Western on Washington Avenue.
Ulster County pols say the vote, which would happen just months before the general election, would be costly and confusing to voters.
The Shandaken town board voted on February 4 to raise the wages of paramedics in the hope of attracting more employees to the ambulance service.
Politics turns personal.
Noble’s decision marks the end of a political career that’s spanned 22 years and four mayors, and witnessed Kingston’s slow and painful emergence from post-industrial economic blight at the end of the 20th century into a new more hopeful 21st.
The first registered Republican announced his candidacy this week for the District 2 seat on the county legislature. Al Bruno, 58, said he hopes to bring family and constitutional values back to the increasingly Democratic legislative body.
Former Woodstock Supervisor Jeff Moran announced his candidacy for Ulster County Executive, becoming the fourth in the race seeking to replace Michael Hein.
District Attorney Holley Carnright announced today that he would not seek a fourth four-year term in office. Instead, the long-serving DA has endorsed his chief assistant, Michael J. Kavanagh to succeed him.