‘You’ve got people turning a garage, a little shed into a rental. You’ve got glamping…It’s really out of control…’
The Ulster Town Board last week cleared the path for the proposed Cypress Creek Renewables/Landau Creek Solar project to move forward, citing a negative declaration of environmental impact after developers responded to concerns from the public.
Town officials plan to introduce two electric vehicles to its municipal fleet in 2019, one for the police department and the other to the water and sewer department.
In October, a New Paltz resident was detained by ICE on his way to court for a local offense. A New Paltz Town Board member is proposing a law that would prevent ICE from making arrests on town property without a judicial warrant.
Drones with thermal cameras will be used to try to locate leaking underground water and sewer piping.
The Krafts allege that their son was permanently disfigured in a 2016 mishap at Cantine Field due to, the suit charges, the negligence of several town-affiliated parties. They are asking for a settlement of $125,000.
Functions include advocating for residents who feel their rights were violated by a town employee, weighing in on local government from a human rights perspective, and holding educational events.
After a year of tireless cataloging, Saugerties’ Climate Smart Task Force aims to unveil a complete audit of each municipal facility’s (of which there are over 60) greenhouse gas emissions and energy costs by the end of the calendar year.
The decision, which affects a mixed-use zoning area along North Chestnut Street, will reduce the current limit by one story. “We already have a downtown New Paltz,” said former mayor Tom Nyquist, expressing a view which is common among those seeking to scale back the current rules. Others, like architect David Toder, whose mixed-use Zero Place development is proposed for the area ,see the blighted North Chestnut corridor as precisely where a vision of 21st-century development should be unfurled.
The vote caps a year-long campaign by immigration activists and others who say the cards will help connect vulnerable populations to vital services and make them feel welcome in the community.