The Ferris Woods proposal in New Paltz is for 60 two-bedroom senior citizen apartments built on 43 acres that would be accessed from the end of Brouck Ferris Boulevard, with an emergency access route running from the back of the nearby car wash on Route 299.
The status quo will remain the status quo in the village of Saugerties as four individuals have registered for the March 21 election, all of them incumbents.
Appearing as “Super Yellow Crayon” at last week’s New Paltz Town Board meeting,” resident Lauren Aidan Koehler encouraged town council members to act with civility toward each other and other residents.
Republican lawmakers are facing pointed questions and raucous crowds at town hall meetings across the country this month. Freshman 19th Congressional District Representative John Faso (R-Kinderhook) is not one of them.
The town of Woodstock is using its existing zoning law to regulate short-term property rentals popularized by such websites as Airbnb and will shut down those who do not go through the proper permitting process or meet the definition of a bed-and-breakfast.
The town board has approved a 40-year agreement between Saugerties and the New York State Thruway Authority to provide water to the Malden service area.
The resolution, which would expresses an opinion by the legislature and not affect any local laws, was defeated in a party-line vote.
Mayor Steve Noble said plans to install payment kiosks in nine city lots that currently offer free parking will be delayed by at least a month after the Common Council failed, for a second straight month, to approve a bond ordinance to pay for the new equipment.
The group’s leader accused the board of favoring landlords over tenants.
The Saugerties village board has rebuffed a proposal to close a portion of Main Street every Saturday from the middle of spring to the middle of fall for the Saugerties Farmers’ Market.