Kingston Democrats have filed a complaint with state election officials accusing a third-party candidate for mayor of raising campaign funds without filing the necessary paperwork.
Village struggles with perennial aquatic weed problem at the beach; problems with kayakers accessing launch; credentials for contractor delay sidewalk work; bluestone sidewalks too expensive?
“It’s very difficult to do a good job if you only have two years,” said the current supervisor.
After 18 years as a planning board member, some of them as its chair, Paul Shultis Jr. has tendered his resignation. “I’m done,” he said. “I’m burned out.”
With a tersely-worded letter sent to New Paltz Town Council members, Jonathan Katz ended his 24-year run as town justice, effective August 8. Interviews to fill the position until a permanent replacement is elected will be held at the Town Council meeting on August 1.
The Town of Kingston planning board crossed several thresholds at its long-anticipated July 15 continuation of a recessed public hearing on Thomas Auringer’s proposal to build a half-million square foot manufacturing facility off Route 28 on property surrounded by the Bluestone Wild Forest and associated conservation lands recently purchased by the Open Space Institute.
U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado (NY-19) voted today in favor of the Raise the Wage Act, would raise the federal minimum wage to $15 over six years.
A former county employee and candidate for the county comptroller’s office said last week she believes politics was behind her dismissal earlier this month.
Former village police chief led this year’s July 4 parade; should the rules regarding the right-of-way between Stella’s Station and Bluestone Roasting Co. be changed? Speed bumps at the village beach? Climate resiliency study.
At the July 8 Shandaken Short-Term Rental (STR) Committee meeting, town supervisor Rob Stanley said the town board will be in charge of putting together a new committee to devise STR regulations, taking into account responses to the recent survey of residents regarding rental of properties through Airbnb, HomeAway, and similar websites.