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New Paltz environmentalists come out to speak for the trees

New Paltz environmentalists come out to speak for the trees

The public hearing on a scaled-back proposal to designate Critical Environmental Areas was continued ahead of the June 17 New Paltz Town Council meeting, and those who spoke largely were clear in their desire to not only pass this plan, but expand it to its original parameters. Most of the commentary flatly rejected the opinions of Planning Board members who feel that developers are already asked to do enough.

New Paltz: Alexandra Wojcik named deputy mayor, village clerk not reappointed

New Paltz: Alexandra Wojcik named deputy mayor, village clerk not reappointed

At last Wednesday night’s New Paltz Village Board reorganizational meeting, Mayor Tim Rogers appointed trustee Alexandra Wojcik to be his deputy mayor. Trustees passed their required reorganizational resolutions with one vote and no discussion and confirmed the official banks and newspaper, among other actions. Appointing the village clerk is among that standard list, but the name was left as “to be determined.”