Members of the public won’t be mugging for the camera, and chat is being restricted as well. These measures, taken to comply with the letter or the spirit of public meetings law, have been adopted for both Village and Town meetings in New Paltz.
New Paltz area | Politics & government
New Paltz Village Board members are not going to pursue opting out of some of the new state cannabis laws.
The seemingly simple subdivision Holly Hasbrouck wants to enact for 191-193 Huguenot Street in New Paltz may have another snag: an easement that can’t be plotted on a map at all.
A clearly exasperated Supervisor Majestic read aloud a recent letter from the UCPB summarizing its review of the newer proposed law and recommending the adoption of the more stringent earlier draft, which it called “well-crafted.”
To mitigate the environmental impact of the proposed cellular tower at 60 Jansen Road, a $20,000 fund will be established to plant trees elsewhere in the Town.
New Paltz’s leaders feel like this could be the year that $10 million in “downtown revitalization initiative” state funds are awarded to a Village project.
The Ulster County Legislature voted 13-9 on September 14, to continue to contract with HealthAlliance parent WMC Health for pathology services, but not before several legislators, using the meeting as a forum, expressed outrage over the healthcare conglomerate moving inpatient mental health services out of Kingston.
Monika Cowley’s consultants will be reporting back to their client that going through the Town of New Paltz’s Planning Board will not expedite the building of a house along the private Colton Lane.
Some of the people who rent out property in the Village of New Paltz are slowly coming to terms with a proposed law that would force them to renew leases for tenants except for “good cause,” which would include circumstances such as moving in a family member, or tenants breaking lease rules or local laws.
Last week, the New Paltz Village Planning Board approved the scoping document for the New Paltz Apartments project, despite concerns raised that too few members of the public weighed in during what some believe is the most important public hearing for a project of this magnitude.