The county Board of Ethics fined Saugerties legislator Joe Maloney for voting on and advocating for matters involving his spouse, who works for county comptroller Elliott Auerbach’s office. Maloney says he’ll fight the ruling in court.
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Sound both the wedding and the inauguration bells! After defeating Democratic opponent Aidan O’Connor for a seat in the state Assembly on Nov. 6, Christopher Tague has decided to combine his swearing-in on Jan. 1 with his wedding ceremony.
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.
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.
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.
Improved signage won’t prevent every accident involving a motor vehicle and a pedestrian, but it would reduce the number of such tragedies. That’s what Dinah Neals, whose brother died after being struck by a truck four years ago, told the Saugerties village board.
The 2019 spending plan will result in tax rate drop of 1.595% for town residents and 1.35% for village people
After a slew of failed attempts over the past decade, the Saugerties Town Board is reassessing its ability to establish a noise ordinance. But it won’t be easy — Town Supervisor Fred Costello was quick this week to outline the various pitfalls surrounding such a law.
Republican State Assemblyman Chris Tague fended off a second challenge by Democratic Greene County Legislator Aidan O’Connor, securing for himself a two-year term in the state Assembly.
Town Justice candidate Chris Kraft on Tuesday decisively defeated incumbent Will Myers 4,770-3,002, according to unofficial results, to fill the remaining three years of the late Judge Dan Lamb’s four-year term.