Saugerties town officials temporarily pulled a property maintenance law after more than a dozen residents expressed outrage over the plan at a recent Town Board meeting.
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Ulster County comptroller March Gallagher says the chairman of the county legislature David Donaldson set a dangerous precedent when he took the unusual step of intervening in her attempts to audit the Ulster County Resource Recovery Agency (UCRRA). He calls that silly, as the Great Ulster County Compost Standoff continues.
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The Town of Saugerties is developing a property maintenance law to make it easier to deal with derelict properties, unsightly conditions or poor maintenance in cases where property owners neglect to maintain their property.
According to unofficial results from yesterday’s Democratic primary, former legislator Joe Maloney leads the race in District II by 14
All three of the candidates running for the Democratic nomination for District 2 representative on the Ulster County Legislature have run for the seat before, and two have held it. Chris Allen, Joe Maloney and John Schoonmaker are running in a primary election on June 22 for the Democratic nomination. The seat is currently held by Republican Al Bruno. District 2 covers the village, Barclay Heights, and part of Glasco.
The Ulster County Board of Elections will move into a new headquarters at 79 Hurley Ave. currently occupied by the Daily Freeman newspaper by 2022. Staff from the paper will move to another location in Kingston.
Six candidates are running for two slots on the ballot for the Saugerties Town Board. The Saugerties Democratic Committee has endorsed Kevin Freeman and Kayleigh Zaloga. Also running are Lauren Ruberg, Nina Schmidbaur, Timothy Scott Jr. and Diedre Miller.