The Saugerties Town Board voted at its April 7 meeting to seek bids for the replacement of the roofs at the Malden and Glasco sewer plants, based on recommendations by engineers Brinnier and Larios.
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Under a system called community choice aggregation, all Central Hudson customers in the village would be enrolled in a program that purchases electricity from renewable energy providers. Joule, the facilitator of the program, aims to offer savings by locking in rates for a year and negotiating for multiple municipalities. Individual customers can choose to opt out and pay the regular Central Hudson price.
As the number of electric and hybrid vehicles on the road grows, the demand for charging stations will also grow, Saugerties Supervisor Fred Costello said.
Improvements at Bristol Beach in Malden are moving along well, Saugerties Town Supervisor Fred Costello.
The Saugerties Town Board voted at its regular meeting on April 7 to increase the building department minimum fees for building permit applications, accessory structures, repairs, sign permits, fire safety inspections and other permits and inspections.
The Saugerties Animal Shelter is close to groundbreaking for a new building, Saugerties Councilman Michael Ivino reported at a town board meeting.
The Saugerties Village Board will decide in the near future if Montross Street should become a one-way street.
The highway superintendent gave a positive report on the station’s progress over the last year.
The period for comments on the muddy water being discharged from New York City’s Ashokan Reservoir has been extended, and Saugerties will remain active in the effort to improve the quality of the Esopus Creek, which was recently inundated with muddy water from the overflow of New York City’s Reservoir.
The budget is slightly less than this year’s, though the tax rate will go up due to a reduction in the assessed value of village property.