A new law would mandate that customers in Ulster restaurants only be provided with a single-use plastic straw if they specifically asked for one. The proposed legislation will be the subject of a public hearing on Thursday, Sept. 20.
Saugerties Times | Politics & Government
In an amendment (or in golf terms, a Mulligan) to a previously published report, the Saugerties Town Board passed its second new local law of 2018 on Aug. 15, adjusting income-based property tax deductions for senior citizens, Cold War veterans and those with disabilities.
The NY-19 congressional poll gave Faso a 45-40 advantage, but Delgado supporters see reasons for optimism.
The Ulster County sheriff, a Democrat, was denied his party’s nod in May after taking several controversial positions during his most recent term. But only a few hundred vote at the nominating convention. The rest of the party will have its say this Thursday. At stake? The line with the most registered voters in the county.
Bob Fanelli to retire; Rich Forbes, a long-time member of the department, to succeed him.
According to the language of the law, those taxes will not exceed 10 percent of the taxpayer’s property assessment, or $8,000.
The County Legislature on Tuesday delayed its vote on the proposed “Bring Your Own Bag Act,” which would ban plastic shopping bags for most applications in the county.
Village trustees are thinking about giving residents without parking options more leeway, after they got feedback at a public hearing on the new proposed parking law.
The public hearing on Tuesday, June 19, was the second on the proposed 82-acre Agawan resort off Glasco Turnpike near the Glasco firehouse. In addition to a 120-seat restaurant and 60 cabins, the facility would have garden areas for growing food for the restaurant, an artists’ studio and possibly a horseback riding stable. A substantial section of the property would be devoted to growing food for the farm-to-table restaurant.
Trustees have drafted stricter rules for village parking, following complaints from police about their inability to crack down on drivers parking long-term in non-designated lots.