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.
Saugerties Times | Politics & Government
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.
Attorney Chris Kraft got the endorsement of the Saugerties Democratic Party for Town Justice after earning over 50 percent of votes between three candidates at June 5’s Democratic caucus.
After months of discussion at the Saugerties town planning board, neighbors of the proposed Agawan Restaurant and Campground in Glasco got to express their views. In addition to the 120-seat restaurant and 60 cabins, the facility proposes garden areas for growing food for the restaurant, an artists’ studio and possibly a horseback riding stable.
The Ulster County Legislature began the restructuring of the county’s seven-member Industrial Development Agency board of directors last week. Not everyone was happy with the results. The process will probably be completed at the next legislative meeting.
Apparently it pays to be a squeaky wheel: According to Saugerties Assessor Frank Orlando, between 60 and 70 percent of those who came forward will get their assessments lowered.
The town of Saugerties has increased assessed values in the 2018 assessment roll, town officials said last week.
Planners put restrictions on size of secondary garage on Turkey Point Dr., denied a proposed Glasco flea market, and allowed more units in mobile home park.
Three candidates will be competing to fill the remainder of former assemblyman Pete Lopez’s term at special election on April 24. The seat will be on the ballot for a full two-year term on November 6.