The town will get electricity for the Youth Center, Rock City Road bathrooms and the Supervisor’s Cottage from Hopewell Junction-based Natural Power Group Inc, a company owned by Sarah and Harry Terbush with plants in Wallkill, Wappingers Falls and Salisbury Mills.
Woodstock Times | Politics & Government
A standing room only crowd came out to the West Hurley firehouse Monday evening, May 7, to discuss their local fire commissioners’ proposal to purchase two new fire trucks.
Commissioners are looking at spending $94,000 for a used engine ladder truck, plus $51,000 for a used pumper tanker, then selling a tanker for revenue so the amount they’d need to use from an existing reserve fund would end up in the $40,000 or under range, after reimbursement from the existing tanker’s sale. A public meeting will be held May 7.
Under proposed regulations, all those who operate a short-term rental must register with the town whether they are on-site or not. The noise law includes regulations for “unreasonable noise” as well as construction noise, car alarms and pets. Town officials say it shouldn’t affect the local music scene.
If number of signatures obtained and donations are any indications, some favorites are emerging in a crowded field. The primary, open to all registered Democrats, will be held June 26.
Work is expected to begin soon on a project to revamp drainage and resurface Mill Hill Road from the Landau Grill to just before the Woodstock Playhouse with hopes of completion before the busy summer tourist season.
The Woodstock Town Board will have to balance the need for peace and quiet with encouraging live performances as it drafts a new noise ordinance, a point driven home by many musicians who attended a recent public hearing.
While the Woodstock Town Board is keenly aware of the hardship placed on businesses by tearing up Mill Hill Road this summer, even when limited to nights, it is under a crunch to get it done this year.
“Yes, we took an opportunity to make an investment in Woodstock, but the underlying contention that we are merely profiteering and seeking an easy handout at the taxpayer’s expense is untrue. It is an unfair characterization of who we are and how we came to be here.“
The results of the straw poll from the recent event featuring the six Democratic candidates for New York’s 19th Congressional District.