Woodstock voters will decide November 2 whether to allow the town to borrow $1 million for a $2.9 million renovation project to its offices and the supervisor’s cottage on Comeau Drive.
Woodstock area | Politics & Government
The Woodstock Town Board approved hiring telecommunications litigator Andrew Campanelli at its July 13 meeting to help beef up its Wireless Transmission Facilities and Site Developers Law in light of recent 5G expansion throughout the state.
Woodstock officials hope a new law will make it tougher for illegal dumpers to slip under the radar in a repeat of a situation on Church Road in Shady in which a homeowner ordered fill from a Saugerties contractor that turned out to be contaminated construction debris.
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.
Woodstock officials will consider using a telecommunications industry expert to help it chart a path in dealing with a proposal to install 5G equipment on the town-owned cell tower.
RRA sues to halt audit; Gallagher thinks something is rotten in the state of the county’s garbage operation.
The Woodstock Planning Board pressed for further details about T-Mobile’s plans for 5G signals after it learned some proposed equipment is capable of the new technology.
The Town of Woodstock has retained a professional planner to assist in making zoning changes to address the affordable housing crisis facing residents and workers in the community.
Bennet Ratcliff and Deputy Supervisor Maria-Elena Conte trounced former Zoning Board of Appeals Chair Howard Harris in a three-way race for two Woodstock Town Board seats in yesterday’s Democratic Primary.
The Woodstock Town Board heard from some who can’t afford to live in the town they love and others who fear changes will take away their livelihood at a packed public hearing last week on a moratorium to put a pause on development that would hinder sorely needed long-term housing growth.