The Town of Shandaken is looking at several major infrastructure projects for 2019, and town supervisor Rob Stanley hopes to have a permitting process for short-term rentals in place by the end of the year.
Woodstock Times | Politics & Government
A group of residents assembled to ask the board to pass the resolution, but their advocacy was unneeded: The town supervisor called it a “no-brainer.”
Topics discussed include construction, Comeau office rehab and short-term rental regulations.
Members of the Town of Olive planning board are trying to put the brakes on the town board’s disposition of flood-prone properties in Boiceville, saying the town needs to formulate a cohesive vision for the hamlet to prevent the dismantling of its commercial district.
‘You’ve got people turning a garage, a little shed into a rental. You’ve got glamping…It’s really out of control…’
Functions include advocating for residents who feel their rights were violated by a town employee, weighing in on local government from a human rights perspective, and holding educational events.
The acrimony was prompted by a request to the county for info on how many local homeowners are renting out their homes using sites like Airbnb.
The plan calls for the town to “Immediately work with cell service providers to develop and implement a plan to extend cell service access to the western areas of town using existing cell towers,” causing some to fear the effects of radiation from 5G equipment.
Homeowners like the extra income hosting guests using sites like Airbnb provides. Neighbors? Not so much.
After a public hearing on the town’s proposed Comprehensive Plan that had more officials than members of the public attending, the subject of extending cell phone coverage and the Woodstock Town Board’s reaction to it highlighted minor changes to the long awaited document.