Among the many recommendations in the 75-page report are availability of police records on the police department website and an online complaint form, as well as biographies of each officer so the community can get to know them.
Woodstock area | Politics & Government
Three candidates will compete for two Woodstock Town Board seats in the June 22 Democratic Primary, while town supervisor, highway superintendent, town justice and the county legislature seats will face no opposition.
Councilman Richard Heppner said there is more than just disappearing housing. “There’s another loss. That’s a loss of community and a loss of neighbors. There’s a very fundamental change that’s going on.”
The Ulster County Legislature on March 16 unanimously approved the transfer of the former IBM building, now known as Enterprise West, to the Ulster County Economic Development Alliance (UCEDA), a local development corporation responsible for leasing or selling the property.
Woodstock’s Police Reform and Reinvention Committee delivered its final report to the Town Board, acknowledging that while the town has an effective and progressive police department, there is room for improvement and changes in policies.
Two local Democratic elected officials have added their voices to the growing number of state and local elected officials calling on the governor to resign in the wake of sexual harassment allegations from multiple women.
State Senator Mike Martucci (R- New Hampton), whose district includes parts of Ulster, Orange and Delaware counties, and all of
Evelyn P. Mallard brings over 33 years of combined law enforcement experience; 30 years with the New York State Police and three years with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office. She also holds a BA in accounting and master’s in public administration, is a graduate of the FBI academy, and a criminal justice professor.
On Thursday, February 18, members of the Ulster County Democratic Committee held an online convention to endorse candidates for New York State Supreme Court Justice, Ulster County Comptroller, Ulster County Clerk, Ulster County Legislators and New York State Judicial Delegates.
The Ulster County Legislature unanimously approved a 10-year local solid waste management plan, which calls for the Ulster County Resource Recovery Agency to review waste diversion strategies and alternative ways to approach the goal of zero waste in Ulster County. The plan includes looking at the creation of a new local landfill.