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Monday, October 23, 2017


Meetings 10/20-10/24

Saturday, October 21

CRMC/Grover Hermann Hospital Auxiliary meeting, 1:30 p.m. in the hospital cafeteria.

Monday, October 23

Fallsburg Town Board legislative mtg., 6 p.m., Town Hall, South Fallsburg.

Tusten Zoning Re-Write Committee mtg., 6:30 p.m., Town Hall, ... read more

Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul takes tour of Roscoe Beer Company

ROSCOE - Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul toured the Roscoe Beer Company Tuesday afternoon with brewmaster Josh Hughes, in a visit that was prompted by the brewery earning a tie for the top prize at the Taste New York Inaugural Craft Beer Challenge held in May. New York is now home to approximately 321 ... read more

Legislature briefs

DPW Update
The Town of Rockland has requested assistance from the Sullivan County Division of Public Works (DPW) for demolishing a building located at 16 Meadow Street in Livingston Manor.
The town acquired the site but doesn't possess an excavator to take down the building themselves. ... read more

Zero tax increase for the Town of Liberty

LIBERTY - On Monday, October 16, a public hearing was held for the 2018 Preliminary Budget before being approved by the Town of Liberty board. Acting Supervisor Russell Reeves noted that this is the fourth year in a row that the Town of Liberty has had a zero percent increase in the tax rate. He ... read more

Bright future for solar farms

WURTSBORO — It's shining bright for solar farms in Mamakating. Despite the outcry of some residents, the town board voted against halting any large-scale solar energy systems in Mamakating at the most recent board meeting. “The motion does not carry,” said Bill Herrmann, Town Supervisor, after a ... read more

Sales tax abatement for Adelaar approved

MONTICELLO — Adelaar Developer, LLC recently requested to have their current sales tax abatement extended for another six months by the County of Sullivan Industrial Development Agency, (IDA), in order to continue the construction and installation of the indoor water park, which will be on the same ... read more

Gale Rd. residents sue Seven X Motors, Town of Bethel over junkyard license

Town of Bethel Supervisor Dan Sturm thinks Seven X Motors - which for years failed to comply with local and state laws regarding the maintenance of its used car dealer/junkyard - is doing a “great job” at compliance since the town worked out a controversial 2015 agreement with owners Ercole Alleva ... read more

Callicoon Station's future discussed

CALLICOON - One of the most iconic buildings in Callicoon sits idle, waiting for its next great adventure.
Once a passenger and way freight station on the Erie Line, the station was a bustling epicenter of the community. Travelers boarded and disembarked on a daily basis and freight was loaded ... read more

Meetings 10/17-10/20

Tuesday, October 17

Thompson Town Board mtg., 7:30 p.m., Town Hall, Monticello.

Board of Education meeting, at 6:00 pm in the HS Media Center; the regular meeting at 7:00pm.

Village of Monticello Board of Trustees mtg., 5:30 p.m., Village Hall, Monticello.

Mamakating ... read more

Debating the Constitutional Convention

LOCH SHELDRAKE ­— It hasn't happened in half a century, but New Yorkers will go to the polls on November 7 to decide whether or not to hold a State Constitutional Convention.
It's a complicated proposition full of unanswered questions, but it has the potential to fundamentally alter government ... read more

Cochecton talks trash

LAKE HUNTINGTON - The Cochecton Town Board meeting this month focused on ways to keep Cochecton residents content and finding new ways to provide for the community.
The town discussed getting rid of unsafe buildings, the creation of a park on Town Hall premises, better zoning for summer camps ... read more

Tusten talks town maintenance

NARROWSBURG — The recent Tusten Town Board meeting discussed town maintenance and sustainability. The agenda items included reconfiguring the solar pilot discussion, to new LED lights for the street lights and better recycling habits.
While many of these discussions were tabled until next ... read more

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