2010-06-02 / Front Page
Debating Due Process
Did overeager citizens usurp the role of the mayor and the village trustees?
The Cold Spring Village Board last week agreed on the merits of discussing new uses for the old Butterfield Hospital. But concord came only after fractious debate and criticism by board members, both present and past, of an effort by a trustee and two Comprehensive Plan board members to pursue federal funding for a Butterfield-centered government consolidation scheme.