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June 20, 2012 RSS feed / Civics and Politics

Odell Vetoes Hotel Tax

County Executive Mary Ellen Odell has vetoed a legislative resolution that called on the state Legislature to implement a4percentroom occupancy tax for hotels and motels countywide as a new source of revenue. More...


The map published in last week’s PCN&R showing the Philipstown Mining Overlay District was a slightly older version of the most current map, viewable here. More...

Cold Spring Village Board Notable News

• The Village Police will soon add a bike patrol to supplement law enforcement services on busy summer weekends. • The Village will now offer to the public audiotapes of Board meetings at a cost of $5 each. More...

Route 301 Becomes the Hudson River Turnpike

Route 301, the 200-yearold road connecting Putnam’s east to its west, has a new name this week. More...

Meetings This Week

Wed. JUNE 209 am Supervisor Shea Press Conference - Soil Mining 7pm Putnam Valley Town Board 7:30 pm Philipstown Board Weekly Wkshop7:30 pm Haldane Ad Hoc Fields Committee-Merritt BldgTHU. More...

Weekly Poll

Are you in agreement with the Philipstown board changing the law so that you have to apply for a permit to use private property for events?
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