February 15, 2017 RSS feed / Civics and Politics

Nelsonville Board Set to Turn Over After Village Elections

The Village of Nelsonville leadership is certain to have a new composition after the March 21 village election. More...

New Parking on Church Street

Highway Crew Chief Chris Hyatt gave his report to the Village Board Tuesday evening, including that the new parking arrangement on Church Street, which now allows parking on the western side for fire personnel and on the eastern side for residents, h More...

New Construction Public Hearing at Town ZBA

The Philipstown Zoning Board of Appeals reviewed two applications Monday night, with a quorum of three members.  More...

Planning Board Braves Snow for Silver Spoon Discussion

Despite the day’s snowstorm, on Thursday the Planning Board met at their usual time of 7:00pm to discuss the second floor of Silver Spoon.   More...

Lawmakers: Cold War Vets To Get Higher Property Tax Exemption

Veterans who served their country during the Cold War are now eligible for an increased property tax exemption following a unanimous vote of the Putnam Legislature.  More...

History Made In Putnam When Appellate Division Convened

History was made in Putnam County on Valentine’s Day when – for the first time – the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department convened in Putnam County.  More...

Nelsonville to Discuss Increasing Number of Members on the Village Board

On Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 7:30 PM, the Nelsonville Village Board will hold a public hearing regarding increasing the number of members on the board. The village board currently has just three members on it, two trustees and the mayor.   More...

Legislature to Pay $49 an Hour For Interim Counsel Services

The Putnam Legislature voted unanimously Tuesday to pay deputy county attorneys $49 per hour who attend legislative committee meetings for legal advice until a successor to Clement Van Ross can be found.  More...

Preserve Meeting Set in Putnam Valley

Last month, the Hudson Highlands Land Trust acquired three land parcels to permanently protect more than 350 acres on Granite Mountain in Putnam Valley, and a public meeting about the effort will be Sunday, February 19, from 2:30 to 4:30 pm at the Pu More...

Meetings this Week

Wednesday February 15  6pm-Punam Valley Town Board  7pm-Cold Spring Code Update Committee at Village Hall  8pm-Haldane Board of Education Exec Session  Thursday February 16  7:30pm-Philipstown Board at Town Hall  7:30pm More...

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