The board voted at its Dec. 2 regular meeting to override the New York State tax levy cap which County Manager Daniel Palmer said calculated to just over two percent for the 2014 spending plan.
The village of Port Henry office and all associated departments will be closed...
Hamlets 3 is an initiative which looks at potential growth solutions for five hamlets in the Adirondack Park. It is funded by a DEC Smart Growth planning grant. The hamlets being considered are Caroga, in Fulton County in the Mohawk Valley, Indian Lake, Blue Mountain Lake and Long Lake in Hamilton County, and AuSable Forks in Essex County.
Congressman Bill Owens is back in Glens Falls on Friday Nov. 22 to field questions from area residents, particularly business owner and leaders.
Members of the Essex County Board of Supervisors put the wheels in motion to override New York State’s two percent tax levy cap during a special meeting Nov. 18.
United Way of the Adirondack Region Executive Director John Bernardi returned to the Essex County Board of Supervisors Monday, Nov. 4, to make his annual appeal for the organization’s fundraising effort.
Lake Placid group hired for job
Members of the Hamilton County Board of Supervisors Thursday, Nov. 7 approved a resolution to hire the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism to manage its tourism marketing.
The horses, taken from the Wing and a Prayer Farm in Essex Sept. 18 through 20 after an investigation, led to charges against owner Shelley Wing and daughter, Emily, on counts of animal cruelty. On Oct. 9, the horses were deemed to be property of the county after Wing was unable to pay a bond for their care.
Essex Chain Lakes up for classification
While the Adirondack Park Agency (APA) does not have the Essex Chain Lakes classification on its agenda for the Nov. 14-15 meeting, the upcoming decision is weighing heavily on small business owners in the Upper Hudson Recreation Hub.
Voters throughout the state of New York voted 1,137,074 in favor of a land swap between the mineral mining company and the state, while 1,006,525 voted against the measure. The 53-47 percent vote was the closest of the six propositions sent out to voters in the Nov. 5 General Election.
Grinnell, LaPointe elected to lead towns
Bill Grinnell will be the next Ticonderoga supervisor. John LaPointe was re-elected to his 14th term as supervisor in Putnam.
It’s Election Day. Polls are open until 9 p.m. Results will be posted as soon as they become available on the Times of Ti website (www.timesofti.com) and on its Facebook page (www.facebook.com/pages/Times-of-Ti/232030793764).
The Moriah Town Court will be closed...
Event still scheduled Nov. 1 at Community Building
A candidates forum will be held in Ticonderoga, despite a decision not to participate by two supervisor hopefuls. Republican nominee Bill Grinnell and Independent Steve Whitford will not take part, according to Lew Sanders, Ticonderoga Republican Party chairman.
Ti candidates forum Nov. 1
Contested supervisor races in Ticonderoga and Putnam headline Election Day battles in the area. Voters will go the polls Tuesday, Nov. 5.
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