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Monthly Archives: March, 2013

ZBA (3-21-13) meeting disappoints many. No resolution for the dispute.

Residents along Main Street were disappointed at Thursday’s meeting of the Zoning Board of Appeal. Tal Rippleyea, the Town’s lawyer, advised the members of the ZBA, Teresa Repko, Charles Abraham, Steve Savoris, and Tom Mollow, that the issues brought before them were out of their jurisdiction  because the time limit for such an appeal had expired, making all …

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3rd NY town wins in court over fracking ban

By The Associated Press Posted on March 19, 2013 at 8:03 PM, updated March 19, 2013 at 8:08 PM ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A third upstate New York town has won a court challenge to its ban on natural gas drilling as two previous cases are about to be argued before a state appeals court. Gas drilling …

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My notes on the Town Board meeting of March 18th 2013

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 PM by Supervisor Roy Brown. Mike Mortenson and Joel Craig were present; Don Westmore and Joan Snyder were absent.  Charlene Diehl, the Town Clerk was also present. The minutes of the prior meeting and the motion to approve the audited bills: All Aye Roy Brown told the audience …

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Register-Star article re: Joel Craig to run for Town Supervisor

Posted: Tuesday, March 12, 2013 12:30 am By John Mason Hudson-Catskill Newspapers GERMANTOWN — Germantown Deputy Supervisor Joel Craig, a Republican, announced Tuesday that he will be a candidate for town supervisor this fall. Current Supervisor Roy Brown, also a Republican, announced in January that he would not seek re-election. Brown has held the top spot …

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