Local Government

Local Government 11.10.22

Poestenkill Town Board Meeting Minutes

Poestenkill Town Board – Meeting Minutes – Thursday, October 13, 2022

Councilwoman Butler asked the Town Attorney to review the possible repercussions of Councilman Wohlleber posting draft meeting minutes in The Advertiser, prior to a board vote. 

Councilman Wohlleber presented the changes made to the Public Meeting Standards and Decorum Resolution since last presented to the Town Board. Councilman Wohlleber made a motion to hold a public hearing on the proposed resolution, which was seconded by Supervisor Hammond, and the motion was voted down 2 ayes, 3 nays with Councilwoman Butler, Councilman Hass and Councilman Van Slyke voting no. 

Councilman Wohlleber presented a Local Noise Law. Supervisor Hammond suggested that Councilman Wohlleber work with the town Code Enforcement Officer.

Supervisor Hammond let the Town Board know Mohawk Humane Society would not be offering a contract at the end of this year for shelter services. The Town’s Dog Control Officer is looking into options. 

A resolution urging New York State Department of Transportation to lower the speed limit on Weatherwax Road – motion made by Councilman Hass, seconded by Councilman Wohlleber, passed 3-2 with Councilwoman Butler and Councilman Van Slyke voting no. 

A resolution designating the Poestenkill Town Board as lead agency with all involved agencies on the Shuhart PDD application, was made by Councilman Wohlleber, seconded by Supervisor Hammond and unanimously approved. 

A motion to purchase basketball hoops to be installed at Poestenkill Elementary School was made by Councilman Hass, seconded by Councilman Van Slyke and passed 4-1, with Councilman Wohlleber voting no. 

These minutes to be approved at the next Town Board Meeting on Thursday, November 10 at 7pm. Please note that Town Board Meetings are now the second Thursday of the month.

Submitted by Councilman Eric Wohlleber

From the Desk of Janice Hannigan Kerwin, North Greenbush Town Clerk

In Honoring all who have served in times of War and In times of Peace!

Our North Greenbush Town Hall will be CLOSED on FRIDAY, November 11th, 2022 in observance of Veterans Day.

We will re-open with our regular business hours on Monday, November 14th, 2022.

Town Hall Closes for Veterans Day

Debra L. Curtis, Schodack Town Clerk, wishes to remind residents that the Schodack Town Hall Offices and Highway Department will be closed on Friday, November 11, 2022 for Veterans Day. 

The Transfer Station will have standard business hours.

If you have any questions, please contact the Office of the Town Clerk at 518-477-7590, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:30am and 4:30pm.

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