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PLATTSBURGH | A shortage of lifeguards at Plattsburgh City Beach may lead to fewer open hours for beach-goers this summer. more

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PLATTSBURGH | For the first time in recent memory, an ethics board has been convened in the City of Plattsburgh. more

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PLATTSBURGH | A city government-wide code of conduct proposed by Mayor Colin Read was torpedoed last week with a unanimous rejection from the Plattsburgh Common Council. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Volunteer animal rescue group Animal Rescue and Welfare Services (ARWS) last week requested $3,000 from the City of Plattsburgh to help fund their efforts to contain and care for the city’s feral cat population. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Local landlord Peter Regnier has garnered the city Republican Committee’s endorsement for Ward 6 city councilor. more

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PLATTSBURGH | A single comma, and the lack of a definition for what constitutes an “inquiry” in the City of Plattsburgh Charter, is creating confusion over what councilors can ethically discuss with department heads without the mayor’s oversight. more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh Common Council last Thursday opted to table a discussion on whether or not they would implement a city government-wide code of conduct. more

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PLATTSBURGH | In the wake of what he characterized as a wave of negative press, Plattsburgh Mayor Colin Read proposed a new city government-wide code of conduct designed to maintain taxpayer trust and promote harmonious work... more

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PLATTSBURGH | As the Plattsburgh Common Council preps a list of recommendations for overhauling the city’s parking system, some downtown workers and business owners are cautioning that a lack of parking could be detrimental to downtown businesses. more

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PLATTSBURGH | City lawmakers are attempting to piece together a cluster of recommendations for implementing a new parking enforcement and management system, and residents want answers. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Following a string of requests from the owner of a local cab company, the Plattsburgh Common Council has imposed a new fare limit that will allow taxi companies in the city to charge $1.50 more per ride. more

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PLATTSBURGH | One of the city’s largest venues is in dire need of repairs, and the cost could be well over $500,000. more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Common Council has chided the Plattsburgh Farmer’s Market for their reluctance to accept new vendors, and has temporarily deferred renewing their authority to run the seasonal event. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Local lawyer Patrick McFarlin will fill the city council seat left vacant by former councilor Becky Kasper. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Mayor Colin Read’s pick to fill the vacancy left by former Councilor Becky Kasper has been stalled after the Common Council deadlocked on a confirmation vote last week. more

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PLATTSBURGH | If the City of Plattsburgh fines a property owner for not clearing the snow from their sidewalks, that property owner can now appeal the decision. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Councilor Peter Ensel (Ward 4) has been named mayor pro tem for the City of Plattsburgh. more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh Common Council failed to appoint a mayor pro tem last week, a position given to a council member that gives them the power to both assist and fill in for the mayor if he is unable to perform his duties. more

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PLATTSBURGH | After months of budget sessions and back-and-forth finagling, the Plattsburgh Common Council last week adopted a budget for 2018 bolstered by a 4.35 percent tax levy increase. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Months of budget talks are expected to culminate with a series of Common Council votes next week. more

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