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PLATTSBURGH | Jane Desautel from the Environment and Health subcommittee of the Livable Communities Committee gave a presentation to the common council at the Governance, Strategy and City Operations meeting on Thursday, Aug. 1. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh Common Council approved several upcoming events at its meeting on August 1. Read more

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June 6 the City of Plattsburgh Common Council appointed a task force to become a climate smart community focusing on reducing recourses and energy consumption. You can’t be serious? Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Supporters of Plattsburgh becoming a Climate Smart Community (CSC) met for the first time to discuss goals and plans to help the city become a greener community. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The McDonald’s restaurant on Margaret Street will be demolished and reconstructed to include a dual-lane “drive-thru.” Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh Zoning Board of Appeals was asked to vote on an agenda item submitted that asked that the Common Council act as the lead agency for the state's environmental impact statement. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The recently formed Plattsburgh Citizen Coalition (PCC) held its first press conference July 18 to introduce the nonprofit group and present its opposition against the Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI). Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Mayor Colin Read recently addressed what he feels are misconceptions those in Plattsburgh have against the Downtown Revitalization Initiative project Prime Companies is planning. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh’s Common Council has voted to integrate the OptumHealth Fitness Passport Program into Plattsburgh. The fitness system, which costs nothing extra for those with gym memberships, tracks the amount of times... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Adopted by the Plattsburgh Common Council on a majority vote, the idea of a master plan for the city, which will cover all projects, including the DRI plans, and ideas the council has for the future of Plattsburgh was approved July 3. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | This month’s Zoning Board of Appeals Committee meeting determined whether or not to pass the appeals sent in from the public to the Zoning Board Ordinance. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Durkee Street Parking Lot reconstruction has been one of the main topics at almost every committee meeting and common council meeting. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Finance and Budget Committee recently discussed updates with the city’s five-year-plan that Chair Mike Kelly introduced to the city council at the beginning of June. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A recent Plattsburgh Common Council meeting at the City Hall Common Council Chambers began with Mayor Colin Read declaring a new memorial week for the city’s firefighters. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh’s Common Council got together June 13 to make decisions regarding the latest updates by other committees, such as the Plattsburgh Parking Advisory Committee. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh Common Council appointed seven individuals to serve on the newly created City Sustainability Task Force (CSTF) at the June 6 Common Council meeting. Read more

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The June 1 article on OK’d plans for Durkee Street needs attention. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Directly preceding last week’s City Council Meeting, the Municipal Lighting Department (MLD) held a short meeting regarding the use of electricity throughout the city. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Mayor Colin Read has decided to run for re-election for 2020, where he hopes to serve his second four-year term. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh Common Council unanimously approved the preliminary plans for the Durkee Street development project at the May 23 meeting. Read more

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