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Plattsburgh City Council 2020

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PLATTSBURGH | A new decade has arrived, and it is a big one for the city of Plattsburgh. The first common council meeting of the year was held last Thursday, Jan. 2, and included two new councilors. Read more

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Lt Gov Kathy Hochul presented 10 projects

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The year 2019 saw many municipalities move ahead with major infrastructure and capital repair projects for 2020. Here are some news highlights from Essex County in 2019. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh’s Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement (DGEIS) of the Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) was reviewed in a public hearing session Monday, Dec. 9 at City Hall Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Downtown Revitalization Initiative projects to move forward soon as the City of Plattsburgh is planning to complete its Generic Environmental Impact Statement. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh Common Council approved the final scoping document for the Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI). Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | In an effort to further involve the residents of Plattsburgh with the Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI), the City of Plattsburgh DRI team hosted an open house on Aug. 21. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Chazen Companies held a scoping session for the public on the draft scoping document. Chazen was selected by the council to create the document on the Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement (DGEIS) on the Downtown... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The city of Plattsburgh and Clinton Country are working together with the recently selected SQER to review the DRI project. Included in the project is the revitalization of the Clinton County government building parking lot. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | Years of strategic planning here will advance with nearly $10 million in Downtown Revitalization Initiative funds. 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 | 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 | The Durkee Street Lot protesters returned to City Hall to voice their disapproval over the upcoming Downtown Revitalization Initiative project. Read more

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Geoffrey Barker of Plattsburgh in his June 8 letter to the editor is right to be concerned about Durkee Street parking as related to the Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI), but that supposes cars were intended to be included in the plan. 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 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 Plattsburgh Parking Advisory Committee (PPAC) met for its monthly meeting June 11 to talk about updates regarding the latest designs of future parking spots around Plattsburgh. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Pride of Ticonderoga held its annual members meeting last week, reflecting on the year’s successes and challenges and outlining plans for the future. Read more

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