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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 | The City of Plattsburgh has filed a lawsuit against the Town of Plattsburgh over revenue from the Falcon Seaboard power plant. Read 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. Read more

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

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PLATTSBURGH | City lawmakers are expecting to cut another $360,000 worth of expenses in the coming year, and another $558,000 in the proposed 2019 spending plan. Read 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. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | As part of their mission to lower the city’s tax rate while balancing the quality of services, the Citizen’s Finance Advisory Committee hopes to bolster volunteerism. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — The City of Plattsburgh Common Council last week voted to abolish four city departments. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — The City of Plattsburgh Common Council has voted to abolish the Engineering, Human Resource, Information Technology and Recreation Departments. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — The 6th annual Kid’s Day at the Plattsburgh Farmers’ and Crafters’ Market is set for Aug. 5. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — As Mayor Colin Read prepares to release his proposed budget for 2018,  city councilors and residents sounded off on the lawmaker’s plans to make significant cuts. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — City councilors are expressing concern over the mayor’s trial balloon to shift the city’s tax assessment office, human resources department and IT department into county control. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — Councilors are coming under fire for a trial balloon to review the longevity pay system for city managers to see if savings can be found. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — Some Plattsburgh food truck vendors may be circling the block this weekend. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — With the Plattsburgh City Council’s five year budget outlook filed and the mayor’s work underway on the 2018 budget, officials are kickstarting a new finance committee. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — Following weeks of budget meetings and strategic planning, the Plattsburgh City Council delivered their five year budget outlook to Mayor Colin Read last week. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — Lawmakers last week shut down a deal to purchase a new $594,339 fire truck for the Plattsburgh City Fire Department. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — For local lawmakers, street safety is a big concern on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. Read more

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On Oct. 8, 2015, then-Mayor James Calnon announced he was taking away the health insurance that was contractually guaranteed for retirees on Medicare and replacing it with a sub-standard Humana plan. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — Despite approving their annual budget in January, city lawmakers are already hammering out next year’s spending plan. Read more

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