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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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At the Dec. 12 City of Plattsburgh Common Council Meeting Councilors Peter Ensel and Rachelle Armstrong asked “What is the rush?” in response to that night’s vote to initiate more stringent inspections of apartment and rental buildings. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | City of Plattsburgh councilors Armstrong (Ward 1) and Ensel (Ward 4) say goodbye. The two councilors did not seek reelection and are being replaced with Ira Barbell and Paul DeDominicas, who will take over early January. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | In a tie-breaking vote, the city of Plattsburgh common council passed a new rental permit law. The law implements several new necessities for landlords to uphold, as well as what defines a “family” unit. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh approved new Crete Center fees and event rates in order to upkeep with necessary costs for the public recreation complexes across the city. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh Common Council passed the recently updated “Dogs and Cats at Large” bill, introduced by Councilor Peter Ensel last month. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh common council is voting soon on a new animal control bill. The bill was drafted by Councilor Peter Ensel on Aug. 15, and a public hearing on the bill was held on Aug. 29. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | It’s that time again. The Plattsburgh Common Council has authorized this season’s allotment of outdoor dining spaces, or “parklets,” for downtown businesses. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Two seats on the Plattsburgh Common Council are up for election this year. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh City School District Board of Education (BOE) last week voted to move forward with repair of the Webb Island Footbridge — without the City of Plattsburgh’s involvement. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh has lifted its 18-month moratorium on new commercial cryptocurrency mining operations. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh Common Council voted Thursday to move forward with a trial downtown parking permit system. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | For a second week, the Plattsburgh Common Council took no action on legislation designed to lift the city’s moratorium on the buildout of new cryptocurrency mining operations. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh Common Council is taking aim at student disturbances in residential areas. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Nicholas Pope remembers running down the street after school with his friends, a dollar bill crumpled up in the then 14-year-old’s pocket. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Nearly 11 months later, the City of Plattsburgh’s moratorium on new commercial cryptocurrency mining operations will remain in place. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Just over 72 hours after Mayor Colin Read announced that he had vetoed the council’s decision to accept a deal to fix the Webb Island Footbridge, a handful of residents were at City Hall’s doorstep. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A deal to fix the Webb Island Footbridge has been torpedoed by Mayor Colin Read and will return to a reconstituted Common Council who will be seated later this week. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A decision that may impact the future of the Webb Island Footbridge is imminent, according to city officials. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh Common Council has adopted an updated compensation package for a portion of the city’s managers. Read more

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