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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

Letters to the Editor

Climate-Smart

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PLATTSBURGH | The city of Plattsburgh has made further strides to become increase its status as a Climate Smart Community. Plattsburgh is one of seven cities in the U.S. to be a Climate Smart Community. Read more

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Ira Barbell

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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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Rental Permits

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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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Carbon Dividend

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PLATTSBURGH | As another act to make The City of Plattsburgh a New York State Climate Smart Community, the city council voted to join together with the Town of Plattsburgh and municipalities to reduce greenhouse emissions with a new act. 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 City Marina

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh Common Council again discussed the future finances of the Recreation Complexes throughout the city, all of which are struggling with revenue. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Earlier in 2019, the city of Plattsburgh Common Council voted to update the tobacco ban law, created in 2001 to it illegal to smoke on public property, to include the use of any tobacco products, including e-cigs, vapes and hookahs. Read more

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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 | 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 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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PLATTSBURGH | A group of residents took to City Hall last week to protest the pending redevelopment of the Durkee Street parking lot. 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 Common Council last week authorized an agreement that would connect the city to a proposed state trail. 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 | Vaping is now banned on public property in the City of Plattsburgh. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh City School District Board of Education has set a special meeting Tuesday to consider a deal that could lead to the repair of the Webb Island Footbridge as early as this spring. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Maria Lyons is tired of the smoke. Read more

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