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Public Hearing On Proposed Boiceville Wastewater Plant Set For
Cruising through Boiceville on Route 28, there’s still
time to wonder where they’re going to put the wastewater
management plant that New York City officials have decided belongs
“It’ll probably be located on land now owned by
New York City but we’re still looking at various sites
(on both sides of Rt.28),” said Henry Lamont, chief engineer
for Lamont, VanDe Valk, Buckman & Whitbeck, P.C. of Roxbury,
the firm who conducted the study which will be presented publicly
at 6pm on May 2nd, prior to the Olive town board meeting on
For A May 16 Vote
Onteora Board Drops Budget As Board Race Gains A New Olive Protest
By Lisa Childers
Voters will be asked to approve a $44,644.222 or 3.8 percent
school budget increase for the 2006-2007 year when they go to
the polls May 16, along with approval for a capital reserve
fund, the replacement of two in-house school busses and the
extension of an additional two years on a three-year bus contract.
At the same time, they will be given two choices for two open
seats on the school board – incumbent Herb Rosenfeld and
Phoenicia parent Maxanne Resnick.
Be In The New Jail?
State Audit On GOP’s Mishaps Leaked As Calls For Criminal
By Olive Press Staff
A long-awaited preliminary audit from the state Comptroller’s
Office loking into the county’s jail debacle has faulted
the former Republican county legislature majority’s poor
oversight for nearly $13 million in “unnecessary costs,”
as well as several years of delay, while also uncovering enough
questionable expenses – including a payment of $39.59
for cigars, and growing reports that there were under-the-counter
expenditures to some legislators, to lead the county’s
current Democratic majority leader to call for a criminal investigation
into what happened with the state Attorney General’s Office,
the FBI or the U.S. Department of Justice.