HIT THAT POOL... enjoy our summer’s joys!
What better thing than the sting of chlorine in our own town
pool, something few of our neighboring towns have!
Blumstein Files 25-Suit Against Various Parties Over The Large
An Olivebridge resident, Charles Blumstein, has filed a law
suit in the Northern District Federal Court on behalf of 4,500
“or more” residents of Olive in regards to the Large
Parcel law enacted by the state legislature in 2003.
As effected in Olive, the suit claims, the Large Parcel law
divides the proceeds from Olive’s largest tax payer, the
Ashokan Reservoir, which supplies water to New York City residents
and occupies over half of the town’s land area, with other
towns in the Onteora School District and in the county.
No Obstacles Or Problems As Long-Awaited Update Proceeds As
Steve Beccio of Cole Layer Trumble, the massive assessment and
tax information division of Dallas-based Tyler Technologies,
called this week in the midst of a heavy schedule of data collection
field visits part and parcel with this work revaluating tax
assessments in the Town of Olive. Speaking from his temporary
office in West Shokan during yet another barometer-shuddering
downpour, the New Paltz-based Project Manager for the long-awaited
reval said things have been proceeding as planned towards a
year-end completion deadline.
State Steps In Noting That They’ve Waited Long Enough
For The Local Mess To Settle
by Jim Gordon
The New York State Comptroller's office is auditing the capital
finances and other matters surrounding the $90-million law enforcement
center, the largest capital project ever undertaken by Ulster
County. The project is more than a year behind schedule and
millions of dollars over budget.
Julia Rose, Phoenicia’s new acupuncturist, set on
the table two square plates bearing elegant hills of Japanese
food, placing them into a setting of Japanese precision,
beauty, and simplicity. “I love to cook,” she
said. “I love to feed people.”