It’s the ultimate “no news is good news.” Don Hammond reports that the Village of Nyack 2017/18 budget has been passed with no increase in taxes. Nyack Hospital holds an information meeting for the public on their proposed expansion. All three villages and the school district have received funding to develop a Greater Nyack Bike/ Walk Master Plan which will be completed before the new Tappan Zee Bridge Shared Use Path opens in 2018.
Category: The Villages
It’s the time of year that every political wonk lives for: budget season. Last week, the New York Senate passed the 2017-18 state budget and on Thursday the annual budgets for Nyack and Upper Nyack will be on the agenda.
Attention tree huggers and Earth lovers: Volunteers needed on Sat April 22! Turn your admiration into action by picking up a shovel and helping to plant 19 new trees in Nyack.
This Week in The Villages. Spring? It’s on. Don Hammond says new trees are coming to Midland and 5th Ave. Memorial Park got a spring cleaning last weekend.
Attn motorists: Tappan Zee Bridge construction will cause Wed evening and overnight interruptions. Next Saturday brings the annual Easter Egg roll. And Congresswoman Nita Lowey opines on last week’s Trump administration moves.
This week in The Villages: The Nyack Chamber has a birthday. The village gets a new trustee. Want to get some dirt on Nyack? You’ll need a shovel. And maybe a pickup truck. Volunteers are needed to help plant new trees.
It’s Spring and planners and architects are almost as busy as birds and bees with new construction projects. Last week the Nyack Village Board and Planning Board held a joint meeting on the TZ Vista condo project on the Hudson; this week Nyack Hospital hosts a Q&A about their expansion plans on Midland Ave. Nyack Schools invite the public to their Thursday night Innovation Now showcase; Clarkstown holds another meeting to discuss the future ward system for local elections. Local elections in South and Upper Nyack last week produced no surprises as all six elected candidates ran unopposed.
Mostly Music will ride again, but with a different sponsor in the saddle. It’s TZ Vista time again: the Nyack Village Board and the village’s planning board will hold a joint meeting program on Wed March 23 regarding the planned condo apartment complex on Gedney St at the Hudson River.
Congresswoman Nita Lowey says the GOP Health Plan and the Trump Administration’s proposed budget is bad news for New York State and the Hudson Valley. Plus a rundown of this week’s municipal meetings in the Nyack River Villages and information on the March 27 Rockland County Water Task Force meeting.
What’s going on at Pavion? What’s going on at Nyack Village Hall? Former Deputy Mayor Don Hammond says new apartments will soon replace the dilapidated buildings on this long neglected property. Also, there will be one less trustee at 9 North Broadway after March 17. Plus a rundown of this week’s municipal meetings.
This just in: The Tues Orangetown public hearing re: opening a Data Center at the former Rockland Psychiatric Ctr will be extended until Wed 3/15 because of the predicted snowstorm.
Local NYS Reps Vote To Bag NYC No Bag Bill
Two of of Nyack’s three representatives in Albany have voted to ban NYC’s Single Use Plastic Bag Law for a year. Last month NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo made a “double your money back” offer to local goverments who consolidate services across political boundaries; and our congresswoman had a lot to say about our president last week. Plus a rundown of this week’s municipal meetings.
Don Hammond’s village board update includes marina news, Broadway sidewalk upgrade funding and Waldron Ave concerns about proposed transitional housing. Plus this week’s list of Nyack River Village municipal meetings.
Updated, 4p: This week: Nyack held a special meeting last week to green light a Revenue Anticipation Note for marina repair; Nyack non-profits were big winners as county tourism grant recipients; Rockland County backs Governor Andrew Cuomo plan to make it as easier to register and vote in New York. And two Days will be running for public office this September.