Monthly Archives: September 2011

Red Hook board mulls tax cap override

RED HOOK — Some Town Board members would like to know how residents feel about the additional spending of $80,000 on the library before voting on their own authority to override a two percent cap on increases for the property tax levy.

Rhinebeck trustee declares for NYS Senate

Rhinebeck resident and business owner Terry Gipson has released the following statement announcing his candidacy for the New York State Senate in the 41st district: “This announcement comes as no surprise to the thousands of people I have already met since early April when this journey began. I have attended over 150 events and meetings,…

Town to flush hydrants

The Town of Red Hook Water Department has scheduled partial hydrant flushing (dead ends only) for Wednesday, September 28, 2011. Hydrant flushing will be done during the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Some temporary discoloration and turbidity may be observed in parts of the district during the day. Should conditions persist more than…

$3.6M in easements preserves 10 farms

Funding will enable the purchase of conservation easements on 10 farms in Dutchess and Columbia counties by Scenic Hudson, the United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service, the Town of Red Hook and Dutchess Land Conservancy.