Town Board Special Informational Meeting on Library Referendum: Oct. 23, 2013

A special meeting was called to inform the community about the specifics of the upcoming referendum and give citizens the opportunity to discuss the issues with the Town Board. I can’t vouch for the information, but there sure was a lot of discussion! I’m amazed at the number of people who come to this site … Continue reading Town Board Special Informational Meeting on Library Referendum: Oct. 23, 2013

Special Town Board Mtg Regarding the Library Referendum, Aug. 22, 2013

A special Town Board meeting was held on a Thursday morning to discuss the upcoming referendum about the town’s purchase of the library building. While the meeting was public, only a handful of community members showed up and the Board soon went into executive session. There was a brief discussion when they returned.

Town Board Special Meeting — September 11, 2013

The discussion was about the Library and the forthcoming referendum. After a brief opening the Board went into executive session and on its return engaged in a lively session with some members of the community about the right of the Odd Fellows to to remain in a private space on the second floor. See for … Continue reading Town Board Special Meeting — September 11, 2013

Town Board Special Meeting Sept. 5, 2013

Still the Library situation! The wording of the referendum was presented for discussion. George Whalen, of Stissing National Bank, was there to answer some questions, but not much could be decided as he had not heard from the Odd Fellows about the disposition of their private space. My understanding, and I wish I could offer … Continue reading Town Board Special Meeting Sept. 5, 2013

Town Board Meeting August 15, 2013

In addition to the usual, but routine, business, there were some new guest presentations. State Senator Terry Gipson, talked about issues in the NY State Senate and asked for input on local concerns. There was also a presentation on the impact of severe flooding, read by a representative from the Cornell Cooperative Extension. The Library … Continue reading Town Board Meeting August 15, 2013

Once… Twice… Three Times… SOLD!

They said it would be sold on the court house steps. They were not exaggerating. Just not the front steps, the back ones. I had to see it with my own eyes. If you want to see what a foreclosure auction of a community center and library building looks like, take a look: The story … Continue reading Once… Twice… Three Times… SOLD!

Town Board Meeting, December 20, 2012

It’s about the library again.  George Whelan, president of the Bank of Millbrook, was one of those who came and spoke before the Board. From the Poughkeepsie Journal website, undated: SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF DUTCHESS ———————————————- ———————————————- ———— BANK OF MILLBROOK, as successor by merger to The Stissing National … Continue reading Town Board Meeting, December 20, 2012