COMMON COUNCIL TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS ON HOUSING ISSUES

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Please follow and like us:Fourth of Seven Hearings to be Held on April 8 at 6:30pm KINGSTON, NY — Majority Leader Reynolds Scott-Childress announces a series of Housing Hearings to take place over seven sessions at City Hall in Council Chambers. The meetings will serve to inform the Common Council of the community’s housing needs and issues so the Council can consider for policy change or resolution. February 28   Open forum: Council to introduce housing hearing concept, ask for community input, at 6:00pm March 6          Homeowners, at 6:30pm March 11        Tenants, at 6:30pm April 8            Landlords, at 6:30pm April 29          Developers, at 6:30pm May 1             Homeless and housing insecure,… Read More

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Ward 3 and Ward 8 Aldermen to hold Ward Meetings

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Please follow and like us: Alderman Steven Schabot will be hosting a Ward 8 meeting on April 9, at 6:30pm at City Hall in Council Chambers.  Schabot will be providing an update from NYSDOT on the status of the Wurts Street Bridge. He has also invited Kristen Wilson, the Director of Grants Management, to attend the meeting to discuss grant-funded projects in the waterfront neighborhoods.  Projects included in the discussion will be the Kingston Point Rail Trail, the Waterfront Resiliency Project, the Rondout Riverport Shoreline Stabilization and Public Access Project, the Hudson Landing Promenade, Kingston Point Park Infrastructure Improvements, Kingston Point Beach ADA Accessibility Improvements, TR Gallo Park Repairs, Open Space Plan and EV Charging Stations.… Read More

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KINGSTON TO SWITCH TO DUAL-STREAM RECYCLING COLLECTION

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Please follow and like us:Here’s Mayor Noble’s press release about the new recycling process: New Recycling Totes to be Delivered between March 25-April 5 KINGSTON, NY – The City of Kingston will be switching to dual-stream recycling on April 1, 2019, changing from the current single-stream process of putting all recyclables in one tote. This means City residents will be receiving a new tote – blue with a yellow lid, and going forward, recycling will be separated into two totes.   Paper and cardboard will go into the new blue tote with yellow lid, and will be placed curbside every other week. Glass, plastic and metal will go into the current… Read More

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Don Tallerman for Ward 5

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Please follow and like us:Don Tallerman for Ward 5 Don Tallerman is the Democratic nominee for Alderman for Ward 5 in the City of Kingston. Don is the owner, along with his wife Judy, of 2 businesses in Kingston. Dragon360 is a digital marketing firm located in Uptown.  The company works with companies around the US, providing marketing solutions & lead generation.  Senate Garage is an event venue featuring weddings, political gatherings, Gala’s, and corporate events. Don has made significant investments in Kingston, both financially and community focused.  Aside from Senate Garage, Don owns an investment property on St. James Street plus his home on Fair Street.  In the community, Don is on the… Read More

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Patrick O’Reilly for Ward 7

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Please follow and like us:Patrick O’Reilly for Ward 7 Alderman, City of Kingston NY, Ward # 7 Date of Birth:3/26/1965 Place of Birth: Kingston NY  Years lived in Kingston: 54 Address: 322 Clifton Ave Kingston NY Phone: 845-339-0862 Occupation: Educator 29 years Education:  (high school) Kingston High School  (year graduated) 1984  (college) Plattsburgh State University of New York  (degree received) Bachelor of Science,  Education  (year graduated)1990  (post-grad) New Paltz State University of New York (degree received) Master of Science, Special Education  (year graduated)1996 Spouse: (name) Lynda O’Reilly  Organizations: Sons of The American Legions Post 150 Kingston NY, Auxiliary member of the VFW Post 1386 Kingston NY, White Eagle Benevolent Society Kingston… Read More

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Steven Schabot in Ward 8

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Please follow and like us:Steven Schabot in Ward 8 Steve Schabot is in his third term as Alderman of the 8th Ward and is a lifelong resident of Kingston’s Rondout area. He has a 45+ year work history, including 32 years with the Ulster County Department of Social Services, retiring as the Director of Resource Recovery where he administered 5 departments. Following that he worked 10 years as a Marketing Manager for Hudson Health Plan. Steve has been an active volunteer in the community for over 40 years and has logged thousands of hours of service. Included in that is 20+ years serving on the Kingston Parks and Recreation Commission where… Read More

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Tony Davis in Ward 6

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Please follow and like us:Tony Davis for Ward 6 Tony is currently serving his second term as Alderman of Ward 6. He is a member of the Finance Committee and Chairman of the Community Development Committee. As a member of the Finance Committee and working with Mayor Noble, department leaders, and the Common Council, Tony voted to approve a budget that reduced the tax rate for the third year in a row. As Chairman of the Community Development Committee, Tony with the Community Development Advisory board was able to allocate over $750,000 Community Development Block Grant funding to 13 community programs and 9 community projects in 2018. As Alderman, Tony… Read More

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Rita Worthington in Ward 4

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Please follow and like us:Rita Worthington in Ward 4 Rita M. Worthington, who has resided in the City of Kingston for more than 30 years, is finishing her first term on the Common Council. She is married to Rev. Paul D. Worthington and they have a blended family of 7 children. Rita began her legal career in 1996 and received her degree in paralegal studies from Kaplan University. She is currently employed as a Paralegal at the law firm of Rusk, Wadlin, Heppner & Martuscello, LLP.  She also received her certification in Family Law mediation and counseling. Rita formerly served as a Commissioner on the Kingston City Police Department as… Read More

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