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Warrensburg to seek upgrades for town court security

Warrensburg Town Justice Bryan Winslow reviews paperwork Monday Aug. 20 at his desk in the town court offices. Winslow is applying to the state to upgrade court security, as well as raise the court bench — all to meet recommendations of state officials.

Warrensburg Town Justice Bryan Winslow reviews paperwork Monday Aug. 20 at his desk in the town court offices. Winslow is applying to the state to upgrade court security, as well as raise the court bench — all to meet recommendations of state officials. Photo by Thom Randall.

— • Learned that the town received a $665 donation towards the rehabilitation of the bandstand resulting from Glens Falls National Bank’s recent Community Appreciation Day;

• Authorized Warren County to apply for several state Community Development Block Grants on behalf of Warrensburg;

• Endorsed an application for a grant of about $475,000 from the state Department of Transportation. This “Safe Routes to School grant would pay for construction of 13,000 feet of sidewalks, bicycle rack and a speed indicator sign similar to the one now in place on Library Avenue;

• Heard that the town highway department was completing a project to remove underground fuel tanks at the highway garage and approved purchasing of an above ground tank;

• Approved a payment of $5,159 in Occupancy Tax receipts to reimburse the Warrensburg Volunteer Fire Company for advertising expense related to Smoke Eaters Jamboree;

• Approved purchasing of a portion of Mark Brown’s property on the Schroon River Road to meet state regulations for setbacks for the town’s new well near the Cornell Cooperative Extension headquarters;

• Enacted new No Parking zones during major special events held in town, as suggested by Warrensburg Fire Chief Justin Hull. Designated for No Parking zones are one side of Emerson Avenue from Main to King St., the north side of Stewart Farrar Avenue, the north side of Library Avenue from Elm St. to James St., one side of Hackensack Avenue, and both sides of Second Avenue. The town will also be enforcing a full 15 feet on either side of fire hydrants and any vehicle jutting out into the roadway over the white “fog line,” particularly on Main St.

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