If two local entrepreneurs succeed in launching their business from a garage behind Izzy’s Market on Main Street in North Creek, the area will add another rafting company to its offering of outdoor adventure experiences.
The New York SAFE Act wasn’t on the Johnsburg Town Board agenda for the Feb. 19 regular board meeting, but it only took a question from a resident in the audience to move the issue to the forefront of the Board’s consciousness.
The Johnsburg Town Board unanimously appointed Cork Nester on Tuesday, Feb. 5 to succeed Dottie Osterhout as town Planning Board chairman after Osterhout stepped down from the board after a tenure that spanned more than 22 years.
The Johnsburg Town Board on Tuesday, Jan. 15 awarded the 2013 scrap metal bid to Eastside Metals and Recycling. The company will pay the town $203 per net ton for scrap metal hauled away from the town transfer station.
Beaver Brook Outfitters, Wevertown
Sometimes one man’s vision is another man’s blight. Such is the case in North River where Peter Burns seeks to move the base of operations for Wevertown-based Beaver Brook Outfitters to a parcel of land along Route 28.
Councilman questions town attorney appointment
The Johnsburg Town Board made quick work of its 2013 organizational meeting on Thursday, Jan. 3 at the Wevertown Community Center, spending just 27 minutes gavel-to-gavel to approve a host of resolutions designed to give the board form and structure for the coming year.
The recent retirement announcement by Johnsburg Town Justice James French put the Town Board in a predicament at its board meeting Tuesday, Nov. 21 as it tried to decide how to proceed in replacing French.
The Johnsburg Town Board approved a $1.2 million spending plan for 2013 on Thursday after adding $5,000 funding for the North Creek Depot Museum and an additional $4,000 for Hudson Headwaters Health Center.
The Johnsburg Planning Board unanimously approved plans for an addition to the Riverside Volunteer Fire Department building on Riverside Station Road on Monday, Oct. 22.
2013 spending plan under 2 percent tax cap increase
Johnsburg taxpayers can anticipate a property tax increase less than the state-mandated 2 percent tax cap.
The public will get its first glimpse at the tentative 2013 Johnsburg town budget at the next town board meeting on Oct. 16, Supervisor Ron Vanselow announced at the Oct. 2 Town Board meeting.
A long-shuttered Wevertown eatery will reopen in the coming weeks if a local man’s plan comes to fruition.
For years, the town of Johnsburg general fund budget has contained a line item appropriating money to help support the North Creek Depot Museum.
The Johnsburg Town Board decided Tuesday that it will again ask the state Department of Transportation to reduce the speed limit on a portion of Route 28.
Sometimes it’s about the process. The Monday, Aug. 27 meeting of the Johnsburg Planning Board didn’t result in any earth-shattering decisions but in tackling the routine business or the evening, the board declared through its actions that the process is working.
After 90 minutes of public comment by impassioned partisans on each side of the ATV issue, the Johnsburg Town Board voted 4-1 Tuesday against a proposed law that would have been a preliminary step to allowing all-terrain vehicles on certain town roads.
A fairly straight-forward question about where to better place an existing sign at the entrance to the hamlet of North Creek led to a far-ranging conversation about signs in general at the Aug. 7 Johnsburg Town Board meeting.
After months of discussion and extensive public comment from residents of nearby neighborhoods, the Johnsburg Planning Board voted unanimously Monday, July 23 to conditionally approve the Ward Hill Subdivision.
Johnsburg Town Board members agreed Tuesday, July 10 to seek state Community Development Block Grant funding for upgrades to the town’s water system.
In a flurry of largely procedural resolutions Monday, July 9, the Johnsburg Central School Board organized itself in preparation for the coming 2012-2013 school year.
The Johnsburg Planning Board ended public comment on the much-discussed Ward Hill Subdivision proposal Monday, June 25 but deferred action on the plan until its July meeting to allow board members time to craft a draft decision regarding the project.
When the Johnsburg Town Board opened bids for a new roof for the Town Hall on Tuesday, June 19, the news was sobering.
The town of Johnsburg inched closer to filling the void left by the defunct Wevertown Volunteer Fire Company on Tuesday, June 5 when the Town Board agreed conceptually to a redrawn coverage map agreed upon by chiefs of the town’s six fire companies.
Pre-K numbers are up
It’s likely the Head Start Program will not be offered in Johnsburg during the 2012-2013 school year because of an insufficient number of eligible children, Superintendent Michael Markwica told the Board of Education on Tuesday, May 29.
The Johnsburg Town Board on Tuesday, May 15 agreed to proceed with asbestos testing at one of three buildings at Riverfront Park.
The Johnsburg Town Board on Tuesday adopted a strategy to accomplish a grant-funded project at Ski Bowl Park that will include a new playground featuring a climbing boulder and a multi-use hike-and-bike path.
The Johnsburg Planning Board and an applicant seeking site plan review for a proposed subdivision find themselves between the proverbial rock and hard place when it comes to certifying the subdivision will have adequate fire protection.
Planning Board gets new member
The Johnsburg Town Board meeting was only minutes old Tuesday when controversy erupted over the board’s decision to immediately go into executive session.
With the Wevertown Volunteer Fire Company officially inactive, Johnsburg Town Supervisor Ron Vanselow has requested some of the town’s other contracted fire companies provide coverage for Wevertown residents.