September 26, 2013

Of Interest: Sept. 26, 2013


---- — P'burgh City School Board meets tonight

PLATTSBURGH — The Plattsburgh City School Board will meet at 6 p.m. today at the Duken School Building.

If an executive session is needed, it will be held at 6 p.m., with return to public session at 7 p.m.

Agenda items include recognizing the Thelma Carrino Best of Show Art Award winners; probationary and miscellaneous appointments, the boys varsity ice-hockey merger and health insurance for employees.

The meeting is open to the public.


Plattsburgh Common Council meets tonight

PLATTSBURGH — The City of Plattsburgh Common Council meets at 5:30 p.m. today at City Hall.

Agenda items include resolutions approving the closure of City Hall Place from Bridge Street to Cornelia Street for First Weekends events set for noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, and Saturday, Dec. 7; and a shared-services agreement between the city and State Department of Transportation for Nov. 1, 2013, to Oct. 31, 2014, allowing the exchange or lending of highway machinery, tools and equipment, the borrowing or lending of supplies and the service or maintenance of machinery and equipment.

The public is welcome.


Rescue training to be held

PLATTSBURGH — The Adirondack Regional Technical Rescue Task Force training will take place on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 3 p.m. until dark.

The drill will take place along the cliffs of the Saranac River on access trails of the Oxbow Bridge, Cadyville, where rescuers will be training for water and technical rescue skills.


Community input sought at AuSable Forks session

AUSABLE FORKS — The future growth of AuSable Forks will be discussed at a meeting set for 6:30 to 8:30 tonight in the Town of Jay Community Center, 11 School Lane, AuSable Forks.

The hamlet, partly in Jay and partly in the Town of Black Brook, is one of five Adirondack hamlets that has been chosen to take part in the Hamlets 3 project of the State Department of Environmental Conservation, with funds through its Smart Growth Initiative.

The Training and Implementation Workshop will include the presentation of alternative design plans for AuSable Forks, inviting community discussion and feedback.

“Your ideas on future growth of AuSable Forks are important,” a press release said. “Please join us!”