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Posted: Thursday, August 15, 2013 3:28 am

Plattsburgh Common Council meets tonight

PLATTSBURGH — The City of Plattsburgh Common Council will take action on several items at tonight’s meeting.

Among them are a request from the Chamberlain’s Office to amend the 2013 general fund budget to increase estimated revenues and appropriations by $1,219.08 to recognize the insurance recovery of damage to a 2013 police vehicle, and a request from the Municipal Lighting Department to advertise for bids to purchase electric revenue meters.

The meeting begins with a work session at 5 p.m., followed by the regular meeting at 5:30 p.m.

Both are open to the public.


LPCS Board to set tax rate

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Central School Board will meet at 7:30 p.m. today in the Board of Education Conference Room, 50 Cummings Road. 

The purpose is to set the tax rate for the 2013-2014 school year.

The public is invited.


Keeseville Board sets morning meeting

KEESEVILLE — The Keeseville Village Board of Trustees set a special meeting for 9 a.m. today in the Village Board Room, 58 Liberty St.

The board will review the village’s upcoming property and liability insurance coverage for renewal.

The session is open to the public.


Chesterfield Democrats set caucus for Aug. 20

KEESEVILLE — The Chesterfield Democratic Committee will choose candidates for the fall election at its caucus to be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, at the Town Office, 6 Vine St., Keeseville.

Town of Chesterfield offices up for vote in the fall are two Town Council positions, each four-year terms. 

All town Democrats are encouraged to attend.


City streets to be reconfigured for a day

PLATTSBURGH — As students move into SUNY Plattsburgh’s residence halls on Saturday, Aug. 24, traffic along the part of Rugar Street that runs through campus will flow in a westerly direction only.

The one-way traffic pattern, beginning at 7 a.m. and ending at 7 p.m., is designed to ensure the safety of students and their families.

Motorists traveling along Rugar Street between Memorial Hall and the Sanborn Extension will be able to only go west toward Plattsburgh High School. 

Those traveling in an easterly direction — toward Lake Champlain — will find the street closed at the intersection with the Sanborn Extension. They will be diverted along Sanborn to Park Avenue to Draper Avenue and then onto Broad Street.

The Sanborn Extension will also temporarily become a one-way street. Individuals will only be permitted to drive from Rugar Street toward Park Avenue.