April 11, 2013

Of Interest: April 11, 2013


---- — City School Board to meet tonight

PLATTSBURGH — Plattsburgh City School Board will meet tonight at the Duken Building at 49 Broad St.

The meeting starts at 6 p.m. with an executive session. The board will return to public session at 7:30 p.m. for a report on the 2013-14 budget. Other personnel and business items will be reviewed also.

A complete agenda is available on the district website:

The meeting is open to all.


Westport School Board schedules sessions today

WESTPORT — Westport Central School Board has scheduled two upcoming meetings.

The board will hold a budget meeting at 5:30 p.m. today in room 112, followed by its regular meeting. Agenda items include budget discussion, a presentation to the school by the Westport Fire Department and appointments.

The School Board will hold a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 25, in room 112.

Agenda items include the 2013-14 budget adoption, election of a Champlain Valley Educational Services Board member and the CVES budget vote.

All meetings are open to the public.


Plattsburgh Common Council to act on sweeper

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

Among them are approving a contract for a vacuum street sweeper be awarded to Cyncon Equipment Inc. for the price of $198,700 and approving a change order request from the Municipal Lighting Department for relay testing at a cost of $16,607.39.

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

Both meetings are open to the public.


Winter Farmers Market to wind up for season

PLATTSBURGH — The Plattsburgh Winter Farmers Market will end its 2012–2013 season this Saturday with one last session from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Plattsburgh City Recreation Center, 52 U.S. Oval. 

The market is a “producer-only” event, meaning the farmers actually produce what they sell.

Rounding out the season this week are Asgaard Farm and Dairy, Rehoboth Homestead and Woven Meadows.

Parker Family Maple Farm is too busy at the sugar house to come to the market, but is accepting orders at 493-6761 until noon Friday. Those purchases will be brought to the Farmers Market for pickup.

Available in April are: fresh spring goose, duck and chicken eggs; fresh spinach and salad greens; farmstead organic-fed goat cheese; pastured chicken, pork, beef and chevon; whole Barbary duck and duck breasts; garlic; blue, red, white and gold potatoes; kohlrabi; sweet potatoes; jams, jellies, salsas and sauces made from the farms’ own vegetables.

The Winter Farmers Market will resume Saturday, Oct. 19, and run every Saturday through Christmas and then twice monthly through April.