City School Board to present new budget

PLATTSBURGH — The Plattsburgh City School Board will hold a budget hearing at 7 tonight in the Duken School building for the spending plan that will go up for public vote June 19.

The budget, a scaled-down version of the one voters failed to pass in May, will be presented at 7:30 p.m.

The public is encouraged to attend. Find a complete agenda at: www.plattscsd.org/BOE.htm

Hydrant inspection continues in Plattsburgh

PLATTSBURGH — The City of Plattsburgh Fire Hydrant Water Flow Program moves along to another neighborhood today.

The Fire Department is inspecting each fire hydrant in the city, allowing the water to flow for three to five minutes. During these times, water in the system will be stirred up and may be cloudy or rust colored coming out of the faucet, and residents should avoid taking a bath or washing clothes.

Hydrants will be flushed 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Today’s streets are: Oak Street, Lozier Place, Riley Avenue, Boynton Avenue, Monroe Way, Margaret Street, Robinson Terrace, Cornelia Street, Miller Street and Weed Street.

City Council to weigh grant application

PLATTSBURGH — The City of Plattsburgh Common Council will reappoint four Plattsburgh Public Library Board members at tonight’s session.

Also on the agenda is a request for the council to accept a deed from the Plattsburgh Airbase Redevelopment Corp. giving a section of Arizona Avenue to the city, and, among other items, a resolution expressing approval for a New York Main Street Program grant application for $250,000 for revitalization efforts.

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

Both are open to the public.

UNYTEA to host U.S. Senate candidate

PLATTSBURGH — U.S. Senate candidate Wendy Long will attend an event hosted by the Upstate New York Tea Party at 6 p.m. today.

Long is seeking to get the Republican nod to run against incumbent Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand in this year’s election. She must first run in a Republican primary on June 26 against George Maragos and Robert Turner.

Long, a Manhattan attorney, will attend UNYTEA’s gathering at the Westside Ballroom.

The event is open to the public.

Special session called for LPCS Board

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Central School Board will hold a special meeting at 5 p.m. today at the Administration Building, 50 Cummings Road. 

 A motion to go into executive session to discuss the evaluation of an administrator is anticipated.

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