By Jaime Thomas The Hartford Town Board amended its subdivision law and landfill law at a meeting May 14. Before, contiguous pieces of land that were centrally deeded were considered to be one property. The owner would have to go through subdivision processes and fees in order to sell one plot. But if the plots [...]
By Jaime Thomas Nearly 50 people showed up to an informational meeting in Hebron last Wednesday about the possibility of a revaluation. And while several residents expressed disapproval of undergoing another assessment after only five years, Vicki Hayner, the town’s new assessor, said the timing was appropriate. She said New York state generally recommends revaluation [...]
A Fort Edward woman was arrested last Monday for violating an order of protection, her second such offense in as many weeks. Emily A. Ross-Parcels, 28, was charged with second-degree criminal contempt, a class A misdemeanor. She is accused of having initiated contact with a subject who has an order of protection against her. The [...]
If your neighbors’ lawn is too long or they don’t take care of their garbage and you live in the village, you might have called Granville Village Ordinance Officer Gary Didier into action. As part of the duties of the part-time position, Didier is tasked with keeping an eye out for property owners or tenants [...]
By Derek Liebig If you have garbage, junked cars or excessively long grass on your property, consider this your warning. The village plans to force property owners to clean up their parcels as part of an effort to improve the community. Those who don’t comply could face legal action. “We can’t have this stuff in [...]
Salt licked Granville has used a small mountain of salt this winter, Granville Town Highway Superintendent John Tanner told the Granville Town Board on Feb. 10. Tanner said his crew has used 700 tons of salt with just 50 additional tons available, and can only buy 100 additional tons at the state contract price. Any [...]
Fire protection increase included The Granville Town Board Tuesday night approved the 2011 budget, a measure that will drop the town’s tax levy by 10 percent. Following a public hearing where the focus of discussion was Dan Boone, the town’s sole assessor, the board voted unanimously to approve the budget. Town budget officer Joel [...]
The impact notices slated to arrive in early March will have tentative values that can be disputed by property owners.