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Transfer Station Fees Increase August 1st

Due to increases from Ulster County Resource Recovery Agency (UCRRA) the Town Board has had to look at passing those increases on to our residents.  Starting August 1, 2014, the cost of a Transfer Station Card will be $50.00 which puts the cost of a 30-40 gallon bag of solid waste at $5.00.  The cards…

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July 7th Workshop Meeting Info

One of the items to be discussed at the  July 7th Town Board workshop meeting will be the contract with the UCRRA which will impact disposal fees at the Transfer Station.  The new  UCRRA contract proposal was for Ulster County municipalities to sign on to a ten year contract with the UCRRA by August of…

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West Shokan Post Office Community Meeting

The Postal Service will hold a public meeting August 18th, 2 p.m.,  at the West Shokan Post Office to present the results of a survey that will be mailed within the 12494 zip code.  It’s important you respond to the survey as there are several options that could impact the West Shokan mail delivery area….

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Volunteers Needed

Home Delivered Meals for Town of Olive Seniors – The Town of Olive Home Delivered Meals program provides daily meals (Monday through Friday at noontime) to Olive’s home bound Seniors who meet the criteria developed by the Ulster County Office of the Aging.  The local program is run entirely by volunteers.  Volunteer drivers donate approximately…

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Monday Nights June 9th Town Board Meeting

The Town Board will be creating a Flood Advisory Committee to work with flooding issues in Olive and to prepare a Flood Mitigation Plan. Details of the process will be presented at the Town Board Meetings on Monday and Tuesday nights.  As soon as the Town Board passes Resolution #8 of 2014 Establishing a Flood…

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Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM)–Online Here

The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) provided Olive with Preliminary and Revised Preliminary copies of the revised Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM).  On May 29th an open house was held by the NYS DEC and FEMA to hear property owners’ concerns regarding these  maps.  Most residents were satisfied with the determinations…

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May 12th Town Board Audit & Workshop Meeting

At the May 12th Monday night Town Board workshop meeting Tim Moot of Clark, Patterson, & Lee will present information regarding the landfill cap.  Recent photos, as well as those taken over the past few years, will be reviewed and Mr. Moot will provide the Town Board with his professional opinion regarding the “slump” that…

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April 7th Town Board Audit & Workshop Meeting

Monday, April 7th, 7:00 pm the Town Board will hold their monthly audit and workshop meeting.  In addition to reviewing the bills for the month of March the Board will hear a presentation at 7:30 pm from representatives from Viridian regarding purchase of electric.   The Town spent approximately $45,000.00 in electric in 2013.  We’re…

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March 10th Audit & Workshop Meeting

One of the main topics being discussed this Monday will be the federal proposal to implement a New Capacity Zone which involves New York State’s electrical grid.   The northern part of the state produces most of the electricity from hydro at Niagara Fall and wind farms while the southern part of the state, NYC…

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Community Rising Olive Projects

   After months of attending Community Rising meetings the following five projects are to be considered for receiving funds through this program.    Bushkill Creek Stream Restoration         $1,075,000 This project includes extensive stream reconstruction on the Bushkill as outlined by both the Town of Olive and Ulster County. This project would…

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